Data Protection Statement

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest. Hereinafter, we will inform you about handling of your personal data when you use our website. Personal data includes all data that makes it possible to identify you in person. Your data will be protected within the context of the statutory rules, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz; BDSG). Below, you will find information on which data will be recorded during your visit to our website and how they are used:

1. Information on collection of personal data and contact details of the controller

1.1 The controller for processing activities on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

MTM Power, Messtechnik Mellenbach GmbH, Zirkel 3, 98746 Mellenbach

Phone: +49 (0) 3 67 05 / 6 88 – 0, Fax: +49 (0) 3 67 05 / 6 10 49, email: info@mtm-power.com

The compete imprint is available under the following link: https://mtm-power.com/de/impressum.html

The controller for processing of personal data is the natural person or legal entity who will decide about the purposes and means of processing of personal data alone or together with others.

1.2 The controller has not appointed a data protection officer for his company.

1.3 We use SSL or TLS encryption on our website for reasons of safety and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential contents (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognise an encrypted connection by the character sequence "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

1.2 For questions, requests and comments on data protection, please contact us by e-mail: MTM Power Messtechnik Mellenbach GmbH datenschutz@mtm-power.com

1.3 We use SSL or TLS encryption on our website for reasons of safety and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential contents (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognise an encrypted connection by the character sequence "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2. Data recording when you visit our website

If you visit our website without registering without conveying information to us otherwise, we will only collect such data that your browser transmits to our server ("server log files"). If you call up our website, we will collect the following data that we require technically in order to display the individual websites:

The individual pages of our website (URL)

  • Date and time at the time of the access
  • Amount of data in byte
  • Source/link from which you reached our page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • Internet protocol address used (generally anonymised)

Processing shall take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving stability and function of our website. However, we reserve subsequent review of the log files it any specific indications suggest illegal use. Non-anonymised server log files will be deleted again automatically after seven days.

Our website is stored by a hosting service provider that provides infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage place and database services, security services and technical maintenance services to us. We have concluded data processing contracts with them. Processing activities shall take place for the purpose of ensuring readiness for operation of our website in which we have a legitimate interest, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Beyond this, some of these data will also be collected by third-party providers (see below).

3. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your end unit. If cookies are placed, these will collect and process user information such as browser and site data, as well as IP address values, at an individual scope. The cookies partially serve to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (e.g. remembering the content of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website).

The session cookies we place are deactivated and deleted again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser, if you have set this in your browser. Persistent cookies will remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies (cookies of third-party providers) to recognise your browser again at your next visit. They are deleted automatically after a specified duration that may differ from cookie to cookie.

As far as personal data are processed by individual cookies implemented by us, they are processed in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR either to execute the contract or in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to maintain our legitimate interests in bets function of the website, as well as customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

Overview of the cookies that are generally stored here:

Name

Purpose

Type

Duration of validity

73f2f39680b5f04e8171b8787c7b0dfa

Saves the settings that you implement on the website, e.g. sorting lists etc.

Session-Cookie

Until the end of the browser session

cookieconsent_status Saves your confirmation that the site uses cookies Persistent Cookie 1 day

Overview of the cookies that are generally stored by Google:

Name

Purpose

Type

Duration of validity

_utmc

Records when a page is closed and is used in conjunction with __utmb in order to measure for how long visitors view our page.

Session-Cookie

Until the end of the browser session.

_utma

The cookie is used to distinguish users and session; it also generates statistics concerning website traffic.

Persistent cookie

2 years

_utmt

Das Cookie dient der Verarbeitung von Nutzeraufrufen; außerdem erzeugt es Statistiken über den Website-Traffic.

Persistent cookie

10 minutes

_utmb

The cookie serves processing of user calls. It also generates statistics concerning website traffic.

Persistent cookie

30 minutes

_utmz

The cookie serves to identify the traffic source or campaign that explain how the user reached the page.

Persistent cookie

6 months

_utmv

The cookie is used to store variable data on visitor level ad generates statistics concerning website traffic.
Statistics concerning website traffic.

Persistent cookie

2 years

GPS

Youtube

Persistent cookie

 

PREF

Youtube

Persistent cookie

8 months

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Youtube

Persistent cookie

6 months

YSC

Youtube

Session-Cookie

Until the end of the browser session.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you will be informed about setting of cookies and decide individually about accepting them or exclude acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Every browser is different in how it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains to you how you can change your cookie settings. You can find them for your respective browser under the following links:

A general objection to use of the cookies used for online marketing may be declared for many of the services, in particular in case of tracking, using the US site https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site https://www.youronlinechoices.com/.

