Data protection

We are very pleased about your interest in our company. Data protection has a particularly high priority for the management of heronOS GmbH. The use of the Internet pages of the heronOS GmbH is possible without any possible without any indication of personal data. However, if a data subject wants to use special services of our enterprise via our website, processing of personal data could become necessary. become necessary. If processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we will generally obtain the consent of the data subject.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the heronOS GmbH. the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the heronOS GmbH. By means of this data protection declaration, our company would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. personal data collected, used and processed by us. Furthermore, data subjects are informed of their rights by means of this data protection declaration.

As the controller, the heronOS GmbH has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. processed via this website. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can always be subject to security vulnerabilities, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every data subject is free to use alternative means of transmitting personal data, personal data to us by alternative means, for example by telephone.

1. definitions of terms
The data protection declaration of heronOS GmbH is based on the terms used by the European Directive and Ordinance Maker when issuing the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO). Our data protection declaration should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.

We use the following terms, among others, in this privacy policy:

  • Personal data Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"). An identifiable natural person is person, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic or legal environment of that person. of the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
  • Data subject A data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.
  • Processing Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organisation, filing, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination with other data. storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. restriction, deletion or destruction.
  • Restriction of processing Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their future processing.
  • Profiling Profiling is any automated processing of personal data consisting in using such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects concerning the performance at work, the economic situation, the health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or change of residence of that natural person. in particular to analyse or predict aspects of that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or change of location. analyse or predict.
  • Pseudonymisation Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is stored separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures which ensure that the personal data cannot be attributed to an identified data subject. information is kept separate and is subject to technical and organisational measures which ensure that the personal data cannot be attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person. identifiable natural person.
  • Controller or data controller The controller or data processor is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for the controller may be specified by the Member State. or the specific criteria for his designation may be provided for under Union or Member State law.
  • Processor means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
  • Recipient means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to whom personal data are disclosed, whether or not a third party. Public authorities which may receive personal data in the context of a specific investigative task under Union or Member State law shall not, however, be considered as recipients.
  • Third party means any natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons authorised to process personal data under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor. of the controller or processor who are authorised to process the personal data.
  • Consent shall mean any freely given indication of the data subject's wishes for a specific case in an informed and unambiguous manner, in the form of a declaration or any other unambiguous affirmative act, by which the data subject indicates his or her agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.


2. name and address of the data controller
The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:

heronOS GmbH
Holteistr. 17
10245 Berlin
Germany
E-mail: [email protected]
website: heronos.com

3. cookies
The Internet pages of heronOS GmbH use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on a computer system via an Internet browser.

Numerous websites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string by which internet pages and servers can be servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This enables the websites and servers visited to distinguish the individual browser of the person concerned from other internet browsers, which contain other cookies. A specific internet browser can be recognised and identified via the unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, the heronOS GmbH can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimised in the sense of the user. Cookies enable us, as already mentioned, to recognise the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. For example, the user of a website that uses cookies does not have to re-enter his or her access data each time he or she visits the website, because this is done by the website and the user. because this is done by the website and the cookie stored on the user's computer system. Another example is the cookie of a shopping basket in an online shop. The online shop remembers the items that a customer has placed in the virtual shopping basket via a cookie.

The data subject can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time using an internet browser or other software programmes. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, it may not be possible to use all the functions of our website to their full extent.

4. collection of general data and information
The website of the heronOS GmbH collects a series of general data and information every time a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the log files of the server. The following data may be collected: (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system has accessed our website (so-called "accessing system"). (4) the sub-websites which are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of an access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information that serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems. systems.

When using these general data and information, the heronOS GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. This information is rather required in order to (1) correctly deliver the contents of our website, (2) optimise the content of our website and the advertising for it, (3) ensure the long-term operability of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) enable law enforcement authorities to take action against fraudulent activities. (4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for prosecution in the event of a cyber attack. This anonymously collected data and information is therefore used by heronOS GmbH for statistical purposes only and for the purpose of evaluating its user-friendliness. Furthermore, it is evaluated with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and ultimately ensuring an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from any personal data provided by a data subject.

