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Legal Notice & Data Protection



Stefanie Westphal

Moorkampsweg 19

25474 Ellerbek





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In the following, we will inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data by our company in accordance with the legal requirements of data protection law (in particular in accordance with BDSG nF and the European General Data Protection Regulation 'GDPR'). This data protection declaration also applies to our websites and social media profiles. With regard to the definition of terms such as "personal data" or "processing", we refer to Art. 4 GDPR.

Name and contact details of the person responsible

Our responsible (hereinafter "responsible") as defined in Art. 4 no. 7 GDPR is:


Stefanie Westphal

Moorkampsweg 19

25474 Ellerbek


Types of data, purposes of processing and categories of data subjects

Below we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data.

1. Types of data that we process

Usage data (access times, visited websites etc.), inventory data (name, address etc.), contact details (telephone number, email, fax etc.), communication data (IP address etc.),


2. Purposes of processing according to Art. 13 Para. 1 c) GDPR

Optimizing the website technically and economically, enabling easy access to the website, optimizing and statistical evaluation of our services, supporting commercial use of the website, improving the user experience, making the website user-friendly, marketing / sales / advertising, compiling statistics, handling contact requests,


3. Categories of data subjects according to Art. 13 Para. 1 e) GDPR

Visitors / users of the website,


The data subjects are collectively referred to as "users".


Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Below we inform you about the legal basis for the processing of personal data:

  1. If we have obtained your consent for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR legal basis.

  2. If processing is necessary to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures that are carried out at your request, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR legal basis.

  3. If processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject (e.g. statutory retention requirements), Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c) GDPR legal basis.

  4. If processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. d) GDPR legal basis.

  5. If processing is necessary to safeguard our or the legitimate interests of a third party and your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms do not outweigh this, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR legal basis.


Disclosure of personal data to third parties and processors

We will never pass any data on to third parties without your consent. If this is the case, then the transfer takes place on the basis of the aforementioned legal basis, e.g. when transferring data to online payment providers to fulfill the contract or due to a court order or due to a legal obligation to provide the data for the purposes of law enforcement and security or to enforce intellectual property rights.

We also use processors (external service providers, e.g. for web hosting of our websites and databases) to process your data. If data is passed on to the processor as part of an order processing agreement, this is always done in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. We carefully select our processors, check them regularly and have given us the right to issue instructions regarding the data. In addition, the processors must have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures and the data protection regulations in accordance with Comply with BDSG nF and DS-GVO


Data transfer to third countries

The adoption of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) created a uniform basis for data protection in Europe. Your data is therefore mainly processed by companies for which GDPR applies. If processing by third parties takes place outside the European Union or the European Economic Area, they must meet the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR. This means that processing takes place on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU or the observance of officially recognized special contractual obligations, the so-called "standard contractual clauses". For US companies, submission to the so-called “Privacy Shield”, the data protection agreement between the EU and the USA, meets these requirements.


Deletion of data and storage period

Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for the storage ceases to exist, unless their further storage is necessary for evidence purposes or if this is contrary to statutory retention obligations. This includes, for example, commercial law retention requirements for business letters in accordance with Section 257 (1) HGB (6 years) and tax retention requirements in accordance with Section 147 (1) AO for documents (10 years). If the prescribed retention period expires, your data will be blocked or deleted, unless the storage is still necessary for the conclusion of a contract or for the fulfillment of the contract.


Existing automated decision making

We do not use automatic decision making or profiling.


Provision of our website and creation of log files

  1. If you only use our website for informational purposes (i.e. no registration and no other transmission of information), we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data: • IP address;
    • Internet service provider of the user;
    • date and time of access;
    • browser type;
    • Language and browser version;
    • content of the call;
    • time zone;
    • Access status / HTTP status code;
    • amount of data;
    • websites from which the request comes;
    • Operating system.
    This data is not stored together with other personal data from you.

  2. These data serve the purpose of the user-friendly, functional and secure delivery of our website to you with functions and content as well as their optimization and statistical evaluation.

  3. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.

  4. For security reasons, we store this data in server log files for a storage period of days. After this period, these are automatically deleted, unless we need to keep them for evidence purposes in the event of attacks on the server infrastructure or other legal violations.


Contact via contact form / email / fax / post

  1. If you contact us by contact form, fax, post or email, your details will be processed for the purpose of processing the contact request.

