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Privacy Policy

1. 1 Name and address of the controller

The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States and other provisions under data protection law is:

H&B OMEGA Europa GmbH
Lange Göhren 6
D-39171 Sülzetal / OT Osterweddingen
Germany
Phone: +49 39205 678 0
Email: info@hb-omega.de
Website: www.hb-omega.de

2. 2 Name and address of the data protection officer

The controller's data protection officer:
LGD Datenschutz GmbH
Ralf Gasterstedt
Rogätzer Straße 8
D-39106 Magdeburg
Phone: +49 391 556 863 23
Email: r.gasterstedt@lgd-data.de

3. 3 General information on processing activities

3.1 3.1 Scale of processing of personal data

We generally only process personal data of our users as far as this is necessary to provide a functional website or our contents and services. Processing of personal data of our users shall usually only take with the user's consent. An exemption shall apply in such cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and where processing of the data is permitted by the law.

3.2 Legal basis relating to processing of personal data

As far as we collect the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, point (a) of Article 6(1) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.
For legal processing of personal data that is required to perform a contract of which the data subject is a party, point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to perform pre-contractual measures.
As far as processing of personal data is required to perform a legal obligation that our company is subject to, point (c) of Article 6(1) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If any vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require processing of personal data, point (d) of Article 6(1) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If processing is required to maintain a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not override the former interest, point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

3.3 3.3 Data erasure and duration of storage

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage may furthermore take place when this is intended by the European or national legislator in regulations under Union law, laws or other rules that the controller is subject to. Blocking or erasure of the data shall also take place if a storage period necessary according to the standards named expires, except if further storage of the data is required for conclusion of a contract or performance of a contract.

4. 4 Provision of the website and compilation of log files

4.1 4.1 Description and scale of processing activities

Every time you call our website, our system will automatically record data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
The following data will be collected in the course of this:

  1. Information concerning the browser type and the version used
  2. The user's operating system
  3. The user's internet service provider
  4. The user's internet protocol address
  5. Date and time of the access
  6. Websites from which the user's system reaches our website
  7. Websites that are called up by the user's system via our website

The data are also stored in our system's log files. These data will not be stored together with any other personal data concerning the user.

4.2 Legal basis for processing activities

The legal basis for temporary storage of the data and log files is point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

4.3 Purpose of processing activities

The temporary storage of the internet protocol address by the system was necessary in order to make it possible to send the website to the user's computer. For this, the user's internet protocol address must remain stored for the duration of the session.
Storage in log files shall take place in order to ensure the function of the website. We also use the data for optimisation of the website and to ensure the security of our information-technical systems. The data are not evaluated for marketing purposes in this context.
These purposes also reflect our legitimate interest in the processing activities in accordance with point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

4.4 Duration of storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of their collection. If data are recorded for provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session is ended.
If your data are stored in log files, this will be the case no later than after seven days. Storage beyond this will be possible. In such a case, the internet protocol addresses of the users will be deleted or changed so that it can no longer be assigned to the calling client.

4.5 Right to object and removal option

Collection of the data for provision of the website and recording of the data in log files is mandatory for operation of the website. Accordingly, the user cannot object to this.

5. Email contact

5.1 Description and scale of processing activities

Contact via the provided email address is possible on our website. In such a case, the user's personal data transmitted in the email will be stored.
No data will be passed on to any third parties in this context. The data are only used for processing of the conversation.

5.2 Legal basis for processing activities

The legal basis for processing of the data is the presence of the user's consent in accordance with point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
The legal basis for processing of the data transmitted in the scope of transmission of an email is also point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. If the email contact is targeted at conclusion of a contract, point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR shall be an additional legal basis for processing.

5.3 Purpose of processing activities

Processing of the personal data from the input screen serves only to process your contact. In case of contact by email, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in processing of the data.
The other personal data processed while sending serves to prevent abuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information-technical systems.

5.4 Duration of storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of their collection. This is the case for the personal data from the input screen of the contact form and those transmitted by email when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when the circumstances show that the corresponding matter has been finally completed.
The personal data collected additionally when sending will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

5.5 Right to object and removal option

The user has the option at any time to withdraw his or her consent to processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by email, he or she may object to storage of his or her personal data at any time. In this case, the conversation cannot be continued.
Any personal data stored in the scope of the contact will be deleted in such a case.

6. Rights of the data subject

If any personal data of you are processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of GDPR and you have the following rights towards the controller:

6.1 Right of access

You may demand that the controller confirm whether any personal data concerning you are processed by us.
In case of such processing, you may demand the following information from the controller:

  1. the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  2. the categories of personal data concerned;
  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed or will be disclosed;
  4. the planned duration of storage of the personal data concerning you or, if specific information on this cannot be provided, criteria for specification of the storage duration;
  5. the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or a right to restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
  6. the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  7. all available information on the origin of the data, if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.

You have the right to be informed on whether the personal data concerning you are transmitted to a third country or an international organisation. In this context, you may demand provision of information about suitable safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR in connection with transmission.

6.2 Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and/or completion towards the controller, provided that the personal data processed concerning you are inaccurate or incomplete. The controller shall rectify them without undue delay.

6.3 Right to restriction of processing

You may demand restriction of processing of the personal data concerning you under the following condition:

  1. If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a duration that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  2. the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
  3. the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
  4. if you have objected to processing in accordance with Article 21(1) GDPR and it is not yet certain if the legitimate reasons of the controller override your reasons.

Where processing of the personal data concerning you has been restricted, such personal data must - with the exception of storage - only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
If the restriction of processing was limited according to the above conditions, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction is revoked.

6.4 Right to erasure

6.4.1 Erasure obligation

You may demand that the controller erase the personal data concerning you without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase such data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:

  1. The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. You withdraw consent on which the processing was based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  3. You object to processing in accordance with Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overruling legitimate grounds for processing, or you object to processing in accordance with Article 21(2) GDPR.
  4. The personal data concerning you have been unlawfully processed.
  5. Erasure of the personal data concerning you is required for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
  6. The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR.

6.4.2 Information to third parties

Where the controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17(1) GDPR to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that you as the data subject have requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.

6.4.3 Derogations

The right to erasure shall not exist if processing is necessary

  1. for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
  2. for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
  3. for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3) GDPR;
  4. for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in section 6.4.1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
  5. for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

6.5 Right to provision of information

If you have asserted a right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing towards the controller, the controller is obligated to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you were disclosed of this rectification or erasure of data or reconstruction of processing, except if this turns out to be impossible or subject to unreasonable effort.
You are due the right to provision of information about such recipients by the controller.

6.6 Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition to this, you have the right to transmit these data to another controller without any impairment by the controller to whom the personal data were provided, as long as

  1. processing is based on consent in accordance with point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR or a contract in accordance with point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR and
  2. the processing is carried out by automated means.

In exercising this right, you further have the right to demand that the personal data concerning you be transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons must not be impaired by this.
That right to data portability shall not apply to processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

6.7 Right to object

You shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on points (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.
The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Where personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you shall no longer be processed for such purposes.
You have the option to exercise the right to object in connection with use of information society services, irrespective of directive 2002/58/EC, where technical specifications are used.

6.8 Right to revocation of the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

6.9 Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This shall not apply if the decision

  1. is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between you and the controller,
  2. is authorised by provisions of Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests or
  3. is made with your express consent.

However, such decisions shall not be based on special categories of personal data referred to in Article 9(1) GDPR, unless point (a) or (g) of Article 9(2) GDPR applies and suitable measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests are in place.
Regarding the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the data controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.

6.10 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR.
The supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant on the progress and the outcome of the complaint including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 GDPR.