Privacy Statement

BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH (hereinafter also “BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH”) takes your privacy very seriously and complies with the law, and particularly with data protection regulations.

1. CONTROLLER

BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH is the controller according to Art 4 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For further information, please go to our imprint. You can contact our Data Protection Supervisor under datenschutz@bss-brand.com.

2. GENERAL INFORMATION

This statement provides an overview on the kind of personal data we collect for which purpose and on which legal basis.
All data that can be related to you as a person, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behaviour, are personal data. This statement also informs you about your rights against us, the data controller.

3. PROCESSING OF DATA ON THIS WEBSITE

When you use our website for informational purposes only, BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH automatically collects and saves server log file information that your browser transfers to us. These data are technical requirements in order to display the website and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis see Art 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR):

  • Browser type and version;
  • used operating system;
  • referrer URL (previously visited site);
  • host name of accessing computer (IP address);
  • time of the server inquiry; and
  • name and URL of the accessed file and data volume transferred.

BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH will not relate these data to specific individuals and will not combine these data with other data sources. After using them for the purposes indicated above, BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH will delete the data.

4. CONTACT FROM

You can get in touch with us using the contact form on our website. You have to provide us with a valid e-mail address in order for us to process your inquiry. We will also save your IP address and the time of your inquiry to prevent any kind of abuse or fraud. Art 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR forms the legal basis for this. If the objective of your inquiry is to conclude a contract with BSS Brand Communication Sachse Gerlach GmbH, Art 6 (1) (1) (b) GDPR serves as additional legal basis. Other mandatory information includes your name and your telephone number. By ticking a boy, you give your explicit consent to the processing of these data according to Art 6 (1) (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke this consent anytime and with effect for the future. Once your inquiry has been processed your data will be deleted from our server in accordance with data protection regulations.

5. COOKIES

Cookies will be saved on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your hard drive, assigned to the browser used, which allow the operator setting the cookie (us, in this case) to obtain certain information. Cookies cannot run programmes or transmit viruses onto your computer. Their purpose is to make the services offered more user-friendly and more efficient overall. The use of cookies on this website is based on Art 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR.

We use session cookies to operate our website. They save what is known as a session ID that allows relating different requests of your browser to the joint session. This enables us to recognise your computer if you return to the website. The session cookies will be deleted once you close your browser.

We also use cookies for analytical purposes regarding our website. For more information, please read section 6 of this statement.

You can disable cookies by changing the settings of your browser software respectively. Please note that if you disable cookies, you might not be able to use this website to its full extent.

6. GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses the software Google Analytics for analytical purposes on a regular basis.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that will be saved on your computer and allow an analysis of how you use the website. The information on your use of this website generated by the cookie are usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and saved there. If the IP anonymisation on this website is activated however, Google will previously delete the last parts of your IP address within member states of the European Union or other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The operator of this website has commissioned Google to use this information to analyse your use of this website and to create reports on the website activities.

You can prevent that cookies get saved by changing the respective settings of your browser software. You can also prevent the collection of personal data related to the use of this website created by the cookie (including your IP address) and the transfer to or processing of these data by Google by following this link, downloading, and installing the available browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .

You can also prevent that your data are collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. It will set an opt-out cookie that will disable cookies when you visit our website in the future: Please click here to deactivate Google Analytics.

We use Google Analytics with the extension „_anonymizeIp()“, making sure that IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form and therefore guaranteeing anonymisation.

We use Google Analytics in order to be able to analyse and improve the use of our website on a regular basis. The statistics we receive with the tool allow us to improve our services and to make them more interesting for you as a user. The use of Google Analytics is based on Art 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR.

In the exceptional cases when personal data are transferred to the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, see: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Information on this third party: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of use: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/us/, privacy policy and statement: https://policies.google.com/.

7. BSS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

8. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the following rights against us regarding your personal data:

  • Right of access to data;
  • Right of rectification or erasure of data;
  • Right of restriction of processing of personal data;
  • Right of data portability.

To exercise these rights, please contact us under datenschutz@bss-brand.com. This will always be free of cost.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority regarding our processing of your personal data.

8. MORE INFORMTATION

We value your trust. Therefore, we want to be here for you if you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data. If there are issues not covered in this privacy statement or if you require more information on a section, please do not hesitate to get in touch via email under datenschutz@bss-brand.com.

As of May 2018