Privacy Policy

Data Protection Notice

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 with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information concerning data protection is provided in our Privacy Policy cited under this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website occurs through the operator of the website. Contact data is provided in the Legal Notice of this website.

How do we collect your data?
On one hand your data is collected through the fact that you communicate it to us. For example, this can involve data that you enter in a contact form. Other data is automatically collected through our IT systems when you visit our website. Primarily this is technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time the page is accessed). Collection of this data occurs automatically, as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use this data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights to you have relative your data?
You have the right to, at any time, obtain information concerning origin, recipients and the purpose of your stored personal data. Moreover, you have the right to demand correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. In this regard, and for other questions concerning data protection you can contact us at any time at the address cited under Legal Notice. In addition, you have a right to appeal to a supervisory authority. The supervisory responsible for us is the North Rhine-Westphalia State Representative for Data Protection and Information Security, Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf, www.ldi.nrw.de. You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to demand the limitation of the processing of your personal data. For details, please refer to the Data Protection Notice under 'Right to limitation of processing'.

Analysis tools and tools from third-party providers

When visiting our website your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. Primarily this occurs with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. As a rule, analysis of your surfing behaviour occurs anonymously; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it through non-use of certain tools. For detailed information about these tools and your objection options, please refer to the data protection notice below.

2. Hosting

External hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). The personal data that is collected on this website is stored on the servers of the host. In the process, this can involve IP addresses, contact queries, metadata, communication data, contractual data, contact data, names, website access and other data that is generated by a website. Use of the host takes place for the purpose of contractual fulfilment in relation to our potential and existing customers (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 b) and in the interest of a secure, swift and efficient provision of our online offering by a professional provider (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 f). Our host will only process your data to the extent that is necessary for fulfilment of our performance duties and will follow our instructions with respect to this data.

Our host will only process your data to the extent that is necessary for fulfilment of our performance duties and will follow our instructions with respect to this data.

Conclusion of a contract via order processing In order to guarantee processing in conformity with data protection requirements, we have concluded a contract with our host via order processing.

3. General information and required information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations, as well as in accordance with this Privacy Policy. When you use this website, various types of personal data are collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This Privacy Policy explains what data we collected and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. We expressly state that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication via email) can have security gaps. A seamless protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Information concerning the responsible party

The responsible party for the data processing on this website is:

PH Industriehydraulik GmbH & Co. KG represented by Peter Hen and Markus Luible Wuppermannshof 8 58256 Ennepetal Telephone: +49 (0) 2339 / 6021 Email: info@ph-hydraulik.de

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing of personal data (e.g. name, email, etc.).

Statutorily prescribed data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company

Katharina Milano
Julius-Bangert-Str. 63
58256 Ennepetal
Telephone: +49 (0) 2339/6021
Email: datenschutz@ph-hydraulik.de

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke a previously granted consent at any time. An informal communication via email sent to us suffices.

The legality of the data processing that occurred until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to collection of data in special cases and to direct advertising (GDPR Art. 21)

IF THE DATA PROCESSING HAS TAKEN PLACE BASED ON GDPR ART 6, PARA. 1 E OR F, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA AT ANY TIME BASED ON YOUR SPECIAL SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES FOR PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. FOR THE RELEVANT LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING TAKES PLACE, REFER TO THIS DATA PROTECTION NOTICE. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL UNLESS WE CAN PROVE THAT THERE ARE MANDATORY REASONS FOR PROCESSING THE DATA WORTH PROTECTING THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OR THE PROCESSING TAKES PLACE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSERTION, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION ACCORDING TO GDPR ART. 21, PARA. 1)

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED IN ORDER TO CONDUCT DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING AT ANY TIME; THIS ALSO APPLIES FOR PROFILING INSOFAR AS IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISEMENT. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USE FOR PURPOSES OF DIRECT ADVERTISEMENT (OBJECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH GDPR ART. 21, PARA. 2)

Right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority

In the event of a violation of the GDPR, the affected party has the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State in which said party ordinarily resides, works or the location of the purported violation. The right to file a complaint exist without prejudice to other legal remedies under administrative or judicial law.

Right to data transfer

You have the transfer information in a common, machine-readable format about the data that we have processed automatically based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract on our own or via a third-party. Insofar as you demand direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this shall only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.

SSL or TSL encryption

For security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us website operator, this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the address of the line of browser changes from 'http://' to 'https://' and by the lock icon in your browser line. When SSL or TLS encryption is activated the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, deletion and authorisation

Within the framework of the applicable statutory regulations, you have the right, at any time, to information concerning your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, and possibly a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. In this regard, and for other questions concerning personal data you can contact us at any time at the address cited under Legal Notice.

Right to limitation of processing

You have the right to demand limitation of the processing of your personal data. In this regard, you can contact us at any time at the address cited under Legal Notice. The right to limitation of the processing exists in the following cases: If you dispute the correctness of your personal data stored by us, we normally required time to review it. You have the right for the duration of the review to demand limitation of the processing of your personal data. If the processing of your personal data took place / takes place illegally, you can demand the limitation of the data processing instead of deletion. If we no longer require your personal data, but you require it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand limitation of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion. If you have submitted an objection in accordance with GDPR Art. 21, para. 1, it must be determined whether your interests outweigh our interests. If you have not determined whose interests take priority, you have the right to demand the limitation of processing of your personal data. If you have limited the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from storage – can only be processed with your consent or for assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or for protection of rights of other natural or legal persons or for reasons in the public interest of the European Union or a Member State.

