With the privacy statement below we wish to inform you of how we collect personal data when you use our website.
In reference to Article 4(1) of EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as "General Data Protection Regulations" or "GDPR"), the term "personal data" encompasses all data that personally relates to you. This includes, for example, name, address, email address and user behavior. With regard to the other terms, especially the terms "processing", "controller", "processor" and "consent", we follow the definitions set out in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulations.
We process personal data only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website whose content and services can easily be used. We regularly process personal data only if you have given us consent in line with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR or in case legal provisions, especially Article 6(1)(f)the GDPR, permit such processing.
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for which they were stored lapses. Data may additionally be stored should this be stipulated by national or European regulations that we are subject to. In this case, the data is blocked or deleted when the storage term prescribed by the regulations in question expires unless further storage is required in order to conclude or fulfill a contract.
Below, we will inform you – in detail – of our course of action insofar as we commission service providers to handle some of the functions on our website, or in case we intend to use your data for commercial purposes.
Name and contact details of the controller
For the purposes of Article 4(7) of the General Data Protection Regulation and other EU member state data protection laws and provisions with data protection character, the controller is:
- KIEKER Technische Eventkonzepte & Produktion
- Thalkirchner Str. 210 / Halle 7
- 81371 Munich, Germany
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: +49 89 5526190
Further details on the controller can be found at our Site Notice.
Your rights with regard to personal data that we hold about you:
- the right to information,
- the right to correction and deletion,
- the right to limit the processing,
- the right to object to processing,
- the right to data portability.
Moreover, you have the right to submit a complaint to a data protection regulatory authority if you believe your personal data has not been handled in compliance with applicable law.
Processing of personal data when using our website merely for information
When you call up our website for strictly informational purposes, without registering or providing us with data in other ways, we only collect the personal information that your web browser transmits to our server. When you access our website for informational purposes only we collect the following data, which is technically required to display our website and ensure its stability and security:
- IP address
- date and time of inquiry
- time zone difference to GMT
- website content
- access status (http status)
- transmitted data volume
- website from which you accessed our website
- web browser
- operating system
- language and browser version
The aforementioned data is also stored in so-called log files on our servers. This data is not stored together with any of your other personal data.
The collection and temporary – for the duration of your visit to our website – storage of the IP address is necessary to display our website on your end device. Storage of the above-listed data in log files serves to ensure our website’s functionality and optimization as well as ensures the safety of our information technology systems. An analysis of this data for commercial purposes does not take place. For the foregoing reasons, we have a legitimate interest in processing this data. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the above data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
Our legitimate interest in data processing is outlined above. The legal basis for collecting information, along with the temporary storage of the aforementioned data and log files, is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
The above data, needed for the provision of our website, is deleted as soon as the session has ended. The acquisition of the data needed to provide our website – and the storage of this data in log files – is urgently necessary for the operation of our website. It is not possible to object to this.
Processing of personal data through cookies
We use so-called "cookies" on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the storage medium of your end device, on a hard drive for example, and through which we can gain certain information. Cookies cannot execute any programs nor transmit viruses to your end device. This website uses the following types of cookies whose scope and way of operating is explained below.
Types of cookies that may be stored on your web browser:
- Transient cookies: These cookies are automatically deleted when you shut down your web browser. Primarily this includes "session cookies" that store a so-called "session ID" by which the various queries of your browser can be associated to your visit to the website. This enables the recognition of your device when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted as soon as you log out or close the web browser.
The processing of data through cookies serves the user-friendliness and effectiveness of our website. Some of the functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. Certain functions of our website require that your browser can be identified even after leaving the web page. The data that is processed through cookies, and which is necessary for the functionality of our website, is not used to create user profiles. As far as cookies are used for analytic purposes, they serve to enhance the quality and user-friendliness of our website along with its content and functions. They make it possible for us to see how the website is used, which functions are used and how often. This helps us to optimize our web offering on an on-going basis.
