I. Address of the responsible authority
Schwieberdinger Strasse 126
71636 Ludwigsburg/ Germany
Tel. +49 7141 980, Fax +49 7141 982545
II. Address of the group data protection officer
Should you have any questions on data protection at MANN+HUMMEL, please contact our data protection officer:
Schwieberdinger Strasse 126
71636 Ludwigsburg/ Germany
III. Legal basis for the processing
We only collect, process and use personal data if we are permitted to do so by law, or if you have given us your consent. As far as we obtain consent for the processing from the data subject, article 6 paragraph 1 letter a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing of the personal data. In the processing of personal data which is required to fulfil a contract where one of the contract parties is the data subject, article 6 paragraph 1 letter b) of the GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to all processing actions which are required for the execution of pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as a processing of the personal data is required for the fulfilment of a legal obligation which our company is subject to, article 6 paragraph 1 letter c) of the GDPR serves as the legal basis. As a company we are subject to, for example, statutory retention periods according to the German Tax Code (AO) and the German Commercial Code (HGB). In the case that the vital interests of the data subject or a different individual requires that the personal data be processed, article 6 paragraph 1 letter d) of the GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, article 6 paragraph 1 letter c) of the GDPR serves as the legal basis.
IV. Recipient of the data
The processing and use of your data is made within the European Union / European Economic Area. (EU/EEA). A transfer to a country outside of the EU is not foreseen. Certain procedures, however, may require processing outside of the EU/EEA. As far as MANN+HUMMEL commissions service providers for the processing of personal data (within the EU/EEA or in a country outside of the EU), all the necessary measures are taken in order to ensure that the processing complies with the data protection regulations.
V. Your rights
Rights of the data subject
If your personal data are processed, you are the data subject in the sense of the GDPR. In accordance with article 12 ff. of the GDPR, you have the right to information from the person responsible about your data which is processed by MANN+HUMMEL, the right to correction of the data, the right to restrict the processing of the data, the right to delete the data, the right to receive disclosure of the data, the right to data portability, the right to raise an objection against the processing of the data, the right to revoke your consent concerning the data, and the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing.
In order to exercise your rights as the data subject, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The right to complain to the regulatory authority
Irrespective of an other regulatory or judicial redress, you have the right to file a complaint with a regulatory authority, in particular in the member state where you are a resident, where your workplace is, or where the presumed infringement has taken place when you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR. The regulatory authority to which the complaint is filed, advises the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint including the possibility of legal action acc. to article 78 of the GDPR.
You are free to select the regulatory authority (article 77 GDPR). For example, you can submit your complaint to the regulatory authority responsible for MANN+HUMMEL in the German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
VI. Right of modification
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement under observance of the legal regulations.
VII. Usage data
Technically necessary cookies
- Session cookies
Cookies for the purpose of analysis
- Google Analytics
- Google +
Depending on their type, you can disable cookies, tracking tools and scripts at any time. More information on this is available in Chapter X.
We will only use the data entered in our contact form (name, email address) for the processing of enquiries which we receive via the contact form. After the processing of your enquiries, the collected data are immediately deleted as far as the data are not subject to a statutory retention period.
You have the opportunity to leave comments to our blog. For this purpose we collect your name or a pseudonym. You can decide yourself whether to publish contributions in your own name. Apart from that, we record your email address and details at the time when the comment is created. In addition, your IP address is stored. The storage is necessary for us to be able to defend ourselves against liability claims if illegal content is published. Your email address will not be published. We will contact you, however, if there are complaints about your comment.
X. Cookies, tracking and scripts
Description and scope of the data processing
In order to make our website more attractive to visitors and to enable the use of certain functions, we use “cookies” on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies that we use are deleted after the browser session ends, i.e. after you exit your browser (known as session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and allow us to recognize your browser again on your next visit (known as persistent cookies). Cookies cannot be used either to access other files on your computer or to determine your email address.
Most browsers are set up so that they accept cookies automatically. If the standard settings for cookies are saved in your browser, then all the processes will run in the background without you noticing. However, you can change these settings. You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the storage of cookies and can make a decision about whether to accept them on a case-by-case basis, or so that the acceptance of cookies is excluded on a general basis or in particular circumstances.
However, some websites (including ours) cannot be used correctly without cookies because these files are needed for processes.
Technically necessary cookies (session cookies)
The cookies store and transmit the following data:
- Article in a shopping basket
- Login data
Cookies for the purpose of analysis
In this way the following data can be transmitted:
- Entered search terms
- Frequency with which pages are accessed
- Usage of website functions
Legal basis for the data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is article 6 par. 1 letter f) GDPR.
Purpose of the data processing
We require cookies for the following applications:
- Acceptance of language settings
The user data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. The use of analysis cookies is made for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. The analysis cookies provide us with information about how our website is used and this enables us to continually improve our offer. At this point it is necessary to describe in more detail the exact purpose of the analysis cookies.
