Thank you for your interest in our company and our websites. We take the protection of your personal data and your privacy very seriously. In the following we would like to inform you about how we handle your data. Responsible (Controller) is:
asknet Solutions AG
Our Data Protection Officer is:
Mr. Ingo Wolff
tacticx Consulting GmbH
Walbecker Straße 53
We process your data in strict confidence and only for the purpose for which you have provided the data to us. Our standards for processing your data are the General Data Protection Ordinance (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) as well as the other applicable data protection regulations.
Whenever you visit our web pages, a number of general data and information, including personal data, are recorded by our systems. The following data is stored in the log files of our server:
- IP address (possibly in an anonymised, abbreviated form)
- Date and time of the request (time stamp)
- Request details and target address (protocol version, HTTP method, referrer, UserAgent string)
- Name of the retrieved file and transferred data volume (requested URL incl. query string, size in bytes)
- Message whether the retrieval was successful (HTTP Status Code)
- Website from which the request comes
- Browser type or app used
- Operating system and its interface
- Language and version of the browser software
When processing this data we do not draw any conclusions about your person. There is neither a personal evaluation nor an evaluation of the data for marketing purposes or a profile formation.
The legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The processing of the data is technically mandatory in order to provide our web pages and to guarantee the stability and security of our system. This is also in our legitimate interest. It is not possible to use our web pages without such processing of data, i.e. you have no opportunity to object.
Your data will be deleted as soon as you leave our website and the respective session is ended. Your IP address is deleted at the latest thirty days after your last visit to our website.
You can configure the handling of cookies in your browser yourself. By changing the settings in your browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies. You can delete already stored cookies at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our websites, it is possible that not all functions can be used to their full extent. You can find further information on the websites of your respective browser provider:
2.1. Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies are technically necessary for the proper operation of our websites. Some necessary cookies ensure the technical stability of our websites and enable security-relevant functionalities. Also the use of certain functions, such as our shopping cart or our contact form, is only made possible by necessary cookies. It is not possible to use our web pages without such processing of data, i.e. you have no possibility to object.
We use this type of cookie to increase the security and functionality of our websites and web applications offered. Necessary cookies do not contain any personal data, i.e. no IP addresses or other information is collected that would enable us to trace your person. We use the necessary cookies listed below:
The processing of personal data using necessary cookies is based on Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We do not use your user data collected through technically necessary cookies to create user profiles.
3.1. Integration of Google services
On our websites we have integrated the services of the provider Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, which are listed below. As part of the services, Google may process personal data about you. It cannot be excluded that Google may also transfer the information to a US-American server.
- Information about the apps, browsers and devices you use to access Google services
- Unique identifiers, the type and settings of your browser, the type and settings of your device, the operating system, information about the mobile network (name of the mobile network provider, phone number, version number of the app)
- Data on the interaction of your apps, browsers and devices with Google services (e.g. IP address, crash reports, system activities as well as the date, time and reference URL of your request)
- Activity data (e.g., terms you search for, videos you watch, content and advertisements you view and interact with)
Further information on how Google uses data from websites on which Google services are integrated can be found at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=de.
The purpose and scope of data processing by Google and your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy can be found in Google’s data protection information at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de. Information about your privacy settings can be found at https://safety.google/privacy/privacy-controls/.
3.1.1. Google Maps
We use Google Maps. Google Maps is a map service designed to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on our web pages. By using Google Maps, data about your use of the Maps functions of our web pages can be processed by Google.
The processing of personal data is consent based on Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.
Right of objection
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without giving reasons with effect for the future.
If you do not agree with the future transmission of your data to Google within the framework of the use of Google Maps, you have the option of deactivating Google Maps in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will no longer be able to use Google Maps and the map display.
You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. Provision is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. However, failure to provide such information may result in your inability to use our websites or to use them to their fullest extent.
You have several possibilities to get in contact with us.
4.1. Scope of data processing
4.1.1. Contact forms
On our website there are contact forms which you can use to contact us. Your personal data transmitted with the form will be stored by us. Which data is processed can be seen from the respective input forms. Only those fields are indicated as mandatory fields in the forms that are necessary for the use of the respective offer.
