HOLTEC GmbH & Co. KG would like to inform you with this data protection declaration which measures are used to protect your data. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of your data against access by third parties is therefore not fully possible.
1. Name and address of the person responsible
2. Contact data of the data protection officer
The contact data of the data protection officer of the person responsible is:
3. General information on data processing
3.1. Scope of the processing of personal data
We collect and process personal data of our users only to the extend required for providing a functional website as well as our contents and services. Personal data of our users is processed regularly only after the user’s consent. An exception applies in such cases where a prior consent cannot be obtained for actual reasons and the processing of the data is allowed by legal regulations.
3.2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
As we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 div 1 lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.
Is the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual performances to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 div 1 lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis.
Is the processing of personal data required to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 div 1 lit. c GDPR serves as legal basis.
In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 div 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 div 1 lit. F GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.
3.3. Data erasure and storage time
The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.
4. Provision of the website and creation of log files
4.1. Description and scope of data processing
Every time our website is visited, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data is collected:
- IP address of the requesting computer
- Date and time of access
- The access method / function wanted by the requesting computer
- The access method / function wanted by the requesting computer
- Access status of the web-server
- Name of the requested file / requested URL
- Browser type and Browser version
The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
4.2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 div 1 lit. f GDPR.
4.3. Purpose of data processing
The purpose of data processing is especially due to the following reasons:
- Guarantee of a smooth connection of the website
- Guarantee of comfortable use of our website
- Evaluation of the security and stability of the system
- For other administrative purposes.
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. For this, the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session.
We do not use the collected data to draw conclusions about your person or for marketing purposes
4.4. Duration of data processing
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.
4.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.
5.1. Description and scope of data processing
5.2. Legal basis for data processing
The data processed by cookies is essential for the given purposes for maintaining the legitimate interests of us as well as of third parties according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. f GDPR.
5.3. Purpose of data processing
Technically essential cookies are used to simplify the use of our website for the user. We cannot offer some functions of our website without using cookies. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. The analysis cookies tell us how the website is used and enable us to continually optimise our services. Based on the analyses, the existing pages can be optimized, which leads to a better user experience.
5.4. Duration of data storage
5.5. Possibility of appeal and elimination
6. External services
6.1. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc.(1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. The information generated by the cookie regarding your usage of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in USA and is saved there. The Google tracking codes on this homepage uses the function “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the USA, in order to exclude any personal reference.
Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as a part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, for further notes see 5.
This website uses Google Analytics reports concerning demographic features that contain data from interest-related advertising by Google and visitor data from third parties (e.g. age, gender and interest). This information cannot be associated with any specific individual and can be deactivated at any time via the corresponding settings.
Google Analytics data are stored on the basis of Art. 6 div 1 lit. f GDPR and there is a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimize the web service.
You can prevent the data collection and storage and any time for future visits by clicking on the following link: Disable Google Analytics
Or website uses the provider YouTube LLC (901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA) represented by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) for the integration of videos.
Normally your IP address is already sent to YouTube and cookies are installed on your computer when you call up a page with embedded videos. However, we have integrated our YouTube videos with the extended data privacy mode (YouTube still always contacts the Double Click service by Google, but no personal data are evaluated here). In this way, YouTube does no longer store information about the visitors unless they watch the video. If you click on the video, your IP address is transmitted to YouTube and YouTube knows that you watched the video. If you are logged-in with YouTube this information is also assigned to your user account.
6.3. Order data processing with Google
With Google we have concluded a contract for the order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.
7. Social networks and external links
In addition to this website we also maintain presences in different social media platforms. The providers of these platforms may process the most important data of the system from which you visit them, e.g. your IP address, the processor type used or the browser version.
If you are logged in with your user account of the respective network during your visit of such a website, this network can assign the visit to your user account.
The purpose and extend of the data collection by the respective social medium as well as the further processing of your data and your rights in this regard are available in the respective regulations:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
- Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
- Google / YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
- Xing: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung
We would also like to point out that our website contains further links to external third-party websites, whereby we have no influence on the data processing on these third-party websites.
8. Privacy notice on our Facebook fan pages and Facebook Insights
We operate our Facebook pages in order to draw attention to our company and our products and to communicate there with you as visitor and user of this Facebook page. You can find more information about us and our activities, company etc. on our website.
We as operator of the Facebook pages HOLTEC GmbH & Co. KG and HOLTEC GmbH & Co. KG Karriere have no interest in collecting and further processing your individual personal data for analysis or marketing purposes.
The operation of these Facebook pages including the processing of the personal data of the users is based on our legitimate interest in a timely and supportive information and interaction opportunity for and with our users and visitors according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. f GDPR.
Facebook Ireland Ltd (4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland) provides us as Facebook fan page operator so-called “Facebook-insights”. These Insights are different statistics providing us insights into the use of our Facebook fan pages. You can find detailed information under https://www.facebook.com/business/pages/manage#page_insights.
In order to create these statistics, Facebook processes various information provided by you (including personal data). The personal data are processed by Facebook and us as joint controller according to Art. 26 GDPR. The essential information of the agreement concluded between Facebook and us according to Art. 26 GDPR are available under https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum.
