Name and address of the person responsible
The responsible person in terms of the basic General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:
Planet PVD Dr. Georg Erkens Coating Tech Consultancy
Dr. Georg Erkens
Phone: +49 171 9337837
In the following we will inform you about how we, Planet PVD Dr. Georg Erkens Coating Tech Consultancy, handle data. Our procedure is based on the basic General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In summary, we respect your privacy and only collect personal data if you enter it and agree to its use. We do not pass these on to third parties.
Data will only be transferred to third countries outside the EEA if this is required by law, if it is necessary to fulfil the contract or if you have given us your consent. If necessary and required by law, we will inform you about details accordingly.
As a responsible company, we avoid automatic decision making or profiling.
When you get in touch with us or navigate our website (www.planetpvd.com), personal data are collected from you. These data are necessary to enable you to use our Internet pages or enables us to take your settings into account. It is also information that you yourself provide us with via the contact options offered on these pages.
We use this data to ensure the proper operation of our website and to answer your enquiries.
In the following, we inform you about the data that are collected on our website and the purposes for which they are processed. We will inform you about the use of so-called “cookies” and about the analysis tools used on our website and the possibilities of allowing or rejecting them. We inform you about your rights at the end of this data protection declaration.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 sub-paragraph 1a of the EU General General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.
When processing personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6 (1) subparagraph 1b GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations which are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.
If the data processing is the result of a legal obligation to which we are subject, we invoke Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1c of the GDPR as the legal basis.
In cases where vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) subparagraph 1d GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If the data processing serves a task which is in the public interest or is carried out in the exercise of official authority, we invoke Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1e of the GDPR.
If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Article 6 (1) subparagraph 1f GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing.
Provision of the website and creation of log files
Our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer each time a data subject or automated system calls up our website. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The following data may be collected:
(1) Information on the type of browser and version used
(2) The user’s operating system
(3) The user’s Internet service provider
(4) The user’s IP address
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website
(7) Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website
The above-mentioned data are stored in the log files of our system and processed by us for the following purposes:
· Ensure a smooth connection of the website,
· Guarantee a comfortable use of our website,
· Evaluation of system security and stability and
· for other administrative purposes.
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 sub-paragraph f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the above listed purposes for data collection. This data are not stored together with other personal data of the user. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person or for marketing purposes.
You will find various options for this, e.g. at http://www.allaboutcookies.org. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used to their full extent. The transmission of Flash cookies cannot be prevented by the browser settings, but bychanging the settings of the Flash Player.
Contact possibility via the Internet site
The Planet PVD website contains, due to legal regulations, information that allows a quick electronic contact and direct communication with us. This also includes provided e-mail addresses. When contacting us by e-mail or via a contact form, the user’s personal data transmitted with the e-mail is automatically stored.
This personal data, voluntarily provided by the user, is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the user concerned. In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for the processing of the conversation and other business transactions.
Possibility of objection and removal
The user has the possibility to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case the conversation cannot be continued. All personal data stored in the course of the contact will be deleted in this case.
The tracking measures listed below and used by us are carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 sub-paragraph f GDPR. With the tracking measures used, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our customers and is continuously optimised.
On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to record the use of our website statistically and evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as justified in the sense of the aforementioned regulation. The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be taken from the corresponding tracking tools.
For the purpose of designing our pages to meet your needs and continuously optimizing them, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by a cookie about your use of this website such as· Browser type/version,
· the operating system used,
· Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
· Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
· Time of the server request,
As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will need to set the opt-out cookie again. You can find further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Data subject rights
If your personal data are processed, you are the data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you are entitled to the following rights in relation to the person responsible.
Right to gain access to the stored personal data, according to Art. 15 GDPR
You may request confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data relating to you are being processed by us. If such processing is carried out, you may request from the controller information on:
(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
(2) the categories of personal data being processed;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have
been or will be disclosed;
(4) the planned duration of the storage of the personal data concerning you or, if it is not
possible to give specific details, criteria for determining the duration of the storage;
(5) the existence of a right of rectification or erasure of the personal data concerning you, a right to have the processing limited by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
(6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(7) any available information on the origin of the data when the personal data are not
collected from the data subject;
(8) 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 on the logic
involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on the data subject.
