Thank you for showing an interest in my business. Data protection is of a particularly high priorityfor the management of Carin Thakrar Photography. The use of the Internet pagesof Carin Thakrar Photography is possible without any indication of personaldata; however, if a data subject wants to use special enterprise services viaour website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If theprocessing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis forsuch processing, we generally obtain consent from the data subject.
The processing of personal data, such as thename, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shallalways be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and inaccordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable toCarin Thakrar Photography. By means of this data protection declaration, ourenterprise would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, andpurpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, datasubjects are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of therights to which they are entitled.
As the controller, Carin Thakrar Photographyhas implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure themost complete protection of personal data processed through this website.However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps,so absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, every datasubject is free to transfer personal data to us via alternative means, e.g. bytelephone.
The data protection declaration of CarinThakrar Photography is based on the terms used by the European legislator forthe adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our dataprotection declaration should be legible and understandable for the generalpublic, as well as our customers and business partners. To ensure this, wewould like to first explain the terminology used.
In this data protection declaration, we use,inter alia, the following terms:
· a) Personal data
Personal data means anyinformation relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“datasubject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified,directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as aname, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to oneor more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental,economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
· b) Datasubject
Data subject is anyidentified or identifiable natural person, whose personal data is processed bythe controller responsible for the processing.
· c) Processing
Processing is anyoperation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on setsof personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection,recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration,retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination orotherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure ordestruction.
· d) Restriction of processing
Restriction of processingis the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting theirprocessing in the future.
· e) Profiling
Profiling means any formof automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal datato evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, inparticular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person'sperformance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences,interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.
· f) Pseudonymisation
Pseudonymisation is theprocessing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can nolonger be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additionalinformation, provided that such additional information is kept separately andis subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personaldata are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.
· g) Controller or controller responsible for the processing
Controller or controllerresponsible for the processing is the natural or legal person, publicauthority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determinesthe purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposesand means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, thecontroller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for byUnion or Member State law.
· h) Processor
Processor is a natural orlegal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personaldata on behalf of the controller.
· i) Recipient
Recipient is a natural orlegal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personaldata are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authoritieswhich may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry inaccordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients;the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliancewith the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of theprocessing.
· j) Third party
Third party is a naturalor legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject,controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of thecontroller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
· k) Consent
Consent of the datasubject is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication ofthe data subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clearaffirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal datarelating to him or her.
2. Nameand Address of the controller
Controller for the purposes of the GeneralData Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable inMember states of the European Union and other provisions related to dataprotection is:
Carin Thakrar Photography
15 Grainger Road
Email: [email protected]
3.Collection of general data and information
The website of Carin Thakrar Photographycollects a series of general data and information when a data subject orautomated system calls up the website. This general data and information arestored in the server log files. Collected may be (1) the browser types andversions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) thewebsite from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-calledreferrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to theInternet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internetservice provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data andinformation that may be used in the event of attacks on our informationtechnology systems.
When using these general data and information,Carin Thakrar Photography does not draw any conclusions about the data subject.Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our websitecorrectly, (2) optimize the content of our website as well as itsadvertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technologysystems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authoritieswith the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of acyber-attack. Therefore, Carin Thakrar Photography analyzes anonymouslycollected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing thedata protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimallevel of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of theserver log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by adata subject.
4.Subscription to our newsletters
On the website of Carin Thakrar Photography,users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our enterprise's newsletter.The input mask used for this purpose determines what personal data aretransmitted, as well as when the newsletter is ordered from the controller.
Carin Thakrar Photography informs itscustomers and business partners regularly by means of a newsletter aboutenterprise offers. The enterprise's newsletter may only be received by the datasubject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the datasubject registers for the newsletter shipping. A confirmation e-mail will besent to the e-mail address registered by a data subject for the first time fornewsletter shipping, for legal reasons, in the double opt-in procedure. Thisconfirmation e-mail is used to prove whether the owner of the e-mail address asthe data subject is authorized to receive the newsletter.
