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Privacy Policy

Wilke Technology takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We process personal data that is collected when you visit our website in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. Your data is neither published by us nor passed on to third parties without authorisation. In the following, we explain which data we collect during your visit to our website and how exactly this data is used.

1. usage data when accessed from the Internet

When you visit our web pages, our web servers temporarily store data on each individual access to our pages in a log file for statistical purposes. The following data is recorded and stored until it is automatically deleted:

– IP address of the requesting computer
– Date and time of access
– Name and URL of the retrieved file
– Amount of data transmitted
– Message whether the retrieval was successful
– Identification data of the browser and operating system used
– Web page from which the access takes place
– Name of your Internet access provider

This data is processed for the purpose of enabling the use of the website (connection establishment), system security, technical administration of the network infrastructure and to optimise the Internet offering. The IP address is only evaluated in case of attacks on the network infrastructure of Wilke Technology. Personal user profiles are not created. The German Telemedia Act (TMG) allows the use of user profiles under a pseudonym in accordance with § 15 para. 3 TMG, as long as the user does not object to this. Should we make use of this option on our website, we will inform you of your right of objection at the appropriate point. Beyond the cases mentioned above, personal data will not be processed unless you expressly agree to further processing.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interests of the responsible party).

The above-mentioned reasons also represent the legitimate interest for data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO

2. usage data when using the shop system

For the use of the shop system, whether with or without prior registration, we collect and process the following data:

– User name (only for registration)
– Identification/Password (only for registration)
– Salutation (Mr/Mrs) (only for registration)
– First and last name
– complete address *
– Phone number
– Sales tax identification number *
– Email address

(*) usually company related data

When registering/ordering, you can also voluntarily enter a company name and, only when ordering, a different delivery address, textual comments and an order number.

We cannot execute your order without this information. The processing of personal data is carried out on the occasion of your enquiry to us and is necessary for the purposes mentioned for the processing of your order and for the fulfilment of obligations arising from the underlying contract.

If you register, you cannot delete your user account independently. If you wish to delete your account, you can send us a message via a contact form and we will delete your profile immediately.

3. use and disclosure of personal data

Refer to “1. usage data for access from the Internet”:
Any use of your personal data is only for the purposes mentioned and to the extent necessary to achieve these purposes. Personal data will only be transmitted to state institutions and authorities within the scope of mandatory national legal provisions or if the transmission is necessary for legal or criminal prosecution in the event of attacks on our network infrastructure. Data will not be passed on to third parties for other purposes.

See “2. user data when using the shop system”:
A transfer of your personal data to third parties does not take place. Exceptions to this rule only apply if this is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you or the company. This includes in particular the transfer to service providers commissioned by us (so-called order processors) or other third parties whose activities are necessary for the execution of the contract (e.g. mail order companies or financial service providers). The data passed on may be used by the third parties exclusively for the aforementioned purposes.

4. consent to further use

The use of certain offers on our website, such as newsletters or forums, requires prior registration and further processing of personal data, such as long-term storage of e-mail addresses, user IDs and passwords. Such data will only be used if you have transmitted them to us and have consented to their use in advance.

5. cookies

As a rule, we do not use cookies on our websites. Only in exceptional cases are cookies used, which store data for technical session control in the memory of your browser. These data are deleted when you close your browser. If, in exceptional cases, we also wish to store personal data in a cookie, such as a user ID, you will be specifically informed of this. Of course you can also view our web pages without cookies. However, most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser preferences. If you do not accept cookies, this can lead to functional restrictions of our offers.

6. newsletter

To register for a Wilke Technology newsletter service, we need at least your e-mail address to which the newsletter is to be sent. Further details are voluntary and will be used to address you personally and to clarify queries about your e-mail address. For postal dispatch, we need your address data. As a rule, we use the double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we will only send you newsletters if you confirm your registration by sending us an e-mail and a link contained in it after you have provided your e-mail address. This is to ensure that only you yourself, as the user of the e-mail address provided, can register with the newsletter service. Your confirmation must take place promptly after we send the e-mail, otherwise your registration and e-mail address will be deleted from our database. Until you confirm your registration, our newsletter service will not accept any further registrations under this e-mail address.

