Data protection/privacy
Personal data (hereinafter referred to simply as “data”) is processed on this website only to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional, user-friendly website with the associated services and content.
According to Art. 4(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), “processing” refers in principle to any process performed in connection with personal data, with or without the help of automated means. This includes recording, collection, structuring, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure, and destruction.
In the following Data Protection Statement, we inform you in particular of the scope, nature, purpose, duration, and legal basis of the processing of personal data insofar as we determine the processing alone or together with third parties. We also inform you of the third-party components used that serve to optimize and improve the quality of use, especially where third parties process data on their own responsibility.
The controller of this website in the sense of data protection law is:
ECG – Engineer Corporation Group GbR
Hardenbergstraße 27
10623 Berlin
Fon +49 (0) 30 880 14-160
Fax +49 (0) 30 880 14-161
It is important to note that any transmission of data over the Internet is subject to certain risks, and it is possible that third parties may gain access to transmitted data.
Rights of users and data subjects
With respect to the data processing described in more detail below, the users and data subjects have the right to confirmation of whether data concerning them is processed, to access to the processed data, to further information about the data processing, and to copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
Users and subjects of data processing have the right
… to information as to whether data about them has been processed and in what way the data was processed, and to a copy of the data concerning them (cf. Art. 15 GDPR);
… to have incorrect or incomplete data corrected or completed (cf. Art. 16 GDPR);
… to immediate erasure of the data concerning them without undue delay, or, insofar as processing is necessary in accordance with Art. 17(3) GDPR, to restriction of processing as per Art. 18 GDPR;
… to transmission of the data concerning them or provided by them, and of data that was provided to other controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
… to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authorities if there exists suspicion that the data concerning them has been processed by the vendor in a manner that violates the provisions of data protection law (Art. 77 GDPR).
The controller is obligated to notify all recipients that have received data from it of any correction or erasure of data, or restriction of processing that has been undertaken on the basis of Articles 16, 17(1), or 18 GDPR. This obligation only exists if providing such notification is not impossible and does not require disproportionate effort. As a general rule, the user has a right to information about the recipient.
Users or data subjects as per Art. 21 GDPR have the right to object to future processing of the data concerning them if the data is processed by the controller according to the requirements of Art. 6(1) GDPR. Objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising especially permitted.
Information on the data processing
The following data, which is collected by the web browser you use, among other data, is sent to us and/or the provider for technical reasons. It takes the form of so-called server log files: Browser type and version, operating system, referrer URL, IP address, access date and time, and duration of access.
This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data that may be entered and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about specific persons. This data serves for statistical purposes and for improving the website.
Server data
For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, data is sent by your web browser to us or our web space provider. These so-called server log files record the type and version of your web browser, the operating system, the website from which you navigated to our website (referrer URL), the page(s) of our website that you visit, the date and time of the respective access, and the IP address of the Internet connection from which use is made of our website, among other things.
The data gathered in this way is stored temporarily, but not together with other data from you. The legal basis of the storage is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
This data is deleted no later than seven days later, unless storage is necessary for evidentiary purposes.
Session cookies:
Our website uses so-called session cookies. These are small text files or other storage technology that the web browser used saves on your client. These are used to store and process individual information from you such as the browser or location data and your IP address.
They serve to make our website user-friendly and secure and to allow the use of shopping cart functions or different languages. Where this cookie data is used for initiation of a contract or processing of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. Where this purpose is not given, our legitimate interest consists in the optimization of the website. In that case, the legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Session cookies are deleted by closing the browser.
Third-party cookies
Third-party cookies may also be used with our website for advertising, analysis, or the functions of our website. Please see the following information for details, especially concerning the purposes and legal bases of the processing of such third-party cookies.
Browsers offer the option of disabling or deleting third-party cookies. These functions depend on the browser used. For an explanation of these functions, read the help text, or contact the vendor or support.
You can also delete cookies that have already been stored at any time. However, the steps and actions necessary for this depend on the specific web browser you use. Therefore, for questions please use the help function or documentation of your web browser, or contact the vendor or their support.
Flash cookies can only be influenced by the configuration of the Flash player you use. Therefore, for questions please use the help function or documentation of your web browser, or contact the vendor or their support.
If cookies are disabled, this may limit functions of the website.
Contact queries / possibility of contact
If you contact us through a contact form or email, we process the data you send in order to handle your query. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. Once your query has been handled, we delete this data unless legal requirements stipulate a different procedure.
If you have questions about your personal data or its correction, blocking, or deletion, or you would like to withdraw consent that you have granted, please contact us.
This Data Protection Statement is the copyrighted property of the website operator.