privacy statement

1) Information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the responsible person

1.1We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is Biofabrik Technologies GmbH, Rossendorfer Ring 6, 01328 Dresden, Germany, Tel.: +49 (351) 31 62 88 11, Fax: +49 (351) 79 79 007, E-Mail: info@biofabrik.com. The controller of personal data shall be the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or enquiries to the responsible person). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

If you use our website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or if you do not otherwise If you send us information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you call up our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymous form)

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your mobile device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies), Recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie.

If personal data are also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners to help us make our website more interesting to you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies will also be stored on your hard drive (cookies from third parties) when you visit our website. If we cooperate with the aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or whether to exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox:https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_DE
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

4) Making contact

Within the scope of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form, is apparent from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after the final processing of your request, this is the case if the circumstances indicate that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified and provided there are no legal obligations to retain data.

5) Use of your data for direct marketing purposes

5.1Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information on our offers. Your e-mail address is the only mandatory information for sending the newsletter. The provision of any further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter after you have expressly confirmed that you agree to receive the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to click on a link to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter in the future.

By activating the confirmation link, you consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to track any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively for the purposes of advertising by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to the responsible person named at the beginning. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be immediately deleted from our newsletter distribution list unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data or unless we reserve the right to make further use of your data, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

5.2Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp

Shipping Our e-mail newsletter is sent via the technical service provider The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (http://www.mailchimp.com/), to whom we forward the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This disclosure is made in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO and serves our legitimate interest in the use of an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. Please note that your data is usually transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and stored there.

MailChimp uses this information for the dispatch and statistical evaluation of the newsletter on our behalf. For evaluation purposes, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked. Technical information is also recorded (e.g. time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively under a pseudonym and is not linked with your other personal data, a direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better tailor future newsletters to the interests of recipients.

If you wish to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

In addition, MailChimp may use this data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO itself on the basis of its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimisation of the service, and for market research purposes, for example to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them or pass them on to third parties.

In order to protect your data in the USA, we have concluded a data processing agreement with MailChimp based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission to enable the transfer of your personal data to MailChimp. If you are interested, this data processing agreement can be viewed at the following Internet address: http://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/.

In addition, MailChimp is certified under the us European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus committed to complying with EU data protection regulations.

The privacy policy of MailChimp can be viewed here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

6) Use of Social Media: Videos

Use of Youtube videos

This website uses the Youtube embedding feature to view and play videos from “Youtube”, a provider owned by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

The extended data protection mode is used here, which, according to the provider, only initiates the storage of user information when the video(s) is/are played. If the playback of embedded Youtube videos is started, the provider “Youtube” uses cookies to collect information about the user behaviour. According to information from “Youtube”, these serve, among other things, to compile video statistics. to improve user-friendliness and to prevent abusive practices. If you’re logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account when you click a video. If you do not want your profile to be associated with YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. In particular, such evaluation shall be carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO on the basis of Google’s legitimate interests in the display of personalised advertising, market research and/or the demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

Regardless of whether the embedded videos are played or not, each time you visit this site, you will be connected to the Google DoubleClick network, which may trigger further data processing operations without our control.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the us-European privacy agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

Further information on data protection at “YouTube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

7) Online marketing

Use of Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and, as part of Google AdWords, the conversion tracking of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). We use the Offer from Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising media (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. In relation to the data of the advertising campaigns, we can determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. We pursue with it the interest to show you advertisement which is of interest for you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.

The Conversion Tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an AdWords ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies usually lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not expired, Google and we may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was directed to that page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users. If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can block this use by turning off the Google Conversion Tracking cookie in your Internet browser under User Preferences. They will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. We put Google Adwords on the ground of our legitimate interest in targeted advertising pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the us-European privacy agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

You can find out more about Google’s privacy policy at the following Internet address: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

You can permanently deactivate cookies for ad preferences by preventing them by making the appropriate settings in your browser software or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=- Proudly Presents

Please note that if you have deactivated the use of cookies, certain functions of this website may not be available or may only be available to a limited extent.

8) Web analytics services

8.1Google (Universal) Analytics

– Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics 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 this website (including your abbreviated IP address) will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, which ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal references. By the extension your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=- Proudly Presents
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from capturing information from this site in the future (this Opt-out cookie works only in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): Disable Google Analytics
Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the us-European privacy agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
For more information on how Google Analytics uses user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

8.2Hotjar (hotjar Ltd.)

