Data protection

Data protection

We thank you for visiting our website and would like to familiarize you with our online privacy principles, as the protection of your personal data is very important to us.

Below we inform you according to Art. 12, 13, 14 and 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) on the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as the civil name, address, telephone number and date of birth.

SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator, an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

1. Person responsible (within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation)

Damhus GmbH & Co. KG

Handwerkerstraße 26

D – 48720 Rosendahl –Holtwick

E-Mail: info@damhus.de

Tel.: 0049 2566 – 930 20        Fax:  0049 2566 – 930 222

Your contact person (no data protection officer within the meaning of the DSGVO):

Thomas Borgers

Handwerkerstraße 26

D – 48720 Rosendahl –Holtwick

E-Mail: tborgers@damhus.de

Tel.: 0049 2566 – 930 219  Fax: 0049 2566 – 930 222

 

2. Purposes and legal basis of data processing
a / Informative use of the website
You can visit our website without giving any personal information. If you use our website for informational purposes only, ie do not log in, register, place an order or otherwise provide us with information about yourself, we do not process any personal data, with the exception of the data transmitted by your browser to enable you to visit the website as well as information that is transmitted to us within the framework of cookies used for the statistical analysis of the use of our website.

 

b. Technical provision of the website
b / 1 purpose
For the purpose of providing the Website with technical facilities, we require that we process certain, automatically transmitted information from you, so that your browser can view our website and you can use the Website. This information is automatically collected each time you visit our website and stored in our server log files. This information relates to the computer system of the calling computer. The following information is collected:
– host,
– IP address of the user,
– (if applicable) auth name,
– date and time of access,
– method of access (get / post),
– Request,
Protocol (e.g., http),
– status (for example error messages),
– retrieved dataset,
– Referrer,
– Browser and operating system of the user.

 

b / 2 cookies
We also use cookies to make our website available for you to use. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser when you visit a website on your computer system. A cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened. We use these cookies exclusively to provide our website with their technical features. Some features of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

 

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (eg. shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

 

b / 3 Legal basis
We process your personal data for the technical provision of our website on the basis of the following legal bases:
for the fulfillment or implementation of pre-contractual measures pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, as far as you visit our website, to inform yourself about our products or services; and
to safeguard our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in order to make the website technically available to you. Our legitimate interest is to provide you with an attractive, technically-functional and user-friendly website, as well as to take measures to protect our website from cyber risks and to prevent our website from posing cyber risks to third parties.

 

3. Statistical analysis of website usage and range increase
a / purpose
For the purpose of statistical analysis of the use of our website, we use Google Analytics and thus cookies, which allow an analysis of your browsing behavior. This will help us to improve the quality of our website and its content. We learn how the website is used and so we can constantly optimize our offer. The information obtained as part of the statistical analysis of our website will not be merged with any other information collected through the website.

 

b / Google Adwords
We use the Google AdWords online advertising program and conversion tracking as part of Google AdWords. Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie will be placed on your machine. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, contain no personal data and are thus not used for personal identification.
If you visit certain web pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, Google and we may recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through the websites of advertisers.
The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. It tells customers the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.
If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software (deactivation option). You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. For more information and Google’s privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ and http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

c / Google Analytics
On our website we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of IP anonymisation on our website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website to the full extent.
You can prevent the collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of our website from Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link : http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click on the following link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics on our website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again. Opt-out cookie
Please see http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies for more information about Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

 

d / use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before saving. Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.
If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be deposited in your browser that prevents Matomo from saving usage data. Deleting your cookies will result in deletion of the Matomo opt-out cookie as well. The opt-out must be reactivated when visiting our site again.
Your visit to this website is currently covered by Matomo Web Analytics. Click here to stop your visit.
Matomo cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymized analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

 

e / Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ .

 

f / Google Maps
This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

4. credit check
If we make an advance payment, we reserve the right, if necessary to obtain creditworthiness information based on mathematical-statistical procedures, to safeguard our legitimate interests:
For this purpose, we provide the personal data required for a credit check and use the information received on the statistical probability of a default. The credit report may contain probability values ​​(score values) which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods. It is concluded by means of a variety of characteristics, such as income, address data, occupation, marital status and previous payment history, on the future risk of default of the customer. The result is expressed in the form of a payment value (so-called score). The information thus obtained forms the basis of our decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The choice of one of the offered payment methods is not dependent on such information.
We process your personal data for the establishment, implementation and termination of the contract on the basis of the following legal bases:
to safeguard our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the financial security of our advance payment, to avoid fraud and to establish identity.

