Privacy

COMM-TEC GmbH provides substantial information for contractual partners, customers and interested parties on the website https://www.comm-tec.de/de.
Hereby, we emphasize importance to confidential and secure handling of your personal data and the data of your company. The following data privacy policy is the basis of our processing activities and part of the business relationship with customers and third parties. If necessary, we adapt the privacy policy regarding to legal and technical changes. The latest version of the privacy policy published on the website is valid.

The data privacy policy includes the following aspects:

Content:

Data privacy policy
1. Name and address of data controller
2. Name and address of the data protection officer
3. Use of cookies
4. Creation of log files
5. Analysis tools
6. Links and content on third partiessites
7. SSL encryption
8. Registration on our website
9. Newsletter
10. Possibilities to establish contact
11. Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
12. Rights of the data subject
12.1. Right of access by the data subject
12.2. Right to rectification
12.3. Right to restriction of processing
12.4. Right to erasure
12.5. Right to notification
12.6. Right to data portability
12.7. Right to object
12.8. Right to revoke consent to the data privacy policy declaration
12.9. Automated individual decision-making including profiling
12.10. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
13. Transfer of data to third parties
14. Legal basis of processing
15. Duration of retention regarding personal data
15.1. Questions


1. Name and address of the data controller
Controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection character is:
COMM-TEC GmbH
Siemensstrasse 14
D-73066 Uhingen
Phone: +49 7161 3000-0
E-Mail: info@comm-tec.de
Website: https://www.comm-tec.de/en

2. Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the controller is:
Dirk Janthur
Privacy policy Janthur GmbH
HedelfingerStrasse 12
73734 Esslingen
Tel. No.: +49 711 71530104
dirk.janthur@janthur.net

3. Use of cookies
Internet pages of COMM-TEC GmbH use cookies. Cookies are data stored by the internet browser on the user's computer system. These cookies can be transmitted to a page when it is accessed and thus allow an assignment of the user. Cookies help to simplify the use of websites for users.
It is always possible to object the setting of cookies by changing the setting in the internet browser. Set cookies can be deleted. It should be noted that due to disabling cookies, features of our website may not completely be utilized.

4. Creation of log files
Every time the website is accessed, COMM-TEC GmbH collects data and information through an automated system. These are stored in the log files of the server.
Hereby,following data can be collected:
(1) Information about the browser type and applied version
(2) The operating system of the user
(3) The Internet service provider of the user
(4) The IP address of the user
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the system of the user attains our website (referrer)
(7) Web pages accessed by the user's system through our website

The processing of the data serves to provide the contents of our website, to ensure the functionality of our information technology systems and to optimize our website. The data of the log files are always stored separately from other personal data of the users.

5. Analysis tools
COMM-TEC GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use regarding the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website activities and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website to the complete extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes specified above.

6. Links and content on third parties’ sites
On our websites you will find links to offers from third parties. COMM-TEC GmbH cannot assume any liability for these pages and the respective handling of personal data.
Liability note: By judgment of May 12, 1998, the district court of Hamburg decided that by providing a link, the contents of the linked site may be part of responsibility. This can, according to the district court, only be prevented by expressly distancing oneself from these contents. COMM-TEC GmbH has placed on the websites links to other sites in the internet. For all these links applies the following: COMM-TEC GmbH declares explicitly that COMM-TEC GmbH has no influence on the composition and content of the linked pages. For this reason,COMM-TEC GmbH hereby explicitly dissociates itself from all contents of all linked pages on the COMM-TEC websites and does not adopt these contents as its own. This declaration applies to all links displayed on the homepage and to all contents of the pages to which the banners, buttons and links visible at COMM-TEC GmbH redirect.

7. SSL - encryption
This website uses SSL encryption based on security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection with the address line of the browser changing from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

8. Registration on our website
In case the data subject uses the possibility to register on the controller's website by providing personal data, the data will be transmitted to the controller in the appropriate entry form.
We deliver our products and solutions exclusively to specialized AV dealers and system integrators. You can register as a dealer on our website www.comm-tec.de. We record, process and use the personal data collected or generated as part of the registration or otherwise in the course of the business relationship in order to establish contact for any queries, processing orders, managing the business relationship or averting bad debts and, if necessary, to transfer personal data to third parties. As far as this is necessary data is transferred in particular to the partner companies of COMM-TEC, the service and shipping partners commissioned by COMM-TEC as well as credit institutions.

9. Newsletter
If the newsletter of our company is subscribed, the data will be transmitted in the respective input mask to the controller.
When registering for the newsletter, the IP address of the user as well as the date and time of registration are saved. This is to prevent abuse of the services or the e-mail address of the affected person. No transfer of the data to third parties will happen. An exception exists if there is a legal obligation to disclose.
The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter. Subscription to the newsletter may be recalled by the data subject at any time. Similarly, the consent to the storage of personal data can be revoked at any time. For this purpose, a corresponding link in each newsletter is available.

10. Possibilities to establish contact
On the website of COMM-TEC GmbH,a contact form is available that can be used for electronic contact request. Alternatively, contact may be established via the provided e-mail addresses. If the data subject contacts the controller through one of these channels, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be automatically stored. The storage serves solely for the purpose of processing or contacting the person concerned. No transfer of data to third parties will happen.
Hereby, any personal data input is voluntary. In principle, COMM-TEC GmbH adopted all technical and organizational measures to ensure that these data are safe. Please be very careful with the information provided and do not submit any sensitive data via the contact request form, such as your bank account.

11. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data
The controller processes and stores personal data of the data subject only as long as necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage. In addition, such storage may take place if the European or national legislature in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller for processing is subject.
As soon as the storage purpose no longer applies or the mandatory storage period due to the stated legal regulations would expire, the personal data is routinely blocked or deleted.

12. Rights of the data subject
If your personal data will be processed, you are a data subject according to the GDPR and you have the following rights with respect to the controller:
All rights can be asserted to the company according to the contact details in point 1 or to our data protection officer according to the contact details in point 2.

12.1. Right of access by the data subject
As the data subject, you have the right to receive confirmation by the controller if your personal data is being processed. In such case, you can request information from the controller regarding the following information:

a. The purpose of the processing;
b. The categories of personal data concerned;
c. The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be transferred, in particular recipients of third parties;
d. The planned period for which the personal data will be stored or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining this period;
e. The existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
f. The existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
g. All available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
h. The existence of automated decision-making including profiling referred to Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.

You have the right to request information whether your personal data are transferred to a third country or an international organization. In this case, you can request the appropriate safeguards pursuant in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR with respect to the data transfer.

For data processing for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical research purposes:
This right of access may be limited to the extent that it is likely to seriously impair or render impossible the realization of the research or statistical purposes which in turn requires this restriction for the performance.


12.2. Right to rectification
The data subject has a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, if the processed personal data is incorrect or incomplete. The controller must realize the rectification without undue delay.
For data processing for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical research purposes:
This right of access may be limited to the extent that it is likely to seriously impair or render impossible the realization of the research or statistical purposes which in turn requires this restriction for the performance.


12.3. Right to restriction of processing
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following reasons applies:
a. The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
b. The processing is unlawful and the data subject rejects the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
c. The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but these are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
d. The data subject has objected to processing according to Article 21(1) GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh those of the data subject.
Where processing has been restricted, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject’s consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

A data subject who has obtained restriction of processing shall be informed by the controller before the restriction of processing is derestricted.

For data processing for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical research purposes:
This right of access may be limited to the extent that it is likely to seriously impair or render impossible the realization of the research or statistical purposes which in turn requires this restriction for the performance.

12.4. Right to erasure
12.4.1. The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following reasons applies:
a. The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
b. The data subject objects consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2) according to GDPR, and where there is no other legal basis for the processing;
c. The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) according to GDPR and there are no predominant legitimate reasons for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);
d. The personal data have been unlawfully processed;
e. The personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;
f. The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) pursuant to GDPR.

12.4.2. In case the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17 (1) GDPR to erase the personal data, the controller, considering any available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure of any links as well as copies or replication regarding to these personal data.

12.4.3. The right to erasure shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:
a. For exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
b. For compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task transferred to the controller as part of the public interest or in the exercise of official authority ;
c. For reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3) GDPR;
d. For archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
e. For the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

12.5. Right to notification.
If the data subject has claimed the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, the controller is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the data subject´s personal data have been transferred about this rectification, erasure or restriction of data processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
The data subject has the right to be informed about these recipients by the controller.

12.6. Right to data portability
The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. In addition, the data subject has the right to transmit these data to another controller without hindrance by the controller to which the personal data have been provided, if:
a. The processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1); and
b. The processing is performed by automated procedures
In exercising the data subject´s right to data portability the data subject shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, if technically feasible. Neither rights nor freedom of any other persons shall be harmed. The right of data portability shall not be applied for personal data processing necessary for the performance of a task transferred to the controller as part of the public interest or in the exercise of official authority;

12.7. Right to object
The data subject shall have the right to object, due to his or her particular situation, at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him or her based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those regulations.
The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate reasons for the processing which predominate the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
In case personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
Where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.
Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, the data subject has the option, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising the right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.
For data processing regarding scientific or historical research or for statistical research purpose: pursuant to Article 89(1) GDPR, the data subject has the right, due to his or her particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data for scientific, historical research or for statistical research purpose. This right to object may be limited to the extent that it is likely to seriously impair or render impossibly the realization of the research or statistical purposes which in turn requires this
restriction for the performance.

12.8. Right to revoke consent to the data privacy policy declaration
The data subject shall have the right to revoke consent to the data private policy declaration at any time. The revocation does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

12.9. Automated individual decision-making including profiling
1. The data subject shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.
2. Paragraph 1 shall not apply if the decision:
a. Is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller;
b. Is authorised due to Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests are included or;
c. Is based on the data subject’s explicit consent.
3. Decisions referred to paragraph 2 shall not be based on special categories of personal data according to Article 9(1), unless point (a) or (g) of Article 9(2) GDPR applies and suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests have been adopted.
4. In the cases referred to in points (a) and (c) of paragraph 2, the data controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to appeal the decision.

12.10. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
1. Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes this GDPR.
2. The supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant on the progress and the outcome of the complaint including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 GDPR.

13. Transfer of data to third parties
Data will generally not be transferred to third parties, any exceptions are regulated in the preceding points. Data will especially not be transferred for commercial purposes (address trading).

14. Legal basis of processing
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing personal data, the Article 6 paragraph 1 (a) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents the legal basis.

In the processing of personal data required to fulfill a contract of which the data subject is a party, Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR represents the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to perform pre-contractual activities.

Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6 (1) lit. c GDPR represents legal basis.

In case that vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) lit. d GDPR represents legal basis.

If the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, then Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR represents legal basis for processing.The legitimate interest of our company represents the performance of our business activities.

15. Duration of retention regarding personal data
Personal data is stored for the duration of the respective legal retention period. After expiry of this period, the data will routinely be erased, unless there is a need to initiate a contract or fulfill the contract.

15.1. Questions
For any questions and suggestions please send us an e-mail to info@comm-tec.de

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