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Data protection

Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as "data") are only processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its content and the services offered there.

According to Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), “processing” is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data, such as collecting, recording, organizing, arranging, storing, adapting or changing, reading, querying, using, disclosing through transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, comparison or the linking, the restriction, the deletion or the destruction.

With the following data protection declaration, we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as responsible
II. Rights of users and data subjects
III. Information on data processing

I. Information about us as responsible

Responsible provider of this website in terms of data protection law is:

Antidoton Duygun
Paulusstrasse 103a
45897 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Germany

Phone: +49 157 88 65 09 49
Email: [email protected]

II. Rights of users and data subjects

With a view to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • for confirmation as to whether the data concerning you is being processed, for information about the processed data, for further information about data processing and for copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the immediate deletion of the data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing is required in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer this data to other providers / responsible parties (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to complain to the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that the data concerning them are being processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (cf. also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider of any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that takes place on the basis of Articles 16, 17 Paragraph 1, 18 GDPR teaching. However, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Irrespective of this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to the future processing of the data concerning them, provided that the data is processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements and no other information on individual processing methods is given below.

Cookies

a) Session cookies / session cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored and stored on your device by the internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information about you on an individual basis, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer, as the processing enables, for example, the reproduction of our website in different languages ​​or the offer of a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit b.) GDPR, provided that these cookies are used to process data to initiate or process contracts.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

When you close your internet browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third party cookies

Our website may also use cookies from partner companies with whom we work for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionalities of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details on this, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies.

c) possibility of elimination

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your internet browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. The steps and measures required for this, however, depend on the specific Internet browser you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. In the case of so-called flash cookies, however, processing cannot be prevented via the browser settings. Instead, you have to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the specific Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support.

However, if you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

Contract processing

The data transmitted by you for the use of our range of goods and / or services will be processed by us for the purpose of processing the contract and are required in this respect. It is not possible to conclude and process the contract without providing your data.

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

We delete the data when the contract is fully processed, but must observe the retention periods under tax and commercial law.

As part of the contract processing, we pass on your data to the transport company commissioned with the delivery of goods or to the financial service provider, insofar as the transfer is necessary for the delivery of goods or for payment purposes.

The legal basis for forwarding the data is then Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Contact inquiries / contact options

If you contact us via the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary for processing and answering your request - without this provision we cannot answer your request, or at most only to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted if your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, for example in the event of a subsequent contract processing.

Twitter

We maintain an online presence on Twitter to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers / interested parties. Twitter is a service provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data will be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USA. This can result in increased risks for the user insofar as, for example, later access to the user data can be made more difficult. We also have no access to this user data. The possibility of access lies exclusively with Twitter. Twitter Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield and has thus committed itself to complying with European data protection standards

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active

You can find Twitter's data protection information at

https://twitter.com/de/privacy

LinkedIn

We maintain an online presence on LinkedIn to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers / interested parties. LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA.

In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data will be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USA. This can result in increased risks for the user insofar as, for example, later access to the user data can be made more difficult. We also have no access to this user data. The possibility of access lies exclusively with LinkedIn. The LinkedIn Corporation is certified under the Privacy Shield and has thus committed itself to complying with European data protection standards

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

You can find LinkedIn's data protection information at

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

Facebook

To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Facebook platform.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. The user can revoke his consent to this at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR for the future by notifying the platform operator.

When you visit our online presence on the Facebook platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Facebook based on their interests. If the user is logged into their Facebook account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. also link the data with the respective user account.

If the user contacts us via Facebook, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, e.g. in the case of subsequent contract processing.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player. Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

 

More information on the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Facebook can be found in Facebook's data policy:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the "EU-US Privacy Shield" and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Instagram

To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Instagram platform.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

Instagram's data protection officer can be reached using a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication as well as the sale and promotion of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, the user can revoke his consent to this at any time by notifying the platform operator for the future.

When you visit our online presence on the Instagram platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Instagram based on their interests. If the user is logged into their Instagram account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. also link the data with the respective user account.

If the user makes contact via Instagram, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, e.g. in the case of subsequent contract processing.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player.Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

More information on the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Instagram can be found in Instagram's data policy:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the "EU-US Privacy Shield" and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Linking social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed in the USA.

