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Privacy policy


Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Personal data is information about personal or factual circumstances of a certain or determinable natural person. This includes, for example, the civil name, address, telephone number and date of birth, but also all other data that can be related to an identifiable person.


Since personal data enjoy special legal protection, we only collect them to the extent necessary for the provision of our website and the provision of our services. In the following, we explain which personal information we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it.


Our data protection practice is in accordance with the legal regulations, in particular those of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Basic Data Protection Regulation of the EU (DSGVO). We will collect, process and store your personal data exclusively to the extent necessary for the functioning of this website and our contents and services, as well as for the processing of inquiries and, if applicable, for the handling of orders / contracts, but only to the extent that there is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO or any other permission. Only if you have given your prior consent separately will your data also be used for further purposes specified in the consent, e.g. for sending advertising information by newsletter.


Responsible person in the sense of art. 4 paragraph 7 DSGVO

is responsible in terms of the DSGVO and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations:


Managing Directors: Karen Dowidat, Dr. Christian Dowidat, Rainer Bröcher, Suzanne Wahab


GEDORE Torque Solutions GmbH
Bertha-Benz-Str. 12
D-71665 Vaihingen/Enz
GERMANY


Phone: +49(0)7042 - 9441-0
Fax: +49(0)7042 - 9441-41
e-mail: torque-solutions@gedore.com


Name and address of the data protection officer


Name: Andreas Langendonk
Address: Eggsec GmbH, Dohmenstraße 28a, 47807 Krefeld
e-mail: dsb@eggsec.de
Phone: +49-2151-200855


Provision of the website and creation of log files.


Whenever our website is called up, our system automatically records data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data is collected:


Scope of data processing


(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the retrieval device
(3) The IP address of the retrieval device
(4) Date and time of access
(5) Websites and resources (images, files, other page contents) that were accessed on our website.
(6) Websites from which the user's system reached our website (referrer tracking)


This data is stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with the personal data of a specific user, so that individual site visitors are not identified.


Legal basis for the processing of personal data


Art. 6 para.1 lit.f DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure that the purpose described below is achieved.


Purpose of data processing


Logging is done to maintain the compatibility of our website for as many visitors as possible and to prevent abuse and troubleshooting. For this purpose, it is necessary to log the technical data of the retrieving computer in order to be able to react as soon as possible to display errors, attacks on our IT systems and/or errors in the functionality of our website. In addition, the data serves us to optimize the website and to generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.


Duration of storage


The aforementioned technical data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed to ensure the compatibility of the website for all visitors, but no later than 3 months after our website has been accessed.


Possibility of objection and removal


The possibilities for objection and removal are based on the general regulations on the right of objection and deletion under data protection law described in this data protection declaration.


Special functions of our website


Our website offers you various functions, during the use of which your personal data is collected, processed and stored by us. In the following we explain what happens with your data:

Contact form(s):


Scope of processing personal data
The data you enter in our contact forms.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 para. 1 lit.a DSGVO
Purpose of data processing
We will only use the data collected via our contact form or via our contact forms to process the specific contact request received via the contact form.


Duration of storage


After processing your request, the collected data will be deleted immediately, as far as no legal retention periods exist.


Possibility of objection and removal


The possibilities for objection and removal are based on the general regulations on the right of objection and deletion under data protection law described in this data protection declaration.


Login area:
Scope of the processing of personal data
The registration and login data you have entered with us.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 para.1 lit.a DSGVO


Purpose of data processing


You have the possibility to use a separate login area on our website. If you have forgotten your password or your user name for this area, it is possible to have these data sent to you again after entering your contact data (e-mail address). The usage data collected, stored and processed by us in the context of the use of the login area is only collected, stored and processed by us to combat abuse and troubleshooting or to maintain functionality. The data will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties.


Duration of storage


Your evaluation will be saved and published for an unlimited period of time. We reserve the right to delete it without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.