This website uses the web analysis service Hotjar of Hotjar Ltd.. Hotjar Ltd. is a European company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe Tel.: +1 (855) 464-6788)
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With this tool, movements on the websites on which Hotjar is used can be traced (so-called heat maps). For example, it can be seen how far users scroll and which buttons users click and how often. The tool can also be used to obtain feedback directly from website users. In this way we obtain valuable information in order to make our websites even faster and more customer-friendly. The above analysis is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests for optimisation and marketing purposes and the design of our website in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. When using this tool, we pay particular attention to the protection of your personal data. So we can only see which buttons you click and how far they scroll. areas of the Web sites where personal information about you or third parties is displayed are automatically hidden by Hotjar and are therefore not traceable at any time.

Hotjar offers every user the possibility to prevent the use of the Hotjar tool with the help of a “Do Not Track Header”, so that no data about the visit of the respective website is recorded. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in current versions. Your browser sends a request to Hotjar to deactivate the tracking of the respective user. If you use our website with different browsers/computers, you must set up the “Do Not Track Header” separately for each of these browsers/computers.

Detailed instructions with information about your browser can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out
More information about Hotjar Ltd. and the Hotjar tool can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com
The privacy policy of Hotjar Ltd. can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy

9) Tools and Miscellaneous

9.1Google Maps

On our website we use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually display geographic information. Using this service will show you our location and make it easier for you to reach us.

Already when you call up the subpages in which the Google Maps map is integrated, information about your use of our website (e.g. your IP address) is transmitted to Google’s servers in the USA and is used by Google for the purpose of identifying you. stored there. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to or whether there is no user account. When you’re logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. In particular, such evaluation shall be carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO on the basis of Google’s legitimate interests in the display of personalised advertising, market research and/or the demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the us-European privacy agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

If you do not agree with the future transmission of your data to Google within the scope of the use of Google Maps, there is also the possibility to completely deactivate the web service of Google Maps by switching off the application JavaScript in your browser. Google Maps and thus also the map display on this website can then not be used.

The Google Terms of Use can be found at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html, the additional Google Maps Terms of Use can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html
Detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on the Google website (“Google Privacy Policy”): http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

9.2Google Web Fonts

This site uses web fonts, provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”), for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offerings. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the us-European privacy agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

10) Rights of the data subject

10.1The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights of data subjects (information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we will inform you. inform below:

  • Right of access pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO: In particular, you have a right of access to your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or the planned storage period. the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us from you, the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and desired effects of such processing concerning you, as well as your right to be informed of the guarantees pursuant to Art. 46 DSGVO in the event of transfer of your data to third countries;
  • Right of rectification according to art. 16 DSGVO: You have the right of immediate rectification of incorrect data concerning you and/or completion of incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to deletion pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO: You have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO are met. However, this right shall not apply in particular if the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • class=”s1″>Right to restrict the processing according to Art. 18 DSGVO: You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the correctness of your data disputed by you is verified, if you refuse to delete your data due to unauthorised data processing and instead demand the restriction of the processing of your data, if you need your data for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, after we no longer need this data after purpose has been achieved or if you have lodged an objection due to reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not yet established whether our legitimate reasons prevail;
  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 DSGVO: If you have exercised your right to rectify, cancel or limit the processing of your personal data against the controller, the latter is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of such rectification, cancellation or limitation, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. They shall have the right to be informed of such recipients.
  • Right to data transfer in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO: You have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another responsible person as far as this is technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke consent granted pursuant to Art. 7 (3) DSGVO: You have the right to revoke consent once granted for the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the case of We will immediately delete the data concerned if further processing cannot be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation;
  • Right to appeal pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO: If you believe that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the DSGVO, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in which you are located, at your place of work or at the place where the alleged infringement is alleged, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

10.2RIGHT OF OBJECTION

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA AS PART OF A WEIGHING OF INTERESTS ON THE BASIS OF OUR PREDOMINANTLY LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO SUCH PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU MAKE USE OF YOUR RIGHT OF OBJECTION, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FURTHER PROCESSING IF WE CAN PROVE COMPELLING GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING WORTHY OF PROTECTION WHICH OUTWEIGH THEIR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES THE ASSERTION, EXERCISE OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THEY CAN EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU MAKE USE OF YOUR RIGHT OF OBJECTION, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

11) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods). After expiry of this period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted if they are no longer required for contract fulfilment or contract initiation and/or if we do not continue to have a justified interest in further storage.