Privacy

I. General note

Product! Connect GmbH is pleased about you visiting our online offer and your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal data seriously and want you to feel comfortable as a user of our online offer. Our online offer includes our websites and external online sites, such as Social media profiles.

We process data for the purpose of providing these online offerings and their content and features, to respond to contact requests, to communicate with users, to implement technical security measures and to present for the purpose of range measurement and our company and our services.

The responsible data processing unit on this website is:
Product! Connect GmbH
(representetd by: Claus Hänle, Carsten Robitzki)
Alter Markt 1-2
24103 Kiel
Germany

The responsible body, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.


The data protection officer of the responsible person is:
Product! Connect GmbH
Mr. Ulf Behrendt
Alter Markt 1-2
24103 Kiel
Germany
Tel.: +49 431 53029963
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


II. Important Terms and Information


Personal data

According to Article 4 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), personal data are all individual details of personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. The personal data includes in particular: inventory data (eg name and address), contact data (eg e-mail address and telephone number), usage data (eg visited websites, access times), meta / communication data (eg device information, IP addresses) Person. (Note: The Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique number assigned to your computer that is necessary for you to be able to move around the Internet freely, and will send all the data packets you need to surf.)

Data Processing

The term data processing describes any process, done executed manually or with the help of automated procedures, relating to personal data. This far-reaching term encompasses virtually any handling of data.


III. Collection and processing of personal data by Product! Connect

Product! Connect collects, stores and processes your personal data only if this is necessary for the provision of our functional online offer as well as our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and the processing of the collected data is permitted by law.

The legal basis for obtaining consent is are GDPR Article 6 (1a) and Article 7 of the GDPR. The legal basis for the processing for fulfillment of our services and execution of contractual measures, as well as answering inquiries is GDPR Art. 6 (1b). The legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is GDPR Article 6 (1c). The legal basis for processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is GDPR Article 6 (1f). In the event that vital interests of the concerned person or any other natural person require the processing of personal data, GDPR Article 6 (1d) is the legal basis.

If we use hosting, software or services by external partners in the course process of providing our services, your data on regarding your concerns, interests in or visits of our online service will also be processed using the services of these service providers. If, in any case, the confidential treatment of your data is not required by law anyway and / or not regulated by rules on professional secrecy anyway, we have established a contracts for data processing and confidential treatment of your data. (Legal basis GDPR Art. 6 (1f) and Art. 28)

We receive data in two ways:

1. Data that you give us

Generally, you can use our online offer without any personal information being provided directly to us. For some services, such as our contact form or callback service, we will collect personal information, such as: Your name, your e-mail address and your telephone number in order to be able to handle the respective service quickly and in a user-friendly way or to be able to offer the service at all. Detailed information on all services by Product! Connect offered on this website can be found below in Section IV of this Privacy Policy.

2. Data we receive through your use of our services:

Some data will be collected automatically for technical reasons when you visit our online offer. This includes the log data of the web server. Each time you access a page of our online offer and every time a file is accessed, access data about this process is stored in a log file on our server (or that of our hosting provider). There is no merge of this data with other data sources. Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1b) GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the performance of a contract or precontractual measures.

Each record consists of the following:

  • the page from which the new page or file was requested
  • the name of the visited file or page
  • date and time of the request, success of the request, and server load at the time of the request
  • amount of data transferred
  • IP address assigned to you by your provider
  • operating system of the user
  • Internet service provider of the user
  • Information about browser type and version used

Stored data will be evaluated anonymously for statistical purposes only.


IV. Individual services


Contact / E-Mail / Phone

Product! Connect offers you extensive personal support. If you contact us (via telephone, e-mail or in the social networks), we collect the data provided by you to be able to answer your request quickly and individually. The data will be used exclusively to answer your request. The processing of the data provided in this context is based on GDPR Article 6 (1b). This information might be stored in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system or comparable request organization. Any data transmitted through these channels will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or data storage is no longer needed. Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

Information regarding the data stored about you as well as a revocation of your already granted consent is possible at any time. For further information please refer to point V of this privacy policy.

Please note in general, that when communicating via e-mail, data security on the Internet cannot be guaranteed.

Cookies

Cookies are being used on our online offer. Cookies are small textual information stored in your device through your browser. Cookies are required to enable certain features of our website. We use session cookies to control the bilingual content (German and English) of this website. These cookies are automatically deleted from your browser immediately after the visit to the website.

You have the option to prevent the setting of cookies by means of appropriate settings in your browser. We point out, however, that the use of our website may be restricted. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.

The legal basis for this data processing is GDPR Article 6 (1f) in conjunction with § 15 TMG. Our "interest" in terms of Art. 6 para. 1f is the operation of this website.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1f) GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Data processing in the context of applications

If yousend us an application , we will use the data provided for an assessment of your application documents, to enter into communication and, if necessary, to carry out an application process (legal basis Art. 88 of the GDPR). An automated supplement from other sources (such as social networks) does not take place.

Your data will be deleted six months after the application process is completed or, in the case of employment resulting from the application, transferred to a personal file and deleted according to retention periods after termination of the employment relationship.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

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

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1f) GDRP.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

V. Your rights (revocation, information, correction and deletion)

Your data will only be used for the intended purpose and not be sold. You have, in line with. GDPR Art. 7 para. 3 , the right to revoke your given consent at any time with effect into the future. You can, in line with GDPR Article 21, contradict future use of your personal data at any time. In the case of a revocation, however, a personalized use of the offer may not be possible.

According to GDPR Art. 15 you have the right to request information about what personal data (eg name, address, etc.) are stored by Product! Connect. Furthermore, in accordance with GDPR Art. 16, you have a right to complete or correct your personal data and, in accordance with GDPR Art. 17, a right to have your personal data deleted. According to GDPR Art. 18, you have the right to restrict the processing of this data. You have the right to demand that the data relating to you, provided to us in accordance with GDPR Art. 20 is being delivered to you and to request their transmission to other responsible persons.

Please submit your requests in writing to the Data Protection Officer of Product! Connect (see point I. of this Privacy Policy, contact details of the Data Protection Officer) and indicate the respective topic to which you have submitted your data.

According to Art. 77 of the GDPR, you also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services, read more about their use in our privacy policy.