This purpose also constitutes the legitimate interest in the processing of the personal data according to article 6 par. 1 letter f) GDPR.
Duration of the storage and possibilities to revoke consent and remove the data
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland; (“Google”). The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This facilitates the assignment of data, sessions and interactions across several devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus the analysis of a user’s activities across devices.
Disable Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Further information on the use of data for advertising purposes by Google and possibilities for settings and revoking your consent is available at the websites of Google:
- https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en (“Use of data by Google when you visit the websites or apps of our partners “)
- https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en (“Use of data for advertising purposes “)
- http://www.google.en/settings/ads (“Manage information which Google uses to show advertising “)
- http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ (“Define which advertising Google shows you”).
Our website uses DoubleClick, a service provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, US. DoubleClick is used to place ads when you visit our website. DoubleClick uses information (but no personal data such as your name or email address) about your visits to this and other websites in order to place ads for products and services in which you are interested. If you wish to know more about this method or find out how you can prevent DoubleClick using this information, please click on the following link: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en
XI. Social Media
Our website also includes a social plugin called the “Share button” from XING. This service is operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, www.xing.de. When you visit a page of our website, your browser establishes a direct connection to the XING servers. No personal data is stored when you access this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. Neither is your usage behavior evaluated. The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of your data by XING as well as your relevant rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information from XING: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection. You can also completely prevent the loading of the plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/)
Our website contains the re-tweet function of Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter “Twitter”). If you use Twitter and especially the “Re-Tweet” function, Twitter links your Twitter account to the websites you visit. This will be announced to other users on Twitter, especially to your followers. This is also the way to transfer data to Twitter. MANN+HUMMEL, as provider of the website, will not be informed by Twitter about the content of the transmitted data or the use of the data. Further information ia available at the following link: http://twitter.com/privacy
Please note, however, that you can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at https://twitter.com/login?lang=en
On the MANN+HUMMEL website you will find a plug-in of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “LinkedIn”). The plugin of LinkedIn can be recognized by the “Recommend-Button”. Please note that when you visit the MANN+HUMMEL website, the plugin establishes a connection between your respective internet browser and the LinkedIn server. This informs LinkedIn that you have visited the MANN+HUMMEL website with your IP address. If you click the “Recommend-Button” of LinkedIn and are logged in to LinkedIn at the same time, you will be able to link content from the MANN+HUMMEL website to your LinkedIn profile page. In doing so, you enable LinkedIn to assign your visit to the MANN+HUMMEL website to your user account.
MANN+HUMMEL, as provider of the website, will not be informed by LinkedIn about the content of the transmitted data or the use of the data. Further information is available at the following link: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv
The MANN+HUMMEL website contains a plug-in from Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter “Facebook”). This allows you to share content through your Facebook profile when you are logged in to Facebook at the same time. It is then possible for Facebook to assign your visit to the MANN+HUMMEL website to your Facebook account. The complete overview of all Facebook plugins can be viewed at the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. As soon as you visit the MANN+HUMMEL website, the Facebook plug-in establishes a direct connection between your Internet browser and the Facebook servers. In this way Facebook is informed that you are visiting the MANN+HUMMEL website with your IP address.
MANN+HUMMEL, as provider of the website, will not be informed by Facebook about the content of the transmitted data or the use of the data. Further information is available at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
The MANN+HUMMEL website contains the Google + plugin. This is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter “Google”). The Google + plugin allows you to publish personalized content on the internet. Google stores information about your visit to the website that you have viewed and stores information about your activities on Google +. A public profile on Google is required to be able to use the Google + plugin. Your identity behind the profile may be disclosed to all users who have knowledge of your e-mail address.
MANN+HUMMEL, as the provider of the website, is not informed by Google about the content of the transmitted data or the use of the data. Further information is available at the following link: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Our website has a number of integrated social bookmarks (from LinkedIn, Twitter, Xing, YouTube, Facebook, and Google+). Social bookmarks are internet bookmarks which enable users of these services to collect links and news items. The bookmarks placed on our website are merely links to the corresponding services. After clicking on the embedded graphic you are forwarded to the website of the respective provider, i.e. user information is only transferred after that point to the respective provider. Please see the privacy statement of the respective provider for information on your personal data when using the corresponding website.
Our website uses the YouTube video platform provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”). YouTube is a platform which allows the playback of audio and video files. When you view the video, the following data are sent to Google as the operator of YouTube:
- the IP address,
- the specific address of the internet page accessed on our website,
- the transferred identification of the browser,
- the system date and time of the access, and
- existing cookies, which can clearly identify your browser.
YouTube only sets cookies and pixel tags to personalize ads and search results after the user has played the video. YouTube does not store any information on the visitor to the website until you play the video. We wish to point out that Google may receive further data via the cookies which are already stored. The extent to which Google can utilize this data is beyond our influence. Google Inc. is responsible for this data collection and processing.