5 Registration on our website
The data subject has the possibility to register on the website of the controller by providing personal data. The personal data that is transmitted to the controller in the process controller results from the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by the data subject will only be used internally by the controller. The personal data entered by the data subject are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the controller and for the controller's own purposes. The controller may arrange for the data to be transferred to one or more processors, for example a parcel service provider, who will also use the personal data exclusively for an internal use attributable to the controller.

By registering on the website of the controller, the IP address assigned by the internet service provider (ISP) of the data subject, the date and the time of registration are also stored. stored. The storage of this data takes place against the background that only in this way can the misuse of our services be prevented and, if necessary, this data makes it possible to clarify criminal offences that have been committed. In this respect the storage of this data is necessary for the protection of the data controller. As a matter of principle, this data is not passed on to third parties, unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the disclosure serves the purpose of criminal prosecution.

The registration of the data subject by voluntarily providing personal data serves the purpose of the controller to offer the data subject content or services which, due to the nature of the matter, can only be offered to registered users. can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to modify the personal data provided during registration at any time or to delete them completely from the data of the controller. from the data of the controller at any time.

The controller shall provide any data subject at any time, upon request, with information on which personal data relating to the data subject are stored. Furthermore, the controller shall rectify or delete controller shall correct or erase personal data at the request or indication of the data subject, unless there is a legal obligation to retain such data. The entire staff of the controller shall be available to the data subject in this context. shall be available to the data subject as contact persons in this context.

6. subscription to our newsletter
On the website of the heronOS GmbH, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our enterprise's newsletter. The personal data transmitted to the controller when the newsletter is ordered is specified in the input mask used for this purpose. controller when subscribing to the newsletter is specified in the input mask used for this purpose.

The heronOS GmbH informs its customers and business partners at regular intervals by means of a newsletter about enterprise offers. The newsletter of our enterprise can basically only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject has sent the newsletter. only be received if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter mailing. The e-mail address entered by a data subject for the first time for the newsletter dispatch e-mail address entered by a data subject for the first time for the newsletter dispatch is sent a confirmation e-mail in the double opt-in procedure for legal reasons. This confirmation e-mail serves to check whether the owner of the e-mail address as the data subject has authorised the receipt of the newsletter. has authorised the receipt of the newsletter.

When registering for the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system used by the data subject at the time of registration, as assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP), as well as the date and time of registration. of the registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to trace the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a data subject at a later point in time and therefore serves as a legal safeguard for the controller. of the data controller.

The personal data collected in the context of a registration for the newsletter is used exclusively for sending our newsletter. Furthermore, subscribers to the newsletter could be informed by e-mail, insofar as this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registration in this respect, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter service or changes to the technical circumstances. There is personal data collected within the scope of the newsletter service is not passed on to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter can be cancelled by the data subject at any time. The consent to the storage The consent to the storage of personal data, which the data subject has given us for the newsletter dispatch, can be revoked at any time. For the purpose of revoking consent, a corresponding link can be found in each newsletter. Furthermore There is also the possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the controller or to inform the controller of this in another way.

7. newsletter tracking
The newsletters of heronOS GmbH contain so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in such e-mails that are sent in HTML format in order to enable log file recording and log file analysis. log file analysis. This allows a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, the heronOS GmbH may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a data subject, and which e-mails were sent. was opened by a data subject and which links contained in the e-mail were called up by the data subject.

Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and analysed by the controller in order to optimise the newsletter dispatch and to better adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the data subject. newsletter even better to the interests of the data subject. This personal data will not be disclosed to third parties. Data subjects are entitled at any time to revoke the separate declaration of consent made in this regard via the double opt-in procedure. declaration of consent submitted via the double opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the data controller. The heronOS GmbH automatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation. as a revocation.

8. contact possibility via the website
The website of heronOS GmbH contains, on the basis of statutory provisions, information that enables a quick electronic contact to our company as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or by using a contact form, the data subject's e-mail address will be stored by the controller. the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be stored automatically. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the controller will be used for the purposes of processing or for the management of the data subject's personal data. data are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data will not be disclosed to third parties.

