Data Privacy Statement

1. Data protection at a glance

General information
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that can be used to identify you personally. Please refer to our Data Privacy Statement under this text for more details on the subject of data protection.

Collection of data on our website

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?
The website operator processes data on this website. You can find its contact data in the imprint for this website.

How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected if you disclose it to us. That may be data you enter in a contact form, for example.

Other data is automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. That is mainly technical data (such as the web browser, operating system or time you called the site). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure we can provide the website without errors. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What are your rights as regards your data?
You have the right – at any time and free of charge – to obtain information on the origin and recipients of personal data concerning you and the purpose for which it is stored. You also have the right to demand that your data be rectified, blocked or erased. If you have further questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time under the address stated in the imprint. You also have a right to lodge complaints with the responsible supervisory authority.

Analytics tools and tools of third-party providers

You browsing behaviour is analysed statistically when you visit our website. That is mainly done using cookies and analytics programs. Your browsing behaviour is usually analysed anonymously and cannot be traced back to you. You can object to such analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find details of that in the following Data Privacy Statement.

You can object to your data being analysed. We will inform you of ways you can do that in this Data Privacy Statement.

2. General notes and obligatory information

Data protection
The operators of this website take protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and handle it in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this Data Privacy Statement. Various items of personal data are collected when you use this website. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. This Data Privacy Statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose we do that. We would like to point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) can pose security risks. It is impossible to ensure absolute protection of data against unauthorised access by third parties.

Controller
The controller responsible for processing data on this website is:

Altendorf GmbH
Wettinerallee 43/45
32429 Minden, Germany

Telephone: +49 571 9550-0
E-mail: info@altendorf.de

The “controller” is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses or the like).

Withdrawal of  your consent to processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw any consent you have given at any time. To so so, simply send an e-mail to that effect to us; no special form is required for that. Your withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before you withdrew it.

Right to lodge complaints with the responsible supervisory authority
The data subject has a right to lodge complaints with the responsible supervisory authority if he/she considers there has been a violation of data protection law. The responsible data protection supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commissioner of the federal state in which our company has its domicile. You can find a list of the Data Protection Commissioners and their contact data at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability
You have the right to receive data we process automatically on the basis of your consent or to perform a contract, or to have it transferred to a third party, in a commonly used and machine-readable format. If you ask for your data to be transferred directly to another controller, we only do so if that is technically feasible.

SSL and TLS encryption
This site uses SSL and TLS encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries, you send us as the site operator. You can tell that a connection is encrypted by the fact that your browser’s address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and if the padlock icon is displayed in the bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you send cannot be read by third parties.

Access to, information on, blocking and erasure of data
Under prevailing statutory provisions, you have the right – at any time and free of charge – to have access to and obtain information on the personal data we store concerning you, its origin and recipients, and the purpose for which it is processed. You also have a right to demand that your data be rectified, blocked or erased, if applicable. If you have further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time under the address stated in the imprint.

Objection to advertising mail
We hereby expressly prohibit the contact data we are obliged to publish on our website from being used to send us unsolicited advertising or information material. The operators of the website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action against anyone sending them unsolicited advertising material, e.g. in the form of spam e-mails.

3. Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer required by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company:

Altendorf GmbH
Mr. Andreas Durnio
Wettinerallee 43/45
32429 Minden, Germany

Telephone: +49 571 9550-0
E-mail: datenschutz@altendorf.de

4. Collection of data on our website

Cookies
Some of our Internet pages use cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer system and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our offering more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer system and are stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are what are termed session cookies. They are automatically deleted when your visit is over. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you visit our website again.

You can make settings in your browser so that you are notified when cookies are placed and to permit cookies only on a case-by-case basis, to prevent acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to enable automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If you disable cookies, the features of this website may be restricted.
Cookies required for electronic communication or to provide certain features you wish (such as a shopping cart) are stored on the basis of Article 6 (1) point (f) GDPR. The website operator has legitimate interests in storing cookies to as to ensure that its services are provided optimally and without technical errors. If other cookies (such as to analyse your browsing behaviour) are stored, they are dealt with separately in this Data Privacy Statement.

Server log files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in server log files, which your browser automatically sends to us. That information comprises:

•    The type of browser you use and its version
•    The operating system you use
•    The referrer URL
•    The host name of the computer system accessing our website
•    The time of the server request
•    Your IP address

This data is not combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) point (b) GDPR, which permits processing of data for the performance of a contract or steps prior to entering into a contract.

Contact forms
When you use our forms (the contact form, the product configurator, or that for used machines), your particulars from the inquiry form, including the contact data you state in it, are stored to deal with your inquiry and if we need to get back to you with any questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

The data you enter in the contact form is therefore processed solely on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) point (a) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. To so so, simply send an e-mail to that effect to us; no special form is required for that. Your withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of data processing operations based on your consent before you withdrew it.

We retain the data you entered in the contact form until you ask us to erase it, withdraw your consent to storage of it, or the purpose for which the data was stored no longer exists (e.g. we have dealt with your inquiry). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected by that.

Newsletter
We will inform you about our interesting products, offers and events by e-mail if you give us your explicit consent, which you can withdraw at any time.

In obtaining your consent, we use the double opt-in method online so as to avoid our e-mail messages being sent to addresses of persons who have not requested them. As part of that, your IP address is collected and stored for documentation purposes in compliance with the requirements stipulated by the data protection supervisory authorities (Article 7 (1) and Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR).

Data transfer when a contract is concluded for services and digital content
We transfer personal data to third parties only where required to perform a contract, such as to the bank tasked with handling payment.
We do not transfer your data otherwise, except if you have explicitly given your consent to transfer of it. Your data is not passed on to third parties, such as for advertising purposes, without your explicit consent.

The basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) point (b) GDPR, which permits processing of data for the performance of a contract or steps prior to entering into a contract.

5. Analytics tools and advertising

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information on your use of this website generated using the cookies is usually transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA.

Data is stored by Google Analytics cookies on the basis of Article 6 (1) point (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise its web offering and advertising.

Browser plug-in
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent recording of the data relating to your use of the website and generated by the cookie (including your IP address) by Google and processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objecting to recording of your data
You can prevent Google Analytics from recording your data by clicking on the link below. That sets an opt-out cookie that prevents recording of your data when you visit this website in future: Deactivate Google Analytics.
You can find more information on how user data is handled with Google Analytics in the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.


Amendments
It is necessary from time to time to adapt the content of this Data Privacy Statement for data collected in the future. We therefore reserve the right to amend this statement at any time. We will likewise publish the amended version of the Data Privacy Statement here. That means you should read the Data Privacy Statement again when you visit us the next time.


Last revised: May 2018