Data protection information

  • Data protection information
  • Data protection information for actual and potential customers
  • Data protection information for suppliers and service providers
  • Data protection information for applicants

Thank you very much for visiting our website https://www.zwt-zisterer.de/ and for your interest in our company. The protection of you personal data is a priority for us. Personal data refers to information about the personal or factual circumstances of a unique or identifiable natural person. This can for example be this person’s legal name, his or her address, phone number and date of birth, but also all other data which may be traced back to an identifiable person.

Since personal data is protected by specific statutory regulations, we collect it only as far as necessary to make our web page available and to provide our services. Please read below which personal data we collect during your visit to our web page, and how we use it.

Our privacy policy is in compliance with the statutory regulations, in particular those of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR). We shall only collect, edit and save your personal data as far as necessary for making available our web page and contents and for providing our services, for handling inquiries and if applicable for processing orders / contracts; we will only use your personal data for the latter purpose, however, in the presence of a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 sub-para. 1 s.1 lit. f GDPR or of other permits allowing us to do so. Unless you have previously specifically given us your consent, we shall not use your data for other purposes clearly defined in such consent, for example sending of commercial information via newsletter.

  • Controller in the sense of Art. 4 sub-para. 7 GDPR

    The controller in the sense of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of the Member States and other data privacy stipulations is:

    ZWT Zisterer GmbH & Co. KG
    Werkzeugtechnik
    Eschenwasen 14
    DE-78549 Spaichingen

    Email: info@zwt-zisterer.de

    Phone +49 (0) 74 24 - 9 40 40
    Fax +49 (0) 74 24 - 9 40 43 0
     

  •  Name and address of our Data Security Officer

    Please contact our Data Security Officer at datenschutz@zwt-zisterer.de or at the street address:

    ZWT Zisterer GmbH & Co. KG
    Werkzeugtechnik
    Eschenwasen 14
    DE-78549 Spaichingen

  • Provision of the website and generation of log files

Each time our web page is called up, our system automatically collects data and information from the calling computer system. In this context, the following data is collected:

Scope of data processing
Information on the browser type and the version used
The calling computer's operating system
The calling computer's IP address
Date and time of access
Websites and resources (images, files, other website content) which were called up on our web page
Websites from which the user's system was referred to our web page (referrer-tracking)

This data is saved to the log files of our system. This data will not be saved together with the personal data of a certain user, and visitors of individual websites will not be identified.

- Legal basis for processing personal data
Art. 6 sub-para.1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure that the purpose described in the following is achieved.

- Purpose of data processing
Logging is carried out to maintain the compatibility of our website for all visitors, if possible, to counteract misuse, and to remedy faults. To this end it is necessary to log the technical data of the calling computer to allow us to react at the earliest possible time to incorrect representation, attacks against our IT systems, and/or lack of functionality of our web page. We furthermore use this data to optimize our website and to generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.

- Duration of storage
The above-named technical data will be erased as soon as they are no longer required to ensure the compatibility of the web page for all visitors, and at the latest 3 months after your visit to our website.

- Right regarding objection and erasure
Your rights regarding objection and erasure are in accordance with the general regulations described in the following on the right to object and to demand erasure under data protection law.

Special functions of our web page
There are certain special functions offered on our web page. If you use these, we will collect, edit, and store your personal data during this process. Please read below what we do with your data:

  • Rating function:

- Scope of the editing of personal data
  The data you entered in the form fields.

- Legal basis for processing personal data
Art. 6 sub-para.1 lit. a GDPR (tacit consent).

- Purpose of data processing
  Acceptance and publication of your rating on our website and, subject to your explicit consent, also on the Internet platforms of our rating service providers.

- Duration of the storage
Your rating will be stored and published for an unlimited period of time. We reserve the right to erase your rating without giving a reason and without informing you before or after.

- Right regarding objection and erasure
You can ask for erasure of your rating at any time. Your rights regarding objection and erasure are in accordance with the general regulations described in the following on the right to object and to demand erasure under data protection law.

  • Contact form(s):

- Scope of the editing of personal data 
The data you entered in our contact forms.

- Legal basis for processing personal data
Art. 6 sub-para. 1 lit. a GDPR (tacit consent).

-  Purpose of data processing
We shall use the data collected via our contact form(s) only for handling the concrete request for contact received via the contact form.

