Data Protection Declaration

1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data comprises all data that can be used for identifying you as a person. Please read our Data Protection Declaration contained herein for detailed information on data protection.

Collecting data on our website

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

The website operator processes the data on this website. You can find their contact details in the legal information section on this website.

How do we collect your data?

Your data is collected when you disclose it to us. This could include data which you enter in a contact form.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT system when you visit our website. This primarily includes technical data (such as browser, operating system and time of website access). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure that our website functions properly. Other data may be used for analysing your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You may, at any time, request for us to provide you with free-of-charge information on the origin, recipient and purpose of your personal data that we have stored. You may further request for this data to be corrected, blocked or deleted. Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address stated in the legal information section of this website should you have further questions regarding data protection. You may also complain to the responsible supervisory authorities.

You may further request for the processing of your personal data to be limited under certain circumstances. Please read section "Right to limitation of processing" of the Data Protection Declaration for further details.

Analysis tools and third-party provider tools

You surfing behaviour may be statistically analysed when you visit our website. The main method for doing so is the use of cookies and analysis programmes. Your surfing behaviour is generally analysed anonymously, meaning that the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You may object to such analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Please read the Data Protection Declaration below for further information.

You may object to such analysis. Details on how you can object are explained in the Data Protection Declaration.

2. General and mandatory information

Data protection

The protection of your personal data is paramount to the operators of this website. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with data protection laws and this Data protection Declaration.

Various personal data is collected when you use this website. Personal data comprises all data that can be used for identifying you as a person. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It further explains how this is done and for which purpose.

Please be aware that data transfers via the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. It is impossible to protect the data 100% against third-party access.

Information on the controller

The controller of the data processing activities on this website is:

ktc Handhabungstechnik GmbH Wolfgang Schiek, graduate engineer Vorstadtstr. 61-67 73614 Schorndorf Germany

Phone: +49 (0)7181-925400 E-mail: info [at] ktc-gmbh.de

The controller is the natural person or legal entity who or which decides on the purposes and means of personal data processing (such as name, e-mail address, etc.), alone or together with other instances.

Withdrawing your consent for us to process your data

Numerous data processing activities require your explicit consent before they may be performed. You may withdraw your previously issued consent at any time. You can do so by simply e-mailing us an informal notification. Any data processing activities performed until you withdraw your consent remain legal.

Right to object against the collection of data in special circumstances and against direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

If data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. 3 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may, at any time, object against the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your own special circumstances. The same applies to any profiling based on these provisions. Please read this Data Protection Declaration for the respective legal basis for the processing activities. We will no longer process your personal data affected if you object to us doing so, unless we can provide evidence of urgent reasons for the processing activities worth protecting which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the data is being processed for raising, enforcing or defending legal claims (objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR).

If your personal data is processed for direct advertising purposes, you may, at any time, object against the processing of your personal data fir such purposes. The same applies to any profiling activities related to such direct advertising. We will no longer use your personal data for direct advertising purposes if you object to us doing so (objection in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR).

Right to complain to the responsible supervisory authorities

In the event of violations of the General Data Protection Regulation, the affected person has the right to complain to supervisory authorities, particularly in the member state in which they usually reside, work or where the alleged violation took place. The right to complain exists notwithstanding any other administrative or legal remedies.

Right to data transferability

You may request for us to transfer data which we are processing automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of an agreement to third parties or you in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request for the data to be transferred directly to another controller, we shall only do so if this is technically possible.

SSL and TLS encryption

This website uses SSL and TLS encryption for security reasons and for protecting the transfer of confidential contents, such as orders and queries that you send to us, the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by your browser's address line changing from “http://” to “https://” and displaying a lock symbol.

Data that you send to us cannot be read by third parties when SSL or TLS encryption is activated.

Information, blocking, deletion and correction

Within the applicable legal provisions, you may, at any time, request to be provided with free-of-charge information on your personal data stored, its origin, recipient and purpose of data processing and, if applicable, have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address stated in the legal information section of this website should you have further questions regarding personal data.

Right to limitation of processing

You may request for the processing of your personal data to be limited. Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address stated in the legal information section of this website should you have further questions in this respect. You have the right to request for the processing of data to be limited in the following circumstances:

· We usually require time to check the accuracy of any disputed personal data stored by us. You may request for the processing of your personal data to be limited for the duration of such check.

