Privacy

We are pleased to welcome you to our website and thank you for your interest in our company and products. We are committed to user privacy and ensure your personal data protection by processing your personal data in accordance with this privacy statement and laws governing data protection.
You can visit our website without giving your personal data. In order to display our websites, you are only obliged to provide the data transmitted by your browser to our server (see “Log files”). Further personal data will be stored if you disclose such data on the website or use corresponding functions.


Use of cookies
Cookies are small text files used by internet sites, which your browser stores on your computer and which transmit specific information to us or, where it is necessary, to a third party.
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. In particular, this includes session cookies. These cookies store a so-called Session ID, which categorises various requests made by your browser in the joint session. This allows to recognise your computer when you visit our website again. Session cookies are deleted once you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified time, which depends on the type of the cookie. Unlike transient cookies, persistent cookies are not deleted automatically once you close the browser. You can also delete cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
We process cookies, which are absolutely necessary to provide the required services for the user (“essential cookies”), for the purposes of our legitimate interests to maintain the operation of the website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO [General Data Protection Regulation]. The following essential cookies are applied when you visit our website:
• Cookie name: 2128b329e9f7e35461e397d1f02cdfd1; Purpose of use: required for login; Duration: session
• Cookie name: cookieconsent_status; Purpose of use: cookie’s inquiry storage (allowance/ rejection); Duration: session
Additionally, storage or access to further information, which is not absolutely necessary to provide the user with the required services, takes place at your device. The storage or access to such information will only take place if you give your explicit consent to doing this. Details on the type of information, purpose of processing, duration of the information storage as well as possible data recipients will be covered further in this privacy statement.
You can set your browser so that cookies are generally not accepted or that only certain cookies are stored or rejected. You can find out more about this in the help system of your browser. Deactivating cookies completely might prevent you from using all the functions of our website.

Fan pages
In addition to our website, we operate fan pages on the following social networks: LinkedIn, XING to provide customers, partners or otherwise interested parties with current information and contact them. In this case data processing is carried out by the provider of the relevant social media platform. Data processing outside the European Union cannot be excluded. The provider of the platform provides us, if applicable, with aggregated usage data. However, we do not have an access to personal data if you only visit the fan page.
We process personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f GDPR. When you give a consent in the form of an opt-in ("tick", "activate button") or any other form of obtaining consent, this constitutes the legal basis for processing Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time without giving reasons.
Since data processing is carried out by the provider of the platform, we recommend, when visiting our fan page, to refer to the respective platform provider regarding your rights to information, correction, deletion, data portability and objection. We are sure to support you, if required, in exercising your rights.
Besides, in some circumstances, cookies are set on your device. The purpose of use and legal grounds regulating the usage of cookies can be found under "Cookies" section in this privacy statement or in the privacy statement of the relevant platform provider.
For further information please follow these links:
• LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. LinkedIn is certified according to EU-US Privacy Shield.
• XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung.

Log files
When you visit our website, we store certain details about your browser and operating system: your IP address, the request from your browser and the time of your visit. Besides, within the frame of the request we record the access status and data volume transferred, the type and version of your browser and operating system. We also record the website from which you arrived at our website. Your IP address is stored for the duration of your visit and following this it is immediately deleted or abridged to anonymise it. The rest of the data is stored for a limited time. We use this data for the operation of our website, in particular, in order to detect and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilization of the website and to make adaptions or improvements (legal basis Art. 6 1 S. (1) f GDPR).

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer, enabling analysis of your use of the website.
• Cookie name: _ga: Purpose: used to distinguish between users; storage duration: 2 years
• Cookie name: _gid; Purpose: used to distinguish between users; storage duration: 24 hours
• Cookie name: _gat; Purpose: used to throttle request rate; storage duration: 1 minute
• Cookie name: AMP_TOKEN; Purpose: contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Storage duration: 30 seconds to maximum 1 year.
• Cookie name: _gac_<property-id>; Purpose: contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Ads accounts, Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Storage duration: 90 days.