5. Contact inquiries, contracts outside the website
If you make a contact request with us or conclude a contract and this is not via our website, but other means of communication (eg e-mail, telephone, in person), we process your personal data, you us u.a. in the context of the conclusion of the contract or the registration and that are necessary for the conclusion of the contract and for the provision of our products, for the establishment, implementation and possible termination of our contracts with you, as shown below.

 

a. Inquiry
To process your inquiries to us, e.g. By telephone, by post or to our email address, to be able to process and answer, we process the personal data you have provided in connection with this. In any case, this includes your name and address information, such as your e-mail address, postal address, or fax number, in order to provide you with a reply, as well as the other information that you send to us as part of your message.
We process your personal information in response to user requests based on the following legal foundations:
to safeguard our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO; our justified interest lies in the proper answering of contact requests.

 

b. contract
If you u.a. order by phone, e-mail or in person to any of our products, we process your personal information in order to receive the order, to process and to provide you with the ordered products. In doing so, we process the information from the respective input forms (voluntary information is marked with the suffix “if necessary”):
– E-mail address
– Salutation
– position
– First and Last Name
– Company
– Industry
– Street, house number
– Post Code
– City
– Country
– Telephone

We process your personal data for justification, implementation and termination based on the following legal bases:
to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

 

c. credit check
If we make an advance payment, we reserve the right, if necessary to obtain creditworthiness information based on mathematical-statistical procedures, to safeguard our legitimate interests:
For this purpose, we provide the personal data required for a credit check and use the information received on the statistical probability of a default. The credit report may contain probability values ​​(score values) which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods. It is concluded by means of a variety of characteristics, such as income, address data, occupation, marital status and previous payment history, on the future risk of default of the customer. The result is expressed in the form of a payment value (so-called score). The information thus obtained forms the basis of our decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The choice of one of the offered payment methods is not dependent on such information.

We process your personal data for the establishment, implementation and termination of the contract on the basis of the following legal bases:
to safeguard our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the financial security of our advance payment, to avoid fraud and to establish identity. Furthermore, the entitled parties have the interests of third parties in the protection of default and the prevention of fraud.

 

6. Data processing during the contract execution
During the execution of the contract, we process your personal data as follows:
a. performance
To the extent necessary in the performance of the contract, we will process your personal data for service provision, e.g. to get in contact with you, to coordinate appointments, to clarify questions and to provide our services.
We process your personal data when creating, executing and terminating the contract on the basis of the following legal bases:
to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

 

b. payment
For payment we use payment service providers and banks.
We process your personal data for the establishment, implementation and termination of the contract on the basis of the following legal bases:
to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

 

c. Compliance with legal regulations
In addition, we process your personal data in order to carry out other legal obligations relating to you

Categories of recipients
Initially, only our employees will be aware of your personal data. In addition, we share your personal information, to the extent permitted or required by law, with other recipients who provide services related to our website. We restrict the transfer of your personal data to what is necessary, in particular in order to process your order. Sometimes our service providers receive your personal data as a processor and are then strictly bound by our instructions when handling your personal data. In part, the recipients act independently with your data, which we transmit to them.
Here are the categories of recipients of your personal data:
· Transport service providers for the provision of goods and services
· Possibly. Payment service providers and banks, in the settlement of the payment,
· IT service provider in the administration and hosting of our website
· Collection agencies and legal advisers in enforcing our claims.

 

c. Third country transfer
As part of the use of Google tools, we will transfer your shortened IP address to the United States. The data transfer is based on Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016 under Directive 95/46 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the adequacy of protection provided by the EU-US Privacy Shield.
In addition, we do not transfer your personal data to countries outside the EU or the EEA or to international organizations.

 

7. Duration of storage
a. Informative use of the website
For the purely informational use of our website, we store your personal data on our servers for the duration of your visit to our website. After you have left our website, your personal data will be deleted immediately. However, we store server log files for a period of 1 month.
Cookies installed by us are usually also deleted after leaving our website. However, this does not apply to the log in cookies. These are stored for a period of 24 hours. However, this does not apply to cookies set by the web analytics tool Google Analytics. These will be stored on your device for up to 2 years. You have the option to delete installed cookies yourself at any time.