During the registration for the newsletter, wealso store the IP address of the computer system assigned by the Internetservice provider (ISP) and used by the data subject at the time of theregistration, as well as the date and time of the registration. The collectionof this data is necessary in order to understand the (possible) misuse of thee-mail address of a data subject at a later date, and it therefore serves theaim of the legal protection of the controller.
The personal data collected as part of aregistration for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. Inaddition, subscribers to the newsletter may be informed by e-mail, as long asthis is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registrationin question, as this could be the case in the event of modifications to thenewsletter offer, or in the event of a change in technical circumstances. Therewill be no transfer of personal data collected by the newsletter service tothird parties. The subscription to our newsletter may be terminated by the datasubject at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data, which thedata subject has given for shipping the newsletter, may be revoked at any time.For the purpose of revocation of consent, a corresponding link is found in eachnewsletter. It is also possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any timedirectly on the website of the controller, or to communicate this to thecontroller in a different way.
The newsletter of Carin Thakrar Photographycontains so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphicembedded in such e-mails, which are sent in HTML format to enable log filerecording and analysis. This allows a statistical analysis of the success orfailure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, CarinThakrar Photography may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a data subject,and which links in the e-mail were called up by data subjects.
Such personal data collected in the trackingpixels contained in the newsletters are stored and analyzed by the controllerin order to optimize the shipping of the newsletter, as well as to adapt thecontent of future newsletters even better to the interests of the data subject.These personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Data subjects areat any time entitled to revoke the respective separate declaration of consentissued by means of the double-opt-in procedure. After a revocation, thesepersonal data will be deleted by the controller. Carin Thakrar Photographyautomatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as arevocation.
6.Contact possibility via the website
The website of Carin Thakrar Photographycontains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise,as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general addressof the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contactsthe controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmittedby the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted ona voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored for thepurpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer ofthis personal data to third parties.
7.Comments function in the blog on the website
Carin Thakrar Photography offers users thepossibility to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions on ablog, which is on the website of the controller. A blog is a web-based,publicly-accessible portal, through which one or more people called bloggers orweb-bloggers may post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts.Blogposts may usually be commented by third parties.
If a data subject leaves a comment on the blogpublished on this website, the comments made by the data subject are alsostored and published, as well as information on the date of the commentary andon the user's (pseudonym) chosen by the data subject. In addition, the IP addressassigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to the data subject is alsologged. This storage of the IP address takes place for security reasons, and incase the data subject violates the rights of third parties, or posts illegalcontent through a given comment. The storage of these personal data is,therefore, in the own interest of the data controller, so that he can exculpatein the event of an infringement. This collected personal data will not bepassed to third parties, unless such a transfer is required by law or servesthe aim of the defense of the data controller.
8.Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
The data controller shall process and storethe personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achievethe purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislatoror other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subjectto.
If the storage purpose is not applicable, orif a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competentlegislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased inaccordance with legal requirements.
9.Rights of the data subject
· a)Right of confirmation
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controllerthe confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her arebeing processed. If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right ofconfirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
· b)Right of access
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controllerfree information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copyof this information. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grantthe data subject access to the following information:
o thepurposes of the processing;
o thecategories of personal data concerned;
o therecipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been orwill be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or internationalorganisations;
o wherepossible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or,if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
o theexistence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasureof personal data, or restriction of processing of personal data concerning thedata subject, or to object to such processing;
o theexistence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
o wherethe personal data are not collected from the data subject, any availableinformation as to their source;
o theexistence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to inArticle 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningfulinformation about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisagedconsequences of such processing for the data subject.
Furthermore, the datasubject shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal dataare transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. Wherethis is the case, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of theappropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.
If a data subject wishesto avail himself of this right of access, he or she may, at any time, contactany employee of the controller.
· c)Right to rectification
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controllerwithout undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerninghim or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the datasubject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed,including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
If a data subject wishesto exercise this right to rectification, he or she may, at any time, contactany employee of the controller.
