As of August 2020
This data protection policy is to explain what information will be collected during your visit to this website, how the data are used, and what rights you have as a visitor to this website in accordance with the GDPR.
The controller is:
Hanseat Schlauchtechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Kadener Straße 3
Phone: +49 4193/88 331-0
The address indicated can also be used to exercise your rights as a data subject and to submit any questions you may have concerning data protection.
2. Rights of the data subjects
Data subjects are, in principle, entitled to the following rights under Articles 15-22, 34 GDPR in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR:
- Information about the data stored and their processing (Article 15 GDPR).
- Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Article 16 GDPR).
- Erasure of personal data stored (Article 17 GDPR).
The right to erasure shall be restricted if processing is necessary:
- for compliance with a legal obligation that requires processing under the law of the Union or the Member States to which we are subject,
- for the assertion, exercise, or defence of legal claims.
- Restriction of processing activities if data must not be erased yet based on statutory obligations (Article 18 GDPR).
- Data portability, provided that processing activities is based on consent or conclusion of a contract (Article 20 GDPR).
- Consent given to data processing may be withdrawn at any time, effective for the future.
- Objection to data processing (Article 21 GDPR).
- Right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR).
3. Server log files
When we visit any websites today, certain information will be created and stored automatically. This is the case on this website as well.
The following data are automatically collected by the service provider in web server log files:
- the address (URL) of the called-up website
- browser and browser version
- the operating system used
- the address (URL) of the page visited before (referrer URL)
- the host name and internet protocol address of the device from which the website is accessed
- date and time
Legal basis: The service provider processes the above data on behalf of the website operator in accordance with Article 28 GDPR. Processing activities are based on the legitimate interest of the website operator in efficient and secure provision of this website in accordance with point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR.
Erasure: As a rule, the service provider will store the web server log files for two weeks and then erase them automatically.
4. Contact form
The visitor uses the contact form to provide personal data such as name, telephone number, or email address, or to submit further information concerning their person or request. These data will be processed for the purpose of further processing the request.
Legal basis: If the request is made within the framework of a contractual or pre-contractual relationship, the legal basis for processing of these data is point (b) of Article 6 (1) GDPR. Otherwise, the legitimate interest in processing these data is in responding to the query and subject to point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR.
Erasure: The data will be erased if consent to processing activities is withdrawn or if the purpose of processing no longer applies. However, if the data are still required for any other purposes, e.g. due to tax retention periods, or for asserting, exercising, or defending any legal claims, or if the data are necessary to protect the rights of another natural or legal person, processing of the data shall be restricted to these purposes.
What are cookies?
Most websites store small text files in your browser. These files are called cookies. Cookies are useful helpers. Cookies store various types of information, such as language or personal site settings. When a visitor returns to a website, their browser transmits the information stored back to the website that they called up. The cookies allow the website to recognise the visitor and provide the usual default setting.
There are first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are created directly by the visited website, while third-party cookies are created by partner websites (e.g. Google Analytics). Each cookie is unique because every cookie stores different data. A cookie’s expiration time also varies from a few minutes to several years. Cookies are no software programs and do not contain any viruses, Trojans, or other “malware”. Cookies also cannot access any information on your PC.
So können zum Beispiel Cookie-Daten aussehen:
Cookie data may look as follows:
- Name: _ga
- Expiration time: 2 years
- Use: Differentiation of website visitors
- Exemplary value: GA1.2.1326744211.152311200549
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies:
These are called session cookies. They are deleted at the latest when a visitor has left a website and closed their browser.
These cookies may be strictly necessary for operation of a website (e.g. to save logins or other user entries or for security reasons) or they may be needed to make a shopping cart available in a shop.
These cookies are not strictly necessary but will improve the visitor’s use of a website. For example, form data entered before, the size of the font, the font type, or similar information may be stored in them. This information will be available when the website is called up again.
Such cookies compile information about visitor behaviour (e.g. Google Analytics) and about whether the visitor receives any error messages. These cookies are also used to measure the loading time and the behaviour of the website with different browsers.
These cookies help deliver customised marketing for the visitor. This can be very convenient, but also very annoying.
This includes, e.g., YouTube, Google Fonts, or Google Maps. These cookies help deliver customised marketing for the visitor. This can be very convenient, but also very annoying.
Find some information about deleting cookies in your browser below (please report any links that are not working):
Chrome: Deleting, activating and managing Cookies in Chrome,
Safari: Managing cookies and website data with Safari,
Firefox: Deleting cookies to remove data stored on your computer by websites,
Internet Explorer: Deleting and managing cookies,
Microsoft Edge: Deleting and managing cookies.
Cookies and data protection
Usually, you will be asked about which types of cookies are to be permitted when you visit a website for the first time. Of course, this decision is also stored in a cookie.
The following cookies are used on this website:
This is an essential cookie to store the choices made during cookie consent.
Fonts (“Google Fonts”) of the provider Google provide a homogenous representation of fonts in the visitor’s browser.
The legal basis is the visitor’s consent when selecting the cookies (point (a) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR). Integration is based on the legitimate interest (point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR) in a technically secure, maintenance-free, and efficient use of fonts and their homogenous presentation.
Google Fonts are the “Google Fonts” of Google Inc. Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all Google services in the European area. The data processed by Google may include, in particular, internet protocol addresses and pages visited.
This cookie helps to distinguish bots (machines) from humans in order to prevent misuse of, for example, the contact form on this website. This is done by evaluating the visitor’s behaviour (e.g. mouse movements or queries).
The legal basis is the visitor’s consent when selecting the cookies (point (a) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR). Integration is based on the legitimate interest (point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR) in technically secure use of this website.
Google reCAPTCHA is a product of Google Inc. Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all Google services in the European area. The data processed by Google may include, in particular, internet protocol addresses and user behaviour on the website.
6. Processing activities in third countries
The controller does not process data in any third countries (i.e., outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)). Where processing is performed within the context of the use of services provided by third parties or disclosure or transfer of data to any other persons, bodies, or companies, this shall only take place in accordance with the statutory requirements.
7. Security measures
In accordance with the statutory provisions and taking into account the state of the art, costs of implementation and the nature, scale, circumstances, and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, the controller implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.
Measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data by controlling physical and electronic access to data, as well as access to, input, disclosure, assurance of availability, and segregation of data. Furthermore, there is a procedure to ensure the exercise of data subjects’ rights, erasure of data, and reactions to compromised data.
SSL-encryption (https): Calling up the website and the data transmitted with it are protected by SSL encryption. Such encrypted connections are indicated by the small lock icon in the upper left corner of the browser and by use of the letters https (instead of http) as part of the internet address in the browser’s address line.
8. Topicality and amendments of this data protection policy
This data protection policy has the status indicated above. Amended statutory or authority specifications may require adjustments to this data protection policy. As a result, it is useful to check the data protection policy for whether the status was amended since the last visit every time you visit the website.