Datenschutz

Privacy policy of APO GmbH Massenkleinteilbeschichtung

 

In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website and the functions provided on it. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

 

  1. Name and contact details of the data controller and of the company data protection officer

 

The data controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

 

APO GmbH Massenkleinteilbeschichtung

Konrad-Zuse-Straße 2b, 52477 Alsdorf, Germany

Registered in the Commercial Register of the Local Court of Aachen under HRB12896

(hereinafter referred to as APO),

email: info@apo.ac

Phone: +49 2404 59980

Fax:  +49 2404 5998300

 

 

  1. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and its use

 

When visiting the website

 

During use of the website www.apo.ac for informational purposes only, when you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in what is called a log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of the access,
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • access status/HTTP status code,
  • amount of data transferred in each case,
  • website from which access is accomplished (referrer URL),
  • browser used,
  • operating system of your computer and its interface,
  • name of your access provider, and
  • language and version of the browser software.

 

The data specified will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • to ensure a smooth connection to the website,
  • to ensure convenient use of our website,
  • to evaluate system safety and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

 

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of determining your identity.

 

In addition, we employ cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You will find more detailed information on this under Items 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

 

  1. Disclosure of data

 

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

 

We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to this pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) GDPR,
  • the disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • there is a legal obligation to disclose data pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (c) GDPR, and
  • it is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (b) GDPR.

 

  1. Cookies

 

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser when you visit our site and are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

 

Information is stored in the cookie, which is produced in each case in conjunction with the specific terminal device that is being used. This does not mean, however, that we gain direct knowledge of your identity by these means.

 

The use of cookies serves on one hand to make the use of our website more enjoyable for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These will be deleted automatically after leaving our site.

 

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness. These are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, the fact that you have previously visited us is automatically recognised as well as what inputs and settings you have made, so that you do not have to enter them again.

 

Moreover, we use cookies to statistically document the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offerings for you (see 5.). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already visited our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

 

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

 

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, if you disable cookies completely, you may not be able to use all the features of our website.

 

  1. Analysis tools

 

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are implemented on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR. With the tracking measures we use, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet users’ needs and is continually optimised. Moreover, we use the tracking measures to document the usage statistics for our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offerings for you (see 5.). These interests are deemed legitimate in accordance with the aforementioned provision.

 

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

 

Google Analytics 1

 

  • This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see 4.) which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated about your use of this website by the cookie is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will first shorten your IP address within European Union member states or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use.

 

  • The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

 

  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, 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 that is generated by the cookie and that relates to your use of the website (including your IP address) and prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

 

  • This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are further processed in a shortened form, thus eliminating references to an individual person. If the data collected about you refers to an individual person, this reference is excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.

 

  • We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to periodically improve it. The statistics obtained will enable us to improve our offering and to make it more interesting for you as a user. For exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

 

  • Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of use: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html ,

Overview of privacy:

https://marketingplatform.google.com/intl/en_uk/about/ ,

and the privacy policy:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de ,

 

 

  1. YouTube videos

 

  1. We have included YouTube videos in our website which are stored at http://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. [These are all integrated in “extended data protection mode”, which means no data about you as a user will be transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos will the data referred to in paragraph 2 be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transmission.]

 

  1. By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under 2. of this policy will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account that you are logged in to, or whether no user account exists. When you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising purposes, market research and/or to design its website to meet your needs. Such evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide customised advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

 

  1. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in the privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings to protect your privacy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de . Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

  1. Google Maps

 

  1. On this website we use the services of Google Maps. This enables us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.

 

  1. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under 2 of this policy will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or whether no user account exists. When you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising purposes, market research and/or to design its website to meet your needs. Such evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide customised advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right.

 

  1. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the provider’s privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings to protect your privacy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de . Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

  1. Rights of data subjects

 

You have the right:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to request immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for fulfilling a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose its erasure and we no longer need the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another data controller;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to withdraw your consent granted to us previously at any time. The consequence of this is that we may not continue the data processing based on this consent for the future, and
  • in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our headquarters.

 

  1. Right to object

 

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without disclosure of a particular situation.

 

If you wish to make use of your right to revoke consent or to object, simply send an email to info@apo.ac.

 

  1. Data security

 

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser for webpage visits. As a rule, this involves 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can see whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed lock or padlock symbol in the URL address bar or the bottom status bar of your browser.

 

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss or destruction, or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

 

  1. Changes to this privacy policy

 

This privacy policy is currently valid and was issued in May 2018.

 

Due to the further development of our website and offerings thereon, or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to modify this privacy policy.

