Data protection declaration of Uzin Utz Nederland B.V.

I. Name and address of the controller

The controller as referred to in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection legislation of the member states as well as other data protection provisions is:

Uzin Utz Nederland B.V.

Bouwstraat 18

7483 PA Haaksbergen

The Netherlands

Tel.: +31 53 573 73 73

Email: nl@ uzin-utz.com  

Website: http://nl.uzin-utz.com/

 

II. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer with the controller is:

Mr. B. Altena

Bouwstraat 18

7483 PA Haaksbergen

The Netherlands

Tel.: +31 53 573 73 73

Email: privacy.nl@ uzin-utz.com 

 

 

III. General information concerning data processing

1.    Legal basis for processing personal data

Insofar as the consent is given by the data subject for the processing operations of personal data, section 6 paragraph 1a of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will serve as legal basis.

In processing personal data required for the performance of a contract in which the data subject is party to a contract, section 6 paragraph 1b of the GDPR will serve as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out any pre-contractual measures If we have to comply with a statutory obligation that requires us to process personal data, this processing has section 6 paragraph 1c of the GDPR as legal basis. Where the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require processing of personal data, section 6 paragraph 1d of the GDPR will serve as legal basis. When processing is required for the protection of the legitimate interests of our enterprise or of a third party, provided that the interests or the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overriding, section 6 paragraph 1f GDPR will serve as legal basis for processing.

 

2.    Deletion of data and duration of the storage

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ends. Moreover, storage may take place when provided for by the European or national legislator in regulations, laws or other regulations under Union law that are applicable to the controller. The data will also be deleted or blocked when the storage time laid down by one of the aforementioned standards, expires, except when it is necessary  to store the data for a longer period of time in relation to entering into or the performance of a contract.

IV. Making the website available and creating log files

1.    Description and scope of the data processing

Each time our internet page is visited, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system that visits the website. The following data are collected:

  • Information about the browser type and the version used
  • The operating system of the user
  • The internet service provider of the user
  • The user's IP address
  • Date and time of the visit
  • Websites through which the user's system accesses our website
  • Websites that the user's system visits through our website
  • The data are also stored in the log files of our system. These data are not saved in combination with other personal data.

2.    Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is required to enable the website to connect with the computer of the user. To this end, the user's IP address must be saved for the duration of the session.

Data are stored in log files to guarantee the functionality of the website. We also use data to optimize the website and to guarantee the security of our information technology systems. Within this context, the data are not used for an analysis for marketing purposes. For these purposes, we also have a legitimate interest in the data processing on the grounds of section 6 paragraph 1f GDPR.

3.    Duration of the storage

The data will be deleted as soon as these are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected. In respect of the collection of data for making the website available, this is the case when the session concerned is terminated. In respect of the storage of data in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest.

A longer storage period is possible. In that case, the IP addresses of the users will be deleted or de-identified so that they can no longer be used to track the customer who visited the website.

 

4.    Possibility of objection and removal

The collection of the data for making the website available and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely required for the operation of the website. Therefore, the user cannot object to this.

V. Use of cookies

1.    Description and scope of the data processing

Our website makes use of cookies. Cookies are text files that are placed on the computer system of the user either in or through the internet browser. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be placed on the operating system of the user. The cookie contains a characteristic character combination so that the browser may be clearly identified on a following access to the website. We make use of cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some components of our website require that the browser that accesses the website can still be identified after leaving a page.  In the process, the cookies save and transfer the following data:

  • Language settings

We also make use of cookies on our website that enable analysis of the surfing behaviour of the user. In this manner, the following data may be transferred: 

  • entered search terms
  • frequency of the page visits
  • use of the website functions

Data collected from the users in this manner is pseudonymized by technical measures. As a result, the data can no longer be traced back to the user who visited the website. These data are not saved in combination with other personal data. On visiting our website, an info banner informs the users about the use of cookies for analytical purposes and this privacy protection declaration is pointed out to them. In this respect, it is also pointed out to them how to prevent the storage of cookies in the browser settings. On visiting our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies for analytical purposes and this consent is asked for processing the personal data used in this respect. Here as well, the data protection declaration is referred to.

2.    Purpose of the data processing

 

The purpose of the use of technically necessary cookies is to make the website more user-friendly. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. The reason for this is that the browser must be recognized again after leaving the page. We need cookies for the following applications:

  • applying language settings
  • registering search terms

The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to draw up user profiles. Analytical cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. Through the analytical cookies we get information about how our website is used so we can continuously optimize our offer. Through the use of cookies, Uzin Utz AG can offer the users of our website a service that is more user-friendly than would be possible without placing cookies. By means of a cookie, information and special offers on our website may be optimized for the benefit of the user. Through cookies we are able, as said before, to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this identification is to make the use of our website easier for users. Users of a website that places cookies, for example, do not have to enter the entire search term all the time as the cookies remember what they were searching for before. The data subject may stop placing cookies by our website at any time by choosing the related settings of the internet browser that he or she uses - this permanently cancels placing cookies. Cookies already placed may also be deleted at any time through an internet browser or other software programmes. This is possible in all standard internet browsers. When the data subject deactivates placing cookies in the internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully operational. For these purposes, we also have a legitimate interest in the data processing on the grounds of section 6 paragraph 1f GDPR.

3.    Duration of the storage

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and sent to our page from this computer. This means that you as user have full control of the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser you can deactivate or limit the placement of cookies. You can also remove all stored cookies at any time. And this can also be an automated process. When cookies are deactivated for our website, all functions of our website may no longer be fully operational.

