Privacy Policy

Name and contact data of the processor and the data protection officer

This privacy policy applies for the processing of data by:

Processor: H. Timm Elektronik GmbH, Humboldtstr. 29, 21509 Glinde, Germany.
Email: info@timm-technology.de, phone: +49 (0) 40 248 35 63 0, fax: +49 (0) 40 248 35 63 39

You can contact our data protection officer via datenschutz@timm-technology.de .

Collection and storage of personal data and purpose for processing

a) When using the web page

By entering our web page www.timm-technology.de, the browser you are using on your device automatically sends data to the server hosting our web page. This information is kept temporarily in a so-called log file. The following data is collected and stored until automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting device
  • Date and time of the request
  • Name and URL of the requested file
  • Referrer-URL
  • Browser type and potentially the operating system of your device as well as the name of your access provider

This data is processed by us for the following purpose:

  • Maintaining a rapid connection to the web page
  • Assuring a positive user experience on our web page
  • Evaluation of system security and stability
  • Administrative purposes

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR. The legitimate interest follows from the purpose listed above. In no circumstance we are using the data for the purpose of drawing conclusions on you personally.

Moreover, we are using cookies on our web page as well as analytic tools. You can learn more about this under the „Cookies“ chapter.

b) In phone calls or written correspondence

If you contact us directly, we will only collect data that is required for the individual purpose. This can include for example

  • Name
  • Address
  • Invoicing address
  • Shipping address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • Email address

Or other required information that we need for the settlement of the individual purpose.

The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 (1) 1 b) GDPR.

Transfer of data

We do not transfer personal data to third parties except for the following purposes.

We only transfer your personal data to third parties, if:

  • You have given consent according to art. 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR;
  • The transfer is mandated for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims according to art. 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominant interest worthy of protection that precludes the data transfer;
  • The transfer is mandated by law according to art. 6 (1) 1 c) GDPR
  • The transfer is lawful and, following art. 6 (1) 1 b) GDPR, required for the settlement of contractual obligations with you.

Rights of the data subject

You have the right to:

  • Obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information according to art. 15 GDPR: purpose of processing, categories of personal data, categories of recipients that have or had access to your data, envisaged period of storage, the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing, the right to lodge a complaint, where the personal data was not collected from you, obtain any available information as to their source, information on the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, as well as information on its details.
  • Obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data as well as the right to have incomplete data completed according to art. 16 GDPR.
  • Obtain the erasure of personal data according to art. 17 GDPR, as long as their processing is not mandated for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • Obtain restriction of processing according to art. 18 GDPR, if the accuracy of the personal data is contested, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead, because you need the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or have objected to processing according to art. 21 GDPR.
  • Receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or have those data transmitted to another controller according to art. 20 GDPR.
  • Withdraw your consent according to art. 7 (3) GDPR. This means that we are prevented from data processing that was based on this consent.
  • Lodge a complaint at a supervisory authority according to art. 77 GDPR. Generally, you can address the responsible supervisory authority at your habitual residence or work place, or our headquarters.

Right to object

If your personal data is processed based on a legitimate interest according to art. 6 (1) 1 f) GPDR, you have the right to object to the processing according to art. 21 GDPR on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection addresses direct marketing purposes. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, you have a general right to object. That means we will stop processing your personal data without any need of further qualification by your particular situation.

If you would like to use your right to object or withdraw, please send us an email to datenschutz@timm-elektronik.de.

Data security

For the time you spend on our web page, we are using the common SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in combination with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. Generally, browsers support 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256 bit encryption, we will use 128 bit v3 technology. Whether or not a single page on our web page is being transmitted encrypted you can recognize via the closed key/lock symbol in the bottom status bar of your browser.

Moreover, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or purposeful manipulation, partial or complete loss, erasure, or unauthorized access of third parties. Our security measures are being updated according to the general technological progress.

Plug-ins

a) Use of YouTube

Our website uses YouTube LLC’s function for the embedding of YouTube videos. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).

YouTube is an affiliated company of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;”Google”).

This feature shows YouTube videos in an iFrame on the website. The option “advanced privacy mode” is enabled here. This prevents YouTube from storing information on visitors to the website. It is only if you watch a video that information is transmitted to and stored by YouTube.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Following the US-EU Data Protection Agreement, Google has become “Privacy Shield” certified and is therefore obliged to observe European data protection laws.
Further information on the data collected and used by YouTube and Google, your rights and privacy can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

b) Use of GoogleMaps

Our website uses Google Inc.’s feature for the embedding of Google Maps (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).

This feature visually represents geographical information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data on visitors to the website when they call up pages with embedded Google maps. Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Following the US-EU Data Protection Agreement, Google has become “Privacy Shield” certified and is therefore obliged to observe European data protection laws.
Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 par. 1 point (f) GDPR due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted design of the website.

