In accordance with Section 13 Paragraph 1 Telemediengesetz (TMG) [Telemedia Act], the provider of a teleservice has to inform its users on the type, scope and purposes of collect and use of personal data in a generally understandable form upon commencement of use. The user has to be able to access the contents of such information at any time. Each company shall be obliged to inform the user about the personal data which it collects or uses.
intimus International GmbH attaches great importance to the security of the users’ data and compliance with the provisions under data protection legislation. Collection, processing and use of personal data is subject to the provisions of the currently applicable laws and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. In accordance with Art. 4 No. 1 of the EU GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation), any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person is considered personal data.
Personal circumstances: For example – name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, citizenship, profession, health data, religion etc. Factual circumstances: For example – income, financial situation, property etc.
Data Protection Declaration
intimus International GmbH guarantees that it collects, edits, stores and uses the data concerned only in connection with processing of the user requests and for internal purposes only.
Data Transmissions to Third Parties
Without the data subject’s approval or without legal basis, there is no data transmission to third parties.
The user has the option to subscribe to the newsletter mailing list. The user has the right and the option to have himself removed from the newsletter mailing list at any time. For this purpose, an e-mail to [email protected] is sufficient. Furthermore, there is the option to remove yourself from the newsletter via the unsubscribe link.
Newsletter tracking: To the extent the user explicitly approved thereof beforehand, newsletter tracking (also referred to as web beacons or tracking pixels) is used. In such case, the external server may collect certain data of the recipient during distribution of the newsletter, e.g. the point in time of retrieval, the IP address or information on the e-mail program used (Client). The name of the image file is individualized for each e-mail recipient by adding a unique ID. The e-mail sender memorizes which ID belongs to which e-mail address and can determine which recipient of the newsletter just opened the e-mail by retrieving the image.
Web Analysis Service Google Analytics / Universal Analytics
intimus International GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are saved on the computer of the user and which enable analysis of the use of the website. The information on the use of this website generated by the cookie is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, the IP address of the user is, however, stored by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area; before that, the IP address is shortened.
The full IP address is transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases only. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use such information in order to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to perform other services for the website operator related to the use of the website and the use of the Internet. Google does not combine the IP address transmitted by the user browser in the course of Google Analytics with other data. The user can prevent cookies from being saved by means of corresponding settings in the browser software. However, intimus International GmbH points out that in such case, the user might not be able to use all functions of this website without limit.
Furthermore, intimus International GmbH users Google Analytics reports for identifying demographic characteristics and interests.
Moreover, the user can prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as processing of such data by Google through downloading and installing the following link in the browser plug-in: Link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, the following link can be used to set an opt-out cookie preventing collection of data within this website by Google Analytics in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, to delete the cookies in this browser, click on link again): Disable Google Analytics Information on incorporating the opt-out cookie can be found under the following link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=de#disable
intimus International GmbH points out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" and that therefore IP addresses are further processed in shortened form only in order to exclude the possibility to directly relate them to personal references.
Use of YouTube
Use of Google Maps
Extensive details on transparency and options as well as the data protection provisions are available in the data protection center of google.de: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/?fg=1
The user accepts electronic communication when he/she establishes electronic contact with intimus International GmbH. The user is informed that e-mails can be read or changed in transmission without authorization or being noticed. intimus International GmbH uses a software in order to filter out unsolicited e-mails (spam filter). The spam filter may reject e-mails if they are wrongly classified as spam due to certain characteristics.
Data Transmission – SSL Encryption
On this website, a 128 bit SSL (SHA-128 RSA) encryption technology is used. Data of users is transmitted in encrypted form only. This includes the user’s IP address.
Right to Information
In accordance with Art. 15 EU GDPR, the user has a right to information free of charge regarding his/her data stored as well as, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data (Art. 5 Para. 1 d), e), Art. 12 as well as Art. 17-19 EU GDPR). Upon request, intimus International GmbH informs the user in writing in accordance with applicable law about the personal data of the user stored by intimus International GmbH. Such information is free of charge.
Right of Objection of the User
To the extent the user does not want his/her data being actively used by intimus International GmbH for internal purposes, the user is entitled in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 2-4 EU GDPR to object to such use and processing at any time. For this purpose, a corresponding e-mail to [email protected] is sufficient. The special case of data blocking provided by law instead of data deletion in accordance with Art. 17-19 EU GDPR shall remain unaffected.
Data Transmission and Logging for Internal and Statistical Purposes
When accessing this website, the Internet browser of the user automatically transmits data to the web server for technical reasons. Each data set contains the date and time of the access, URL of the referring website, file retrieved, amount of data sent, browser type and version, operating system, as well as IP address of the user. Attributing such data to a certain person is not possible. The data stored is only evaluated internally and exclusively for statistical purposes.
Security through Technical and Organizational Measures
intimus International GmbH applies technical and organizational measures in accordance with Art. 32 Para. 1 EU GDPR for security during the processing of data in order to protect personal data from accidental or intentional manipulations, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security measures used are improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with technological development.
Protection of Minors
Persons under the age of 16 must not transmit any personal data to intimus International GmbH without the consent of their legal guardians. Persons under the age of 16 may provide personal data to intimus International GmbH only if their legal guardians provided their explicit consent or if the persons are 16 or older. Such data is processed in accordance with this Data Protection Declaration.
Protection of Trademarks
Any company logo or trademark used herein is the property of the respective company. Trade marks and names are mentioned for information purposes only.
This Legal Disclaimer and the Data Protection Declaration were prepared by:
Deutsche Datenschutzkanzlei Datenschutz-Office München –www.deutsche-datenschutzkanzlei.de
Publication of the Contact Data of the Data Protection Officer in Accordance with Art. 37 Para. 7 EU GDPR
External Data Protection Officer in accordance with Art. 37 EU GDPR / Section 38 BDSG-neu [New Federal Data Protection Act]:
Mr. Stefan Fischerkeller - Deutsche Datenschutzkanzlei
Tel. 07544 / 904 96 91, [email protected]