Data protection information for visitors to the website
We, smarTransfer GmbH, Universitätsplatz 12, 34127 Kassel, Telefon: +49 561 95379 747, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org set out below which of your data we process on this website. Should you have any questions relating to data protection, our data protection officer would be happy to respond at email@example.com.
Purpose, legal basis, categories of recipients, storage period for the data processing
Purpose: Presentation of the company and provision of services and/or sale of products, as well as communication through the Internet
The purpose of data processing on this website is to provide information about the products and services of our company, combined with the opportunity for users to be able to make contact with the appropriate contact person in house.
We process personal data in accordance with the following legal bases:
- 6 (1)(a) GDPR for the processing of personal data with the consent of the data subject.
- 6 (1)(b) GDPR for the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject, as well as for taking appropriate steps prior to entering into a contract.
- 6 (1)(c) GDPR for the processing necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject in accordance with applicable EU law or in accordance with the applicable law of a country in which the GDPR is applicable in whole or in part.
- 6 (1)(f) GDPR for the processing of personal data necessary to protect the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject. Legitimate interests are, in particular, our commercial interest to be able to provide our website, the security of information, the enforcement of our own legal claims and the compliance with further legislation.
To this end, in the context of service provision, we use service providers that have been separately bound to maintain confidentiality and to protect data. Data shall only be disclosed to a third party in the existence of overriding statutory provisions. No data is transmitted to third countries.
When you visit the website, a connection is established with your browser. The information collected, which is listed below, is stored in temporary system files and recorded automatically: IP address of your device, data and time of access, name and URL of files accessed, website from which access is initiated or from which you are directed to our site (referrer URL), browser used and, where applicable, the operating system of your device, as well as the name of your provider.
The data specified is processed by us for the purpose of seamlessly establishing a connection and for system security. The connection data created is automatically deleted is and is not retained for more than seven days. If the website is used improperly, log files, which need to be retained for evidence purposes, are saved until the incident is clarified.
This website uses so-called “cookies”, or text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable your use of the website to be analysed.
The information produced by the cookie about the way you use this website is used to analyse visitor behaviour on the website and to improve our information offering. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR (legitimate interests). The optimisation of the web presence constitutes such a legitimate interest. The information gained is only used for internal statistical analysis and is not passed on to third parties.
The cookies are removed after <xxx>. You can prevent cookies from being saved by changing the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you would not be able to use all the features of this website to their full extent.
Data is collected anonymously; the data collected cannot be related to you.
Should you wish to write to us using our contact from, your data from the form is processed to deal with your concern. The legal basis for the transmission of data to us is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You may withdraw your consent under data protection law at any time with effect for the future.
The data is then removed. If there is no legal obligation to retain data arising from your enquiry (e.g. an order), the data is removed after three years.
Your data is transmitted internally to the competent contact person to process your enquiry. Data is not transmitted to a third party without your approval.
To make the display of our website visually appealing, we use fonts provided by Google (Google Fonts, Provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The font displayed in your browser is provided by Google. The legal basis are our legitimate interests for the visually appealing display of our website pursuant to Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. Google’s privacy statement can be found at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Google Analytics (source: https://www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de)
If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) is used on this website. The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by www.intersoft-consulting.de.
To stop Google Analytics tracking, please follow this link: Stop tracking
Purposes of the Processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
Recipients or Categories of Recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Google.
Transfer to Third Countries
Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.
Duration of Data Storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.
Rights of the Persons affected
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics
Your right to information, rectification, deletion, object and data portability
You may avail yourself of your right to information, rectification and deletion of data at any time. Simply contact us using one of the methods described above. Should you require data to be deleted, which we are still legally obligated to retain, access to your data will be restricted (blocked). The same applies to an appeal. You may avail yourself of your right to data portability if the recipient and ourselves have the technical means.
Right of appeal
You have the option at any time to lodge an appeal with a data protection supervisory authority.
Data security / encryption
This website uses “Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure” (https). The connection between your browser and our server is encrypted.
Currency of and changes to this privacy statement
We reserve the right to change the content of this privacy statement at any time. This is usually done if the services used are subject to further development or adaptation. You can view the current privacy statement on our website. Date of this statement: 22.05.2018