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Data privacy statement

Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co. KG
Hannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld
Germany

Phone +49 5181 79 - 0

Fax +49 5181 79 - 406

info@fagus-werk.com

Legally represented by:

  • Dipl.-Ing. Kai Greten
  • Dipl.-Kfm. Uwe Kahmann

Commercial register no.:

  • HR Hildesheim A 110113
    für Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co. KG
  • HR Hildesheim B 110042
    für Greten GmbH als Komplementärin
  • VAT identification no.: DE114729182

We inform you with the enclosed information sheet which data we collect from which person, why we collect them and how we handle these data. 
Please be assured that we will protect your data also in the future with utmost care and under no circumstances we would use them for other purposes than necessary in the scope of our business relations.

 

The operators of this website take the protection of personal data seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in conformity with the legal data protection regulations as well as this Data Privacy Statement.
If you use this website, different personal data are collected. Personal data are data based on which you personally can be identified. The present Data Privacy Statement explains which data we collect and for which purpose we use the data. Furthermore it explains how and why this happens.
We point out that the data transmission in the internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against any access by third persons is not possible.

Scope of application and responsible body

This Data Privacy Statement informs the user about type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co. KG, Hannoversche Straße 58, 31061 Alfeld, phone +49 5181 / 79-0, mail: joerg.grote@fagus-grecon.com on this website (in the following the “offering”).

Contact and Data Privacy Officer
We have engaged a data privacy officer for our company.
Mr. Andreas Sorge, DatCon | Ingenieurbüro für Datenschutz und IT-Unternehmensberatung, Am Osterfeuer 26, 37176 Nörten-Hardenberg, phone +49 (0) 5503-9159648, mail sorge@datcon.de

How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, we collect your data when you communicate them to us. These can be data for example which you enter in a contact form.
Other data are acquired automatically by our IT systems when accessing the website. These are above all technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of access to the page). They are collected automatically once you access our website.

For which purpose do we use your data?
Part of the data is collected to guarantee a fault-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

Which rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to free information on the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. Furthermore, you are entitled to ask for the correction, blocking or deletion of the data. Please contact us anytime at the address indicated in the legal notice to receive more information on this question as well as on other questions regarding data protection. You have a right of appeal to the responsible regulatory authority. Furthermore you have the right to demand the limitation of the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. You will find corresponding details in the Data Privacy Statement under “Right of limitation of processing”.

Analysis tools and tools of third-party providers
When accessing our website, your surfing habits can be evaluated statistically. This happens above all with cookies and so-called analysis programmes. Your surfing habits are usually analysed anonymously; the surfing habits cannot be traced back to you. You can object this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on it in the following Data Privacy Statement.
You have the right to object this analysis. We will inform you on the possibilities of objection in this Data Privacy Statement.

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing processes are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an already given consent. An informal message sent to us by e-mail is enough for this purpose. The lawfulness of the data processing until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of revocation especially regarding data collection and direct advertising (article 21 GDPR)
If data processing takes place based on art. 6, par. 1, lit e or f of the GDPR, you always have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data for reasons resulting from your special situation; this applies also for a profiling based on these regulations. The respective legal basis of a processing is specified in this Data Privacy Statement. If you file an objection, your corresponding personal data are not processed any more, except we can prove mandatory reasons for the processing which are worthy for protection and which prevail your interests, rights and freedom or if the processing serves the assertion, execution or defence of legal claims (objection according to art. 21, par. 1 GDPR).

If your personal data are processed for direct advertising, you always have the right to object the processing of the personal data referring to you for the purpose of such advertising; this applies also to the profiling provided this is in connection with such direct advertising.  If you contradict it, your personal data are not used for any direct advertising afterwards (contradiction according to art. 21, par. 2 GDPR).

