Privacy protection

KSP ENGEL GmbH attaches particular importance to protecting the privacy of your personal data and ensuring compliance with data protection laws. We fully comply with the relevant data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal German Data Protection Law. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal data and therefore work strictly within the limits set by the law. Personal data is processed on a voluntary basis where this is permissible. We also only forward this data to third parties with your express consent. However, we would like to take this opportunity to point out the general risks of Internet use over which we have no control. Especially in e-mail traffic, your data is not secure without further precautions and may under certain circumstances be gathered by third parties.

Name and contact details of the data manager:

KSP Engel GmbH
Frankfurter Strasse 2
38122 Braunschweig
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 531 68013-0
E-Mail: datenschutz@ksp-engel.com
Managing partner: Jürgen Engel

Contact details of the Data Privacy Officer:

Kämmer Consulting GmbH
Telephone number: 0531/702249-0
E-Mail address: dsb-team@kaemmer-consulting.de

Collection of access data

Providing and presenting content on our website technically requires that we gather specific data. When you access our Website, these server log files are collected by us or by the Website host. These log files do not allow any conclusions to be made about you and your person. The corresponding information consists of the

  • the name of the Website,
  • the file,
  • the current date,
  • the volume of data,
  • the Webbrowser and version used,
  • the operating system used,
  • the domain name of your Internet provider,
  • the referrer URL as the page from which you linked to our site,
  • as well as the corresponding IP address.

We use this data anonymously for the presentation and delivery of our content as well as for statistical purposes. The information supports the provision and continuous improvement of our Website and is stored separately from other personal information on secure systems. We reserve the right to check the above-mentioned data retrospectively should there be any suspicion of illegal use of our Website.

Purpose of the processing of personal data

Your personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • Processing e-mail enquiries
  • Establishing and implementing contractual relationships
  • Sending of the newsletter
  • Server log files only: display and delivery of the contents of our Website; statistical purposes 

We process your personal data on the basis of the following sections of EU-GDPR:

  • section 6 para. 1 lit. a): you have given us your consent.
  • section 6 para. 1 lit. b): You have concluded a contract with us or we need to carry out pre-contractual measures.
  • section 6 para. 1 lit. c): We need to comply with a legal obligation.
  • section 6 para. 1 lit. f): Our legitimate interests outweigh your data privacy interests.

In the context of data avoidance and data economy, we process personal data only to the extent and for as long as it is necessary for the use of our Website or as is required by law.

If the purpose or the legal basis for the data processing ceases to apply and the end of the statutory storage period has been reached, all data collected will be deleted or blocked if the statutory storage period still applies. Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent or there being a legal basis for this.

The data collected will not be used for automated individual case decisions or profiling or scoring.

Transfer to a third-party country

No data transfer to a third-party country is intended. However, we cannot exclude that for example the IP address is transferred to a third-party country, such as the USA, in the course of using Google Analytics.-

Your rights as a data subject

You can obtain information free of charge at any time (art. 15 EU-GDPR) about your personal data that we have stored, as well as on the origin, recipient and purpose of the data processing. You also have the right to request the correction (art. 16 EU- GDPR), blocking (art. 18 EU- GDPR) or deletion (art. 17 EU- GDPR) of your data. This does not apply to data that is retained as a result of legal regulations or as is required for proper business processing. You have the right to object to the processing of your data (art. 21 EU- GDPR) as well as the right to data portability (art. 20 EU- GDPR).

Right of objection 

Pursuant to art. 21 (1) EU GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time, unless said processing is required for the performance of a contract, to fulfill a legal obligation or to protect vital interests.

You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time going forward. This shall not affect processing that took place prior to your revocation.

If data is not covered by a legal archiving obligation, we will delete your data at your request. If we are obliged to archive the data, wes hall duly block it.

For all questions and concerns regarding the correction, blocking or deletion of personal data, please contact our data protection officer using the contact details in this data protection declaration or at the address given in the imprint.

You are entitled to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible should you feel your rights have not been fully respected in the handling of your personal data.

E-mail contact

It is possible to contact us at the e-mail address provided. In such instances, the sender's personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be processed.

In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will be used exclusively to process the contact enquiry. Once the processing of your enquiry is complete, the personal data from the input mask will be deleted immediately. Any additional personal data collected during the enquiry process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest. Upon your request, we will delete your personal data immediately. However, if you request the deletion of personal data processed in the course of your enquiry (via contact form or e-mail), it may no longer be possible to process your request.

Online applications

If you use our online application form, your personal data will be used beyond the scope of this data protection declaration. You will be referred to our data protection declaration specifically for applicants before you enter the relevant data in the form. You can also find the corresponding link here.

Newsletter

You can register on our Website to receive our newsletter. We need your e-mail address for this.

In addition, to comply with the relevant legal regulations we have to check whether you are actually the owner of the e-mail address provided and would like to receive the newsletter (double opt-in procedure). We therefore collect information that makes such a check possible. The data collected in this context is used in order to send and receive the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties. We collect no further data apart from the information required to send the newsletter. As sending and receiving of newsletters depends on your prior consent, you can revoke this consent to the collection and storage of your data at any time without giving reasons. To do so, use the "unsubscribe link" provided in the newsletter.