Duration of storage


The data collected within the scope of the function 'Forgotten user name or password' will only be used for resending forgotten access data.

Possibility of objection and removal


The possibilities for objection and removal are based on the general regulations on the right of objection and deletion under data protection law described in this data protection declaration.


Statistical analysis of visits to this website - Webtracker


We collect, process and store the following data when you access this website or individual files on the website: IP address, website from which the file was accessed, name of the file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred and report on the success of the access (so-called web log). We use this access data exclusively in non-personalized form for the continuous improvement of our Internet offer and for statistical purposes.
We also use the following web trackers to evaluate visits to this website:

  •  Google Analytics

Scope of processing personal data


On our site we use the web tracking service of the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Park in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereinafter: Google Analytics). Google Analytics uses cookies within the framework of web tracking, which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of our website and your surfing behaviour (so-called tracking). We carry out this analysis on the basis of the tracking service of Google-Analytics in order to constantly optimize our Internet offer and make it more accessible. In the context of the use of our website, data, such as in particular your IP address and your user activities are transmitted to servers of the company Google LLC and processed and stored outside the European Union, e.g. in the USA.
The EU Commission has determined that an adequate level of data protection can exist in the USA if the data processing company has submitted to the US-EU Privacy Shield Agreement and the export of data to the USA has been made permissible in this way. By activating the IP-anonymization within the Google-Analytics tracking code of this website, your IP-address will be anonymized by Google-Analytics before transmission. This website uses a Google-Analytics tracking code, which was extended by the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); to allow only an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).


Legal basis for the processing of personal data


Art. 6 para.1 lit.a DSGVO (consent), either in the context of registering with Google (opening a Google account and acceptance of the data protection notices implemented there) or, if you have not registered with Google, by explicit consent when opening our site.

Purpose of data processing


On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to this website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide us with further services related to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google LLC.


Duration of storage


Google will store the data relevant for the provision of web tracking for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the booked web service. The data collection and storage is anonymous. If there is any personal reference, the data will be deleted immediately, unless they are subject to legal retention obligations. In any case, the data will be deleted after the expiration of the storage obligation.


Possibility of objection and removal


You can prevent the collection and forwarding of personal data to Google (in particular your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser, installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com) or activating the "Do Not Track" setting of your browser. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the Google cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (). The security and privacy policy of Google Analytics can be found at


Integration of external web services and processing of data outside the EU


On our website we use active JavaScript content from external providers, so-called web services. By calling up our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. It is possible that data may be processed outside the EU. You can prevent this by installing a Java-Script blocker such as the browser plug-in 'NoScript' (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating Java-Script in your browser. This may result in functional restrictions on the websites you visit.
We use the following external web services:


website-check.com
A web service of the company Website-Check GmbH, Beethovenstraße 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (in the following: website-check.de) is loaded on our site. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context your browser may transmit personal data to website-check.de. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest consists in an error-free function of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of website-check.de: https://www.website-check.de/datenschutzerklaerung/. You can prevent the collection as well as the processing of your data by website-check.de by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find this for example at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


CloudFlare
On our website a web service of the company CloudFlare Inc., 101 Townsend St in 94107 San Francisco, USA (hereinafter: CloudFlare) is reloaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to CloudFlare. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest lies in an error-free functioning of the website. CloudFlare has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which it was collected has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in CloudFlare's privacy policy: https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/?utm_referrer=https://www.google.de/. You can prevent the collection as well as the processing of your data by CloudFlare by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


Doubleclick
On our website a web service of the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereinafter: Doubleclick) is loaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to Doubleclick. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest lies in an error-free function of the website. Doubleclick has certified itself within the framework of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which it was collected has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in Doubleclick's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent Doubleclick from collecting and processing your data by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find this at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


Google
On our website a web service of the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereinafter: Google) is loaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to Google. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists in an error-free function of the website. Google has certified itself within the framework of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which they were collected has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in Google's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent the collection as well as the processing of your data by Google by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find this e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


