Data Privacy Statement
The ElringKlinger Group is thoroughly committed to the protection of data. We act in accordance with applicable statutory data protection regulations for the purpose of protecting any personal data of yours that may be collected when visiting our website or that you transmit to us.
Compliance with data protection regulations on this website is the responsibility of
We are hosting the content of our website at the following provider:
The provider is the Hetzner Online GmbH, Industriestr. 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany (hereinafter referred to as Hetzner).
We use Hetzner on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the most reliable depiction of our website possible. If appropriate consent has been obtained, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar the consent includes the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s end device (e.g., device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. This consent can be revoked at any time.
General information on the legal basis for the data processing on this website
Collection, processing and use of personal data
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"). This includes details such as your name, address, postal address, or telephone number.
It does not include information that cannot be connected to your identity (such as the time spent on the website or the number of users of the website).
Any personal data relating to you will only be processed within the context of the technical provision of this website or in order to analyze usage patterns.
Processing is based on the following statutory provisions: Article 6 1 a), f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Additionally, your data will be proceed for the following purposes:
- For the provision of the vidoes
The legal basis of this is Article 6 (1) f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In using the http protocol, the following data are collected at a server level:
|Date||Duration of storage|
|• Browser type/version||14 days|
|• Operating system used||14 days|
|• Referrer URL||14 days|
|• IP address||14 days|
|• Point of retrieval||14 days|
If these or other personal data are processed through the use of other services on this website, such as the use of the contact form, you will be additionally informed prior to using the service.
Tranfer of personal data
Data relating to you and processed by us is transmitted to the following recipients so that operation of website is ensured:
|Category||Purpose||Transfer to third country|
|Advertising agency||Operation of website||No|
|Vendor of analytical tools||Usage analysis||No|
|Advertising agency||Development and design||No|
|Group of companies||Operation of website||No|
Transfer to a third country does not take place.
Should you make use of the possibility of using our plug-ins for social networks, ElringKlinger AG will not transfer these data. When using these plug-ins, you will be forwarded directly to the corresponding page of the social network.
If your personal data are transferred to recipients other than those specified through the use of external services, we will inform you accordingly prior to processing.
Consent with Cookiebot
Our website uses consent technology from Cookiebot to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your end device or for the use of certain technologies and to document this in a data protection-compliant manner. The provider of this technology is Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark (hereinafter “Cookiebot”).
We have concluded a data processing agreement (DPA) for the use of the above-mentioned service. This is a contract mandated by data privacy laws that guarantees that they process personal data of our website visitors only based on our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.
If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of these data is based on Art. 6(1)(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 our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) or on your agreement (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) if this has been requested; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is being archived no longer exists (e.g., after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions, in particular retention periods.
You, as the so-called data subject whose data are processed, have the following rights according to GDPR:
- Right of access
- Right to rectification
- Right to erasure
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to data portability
- Right to object, particularly with regard to processing under Article 6 1 a) and f) GDPR.
Should you wish to exercise one of these rights, please write to the contact address (no form required) specified.
If you would like to exercise your right to object, any data processing conducted to date shall remain unaffected.
In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
When deleting your data, we comply with the data protection principles of the GDPR. In accordance with this regulation, data will be deleted immediately after your request has been processed.
In the tables specified in the data protection notice, you can see detailed information on configured deletion and storage durations.
The following table contains all relevant information about the cookies used by us:
The default setting of the majority of browsers is to automatically accept cookies. However, you have the option of setting your browser in such a way so as to reject cookies or notify you before a cookie is generated. Please note, however, that by disabling cookies you will not be able to use all areas of the website, as some sections will produce error notices. Cookies can be deleted manually at any time.
Analysis and Tools
This website uses the open-source web analysis service Matomo.
Through Matomo, we are able to collect and analyze data on the use of our website-by-website visitors. This enables us to find out, for instance, when which page views occurred and from which region they came. In addition, we collect various log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browser, and operating system used) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).
The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns, in order to optimize the operator’s web offerings and advertising. If appropriate consent has been obtained, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar the consent includes the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s end device (e.g., device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. This consent can be revoked at any time.
For analysis with Matomo we use IP anonymization. Your IP address is shortened before the analysis, so that it is no longer clearly assignable to you.
We host Matomo exclusively on our own servers so that all analysis data remains with us and is not passed on.
This website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer. In case Google Maps has been activated, Google has the option to use Google Fonts for the purpose of the uniform depiction of fonts. When you access Google Maps, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache, to correctly display text and fonts.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. If appropriate consent has been obtained, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar the consent includes the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s end device (e.g., device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. This consent can be revoked at any time.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/ and https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/sccs/.
For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
The company is certified in accordance with the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the US, which is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards for data processing in the US. Every company certified under the DPF is obliged to comply with these data protection standards. For more information, please contact the provider under the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Data Protection Officer
ElringKlinger AG has fulfilled its obligations in respect of designating a Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted as follows:
attn.: Data Protection Officer