This is initially data such as the IP address, date, time and page visited. If the user is logged into their user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the specific visit of the user to the personal account of the user. If the user interacts via a “share” button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user's personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.

The following social networks are linked to our site:

facebook

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Data protection declaration: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

EU-US data protection certification ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

twitter

Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

Data protection declaration: https://twitter.com/privacy

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/…0000TORzAAO&status=Active

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA.

Data protection declaration: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit.f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visits to our website, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this function, Google shortens the IP address within the EU or the EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and of the usage activities there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not associate your IP address with other data. In addition, Google maintains

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

Further data protection information is ready for you, for example also on the possibilities to prevent the use of data.

Google also offers

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

a so-called deactivation add-on along with further information on this. This add-on can be installed with common internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information about visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services. You can of course also find out in this data protection declaration whether and which other web analysis services are used by us.

by so-called bots. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

With this service, Google can determine from which website a request is being sent and from which IP address the so-called. In addition to your IP address, Google may also collect further information that is necessary for the offer and the guarantee of this service .

The legal basis is Article 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in the defense against unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

Google offers below

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information on the general handling of your user data.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts on our website to display external fonts. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit.f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

Through the connection to Google established when you visit our website, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the representation of the font is to be transmitted.

Google offers below

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information, in particular about the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

Facebook, Custom Audiences and Facebook Marketing Services

Due to our legitimate interests in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer and for these purposes, the so-called "Facebook pixel" of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , USA, or if you are based in the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland is used. Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee that it will comply with European data protection law. With the help of the Facebook pixel, Facebook is on the one hand able to determine the visitors of our online offer as a target group for the presentation of advertisements (so-called "Facebook ads"). Accordingly, we use the Facebook pixel to display the Facebook ads placed by us only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offer or who have certain characteristics (e.g. interests in certain topics or products that are based on the visited Websites) that we transmit to Facebook (so-called "Custom Audiences"). With the help of the Facebook pixel, we would also like to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interest of the users and are not annoying. With the help of the Facebook pixel, we can also understand the effectiveness of the Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes by seeing whether users have been redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad (so-called "conversion"). The Facebook pixel is directly integrated by Facebook when you visit our website and can save a so-called cookie on your device. If you then log in to Facebook or visit Facebook while logged in, the visit to our online offer will be noted in your profile. The data collected about you is anonymous to us, so it does not provide us with any conclusions about the identity of the user. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and can be used by Facebook as well as for its own market research and advertising purposes. If we should transmit data to Facebook for comparison purposes, it will be encrypted locally on the browser and only then sent to Facebook via a secure https connection. This is done solely for the purpose of making a comparison with the data that is also encrypted by Facebook. Furthermore, when using the Facebook pixel, we use the additional function "extended comparison". Here, data for the formation of target groups ("Custom Audiences" or "Look Alike Audiences") is transmitted to Facebook in encrypted form. More information. We also use the “Custom Audiences from File” method of the social network Facebook, Inc. In this case, the email addresses of the newsletter recipients are uploaded to Facebook. The upload process is encrypted. The upload is used solely to determine the recipients of our Facebook ads. We want to ensure that the advertisements are only shown to users who are interested in our information and services. The processing of the data by Facebook takes place within the framework of Facebook's data usage guidelines. Special information and details about the Facebook pixel and how it works can be found in the Facebook help section. You can object to the collection by the Facebook pixel and the use of your data to display Facebook ads. To set which types of advertisements are shown to you within Facebook, you can call up the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions there on the settings for usage-based advertising. The settings are platform-independent (desktop or mobile). You can also object to the use of cookies, which are used for range measurement and advertising purposes, via the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative and also the US website or the European website.

Vimeo

We use the provider Vimeo for the integration of videos. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC with headquarters at 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011.

We use plugins from the provider Vimeo on some of our websites. If you call up the Internet pages of our website with such a plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established and the plugin is displayed. This transmits to the Vimeo server which of our websites you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Vimeo, Vimeo will assign this information to your personal user account. When using the plugin, e.g. clicking the start button of a video, this information is also assigned to your user account. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your Vimeo user account before using our website and deleting the relevant Vimeo cookies.

Further information on data processing and information on data protection by Vimeo can be found at https://vimeo.com/privacy.