Data protection declaration

 

 

Website data protection statement and at the same time information for data subjects pursuant to Article 13 and Article 14 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

 

General Information

Information about the controller

Company:                                                          MERZ Schaltgeräte GMBH + CO KG

Legal representative:                                        Siegfried Glaser                                  

Address:                                                            Kernerstraße 15, 74405 Gaildorf

Contact details for data protection officer:        datenschutz@merz-elektro.de

 

General data processing information

Affected data:

Personal data is only collected if you communicate it to us yourself. Apart from that, no personal data is collected. Any processing of your personal data that goes beyond the scope of the statutory permission is only possible on the basis of your express consent.

Processing purpose:                                         Contract execution.

Categories of recipients:                                   Public authorities in the event of priority legislation.

                                                                          External service providers or other contractors.

                                                                          Other external bodies in so far as the data subject has given his consent or a transmission is

                                                                          permitted due to a prevailing interest.

Third-country transfers:                                     As part of contractual execution, processors could also be used outside the European Union.

Duration of data storage:                                  The duration of data storage depends on the statutory storage requirements and is usually 10 years.

 

Specific information about the website

Use of a newsletter

When registering for our newsletter, you provide us with your email address and, on an optional basis, other information. We use these data solely for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. We retain the data that you disclose in your newsletter application until you cancel your subscription to our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time via the link in the newsletter intended for this purpose, or by sending us the appropriate notification. By unsubscribing, you revoke the use of your email address.

We also use your email address, which we receive in connection with the sale of a product or service, exclusively for direct advertising in the form of our newsletter for products or services that we sell that are similar to the ones you ordered, provided that you have not objected to having your email used in this way. You may object to the use of your email address at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. Your objection (and thus the cancellation of our newsletter) can be communicated by sending the appropriate message to our email address.

 

ACTIVE TRAIL Ltd. / newsletter:

E-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider The ActiveTrail Ltd., Caroline Quercy, 119 rue du President Wilson, France 92300 Levallois-Perret (http://www.activetrail.com/) Data Protection Officer: dpo@activetrail.net; Caroline Quercy: Caroline@activetrail.eu to which we pass on your data for the purpose of sending the newsletter. Please note that your data is usually be transferred to a server of ActiveTrail in the US and stored there. To protect your data in the US with ActiveTrail a data processing order based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission completed to allow the transfer of your personal information to ActiveTrail. This data processing contract can be viewed if interested at the following Internet address: http://activetrail.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/; or by email: privacy@activetrail.net. ActiveTrail is also certified and committed under the US-EU Privacy Shield To comply with EU data protection requirements, you can read details of the US-EU Privacy Shield here: www.privacyshield.gov/participant. You can object to the storage and use of your data at any time with effect for the future, To do this, you contact us via the e-mail address visible in the Legal information.

 

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. However, in the event IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only on an exceptional basis. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services to website operators relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we should inform you in this case that you might not be able to enjoy all of the functionality of this website to its full extent. You may additionally prevent the recording of the data (including your IP address) to Google that is generated by the cookie and that pertains to your use of the website, or the processing of these data, by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available through the following link: [link with http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de]. In view of the discussion about the use of analytics tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” which means that IP addresses are used only in a shortened form in order to prevent any direct correlation to specific persons. For browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to, in future, prevent anonymous tracking by Google Analytics and to activate a so-called “opt-out cookie” for your browser.

 

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google AdWords Conversion Tracking, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking also uses “cookies” stored on your computer that allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or in so far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case connect the data with other data from Google. You can generally prevent the use of cookies by prohibiting the storage of cookies in your browser.

For more information and Google's privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

 

Facebook “like” button

This website uses social plugins from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereafter: “Facebook”). When you visit web pages that have a plugin like that, data about your visitor behavior is automatically sent to Facebook’s servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and extent of the data collected and transmitted to Facebook. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can allocate the visit to your Facebook account. For further information about data privacy on Facebook, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

Use of Facebook Remarketing

The provider uses the "Custom Audiences" remarketing feature of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") on the website. By means of this function the provider can address the visitors of the website purposefully with advertisement, by personalized for visitors of the website, interest-based Facebook ads are served when they visit the social network Facebook. To carry out the function will be on the website of the provider implemented the remarketing tag from Facebook.

Through this tag, a direct connection to the Facebook servers is made when visiting the website. This will be sent to the Facebook server, which of our websites you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. For more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights and how to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. If you do not want Facebook the information collected directly Associate with your Facebook user account, you can disable the remarketing feature "Custom Audiences" "HERE". To do this, you must be logged in to Facebook.

 

Google +1 button

This website uses social plugins from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). When you visit pages containing such a plugin, data about your visitor behavior can be automatically transmitted to Google’s servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and extent of the data collected and transmitted to Google. If you are logged in to Google, Google can associate the visit with your Google Account. For more information on data protection and using the Google +1 button, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

 

Use of AddThis

This website uses social plugins from Add This, LLC, 8000 Westpark Dr., Suite 625, McLean, VA 22102 (“AddThis”). If you press a button in such an AddThis plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection with the AddThis servers and, if applicable, the selected social network. This tells AddThis that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. The website operator has no influence on the type and extent of the data collected and transmitted to AddThis and, if applicable, the social networks.