- Duration of the storage
After handling your inquiry, we shall immediately erase the collected data unless we are bound to observe statutory retention periods.

- Right regarding objection and erasure
Your rights regarding objection and erasure are in accordance with the general regulations described in the following on the right to object and to demand erasure under data protection law.

  • Statistical evaluation of the visits of this web page – Webtracker

When this web page or individual files of the web page are called up, we collect, edit and save the following data: IP address, website from which the file was called up, name of the file, date and time of the retrieval, transmitted data volume, and information about successful retrieval (so-called web log). We use this access data exclusively in a non-personalized form for the continuous improvement of our Internet services and for statistical purposes.

For evaluating the visits to this website, we furthermore use the following webtrackers:

  • Google Analytics

- Scope of the editing of personal data
On our website we use the webtracking service by the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Park in 94043 Mountain View, USA (called Google-Analytics in the following). In the frame of web tracking, Google-Analytics uses cookies which are saved on your computer and which allow us to analyze the use of our website and your surfing behavior (so-called tracking). We carry out this analysis on the basis of the Google-Analytics tracking services to continuously optimize our Internet services and to improve their availability. In the frame of the use of our websites, data such as in particular your IP address and your user activities at servers of the company Google LLC, is transmitted and edited and saved outside of the European Union, e.g. in the USA.

The EU Commission has established that an adequate level of data privacy can exist in the USA if the company processing the data has submitted to the US-EU Privacy Shield Treaty and the data export into the USA has been designed in a permissible manner in this way. Based on the activation of the IP anonymization within the Google-Analystics tracking code of this website, Google-Analytics will anonymize your IP address before transmitting it. This website uses a Google-Analytics tracking code extended by the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); to allow for the anonymized collection of  IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

- Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 sub-para.1 lit.a DSGVO (consent), either in the frame of the registration with Google (opening of a Google accounts and accepting the data protection information implemented there), or, if you are not registered with Google, by your explicit consent when opening our website.

- Purpose of data processing
As commissioned by us, Google will use this information to analyze your visit to our website, to generate reports on the website activities, and to provide other services to us related to the utilization of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google-Analytics will not by combined with other Google LLC data.

- Duration of the storage
Google will store the data relevant for the provision of the web tracking for as long as necessary to provide the web services commissioned by us. The data will be anonymized for collection and storage. As far as the data refers to persons, however, it will be erased immediately unless it is subject to statutory retention obligations. In any case it will be erased after the end of the retention obligation.

- Right regarding objection and erasure
You can prevent the collection and disclosure of your personal data (in particular your IP address) to Google and the processing of such data by Google by disabling the execution of script code in your browser, by installing a script blocker in your browser (see for example at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com) or by enabling the "Do Not Track" setting in your browser. Furthermore, you can prevent the transmission of the data generated by the Google cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the link (). To see the Google-Analytics security and data protection policy, refer to 

  • Integration of external web services and processing of data outside of the EU
    On our website, we use active Java script content by external providers, so-called web services. By calling up our website, these external service providers may receive personal data relating to your visit on our website. In this context, data may be processed outside of the EU. To prevent this, you can install a Java script blocker such as the browser plug-in 'NoScript' (www.noscript.net) or disable the Java script in your browser. However, this may limit the functionality of the websites you are visiting.

We use the following external web services:

  • website-check.de
    On our website, a web service by the company Website-Check GmbH, Beethovenstraße 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (called "website-check.de" in the following) is reloaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to website-check.de. This data processing is carried out on the legal basis defined in Art. 6 sub-para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest is in the fault-free functioning of the website. The data is erased as soon as the purpose for which it was collected has been achieved. For more information on the handling of the transmitted data, see the Privacy Statement of website-check.de: 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 by installing a script blocker in your browser (see for example  www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).
  • Googletagmanager.com
    A web service by the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (called "Googletagmanager.com" in the following) is reloaded on our website. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to Googletagmanager.com. This data processing is carried out on the legal basis defined in Art. 6 sub-para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest is in the fault-free functioning of the website.  Googletagmanager.com has carried out a self-certification in the frame of the  EU-US Privacy Shield Treaty (see www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data is erased as soon as the purpose for which it has been collected is achieved. For more information on the handling of the transmitted data, see the Privacy Statement of Googletagmanager.com: www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Googletagmanager.com by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (see for example  www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).
  • Information about the use of cookies
     