Processing of personal data for advertising purposes

In addition to processing your data for the above-mentioned purposes, we also use your data in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) EU-GDPR, irrespective of your consent to a newsletter, in order to communicate with you about your orders, certain products or marketing campaigns, and to recommend products or services that might interest you.

You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes in total or for individual measures at any time. A notification in text form sent to the contact stated in the imprint or in this data protection declaration (e.g. by e-mail or letter) is sufficient for this purpose. Or you can use the unsubscribe link contained in an advertising e-mail. 

Security

We have taken technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All of our employees and all persons involved in data processing are obliged to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Federal Data Protection Act (new), and all other laws pertinent to data protection and to handle personal data confidentially.

SSL encryption

Our Website uses SSL encryption when transmitting confidential or personal content of our users. This encryption is activated, for example, when you send us enquiries via our Website. Please make sure that SSL encryption is activated on your side for corresponding activities. The use of encryption is easy to recognise: The display in your browser line changes from "http://" to "https://". Data encrypted via SSL cannot be read by third parties. Only transmit your confidential information when SSL encryption is activated and contact us in case of doubt.

Third-party content and services

Our Website offerings may also include content, services and benefits from other providers that complement our offers. Examples of such services are maps from Google Maps, YouTube videos or third-party graphic renderings. Accessing these third-party services regularly requires the transmission of your IP address. This makes it possible for these providers to perceive your user IP address and also store it. We make every effort to include only those third-party providers who use IP addresses solely for the purpose of delivering content. However, we have no influence on which third-party provider stores the IP address. This storage may serve statistical purposes, for example. We shall immediately inform our users should we become aware of storage processes by third-party providers. In this context, please also note the specific data protection statements of individual third-party providers and service providers whose services we use on our Website.

Cookies

We use cookies on our Website. These small text files are stored to your PC from our server. They support the presentation of our Website and help you to navigate it. Cookies collect data about your

  • IP address,
  • your browser,
  • your operating system
  • your operating system and your Internet connection.

We do not link this information to personal data and do not pass it on to third parties. Under no circumstances do we use cookies to place malware or spyware on your computer. You can also use our Website without the use of cookies, which means that some of the displays and functions of our offerings may only work to a limited extent. If you wish to deactivate cookies, you can do so using the relevant special settings in your browser. Please click the “Help” function there to make the appropriate changes. You can manage online ad cookies via the following links: http://www.aboutads.info/choices for the USA http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices for Europe

Facebook plugin

You will find plugins for the social network Facebook on our Website. The provider of this is Facebook Inc. It is based at 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site identifies the Facebook plugins for you. Please also note the overview of Facebook plugins at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our Website, we establish a direct connection with the Facebook server via the plugin. You are then connected there via your browser. This provides Facebook with the information that you have visited our Website with your IP address. By clicking on the Facebook "Like" button, you link content from our Website to your profile on Facebook. For Facebook, the visit to our site can be assigned to your user account. We have no knowledge of the type of content that is transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses it. For more information on data collection and use, please refer to the Facebook privacy policy, which can be found at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. You can prevent your visit to our site from being associated with your Facebook profile by simply logging out of your Facebook account beforehand.

Instagram plugin

We also integrate functions of the online service Instagram on our Website. The provider of these functions is Instagram Inc. It is based at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. The Instagram button enables you to link to your Instagram account when you visit our Webpages, provided you are logged in to Instagram. Instagram thus receives the information about your visit to our Website and can assign this visit to your Instagram profile. We have no knowledge of the content of the information transmitted or of its use by Instagram. For further information on data collection and use by Instagram please consult the Instagram privacy policy at http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

LinkedIn plugin

Our Website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is accessed, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn "Recommend" button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our Website with you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the Webpages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.The use of the LinkedIn plugin is based on art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-GDPR. The Website host has a legitimate interest in ensuring the greatest possible visibility in social media. For further information please consult the LinkedIn privacy policy at: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Right of appeal

If you feel that your rights have not been fully respected in the handling of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for you. The supervisory authority responsible for our company in matters of data protection law is: 

The State of Lower Saxony Commissioner for Data Protection.

Prinzenstrasse 5

30159 Hanover

Germany

Tel.: +49 511 125-4500

E-mail: poststelle@lfd-niedersachsen.de

Obligation to provide personal data 

If you wish to enter into a contractual relationship with us, you must provide the personal data that is required to fulfill the associated contractual obligations or to fulfill legal obligations. If the personal data is not provided, no contract can be formed.

Changes to this privacy policy

We will update this policy from time to time to protect your personal data. You should review this policy from time to time to keep abreast of how we are protecting your data and continually improving the content of our Website. We will notify you if we make any material changes to the way we process the personal data you provide to us by displaying a clear and prominent notice on the Website.

By using this Website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy regarding the protection of personal data.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact our data protection officer named above.