9. comment function in the blog on the website
The heronOS GmbH offers users the possibility to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions on a blog, which is on the website of the controller. A blog is a portal on a website, usually publicly viewable, in which one or more persons, called bloggers or web bloggers, can post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts. blogposts. The blogposts can usually be commented on by third parties.

If a data subject leaves a comment on the blog published on this website, in addition to the comments left by the data subject, details of the time the comment was entered and the user name (pseudonym) chosen by the data subject are also stored and published. the user name (pseudonym) chosen by the data subject are stored and published. Furthermore, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) of the person concerned is also logged. This storage of the IP address is stored for security reasons and in the event that the person concerned violates the rights of third parties by posting a comment or posts illegal content. The storage of this personal data The storage of this personal data is therefore in the controller's own interest, so that the controller could exculpate itself if necessary in the event of a violation of the law. The personal data collected will not be passed on to third data to third parties, unless such disclosure is required by law or serves the legal defence of the controller.

10. subscription to comments in the blog on the website
The comments made in the blog of heronOS GmbH can in principle be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, it is possible for a commentator to subscribe to the comments following his or her comment on a particular blog post. subscribed.

If a data subject opts for the option to subscribe to comments, the controller sends an automatic confirmation e-mail in order to verify, by means of the double opt-in procedure, that the data subject has indeed opted for this option. the owner of the e-mail address provided has opted in to this option. The option to subscribe to comments can be terminated at any time.

(11) Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
The controller shall process and store personal data of the data subject only for the period of time necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data is stored or as otherwise provided for by the European The data controller shall process and store personal data of the data subject only for the time necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or as otherwise provided by law or regulation to which the data controller is subject.

If the purpose of storage no longer applies or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely and in accordance with blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

12. rights of the data subject

  • Right to confirmation
    Every data subject shall have the right, granted by the European Directive and the Regulation, to obtain confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data concerning him or her are being processed. are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
  • Right of access
    Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain from the controller, at any time and free of charge, information about about the personal data stored about him or her and to obtain a copy of that information. In addition, the European Directive and Regulation Body has granted the data subject access to the following information:
    - the purposes of the processing
    - the categories of personal data processed
    - the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular in the case of recipients in third countries or international organisations
    - 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
    - the existence of the right to obtain the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her, or the restriction of processing by the controller, or the right to object to such processing
    - the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: Any available information on the origin of the data
    - the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of a processing operation. The data subject shall also have the right to obtain information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. organisation. If this is the case, the data subject shall also have the right to obtain information on the appropriate safeguards in relation to the transfer. If a data subject wishes If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of access, he or she may contact an employee of the controller at any time.
  • Right to rectification Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to demand the immediate rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. data relating to him or her. Furthermore, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration, taking into account the purposes of the processing. - to complete incomplete personal data. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
  • Right to erasure (right to be forgotten) Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to obtain from the controller, that the personal data concerning him or her be erased without delay, provided that one of the following grounds applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:
    - The personal data were collected or otherwise processed for such purposes for which they are no longer necessary.
    - The data subject withdraws his or her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR or Article 9(2)(a) of the GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing. processing.
    - The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR. DS-GVO against the processing.
    - The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
    - The erasure of the personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
    - The personal data have been collected in relation to information society services provided pursuant to Article 8(1) of the Regulation.Where one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to request the erasure of personal data stored by the heronOS GmbH, he or she must provide the heronOS GmbH with a copy of the personal data. GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. The employee of the heronOS GmbH shall arrange for the deletion the deletion request is complied with immediately. If the personal data has been made public by the heronOS GmbH and if our company as the responsible party is obliged to delete the personal data pursuant to Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, the heronOS GmbH shall promptly delete the data. data, heronOS GmbH shall implement appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the cost of implementation, in order to allow other data controllers to process the personal data, which process the published personal data, that the data subject requests from those other data controllers the erasure of all links to the personal data or copies or replications of the personal data. data or copies or replications of such personal data, unless the processing is necessary. The employee of the heronOS GmbH will arrange the necessary in individual cases.
  • Right to restriction of processing Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain from the controller the restriction of processing if one of the following conditions is met:. processing if one of the following conditions is met:
    - The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
    - The processing is unlawful, the data subject objects to the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of the use of the personal data.
    - The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
    - The data subject has objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject. one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored by the heronOS GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. employee of the controller at any time. The employee of the heronOS GmbH will arrange the restriction of the processing.
  • Right to data portability
    Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and the Regulation, to obtain the personal data relating to him or her, which have been provided by the data subject to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. data controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. The data subject shall also have the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) DS-GVO or Art. 9(2)(a) DS-GVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) DS-GVO and the processing is carried out with the aid of automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller. exercise of official authority vested in the controller. Furthermore, when exercising the right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the GDPR, the data subject has the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly from a controller to a third party. data be transferred directly from one controller to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible and insofar as this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other persons. In order to assert of the right to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact any employee of the heronOS GmbH.
  • Right to object
    Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to object at any time, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) DS-GVO. personal data concerning him or her which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the Data Protection Regulation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The heronOS GmbH shall process no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims. If the heronOS GmbH processes personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her. to object to the processing of personal data for the purposes of such advertising. This also applies to the profiling, insofar as it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to GmbH to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the heronOS GmbH will no longer process the personal data for these purposes. In addition, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is carried out by the heronOS GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89 (1) of the Data Protection Act. Article 89 (1) DS-GVO, unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest. To exercise the right to object, the data subject may contact The data subject may directly contact any employee of the heronOS GmbH or another employee. Furthermore, the data subject shall be free, in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, exercise his or her right to object by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
  • Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling
    Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right, granted by the European Parliament and the Council, not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her, unless the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, an agreement, or - (1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller. (2) is permitted by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and that law provides for appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject. appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, or (3) with the data subject's explicit consent. If the decision (1) is necessary for (2) it is made with the explicit consent of the data subject, the heronOS GmbH shall implement suitable measures in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject. Measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject, and the legitimate interests of the data subject, including the right to obtain the intervention of a data subject on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to challenge the data subject's actions. and to contest the decision. If the data subject wishes to exercise the rights concerning automated decisions, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. responsible for the processing.
  • Right to withdraw consent under data protection law
    Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw consent, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.


