1. Name and address of the controller
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:
GLEICH Aluminium GmbH
D- 24568 Kaltenkirchen
Tel (+49) 4191-5070 -0
Fax (+49) 4191-5070 -500
2. Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the controller is:
D- 24568 Kaltenkirchen
Tel (+49) 4191-5070 -130
Fax (+49) 4191-5070 -501
3. General information about data processing
3.1 Scope of personal data processing
We process personal data collected when you visit our website only for the purpose of providing a functioning website and its content and services. Principally we process personal data of our users only after their consent. An exception applies to cases, where it is not possible to obtain consent before, but the processing of the data is permitted by law. The transfer of personal data to third parties only takes place within contractually secured order data processing with our internal companies of the GLEICH group as well as our IT service providers. Principally the GLEICH Aluminium GmbH will be responsible for this data.
3.2 Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the affected people, that consent is the legal basis for the processing ( Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).
Art. 6 para 1 lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
To the extent that processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation serves Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require the processing of personal data serves Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.
If processing is necessary to preserve the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the former interest. In this case serves Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for processing.
3.3 Routine deletion and storage duration of personal data
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply.In addition the personal data will be stored if it is prescribed by the european or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject . If a storage period prescribed by the legal standards expires, the personal data will be blocked or deleted unless there is a need for further storage for a conclusion or a performance of a contract.
4. Website, user accounts, newsletter and contact form
4.1 Description and scope of the data processing
Use of our website is generally possible without any specification of personal or business data. The IP address and general access data will be stored without any personal reference. This includes data such as page impressions (number of clicks on our site), date and time of access, type of protocol, status of access, sizes and names of retrieved files, name of your internet service provider and details of the page through which you have reached our website.
Under certain circumstances, we will ask you to give us information about yourself and /or your company, par example for concluding contracts or creating a user account. Personal data may be also required if you wish to receive our newsletter. Depending on the offer, this information may be your e-mail address and /or the name of your company and /or your first and last name, your street, your place of residence, your postcode, your telephone number, information about your job. For payment transactions you have to give us the necessary bank data for the payment processing. We always collect and process such personal information in accordance with the legal requirements and the following explanations.
4.1.1 How do we process and use your personal information ?
Your personal information is stored in a contact database by the GLEICH Aluminium GmbH. Principally GLEICH Aluminum GmbH uses this information only within its own company and only for the purpose for which it is intended, eg. for the execution of contracts or delivery of goods. The data will only be transmitted to the service provider in order to carry out the contract that you have concluded with us. For example, we pass your data on to the shipper responsible for the delivery or for the processing of payments (credit card, direct debit) to the designated banking institution, where you have declared expressively that you consent to it.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use the current state of the art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) over HTTPS.
Forwarding to third party companies or organizations is not possible without your permission. A possible transmission of the data takes place exclusively in the context of an order processing, i.e. if the responsibility for processing remains with the GLEICH Aluminium GmbH.
In accordance with your explicit consent, we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to the e-mail address you provided.
To receive the newsletter, your e-mail address is sufficient. When you register to our newsletter, the information you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may be informed by e-mail about changes to the offers of the newsletter or its technical circumstances.
For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an 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 mail and the receipt of the requested answer. No further data will be collected. The data will be used exclusively for the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
4.1.4 Contact form
If you contact us via e-mail or contact form, you grant us the voluntary consent to use your data for the purposes concerned. This requires the information of a valid e-mail address, the name of your company, your first name and surname, your street, your place of residence, your postal code and your telephone number. These are used to assign the request and the subsequent reply to the same. Specifying additional data is optional. The information you provide is stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible connection questions. After completing the request, personal data will be automatically deleted.
4.2 Legal basis for data processing
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as the legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files.
4.3 Purpose (s) of data collection, processing or use
The object of the website of the GLEICH Aluminium GmbH is the target group specific presentation of the company and its services on the internet with the aim to offer additional opportunities for contact, to win you customers, to manage offers and orders and to inform our customers by newsletter.
