Data protection information for visitors to the website
We, the SIKA Dr. Siebert und Kühn GmbH & Co. KG, Struthweg 7-9, 34260, Kaufungen/Germany, Phone: +49 5605 803 0, E-Mail: info(at)sika.net, set out below which of your data we process on this website. Should you have any question relating to data protection, our data protection officer shall be pleased to respond at sika(at)dsb-moers.de. Further contact details available at https://dsb-moers.de.
You can find further privacy statements here.
With regard to data processing within the scope of joint processes by central systems of the SIKA Group, we and other companies of the SIKA Group are joint controllers pursuant to Art. 26 GDPR. The joint processes relate in particular to the customer relationship management Genesis World and the central provision of the website.
For this purpose, we have stipulated in a Joint Controller Agreement how the respective tasks and responsibilities for processing personal data are structured and who fulfills which data protection obligations. In particular, we have determined how an appropriate level of security and your data subject rights can be ensured. This also includes ensuring that reporting and notification obligations are fulfilled. SIKA Dr. Siebert & Kühn is available to you as a central point of contact. You can also assert your rights with regard to the processing of personal data in joint responsibility against any jointly responsible company.
Jointly responsible companies of the SIKA Group are:
- SIKA Nordics, Solna Torg 19, 5 tr, 171 45 SOLNA, contakt: sika.nordics(at)sika.net, +45 5363 1479
- SIKA France, Metropole 19,134/140 Rue d'Aubervilliers 75019 Paris, contakt: sika.france(at)sika.net, +33 1 40 3808-08
- SIKA Austria, Autokaderstraße 29, Bauteil 2, 2.OG., 11210 Wien, contakt: sika.austria(at)sika.net, +43 664 1659985
- SIKA Instruments Ltd., Cromwell Business Centre Office 5, 8, Astley House, Chipping Norton OX7 5SR, United Kingdom, contakt: sika.uk(at)sika.net, +44 7749603461
Purpose, legal basis, categories of recipients, storage period for the data processing
Presentation of the company and provision of services and/or sale of products, as well as communication through the Internet
Purpose of the processing and usage of the personal data on this website is to provide information about products and services of our company, combined with the opportunity for users to get in touch with appropriate contacts within our company.
Providing our website, we comply with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG). We process personal data according to the following legal bases:
- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR for the processing of personal data with the consent of the data subject.
- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject, as well as for taking appropriate steps prior to entering into a contract.
- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR for the processing necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject in accordance with applicable EU law or in accordance with the applicable law of a country in which the GDPR is applicable in whole or in part.
- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the processing of personal data necessary to protect the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject. Legitimate interests are, in particular, our commercial interest to be able to provide our website, the security of in-formation, the enforcement of our own legal claims and the compliance with further legislation.
To this end, in the context of service provision, we use service providers that have been separately bound to maintain confidentiality and to protect data. Data shall only be disclosed to a third party in the existence of overriding statutory provisions. A transfer of data to third countries may not be excluded when using elements of our service provider Hubspot, the use of Google Maps and the integration of YouTube videos (for more information see below).
When you visit the website, a connection is established with your browser. The information collected, which is listed below, is stored in temporary system files and recorded automatically: IP address of your device, data and time of access, name and URL of files accessed, website from which access is initiated or from which you are directed to our site (referrer URL), browser used and, where applicable, the operating system of your device, as well as the name of your provider.
The data specified is processed by us for the purpose of seamlessly establishing a connection and for system security. The connection data created is automatically deleted is and is not retained for more than seven days. If the website is used improperly, log files, which need to be retained for evidence purposes, are saved until the incident is clarified.
Use of storage technologies on your terminal device
This website uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is used to evaluate your visit to the website and to improve the information we provide.
If cookies that are not necessary for the operation of the website are used, we ask for your consent in advance; the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, Sect. 25 para. 1 TTDSG. (consent)
The cookies are deleted after two years at the latest you can avoid the installation of cookies by using the appropriate browser software settings; please note that in this case you might not be in a position to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Data collection is anonymized; the data collected cannot be related to your person.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). The legal basis for this processing is your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
Google Analytics also uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. It is not excluded that the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
The transfer of personal data to the USA was judged by the ECJ (European Court of Justice) to be basically unsafe without further security measures, because it cannot be ruled out the possibility that US security authorities will gain access to this data. On this website, IP anonymization is activated, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. A data transfer to the USA only takes place if the requirements of Art. 44 et seqq. GDPR are fulfilled.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. The user data will be deleted after 14 months.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, and prevent the use of data by Google by downloading and activating the available browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Further information on data protection at Google can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy.