You can unsubscribe from a newsletter subscribed to by us at any time. To do so, you can either send us an e-mail or use a link at the end of the newsletter to cancel your subscription.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is the user’s consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The legal basis for the dispatch of the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is Art. 7 para. 3 UWG. The e-mail address will not be transmitted to third parties.

7. contact forms

You can contact us at any time with questions or suggestions via contact forms. In order to answer your questions or send you feedback, we need the following information: Title, first and last name, name of the company, telephone number and your email address. We use these data exclusively for the above mentioned purposes. The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of using the contact form or sending an e-mail is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The data is transmitted via an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS).

If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

8. analysis programs

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link

You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google uses your information, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

9. security

Wilke Technology uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data administered by us against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological development.

10. links to websites of other providers

Our websites may contain links to websites of other providers. We point out that this data protection declaration applies exclusively to the websites of Wilke Technology. We have no influence on and do not check that other providers comply with the applicable data protection regulations.

11. foreign contents

On pages of our website, third-party content (e.g. YouTube videos or videos from other providers, Google Maps, RSS feeds or similar) may also be integrated. As a rule, the providers of these contents store cookies on the user’s computer. You can prevent this by making the appropriate settings in your browser, but this may result in these contents not being displayed correctly.

In addition, many (third-party) providers store the IP address of the user in order to be able to send the corresponding content to the user’s browser. Unfortunately, we have no influence on the use of the IP address by the (third-party) provider.

12. your rights as a user

(a) Right to confirmation
Every data subject has the right to obtain information as to whether personal data relating to him or her are being processed.

b) Right of access (Art. 15 DSGVO)
Every person concerned has the right to receive free information about the personal data stored about him/her and a copy of this information.

c) Right of rectification (Art. 16 DSGVO)
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the rectification without delay of inaccurate personal data concerning him/her.

d) Right of deletion (right to be forgotten) (Art. 17 DPA)
Every data subject shall have the right to obtain the immediate erasure of personal data relating to him/her, where one of the reasons specified by law applies and provided that the processing is not necessary.

e) Right to restrict processing (Art. 18 DSGVO)
Any data subject shall have the right to obtain the restriction of processing if one of the reasons specified by law applies.

f) Right to data transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO)
Every data subject shall have the right to obtain the personal data concerning him/her which he/she has supplied to a controller in a structured, standard and machine-readable format and to have such data communicated to another controller without hindrance, provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the DPA or Article. 9 para. 2 letter a DPA or a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 letter b DPA, and processing is carried out by means of automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller. Furthermore, when exercising their right to data transfer pursuant to Art. 20 Para. 1 DPA, the data subject has the right to request that personal data be transferred directly from one controller to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible and provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.

g) Right to revoke consent under data protection law (Art. 13 DSGVO)
Any data subject shall have the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data at any time where the processing is based on Article 6(1)(a) or Article 9(2)(a), without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent given until the withdrawal.

h) Right to object (Art. 21 DPA)
Every data subject has the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her carried out pursuant to Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DPA. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. Where personal data are processed for the purpose of direct marketing, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to him/her for the purpose of such marketing, including profiling where it is linked to such direct marketing.

i) Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling (Art. 22 DPA)
Every data subject has the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing operations, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or significantly affects him or her in a similar way, provided that the decision

(1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller; or
(2) is authorised by Union or national legislation to which the controller is subject and that legislation provides for appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, or
(3) with the express consent of the data subject.

In the cases referred to in (1) and (3), adequate measures shall be taken to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject and the legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of the controller, to put forward his point of view and to challenge the decision.

13. the duration for which the personal data are stored

The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective legally prescribed retention period.

14. inclusion, validity and topicality of the data protection declaration

Due to the further development of our website or the implementation of new technologies, it may become necessary to change this privacy policy. Wilke Technology reserves the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. We recommend that you read the current data protection declaration again from time to time.

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