Privacy policy

We are pleased you have chosen to visit our website www.f-tronic.de and that you are interested in our company.

The protection of your personal data, e.g. date of birth, name, phone number, address etc., is of great concern to us.

Since personal data enjoys special legal protection, it is collected by us only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of our website and the provision of our services. Below we describe what personal data we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it.
Our data protection practice complies with the statutory regulations, in particular those of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will only collect, process and store your personal data, insofar as this is necessary for the functional provision of this website and our content and services, as well as for the processing of inquiries and, if necessary, for the processing of orders/contracts, but only insofar as this is required for a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) sent. 1 GDPR or consent has been granted. Only if you have previously given your consent separately, will your data also be used for more detailed purposes that are expressly agreed in the consent, e.g. for the sending of advertising information by newsletter.

Responsible party

The party responsible within the meaning of article 4 no 7 GDPR is the person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

Concerning our website, the responsible party is:

f-tronic GmbH
Zum Gerlen 25
66131 Saarbrücken
E-mail: info@f-tronic.de
Tel: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-94

Contact details - data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer in accordance with art 37 GDPR. You can reach our data protection officer at the following contact details:

Alexander Bergweiler
Zum Gerlen 21-25, 66131 Saarbrücken
Alexander.Bergweiler@koenig-rechtsanwaelte.de

Provision of the website and creation of log files

Whenever our website is opened, our system automatically collects data and information from the respective accessing device (e.g. computer, cellphone, tablet, etc.).

What personal data are collected and to what extent are these processed?

(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the retrieval device
(3) Host name of the accessing computer;
(4) The IP address of the retrieval device
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites and resources (images, files, other page content) that were accessed on our website
(7) Websites from which the user’s system arrived at our website (referrer tracking)
(8) Message whether the access was successful;
(9) Transferred data volume 

This data is stored in the log files of our system. Storage of this data together with personal data of a specific user does not take place, so an identification of individual site visitors does not take place.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the achievement of the purpose described below.

Purpose of data processing
Logging is done to maintain the compatibility of our website for as many visitors as possible and for troubleshooting and combating abuse. For this purpose, it is necessary to log the technical data of the retrieving computer in order to be able to react as early as possible to misrepresentations, attacks on our IT systems and/or errors in the functionality of our website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.

Duration of storage
The deletion of the aforementioned technical data takes place as soon as it is no longer needed to ensure the compatibility of the website for all visitors, but no later than 3 months after retrieval from our website.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Special features of our website

Our website offers you various features, in the use of which your personal data is collected, processed and stored by us. Below we explain what happens to your data:

Form for newsletter registration:

What personal data are collected and to what extent are these processed?

By registering for the newsletter on our website, we receive the e-mail address you entered in the registration field and, if applicable, further contact data, provided that you provide us with these on the newsletter registration form.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (Consent by clear affirmative action or behavior)

Purpose of data processing
The data included in the registration form of our newsletter will only be used by us for the distribution of our newsletter, in which we provide information about all our services and our news. After signing up, we will send you a confirmation e-mail containing a link which you must click to finish signing up for our newsletter (double opt-in).

Duration of storage
Our newsletter can be unsubscribed from at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link, which is also included in every newsletter. Your data will be deleted by us immediately after unsubscribing. Likewise, your data will be deleted immediately in the case of an incomplete registration. We reserve the right to deletion without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Need to provide personal data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, you must fill in the fields marked as mandatory and confirm your e-mail address by clicking on the double opt-in link. The information provided to subscribe to the newsletter are not required to enter into a contract with us and are not legally binding. They are purely used to send our newsletter. If you do not fill the mandatory fields we cannot provide you with our newsletter service.

 

Comments feature:

What personal data are collected and to what extent are these processed?

Any personal data provided by you in a comment, such as the content of your comment, your name or pseudonym, your e-mail address, etc.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (Consent by clear affirmative action or behavior)

Purpose of data processing
Acceptance and publication of your comment on our website.

Duration of storage
Your comment will be saved and published indefinitely. We reserve the right to deletion without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.

Possibility for objection and correction
Upon your request we will delete your comments immediately. Please use the “delete function” or contact us. The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Need to provide personal data

The use of the comment function is neither contractually nor legally required and is also not necessary for the conclusion of a contract. The comment function is used on a voluntary basis. You are not required to leave a comment on our site. If you would like to leave a comment, you will need to fill the required fields. If you do not enter the required information, your comment cannot be published.

 

Contact(s):

What personal data are collected and to what extent are these processed?

The data you enter in our contact forms, which you have entered in the input mask of the contact form.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (Consent by clear affirmative action or behavior)

Purpose of data processing
The data recorded via our contact form or gathered via our contact forms will only be used to process the specific contact request received through the contact form.

