Data Protection

Data Protection Statement

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest. Hereinafter, we will inform you about handling of your personal data when you use our website. Personal data includes all data that makes it possible to identify you in person. Your data will be protected in the scope of the statutory provisions, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz; BDSG). Below, you will find information on which data will be recorded during your visit to our homepage and how they are used:

1.         Information on collection of personal data and contact details of the controller 

1.1 The controller for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

Pan Dacom Direkt GmbH
Dreieich Plaza 1B
D-63303 Dreieich
Phone: 06103 83483-333
telefax: 06103 83483-444
email: kontakt@pandacomdirekt.de

The compete imprint is available under the following link: www.pandacomdirekt.com/en/company/disclaimer.html

The controller for processing of personal data is the natural person or legal entity who will decide about the purposes and means of processing of personal data alone or together with others.
1.2 The controller has appointed the following data protection officer for his company:

Jannik Wannemacher
Email: wannemacher@pandacomdirekt.de
Phone: 06103/83483-228

1.3 We use SSL or TLS encryption on our website for reasons of safety and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential contents (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognise an encrypted connection by the character sequence "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2.         Data recording when you visit our website

If you visit our website without registering or without conveying information to us otherwise, we will only collect such data that your browser transmits to our server ("server log files"). If you call up our website, we will collect the following data that we require technically in order to display the individual websites:

  • The individual pages of our website (URL)
  • Date and time at the time of the access
  • Amount of data in byte
  • Source/link from which you reached our page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (generally anonymised)

Processing shall take place according to sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving stability and function of our website. However, we reserve subsequent review of the log files it any specific indications suggest illegal use. Non-anonymised server log files will be deleted again automatically after seven days.

Our website is stored by a hosting service provider that provides infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage place and database services, security services and technical maintenance services to us. We have concluded data processing contracts with them. Data processing shall take place for the purpose of ensuring readiness for operation of our website in which we have a legitimate interest, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Beyond this, the server log file data will also be collected by third-party providers (see below).

3.         Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your end unit. If cookies are placed, these will collect and process user information such as browser and site data, as well as IP address values, at an individual scope. The cookies partially serve to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (e.g. remembering the content of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website).
The session cookies we place are deleted again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies (cookies of third-party providers) to recognise your browser again at your next visit. They are deleted automatically after a specified duration that may differ from cookie to cookie.
As far as personal data are processed by individual cookies implemented by us, they are processed in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR either to execute the contract or in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to maintain our legitimate interests in bets function of the website, as well as customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you will be informed about setting of cookies and decide individually about accepting them or exclude acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Every browser is different in how it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains to you how you can change your cookie settings. You can find them for your respective browser under the following links:

A general objection to use of the cookies used for online marketing may be declared for many of the services, in particular in case of tracking, using the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.

Beyond this, cookies of third-party providers are collected and used (see below).

4.         Electronic contact

If you contact us by electronic means (e.g. via the contact form or email), personal data will be collected. The data collected if you use the contact form are evident from the respective contact form. These data will only be stored and used for the purpose of answering your request or contacting you and for the connected technical administration. We cannot process your query without this mandatory information. Any further information is voluntary.
The legal basis for processing of the data is our legitimate interest in answering your query in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your contact is targeted at conclusion of a contract, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR shall be an additional legal basis for processing. The legal basis for your voluntary information is sect. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Your data will be deleted after final processing of your query. This is also the case if the circumstances show that the affected subject matter has been finally clarified and that there are no statutory archiving obligations in this respect.

For our email communication, we have charged a service provider who provides infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services as well as technical maintenance services for us. We have concluded data processing contracts with them. Data processing shall take place for the purpose of ensuring readiness for operation of our email communication in which we have a legitimate interest, sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

5.         Email newsletter

If you sign up for our personalised email newsletter, we will send you information on our products, services and events every quarter. Your email address is mandatory information for receiving the newsletter. Indication of any further data is voluntary and used in order to contact your personally. Before the newsletter is activated, we will verify your email address with the double opt-in procedure for reasons of safety. For this, we will send you one email with a confirmation link. This is only valid for a limited period of time. After clicking this link, you will be cleared for our newsletter.

