Privacy Policy

WERZALIT Deutschland GmbH

We look forward to your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our products. In order to make you feel safe and secure when visiting our website, we take the protection of your personal data and its confidential treatment very seriously.

Your personal data are collected and processed in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our online offer www.werzalit.com (hereinafter “website”) and the general handling of your personal data.

1. The Person

Responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is:

WERZALIT Deutschland GmbH
Gronauer Straße 70
D-71720 Oberstenfeld
Handelsreg. Stuttgart District Court
HRB 764515
info@werzalit.com

If you want to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with these data protection regulations as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the person responsible. You can save and print out this data protection declaration at any time.

2. We use personal information for the purpose of operating the website and for the following purposes:

As a company, we process not only personal data on our website but also in many other processes. In order to be able to give you as much detailed information as possible for these processing purposes, we have compiled this information for you for the following processing activities and thus comply with the statutory information requirements pursuant to Art. Arts. 12-14 DS-GMO:

If you need further information which you can not find here and in the following detailed privacy policy, please contact our data protection officer in confidence.

3. What data we use and why

  1. Hosting: The hosting services we use are designed to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security and technical maintenance services we use to operate the site. We, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, prospects and visitors to this website based on our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of our website in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR.
  2. Access Data: We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage behavior and your interaction with us and register data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, store and use data about every access to our website (so-called server log files). Access data includes:
    • Name and URL of the file accessed.
    • Date and time of access.
    • Amount of data transferred.
    • Notification of successful access (HTTP response code).
    • Browser type and browser version.
    • Operating System.
    • Referer URL (ie the previously visited page).
    • Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website.
    • Internet service provider of the user.
    • IP address and the requesting provider.

    We use this log data without assignment to you or other profiling for statistical analysis for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of our website, but also for the anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) and the extent and nature of Use of our website and services, also for billing purposes, to measure the number of clicks received from cooperation partners. This information enables us to provide personalized and location-based content, analyze traffic, troubleshoot and improve our services.This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR.We reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if, on the basis of concrete evidence, the legitimate suspicion of unlawful use exists. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services or the billing of a service, e.g. Eg if you use one of our offers. After termination of the order process or after receipt of payment, we will delete the IP address if it is no longer required for security purposes. We store IP addresses even if we have a specific suspicion of a crime in connection with the use of our website. We also save the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking links, etc.).

  3. Cookies:  We use so-called session cookies to optimize our website. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent by the respective servers when visiting a website and stored on your hard disk. As such, this file contains a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This enables your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted after you close your browser. They serve z. For example, you can use the shopping cart feature across multiple pages.We also use a small amount of persistent cookies (also small text files that are stored on your device) that remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit it. These cookies are stored on your hard drive and delete themselves after the given time. Their lifespan is 1 month to 10 years. In this way we can present our offer to you in a more user-friendly, effective and secure manner and, for example, show you information on the page that is tailored to your interests.Our legitimate interest in the use of cookies in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR is to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.The following data and information is stored in the cookies:
    • Log-in information.
    • Language settings.
    • Entered search terms.
    • Information about the number of visits to our website and use of individual functions of our website.

    When the cookie is activated, it will be assigned an identification number and no assignment of your personal data to this identification number will be made. Your name, IP address or similar data that would allow the cookie to be associated with you will not be inserted into the cookie. Based on the cookie technology, we only receive pseudonymous information, for example, which pages of our shop were visited, which products were viewed, etc.

    You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide on a case-by-case basis whether you exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This may limit the functionality of the website.

  4. Data to fulfill our contractual obligations:  We process personal data that we need to fulfill our contractual obligations, such as name, address, email address, ordered products, billing and payment data. The collection of this data is required for the conclusion of the contract.The deletion of the data takes place after expiry of the warranty periods and legal retention periods. Data that is linked to a user account (see below) is retained in any case for the time that this account is maintained.The legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 b) GDPR because this data is required so that we can fulfill our contractual obligations towards you.
  5. User Account:  You can create a user account on our website. If you wish this, we need the personal data requested during login. Later logins will only require your email or username and the password you have chosen.For the new registration we collect master data (eg name, address), communication data (eg e-mail address) and payment data (bank details) as well as access data (user name and password).In order to ensure your proper registration and to prevent unauthorized registrations by third parties, you will receive an activation link by email after registration to activate your account. Only after registration has been made will we permanently save the data you have provided in our system.You can have a user account that you have created deleted at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in writing to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (eg e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. We will then delete your stored personal data, as far as we do not have to store them for the processing of orders or due to legal storage obligations.The legal basis for the processing of this data is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR.
  6. Newsletter:  To register for the newsletter, the data requested in the registration process are required. The registration for the newsletter will be logged. After registering, you will receive a message at the email address provided asking you to confirm your registration (“Double Opt-in”). This is necessary so that third parties can not register with their email address.You can always revoke your consent to receive the newsletter and thus unsubscribe from the newsletter.We save the registration data as long as it is required for sending the newsletter. We save the logging of the registration and the shipping address as long as there was an interest in proving the originally given consent, as a rule these are the limitation periods for civil law claims, i.e. a maximum of three years.The legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) in conjunction with Art. 7 DSGVO in conjunction with § 7 (2) no. 3 UWG. Legal basis for logging the application is our legitimate interest in proving that the shipment was made with your consent.You can cancel the registration at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact details mentioned under number 1 (e.g. email, fax, letter) is sufficient for this. Of course, you will also find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter.
  7. Product:  recommendations We send you regular product recommendations by e-mail, regardless of the newsletter. In this way, we send you information about products from our range that you may be interested in based on your recent purchases of goods or services from us. We comply strictly with the legal requirements. You can object to this at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in writing to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (eg e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. Of course, you will also find an unsubscribe link in every email.The legal basis for this is the legal permission according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with § 7 Para. 3 UWG.
  8. E-mail contact:  If you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or e-mail), we will process your details to process the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.If the data processing is carried out to carry out pre-contractual measures at your request or, if you are already our customer, to carry out the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b) GDPR.We only process other personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR) or we have a legitimate interest in the processing of your data (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 f) GDPR) , A legitimate interest lies z. For example, respond to your email.
  9. Google Maps:  On our website we use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually represent geographic information. By using this service you will be shown our location and will facilitate your arrival.When you visit the sub-pages in which the map of Google Maps is integrated, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to Google servers in the US and stored there. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for non-logged-in users) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR based on Google’s legitimate interests in displaying personalized advertising, market research and / or designing its website in line with requirements. You have a right to object to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.If you disagree with the future transmission of your data to Google as part of the use of Google Maps, it is also possible to disable the Google Maps web service completely by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and thus the map display on this website can then not be used.You can view Google’s terms of use at
    http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html , the additional terms of use for Google Maps can be found at
    https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html

4. Message Validity

Unless specifically stated we store personal data only as long as is necessary to fulfill the objectives pursued.

In some cases, legislators provide for the storage of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will be stored by us only for these legal purposes, but not otherwise processed and deleted after expiration of the statutory retention period.

5. Your Rights as a Data Controller

Under the applicable laws, you have various rights to your personal information. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by e-mail or by post with a clear identification of your person to the address stated in section 1.

Below is an overview of your rights.

  1. Right to confirmation and information: You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.Specifically:You have the right to receive confirmation from us at any time as to whether your personal data are being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request free information from us about the personal data stored about you, along with a copy of this data. There is also a right to the following information:
    • the processing purposes;
    • the categories of personal data that are processed;
    • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;
    • if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
    • the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data or restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;
    • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
    • if the personal information is not collected from you, all available information about the source of the data;
    • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Art. 22 Para. 1 and 4 GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved as well as the scope and intended effects of such processing for you.

    If personal data are transmitted to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed about the appropriate guarantees under Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

  2. Right to Correction: You have the right to ask us to correct and, if necessary, complete your personal data.In detail:You have the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning you. 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. Right to deletion (“Right to be forgotten”): In a number of cases we are obliged to delete personal data concerning you.Specifically:According to Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to ask us to delete your personal data immediately, and we are obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:
    • The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
    • You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
    • In accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, they object to the processing and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing, or they object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR.
    • The personal data was processed illegally.
    • The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject.
    • The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Para. 1 GDPR.
  4. Right to Restriction of Processing: If we have made the personal data publicly available and if we are obliged to delete it pursuant to Art. 17 (1) GDPR, we shall take appropriate measures, including technical ones, for data processing, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs Inform those responsible for processing the personal data that you have asked them to delete all links to this personal data or to copy or replicate this personal data.In a number of cases, you are entitled to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.In detail:You have the right to ask us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
    • The accuracy of your personal information is contested by you for a period that allows us to verify the accuracy of your personal information.
    • the processing is unlawful and you have objected to the deletion of personal data and have instead requested the restriction of the use of personal data;
    • We no longer need your personal information for processing purposes, but you do need the information to assert, exercise or defend your rights, or
    • You have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, as long as it is not certain whether the legitimate reasons of our company outweigh yours.
  5. Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive, transmit or have us transfer your personal data in a machine-readable manner.Specifically:You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit this data to another person in charge without hindrance from us, provided that
    • the processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 b) GDPR and,
    • the processing is done by automated methods.

    When exercising your right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible.

  6. Right of objection: You have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is due to your particular situation and our interests in processing do not outweigh.In detail:You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you on the basis of your particular situation, which occurs on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (e) or (f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.If personal data are processed by us in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising.You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes under Article 89 (1) of the GDPR Unless the processing is necessary to fulfill a public interest task.
  7. Right to Revoke a Data Protection Consent: You have the right to revoke a consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
  8. Right to Complain to a Supervisory Authority: You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in your Member State of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.

6. Data Security

We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities.

Your personal data is transmitted encrypted with us. This applies to your orders and also to the customer login. We use the coding system SSL (Secure Socket Layer), but point out that the data transmission in the Internet (eg in the communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

To safeguard your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 DSGVO, which we always adapt to state-of-the-art technology.

We also do not warrant that our offer will be available at specific times; Disturbances, interruptions or failures can not be excluded. The servers we use are regularly carefully backed up.

7. Disclosure of Data to Third Parties, no Data Transfer to Non-EU Countries

We generally only use your personal data within our company.

If and insofar as we engage third parties in the performance of contracts (such as logistics service providers), these personal data will only be provided to the extent that the transmission is required for the corresponding service.

In the event that we outsource certain parts of the data processing (“order processing”), we contractually obligate the processor to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the data subject’s rights.

A data transfer to locations or persons outside the EU outside of the case mentioned in section 4 of this declaration does not take place and is not planned.

8. Data Protection

Officer Should you have any questions or concerns about data protection, please contact our data protection officer.

E-Mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@werzalit.com