Privacy policy

We are pleased you have chosen to visit our website www.f-tronic.de and that you are interested in our company. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Personal data is information about personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, the civil name, address, telephone number and date of birth, but also all other data that can be related to a specific person.

Since personal data enjoys special legal protection, it is collected by us only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of our website and the provision of our services. Below we describe what personal data we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it.
Our data protection practice complies with the statutory regulations, in particular those of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will only collect, process and store your personal data, insofar as this is necessary for the functional provision of this website and our content and services, as well as for the processing of inquiries and, if necessary, for the processing of orders/contracts, but only insofar as this is required for a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) sent. 1 GDPR or consent has been granted. Only if you have previously given your consent separately, will your data also be used for more detailed purposes that are expressly agreed in the consent, e.g. for the sending of advertising information by newsletter.

1. Controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) GDPR

The controller within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

f-tronic GmbH
Zum Gerlen 25
66131 Saarbrücken
E-mail: info@f-tronic.de
Tel: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-94

2. Name and address of the data protection officer

Name: Alexander Bergweiler
Address: Zum Gerlen 21-25, 66131 Saarbrücken
E-mail: Alexander.Bergweiler@koenig-rechtsanwaelte.de

3. Provision of the website and creation of log files

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the retrieving computer. The following data is collected here:

Extent of processing of the data
(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the retrieval device
(3) The IP address of the retrieval device
(4) Date and time of access
(5) Websites and resources (images, files, other page content) that were accessed on our website
(6) Websites from which the user’s system arrived at our website (referrer tracking)

This data is stored in the log files of our system. Storage of this data together with personal data of a specific user does not take place, so an identification of individual site visitors does not take place.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the achievement of the purpose described below.

Purpose of data processing
Logging is done to maintain the compatibility of our website for as many visitors as possible and for troubleshooting and combating abuse. For this purpose, it is necessary to log the technical data of the retrieving computer in order to be able to react as early as possible to misrepresentations, attacks on our IT systems and/or errors in the functionality of our website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.

Duration of storage
The deletion of the aforementioned technical data takes place as soon as it is no longer needed to ensure the compatibility of the website for all visitors, but no later than 3 months after retrieval from our website.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

4. Special features of our website

Our website offers you various features, in the use of which your personal data is collected, processed and stored by us. Below we explain what happens to your data:

Comments feature:

Extent of processing of personal data
The personal data left by you in your comment.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (tacit consent)

Purpose of data processing
Acceptance and publication of your comment on our website.

Duration of storage
Your comment will be saved and published indefinitely. We reserve the right to deletion without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.

Possibility for objection and correction
Upon your request we will delete your comments immediately. Please use the “delete function” or contact us. The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Contact(s):

Extent of processing of personal data
The data entered by you in our contact forms.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (tacit consent)

Purpose of data processing
The data recorded via our contact form or gathered via our contact forms will only be used to process the specific contact request received through the contact form.

Duration of storage
After processing your request, the collected data will be deleted immediately, as long as there are no statutory storage periods.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

Form for newsletter registration:

Extent of processing of personal data
The data entered by you when signing up for the newsletter.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR (tacit consent)

Purpose of data processing
The data included in the registration form of our newsletter will only be used by us for the distribution of our newsletter, in which we provide information about all our services and our news. After signing up, we will send you a confirmation e-mail containing a link which you must click to finish signing up for our newsletter (double opt-in).

Duration of storage
Our newsletter can be unsubscribed from at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link, which is also included in every newsletter. Your data will be deleted by us immediately after unsubscribing. Likewise, your data will be deleted immediately in the case of an incomplete registration. We reserve the right to deletion without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.

Possibility for objection and correction
The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

5. Integration of external web services and processing of data outside the EU

On our website, we use active Java script content from external providers, so-called web services. When visiting our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. This may involve the processing of data outside the EU. You can prevent this by installing a Java script blocker such as the browser plug-in ‘NoScrip’' (www.noscript.net) or disabling Java script in your browser. This may result in functional restrictions on websites that you visit.

We use the following external web services: 

website-check.de
A web service of the company Website-Check GmbH, Beethovenstraße 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (in the following: website-check.de) is hosted on our website. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transfer personal data to website-check.de. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (Legitimate interest). The legitimate interest consists in the faultless function of the website. The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of website-check.de: https://www.website-check.de/datenschutzerklaerung/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by website-check.de by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

CloudFlare
Our website hosts a web service provided by CloudFlare Inc., 101 Townsend St, 94107 San Francisco, USA (hereafter: CloudFlare). We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transfer personal information to CloudFlare. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest consists in the faultless function of the website.  CloudFlare has self-certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. For more information on the handling of the transferred data, please refer to CloudFlare’s privacy policy: https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/?utm_referrer=https://www.google.com/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by CloudFlare by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com). 