By activation of the confirmation link, you consent to our use of your personal data according to sect. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. When you sign up for the newsletter, we will store your IP address and the date and time of your registration in order to track possible abuse of your email address at a later time. The data we collect when you subscribe to the newsletter will only be used for the purposes of advertising contact by way of the newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to us. After unsubscription, your email address will be deleted in our newsletter distributor without delay as far as you have not expressly consented to further use of your data or if we reserve any additional use of the data that is permitted by law and that we inform you of in this statement. We cannot send you the newsletter without your data.

6.         Web analysis services

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on the user's computer and that permit analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding use of this website by the users is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. 

Our website uses Google Analytics only with the extension «_anonymizeIp()», which ensures anonymisation of the IP address by abbreviation and excludes direct person references. Due to the extension, your IP address will be abbreviated first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the convention on the European Economic area. Only in exceptions will your full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. In such exceptions, this processing will take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of the user behaviour for purposes of optimisation and marketing. On our order, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, in order to compile reports on the website activities and to render further services connected to website use and internet use towards the website operator. The IP address submitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Data of Google.

You may prevent saving of the cookies by making the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, note that you may be unable to fully use all functions of the website in such a case. You may furthermore prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your internet protocol address) and processing of these personal data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

As an alternative for the browser plugin or for browser on mobile devices, you can click the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent recording within this website by Google Analytics in future (this opt-out cookie will only work in this browser and only for this domain. You need to click the link again if you delete your cookies in this browser):

Deactivate Google Analytics

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices,

click this link,

in order to prevent recording by Google Analytics within this website in future. This installs an opt-out cookie on your device. You will need to click this link again if you delete your cookies.

Google, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

For more information on handling of user data by Google Analytics, see the usage terms for Google Analytics https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.htmlhttp://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, the data protection statement of Google https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en or here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

7.         Online marketing

Google AdSense

Our website uses Google AdSense, a web display service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Google AdSense uses "DoubleClick DART Cookies" ("Cookies"). These are text files that are stored on your computer and that permit analysis of your use of the website. Beyond this, Google AdSense uses "web beacons" (small, invisible graphics) to collect information; they can record, collect and evaluate simple actions such as the visitor traffic on the website. The information generated by the cookie and/or web beacon regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there.

Google uses the information acquired this way in order to evaluate your user behaviour regarding the AdSense advertisements. The IP address submitted by your browser in the scope of Google AdSense will not be combined with any other data of Google. Google may also transfer this collected information to third parties if this is required by law and/or as far as third parties process these personal data based on the order of Google.

Processing of data as described takes place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the purpose of targeted advertising contact with the user by third-party advertisers the ads of which are displayed on this website based on the evaluated user behaviour. Processing therefore serves our financial interest in utilisation of the economic potential of our website by displaying personalised third-party advertising contents for a fee.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The following internet address contains further information concerning the data protection provisions of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?gl=en&hl=en

You may permanently deactivate cookies for ad specifications by preventing them by making the corresponding settings in your browser software, or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in avialable under the following link:
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

Please note that specific functions of this website may not or only partially be usable if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Google AdWords Conversion-Tracking

Our website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and, in the scope of Google AdWords, conversion tracking of Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). We use the offer of Google Adwords, in order to use advertising means (Google Adwords) to draw attention to our attractive offers on external websites. In relation to the data of the advertising campaigns, we can determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. We thereby pursue the interest to show you advertisements that are of interest for you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve fair calculation of advertising costs.

