Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

As an operator of the Website www.rooftech.de, (also referred to as “Website“), we are responsible, within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws, with specific reference to the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), for the personal data of the user (“You“) of this Website.

Below, we inform You in a clear manner, as part of our obligations to provide information (Art. 13 et seqq., GDPR) as to what data is being processed when You visit our Website and on what legal basis the foregoing is carried out. In addition, you will also receive information about your rights vis-à-vis us and the responsible supervisory authority.

1. About the data controller

RoofTech GmbH
Merklinger Straße 30
D – 71263 Weil der Stadt
Germany

Phone.: +49 7033  3034990
Fax:       +49 7033  3034995
E-mail: info@rooftech.de

Registered Office: Weil der Stadt
Place of Jurisdiction: Weil der Stadt
Court of Register: Stuttgart, Registration Number: HRB 732924

2. Informational use of our Website

When You visit our Website, so-called log files are processed to allow you visiting it. Such log files are automatically recorded in our system.

Following log files are automatically processed:

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • type of internet browser used
  • language of the internet browser used
  • version of the internet browser used
  • operating system and its version
  • frontend of the operating system
  • visited pages
  • date and time of the visit
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • access status/TTP status code
  • amount of data transferred
  • success or failure of the loading process
  • referrer
  • internet service provider of the user

The logfiles contain your IP address and possibly other personal data. Therefore, it may be possible to link the data to you. However, we will only process your data temporarily and not together with other personal data.

To be able to provide access to our Website it is necessary to process the above-mentioned data. We may also process the data for the purposes of security of our IT systems. Legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Logfiles which contain your personal data will be anonymized or deleted when they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, normally at the latest after 90 days.

 3. Contact via e-mail, telephone or fax 

You have the option to contact us via e-mail, telephone or fax. Your personal data transmitted will be stored by us. The data is processed exclusively to process your message. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The data will be stored until it is no longer necessary to attain the aim of the conversation with You and the concerns of your message have been fully resolved.

If your email is intended to conclude a contract with us, the additional legal basis for the processing of your personal data will be Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. This data will be stored for as long as necessary for the performance of the contract. Furthermore, we will only store your data to comply with contractual or legal obligations (e.g. tax obligations) (Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR).

Additionally to data you provide us with voluntarily, we may process time and date of your transfer of data to as, as well as your IP address. We may process this data in order to ensure security of your IT systems and to prevent abuse. This data which awe may additionally collect will be deleted when it is no longer needed for the above purposes, at the latest when your concern of contact with us is comprehensively settled.

You may notify us at any time (see above No. 1) if you would like us to delete the data transmitted in the course of our conversation. If this is the case, we will – if legally permitted – delete all personal data related to the conversation and it will not be possible to continue with the conversation. 

4. Cookies

Please note the following: You can ensure yourself that no cookies are stored on your computer at all, or that storage is permitted in respect of certain cookies only. You can select this in your Internet browser settings. There You can also view and delete your stored cookies.

If You block all cookies, not all features of our Website may be available to You.

We may use cookies on our Website. Cookies are text files that are sent by our web server to your browser as part of your visit to our Website and that are kept on your computer for later retrieval. A cookie will allow to identify your web browser when You visit the site again. There are session cookies, which are those that are deleted when the browser is closed, and there are persistent cookies that are stored on the hard disk until their default expiration date is reached or until they are removed by You.

Own cookies

We may use our own cookies to ensure the functionality of our Website. Some elements of our Website may necessarily require that your internet browser be identified again after a page change.

For the processing of personal data in cookies, which we put on our Website to guarantee the functionality of our Website and to provide our offers the relevant legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, if personal data are stored within the cookies.

Right to object and to be forgotten

As stated at the beginning of this section, you may, by changing the settings in your Internet browser, enable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been stored by your Internet browser can be deleted there at any time. If cookies for our Website are restricted or deactivated, it is possible that not all the relevant functionalities can be used.

5. WP Statistics

This website uses the tool WP Statistics locally (on the server hosting our website). WP Statistics is an analytics tool which allows us to see statistics about visitors and hits on our website. All IP addresses are anonymized and hashed at the beginning of a (browser-)session. Therefore, it is not possible to identify you as a visitor in our website using the tool. We use the statistics created by the tool to determine, inter alia, from which countries our website is accessed and from which referrer sites we are visited, what browser is being used, what operation system is being used and what search engine and/or entries were used to find us. We use this information to understand the use of our website and to optimize our services.

