Data protection

Rauschmayer Holding GmbH takes the protection of your personal data seriously and adheres to the legal rules of data protection. Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent that is technically necessary. Under no circumstances will the data collected be sold or passed on to third parties for any other reason.

The following declaration gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what type of data is collected and for what purpose.

§ 1 Name and contact details of the person responsible for processing and the company data protection officer

Responsible according to Art. 4 paras. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Rauschmayer Holding GmbH, Karlsruher Str. 89, 75179 Pforzheim, represented by the managing directors Roland Rauschmayer and Chris Roy Rauschmayer, [email protected], Tel. +49 7231 3805 0, Fax +49 7231 3805 24.

You can reach our data protection officer, Ms Vera Zimmermann, at the address above with the addition “The data protection officer” or at [email protected]

§ 2 Information about the collection of personal data

2.1 In the following we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. B. Name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.

2.2 When you contact us by email or via a contact form, the data you provide (your email address, possibly your name and your telephone number) will be saved by us to answer your questions. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or restrict the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.

2.3 If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes. We also state the specified criteria for the storage period.

§ 3 your rights

You have the following rights towards us with regard to your personal data:

• to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a Right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data, unless it was collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about its details;

• according to Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;

• to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for fulfilling a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for asserting, exercising or Defense of legal claims is required;

• In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, provided that the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you do so You need to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

• in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;

• to revoke your consent given to us at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. As a result, we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future and

• to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our headquarters.

§ 4 Collection of personal data when visiting our website.

4.1 When using the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you would like to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR ):

• IP address
• Date and time of the request
• Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
• Content of the request (specific page)
• Access status / HTTP status code
• amount of data transferred in each case
• The website from which the request comes
• browser
• Operating system and it is surface
• Language and version of the browser software.

4.2 The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

• Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
• ensuring comfortable use of our website,
• Evaluation of system security and stability as well
• for other administrative purposes.

Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

4.3 In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the location that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies or comparable software, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

• Transient cookies (see b)
Persistent cookies (see c)
• Flash cookies (see f)
• HTML5 storage objects (see f)

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This includes session cookies in particular. These stores a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This enables your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. B. refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

e) We use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits if you have an account with us. Otherwise, you would have to log in again for each visit.]

f) The flash cookies used are not recorded by your browser, but by your flash plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects that are stored on your device. These objects store the required data regardless of the browser you use and do not have an automatic expiry date. If you do not want Flash cookies to be processed, you must install an appropriate add-on, e.g. B. “Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox ( or the Adobe Flash Killer cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using the private mode in your browser. We also recommend that you regularly delete your cookies and browser history manually.

4.4 In addition, we use analytics services when you visit our website. Further explanations are given below.

§ 5 Use of our contact form

5.1 If you have any questions, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using the form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request comes from and to be able to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.

5.2 Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR based on your voluntarily given consent.

5.3 The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after your request has been dealt with.

§ 6 Further functions and offers on our website

6.1 In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services (e.g. newsletters) that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you generally have to provide further personal data that we use to provide the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

6.2 We sometimes use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked.

6.3 We can also pass on your personal data to third parties if we offer contracts or similar services together with partners. You will receive more information on this when you provide your personal data or below in the description of the offer.

6.4 If our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this in the description of the offer.

§ 7 Use of the blog functions

7.1 You can make public comments on our blog, in which we publish various articles on topics related to our activities. Your comment will be published with the username you provided for the post. We recommend using a pseudonym instead of your real name. Username and email address are required, all other information is voluntary. If you leave a comment, we will continue to save your IP address, which we will delete after [one week]. The storage is necessary for us to be able to defend ourselves against liability claims in the event of possible publication of illegal content. We need your email address to contact you if a third party objects to your comment as unlawful. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b and f GDPR. The comments are not checked before publication. We reserve the right to delete comments if they are criticized as unlawful by third parties.

§ 8 Use of our webshop

8.1 If you would like to order in our webshop, it is necessary for the conclusion of the contract that you provide your personal data, which we need to process your order. Mandatory information required for the execution of the contracts is marked separately, further information is voluntary. We process the data you provide to process your order. For this, we can pass on your payment details to our house bank. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.
You can voluntarily create a customer account through which we can save your data for later purchases. When you create an account under “My account”, the data you have entered will be stored revocably. You can always delete all other data, including your user account, in the customer area. We can also process the data you provide to inform you about other interesting products from our portfolio or to send you emails with technical information.

8.2 Due to commercial and tax regulations, we are obliged to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years. However, we restrict processing after [two years], ie your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations.

8.3 To prevent unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, especially financial data, the order process is encrypted using TLS technology.

§ 9 Use of our portal

9.1 If you want to use our portal, you must register by entering your e-mail address, a password of your choice and your freely selectable user name. There is no requirement for a real name, a pseudonymous use is possible. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for registration, ie your registration is only completed if you have previously confirmed your registration by clicking on the link contained in the confirmation email sent to you for this purpose. If your confirmation is not received within [24 hours], your registration will be automatically deleted from our database. The specification of the above-mentioned data is mandatory, all other information can be provided voluntarily by using our portal.

