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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. The protection of your data is of particular concern to us. We will use your data in compliance with the german Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. If you access another website via a link, please use the information on data protection and privacy provided there. We have no influence on the data protection practices of other site operators.


Controller of your personal data is:


Dr. Schumacher GmbH
Am Roggenfeld 3
34323 Malsfeld
GERMANY

 

P +49 5664 9496-0
F +49 5664 8444
info(at)schumacher-online.com
www.schumacher-online.com

 

Authorized representatives:
Jens Schumacher, Dierk Schumacher
Register Court: Amtsgericht Fritzlar
Reg. No.: HRB 11035

  1. Your rights
  2. Data collection and processing when visiting our website
  3. Contact Form
  4. Newsletter

 

1. Your rights

 

You have the right of access, the right to rectification, to erasure ("right to be forgotten") and the right to restriction of processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 15- 18 GDPR. You have the right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR. You have the right to object, in particular to the processing of your data for the purposes of direct marketing and to processing which we carry out on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, for us this is:


Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte, Prof. Dr. Michael Ronellenfitsch, Postfach 3163, 65021 Wiesbaden, Germany, E-Mail: Poststelle(at)datenschutz.hessen.de, Phone: +49 611 1408 – 0, Fax: +49 611 1408 – 900.

 


2. Data collection and processing when visiting our website


When you visit our website we store in log files:

  • the name of the file accessed
  • Date and time of the request
  • the amount of data transferred
  • notification of successful access
  • web browser
  • your operating system
  • the country of origin of the requesting system
  • the website from which you accessed our site (referrer) and
  • the subwebsites

 

These data are not linked and therefore do not allow to draw any conclusions about associations to certain persons. In addition, we log your IP address anonymized. The log files will be deleted after 1 week. We use these data for anonymous statistical evaluation in order to  optimize our website and its contents and to ensure the functionality and protection of our IT systems. This serves the protection of the data processed by us. In the event of attacks on our IT systems, we are able to provide the law enforcement authorities with the necessary. These are our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 letter f) GDPR. We store our server log files separately from any other personal data. We will erase your personal data, if they are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected, if there is no other legal ground for the processing.


The data collected from you when you visit our website and use our forms (contact request, customer account registration, log into  customer account, search keywords, etc.) are processed on the servers of our host provider on our behalf. The servers are located within the EU.


Our legitimate interest in the use of this service within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit f) GDPR is the trouble-safe output and presentation of our website, as well as the maintenance of information security.

 

2.1 Cookie Policy

 

We use cookies to optimize our website. These are small text files stored on your computer via your browser. Cookies contain a unique  identifier (cookie ID). This enables the visited websites and servers to recognize and assign the specific Internet browser. Cookies are used, for example, to keep your items in your shopping cart when you continue shopping. This allows you to use our website intuitively and helps us to provide better performance. This is our legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.


You can prevent cookies from being saved by selecting "Block cookies" in your browser settings. However, this may result in a functional limitation of our website. All common browsers also offer options for individual handling. You can install appropriate add-ons or block only third party cookies, delete all cookies at the end of the session. You can also completely disable tracking of user activity. (Do-not-Track).

 

We only use session cookies, which are automatically deleted after leaving our website.


2.2 Google Analytics with anonymizing functionality

 

Our website uses the web analysis tool GoogleAnalytics, operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland and Google LLC. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


When you visit our website, Google Analytics uses cookies (see above) to analyse how our website is used. Your IP address, time, place and frequency of your visit are transferred to and processed by Google servers, not necessarily only located in Ireland but possibly also in the USA. Since we use the anonymisation function, your IP address is only stored anonymously by Google; the last octet of the IP address is set to zero. Our legitimate interest in the use of this service in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR is to analyse the reach of our website and to optimize it for our visitors.


Google evaluates your use of the site and creates reports on user activities. We use this service for statistical evaluation in order to optimize our website and its contents for you and to increase the site's reach. Furthermore, Google uses the data to optimize its own services. The information is transferred by Google to third parties who process data on behalf of Google or if a transfer is required by law or ordered by court order.

 

You can use one of the deactivation options offered by Google. According to Google in this case no information will be processed by Google Analytics. More information about this option can you find here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

You can also set an opt out cookie, particularly in browsers on mobile devices, by clicking on this. Notice: this opt out cookie will not be working anymore when you visit our site again, if you have set your browser settings to delete all cookies after a session end.

