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Data Protection

In the following we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us and about the rights you are entitled to. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. B. name, address, e-mail addresses or user behavior.

Person responsible for data processing

According to Article 4 Paragraph 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the person responsible for processing personal data is:

Marspfortengasse 6
50667 Cologne
Phone: + 49 221 44906700
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Collection of directly transmitted data

When you contact us by email, phone, fax or a contact form, e.g. as part of the quick contact, an application, registration or a project inquiry, the data you provide (your email address, if applicable) Your name, your telephone number, pictures, model books, videos and your message to us) stored by us in order to answer your questions or to process your request. We delete the data that arises in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or we restrict the processing if there are statutory retention requirements. The legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (legitimate interest) and Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR (consent). If the aim of the email contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. These personal data will not be passed on to third parties without special prior consent.

Collection of personal data when visiting our website

If you use the website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you would like to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter f GDPR ):

  • The IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time Zone Difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the requirement (concrete page)
  • Access Status / HTTP status code
  • each transmitted amount of data
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

In addition to the data mentioned above, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (in this case us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offering more user-friendly and effective overall. Your browser accesses these files. Without their use, certain pages cannot be accessed or cannot be accessed without errors. These reasons form the legitimate interest for this data processing. The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (legitimate interests of the controller). All common browsers offer the setting option not to allow cookies. You can also set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser.

Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke this at any time. Such a revocation affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have given it to us.

If we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary to fulfill a contract with you. If you exercise such an objection, we will ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we do. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either stop or adjust data processing or show you our compelling legitimate reasons on the basis of which we continue processing.

Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us about your objection to advertising using the contact details provided in Section 1.

Your rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information,
  • Right to correction or deletion,
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right to object to processing,
  • Right to data portability.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

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