VI. Contact forms and email contact

1.    Description and scope of the data processing

Our website offers contact forms that may be used to electronically contact us or to subscribe to our newsletter.

 

When a user makes use of this option, the data entered into the input screen are sent to us and we save these data.

At the time that the message is sent, the following data are also stored:

  • The user's IP address
  • Date and time of the transmission

The user's  consent is asked for processing data within the framework of the transmission process and this data protection declaration is referred to. Another option is to contact us via the available email address. In that case, the personal data of the user provided in the email are stored and no data are transmitted to third parties. The data are exclusively used for processing the conversation.

2.    Purpose of the data processing

Processing personal data from the input screen is only intended for processing your contact with us. In case of contact by email, the data processing operations are  based on the required legitimate interest. Other personal data processed during the transmission procedure are required to prevent abuse of the contact form and to guarantee the security of our IT systems.

If the contact form is intended as subscribing to receiving the newsletter, section XI. is also applicable.

3.    Duration of the storage

 

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input screen of the contact form and the data sent by email, this is the case when the conversation concerned with the user is terminated. The conversation is terminated when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter concerned has been definitively resolved. Any additional personal data collected during the transmission procedure, will be erased after a period of seven days at the latest.

VII. Data protection provisions concerning the application and use of Facebook

Uzin Utz AG makes use on its website of so-called social plug-ins of the social network Facebook.com. A social network may serve as a platform for sharing opinions and experiences or it can be used by the internet community to provide personal or business information.

Facebook users can among others create private profiles, upload photographs and network via friendship requests on this social network. The operator of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States.

If a data subject lives outside the United States or Canada, the controller of personal data processing is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. On accessing any of the individual pages with such a plug-in, these are initially deactivated. Only when the available Facebook button is used, the plug-ins will be activated and your browser will then connect with Facebook. As a result, your visit to this website may be monitored by Facebook. When you are logged in with Facebook, Facebook  may track your visit to your user account. For an overview of all Facebook plug-ins go to https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE . Within the framework of this technical procedure,  Facebook receives information about which specific subpage of our website was visited by the data subject. The data protection policy published by Facebook (https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/ ) provides further information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. It is also explained which setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject. There are various applications available that can be used to block the transfer of data to Facebook. Such applications may be used by the data subject to exclude the transfer of data to Facebook.

VII. Data protection provisions concerning the application and use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of so-called "cookies“, text files that are stored on the computer of users and that make it possible to analyze the visit to our website. The information recorded by the cookie about the visit to this website by the user, is usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google first shortens the IP addresses of the users within the member states of the European Union or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. We point out that on this website “_anonymizelp()” is added to Google Analytics and the IP addresses are only processed shortened so that is excluded that an IP address can be linked to a specific person. Commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to the website, to generate reports about the web activities and to provide Uzin Utz AG further services that are related to the use of the website and other internet-related services.

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  You can also prevent the collection of data registered by the cookie and related to your visit to the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in via the following link:

tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout Information about user terms & conditions, and data protection you will find on www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and on https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/  respectively.

IX. Data protection provisions concerning the application and use of Instagram

The controller responsible for data processing has integrated Instagram service components on this website. Instagram is a service that may be qualified as an audiovisual platform with which users may share photographs and videos and may distribute these on other social networks.

The operator of the services offered by Instagram is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, United States. When you click on the "Instagram button" when logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to Instagram profile. This enables Instagram to allocate your visit of our pages to your user account. We point out to you that we receive no knowledge of the content of the transferred data nor of their use, from Instagram. For further information we refer you to the data protection declaration of Instagram: instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

X. Data protection provisions concerning the application and use of YouTube

The Uzin Utz AG website makes use of the video platform YouTube operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 in de United States. YouTube is an internet video portal on which publishers of videos and others may post video clips free of charge that can be viewed and rated free of charge; comments may also be posted. When you access a page of our website, the connected YouTube player will connect with YouTube to guarantee the technical availability of a video or other audio file. On connecting with YouTube, your data will be transferred to YouTube to play a video or audio file. For the purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of data by YouTube as well as your rights with respect to this and the setting options for the protection of your privacy, go to the data protection policy of YouTube on https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

XI.       Newsletter

1.    Description and scope of the data processing

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter. On signing up for the newsletter, the information from the input screen is transferred to us (also see section VI.). With due observance of the competition conditions, we also send the newsletter to customers from our database with whom we have a business relationship.

 

2.    Double opt-in

Signing up for the newsletter takes place via the double opt-in procedure. The registration data from the double opt-in registration are saved by us in order to prove the legitimate consent with respect to processing these data, also in the interest of the other recipients.

3.    Purpose of the data processing

Purpose of the data processing is sending the newsletter. The newsletter is intended to provide information about current product, item and market developments as well as information about our enterprise.

4.    Opt-out

The consent for sending the newsletter may at any time be revoked without giving any reasons. In that case all above-stated data will be deleted.

 

 

XII. Rights of the data subject

When your personal data are processed, you are the data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights with respect to the controller:

1.    Right to information

2.    Right to rectification

3.    Right to deletion and blocking

4.    Right to data transfer

5.    Right to withdraw the consent (declaration) concerning the data protection

6.    Right to object with a monitoring body

In respect of these rights, you may contact the above-stated data protection officer at all times.

 

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