PRIVACY

We place great importance on the protection of your data and the preservation of your privacy. 
Below, we inform you about the collection and use of personal data when using our website.

ANONYMUS DATA COLLECTION

You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. In this context, we do not store any personal data. To improve our services, we only analyze statistical data that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

COLLECTION AND PROCESSING WHEN USING THE CONTACT FORM

When using the contact form, we collect personal data (individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person) only to the extent provided by you. We use your email address only to process your inquiry. Your data will be deleted thereafter unless you have consented to further processing and use.

COLLECTION, PROCESSING, AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

We collect personal data (individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person) only to the extent provided by you. The processing and use of your personal data is carried out for the fulfillment and processing of your order as well as for the handling of your inquiries. After complete processing of the contract, the data will be stored considering tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after the expiry of the deadline unless you have consented to further processing and use.

TRACKING AND ANALYTICS

On our website, data is collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes using a tracking tool. Usage profiles are created from the collected data under a pseudonym. You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future. As a tracking tool, we use Google Analytics on our website. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Cimtrode GmbH will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for website operators, and provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA

We do not disclose your data to third parties without your express consent. The only exceptions are our service and distribution partners that we need for the fulfillment of the contractual relationship. The scope of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

COOKIES

Our websites use so-called cookies at several locations. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Furthermore, cookies allow our systems to recognize your browser and offer you services. Cookies do not contain personal data.

INFORMATION, CORRECTION,BLOCKING, AND DELETION OF DATA

You have the right to free information about your stored data at any time, as well as the right to correction, deletion, or blocking. Please contact us if desired. You can find the contact details in our imprint.

REVOCATION OF CONSENT

You have the right to revoke any consent or approval given at any time with effect for the future.

USE OF PUBLISHED DATA

We expressly object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. We reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing of advertising information, such as spam emails.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Controller in terms of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Daniel Gruber

Your Rights as a Data Subject You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your stored data and its processing (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Erasure of your stored data (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Restriction of data processing, if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Data portability, provided you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR)

If you have given us consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.
You can contact a supervisory authority at any time with a complaint, e.g., the supervisory authority of the federal state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the controller.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/EN/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Collection of General Information When Visiting Our Website Nature and Purpose of Data Processing: When you access our website, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise submit information, general information is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, and similar details.

They are processed, in particular, for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website
  • Ensuring a seamless use of our website
  • Evaluating system security and stability
  • Further administrative purposes

We do not use this data to draw conclusions about your person. Such information is statistically evaluated by us, if necessary, to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Legal Basis: The processing is based on Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, representing our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Recipients: Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.
Retention Period: The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For data used to provide the website, this is generally the case when the respective session is terminated.
Providing Personal Data: Providing the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, certain services and features may not be available or restricted. Therefore, an objection is excluded.
Registration on Our Website Nature and Purpose of Data Processing: When registering for the use of our personalized services, certain personal data is collected, such as name, address, contact, and communication data (e.g., telephone number and email address). If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we offer only to registered users. Registered users also have the option to change or delete the data provided during registration at any time. Of course, we will also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you.
Legal Basis: The processing of data entered during registration is based on the user’s consent (Art. 6(1)(a) of the GDPR). If registration serves the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, an additional legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.
Recipients: Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.
Retention Period: Data is processed in this context only as long as the respective consent is given. Afterward, they will be deleted, unless there are legal retention obligations. Please use the contact details provided at the end of this privacy policy to contact us regarding this matter.
Providing Personal Data: The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. Without providing your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our offered content and services.

Provision of paid services

Nature and purpose of the processing: To provide paid services, we may request additional data from you, such as payment information, in order to process your order.
Legal Basis: The processing of data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party is based on Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.
Recipients: Recipients of the data may be processors, if applicable.
Retention Period: We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired. These are generally 6 or 10 years for proper accounting and tax requirements.
Providing Personal Data: Providing your personal data is voluntary. Without providing your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our offered content and services.

Contact Form

Nature and Purpose of Processing: The data you enter is stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this purpose, a valid email address and your name are required. This information is used to assign the inquiry and subsequently respond to it. Providing additional data is optional.

Legal Basis: The processing of data entered into the contact form is based on legitimate interest (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR).
By providing the contact form, we aim to enable uncomplicated contact. The information you provide is stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry and any follow-up questions.
If you contact us to request a quote, the processing of the data entered into the contact form is carried out to perform pre-contractual measures (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR).
Recipient: Recipients of the data may be data processors, if applicable.
Storage Duration: Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after processing the inquiry.
If a contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the statutory retention periods under the German Commercial Code (HGB) and will delete your data after the expiry of these periods.
Provision Mandatory or Required: Providing your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your inquiry if you provide us with your name, email address, and the reason for the inquiry.

Use of Google Analytics Nature and Purpose of Processing: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files stored on your computer, to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on website activity. Based on the use of the website and the internet, further related services are then to be provided.
Legal Basis: The processing of data is based on the user’s consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).

