DATA PROTECTION

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products. When visiting our website, we take care to respect your privacy and to ensure that your personal data is protected, in that we only process your personal data in accordance with the contents of this privacy policy and applicable data protection laws.

You can visit our website without telling us who you are. In order to be able to view our website, you are merely required to disclose the information transmitted by your browser to our server (see “log files”). Additional personal data will only be stored if you enter such data into our website voluntarily or use relevant functions, e.g. entering information into our contact form.

CONTACT

You may enter your personal data into our website in order to contact us. The only mandatory information includes your name and your email address. With your consent, this information is used and stored exclusively for the purposes of handling your message (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). This information is not used for any other purposes or shared with third parties without your express consent (consent).

COOKIES

Cookies are very small text files used by websites, which are stored on your computer by your browser and through which the party placing the cookie (us in this case), receives certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer.

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. These store a session ID, which assigns various requests made by your browser during the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

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

The purpose of this information is to improve our website and to provide you a more pleasant surfing experience when you visit our website. The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

You may set your web browser so that you are informed any time a server wants to send you a cookie. You may then accept or reject the cookie. You can configure your browser settings according to your needs and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note however, that you may not be able to use all the features on this website if you do not accept cookies. Please consult your browser’s help system for additional information.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG-INS

We use the following social media plug-ins: Twitter, Google+, Xing, LinkedIn and Facebook.

The content of the plug-in is only sent to the operator of the relevant social media platform after you have clicked on the button. We have no influence on the data collected and processing operations; we are not aware of the full scope of data collection, purposes and retention periods. The data subject to transmission (to our knowledge), comprises the URL of the page visited and the IP address you are using and/or other platform-dependent information. In case of Xing, no personal data is transmitted, including IP addresses (according to Xing). If you are also logged-in to the relevant social media platform, the relevant operator may associate your visit to our website with your user account.

Through plug-ins, we offer you the ability to interact with social media networks and other users, so that we are able to improve our website and to make its design more attractive to you as the user. The legal basis for using plug-ins is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Please refer to the privacy policy of the operator of the relevant social media network, regarding the purpose and scope of data collection by the operator of the relevant social platform, the further processing and use of your data by the operator of the relevant social media platform and your rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy:

  • Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Facebook is certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; https://twitter.com/privacy. Twitter is certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de. Google is certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. LinkedIn is certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, DE; http://www.xing.com/privacy.

LOG FILES

We collect the following information from your computer every time you visit our website: The IP address of your computer, the request from your computer and the time of the request. In addition, the status and the quantity of data transmitted within the scope of the request is collected, as well as the product and version number of the browser you are using and your computer’s operating system. We also record the website from which you access our website. In this context, the IP address from your computer is only stored while you are accessing our website and immediately erased after that or is shortened in order to anonymise it. All other data is stored for a limited period. We use this data in connection with the operation of our website, in particular in order to discover and resolve any errors in the website, in order to determine the website’s utilisation and in order to perform modifications or improvements (legal basis: Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

MATOMO

This website uses the web analysis service Matomo in order to be able to analyse the use of our website and to make regular improvements. Based on the statistics collected in this manner, we are able to improve our website and to make its design more attractive to you as the user. The legal basis for using Matomo is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Cookies are stored on your computer for the purposes of this analysis. Information collected in this manner is stored by the controller solely on its server. You can prevent this analysis by deleting any existing cookies and preventing the placement of new cookies. If you prevent the placement of cookies, please note that if may be the case that you will no longer be able to use all of the functions of our website. You may prevent the placement of cookies using the appropriate settings in your browser. You may prevent the use of Matomo by removing the following check-mark, thus activating the opt-out plug-in: This website uses Matomo with the extension “AnonymizeIP”. This extension processes IP addresses in an abbreviated form to prevent any of your information from being traced directly to you. The IP address sent by your browser via Matomo will not be associated with any other data we collect. Information regarding data protection at Matomo may be found at https://matomo.org/privacy/.

REVOCATION OF CONSENT AND OBJECTION TO DATA PROCESSING

If you have given us consent, you can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.

You may object to data processing in the event that we process your personal data based on a balancing of interests. This is the case, in particular, if processing such data is not necessary to perform a contract with you, which we state below in connection with the following descriptions of the respective functions. When exercising such a right to make an objection, we request that you describe the grounds on the basis of which we should not process your personal data as we have intended. In the case of a legitimate objection, we will review the circumstances and will either cease or modify data processing, or explain to you the compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue data processing.

You can object to the processing or use of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time.

Please send your revocation or objection to us at the following email address: info@mbi-geodata.com. Please use our contact form under “controller” if you wish to contact us by other means.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the following rights with regard to our use of your personal data:

  • Right to information
  • Right of rectification or erasure
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

CONTROLLER

Michael Bauer International GmbH
Greschbachstr. 12
76229 Karlsruhe
E-Mail: info@mbi-geodata.com