Data protection

This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") in the context of the provision of our services as well as within our online offer and the websites, functions and content associated with it, as well as external online presences, such as our social media profile (hereinafter jointly referred to as "online offer"). With regard to the terms used, such as "processing" or "person responsible", we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

Responsible person

UniversalFormers

Bad Haller Straße 21

A-4550 Kremsmünster

Phone: +43 676 7084031

Email: office@universalformers.com

register: Landesgericht Steyr FN 22591a

UID: ATU 659 662 225

Types of data processed

- Inventory data (e.g., personal master data, names or addresses).
- Contact details (e.g., email, phone numbers).
- Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
- Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times).
- Meta / communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).

Categories of data subjects

Visitors and users of the online offer (in the following we also refer to the persons concerned collectively as "users").

Purpose of processing

- Provision of the online offer, its functions and content.
- Answering contact requests and communicating with users.
- Safety measures.
- Reach measurement / marketing

Terms used 

“Personal data” is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”); A natural person is regarded as identifiable who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or one or more special features, which express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

“Processing” is any process carried out with or without the aid of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data. The term goes far and includes practically every handling of data.

"Pseudonymisation" is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is stored separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data cannot be assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.

“Profiling” means any type of automated processing of personal data that consists of using this personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to work performance, economic situation, health, personal To analyze or predict the preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, whereabouts or relocation of this natural person.

“Responsible” means the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

“Processor” means a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.

Relevant legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. For users from the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ie the EU and the EEC, the following applies, unless the legal basis is mentioned in the data protection declaration: 
The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR;
The legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our services and carry out contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is Art. 6 Para. b GDPR;
The legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR;
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as the legal basis.
The legal basis for the processing required to perform a task that is in the public interest or is carried out in the exercise of official authority that has been assigned to the person responsible is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. e GDPR. 
The legal basis for processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. 
The processing of data for purposes other than those for which they were collected is determined in accordance with the provisions of Art. 6 Para. 4 GDPR. 
The processing of special categories of data (in accordance with Art. 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR) is based on the requirements of Art. 9 Paragraph 2 GDPR. 

Safety measures

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures in accordance with the legal requirements, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

The measures include, in particular, securing the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, transfer, ensuring availability and their separation. Furthermore, we have set up procedures that ensure the exercise of data subject rights, deletion of data and reaction to data threats. Furthermore, we already consider the protection of personal data during the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly default settings.

Cooperation with contract processors, jointly responsible persons and third parties

If we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors, jointly responsible persons or third parties) in the course of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this is only done on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties, such as payment service providers to fulfill the contract), users have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or based on our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.). 

If we disclose, transmit or otherwise grant access to data to other companies in our group of companies, this is done in particular for administrative purposes as a legitimate interest and, furthermore, on a legal basis. 

Transfers to third countries

If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation) or in the context of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transfer of data to other persons or companies happens, this only happens if it is done to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to express consent or contractually required transmission, we process or have the data only in third countries with a recognized level of data protection, to which the US processors certified under the "Privacy Shield" belong or on the basis of special guarantees, such as Information page of the EU Commission ).

Rights of data subjects

Right to information: You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed and to request information about this data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with the legal requirements.

Right to rectification: You have accordingly. the legal requirements to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.

Right to deletion and restriction of processing: In accordance with the legal requirements, you have the right to demand that the relevant data be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to request a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with the legal requirements.

Right to data portability: You have the right to receive data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format in accordance with the legal requirements or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible.

Complaint to the supervisory authority: In accordance with the legal requirements, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

Right of withdrawal

You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future.

Right to object

Right of objection: You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data that is based on Art. e or f DSGVO takes place to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. If the personal data concerning you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising.

Cookies and right to object to direct mail

"Cookies" are small files that are stored on the users' computers. Various information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to save information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. The contents of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status can be stored in such a cookie. Cookies are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved, when users visit it after several days. The interests of users can also be stored in such a cookie, which is used for range measurement or marketing purposes. "Third-party cookies" are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, they are referred to as "first-party cookies").

We can use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this as part of our data protection declaration.

If we ask the user for consent to the use of cookies (e.g. in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. GDPR. Otherwise, the personal cookies of users are stored in accordance with the following explanations in the context of this data protection declaration on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR) or if the use of cookies is necessary to provide our contract-related services, in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR, or if the use of cookies for the performance of a task that is necessary in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority, acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e.

If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be made for a large number of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US website  http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU website  http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ be explained. Furthermore, cookies can be saved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this online offer.

Deletion of data

The data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in their processing in accordance with the legal requirements. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements. 

If the data is not deleted because it is required for other legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. In other words, the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.

Changes and updates to the privacy policy

We ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our data protection declaration. We will adapt the data protection declaration as soon as the changes to the data processing carried out by us make this necessary. We will inform you as soon as the changes require your participation (e.g. consent) or other individual notification.

 

contact

 

When contacting us (e.g. via the contact form, email, telephone or via social media), the information provided by the user is used to process the contact request and its processing in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. (within the framework of contractual / pre-contractual relationships), Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. (other inquiries) DSGVO processed. The user information can be stored in a customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or a comparable inquiry organization.

We delete the inquiries if they are no longer required. We review the requirement every two years; The statutory archiving obligations also apply.

 

Google Analytics

 

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by the user is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offer and the internet. In doing so, pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data.

We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.

The IP address transmitted by the user's browser will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online offer and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:  http: // tools .google.com / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = de .

If we ask the user for consent (e.g. in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. GDPR. Otherwise, the personal data of the users will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f. GDPR).

As far as data is processed in the USA, we would like to point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby guarantees to comply with European data protection law ( https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active ) .

For more information on the use of data by Google, setting and objection options, see Google's data protection declaration ( https://policies.google.com/privacy ) and the settings for the display of advertisements by Google  (https: // adssettings. google.com/authenticated ).

The personal data of users are deleted or anonymized after 14 months.