benchmarkemail.com
Our website hosts a web service from Benchmark Internet Group LLC, 10621 Calle Lee, Building 141, 90720 Los Alamitos, CA, USA (hereinafter: benchmarkemail.com). We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may submit personal information to benchmarkemail.com. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest consists in the faultless function of the website.  benchmarkemail.com has self-certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. For more information on the handling of the transferred data, see the privacy policy of benchmarkemail.com: https://www.benchmarkemail.com/email-marketing/privacy-policy. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by benchmarkemail.com by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

Cookie Consent
Our website hosts a web service of the company Silktide Ltd, Brunel Parkway Pride Park Nan Nan, UK (hereinafter: Cookie Consent). We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transfer personal data to Cookie Consent. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest consists in the faultless function of the website. The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the Cookie Consent privacy policy: https://silktide.com/privacy-policy/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Cookie Consent by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

6. Information about the use of cookies

Extent of processing of personal data
We use cookies on various pages to enable the use of certain features of our website. The so-called ‘cookies’ are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. These text files contain a characteristic string that allows a clear identification of the browser when revisiting our website. The process of filing a cookie file is also called ‘setting a cookie’.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f)GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to maintain the full functionality of our website, to increase usability and to enable a more personalized approach to our customers. Identification of individual site visitors is only possible with the help of cookie technology if the site visitor has previously provided us with personal data based on a separate consent.

Purpose of data processing
The cookies are set by our website to maintain the full functionality of our website and to improve its usability. In addition, cookie technology allows us to recognize individual visitors by using pseudonyms, such as an individual, arbitrary ID, so that we can offer more personalized services.

Duration of storage
Our cookies are stored until deletion in your browser or, in the case of a session cookie, until the session has expired.

Possibility for objection and correction
You can set your browser according to your wishes in such a way that you prevent the setting of cookies in general, are only informed of their setting, must decide from case to case on the acceptance of cookies, or generally consent to the acceptance of cookies. Cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has had a prior connection to our website (permanent cookies) or to save recently viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies to provide you with an enhanced user experience. In order to use our convenience features, we recommend that you accept cookies for our website.

The possibilities for objection and correction are governed by the general regulations on data protection rights of objection and correction described below in this privacy policy.

7. Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail

Your personal data will be protected by technical and organizational measures to ensure that it is not accessible to third parties during collection, storage and processing. In the case of unencrypted e-mail communication, we cannot guarantee complete data security on the way to our IT systems; we therefore recommend encrypted communication or postal mail for information requiring a high degree of confidentiality.

8. Automatic e-mail archiving
Extent of processing of personal data
We expressly point out that our e-mail system has an automated archiving process. All incoming and outgoing e-mails are thereby digitally archived in a revision-proof manner.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (Legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is in compliance with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. §§ 146, 147 AO).

Purpose of data processing
The purpose of archiving is to comply with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. §§ 146, 147 AO).

Duration of storage
The storage of our e-mail communication takes place until the expiry of tax and commercial retention requirements. The storage period can be up to 10 years.

Possibility for objection and correction
For questions regarding our e-mail archiving system, please contact our data protection officer. We also point out that we only consider application documents in PDF file format. Zipped (WinZip, WinRAR, 7Zip, etc.) files are filtered out by our security systems and not delivered. Applications in Word file format and other file formats will not be considered and will be deleted unread. Please note that unencrypted application documents sent by e-mail may possibly be opened by third parties before they arrive in our IT systems. We assume that we can also answer unencrypted application e-mails unencrypted. If you do not want this, please send us a note in your application e-mail.

9. Revocation of consent - Data and change requests - Deletion & blocking of data
Once a year, you have the right to free information about your stored data as well as the right to correct, block or delete your data at any time. Your data will be deleted by us on first request if this does not conflict with legal regulations. You can revoke a consent given to us to use your personal data at any time. Information, deletion and correction requests for your data and any suggestions may be sent at any time to the following address:

f-tronic GmbH
Zum Gerlen 25
66131 Saarbrücken
E-mail: info@f-tronic.de
Tel: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6893 / 9483-94

 

10. Right to Data Portability

 

You have the right to require that we provide you with the personal data that you have furnished us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You may also request that we provide this data to a third party immediately upon your first instruction, provided that the processing is carried out with consent based on Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR or is based on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR and is processed by us as part of automated data processing. In exercising this right to data portability, you also have the right to require that your personal data relating to you be transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected. The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.

 

 

11. Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority pursuant Art. 77 I GDPR

If you have the suspicion that your data is processed unlawfully on our site, you can of course always bring about a judicial clarification of the problem. Irrespective of this, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. The right to lodge a complaint is open to you in the EU Member State of your location, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose the supervisory authority you wish to contact in the above-mentioned places. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will then inform you of the status and results of your petition, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Art. 78 GDPR.

 

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