4.1.2. Other contact options
We have provided on our web pages various ways for you to contact us (e-mail, mail, telephone). In this we store your personal data transmitted to us in connection with contacting us (e.g. e-mail address, address data, telephone number or other data resulting from the content).
4.2. Legal basis
If your contact refers to a contract or is a pre-contractual contact, Article 6(1)(b) GDPR is the legal basis. In all other cases, the legal basis for processing your data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. It is in our legitimate interest to process your contact requests.
4.3. Purpose of data processing
The purpose of data processing is to process your contact request. The data is processed exclusively for this purpose. Your data will not be passed on to third parties in this context.
4.4. Duration of storage of your personal data
After complete processing of the contact request, we limit your data for further processing. Your data will be deleted after the expiry of the tax and commercial law retention periods. According to § 147 paragraph 1 of the German Fiscal Code (AO) these are 10 years for accounting records and according to § 257 paragraph 1 of the German Commercial Code (HGB) 6 years for business records.
You are not obliged to provide your personal data. The provision is neither required by law or contract nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. However, the non-supply could possibly result in the fact that you cannot or not fully use our contact form or cannot get in contact with us.
On our website you have the possibility to subscribe to our free newsletter.
5.1. Scope of data processing
If you register for our newsletter, the following personal data will be processed by us:
- E-mail address
- IP address of the calling computer
- Date and time of dispatch
For the processing of the data, your consent will be obtained during the registration process. We secure the registration through a so-called double opt-in procedure. In this way we ensure that the e-mail address provided in connection with the newsletter subscription is actually assigned to you. After you have entered your required data (name, e-mail address) in the respective input masks, you will receive an automated e-mail with an activation link. By confirming the link you have subscribed to our newsletter.
Our advertising e-mails contain so-called tracking pixels. These are miniature graphics embedded in e-mails sent in HTML format to enable log file recordings and statistical log file analyses. The embedded pixel-code enables us to recognise whether and when you opened our advertising e-mail and which links in the e-mail were called up by you. The purpose of this is to optimise our online marketing campaigns.
5.2. Legal basis
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.
Right of objection
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without stating reasons with effect for the future, for example by clicking on the link contained in every e-mail to terminate your subscription.
5.3. Purpose of data processing
The purpose of the data processing is the execution of the newsletter subscription. The data will be processed exclusively for this purpose. Your data will not be passed on to third parties in this context.
5.4. Duration of storage of your personal data
We store your personal data for the duration of your subscription to our newsletter.
You are not obliged to provide your personal data. The provision is neither required by law or contract nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. However, if you do not provide us with the aforementioned data, you cannot subscribe to our newsletter.
When we process your personal data, you are a data subject pursuant to Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR with the following rights vis-à-vis us:
- Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
- Right of rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
- Right of Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Art. 17 GDPR)
- Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
- Right of Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing (Art. 19 GDPR)
- Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
- Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
- Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)
- Right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law (Art. 7(3) GDPR)
You have the right to revoke your consent to us at any time, e.g. by sending an e-mail to our e-mail address. Revocation of your consent does not affect the legality of the data processing that took place based on your consent until revocation.
Right of objection
Under Article 21 of the GDPR, you have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-BER; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. You can send your objection to one of our contact addresses, for example, email@example.com.
We will not subsequently process your personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons for our processing that are worthy of protection, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If you wish to exercise a right, please contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to point out that in certain cases we may request additional information from you to establish your identity. For example, when exercising your right to information, we can ensure that information is not disclosed to unauthorised persons.
Automated decision-making does not take place on our websites.
We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. We continuously improve our security measures in accordance with technological developments.
Our websites contain links to websites of external providers. We have no influence on and do not check that other providers comply with the applicable data protection regulations. If you are of the opinion that linked external sites violate applicable law or have other inappropriate content, please let us know. We will check your notice and remove the external link if necessary. We are not responsible for the content and availability of the linked external websites.
The further development of our websites or the implementation of new technologies may make it necessary to amend this data protection declaration. We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. The version available at the time of your visit to our website always applies.