Privacy Policy


Responsible for the processing of data is:

Denk Aqua GmbH
Neershofer Str. 123
96450 Coburg
Germany

+49-(0)9563-5133252

info@denk-aqua.de

Thank you for visiting our website. Protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below you will find extensive information about how we handle your data.


1. Access data and hosting

You may visit our website without revealing any personal information. With every visit on the website, the web server stores automatically only a so-called server log file which contains e.g. the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the request, the volume of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data), and documents the request.

These access data are analysed exclusively for the purpose of ensuring the smooth operation of the website and improving our online appearance. This serves according to Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR the protection of our legitimate interests in the proper presentation of our online appearance that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. All access data are deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit on our website.

Third-party hosting services
Data are also processed by a third-party provider that we have engaged to render hosting and website presentation services on our behalf. This provider processes on its servers all data that are collected in the manner specified below when you visit our website or fill in forms made available for this purpose. Data are processed on other servers only in the scope described herein.

This service provider is based in an EU or EEA member state.

2. Cookies and web-analysis

In order to make a visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages, provided that you have given your consent to do so in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 a GDPR. In addition, we use cookies to the extent that this is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which we are subject, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 c GDPR and to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our offer in the context of a balancing of interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 f GDPR. Further information on individual cookies and the respective legal basis can be found in the following sections of this privacy policy.

Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your end device. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us (persistent cookies). You can see the storage duration in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find these for each browser under the following links:

Microsoft Edge™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4027947/microsoft-edge-delete-cookies
Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?viewlocale=en_US&locale=de_DE
Chrome™: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?viewlocale=en_US&locale=de_DE
Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies
Opera™: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Below we present information on cookies we use.

Cookie Settings

Necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary to enable you to use our website. This includes e.g. cookies that enable you to log into the visitor area.

Analytical / performance cookies: These cookies enable collecting anonymised data about user behaviour on our website. We analyse them e.g. to improve the functionality of our website and recommend you products that will be interesting to you.

Functionality cookies: These cookies are used for certain features of our website, e.g. to improve the website’s navigation, or deliver to you customised and relevant information (e.g. ads that match your interests).

Third-party cookies: The cookies of some of our advertising providers help make the on-line offering and our website more attractive to you. Therefore, cookies of our partner providers are also saved to your hard disk when you are visiting our website. These are temporary cookies and are automatically deleted after a specific timeframe. As a rule, cookies of our partner providers are deleted a few days or up to 24 months later, or in some cases after several years. Cookies of our partner providers do not collect personal data, either. They will collect exclusively pseudonymised data under a user ID. These pseudonymised data will not be associated with your personal data at any time.

DoubleClick-Cookie
As far as you have given your consent according to Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR, this website also uses the so-called DoubleClick cookie in the context of Google Analytics (see below) for marketing purposes. The DoubleClick cookie enables the recognition of your browser as you visit other websites. The information generated automatically by the cookie about your visit to this website will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. By means of IP anonymisation enabled on this website, the IP address will be shortened before being transmitted within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will not join the anonymised IP address, transmitted from your browser through Google Analytics, with any other data held by Google.

Google will use this information to compile reports about your website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties from time to time if this is required by law or if third parties process such data on behalf of Google. After the purpose of use has ceased to exist and the use of Google DoubleClick has ended from our side, the data collected in this context will be deleted. Google Double Click is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com). Where information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located in the United States, the U.S. company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. You will see the up-to-date certificate here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has recognised entities certified to the Privacy Shield as those ensuring an adequate level of data protection.

You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect, by clicking this link. In addition, you can obtain information about the setting of cookies from the Digital Advertising Alliance and accordingly adapt the settings of your browser. Finally, you can configure your browser for it to inform you about the setting of cookies and decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject the cookies on a given website or generally. Please note that disabling cookies may limit your access to some features of our website.

Borlabs Consent Management Platform
On our website we use the Borlabs Consent Management Platform (“Borlabs”) to inform you about the technologies we use on our website and to obtain, manage and document your consent to the processing of your personal data by these technologies. This is required under Art. 6 (1) 1 c GDPR to fulfil our legal obligation under Art. 7(1) GDPR to be able to prove your consent to the processing of your personal data, to which we are subject. The consent management service Usercentrics is provided by Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Georg-Wilhelm-Str. 17, 21107 Hamburg, Germany,, which processes your data on our behalf. When you visit our website, Borlabs’ web server stores a so-called server log file, which also contains your anonymised IP address, the date and time of your visit, device and browser information as well as information on your consent behaviour. Your data will be deleted after three years, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 a GDPR or we reserve the right to use your data in a manner that goes beyond this, which is legally permitted and about which we inform you in this privacy policy.

