The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations,
in particular the European Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO), of the new law in force as from 25 May 2018.
and the applicable Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-neu) as well as this privacy statement.
As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Server log files
The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us.
These are: Browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of the server request.
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form including the contact data you provided there will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
Right to information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of personal data.
Objection advertising mails
The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
Integration of third-party services and content
It may happen that contents of third parties, such as videos from YouTube, map material from Google Maps, openstreetmap, RSS feeds or fonts/graphics from other websites are integrated within this online offer. This always presupposes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") perceive the IP address of the user.
Without the IP address, they would not be able to send the content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We make every effort to use only those contents whose respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the contents. However, we have no influence on whether the third party providers store the IP address for statistical purposes, for example. As far as this is known to us, we inform the users about it.
Other data collection
Further personal data will only be collected if you provide this information voluntarily, for example in the context of an enquiry. If you have provided us with personal data, we will only use it to answer your questions, to process contracts concluded with you and for technical administration.
Questions and comments
Our data protection manager, Dr. Jose Diaz, will certainly be availible to help you with any questions, suggestions or comments on the subject of data protection. The topics and contents addressed here are subject to strict confidentiality.
Please send an e-mail to diaz [a t] vvg.eu. Postal address, phone and fax numbers can be found under our "Contact" button and under the "Imprint" button.
Updating and modification
This data protection declaration will be adapted from time to time to the actual circumstances and the legal situation. Current status: 30.12.2019. (last updated 30.12.2019 DC)
Time retention periods for data
We process and store personal data as long as it is necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual and legal obligations. If the data are no longer required for the fulfilment of these contractual and legal obligations, they will be deleted regularly, unless their temporary further processing is necessary for the following purposes:
- Compliance with commercial and tax retention periods with a 10-year retention period, e.g: Invoices or copies of invoices Copies of invoices, order status of our employees, payrolls, pay slips, contract documents (obligation contracts in the areas of occupational safety and fire protection), payment instructions, receipts, account statements, cash reports, cheques, booking instructions, lists of annual accounts, Travel expense accounts, notifications of taxes, fees and contributions, workshop accounts, original receipts (price lists, control slips), balance lists or confirmations, interest calculations, debit and credit notes, minutes, audit reports and receipts, etc.a.m.
- Compliance with commercial and tax retention periods with 6 years retention period, e.g.: received commercial or business letters and their reproduction as well as other documents as far as they are relevant for taxation.
- Compliance with internal retention periods within the scope of our activities in the area of management systems (for the areas of quality, environment, safety, etc.), training, education with a 3-year retention period after the last customer contact or no longer existing contractual relationship.
The presentation of the legal position of the DSGVO and the BDSG (new) 2018 as part of the
Data Protection Adaptation and Implementation Act EU (DSAnpUG-EU) can be found at
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