 

For more information on terms of use and Privacy Policy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or  https://policies.google.com/ and https://policies.google.com/privacy

 

2.3 Google Maps

 

We use Google Maps, operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland and Google LLC, 1600  Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


When you visit one of our pages that displays Google Maps, a direct connection is established between your browser and Google servers, not necessarily only located in Ireland but possibly also in the USA. The date and time of your visit, the URL of the website accessed and your IP address are transferred to and processed by Google. If you use route planning, the start address entered is also transferred and processed. Google transfers the map/route directly to your browser and integrates it into the website. The data will be processed on the basis of international agreements and on the basis of an adequacy decision of the EU Commission in accordance with Art. 45 GDPR. The provider is certified according to the EU-US Privacy-Shield and is thus obliged to comply with EU data protection standards.


Furthermore the agreements with contractors in third party countries contain sufficient warranties in the sense of Art. 46 GDPR.

 

If you are logged into your Google account, this data may be merged with other personal data about you. Google uses your data to create user profiles for the purpose of target-group-oriented advertising and market research and also evaluates these for the purpose of designing its own offers.


Even if you are not logged in, Google may use your data in connection with other (e.g. browser history) for these purposes. You may object to the creation of your user profile by Google; in particular, you may deactivate Google's cross-device, personalised advertising here https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996.


Our legitimate interest in the use of the map service within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR is to make it easy for you to find us.

 

You can prevent this by deactivating Java Script in your browser settings. All common browsers also offer you options for blocking embedded content. You can install appropriate add-ons. However, in this case the map displays will not work.

 

For more information on Google's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please visit https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

 

2.4 YouTube-Plugins

 

We use YouTube plugins operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland and YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, YouTube belongs to Google LLC. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


The plugin establishes a direct connection between YouTube servers and the browser you are using. As soon as you access one of our pages with YouTube plugin, this is loaded from YouTube servers and the download is registered, regardless of whether you are watching a video. If you are logged in to your YouTube profile, YouTube can combine your user activity with other personal data you may have provided and link it to your account.

 

If you are logged into your Google account these data might be linked to other personal data. Google creates user profiles from this data in order to target group oriented advertising and market research and they analyse this data to design their offers accordingly.

 

If you are not logged into your Google or YouTube account, according to YouTube, your visit to our website will not be linked to any other personal data you may have provided.


You can object to Googles creating of a user profile about you. You can especially deactivate the crossdevice personalized Google ads here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

 

Or you can activate add ons that are meant to prevent tracking, which all major browsers provide.

 

Further information can be found in Google's privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy

 

3. Data processing when contacing us via our Contact form or via E-Mail

 

If you use the contact form on our website or send us an e-mail, we process your freely given personal data (e.g. your name and e-mail address) in order to answer your request.

 

We will erase your personal data or restrict the processing, if they are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected, if there is no other legal ground for the processing or if you request the erasure or restriction of your data. Our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR is to make it easier for you to contact us. We process the data within the EU.

 

We would like to point out that complete data security cannot be guaranteed when communicating by e-mail. In the case of unencrypted e-mails, it is possible that unauthorised third parties may take note of these despite transport encryption.

 

4. Subscription to our Newsletter

 

You can subscribe to our newsletter to receive current offers, dates, advertising or similar information about us by e-mail.

 

This requires your freely given consent. We proceed according to the Double-Opt-In- procedure: First you enter your name and e-mail address, if applicable with optional interests. After registration you will receive an e-mail informing you of your subscription to the newsletter and asking you to confirm it via the link provided. Among other things, this serves the purpose of preventing the misuse of external email
addresses. To prove that your consent meets the legal requirements Registration, confirmation or deregistration are recorded by us, i.e. your IP address and the time of registration, as well as confirmation or deregistration. This is our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR.

 

Legal bases are: Art 6 para. 1 lit a) GDPR and § 7 para. 2 no. 3 and para. 3 UWG.

 

We will transfer your e-mail address, as well as your name if applicable and optionally your interests, to a newsletter service provider Newsletter2Go GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany, Phone: +49 (0)30 / 311 995 10, E-mail: support(at)newsletter2go.com

 

The provider evaluates the data statistically for his own purposes in order to optimise the delivery and presentation of the newsletter as well as his own offers. He will not contact you directly and will not pass on the data to third parties. For more information please visit https://www.newsletter2go.de/datenschutzuebersicht/

 

The newsletters may contain "web beacons". These are transparent image files that are downloaded from the provider's server when the newsletter is read online. The download will be registered. We also check if and when you read the newsletter and which links you follow. We will use the information provided, including your IP address, your provider and thus your country of origin, browser and operating system, as well as access time, to optimise the newsletter service and to adapt our content to your reading behaviour and interests. Our legitimate interest in the use of these services within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR is to be able to adapt our offer and advertising according to your use and interests.

 

Your declaration of consent is freely given and you can withdraw your consent at any time. To do so, click on the "unsubscribe" link in one of the newsletters or inform us of your withdrawal by other means using the contact details provided. If you unsubscribe, we will delete your data or restrict processing by adding you to a blacklist.