You have the right to request information as to whether personal data concerning you is transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.
Right to rectification, according to Art. 16 GDPR
You have the right to ask the data controller to correct and/or complete the data if the personal data processed concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The data controller shall make the correction without delay. Right to deletion, according to Art. 17 GDPR
a) Duty to delete
You may request the controller to delete the personal data concerning you without delay and the controller is obliged to delete such data without delay if one of the following reasons applies
(1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they
were collected or otherwise processed.
(2) You revoke your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sub-paragraph a or Art. 9 para. 2 sub-paragraph a GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
(3) You object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21(1) GDPR and there are no legitimate
grounds for processing which take precedence, or you object to the processing pursuant to
Art. 21(2) GDPR.
(4) The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
(5) The deletion of personal data relating to you is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
(6) The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
b) Information to third parties
If the controller has made public the personal data concerning you and is obliged to delete them pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR, he shall take reasonable measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you, as a data subject, have requested them to delete all links to these personal data or copies or replications of these personal data.
The right of erasure shall not apply insofar as the processing is necessary:
(1) for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
(2) to comply with a legal obligation to which the processing is subject under Union or national law to which the controller is subject or in the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
(3) for reasons of public interest relating to public health pursuant to Art. 9 para. 2 subparas. h and i as well as Art. 9 para. 3 GDPR;
(4) for archiving, scientific or historical research purposes in the public interest or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right referred to in section
a) is likely to render impossible or seriously hamper the attainment of the objectives of such processing, or
(5) for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Right to restrict processing, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR
You may request the restriction of the processing of personal data relating to you under the following conditions:
(1) if you contest the accuracy of the personal data relating to you for a period of time which enables the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
(2) if the processing is unlawful and you object to the deletion of the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;
(3) if the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing but you need them in order to exercise, exercise or defend a legal claim; or
(4) if you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh your reasons.
Where the processing of personal data relating to you has been restricted, such data may be processed, with the exception of storage, only with your consent or for the purpose of pursuing, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
If the restriction on processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction is lifted.
Right to data transferability, according to Art. 20 GDPR
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the data controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer these data to another controller, without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been made available, provided that
(1) the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph a, GDPR or Art. 9, paragraph 2, sub-paragraph a, GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph b, GDPR, and
(2) the processing is carried out using automated procedures.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that the personal data concerning you be transferred directly from one person responsible to another, as far as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other persons must not be affected by this.
The right to data transferability shall not apply to processing of personal data which 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.
Right to information
If you have asserted the right to rectify, erase or limit the processing vis-à-vis the controller, the controller is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification, erasure or limitation of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right vis-à-vis the controller to be informed of these recipients.
Right to object, according to Art. 21 GDPR
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph e or f GDPR, including profiling based on these provisions.
The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless he can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing which are justified on grounds of protection of your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of your consent does not affect the legality of the processing that has taken place on the basis of your consent until revocation.
Automated decision in individual cases including profiling
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, that has legal effect on you or significantly affects you in a similar manner. This shall not apply if the decision
(1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,
(2) is authorised by Union or national law to which the controller is subject and that law contains adequate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or
(3) is taken with your explicit consent.
However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 para. 2 subpara. a or g GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.
With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the responsible person shall take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, which shall include at least the right to obtain the intervention of any person from the responsible person, to express his or her point of view and to challenge the decision.
Right to appeal to a supervisory authority, according to Art. 77 GDPR
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in which you are resident, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the GDPR. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Art. 78 GDPR.
Duration of data storage
The criterion for the duration of storage of personal data is the respective legal retention period. After expiry of this period, the corresponding data are routinely deleted, unless it is no longer required for the fulfilment of the contract or the initiation of a contract. In addition, the company is subject to various storage and documentation obligations, which result from the German Commercial Code (HGB), among others. Where it is no longer required to retain personal data to identify you, we will erase, anonymize or aggregate your information.
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