Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website is processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data is collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. Such data is primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the site. Such data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about data stored on you, its origin, its recipients, and the pur¬pose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
EquiVal GmbH & Co. KG
Telephone: +49 (0) 611 532 53 08
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purpose and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be processed legally.
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored, as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions relating to personal data.
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in compliance with the requirements for legal notices on websites for the dissemination of promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as spam emails, is received.
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
This data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behaviour to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Goo¬gle within the European Union or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to eva-luate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this web¬site. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. Google Web fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.