This Policy applies to the use of our online services www.speedsignal.de, www.speed-signal.de, shop.speedsignal.de (subsequent “website”).
We therefore place great importance on data protection. All personal data will be collected and processed in accordance with german data protect legislation Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO).
1 Person responsible
The person responsible for collection, processing or use of your personal data according to german law § 4, No. 7 DSGVO
83043 Bad Aibling
Should you not agree with the collection, processing or use of you personal data either fully or partly, you just need to contradict the responsible person.
You can save or copy this privacy statement at any time.
2 General purpose of processing
We use personal data for the purpose of our company, our website as well as treatment of orders.
3 Which data we use and why
By making use of hosting services, we are able to provide following services: Infrastructure- and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services as well as technical maintenance services, which we use for operating our website.
Here we, or rather our hosting supplier process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta- and communication data of our customers, interested parties and visitors of our homepage based on our legitimate interests for an efficient and secure provision of our website pursuant to german law § 6 I S. 1 f) DSGVO in conjunction with § 28 DSGVO.
3.2 Access data
We collect information about you, while you visit our website. We collect information about your usage behavior and your interactions with us automatically and register data to your PC or mobile device. We collect save and use data upon each user access/request to our website (so-called serverlogfiles).
- Name and URL of retrieved file
- Date and time of access
- Transmitted data volume
- Report on successful access (HTTP response code)
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Referer URL (means previously visited page)
- Websites, which are called up or queried via our website from the system of the user
- Internet-service-provider of the user
- IP-adress and requesting provider
We use this protocoll data without allocation to your person or other profiling creation for statistic evaluation serving purpose of the company, the security and optimisation of our website. We use this data for recording the number of visitors on our website (traffic) anonymously as well as for measuring the amount and type of usage on our website and services, for billing purposes and to count the number of clicks of cooperation partners. Due to this fact we can provide personell and location-based content, analyse data traffic, troubleshoot & patch and improve our service.
That is the reason of our interest in german law Art. 6, Abs. 1, S.1 f) DSGVO.
We reserve the right to check the protocol data subsequently, if there exists concrete and entitled indications for illegal usage. We save IP-adresses at logfiles for a limited period, if this is necessary for security reasons or for service or billing reasons, for example if you utilize one of our services. After cancellation or receipt of payment we delete the IP address, if it’s not necessary for security reasons anymore. We also save IP addresses if a crime is suspected in connection with the usage of our website. Furthermore we save the date of your last visit as part of your account (for example at registration, login, click the links).
We use so-called session-cookies to optimize our website. A session cookie is a little text file, which is sent from the respective server and temporarily stored on your storage-device upon visiting a website. This data includes a so-called session-ID with which various requests of your browser of this session can be assigned. Thereby your computer can be recognized if you return to our website. This cookies will be deleted after closing your browser. They are useful if you want to use the shopping basket function between several pages for example.
We also use persistent cookies to a lesser extent (also little text files, which are saved at your terminal device) which stay at your terminal device and enable us to recognize you at your next visit. This cookies will be saved on your storage device and are self-extinguishing after a given time period. The life cyles of these cookies reach from 1 month up to 10 years. In this way we can offer you a more user-friendly, effective and secure service, for example to show information, specially coordinated information on our website.
Our legitimate interest in the usage of cookies according to German law Art. 6, Abs. 1, S.1 f) DSGVO lies in the fact, to offer a user-friendly, effective and more secure website.
Following data and information can be saved in such a cookies:
- Language settings
- Entered search strings
- Information about the amount of calls of our website as well as usage of some functions at our website
When activating cookies an identification number will automaticaly be asigned. An association from this indentification number to your personal data will not be made. Your name, your IP-adress and similar data, which could make an assosiation possible, won’t be filed in the cookie. Based on cookie-technology we only receive pseudonymous information, for example about which sites or products of our shop were viewed .
You can configure your browser to be informed about the insertion of cookies in advance. Then you could decide in individual cases, if you want to accept the cookies in certain case, exclude them in general or block cookies completely. Therefore it might be possible, that the functionality of the website will be restricted.
3.4 Data to fulfill our contractual obligation
We process personal data, which we need to fulfill our contractual obligation, like name, address, e-mail-adress, ordered products, billing and payment information. The collection of this data is necessary for the conclusion of contract.
This data gets deleted after the expiry of the warranty period and after legal obligation to retain data.
