We are very pleased that you are interested in our website. Data protection has a particularly high priority for those responsible at Ergosoma ® International. In principle, it is possible to use the Ergosoma ® International website without providing any personal data. However, if a data subject wants to use special company services via our website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the person concerned.
The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to Ergosoma ® International. By means of this data protection declaration, our company would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed of the rights to which they are entitled by means of this data protection declaration.
As the controller responsible for processing, Ergosoma ® International has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection possible for the personal data processed via this website. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can generally have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every person concerned is free to transmit personal data to us in alternative ways, for example by telephone.
The data protection declaration of Ergosoma ® International is based on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our data protection declaration should be legible and understandable for the general public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.
We use the following terms, among others, in this data protection declaration:
a) Personal data: Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”). A natural person is considered to be identifiable if, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more special features, the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person can be identified.
b) Data subject: Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the data controller.
c) Processing: Processing is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data such as collecting, recording, organizing, organizing, storing, adapting or changing, reading out, querying, the use, disclosure by transmission, distribution or any other form of making available, matching or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.
d) Restriction of processing: Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of restricting their future processing.
e) Profiling: Profiling is any type of automated processing of personal data that consists of using this personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects related to work performance, economic situation, analyze or predict that natural person’s health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, conduct, whereabouts or relocation.
f) Pseudonymization: Pseudonymization is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data are not of an identified or assigned to an identifiable natural person.
g) Controller or person responsible for processing: Controller or person responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. If the purposes and means of this processing are specified by Union law or the law of the Member States, the person responsible or the specific criteria for his naming can be provided for by Union law or the law of the Member States.
h) Processor: Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.
i) Recipient: Recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to which personal data is disclosed, regardless of whether it is a third party or not. However, authorities that may receive personal data in the context of a specific investigation mandate under Union or Member State law are not considered recipients.
j) Third party: Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct responsibility of the controller or processor, are authorized to process the personal data.
k) Consent: Consent is any expression of will voluntarily given by the data subject in an informed manner and unequivocally for the specific case in the form of a declaration or other clear affirmative action, with which the data subject indicates that they are processing the data concerning them agrees to personal data.
2. Name and address of the person responsible for processing
The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:
Ergosoma ® International
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If the person concerned deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.
4. Collection of general data and information
The website of Ergosoma ® International also records series of general data and information each time the website is accessed by an affected person or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The (1) browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites, which are accessed via an accessing system on our website can be controlled, (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information used to avert threats in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
When using these general data and information, Ergosoma ® International does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is required to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website and the advertising for it, (3) ensure the long-term functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website and ( 4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for law enforcement in the event of a cyber attack. This anonymously collected data and information is therefore statistically evaluated by the professional association Ergosoma ® International, with the aim of increasing data protection and data security in our company, in order to ultimately ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by an affected person.
5. Registration on our website
The data subject has the option of registering on the website of the controller by providing personal data. Which personal data is transmitted to the person responsible for processing results from the respective input mask used for registration. The personal data entered by the person concerned are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the person responsible for processing and for their own purposes. The person responsible for processing can arrange for the data to be passed on to one or more processors, for example a parcel service provider, who also uses the personal data exclusively for internal use attributable to the person responsible for processing.
By registering on the website of the person responsible for processing, the IP address assigned to the person concerned by the Internet service provider (ISP), the date and time of registration are also stored. This data is stored against the background that this is the only way to prevent misuse of our services and, if necessary, to enable criminal offenses that have been committed to be investigated. In this respect, the storage of this data is necessary to protect the person responsible for processing. In principle, this data will not be passed on to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the passing on is for criminal prosecution.
The registration of the data subject, with the voluntary provision of personal data, enables the data controller to offer the data subject content or services that, due to the nature of the matter, can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to change the personal data provided during registration at any time or to have it completely deleted from the database of the person responsible for processing.
The person responsible for processing shall provide any data subject with information at any time upon request as to which personal data is stored about the data subject. Furthermore, the person responsible for processing corrects or deletes personal data at the request or notice of the person concerned, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary. All of the employees of the person responsible for processing are available to the person concerned as contact persons in this context.
