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PRIVACY POLICY

1. Privacy policy at a glance

 

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed below this text.

 

Data collection on this website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator.

You can find their contact details in the imprint of this website.

 

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can be, for e.g. data that you enter in a contact form.

 

Other data is recorded automatically or with your consent when you visit the website by our IT systems. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page was viewed). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.

 

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected in order to ensure that the website is error-free.

Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

 

What are your rights with regard to your data?

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted under certain circumstances. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

 

You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions about data protection.

 



2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

 

External Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal data recorded on this website are stored on the host's servers. This can be IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access and other data generated via a website.

 

The hoster is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.b GDPR) and in the interest of a safe, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 Para . 1 lit.f GDPR).

 

Our hoster will only process your data to the extent that this is necessary to fulfill its performance obligations and follow our instructions with regard to this data.

 



3. General information and mandatory information

 

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy declaration.

 

When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

 

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

 

In regard to the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

 

Audio Design Lautsprecher Vertriebs GmbH

Managing director authorized to represent: Bruno Dammert

Am Breilingsweg 3

D-76709 Kronau

Phone: +49 7253 9465-0

Fax: +49 7253 9465-10

info@audiodesign.de

 

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

 

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

 

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases as well as to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

If the data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal bases on which processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data concerned, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (Objection according to Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR).

 

If your personal data are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will then no longer be used for direct marketing purposes (objection in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR).

 

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of the GDPR, the data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right of appeal exists without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.

 

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.

 

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http: //" to "https: //" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

 

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, deletion and correction

Within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct or delete this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

 

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:

 

If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the test, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

If the processing of your personal data happened / happens unlawfully, you can request the restriction of the data processing instead of the deletion.

 

If we no longer need your personal data, but you need them to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of being deleted. If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR, your interests and ours must be weighed up. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

 

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data - apart from its storage - may only be used with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the European Union or a member state.

 

Objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of the contact data published as part of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.




4. Data collection on this website

 

Cookies

Our Internet pages use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files and do not cause any damage to your device. They are stored either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) on your device. Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.

 

In some cases, cookies from third-party companies can also be stored on your device when you enter our website (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain third-party services (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

 

Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior or to display advertising.

 

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process (necessary cookies) or to provide certain functions you require (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies for measuring the web audience) on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a different legal basis is given. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies has been requested, the cookies concerned are stored exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR); the consent can be revoked at any time.

 

You can 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 for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

 

Insofar as cookies are used by third-party companies or for analysis purposes, we will inform you of this separately in the context of this data protection declaration and, if necessary, request your consent.

 

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

 

Browser type and browser version

operating system used

Referrer URL

Host name of the accessing computer

Time of the server request

IP address

This data is not combined with other data sources.

 

This data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website - for this, the server log files must be recorded.

 

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

 

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries sent to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried.

 

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

Inquiries by email, phone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all personal data derived from it (name, request) will be saved and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

 

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries sent to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried.

 

The data you send to us via contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

 



5. Social media, plugins and tools

 

Facebook plugins (like & share button)

APlugins of the social network Facebook are integrated on this website. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected will also be transferred to the USA and other third countries.

 

You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on this website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

 

When you visit this website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plugin. Facebook receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of this website to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to this website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in Facebook's privacy policy at: de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

 

If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to this website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

 

The Facebook plugins are used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in social media. If a corresponding consent has been requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

 

YouTube with extended data protection

This website includes videos from YouTube. The operator of the website is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

 

We use YouTube in the extended data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to this website before they watch the video. However, the transfer of data to YouTube partners is not necessarily excluded by the extended data protection mode. This is how YouTube connects to the Google DoubleClick network regardless of whether you are watching a video.

 

As soon as you start a YouTube video on this website, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

 

Furthermore, after starting a video, YouTube can store various cookies on your device or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way, YouTube can obtain information about visitors to this website. This information may be a. used to collect video statistics, improve usability and prevent fraud attempts.

 

If necessary, after the start of a YouTube video, further data processing operations can be triggered over which we have no influence.

 

YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

 

You can find more information about data protection at YouTube in their data protection declaration at: policies.google.com/privacy.

 

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's data protection declaration: policies.google.com/privacy.

 

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

 

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

 

You can find more information on handling user data in Google's data protection declaration: policies.google.com/privacy.

 

Adobe Typekit / Adobe Fonts

We use fonts from Adobe (Adobe Typekit / Adobe Fonts), operated by Adobe Systems Incorporated, 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110-2704, USA (Adobe) on our website. When you call up one of our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and Adobe servers in the USA in order to integrate the fonts. Your IP address will be transmitted to Google and processed there. According to Adobe, no cookies are stored when the fonts are provided. The provider is certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield and is therefore obliged to comply with EU data protection standards. Our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR in the use of Adobe Fonts is the compatible output of our texts on all devices and the fast integration when building the website. For more information on Adobe Typekit Web Fonts, please visit: https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policies/typekit.html.

 



6. Warning attempts

 

Note for warning attempts

No warnings without prior contact! Should the content or the presentation of these pages violate the rights of third parties / strangers or legal provisions, we ask for a message free of charge. The elimination of any infringement of property rights by the owner of the property right may not take place without our consent.

 

We guarantee that the passages that are rightly objected to will be removed immediately without the need for legal assistance on our part. Nevertheless, we will reject costs incurred by you without prior contact and, if necessary, submit a counterclaim for violation of the aforementioned provisions.

 



7. Questions about our privacy policy

If you still have questions about the use of your personal data, to which you have not found an answer here, please send us an e-mail: info@audiodesign.de.

 

 

 

8. Topicality and changes to the data protection and privacy policy declaration

This declaration is currently valid and is dated October 2020.