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Data Protection Statement

We are very pleased to see that you are interested in EM-Technik GmbH. Data protection is a matter of special importance for us. We take the protection of your private data seriously and we would like you to feel secure when you visit our website.

When you visit our website, personal data may be collected in some cases. This data is processed in conformity with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act. By means of the Data Protection Statement, we would like to inform you regarding the nature, scope and purpose of our collection and use of personal data.

1. General information

Personal data (art. 4. no. 1 of the GDPR)

The object of data protection is personal data. Personal data is all information that refers to an identified or identifiable natural person. That includes for example details such as the name, address, profession, e-mail address, health condition, marital status, genetic features, phone number and if applicable also user data such as the IP address.

Responsible entity (art. 4. no. 7 of the GDPR)

The entity responsible for collecting, processing and storing your personal data is EM-Technik GmbH. The contact information is:

  • EM-Technik GmbH
  • Industriestr. 2
  • 67133 Maxdorf
  • Managing Director: Michael Meier
  • Tel +49.6237.4070
  • Fax +49.6237.40788
  • info@em-technik.com

Data Protection Officer(art. 37 paragraph 7)

You can reach the company Data Protection Officer by e-mail at datenschutz@em-technik.com, by post at "Die Datenschutzbeauftragte der EM-Technik GmbH, Industriestraße 2, 67133 Maxdorf" or by telephone +49 6237 407-11.

Every affected person who has questions or suggestions regarding data protection can contact our Data Protection Officer directly at any time.

2. Use of cookies

The website of EM-Technik GmbH uses cookies. Cookies are small data packets generally consisting of letters and numbers. They are saved in the browser when you visit certain websites. Cookies make it possible for the website to recognise your browser again, follow you as you surf through various areas of the website and identify you when you return to the website.

Cookies do not contain any data that identifies you personally. However, the information about you saved by the site operator can be assigned to the data included in the cookies and saved in them. For example, users of our website do not need to place their articles on the wish list again every time they visit the site. The website makes note of the articles a user has placed on the virtual wish list by means of a cookie.

Information we obtain from you by using cookies can be used for the following purposes:

  • To recognise the user's computer when the user visits the website
  • To retrace the user's surfing activities on the website
  • To evaluate the use of the website
  • Operation of the website
  • To prevent fraud and to improve the security of the website
  • Individual design of the website, taking the user's needs into account

Cookies have no harmful effect on a browser. They do not contain any viruses and do not allow us to spy on you. Two types of cookies are used:

  • Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when your browser closes (session cookies)
  • Permanent cookies, on the other hand, have a maximum lifecycle of up to 20 days. Cookies of this type make it possible for you to be recognised when you access the website again after leaving it.

By using cookies we are able to retrace your usage behaviour for the purposes stated above and to a corresponding extent. They are also intended to optimise surfing on our website for you. We collect this data in anonymised form only. The permissibility of processing is in conformity with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of the GDPR, which states that processing is lawful if it is required to protect the legitimate interests of the responsible person or of third parties, provided the interests or basic rights and fundamental freedoms of the affected person which promote the protection of personal data do not outweigh those of the responsible person or third parties. The legitimate interest is the optimised presentation of our website. Providing the data is required to be able to access the website without problems.

The affected person can prevent cookies from being set in the session by our website at any time by making the corresponding setting to the Internet browser that is being used, thereby cancelling consent for cookies to be set for the duration of the session. Cookies that have already been set can also be deleted at any time using the Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all commonly used Internet browsers. If the affected person deactivates setting of cookies in the Internet browser that is being used, it may not be possible to use all the functions of our website to their full extent.

3. Scope and purpose of data processing, legal bases, providing data and duration of storage

Opening and using the website

Every time our website and its web pages are accessed, usage data is transmitted by the respective Internet browser and saved in server log files. The data records saved in this process contain the following data items:

  1. IP address
  2. Date and time when our website was accessed
  3. Name of the web page
  4. Referrer URL (origin URL from which you came to our website)
  5. Amount of data transferred
  6. Product and version information of the browser used
  7. Operating system used

EM-Technik GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the situation of the affected person while making use of this general data and information. The permissibility of processing is in conformity with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b of the GDPR, which states that processing is lawful if it is required to implement a contract to which the affected person is a party. The same applies to pre-contractual measures that are undertaken at the request of the affected person. The data processed by us is required to makes it possible for you to access and use the website. This is data that must necessarily be processed while a telemedium is being used. Otherwise you would not be able to access the website.

Log files are evaluated by us in anonymised form to further improve the website, make it more user-friendly and to find and correct errors more quickly.

The permissibility of processing is in conformity with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of the GDPR, which states that processing is lawful if it is required to protect the legitimate interests of the responsible person or of third parties, provided the interests or basic rights and fundamental freedoms of the affected persons which require the protection of personal data do not outweigh those of the responsible person or third parties. The legitimate interest is in making a website available with information and providing services to customers, and also in optimising operation of the website. The anonymous data of the server log files is stored separately from all personal data provided by an affected person. The IP address is deleted or anonymised after usage is complete. Anonymisation involves modifying the IP address in such a way that it cannot be assigned to a specific or specifiable, identified or identifiable natural person, or could only be so assigned with an inordinately large amount of time, expense and labour.

4. Newsletter

Users have the opportunity on the EM-Technik GmbH website to subscribe to our company's newsletter. The information and usage conditions can be read at https://em-technik.com/en/terms-condition#terms-of-newsletter.

5. Use of e-mail addresses and our contact forms

If you have questions of any kind, you have the opportunity to contact us directly using a contact form or via our e-mail address. If contact is made, we will process the personal data provided by you to respond to your request. Data processing for purposes of making contact with us is carried out in accordance with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of the GDPR. If you make contact with us to request a quotation, data will be processed in accordance with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b to carry out pre-contractual measures.

6. Applying as an employee

More extensive information regarding data protection in the context of your application as an employee can be found by clicking the Careers button on our website.

7. Usage of Google Analytics (with anonymisation function)

EM-Technik GmbH has integrated the Google Analytics component (with anonymisation function) into this website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service. Web analysis involves recording, collecting and evaluating data related to the behaviour of website visitors. A web analysis service records data related to the website the affected person came from (called the referrer), which web pages of the website were accessed or how often and for how long a web page was viewed and similar details. Web analysis is used primarily to optimise a website and for a cost/benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The operating company responsible for the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

EM-Technik GmbH uses the "_gat._anonymizeIp" add-on of Google Analytics for web analysis. This add-on causes the IP address of the Internet connection of the affected person to be shortened and anonymised by Google if access to our website is from a member state of the European Union or from another contract state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyse visitor flows on our website. Google uses the data and information derived in this manner for a number of purposes including an evaluation of the usage of our website, to compile online reports for us that point out the activities on our website, and to provide other services related to the use of our website. Google Analytics sets a cookie (see section 2) in the information technology system of the affected person. Setting the cookie makes it possible for Google to analyse the use of our website. Every time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the person responsible for processing is accessed, if a Google Analytics component has been integrated into the page, the relevant Google Analytics component automatically causes the Internet browser in the information technology system of the affected person to transmit data to Google for the purposes of online analysis. As part of this technical process, Google gains knowledge of personal data such as the IP address of the affected person. Google uses this data among other purposes to retrace the origin of the visitor and clicks made, and to be able to make commission settlements subsequently.

Cookies make it possible for us to save personal information such as the time of access, place from which access came and the frequency of visits to our website by the affected person. Every time our website is accessed, this personal data including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the affected person is transferred to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is saved by Google in the United States of America. Google forwards this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties in some circumstances.

As outlined above, the affected person can prevent cookies from being set in the session by our website at any time by making the corresponding setting to the Internet browser that is being used, thereby cancelling consent for cookies to be set for the duration of the session. Making this setting in the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie in the information technology system of the affected person. A cookie that has already been set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time using the Internet browser or other software programs.

It is also possible for the affected person to cancel consent for collection of the data generated by Google Analytics for usage of this website and also for processing of the data by Google, and to prevent both from happening. To do this the affected person must download and install a browser add-on using the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data or information related to visits may be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-on is evaluated by Google as cancellation of consent. If the information technology system of the affected person is deleted, formatted or reinstalled at a later time, the browser add-on must be installed again by the affected person to deactivate Google Analytics. If the browser add-on is uninstalled or deactivated by the affected person or by another person whose sphere of influence may be assumed in the situation, it is possible to reinstall or reactivate the browser add-on.

Further information regarding the applicable data protection provisions of Google is available from https://policies.google.com/privacy and http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html. For a more detailed explanation of Google Analytics, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/analytics/.

We use the Kyto analysis program (Kyto GmbH, Linienstraße 126, 10115 Berlin) to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. Kyto makes it possible to measure and evaluate the usage behaviour on our website. The information we receive about your visit to our website is transmitted and stored by Kyto in Berlin. Kyto uses the information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on use and other services relating to the use of the website and Internet evaluation of the websites. Kyto uses services from Google Analytics. Google Analytics can store information, such as cookies or IP requests, that your browser sends during your visit to the website. For more information, please see the Google Analytics privacy policy. After the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser, the information is deleted again (so-called session cookies). If you continue to use our website, you consent to the processing of such data by Kyto and its third party providers as described above in its Privacy Policy (https://www.kyto.de/impressum/).

8. Data protection provisions related to the use of Google AdWords

The person responsible for processing has integrated Google AdWords into this website. Google AdWords is a service for Internet advertising that allows advertisers to place advertisements in both the Google search engine results and the Google advertising network. Google AdWords allow advertisers to define certain keywords in advance. By means of these words, an advertisement will then appear exclusively in the Google search engine results if the user opens a search result relevant to the keywords with the search engine. In the Google advertising network, advertisements are divided into topic-relevant Internet pages by means of an automatic algorithm which takes into consideration previously defined keywords.

The operating company responsible for the services of Google AdWords is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

If an affected person reaches our website through a Google advertisement, a "conversion cookie" (see section 2) is saved in the information technology system of the affected person. A conversion cookie loses its validity after thirty days and no longer serves to identify the relevant person.

The data and information collected by using conversion cookies is used by Google to create visitor statistics for our website. These visit statistics are used in turn by us to determine the total number of users who were directed to us through AdWords advertisements and thus to determine the success or failure of the relevant AdWords advertisement and to optimise our AdWords advertisements for the future.

Conversion cookies are used to save personal information, for example the web pages visited by the affected person. Every time our website is accessed, personal data including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the affected person is transferred to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is saved by Google in the United States of America. Google forwards this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties in some circumstances. As outlined above, the affected person can prevent cookies from being set in the session by our website at any time by making the corresponding setting to the Internet browser that is being used, thereby cancelling consent for cookies to be set for the duration of the session. Making this setting in the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a conversion cookie in the information technology system of the affected person. A cookie that has already been set by Google AdWords can be deleted at any time using the Internet browser or other software programs. It is also possible for the affected person to cancel interest-related advertising by Google. To do this the affected person must access the link www.google.de/settings/ads from every Internet browser used by that person and make the desired settings there.

Further information regarding the applicable data protection provisions of Google is available from https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

9. Data protection provisions related to the use of Google YouTube

The person responsible for processing has integrated YouTube into this website. YouTube is an Internet video portal that allows video publishers to show video clips free and other users to view, rate and comment on them, also at no cost. Since YouTube allows users to publish all kinds of videos, complete film and television broadcasts as well as music videos, trailers and videos created by users themselves can be accessed through this Internet portal.

The responsible operating company is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary organisation of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Every time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the person responsible for processing is accessed, if a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated into the page, the relevant YouTube component automatically causes the Internet browser in the information technology system of the affected person to download a description of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. For further information about YouTube you can visit https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google are informed which specific web page of our website was visited by the affected person.

If the affected person is logged into YouTube at the same time, when a web page containing a YouTube video is accessed, YouTube will detect which specific web page of our website the affected person is visiting. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the corresponding YouTube account of the relevant person.

Then YouTube and Google will always receive information via the YouTube component indicating that the affected person visited our website if the affected person was logged into YouTube at the same time when our website was opened. This takes place regardless of whether or not the affected person clicked on a YouTube video. If the affected person does not want this information to be transmitted to YouTube and Google, this can be prevented by logging out of the affected person's YouTube account before accessing our website.

The data protection provisions published by YouTube (which can be accessed at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/) provide information about how personal data is collected, processed and used by YouTube and Google.

10. Font service fonts.com

This website uses "fonts.com", a font service of Monotype GmbH ("fonts.com"), Werner-Reimers-Strasse 2-4, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany ("fonts.com"). Every time this website is accessed, files are loaded from a "fonts.com" server to display the texts in a certain font. Your IP address may be transferred to a server of "fonts.com" and saved as part of the normal server log during this process. "fonts.com" is responsible for further processing of this information. The corresponding conditions and setting options are outlined in the Data Protection Provisions (http://www.monotype.com/legal/privacy-policy) of "fonts.com".