6. Subscription to our newsletter
On the ERGOSOMA International website, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our enterprise’s newsletter. Which personal data when ordering the newsletter are transmitted to the person responsible for processing, results from the input mask used for this purpose.
ERGOSOMA International informs interested parties and cooperation partners at regular intervals by means of a newsletter about company offers. The newsletter of our platform can only be received by the person concerned if (1) the person concerned has a valid e-mail address and (2) the person concerned registers for the newsletter dispatch. For legal reasons, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address entered by a data subject for the first time for the newsletter dispatch using the double opt-in procedure. This confirmation e-mail is used to check whether the owner of the e-mail address, as the person concerned, has authorized receipt of the newsletter.
When registering for the newsletter, we also store the IP address assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) of the computer system used by the person concerned at the time of registration, as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to understand the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a person concerned at a later point in time and therefore serves to provide legal protection for the person responsible for processing.
The personal data collected as part of registering for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. Furthermore, subscribers to the newsletter could be informed by e-mail if this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or for registration in this regard, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter offer or changes in the technical conditions. The personal data collected as part of the newsletter service will not be passed on to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter can be canceled by the data subject at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data that the person concerned has given us for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time. There is a corresponding link in every newsletter for the purpose of revoking consent. It is also possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the person responsible for processing or to inform the person responsible for processing of this in another way.
7. Newsletter tracking
The ERGOSOMA International newsletter contains so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in e-mails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. This allows a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns to be carried out. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, ERGOSOMA International may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a data subject, and which links in the e-mail were called up by data subjects.
Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by the person responsible for processing in order to optimize the newsletter dispatch and to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the interests of the person concerned. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Affected persons are entitled at any time to revoke the relevant separate declaration of consent given via the double opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the person responsible for processing. The Fachverband Ergosoma ® International automatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.
8. Subscription to blog comments on the website
The comments made in the ERGOSOMA International blog can generally be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, it is possible for a commenter to subscribe to the comments that follow their comment on a specific blog post.
If a data subject decides to subscribe to comments, the person responsible for processing will send an automatic confirmation e-mail in order to use the double opt-in procedure to check whether the owner of the e-mail address provided is really there option decided. The option to subscribe to comments can be unsubscribed at any time.
9. Routine Deletion and Blocking of Personal Data
The person responsible for processing processes and stores personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or if this is required by the European directives and regulations or another legislator in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject.
If the purpose of storage no longer applies or if a storage period stipulated by the European legislator for directives and regulations or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be blocked or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with the statutory provisions.
10. Rights of the data subject
a) Right to confirmation Each data subject has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation giver, to request confirmation from the data controller as to whether personal data relating to them are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to confirmation, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time.
b) Right to information Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation giver, to receive free information about the personal data stored about him and a copy of this information from the person responsible for processing at any time. Furthermore, the European legislator for directives and regulations has granted the data subject access to the following information:
the processing purposes
the categories of personal data being processed
the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations
if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria used to determine that duration
the existence of a right to correction or deletion of the personal data concerning you or to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing
the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
if the personal data is not collected from the data subject: all available information about the origin of the data
the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject
Furthermore, the data subject has a right to information as to whether personal data has been transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, the person concerned has the right to receive information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transmission. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to information, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time.
c) Right to correction Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to demand the immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning them. Furthermore, the data subject has the right, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to rectification, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time.
d) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten) Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to demand that the person responsible delete the personal data concerning them immediately, provided one of the following Reasons apply and insofar as the processing is not necessary:
The personal data were collected for such purposes or otherwise processed for which they are no longer necessary.
The data subject revokes their consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DS-GVO or Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a DS-GVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (2) GDPR processing on. The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
Erasure of the personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Para. 1 DS-GVO.