Objection to advertisement emails

Use of contact information published in the scope of the imprint for the purpose of advertisement information material that has not been explicitly requested is hereby rejected. The operators of web pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unrequested advertising information is sent, i.e. via spam emails.

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

The internet pages use cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offering more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies used by us are so-called 'session cookies'. They are deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser in such a manner that you are informed of the setting of cookies and permit cookies only in the specific case, exclude the acceptance of all cookies for certain cases, and activate automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated the functionality of this website can be restricted. Cookies that are necessary for implementation of the electronic communication process or for provision of specific functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 f. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for technical fault-free and optimised provision of services. Insofar as consent has been requested (e.g. consent to store cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a; the consent can be withdrawn at any time. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysis of your browsing behaviour) are stored, they are handled separately in this data protection notice.

Server log files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. This information is:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

A combination of this data with other data sources will not be undertaken. Storage of this data takes place on the basis of GDPR Art. 6 para. 1 f. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically fault-free representation and optimisation of the website – the server log files must be collected for this purpose.

Query via email, telephone or fax

If you contact us via email, telephone or fax, your query, including all personal data derived thereof (name, enquiry), is stored and processed by us for the purpose of handling your matter. We do not transfer this data to third parties without your consent. The processing of this data takes place on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 b, insofar as your query is related to the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a) and/or on our legitimate interests (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 f), because we have a legitimate interest in the efficient processing of the queries sent to us. The data sent to us by you via contact query remains with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage has elapsed (e.g. after completed handling of your matter). Mandatory statutory provisions – particularly statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service called Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ('Google'), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics uses 'cookies'. They are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool take place on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para 1 f. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise his web offering, as well as his advertising. Insofar as consent has been requested (e.g. consent to store cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a; the consent can be withdrawn at any time.

IP anonymisation

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. As a result, your IP address is truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other treaty states of the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the USA. The entire IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports on website activity and to provide services to the website operator associated with the website use and internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the use of cookies through an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we expressly state that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objecting to data collection

More information concerning the handling of your data by Google Analytics is provided in Google's Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for order processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Duration of storage

Data on the user and event level stored by Google linked too cookies, user identifications (e.g. User ID) or advertising IDs (e.g. double-click cookies, Android advertising ID) are anonymised or deleted after 14 months. Details are available via the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=de

6. Plugins and tools

Google Web Fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google for uniform presentation of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. No connection to Google servers is established in the process.

Google Maps (with consent)

This website uses the Google Maps card service via an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ('Google'), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. In order to guarantee data protection on this website, Google Maps is deactivated when you enter this website for the first time. A direct connection to the Google servers is only established if you have independently activated Google Maps (consent according to GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a). This prevents transmission of your data to Google the first time you enter the site. After activation, Google Maps stores your IP address. Then the information will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission after activation of Google Maps. More information concerning the handling of use data is provided in Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

7. Internal service

Handling applicant data

We offer you the possibility of applying with us (e.g. via email, by post or via online application form). Information about the scope, purpose, and use of your personal data collected in the scope of the application process is provided below. We ensure that the collection, processing and use of your data take place in compliance with applicable data protection law and all other statutory provisions and that your data is handled with strict confidentiality.

Scope and purpose of data collection

If you send us an application, we process your related personal data (e.g. contact and communication data, application documentation, notices in the scope of application meetings, etc.) insofar as it is necessary for the decision about establishing an employment relationship. The legal basis of this is GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 b (establishment of an employment relationship) and, insofar as you have granted your consent, GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a. The consent can be revoked at any time. Your personal data is only transferred to persons within our company who are involved with the processing of your application. Insofar as the application is successful, the data submitted by you is stored in our data processing systems on the basis of GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 b for the purpose of implementation of the employment relationship.

Duration of storage of the data

Insofar as we cannot offer employment or you reject an employment offer or withdraw your application, we reserve the right to store the data transmitted by you on the basis of our legitimate interests (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 f) for up to 6 months after the end of the application process (rejection or withdrawal of the application). Then the data is deleted and the physical application documentation is destroyed. The storage takes particularly for the purpose of furnishing proof in the event of a legal dispute. Insofar as it is apparent that the data is needed after a 6-month period has elapsed (e.g. due to a threatening or pending legal dispute), deletion only takes place if the purpose for further retention no longer exists. Retention for a longer time may also take place if you have granted consent (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a) or if statutory retention obligations prevent deletion.

Inclusion in the applicant pool

Insofar as we do not offer employment, it is possible to include you in our applicant pool. In the event that you are included, all documents and information from the application is included in the applicant pool in order to contact you in case of suitable future vacancies. Inclusion in the applicant pool takes place exclusively on the basis of your express consent (GDPR Art. 6, para. 1 a). Submission of your consent is voluntary and is in no way related to the ongoing application process. The concerned party can revoke their consent at any time. In this case, the data from the applicant pool can be permanently deleted insofar as there are no conflicting statutory retention requirements. The data from the applicant pool is permanently deleted within two years after consent has been issued.

8. Amendments to this Data Protection Notice

We reserve the right to update this Data Protection Notice regularly.

Date of the latest amendment: 06/11/2019