Data privacy declaration of the FVZ Convenience GmbH website

PRIVACY STATEMENT

This Privacy Statement describes the type of personal details collected by FVZ Convenience GmbH and/or its subsidiaries (“FVZ Convenience GmbH”), for which purposes this is done and how the personal details are used, consulted, disclosed or otherwise processed and protected.

Personal data are individual items of information about the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. These include both items of information directly related to the person, like your first name and surname, and such data as may make it possible, in connection with other particulars, for you to be identified as a natural person, e.g. your telephone number.

APPLICABILITY

This Privacy Statement applies to all personal details collected by FVZ Convenience GmbH during interactions between you and FVZ Convenience GmbH in connection with the services it offers, including but not limited to all offline and online data collections of all personal details. This Privacy Statement forms a part of the Terms of Use of the FVZ Convenience GmbH website.

CHILDREN

The FVZ Convenience GmbH website and those of its affiliated companies are built for use by adults. If you are younger than 16 years of age, you must discuss the terms of this Privacy Statement with a parent/guardian and obtain their permission as well as make sure that you understand and accept its contents. If we discover that we have processed the personal details of a minor without the permission of a parent/guardian when this permission was required, these personal details will be deleted as soon as possible. We may use your personal details to carry out an age check.

USE OF DATA IN CONNECTION WITH JOB APPLICATIONS

We process personal data about you for the purpose of dealing with your application for a job or training position, in so far as this may be necessary for us to come to a decision that the award of such a position is justified. The legal basis for data processing in this connection is § 26, section 1 in conjunction with section 8, p. 2 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Furthermore we may process personal data about you in so far as this may be necessary in order to rebut legal claims that may be asserted against us arising from the application procedure. The legal basis for data processing in this connection is article 6, section 1, letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The ‘legitimate interest’ in this case may for example be the obligation of providing proof in proceedings having to do with the Allgemeine Gleichbehandlungsgesetz (AGG) [General Equal Opportunities Act].

If a contract of employment comes about between you and a company of the Group, in accordance with § 26, section 1 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) we may make use of the personal data we have already received from you for purposes associated with the contract of employment or traineeship, or in so far as may be necessary for the exercise or fulfilment of rights and obligations   of the groups representing the interests of the workforce based on the statutes or on a works or service agreement (collective agreement).

We process data that are associated with your application. These may be general data relating to your person (e.g. name, address, contact details), details of your professional qualifications and educational history, details of your professional further training or any other particulars which you have conveyed to us in connection with your application. Apart from this, we may also process information relating to your profession which you have made publicly accessible, e.g. a profile you have set up on social media networks.  

We will store your personal data for as long as is necessary in order to come to a decision about your application. If a contract of employment between yourself and us does not come about, we may furthermore continue to store data in so far as this may be necessary for us to defend ourselves against any possible legal claims. The application documents will be deleted six months after the communication of our decision in the negative, provided that it is not necessary to retain them for longer in connection with possible litigation.

The provision of personal data is not prescribed by statute nor is it contractually mandatory, nor are you obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, for a contract of employment or traineeship to be concluded with us, it is necessary for you to supply your personal data. This means that if you do not provide personal data along with your application, we will not enter into a contract of employment or traineeship with you.   

No automated decisions, as understood by article 22 of the GDPR, take place. That is to say, the decision on your application will not be taken based exclusively on automated processing.  

USE OF DATA IN CONNECTION WITH NEWSLETTER REGISTRATION

When you subscribe to the newsletter, the provider uses the e-mail address you supply for the purposes of advertising there stated, until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. The option of newsletter registration may also be found elsewhere, e.g. in the contact form of the provider. You can unsubscribe at any time. In order to unsubscribe, you can write an e-mail to the provider at info@fvz.de or use other forms of contact, e.g. by post or by telephone.

Data stored when you subscribe to the newsletter consist in the following particulars:

  • Title
  • First name and surname
  • Address
  • e-mail address

The supplier collects and uses these personal data.

USE OF DATA IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE CONTACT FORM

The provider offers a contact form on its website. By means of the form, various enquiries can be transmitted to the provider directly.

Data stored when you use the contact form consist in the following particulars:

  • Title (mandatory field)
  • First name and surname (mandatory field)
  • Address
  • e-mail address (mandatory field)
  • Telephone number

The provider collects and uses these personal data in so far as they are needed for answering the enquiry or dealing with the message etc. communicated  in the contact form. 

To encrypt the data transmitted between your computer and/or mobile terminal device and the server of the provider, the provider uses an SSL security system.

You must give your express consent to the processing of your personal data. 

USE DATA (LOG FILES)

The provider collects and uses the following data relating to website use:

  • Name and/or URL of the accessed website
  • Date and time of access
  • Access status / http status code
  • Quantity of data transmitted
  • Website from which the query comes
  • Browser software and software version
  • Operating system and associated interface
  • IP address
  • Randomly generated key number of the cookie or session

These data are collected for statistical evaluation purposes. They will not be passed on to third parties, either for commercial or for non-commercial purposes.

