Privacy

I. Preamble

When you use our website www.inno-focus.com, we collect and process your personal data in accordance with this declaration. If data can be assigned to a specific natural person, it is personal (e.g. name, address, e-mail, telephone number, etc.). We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of European and German data protection law. The main legal bases are the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act-new (BDSG-new) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). In the following regulations we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data on our website.

As a precaution, we would like to point out that internet-based data transmission can have security gaps and therefore complete protection against access by third parties is not possible despite all security measures taken.

II. Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

inno-focus businessconsulting gmbh
Oranienburger Str. 45
10117 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 2007 578 0
Fax: +49 30 2007578 9
Email: info@inno-focus.com
Website: www.inno-focus.com

III. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the person responsible is:

ARGA – Working Group for Occupational Safety and Health
Klaus Fröhlich
Nennhauser Damm 25 a
13591 Berlin
Germany
Tel .: -49 (0) 30 – 200 757 – 35
Email: datenschutz@inno-focus.com

We expressly point out that when using this e-mail address, the content is not only taken note of by our data protection officer. If you would like to exchange confidential information, please contact us first at datenschutz@inno-focus.com with the request for confidential feedback. Our data protection officer will then get back to you.

IV. General information on data processing

1. Scope of processing of personal data

We only collect and use personal data of our users insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services within the website. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for practical reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

2. Legal basis for processing personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.
When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR serves as the legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing.

3. Data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfillment of a contract.

V. Use of cookies

1. Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. A cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again.

The use of our website requires the storage of cookies in your browser. You can prevent the installation of cookies in the settings of your browser. In this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website in full.

Tracking cookies

We use cookies on our website that enable an analysis of the surfing behavior of the users. The website itself does not use tracking cookies. Racking cookies are used by Google Analytics:

_ga
_gat_customerTracker
_ga_globalTracker
_gid

In this way, the following data can be transmitted:

Entered search terms
Frequency of page views
Use of website functions

The user data collected in this way is pseudonymised by technical precautions. It is therefore no longer possible to assign the data to the calling user. The data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR if the user has given his / her consent.

3. Purpose of data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after changing pages. We need cookies for the following applications:

The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.

The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. The analysis cookies tell us how the website is being used and so we can continuously optimize our offer.

Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in these purposes.

4. Duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted to our site from there. As a user, you therefore have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used in full.

VI. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and scope of data processing

Every time our website is called up, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. For technical reasons, we automatically collect and save the following data (so-called usage data) in server log files each time our website is used:

Browser type and version
Operating system used
Internet address of the website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL)
Internet address of the website you are visiting
Date and time of your access
Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer from which you are accessing our website
Name of the data or information retrieved, amount of data transferred (in bytes)

The log files contain IP addresses or other data that enable assignment to a user. This could be the case, for example, if the link to the website from which the user accesses the website or the link to the website to which the user switches contains personal data.

This data is automatically sent to us by your internet browser. They are stored separately from any personal data entered. They are evaluated anonymously for statistical purposes in order to be able to optimize our website and our offers.

We store this data for a period of up to seven days for security reasons (e.g. identification of attempted attacks on our system and clarification of the respective incident). The data is then deleted / stored anonymously in IP. Exceptions are data that are required to be stored for evidence purposes. These are stored until the respective incident has been clarified.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. To do this, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.

The storage in log files takes place in order to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. They are evaluated anonymously for statistical purposes in order to be able to optimize our website and our offers.

Our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR also lies in these purposes.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. Any further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated so that it is no longer possible to assign the accessing client.

5. Opposition and removal option

The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

VII. Contact form and email contact

1. Description and scope of data processing

You can contact us by email and / or using a contact form on our website. In this case, the information you provide, in particular your name, email address, the message and any other information provided by the author, will be saved for the purpose of processing your contact. It will not be passed on to third parties. There is also no comparison of the data collected with data that may be collected by other components of our site.

When the message is sent, the following data is also stored (mandatory fields):

E-mail address
Composed message
IP address

In addition, the following data (voluntary information) are stored:

Surname
Phone number
Subject of the message

Alternatively, you can contact us using the email address provided. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted with the email will be saved.
In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation.

2. Legal basis for data processing

If the user has given his / her consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The legal basis for processing the data that is transmitted in the course of sending an email is Article 6 (1) lit.f GDPR. If the aim of the e-mail contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. If you contact us by e-mail, there is also the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

5. Opposition and removal option

The user has the option of revoking his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

VIII. Use of social media plugins

Google Maps

We use Google Maps on our website to show our location and to create directions. This is a service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield (“EU-US Privacy Shield”), Google guarantees that the EU’s data protection requirements are also complied with when processing data in the USA. In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

If you call up the Google Maps component integrated in our website, Google saves a cookie on your device via your internet browser. Your user settings and data are processed in order to display our location and to create directions. We cannot rule out that Google uses servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Article 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

Through the connection to Google established in this way, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the directions are to be sent.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. You can find details on this under the heading “Cookies” above.