 

b. Active use of the website as well as contact requests, contracting and registration outside of the website
In case of active use of our website as well as in contact inquiries, contract conclusions and registration for events outside the website, we store your personal data first for the duration of the answer to your request. If it comes to a business relationship and / or a contract, we store your personal data for the duration of our business relationship or for the duration of the contractual relationship. This also includes the initiation of a contract (pre-contractual legal relationship) and the execution of a contract.

In addition, we will then store your personal information until the statute of limitations of any legal claims arising from the relationship with you, where appropriate, to use as evidence. The limitation period is usually between 12 and 36 months, but can also be up to 30 years.
With the beginning of the statute of limitations, we will delete your personal data, unless there is a statutory storage obligation, for example from the German Commercial Code (§§ 238, 257 Abs. 4 HGB) or from the Tax Code (§ 147 Abs. 3, 4 AO) in front. These storage requirements may be two to ten years.

 

8. Your rights as the person concerned
Under the legal conditions, you are entitled to the following rights as the person concerned, which you can assert against us:

Right to information: You are entitled at any time to request confirmation from us within the framework of Art. 15 GDPR if we process your personal data concerning you; If this is the case, you are also entitled under Article 15 GDPR to provide information about this personal data and certain other information (including processing purposes, categories of personal data, categories of recipients, planned storage period, their rights, the source of the data, the Use of automated decision making and in the case of third country transfer the appropriate guarantees) and to obtain a copy of your data.
Right to correction: You are entitled to demand from us according to Art. 16 GDPR that we correct the personal data stored about you, if these are incorrect or incorrect.
Right to cancellation: You are entitled, under the conditions of Art. 17 GDPR, to demand that we delete your personal data without delay. The right to delete exists i.a. not if the processing of the personal data is required for (i) the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, (ii) the fulfillment of a legal obligation to which we are subject (eg statutory retention obligations) or (iii) enforcement , Exercise or defense of legal claims.
Right to limitation of processing: You are entitled, under the conditions of Art. 18 GDPR, to require us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
Right to data portability: You are entitled, under the conditions of Art. 20 GDPR, to demand that we provide you with the personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
Withdrawal: You have the right to revoke your granted consent to the processing of personal data at any time with effect for the future.
Right to object: You are entitled, under the conditions of Art. 21 GDPR, to file an objection against the processing of your personal data so that we have to stop the processing of your personal data. The right of objection exists only in the limits provided for in Art. 21 DSGVO. In addition, our interests may preclude termination of processing, so we may, despite your opposition, process your personal information.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority: You are entitled under the conditions of Art. 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of the Your personal data violates the GDPR. The right of appeal is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

The supervisory authority responsible for us is:
Country Commissioner for Data Protection and Information Freedom NRW
Kavalleriestr. 2-4
D – 40213 Dusseldorf
Telephone: 0049 211 / 38424-0, Fax: 0049 211 / 38424-10, E-Mail: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de

We recommend that you first of all address a complaint to us personally, so that we can help you quickly and un-bureaucratically.
Your requests for exercise of your rights should, if possible, be addressed in writing to the above address or directly to us:

Damhus GmbH & Co. KG
Handwerkerstrasse 26
D – 48720 Rosendahl-Holtwick
E-Mail: info@damhus.de , Fax:  0049 2566 – 930 222

 

9. Scope of your obligations to provide data
Basically, you are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, if you fail to do so, we will not be able to provide you with our website, will not be able to respond to your requests and will not be able to contract with you. Personal data, which we do not necessarily need for the above-mentioned processing purposes, are indicated by a “possibly” or any other sign as a voluntary indication.

 

10. Information about your right to object Art. 21 GDPR
I. You have the right at any time against the processing of your data, which takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests) or Art. 6 para. 1 e DSGVO (Data Processing in the Public Interest), Objection if there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation.
If you object, we will no longer process your personal information unless we can provide compelling legitimate grounds for processing your data

If you object, we will no longer process your personal information unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

II. We also process your personal data in individual cases in order to operate direct mail. If you do not want to receive advertising, you have the right to object to it at any time. We will consider this contradiction for the future.
We will no longer process your data for direct marketing purposes if you object to the processing for these purposes.

The objection can be made form-free to:
Damhus GmbH & Co. KG
Handwerkerstrasse 26
D – 48720 Rosendahl-Holtwick
E-Mail: info@damhus.de , Fax: 0049 2566 – 930 222

 

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