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Privacy Policy

Name and contact of the responsible person according to article 4 paragraph 7 GDPR

RAS Reinhardt Maschinenbau GmbH
Richard-Wagner-Str. 4-10
71065 Sindelfingen
Germany

Phone: +49-7031-863-0
Fax: +49-7031-863-185
E-Mail: InfoRAS-onlinede

Represented by the managing directors: Willy Stahl, Rainer Stahl, Willy Stahl sen.

Data protection officer:

Tercenum AG
Altenwaldstr. 8
72768 Reutlingen
Germany

Phone: +49-7121-14788-22
E-Mail: datenschutzras-onlinede

Security and protection of your personal data

We consider it our primary responsibility to protect the confidentiality of the personal information you provide and to protect them from unauthorized access. That's why we use the utmost care and state-of-the-art security standards to ensure maximum protection of your personal information.

As a private company, we are subject to the provisions of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data protection rules are respected both by us and by our external service providers.

Definitions

Legislation requires that personal data be processed lawfully, in good faith and in a manner that is comprehensibly for the affected person ("lawfulness, fairness, transparency"). To ensure this, we inform you about the individual legal definitions that are also used in this privacy statement:

1. Personal data
"Personal data" are any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“affected person”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

2. Processing
"Processing" is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

3. Restriction of processing
"Restriction of processing" is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.

4. Profiling
"Profiling" means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.

5. Pseudonymization
"Pseudonymization" is the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

6. File system
"File system" means any structured collection of personal data accessible by specific criteria, whether that collection is centralized, decentralized or organized according to functional or geographical considerations.

7. Person in charge
"Person in charge" is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.

8. Processor
"Processor" is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the person in charge.

9. Recipient
"Recipient" is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.

10. Third party
"Third party" is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data.

11. Consent
Consent of the affected person is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

Legality of processing

Processing personal data is only lawful if there is a legal basis for processing. The legal basis for the processing may be in particular (in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 lit. a - f GDPR):

  1. The affected person has given consent to the processing of the personal data concerning for one or more specific purposes;
  2. Processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the affected person is a party or for the performance of any pre-contractual action taken at the request of the affected person;
  3. Processing of personal data is necessary for to fulfill a legal obligation to which the person in charge is subject;
  4. Processing of personal data is necessary to protect the vital interests of the affected person or any other natural person;
  5. Processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the person in charge;
  6. Processing of personal data is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the affected person requiring the protection of personal data prevail, in particular where the affected person is a Child acts.

Information about the collection of personal data

(1) Below we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are e.g. name, address, Email addresses, user behavior.

(2) When contacting us by Email or using a contact form, the information you provide (your Email address, maybe your name and telephone number) will be stored by us for answering your questions. We delete the data in this connection after the storage is no longer required, or processing is restricted, if legal storage obligations exist.

Collection of personal data when visiting our website

In case of merely informative use of the website, e.g. 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 wish to view our website, we collect the following data which is technically necessary for us to inform you about our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 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
  • Each transferred amount of data
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

Use of Cookies

(1) In addition to the above mentioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when using our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive, assigned to the browser you are using, and that provide certain information to the body that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

(2) This website uses the following types of cookies. The scope and operation of these cookies  are explained below:

  • Transient cookies (see 1.)
  • Persistent cookies (see 2.)
  1. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
  2. 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.

You can configure your browser setting according to your preferences and e.g. decline the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. So called "Third Party Cookies" are cookies that have been set by a third party, and therefore not by the actual website on which you are currently surfing. Please note that disabling cookies may not enable you to use all features of this website.

Additional features and offers of our website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you will generally need to provide some personal information that we use to provide the service and for which the above mentioned data processing principles apply.

(2) In part, we use external service providers for processing your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly inspected.

(3) Furthermore, we may disclose your personal data to third parties, if action participations, raffles, contracts or similar services are offered by us together with partners. You will find more information, regarding your personal data in the specific offer or in the description of the offer.

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

Children

Our offer is basically for adults. Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or guardians.

Rights of the affected person

(1) Revocation of consent

If the processing of the personal data is based on a given consent, you have the right to revoke the consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

For the exercise of the right of revocation, you can always contact us.

(2) Right to confirmation

You have the right to ask the person in charge to confirm that we are processing your personal data. You can request confirmation at any time using the above contact data.

(3) Right to information

If personal data are processed, you can request information about these personal data and the following information at any time:

  1. The processing purposes;
  2. The categories of personal data being processed;
  3. The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been disclosed or are still being disclosed, in particular to recipients in third countries or to international organizations;
  4. If possible, the planned duration for which the personal data are stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration;
  5. The right of rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing by the person in charge or a right to object to such processing;
  6. The existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
  7. If the personal data are not collected from the affected person, all available information on the source of the data;
  8. The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the affected person.

