Privacy policy

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

1.1We are pleased that you visit our website and thank you for your interest. Below we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that allows you to be personally identified.

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

1.3This website uses for security reasons and to protect the transfer of personal data and other confidential content (eg orders or inquiries to the person responsible) an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string "https: //" and the lock icon in your browser bar.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

In the case of merely informative use of our website, ie if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display the website:

  • 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
  • Used browser
  • Operating system used
  • Used IP address (possibly in anonymous form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. A transfer or other use of the data does not take place. However, we reserve the right to retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

3) Cookies

In order to make the visit to 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 device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process individual user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values ​​on an individual basis. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie.

If individual personal data are processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO for safeguarding our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

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

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

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

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

4) contact us

When contacting us (eg via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data are collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question is finally clarified and provided that no statutory storage requirements are in conflict.

5) Use of your data for direct mail

5.1Registration for our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. Mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address alone. The indication of further possible data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. For sending the newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have explicitly confirmed to us that you agree to the sending of the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm by clicking on a link that you wish to receive newsletters in the future.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. When registering for the newsletter, we will save 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 trace a possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively for promotional purposes by means of the newsletter. You can cancel the newsletter at any time via the provided link in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person named above. After cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately in our newsletter distribution, as far as you have not expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data usage, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

5.2Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp

The shipping of our email newsletters is through 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 which we pass on your data provided during the newsletter registration. This transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO and serves our legitimate interest in the use of a promotional, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. Please note that your data is usually transmitted to and stored by a MailChimp server in the USA.

MailChimp uses this information for sending and statistical evaluation of the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the emails sent include so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. This way you can determine if a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. In addition, technical information is collected (eg time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data will be collected exclusively pseudonymized and will not be linked to your other personal data, a direct personal reference is excluded. This data is for statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns only. The results of these analyzes can be used to better tailor future newsletters to the interests of the recipient.

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

Furthermore, MailChimp may use this data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f Use DSGVO itself for its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service as well as 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 them down or to pass them on to third parties.

To protect your information in the United States, we have entered into a data processing agreement with MailChimp based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission to allow the transfer of your personal information to MailChimp. If you are interested, this data processing contract 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 privacy protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with EU data protection requirements.

You can view the privacy policy of MailChimp here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

6) Use of Social Media: Videos

Using Youtube videos

This site uses the Youtube Embedding feature to view and play videos from "Youtube", which is owned by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

Here, the extended privacy mode is used, which according to the provider information storage of user information only when playing the / the video in motion. When the playback of embedded Youtube videos starts, the provider "Youtube" uses cookies to collect information about user behavior. According to "Youtube" hints, these are used, among other things, to capture video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive practices. If you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account when you click a video. If you do not wish to associate with your profile on YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for non-logged-in users) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO on the basis of the legitimate interests of Google in the display of personalized advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website. You have a right to object to the creation of these User Profiles, and you must be directed to YouTube to use them.

Regardless of any playback of the embedded video, every time you visit this website, it will connect to the Google Network "DoubleClick", which may trigger further data processing without our having any influence.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

For more information on data protection at "YouTube", please see the provider's privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

7) Online Marketing

Use of Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses the Google AdWords online advertising program and, as part of Google AdWords, Google LLC conversion tracking, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). We use the offer of Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials (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 are interested in showing you advertisements that are of interest to you, to make our website more interesting to you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.

The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served AdWords ad. 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 yet, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers' websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can block this usage by disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through its Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Adwords based on our legitimate interest in a targeted advertising gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

Please visit the following Web site for more information about Google's privacy policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

You can permanently deactivate cookie cookies by blocking them by setting your browser software accordingly or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de

Please note that certain functions of this website may not be used or may only be of limited use if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

8) web analytics services

8.1Google (Universal) Analytics

- Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()", which ensures anonymization of the IP address by curtailment and excludes a direct personal reference. The extension will truncate your IP address beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the Google Analytics collection within this site in the future (this opt-out cookie only works In this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you have to click this link again): disable Google Analytics
US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.
For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google 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 based company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julian's Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julian's STJ 1000, Malta, Europe Tel: + 1 (855) 464-6788)
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With this tool, movements on the websites where Hotjar is used to understand (so-called heat maps). For example, you can see how far users are scrolling and which buttons users click as often. Furthermore, the tool also allows feedback to be obtained directly from the users of the website. In this way, we gain valuable information to make our websites faster and more customer-friendly. The above analysis is based on our legitimate interests for optimization and marketing purposes and the appropriate 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 understand which buttons you click and how far they scroll. Areas of the websites, in which personal data of you or third are indicated, are automatically hidden by Hotjar, and are thus at no time comprehensible.