Right of appeal to the competent regulatory authority
In case of violations of the GDPR the persons affected have a right of appeal to a regulatory authority, especially in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work and the place of the alleged violation. The right of appeal applies without prejudice of administrative or legal remedies.
Under the following link you will find a list of the data protection commissioners as well as their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right of data portability
You have the right to have the data which have automatically processed based on your consent or for the performance of a contract handed out to yourself or a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you require direct transmission of data to another responsible party, this is only done as far as technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption
For safety reasons and for the protection of the transfer of confidential contents, as for example orders or inquiries which you send us as website operator, this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be identified by a change from “http://” to “https://” in the address line and the lock symbol in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, third parties cannot read the data which you send us.

Information, locking, deletion and correction
You always have the right to free information on your personal data stored, the origin and the recipient as well as the purpose of data processing and possibly a right to correction, locking or deletion of these data in the scope of the valid legal regulations. You can contact us anytime at the address indicated in the legal notice to receive more information on this topic as well as on other questions regarding personal data.

Right of limitation of processing
You have the right to demand the limitation of processing of your personal data. Please contact us anytime at the address indicated in the legal notice. The right of limitation of processing applies for the following cases:

  • If you contest the correctness of the personal data we have stored, we usually need some time to check it. You have the right to demand the limitation of processing of your personal data for the duration of this verification.
  • If your personal data were/are processed illegally, you can require the limitation of data processing instead of the deletion.
  • If we do not need your personal data any more, but you need them to execute, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to require the limitation of processing of your personal data instead of the deletion.
  • If you have filed an objection according to art. 21, par. 1 GDPR, your and our interests must be weighed up. You have the right to demand the limitation of processing of your personal data as long as it is not clear whose interests prevail.

If you have limited the processing of your personal data, these data may only be processed with your consent or to assert, execute or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or a member state - except the storage of these data.

Objection to advertising mails
The use of contact data published in the scope of the disclaimer duty in order to submit not expressly requested advertisement or information material is expressly objected. The operator of the websites expressly reserves the right to legal steps in case of a not requested provision of advertising information, for example by spam mails.

Cookies
The internet pages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are filed on your computer and which your browser stores.
Most of the cookies used are so-called “session cookies". They are automatically deleted after end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser in a way that you are informed if cookies are set, that cookies are only allowed in individual cases, that you can exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or principally and that the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser is activated. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website is limited.
Cookies which are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you request (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of sect. 6, par. 1, lit f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies for a technically fault-free and optimised provision of his services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing habits) are stored, they are covered separately in this data privacy statement.

Server log files
The provider of the website collects and stores information automatically in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • the browser type and browser version
  • the operating system used
  • the referrer URL
  • the host name of the accessing computer
  • the time of the server inquiry
  • the IP address

These data are not combined with other data sources.
These data are collected based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the technically sound presentation and the optimisation of his website - for this purpose, server log files must be stored.

Contact form
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, we store your details from the contact form including the contact data you indicated in the form for the purpose of a processing of the inquiry and for any following questions.  We do not divulge these data without your consent.
Thus, the data entered in the contact form are exclusively processed based on your consent (art. 6, par. 1, lit. a of the GDPR). You can revoke an already given consent anytime. An informal message sent to us by e-mail is enough for this purpose. The lawfulness of the data processing until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data which you have entered in the contact form remain with us until you request the deletion, revoke your consent for storage or if the purpose for the data storage does not apply any more (e.g. after completed processing of your inquiry). Any mandatory legal regulations - especially retention periods - are not affected.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only as far as necessary for the establishment of a legal relationship, the design of contents of the legal relationship or the change of the legal relationship (inventory data). This takes place on the basis of sect. 6, par. 1, lit. b DSGVO which allows the processing of data to perform a contract or for precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data regarding the utilisation of our internet pages (data of use) as far as necessary to facilitate the use of the service to the user or to settle it.
The collected customer data are deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relations. The legal period of retention is not affected.