If personal data are transmitted to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards under Article 46 of the GDPR in connection with the transfer. We provide a copy of the personal data that is subject of the processing. For any additional copies you request for your person, we may charge a reasonable fee based on the administrative costs. If the application is submitted electronically, the information must be provided in a standard electronic format, unless not otherwise stated. The right to receive a copy under paragraph 3 shall not affect the rights and freedoms of others.

(4) Right to rectification

Each affected person shall have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

(5) Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)

Each affected person shall have the right to obtain from the person in charge the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and the person in charge shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:

  1. The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. The affected person withdraws consent to which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9 (2) of the GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
  3. The affected person objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (2) of the GDPR.
  4. The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
  5. The personal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
  6. The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8 (1) of the GDPR.

Where the person in charge has made personal data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph (1) to erase the personal data, the person in charge, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform other persons in charge processing the personal data that the data subject has requested erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data, as far as processing is not required.

The right to cancel ("right to be forgotten") does not exist if the processing is required:

  • to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
  • to fulfill a legal obligation which requires processing under the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task of public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller;
  • for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Article 9 (2) (h) and (i) and Article 9 (3) GDPR;
  • for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes under Article 89 (1) GDPR, to the extent that the law referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or
  • to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

(6) Right of restriction of processing

Each affected person shall have the right to obtain from the person in charge restriction of processing where one of the following applies:

  1. The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
  2. The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
  3. The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  4. The data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

If the processing has been restricted in accordance with the above-mentioned conditions, these personal data will only be stored with the consent of the affected person or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

In order to exercise the right to limit processing, the data subject may contact us at any time using the contact details provided above.

(7) Right to data portability

Each affected person shall have the right to receive the provided personal data concerning him or her, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right to transmit those data to another person in charge without hindrance from the person in charge to which the personal data have been provided, as long as:

  1. Processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR or point (a) of Article 9 (2) of the GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR, and
  2. Processing is carried out by automated means

When exercising the right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly from one person in charge to another person in charge, as far as technically feasible. The exercise of the right to data portability is without prejudice to the right to erasure (the right to be forgotten). This right does not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the person in charge.

(8) Right of objection

Each affected person shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The person in charge shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If personal data are used for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If the affected person objects to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

The affected person is free in the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to use his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

In addition, the affected person has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89 (1) of the GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

The right of objection can be exercised at any time by contacting the person in charge.

(9) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

Each affected person shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her, or similarly significantly affects him or her, as long as the decision

  1. is not is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or
  2. is not authorized by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or
  3. is not based on the data subject’s explicit consent.

The person in charge shall take reasonable steps to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the affected person, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the person in charge, to express his or her own position and to challenge the decision.

This right can be exercised by the affected person at any time by addressing the person in charge.

(10) Right to withdraw data protection consent

Furthermore, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, the affected person shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; in particular in the Member State of his/her residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if the affected person considers that the processing concerns his/her personal data breaches this Regulation.

(11) Right to effective judicial remedy

Without prejudice to an available administrative or extrajudicial remedy, including the right to complain to a supervisory authority under Article 77 of the GDPR, it shall have the right to an effective judicial remedy if it considers that the rights conferred on it by that Regulation are not satisfied by that Regulation concerning the processing of their personal data.

Use of Google Analytics

(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 allow an analysis of how you use this 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. However, in the event of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

(3) You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

(4) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a person-relatedness can be excluded. Insofar as the data collected about you is assigned a personal reference, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.

(5) We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With such statistics we can 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 US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

(6) Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Terms of Use:  www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html
Privacy Policy: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
and the privacy policy: www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

(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 disable the cross-device analysis of your usage under "My Data", "Personal Information" in your customer account.

Integration of Google Map

(1) This website uses Google Maps map services. This allows us to provide interactive maps directly in the website and allow you to use the map feature with maximum convenience.

(2) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is done in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about their activities on our website. You have a right of objection to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.

(3) For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider's privacy policy. There you will also find more information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal information in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Use of YouTube components with advanced privacy mode

Our website uses components (videos) from YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, which is operated by Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Here we use the option provided by YouTube called "extended privacy mode".

When you visit a page with an embedded video, it will connect to the YouTube servers and display the content by notifying your browser on the website.

According to information provided by YouTube, the "enhanced privacy mode" only transmits data to the YouTube server, in particular which of our web pages you have visited when watching the video. If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, this information will be associated with your Membership Account on YouTube. You can prevent this by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.

Additional information about YouTube's privacy policy can be found in the Google Privacy Policy  under: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Processor

We use external service providers (processors) e.g. for the shipment. The service provider may have entered into a separate contract data processing agreement to protect your personal information.