In addition, Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps are used in accordance with the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=de and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google. com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

In addition, Google offers further information at https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated and https://policies.google.com/privacy.

IX. Web analysis by Google Analytics

1. Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc .; Google Ireland Limited – Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland; hereinafter “Google” used. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer. This enables an analysis of your use of our site.

The information generated by these cookies, e.g. time, place and frequency of your website visit as well as your IP address, are transmitted to Google in the USA and stored there.

We use Google Analytics with the addition “_gat._anonymizeIp” on our website to enable anonymized use. This means that your IP address will already be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and thus anonymized. The full IP address will only be transferred to the USA and shortened there by Google in exceptional cases.

Google uses this information on our behalf to compile reports on your activities on our site for us and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.

According to its own information, Google will not associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. In this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website in full.

2. Legal basis for processing personal data

The legal basis for processing users’ personal data is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The processing of the personal data of the users enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By evaluating the data obtained, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness.

Our legitimate interest in the processing of data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR lies in these purposes. By anonymizing the IP address, the interests of users in protecting their personal data are adequately taken into account.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes. In our case, this is the case after 18 days.

5. Opposition and removal option

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted to our site from there. As a user, you therefore have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used in full.

Furthermore, Google offers a deactivation add-on for the most common browsers, which you can download and install on your (client or PC). This add-on gives you better control over which data Google collects on the websites you have visited. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. Further information on installing the browser add-on is available from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
We would like to point out that the deactivation add-on for browsers from Google Analytics does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis programs that we may use.
Further information on Google’s terms of use and data protection can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

We would like to point out that on this website, Google Analytics has been expanded to include the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

X. Newsletter

1. Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter . Further data is not collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

 

The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

 

The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This does not affect data that we have saved for other purposes.

 

After you have been removed from the newsletter distribution list, your email address may be stored in a blacklist by us or the newsletter service provider in order to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in compliance with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You can object to the storage provided that your interests outweigh our legitimate interests.

XI. Rights of the data subject

If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible:

1. Right to information

You can request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether we are processing personal data relating to you. If this is the case, you can request the following information from the person responsible:

the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
the categories of personal data that are processed;
the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
the existence of a right to correct or delete your personal data, a right to restrict processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;
the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
all available information about the origin of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 Para. 1 and 4 GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal data is being transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request to be informed about the appropriate guarantees according to Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transmission.

2. Right to rectification

You have a right to correction and / or completion vis-à-vis the person responsible if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.

3. Right to restriction of processing

You can request that the processing of your personal data be restricted under the following conditions: 

if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period of time that enables the person responsible to check the accuracy of the personal data;
the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;
the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
if you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the Union or a Member State. If the processing restriction has been restricted according to the above conditions, you will be informed by the person responsible before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right to cancellation

Deletion obligation

You can request the person responsible to delete the personal data concerning you immediately, and the person responsible is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.
The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the person responsible is subject.
Information to third parties

If the person responsible has made the personal data relating to you public and is obliged to delete it in accordance with Art. 17 Paragraph 1 GDPR, he shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, to take into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to make the person responsible for the data processing who process the personal data, that you, as the data subject, have requested them to delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data.

Exceptions The right to deletion does not exist if processing is necessary
to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
to fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing under the law of the Union or of the member states to which the person responsible is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible;
for reasons of public interest in the area of ​​public health in accordance with Art. 9 Paragraph 2 lit. h and i and Art. 9 Paragraph 3 GDPR;
For archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to make the realization of the objectives of this processing impossible or seriously impair it, or
to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. Right to be informed

If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, the person responsible is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this turns out to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right vis-à-vis the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to the person responsible, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided, provided that

the processing is based on consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR and
the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly from one person in charge to another person in charge, insofar as this is technically feasible. This must not impair the freedoms and rights of other people.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible.

7. Right to Object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The person responsible will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If the personal data relating to you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data relating to you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data relating to you will no longer be processed for these purposes.
In connection with the use of information society services – regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC – you have the option of exercising your right of objection by means of automated procedures that use technical specifications.

8. Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of withdrawal.

9. Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is against violates the GDPR.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint was submitted informs the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy in accordance with Art. 78 GDPR.

 

Status of the data protection declaration from October 14, 2020