Facebook plug-ins (like & share button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook of the provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated on our website. You can identify the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. You will find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here:  https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
If you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plug-in. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while being logged in your Facebook account, you can link the contents of your websites with your Facebook profile. Facebook is thereby able to assign the visit of our website to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website have no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred and their use by Facebook. You will find more information in the data privacy statement of Facebook under: https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.
If you do not wish that Facebook is able to assign the visit of our website to your Facebook user account, log out of your Facebook user account.
These Facebook plug-ins are used based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in a most extensive visibility in the social media.

Instagram plug-in
Functions of the service Instagram are incorporated in our websites. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. Instagram is thereby able to assign the visit of our website to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website have no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred and their use by Instagram.
These Instagram plug-ins are used based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in a most extensive visibility in the social media.
You will find more information in the data privacy statement of Instagram under: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and which make an analysis of the use of the website possible. The information about your access to this website which is generated by the cookie is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
The Google Analytics cookies are stored and the analysis tool is used based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the analysis of the user habits to optimise his web offering as well as his advertisement.

IP anonymisation
We have activated the function IP anonymisation on this website. Google shortens your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other member states being part of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission into the USA. The full IP address is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide services in connection with the website use and the internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted in the scope of Google Analytics by your browser is not combined with other data of Google.

Browser plug-in
You may prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we point out that in this case it is possible that you may not use all functions of this website to the full extent. Furthermore you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie which refer to the use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of these data by Google by loading down and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Contradiction to data collection
You may prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data in case of future visits of this website. Deactivate Google Analytics.
You will find more information on the use of user data by Google Analytics in the data privacy statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order processing
We concluded a contract for the order processing with Google and completely implement the strict provisions of the German Data Protection Authorities regarding the use of Google Analytics.

Demographic features” of Google Analytics
This website uses the function “demographic features” of Google Analytics. Thereby it is possible to prepare reports which include information on the age, the gender and the interests of the visitors of the site. These data originate from interest-related advertising of Google as well as from other visitor data of third-party providers. It is not possible to assign these data to a certain person. You may deactivate this function anytime via the display setting in your Google account or principally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the point “contradiction to data collection”.

Google AdWords and Google Conversion-Tracking
This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising programme of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
We use the so-called Conversion Tracking in the scope of Google AdWords. If you click on an ad posted by Google, a cookie is set for the conversion tracking. Cookies are text files which the internet browser stores on the computer of the user. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for the personal identification of the user. If the user accesses certain pages of this website and the cookie still has not expired, Google and we are able to determine that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page.
Every Google AdWords customer receives another cookie. The cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected by the conversion cookies are used to prepare conversion statistics for AdWords customers who decided in favour of the conversion tracking. The total number of users who have clicked on the ad and have been directed to a website provided with a conversion tracking tag is communicated to the customer. However, they do not get any information by which the user can be identified personally. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you may contradict this use by deactivating the cookie of the Google Conversion Tracking easily via your internet browser under user settings. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
The “conversion cookies” are stored and this tracking tool is used based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified in interest in the analysis of the user habits to optimise his web offering as well as his advertisement.
You will find more information on Google AdWords and Google Conversion-Tracking in the data protection provisions of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.
You can set your browser in a way that you are informed if cookies are set, that cookies are only allowed in individual cases, that you can exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or principally and that the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser is activated. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website is limited.

Facebook Pixel
Our website uses the visitor action pixel of Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) for the conversion measuring.
Thereby it is possible to track the habits of the visitors of the website after they have been redirected to the website of the provider by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. The effectiveness of the Facebook ads can be evaluated for statistical and market research purposes and optimised for future advertising efforts.
The collected data are anonymous for us as operator of this website; we are not able to draw any conclusions on the identity of the user. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes according to the Facebook policy on the use of data. Thereby Facebook makes it possible to place ads on the pages of Facebook as well as outside Facebook. We as operator of the website are not able to influence the use of the data.
The use of Facebook Pixel is based on art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in an effective advertising measure including the social media.
You will find more information on the protection of your privacy in the data privacy instructions of Facebook: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
Furthermore, you can deactivate the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” in the settings of the ads under https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. For this purpose you must be logged into Facebook.
If you do not have a Facebook account, you can deactivate use-based advertisement of Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.

