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Privacy Policy

 

§ 1      Person in charge and contact

  • Person in charge under article 4 no. 7 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) is:

Mexxfro GmbH
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 21
87700 Memmingen

E-Mail: info@mexxfro.de
Phone: +49 8331 / 99478-11
Fax: +49 8331 / 99478-95

“Person in charge” is the natural or legal person, who decides alone or together with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

  • Our representative in charge of data protection can be reached as following:

Mexxfro GmbH
Tobias Keller
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 21
87700 Memmingen

E-Mail: tobias.keller@mexxfro.de
Phone: +49 8331 / 999478-11

 

§ 2      Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transfer of personal data and other confidential content, we use SSL or TLS encryption on our website. You can obtain this from the formation of the individual characters in the browser (https://) and from the lock icon.

§ 3      Your rights

  • With respect to your personal data, you have the following rights against us:
    • Right to demand information
    • Right to correct or delete
    • Right to restrict data processing
    • Right to object to data processing
    • Right to data transferability
  • In addition, you also have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by us in front of a data protection watchdog.

 

§ 4      Revocation of consent

  • In case you have given consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. After you have revoked your consent against us, it will affect our rights to process your personal data.
  • Under the contact details given below, you can declare the revocation against us

 

§ 5      Opposition to the processing of your data

  • Provided, we base the processing of your data on taking the different interests into account, you may object to the processing of your personal data at any time. This is the case, when our data processing is not particularly necessary to fulfil certain contractual duties with you, which is presented by us in the following description of data processing. In the event of such an objection, we kindly ask you to explain the reason why we should not process your personal data. We will review the situation and discontinue or adjust the data processing, in case your objection is justified, unless we can lay out imperative reasons to continue processing, intending to act in your favour, protecting your rights or if  the processing is used to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct advertising purposes at any time. When you object to the processing of your personal data for direct advertising purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
  • Regarding oppositions, you can inform yourself referring to the contact details below.

 

 

§ 6      Website Hosting

A third-party provider supplies us with the services for hosting and presenting the website. All data will be processed on the servers of the third-party. The data is collected while using the respective forms on you website, as described below.

§ 7      Server-Log-Files

  • When you visit our website, we process the following personal data, which is transmitted by your browser to our server (so-called server-log-files):
    • IP address
    • Date of request
    • Time of request
    • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
    • Content of the request (respective page)
    • Status of Access
    • HTTP status-code
    • Website from which the request comes
    • Each Amount of data transferred
    • Browser
    • Version of the browser
    • Language of the browser
    • Operating system
    • Version of the operating system

 

Due to technical reasons, this data is necessary for us, on order to display our website and ensure stability and security. We reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files, should there be concrete indications of unlawful use.

  • The legal basis for processing is article 6, paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO to maintain our legitimate and overriding interest in improving the functionality and stability of our website as well as in statistical evaluations.
  • By default, our web server is configured to automatically delete server log files every 30 days.

§ 8      Contact

  • When you contact us (e.g. through our contact sheet), the information you provide will be processed by us, in order to answer your question(s).
  • The legal basis for processing your data can be found in article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO. It gives us the legitimate and overriding right to answer your questions in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration. Should your question regard the initiation or execution of a contract with us, article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DS-GVO applies as an additional legal basis for processing your data as well.
  • The services for hosting and managing our e-mail inboxes are supplied by a third party provider. All data, which is processed as part of communication through our e-mail inboxes, is handled by the servers of the third-party provider.
  • After your entire contact request is processed, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after legal retention periods have expired, unless you have explicitly agreed to the continued usage of your data. If it is permitted by law, we may also use your data even further. We may inform you in this privacy policy accordingly.
  • The provision of personal data is neither required by law nor contractually mandated and is also not necessary for closing a contract. Without the provision of this data, we will not be able to answer your questions.

