PRIVACY POLICY

Responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws, in particular the EU general data protection regulation (GDPR), is:

Friedrich Wilhelm Lübbert GmbH & Co. KG,
CEO: Mrs. Birte Tutas, Mr. Sven Braasch,
Am Lunedeich 21, 27572 Bremerhaven,
Tel. +49 471 9799-0,
Fax +49 471 9799-191,
E-Mail: mail@luebbert.de

Storage of access data

Every time a user accesses a page of our offer and every time a file is retrieved, access data of this process is stored in a log file at the server of our web server. Each record consists of:

  • the page from which the file has been requested,
  • the name of the file,
  • the date and time of the request,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.),
  • a description of the type of web browser used,
  • client IP address (the last octet is made anonymous – e.g. 192.168.100.xxx).

The stored data is used solely for statistical purposes, it is not disclosed to third parties neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes.

If within the internet offer the possibility is given to enter personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) the input of these data by the user is done on an expressly voluntary basis. Here again, your information is kept confidential and is not shared with third parties.

Users have the right to receive at request, free of charge, information about the personal data stored about them. In accordance with legal provisions, they additionally have a right to correction, blocking and deletion of personal data.

The legal basis for the data processing is Article 6(1)(f ) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the above-listed purposes of data collection. In no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of inferring your identity.

Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser creates automatically and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not harm your device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware. A cookie stores information that results in connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we gain direct knowledge of your identity. Cookies are used to improve the website experience for you. For example, we use session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These cookies are automatically deleted when you leave our website.

In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a set period of time. If you return to our site to use our services again, these cookies make it possible to see automatically that you have visited before and any inputs and settings you have made so you do not have to repeat them.

We also use cookies to keep statistics on the use of our website and analyse them to improve our content. If you return to our site, these cookies make it possible for us to see automatically that you have visited before. They are automatically deleted after a set period.

The data processed by way of cookies is needed for the purposes stated in order to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that you are always asked before a new cookie is created. Please note that disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.

Data security

When you visit our website, we use the widespread secure socket layer (SSL) protocol in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. This is generally 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit SSL v3 encryption instead. You can tell if a specific page of our website is transferred in encrypted form by the closed key or padlock icon in your browser address bar. In all other respects, we use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continually improved in line with technological developments.

Contact form

For questions of any kind, we provide a form on the website for you to contact us. You need to provide a valid email address so that we know who the request is from and in order to respond. Further details can be provided voluntarily. The legal basis for the data processing for the purpose of entering into contact with you is Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR on the basis of your freely given consent. The personal data we collect for use of the contact form is automatically deleted once your request has been dealt with.

Google Fonts

Our website uses so-called „web fonts“ to correctly display font styles. These are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. By visiting a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to correctly display text and font styles. Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

In order to do so, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6, Par. 1 (f) GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, then your device will use a standard font. For further information on Google Web Fonts and about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google Web Fonts, please visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq as well as Google’s Data Protection Policy, which can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Use of Google Maps

Use of our route planner is subject to the provider’s privacy policy. We use the free Google Maps service to provide you with user-friendly route planning. For the provider’s terms of service, please see here: https://www.google.com/intl/en_US/help/terms_maps.html

Social media plugins

On the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, we use social plugins provided by the social networks Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to make our company better known by this means. The promotional purpose on which this is based is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for operation compliant with data protection law lies with the respective providers. We have integrated these plugins with the so-called two-click method in order to provide the best possible protection for visitors to our website.

Facebook: Our website uses social media plugins provided by Facebook for a more personalised user experience. For this purpose, we use the Like or Share button. This is provided by Facebook. If you visit a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with Facebook’s servers. The plugin content is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser, which incorporates it into the website. As a result of the plugins being integrated, Facebook receives the information that your browser has requested the corresponding page of our website, even if you do have no Facebook account or are not currently logged in on Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to and stored on a Facebook server in the USA. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can link the visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by selecting the Like or Share button, the corresponding information is likewise sent directly to and stored on a Facebook server. The information is also posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. Facebook can use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and personalisation of Facebook pages. For this purpose, Facebook compiles user, interest and relationship profiles in order, for example, to evaluate your use of our website in relation to advertisements shown on Facebook, to let other Facebook users know about your activities on our website, and to provide other services associated with the use of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to link the data collected via our website with your Facebook account, you should log out of Facebook before visiting our website. For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, and about your rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/).

YouTube: We use YouTube for the integration of videos into our website. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, based at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc., based at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On a number of pages in our website, we use plugins provided by YouTube. When you request pages on our website that feature such a plugin – such as our media library – a connection is established with YouTube servers and the plugin is displayed. This will communicate to the YouTube server which pages of our website you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of YouTube, YouTube will link this information to your personal user account. This information is likewise linked to your user account if you use the plugin, for example by clicking the Play button on a video. You can prevent the information from being linked to your account by logging out of your YouTube user account and out of other user accounts of services operated by YouTube LLC and Google Inc. and by deleting the associated cookies set by these companies. For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by YouTube, and about your rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the YouTube privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

XING: For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by XING, and about your rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the XING privacy policy: https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy

Social media profiles

Our website contains links to other websites. It is beyond our control if their operators comply with the data protection provisions.

We maintain an online profile on Facebook in order to communicate with customers, prospective customers and users who are active on Facebook and to inform them about our services. There, we point out that the social network provider collects data on users when they visit our Facebook profile. The social network provider generally uses such data for market research and advertising purposes; in this connection, it may occur that the provider compiles activity profiles from users’ activity and inferred interests and uses such profiles to place advertising that matches users’ interests. For a detailed description of data processing performed by the Facebook, please see the providers privacy policiy. Similarly, if you wish to request information and exercise your user rights, it is most effective to do so with the provider as only the provider has access to user data and can take action and provide information accordingly. For further information, please see:

Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland) – Privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and https://en-gb.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

Your rights as a data subject

Your rights are as follows:

  • Under Article 15 of the GDPR read in conjunction with Section 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), you have the right to obtain access to the personal data concerning you that we process;
  • Under Article 16 of the GDPR, you have the right to obtain rectification or completion of personal data stored with us;
  • Under Article 17 of the GDPR read in conjunction with Section 35 of the BDSG, you have the right to obtain erasure of your personal data stored with us;
  • Under Article 18 of the GDPR, you have the right to obtain restriction of processing of your data;
  • Under Article 20 of the GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to have the data transmitted to another controller;
  • Under Article 21 of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your data;
  • Under Article 77 of the GDPR read in conjunction with Section 19 of the BDSG, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

To the extent that your data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, you additionally have the right under Article 21 of the GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data, in the event of grounds relating to your particular situation or of objection to direct marketing. In the case of direct marketing, you have a general right to object that we abide by without reference to any particular situation.

If the processing of your data is based on consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Your right of withdrawal also applies if you gave your consent before the entry into force of the GDPR, meaning before 25 May 2018. Please note that any withdrawal of your consent only has effect for the future. It does not affect processing operations prior to the withdrawal of consent. If you wish to exercise your right to withdraw consent or your right to object, you can direct your withdrawal of consent or your objection to us in writing or by email.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about privacy, please email us or contact the person responsible for privacy in our organization:

Mr. Johannes Kolb, Attorney, Rosenboom Menges Kindwort Rechtsanwälte in Partnerschaft mbH,
Slevogtstraße 48, 28209 Bremen,
lübbert-datenschutzbeauftragter@rmk-partner.de,
Tel.: +49 (0) 421 33392269,
Fax: +49 (0) 421 33392250.