Data Protection

Thank you for visiting our website. As it is important to us that you feel safe during and enjoy your visit to our website and the protection of your privacy is a top priority for us, we would like to inform you in the following how we handle the collection, use and transfer your personal data in accordance with Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Controller

The body named in the imprint is responsible for the data collection and processing described in the following.

Storing of the IP address

We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser strictly for the intended purpose only for a duration of seven days to enable us to detect, limit and eliminate attacks on our websites. At the end of this period we delete and/or make the IP address anonymous. The legal basis for this is Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR.

Usage data

When you visit our website, usage data will be saved temporarily on our web server for statistical purposes as a log to improve the quality of our website. This record consists of

The above mentioned log data is only stored in an anonymized form.

Data security

We are taking technical and organizational measures to ensure the comprehensive protection of your data against unwanted access. We use an encryption method on our websites. Your details are transmitted from your computer to our server and in the opposite direction via the Internet using TLS 1.2 encryption. You can recognize this from a closed padlock symbol in the status bar of your browser and the fact that the address line starts with .

Data recipient

Processor

In accordance with Article 28 of the GDPR and in the course of processing we transmit your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our websites and the associated processes. Our service providers are strictly bound by our instructions and appropriate contracts. We are using the following service providers: Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG (hosting), Google Analytics / Google Inc. (web analysis).

For some of these we transmit personal data to a third country outside of the EU. We have ensured an appropriate level of data protection for this:

In the case of Google Analytics (USA), an appropriate level of data protection ensues from the participation in the Privacy Shield Agreement (Article 45, paragraph 1, GDPR).

We will neither sell your personal data to any third parties nor market them in any other way.

Cookies

We use cookies on our websites. Cookies are small text files which can be stored and read out on your terminal. A distinction is made between session cookies which will be deleted as soon as you close your browser and permanent cookies which are stored after the session has ended. Cookies may contain data which enable the recognition of the device used. In some cases, cookies may only contain information on certain settings which cannot be related to individual persons.

We use session cookies and permanent cookies on our websites. Processing is in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR and in the interests of optimizing and/or enabling navigation and to adjust how our website is displayed.

You can set your browser so that it informs you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. You can also delete cookies at any time and prevent the placing of new cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, please note that our websites may then not display in the optimum way and some functions may no longer be available.

Use of web tracking tools and/or web analysis tools

We use web tracking tools on this website. This means that user profiles are created under a pseudonym. These are not used to personally identify users of this website and they will not be combined with other personal data about the carrier of the pseudonym.

You can object to the processing of your data by web tracking tools at any time. You can find out how to do this in the following sections on the corresponding tracking services.

Google Analytics

To enable us to design our website in line with our requirements we use Google Analytics to create pseudonymized usage profiles. Google Analytics uses Cookies which may be stored on your terminal and can be read out by us. This enables us to recognize returning visitors and to count them as such.

Type, use and transfer of data

As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, as we have activated IP anonymization on our website your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union before transmission. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server located in the United States (an adequate level of data protection in accordance with Article 45, paragraph 1, GDPR is ensured by Google’s participation in the Privacy Shield) and shortened there in exceptional cases. In addition, we have concluded a processing agreement with Google Inc. (USA) in accordance with Article 28, GDPR. According to the agreement, Google may only use all information strictly in line with the intended purpose, to analyze the use of our website for us and to compile reports on the website activities.

Legal basis for data processing

Data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR and/or Article 15, paragraph 3 of the TMG (German Telemedia Act) and in order to find out how often our websites are called up by different users.

Right to object

You can object to the processing at any time. Please use one of the following options for this:

You can find further information at: www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Redirecting to other websites and social networks

On our websites you can also find links to the web presence of other providers. You can recognize this from a logo or that a new browser window opens.

Based on Article 6, paragraph 1, S. 1, letter f of the GDPR and the interest of communication an information we have an official presence on the following social networking sites:

XING

We operate our official XING page under the URL https://www.xing.com/company/lmt-group.

LinkedIn

We operate our official LinkedIn page under the URL https://www.linkedin.com/company/lmt-group.

Youtube channel

We operate our official YouTube channel under the URL https://www.youtube.com/user/LMTGroup.