§ 9      Travel bookings

  • As part of your travel booking, we will process your personal data, should you provide this data to us. The personal data is processed for the purpose of handling your booking and actual journey.
  • The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DS-GVO.
  • For this purpose, we use service providers in various areas, to which we may transfer your personal data. We may also transmit your data to the following categories of recipients: Local service providers (accommodations, contacts, etc.), tax advisors, IT service providers.
  • After the processing of your entire request or in the case of the closure of a contract after the whole trip is completed, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after statutory retention periods have expired.
  • The deployment of personal data is neither required by law nor contractually mandatory, but is necessary in order to close a contract with us. If you fail to provide the respective data, you will not be able to enter into a contract with us.

§ 10    Cookies

  • When using our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored and saved on your hard drive by the respective browser in use. They provide certain information regarding a certain area, where the cookie was placed by the respective entity. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They help to enable the use of certain functions regarding our website, to conduct market research and to make the offers provided on the internet more user-friendly, more effective and more attractive.
  • On our website, we use so-called transient and persistent cookies. The scope and functionality are explained below:
    • Transient cookies are automatically deleted, when you close your browser. In particular, these include session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, which allows the different requests from your browser to be assigned to one joint session. For example, this allows us to recognise your browser again, in case you should visit different subpages of our website. The session cookies will be deleted, once you log out or close the browser.
    • Persistent cookies remain on your device after visiting our website, allowing us to recognize your browser, once you return to our website. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specific period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie.
  • The storage time of each cookie can be obtained from the security settings of your browser. Moreover, in this area you can also adjust your browser in such a way that you are informed about the presents of cookies and you can decide whether you want to accept the respective cookie or not. In addition, you may generally exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases. At any time, you can also delete the cookies in your browser’s security settings. However, this may restrict access to features regarding our website.
  • Below, we provide you with links regarding common browsers, where you can find more information about how to manage cookie settings:
    • Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
    • Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
    • Internet Explorer / Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
    • Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
    • Opera: https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

 The legal basis for processing is either article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DS-GVO or article 6 paragraph 1 lit. • DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest to provide the best possible functionality and stability, as well as to provide a user-friendly design of our website and an optimized illustration of the presented offers, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.

§ 11    Newsletter with registration

  • With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter, informing you about our most current and appealing offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent.
  • For signing up to our newsletter, we use the so-called double-opt-in procedure. After you have registered for our newsletter, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you have provided us, asking for a confirmation that you actually want the newsletter to be sent to you. If you do not confirm your registration within 2 weeks, your data will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. Moreover, we store your respective IP addresses and times of registration as well as confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, to be able to shed light on possible misconduct of your personal data, if necessary.
  • After your confirmation, we will process your personal data for the purpose of sending the newsletter to you. The data, which was collect during registering for the newsletter, is used exclusively for advertising purposes through the newsletter.
  • The legal basis for processing is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a DS-GVO.
  • You may revoke your consent at any time. After you have communicated your withdrawal, the revocation will affect the authorisation of processing your personal data. You can communicate the revocation towards us by using the contact details below. Unsubscribing to the newsletter does also count as a revocation. At any time, unsubscribing to the newsletter is possible through sending us a notification, using the contact details provided below or by clicking on the link within the newsletter, which is intended for unsubscribing.
  • After you have revoked your consent to receive our newsletter, we will delete your personal data, unless you have explicitly consented to a further use of your data or if we reserve the right to use your data on other legal grounds, which we will inform you about in this statement.
  • We use service providers (advertising agencies, shipping providers, etc.) to process and manage addresses as well as to distribute newsletters.
  • Your e-mail address will be stored in a so-called “black list” after your consent has been revoked, in order to ensure that no further newsletters are sent to this e-mail address in the future. The legal basis for storing your e-mail address on our black list is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest to avoid sending unwanted newsletters, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.
  • The deployment of personal data is neither required by law nor contractually mandatory and is not necessary for closing a contract with us. If you fail to provide the respective data, you will not be able to receive our newsletter.
  • We would like to point out, we evaluate your user behaviour, when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the emails sent include tracking-pixels, representing one-pixel-image files. For the evaluations, we link the data, which is mentioned in paragraph 6 and the tracking pixels to your email address and an individual ID. The links in the newsletter also contain this ID. Suiting your individual interests, we create a user profile with the respective data obtained, in order to customize the newsletter. When you read our newsletters, we collect data about on which links you click, which subpages of our website you visit as well as following derive and interpret your personal interests from the respective data. The information will be stored for another 13 months after unsubscribing. If you have disabled the display of images in your e-mail program by default, it is not possible to track open newsletters. In this case, you will not be able to see the entire newsletter and you may not be able to use all the features included. However, tracking will take place, if the images are displayed manually. The legal basis for processing is set out in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in optimizing the marketing of our products and services, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.

