DATA PROTECTION

Data protection declaration

KVG Kunststoff-Vertriebs KG collects and processes data on your person in connection with the operation of this website. The protection of your data is a major concern for us. We therefore handle your personal details with strict confidentiality and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations.

Our online content may also contain links to external websites. However, we assume no responsibility for the content of these external editorial contents. When you leave our website, we recommend carefully reading the data protection directive of each website that collects personal details.

 

I. Responsible person

a) RESPONSIBLE FOR DATA PROCESSING

KVG Kunststoff-Vertriebs KG
Feincheswiese 5
56424 Staudt, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)2602 / 68 05 0
Fax: +49 (0)2602 / 68 05 40
Email: info@kvg-staudt.de
Website: www.kvg-staudt.de/impressum/

 

b) DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

Dr. Julia Zirfas

ZUKUNFT:Datenschutz

56459 Kaden

Tel.: 0151 - 2027 5433

 

II. What are personal details?

Personal details are all data which directly or indirectly refer to you as a person. This includes, for example, data such as your date of birth, your address and IP address but also texts or images which allow to identify you as a person. The following data protection declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for which purpose this occurs.

 

III. Which data is processed?

a) WHEN VISITING OUR WEBSITE

When you visit our website www.kvg-staudt.de, each access and each retrieval of a file stored on this website is logged to allow the use of the internet content.

The following information is logged: 

  • name of the visited page
  • date and time of the visit
  • data volume transferred
  • duration of the visit
  • notification on the successful visit
  • requesting domain
  • IP address
  • browser used 
  • operating system used
  • name of your access provider

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of these data together with other personal details of the user does not take place.

1. Legal basis

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is a legitimate interest in accordance with art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow a delivery of the website to the user’s PC. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session. Data is stored in log files to guarantee the functionality of the website. The data also helps us improve the website and guarantee the safety of our IT systems. In this context, an evaluation of the data does not take place for marketing purposes.

3. How long is the data stored?

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to obtain the purpose of its collection. In case of a recording of data for the provision of the website, this is the case if the respective session has ended. The data stored in the log files is deleted after 30 days at the latest.

 

b) WITH THE USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files which are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. When a user visits a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string which allows a clear identification of the browser when the website is visited again. Session cookies store information which are used during your current visit to the website. These cookies are automatically deleted when you leave our website.

Furthermore, we use temporary cookies which are stored on your end device for a defined period of time for the improvement of our user-friendliness. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, it is automatically recognised that you have visited us already, and which entries and settings you made, so you don’t have to enter these again.

1. Legal basis

The data processed by cookies is required for the mentioned purposes to safeguard our legitimate interests in accordance with art. 6(1) p. 1 point (f) of the GDPR.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

The reason cookies are used is to simplify the use of the website for users. Some functions of our website cannot be provided without the use of cookies. For this purpose, it is necessary that the browser is detected again also after a page change.

We don’t use the collected user data to create user profiles or supply visitors of our site with advertising. The information generated by the cookies on your use of this website is not passed on to third parties.

 

3. How long are cookies stored and how can I delete them?

 

Cookies are stored on your PC and transferred from this to another page. As a user, you therefore also have full control over the use of cookies. You have the chance of preventing the use of cookies. To do this, you must change the respective settings on your internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Safari). Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, you may no longer be able to use all the functions of the website in full.

 

c) WHEN FILLING OUT THE CONTACT FORM

You can contact us on our website via a contact form. For this, we need your name, email address and of course your message to us.

When the message is sent, the following data is also stored:

  • IP address of the user
  • Date and time

Alternatively, you can contact us by email address (above under “I. Responsible person” or in Legal Notice). In this case, only the personal details of the user transmitted in the email are stored.

1. Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of data which is transferred by using our contact form or by submitting an email is in accordance with art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR. If the aim is to conclude an agreement, art. 6(1) point (b) of the GDPR is an additional legal basis for the processing.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

The data is only required to reply and make contact. The transfer of data from the contact form takes place in an encrypted manner.

3. How long is the data stored?

The personal details collected by us to use the contact form are automatically deleted after the completion of your request. This can also lead to consequent inquiries, so the data remains stored until the final reply. The communication is then concluded if it can be derived from the circumstances that the issue concerned is definitively resolved.

The personal details additionally collected during the sending process are deleted after 30 days at the latest.

 

d) BY USING GOOGLE WEBFONTS

For the uniform presentation of fonts, this site uses so-called Web Fonts, which are provided by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). When visiting a site, you browser loads the required Web Fonts in its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser doesn’t support Web Fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

For this purpose, the browser you use must contact Google’s servers. Google hereby becomes aware that our website was visited via your IP address.

1. Legal basis

Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing display of our online content. This represents a legitimate interest pursuant to art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

Using Google WebFonts influences the appearance of our website. To ensure that you as user have a uniform and appealing display, these fonts are incorporated.

