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Privacy Policy

§ 1 General

Your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of German data protection law and the data protection law of the European Union (EU). In addition to the processing purposes, recipients, legal bases, storage periods, the following regulations also inform you about your rights and the person responsible for your data processing. This privacy policy refers only to our websites. If you are forwarded to other sites via links on our sites, please inform yourself there about the respective handling of your data.

§ 2 Contact

(1) Purpose of processing

We process your personal data, which you provide to us by e-mail, contact form, etc., for the purpose of answering and handling your inquiries. You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, without notification of your e-mail address, we will not be able to reply to you by e-mail.

(2) Legal basis

  1. a) If you have given us express consent to process your data, Art. 6 (1a) DSGVO is the legal basis for this processing.
  2. b) Should we process your data to carry out pre-contractual measures, Art. 6 para. 1b) DSGVO is the legal basis.
  3. c) In all other cases (especially when using a contact form), Art. 6 (1f) DSGVO is the legal basis.

RIGHT OF OBJECTION: You have the right to object at any time to data processing that is based on Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO and is not for direct marketing purposes for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

In the case of direct advertising, on the other hand, you may object to the processing at any time without giving reasons.

(3) Legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest in processing is to communicate with you in a quick manner and to respond to your inquiries in a cost-effective manner. If you provide us with your address, we reserve the right to use it for direct postal advertising. You can protect your interest in data protection by passing on your data sparingly (e.g. using a pseudonym).

(4) Recipient categories

Hosting provider, shipping service provider for direct advertising.

(5) Storage period

Your data will be deleted when it is clear from the circumstances that your inquiry or the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.

However, if a contract is concluded, we will store the data required by commercial and tax law for the periods specified by law, i.e. regularly for ten years (cf. § 257 HGB, § 147 AO).

(6) Right of revocation

In the event of processing based on your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time.

§ 3 Web analysis with Google Analytics

(1) Purpose of processing

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on 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 for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para.1 f) DSGVO.

(3) Legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest is the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes. To protect your interest in data protection, this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()” so that the IP addresses are only processed in a shortened form to exclude direct personal reference.

(4) Recipient categories

Google and its partner companies.

(5) Transfer to a third country

Google Ireland Limited is a company affiliated with Google LLC. Google LLC is located in the USA (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043) and is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.

(6) Storage period

14 months


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§ 4 Your rights as a data subject

If personal data is processed by you, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you are entitled to the following rights against us as the controller:

  1. right to information

You can request information about your personal data processed by us within the scope of Art. 15 DSGVO.

  1. right to rectification

If the information concerning you is not (or no longer) accurate, you may request a correction in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO. If your data is incomplete, you may request that it be completed.

  1. right to deletion

You can request the deletion of your personal data under the conditions of Art. 17 DSGVO.

  1. right to restriction of processing

You have the right, under the conditions of Art. 18 DSGVO, to request a restriction of the processing of the data concerning you.

  1. right to data portability

In accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller.

  1. right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law.

In accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO, you have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

  1. right to complain to a supervisory authority

If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in particular in the Member State of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement) in accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR.

Please also note your right to object according to Art. 21 DSGVO:

  1. a) In general: justified objection required.

If the processing of personal data concerning you is carried out

– for the protection of our overriding legitimate interest (legal basis according to Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO) or

– in the public interest (legal basis according to Art. 6 (1) e) DSGVO),

you have the right to object to the processing at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on the provisions of the DSGVO.

In the event of an objection, we will no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

  1. b) Special case of direct marketing: simple objection is sufficient.

If the personal data concerning you is processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object to such processing at any time and without stating reasons; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is related to such direct marketing.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Person responsible for data processing:

TM Lasertechnik e. K.
Owner: Thomas Müller
Hüttenstraße 16
44795 Bochum

Phone: +49 234 / 479924-0