Beyond this, cookies of third-party providers are collected and used (see below).

4. Electronic contact

If you contact us by electronic means (e.g. via the contact form or email), personal data will be collected. The data collected if you use the contact form are evident from the respective contact form. These data will only be stored and used for the purpose of answering your request or contacting you and for the connected technical administration. We cannot process your query without this mandatory information. Any further information is voluntary.

The legal basis for processing of the data is our legitimate interest in answering your query in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your contact is targeted at conclusion of a contract, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR shall be an additional legal basis for processing. The legal basis for your voluntary information is sect. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Your data will be deleted after final processing of your query. This is also the case if the circumstances show that the affected subject matter has been finally clarified and that there are no statutory archiving obligations in this respect.

For our email communication, we have charged a service provider who provides infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services as well as technical maintenance services for us. We have concluded data processing contracts with them. Processing activities shall take place for the purpose of ensuring readiness for operation of our email communication in which we have a legitimate interest, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

5. Web analysis services

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on the user's computer and that permit analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding use of this website by the users is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there.

Our website uses Google Analytics only with the extension «_anonymizeIp()», which ensures anonymisation of the IP address by abbreviation and excludes direct person references. Due to the extension, your IP address will be abbreviated first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the convention on the European Economic area. Only in exceptions will your full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. In such exceptions, this processing will take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of the user behaviour for purposes of optimisation and marketing. On our order, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, in order to compile reports on the website activities and to render further services connected to website use and internet use towards the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Data of Google.

You may prevent saving of the cookies by making the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, note that you may be unable to fully use all functions of the website in such a case. You may furthermore prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your Internet Protocol address) and processing of these personal data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en 

As an alternative for the browser plugin or for browser on mobile devices, you can click the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent recording within this website by Google Analytics in future (this opt-out cookie will only work in this browser and only for this domain. You need to click the link again if you delete your cookies in this browser):

Alternativ zum Browser-Plugin oder innerhalb von Browsern auf mobilen Geräten klicken Sie bitte auf den folgenden Link, um ein Opt-Out-Cookie zu setzen, der die Erfassung durch Google Analytics innerhalb dieser Website zukünftig verhindert (dieses Opt-Out-Cookie funktioniert nur in diesem Browser und nur für diese Domain, löschen Sie Ihre Cookies in diesem Browser, müssen Sie diesen Link erneut klicken):

Deactivate Google Analytics

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices,
click this link,

in order to prevent recording by Google Analytics within this website in future. This installs an opt-out cookie on your device. You will need to click this link again if you delete your cookies.

The determined anonymised data will be stored for up to 14 months. The data will be erased automatically after this.

Google, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of the protection of personal data applicable in the EU.

For more information on handling of user data by Google Analytics, see the usage terms for Google Analytics https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html, the data protection statement of Google https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en or here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

6. Social-Media-Tools

YouTube-Videos

Our website uses the Youtube embedding function to display and play back videos of the provider «Youtube», which belongs to Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google).

It uses the expanded data protection mode that starts up storage of user information only when playing back the video/s, depending on the provider's information. When playback of embedded YouTube videos is started, the provider "YouTube" uses cookies that collect information on the user behaviour. According to communication from "YouTube", these serve, inter alia, to record video statistics, improve user friendliness and prevent abuse. If you are logged in at Google, your data will be assigned to your account directly when you click a video. If you do not wish assignment to your profile at YouTube, you need to log out before you activate the button. Google will store your data (even for users not logged in) in the form of user profiles and evaluate them. This evaluation shall specifically take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, based on legitimate interests of Google in displaying personalised advertisements, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have a right to object to the generation of these user profiles. In order to exercise this right, you must contact YouTube.

Independently of playing back the embedded videos, a connection to the Google network "DoubleClick" will be started every time this website is called up, which may trigger further data processing activities without our influence.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

Further information on data protection at "YouTube" can be found in the provider's data protection statement at: https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy

7. Integration of other tools

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses the reCAPTCHA function by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). This function mostly serves to distinguish whether an input was made by a natural person or abusively is done by machine and automated processing. The service includes dispatch of the IP address and any other data that Google may require for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and shall take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our justified interest in determination of the individual will basis of actions online and avoidable of abuse and spam.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of the protection of personal data applicable in the EU.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the data protection statement of Google can be viewed at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps (API) by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Google Maps is a web service to present interactive maps in order to visually present geographic information. Use of this service will show you our site and make it easier to reach it.