Duration of storage
After processing your request, the collected data will be deleted immediately, as long as there are no statutory storage periods.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Need to provide personal data

The contact forms are used on a voluntary basis and these are neither contractually nor legally required. You are not obliged to contact us via the contact form, but you can also use the other contact options provided on our website. If you want to use our contact form, you must fill in the fields marked as mandatory. If you do not fill in the necessary information in the contact form, you will either not be able to send the request or we will unfortunately not be able to process your request.

 

Integration of external web services and processing of data outside the EU

On our website, we use active Java script content from external providers, so-called web services. When visiting our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. This may involve the processing of data outside the EU. You can prevent this by installing a Java script blocker such as the browser plug-in ‘NoScrip’' (www.noscript.net) or disabling Java script in your browser. This may result in functional restrictions on websites that you visit.

We use the following external web services: 

Google

A web service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, 4 Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: Google) is loaded on our website. We use this data to ensure our website’s full functionality. In this context your browser may transmit personal data to Google. The legal basis for data processing is provided by article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest lies in an error-free functioning of the website. These data are deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser.

Gstatic

A web service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, 4 Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: Gstatic) is loaded on on our website. We use this data to ensure our website’s full functionality. In this context your browser may transmit personal data to Gstatic. The legal basis for data processing is provided by article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest lies in an error-free functioning of the website. These data are deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in Gstatic’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Gstatic by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser.

YouTube

A web service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, 4 Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: YouTube) is loaded on our site. We use this data to ensure our website’s full functionality. In this context your browser may transmit personal data to YouTube. The legal basis for data processing is provided by article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest lies in an error-free functioning of the website. These data are deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in YouTube’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by YouTube by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser.

benchmarkemail.com

Our website hosts a web service from Benchmark Internet Group LLC, 90720 Los Alamitos, CA (hereinafter: benchmarkemail.com). We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may submit personal information to benchmarkemail.com. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest consists in the faultless function of the website.  benchmarkemail.com has self-certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. For more information on the handling of the transferred data, see the privacy policy of benchmarkemail.com: https://www.benchmarkemail.com/email-marketing/privacy-policy. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by benchmarkemail.com by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Benchmark Email by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker.

website-check.de

On our side, a seal of approval of the company Website Check GmbH, Beethovenstraße 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (in the following: website-check.de) reloaded. We include this seal of approval on our site to show that we take the issue of "privacy" seriously. Due to the inclusion of the Website-Check seal, a transfer of non-personal data to the Website Check GmbH as the publisher of the seal of approval. In this context, it only receives your IP address in order to be able to deliver the image file of the test seal. Your IP address has no personal reference for Website Check GmbH. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest is to enable the error-free display of the Website Check Seal on the website. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of website-check.de: https://www.website-check.de/datenschutzerklaerung/. You can prevent the reloading of the Website Check Check Seal and thus the transfer of your (for the Website Check GmbH anonymous) IP address to the Website Check GmbH by the execution of script code of the Website Check GmbH in your Disable browser or install a script blocker in your browser (this can be found at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

Information about the use of cookies

Extent of processing of personal data
We use cookies on various pages to enable the use of certain features of our website. The so-called ‘cookies’ are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. These text files contain a characteristic string that allows a clear identification of the browser when revisiting our website. The process of filing a cookie file is also called ‘setting a cookie’.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f)GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to maintain the full functionality of our website, to increase usability and to enable a more personalized approach to our customers. Identification of individual site visitors is only possible with the help of cookie technology if the site visitor has previously provided us with personal data based on a separate consent.

Purpose of data processing
The cookies are set by our website to maintain the full functionality of our website and to improve its usability. In addition, cookie technology allows us to recognize individual visitors by using pseudonyms, such as an individual, arbitrary ID, so that we can offer more personalized services.

Duration of storage
Our cookies are stored until deletion in your browser or, in the case of a session cookie, until the session has expired.

Possibility for objection and correction
You can set your browser according to your wishes in such a way that you prevent the setting of cookies in general, are only informed of their setting, must decide from case to case on the acceptance of cookies, or generally consent to the acceptance of cookies. Cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has had a prior connection to our website (permanent cookies) or to save recently viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies to provide you with an enhanced user experience. In order to use our convenience features, we recommend that you accept cookies for our website.

The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail

Your personal data will be protected by technical and organizational measures to ensure that it is not accessible to third parties during collection, storage and processing. In the case of unencrypted e-mail communication, we cannot guarantee complete data security on the way to our IT systems; we therefore recommend encrypted communication or postal mail for information requiring a high degree of confidentiality.

Automatic e-mail archiving
Extent of processing of personal data
We expressly point out that our e-mail system has an automated archiving process. All incoming and outgoing e-mails are thereby digitally archived in a revision-proof manner.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is in compliance with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. §§ 146, 147 AO).

