Data protection declaration

The responsible party in the sense of data protection laws, in particular the EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Kunststoffverarbeitung Hoffmann GmbH
Managing Director: Thomas Hoffmann
Humboldtstraße 15
42579 Heiligenhaus (Germany)
Tel: +49 (0)2056 / 58690-0
Fax: +49 (0)2056 / 58690-19

Email: info@hoffmann-kunststoffe.de

Your data subject rights

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

  • Information about your data stored by us and its processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Correction of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 DSGVO),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 DSGVO),
  • Restriction of data processing, provided that we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and
  • Data portability, provided that you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

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

 

You may at any time lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority in the federal state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

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

 

 

Collection of general information when visiting our website

 

Type and purpose of processing:

 

When you access our website, i.e., when 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 are processed in particular for the following purposes:

 

  • Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website,
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluating system security and stability, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind will be statistically evaluated by us, if necessary, to optimize our website 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:

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

 

Duration of storage:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data that serve to provide the website, when the respective session has ended.

Provision prescribed or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contract. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

 

 

Cookies

Type and purpose of processing:

 

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website.

 

This provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used and operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our web pages.

 

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies in principle. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Duration of storage and cookies used:

To the extent that you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

  • Marketing – Matomo for user flow optimization
  • Login stubs
  • Cookie for permanently hiding the cookie notice
  • if applicable, third-party providers, see below (e.g.: Google: Webfonts, Maps, YouTube)

To the extent that these cookies may (also) affect personal data, we inform you about this in the following sections.

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You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory via your browser settings. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you can find the necessary information under the following links:

 

Should a link no longer work, we apologize and inform us immediately so that we can remedy the situation promptly. Thank you

 

Newsletter

Type and purpose of processing:

Your data will be used exclusively to send you the subscribed newsletter by e-mail. Your name is provided in order to be able to address you personally in the newsletter and, if necessary, to identify you in case you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject.

For the receipt of the newsletter, the specification of your e-mail address is sufficient. When registering to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be informed by e-mail of circumstances relevant to the service or registration (for example, changes to the newsletter offering or technical circumstances).

For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that a registration is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the “double-opt-in” procedure. For this purpose, we log the order of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the hereby requested response. No further data is collected. The data will be used exclusively for the newsletter dispatch and will not be passed on to third parties.

Legal basis:

On the basis of your expressly given consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO), we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to your specified e-mail address.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for the newsletter dispatch at any time with effect for the future. In each newsletter you will find a corresponding link. In addition, you can also unsubscribe at any time directly on this website or inform us of your revocation via the contact option provided at the beginning of this privacy notice.

Receiver:

Receivers of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Storage period:

In this context, the data will only be processed as long as the relevant consent has been obtained. After that, they are deleted.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. Without existing consent, we can unfortunately not send you our newsletter.

 

Contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you enter will be 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 serves the assignment of the request and the subsequent response to the same. The provision of further data is optional or marked accordingly.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data entered in the contact form is based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

By providing the contact form, we want to make it easy for you to contact us. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

If you wish to contact us, we will do so.

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

Recipient:

Receivers of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Duration of storage:

Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after the request has been processed.

If there is a contractual relationship, we are subject to the statutory retention periods under the German Commercial Code and delete your data after these periods have expired.

Provision mandatory or required:

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

 

Use of Matomo

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software for statistical analysis of visitor access. The provider of the Matomo software is InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand.

Matomo uses so-called 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 is stored on our own Matomo in our own web space.

The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored. You have the option to prevent the installation of cookies by changing the setting of your browser software. We would like to point out that with the appropriate setting, not all functions of this website may be available.

You can decide whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser to enable the website operator to collect and analyze various statistical data.

For more information on the privacy settings of the Matomo software, please see the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.

 

Legal basis:

The processing of the data is based on the user’s consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

Receivers of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Duration of storage:

The deletion of the data takes place as soon as they are no longer necessary for our recording purposes.

In our case, this occurs after the following period: 24 months.

Provision mandated or required:

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

Revocation of consent:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Profiling:

With the help of the tracking tool Matomo, the behavior of visitors to the website can be evaluated and interests analyzed. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

 

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

Type and purpose of processing:

In order to display our content correctly and in a graphically appealing manner across browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” of 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:

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

Receiver:

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

Storage period:

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

For more information about Google Web Fonts, please see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third Party Transfer:

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

Provision Mandatory or Required:

The provision of personal data is neither required by law, nor by contract. However, the correct display of the content may not be possible due to standard fonts.

Revocation of consent:

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

Use of Google Maps

Type and purpose of processing:

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently.

For more detailed information on data processing by Google, you can see the Google privacy policy. There, you can also change your personal privacy settings in the Privacy Center.

For detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products, click here.

Legal basis:

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

Receiver:

By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have called up the corresponding sub-page of our website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in, or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account.

If you do not want the assignment in your profile at Google, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this.

Storage period:

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

Third Party Transfer:

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

Withdrawal of consent:

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you through our website, you can disable JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not be able to use our website, or only to a limited extent.

Provision mandatory or required:

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

Embedded YouTube videos

Type and purpose of processing:

On some of our web pages we embed YouTube videos. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter “YouTube”). When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is established. In the process, YouTube is informed which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy, where you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and settings options for protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework

Legal basis:

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

Receiver:

The call of YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google.

Storage period and revocation of consent:

Whoever has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google ad program will also have to expect no such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you would like to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

For more information on data protection at “YouTube”, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third Party Transfer:

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

Provision Mandatory or Required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on 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 methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

SSL encryption.

Change in our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this privacy policy to ensure that it always complies with the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

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

Managing Director: Thomas Hoffmann

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For reasons of economy, we do not operate our own data center or web servers. We purchase the services for the operation of our online offer from a well-known Internet provider from Cologne in Germany. For questions we are of course at your disposal.

This privacy policy was created with the help of activeMind AG, the experts for external data protection officers (version #2019-04-10).