· d)Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controllerthe erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and thecontroller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delaywhere one of the following grounds applies, as long as the processing is notnecessary:
o Thepersonal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for whichthey were collected or otherwise processed.
o Thedata subject withdraws consent to which the processing is based according topoint (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9(2) of theGDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
o Thedata subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPRand there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the datasubject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR.
o Thepersonal data have been unlawfully processed.
o Thepersonal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union orMember State law to which the controller is subject.
o The personaldata have been collected in relation to the offer of information societyservices referred to in Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
If one of theaforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to request the erasureof personal data stored by Carin Thakrar Photography, he or she may, at anytime, contact any employee of the controller. An employee of Carin ThakrarPhotography shall promptly ensure that the erasure request is complied withimmediately.
Where the controller hasmade personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17(1) to erase thepersonal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and thecost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technicalmeasures, to inform other controllers processing the personal data that thedata subject has requested erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copyor replication of, those personal data, as far as processing is not required. Anemployees of Carin Thakrar Photography will arrange the necessary measures inindividual cases.
· e)Right of restriction of processing
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controllerrestriction of processing where one of the following applies:
o Theaccuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a periodenabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
o Theprocessing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personaldata and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
o Thecontroller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of theprocessing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment,exercise or defence of legal claims.
o Thedata subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPRpending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controlleroverride those of the data subject.
If one of theaforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request therestriction of the processing of personal data stored by Carin ThakrarPhotography, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller.The employee of Carin Thakrar Photography will arrange the restriction of theprocessing.
· f)Right to data portability
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator, to receive the personal dataconcerning him or her, which was provided to a controller, in a structured,commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right totransmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controllerto which the personal data have been provided, as long as the processing isbased on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR or point (a)of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article6(1) of the GDPR, and the processing is carried out by automated means, as longas the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out inthe public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in thecontroller.
Furthermore, inexercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) ofthe GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to have personal datatransmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasibleand when doing so does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
In order to assert theright to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact anyemployee of Carin Thakrar Photography.
· g)Right to object
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to object, on groundsrelating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing ofpersonal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) ofArticle 6(1) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on theseprovisions.
Carin Thakrar Photographyshall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unlesswe can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing whichoverride the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for theestablishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If Carin ThakrarPhotography processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the datasubject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personaldata concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to theextent that it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objectsto Carin Thakrar Photography to the processing for direct marketing purposes, CarinThakrar Photography will no longer process the personal data for thesepurposes.
In addition, the datasubject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation,to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her by Carin ThakrarPhotography for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statisticalpurposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the GDPR, unless the processing isnecessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of publicinterest.
In order to exercise theright to object, the data subject may contact any employee of Carin ThakrarPhotography. In addition, the data subject is free in the context of the use ofinformation society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to usehis or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
· h)Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator not to be subject to adecision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, whichproduces legal effects concerning him or her, or similarly significantlyaffects him or her, as long as the decision (1) is not is necessary forentering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and adata controller, or (2) is not authorised by Union or Member State law to whichthe controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures tosafeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or(3) is not based on the data subject's explicit consent.
If the decision (1) isnecessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the datasubject and a data controller, or (2) it is based on the data subject'sexplicit consent, Carin Thakrar Photography shall implement suitable measuresto safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests,at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller,to express his or her point of view and contest the decision.
If the data subjectwishes to exercise the rights concerning automated individual decision-making,he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of Carin Thakrar Photography.
· i)Right to withdraw data protection consent
Each data subject shallhave the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw his or herconsent to processing of his or her personal data at any time.
If the data subjectwishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may, at anytime, contact any employee of Carin Thakrar Photography.
10.Data protection provisions about the application and use of Facebook
On this website, the controller has integratedcomponents of the enterprise Facebook. Facebook is a social network.
A social network is a place for socialmeetings on the Internet, an online community, which usually allows users tocommunicate with each other and interact in a virtual space. A social networkmay serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or enablethe Internet community to provide personal or business-related information.Facebook allows social network users to include the creation of privateprofiles, upload photos, and network through friend requests.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook,Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States. If a person livesoutside of the United States or Canada, the controller is the Facebook IrelandLtd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
With each call-up to one of the individualpages of this Internet website, which is operated by the controller and intowhich a Facebook component (Facebook plug-ins) was integrated, the web browseron the information technology system of the data subject is automaticallyprompted to download display of the corresponding Facebook component fromFacebook through the Facebook component. An overview of all the FacebookPlug-ins may be accessed under https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.During the course of this technical procedure, Facebook is made aware of whatspecific sub-site of our website was visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in at the sametime on Facebook, Facebook detects with every call-up to our website by thedata subject—and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internetsite—which specific sub-site of our Internet page was visited by the datasubject. This information is collected through the Facebook component and associatedwith the respective Facebook account of the data subject. If the data subjectclicks on one of the Facebook buttons integrated into our website, e.g. the"Like" button, or if the data subject submits a comment, thenFacebook matches this information with the personal Facebook user account ofthe data subject and stores the personal data.