  • Scope of the processing of personal data
    We use cookies on various pages of our website to make the use of certain functions of our website possible. The so-called 'cookies' are small text files which your browser can store on your computer. These text files contain a characteristic sequence of characters allowing our system to identify your browser when you visit our website the next time. The act of storing a cookie file is also described as 'placing a cookie'.
  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Art. 6 sub-para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is in securing the full functionality of our website, improving the user comfort, and allowing for a more individual reaction to the customers. The identification of individual visitors of our website using cookie technology is only possible if the visitor has previously given us the respective personal data based on a specific consent.
  • Purpose of the data processing
    Our website places the cookies to retain the full functionality of our website and to improve the user comfort. The cookie technology furthermore allows us to identify a visitor by means of pseudonyms, e.g. any individual ID, to allow us to offer our visitors services tailored to their requirements.
  • Duration of the storage
    We will store our cookies until you erase them in browser or, in case of a session cookie, until the end of the session.
  • Right regarding objection and erasure
    You can adjust your browser settings to generally prevent placing of cookies, or to receive a message every time to decide whether to permit placement of a cookie, or to generally accept placement of cookies. Cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has previously connected to our website (permanent cookies) or to save information about the content reviewed during your last session (session cookies). We use cookies to improve your user comfort. We recommend that you accept the cookies for our web services to benefit from our comfort functions.

    Your rights regarding objection and erasure are in compliance with the general data protection law regulations on right to object and demand erasure, as described below in this Privacy Statement.
  • Data security and data protection, communication via email
    We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against third-party access during collection, storage and editing. In case of non-encrypted communication via email, we cannot guarantee full data security during the transmission to our IT systems; accordingly, we recommend to send sensitive information via encrypted communication or by post.
  • Automatic email archiving
     
  • Scope of the processing of personal data
    We expressly point out that our mail system uses an automated archiving system. It digitally archives all incoming and outgoing emails in an audit-proof manner.
  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Art. 6 sub-para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is in the compliance with tax and commercial law stipulations (e.g. §§ 146, 147 German Fiscal Code [AO]).
  • Purpose of the data processing
    Our legitimate interest is in the compliance with tax and commercial law stipulations (e.g. §§ 146, 147 German Fiscal Code [AO]).
  • Duration of the storage
    We will store our mail communication until expiry of the mandatory storage period pursuant to tax and commercial law stipulations. This storage period may last up to 10 years.
  • Right regarding complaint and erasure
    For questions regarding our mail archiving system, please contact our Data Security Officer. When applying for a vacancy, please note that we accept application documents in PDF form only. Zipped files (WinZip, WinRAR, 7Zip, etc.) are filtered out by our data security systems and not forwarded. We do not accept application documents in the form of Word files or other data formats and will delete them unread. Please note that application documents submitted via non-encrypted email communication may be opened by third parties before being received in our IT systems. In case of application emails sent without encryption, we assume that our answer can be non-encrypted as well. If you do not wish non-encrypted answers, please inform us accordingly in your application email.
  • Revocation of consent – information about data and request for modification – erasure & blocking of data
    Once per year, you have the right to receive free of charge information about your data saved by us, and at any time to have your personal data corrected, blocked or erased. Unless prohibited by legal stipulations, we will erase your data as soon as you ask us to do so. This is to say that you can revoke your consent to our use of your personal data at any time. Please send your requests regarding information about resp. erasure or correction of your data, as well as any suggestions you may have, to:

ZWT Zisterer GmbH & Co. KG
Werkzeugtechnik
Eschenwasen 14
DE-78549 Spaichingen

Email: info@zwt-zisterer.de

Phone +49 (0) 74 24 - 9 40 40
Fax +49 (0) 74 24 - 9 40 43 0

  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority Art. 77 I DSGVO
    If you suspect that our processing of your data infringes the law, you have the right at any time to have the problem clarified in a Court of law. Independent of this, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can exercise your right to complain in the EU member state of your residence, your workplace, and/or the location of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose to address the supervisory authority in one of the named places. The supervisory authority with which you lodged your complaint will inform you about the progress and the outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Art. 78 GDPR.