4.4 Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.
4.5 How can you revoke your consent ?
You can revoke your consent for data processing, storage and/or use at any time against the GLEICH Aluminium GmbH with effect for the future.
5. How cookies are used on this website ?
5.1 Description and scope of data processing
5.2 Legal basis for data processing
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing of personal data using cookies.
5.3 Purpose of the data processing
For the following applications we need cookies:
(1) Shopping cart
(2) Transfer of language settings
The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.
5.4 How can you correct or delete your data ?
You can correct and/or delete your own data at any time free of charge. Further storage takes place only to the extent required and only to fulfil legal retention obligations and to enforce any own claims.
6. Links to social networks
7. Google Analytics
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law: (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports of the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services related to the use of this online offer and the internet usage. In this case, pseudonyms of user profiles can be created from the processed data.
We use Google Analytics only with IP anonymization enabled. This means that the IP address of the users is reduced by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting States of 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.
The IP address submitted by the user’s browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; users may also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to the use of the online offer and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from entering this website in the future: Exclude from tracking by Google Analytics. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.
8. Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps to display a site map. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use by Google, one of its agents, or third parties of the data collected and entered by you.
9. Analysis tool Smartlook
Our website uses the analytics tool Smartlook of Smartsupp.com, s.r.o., Milady Horakove 13, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic, which enables anonymised evaluations of use. This tool captures movements on the observed web pages in so-called heatmaps. This allows us to anonymously recognize where visitors click and how far they scroll to make our website better and more customer-friendly. The protection of your personal data is very important to us when using Smartlook. All data is collected without us being able to assign it to specific users.
You can also disable the tool Smartlook using the opt-out switch under Smartlook-opt-out.
10. Using the Userlike Live-Chat System
Our website uses a live chat of Userlike UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Probsteigasse 44-46, 50670 Cologne, Germany. You can use the live chat as a contact form to chat with our staff in near real time. At the start of the chat, personal data is collected, e.g. date and time of the call, browser type/version, IP address, operating system used,
URL of the previously visited website, amount of data sent, first name, last name and email address.
Depending on the course of the conversation with our employees, further personal data may arise in the chat, which are entered by you. The type of data depends strongly on your request or the problem you describe to us.
Furthermore, Userlike stores the chat record. This shall not only spare you the inconvenience of recalling the whole chat history of past chats when you ask for our assistance via live chat but shall also ensure an continuous quality control regarding our live chat. If you do not want to have your chat record stored please contact us and we will delete it immediately. You may find our contact details at the beginning of this privacy statement.
11. How do you get information about your data stored at GLEICH Aluminium GmbH ?
You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time as to whether and which personal data about you or your company has been stored at GLEICH Aluminum GmbH and for what purpose they are used. If you have any questions, please contact the GLEICH Aluminum GmbH at the address given above or send an email to email@example.com.
12. Rigths of the persons concerned
You have the right:
- to request information about your personal data processed by us (Article 15 GDPR)
- to request the prompt correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored with us (Article 16 GDPR)
- to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us (Article 17 GDPR), unless the processing is not required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or they are necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims
- to require the restriction of the processing of your personal data (Article 18 GDPR) as far as:
- the accuracy of the data is disputed by you,
- the processing is illegal, but you reject its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need this for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or
- you have objected (para. 21 GDPR)
- to obtain your personal data, which you have provided us, in a structured, common and machine-read format or to request the transfer to another person responsible (Article 20 GDPR)
- to revoke your once given consent to us at any time (Article 7 para 3 GDPR). As a result, we will not be allowed to continue processing for the future, if based on such consent
- to complain to a supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR). As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office
- to object the processing of your personal data, provided that your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 1 para 1. (f) GDPR are processed and the opposition to direct advertising is addressed or there are reasons for the opposition arising from their particular situation. If you wish to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail is sufficient to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.