3. Is the data passed on to other parties?

In relation to the incorporation of Google Web Fonts, data is transferred to Google. This also involves the retrieval of Google’s servers in the USA. You can find more information on Google Web Fonts at developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data protection declaration: www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and hereby provides a guarantee of adhering to the European data protection law
(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

 

e) BY USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS AND GOOGLE MARKETING SERVICES 

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google (Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics and Google Marketing Services (e.g. AdWords) also use cookies, which enable an analysis of your website use (for cookies see above under b).

The information generated by cookies on your use of this website, such as

  • browser type/version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the previously visited site),
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • time of the server request

are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

1. Legal basis

The use of Google Analytics takes place on the basis of our legitimate interest according to art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR and an agreement on order processing according to art. 28(3) p. 1 of the GDPR. Our interest lies in the analysis and optimisation of our online content.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

Google analyses the use of our online content to compile reports on our activities and to provide us with other services related to the use of our online content and to internet use; for example, Google Marketing Services allow to display adverts, in order to present users with ads which could potentially match their interests. In Google Marketing Services, users’ data is processed only within pseudonymous user profiles. 

3. Storage 

We use Google Analytics only with an activated IP anonymisation. This means that users’ IP address is shortened by Google within the member state of the European Union or in other contracting states of 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. 

Users’ personal details are deleted or anonymised after 14 months.

4. Objection and elimination

Here you can also adapt the storage of cookies in your browser settings.

The recording of data by Google can also be prevented by downloading and installing the bowser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You can additionally view further information directly in Google in its data protection declaration at: policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and hereby provides a guarantee of adhering to the European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

 

f) BY INCORPORATING GOOGLE MAPS

Our website incorporates the map service of Google Maps. Its supplier is also Google Inc.(1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to transfer your IP address to Google. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The supplier of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

1. Legal basis

This incorporation represents a legitimate interest pursuant to art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR.

2. For what reason is this data processed?

By using Google Maps, our location is shown to website users directly on a map, which makes it easier to find us. This improves the user experience and contributes to an appealing display of the website.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s data protection declaration: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

3. Objection and elimination

As before, here you can also adapt the storage of cookies in your browser settings.

The recording of data by Google can also be prevented by downloading and installing the bowser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout;

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and hereby provides a guarantee of adhering to the European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

 

g) WEB ANALYSIS WITH MATOMO (FORMERLY PIWIK)

On our website we use the open source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) for the analysis of our users’ surfing behaviour. The software places a cookie on the users’ PC (for cookies see above under b).

When you visit individual pages of our website, the following data is stored:

  • 2 bytes of the IP address of the user’s accessing system
  • the visited website
  • the website from which the visited website was reached (referrer)
  • the subpages which are visited from the visited website
  • the length of stay on the website
  • how frequently the website is visited

The software runs exclusively on our website’s servers. The data is only stored there. The data is not passed on to third parties. The software is set up in such a way that the IP addresses are not stored completely, but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g.: 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, it is not possible to attribute the shortened IP address to the visiting PC.

1. Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal details is art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR.

2. Purpose of data processing

The processing of these personal details allows us to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users. Thanks to the evaluation of the acquired data, we are able to compile information on the use of individual components of our website. This helps us to consistently improve our website and its user-friendliness. For these purposes, our legitimate interest lies in the processing of data according to art. 6(1) point (f) of the GDPR. By anonymising the IP address, the users’ interest in the protection of their personal details is adequately taken into account.

3. Storage, deletion and objection

You can deactivate or limit cookies yourself by changing the settings in your internet browser. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. If cookies are deactivated for our website, you may no longer be able to use all the functions of the website in full.

There is also the chance to opt out. For this, another cookie is placed on your system which tells our system not to store the user’s data.

You can find the opt-out and the privacy settings of the Matomo software at the following link: matomo.org/docs/privacy/

 

IV. What are your rights as an affected person?

If your personal details are processed, you are an affected person pursuant to the GDPR and you have the following rights against the person responsible:

  • Right of access by the data subject according to art. 15 of the GDPR (possible restrictions according to sec. 34 of the BDSG [German Federal Data Protection Act])
  • Right to rectification according to art. 16 of the GDPR
  • Right to erasure according to art. 17 of the GDPR (possible restrictions according to sec. 35 of the BDSG)
  • Right to restriction of processing according to art. 18 of the GDPR
  • Right to object according to art. 21 of the GDPR
  • Right to data portability according to art. 20 of the GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority according to art. 77 of the GDPR in conjunction with sec. 19 of the BDSG

 

V. How is data transmitted?

For security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential content which you send us as a website operator, we use an SSL or TLS encryption. You can tell that it is an encrypted connection from the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://”, and from the padlock icon in your browser line. When the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

VI. How can I object?

If you have given us your consent for the processing of personal details, you have the right to revoke your declaration at any time with effect for the future. Send your revocation by email or post to the contact details of KVG Kunststoff-Vertriebs KG listed above.

 

VII. Status of the declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and is the version of May 2018.

Through the development of our website and its contents or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this data protection declaration.