Recipient: The recipient of the data is Google as a data processor. We have concluded the appropriate data processing agreement with Google.
Storage Duration: Data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for our recording purposes.
Transfer to Third Countries: Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision Mandatory or Required: Providing your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, there may be functional limitations on the website.
Withdrawal of Consent: You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to their full extent. Additionally, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Browser Add On to deactivate Google Analytics.

Alternatively, or in addition to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device, preventing the collection of data by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser as long as the cookie remains installed.
Profiling: Using the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behavior of website visitors can be evaluated, and their interests analyzed. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.
Use of Script Libraries (Google Web Fonts) Nature and Purpose of Processing: To display our content correctly and in a visually appealing manner across browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as “Google”) for font display.

You can find the privacy policy of the library operator Google here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of Google Web Fonts and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible – but currently also unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes – that the operator, in this case, Google, collects data.
Storage Duration: We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Web Fonts.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and the Google privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Transfer to Third Countries: Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, the correct display of content may not be possible with standard fonts.
Withdrawal of Consent: To display content, the programming language JavaScript is regularly used. You can object to data processing by disabling the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in limitations in the functioning of the website.
Use of Adobe Typekit Nature and Purpose of Processing: We use Adobe Typekit for the visual design of our website. Typekit is a service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Companies (4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland; hereinafter “Adobe”) that grants us access to a font library. To integrate the fonts we use, your browser must establish a connection to a server of Adobe in the United States and download the font required for our website. By doing so, Adobe receives the information that our website was accessed from your IP address. For more information about Adobe Typekit, you can refer to Adobe’s privacy policy, which can be accessed here: https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy.html

Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of Adobe Typekit and the associated data transfer to Adobe is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. Information about the use of your data by Adobe Typekit Web Fonts can be found at https://typekit.com/ and in Adobe Typekit’s privacy policy: https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policies/typekit.html.

Storage Duration: We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Adobe Typekit Web Fonts.
Transfer to Third Countries: Adobe is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and thereby provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TNo9AAG&status=Active).

Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the correct display of content using standard fonts may not be possible.

Use of Google Maps

Nature and Purpose of Processing:
On this website, we use the Google Maps service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently.

For more information about data processing by Google, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. You can also change your personal privacy settings in the Privacy Center.

Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly associated with your account.
If you do not wish this association with your profile on Google, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research, and/or customization of its website. Such evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide tailored advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, but you must contact Google to exercise this right.
Storage Duration: We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Maps.
Transfer to Third Countries: Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Withdrawal of Consent: If you do not want Google to collect, process, or use data about you through our website, you can disable JavaScript in your browser settings. However, in this case, you may not be able to use our website or only to a limited extent.
Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, there may be functional limitations on the website.

Eingebettete YouTube-Videos
Nature and Purpose of Processing
: On some of our web pages, we embed YouTube videos. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter “YouTube”). When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established. YouTube is informed about which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your browsing behavior with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy. There, you will also find further information about your rights and options for protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: Calling YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google.
Storage Duration and Withdrawal of Consent: If you have disabled the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personally identifiable usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser.

For more information about data protection at “YouTube,” please refer to the provider’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Transfer to Third Countries: Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, there may be functional limitations on the website.

Google AdWords

Nature and Purpose of Processing: Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. The operating company for Google AdWords services is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you accessed our website via an ad placed by Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google.

If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to that page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie, and cookies cannot be tracked across the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained through the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. The customers are provided with the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that personally identifies users.
Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of Google AdWords and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: During each visit to our website, personal data, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the United States. Google stores this personal data. Google may disclose this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties.

Our company does not have access to information from Google that could identify individuals.
Storage Duration: These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.
Transfer to Third Countries: Google processes your data in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Withdrawal of Consent: If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can reject the necessary setting of a cookie – for example, by adjusting your browser settings to disable the automatic setting of cookies or by blocking cookies from the domain “googleleadservices.com” in your browser.

Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies if you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If you delete all your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.
Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, there may be functional limitations on the website.

Einsatz von Google Remarketing
Nature and Purpose of Processing: This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. The operating company for Google Remarketing services is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”).

The function is used to present website visitors with interest-based advertisements within the Google advertising network. A so-called “cookie” is stored in the visitor’s browser, which allows the visitor to be recognized when they visit websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these pages, the visitor may be presented with advertisements that relate to content they previously viewed on websites that use Google’s remarketing function.
Legal Basis: The legal basis for the integration of Google Remarketing and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).
Recipient: During each visit to our website, personal data, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the United States. Google stores this personal data. Google may disclose this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties.

Our company does not have access to information from Google that could identify individuals.
Withdrawal of Consent: According to their own statements, Google does not collect any personal data in this process. If you still do not wish to use Google’s remarketing function, you can generally deactivate it by adjusting the corresponding settings at https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/143465. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Advertising Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Provision Mandatory or Required: The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, there may be functional limitations on the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes in our services in the privacy policy, such as when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will apply for your next visit.

Questions for the Data Protection Officer If you have any questions regarding data protection, please email us or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization:

Daniel Gruber – office@cimtrode.com

This privacy policy was created with the assistance of activeMind AG, the experts for external data protection officers (Version #2019-04-10).