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Privacy statement

1. Data protection at a glance

General notes

The following information gives a simple overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that can be used to identify you personally. More comprehensive information concerning the topic of data protection is available in the privacy statement listed below.

 

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The website operator processes data on this website. The contact data for the website operator is available in the legal notice of this website.

 

How do we collect your data?

Some of your data is collected if you disclose data to us. This may be data that you enter, e.g., in a contact form.

Other data is automatically collected through our IT systems when visiting the website. This includes in particular technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system, or time of site retrieval). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

 

What do we use your data for?

We collect some of your data to guarantee a faultless availability of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

 

What are your rights concerning your data?

At any time, you have the right to receive information concerning the source, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data, free of charge. You also have the right to request rectification, blocking, or erasure of this data. In case of further questions concerning the topic of data protection, please contact us at any time under the address listed in the legal notice. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

You furthermore have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. Details in this regard are available in the privacy notice under “Right to restrict processing”.

 

Analysis tools and third-party tools

Your surfing behavior may be analyzed statistically when visiting our website. This is chiefly done through cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is generally analyzed anonymously; your surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent such by not using certain tools. Details in this regard can be found in our privacy statement.

You can object to this analysis. Further information concerning objection opportunities is available in this privacy statement.

 

2. General notes and obligatory information

Data protection

The protection of your personal data is a priority for the operators of these pages. We keep your personal data confidential and comply with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.

Various personal data is collected if you use this website. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. The present privacy statement explains the type of data collected by us and what we use it for. It also explains the process and the purpose.

We inform you that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. email communication) may involve security gaps. It is impossible to completely protect data against third-party access.

 

 

Information concerning the controller

The controller for data processing on this website is:

von Diest, Greve und Partner mbB Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft

Am Sandtorpark 2, 20457 Hamburg

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 40-374945-0

Email: info@vondiest.de

The controller is the natural or legal entity that alone or jointly with others decides on the purpose and means of processing personal data (e.g. name, email addresses, or similar).

 

Revoking your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are possible only with your express consent. You can revoke consent already granted to us at any time. An informal notification by email suffices. The legitimacy of data processing that took place until your revocation remains unaffected.

 

Right to object against data collection in special cases as well as against direct advertisement (Art. 21 GDPR)

If data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. e or f GDPR, you at any time have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to a profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal basis on which processing is based is listed in this privacy statement. If you object, we will no longer process your affected personal data unless we can verify compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, or processing serves to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims (Objection pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR).

If your personal data is processed for direct advertisement, you at any time have the right to object against processing of personal data pertaining to you for the purpose of such advertisement. This also applies to profiling insofar as such is connected to such direct advertisement. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for the purpose of direct advertisement (Objection pursuant to Art. 21 (2) GDPR).

 

Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority

In the event of a violation of the GDPR, the data subject is entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of the data subject’s habitual residence, workplace, or location of suspected violation.  The right to lodge a complaint exists regardless of other administrative or judicial remedies.

 

Right to transferability of data

You have the right to have data, which we automatically process based on your consent or in the fulfillment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. Insofar as you request direct transfer of data to another controller, this shall take place only insofar as it is technically feasible.

 

SSL or TSL encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, e.g. orders or inquiries that you send to us as website operator. An encrypted connection can be recognized by the address field of the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock icon in your browser’s address line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, blocking, erasure, and rectification

Within the scope of applicable statutory provisions you have at any time, free of charge, the right to information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and purpose of data processing, and possibly a right to rectification, blocking, or erasure of this data. In this regard and in case of further questions concerning the topic of personal data, you can contact us at any time under the address listed in the legal section.

 

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data. In this regard, you can contact us at any time at the address listed in the legal notice. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data retained by us, we generally require some time to review this. For the duration of the review you have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data.
  • If processing of your personal data occurs/occurred unlawfully, you are authorized to request restriction of data processing instead of erasure.
  • If we no longer require your personal data but you require them to assert, defend, or exercise legal claims, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data instead of erasure.
  • If you have objected pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, a balancing of your interests and our interests must be taken into consideration. As long as the party whose interests outweigh the other party’s interests has not yet been determined, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted processing of your personal data, this data - aside from retention - may be processed only with your consent or to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims or to protect rights of another natural or legal entity or for reasons of a substantial public interest of the European Union or a member state.

 

Objection against advertising emails

We herewith object to using the contact information published within the scope of the obligation to provide legal information to transmit advertisement and informational material that was not expressly requested. The operators of these sites expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited transmission of advertisements, e.g. spam emails

 

3. Data protection officer

Our company has appointed a data protection officer.

scope & focus Service-Gesellschaft mbH
Leonhardtstraße 2
30175 Hannover
Germany

datenschutzbeauftragter@vondiest.de

 

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

The Internet pages use, in part, so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective, and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can adjust your browser settings so that you will be informed of the placement of cookies and can permit cookies only in the individual case, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The functionality of this website might be limited if cookies are deactivated.

Cookies necessary to perform the electronic communication processes or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the error-free technical and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyze your surfing behavior) are stored, these are addressed separately in this privacy statement.

 

Server log files

The provider of these pages collects and stores information automatically in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. This includes:

  • browser type and browser version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • hostname of inquiring computer
  • time of server inquiry
  • IP address

This data is not combined with other data sources.

This data is captured based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technologically error-free display and optimization of its website; for this purpose, the server log files must be captured.

 

Contact form

If you use the contact form to submit inquiries to us, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact information entered there by you, is stored by us for the purpose of processing your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not forward this data without your consent.

Processing of data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal notification by email suffices. The legitimacy of data processing that took place until your revocation remains unaffected.

The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us until you request erasure, revoke your consent to storage, or the purpose for data retention is void (e.g. after complete handling of your inquiry). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the execution of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), since we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests addressed to us.

The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

 5. Plugins and tools

Google Maps

This page uses the Google Maps service through an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Your IP address must be stored to use the functions of Google Maps. This information is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the US and is stored there. The provider of this page has no influence over this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and easier finding of our locations specified on the website. This is a legitimate interest in terms of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

More information concerning the handling of user data is available in the privacy notice of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

 

The privacy statement was generated on February 23, 2018 based on the generator by eRecht24.