When calling the sub-pages into which the map of Google Maps is integrated, information on your use of our website (such as your internet protocol address) will be transmitted to servers of Google in the USA and stored there. This is done no matter if Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be associated with your account directly. If you do not wish assignment to your profile at Google, you need to log out before you activate the button. Google will store your data (even for users not logged in) in the form of user profiles and evaluate them. This evaluation shall specifically take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, based on legitimate interests of Google in displaying personalised advertisements, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have a right to object to the generation of these user profiles. In order to exercise these, you must contact Google. 

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of the protection of personal data applicable in the EU.

If you do not agree to future transmission of your data to Google within the context of use of Google Maps, you also can completely deactivate the web service of Google Maps by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps, and therefore also the map display on this website, cannot be used then.

For the usage conditions of Google, see https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/terms/regional.html; you can find the additional usage conditions for Google Maps under https://www.google.com/intl/en_US/help/terms_maps.html For detailed information on data protection in connection with use of Google Maps, see the website of Google ("Google Privacy Policy"): https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Google Tag Manager

Our website uses the Google Tag Manager, provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to the servers of Google. This way, Google will learn that our website was called up from your internet protocol address. The Google Tag Manager is used in the interest of user-oriented and attractive display of our online offer. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of the protection of personal data applicable in the EU. 

For more information concerning the Google Tag Manager, see the usage directives of the Google Tag Manager https://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html and the data protection statement of Google https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Google Web Fonts

Our website uses Web Fonts, provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google), for consistent presentation of fonts. When calling up a site, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to properly display texts and fonts.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to the servers of Google. This way, Google will learn that our website was called up from your internet protocol address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of consistent and attractive display of our online offer. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a standard font of your computer will be used.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of the protection of personal data applicable in the EU.

For more information on Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and the data protection statement of Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

8. Rights of data subjects

8.1 As the data subject, you have the following rights:

  • Confirmation of processing activities: You have the right to demand our confirmation of whether we process any personal data concerning you. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 15 GDPR;
  • Information: You have the right to demand information on your personal data processed by us. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 15 GDPR;
  • Rectification: You have the right to demand rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay at any time. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 16 GDPR;
  • Erasure: You have the right to demand erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay at any time. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 17 GDPR;
  • Restriction of processing: You have the right to demand restriction of processing of your personal data. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 18 GDPR;
  • Data portability: You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You further have the right to have these data transmitted to another controller by us. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 20 GDPR;
  • Withdrawal of consent: You have the right to withdraw your given consent at any time if processing is based on sect. 6 (1) lit. a or sect. 9 (2) lit. a GDPR. Processing activities performed until your withdrawal remains legal. The revocation shall only apply to the future. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 7 (3) GDPR;
  • Complaint: You have the right, notwithstanding any other legal remedy under administrative law or in court, to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that processing of the personal data concerning you violates the GDPR. The conditions for this can be found in sect. 77 GDPR.

8.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR REASONS RESULTING FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION THAT WE PROCESS DUE TO OUR OVERRIDING LEGITIMATE INTEREST AT ANY TIME (SECT. 6 (1) LIT. E OR F GDPR), EFFECTIVE FOR THE FUTURE. FOR THE CONDITIONS, SEE SECT. 21 GDPR.

9. Storage duration of personal data and erasure

If no deviating storage duration is named otherwise, we will store the data for as long as this is required for their purpose and statutory archiving obligations apply. According to the legal specifications, storage shall continue for 6 years in accordance with § 257 para. 1 German Commercial Code (trade logs, inventory, opening balance sheets, annual statements, commercial letters, booking evidence, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with § 147 para. 1 Tax Code (accounts, records, management reports, booking evidence, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).

After the end of the archiving period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted if they are no longer required for performing the contractor preparing the contract and/or we do not have any legitimate interest in further storage anymore.

10. Changes to this data protection statement

This data privacy statement is currently valid as of May 2018.
Further development of our website and offers through it or changed statutory or authority specifications may require changes to this data privacy statement. You may call and print the respective current data privacy statement at any time on the website at https://mtm-power.com/en/privacy-policy.html.

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