Facebook always receives, through the Facebookcomponent, information about a visit to our website by the data subject,whenever the data subject is logged in at the same time on Facebook during thetime of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the datasubject clicks on the Facebook component or not. If such a transmission ofinformation to Facebook is not desirable for the data subject, then he or shemay prevent this by logging off from their Facebook account before a call-up toour website is made.
The data protection guideline published byFacebook, which is available at https://facebook.com/about/privacy/, providesinformation about the collection, processing and use of personal data byFacebook. In addition, it is explained there what setting options Facebookoffers to protect the privacy of the data subject. In addition, differentconfiguration options are made available to allow the elimination of datatransmission to Facebook. These applications may be used by the data subject toeliminate a data transmission to Facebook.
11.Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google Analytics(with anonymization function)
On this website, the controller has integratedthe component of Google Analytics (with the anonymizer function). GoogleAnalytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection,gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Aweb analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which aperson has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or howoften and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainlyused for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefitanalysis of Internet advertising.
The operator of the Google Analytics componentis Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UnitedStates.
For the web analytics through Google Analyticsthe controller uses the application "_gat. _anonymizeIp". By means ofthis application the IP address of the Internet connection of the data subjectis abridged by Google and anonymised when accessing our websites from a MemberState of the European Union or another Contracting State to the Agreement onthe European Economic Area.
The purpose of the Google Analytics componentis to analyze the traffic on our website. Google uses the collected data andinformation, inter alia, to evaluate the use of our website and to provideonline reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide otherservices concerning the use of our Internet site for us.
Google Analytics places a cookie on theinformation technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies isexplained above. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyzethe use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages ofthis Internet site, which is operated by the controller and into which a GoogleAnalytics component was integrated, the Internet browser on the informationtechnology system of the data subject will automatically submit data throughthe Google Analytics component for the purpose of online advertising and thesettlement of commissions to Google. During the course of this technicalprocedure, the enterprise Google gains knowledge of personal information, suchas the IP address of the data subject, which serves Google, inter alia, tounderstand the origin of visitors and clicks, and subsequently createcommission settlements.
The cookie is used to store personalinformation, such as the access time, the location from which the access wasmade, and the frequency of visits of our website by the data subject. With eachvisit to our Internet site, such personal data, including the IP address of theInternet access used by the data subject, will be transmitted to Google in theUnited States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in theUnited States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected throughthe technical procedure to third parties.
The data subject may, as stated above, preventthe setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of acorresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny thesetting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would alsoprevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technologysystem of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by GoogleAnalytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other softwareprograms.
Further information and the applicable dataprotection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/and under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics isfurther explained under the following Link https://www.google.com/analytics/.
12.Data protection provisions about the application and use of Instagram
On this website, the controller has integratedcomponents of the service Instagram. Instagram is a service that may bequalified as an audiovisual platform, which allows users to share photos andvideos, as well as disseminate such data in other social networks.
The operating company of the services offeredby Instagram is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, MenloPark, CA, UNITED STATES.
With each call-up to one of the individualpages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and on whichan Instagram component (Insta button) was integrated, the Internet browser onthe information technology system of the data subject is automatically promptedto the download of a display of the corresponding Instagram component of Instagram.During the course of this technical procedure, Instagram becomes aware of whatspecific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in at the sametime on Instagram, Instagram detects with every call-up to our website by thedata subject—and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internetsite—which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the datasubject. This information is collected through the Instagram component and isassociated with the respective Instagram account of the data subject. If thedata subject clicks on one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website,then Instagram matches this information with the personal Instagram useraccount of the data subject and stores the personal data.