Privacy policy of APO GmbH Industrielackierung

 

In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website and the functions provided on it. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

 

  1. Name and contact details of the data controller and of the company data protection officer

 

The data controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

 

APO GmbH Industrielackierung

Konrad-Zuse-Straße 2b , 52477 Alsdorf

Registered in the Commercial Register of the Local Court of Aachen under HRB16305

(hereinafter referred to as APO),

email:             info@apo.ac

Phone:          02404 59980

Fax:                02404 5998300

 

 

  1. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and its use

 

When visiting the website

 

During use of the website www.apo.ac for informational purposes only, when you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in what is called a log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of the access,
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • access status/HTTP status code,
  • amount of data transferred in each case,
  • website from which access is accomplished (referrer URL),
  • browser used,
  • operating system of your computer and its interface,
  • name of your access provider, and
  • language and version of the browser software.

 

The data specified will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • to ensure a smooth connection to the website,
  • to ensure convenient use of our website,
  • to evaluate system safety and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

 

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of determining your identity.

 

In addition, we employ cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You will find more detailed information on this under Items 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

 

  1. Disclosure of data

 

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

 

We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to this pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) GDPR,
  • the disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • there is a legal obligation to disclose data pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (c) GDPR, and
  • it is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (b) GDPR.

 

  1. Cookies

 

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser when you visit our site and are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

 

Information is stored in the cookie, which is produced in each case in conjunction with the specific terminal device that is being used. This does not mean, however, that we gain direct knowledge of your identity by these means.

 

The use of cookies serves on one hand to make the use of our website more enjoyable for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These will be deleted automatically after leaving our site.

 

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness. These are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, the fact that you have previously visited us is automatically recognised as well as what inputs and settings you have made, so that you do not have to enter them again.

 

Moreover, we use cookies to statistically document the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offerings for you (see 5.). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already visited our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

 

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

 

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, if you disable cookies completely, you may not be able to use all the features of our website.

 

  1. Analysis tools

 

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are implemented on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR. With the tracking measures we use, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet users’ needs and is continually optimised. Moreover, we use the tracking measures to document the usage statistics for our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offerings for you (see 5.). These interests are deemed legitimate in accordance with the aforementioned provision.

 

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

 

Google Analytics 1

 

  • This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see 4.) which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated about your use of this website by the cookie is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will first shorten your IP address within European Union member states or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use.

 

  • The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

 

  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, 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 that is generated by the cookie and that relates to your use of the website (including your IP address) and prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

 

  • This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are further processed in a shortened form, thus eliminating references to an individual person. If the data collected about you refers to an individual person, this reference is excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.

 

  • We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to periodically improve it. The statistics obtained will enable us to improve our offering and to make it more interesting for you as a user. For exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

 

  • Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of use: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html ,

Overview of privacy:

https://marketingplatform.google.com/intl/en_uk/about/ ,

and the privacy policy:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de ,

 

 

  1. YouTube videos

 

  1. We have included YouTube videos in our website which are stored at http://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. [These are all integrated in “extended data protection mode”, which means no data about you as a user will be transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos will the data referred to in paragraph 2 be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transmission.]

 

  1. By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under 2. of this policy will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account that you are logged in to, or whether no user account exists. When you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising purposes, market research and/or to design its website to meet your needs. Such evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide customised advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

 

  1. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in the privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings to protect your privacy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de . Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

  1. Google Maps

 

  1. On this website we use the services of Google Maps. This enables us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.

 

  1. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under 2 of this policy will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or whether no user account exists. When you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising purposes, market research and/or to design its website to meet your needs. Such evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide customised advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right.

 

  1. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the provider’s privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings to protect your privacy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de . Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

  1. Rights of data subjects

 

You have the right:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to request immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for fulfilling a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose its erasure and we no longer need the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another data controller;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to withdraw your consent granted to us previously at any time. The consequence of this is that we may not continue the data processing based on this consent for the future, and
  • in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our headquarters.

 

  1. Right to object

 

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without disclosure of a particular situation.

 

If you wish to make use of your right to revoke consent or to object, simply send an email to info@apo.ac.

 

  1. Data security

 

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser for webpage visits. As a rule, this involves 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can see whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed lock or padlock symbol in the URL address bar or the bottom status bar of your browser.

 

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss or destruction, or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

 

  1. Changes to this privacy policy

 

This privacy policy is currently valid and was issued in May 2018.

 

Due to the further development of our website and offerings thereon, or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to modify this privacy policy.