The legal basis for anonymizing your IP address is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. You can find more information about the tool here: https://wp-statistics.com/.

6. YouTube

For practicability reasons on our website we include videos from YouTube by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “YouTube”). When we include videos, we use the advanced privacy mode so that information about you is only shared with YouTube when you activate the video by clicking the video playback button.

When you click on the video, YouTube uses cookies to collect information for analysis and to improve usability. According to YouTube, the data is processed under a pseudonym. However, if you are signed in to your Google or YouTube account, the data may be linked directly to your YouTube account.

For more information about YouTube’s privacy, including how long YouTube stores your information, please see Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de.

The legal basis for the integration of YouTube’s service on our website and the associated processing of your data is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

7. Use of service providers

We would like to inform You that we may use service providers with whom we have concluded data processing agreements (e.g. for website hosting) to process your personal data. In case we use data processors based in a third country (not within the EU), we ensure that the level of protection of your data guaranteed by the GDPR is not undermined (Art. 44 ff GDPR).

8. Your rights

When we process your data, you are a “data subject” within the meaning of the GDPR. You have the following rights: right to access the stored personal data, right to rectification, right to restriction of the processing, right to erasure, right to be informed as well as right to data portability, in addition, you have a right to object, a right to withdraw consent and a right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Below You will find details about the individual rights:

a. Right to access the stored personal data

You have the right to demand from us confirmation whether we process your personal data. You have the right to disclosure of information about, inter alia, the processing purposes; the categories of personal data being processed; recipients or categories of recipients; and, if possible, the planned duration your personal data will be stored.

b. Right to rectification

You have the right to rectification and/or completion of the data we have stored about You if such data is incorrect or incomplete. We will initiate the correction or completion immediately.

c. Right to restriction of processing

Under certain conditions, You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of Your personal data. One example would be that You contest the accuracy of Your personal data and therefore for the time-period of verifying the accuracy of Your personal the processing of Your data will be restricted. Another example for restriction would be the case where we no longer require Your personal data, but You need the data to assert, exercise or defend Your legal rights.

d. Right to erasure / right to be forgotten

In certain situations, You have the right to demand from us to erase Your personal data without undue delay. This is the case, for example, where Your personal information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed, or Your personal data was processed unlawfully. Another example would be that we processed Your data based in Your consent and You withdraw Your consent to the processing under Art. 6 (1) (a) or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing. The right to be forgotten does not always apply. For example, we may need Your personal data in order to fulfill a legal obligation.

e. Right to be informed

If You have asserted your right towards us to rectification, erasure, or restriction, we are required to notify all recipients to whom we have disclosed your personal data, about the rectification, erasure, or restriction of the processing of your data, except when it results to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort thereto.

f. Right to data portability

Under certain conditions you have the right to receive the personal data that You have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format and the right to have this data transmitted to another data controller. This is the case when the processing is based on consent under Art. 6 (1) (a) or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract under Art. 6 (1) (b) and the processing takes place using automated procedures. You have the right to obtain, that we transfer your personal data directly to another data controller, as far as this is technically feasible and the freedoms and rights of other persons are not affected by this.

This right to data portability does not apply if the processing is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of public authority that has been delegated to us.

g. Right to object

At any time, You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object against the processing of your personal data, as based on Art. 6 (1) (e) or (f) GDPR. This also applies to a profiling referred to in these provisions.

In the event of an objection, we will cease to process your personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal rights.

When we process your personal data to perform direct marketing, You have at any time the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such marketing. This also applies to profiling, as far as it is related to direct marketing.

If You object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process them for these purposes.

h. Right of withdrawal

Under Art. 7 (3) GDPR You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not retroactively render the processing unlawful.

i. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy. In particular, in the member state of your place of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, You may exercise your right of to lodge a complaint if You believe that the processing of your personal data is violating the GDPR.

An overview of the respective national data protection officers of the states as well as their contact information can be found under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

9. Validity and last amendment of these data protection provisions

Version: December 2019

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