§ 12   Advertising e-mails without registration

  • If we receive your e-mail address in the context of the sale of a good or service and you have not specifically objected, we reserve the right to provide you with regular offers by email, similar to the goods or services you have already purchased.
  • The basis for processing is Section 7 paragraph 3 of the UWG and article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in marketing actions towards our customers.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data regarding advertising emails at any time. If you object to the processing of your personal data regarding advertising emails, we will no longer process your personal data for advertising emails. You can inform us about your objection by using the contact details below or by using a designated link in the respective advertising mail. Therefore, no additional costs will emerge, than the respective regular rate.
  • We use service providers (advertising agencies, shipping providers, etc.) to process and manage addresses as well as to distribute advertising e-mails.
  • Your e-mail address will be stored in a so-called “black list” after your consent has been revoked, in order to ensure that no further advertising e-mails are sent to this e-mail address in the future. The legal basis for storing your e-mail address on our black list is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest to avoid sending unwanted advertising e-mails, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.
  • We would like to point out, we evaluate your user behaviour, when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the emails sent include tracking-pixels, representing one-pixel-image files. For the evaluations, we link the data, which is mentioned in paragraph 6 and the tracking pixels to your email address and an individual ID. The links in the newsletter also contain this ID. Suiting your individual interests, we create a user profile with the respective data obtained, in order to customize the newsletter. When you read our newsletters, we collect data about on which links you click, which subpages of our website you visit as well as following derive and interpret your personal interests from the respective data. The information will be stored for another 13 months after unsubscribing. If you have disabled the display of images in your e-mail program by default, it is not possible to track open newsletters. In this case, you will not be able to see the entire newsletter and you may not be able to use all the features included. However, tracking will take place, if the images are displayed manually. The legal basis for processing is set out in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in optimizing the marketing of our products and services, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.

§ 13    Blog

  • We publish various articles on topics related to our activities on our blog, where you can make public comments regarding different articles. Your comment will be published with your name next to the article. We recommend using a pseudonym instead of your full name.
  • We continue processing your IP address, which will be delete after 30 days. The processing of the IP address is necessary, in order to be able to defend ourselves against liability claims in cases of the possible publication of illegal content. We need your email address to be able to contact you, in case a third party declares your comment as unlawful.
  • The legal basis is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DS-GVO and article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in defending ourselves against liability claims.
  • The deployment of personal data is neither required by law nor contractually mandatory and is not necessary for closing a contract with us. If you fail to provide the respective data, you will not be able to comment.

