Data privacy statement
1. Name and contact data of the person responsible for the processing as well as the name of the data privacy officer
This data privacy information is valid for the data processing by:
The operational data privacy officer can be reached under
Mr. Uwe Schneider
Corporate data privacy officer
Phone: +49 (0) 6898-2135
Fax.: +49 (0) 6898-4040
2. Acquisition and storage of person-related data as well as type and purpose of the use of the data
a) When visiting the webpage
When visiting our web page www.saarstahl.com, the browser used on your terminal will send information automatically to the server of our web site. This information will be stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information will in this case be acquired without your help and will be stored until it is deleted:
- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Name and URL of the called-up file,
- Access status/HTTP status code
- The data volume transferred in each case
- Web site from which the request comes
- Operating system and its interface
- Language and version of the browser software.
The listed data will be processed for the following purposes:
- Guarantee of the establishment of a smooth connection to the web site,
- Guarantee of a comfortable use of our web site,
- Analysis of the system safety and stability as well
- as additional administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR . Our justified interest is based on the purposes for data acquisition listed above. In no cases do we use the acquired data for the purpose of coming to conclusions about your person.
3. Transfer of data
A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than listed in the following does not take place.
We only transfer your personal data to third parties if:
- You explicitly gave your agreement in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR ,
- the transfer is required in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and if no reason exists for the assumption that you have a prevailing interest requiring protection in the non-transfer of your data,
- A legal obligation exists for the transfer in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR , and if
- this is legally permissible and required in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contract relationships with you.
Cookies store information that is created in combination with the specifically used terminal. However, this does not mean that we obtain direct knowledge about your identity.
On one hand, cookies are used to make the use of our offering more comfortable for you.
Therefore, we use so-called “First-Party Cookies” . They store so-called session IDs, which can be used to allocate different queries of your browser for the joint session. This means, that your computer can be recognized again if you return to our webpage. The session cookies it will be deleted after you log off or close the browser.
In addition, we use temporary cookies that are stored for a certain specified time frame on your terminal to optimize the user friendliness. If you visit our page again to use our services, then it is automatically identified that you visited us before and the inputs and settings that you established will also be identified to ensure that you do not have to enter them again.
Furthermore “Third-Party Cookies” are also used, which are offered by other providers. These are also cookies that e.g. providers of video streaming platforms (YouTube, Vimeo) or map services (Google Maps) set when using their services.
In addition we use Third-Party-Cookies to acquire statistical information about the use of our webpage and to analyze the information to optimize our offering for you. These cookies enable us to identify you automatically if you revisit our page. These cookies will be automatically deleted after a specifically defined time.
We inform you about the use of all these “Third-Party Cookies” and about the external service providers within this data privacy statement in the sections
Section 5. Analysis Tools
Section 6. Use of embedded videos
Section 7. Google Maps
Access to your consent settings
As part of “Cookie Consent Management” (“Cookie Banner”), when you visit our site, we offer you the possibility of accepting or refusing the storage of cookies on your device. You can change your decision as often as you wish by clicking here.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data using “First-Party Cookies” is Art. 6 para. 1.f GDPR.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data using “Third-Party Cookies” is Art. 6 para. 1.a GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or that information is always provided before a cookie will be established. The completed deactivation of cookies can, however, result in the fact that you cannot use all functions on our webpage.
These cookies can be deleted at any time by using the safety settings in your browser.
5. Analysis tools
The tracking measures listed in the following are used by us are performed based on art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR . By using the tracking measures, it is intended to guarantee a requirement-conforming design and the continued optimization of our webpage. On the other hand, we use tracking measures to acquire statistical information about the use of our webpage and to analyze the information to optimize our offering for you. These interests are viewed as justified in accordance with the above-mentioned regulation.
The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the sections about the respective tracking tools, additional links can also be found there.
Using the technologies of etracker GmbH (<a href=“http://www.etracker.com“>www.etracker.com</a>), this webpage collects data for purposes listed under item 5. The information is not provided to third parties.
The data will be transferred to a server of etracker GmbH in Germany, the data will be combined in anonymous usage profiles and will be stored. The IP address will be anonymized immediately after processing and before the storage at eTracker, to ensure that an allocation is not possible (IP masking). The IP address will in no case be placed in a correlation to other data about the user.
Cookies may also be used for this purpose. Detailed information about cookies can be found under item 4 of this data privacy statement. The data acquired with the etracker technologies will not be used without the explicitly provided approval of the affected person to identify the visitor of this web page personally and they will not be combined with person-related data of the owner of the alias.
The data acquisition and storage permission can be canceled at any time effective for the future.
