Sect. 1 General

We will process your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, phone number) solely in accordance with the provisions of the German data protection law and the data protection law of the European Union (EU). The following provisions will inform you, besides the information about the processing purposes, recipients, legal bases and storage periods, also about your rights and the controller for your data processing. This privacy policy applies only to our websites. If you are directed to other sites via links on our pages, please familiarise yourself with the respective use of your data there.

 

Sect. 2 Contact us

(1) Purpose of data processing

Your personal data you provide us by e-mail, contact form etc., will be processed to answer your inquiries. You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data but we would not be able to answer your inquiries sent by e-mail without your e-mail address.

(2) Legal basis

a) If your explicit consent is given for the processing of your data, the legal ground for this processing is set out in Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR.

b) If your personal data is processed for the purpose of contract performance, the legal ground for this processing is set out in Art. 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR.

c) The legal ground for all other cases (especially when using a contact form) is set out in Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of data which was performed according to Article 6 (1)(f) of GDPR and which does not serve direct marketing for reasons arising from your particular situation.

In the case of direct marketing, however, you may object to the processing at any time without stating any reasons.

(3) Legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest in data processing is to communicate with you in a timely manner and to answer your queries cost-effectively. If you provide us with your address, we reserve the right to use it for direct postal marketing. You can protect your interest in data protection by transferring of data efficiently (e.g. using a pseudonym).

(4) Recipient categories

Provider of hosting, service provider for direct marketing

(5) Duration of storage

Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that your queries or questions have been completely clarified.

However, if a contract is concluded, the data required by commercial and tax law will be retained by us for the periods as required by law, i.g. generally for ten years (cf. § 257 HGB, § 147 AO).

(6) Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke your consent for processing at any time in compliance with your consent.

 

Sect. 3 More information

We make every effort to ensure the security of your personal data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities. All personal data is transmitted in encrypted form using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system. To secure personal data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures that are continuously adapted to the current possibilities.

On principle, we only use personal data within the company. If we outsource certain parts of the data processing, these companies are contractually obliged to use personal data following the requirements of the data protection laws and to guarantee the protection of rights.

When using this website, the IP address and other data (name of the website, date and time, data volume, browser, operating system, address of the previously visited page, inquiring provider) are recorded by the hoster 1&1 Ionos and stored in server log files. 1&1 stores this data for a maximum of seven days to detect and prevent attacks. A data processing contract was concluded in accordance with the GDPR.

For data backup, we use the "Updraft Plus" service offered by the third-party provider "Simba Hosting Company" (https://updraftplus.com). The service is used based on legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. With the help of this service, the entire WordPress installation is stored once a week at the hoster 1&1 Ionos. Further information on data handling and the security of "Updraft Plus" can be found here: https://updraftplus.com/data-protection-and-privacy-centre/

The Sucuri Security plugin is used to protect the website and your data from attacks by hackers. The service is used based on legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. To our knowledge, this plugin only receives the IP address, which is essential for a firewall. However, no further personal data will be transmitted or user profiles created.

We make every effort to ensure the security of your personal data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities. All personal data is transmitted in encrypted form using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system. To secure personal data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures that are continuously adapted to the current possibilities.

On principle, we only use personal data within the company. If we outsource certain parts of the data processing, these companies are contractually obliged to use personal data following the requirements of the data protection laws and to guarantee the protection of rights.

When using this website, the IP address and other data (name of the website, date and time, data volume, browser, operating system, address of the previously visited page, inquiring provider) are recorded by the hoster 1&1 Ionos and stored in server log files. 1&1 stores this data for a maximum of seven days to detect and prevent attacks. A data processing contract was concluded in accordance with the GDPR.

For data backup, we use the "Updraft Plus" service offered by the third-party provider "Simba Hosting Company" (https://updraftplus.com). The service is used based on legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. With the help of this service, the entire WordPress installation is stored once a week at the hoster 1&1 Ionos. Further information on data handling and the security of "Updraft Plus" can be found here: https://updraftplus.com/data-protection-and-privacy-centre/

The Sucuri Security plugin is used to protect the website and your data from attacks by hackers. The service is used based on legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. To our knowledge, this plugin only receives the IP address, which is essential for a firewall. However, no further personal data will be transmitted or user profiles created.

 

Sect. 4 Information about cookies

(1) Purpose of data processing

This website uses technically necessary cookies. These are small text files that are stored in or by your Internet browser on your computer system.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for such processing is set out in Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.

(3) Legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest is the functionality of our website. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. This preserves your interest in data protection.

(4) Duration of storage

The technically necessary cookies are usually deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies have different validity period from a few minutes to several years.

(5) Right of objection

If you do not wish these cookies to be stored, please deactivate the use of cookies in your Internet browser. However, this may cause a functional limitation of our website. You can also delete persistent cookies at any time by changing your browser settings.

 

Sect. 5 Social plugins

The website uses "Shariff" social sharing buttons for privacy protection. "Shariff" was developed by specialists from the computer magazine c't. According to the developers, the buttons transmit the data only after a "click". The social network is only informed of the number of "likes" or similar, the visitor remains anonymous. More information about the Shariff project can be found here.

 

Sect. 6 Your rights as a data subject

If your personal data is being processed, you are the ‘data subject’ in terms of GDPR and you have the following rights towards us, the controller:

1. Right to information

You may request us to provide information about your personal data processed by us under Article 15 of the GDPR.

2. Right to rectification

If your personal data provided to us is not up to date or not accurate you have the right to ask for modifications to your personal data under Article 16 of the GDPR. You also have the right to request us to complete an incomplete data.

3. Right to erasure

You have the right to have your personal data erased and ask for deletion of your data under Article 17 of the GDPR.

4. Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to restrict the processing your personal data under Article 18 of the GDPR.

5. Right to data portability

You have the right referred to in Article 20 of the GDPR to receive your personal data provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller.

6. Right to revoke the consent given under data protection law

You have the right referred to in paragraph 3 of Article 7 to withdraw your given consent based on the data protection provisions at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

7. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR, you have the right referring to in Article 77 of the GDPR to complain to the supervisory authority against the processing of your personal data (in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement ).

Please also note your right of objection under Article 21 GDPR:

a) In general: reasoned objection required

If the processing of personal data concerning you takes place in order

- to perform our overriding legitimate interest (legal basis: Article 6 (1f) GDPR)

or

- to safeguard the public interest (legal basis: Article 6 (1e) GDPR),

you are entitled to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on the provisions of the GDPR.

In the event of objection, we will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

b) Special case of direct marketing: simple objection is sufficient

If the personal data concerning you are processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing and without stating reasons; this includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.

If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes.

 

Responsible for data processing:
Kauris Media - Sandra Stalter
Hauptstr. 252
66583
Phone: +49 152 23524142
info@kaurismedia.com

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