Our legitimate interest in the processing of data lies in the purposes outlined above. The legal basis for this can be found in Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
Addition functions and service offerings on our website
Our website can be used, as shown above, as a source of information. But additionally we offer various services on our website. Generally additional personal data is required to use these services as this data is needed to render the services. The above-mentioned data protection policies apply.
In part, we draw on support from external service providers to process this data. These service providers are carefully vetted prior to commissioning. Moreover, they are bound to our directives and are regularly monitored by us. Where personal data is forwarded to third parties in the course of a collaborative service rendering, more information about this can be found in the following descriptions of the specific services. As far as these third parties have their company seat outside of the European Economic Area, you can find further information about the consequences of this circumstance in the following descriptions of specific services.
When you contact us per email, the personal data that you communicate to us via your email is saved. Additionally, we provide a contact form on our website with which you can get in touch with us. The data you enter in the input mask is transmitted to us and stored.
- first name
- email address
This data is used for the sole purpose of answering your questions. If we don’t draw on the services of one of the third-party companies listed below to operate our contact function, this data is not passed on to third parties. We additionally record your IP address and the time the email was sent.
The processing of the foregoing personal data exclusively serves the handling of your inquiries. The processing of other personal data accruing from the use of the contact form on our website serves the prevention of misuse as well as the ensuring of our IT system’s safety.
Our legitimate interest in processing your personal data also lies herein. Insofar as you have given us consent to process your data, the specific legal basis is provided by Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. Apart from that, the legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR, especially in case you transmitted the data to us per email. Unless the intention of your email is to conclude a contract, Article 6(1)( b) GDPR provides an additional legal basis.
Subject to statutory retention periods, this data is deleted as soon as your inquiry has been processed by us. When contacting us per email you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, however, we must inform you that we cannot continue processing your inquiry. Your revocation or objection can be explained by sending an email to the email address found at our Site Notice.
We offer a newsletter that you can subscribe to on our website. Details concerning the newsletter, especially its possible content, are outlined in the declaration of consent. If you subscribe to our newsletter, the newsletter registration data you enter in the input mask is transmitted to us. It is not possible to register for the newsletter without filling in the following compulsory information:
- email address
- first name
- last name
If you provide any other personal data when registering this is done on a voluntary basis.
We use the so-called ʹdouble opt-inʹ process for newsletter registration. Upon registration, we send an email to the email address you indicated requesting confirmation that you wish to be sent the newsletter. If you fail to send confirmation within the time period set out in the email we first block the data provided by you and then delete it after one week. Beyond this, we store your IP address and record the date you signed up for the newsletter as well as when you sent us confirmation. No data is transferred to third parties in connection with the processing of your personal data for the newsletter subscription. This data is used solely for the forwarding of the newsletter to you.
This data is used exclusively to forward the newsletter to you. As far as we don’t use the services of one of the third party services providers below, no data is forwarded to a third party in connection with data processing for the delivery of the newsletter to you.
The data entered in the input mask when registering is used for the purpose of addressing you personally. Upon receipt of your confirmation, we save your email address so that we can send you the newsletter. We store the IP address along with the time of registration and confirmation as proof of registration. Additionally, this data would allow us to shed light on any personal data misuse should it ever occur. We have a legitimate interest in processing your data for the above purposes. As far as you have given us consent, the legal basis for processing your data is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. As far as, apart from that, processing is based on our legitimate interests, the legal basis for this is Article 6 A(1)(f) GDPR.
The above-mentioned data is deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for the above purposes. Your data is stored for as long as you subscribe to the newsletter. Once you unsubscribe to the newspaper the above-named data is stored only anonymously and for purely statistical purposes.
Your consent to be sent the newsletter can be revoked at any time by unsubscribing to the newsletter. To do this, click on the appropriate link on the newsletter email you received from us.
You personal data is processed and/or stored by us on the server of an external provider within the European Union. This ensures compliance with the standards and guidelines set out by European data protection law.