The cookie for conversion tracking is used when a user clicks an AdWords ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies will usually be rendered invalid after 30 days and are not used to identify you in person. If the user visits specific pages of this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we will be able to tell that the user has clicked the display and was forwarded to this site. Every Google AdWords client will receive a different cookie. Cookies cannot thus be tracked via the websites of AdWords clients. The information collected by the conversion cookie is used to compile conversion statistics for AdWords clients who have decided to use conversion tracking. The clients learn the total number of users who have clicked their ad and have been forwarded to a site supplied with a conversion tracking tag. However, they will not receive any information with which the users can be identified in person. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can block this use by deactivating the cookie for Google conversion tracking via your internet browser in the user settings. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Adwords based on our legitimate interest in targeted advertisements in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The following internet address contains further information concerning the data protection provisions of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?gl=en&hl=en

You may permanently deactivate cookies for ad specifications by preventing them by making the corresponding settings in your browser software, or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in avialable under the following link:
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

Please note that specific functions of this website may not or only partially be usable if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

8.         Remarketing

Google AdWords Remarketing

Our website uses the functions of Google AdWords Remarketing; with this, we advertise the website in the Google search results and on third-party websites. The provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). For this purpose, Google uses a cookie in the browser of your end device that permits automatic interest-based advertisements using a pseudonymised cookie ID and based on the pages visited by you. Processing takes place based on our legitimate interest in optimal marketing of our website in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Any data processing beyond this shall only take place if you have given Google your consent to Google linking your internet and app browser history to your Google account and to use information from your Google account in order to personalise ads that you view online. If you are logged in at Google during your visit to our website in this case, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data in order to compile and define target group lists for device-comprehensive remarketing. For this, your personal data will be linked temporarily to Google Analytics data by Google in order to form target groups.
You may permanently deactivate the placement of cookies for ad specifications by downloading and installing the browser plugin avialable under the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/

Alternatively, you may learn about setting of cookies from the Digital Advertising Alliance under the website www.aboutads.info and make settings there. Finally, you can set your browser so that you will be informed about setting of cookies and decide individually about accepting them or exclude acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. If you do not accept any cookies, the function of our website may be limited.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
Further information and the data protection provisions regrading advertisements and Google can be viewed here:
http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

9.         Social-Media-Tools

LinkedIn

Our website uses Social Plugins ("Plugins") from the online service LinkedIn that is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). You can recognise the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend-Button” (“Recommend“) on our website.

If you call up a page on our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of LinkedIn. The content of the plug-in will be directly transmitted to your browser by LinkedIn and integrated into the site. This integration gives LinkedIn the information that your browser has called up the corresponding site of our internet offer, even if you do not have any LinkedIn profile or are not currently logged in at LinkedIn. This information (including your internet protocol address) will be submitted directly to a server of LinkedIn in the USA by your browser and stored there.

If you are logged in at LinkedIn, LinkedIn will be able to directly assign your visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. If you interact with the plug-ins, this information will also be directly transmitted to a server of LinkedIn and stored there. The information will also be published on your LinkedIn account and indicated in your contact details there.

The data processing activities described shall take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, based on the legitimate interests of LinkedIn in displaying personalised advertisements, in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website, and to demand-oriented design of the service.

If you do not want LinkedIn to assign the personal data collected about our internet offer directly to your LinkedIn account, you need to log out of LinkedIn before you visit our website. You can object to loading of the LinkedIn plugins and therefore to the above data processing activities, for the future using add-ons for your browser as well, e.g. using the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).
LinkedIn Corporation, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of the personal data by LinkedIn as well as your rights and setting options to that extent to protect your privacy, see the data privacy notes of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING

Our website uses the "XING Share-Button". Through it, your browser will briefly connect to servers of XING AG (XING) with which the "XING Share-Button" functions (specifically calculation/display of the counter reading) will be rendered. XING shall not store any personal data concerning you when you call up this website. XING shall specifically not store any IP addresses. Your user behaviour will not be evaluated either via use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share-Button". The respective current data protection information on the "XING Share-Button" and supplementary information can be called up on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

YouTube-Videos

Our website uses the YouTube embedding function to display and play back videos of the provider «YouTube», which belongs to Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google).

