Welcome to our website www.vaico.de. We would like to inform you about how we handle your data according to Article 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) so that you can visit our webpages securely and in confidence.
The party named in the site’s legal notice is responsible for the following data collection and processing.
We store the IP address transmitted via your web browser for a period of seven days in order to be able to detect, isolate and rectify problems or faults (for example, attacks on our server). After this time period has expired, we delete or anonymise the IP address. The legal basis is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
When you visit our website, so-called usage data is stored temporarily as a protocol for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our website. This data record consists of
The protocol data mentioned is only stored in an anonymised format.
In principle, we only collect data which is required to initiate or conclude a contract. As we only offer our services to business customers, personal data is often restricted to contact details and the underlying circumstances of our service which, in individual cases, may contain the data subject’s data.
Providing further information is optional. There are no negative consequences for not providing this data.
We process our contacts’ contact details as per Article 6(1)(b) GDPR for the purpose of performance of the contract.
If necessary, personal data is forwarded to companies which are involved in processing this contract, for example, credit institutions for processing payments.
The data required for performance of the contract is archived for the term of the contractual relationship and then in the context of the statutory retention periods. The data is deleted after the statutory retention period has expired.
If you have given us separate consent to inform you about company products and services via e-mail, this will be processed accordingly on the basis of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. You may withdraw your consent at any time without the legality of the processing so far being affected. If consent is withdrawn, we shall stop processing data accordingly.
In the context of processing an order as per Article 28 GDPR, we transfer your data to service providers who support us in operating our website and with the processes associated with this. Our service providers are strictly bound by instruction and contractually obligated accordingly. We use the following service providers: for example, Google Analytics from Google LLC, CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, WebServ IT GbR.
Sometimes we transfer personal data to a third country outside of the EU. We have ensured an appropriate level of data protection accordingly.
In the cases of Google Analytics, Google Maps and Google reCaptcha (USA), an appropriate level of data protection arises from participation in the Privacy Shield Framework (Article 45(1) GDPR).
We use Session cookies and permanent cookies on our website. Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR forms the basis for processing and the processing is optimised or enabled in the interest of user guidance and is adjusted to the presentation of our website.
If you consent, the information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. As we have activated IP anonymisation on this website however, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the Member States of the European Union. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA (an appropriate level of data protection exists according to Article 45(1) GDPR through Google’s participation in Privacy Shield) and shortened there. We have also concluded an agreement on order processing with Google Inc. (USA) according to Article 28 GDPR. According to this, Google will only use all information strictly for the purposes of analysing the use of our website and compiling reports on website activity.
You can object to the processing at any time. To do this, please use one of the following options:
You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.
You can also prevent the release of data generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren.
You can also stop Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be installed that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website: Click here to object to the processing of your data by Google Analytics.
You have the option of contacting us via a web form. To use our contact form, we require your name and e-mail address. You can share other information, however this is not obligatory.
We use information which is shared with us in the context of the contact form on the basis of Article 6(1)(b) GDPR or Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR in the interest of being able to respond to your query on an individual basis, as simply and as quickly as possible. Your data is only used to respond to your request and is subsequently directly deleted. It will not be forwarded to third parties.
We use the Google service reCaptcha to determine whether a human or a computer is making certain entries in our contact form. Google uses the following data to verify whether you are a human or a computer: IP address of the end device used, which of our websites you are visiting and which is connected to Captcha, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system used, Google account if you are logged into Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas, as well as tasks where you have to identify images. Legal basis for the data processing described is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. We use reCaptcha in the legitimate interest of guaranteeing the security of our website.
We use embedded YouTube videos on our website. When you access a page with embedded videos, content from YouTube is already loaded (for example, the preview image) even if you have not yet clicked on the video. In order to embed the videos to be as data protection compliant as possible, we have activated the advanced data protection settings for embedding.
We offer you the opportunity of subscribing to a newsletter on our website. If you have given us separate permission to inform you about company products and services via e-mail, this will be processed accordingly on the basis of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. By ordering a newsletter, you are agreeing to newsletter tracking. If you order the newsletter, we can track your user behaviour which means, for example, whether you have opened the newsletter. You may withdraw your consent at any time without the legality of the processing so far being affected. If consent is withdrawn, we shall stop processing data accordingly and will stop sending you the newsletter.
If in the future, you no longer want to receive newsletters, you can unsubscribe at any time, for example via e-mail to email@example.com or via the unsubscribe from newsletters link which can be found in every newsletter.
To protect your data from unwanted access, we use an encryption method on our website. Your information is transferred from your computer to our server and back again via the internet by means of a 128-bit TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption. You will be able to tell by the fact that, in the status bar of your browser, the padlock symbol will be closed and the address line will start with https://.
The GDPR grants you certain rights as a website user with regard to the processing of your personal data:
Our company data protection officer is available for enquiries or suggestions on the subject of data protection: