Data Protection Declaration / Privacy Policy for ProgressMaker.de

DATA PROTECTION / PRIVACY

The operators of these webpages take protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data as confidential and in compliance with statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

Personal data is not generally required to use our website. Insofar as personal data (for example, name, address or email address) is collected on our webpages, this always takes place on a voluntary basis to the greatest extent possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express permission.

Please note that Internet-based data transmission (e.g. when communicating by email) can be subject to security loopholes. Comprehensive protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

 

COOKIES

Internet pages use so-called “cookies” in some places. Cookies do not damage to your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are automatically installed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies which we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically when your visit ends. Other cookies will remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser when you next visit our website.

You can change your browser settings to inform you when cookies are installed and to only allow cookies in specific cases; to block the acceptance of cookies in specific cases or in general and to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. Deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

 

SERVER LOG FILES

The provider of the webpages automatically collects and stores information in so-called “server log files”, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • The operating system which you are using
  • Referrer URL
  • The host name of the accessing computer
  • The time of the server request

It is not possible to assign this data to specific individuals. This data will not be amalgamated with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently inspect this data if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

 

CONTACT FORM

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, then we will store the data which you provide on it, including your contact details, so that we can process your enquiry and contact you if there are any follow-up questions. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your consent.

 

NEWSLETTER DATA

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, then we will require an email address from you as well as information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. No other data will be collected. We will only use this data to send the requested information and will not forward it to third parties.

You can withdraw your consent to storage of the data and the email address as well as to their use to send out the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking the “Austragen” (Unsubscribe) link in the newsletter.

 

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the corresponding settings in your browser software; please however be aware that should you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions offered by this website to their full extent. Over and above this, you can block the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

 

SSL ENCRYPTION

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries which you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognised by the fact that your browser address bar changes from “http://“ to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

Third parties will be unable to read data which you transmit to us after SSL encryption is activated.

 

PROCESSING OF DATA (CUSTOMER AND CONTRACT DATA)

We only collect, process and use personal data to the extent required to establish, structure the content of, or amend our legal relationship (master data). Personal data relating to use of our Internet site (usage data) is only collected, processed and used insofar as this is required to allow the user to make use of the service or for invoicing purposes.

 

INFORMATION, ERASURE, BLOCKING

You have the right at any time to receive free information about your personal data which we store; its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. For information on this as well as any questions which you may have regarding data protection or privacy, please contact us at any time at the address stated in the legal notice.

 

OBJECTION TO ADVERTISING EMAILS

The use of contact details published within the scope of the obligation under German law to provide a legal notice (Impressumspflicht) to send advertising and information material which has not been expressly requested is herewith objected to. The operators of the webpages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example in the form of spams.

Stand November 2021