 

Use of our own “cookies”

This website uses its own “cookies” to increase user-friendliness (“cookies” are text files sent by the web server to the user’s browser and stored there for later retrieval). Our own “cookies” never store any personal information. You can prevent the use of “cookies” in general if you set your browser to disallow the storage of “cookies.”

 

LINKEDIN

The call to LinkedIn, LinkedIn, 2029 Stierlin Courtm, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, is indicated by the "in" sign on a blue background. If you activate our "in" button as part of the 2-click solution, you will be connected to the LinkedIn server and the LinkedIn plug-in will be reloaded on the respective website. The content of the "in" button is sent directly from LinkedIn to your browser and integrated into the website by LinkedIn. There is a possibility that your IP address will be transmitted to LinkedIn in the USA in this way. For details on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by LinkedIn, as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy, please refer to LinkedIn's privacy policy (http://www.linkedin.com/legal/ privacy-policy) to the "in" button. If you are a LinkedIn member and do not want LinkedIn to collect data about you through our web site and link it to your LinkedIn data stored on LinkedIn, with the "in" button enabled, you will need to log out of LinkedIn before visiting our website.

 

XING

The call of XING, XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, you can see the sign "x" or "xing" on a green background. If you activate our "XING" button as part of the 2-Click-Solution, a connection with the XING-Server will be established and the XING-Share-Button-functions (especially the calculation / display of the counter value) on the reloaded XING stores no personal data about you by calling this website. XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior on the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share Button" instead. The current data protection information on the "XING Share Button" and additional information can be found on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

 

 

Information about other data processing procedures

Specific information about the application process

Affected data:                                         Application information

Processing Purpose:                              Implementation of application process

Categories of recipients:                       Public authorities in the event of priority legislation.

                                                               External service providers or other contractors, et al for data processing and hosting

                                                               Other external bodies in so far as the data subject has given his consent or a transmission is permitted due

                                                               to a prevailing interest, et al Customers and prospects in the context of order acquisition.

Third-country transfers:                          As part of contractual execution, processors could also be used outside the European Union, et al Email

                                                               Provider.

Duration of data storage:                       Application data will generally be deleted within four months after communication of the decision, unless

                                                              consent has been given for a longer period of data storage.

 

Specific information for the processing of customer data/prospective parties’ data

Affected data:                                        Data communicated for contract execution; if necessary, additional data for processing on the basis of your

                                                               express consent.

Processing Purpose:                             Contract execution, et al Offers, orders, sale and invoicing, quality assurance

Categories of recipients:                        Public authorities in the event of priority legislation.

                                                               External service providers or other contractors, et al for data processing and hosting, for shipping, transport

                                                               and logistics, service providers for the printing and dispatch of

                                                               information and call centers.

                                                               Other external bodies in so far as the data subject has given his consent or a transmission is permitted due

                                                               to a prevailing interest, et al for the credit check on purchase on account, for the electronic dispatch of

                                                               information, for quality assurance purposes.

Third-country transfers:                          As part of contractual execution, processors could also be used outside the European Union, et al Email

                                                               Provider.

Duration of data storage:                       The duration of data storage depends on the statutory storage requirements and is usually 10 years.

 

Specific information on the processing of employee data

Affected data:                                         Data communicated for contract execution; if necessary, additional data for processing on the basis of your

                                                               express consent.

Processing Purpose:                             Contract execution within the employment relationship.

Categories of recipients:                        Public authorities in the event of priority legislation, et al Tax Office, Social Insurance Institution, Professional

                                                               Association.

                                                               External service providers or other contractors, et al for data processing and hosting, for payroll, for travel

                                                               expenses, for insurance benefits, for vehicle use.

                                                               Other external bodies in so far as the data subject has given his consent or a transmission is permitted due

                                                               to a prevailing interest, et al for order acquisition, insurance benefits.

Third-country transfers:                          As part of contractual execution, processors could also be used outside the European Union, et al Email

                                                               Provider.

Duration of data storage:                       The duration of data storage depends on the statutory storage requirements and is usually 10 years.

 

Specific information for the processing of supplier data

Affected data:                                         Data communicated for contract execution; if necessary, additional data for processing on the basis of your

                                                               express consent.

Processing Purpose:                             Contract execution, et al Inquiries, Purchasing, Quality Assurance.

Categories of recipients:                        Public authorities in the event of priority legislation, et al Tax Office, Customs.

                                                               External service providers or other contractors, et al for data

                                                               processing and hosting, accounting, payment processing.

                                                               Other external bodies in so far as the data subject has given his consent or a transmission is permitted due

                                                               to a prevailing interest.

Third-country transfers:                          As part of contractual execution, processors could also be used outside the European Union, et al Email.

Duration of data storage:                       The duration of data storage depends on the statutory storage requirements and is usually 10 years.

 

Further information and contacts

In addition, you may invoke your rights to information, correction or deletion at any time, to restrict processing, to object to processing, and to data portability. Here you will find the option to contact us by email or letter [Legal information]. You also have the right to contact the data protection supervisory authority for complaints.