Legal basis for processing of this data is their consent pursuant to Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 b) DSGVO.können.
3.5 User account
You can create a user account on our website. If you decide to do so, we need the personal data, which were queried at the first login. At later logins only your e-mail-address or user name and your password will be needed.
In case of a new registration we collect your master data (e.g. name, address), communication data (e.g. e-mail-address) and billing data (bank details) as well as access data (user name and password).
To prevent unauthorised login by third and to ensure proper login you will get an activation link via E-Mail after registration to activate your account. Only after successful registration we save the data send from you in our merchandise management system permanently.
You can let delete your user account with our help at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs. A message in textform to the at number one referred contact data (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. We will delete your saved personal data so far as we don´t need them for processing orders or because of legal retention period anymore.
Legal basis for processing of this data is their consent pursuant to Art. 6, Abs. 1, S.1a) DSGVO.
We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications (hereinafter “newsletters”) only with the consent of the recipients or a legal permission. If the contents of the newsletter are specifically described in the context of a registration for the newsletter, they are decisive for the consent of the users. Furthermore, our newsletters contain information about our services and us.
To subscribe to our newsletters, it is basically sufficient to enter your e-mail address. However, we may ask you to provide a name for the purpose of personal contact in the newsletter, or other details if these are necessary for the purposes of the newsletter.
Double opt-in procedure: The registration for our newsletter is always done in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with foreign e-mail addresses. The registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the registration and confirmation time as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored by the shipping service provider are also logged.
Deletion and limitation of processing:We may store the unsubscribed e-mail addresses for up to three years on the basis of our legitimate interests before we delete them in order to be able to prove a previously given consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defence against claims. An individual request for deletion is possible at any time, provided that the former existence of a consent is confirmed at the same time. In case of obligations to permanently observe contradictions, we reserve the right to store the e-mail address in a blacklist for this purpose alone.
The logging of the registration procedure is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests for the purpose of proving that it has been carried out properly. If we commission a service provider to send e-mails, this is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure sending system.
Notes on legal bases: Newsletters are sent on the basis of the consent of the recipients or, if consent is not required, on the basis of our legitimate interests in direct marketing, if and to the extent permitted by law, e.g. in the case of advertising to existing customers. If we commission a service provider to send e-mails, this is done on the basis of our legitimate interests. The registration process is recorded on the basis of our legitimate interests in order to prove that it was carried out in accordance with the law.
Contents: Information about our services, products, our company and topics concerning automotive electronics.
Performance measurement: The newsletters contain a so-called “web-beacon”, i.e. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from our server when the newsletter is opened or, if we use a mailing service provider, from their server. Within the scope of this retrieval, technical information such as information on the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and the time of the retrieval, is initially collected.
This information is used for the technical improvement of our newsletter on the basis of technical data or target groups and their reading behaviour based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. This analysis also includes determining whether the newsletter is opened, when it is opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our endeavour nor, if used, that of the dispatch service provider to observe individual users. Rather, the evaluations serve to identify the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
The evaluation of the newsletter and the measurement of success are carried out, subject to the express consent of the users, on the basis of our legitimate interests for the purpose of using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, which both serves our business interests and meets the expectations of the users.
A separate revocation of the performance measurement is unfortunately not possible, in this case the entire newsletter subscription must be cancelled or must be contradicted.
- Processed data types: Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses), contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone numbers), meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses), usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times, opening and click rate).
- Persons concerned: Communication partners
- Purposes of the processing: Direct marketing (e.g. by e-mail or by post).
- Legal basis: Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR), legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f. GDPR).
- Right of appeal (Opt-Out): You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent or object to further receipt. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter either at the end of each newsletter or you can use one of the above mentioned contact options, preferably e-mail.
Services used and service providers:
- GetResponse: E-mail marketing platform;
Service provider: GetResponse Sp. z o.o.,
Arkonska 6/A3 80-387 Gdansk
3.7 Product recommendation
Independet of the newsletter we will send you product recommendations via e-mail. In this way we inform you about products according to what products you have bought recently and which you could be interest in. Thereby we adhere strictly to all relevant regulations and guidelines. You can contradict to this at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs. A message in textform to the at number one referred contact data (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. Of course you can also find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter.
Legal basis is legal allowance Art.6, Abs. 1, S.1f) DSGVO in connection with §7 Abs. 3 UWG.
3.8 E-Mail contact
If you get in contact with us (e.g. via contact formular or email) we process your entries for the treatment of the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions from your side.
If data processing takes places because of implementation of precontractual measures, which happened upon your request or if you are already customer for carry the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6, Abs. 1, S. 1 b) DSGVO.
We only process personalised data if you agree (Art. 6, Abs. 1, S. 1a) DSGVO) or if we have a legitimate interest at processing your data (Art. 6, Abs. 1, S. 1f) DSGVO). A legitimate interest is to answer to your email for example.
4 Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics which is a webanalysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which will be saved on our device and which make analysis of usage of the website possible. Usually the via cookies generated information about usage of this website will be sent to a server of Google in USA and also saved.
And herein lies also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6, Abs. 1, S. 1f) DSGVO.
Google has prescribed to the Privacy-Shield-Agreement between the European Union and USA and is certified. Thus Google undertakes to comply with the standards and provisions of European data protection law. For more information: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
We have activated the IP-anonymisation (anonymizeIP). Thus your IP-address will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or within other signatories of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional case your full IP will be sent from Google to its Server in the USA and then shortened. On our account Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of our website to write reports about the website activities and to deliver more information about our website and internet usage for us.
Google will not unite the transmitted IP address of your browser and other data from Google. You can prevent such storage of cookies with appropriate settings. We would like to make you aware of the fact that in case of preventing such storage of cookies you may can`t use the website to the fullest extent.
In addition you can also prevent the transmission and processing of data out of cookies from and to Google. The cookies determine data about usage of our website (including your IP address). Therefor you can download and install an browser-plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Instead of this browser plugin you can use the following link to place an opt-out-cookie which blocks the registration from Google Analytic embedded within this website in future. This opt out cookie works only in this browser and only for this domain. Please delete the cookies in your browser, and click the link again. [deactivate Google Analytics]
5 Storage period
If not explicitly stated we only storage personal data as long as we need them for the fulfilment of the purpose pursued.
In several cases the legislator proposes to store personal data, for example at tax or commercial law. In that case we only store data for this legal purpose. We won’t process this data for any other reason and will delete them after the legal retention period.
6 Your rights as data subjects
Under applicable laws you have various rights with respect to your personal data. If you want to assert your rights please write an e-mail or letter to the in number one mentioned address.
Subsequent you can find an overview of your rights.
6.1 Right of confirmation and disclosure
You have the right to a clear disclosure about the process of your personal data.
You always have the right to get an confirmation from us if we process your personal data. If we do so you have the right to get free disclosure about your stored personal data together with a copy of your data. Furthermore you have the right to get following information:
- Purpose of processing;
- Categories of personal data which are in process;
- Recipients or categories of recipients to whom this personal data were disclosed or will be disclosed, particularly recipients at third countries or international organisations;
- If possible, the planned duration, for them who the storage data are, or if this is not possible the criteria of the determination about the duration;
- The existence of a right to correction or cancellation about the pertaining personal data or to restriction of processing by the responsible person or the right to object against the processing;
- Existence of the right of appeal at a supervisory authority;
- If the personal data won’t be collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;
- The existence of an automatic decision making inclusive profiling pursuant Art. 22Abs. 1 and 4 DSGVO and, at least in these cases, significant information about the involved logic, the scope and the intended effects of such a dissemination for you.
In case of transmission of your personal data to a third country or an international organization you have the right to get taught about the suitable guarantees in accordance to the transmission pursuant to Art. 46 DSGVO.
6.2 Right of correction
You have the right to demand us for correction or if necessary completion of your personal data.
You have the right to demand immediate correction of your incorrect personal data. In consideration of purposes of processing you have the right to demand us to complete incomplete personal data of yours – also with an additional declaration.
6.3 Right to cancellation („right to be forgotten“)
In a number of cases we are liable to delete your personal data.
In accordance to Art. 17, Abs. 1 DSGVO, you have the right to ask us to delete your personal data immediately and we are liable to delete them immediately if one of this following reasons applies:
- The personal data are not necessary anymore for the purpose they were stored or are not necessary for the purpose of process they were stored anymore.
- You revoke your consent in which the process rests onArt. 6Abs. 1 1 a) DSGVO or Art. 9 Abs. 2 a) DSGVO against the process of your data.
