Data Protection Declaration
Version: May 2022
In the following declaration we provide information on the collection of personal data when using our website, as well as the functions available on it. Personal data is all data that relates to you personally, for example your name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.
Name and contact details for the responsibility of processing personal data
The responsible person pursuant to Article 4 Paragraph 7 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of its usage
- When visiting the website
When simply using the website plants-and-bytes.de and its subdomains solely for information purposes, therefore, if you do not register or submit other information to us, the browser deployed on your device will automatically send information to our website’s servers. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called logfile. The following information may be collected without action on your part and is stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the requesting computer,
- date and time of access,
- time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
- name and URL of the file retrieved,
- access status/http status code,
- data transmitted each time,
- website, from which access is obtained (referrer-URL),
- browser used,
- your computer’s operating system and its interface,
- the name of your access providers as well as,
- language and version of the browser software.
- The aforementioned data is processed by us for the following purposes:
- to guarantee a smooth connection to the website,
- to guarantee comfortable usage of our website,
- for analysis of system security and stability as well as
- for further administrative purposes.
The legal basis for the data processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO (GDPR). Our legitimate interest for data collection results from the purposes listed above. On no account do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
- When using our contact form
For questions of any kind, we offer you the possibility to contact us using a form supplied on our website. Here the provision of your last name and a valid e-mail address is necessary so that we know from whom the request has come and in order to be able to answer it. Further details can be placed voluntarily.
Data processing for the purposes of contacting us is carried out according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO (GDPR) based on your voluntary consent. The personal data collected by us for the usage of the contact form is automatically deleted upon completion of your request.
Passing on your personal data to third parties for purposes other than listed below, does not take place. We only share your personal data with third parties if
- you have given your express consent according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO (GDPR),
- sharing, according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO (GDPR), is required for assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and no reason seems to apply that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data,
- there is a case that there is a legal obligation for sharing according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. c DS-GVO (GDPR), as well as
- this is permitted by law and according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. b DS-GVO (GDPR), for the necessity of handling contractual relationships with you.
The data processed through Cookies is necessary for the purposes referred to, to safeguard our legitimate interests, as well as those of third parties according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO (GDPR).
Most browsers automatically accept Cookies. You can, however, configure your browser so that no Cookies are stored on your computer or there is always a notice before a new Cookie is created. Complete deactivation of Cookies can, however, lead to you not being able to use all functions on our website.
You have the right:
- according to Article 15 DS-GVO (GDPR) to request information about your personal data processed by us. Above all you can request information about processing purposes, the category of personal data, the category of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right for correction, deletion, limitation in processing or objection, the existence of the right to appeal, the origin of your data, provided that this was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automized decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, sound information about their details;
- according to Article 16 DS-GVO (GDPR) to request the immediate correction of incorrect data or the completion of your personal data stored by us;
- according to Article 17 DS-GVO (GDPR) to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, as long as the processing is not necessary to exercise the right for free speech and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, on the grounds of public interest or to assert a claim, establishment of exercise or defense of legal claims;
- according to Article 18 DS-GVO (GDPR) to request limits on the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy is being disputed by you, the processing is unlawful and you, however, refuse their deletion and we no longer require your data. You, however, require this for enforcement, exercise and defense of legal claims or according to Article 21 DS-GVO (GDPR) you have appealed against the processing;
- according to Article 20 DS-GVO to request that you receive your personal data, which you have supplied to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or for it to be transmitted to another responsible person;
- according to Article 7 Paragraph 3 DS-GVO to revoke your consent, which you once gave us, at any time. This means that the data processing, which was based on this consent may not be continued in the future; and
- according to Article 77 DS-GVO you can lodge a complaint with the regulatory body. For this you can usually appeal to your local regulatory body or workplace or our company.
Right to object
As long as personal data is processed based on legitimate interest, according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO (GDPR) you reserve the right to object to the processing of your personal data, according to Article 21 DS-GVO (GDPR), as long as there are reasons available, which result from your specific situation or conform to the objection to direct advertising. In the last case you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.
If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or your right to object, an e-mail to email@example.com will suffice.
Within the website visit we use the widespread SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer). You can see whether an individual page of our internet presence is transferred encoded by the depiction of a key and/or lock symbol in the address bar or lower status bar of your browser.
Moreover, we also use suitable technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access from third parties.
Current status and amendments to this Data Protection Declaration
This Data Protection Declaration is currently valid-status May 2022.
Due to the continued development of our website and the services offered on it or based on amendments to the law and/or official guidelines, it could be necessary to amend this Data Protection Declaration. Each current Data Protection Declaration can be found at any given time on our website under data protection and you can retrieve and print it.