Table of contents
- Name and address of the responsible
- Data Protection Officer
- What is personal data?
- Purpose and personal data of the data subject
- Legal basis of data processing
- Right of opposition
- Use of our website for information purposes
- Use of our website for further services
- Contact with us
- Web analytics
- Social Media
- Other functions and contents
- Recipients and data transfer
- Data transfer to third countries
- Deletion of your data
- Your rights
1. Name and address of the responsible
Herrenknecht AG, Schlehenweg 2 , D-77963 Schwanau (hereinafter “we”) as operator of the website www.herrenknecht-separations.com (hereinafter “website”) is the responsible body within the meaning of GDPR.
2.Data Protection Officer
You may contact our Data Protection Officer with any data protection concerns at any time by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. What is personal data?
Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
4. Purpose and personal data of the data subject
The scope and nature of the collection, processing and use of your data differs depending on whether you visit our website merely to retrieve generally available information or to make use of additional services. In principle, we process your personal data within the scope of our business activities for pre-contractual or contractual purposes. In addition, the exercise of our legitimate interest or compliance with legal requirements may also be the substantive purpose of data processing by us. We inform you about the respective concrete purposes of data processing in the following areas.
5. Legal basis of data processing
We process your personal data according to the following legal bases:
- To fulfill pre-contractual or contractual obligations (Art. 6 para. 1b) GDPR).
- Based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1a) GDPR)
- In the context of a balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1f) GDPR)
- Due to legal requirements (Art. 6 para. 1c) GDPR)
We will inform you about the specific legal basis for data processing in our respective processing activities.
6. Right of opposition
If we process your personal data within the framework of a balancing of interests on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest (legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR), you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. If you exercise your right to object, we will stop processing the data concerned. However, we reserve the right to further processing (with the exception of direct advertising; in this case, we will comply with your objection immediately) if we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. Further-reaching data subject rights remain unaffected.
7. Use of our website for information purposes
For a purely informational use of our website, it is generally not necessary for you to provide personal data. Rather, in this case, when you call up our web pages, we only record the data that your Internet browser automatically transmits to us, such as:
- Referrer (previously visited website)
- Requested web page or file
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Type of device used
- Time of access
- IP address in anonymized form
- other similar data and information, which serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
This is usually done through the use of log files. The purpose of the processing is to ensure the functionality and compatibility of our website for technically unproblematic use, including troubleshooting, as well as protection against technical attacks and misuse of the use. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the proper operation of our website. The log file data is deleted when it is no longer necessary for the purpose of processing.
8. Use of our website for further services
If you make use of further services of our company via our website, it may be necessary for you to provide personal data for this purpose. The personal data required for the provision of services is specified in the respective input mask or application. You can provide further information voluntarily. You can tell which information is required and which is voluntary by the fact that the mandatory information is marked with an asterisk (*) or with the note "mandatory field". Your data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of providing the service you requested. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data as well as the information about when your personal data will be deleted can be found in the description of the specific services.
9. Contact with us
Contact by mail
On our website we offer you the possibility to contact us by e-mail. Please note that unencrypted communication by e-mail is not secure. It cannot be ruled out that data transmitted in this way may be read, copied, changed or deleted by unauthorized persons. The personal data that you provide as a result of contacting us via an e-mail inquiry will only be processed for the purpose of handling your e-mail inquiry. A transfer to third parties will only take place if this is necessary for the purpose of processing this contact. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR. Your personal data will be deleted if they are no longer required to fulfill the purpose of your contact. We would like to point out that your messages may have to be stored within the framework of legally existing storage obligations. In this case, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 c) GDPR.
We have secured our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. In particular, your personal data provided in the contact form are transmitted in encrypted form. We use the TLS 1.3 (Transport Layer Security) coding system for this purpose.
12. Web analytics
Change your cookie settings
We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses.
Google Tag Manager
This website uses "Google Tag Manager". Google Tag Manager is a tool for managing website tags. The tool is a cookie-less domain and does not collect any personal data. The tool provides for the triggering of other tags, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at the domain or cookie level, it remains in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager ( www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html ).
13. Social Media
Our social media presences are intended to ensure an informative presence on the Internet. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO. In necessary cases, the legal basis is also Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR. The analysis processes initiated by the social networks may be based on different legal bases, which are to be specified by the operators of the social networks (e.g. consent within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR).
Responsible party and assertion of rights
If you visit one of our social media sites, we are jointly responsible with the operator of the social media platform for the data processing operations triggered during this visit. In principle, you can assert your rights (information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability and complaint) both against us and against the operator of the respective social media portal. Please note that despite the joint responsibility with the social media portal operators, we do not have full influence on the data processing operations of the social media portals. Our options are largely determined by the corporate policy of the respective provider.
Social networks in detail
14. Other functions and contents
If we use additional functions and content (e.g. map or font services) on our website, by means of which we or the provider of the services process personal data from you, we will inform you about this at this point.
External fonts "Google Fonts" are used on our website. Google Fonts is a service of the company Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, 4 Dublin, Ireland used. GDPR. In doing so, your browser also passes on personal data to Google LLC. in the USA. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para.1 a) GDPR. You can find more information about data processing by Google here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
15. Recipients and data transfer
We have bundled certain data processing operations within our company. These can be performed centrally by our individual divisions, e.g. for processing inquiries. External contractors and service providers (e.g. logistics companies or IT service providers) may also be used to ensure that our tasks are performed and to fulfill contracts. In addition, data may go to recipients to whom we are obligated or entitled to disclose data due to contractual or legal obligations or due to your consent.
16. Data transfer to third countries
Data will only be transferred to third countries (countries outside the EU and the European Economic Area EEA) if this is necessary for the execution of a contract/order/business relationship, including the initiation thereof, or if it is permissible due to our legitimate interest or your consent, and only in compliance with the data protection requirements stipulated for this purpose.
Note on data transfer to the USA
Our website includes services provided by companies based in the USA. In the context of the use of these services, personal data may be transmitted to US servers of the respective service providers. We would like to point out that the USA is not a safe third country in the sense of EU data protection law. US companies are obliged to hand over personal data to security authorities without you as the data subject being able to take sufficient legal action against this. It can therefore not be completely ruled out that US authorities (e.g. intelligence services) process, evaluate and permanently store your data located on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these processing activities.
17. Deletion of your data
We process your personal data only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the respective purpose or until a legal basis for the processing (e.g. revocation of consent to data processing) no longer exists. In doing so, we observe the existing statutory retention and storage periods.
18. Your rights
You have the following rights:
- to gain access free of charge to the personal data concerning you that are stored by us (right to access)
- to obtain confirmation whether we are processing personal data concerning you (right to confirmation)
- to request us to immediately delete the personal data concerning you if the processing is no longer required and the other requirements for the erasure pursuant to GDPR have been fulfilled (right to erasure)
- to the immediate rectification and completion of inaccurate personal data concerning (right to rectification)
- to request restriction of processing of your personal data (right to restriction of processing) to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (right to data portability)
- to object to the processing of your personal data (right to object)
- You have the right not to be subject to a decision that is based solely on an automated processing of data, including profiling, and that may have a legal effect on you or any similarly significant restrictive effect (right to individual decision-making)
- to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data with effect for the future at any time
- to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is in violation of GDPR (right to lodge a complaint).
For more information on your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer.