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Data privacy protection

I. General information

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our services. The protection of personal data is important to us. All activities are carried out in accordance with the applicable legal regulations (according to BDSG as amended and the EU DSGVO) for the protection of personal data and data security. The following data protection information provides you with information on how we handle information and personal data.

1. Contact details of the person responsible
Name: Interhydraulik Gesellschaft für Hydraulik-Komponenten mbH
Street: Am Buddenberg 18
Location: 59379 Selm

Phone: (+49) 2592/978-0
Fax: (+49) 2592/978-100

E-mail: info(at)interhydraulik.de

2. we have appointed a data protection officer:
Company: com.kom IT-Systemlösungen GmbH

Phone: (+49) 2861/90325-0
Telefax: (+49) 2861/90325-111

E-mail: dsb(at)com-kom.de

II. Specific information for the collection of personal data

1. Visiting the website

a) Purpose of data processing
Every time a user accesses a page of our website and every time a file stored on the website is accessed, access data about this process is stored in a log file. Each data record consists of:
(1) the page from which the file was requested,
(2) the name of the file,
(3) the date and time of the request,
(4) the amount of data transferred,
(5) the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.),
(6) a description of the type of operating system and web browser used,
(7) Referrer URL,
(8) Host name of the accessing computer,
(9) the client IP address. We use this data to operate our website, in particular to determine the utilization of the website as well as malfunctions of the website and to make adjustments or improvements. The client IP address is used for the purpose of transmitting the requested data; it will be made anonymous by deleting the last digit block (Ipv4) or the last octet (Ipv6) once the technical requirement no longer applies.

b) Duration of storage
The data is stored each time a user accesses a page of our website and each time our website is accessed and is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection, which is the case at the latest three months after the website visit.

c) Legal basis
The temporary storage of the aforementioned data is carried out on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter f of the Basic EU Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter DSGVO). The legitimate interest lies in the provision of our website.

d) Possibility of objection and elimination
The data subject may object to the processing.

2. Cookies

a) Purpose of data processing
In order to make a visit to our website and the order process technically possible, we transfer so-called cookies to the end device of the person concerned. Cookies are small text files that can be used to identify the end device of the person concerned, usually by collecting the name of the domain from which the cookie data was sent, information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. By storing the cookie on the device used - without interfering with the operating system - it is recognized and enables us to make any settings available immediately. We use this information to adapt our website and services offered to your needs and to accelerate the access to our website.

b) Duration of storage
The storage period of the various cookies varies, but does not exceed two years. They are stored on your local device, not on our server, so the actual deletion time depends on how your browser software is configured. Please refer to the operating instructions of your browser software to find out how you can delete cookies set by us for specific occasions or automatically.

c) Legal basis
The storage of the aforementioned data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest for the setting of cookies is on the one hand to be able to optimize the quality of our website through an analysis and on the other hand to enable the visit of our website; in particular, some functions on our website cannot be used without cookies, because otherwise the user and his settings already made would not be recognized when changing pages, language settings would be lost and searches could not be executed. Furthermore, the data is stored on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the execution of the contract. d) Possibility of objection and elimination The person concerned can block the use of cookies in the terminal device used or delete them after use. Under certain circumstances, however, individual functions of our offer may not be usable. How cookies can be blocked and cookies that have already been saved can be deleted can be found in the instructions of the browser software.

3. Contact form, e-mail, fax or telephone contact

a) Purpose of data processing
A contact form is available on the website. The person concerned can contact us electronically and we can process the request. The following data is collected and stored: Name, IP address, e-mail address, subject, message, date and time of the request and the description of the request, if applicable contractual data, if the request is for a contract to be concluded or processed. A user can contact us by e-mail, fax or telephone. We store the data transmitted to us and provided by the person concerned for processing the request. These data are name, address, e-mail address, telephone and/or fax number, date and time of the inquiry and the description of the request, if necessary contract data, if the inquiry takes place in the context of a contract admission or - completion. The data will not be passed on to third parties. They are used to process the contact request of the person concerned.

b) Duration of storage
As soon as the data is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose, it is deleted, which is the case when the conversation has been completed and the facts have been clarified and there are no contractual or tax retention periods to the contrary. This period is five years for personal data subject to § 147 AO and ten years for personal data subject to § 257 HGB. The periods begin at the end of the calendar year in which the data was collected.

c) Legal basis
The aforementioned data will only be stored on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with prior consent within the scope of the inquiry, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO within the scope of contract initiation or performance or pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest of the responsible person is to be able to process the contact request and to prevent misuse of the contact request. If the consent can be revoked at any time, the legality of the processing of personal data based on the consent until revocation is not affected. d) Possibility of objection and elimination The person concerned has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to data processing and to object to the storage. The data stored for the operation is then deleted.

4. Job applications

a) Purpose of data collection and processing
We process the data from applications made available to us only for the purpose of the application and an application procedure.

b) Duration of storage
Applicants' data can be further processed by us for the purpose of employment if the application is successful. In the event of an unsuccessful application, the applicants' data will be deleted after completion of the application procedure, unless we are entitled for a period of six months to store the data for answering any follow-up questions to the application and for fulfilling any proof obligations under the Equal Treatment Act. If an applicant withdraws his or her application, the data is also deleted.

5. Privacy policy for the use of Piwik
This website uses the open source web analysis service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is made anonymous before it is saved. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser to prevent Piwik from saving usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Piwik Opt-Out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated the next time you visit our site. Further information can be found here: http://piwik.org/docs/privacy/

6. Use of web fonts
This website uses external fonts, Google Fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. "("Google"). These web fonts are integrated by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This transfers to the server which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the visitor's terminal device is also stored by Google. Further information can be found in Google's privacy policy, which you can access here: www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about and here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/

7. Links
If you use external links that are offered within the scope of our Internet pages, this data protection declaration does not extend to these links. If we offer links, we make every effort to ensure that the linked websites also comply with our data protection and security standards. However, we have no influence on compliance with data protection and security regulations by other providers. Therefore, please also inform yourself on the websites of the providers about the data protection declarations provided there.

8. Children and young people
Persons under the age of 18 should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. Furthermore, we expressly point out that we neither explicitly request nor collect personal data from children and young people nor pass it on to third parties.

9. Use of own contact data
The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished. We expressly reserve the right to take legal action against senders of so-called spam mails who violate this prohibition.

III Rights of the data subject
If personal data are processed by the user on our website, the person concerned has the following rights against the person responsible in accordance with the DSGVO.

1. Right to information according to Art. 15 DSGVO
The person concerned has the right to the following information:
(a) processing purposes;
(b) the categories of personal data being processed;
(c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or are still being disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
d) if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
(e) the existence of a right of rectification or deletion of personal data concerning him or of a restriction on processing by the controller or of a right of opposition to such processing;
(f) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(g) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, all available information on the origin of the data;
(h) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) DSGVO, and - at least in these cases - meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.
(i) where personal data are transferred to a third country or international organisation, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Article 46 DSGVO in relation to the transfer. We provide the data subject with a copy of the personal data that is the subject of the processing. For all other copies requested by the data subject, the data processor may charge an appropriate fee on the basis of the administrative costs.

2. Right to correction in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO
The data subject shall have the right to request the controller to rectify any inaccurate personal data concerning him/her without delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration.

3. The right to cancellation in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO
The data subject has the right to require the data controller to delete personal data concerning him/her without delay and the data controller is obliged to delete personal data without delay if one of the following reasons applies:
(a) the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
b) the data subject withdraws his/her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSBER and there is no other legal basis for the processing;
(c) the data subject opposes processing in accordance with Article 21(1) of the DSBER and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing or the data subject opposes processing in accordance with Article 21(2) of the DSBER;
d) the personal data have been processed unlawfully;
(e) the deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the data controller is subject; f) the personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 DSGVO.

4. Right to limitation of processing in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO
The data subject has the right to require the controller to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
(a) the accuracy of the personal data is disputed by the data subject for a period which enables the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data,
(b) the processing is unlawful and the data subject refuses to delete the personal data and instead requests that the use of the personal data be restricted;
(c) the data controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs them for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending claims; or
d) the data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSBER, as long as it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the data subject outweigh those of the data subject.

5. Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 DSGVO
If the data subject has claimed from the data subject a correction with regard to his personal data in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, a deletion Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO or a restriction on processing in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO, and if the data subject has informed all recipients to whom the data subject's personal data have been disclosed of the data subject's request (unless this was impossible or disproportionate), the data subject has the right to be informed by the data subject about the recipients.

6. Right to Data Transferability Art. 20 DSGVO
The data subject has the right to receive the personal data concerning him/her that he/she has provided to a controller in a structured, current and machine-readable format and he/she has the right to transmit this data to another controller without our interference, provided that
a) processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and
(b) processing is carried out by means of automated methods. The rights and freedoms of other persons must not be affected by this. When exercising the right to data transferability pursuant to paragraph 1, the data subject has the right to request that the personal data be transferred directly by us to another data controller, insofar as this is technically feasible. The exercise of the right to data transferability does not affect the right to cancellation pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO. The right to transferability shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the controller.

7. Right of objection according to Art. 21 DSGVO
The data subject has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him/her on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DSBER for reasons arising from his particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process personal data unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for the purposes of such advertising, including profiling in so far as it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes. The data subject may revoke his/her consent at any time. However, the collection and processing that has taken place up to this point remains legal.

8. Automated decisions in individual cases incl. profiling according to Art. 22 DSGVO
The data subject shall not be subject to a decision based exclusively on automated processing - including profiling - which has legal effect against him or significantly impairs it in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision
a) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the party concerned and us,
(b) is admissible under Union or Member State law to which we are subject and that law contains appropriate measures to safeguard the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of the person concerned; or
c) with the express consent of the data subject. These decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Art. 9 para. 1 DSGVO, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or g DSGVO applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject. In the cases referred to in points a) and c), we shall take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on our part, to state his own position and to challenge the decision.

9. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, any data subject shall have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of his place of residence, his place of employment or the place of suspected infringement, if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data concerning him or her is contrary to this Regulation. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 DSGVO.

10. The right to an effective judicial remedy under Article 79 of the DSGVO
Without prejudice to any available administrative or extrajudicial remedy, including the right of appeal to a supervisory authority under Article 77 DSGVO, any data subject shall have the right to an effective judicial remedy if he considers that his rights under this Regulation have been infringed as a result of processing of his personal data in breach of this Regulation. Any action against us or against a processor shall be brought in the courts of the Member State in which we or the processor have a place of business. Alternatively, such actions may also be brought before the courts of the Member State in which the person concerned is resident, unless we or the processor is an authority of a Member State which has acted in the exercise of its sovereign powers.

Responsible body / Right of objection / Contact possibility
You can revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your personal data by us at any time. If you have any questions about our data protection or requests for correction or deletion of your data, please feel free to send them to us by e-mail to
dsb(at)com-kom.de, info(at)interhydraulik.de or by post to Interhydraulik Gesellschaft für Hydraulik-Komponenten mbH, Am Buddenberg 18, 59379 Selm.

Changes to our data protection regulations
We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures if this becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases we will also adapt our data protection information accordingly. Please therefore note the current version of our data protection declaration.