Further information on the data collected and used by Google, your rights and privacy can be found in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. You also have the option of changing your settings in the data protection centre, allowing you to administer and protect the data processed by Google.

Status and changes of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and was last updated in December, 2018.

Due to further developments on our web page and its functionalities, or based on changed legal requirements or requirements by relevant authorities, it can be necessary to adapt this privacy policy. You can access and print the current privacy policy at
https://www.timm-technology.de/datenschutz.

 

Data protection declaration, if you are using our web shop:

Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory,
nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no
consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.
“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files

You can use our websites without submitting personal data.
Every time our website is accessed, user data is transferred to us or our web hosts/IT service providers by your
internet browser and stored in server log files. This stored data includes for example the name of the site called
up, date and time of the request, the IP address, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request.
The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1) f) GDPR due to our legitimate interests in ensuring the
smooth operation of our website as well as improving our services.

Customer account | Orders

Customer account

When you open a customer account, we will collect your personal data in the scope given there. The data
processing is for the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The
processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your
consent at any time by contacting us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent
up to the withdrawal. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing, and use of personal data in orders

When you submit an order we only collect and use your personal data insofar as this is necessary for the
fulfilment and handling of your order as well as processing of your queries. The provision of data is necessary for
conclusion of a contract. Failure to provide it will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will occur
on the basis of Article 6(1) b) GDPR and is required for the fulfilment of a contract with you.
Your data is transferred here for example to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment
service providers, service providers for handling the order and IT service providers that you have selected. We
will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The scope of data transmission is restricted to a
minimum.

Contact | Newsletter

Collection and processing when using the contact form

When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in
the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact. By submitting your
message you agree to the processing of your transmitted data. Processing will be carried out on the basis of art.
6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us without affecting
the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal.

You can object to this use of your
email address at any time by contacting us. You will find the contact details for exercising your right to
object in our imprint.

We will only use your email address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed
to further processing and use.

Use of your email address for mailing of direct marketing

We use your email address, which we obtained in the course of selling a good or service, for the electronic
transmission of marketing for our own goods or services which are similar to those you have already purchased
from us, unless you have objected to this use. You must provide your email address in order to conclude a
contract. Failure to provide it will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will be carried out on the
basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in direct marketing.

You can object to this use of your
email address at any time by contacting us. You will find the contact details for exercising your right to
object in our imprint.

You can also use the link provided in the marketing email. This will not involve any costs
other than transmission costs at basic tariffs.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are saved in a user’s internet browser or by the
user’s internet browser on their computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be saved on the
user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string which allows the browser to be
clearly identified when the website is called up again.

We use these cookies to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also allow our
systems to recognise your browser after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website
cannot be offered without the use of cookies. These services require the browser to be recognised again after a
page change.

Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our largely justified interest in ensuring the
optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our range of services.
Cookies will be stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By choosing
corresponding technical settings in your internet browser, you can be notified before the setting of cookies and
you can decide whether to accept this setting in each individual case as well as prevent the storage of cookies
and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies which have already been saved may be deleted at any time.
We would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this
website.
Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major
browsers:

Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Analysis

The data processing described subsequently in this section, especially the setting of cookies, will be carried out
on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our largely justified interest:

– in the needs-based and target-oriented design of our website, for example, with tools for analysis and statistics

You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, for
reasons relating to your personal situation.

 

Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The processing of data serves to analyse this website and its visitors.
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 to the website operator relating to website and
internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with
any other data held by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies, which make it possible to analyse your use of the
website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a
Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google uses this to
shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the
Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a
Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Following the US-EU
Data Protection Agreement, Google has become “Privacy Shield“ certified and is therefore obliged to observe
European data protection laws. You can prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by
the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by
downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link [https: /tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en]. You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection by Google
Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website.

You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. If you click here, the
opt-out cookie is set: Disable Google Analytics.

You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection at
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ and at https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

Rights of persons affected and storage duration

Duration of storage

After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty
period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and
then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

Rights of the affected person

If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to
information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability. You also have a right of objection
against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according
to art. 21 (1) GDPR.
Contact us at any time. Our contact details can be found in our imprint.
You can contact our data protection officers directly at: E-Mail: datenschutz@timm-elektronik.de.

Right to complain to the regulatory authority

You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data
is not being processed legally.

Right to object

If the data processing outlined here is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)f) GDPR,
you have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation to object at any time to the processing of your
data with future effect.

If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling
legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests or rights and freedoms, or the processing is
intended for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If personal data is being processed for the purposes of direct advertising, you can object to this at any time by
notifying us. If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data for the purposes of direct
advertising.

last update: 19.11.2018