  2. If you have given your consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR. The legal basis for processing the data transmitted in the course of a contact request or email, letter or fax is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The person responsible has a legitimate interest in the processing and storage of the data, in order to be able to answer user inquiries, to preserve evidence for reasons of liability and, if necessary, to be able to comply with his legal retention requirements for business letters. If the contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, then an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

  3. We can save your details and contact request in our customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or a comparable system.

  4. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with you has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified. We store inquiries from users who have an account or contract with us up to two years after the contract has ended. In the case of legal archiving obligations, deletion takes place after their expiry: end of commercial law (6 years) and tax law (10 years) retention requirements.

  5. You have the option at any time to withdraw consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a) Revoke GDPR for the processing of personal data. If you contact us by email, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time.



Google Analytics

  1. We have integrated the website analysis tool "Google Analytics" (Google Ireland Limited, registration number: 368047, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) on our website.

  2. When you visit our website, Google places a cookie on your computer so that you can analyze the use of our website. The data obtained is transferred to the USA and stored there. If personal data should be transferred to the USA, Google's certification according to the Privacy Shield Agreement ( ) guarantees that European data protection law is complied with.

  3. We have activated the IP anonymization "anonymizeIP", which means that the IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form. Your IP address will therefore be shortened beforehand on this website by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet use to the controller. We have also activated the cross-device analysis of website visitors, which is carried out via a so-called user ID. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The use of Google Analytics serves the purpose of analyzing, optimizing and improving our website.

  4. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.

  5. The data sent by us and linked with cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has expired is automatically deleted once a month.

  6. Further information on data usage with Google Analytics can be found here: (terms of use of Analytics), hl = de (information on data protection at Analytics) and Google's data protection declaration .

  7. Objection and "opt-out": You can generally prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting "do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. However, this can result in a functional restriction of our offers. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http: / /

  8. As an alternative to the above browser plug-in, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking [__here please__ insert the Analytics opt-out link of your website]. The click sets an "opt-out" cookie that prevents your data from being recorded when you visit this website in the future. This cookie only applies to our website and your current browser and only lasts until you delete your cookies. In this case you would have to set the cookie again.

  9. You can deactivate the cross-device user analysis in your Google account under "My data> Personal data".



Presence on social media

  1. We maintain profiles or fan pages on social media in order to communicate with the users connected and registered there and to provide information about our products, offers and services. The US providers are certified according to the so-called Privacy Shield and are therefore obliged to comply with European data protection. When you use and access our profile in the respective network, the respective data protection information and terms of use of the respective network apply.

  2. We process your data that you send us via these networks in order to communicate with you and to answer your messages there.

  3. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate interest in communicating with users and our external image for the purpose of advertising in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Insofar as you have given the person responsible for the social network consent to the processing of your personal data, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a) and Art. 7 GDPR.

  4. The data protection information, information and objection options (opt-out) of the respective networks can be found here:

    • XING (XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) - data protection declaration / opt-out: .

    • LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland) - data protection declaration: , cookie policy and opt-out: https: //www.linkedin .com / legal / cookie-policy , Privacy Shield of the US company LinkedIn Inc .: .



Rights of the data subject

  1. Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

    Insofar as the processing is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a), Art. 7 GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

    Insofar as we process your personal data based on the weighing of interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) support GDPR, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not particularly necessary to fulfill a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate reasons on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

    You can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can exercise the right to object free of charge. You can inform us about your objection to advertising using the following contact details:

Stefanie Westphal

Moorkampsweg 19

25474 Ellerbek

  1. Right to information
    You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether your personal data is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to information about your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. This includes in particular information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the origin of your data, unless it was collected directly from you.

  2. Right to rectification
    You have the right to correct inaccurate or complete correct data in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR.

  3. Right to cancellation
    You have the right to have your data stored by us deleted in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless legal or contractual retention periods or other legal obligations or rights to further storage prevent this.

  4. Right to restriction
    You have the right to request a restriction in the processing of your personal data if one of the requirements in Art. 18 Para. 1 lit. a) to d) GDPR is fulfilled:
    • If you contest the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that enables the person responsible to check the accuracy of the personal data;

    • the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;

    • the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

    • if you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

  5. Right to data portability
    You have the right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, which means that you can receive the personal data we have stored about you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or you can request the transfer to another person responsible.

  6. Right to complain
    You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation.



Data security

We have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect all personal data that are transmitted to us and to ensure that we, as well as our external service providers, comply with data protection regulations. That is why, among other things, all data is encrypted between your browser and our server via a secure SSL connection.

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