Lhotzky und Partner Banner Datenschutz Impressum

Data privacy statement

1. Data protection at a glance

Preface

The following explanations shall serve as an overview of what happens with your personal data, when visiting our website. Personal data is defined as all data, by which you can be identified as individual person. Detailed information on data protection you can find in our data protection declaration below this text.

Data collection on our website

Data collection on this website is conducted under the responsibility of the operater, contact information of which you can find in the imprint.

How do we collect your data?

First and foremost, data is collected by your submission of the same, f.ex. data in a contact form.

Further data is collected automatically during a visit to our website by our IT-systems, which are mostly technical data such as internet browser, OS time of visit. The collection of such data is done automatically upon your visit to our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is used to guarantee a flawless operation of our website. Other data might be used to analyze user behavior on our website.

What rights do you have in relation to your data?

You have the right to demand free of charge at any time access to the full information on source, recipient and purpose on storage of your data. You also have a right to demand the correction, blockage or erasure of this data. Regarding this and other questions in relation to data protection law you are most welcome to contact us at the address given in the imprint at any time. Additonally you have a right to file a complaint with the relevant supervising authority.

Furthermore you have the right to demand under certain circumstances a limitation to processing of your personal data. Details can be found in the data protection-declaration und ‘right to demand limitation of processing’

Analytic tools and third-party tools

During a visit to our website your user behavior might be subject to statistical analysis. This is done primarily through cookies and so called analytical tools. The analysis of your user behavior is usually done anonymous and can not be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by blocking certain tools. Detailed information on this you can find in the data protection declaration below.
You can also object to this analysis in total. We will inform about possibilities for complaint the data protection declaration below.

2. General Guidelines and Obligatory Information

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your data confidentially and in line with legal data protection requirements and the data protection declaration below.

When visiting this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data are data by which you can be identified as individual person. The following data protection declaration explains, which data we collect and for what purpose we are using them. It also explains why this happens.

We would like to point out that data transfer in the internet (f.ex. during communication via eMail) may have flaws in data security : perfect protection of data from access through third parties is not possible.

Responsible Person in charge

Responsible person in charge of data protection is the natural or legal person, which alone or jointly with others decides on method and purpose of processing of personal data:

Responsible person in charge of data protection on this website is:

Lhotzky + Partner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Nolting, Dipl.-Ing. Karsten Schrader
Pillmannstr. 29a, 38112 Braunschweig
Germany
Telephone +49 531 ­23 77 94-0
E-mail office@lhotzky-partner.de

Withdrawal of your consent to processing of personal data

Many acts of data processing are only possible with your expressed consent. You may withdraw such a consent at any time. To do so, a simple e-mail message is sufficient. The legitimate status of the data processing before such a withdrawal remains unaffected.

Objection against data collection in particular situation as well as direct marketing purposes (art. 21 GDPR)

If personal data is being processed for based on art. 4.par.1 lit.e or f.GDPR, including for certain profiling purposes, you have the right to object based on your particular situation. The statutory source for data processing in each case you can find in this data protection declaration. Once you object, we will then discountinue processing of your data unless we can demonstrate compelling legal grounds, which override your interest, rights and freedoms or the processing of your personal data serves the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims (objection based on article 21 par.1 GDPR)
Are your personal data being stored for direct marketing purpose, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for such purpose at any time. This includes profiling to the extend as it is related to such marketing. Once you object your personal data will then discontinue usage of your personal data for direct marketing purpose (objection based on article 21 par.2 GDPR)

Right to complaint at supervisory authority

In case of a violation of any provision of the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR), the affected subject holds a right to complaint at a supervisory authority, especially in the member state of their regular seat of residence, their workplace or the site of the suspected violation. This right of complaint does not affect other administrative or legal remedies.

Right regarding transferability

You have the right to have data, which we have processed based on your expressed consent or in fullfilment of a contract, be handed over to you or a designated third party in a common, IT-compliant format. If you request data transfer to a third party, this shall only be realized if technically feasible.

Information, Blockage, Erasure

You have within the limits of the law the right to demand at any time and free of charge information on the personal data stored in relation to you, their source and recipient, the purpose of data processing, if required a right to demand correction, blockage or erasure of these data. Regarding these and questions on data protection you may contact us at any time at the address shown in the imprint.

Right to demand limitation on processing of personal data

You have the right to demand limitations on the procession of your personal data. For this purpose you may contact us at any time at the address shown in the imprint. The right to demand a limitation on processing of personal data exists in the following cases:

  • If you object to the correctness of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to examine this claim. For the duration of this examination you have the right to demand limitation of processing of your personal data.
  • If processing of your personal data happened or is happening in an illegitimate way, you may demand limitation of data processing instead of erasure.
  • If we do no longer require your data, but you need them to exercise, defend or enforce your legal rights, you have the right to demand limitation on processing of personal data instead of erasure.
  • If you have lodged an objection according to art. 21 GDPR an appreciation of mutual interests between you and us has to be undertaken. Unless it has not been established, whose interests are to be valued higher, you have the right to demand a limitation on processing of your personal data.

When the processing of your personal data has been limited, these data may be processed –beyond storage – only with your expressed consent or for exercise, defence or enforcement of legal claims of yourself or any other natural or legal person or for reasons of high public interest of the European Union or any member state.

Objection to Marketing e-Mails

The use of contact data pulicized within the obligations of maintaining an imprint for sending marketing- and information material is herewith objected to. The operator of the website expressedly reserves legal action in case of unrequested receipt of marketing information, such as spam e-Mail.

3. Data Collection on our Website

Cookies

These internet pages in parts use so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm to your computer and do not contain any virus. Cookies serve to make our service more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text-files, which are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called ‘session cookies’, which are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you erase them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser again, when you revisit us.

You can set your browser so that you are informed upon the placing of cookies and only allow cookies in certain cases, generally rule out acceptance of cookies or that cookies are erased after closure of the browser. With deactivation of cookies the functionality of this website may suffer.

Cookies, which are required for an electronic communication or for provision of a certain function required by you (f.ex. shopping basket function) are stored based on art.6 par.1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator can claim compelling legal grounds in the storage of cookies for a flawless provision and optimization of his services. As far as other cookies (f.ex. for analytical purposes of your user-behaviour) they are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server-Log-Dateien Files

The provider of these pages collects and stores automatically information in so-called server-log files, which your browser transfers to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Used OS
  • Referring URL
  • Hostname of accessing computer
  • Time of server access
  • IP-adress

There is no merger of these data with other data sources.

The collection of this data is based on art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator can claim compelling legal grounds on flawless operation and optimization of his website. Server-Log Files have to be collected to achieve this purpose

Inquiries via e-mail, telephone or telefax

If you contact us via e-mail, telephone or telefax, your inquiry incl. all personal data related to it (name, inquiry) is stored and processed by us for purpose of dealing with the inquiry. These data are not transferred to a third party without your consent.

The processing of this data is based on art. 6 par 1 lit. b GDPR , in so much as your inquiry is related to fulfillment of a contract or for implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases the processing of this data is based on your consent. (art. 6 par 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or our compelling legal grounds (art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR ), as we can claim compelling legal grounds on the effective dealing with inquiries directed at us.

The data transferred to us from you via contact request will remain stored until you request their erasure, withdraw the consent to their storage or the purpose of their storage becomes irrelevant (f.ex. conclusion of activity related to the inquiry). Legal obligations, especially storage terms, remain unaffected.
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