Additional information about eTracker and its data privacy statement can be found under https://www.etracker.com/datenschutz/
6. Use of embedded videos
a) Use of YouTube plug-ins
We are using the embedding of videos, a.o. by the provider YouTube. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC with headquarters in 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc. with headquarters in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
We use plug-ins of the provider YouTube on some of our webpages. If you call up an Internet page of our Internet presence covered by such a plug-in, then a connection to the YouTube servers will be established and the plug-in will be presented. This will transfer the information about the Internet pages that you visited to the YouTube server. If you are logged in as a YouTube member, then YouTube will allocate this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in, for example by clicking on the start button of a video, then this information will also be allocated to your user account. You can prevent this allocation by logging off from your YouTube user account and other user accounts of the companies YouTube LLC and Google Inc. and delete the respective cookies of the companies before using our Internet page.
Additional information about the data processing and notifications of the data privacy by YouTube (Google) can be found under www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
b) Use of Vimeo plug-ins
We are using the embedding of videos, a.o. by the provider Vimeo. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC with headquarters in 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011.
We use plug-ins of the provider Vimeo on some of our webpages. If you call up an Internet page of our Internet presence - for example our Mediathek - covered by such a plug-in, then a connection to the Vimeo servers will be established and the plug-in will be presented. This will transfer the information about the Internet pages that you visited to the Vimeo server. If you are logged in as a Vimeo member, then Vimeo will allocate this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in, for example by clicking on the start button of a video, then this information will also be allocated to your user account. You can prevent this allocation by logging off from your Vimeo user account and delete the respective cookies of Vimeo before using our Internet page.
Additional information about the data processing and notifications of the data privacy by Vimeo can be found under https://vimeo.com/privacy.
7. Google Maps
This site uses Google Maps API from Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
We use Google Maps API to visualize geographical information, such as localization of our sites or companies.
If you call up a page of our Internet presence covered with a Google map, then a connection to the Google servers will be established and the map will be presented. This will transfer the information about the web pages that you visited to the Google server. When using Google Maps on our site, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the maps features by visitors of our web site.
If you are logged in as a Google user, then Google will allocate this information to your personal user account. You can prevent this allocation by logging off from your Google user account and delete the cookies of Google Inc. before using our Internet page.
Additional information about the data processing and notifications of the data privacy by Google can be found under www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
8. Rights of affected persons
You have the right:
- in accordance with art. 15 GDPR , to request information about your person-related data processed by us. You can request especially information about the processing purposes, the category of the person related data, the category of receivers to which your data will be or has been disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right for correction, deletion, restriction of the processing or objection, the existence of a right to complain, the origin of your data if the data was not acquired by us as well as the existence of an automatic decision making including profiling and possibly meaningful information about their details;
- in accordance with art. 16 GDPR , to request the immediate correction of incorrect data or the completion data stored by as;
- in accordance with art. 17 GDPR , to request the deletion offer your data stored by us if the processing is not required to execute the right of freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, execution or defense of legal claims;
- in accordance with art. 18 GDPR , to request the restriction of the possessing of your person related data as far as the correctness of the data is contested by you, the processing is illegal if you decline the deletion of the data and we do no longer need the data, however, if you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or if you have filed an objection against the processing in accordance with art. 21 GDPR ;
- in accordance with art. 20 GDPR , receive your person-related data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, established and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to a different responsible person;
- in accordance with art. 7 para 3 GDPR , to cancel the agreement once provided by you to us. This results in the fact that we cannot continue the data processing, which was based on this agreement, for the future and
- in accordance with art. 77 GDPR , to complain at a regulating authority. Normally, you can contact the regulating authority of your residence or work place or contact our office.
9. Right of objection
If your person-related data are processed based on justified interests in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR , then you have the right - as per art. 21 GDPR - to object against the processing of your person-related data if special reasons exist that are based on your special situation or if your objection is aimed at advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without a special situation.
It is adequate to send an email to email@example.com if you want to exercise your right of rescission or objection
10. Data security
During a web page visit, we use the popular SSL process (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. Normally, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support a 256-bit encryption, then we use the 128-bit v3 technology. Whether an individual page of our Internet presence is transferred encrypted can be identified by the closed presentation of the key or the lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.
Incidentally, we use suitable technical and organizational safety measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against the unauthorized access of third parties. Based on the technological development, our safety measures will be improved continuously.
11. Up-to-datedness and change of this data privacy statement
This data privacy statement is currently valid and has the status May 2018.
It may become necessary to change this data privacy statement based on the further development of our webpage and offerings based on it or based on changed legal or public authority directives. The respectively valid data privacy statement can be called up and printed by you at any time under www.saarstahl.com/sag/en/general/privacy.