If one of the above reasons applies and a person concerned wishes to have personal data stored at Ergosoma ® International deleted, he or she can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time. The employee of Fachverband Ergosoma ® International will ensure that the request for deletion is complied with immediately. If the personal data has been made public by the professional association Ergosoma ®International and our company, as the person responsible, is obliged to delete the personal data in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, the professional association Ergosoma ® International will take appropriate measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs , also of a technical nature, in order to inform other persons responsible for data processing who process the published personal data that the person concerned has requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or copies or replications of these from these other persons responsible for data processing personal data has requested, insofar as the processing is not necessary. The employee of the Fachverband Ergosoma ® International will take the necessary steps in individual cases.
e) Right to restriction of processing Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to demand that the person responsible restrict the processing if one of the following conditions is met:
The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
The processing is unlawful, the data subject rejects the deletion of the personal data and instead requests the restriction of the use of the personal data.
The person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
The data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
If one of the above conditions is met and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored at Ergosoma ® International, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time. The employee of the Fachverband Ergosoma ® International will arrange the restriction of the processing.
f) Right to data transferability Each person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to receive the personal data concerning them, which the person concerned has provided to a person responsible, in a structured, common and machine-readable format . You also have the right to transmit this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided, provided that the processing is based on the consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DS-GVO or Art. 9 Para 2 letter a DS-GVO or on a contract in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter b DS-GVO and the processing is carried out using automated procedures, provided that the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of official authority, which has been transferred to the person responsible. Furthermore, when exercising their right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 Para the rights and freedoms of other persons are not impaired by this. In order to assert the right to data transferability, the person concerned can contact an employee of the Ergosoma ® International trade association at any time. g) Right to object Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver, for reasons that arise from their particular situation, at any time against the processing of personal data concerning them, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 letters e or f DS-GVO to file an objection. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The professional association Ergosoma ®International will no longer process the personal data in the event of an objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defense of Legal Claims. If Fachverband Ergosoma ® International processes personal data in order to operate direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. If the data subject objects to the Fachverband Ergosoma ® International to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the Fachverband Ergosoma ® International will no longer process the personal data for these purposes. In addition, the data subject has the right, for reasons that arise from their particular situation, against the processing of personal data relating to them, which is carried out at the professional association Ergosoma ® International for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 DS -GVO to object, unless such processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest. In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject can directly contact any employee of the Ergosoma ® International Association or another employee. In connection with the use of information society services, the data subject is also free, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
h) Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – which has legal effect on them or similarly significantly affects it, unless the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) due to Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject , is permissible and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject or (3) is carried out with the express consent of the data subject. If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or (2) it is based on the data subject’s explicit consent, the Ergosoma ® International shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and the to protect the legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision. If the data subject wishes to assert rights relating to automated decisions, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time.
i) Right to revoke consent under data protection law Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator for directives and regulations to revoke consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the data subject wishes to assert their right to revoke consent, they can contact an employee of the data controller at any time.
11. Legal basis of processing
Art. 6 I lit. a DS-GVO serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of another service or consideration, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation which requires the processing of personal data, such as the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may become necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured in our company and his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would have to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 I lit. d GDPR.
Ultimately, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 I lit. f GDPR. Processing operations that are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not prevail. Such processing operations are permitted to us in particular because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, he took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the person responsible (recital 47 sentence 2 DS-GVO).
12. Legitimate interests in processing pursued by the controller or a third party
If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f GDPR, our legitimate interest is conducting our business for the benefit of all our employees and our shareholders.
13. Duration for which the personal data will be stored
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After the deadline has expired, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.
14. Statutory or contractual requirements for providing the personal data; Necessity for the conclusion of the contract; obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of non-provision
We clarify that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner).
Sometimes it may be necessary for a contract to be concluded that a person concerned makes personal data available to us, which must then be processed by us. For example, the data subject is obliged to provide us with personal data if our company concludes a contract with them. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded.
Before personal data is provided by the data subject, the data subject must contact one of our employees. Our employee clarifies to the data subject on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and what the consequences would be if the personal data were not provided.
15. Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.
This data protection declaration was created by the data protection declaration generator of the DGD Deutsche Gesellschaft für Datenschutz GmbH, which acts as external data protection officer for Landshut, in cooperation with the lawyer for IT and data protection law Christian Solmecke.
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