Privacy beleid

The following privacy policy applies to the use of the website www.ist-uv.com (hereinafter “Website”).

 

Data protection is very important to us. Your personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the relevant data protection laws, particularly the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data so that we can offer you the aforementioned Website. This privacy policy describes how and why your data is collected and used and what options you have with regard to your personal data.

By using this Website, you agree to your data being collected, used and transferred in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

The data controller within the meaning of data protection legislation, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

IST Metz GmbH
Rico Glatzer
Lauterstrasse 14-18
72622 Nuertingen
Germany

1.1 Your rights as a data subject

You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer using the details provided:

 

  • The right to information about the data we have stored about you and how we process it (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • The right to the rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • The right to the erasure of the personal data we have stored about you (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • The right to the restriction of data processing if legal obligations prevent us from deleting your data (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • The right to object to us processing your data (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • The right to data portability, provided that you have consented to us processing your data or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR)

If you have given us your consent, you are entitled to withdraw this at any time with effect for the future.

 

You can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time, e.g. to the competent supervisory authority in your place of residence or to the competent authority responsible for us as the data controller.

 

A list of supervisory authorities (for the private sector) and their addresses is available here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

1.3 Cookies

1.3.1 Nature and purpose of the processing
Like many other websites, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved to your device (e.g. laptop, tablet or smartphone) whenever you visit our Website.


They provide us with certain data, such as your IP address and details of the browser and operating system you are using.


Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. We use the information stored in cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Website and to ensure that our web pages are displayed correctly.


We never transfer the data we collect to third parties and we never link it to your personal data without your consent.


It is, of course, generally possible for you to view our Website without the use of cookies. In most cases, internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. Broadly speaking, however, you can disable the use of cookies in your browser settings at any time. Please consult your internet browser’s help section to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some of the features on our Website may not work if you disable cookies.

1.3.2 Storage period and the cookies used

If you allow the use of cookies through your browser settings or by providing your consent, the following cookies may be used on our Website:
CookieConsent (1 year)
_ga (2 years)
_gat (1 day)
_gid (1 day)
ads/ga-audiences (session)


If these cookies (also) affect any of your personal data, we will inform you of this below.


You can use your browser settings to delete individual cookies or all the cookies stored on your device. Your browser settings also provide information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or prevent them from being stored to begin with. Depending on which browser you use, you can find the information you need by clicking on one of the following links:

1.4 Registering on our Website

1.4.1 Nature and purpose of the processing
When you register to use our personalised services, we will collect certain pieces of personal data from you, including your name, address, contact details and communications data (e.g. telephone number and email address). Registering with us will give you access to content and services that we only offer to registered users. If required, registered users also have the chance to request that the data they enter on registering be amended or deleted at any time. We can, of course, provide you with information at any time about the personal data we have stored about you.

1.4.2 Legal basis
The data provided during registration is processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6, Para. 1 (a) GDPR).


If registration was necessary in order to perform a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract, Art. 6, Para. 1 (b) GDPR serves as an additional legal basis for the processing of the data.

1.4.3 Recipients
The recipients of the data may include technical service providers who are responsible for operating and maintaining our Website and act as data processors.

1.4.4 Storage period
Data is only processed in this context if the data subject has provided their consent. If consent is withdrawn, the data will be deleted, provided that it is not subject to any statutory retention requirements. To contact us about this, please use the contact details provided at the end of this privacy policy.

1.4.5 Is the provision of the data prescribed by law or necessary?
You provide your personal data voluntarily, purely on the basis of your consent. If you do not provide us with your personal data, we cannot give you access to our content and services.

1.5 Newsletter

1.5.1 Nature and purpose of the processing
We use your data exclusively for the purpose of emailing you the newsletter to which you have subscribed. By providing us with your name, we can address you personally in the newsletter and, if applicable, can identify you if you wish to make use of your rights as a data subject.

 

To receive our newsletter, it is sufficient for you to provide us with your email address. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will only use your data for this purpose. We may also inform our subscribers by email of any circumstances that are relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter service or technical matters).


To complete the registration process successfully, you must provide us with a valid email address. To check that the registration details were actually entered by the owner of the email address provided, we use the “double opt-in” process. This involves us making a record of your request to receive the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the response requested in this email. No further data is collected. The data is only used to send out the newsletter and is not shared with third parties.

1.5.2 Legal basis
At regular intervals, we will send you our newsletter or comparable information to the email address you provided. We do this on the basis of your explicit consent (Art. 6, Para. 1 (a) GDPR).


You can withdraw at any time and with effect for the future your consent for us to store your personal data and to use it to send out our newsletter. You can find an unsubscribe link in each newsletter. You can also unsubscribe directly on this Website at any time or you can withdraw your consent by contacting us using the details provided at the end of this privacy policy.

1.5.3 Recipients
The recipients of the data may include data processors.

1.5.4 Storage period
Data is only processed in this context if the data subject has provided their consent. If consent is withdrawn, the data will be deleted.

1.5.5 Is the provision of the data prescribed by law or necessary?
You provide your personal data voluntarily, purely on the basis of your consent. Without your consent, we are unfortunately unable to send you our newsletter.

1.7 Use of Google Analytics

1.7.1 Nature and purpose of the processing
This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are saved to your computer and analyse your use of the Website. The information produced by the cookies about your use of this Website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, since IP anonymisation is activated on this Website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the European Economic Area before being transmitted. The complete IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this Website to assess your use of our Website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services related to the use of the Website and the internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser using Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.


The data is processed for the purposes of evaluating how our Website is used and compiling reports about website activity. The aim is to use this information about how the Website and internet are used to provide additional related services.

1.7.2 Legal basis
The data is processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6, Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

1.7.3 Recipients
The recipient of the data is Google as the data processor. We have concluded an appropriate data processing contract with Google.

1.7.4 Storage period
The data will be deleted as soon as we no longer require it for our recordkeeping purposes.

1.7.5 Transfer to third countries
Google processes your data in the USA and has signed up to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

1.7.6 Is the provision of the data prescribed by law or necessary?
You provide your personal data voluntarily, purely on the basis of your consent. Preventing the data from being accessed may limit the functionality of this Website.

1.7.7 Withdrawal of consent
You can prevent cookies from being saved by changing the appropriate setting in your browser. Please note doing this may mean that you cannot make full use of all functions on this Website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.


In addition to or instead of installing the browser add-on, you can prevent Google Analytics from tracking how you use our Website by clicking on this link. This installs an opt-out cookie on your device. Provided that this cookie remains installed on your browser, this will prevent Google Analytics from collecting information on our Website and in this browser in the future.

1.7.8 Profiling
The Google Analytics tracking tool is used to evaluate the behaviour of visitors to this Website and to analyse their interests. This involves us creating a pseudonymous user profile.

1.10 SSL encryption

To keep your data secure as it is being transmitted, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

1.11 Our data processors

The operator of this Website has commissioned the following organisations, companies and individuals to process data on its behalf:

 

avenit AG