Data protection declaration
We take protecting your data seriously
Thank you for visiting our website. We are delighted that you are interested in our company and our products / services. We take protecting your personal data very seriously, and we want you to feel secure with regard to the information you give us when you visit our website. For us, complying with German data security law is a matter of course.
We want you to know what data we collect at Klöckner DESMA Elastomertechnik GmbH while you are visiting our website, when we collect it and how we use this information. We have taken technical and organisational measures that ensure that data protection regulations are observed by us and by any service providers we work together with.
As part of the framework of the initiation and realization of the business relationship, we process in particular the following data categories of our business partners or their contacts which we are permitted to use directly from them or other companies of the Salzgitter Group or from other third parties (e. g. Schufa) (e. g. for the fulfilment of contracts or on the basis of a given consent). On the other hand, we process data that we have legitimately obtained from publicly accessible sources (e. g. commercial register, press, Internet):
The object of our company is the realization of injection moulding machines and systems for the production of technical rubber and silicone moulded articles as well as all related technical and commercial services. Data processing is carried out for these purposes and in compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR), of the Federal Government. As part of the framework of the initiation and realization of the business relationship, we process in particular the following data categories of our business partners or their contacts which we are permitted to use directly from them or other companies of the Salzgitter Group or from other third parties (e. g. Schufa) (e. g. for the fulfilment of contracts or on the basis of a given consent). On the other hand, we process data that we have legitimately obtained from publicly accessible sources (e. g. commercial register, press, Internet) according to the Federal Data Protection Act (German BDSG) and in accordance with all other relevant laws (e. g. Commercial Code, Fiscal Code, etc.).
a. For the execution / fulfilment of a contract or for pre-contractual measures (article 6 section 1b) EU-GDPR )
First and foremost, the processing of personal data serves to fulfill contracts with our customers, suppliers and service providers. This also includes the execution of pre-contractual measures, at the request of the business partner.
b. In the context of a balance of interests (article 6 section 1 f EU-GDPR)
If required, we process your data beyond the actual performance of the contract to protect legitimate interests of us or third parties.
· Review and optimization of procedures for needs analysis and direct customer approach
· Advertising or market and opinion research, unless you have objected to the use of your data
· Assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes
· Ensuring IT security and operation
· Prevention of criminal offences
· Object protection, anti-theft protection (video)
· Access control
c. On the basis of a consent (article 6 section 1 a) EU-GDPR)
If you have given us your consent to process personal data for specific purposes (e. g. newsletter), this processing is legal on the basis of your consent. A given consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. This also applies for the revocation of declarations of consent that were issued to us before the EU-GDPR became valid, i. e. before 25 Mai 2018. Please note that the revocation will only take effect in the future. Processing that took place prior to the revocation is not affected by this.
d. On the basis of legal standards (art. 6 sec. 1 c) EU-GDPR) or in the public interest (art. 6 sec. 1 e) EU-GDPR)
In addition, we are subject to various legal obligations, i e. legal requirements, for example tax regulations, customs regulations.
Within our company, those departments receive access to your data which require them for the fulfilment of our contractual and legal obligations, and also service providers and vicarious agents employed by us may receive data for this purpose.
Data will only be passed on outside the company required to do so by law or if you have given your consent.
All recipients, for their part, are obliged to comply with data protection regulations.
Under these conditions, recipients of personal data may be:
- Public bodies and institutions (e. g. financial authorities) in the event of a statutory or official obligation
- Contractors to whom we transfer personal data in order to conduct the business relationship with you, (e. g. support/maintenance of IT equipment, data destruction, payment transactions, accounting, customs agencies)
- Those bodies for which you have given us your consent to the transfer of data, if applicable
Data will only be transferred to countries outside the EU or the EEA (so-called third countries), if this is legally required for the execution of the contract, you have given us your consent or in the context of order processing. If service providers are used in third countries, an adequate level of data protection is ensured.
We process and store your personal data as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes stated under point 3. It should be noted that our business relationship is generally targeted for a long term.
