Data protection declaration
The responsible entity
in terms of the data protection legislation, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), is:
Hermann & Hensel Versicherungsmakler (Insurance brokers) GmbH
Rights as the person affected
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact data for our Data Protection Officer:
- Information on the data we have saved regarding you and its processing
- Correction of incorrect personal data
- liDeletion of data stored by us
- Restriction of data processing if we are not permitted to delete your data due to legal obligations
- Objection against our processing of your data
- Data portability if you have consented to processing of the data or have concluded a contract with us
If you have stated your consent to us, you may revoke this at any time with effect for the future.
You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you with a complaint at any time. Your responsible supervisory authority is orientated on the federal state of your residence, your work or of the alleged violation. You can find a list of supervisory authorities (for the private sector) with addresses on: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Purposes of data processing through the responsible entity and third parties
We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this Data Protection Declaration. No transmission of your personal data to third parties takes place for reasons other than for the stated purposes. We forward your personal data on to third parties if:
- You have issued your express consent to do so
- The processing is necessary for the processing of a contract with you
- The processing is required for the fulfilment of a legal obligation
The processing is required to preserve authorised interests and there are no grounds for the assumption that you have an overriding interest warranting protection for not forwarding your data.
Deletion or blocking of the data
We uphold the fundamental principles of data avoidance and economical use of data. We therefore save your personal data only as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here, or as long as the diverse storage deadlines stipulated by legislators demand it. After the respective purpose or deadline ends, the appropriate data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the legal regulations.
Acquisition of general information on visiting our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected using a cookie. This information (server logfiles) contains for example the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain names of your Internet service provider and similar. This exclusively concerns information which does not permit conclusions to be drawn regarding you.
This information is necessary from a technical point of view, so that the contents of websites you request are delivered correctly, and is essential for use of the Internet. In particular, it is used for the following purposes:
- Assurance of problem-free connection establishment on the website
- Assurance of problem-free use of our website
- Assessment of the system security and stability as well as
- Further administrative purposes
The processing of your personal data is based on our justified interest in data acquisition for the above-mentioned purposes. We do not utilise your data in order to draw conclusions regarding your person. Recipients of the data are only the responsible entity and, if applicable, the order processor. Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically assessed by us in order to optimise our Internet presentation and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are transmitted from a website server onto your hard drive. In this way, we automatically receive certain data such as your IP address, the browser used, the operating system and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transmit viruses onto a computer. Based on the information contained in the cookies, we can facilitate navigation and permit the correct display of our websites.
Under no circumstances is the data we record forwarded onto third parties and no links with personal data are made without your consent.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use encryption procedures in accordance with the latest developments in technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
Based on your expressly-issued consent, we regularly send you our Newsletter or comparable information via email to the email address you have stated.
For receipt of the Newsletter, it is sufficient to state your email address. When registering for procurement of our Newsletter, the data you have stated shall be exclusively used for this purpose. Subscribers may be informed via email of certain circumstances relevant for service or registration (for example changes in the Newsletter offers or technical situations).
For effective registration, we require a valid email address. In order to check that a registration has in fact been made by the owner of an email address, we use the “double opt-in” procedure. For this purpose, we record the order of the Newsletter, the dispatch of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the response requested therein. Further data shall not be collected. The data shall be exclusively used to dispatch the Newsletter and shall not be forwarded on to third parties.
You may revoke consent for storage of your personal data and your use for dispatch of the Newsletter at any time. You can find an appropriate link for the purpose in every Newsletter. In addition, you can also deregister at any time directly on this website or inform us of your wish to deregister via the contact possibilities stated at the end of this data protection information.
When you contact us regarding questions of any kind via email or contact form, you voluntarily issue your consent for us to contact you. For this purpose, it is necessary to state a valid email address. This is used to assign the request and the subsequent response to the request. The statement of further data is optional. The information you provide will be saved for the purposes of processing your request and for possible subsequent queries. After completion of the request you make, personal data is automatically deleted.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which permit analysis of your use of the website. The information generated through the cookie on your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Due to the activation of the IP anonymisation on these websites, however, your IP address is abbreviated first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted by Google into the USA and abbreviated there. As commissioned by the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to assess your use of the website in order to compile reports on website activities and in order to provide to the website operator services connected with website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics shall not be merged with other Google data.
The data is processed for the purposes of assessment of the use of the website and for the compilation of reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, further connected services can then be provided. The processing is based on the justified interests of the website operator.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly; however, we hereby wish to point out that in such cases you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data through Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: Browser add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics.
In addition to or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can suppress the tracking function by Google Analytics on our website by clicking on this link. Here an opt-out cookie is installed on your device which will in future prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics for this website and this browser as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
Use of Adobe Typekit
We use Adobe Typekit for the visual design of our website. Typekit is a service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd. which grants us access to a font library. In order to integrate the fonts used by us, your browser must establish a connection to an Adobe server in the USA and download the font required for our website. In this way, Adobe receives the information that our website has been called up by your IP address. You can find further information on the Adobe Typekit in the Adobe data protection information which you can download here: www.adobe.com/privacy/typekit.html
Use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps API in order to present geographical information visually. During the use of Google maps, data on the use of the map functions through visitors is also collected, processed and used by Google. You can find more detailed information on the data processing by Google in the Google data protection information. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the Data Protection Center.
You can find detailed instructions on the management of your own data in connection with Google products here.
Embedded YouTube videos
We embed YouTube videos on several of our websites. The operator of the appropriate plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a website with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is produced. In this way, YouTube is informed which website you are visiting. If you a logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can personally assign your surfing characteristics to you. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account in advance.
Those who have deactivated the saving of cookies for the Google Ad program will also not receive such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube places non-personal usage information in other cookies too. If you want to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser.
You can find more information on data protection on “YouTube” in the provider’s Data Protection Declaration on: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
Changes to our Data Protection Declaration
We reserve the right to adapt this Data Protection Declaration so that it consistently accords with the latest legal requirements or in order to implement changes in our services in the Data Protection Declaration, for example if we introduce new services. The new Data Protection Declaration shall then apply when you next visit the website.
Questions to the Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions on data protection, please write us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation direct:
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Harald Müller-Delius, MBA
HMDATA Ing.-Büro (Engineering Office)
83043 Bad Aibling