Privacy Statement

Responsible within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU data protection basic regulation (DSGVO), is

Hellriegel GmbH & Co. KG
In der Schneithohl 3
61476 Kronberg, Germany

E-Mail address: info@hellriegel.com
Managing director/ owner: Ralf Hellriegel, Christian Hellriegel, Ulf Hellriegel

Link to imprint: https://hellriegel.com/kontakt/impressum/
Data protection officer: Astrid Rönnburg

Your rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time under the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored with us and their processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 DSGVO),
  • Deletion of your data stored with us (Art. 17 DSGVO),
  • Limitation of data processing, if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Contradiction against the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and
  • Data transferability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you have given us your consent, you may revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You can complain to a supervisory authority at any time, e.g. to the competent supervisory authority of the federal state in which you reside or to the authority responsible for us.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

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Collection of general information when visiting our website

Type and purpose of processing:

When you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.

They shall be processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • securing a trouble-free connection to the website,
  • securing a smooth use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for further administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind is evaluated statistically by us if necessary, in order to optimize our Internet appearance and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage time:

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of the survey. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. However, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed without the IP address. In addition, individual services may not be available or restricted. For this reason an objection is excluded.

Commentary function

Type and purpose of processing:

When users leave comments on our website, the time of their creation and the user name previously chosen by the website visitor are saved in addition to this information. This serves our security, since we can be prosecuted for illegal contents on our web page, even if these were provided by users.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data entered as comments is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

By providing the comment function, we would like to make an uncomplicated interaction possible for you. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be order processors.

Storage time:

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of the survey. This is generally the case when communication with the user has been completed and the company can infer from the circumstances that the facts in question have been conclusively clarified.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our comment function.

Contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you enter is stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this purpose it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address and your name. This is used to assign the query and then answer it. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered in the contact form will be processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

By providing the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. Your data will be saved for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed for the purpose of implementing pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO).

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be order processors.

Storage time:

Data will be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing the request.

If it comes to a contractual relationship, we are subject to the legal retention periods according to HGB and delete your data after these periods.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of Google Analytics

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these web pages, your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance 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 transmitted to and truncated by Google on servers in the United States. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. On the basis of the use of the website and the Internet, further connected services are then to be provided.

Legal basis:

The data will be processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

Recipient of the data is Google as the order processor. For this purpose, we have concluded the corresponding contract with Google.

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Browser Add On for deactivating Google Analytics.

In addition to or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting this cookie for this website and browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Profiling:

The tracking tool Google Analytics can be used to evaluate the behavior of visitors to the website and analyze their interests. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

Type and purpose of processing:

To display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”) on this website to display fonts.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal basis:

Legal basis for the integration of Google Webfonts and the associated data transfer to Go

Receiver:

The call of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible – but currently unclear whether and for what purposes – that the operator collects Google data in this case.

Storage time:

We do not collect any personal data, through the integration of Google Webfonts.

Further information on 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/.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, it may not be possible to display the content correctly using standard fonts.

Withdrawal of consent:

The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display the contents. You can therefore object to data processing by deactivating JavaScript in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Google AdWords

Type and purpose of processing:

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. The operating company of Google AdWords services is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google Adwords places a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google.

If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was directed to that page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords customer websites. The information collected from the Conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for Conversion Tracking. Customers will know the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were directed to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google AdWords and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

Personal data, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the USA each time you visit our website. This personal data is stored by Google. Google may pass on this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties in certain circumstances.

Our company does not contain any information from Google that could be used to identify the person concerned.

Storage time:

These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Withdrawal of consent:

If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can refuse to set a cookie as required for this – for example by setting your browser to generally deactivate the automatic setting of cookies or to set your browser to block cookies from the domain “googleleadservices.com”.

Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want to record measurement data. If you have deleted all your cookies in your browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Deployment required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption processes (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Change of our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. Your renewed visit will then be subject to the new data protection declaration.

Questions to the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

The privacy statement was created with the help of activeMind AG, the expert for external data protection officer (version #2019-04-10).