Data Privacy Statement

I. Who is the responsible entity (controller)?

BÖCKELT GMBH, Rönsahler Weg 22, 51709 Marienheide, Email: info@boeckelt.de 

II. How do I reach the data protection officer?

You can reach our data protection officer, JURANDO GmbH, at the email address, datenschutz@boeckelt-Tower.de, or via regular mail at our address plus the addition "Data Protection Officer". 

III. For what purposes and on what legal basis do we process personal data?

a) Visiting our website

For purely informative use of the website, i.e. if you do not want to register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to us. This is: 

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the inquiry
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data quantity transmitted
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its user interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

We save this data, incl./excl. the IP address also in log files.

We require this data technically in order to display our website, to ensure the stability and security and to optimise our offering.

The legal basis for the data processing is Article 6(1)(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited.

We delete this data after 7 days at the latest. More extensive storage does not take place, after the IP address has been deleted or anonymised.

b) Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to us.

On our website we use transient and persistent cookies. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This particularly includes the session cookies. These cookies save a so-called session ID with which various inquiries of your browser can be allocated to the shared session. Thus your computer can be recognised again when you return to our website. The session cookies will be deleted when you log out or close the browser. Persistent cookies will be deleted in an automated procedure after a prescribed duration, which can vary depending on the cookie. In the security settings of your browser you can delete the cookies at any time.

You can configure your browser settings according to your desires and, for example refuse acceptance of third-party cookies or of all cookies. We expressly state that it is possible that you will not be able to use all functions of this website, in this case.

In addition, we use cookies in order to identify you for subsequent visits, if you have an account with us. Otherwise you would have to login again for each visit.

On one hand, cookies make the use of our offering more pleasant for you and they optimise user-friendliness. On the other hand we use cookies to collect statistical data concerning the use of our website and we analyse this data in order to optimise our offering for you. When you subsequently visit our website, these cookies enable us to automatically detect that you have already been to our website. These cookies will be deleted automatically after defined period of time.

When you visit our website, we draw your attention to the use of cookies by means of a cookie notice that refers to this Data Privacy Statement. In this notice you can also consent to the use of cookies.

The legal basis for the data processing is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited. If you consent to the use of cookies, the legal basis is Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR.

c) Email contact

If you contact us via the e-mail addresses we have provided, we will store the personal data you provide in order to respond to your enquiries.

The legal basis for the data processing is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited. If the intent of the contact is to enter into a contract then the legal basis is 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR.

The data will be deleted when the request has been definitively processed. In addition, you can object to the processing at any time.

d) Request of information material

If you use our contact form to request information material, we will use the data you transmit in order to answer your enquiry; note that only a valid e-mail address is required and the other details are voluntary.

The transmission occurs with encryption via an SSL-protected transmission.

Data processing for the purpose of establishing contact with us is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR, insofar as your enquiry concerns the fulfilment of contractual obligations or the initiation of a contract, in other cases the legal basis is Article (6)(1)(1)(f) GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited above.

The personal data that we collect for use of the contact form will be deleted automatically after we have dealt with the inquiry you have submitted. In addition, you can object to the processing at any time.

e) Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytic uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymity is activated on this website, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states of 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 activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet to the operator of the website.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google.

While you can prevent the saving of the cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser software, we must point out that in such cases, you may not be able to use the full scope of all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data (including your IP address), generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website, by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". Through this measure IP addresses are shortened for further processing, thus the possibility of a direct personal reference can be excluded. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this data will be excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics in order to analyse the use of our website and for the ability to make regular improvements. Via the statistics obtained we can improve our offering and make our offering more interesting to you as user. For the 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 Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest arises from the purposes of optimisation and marketing, for which we use the results of Google Analytics. If you consent to the use, the legal basis is Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR.

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

User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html,

Data privacy overview: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html

As well as the Data Privacy Statement: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

f) Piwik

We use the Piwik web analysis services, in order to analyse the use of our website and for the ability to make regular improvements. Via the statistics obtained we can improve our offering and make our offering more interesting to you as user. The legal basis for use of Piwik is Article 6(1)(1)(f) of the GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited.

For this analysis cookies are stored on your computer. The information collected in this manner is stored exclusively on the controller's server in Germany. You can stop the analysis by deleting existing cookies and preventing the storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, we expressly state that you may not be able to use this website in full scope. The storing of cookies can be prevented by the setting in your browser. You can prevent the use of Piwik by removing the following check mark and activating the opt-out plug-in:

This website uses Piwik with the extension "anonymizeIp". Through this measure IP addresses are shortened for further processing, thus the possibility of a direct personal reference can be excluded. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the via Piwik will not be combined with other data by collected by us.

The Piwik program is an Open Source project. Information of the third party concerning data privacy is provided at piwik.org/privacy/policy.

g) Google Translate

We use "Google Translate" on our website to provide you with a convenient translation of our pages. This is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

When "Google Translate" is called-up, a cookie is set to retain the selected language. As rule the cookie will be deleted when the browser is closed. You can prevent the setting of cookies by making an appropriate setting of your browser. It may the case that "Google Translate" will not function or will not function correctly. When using "Google Translate" Google processes information about you, such as the selected language and your surfing behaviour. You can prevent this processing if you use our website only in the German language. Data will not be transmitted to Google until you switch to a different language.

For more information, please see the Google Terms of Use for "Google Translate" at http://www.google.de/terms?hl=de

The legal basis is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest arises from the purposes cited, or Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR, if you have consented by activating a different language.

IV. What rights do you have?

Relative to our company you have the following rights with regard to the personal data relating to you:

  • Right to information,
  • Right to correction or deletion,
  • Right to restriction of the processing,
  • Right to object to the processing,
  • Right to data portability.

You can also complain about us to the data protection supervisory authority.

If you have granted us a consent, you can revoke this consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing that occurred based on the consent until it was revoked.