Privacy Policy

1. Introduction and general provisions

You are visiting the website of Daviesmeyer GmbH with the company’s registered office at Spielbudenplatz 24-25, 20359 Hamburg.

Our company Data Protection Representative Sven Jaginiak can be reached at the aforementioned address or at datenschutz@daviesmeyer.com.

 

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the purpose of its use

a) When visiting the website

When our website is accessed, the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called logfile. The following information is recorded without your involvement and is stored until it is deleted automatically:

-        name of the retrieved file

-        date and time of the retrieval

-        transferred data volume

-        message as to whether the retrieval was successful

-        description of the type of web browser used

-        operating system used

-        the previously visited website

-        provider

-        your IP address

The data referred to are processed by us for the following purposes:

-        guaranteeing smooth-running connection establishment to the website,

-        guaranteeing convenient use of our website,

-        evaluation of the system security and stability, as well as

-        for additional administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection. In no event do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions as to your personal details.

Furthermore, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. Further details about this are available under Clause 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

 

b) When subscribing to our newsletter

If you have expressly consented according to Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter a GDPR, we use your e-mail address to send you are newsletter on a regular basis. Providing an e-mail address is sufficient for receiving the newsletter. It is possible to unsubscribe at any time, for example, using a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, please feel free to send your unsubscribe request by e-mail at any time to datenschutz@daviesmeyer.com.

 

c) When using our contact form

For questions of any type, we offer you the opportunity to establish contact with us using a form that is provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address for this, so that we know from whom the enquiry originates and in order to reply to it. Further details can be provided voluntarily.

Data processing for the purpose of establishing contact with us occurs in accordance with Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily issued consent.

The personal data collected by us for using the contact form are deleted automatically after your enquiry has been settled.

 

3. Disclosure of data

Sending of your personal data to third parties does not occur for purposes other than those listed below.

We only disclose your personal data to third parties, if:

-        you have granted your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter a GDPR, for example, to shipping service providers by consenting to separate participation conditions within the scope of competitions.

-        disclosure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter f GDPR and no reason exists for assuming that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data.

-        in the event that a legal obligation exists for disclosure in accordance with Art. Subsection 1 Letter c GDPR, and

-        this is legally admissible and necessary for processing the contractual relationships, in accordance with Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter b GDPR.

4. Cookies

In several areas, we use so-called cookies on our website. With such file elements, your computer can be identified as a technical unit during your visit to this website, in order to make it easier for you to use our services - even on recurring visits. However, as a rule, you have the opportunity to set your web browser, such that you are informed about the occurrence of cookies, so that you can allow or exclude there, or can delete cookies, which already exist. Please use the help function of your Internet browser in order to find information about how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may possibly not function, if you have deactivated the use of cookies. Cookies do not allow a server to read private data from your computer or data filed from another server. They do not cause any damage to your computer and also do not contain any viruses. We base the use of cookies on Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter f GDPR: the processing occurs to improve the functionality of our website. Therefore, it is necessary to preserve our legitimate interests.

The following cookies are use on our website:

Cookie type: Google Analytics cookie

Cookie name: __utma, __utmz, _ga, _gid

Purpose: Is used by Google Analytics on the basis of a unique identification number, in order to differentiate visitors and expires after 2 years (__ga) or 1 day (__gid).

Cookie type: Acceptance of website cookies

Cookie names: __cfduid, cookieconsent_status

Purpose: These cookies are used in order to identify your client anonymously, and to store whether you have acknowledged the use of cookies. No personal data are stored or sent.

 

5. Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so called "cookies", which are textiles saved on the computer of the user in order to analyse the usage of the website. The information created by the Cookie concerning your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be previously abbreviated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports concerning the website activities for the website operator and to produce additional services associated with the use of the Internet and website. The IP address sent by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data of Google. You can prevent the cookies from being stored by means of an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we must point out that in this case not all functions of the website will be available to you in their full capacity. Furthermore, you can prevent the storing of data generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plugin at the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

We point out that on this website, Google Analytics has been supplemented with the “gat_anonymizelp(); code, in order to guarantee anonymised capture of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). You can also prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will then be set, which prevents the further storage of your data when visiting this website. This procedure is particularly recommended for access to our website using mobile devices. You can find further information about terms and conditions of use and data privacy at www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

We base the use of the aforementioned analysis tools on Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter f) GDPR: the processing occurs to analyse the user behaviour and is therefore necessary to preserve our legitimate interests.

 

6. Use of the advertising functions of Google Analytics 

In addition to the standard configuration of Google Analytics, functions of Google Analytics are also used on this website, which support interest-based advertising and advertising, which is based on the surfing behaviour of users. For this, Google Analytics uses a third-party provider cookie from DoubleClick, in order to evaluate data about the surfing behaviour of users on various websites. Using these data, statistical statements can be made about demographic data and fields of interest of website users.

We expressly point out to you that we cannot view any data about individual users and cannot trace back the statistical data, which we use, to specific users.

 

7. Use of additional Google services (Google Maps, Google Fonts)

We use the “Google Maps” server on our website to display maps, as well as using the “Google Fonts” web font service of the provider, Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, for displaying fonts in the web, during the course of this, data may be sent to the provider. You can view the privacy policy of the provider at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de, under the following link, you can also deactivate the sending of data by setting an opt-out cookie: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

 

8. Rights of data subjects

You are entitled to the following rights of data subjects:

a. Right to request information

You have the right to request a confirmation from us about whether the relevant personal data are processed.

b. Correction/deletion/restriction of processing

Furthermore, you have the right to request from us, that

-        inaccurate personal data relating to you are corrected at once (right to correction);

-        personal data relating to you are deleted at once (right to deletion) and

-        the processing is restricted (right to restriction of processing).

c. Right to data transferability

You have the right to obtain the personal data relating to you, which you have provided, in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format and to send these data to another controller.

d. Cancellation right

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. With the revocation of your consent, the lawfulness of the processing that has occurred on the basis of the consent until the revocation shall not be affected.

e. Right to object

If the processing of data relating to you is required for exercising a duty, which lies in the public interest (Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter e) GDPR or to preserve our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Subsection 1 Letter f) GDPR), you are entitled to a right to object.

f. Right to complaint

If you are of the opinion that the processing of the personal data relating to you violates the GDPR, without prejudice to other legal remedies, you have the right to make a complaint to a supervisory authority, the details of your responsible supervisory authority can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm