Data Privacy Policy

General Information

Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as “data”) are processed by us only in the context and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.

Pursuant to Article 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the ‘GDPR’), ‘processing’ means any operation or series of operations, carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures, in relation to personal data. This includes collecting, organizing, storing, adapting or modifying, reading out, querying, using, disclosing through transmission, dissemination or any other form, comparing, restriction or deletion.

With the following privacy policy, we inform you in particular about the nature, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, as far as we, either alone or together with others, decide on the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we inform you about third-party components that we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data in their own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follow

I. Information about us as the responsible party
II. Rights of users and persons concerned
III. Information about data processing
IV. Final notes

I. Information about us as the responsible party

The responsible publisher of this website in the context of data protection is:

RN Vision GmbH

Arndtstraße 27
D 41352 Korschenbroich
Germany

Fon: +49 2161 63 970 11
Fax: +49 2161 63 970 12

E-Mail: info@rn-vision.de

II. Rights of users and persons concerned

With regard to data processing, which will be described in more detail below, users and stakeholders have the right to

  • receive confirmation of the processing of data concerning them, information about the processed data, further information about data processing and copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • demand correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • immediate deletion of the data concerning them (see also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing pursuant to Art. 17 (3) GDPR is required, to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transmission of this data to other providers / controllers (see also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file a complain with the relevant supervisory authority, if they believe that the data concerning them are processed by the provider in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify any recipients to whom data have been disclosed by the provider about any correction or deletion of data or restriction of processing, which takes place pursuant to Articles 16, 17 para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such a notification is impossible or could only be achieved by disproportionate means. Notwithstanding, the user has a right to receive information about these recipients.

Likewise, according to Art. 21 GDPR, users and persons concerned have the right to object to the future processing of data concerning them, under the condition that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. In particular, an objection to the processing of data for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information about data processing

Data concerning you that is processed as a consequence of using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to exist, the deletion of data does not conflict with statuary retention requirements and insofar as no other information is given about individual processing methods in this data privacy policy.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable Internet presence, data is transmitted through your Internet browser to us or to our web space provider. These so-called server log files collect data on, among other things, type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you have changed to our website (referrer URL), the subsites of our website you are visiting, the date and time of access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which the use of our website occurs.

The data collected will be temporarily stored, however not with other information about you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted at the latest after seven days, as long as no further storage for evidence is required. Otherwise, the data will be wholly or partially exempt from deletion until the final clarification of an incident.

Cookies

a) Session Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your device by the Internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information about you, such as your browser or location data or your IP address, to an individual extent.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, effective and secure, as the processing, for example, allows us to reproduce our website in different languages ​​or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR, insofar as these cookies process data for the purpose of initiating a contract or fulfilling a contract.

If the processing does not serve to initiate a contract or to fulfill the contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. Legal basis is then in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Closing your internet browser deletes these session cookies.

b) Third-party Cookies

If necessary, our website also uses cookies from partner companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing or functionalizing our website.

For details, in particular for the purposes and legal basis of the processing of such third party cookies, please refer to the information below.

c) Disposal option

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your Internet browser. You can also delete previously saved cookies at any time. However, the necessary steps and measures depend on your specific Internet browser. If you have questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, however, this may result in not all functions of our website being fully usable.

Newsletter

If you subscribe to our free newsletter, the data requested by you, ie your e-mail address and – optionally – your name and address will be sent to us. At the same time, we store the IP address of the Internet access from which you access our website, as well as the date and time of your registration. As part of the further registration process, we will seek your consent to the transmission of the newsletter, describe the content specifically and refer to this Privacy Policy. We use the data collected exclusively for the newsletter dispatch – in particular, these data are therefore not disclosed to third parties.

The legal basis here is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You can revoke your consent to the newsletter dispatch at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR. For this you only have to inform us about your withdrawal or press the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Contact requests / Contact possibilities

If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary for processing and answering your inquiry – without their provision we can not answer your inquiry or at best only to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted, provided that your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements, such as in the event of subsequent contract execution.

Google Analytics

In our website we use Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US.

The service Google Analytics is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

User and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visiting our website, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this feature, Google already truncates the IP address within the EU / EEA.

The data collected in this way will again be used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website as well as about the usage activities there. This data may also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not associate your IP address with other data. In addition, under

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

Google provides further data protection information for you, for example, instructions on how to prevent the use of data.

In addition, Google offers below

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

a so-called deactivation add-on together with further information. This add-on can be installed with the common Internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information for visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being passed to us or other web analytics services. Of course, this privacy policy contains information on whether and which other web analysis services we use.

Alternatively, the future analysis of your site visit by Google Analytics can be disabled by clicking on the link below. By clicking on the link a so-called “opt-out cookie” is set, which means that the analysis of your page visit on our site will be prevented in the future:

Activate „Opt-out-Cookie” for Google-Analytics!

Please note that if you delete the cookies in your browser settings, this may result in the opt-out cookie being deleted as well and it will have to be re-activated by you.

Google AdWords with Conversion Tracking

On our website, we use the advertising component Google AdWords and the so-called conversion tracking. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

Certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US.

We use conversion tracking for the targeted application of our offer. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

If you click on an ad served by Google, the conversion tracking we use will store a cookie on your device. These so-called conversion cookies lose their validity after 30 days and do not contain your personal identification.

If the cookie is still valid and you visit a certain page of our website, both we and Google can evaluate that you have clicked on one of our ads placed on Google and that you have subsequently been redirected to our website.

Google uses the information gathered in this way to provide us with statistics about visiting our website. It also gives us information about the number of users who have clicked on our ad (s) as well as the subsequently accessed pages of our website. Neither we nor any third party using Google AdWords will be able to identify you in this way.

You can also prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by using the appropriate settings on your Internet browser. At the same time, you can delete previously saved cookies at any time. However, the necessary steps and measures depend on your specific Internet browser. If you have questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support.

Furthermore, under

https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Google also offers further information on this topic and in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

Google Fonts

In our website we use Google fonts for displaying external fonts. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US. In order to enable the representation of certain fonts in our Internet appearance, a connection to the Google server in the USA is set up when loading our website.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the presentation of the font is to be transmitted by the connection to Google established when our website is called up.

Google offers below

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

YouTube

On our website we use YouTube. This is a video portal of YouTube LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, hereinafter referred to as “YouTube.”

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees, and thus its subsidiary YouTube, that the EU’s data protection requirements will also be met when processing data in the USA.

We use YouTube in conjunction with the Enhanced Privacy Mode feature to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the quality improvement of our website. The Enhanced Privacy Mode feature, according to YouTube, means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server when you actually start a video.

Without this “Enhanced Privacy,” you will be connected to the YouTube server in the United States as soon as you visit one of our websites that embed a YouTube video.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website via your Internet browser. In the course of this, YouTube will at least collect and process your IP address, the date and time as well as the website you are visiting. It also connects to Google’s DoubleClick ad network.

If you’re logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube will provide the connection information to your YouTube account. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.

For the purpose of functionality as well as for the analysis of user behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies via your Internet browser on your device. If you do not agree with this processing, you have the option to prevent the storage of cookies by a setting in your Internet browser. For more information, see “Cookies” above.

Further information about the collection and use of data and their rights and protection are provided by Google under

https://policies.google.com/privacy

IV. Final Notes

Access, correction, blocking and deletion of data

You have the right to receive information about your stored data as well as the right to correction, deletion or blocking at any time, free of charge. Contact us with your request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Last updated: 24. May 2018