Data protection at a glance
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data means all data by means of which you can be personally identified. You can find detailed information on the subject of data protection from the data privacy statement provided below this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the Legal information section of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected firstly by you sharing it with us. This may be e.g. data that you enter into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit our website. Primarily this is technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of website retrieval). Collection of this data takes place automatically as soon as you access our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure the website is provided free of errors. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right at all times to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge. In addition, you have a right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us on this and other questions relating to the subject of data protection using the address cited in the Legal information. Furthermore you have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority.
2. General notes and mandatory information
The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.
When you use this website, a variety of personal data is collected. Personal data means data by means of which you can be personally identified. This data privacy statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this takes place.
Please note that the transmission of data on the Internet (e.g. during communication via e-mail) may involve security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
Note regarding the controller
The controller for the data processing on this website is:
Gutbrod Keramik GmbH
Medlinger Straße 7
Tel.: +49 (0) 90 73 / 99750-0
Revoking your consent to data processing
Many data processing steps are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke at any time consent that you have previously given. To do this it is sufficient to send us an informal communication by e-mail. The legality of the data processing which has taken place up until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to complain to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of data protection infringements, the person affected has the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer (Landesdatenschutzbeauftragte) for the federal state where our company has its headquarters.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have sent – to yourself or to a third party in a conventional, machine-readable format – data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or to fulfil a contract. If you request the direct transmission of the data to a different responsible person, this will only happen insofar as it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This page uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, for example orders or enquiries which you send to us as site operator. You will recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, then the data which you send to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing, and where applicable a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us on this and other questions relating to the subject of personal data at any time using the address cited in the Legal information.
3. Data collection on our website
In some cases the web pages use what are known as “cookies”. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to make our Internet site more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit to the website. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser the next time you visit the site.
You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies, and permit cookies only in individual cases, block the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate automatic deletion of cookies on closing of the browser. Deactivation of cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies needed for carrying out the electronic communication process or for providing certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function) shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to ensure the provision of its services is free of technical errors and to optimise this provision. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these will be treated separately in this data privacy statement.
Server log files
The provider of the web pages automatically collects and stores information in “server log files”, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:
- Type and version of browser
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the computer accessing the site
- Time of server request
- IP address
No merging of this data with other data sources takes place.
The basis for the data processing is Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR, which permits the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.
If you send us enquiries by means of the contact form, your data from the enquiry form – including the contact details you have provided there for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions – is stored by us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form is hence performed solely on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) letter a GDPR). You may revoke this consent at any time. To do this it is sufficient to send us an informal communication by e-mail. The legality of the data processing steps which have taken place up until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us until you ask us to delete it, or you revoke your consent to storage. Compulsory legal provisions – in particular legal storage periods – remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You may register on our website in order to use additional functions on the site. The data entered for this purpose is used by us solely for the purpose of accessing the particular offer or service that you have registered for. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we shall decline the registration.
For important changes, for example to the scope of the offer, or for changes required for technical reasons, we shall use the e-mail address quoted during registration to inform you by this means.
The processing of the data entered during registration is performed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) letter a GDPR). You may revoke at any time consent that you have previously given. To do this it is sufficient to send us an informal communication by e-mail. The legality of the data processing which has already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data collected during registration is stored by us for as long as you are registered on our website, and is subsequently deleted. Legal storage periods remain unaffected.
4. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses videos from the ADK – Arbeitsgemeinschaft der deutschen Kachelofenwirtschaft e.V. Gelderner Straße 128
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a video plugin, a connection to the ADK servers is established. In the process, the ADK server is notified which of our pages you have visited.
You can find further information on the handling of user data in the ADK data privacy statement at:
Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. In the process, the YouTube server is notified which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly assign your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online content. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR.
On this website data is collected and stored using the web analysis service software Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service from the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, (“Matomo”) on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR. From this data, pseudonymised user profiles can be created and analysed for the same purpose.