Data protection declaration
Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory, nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.
“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Responsible person/Data protection officer
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.
Data protection officer:
DSB Münster GmbH
Proactive contact of the customer by e-mail
When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact.
If the initial contact occurs for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR for the purposes of our overriding, legitimate interest in handling and responding to your request. In this case, on grounds relating to your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you and carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We will only use your email address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major browsers:
Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Technically necessary cookies
You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Use of Consentmanager
Our website uses the consent management tool Consentmanager from Consentmanager AB (Håltegelvägen 1b, 72348 Västerås, Sweden; “Consentmanager”).
The tool enables you to grant consents to data processing via the website, in particular the placing of cookies, and to make use of your right of revocation for consents already granted.
The processing of data serves the purpose of obtaining necessary consents for data processing and to document these, thereby complying with statutory obligations.
Cookies may be deployed for this purpose. In this process the following information, inter alia, can be collected and transmitted to Consentmanager: Date and time of the page retrieval, information on the browser and device you are using, anonymised IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This data will not be forwarded to other third parties.
The data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(c) GDPR to comply with a legal obligation.
More information on data protection at Consentmanager can be found at: https://www.consentmanager.net/privacy.php
Use of YouTube
Our website uses the function for embedding YouTube videos by Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “YouTube”). YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
This feature shows YouTube videos in an iFrame on the website. The option “advanced privacy mode” is enabled here. This prevents YouTube from storing information on visitors to the website. It is only if you watch a video that information is transmitted to and stored by YouTube. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. For the USA, no adequacy decision from the EU Commission is available.
Rights of persons affected and storage duration
Duration of Storage
The data will be stored under consideration of legal retention periods and then deleted after expiration of the period, unless you have not agreed to further processing and use.
You can lodge a complaint with, among others, the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you may reach at the following contact details:Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Postfach 20 04 44
Tel.: +49 211 384240
Fax: +49 211 38424999
inform you about the processing of your personal data by us as well as your rights
resulting from this process in the following.
Phone: 02543 / 23350
Phone: 0251 / 71879-110
and for execution of contractual measures (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DS-GVO, e.g. in connection
with preparation, execution and administration of orders), for fulfillment of a legal obligation
(Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c DS-GVO, e.g. compliance of storage obligation with regard to commercial
and fiscal law pursuant to § 257 HGB und § 147 AO), for protection of vested interests of
responsible persons or a third person (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DS-GVO, e.g. for storage of data
during a period adequate for acquisition efforts or for assertion of legal claims and for defense
in legal disputes)
relationship, e.g. for processing of an enquiry or an order, from your or public sources as e.g.
trade register, World Wide Web and directories or from third parties such as financial institutions,
rating agencies or business associates.
Relevant personal data are especially personal details (such as name, given name, address,
bank details, invoice address, tax number respectively turnover tax ID) and other contact details
(e.g. phone number, email address). Furthermore this could also be contract- or order
data (such as sales data, order volume), information about your financial background (e.g.
solvency) and data about yourself (e.g. profession, position, responsibilities and authority) as
well as other, comparable to the aforementioned, kinds of data.
of contractual and legal obligations, respectively in order to implement our vested interest (e.g. sales) Data processors according to Art. 28 DS-GVO can process data for these purposes,
such als IT services, cloud provider and data disposal contractors. All service providers
are contractually obliged, to handle your data confidentially.
Transfer of data to recipients outside the company only takes place in compliance with valid
data protection regulations to be applied. Recipients of personal data could, amongst others,
be logistic companies, service providers, suppliers, subcontractors, tax consultants, auditors,
credit- and financial institutions, information bureaus, collection agencies, lawyers and public
authorities. In these cases information will be passed on to these companies or individuals in
order to enable further handling.
principally due to a EU-adequacy decision and signature of standard data protection regulations
considering contractual, technical and organisational measures to achieve compliance
of EU data protection level. Should data transfer be executed to a third party country not
adhering to the named criteria, this does take place in exceptional cases on basis of a legal
obligation or consent by the party concerned.
data are stored in accordance with statutory periods. Corresponding burden of proof and
retention obligation are defined by the „Handelsgesetzbuch“ (HGB) and „Abgabenordnung“
(AO). Maturities for storage or documentation given there amount to up to ten years. Data not
requried for fulfillment of contractual or legal obligations any more will be deleted on a regular
In addition to the aforementioned information please find an overview of miscellaneous
data privacy laws hereafter:
- Right of access to respective personal data (Art. 15 DS-GVO)
Right to rectification (Art. 16 DS-GVO), erasure (Art. 17 DS-GVO) and restriction of processing
(Art. 18 DS-GVO)
- Right of objection against processing (Art. 21 DS-GVO)
- Right to data portability (Art. 20 DS-GVO)
- Right to withdraw consent at all times without affecting lawfulness of all data processing
occurred conformable to consent until withdrawal (Art. 7 Sec. 3 DS-GVO)
- Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 DS-GVO)
We do not use fully automated decision-making pursuant to Art. 22 DS-GVO for reasoning,
fulfillment or execution of business relationship on a principle basis. Should we apply this method
in individual cases, we will inform you respectively obtain your consent if this is stipulated
phase you only have to provide data necessary for this process. There is no obligation to make data available. Without data, we will usually not be able to carry out necessary precon-tractual measures respectively execute a contractual relationship with you.
Should you file an objection, we will not continue processing your data unless we can proof compelling, worthy of protection reasons for processing, which predominate your interests, rights and liberties or if processing serves assertion, executing or defence of legal claims.
Should processing be carried out in order to conduct direct advertising, you have the right to object against processing of personal data according to Art. 21 Abs.2 for the purpose of this kind of advertising; this is also valid for profiling, insofar it is connected with this kind of direct advertising. Should you object against processing for the purpose of direct advertising, we will not continue to process your personal data for these purposes.
Should you wish to make use of your right of objection or other rights of the individual, notifi-cation in written form shall be sufficient. You can contact us via letter post, fax or email.
last update: 06.05.2022