Using of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics
Insofar as you have given your consent according to Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google for the purpose of website analytics. Google Analytics is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods, like e.g. cookies, that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information collected automatically by cookies about your use of this website are as a rule transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. At the same time, as IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, the IP address will be shortened before being transmitted within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Generally, Google does not associate the anonymised IP address, transmitted from your browser through Google Analytics, with any other data held by Google.

Where information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located in the United States, the U.S. company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. You will see the up-to-date certificate here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has recognised entities certified to the Privacy Shield as those ensuring an adequate level of data protection.

You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect by downloading and installing the browser plug that is available at this link.This prevents the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google.

Alternatively to the browser plugin, you may click this link, to prevent Google Analytics from recording your data on this website in the future. In this process, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your end-user device. If you clear your cookies, you will be asked to provide your consent again.

3. Online marketing

Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps for the visual representation of geographical information. Google Maps is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.co ). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our range of services and easy access to our locations in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR that are overriding in the process of balancing interests
When using Google Maps, Google transmits or processes data about the use of the Maps functions by website visitors, which may include in particular the IP address and location data. We have no influence on this data processing.
Where information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located in the United States, the U.S. company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
To deactivate the Google Maps service and thus prevent data transmission to Google, you must deactivate the Java script function in your browser. In this case Google Maps cannot be used or can only be used to a limited extent.
Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy policy. The Terms of Use for Google Maps contain detailed information about the map service.

Data processing is carried out based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties pursuant to Art. 26 GDPR, which you can view here.

Google Fonts
This website contains the script code “Google Fonts”. Google Fonts is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com). This serves to protect our legitimate interests in a uniform presentation of the contents on our website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR.
This will establish a connection between the browser you are using and Google’s servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address.
Where information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located in the United States, the U.S. company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy policy.

4. Social media

Our online presence on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest

Our online presence on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Pinterest
Our presence on social networks and platforms serves a better, active communication with our customers and interested parties. We inform there about our products and current special offers.
When you visit our websiteson social media, your data may be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes. So-called usage profiles are created from these data using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your terminal. The visitor behaviour and the interests of the users are stored in these cookies. This serves in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interest in an optimised presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties that are overriding in the balancing of interests. If you are asked by the respective social media platform operators for a consent into the data processing, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR.

If the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: The European Commission has adopted a decision on appropriateness for the USA. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here.

For detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy, in particular opt-out options, please refer to the providers’ data protection information linked below. If you still need help, you can contact us.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO, which can be viewed here.

You can find further information on data processing regarding visiting a Facebook fan page (information on Insights data) here.

Google/ YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Possibility to object (opt-out):
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
Google/ YouTube: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/settings/

5. Contact possibilites and your rights

Being the data subject, you have the following rights according to:

  • art. 15 GDPR, the right to obtain information about your personal data which we process, within the scope described therein;
  • art. 16 GDPR, the right to immediately demand rectification of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us;
  • art. 17 GDPR, the right to request erasure of your personal data stored with us, unless further processing is required

– to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information;
– for compliance with a legal obligation;
– for reasons of public interest or
– for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims;

  • art. 18 GDPR, the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data, insofar as

– the accuracy of the data is contested by you;
– the processing is unlawful, but you refuse their erasure;
– we no longer need the data, but you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims, or
– you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with art. 21 GDPR;

  • art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request its transmission to another controller;
  • art. 77 GDPR, the right to complain to a supervisory authority . As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your habitual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters.

If you have any questions about how we collect, process or use your personal data, want to enquire about, correct, restrict or delete your data, or withdraw any consents you have given, or opt-out of any particular data use, please contact us directly using the contact data provided in our site notice.

 

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Right to object

If we process personal data as described above to protect our legitimate interests that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests, you may object to such data processing with future effect. If your data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you may exercise this right at any time as described above. If your data are processed for other purposes, you have the right to object only on grounds relating to your particular situation.

After you have exercised your right to object, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

This does not apply to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes. In such a case we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes.
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