Purpose of data processing
The purpose of archiving is to comply with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. §§ 146, 147 AO).

Duration of storage
The storage of our e-mail communication takes place until the expiry of tax and commercial retention requirements. The storage period can be up to 10 years.

Possibility for objection and correction
For questions regarding our e-mail archiving system, please contact our data protection officer. We also point out that we only consider application documents in PDF file format. Zipped (WinZip, WinRAR, 7Zip, etc.) files are filtered out by our security systems and not delivered. Applications in Word file format and other file formats will not be considered and will be deleted unread. Please note that unencrypted application documents sent by e-mail may possibly be opened by third parties before they arrive in our IT systems. We assume that we can also answer unencrypted application e-mails unencrypted. If you do not want this, please send us a note in your application e-mail.

Handling of application documents

Should you have any questions regarding our e-mail archiving system, please contact our data protection officer. We would also like to inform you that we only consider application documents in the PDF format. Zipped files (WinZip, WinRAR, 7Zip, etc.) are filtered out by our security systems and not delivered. We do not consider applications in Word format and other formats and delete them without reading them. Please note that unencrypted application documents sent by e-mail may be opened by third parties before they reach our IT systems. We assume that we are also allowed to answer unencrypted application e-mails without encryption. If you do not wish this, please mention this in your application e-mail.

 

Right to information and correction requests / deletion & restriction of data - revocation of consent / right of objection

Right to information

You have the right to request a confirmation as to whether we process personal data of yours. If that is the case, you have a right of access to the information specified in article 15 para. 1 GDPR, provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not affected (cf. article 15 para. 4 GDPR). We will gladly also provide you with a copy.

Right to correction

According to art 16 GDPR, you have the right to have any personal data (such as address, name, etc.) incorrectly stored by us corrected at any time. You can also demand any information we have stored about you to be completed. We will make the respective adjustments promptly.

Right to deletion

According to art 17 para 1 GDPR you have the right to have your personal data collected about you deleted once

  • the data are no longer required;
  • due to the revocation of your consent, the legal basis for the processing has lapsed without replacement;
  • you have lodged an objection to the processing and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing;
  • your data have been processed unlawfully;
  • a legal obligation so requires or a collection pursuant to art 8 para 1 GDPR has taken place.

The right does not exit if, pursuing to art 17 para 3 GDPR,

  • the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
  • your data have been collected on the basis of a legal obligation;
  • the processing is necessary for reasons of public interest;
  • the data are necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Right to limit the processing

According to art 18 para 1 GDPR, you have the right in individual cases to request that the processing of your personal data be limited.

This is the case if

  • you dispute the correctness of the personal data;
  • the processing is unlawful and you do not agree to a deletion;
  • the data are no longer needed for the purpose of processing, but the data collected are used to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • an objection has been filed against the processing as per art 21 para 1 GDPR and it is not yet clear which interests prevail.

Right of revocation

If you have given us your express consent to process your personal data (article 6 para 1 letter a GDPR or article 9 para 2 letter a GDPR), you can revoke this consent at any time. Please note that the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation is not affected by this.

Right to object

According to art 21 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you which has been collected on the basis of article 6 para 1 letter f (within the scope of a legitimate interest). You only enjoy this entitlement if there are special circumstances that speak against storage and processing.

How do I exercise my rights?

You can exercise your rights at any time by using the contact details below:

f-tronic GmbH
Zum Gerlen 25
66131 Saarbrücken
E-mail: info@f-tronic.de
Tel: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-94

 

Right to Data Portability

According to art 20 GDPR you have the right to the transfer of personal data concerning you. We provide the data in a structured, common-place format that is machine-readable. The data can be sent either to yourself or to a person responsible designated by you.

On request, as per art 20 para 1 GDPR, we will provide you with the following data:

  • data, which have been collected on the basis of an explicit consent according to art 6 para 1 letter a GDPR or article 9 para. 2 letter a GDPR;
  • data, which we collected as per art 6 para 1 lit. b GDPR in the context of existing contracts;
  • data which have been processed by an automated procedure.

We will transfer the personal data directly to a responsible person of your choice as far as this is technically feasible. Please note that we are not allowed to transfer data that violates the freedoms and rights of other persons according to art 20 para 4 GDPR.

 

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority pursuant Art. 77 I GDPR

If you have the suspicion that your data is processed unlawfully on our site, you can of course always bring about a judicial clarification of the problem. Irrespective of this, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. The right to lodge a complaint is open to you in the EU Member State of your location, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose the supervisory authority you wish to contact in the above-mentioned places. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will then inform you of the status and results of your petition, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Art. 78 GDPR.

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