Data Privacy Statement

Information regarding data protection

Grabarz & Partner Werbeagentur GmbH, Schaartor 1, 20459 Hamburg (hereinafter referred to as “G&P” or “we”) takes the security and protection of your data very seriously. We operate our websites in accordance with applicable d regarding the protection of personal data protection law, in particular the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG)).

By means of this Data Privacy Statement, we would like to inform you of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process in connection with the use of our websites, the legal basis for the processing as well as of the rights to which you are entitled in this regard.

 

 

Applicability, Name and Address of the Controller

Operator and controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection of the website

  • grabarzundpartner.de

(„WebSite“).

Grabarz & Partner Werbeagentur GmbH
Schaartor 1
20459 Hamburg
Amtsgericht Hamburg, HRB 52097
datenschutzbeauftragter(at)grabarzundpartner(dot)de

 

General information on data processing

Generally, we only collect and use your personal data to the extent necessary to provide our services. Apart from that we only process that personal data which you actively provide to us, e.g. within the course of a registration, by filling in forms, by sending e-mails or other inquiries to us, by subscribing to newsletters or by ordering services. 

We solely use the personal information provided by you for the performance of a contract or the processing of your inquiries. For other purposes, such as e.g. consulting, advertising and market analysis, we only use your personal data after having obtained your prior consent or if we are entitled or obliged to do so pursuant to applicable law.

 

 

Provision of the WebSite and creation of log files

When the WebSite is used for informational purposes only (i.e. without registration), we only collect the personal data that your browser transfers to our server. When you access the WebSite, we collect the following data which is technically necessary in order to enable you to visit the WebSite and to ensure the stability and security (the legal basis is article 6 para. 1, sentence 1 of the GDPR):

Websites from which you accessed our website

Date and time of the access

Name of the Internet access provider

Browser type/version and language

The operating system used

Access status/HTTP status code

The quantity of data transferred

Device (PC, tablet PC or smartphone)

Our pages visited including visit time

The last website you visited

This data is analysed for statistical purposes only. There is no person-based analysis. The temporary storage of your IP address is necessary to enable your terminal device to access the WebSite. This requires the IP address of the user to be saved for the duration of the session.

 

 

Cookies

We use cookies to optimise the functionality and usability of the WebSite. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive by your browser and through which the site that sets the cookie (us, in this case) collects certain information. Cookies cannot be used to execute programs or deliver viruses to your terminal device.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and to allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, to accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and also to automatically delete the cookies when you close the browser. If you do not want us to recognise your device again then configure your browser so that it deletes cookies from your terminal device, blocks all cookies or warns you before a cookie is saved. However, you may not be able to make full use of all of the features of the WebSite. 

For our WebSite, we use the following types of cookies (the legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is article 6 para. 1 of the GDPR):

Session cookies or functional cookies (for example, to keep open navigation elements and for help texts). Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. These save a session ID, which enables various requests to be allocated to your browser during the shared session. This enables your device to be recognised when you visit the WebSite again. 

The session cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. The remaining cookies are automatically deleted after a specified duration, which can vary in length depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies set by us via the security settings of your browser at any time.

 

 

Data security

We deploy technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from being manipulated unintentionally or intentionally, lost, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized persons. Our technical and organizational measures are continuously reviewed and revised in line with the latest state of technology.

 

 

Google Analytics

On our WebSite we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Sec. 15 para. 3 TMG respectively Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Google Analytics also uses cookies, i.e. small text files saved on your device which enables to analyse how users use the WebSite. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the WebSite, such as

• Browser type/version,

• Operating system used,

• Referrer URL (the previously visited page),

• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),

• Time of the server request,

are generally transferred to a Google server located in the United States and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on the WebSite, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other signatory states of the European Economic Area (EEA) prior to transmission. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to compile reports on the activities on our WebSite for us and to provide other ancillary services to us. Our legitimate interests in data processing lies in these purposes. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics, according to Google, is however not merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the WebSite. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the WebSite (incl. IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

 

 

Social plugins for social networks

Our WebSite includes links to the external social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) as well as to twitter.com, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (“Twitter”). The links on our WebSite are identified by the Facebook logo or the Twitter logo (no plugins are used). If these links are followed by clicking on them, your browser will establish a direct connection with the servers of Facebook or Twitter. If you follow the links during your visit to our WebSite and are logged in using your personal user account with Facebook or Twitter, the information that you have visited our WebSite will be forwarded to Facebook or Twitter. In this case, Facebook or Twitter can link the visit to the WebSite to your account.

If you do not want social networks to be able to link your visit to our WebSite to your respective user account, you will need to log out of these social networks before you visit our WebSite.

The link to the privacy policy of Facebook is available here: 

www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 

The link to the privacy policy of Twitter is available here: 

twitter.com/privacy 

If you do not want social networks to collect information about you using social plugins, you can configure “Block third-party cookies” function in your browser settings. The browser then does not send any cookies to the server in the case of embedded content from other providers. However, this setting may also disable cross page functions in addition to the social plugins under certain circumstances.

 

 

Your rights

To the extent we process any personal data related to you, you are entitled to the following rights:

Right to Information

You have the right to request a confirmation from us whether we process personal data related to you.  

If this is the case, you are entitled to request the following information from us:

(a) the purposes of the processing; 

(b) the categories of personal data that are processed; 

(c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been disclosed or is still being disclosed; 

(d) where possible, the intended period for which the personal data is stored or, if not possible, the criteria for the establishment of this period; 

(e) the existence of the right to rectify or delete personal data of the data subject or the right to limit the processing by the controller or a right of objection against this processing; 

(f) the existence of a right of repeal with a regulatory authority; 

(g) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source. 

Furthermore, you are entitled to a right of access to information about whether your personal data have been sent to a third country or an international organisation. Insofar as this is the case, you also have the right to receive information about the appropriate guarantees in connection to the transfer of the data pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR.

Right to Rectify

You have the right to request from us the immediate rectification of any inaccurate personal data as well as the completion of any incomplete personal data relating to you. In this case, we will immediately rectify your personal data.

Right to Limit the Processing

You have the right to request from us the limitation of your personal data if one of the following requirements is given:

(a) You have challenged the accuracy of your personal data, and this is for a period that enables the us to verify the accuracy of your personal data.

(b) The processing is illegal and you decline the deletion of your personal data and instead request limiting its use.

(c) We no longer require your personal data for the purposes of the processing, you, however, require the data for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, or

(d) You have filed an objection to the processing in accordance to article 21 para. 1 GDPR, and it is still undetermined whether our legitimate reasons as controller outweigh yours as the data subject.

Where processing has been restricted, such personal data shall, 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 processing of your personal data has been restricted in accordance with the above requirements, we will immediately notify you before the restriction is lifted.

Right to Deletion

You have the right to request from us that your personal data is promptly deleted provided one of the following reasons pertains and if the processing is not necessary:

(a) Your personal data is recorded for such purposes or processed in another manner for which it is no longer necessary.

(b) In case the processing of the personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, you revoke your consent on which the processing is based. 

(c) You file an objection against the processing in accordance with article 21 section 1 of the GDPR, and there are no predominant legitimate reasons for the processing, or you file an objection against the processing in accordance with article 21 section 2 of the GDPR. 

(d) Your personal data was unlawfully processed. 

(e) e) The deletion of your personal data is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation. 

Exceptions

A right to deletion does not exist, if the processing is necessary

(a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;

(b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by law or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise;

(c) for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Right of appeal to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other remedy, you have the right of appeal to a competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection law. 

 

Withdrawal of consent

To the extent that the processing of personal data is based on your consent in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 of the DS-GVO, you may withdraw your consent at any time effective for the future by sending an e-mail to Datenschutzbeauftragter@grabarzundpartner.de. 

 

 

Contact/Information

You can send all inquiries, explanations and questions relating to the usage of the data to our Privacy Officer via e-mail to 

datenschutzbeauftragter@grabarzundpartner.de

or by regular mail to

Grabarz & Partner Werbeagentur GmbH,

Schaartor 1, 20459 Hamburg