Instagram receives information via theInstagram component that the data subject has visited our website provided thatthe data subject is logged in at Instagram at the time of the call to ourwebsite. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the Instagrambutton or not. If such a transmission of information to Instagram is notdesirable for the data subject, then he or she can prevent this by logging offfrom their Instagram account before a call-up to our website is made.
Further information and the applicable dataprotection provisions of Instagram may be retrieved underhttps://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 andhttps://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
13.Data protection provisions about the application and use of Pinterest
On this website, the controller has integratedcomponents of Pinterest Inc. Pinterest is a so-called social network. A socialnetwork is an Internet social meeting place, an online community that allowsusers to communicate and interact with each other in a virtual space. A socialnetwork may serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences,or allow the Internet community to provide personal or company-relatedinformation. Pinterest enables the users of the social network to publish,inter alia, picture collections and individual pictures as well as descriptionson virtual pinboards (so-called pins), which can then be shared by other user's(so-called re-pins) or commented on.
The operating company of Pinterest isPinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.
With each call-up to one of the individualpages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and on which aPinterest component (Pinterest plug-in) was integrated, the Internet browser onthe information technology system of the data subject automatically prompted todownload through the respective Pinterest component a display of thecorresponding Pinterest component. Further information on Pinterest isavailable under https://pinterest.com/. During the course of this technicalprocedure, Pinterest gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our websiteis visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in at the sametime on Pinterest, Pinterest detects with every call-up to our website by thedata subject—and for the entire duration of their stay on our Internetsite—which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the datasubject. This information is collected through the Pinterest component andassociated with the respective Pinterest account of the data subject. If thedata subject clicks on one of the Pinterest buttons, integrated on our website,then Pinterest assigns this information to the personal Pinterest user accountof the data subject and stores the personal data.
Pinterest receives information via thePinterest component that the data subject has visited our website, providedthat the data subject is logged in at Pinterest at the time of the call-up toour website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on thePinterest component or not. If such a transmission of information to Pinterestis not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this bylogging off from their Pinterest account before a call-up to our website ismade.
The data protection guideline published byPinterest, which is available under https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy,provides information on the collection, processing and use of personal data byPinterest.
14.Legal basis for the processing
Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR serves as the legalbasis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specificprocessing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for theperformance of a contract to which the data subject is party, as is the case,for example, when processing operations are necessary for the supply of goodsor to provide any other service, the processing is based on Article 6(1) lit. bGDPR. The same applies to such processing operations which are necessary forcarrying out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiriesconcerning our products or services. Is our company subject to a legalobligation by which processing of personal data is required, such as for thefulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6(1) lit. cGDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary toprotect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person.This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured in our companyand his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would haveto be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processingwould be based on Art. 6(1) lit. d GDPR. Finally, processing operations couldbe based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR. This legal basis is used for processingoperations which are not covered by any of the abovementioned legal grounds, ifprocessing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued byour company or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden bythe interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject whichrequire protection of personal data. Such processing operations areparticularly permissible because they have been specifically mentioned by theEuropean legislator. He considered that a legitimate interest could be assumedif the data subject is a client of the controller (Recital 47 Sentence 2 GDPR).
15. Thelegitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party
Where the processing of personal data is basedon Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR our legitimate interest is to carry out ourbusiness in favor of the well-being of all our employees and the shareholders.
16.Period for which the personal data will be stored
The criteria used to determine the period ofstorage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. Afterexpiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, as longas it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the contract or theinitiation of a contract.
17.Provision of personal data as statutory or contractual requirement; Requirementnecessary to enter into a contract; Obligation of the data subject to providethe personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide such data
We clarify that the provision of personal datais partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result fromcontractual provisions (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimesit may be necessary to conclude a contract that the data subject provides uswith personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. The datasubject is, for example, obliged to provide us with personal data when ourcompany signs a contract with him or her. The non-provision of the personaldata would have the consequence that the contract with the data subject couldnot be concluded. Before personal data is provided by the data subject, thedata subject must contact any employee. The employee clarifies to the datasubject whether the provision of the personal data is required by law orcontract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there isan obligation to provide the personal data and the consequences ofnon-provision of the personal data.
18.Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not useautomatic decision-making or profiling.