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Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as "data") is processed by us only within the scope of necessity and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there.
Pursuant to Article 4(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the basic Regulation on data protection (hereinafter referred to as the 'DSGVO'), 'processing' means any operation or set of operations relating to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, comparison or association, limitation, erasure or destruction, carried out with or without the aid of automated processes.
With the following data protection declaration we inform you in particular about type, extent, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, as far as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of the processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components used by us for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.
I. Information about us as responsible
II. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer
III. Rights of users and affected
IV. Information on data processing
I. Information about us as responsible persons
Responsible provider of this website in the sense of data protection:
Legally represented by its Management Board, Messrs Jan Hedding and Ralf Gaiser
Tel. +41 41 766 98 98
Fax +41 41 766 98 99
II. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer
The company data protection officer is Mr. Thoralf S. Thorson. He is available at the address above or at:
III. Rights of users and data subjects
With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right to
In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data have been disclosed by the provider of any rectification or deletion of data or of the restriction of processing which takes place pursuant to Articles 16, 17 para. 1, 18 DSGVO. However, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Irrespective of this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.
Users and data subjects also have the right under Art. 21 DSGVO to object to the future processing of data concerning them, provided that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. The controller will then examine whether he can establish compelling legitimate reasons for the processing, overriding the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or whether the processing is conducive to the assertion, exercise or defence of rights. In such a case, the controller may proceed with the processing. Furthermore, an objection against data processing for the purpose of direct marketing is admissible without the responsible party being able to examine the individual case in the aforementioned sense.
IV. Information on data processing
For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable internet presence, data is sent to us or to our web space provider by your internet browser.
QiTEC IT Service GmbH
who works for us as an order processor. With these so-called server log files, the type and version of your internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our internet presence (referrer URL), the website(s) of our internet presence that you visit, the date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the internet connection from which the use of our internet presence takes place are collected.
These data collected in this way are temporarily stored, but not together with other data from you.
This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) DSGVO (balancing of interests). Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our internet presence as well as in the provision of the contents of the website accessed by the user.
The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless further storage is necessary for evidence purposes. Otherwise, the data shall be wholly or partially excluded from erasure until the incident has been finally resolved.
There is no obligation to provide the data, but if the data is not provided, we will not be able to provide the content accessed on the website.
a) Description and scope of data processing
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
b) Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The
legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if the user has given his consent.
c) Purpose of data processing
We need cookies for the following applications:
(1) Google Analytics Tracking
The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.
The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. Through the analysis cookies, we learn how the website is used and can thus constantly optimize our offer.
In these purposes also our legitimate interest lies in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
(e) duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal
The transmission of Flash cookies cannot be prevented via the browser settings, but by changing the settings of the Flash Player.
The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) DSGVO (consent).
In accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, you may revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time with effect for the future. All you have to do is inform us of your revocation or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.
Contact enquiries / Contact possibility
If you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your enquiry. The data must be provided in order to process and respond to your enquiry - we cannot answer your enquiry without providing it, or only to a limited extent if necessary.
The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) DSGVO (contract initiation or contract execution). If you act for a company or if the subject of your inquiry is not the initiation of a contractual relationship between you and us, the legal basis for processing is our legitimate interest in the processing of the concern of this company communicated by you or the processing and answering of your other concern (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) DSGVO).
Your data will be deleted if your request has been answered conclusively and if there are no legal obligations to retain data to prevent deletion, such as for example in the case of any subsequent processing of a contract.
We have included third-party plug-ins on the website that allow you to use the functionality offered on the website by third-party vendors.
We use a plug-in on this page to display selected stock exchange prices. This plug-in is offered by EQS Group AG.
When calling up the respective pages used by the plug-in, the provider of the plug-in (comparable to calling up an external website via a link) can in particular process your IP address and the address (URL). In addition, the provider of the plug-in may receive information from any cookies stored in your Internet browser of the respective provider. The provider of the plug-in can therefore at least receive the information that our website was accessed under the IP address assigned to you at the time of accessing the page with the plug-in.
If you are registered with EQS Group AG as a user, this provider can usually also assign the data received to your user account via the plug-in. We would like to point out that we have no knowledge of the concrete data collected by EQS Group AG.
Furthermore, we have no knowledge of the specific purposes of the processing of the data collected by EQS Group AG or of further details of the data processing of this provider. In particular, we do not know whether EQS Group AG processes the data collected solely to provide the functionality of the plug-in (e.g. for sharing certain content or submitting a comment) or for other purposes (e.g. to create user profiles or personalise advertising).