If the data are no longer required for the fulfilment of contractual or legal obligations, they must be deleted regularly, unless their temporary further processing is required for the following purposes:
- Compliance with commercial and tax retention periods, e.g. in accordance with the German Commercial Code or tax regulations. The deadlines stated there are 2 to 10 years
- Preservation of evidence as a part of statutes of limitations (e. g. §§ 195ff. German Civil Law Code).
Any individual concerned has the right of information under art. 15 EU-GDPR, the right of correction under art. 16 EU-GDPR, the right of cancellation under art.17 EU-GDPR, the right of limitation of processing under art. 18 EU-GDPR, the right of objection under art. 21 EU-GDPR, and the right of data transfer under art. 20 EU-GDPR. The restriction according to §§ 34 and 35 german BDSG apply to the right of information and the right of cancellation. In addition, there is a right of appeal with the responsible data protection supervisory authority (art. 77 EU-GDPR in conjunction with § 19 german BDSG).
You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. This also applies to the revocation of declarations of consent that were issued to us before the EU-GDPR became valid, i. e. before 25 May 2018. Please note that the revocation will only take effect in the future. Processing that took place before the revocation is not affected by this.
1. Right of objection in individual cases
You have the right to object at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on art. 6 section 1 e) EU-GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and art. 6 section 1 f) DSGVO (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests).
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
2. The right to object to the processing of data for advertising purposes
In individual cases we process your personal data for direct advertising purposes. You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising.
If you object to the processing for direct advertising purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
The objection can be sent form-free by e-mail to
Using your personal information for specific purposes
The personal information you provided us with will only be used for the specific purpose requested by you. We will not give your details to third parties without your permission.
Personal data is only shared with public authorities and government institutions when this is stipulated by law, or when we are forced to do so by a court of law. Our staff and any service providers we work with are bound to confidentiality and to observing the regulations of the Federal German Data Protection laws.
Automatically collected non-personal data
When you visit our website, we store certain information for administration and technical reasons. These are: the name of the site visited, the browser and operation system used, the date and time of access, the search engine used, the name and IP address of downloaded files.
This data remains anonymous and it is used solely for statistical purposes and to improve our website and online services. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal data on secure systems and allows no inference on individual persons. This means that your personal details are protected at all times.
If you visit our website, we might store information on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small files that are sent from an internet server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Only the internet protocol address is stored in this process, and no personal data is involved. The information stored on cookies means you will be automatically recognised next time you use our website, so you will find our site easier to navigate. For example, cookies enable us to adapt our website to your interests or to store your password, so you don’t have to enter it again.
You can, of course, visit our website without using cookies. If you don’t want us to recognise your computer next time you visit us, you can prevent cookies from being stored simply by setting your browser to “do not accept cookies.” Find out how to do this in your browser’s operating instructions. If you do choose not to accept cookies, you may have difficulty in accessing certain parts of our site.
Children under the age of 18 should not pass any information on to us without the permission of their parents or guardians. We never request personal data from children or under-aged persons. We do not collect this and do not pass it on to third parties.
We have put technical and administrative safety measures in place in order to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorised access. All our employees and service providers are bound by the Federal Data Protection regulations.
Whenever we collect and process personal data, this information is coded before it is transferred. This means that your data cannot be misused by unauthorised third parties. Our safety measures are subject to an ongoing optimisation process. Our data protection regulations are constantly updated. Please make sure you read the current version.
Changes to our data protection regulations
We reserve the right to alter our data safety and protection regulations if and when this becomes necessary as a result of new technology. In these cases, we will alter the data protection advice. Please make sure that you always use the current version of the data protection regulations.
Links from our website to other websites are not covered by this data protection declaration. We do our best to ensure that any links on our site meet up to our standards. However, we have no control over the content of these sites and cannot guarantee that they comply with our date protection standards. We therefore advise you to check the data protection declarations on the sites you visit.
Right to information
Please contact us at any time if you want to know what kind of personal data we have stored about you. To receive this information, please write to datenschutz@ desma.biz
Right of objection
In addition, you may at any time withdraw your permission for us to collect and store your personal data. If you want to do this, please write to datenschutz@ desma.biz
Questions, Suggestions, Complaints
If you have any questions about this data protection declaration or about the processing of your personal details, you can contact our data security inspector (email@example.com). He will be glad to help you if you need information or if you want to make suggestions or have any complaints.