Data Protection

Data Protection Declaration

1. Privacy at a glance
General information
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit this website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our Privacy Policy mentioned hereunder.
DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE   Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected on the one hand by transmitting by yourself. This could happen, for example, that you enter your private data into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (eg Internet browser, operating system or time of the page request). The collection of this information occurs automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a smooth operation and provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction or deletion of this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions about data protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
In addition, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. Details can be found in the privacy policy under "Right to restriction of processing".
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When visiting this website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens above all with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; the surfing behavior can not be traced back to you.
You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information about these tools and their possibilities of appeal can be found in the following privacy policy.

2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
External hosting
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal information collected on this website is stored on the servers of the host. This data would be preliminary IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communication data, contract data, contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through a web site.
The use of the hoster is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Article 6 (1) (b) DGSVO) and in the interests of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 para 1 letter f DSGVO).
Our Hoster will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its performance obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.
Completion of a contract for order processing
In order to guarantee data protection compliant processing, we have concluded a contract processing contract with our hoster.

3. General information and mandatory information
Privacy
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (eg in the case of communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Body in Charge:
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Stefes GmbH
Wendenstr. 21b
20097 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 5330833-0
E-Mail: info@stefes.eu
Responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (eg names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the responsible body is:
Mr. Maxim TRINKENSCHUH
SFM Chemicals GmbH
Flosshafenstr. 11
97199 Ochsenfurt
Tel .: 0049 9331 802510
E-Mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@stefes.eu

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to data collection in special cases and direct mail (Article 21 DGSVO)
If the data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) DGSVO, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons that arise from your particular situation. The respective legal basis on which a processing is based can be found in this privacy policy. If you object, we will cease processing your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or processing for the purpose of enforcing, pursuing or defending legal claims ( Objection according to Art. 21 Abs. 1 DSGVO).
If your personal data is processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising. If you object, your personal data will then no longer be used for the purpose of direct advertising (objection under Art. 21 (2) DGSVO)

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the case of violations of the DGSVO, the persons concerned have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to complain is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Information, cancellation and rectification
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:
• If you deny the accuracy of your personal information stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the audit you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
• If the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you may request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
• If we no longer need your personal information but you need it for the purpose of exercising, defending or enforcing legal claims, you have the right to demand that your personal data be restricted instead of being deleted.
• If you have filed an objection pursuant to Art. 21 (1)DGSVO, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it is not clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data may only be used with your consent or for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for important public interest the European Union or a Member State.

Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, it may be stored if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. A blocking or deletion of the data takes place even if a storage period prescribed by the mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for a contract conclusion or a contract fulfillment.

4. Data collection on this website
Cookies
Our websites use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files and do not harm your device. They are stored either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) on your device. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Persistent cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or an automatic solution takes place through your web browser.
In some cases, third-party cookies may also be stored on your device when you enter our site (third-party cookies). These allow us or you to use certain third-party services (such as cookies to process payment services).
Cookies have different functions. Many cookies are technically necessary because certain web page functions would not work without them (e.g., shopping cart function or viewing videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior or to display advertising.
Technically necessary cookies (for example, shopping cart cookies) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of our services. Other cookies are stored only with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 DGSVO. The consent is revocable at any time for the future.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Insofar as cookies are used by third-party companies or for analysis purposes, we will inform you separately in the context of this privacy policy and, if necessary, request your consent.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
• Browser type and browser version
• used operating system
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
• IP address
There is no merge of this data with other data sources.
The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and the optimization of its website - for this purpose, the server log files must be recorded.

Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 DGSVO, if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) DGSVO) and / or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) DGSVO), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective handling of requests addressed to us to have.
The data sent by you to us via contact requests remains with us until you ask us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage is omitted (eg after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

5. Privacy Policy for Use and Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. 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 related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full.
In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.
For more information, please contact Google at https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners

6. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) as legal basis.
In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract of which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that our company is subject to, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO as legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interest, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO as legal basis for processing.

Source: https://www.e-recht24.de