At Engelmann Sensor GmbH, we attach great importance to data protection. Your personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
We will inform you below about the collection of personal data when using this website.
Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, for example, your name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.
1 General information
The controller responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data as defined by Art. 4(7) GDPR is:
Engelmann Sensor GmbH
You can reach our data protection officer at:
Data Protection Officer
Engelmann Sensor GmbH
2 What data we use and why
2.1 Access data
As a rule, you can visit the Engelmann Sensor GmbH website without telling us who you are. Nevertheless, we collect, store and use data about each visit to our website (so-called server log files).
Access data includes:
- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Contents of the request (specific page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- The volume of data transferred in each case
- The referring website
- Operating system and interface
- Language and browser software version.
We process or use this information only within the scope of a statistical evaluation in order to constantly improve the appeal and user-friendliness of our website and its contents and to identify potential technical problems related to our website. You remain anonymous as an individual user.
The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., on our website (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer. They make it possible to analyse your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
An overview of the cookies set by Google Analytics when you visit our website is set out below:
In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in linked below: Browser-Add-On zur Deaktivierung von Google Analytics
At present, no other cookies are set.
You can configure your browser so that you are informed in advance when cookies are set and can decide in individual cases whether you want to prevent the acceptance of cookies in specific cases or generally, or whether cookies are to be blocked completely. This may restrict the functionality of our website. You will find links to deactivate or delete cookies for all common browsers below:
2.3 Data to fulfil our contractual obligations
We only store and process personal data if you voluntarily provide us with this information, e.g. when filling out the contact form, or if you contact us via one of the e-mail addresses we have provided. Personal data that you provide to us in connection with such an enquiry will be retained by us in order to respond to your enquiry. We erase data collected in this context after retention is no longer necessary, or restrict processing if statutory retention obligations apply. This data is not shared with any third parties.
The legal basis for processing this data is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR as such data is required to fulfil contractual obligations we have towards you.
2.4 External links
2.5 Google Maps
We use Google Maps on our website. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on our website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.
The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
When you visit our website, Google is notified that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. The data referred to in Section 2(1) “Access data” will be transmitted as well. This is done regardless of whether you are logged into a Google account or not. If you are also logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish this information to be associated with your Google profile, you must log out of Google before clicking a button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or tailoring its website to your needs. Such evaluation also takes place in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for the purpose of providing customised advertising and to inform other social network users about activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; you must contact Google to exercise this right.
Google also processes your personal data in the United States and has subscribed to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
2.6 Newsletter/ Product recommendations
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter.
We use the “double opt-in” procedure to ensure that the newsletter is sent with your consent. As part of this process, the potential recipient agrees to be included in a distribution list. The user then receives a confirmation e-mail to confirm the registration in a legally-certain manner. The address is only added to the distribution list once confirmation has been received. We only use this data to send the requested information and offerings.
We use CleverReach as newsletter software. Your data will be transmitted to CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG. CleverReach is prohibited from selling or using your data for any purpose other than sending newsletters. CleverReach is a German, certified provider, which was selected based on the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). You may withdraw your consent to the storage of data, your e-mail address and to its use in order to send the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
The legal basis for this is consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 (3) Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG).
2.7 E-mail contact
If you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), we will process your data to respond to your enquiry and should any follow-up questions arise.
If we process data in connection with pre-contractual activities undertaken at your request, or, if you are already our customer, we process data in connection with the performance of a contract, the legal basis for such data processing is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.
We only process further personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) or if we have a legitimate interest in processing your data (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). A legitimate interest is, for example, replying to your e-mail.
2.8 Retention period
Unless specifically stated, we will only retain personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected.
In some cases, legislation provides for the retention of personal data, for example under tax or commercial laws. In these cases, we only retain data for the relevant legal purposes; however, we will not process such data for other purposes and will erase such data after expiry of the statutory retention period.
3 Your rights as a data subject
Under applicable laws, you have various rights with respect to your personal information. If you wish to exercise these rights, please send your enquiry by e-mail or by post to the address stated in Section (1), clearly identifying yourself.
An overview of your rights is presented below.
3.1 Right of confirmation and access
You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.
You have the right at any time to request confirmation from us whether we process your personal data. If this is the case, you have the right to request from us free information about personal data we store that concerns you together with a copy of this data.
In addition, you have a right to the following information:
- The processing purposes;
- The categories of personal data being processed;
- The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or are still being disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
- Where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
- The existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning your or to object to such processing;
- The existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
- If personal data is not collected from you, all available information on the origin of the data;
- The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Art. 22(1) and (4) GDP and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the you.
Where personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR relating to the transfer. We do not currently make any such transfers nor are such transfers planned in the future.
3.2 Right to rectification
You have the right to request rectification and/or completion of your personal data.
You have the right to request us to correct any inaccurate personal data concerning you without delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.
3.3 Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)
In a number of cases, we may be required to erase personal information concerning you.
Pursuant to Art. 17(1) GDPR, you have the right to request us to erase personal data concerning you without undue delay and we are obliged to erase personal data without undue delay if one of the following grounds applies:
- The personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was were collected or otherwise processed.
- You withdraw your consent upon which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) GDPR, and no other legal basis for the respective processing applies.
- You object to processing pursuant to Art. 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to processing pursuant to Art. 21(2) GDPR.
- Personal data has been processed unlawfully.
- The erasure of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which we are subject.
- Personal data has been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Art. 8(1) GDPR.
If we have made your personal data public and we are obliged to erase it in accordance with Art. 17(1) GDPR, we will take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform data processors who process the personal data that you have requested the erasure of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data.
3.4 Right to restriction of processing
In a number of cases, you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to request us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
- You dispute the accuracy of the personal data, namely for a period that enables us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
- The processing is unlawful and you refuse to erase the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;
- We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you require it to establish, exercise, or defend legal claims; or
- If you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21(1) GDPR and it has not yet been verified whether our legitimate reasons override yours.
3.5 Right to data portability
You have the right to receive, transmit or have us transmit machine-readable personal data that concerns you.
You have the right to receive personal data concerning you, which you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another data controller without any interference from us, provided that
- Processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) a) GDPR or a contract pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR and
- Processing is carried out by automated means.
When exercising your right to data portability pursuant to paragraph (1), you have the right to request that personal data concerning you be transferred directly by us to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible.
3.6 Right to object
You have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is justified by your particular situation and our interests in the respective processing do not outweigh yours.
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on Art. 6(1)(e) or (f) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. We will cease the processing of your personal data, unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.
Where your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of such advertising; this includes profiling in so far as it is related to such direct marketing.
Furthermore, for reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out by us for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 (1) GDPR, unless such processing is necessary to fulfil a task in the public interest.
3.7 Automated decision-making (including profiling)
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.
There is no automated decision-making on the basis of personal data we collect.
3.8 Right to withdraw data protection-related consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
3.9 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you is unlawful.
4 Data security
We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the scope of applicable data protection laws and technical capabilities.
In order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons, we employ technical and organisational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR which we continually adapt to the applicable state of the art.
5 Sharing data with third parties; No data transfers to non-EU countries
As a rule, we only use your personal data within our company.
If and to the extent that we involve third parties in the performance of contracts (e.g. logistics service providers), such third parties are only provided personal data to the extent that sharing is necessary for the corresponding service.
6 Data in our imprint
We hereby expressly object to the use of contact information published as part of our duty to publish an imprint by third parties for purposes of transmitting promotional and information material that has not been explicitly requested. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of promotional material, for instance, by means of spam mails without a request to receive such materials.