Privacy policy

I. Name and address of the person responsible 

The responsible body for data processing is:

Mahler GmbH

Robert-Bosch-Str. 7-9

73207 Plochingen - Deutschland

Phone: +49 (0)7153 9251-0

E-mail: info@mahler.de

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

II. Name and address of the data protection officer  

A statutory data protection officer has been appointed for our company and can be contacted at the address given in the imprint of the responsible persons with the addition PRIVACY POLICY by postal mail or by e-mail at the following address: datenschutz@mahlerofen.de

III. data protection at a glance/ general information 

1. How do we collect your personal data?

When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your personal data usually takes place anonymously; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this collection of your personal data or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.

You may opt out of this collection of personal information. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.

2. To what extent do we process your personal data? 

We collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of your personal data is regularly only carried out with your consent. An exception applies in those cases in which it is not possible to obtain prior consent for actual reasons or in which the processing of the data is permitted by statutory regulations.   

3. What is the legal basis for the processing of my personal data? 

Insofar as we obtain your consent for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing of this data. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data required for the fulfilment of a contract to which you are a party. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO serves as the legal basis. In the event that vital interests of you or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO serves as the legal basis. If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest on our part or that of a third party and if your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms do not outweigh the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing. 

4. Data deletion and storage period 

Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. In addition, your personal data may be stored if the European or national legislator has provided for this in EU ordinances, laws or other regulations to which we are subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless it is necessary for further storage of the data for the concl

IV. Your rights

1. What rights can you assert? 

You have the right to information under Article 15 DSGVO, the right to rectification under Article 16 DSGVO, the right to cancellation under Article 17 DSGVO, the right to limitation of processing under Article 18 DSGVO, the right to opposition under Article 21 DSGVO and the right to data transfer under Article 20 DSGVO. The restrictions under §§ 34 and 35 BDSG apply to the right to information and the right to cancellation. In addition, there is a right of appeal to a competent data protection supervisory authority (Article 77 DSGVO in conjunction with § 19 BDSG). 

You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. This also applies to the revocation of declarations of consent given to us before the DSGVO came into force, i.e. before 25 May 2018. Please note that the revocation will only take effect in the future. Processing that took place before the revocation is not affected by this. 

Please feel free to contact our data protection officer in this regard. 

2. Do I have to provide my personal data? 

As part of our business relationship, you must provide us with the personal data that is necessary for establishing and conducting a business relationship and fulfilling the associated contractual obligations or which we are legally obliged to collect. Without this data we will normally have to refuse the conclusion of the contract or the execution of the order or will no longer be able to execute an existing contract and may have to terminate it. 

3. Is there an automated decision-making process? 

No. We do not currently use fully automated decision making in accordance with Art. 22 DSGVO to establish and conduct business relationships. Profiling" does not take place. 

4. Information on your right of objection pursuant to Article 21 DSGVO 

Right of objection in individual cases

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 6(1)(e) DSGVO (processing of data in the public interest) and Article 6(1)(f) DSGVO (processing of data on the basis of a balancing of interests); this also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Article 4(4) DSGVO.

If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. 

Right to object to the processing of data for direct marketing purposes

In individual cases we process your personal data in order to operate direct advertising. You have the right at any time to object 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 to the processing for purposes of direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes. 

Recipient of the objection

The objection can be made without form with the subject "Objection" under indication of your name, your address and your date of birth and should be addressed to: datenschutz@iva-schmetz.de

5. Further information 

If you would like information that this data protection declaration cannot give you, or if you would like further information on a specific point, please contact our data protection officer. He will be happy to help you. 

V. "By the way" 

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize 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.

Objection to advertising mails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.

VI. Use of cookies 

Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies which are necessary for the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions requested by you are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.