§ 14    Google Analytics

  • This website is using Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google LLC (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer, in order to be able to analyse your user behaviour on a certain website. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your user behaviour on our website, in order to generate reports and to provide further services regarding our website. Through the statistics obtained from such reports, we can improve our website as well as make our products and services more appealing to our users.
  • Usually the information about your use of this website, generated by respective cookies, is transmitted to and stored at a Google server, located in the USA. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will be cutting your IP address within a member state of the European Union or within another contracting state, which is subject to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in the case of extraordinary circumstances, the full IP address will be transmitted to and cut at a Google server in the USA. In the extraordinary event of transferring personal data to the US, Google submits to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. You can take a look at the current certificate under the following link: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
  • This website uses Google Analytics, with the extension of “_ anonymizeIp ().” As a result, IP addresses are processed in a shortened form, therefore making a specific personalization impossible. This is why the specific identification of personal data collected can be ruled out immediately and personal data is therefore deleted right away.
  • As part of Google Analytics, the IP address transmitted by your browser, will not be merged with other Google data.
  • By adjusting your browser software accordingly, you can prevent the storage of Google-Analytics-cookies; however, in such a case we would like to point out that you may not be able to access all functions of this website. By downloading and installing the browser plugin under the following link, you can prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie, while you are using the website (including your IP address) as well as prevent further data processing: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser plugin mentioned, you can also click on the following LINK, in order to prevent future detection by Google Analytics on this website. Through this process, an opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will need to click on the respective link again.
  • The legal basis is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in optimizing the presentation and marketing of our website, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.
  • The processed data is going to be automatically deleted after 26 months.
  • Information with regards to the third-party provider:

Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

Conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html

Privacy policy overview: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

 

§ 15    Google Fonts

  • On our website, we use Google Fonts, a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Called “Google“, in the following paragraphs).
  • When visiting websites incorporating Google Fonts, usually a connation to a Google server in the United States will be established, in order to load the respective font(s). During this process, personal data is transferred to Google. The use of Google Fonts and the resulting processing of personal data is carried out for the purpose of smoothly presenting this website and in order to provide the visitor a uniform user experience.
  • The legal basis is article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO, which underlines our legitimate and overriding interest in an optimized presentation of our website, in the context of always taking the different interests into consideration.
  • Neither do we have any influence over the collection and processing procedures of personal data by Google, nor are we aware of the full extent of data processing, the purposes of processing as well as the storage periods. Furthermore, we also do not have any information about the deletion of the collected data by Google. In such cases, Google submits to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. You can take a look at the current certificate under the following link: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
  • For more information regarding the purpose and scope of Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy below. You can also find more information on your rights as well as about different settings concerning the protection of your privacy.
    • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

  • Further information regarding Google Fonts

https://fonts.google.com/about#

 

§ 16    YouTube-Videos

  • On our website, we have included videos, which are stored on http://www.youtube.com and can be played directly on our website. Youtube is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Called “Google“, in the following paragraphs).
  • All videos are integrated into the so-called “extended data protection mode”, which means that no data about you as a user is transmitted to Google, as long as you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos, data is collected by Google.
  • Neither de we have any influence over the collection and processing procedures of personal data by Google, nor are we aware of the full extent of data processing, the purposes of processing as well as the storage periods. Furthermore, we also do not have any information about the deletion of the collected data by Google.
  • For more information regarding the purpose and scope of Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy below. You can also find more information on your rights as well as about different settings concerning the protection of your privacy.
    • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Google submits to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework)

 

§ 17    Google Maps

  • On our website, we use Google Maps, a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Called “Google“, in the following paragraphs). This allows you to use the interactive map function comfortably as well as directly on the website.
  • Neither do we have any influence over the collection and processing procedures of personal data by Google, nor are we aware of the full extent of data processing, the purposes of processing as well as the storage periods. Furthermore, we also do not have any information about the deletion of the collected data by Google.
  • For more information regarding the purpose and scope of Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy below. You can also find more information on your rights as well as about different settings concerning the protection of your privacy.
    • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Google submits to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework)

 

§ 18    Contact options

If you need further information on the issue of data protection and our handling of your personal data, as well as how to exercise your rights, please use the following contact options:

Mexxfro GmbH
Tobias Keller
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 21
87700 Memmingen

E-Mail: tobias.keller@mexxfro.de
Phone: +49 8331 / 999478-11