DATA PRIVACY

This Data Protection Statement by the Kleffmann Group addresses the collection, processing or use of your personal data when you visit our website www.kleffmann.com. The legal basis is based on the relevant data protection provision of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG).

The Data Protection Statement can be accessed, downloaded and printed at any time on the website of Kleffmann GmbH.

1. Scope of the data protection framework and responsible authority

This Data Protection Privacy addresses the handling of personal data that is processed via the website www.kleffmann.com. Kleffmann GmbH is responsible for the collecting, processing and utilization of personal data via www.kleffmann.com. Further details can be found in the imprint of this website.

2. Basis

The Kleffmann GmbH undertakes to secure the privacy of the users of the website and their data with care and under the laws of the privacy legislation and protection.

The employees of the Kleffmann GmbH are committed to respect the data secrecy. It is based on the applicable regulatory provisions e.g. the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

3. Automated collection, processing and use of data

When you visit our web pages, only data that is sent by your browser is automatically recorded. This includes:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the accessed data
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Indication of whether the download was successful
  • Browser and operating system used
  • Web page from which access was made
  • The name of your Internet access provider

This data is recorded for the following purposes:

  • To enable the use of our web pages (connection setup)
  • System security
  • Technical administration of the network infrastructure
  • Optimisation of the Internet service

After ending the session on our web pages, these data are only saved in order to improve the quality of our services.
This data does not allow us to deduce any information about your person.

4. Collection, processing and use of personal data following express consent

Beyond this, personal data will only be collected, processed and used if you have given your express consent. This data will only be used for the purpose to which you expressly consented. The data will not be used for any other purpose and will not be disclosed to third parties.

We ask for your consent in the following case:

a. Contact formula

Personal data submitted to us via the contact form on our website will exclusively be used to provide the information you requested. We do not pass your personal data to third parties and do not use the data without approval. If you wish to remove your details from our systems please send us an e-Mail (datenschutz@kleffmann.com) and it will be deleted immediately. 

b. Newsletter

If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, we will need at least your e-mail address to which the newsletter is
to be sent as well as your first and last name. The provision of further personal data is purely optional in connection with the dispatch of the newsletter.

To subscribe to our newsletter service, we use the so-called "double opt-in procedure”. Here, the respective user
must confirm his subscription to our newsletter service by clicking on a link contained in an e-mail that we sent to
the e-mail address specified by the user when he/she registered for our service. The subscription and confirmation
are logged here. This serves to prevent unauthorised persons from subscribing to our newsletter service using
someone else's e-mail address.

Any consent given may be revoked at any time with effect for the future. For this purpose, please use the
unsubscribe function in our newsletters.

5. Use of cookies

We constantly strive to improve our web pages and employ cookies for this purpose. A cookie is a small text file
containing a string of characters that is stored on your device. So-called session cookies are deleted again once you
close of your browser. However, some cookies remain stored on your device in order to enable us to recognise your
browser the next time you visit our web pages. You can set your browser so that no cookies are saved or so that you
will be informed about individual cookies and can therefore decide in individual cases whether you wish to consent
to their use. However, we wish to point out that in individual cases the functionality of our web pages may be
limited if you have disabled the use of cookies.

6. Google Analytics

This web site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google) („Google“). Google Analytics uses what are known as „cookies“, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of this web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this web site (including your IP address), is sent to a Google server in the U.S.A. and stored there.

Google uses this information to analyze your use of the web site, in order to compile reports on the web site activity for the web site operators and to provide further services in connection with the use of the web site and the internet in general. Google may also transmit this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will not link your IP address to other data from Google under any circumstances. You can prevent the installation of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly. However, we wish to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this web site in this case. By using this web site, you agree to the processing of the data about you by Google in the way described above and for the aforementioned purpose. You may out of the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future.

Given the debate about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, we wish to point out that this web site uses Google Analytics with the extension „_anonymizeIp()“, meaning the IP addresses are therefore only processed in abbreviated form to prevent them from being directly linked to a particular individual.
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be installed that prevents the future acquisition of your data when you visit this web site: deactivate Google Analytics.

7. Social plugins

Our web site uses social plug-ins ("plug-ins") of the social networks facebook.com, google.com (Google+), LinkedIn and Xing (hereinafter jointly referred to as "the providers"). The plugins are marked with the corresponding logo of the providers. When you access our web pages, your browser establishes a direct connection with the providers' servers. By integrating the plug-in, the providers are informed at minimum that you have accessed the web page in question, and in some cases, further information depending on the particular plug-in or service. If you have registered with and are logged into the respective provider, this provider can allocate your visit to your user account with this provider. If you interact with the plug-in, for example if you click the Facebook “Like” button or submit comments, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to the provider, where it is saved and may be processed.

For details on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by the respective providers, as well as your rights in this respect and browser settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective providers:

Facebook Inc.
http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy 

Google+:

https://www.google.com/+/policy/pagesterm.html 

Xing:

https://www.xing.com/privacy

8. Information security

The data is encrypted and transferred securely.

We protect our website and other systems against loss, damage, access, alteration and circulation of your data by unauthorized people by implementing technical and organizational action.

9. Your rights

According to the legal provisions, you have the right to inspect, and if necessary correct, block and delete all data stored about your person. If you wish to exercise these rights, or have any questions about this or about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us (datenschutz@kleffmann.com) at any time. Our current contact details can be found in our imprint at the bottom of each page.

10. Contact for Privacy information

If you have any questions about the collection, processing, use, disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion or consent granted about your personal data contact: 

Saskia Krone
Mühlenstraße 1
Tel: +49 2591 9188 0
datenschutz@kleffmann.com