13 Data protection for applications and in the application procedure
The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of managing the application procedure. The processing may also be carried out electronically. This is in particular This is the case, in particular, if an applicant sends the relevant application documents to the controller electronically, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website. transmitted. If the controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. provisions of the law. If the data controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents are automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that no other deletion is required. deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller conflict with such deletion. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a duty to provide evidence in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

14 Legal basis for processing
Art. 6 I lit. a DS-GVO serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of any other service or consideration, the processing is based on consent for a specific processing purpose. the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of enquiries about our products or services. or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation by which the processing of personal data becomes necessary, such as for the fulfilment of fiscal obligations, the processing is based on Art. on Art. 6 I lit. c DS-GVO. In rare cases, the processing of personal data might become necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were to be injured on our premises and his or her name, age, health insurance details or other vital information had to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. third parties. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 I lit. d DS-GVO. Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 I lit. f DS-GVO. Processing operations are based on this legal basis, which are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases, if the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overridden. of the data subject are not overridden. Such processing operations are permitted to us in particular because they were specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, the legislator took the view that a justified interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the controller (recital 47, sentence 2 of the GDPR).

If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f DS-GVO, our legitimate interest is the performance of our business activities for the benefit of all our employees and shareholders. our business activities for the benefit of the well-being of all our employees and our shareholders.

The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of this period, the relevant data will be routinely deleted deleted as a matter of routine, provided that they are no longer required for the fulfilment of the contract or the initiation of the contract.

(17) Legal or contractual requirements to provide the personal data; necessity for the conclusion of the contract; obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide the personal data. consequences of non-provision
We inform you that the provision of personal data is sometimes required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or may also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes, in order to conclude a contract, it may be necessary for a data subject to provide us with personal data that must subsequently be processed by us. For example, the data subject is obliged to provide us with personal data if our company concludes a contract with him or her. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. could be concluded. Before providing personal data by the data subject, the data subject must contact one of our employees. Our employee will inform the data subject on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of personal data is required by law or contract. is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of a contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and what the consequences of not providing the personal data would be. of the personal data would have.