This website uses Google Maps, a service provided by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). The legal basis for this processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR in conjunction with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.
Google is sent at least IP address, URL (Internet address) of our website and date/time of use. The possibility cannot be ruled out that this information will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA. The transmission of personal data to the USA was judged by the ECJ (European Court of Justice) to be basically unsafe without further security measures, because it cannot be ruled out the possibility that US security authorities might gain access to this data. In particular, there is a risk that your data may be processed by US authorities for control and monitoring purposes, without the possibility of right of appeal.
Integration of YouTube
We use YouTube, a service of Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland, for video embedding. Legal basis for the embedding is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The possibility cannot be ruled out that this information will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA. The transmission of personal data to the USA was judged by the ECJ (European Court of Justice) to be basically unsafe without further security measures, because it cannot be ruled out the possibility that US security authorities will gain access to this data. A data transfer to the USA shall only be carried out if the requirements of Art. 44 et seqq. GDPR are fulfilled.
Integration of Vimeo
We use Vimeo for video embedding. The legal basis for this processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The possibility cannot be ruled out that this information will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA. The transmission of personal data to the USA was judged by the ECJ (European Court of Justice) to be basically unsafe without further security measures, because it cannot be ruled out the possibility that US security authorities might gain access to this data. A data transfer to the USA only takes place if the requirements of Art. 44 et seqq. GDPR are fulfilled.
On this website, we use an integrated software solution from HubSpot for our online marketing activities, covering various aspects of our online marketing. HubSpot is a software company from the USA with a subsidiary in Ireland. Contact: HubSpot, 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, Phone: +353 1 5187500. We have signed a data processing agreement with HubSpot. Data is only transferred to the USA if the requirements of Art. 44 et seqq. GDPR are fulfilled.
This one integrated software solution from the company Hubspot also includes using a Newsletter System:
The purpose of sending the newsletter is to provide information about new products and services from our company. Your consent is required for subscription to the newsletter, the legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Data is not transmitted to third parties. The so-called “double opt-in process” is used when subscribing to the newsletter. You must actively confirm the request for the newsletter again by clicking on the link in the E-Mail sent to you.
You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link. You can also send us an unsubscribe request by E-Mail to the aforementioned address.
We use LinkedIn Insight-Tag on our website, a service provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. Purpose of the usage is the analysis of the success of our advertising on LinkedIn. The following data is collected through the LinkedIn Insight-Tag: URL, Referrer-URL, IP-Address, device and browser properties (user agent) and timestamp. The IP addresses are shortened or (If you use them to reach members through different devices) hashed. The direct identifiers of the members are removed within seven days in order to pseudonymize the data. This remaining pseudonymized data is deleted within 180 days. We cannot assign the processing to your person. (IP-Masking) When using it, a transfer of data to the LinkedIn Corporation in the USA is not excluded. A data transfer to the USA only takes place if the requirements of Art. 44 et seqq. GDPR are fulfilled.
The legal basis for the use is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can change your consent at any time with effect for the future via the settings of our Consent Tool or object to the processing via this link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.
Furthermore, if you have a LinkedIn profile, you can set the data collection centrally for all websites with LinkedIn technology for your profile in the LinkedIn settings: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/enhanced-advertising.
Information on data protection at LinkedIn can be found on: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
Your right to information, rectification, deletion, object and data portability
You may avail yourself of your right to information, rectification and deletion of data at any time. Simply contact us using one of the methods described above. Should you require data to be deleted, which we are still legally obligated to retain, access to your data will be restricted (blocked). The same applies to an appeal. You may avail yourself of your right to data portability if the recipient and ourselves have the technical means.
Right of appeal
You have the option at any time to lodge an appeal with a data protection supervisory authority.
Data security / encryption
This website uses “Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure” (https). The connection between your browser and our server is encrypted.
Currency of and changes to this privacy statement
We reserve the right to change the content of this privacy statement at any time. This is usually done if the services used are subject to further development or adaptation. You can view the current privacy statement on our website.
Date of this statement: 13.04.2023