Hotjar offers every user the option of using a "Do Not Track header" to prevent the use of the tool Hotjar, so that no data on the visit of the respective website are recorded. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in current versions. For this, your browser sends a request to Hotjar, with the hint to disable the tracking of the respective user. If you use our website with different browsers / computers, you must set up the "Do Not Track header" for each of these browsers / computers separately.

Detailed instructions with information about your browser can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out
More information about Hotjar Ltd. and via the Hotjar tool, visit: 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 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually display geographic information. The use of this service will show you our location and facilitate your arrival.

As soon as you visit the subpages in which the map of Google Maps is integrated, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to Google's servers in the USA and stored there. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for non-logged-in users) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of the legitimate interests of Google in the display of personalized advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website. You have a right of objection to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

If you disagree with the future transmission of your data to Google when using Google Maps, you can also disable the Google Maps web service completely by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and the map display on this website can not be used.

Google's Terms of Use can be viewed at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/regional.html, and the additional Google Maps Terms of Service can be found at https://www.google.com/intl /de_US/help/terms_maps.html
For details on privacy related to the use of Google Maps, please visit the Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

9.2Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google") for consistent presentation of fonts. When you visit a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection 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 person concerned

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

  • Right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR: In particular, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data was or is being disclosed Period of storage or the criteria for determining the duration of storage, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if they were not collected by us, the Existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about the logic and scope involved and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed of what guarantees under Art. 46 DSGVO in case of assignment your data to third countries;
  • Right to correction according to Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to cancellation according to Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data in the presence of the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR. However, that right does not apply, in particular, where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the pursuit, exercise or defense of rights;
  • Right to restriction of the processing according to Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as long as the correctness of your data challenged by you is checked, if you refuse a deletion of your data because of inadmissible data processing and instead the Restricting the processing of your data require, if you need your data for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights, after we no longer need these data after purpose or if you have objected for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not certain, whether our entitled Reasons predominate;
  • Right to be informed in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have the right to rectify, delete or limit the processing to the controller, he / she is obligated to rectify or delete the data or all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed Notify of limitation of the processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible, as far as technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke a consent once given in the processing of data at any time with future effect. In the case of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned immediately, as far as further processing can not be based on a legal basis for consentless processing. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation;
  • Right to complain under Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the case of any other administrative or judicial remedy Member State of your whereabouts, place of work or place of alleged infringement.

10.2RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF, IN THE CONTEXT OF INTEREST ACCOUNTABILITY, WE PROCESS OUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON OUR MAJOR LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE ANY PRESENT RIGHT TO SUBMIT AGAINST THIS PROCESSING FOR CONSEQUENCES WITH EFFECT ON THE FUTURE FOR REASONS OBTAINED FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION.
MAKE USE OF YOUR OPPOSITION RIGHT, WE FINISH THE PROCESSING OF THE AFFECTED DATA. FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS SUBJECT TO EXERCISE WHEN WE MAY PROVIDE IMPERATIVE REASONABLE REASONS FOR PROCESSING WHICH EXCEED ITS INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES THE PRESENTATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CHARGES.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US TO OPERATE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO INTRODUCE ANY CONTESTING AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOU OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OPPOSITE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

MAKE USE OF YOUR CONTINGENCY RIGHT, WE FINISH THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ACCEPTANCE.

11) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective statutory retention period (eg commercial and tax retention periods). After the deadline, the corresponding data are routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract and / or on our part no legitimate interest in the re-storage persists.