It uses the expanded data protection mode that starts up storage of user information only when playing back the video/s, depending on the provider's information. When playback of embedded YouTube videos is started, the provider "YouTube" uses cookies that collect information on the user behaviour. According to information from "YouTube", these serve, among others, to record video statistics, improve user friendliness and prevent abuse. If you are logged in at Google, your data will be assigned to your account directly when you click a video. If you do not wish assignment to your profile at YouTube, you need to log out before you activate the button. Google will store your data (even for users not logged in) in the form of user profiles and evaluate them. This evaluation shall specifically take place in accordance with sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, based on legitimate interests of Google in displaying personalised advertisements, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have a right to object to the generation of these user profiles. In order to exercise these, you must contact YouTube.

Independently of playing back the embedded videos, a connection to the Google network "DoubleClick" will be started every time this website is called up, which may trigger further data processing activities without our influence.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

Further information on data protection at "YouTube" can be found in the provider's data protection statement at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

10.       Integration of other tools

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses the reCAPTCHA function by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). This function mostly serves to distinguish whether an input was made by a natural person or abusively is done by machine and automated processing. The service includes dispatch of the IP address and any other data that Google may require for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and shall take place according to sect. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our justified interest in determination of the individual will basis of actions online and avoidable of abuse and spam.

Google LLC, headquartered in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection treaty “Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the data protection statement of Google can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

11.       Rights of persons affected

11.1 As the data subject, you have the following rights:

  • Confirmation of data processing: You have the right to demand our confirmation of whether we process any personal data concerning you. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 15 GDPR;
  • Information: You have the right to demand information on your personal data processed by us. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 15 GDPR;
  • Rectification: You have the right to demand rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay at any time. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 16 GDPR;
  • Erasure: You have the right to demand erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay at any time. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 17 GDPR;
  • Restriction of processing: You have the right to demand restriction of processing of your personal data. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 18 GDPR;
  • Data portability: You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You further have the right to have these data transmitted to another controller by us. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 20 GDPR;
  • Withdrawal of consent: You have the right to withdraw your given consent at any time if processing is based on sect. 6 (1) lit. a or sect. 9 (2) lit. a GDPR. Data processing until your withdrawal remains legal. The revocation shall only apply to the future. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 7 (3) GDPR;
  • Complaint: You have the right, notwithstanding any other legal remedy under administrative law or in court, to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that processing of the personal data concerning you violates the GDPR. The prerequisites for this can be found in sect. 77 GDPR.

11.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR REASONS RESULTING FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION THAT WE PROCESS DUE TO OUR OVERRULING LEGITIMATE INTEREST AT ANY TIME (SECT. 6 (1) LIT. E OR F GDPR), EFFECTIVE FOR THE FUTURE. FOR THE PREREQUISITES, SEE SECT. 21 GDPR.

12.       Storage duration of personal data and erasure

If no deviating storage duration is named otherwise, we will store the data for as long as this is required for their purpose and statutory archiving obligations apply. According to the legal specifications, storage shall continue for 6 years pursuant to § 257 para. 1 German Commercial Code (trade logs, inventory, opening balance sheets, annual statements, commercial letters, booking evidence, etc.) and for 10 years pursuant to § 147 para. 1 Tax Code (accounts, records, management reports, booking evidence, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).

After the end of the archiving period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted if they are no longer required for performing the contractor preparing the contract and/or we do not have any legitimate interest in further storage anymore.

13.       Changes to this data protection statement

This data privacy statement is currently valid as of May 2018.
Further development of our website and offers through it or changed statutory or authority specifications may require changes to this data privacy statement. You may call and print the respective current data privacy statement at any time on the website at www.pandacomdirekt.com/en/company/disclaimer/data-protection.html.

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