Jointly responsible for the processing are:
Facebook Ireland Ltd
4 Grand Canal Square
HOLTEC GmbH & Co. KG
8.2. Processing of personal data by Facebook
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in its judgement of 5 June 2018 that the operator of a Facebook page is jointly with Facebook responsible for the processing of personal data.
We are aware that Facebook processes data of visitors for the following purposes:
- The exact processing of your data when visiting our Facebook fan pages depends on whether you are logged in your Facebook account. If you are logged in with your Facebook profile Facebook can permanently assign the data to your account in order to learn more about you.
Facebook’s data protection declaration contains further information about the processing of data: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
Opt-outs can be set under: https://www.facebook.com/adpreferences/ad_settings/?entry_product=account_settings_menu. Further information about Facebook and other user-based online advertisement can be find under https://www.youronlinechoices.com/.
Facebook Inc., the U.S. American parent company of Facebook Ireland Ltd. is certified under the EU U.S. privacy shield and thus has committed itself to adhere to European data protection directives. Further information about the privacy shield status of Facebook is available at: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacyshield.
The transmission and further processing of personal data of users and visitors to the Facebook page in third countries, such as, for example, the United States, as well as the possible associated risks for the users cannot be ruled out by us as operator of the page.
8.3. Responsibility for the processing of Insights data
Facebook has assumed primary responsibility (complies with all applicable obligations under the GDPR) for the data processing. This means in particular:
- - We only receive anonymous statistics from Facebook about the use of our fan page. We can only see how many users have performed which interactions, but not which user has performed a particular action. The statistics of the Insights do not allow us to draw conclusion about a specific person.
Irrespective of Facebooks’s primary responsibility, you can also assert your rights under the GDPS directly against us. We will then immediately forward your request to Facebook via a form available for this purpose.
8.4. Legal basis for the processing
The legal bases and the purposes of Facebook’s processing can be found at
We have a legitimate interest in being able to track user behaviour on our Facebook fan page, accordingly, the legal basis for processing the data is Art 6 div 1 lit f GDPR. In this way, it is possible for us to record the range and effectiveness of our activities such as campaigns and posts and other activities through processes statistics. This enables us to continuously optimise our website and our online presence according to demand.
8.5. Rights of the data subject
The rights of the data subject according to the GDPR also exist when visiting our Facebook fan pages as well as our use of Facebook Insights. You can find these rights in detail under point 11. You can assert these rights directly against Facebook or us.
The storage period of the cookies used can be determined via your browser. For this it is often sufficient to click on the info sign “i” or on the lock symbol next to the address bar in order to see more information about the cookies.
9. Contact form and e-mail
Various contact forms are available on our website, which can be used for electronic contact. The following personal data is required in order to process your request:
- Phone number
Alternatively, the user can contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the user's personal data as transmitted by email will be stored. This data is not shared with third parties in this context. The data will be used exclusively to process the conversation.
Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is based on your voluntarily given consent according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. a GDPR. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be deleted after completion of your request if they are not needed for further purposes according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. b or c.
10. Customer magazine schnittPunkte
If you have explicitly consented according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your address to send you our customer magazine schnittPunkte regularly. It can be unsubscribed at any time. For this purpose, please either contact your contact person or send an e-mail to info(at)holtec.de.
11. Rights of the data subject
If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible.
11.1. Right to withdrawal the consent (Art. 7 div 3 GDPR)
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Therefore, we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent.
11.2. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain information about the personal data being processed by us. You can obtain information particularly on the purpose of processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, the existence of the right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of the right to lodge a complaint, the source of the data where the personal data are not collected from the data subject by us, existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and meaningful information about their details.
11.3. Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate or completion of personal data concerning you and saved by us without undue delay.
11.4. Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you, if the processing is not essential for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.
11.5. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data, if the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful so you oppose its erasure and if we no longer need the data, but you need it for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims or if you have objected to processing pursuant to div 21 GDPR.
11.6. Obligation to notify (Art. 19 GDPR)
If you have asserted a right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the person responsible, then he or she is obligated to inform all the recipients, to whom the personal data has been disclosed, about this rectification or erasure of data or the restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or causes excessive expense.
11.7. Right to Data Portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
You have the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to transmit this data to another person responsible.
11.8. Right to lodge a complaint (Art. 77 GDPR)
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can generally appeal to the supervisory authority of your habitual residence or work place or our Law Office.
12. Right of objection
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests according to Art. 6 div 1 lit. f GDPR, you then have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR on the grounds resulting from your particular situation or the objection is against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which is implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.
If you would like to use your right of withdrawal or right to object, please send an email to datenschutz(at)holtec.de.
13. Data protection
We use the common SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) while visiting the website in connection with the highest encryption supported by your browser. Generally, the encryption is 256 bit. If your browser does not support a 256 bit encryption, we will resort to the 128 bit v3 technology instead. You will identify whether a single page of our website is encrypted from the closed illustration of the key or the lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser or in the address bar.
Incidentally, we use appropriate technical and organisational safety measures for protecting your data against accidental or deliberate manipulations, partial or complete loss, destruction or access by unauthorized third parties. Our safety measures are improved steadily according to the technical development.