Welcome to our website. This page contains information about how we process your personal data when you visit this website.
Name and address of data controller
This website is operated by ENVI-met GmbH (also “ENVI-met”, “we” or “us”), who are also solely responsible for any data processing operations performed in connection with your visit, unless otherwise specified below.
You can contact us in the following ways:
Tel.: +49 (0) 201 476 726-5
Visiting our website
It is technically unavoidable that certain information is collected every time you visit our website. This information is mainly technical in nature but may be categorised as personal data by the courts. These data include your IP address, device ID, browser information, details of your operating system, language settings, referring URLs, duration of visits and pages displayed. We do not use this information to identify the data subject. However, this information is needed to deliver our website content correctly, and in case of a cyber-attack, in order to provide information needed to prosecute offences to the law enforcement authorities. More extensive statistical analysis of these data is carried out only after all identifying information has been removed. Our entitlement to process the aforementioned data arises firstly from our legitimate interest in operating a website (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Regarding the use of data for the purpose of provision to the law enforcement authorities, our entitlement is based on our obligation to provide information to the law enforcement authorities in case of a cyber-attack (Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Otherwise, the data are transmitted only to our hosting provider, who hosts the website on our behalf. We plan to retain the above personal data for a period of seven days and then to erase them unless otherwise specified in this privacy notice. We do not intend to transmit the data to third countries outside the European Economic Area.
Using the contact form
We provide a contact form on our website that you can use to get it touch with us. You do not need to use the contact form to use the rest of the website. If you do use the contact form, we will record your name, your email address, university, faculty, position, your phone number (if you choose to submit that), the subject and the content of your message and the time it was sent. We will use these data to respond to your enquiry or to pass it on to relevant subsidiaries of the ENVI-met if the enquiry is directed at them. The contact form may also be used to initiate or fulfil a contractual relationship (Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation). In processing these data, we also pursue a legitimate interest in responding to your enquiries (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). We are also obliged to retain data under commercial and tax law (Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Your data will be deleted if your request has been answered conclusively and if there are no legal obligations to retain data. We do not intend to transmit the data to third countries outside the European Economic Area.
Google Marketing Platform
Our website uses jQuery. jQuery is a software library that used on many websites with what we pursue the legitimate interest to improve the graphical design and navigation of our website (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Google’s CDN (Content delivery network) is used. If you have used jQuery before on a different website of the jQuery CDN your browser will access the cached copy. If this does not apply, a download is necessary with what your data is submitted to the jQuery Foundation (“jQuery.org”) by your browser. If your browser has not saved a copy in the cache or downloads the file from Google CDN for any other reason, it could cause a transfer of data from your browser to Google. We retain no personal data in connection with jQuery. The personal data are not transmitted to any other recipients. Further information is available at JS Foundation.
Matomo (previously known as Piwik)
Under Articles 15-20 of the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to request information from us regarding the personal data concerning you that we have stored. You also have the right to request rectification, erasure or restriction of processing of personal data concerning you. Regarding the processing of personal data based on our legitimate interests, you have the right, on grounds of your personal situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data (Article 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation). You also have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that processing of your personal data infringes applicable data protection law.