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PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy policy

1. An overview of data protection

The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website are 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 are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are 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 your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose 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 the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools

When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

 

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

ARTEBENE GmbH

Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 1
59348 Lüdinghausen
Germany

Telephone: +49 (0) 2591 792 39 0
E-Mail: info@artebene.com

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

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 legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory 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.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment 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.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

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

 

Encrypted payments on this website

If you enter into a contract which requires you to send us your payment information (e.g. account number for direct debits), we will require this data to process your payment.

Payment transactions using common means of payment (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are only made via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon in your browser line is visible.

In the case of encrypted communication, any payment details you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, blocking, deletion

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 on the topic of personal data.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

 

3. Data protection officer

Statutory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

GINDAT GmbH
Herr Jens Tintrup
Wetterauer Str. 6
42897 Remscheid

Telephone: +49 2191 909430
E-Mail: datenschutz@artebene.de

 

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website in order to access additional functions offered here. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the respective site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.

To inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the email address specified during registration.

We will process the data provided during registration only based on your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. 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 legally processed.

We will continue to store the data collected during registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process, and use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing our website (usage data) only to the extent required to enable you to access our service or to bill you for the same.

Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected

Data transmitted when entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order

We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

 

5. Social Media

Facebook-Plugins (Like & Share-Button)

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated in our sites. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like button" ("Like") on our site. An overview of Facebook plug-ins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is generated with the help of the plug-in. This causes information that you have visited our website with your IP address to be transmitted to Facebook. When you click the Facebook "Like Button" while you are logged in to your Facebook accout, you can link contents of our website on your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to allocate your visit to our website to your user account. Please note that we as provider of the websites do not have knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or their use by Facebook. You can find further information on this in Facebook's Privacy Statement on: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish Facebook to be able to allocate your visit to our websites to your Facebook user account, please log out from it..

 

6. Advertising

Google Analytics

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) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties 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 evaluate 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.

Browser plugin
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 website. 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: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

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.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

 

7. Newsletter

Newsletter Details

If you like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we will need to have your email address as well as information allowing us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. Further information will not be collected or only on a voluntary basis. We will use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and will not forward it to third parties.

The data entered in the newsletter registration form is processed exclusively on the basis of your agreement (section 6[1] lit. a GDPR). You can revoke the given consent to the storage of the data, the email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for instance by using the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legitimacy of the data processing operations already executed will remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data which you have transmitted to us for subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted upon unsubsription. This will not affect data provided to us for other purposes (such as email addresses for the member section)..

MailChimp

This website uses services provided by MailChimp for sending newsletters. Provider is the Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

MailChimp is a service with which, among others, sending newsletters can be organised and analysed. When you enter data for the purpose of receiving newsletters (such as an email address), it will be stored by MailChimp in the USA..

MailChimp is provided with a certificate according to the "EU-US Privacy Shield". The "Privacy Shield" is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA which is supposed to grant the compliance with European dataprotection rules in the USA.

With the help of MailChimp's services, we can analyse newsletter campaigns. When you open an email sent with MailChimp, a file (a so-called web beacon) contained in the email connects to MailChimp's servers in the USA. From this, it can be established whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links, where applicable, have been clicked. Moreover, technical information (such as time of recall, IP address, type of browser and operating system) is registered. This information can not be allocated to the individual receiver of the newsletter. They are used exclusively for statistical analyses of newsletter campaigns. The results of such analyses can be used for a better adaptation of future newsletters to the interests of receivers.

If you do not want these analyses to be carried out, you need to unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link with every newsletter message. Moreover, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter on our website.

The data processing is done based on your consent (section 6[1] lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent anytime by unsubscribing from the newsletter. The legitimacy of the data processing operations already executed will remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data which you have transmitted to us for subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our as well as from MailChimp's servers upon unsubsription. This will not affect data provided to us for other purposes (such as email addresses for the member section).

You can find further information in MailChimp's data protection rules: https://mailchimp.com/legal/terms/.

8. Payment Provider

PayPal

On our website we offer the possibility to pay via PayPal among others. Provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereafter referred to as "PayPal").

When you choose PayPal as your payment option, the payment details entered by you will be transmitted to PayPal..

Your details are transmitted based on section 6(1) lit. a GDPR (consent) and section 6(1) lit. b GDPR (processing for fulfilment of a contract). You have the possibility to revoke your consent for your data to be processed anytime. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of data processing operations carried out in the past.

 

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