In general, it is possible to use our website without providing any personal data. Where personal data are collected on our website (such as name, postal address or email address), this is always done on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. email communication) may involve security gaps. Absolute protection of the data against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed.
Some parts of the website use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to increase the user friendliness, effectiveness and security of our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website. You can set your browser to inform you when cookies are placed and only allow cookies in individual cases, reject cookies in certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Server log files
The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. Such information includes:
- Status code of the request
- Browser, operating system and user interface of the visitor
- Time of the server request
- IP address
- Requested file
- Size of the requested data in bytes
These data will be stored for 4 days for security reasons and cannot be attributed to specific persons. These data will not be associated with any other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data at a later date if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.
If you send us enquiries using the contact form, we will store the information you enter in the enquiry form, including the contact details you provide, for the purpose of processing your enquiry and answering any follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and enable your website use to be analysed. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the U.S.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. As a result, your IP address is shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the U.S. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your website use, compile website activity reports and provide further services related to website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, you should be aware that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie in relation to your website use (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin, which is available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Objection to data collection
Demographic features on Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic features” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information about the age, gender and interests of the website visitors.
These data are obtained from interest-related advertising by Google as well as from visitor data of third-party providers. These data cannot be attributed to specific persons. You can deactivate this function at any time in the ad settings of your Google account or generally prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the “Objection to data collection” section.
Facebook plugins (Like button)
Our website features plugins of the social network Facebook provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish Facebook to match your visit to our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Our website uses functions of Google+ provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and sharing of information: The Google+ button allows you to publish information worldwide. The Google+ button provides you and other users with personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have given an item of content a +1 rating as well as information about the website you were viewing when clicking on the +1 button. Your +1 ratings may be displayed as references along with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile or elsewhere on websites and in ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and other users. To use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other information that identifies you.
Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. The provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is thereby informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly match your browsing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as enquiries that you send us as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the address bar of your browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock symbol in your browser address bar. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. Source: e-recht24.de
Rights of the data subject pursuant to Art. 13/14 GDPR
As the data subject, you have the following rights in respect of the storage and processing of your personal data:
Right to withdraw consent
You may withdraw your consent, to the extent given, at any time without giving any reason and object to the processing.
Right of access
You have the right to request information at any time about the personal data we store and process concerning you. If your data are not or no longer accurate or are incomplete, you may request their rectification and/or completion at any time.
Right to erasure
You have the right to request erasure of your personal data we process. If you request erasure of your personal data held by us, we will carefully review your request and erase your personal data, unless statutory retention requirements conflict with the erasure.
Right to restriction of processing
If statutory retention requirements conflict with your request for erasure, we will restrict the processing of your personal data.
Right to data portability
You have the right to receive from us your personal data at any time in a portable and machine-readable format to transmit these data to another entity.
Right to lodge a complaint
If you have a reason to complain about the data processing, you have the right to contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
If you have any questions or wish to exercise your right to object, please feel free to contact us:
Ludwig Meyer GmbH & Co. KG
Tel. +49 (0) 61 75 / 4009 0
Fax +49 (0) 61 75 / 4009 161