VII. provision of the website and creation of log files 

Each time you access our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data is collected:

(1) Information about the browser type and the version used

(2) the operating system of the user

(3) the internet service provider of the user

(4) the IP address of the user

(5) Date and time of access

(6) Websites from which the User's system accesses our Website

(7) Websites accessed from the User's system via our Website

Alternative a) To be used in addition, if an assignment to the user is possible:

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. These data are not stored together with other personal data of the user.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data under log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user's IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session. Log files are stored to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. These purposes represent our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. A storage going beyond this is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated so that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

Alternative b) Instead of using alternative a), if allocation to the user is not possible:

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This does not apply to the user's IP address or other data that enable the data to be assigned to a user. These data are not stored together with other personal data of the user. 

Legal basis for the temporary storage of data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this purpose, the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session. These purposes represent our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the user to object.

VIII. Contact form

On our website there are contact forms which can be used for electronic contact. If you take this opportunity, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored. These data are:

a) First name

b) surname

c) e-mail address

d) street and house number

e) Postal code

f) City

g) Country

h) Position

i) Company

Your consent will be obtained for the processing of your data as part of the sender process and reference will be made to this data protection declaration.

Alternatively, you can contact us via the e-mail address provided. In this case, the personal data transmitted with your e-mail will be stored. The data will not be passed on to third parties in this context. The data will be used exclusively for the processing of the conversation.

If you have given your consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the purpose of the e-mail contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

The processing of personal data on the input mask serves us solely to process the establishment of contact. In the case of contact by e-mail, this also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

The data is deleted if it is no longer required for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with you as the user has ended. This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been conclusively clarified.

You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In such a case the conversation cannot be continued. Please send us an email to datenschutz@iva-schmetz.de. In this case, all personal data stored in the course of contacting us will be deleted unless there are legal retention periods.  

IX. Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising.

Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement:https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Here you will find further information on the use of data by Google Inc.: 

policies.google.com/privacy/partners collected by Google partners)

adssettings.google.de/authenticated (Settings about advertising that is displayed to you) 

policies.google.com/technologies/ads of cookies in ads

IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will cause Google to shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted 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 website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

Browser Plugin

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 Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics.

For more information on how Google Analytics uses user data, please see Google's privacy policy: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Order data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic characteristics of Google Analytics

This website uses the function "demographic features" of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and visitor data from third parties. This information cannot be associated with any specific individual. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit Google Analytics from collecting your data as described under "Objection to data collection".

X. Youtube

Our website uses plugins from the YouTube page operated by Google. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to YouTube's servers in the United States. This will tell the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes which specific subpage of our website you are visiting by opening a subpage that contains a YouTube video. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to your respective YouTube account. YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's data protection declaration at: www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. 

YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

YouTube and Google receive information through the YouTube component that you have visited our website whenever you are logged in to YouTube at the same time as accessing our website, regardless of whether you are watching a YouTube video or not. If you do not want this information to be transmitted to YouTube and Google in this way, you can prevent it from being transmitted by logging out of your YouTube account before you visit our website. 

YouTube's privacy policy, which is available at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, discloses the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google. 

XI. Google Web Fonts 

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google's servers in the United States. This enables Google to know that your IP address has been used to access our website. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy: www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

For more information, please visit: www.google.com/webfonts/ 

XII. Web Fonts from Fast.Fonts.Net or Fonts.com 

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Monotype GmbH (fonts.com or fast.fonts.net) for the uniform display of fonts. When calling up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the fonts.com servers in the United States. By doing so, fonts.com becomes aware that your IP address has been used to access our website. The use of Fonts.com Web Fonts is made in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on these web fonts can be found at www.fonts.com/info/legal

and the Fonts.com Privacy Policy: www.fonts.com/info/legal/privacy

and in the privacy policy of Monotype GmbH: www.monotype.com/legal/privacy-policy

XIII. Google Maps 

This page uses the Google Maps map service via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The data processed may include, in particular, your IP address and location data, which may not be collected without your consent (usually as part of your mobile device settings). The legal basis for the processing of personal data using Google Maps is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if you have given your consent. 

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy retrievability of the places indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Opt-out: adssettings.google.com/authenticated.