· You may request for your personal data to be processed on a limited basis instead of deleted if it has been, or is being, processed illegally.

· Should we no longer require your personal data, but you still require it for raising, enforcing or defending legal claims, you may request for the processing of your personal data to be limited.

· If you have raised an objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, your and our interests have to be weighed up against one another. As long as it has not been established whose interests are stronger, you may request for the processing of your personal data to be limited.

Any of your personal data whose processing you have limited may only be processed (notwithstanding its storage) with your consent or for raising, enforcing or defending legal claims or for protecting the rights of another natural person or legal entity or for important public interests of the European Union or one of its member states.

3. Data protection officer

Statutory data protection officer

We have engaged a data protection officer for our company.

4MSysteme GmbH Herr Michael Schack Gmünder Strasse 65 73614 Schorndorf Germany

Phone: +40 (0)7181 9695945 E-mail: datenschutz [at] ktc-gmbh.de

4. Collecting data on our website

Cookies

Cookies are used on parts of our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. They are used for creating more user-friendly, effective and secure content. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are session cookies. They are deleted once you leave our website. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit us.

You can set your browser to inform you about the installation of cookies so that you can permit this on an individual basis, deactivate the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you shut your browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies required for performing the electronic communication process or providing certain functions requested by you (such as shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in storing cookies for providing technically correct and optimised services. This Data Protection Declarations deals separately with any other cookies (such as cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) that are stored.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transfers to us in server log files. They are:

· Browser type and version

· Operating system

· Referrer URL

· Host name of the accessing computer

· Time of server query

· IP address

This data is not combined with any other data sources.

This data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the technically correct display and optimisation of its website and server log files have to be recorded for this purpose.

Contact form

We store all information that you enter in the contact form when sending us a query through this channel, including your contact details that you have provided, for processing your query and for any subsequent queries. We do not transfer this data without your consent.

The data entered in the contact form is therefore exclusively processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR). You may withdraw this consent at any time. You can do so by simply e-mailing us an informal message. Any data processing activities performed until you withdraw your consent remain legal.

We store the data entered by you in the contact form until you request its deletion, withdraw your consent to store it or the purpose of the data storage ceases to exist (e.g. once your query has been successfully processed). This rule shall not affect mandatory requirements, primarily retention periods.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses web analysis functions by Google Analytics. These services are provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information on your use of the website created by the cookie is usually transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in analysing user behaviour to optimise its online content and advertising.

IP anonymisation

We have activated IP anonymisation on this website. This means that Google abbreviates your IP address within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transferring it to the USA. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional circumstances. By order of the operator of this website, Google uses this information for analysing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing other services related to the use of the website and internet for the website operator. The IP address transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics activities is not combined with other Google data.

Browser plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, please be aware that if you do so, you may not be able to fully use all of the functions on this website. You can also prevent the transfer of the data created by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) to, and its processing by, Google by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. This installs an opt-out cookie which deactivates the collection of your data during future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.

Please read the data protection declaration of Google for further information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order processing

We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google and comply with the strict requirements of the German data protection agencies when using Google Analytics.

6. Plug-ins and tools

YouTube with extended data protection

Our website contains YouTube plug-ins. The operator of this platform is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

We use YouTube in extended data protection mode. YouTube states that in this mode, YouTube does not store any information on the visitors of this website prior to watching a video. However, the extended data protection mode does not always stop data from being transferred to YouTube partners. YouTube creates a link to the Google DoubleClick network, for instance, even if you do not watch any videos.

A link to the YouTube servers is created as soon as you start a YouTube video on our website. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to allocate your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube may further store various cookies on your device after starting a video. YouTube uses these cookies for collecting information on visitors to our website. This information is used for creating video statistics, improving user-friendliness, preventing fraud attempts, etc. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them.

Starting a YouTube video may also trigger additional data processing activities over which we have no control.

We use YouTube for the purpose of creating a appealing online contents. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

For further information, please read the Data Protection Declaration of YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps through an API. These services are provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Your IP address has to be stored to use the functions of Google Maps. This information is usually transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. The provider of this website does not have any control over this data transfer.

We use Google Maps for the purpose of creating a appealing online contents and for making it easier to find the locations stated on our website. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Please read the data protection declaration of Google for further information on the handling of user data: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.