Privacy protection

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 this website. Personal data is any data that can be used to identify you personally.
For detailed information on the subject of data protection please refer to our data protection declaration below this text.

Data collection on this website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Contact details can be found in the "Information on the responsible party" in this privacy policy.

How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected by you providing it to us. This can be, for example
data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically or with your consent by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page visit). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected in order to ensure error-free provision of the website.
Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data.
You also have the right to demand the correction or deletion of this data.
If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

You can contact us at any time about this and other questions on the subject of data protection.

2. Hosting

IONOS

We host our website with IONOS SE. The provider is IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410
Montabaur (hereinafter referred to as IONOS). When you visit our website, IONOS collects various logfiles including your IP addresses. For details, please refer to the IONOS privacy policy:
https://www.ionos.de/terms-gtc/terms-privacy.

The use of IONOS is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in ensuring that our website is presented as reliably as possible. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO und § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent to the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user's terminal device (e.B. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG comprises. The consent can be revoked at any time.

Order processing

We have concluded a contract on order processing (AVV) with the above-mentioned provider.
This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that personal data of our website visitors are processed only in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the DSGVO.

3. General notes and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

When you use this website, various personal data are collected.
Personal data is data by which you can be personally identified. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and how we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. 

Note on the responsible party

The responsible party for data processing on this website is:

Sepiatec GmbH
Johann-Hittorf-Str. 8
12489 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 632234 0
E-Mail: info@sepiatec.com

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.). 

Storage period

Unless a more specific storage period is stated within this privacy policy, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for processing the data no longer applies. If you assert a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted, unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. retention periods under tax or commercial law). In the latter case, the data will be deleted after these reasons have ceased to apply.

General information on the legal basis of data processing on this website

If you have consented to data processing, we process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) DSGVO or Art. 9(2)(a) DSGVO if special categories of data are processed pursuant to Art. 9(1) DSGVO. 
In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, the data is also processed on the basis of Art. 49 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. If you consent to the storage of cookies or to the access to information in device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), the data processing will also be carried out on the basis of on the basis of § 25 para. 1 TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. If your data is required for the performance of a contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Furthermore, we process your data insofar as these are necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO.
Furthermore, the data processing may be based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The relevant legal basis in each individual case is explained in the following paragraphs of this data protection declaration. 

Note on data transfer to the USA and other third countries

We use, among other things, tools from companies based in the USA or other third countries that are not secure under data protection law. If these tools are active, your personal data may be transferred to these third countries and processed there. We would like to point out that no level of data protection comparable to that in the EU can be guaranteed in these countries.
For example, US companies are obliged to disclose personal data to security authorities without your consent. Without you as the data subject being able to take legal action against this. It can therefore not be ruled out that US authorities (e.g. intelligence services) may process, analyse and use your data on US servers for surveillance purposes, evaluate and permanently store your data. We have no influence on these processing activities.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation data processing remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to the collection of data in specific cases and to Direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)

IF THE DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 ABS. 1 LIT. E OR F OF THE DSGVO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED, PLEASE REFER TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDING YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSERTING, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 PARA. 1 DSGVO).

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING.
THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING, INSOFAR AS IT IS CONNECTED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING.
IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING (OBJECTION ACCORDING TO ART. 21 ABS. 2 DSGVO).

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of breaches of the DSGVO, data subjects shall have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work
or the place of the alleged infringement. The right of appeal shall be without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies

Right to data portability

You have the right to collect data that we collect on the basis of your consent or in the performance of a contract automated processing, in itself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format to be handed over.
If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from
"http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, deletion and correction

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free of charge information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data and, if applicable, the right to have this data corrected or deleted. For this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time.

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
You can contact us at any time for this purpose. The right to restriction of processing exists in
the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data we hold about you, we usually need time to check this. You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data for the duration of the check.
  • If the processing of your personal data was/is unlawful, you may demand the restriction of data processing instead of deletion
  • If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or enforce legal claims, you have the right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of erasure.
  • If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests outweigh, you have the right to demand the restriction of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may processed – apart from their storage – only with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union, or of a Member State.

4. Data collection on this website

Cookies

Our Internet pages use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files and do no harm to your terminal device. They are stored on your end device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them yourself or until they are automatically deleted by your web browser.

In some cases, cookies from third-party companies may also be stored on your terminal device when you enter our site (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain services of the third-party company (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

Cookies have various functions. Many cookies are technically necessary, as certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behaviour or to display advertising.

Cookies, which are used to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide functions you have requested (e.g. for the shopping basket function) or to optimise the website (e.g. cookies for measuring the web audience) (necessary cookies), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies necessary for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. Insofar as consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG); the consent can be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser to inform you when cookies are set and to allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
If cookies are used by third-party companies or for analysis purposes, we will inform you of this separately within the scope of this data protection declaration and, if necessary, request your permission.

Server-Log-files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of his website - the server log files must be collected for this purpose.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact details you have provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the enquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) or on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) if this has been requested; the consent can be revoked at any time.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or the purpose for storing it no longer applies (e.g. after we have completed processing your enquiry). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your enquiry including all resulting personal data (name, enquiry) will be processed for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, insofar as your request is related to fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the enquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) or on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) if this has been requested; the consent can be revoked at any time.

The data you send us via contact enquiries will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

5. Plugins and Tools

YouTube

This website embeds videos from the website YouTube. The operator of the website is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

When you visit one of our websites on which YouTube is integrated, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.

Furthermore, YouTube may store various cookies on your end device or use similar recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way YouTube can obtain information about visitors to this website. This information is used, among other things to collect video statistics, improve the user experience and prevent fraud.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers.
This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Insofar as a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent allows the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user's terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The Consent can be revoked at any time.

For more information on the handling of user data, please see YouTube's privacy policy under:
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

Font Awesome

This site uses Font Awesome for the uniform display of fonts and symbols. The provider is Fonticons, Inc, 6 Porter Road Apartment 3R, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

When you call up a page, your browser loads the required fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts, fonts and symbols correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using must establish a connection to the the servers of Font Awesome. This enables Font Awesome to know that this website was accessed via your IP address. The use of Font Awesome takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in the uniform presentation of the typeface on our website. Insofar as a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG. Insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user's terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.

If your browser does not support Font Awesome, a default font is used by your computer.

For more information on Font Awesome, please see and Font Awesome's privacy policy at:
https://fontawesome.com/privacy.

Source:
https://www.e-recht24.de