Google-Apis
On our website a web service of the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereinafter: Google-Apis) is loaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to Google-Apis. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists in an error-free function of the website. Google-Apis has certified itself in the context of the EU-US-Privacy-Shield-Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of Google-Apis: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent the collection as well as the processing of your data by Google-Apis by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find it e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


gstatic
On our website a web service of the company Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereinafter: gstatic) is loaded. We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to gstatic. Legal basis for the data processing is art. 6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists in an error free function of the website.   gstatic has certified itself in the context of the EU-US-Privacy-Shield-Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information about the handling of the transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of gstatic: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent the collection as well as the processing of your data by gstatic, by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find it e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

Bootstrapcdn.com
On our website, a web service of the company NetDNA LLC, Cahuenga Blvd Suite 630 in 90068 Los Angeles, USA (hereinafter Bootstrapcdn.com) is loaded. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transmit personal data to : Bootstrapcdn.com) For more information on how the transferred data is handled, please refer to the Bootstrapcdn.com Privacy Policy: https://www.bootstrapcdn.com/privacy-policy/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Bootstrapcdn.com by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find it e.g. at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).


Information on the use of cookies
Scope of processing personal data


On various pages we use cookies to enable the use of certain functions of our website. The so-called 'cookies' are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. These text files contain a characteristic string of characters that allow the browser to be uniquely identified when you return to our website. The process of storing a cookie file is also called 'setting a cookie'.


Legal basis for the processing of personal data


Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to maintain the full functionality of our website, to increase its usability and to enable a more individual approach to customers. We can only identify individual visitors to our website with the help of cookie technology if the visitor has previously provided us with the relevant personal data on the basis of a separate consent.


Purpose of data processing


Cookies are set by our website to maintain the full functionality of our website and to improve usability. In addition, cookie technology enables us to recognize individual visitors by pseudonyms, e.g. an individual, arbitrary ID, so that we can offer more individualized services.


Duration of storage


Our cookies are stored in your browser until they are deleted or, if it is a session cookie, until the session has expired.


Possibility of objection and removal


You can set your browser according to your wishes so that you generally prevent the setting of cookies, are only informed about them, decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept cookies or not, or generally accept cookies. Cookies can be used for various purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has already been connected to our website before (permanent cookies) or to save last viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies in order to offer you an increased user comfort. In order to use our comfort functions, we recommend that you allow the acceptance of cookies for our web offer.


Incidentally, the options for objection and removal are governed by the general regulations on the right of objection and deletion under data protection law described in this data protection declaration.


Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail


Your personal data is protected by technical and organizational measures during collection, storage and processing in such a way that it is not accessible to third parties. In the case of unencrypted communication by e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security on the transmission path to our IT systems, so that we recommend encrypted communication or by post for information requiring a high degree of secrecy.


Revocation of consent - Data information and change requests - Deletion & Blocking of data


Once a year you have the right to receive information about your stored data free of charge as well as the right to correct, block or delete your data at any time. Your data will be deleted by us on first request, unless this is contrary to legal regulations. You can revoke any permission you have given us to use your personal data at any time. You can send requests for information, deletion and correction of your data and also suggestions at any time to the following address:


GEDORE Torque Solutions GmbH
Bertha-Benz-Str. 12
D-71665 Vaihingen/Enz
GERMANY
Phone: +49(0)7042 - 9441-0
Fax: +49(0)7042 - 9441-41
e-mail: torque-solutions@gedore.com


Right of appeal to the supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 I DSGVO


If you suspect that your data is being processed illegally on our site, you can of course obtain a judicial clarification of the problem at any time. Irrespective of this, you also have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. You have the right of appeal in the EU member state of your place of residence, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose the supervisory authority you are referring to at the above-mentioned locations. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will then inform you of the status and the results of your submission, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Art. 78 DSGVO.