The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the European Economic Area agreement. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abridged there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to perform other services for the website operator related to the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the Google Analytics framework will not be combined with any other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by using the relevant setting in your browser software; in this case, however, we point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent any data related to your use of the website and generated by the cookie from being recorded by Google (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google if you download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de]. Alternatively, you can install an opt-out cookie to revoke your consent by clicking on the following link: 

Disable Google Analytics per Opt-Out-Cookie


This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This means that IP addresses will be processed in abridged form, excluding personal traceability.
We use Google Analytics to be able to analyse and regularly improve our website. The statistics acquired allow us to improve our website and make it more interesting for you as a user. In the exceptional cases involving transfer of personal data to the USA, Google submits to EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.
For further information on the use of data by Google, setting options and objection possibilities please visit Google website: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de&ref_topic=2919631

Matomo

We use web analytical service Matomo to be able to analyse and regularly improve of our website. With the statistics acquired we pursue the purposes of our legitimate interests to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 1 S. (1) GDPR.
For the analysis of usage data, the following Cookies are stored on your computer:
• Cookie name: _pk_ses; Purpose: used to store a few details about the user such as the unique visitor ID; Storage duration: 13 months
• Cookie name: _pk_id; Purpose: used to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website; Storage duration: 6 months

We store the information collected in this way exclusively on our server. You can prevent your data from being evaluated by not giving your consent to setting and processing of cookies used for visitor counting or statistical purposes. You can prevent cookies from being stored by using relevant setting in your browser software or by deleting existing cookies. In this case, however, we point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to full extent.
You can prevent from being tracked by Matomo or revoke your consent when you set a so -called opt-out cookie by clicking on the following link: [Matomo iFrame]. Please note that when you opt out, a cookie is set on your device to prevent tracking. If you delete cookies on your device afterwards, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted, therefore a new objection or revocation of consent will be required.
This website uses Matomo with the extension "AnonymizeIP". This means that IP addresses will be processed in abridged form, excluding direct personal reference. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the Matomo Analytics framework is not combined with any other data collected by us. Information on Matomo’s privacy statement is available at: https://matomo.org/privacy/.

Transfer of personal data to third parties (e.g. Google Maps)
If a third-party content such as Google Maps is displayed in your browser, it is required to transmit your IP address and the data described in the "Logfiles" section to the third-party provider. This content contributes to an appealing presentation of our website, the lawful basis for the processing is Art. 6 1 S. (1) f GDPR. We have no responsibility for the data processing of the third-party. If you have a user account on the third-party network, the network can assign your visit to our website to your user account. If applicable, the third-party provider stores your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Rights of objection against creation of these user profiles must be directed to the third-party provider.
Please refer to the third-party provider’s data privacy statement for further information regarding the purpose and scope of data acquisition and processing. Where you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy:
• Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de. Google is certified according to EU-US Privacy Shield.

Login
We have set up an access-protected area for our representatives. To log in you need to enter your user name and password. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 1 S. (1) f GDPR.

Revocation of consent

If you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, for example in the course of a request using our contact form or in another way, you can revoke it at any time for the future.

Revocation or objection to the processing of your data

Where the processing of your personal data is based on the balance of interests, you can lodge an objection against the processing, according to Art. 6 1 S. (1) f GDPR. When such an objection is expressed, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data the way we do it. If a justified objection is made, we examine the situation and will either stop or adjust the data processing or show you the compelling legitimate grounds on which we shall continue processing.
You can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us about your revocation or objection using the contact information in the “Person responsible” section below.


Your rights
You have the following rights in relation to us regarding your individual-related data:
• right to information when we process your personal data. If we process your personal data, you have the right to obtain information about the nature and conditions of data processing (Art. 15 GDPR)
• right to rectification of false data (Art. 16 GDPR) or data deletion if the requirements of Art.17 (1) GDPR are fulfilled
• right to restrictions on processing (Art. 18 GDPR),
• right to object to processing under the conditions stated above (Art. 21 GDPR)
• right to data portability under the conditions of the Art. 20 GDPR
You also have the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

Person responsible
OBE GmbH & Co. KG, Turnstrasse 22, 75228 Ispringen, Germany; Tel.: +49 7231 802-0; Email: info@obe.de

Data protection officer: datenschutzanfragen@xdsb.de or at our postal address with the addition “data protection officer”.