Please note that the following Data Protection Notice is a translation for your convenience only. It is not legally binding. The German language version of this Data Protection Notice is the legally binding version.

 

Data Protection

Thank you for visiting our website and for you interest in our company. Protecting your personal data is important to us and we take this task very seriously. Therefore, we follow the presently effect data protection regulations in all aspects of our business processes. Our data protection notification does not cover other, external website with which we might be connected to via a link. By visiting this website you consent to the use of your personal data agree to the following data protection notification.

Name and contact information for the responsible organization and the data protection officer

Party responsible for processing your personal data in accordance with Art. 4 Nr. 7 GDPR is:

Use-Lab GmbH
Managing director: Torsten Gruchmann
Am Campus 2
48565 Steinfurt
Tel. +49 (0) 2551 – 962 483
Fax +49 (0) 2551 – 962 635
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We have a data protection officer. You can reach her at:

Anfried Borgert
Use-Lab GmbH
Am Campus 2
48565 Steinfurt
Tel. +49 (0) 2551 – 962 355
Fax +49 (0) 2551 – 962 635
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Definitions

Personal data

Personal data includes all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter „data subject“). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Data subject

Data subject refers to any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the responsible party.

Processing

Processing refers to any operation performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Restriction of processing

Restriction of processing it refers to the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.

Profiling

Profiling refers to any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyze or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or movements.

Pseudonymization

Pseudonymization refers to the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Controller or data controller

The controller or data controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.

Processor

A processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Recipient

The recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. Public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients.

Third party

A third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

Consent

Consent refers to any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

 

Processing of personal data and type and purpose of use

We only process data in accordance within the legal framework and, where applicable, your consent. Personal data refers to all information that refers to a natural person or can be associated with a natural persona and thus allow conclusions to be drawn about that person.

Processing refers to any operation performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser on your device automatically sends information to the server on our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file.
The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • The IP-Address of the device you are using,
  • Date and time of the request,
  • Name and URL of any file you open,
  • Website from which the request came (Referrer-URL),
  • The browser you are using and potentially your operating system as well as the name of your access-provide.

We process the aforementioned data for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • Assessing system security and stability
  • Other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection. Under no circumstances will we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally..

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find further information below.

 

Weitergabe von Daten

We will trasmit your personal data to third parties except for the purposes given below. We will transmit your data to third parties, if:

  • You have given consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • The disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that a legal obligation exists for the transfer pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR
  • this is legally permissible and is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR.

 

Cookies

We use cookies. Cookies are small data files that your browser automatically creates and that are saved on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website.

The cookies save information that is specific to the device you are using. This does not mean that we immediately know your identity.

Cookies help make using our website more pleasant for you. We use so-called session-cookies to recognize that you have already certain individual pages on our website. These cookies are deleted when you leave our website.

Furthermore, to optimize the user friendliness of our website, we use temporary cookies, that are saved on your device for a pre-defined amount of time. If you visit our website again, to make use of our services, it can automatically recognize that you have visited our site in the past and what information and settings you entered, so that you do not need to re-enter them.

Cookies are also used to calculate website use statistics and to optimize our services for you (see Nr. 5). These cookies allow to automatically recognize that you have visited our website in the past. They are automatically deleted after a given time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purpose of ensuring our legitimate interests as well as third party interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

You can configure your browser, however, so that cookies are not saved to your computer or to always display a message when a new cookie is received..

 

Rights of affected persons

Right to data disclosure

You may request a copy of the information that we hold about you in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular you may request to be informed of the purposes for which we process data, the categories of personal data that we have collected from you, the categories of recipients who have received or seen your data or who will see your data, how long we plan to save your data, and information about rights to correct, erase, limit processing or object as well as the rights to withdraw consent, the source of personal data that we did not collect, information about automatic processing including profiling and potentially information about details

Right to rectification

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR you have the right to request immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data that we hold about you.

Erasure

In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR you may request that we delete personal data that we have about you inasmuch as deleting this data would not impede the right to free expression and information, the fulfillment of contractual obligations, public interests, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Restricted Progessing

In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR you may request that the processing of your data be restricted, if you contest the accuracy of the data, if processing is not legally permissible, but you do not want the data to be deleted and we no longer need the data, or we still require the data for the establishment, exercise and defense of legal claims or if you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.

Data Portability

You may request personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, common, machine-readable format or request that we transfer this data to another responsible party in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR.

Right to Revoke Consent

In accordance with Art. 8 Para. 3 GDPR you may revoke your consent to data processing at any time. If you do so, we may not continue processing data that depended on this consent in the future.

Right to Lodge a Complaint

In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR you may lodge a complaint with the responsible regulatory authority, if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not legally permissible. In general, you can lodge such a complaint with the regulatory authority nearest you or nearest our company offices.

 

Right to Object

If your personal data is being processed because of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data assuming reasons that stem from your particular situation or if your objection is with regards to direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right, which we will fulfill without asking about particular circumstances.
If you would like to exercise your right to revoke consent or to object, writing us an e-mail will suffice.

 

Data Protection with Regards to Job Applications

We process personal data from applicants for the purpose of the job application process. This processing may be electronic, in particular when applicants send documents electronically via e-mail or via an online document. If the job application results in a job contract with the applicant, the data transferred will be saved for purposes of employment and in accordance with legal requirements. If the process does not results in a job contract, the data will be deleted two months after the applicant has been informed, inasmuch as deleting the data would not impede other legitimate interests. Other legitimate interests in this sense may, for example, be the requirement to show that the application process followed the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

 

Duration for Which Data Will be Saved

How long data are saved for depends on the individual regulatory retention period. After the end of the required retention period, the relevant data will be deleted, if they are not necessary for the fulfillment of contractual obligations or negotiations.

 

Automated Decision Making

As a conscientious, responsible firm, we do not implement automated decision making or profiling.

 

Data Security

We use the common SSL-Protocol (Secure Socket Layer) for encryption. You can determine whether individual pages of our website are encrypted, via the closed lock symbol at the bottom of your browser window.
We use common, appropriate technological and organizational security measures to protect your data from accidental or purposeful manipulation, partial or complete loss, damage and against access from third-parties. Our security measures evolve as new technological measures become available.

 

Changes to this Data Protection Notice

This notice is currently applicable. As our website and services change and grow and if regulatory requirements change, it may become necessary to change the data protection notice. The current data protection notice may always be found on and printed from our website.

 

As of May 2018

 

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