We do not collect, store or process any personal user data on these pages at any time. We also do not carry out or initiate any other data processing. We will not use or process any data you enter on these pages, e.g. comments, videos or images for any other purposes at any time. We only reserve the right to delete contents, should this be required. It cannot be excluded that the social networks use what is referred to as web tracking methods on these pages. Web tracking may be taking place even if you are not logged in or registered with the social networking site. Unfortunately we have no influence on the web tracking methods of the social networking sites. Please be aware: It cannot be excluded that social networking sites will use your profile data to analyze your habits, personal relationships, preferences, etc. We have no influence on the processing of your data by social networking sites. If you are accessing our websites on social networking sites, please also note our privacy notice there and the providers’ notices.

Embedding of YouTube videos

On some of the sub-pages of our website we embed YouTube videos. When these sub-pages are accessed this results in the loading of YouTube contents. During this YouTube also receives your IP address which is technically required for accessing the contents. We have no influence on any further processing by YouTube. However, when we embedded the videos we made sure that the data protection mode offered by YouTube is activated.

Contact form

You have the option to contact us via a contact form on our website. To use our contact form we need your name and your e-mail address. You may provide further details, however, this is not required.

In accordance with Article 6, Paragraph 1, letter b of the GDPR and/or Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR, we will use any details you provide when you contact us in the interest of being able to respond to your inquiry as straight forward, quickly and customer-friendly or user-friendly as possible. The data will be deleted after 6 months. The data will not be transferred to any third party.

Newsletter subscription

On our website we offer the option to subscribe to our newsletter. If you have given your consent separately that we may inform you about our company’s products and services by e-mail, we will process this based on Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time, this shall not affect the legality of the processing that has taken place to date. If you withdraw your consent, we will discontinue the data processing concerned. If you do not want to receive our newsletter in the future, you can cancel your subscription at any time, e.g. by sending an e-mail to marketingfette-compacting.de or via the unsubscribe link for the newsletter which is included in each Newsletter e-mail.

Use of Google reCaptcha (contact form and newsletter subscription)

We use the Google reCaptcha service to determine whether a particular entry in our contact form is made by a human or by a computer. Google uses the following data to check whether you are a human or a computer: IP address of the terminal used, the website you visit and on which the Captcha is incorporated, the date and the duration of the visit, the recognition data of the browser and operating system type used, Google account if you are still logged in with Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas and any tasks where you need to identify images. The legal basis for the data processing described is Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR and the interest to ensure the safety of our website.

Online applications

You have the option to apply for job vacancies we advertise on our website. You determine the amount of data you would like to transfer to us in the course of your online application.

We process the data you disclose to us in the course of your online application for the purpose of selecting candidates only, based on Article 26 of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). The data will not be processed for any other purposes.

Online applications are transferred electronically to our personnel department and processed there as quickly as possible. The transfer will be encrypted. As a rule, job applications are forwarded to the heads of the department responsible in our company. There will be no further transfer of your data. Your details will be treated as confidential in our company. If you have been unsuccessful with your application, your documents will be deleted after 6 months have elapsed.

If we are permitted to consider your application for other or any future job vacancies, we ask you to mark your job application accordingly. We will process your data on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1, letter a of the GDPR. The data is stored according to the legal retention periods. More Information you can find here.

Your rights as a user

For the processing of your personal data the GDPR grants you certain rights as a user of the website:

1. Right of access (Article 15 of the GDPR):

You have the right to ask for a confirmation whether personal data concerning you is processed; if this is the case you have the right of access to the personal data and to the information detailed in Article 15 of the GDPR.

2. Right to rectification and erasure (Articles 16 and 17 of the GDPR):

You have the right to request the rectification of incorrect personal data concerning you and, if required, to request to have incomplete personal data completed immediately.

You also have the right to request that any personal data concerning you is deleted immediately, if one of the grounds listed in Article 17 of the GDPR applies, e.g. if the data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed

3. Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 of the GDPR):

You have the right to request the restriction of processing if one of the reasons listed in Article 18 of the GDPR applies, e.g. if you have objected to processing in accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR, pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override yours.

4. Right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR):

In certain cases which are listed in detail in Article 20 of the GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to request the transmission of this data to a third party.

5. Right to object (Article 21 of the GDPR):

If data is collected on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1, s. 1, letter f (data processing for the purposes of legitimate interests) you have the right to object to the processing on grounds relating to your particular situation at any time. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, or the processing serves the exercising or defense of legal claims.

6. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

In accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of data concerning you breaches the provisions of data protection law. The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority may be exercised in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. In Lower Saxony the supervisory authority responsible is the Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen, Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover.

Contact data of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of LMT Leading Metalworking Technologies GmbH & Co. KG quality tools can be reached by post at the above address, eg. of the Data Protection Officer and by e-mail to: data-protectionlmt-group.com.