Newsletter data
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address and information from you which permit the verification that you are the owner of the e-mail address specified and agree to the receipt of the newsletter.  Other data are not collected or collected only on voluntary basis. We only use these data for the provision of the requested information and do not transmit them to a third party.
Thus, the data entered in the newsletter registration form are exclusively processed based on your consent (art. 6, par. 1, lit. a of the GDPR). The consent given for the storage of data, of the e-mail address and their use for the provision of the newsletter can be revoked anytime, e.g. via the link “de-register” in the newsletter. The lawfulness of the data processing processes until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
We store the data which you have filed for the purpose of the receipt of the newsletter until your de-registration of the newsletter and delete them after cancellation of the newsletter. Any data which we have stored for other purposes are not affected.

WiredMinds
This page uses the tracking pixel components of WiredMinds AG. These components are a service of WiredMinds AG, Immenhofer Str. 21, 70180 Stuttgart. WiredMinds uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and make an analysis of the use of our website possible. Data can be collected, processed and stored from which a usage profile can be prepared under a pseudonym. These collected data which possibly may contain also personal data are transferred to a server of Wired Minds in Germany. IP addresses are anonymised by immediately deleting the last number block, as far as they are collected. The data thereby collected are not used to identify the visitor of our website personally without the separately given consent of the visitor of our website. Other information for the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by WiredMinds can be found under http://www.wiredminds.de/produkt/datenschutz-gutachten/
On this page you can also find information on how to object the data collection, the data processing and the data storage by WiredMinds with effect for the future.

YouTube with advanced data protection
Our website uses the plug-ins of the website YouTube. The operator of this website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
We use YouTube in the advanced data protection mode. According to YouTube, YouTube does not store any information on the visitor of this website before watching the video based on this mode. The transfer of the data to YouTube partners is not absolutely excluded by the advanced data protection mode. YouTube establishes a connection to the Google DoubleClick network - whether or not you watch a video.
Once you start a YouTube video on our website, such a connection to the servers of YouTube is established. The YouTube server receives the information which of our pages you have accessed. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing habits directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Furthermore YouTube can store different cookies on your terminal after starting a video. By means of these cookies YouTube is able to receive information about the visitors of our website. I.a. this information is used to record video statistics which improve the user friendliness and prevent attempted frauds. The cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them.
It is possible that other data processing processes are activated after start of a YouTube video on which we have no influence.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offering. This is a justified interest according to art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR.
You will find further information on data protection at YouTube in YouTube’s data privacy statement under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Google Web Fonts
This website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for a uniform representation of fonts. The Google fonts are installed locally. No connection to servers of Google is established for this purpose.

Google Maps
This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, your IP address must be stored. This information is usually transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offering and to easily find the places indicated on our website. This is a justified interest according to art. 6, par. 1, lit f of the GDPR.
You will find more information on the use of user data in the data privacy statement of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Embedding of services and contents of third parties

It may be that contents of third parties as e.g. RSS feeds or graphics of other websites are embedded in this online offering. This always requires that the provider of these contents (also referred to as “third-party provider” in the following) becomes aware of the IP address of the users, as without the IP address they would not be able to send the contents to the browser of the respective user. Thus, the IP address is necessary to display these contents. The provider does his best to use only those contents, the providers of which use the IP addresses only for the provision of the contents. However, the provider of this website has no influence on a possible storage of the IP addresses by the third-party providers e.g. for statistical purposes. If this is known, the users are informed.

 

Further use

A third party’s use of contact data published in the scope of the disclaimer duty in order to submit not expressly requested advertisement or information material is expressly objected. The operator of the websites expressly reserves the right to legal steps in case of a not requested provision of advertising information, for example by spam mails.

 

Text extracts from the data privacy declaration of eRecht24 [https://www.e-recht24.de/].