- You appeal to Art. 21Abs. 1 DSGVO against the process and there exists no entitled reason for process anymore or you appeal to Art. 21 Abs. 2 DSGVO DSGVO against the process of your data.
- Your personal data were processed unlawful
- The cancellation of your personal data is for legal obligation pursuant to union law or to the right of the member states which we are subject.
- Your personal data were collected by the services offered of information society pursuant to Art. 8Abs. 1 DSGVO
If we made your personal data public, we are liable to delete them pursuant to Art.17, Abs. 1 DSGVO. Therefore we take measures of the available technology and the implementation costs into consideration. And with regard to the technical side, we inform the responsible person for the processing of your data to delete all links, all copies or replications of your personal data .
6.4 Right of restriction of processing
In a number of cases you are entitled to demand us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to demand us to restrict the processing of your personal data on the following conditions:
- You dispute the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time in which we are able to check the accuracy of your personal data.
- The process of your personal data is unlawful and you refused the cancellation of your data instead you want to restrict the usage of your personal data
- We do not need your personal data for purpose of processing anymore but you need them for assertion, exercise or defence of your legal claim or
- 4. You appeal to the processing according to Art. 21Abs. 1 DSGVO and as long as it is not yet been fixed if the entitled reasons of our company prevail yours.
6.5 Right of data transferability
You have the right to get your personal data machine readable, transmitted or transmitted through us.
You have the right to get, all your personal data, which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine readable format. Furthermore you have the right to ask us for transmission of your personal data to a responsible person without obstructions.
- The process of your consent is based on Art. 6Abs. 1 1 a) DSGVO or Art. 9 Abs. 2 a) or in accordance to an contract pursuant Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 b) DSGVO
- The process takes place with help of automated processes.
In the exercise of your right the data transferability pursuant to paragraph 1 you are allowed to obtain that your personal data will be transmitted from us to another responsible person directly, if this is technically workable.
6.6 Right to object
You have the right to object a lawful process of your personal data by us, if this is explained due to your specific situation and if our purposes do not outweigh.
You have the right to object the process of your personal data, which we process pursuant to Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 e) oder f) DSGVO at any time, if this is explained due to your specific situation. This also applies for profiling based on these provisions. We only process your data in case of compelling and legitimate reasons for processing, which outweigh your rights and freedoms or if the process purposes the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If we use your personal data for direct advertising, you have the right to object this way of processing with your personal data at any time. This also applies for profiling, if it stays in connection with this direct advertising.
You have the right to object the process of data for scientifical or historical research purposes pursuant to Art. 89, Abs. 1 DSGVO because of your specific situation if your personal data are not needed for reasons of performance for a public interest pursuant to Art. 89, Abs. 1 DSGVO. Art. 89 Abs. 1 DSGVO.
6.7 Automated decisions including profiling
You have the right to be subjected to a decision made not sole automated process – including profiling – and what has legal effects for you or which affects you in similar way. An automated decision making on base of collected personal data does not take place.
6.8 Right to revoke the declaration of consent
You have the right to revoke the process of your personal data to any time.
6.9 Right of complaint to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority especially at the member state of your abode, of your working place or the place of suspected infringement if you think that the process of your personal data is illegal.
7 Data security
We are always keen for the security of your data within the valid data protection laws and the technical possibilities.
Your personal data will be transmitted encrypted. This applies to your orders as well as for your user login. We use the encoding system SSL (SecureSocketLayer). We point out that the data transmission can have security holes (e.g. communication via e-mail). Complete security protection from third party access is not possible.
For a backup of your data we have technical and organisational security measures pursuant to Art. 32 DSGVO which we customize at the state-of-the-art
We do not ensure that our offer is available at certain times. Disorders, interruptions or failures cannot be excluded. The server used from us get secured carefully and regularly.
8 Transmitting data to third parties, no data transmission into non-EU-country
Fundamentaly we use your personal data only within our company
If we get in contact with third members for fulfilling of contracts (e.g. logistic services), they only get personal data in the extent, which is necessary for the corresponding performance.
In the event that we outsource parts of data process (“job processing”), we oblige this external processors contractual to use personal data only pursuant to the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the right to privacy of the person concerned.
There exists no data transmission outside the EU beside the declaration at number 4 and is not planned for the future.
9 Data protection officer
If you have any further questions or concerns regarding the data security, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer:
c/o speedsignal GmbH
83043 Bad Aibling
Last updated: 07.10.2020