Data protection

I. General information about data protection:

The following information is intended to give you a simple overview of our data processing. The following points explain how your personal data will be handled.

We undertake to observe the statutory provisions on data protection, in particular the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) and the Telemedia Act (TMG) as well as other relevant legal conditions.

1. The responsible body for the data processing of the website operator is:

Tropic Marin AG

Bob 67

CH-6331 Hünenberg

Switzerland

Tel. +41 41 784 41 76

Fax +41 41 784 41 79

Email: office (a) tropic-marin.com

 

 

Contact Germany:

+49 6641 96860 (Dr. Biener GmbH)

Board of Directors: Dr. Hans-Joachim Zeisel

Commercial register canton Zug: CHE 103.559.296

Responsible for content: Dr. Hans-Joachim Zeisel (address see above)

The person responsible is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

Secure, state-of-the-art encryption is used to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content, e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible. It is pointed out, however, that data transmission over the Internet, for example through email, can have security gaps.

Data that you provide as part of a registration process, sending a contact form and creating a personal profile on our site are stored in machine-readable form and processed automatically. As part of the provision of services, personal data is collected, stored, processed and used. Personal data are those that contain information about the personal and factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable user. In addition, the files uploaded by the user are saved. The storage takes place electronically. In addition, data about the retrieval of the website is recorded.

2. You have the right at any time to receive information about your stored data from us and to have this data deleted, as far as this is legally permissible. It should be noted that when certain data records are revoked and deleted, the provision of services or other functionalities are restricted or not possible at all.

II. Further data protection rights:

 

Data protection law grants you comprehensive rights to the person responsible, such as information, complaint, transfer and deletion rights.

1. Revocation of your consent to data processing:

Certain data processing operations are only possible with your express consent, which you can revoke at any time free of charge. For this purpose, an informal message to the person responsible for this page is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to your revocation is unaffected.

2. Right to lodge a complaint:

In the event of violations of data protection law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection matters is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the company of the person responsible is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

3. Right to information:

According to Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to information about your personal data processed and stored by the person responsible. You have the right to information about the planned storage period, the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if this is not through You have been notified.

4. Correction:

According to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to have your data corrected without delay and / or to have your incomplete data stored by the person responsible completed.

5. Deletion:

According to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR are met. You have no right to deletion if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

6.Restriction of processing:

According to Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

7. Information:

If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR, the person responsible is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you has been disclosed, this correction or deletion of the data or Notification of restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.

8. Data portability:

According to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible.

9. Revocation of the consent given:

According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of withdrawal.

 

10. Duration of storage:

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. tax law or other commercial law retention periods). After the deadlines have expired, the relevant data is routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and / or we have no legitimate interest in further storage. The personal data voluntarily stored in your customer account will also not be deleted once the purpose has been fulfilled.

III. For data protection and data collection in particular:

1. For the mere informational use of our website, ie without registration, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files)”. When you call up the page, we may collect the following data in order to guarantee the technical requirements of the advertisement:

 

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Date and time at the time of access

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Amount of data sent in bytes

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Source / reference from which you came to the page

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Browser used, operating system used, IP address used, possibly in anonymized form

This processing is also carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of the legitimate interest of the provider and the improvement of the stability and functionality of our website.

The data will not be passed on or used in any other way.

2. Contact:

You contact us voluntarily, e.g. via the contact form or email, and send us any personal data. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. If the contact is aimed at concluding a contract with us or a service, the use and processing of your data is based on the legal basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. As soon as the purpose of your contact no longer applies, the transmitted data will be deleted, provided that there are no statutory retention requirements.

 

3. Data processing for contract execution:

According to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, personal data is collected and processed if you voluntarily provide us with what is necessary to fulfill a contractual relationship. The required data can be found in the relevant input forms. The data you provide will only be used for the agreed contract processing and / or service. Only the person responsible for this site has access to the personal data that you have transmitted.

The personal settings that a user enters are saved. This ensures that every user will find their personal settings with each new session (ie each time they log in). The person responsible usually uses so-called cookies for this. A cookie is a text file that stores information about the user on the user's computer. The data stored in a cookie is anonymous and will not be linked to your personally identifiable information without your permission.

4. Use for advertising:

You expressly give your consent to receive email newsletters if you have registered separately. By activating the confirmation link, you give the person responsible your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Such a newsletter is an integral part of the service and informs you regularly about current, market-relevant topics and news about those responsible. A newsletter registration can be canceled at any time using the link given at the end of the respective newsletter. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by the internet service provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration.

5. Advertising by mail:

In accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. Job, industry or business name in order to send you personalized direct mail by post. You can object to the storage and use of your data for this purpose at any time by sending a message to the person responsible.

6. Social media / online marketing / Facebook:

You may find so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook on our site. This social network is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”). When you visit a website of the person responsible on which such a plugin is integrated, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers by clicking the plugin. Information about which website you have visited is then automatically transmitted to Facebook based on your IP address. If you are logged into the social network at the same time when you visit a website of the person responsible with integrated plugins, this information will be assigned to your social network account. If you are logged into your social network account with your browser and click on the plugin, the corresponding content will be shared on your social network account and linked to the account of your social network. If you do not agree to this transfer of data, please do not use the plug-in functionality. You can recognize plugins of the social network Facebook from Facebook Inc. by the Facebook logo and the “Like” button, which are integrated on the website. For more information on Facebook plugins on the scope and purpose of the collection, storage and use of your data on Facebook, please refer to Facebook's privacy policy at http://de‑de.facebook.com/policy.php). The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. Structure of the service. You can object to the loading of the Facebook plugins and thus the described data processing procedures with so-called add-ons for your browser for the future. Use the corresponding functions of your browser for this

7. Online Marketing AdWords Conversion Tracking:

The person responsible may use the online advertising program “Google AdWords” on his website and, as part of Google AdWords, conversion tracking from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The responsible site operator may use the Google AdWords offer, at least temporarily, to draw attention to the local offers with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google AdWords advertisements) on other external websites. The so-called cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an AdWords ad placed by Google. These cookies regularly lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. The information obtained by the cookies, which is anonymized, is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who use the functionality. It can be used to find out the total number of users who clicked on the ad and were forwarded to the person responsible. If you do not want to use these cookies and transfer the information, you can deactivate these cookie activities via your internet browser under user settings. The legitimate interest of the responsible site provider in targeted advertising follows from Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Further data protection regulations can be obtained from the respective provider Google at http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

8. Web analysis services Google Analytics:

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the abbreviated anonymized IP address) is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension “anonymizelp”, which ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct identification of the person. As a result of the extension, your IP address will be shortened beforehand 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 will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. In these exceptional cases, this processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website to their full extent. 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 downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http: // tools .google.com / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = de

For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/ 6004245? Hl = de

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