COOKIE POLICY

When you visit the FVZ Convenience GmbH website, each time there is an interaction between you and us, we use cookies to save certain types of information, such as the number of visits to the website, how long you stay on the website and which pages you view, the type of browser and operating system you use, your IP address and internet domain.

What is a cookie? 
Cookies are text files that we send to your internet browser, which then saves the cookie on your computer's hard drive. This means that we can recognise you next time you visit our website. We collect the aforementioned information in order to monitor the use of our website, to provide you with a website and service that matches your interests and to send you information on our company and our (new) products and services that matches your interests.


Types of cookie

Session cookies
The Content Management System (CMS) of this website, Contao, issues a cookie to track your session and optimise the operation of the CMS for you. Using a session cookie, we can see which sections of the website you have viewed during your visit. We can use this information to adapt our service as closely as possible to the browsing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Google Analytics

Via our website, a cookie is issued by the American company Google Inc., (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) (Google), as part of the Analytics service. We use this service to monitor and receive reports on how visitors use the website. The service uses what are known as ‘cookies’ – text files which are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies is as a general rule sent to a Google server in the USA and there stored.

The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. This website makes use of Google Analytics with 'anonymizeIP', which shortens IP addresses. The information is transferred to and stored on servers in the United States by Google. Google is committed to upholding the Privacy Shield principles and is a member of the Privacy Shield programme operated by the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data. Read the Google privacy policy  for more information, as well as the specific privacy policy of Google Analytics.

As part of its Analytics service, a cookie from the US company Google Inc. (‘Google’) is placed on our website. We use this service in order to find out something, in the form of reports, about how our website is used by visitors. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this. We have notauthorised Google to use the analytics information it collects for other Google services.

Blocking cookies

You can set up your browser to send you a message whenever you receive a cookie or to decline the acceptance of cookies. It is possible to block cookies or to deny them permission. Most internet browsers can be configured in such a way that they do not accept cookies. The specific method of doing this depends on the type of internet browser that you use. We would like to point out, however, that certain parts of FVZ Convenience GmbH's website may not function or may not function optimally if you choose to block cookies.

Please note: in such cases, it is possible that you may no longer have access to all of our website's functionality. The cookies are collected via the FVZ Convenience GmbH server. The storage and transfer of your data via the internet is secured by means of the latest techniques in use.

Furthermore, with the help of a browser plug-in you can prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following linke takes you to the required plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Alternatively, by clicking on this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en, you can prevent Google Analytics from registering data about you on this website. BY clicking on the above link you download an ‘opt-out cookie’. Your browser must therefore fundamentally permit the storage of cookies for this to be possible. If you delete your cookies on a regular basis, you need to click on the link again every time you visit this website.   

You can find further information about data use by Google Inc. here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

 

Deleting cookies
After visiting the FVZ Convenience GmbH website, you can choose to delete the cookies from your computer. 

UPLOADING MATERIAL ONTO OUR WEBSITE

If you post unsolicited ideas, information and/or materials in the form of but not limited to text, images, sounds or software (“Material”) on this website or upload, e-mail or otherwise send such Material to FVZ Convenience GmbH, FVZ Convenience GmbH is fully within its rights to use, copy, distribute and/or commercially exploit this Material free of charge and without limits, and FVZ Convenience GmbH is not bound by any confidentiality obligation in relation to this Material. FVZ Convenience GmbH has the right to disclose your identity to third parties that claim that the material you have posted on or uploaded to our website infringes any right vested in these third parties, such as intellectual property rights or the right to privacy.

YOUR RIGHTS

Once you have provided us with your personal details, you have the right to request FVZ Convenience GmbH to rectify or delete such personal details or to restrict the processing of your personal details. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal details and you have the right to data portability. You may at any time object to the use of your personal details for direct marketing purposes. You may also request to view your personal details at any time. To do this, you may contact info@fvz.de stating you name, company name (if applicable) and address. By submitting a data inspection request, you declare that you have the right to view the personal details to which you are requesting access.

At any time you choose, you may withdraw your consent to FVZ Convenience GmbH for processing of your personal details. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of details already processed based on your consent prior to their withdrawal. Should you have a complaint about the processing of personal details by FVZ Convenience GmbH, you have the right to submit this complaint to the supervisory authority, namely the German Data Protection Authority.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL DETAILS

We take every reasonable precaution to secure and protect the personal details you provide to us. We demand the same of third parties that process or handle personal details for us.

LINKED SITES

Our websites may contain links to and from other websites in our partner network, advertisers, affiliated companies and other third parties. If you follow a link to one of these websites, you should be aware that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for these policies. Please read the respective policy before providing personal details to these websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT

We reserve the right to make adjustments to this Privacy Statement. Any changes that we make to our Privacy Statement will be published on this website

CONTACT

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have, or to request information. Please send these to info@fvz.de stating your name, company name and address. If your question needs to be answered by a member of staff that works for FVZ Convenience GmbH or one of our suppliers outside the EEA, it is possible that the data we collect on you may have to be sent to and stored at a location outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

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