11. Legal basis of processing

Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter a of the GDPR serves as the legal basis of our company for processing steps in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If processing of personal data is required to implement a contract to which the affected person is a party, as is the case for example in the processing steps required to deliver goods or provide some other service or consideration, the permissibility of processing is in conformity with art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b of the GDPR. The same applies to processing steps that are required to carry out pre-contractual measures, as in the case of requests about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation which makes it necessary to process the personal data, for example to comply with tax requirements, processing is based on art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter c of the GDPR. In rare cases, processing of personal data could become necessary to protect vital interests of the affected person or of another natural person. This would be the case for example if a visitor were injured in our business facilities and the visitor's name, age, health insurance company information or other vital information had to be disclosed to a physician, hospital or other third party. Then processing would be based on art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter d of the GDPR. Processing steps could ultimately be based on art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of the GDPR. Processing steps that are not covered by any of the previously cited legal bases are permitted on this legal basis if processing the personal data is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party, provided those interests are not outweighed by the interests, basic rights and fundamental freedoms of the affected person. Processing steps such as these are in particular permitted for us because they are specifically mentioned by the European legislature. The legislature went so far as to hold that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the affected person is a customer of the responsible entity (recital 47 sentence 2 of the GDPR).

12. Legitimate interest in the processing undertaken by the responsible person or a third party

If processing of personal data is based on art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of the GDPR, our legitimate interest is performing our business activity for the purpose of all our employees' well-being.

13. Duration for which the personal data will be saved

The criterion for the storage duration of personal data is the respective legal retention period. After this period elapses, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, provided it is no longer required to fulfil a contract or to initiate a contract.

14. Legal or contractual requirements for providing personal data; necessity for formation of a contract; obligation of the affected person to provide personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide personal data

We will clarify with you that providing personal data is stipulated by law in some cases (for example tax requirements) or may be necessary due to contractual provisions (information about the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary when entering into a contract for an affected person to make personal data available to us which will subsequently have to be processed by us. For example, the affected person is required to provide personal data for us if our company enters into a contract with the person. The consequence of failing to provide personal data would be that the contract could not be made with the affected person. Before personal data is provided by an affected person, the person must contact one of our employees.

Our employee will clarify with the affected person for the specific case whether providing the personal data is legally or contractually stipulated or is necessary for the formation of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data, and what the consequences of not providing the personal data would be.

15. Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction, cancellation and data portability

Right to information (art. 15 GDPR)

We will provide information to you on request regarding whether we will process your applicable data. In particular you can request information regarding the purposes for processing, categories of personal data, category of recipients, who your data has been or will be disclosed to, the planned duration of storage, the existence of a right to correct, delete, restrict the processing of or cancel consent, the existence of a right to complain to a regulatory authority, the origin of your data if it was not collected from you, and the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and any significant information about its specific features.

Right to correction (art. 16 GDPR)

You have the right to request immediate correction of your personal data we have saved in the case of errors, or to request completion of missing data.

Right to deletion (art. 17 GDPR)

You have the right to request immediate deletion of your personal data we have saved if one of the reasons stated in art. 17 paragraph 1 letters a to f of the GDPR applies.

Right to restriction (art. 18 GDPR)

You have the right to request a restriction in processing by us if one of the preconditions of art. 18 paragraph 1 letters a to d of the GDPR applies.

Right to data portability (art. 20 GDPR)

You have the right to obtain the relevant personal data that you provided for us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request for the personal data to be transferred to another responsible person.

Right to objection (art. 21 GDPR)

You have the right, for reasons resulting from your special situation, to cancel your consent for processing of the relevant personal data on the basis of art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter e or f of the GDPR. There is a general right to object to direct advertising, which is implemented by us without indicating a specific situation.

16. Cancellation of your consent

If you have given your consent for your personal data to be processed and then cancel your consent, processing carried out up to the time of the cancellation shall remain unaffected by it.

Please use the following e-mail for your communication: datenschutz@em-technik.com

17. Right to complain

You have the right to complain to the responsible regulatory authority at any time (art. 77 DS-GVO). The contact details of the supervisory authority responsible for us are as follows:

  • The State Commissioner for Data Protection
  • and Freedom of Information Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Hintere Bleiche 34
  • 55116 Mainz

18. Recipient

Normally we do not disclose data to third parties unless you have given us your consent to do so. In order to host and maintain our website and send out the newsletter, however, we must rely on the use of service providers, who are obligated by us through order processing to comply with legal requirements.

19. Links to third-party sites

Visitors to our website may see content items that are linked with the websites of third parties. We have no access to the cookies or other functions used by third-party sites and we cannot control them. Such third-party sites are not subject to our Data Protection provisions.

Data security

The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and handles your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal provisions. Since changes will have to be made to this Data Protection Statement due to new technologies and the continuous further development of this website, we recommend rereading the Data Protection Statement at regular intervals.

This Data Protection Statement was prepared with the aid of the Data Protection Statement Generator of DGD Deutsche Gesellschaft für Datenschutz GmbH, which is active as an External Data Protection Officer in Bavaria in cooperation with the Data Protection Attorney Christian Solmecke.