9.2 If you use our portal, we save your data necessary for the fulfilment of the contract, including information about the payment method, until you finally delete your access. We also store the voluntary data you provide for the time you use the portal unless you delete it beforehand. You can manage and change all information in the protected customer area. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

9.3 If you use the portal, your data may become accessible to other participants of the portal in accordance with the contractual performance. Members who are not registered will not receive any information about you. Your [user name and photo] are visible to all registered members, regardless of whether you have approved them. In contrast, your entire profile with the data you have released is visible to all members whom you have confirmed as personal contact. If you make content accessible to your personal contacts that you do not send by private message, this content is visible to third parties, provided your personal contact has given approval. If you post in public groups, these are visible to all registered members of the portal.

9.4 In order to prevent unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, in particular financial data, the connection is encrypted using TLS technology.

§ 10 Use of our forum

10.1 Our forum can be read without registration. If you want to actively participate in the forum, you have to register by entering your email address, a password of your choice and your freely selectable user name. There is no requirement for a real name, a pseudonymous use is possible. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for registration, ie your registration is only completed if you have previously confirmed your registration by clicking on the link contained in a confirmation email sent to you for this purpose. If your confirmation is not received within [24 hours], your registration will be automatically deleted from our database.

10.2 If you register a forum account, we will save all of the information you make in the forum, i.e. public contributions, bulletin board entries, friendships, private messages, etc., in order to operate the forum until you log off. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

10.3 If you delete your account, your public statements, in particular contributions to the forum, will remain visible to all readers, but your account can no longer be accessed and is marked in the forum with “[Guest]”. All other data will be deleted.

§ 11 transfer of data

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

• You have given your consent pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR have given express consent to this

• the disclosure according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,

• in the event that for the transfer according to Art. 6 paras. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR is a legal obligation, as well

• this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR is required for the processing of contractual relationships with you.

§ 12 newsletter

12.1 With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter, which we use to inform you about our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent.

12.2 We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to register for our newsletter. This means that after you register, we will send you an email to the email address you provided, asking you to confirm that you would like the newsletter to be sent. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we save your IP addresses and the times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data.

12.3 The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. The provision of further, separately marked data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your email address for the purpose of sending the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.

12.4 You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare your revocation by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter email, by emailing [email protected] or by sending a message to the contact details given in the imprint.

12.5 We do not evaluate your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. We, therefore, do not create a user profile from you. We also do not use so-called web beacons or tracking pixels.

§ 13 objection or revocation against the processing of your data

13.1 If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such a revocation affects the admissibility of processing your personal data after you have given it to us.

13.2 If we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not particularly necessary to fulfil a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

13.3 You can, of course, object to the processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.

13.4 You can inform us about your objection using the following contact details: [email protected]

§ 14 Use of analysis programs

I. Google Analytics

14.1 This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. 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 activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage.

14.2 The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

14.3 You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. Download and install in:

14.4 This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form, so that they cannot be linked to a person. As far as the data collected about you is personal, it is immediately excluded and the personal data is deleted immediately.

14.5 We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data are transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

14.6 Information from the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of use: de.html , an overview of data protection: , as well as the data protection declaration:

14.7 This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under “My data”, “Personal data”.

§ 15 online advertising, Google AdSense

15.1 This website uses the online advertising service Google AdSense, through which you can be presented advertising designed for your interests. We are interested in showing you advertisements that may be of interest to you in order to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, statistical information about you is collected, which is processed by our advertising partners. These advertisements can be recognized by the “Google ads” notice in the respective advertisement.

15.2 When you visit our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed our website. To do this, Google uses a web beacon to set a cookie on your computer. The data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. We have no influence on the data collected, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection and the storage period. Your data will be transferred to the USA and evaluated there. If you are logged in with your Google account, your data can be assigned directly to it. If you do not want your Google profile to be assigned, you must log out. It is possible that this data may be passed on to Google’s contractual partners, third parties and authorities. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. This website has also activated third-party Google AdSense ads. The aforementioned data can be transferred to these third-party providers (named at ).]

15.3 You can prevent the installation of Google AdSense cookies in various ways:

a) by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular suppressing third-party cookies means that you will not receive any advertisements from third-party providers;

b) by deactivating the interest-based ads on Google via the link , this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies;

c) by deactivating the interest-based advertisements of the providers that are part of the self-regulation campaign “About Ads” via the link , this setting is deleted if you delete your cookies;

d) by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link . We would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this offer to their full extent.

15.4 For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing, as well as further information on your rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please contact: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; Privacy policy for advertising: . Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

§ 16 Use of Google Adwords conversion tracking

We use the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and, as part of Google AdWords, conversion tracking. Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a cookie for the conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, contain no personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification.

If you visit certain websites of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the advertisement and were forwarded to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. There is, therefore, no possibility that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers.

The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Here, customers can find out the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.

If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly (deactivation option). You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. Further information and Google’s data protection declaration can be found at: ,

§ 17 data security

17.1 We use the widespread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. As a rule, this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

17.2 We also use suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

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