Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement Schaeffler-Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG

We are pleased that you are interested in Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG and our products. The protection of your privacy when using our website is very important to us. We comply with all applicable data protection laws when processing personal data.

I. General information about data processing

1. Scope and purpose of processing of personal data

In principle, we collect and use your personal data only insofar as such data is necessary in order to provide a functional website and present the content and services offered on the website. Your personal data is periodically collected and used only after you have given your consent. An exception to this applies in cases where the processing of the data is permitted by law.

2. Legal basis for data processing

Your personal data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
If you have given your consent to the processing of personal data for specific purposes, the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Please keep in mind that the withdrawal of consent is only effective for the future. Processing performed before the withdrawal of consent is not affected here.
The processing of personal data in the context of the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract at your request, is based on Art. 6 (1)(b) GDPR. The purposes of data processing are governed by the respective contract documents and the subject matter of the contract.
If the processing of personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject, Art. 6 (1)(c) GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.
If processing is required to safeguard the legitimate interests pursued by Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG or a third party (e.g. to establish or defend legal claims; to ensure IT security; to prevent crimes; to manage business operations and further develop services and products) and if your interests, fundamental rights, and freedoms as the data subject do not override the aforementioned interest, Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR will serve as the legal basis for processing.

3. Data erasure and retention period

We process and store your personal data for as long as this is necessary to satisfy the respective purpose. In addition, such storage may take place in order to comply with a legal obligation required by a European Union or Member State law, regulation, or other provision to which we as controller are subject. If the data is no longer necessary, or if a retention period prescribed by any such law as described above has expired, your data will be erased on a regular basis.

4. Access to personal data within Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG and by third parties

Within Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG, those entities gain access to your data which require it as a part of “least privilege” (assignment of user rights to the lowest possible extent) and the “need-to-know” principle (knowledge of data only if necessary).
We may only transfer data to third parties outside Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG if this is necessary, if required by a statutory provision, if you have given your consent, or if commissioned processors have agreed to comply with the provisions of the GDPR and the BDSG.
Under these conditions, recipients of personal data may be: competent internal specialist departments and external service providers (if necessary).

5. Transfer of personal data to a third country or to an international organization

A transfer of data to countries outside the EU/EEA (so-called third countries) will only take place if it is necessary or required by law, if you have given your consent, or if the transfer is necessary for commissioned processing. If service providers in third countries are employed, they are, in addition to being issued written instructions, required to comply with data protection standards in Europe by agreeing to the use of the standard EU contractual clauses.

6. IT security and links to third party websites

Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG utilizes technical and organizational security measures to protect your data that we manage against accidental or intentional destruction, manipulation, loss, or access by unauthorized persons. These safeguards are constantly being further developed in accordance with the respective new technical possibilities.
Our websites may contain links to the websites of other companies or organizations. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these websites.

7. Obligation to provide personal data

When entering into a contract, you must provide the personal data that is necessary to establish, implement, and terminate the contract and meet the resulting contractual obligations, and you must also provide personal data that Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG is required to collect by law. Without this data, no contract with Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG can be concluded.
If we present offers and services to you on this website that you can use voluntarily, you have no obligation to provide your personal data to us. However, if you do not provide your personal data, you may not be able to use our offers and services.

8. “Profiling” and automated decision-making

In accordance with Art. 22 GDPR, we do not use fully automated decision-making processes. Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG generally does not use “profiling.” If we use it in individual cases, we will provide you with separate information about this if required to by law, and – if necessary – we will obtain your consent beforehand.

9. Sources of your personal data

We use data that we receive from you.

II. Data processing for the provision of the website and the creation of log files

As a rule, when you visit our website, our web servers store the name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, the website from which you are visiting us, the web pages you visit on our website, and the date and duration of your visit. This data is stored in the log files of our systems. However, we only use your IP address to the extent that is technically necessary, and the IP address is abbreviated and therefore used only anonymously – i.e. it is not possible to associate the IP address with a specific user. This data is also not merged with personal data.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR.

The temporary storage of the abbreviated IP address by our systems is technically necessary in order to display the website on your computer or device. Storage in log files is performed in order to ensure the functionality of the website. Data is not analyzed for marketing purposes in this context. For these purposes, we have a legitimate interest in the processing of data within the meaning of Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR.

The collection of data to ensure the provision of the website, and the storage of data in log files, are essential for the operation of the website. Therefore, there is no possibility for you as a user to object to such collection and storage.

III. Data processing in connection with services offered on the website

On our website we offer various services, for the use of which we request personal data from you. In this context, your provision of personal data is always voluntary.

1. Use of our contact and request forms

Our website has contact and request forms that can be used to contact us electronically.
To use the contact forms, you must enter required information in the respective input fields marked with an asterisk (e.g. your e-mail address). The provision of all other information is optional for you. This personal data is sent to a department of our company that is responsible for processing and is also stored in our systems. When you send your message, the date and time of your entries will be saved. You will be asked to consent to the processing of this data by accepting this Privacy Policy.
The data entered into the input fields will only be used to process your inquiry.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in this connection is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.
The data will be erased as soon as the communication process is completed.
You have the right withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time by sending an e-mail to datenschutz@schaeffler-paravan.de. In this case, all personal data stored as part of the contact process will be deleted with effect for the future. Depending on the point in time when you withdraw your consent, we may no longer be able to respond to your inquiry.

2. Use of the Schaeffler Paravan information service

On the website we offer you the possibility to register for the Schaeffler Paravan information service free of charge.
When you register for the Schaeffler Paravan information service and give your consent in this connection, you will receive advertising and information (e.g. newsletter, invitations to trade fairs and events, information about products, services, offers, and promotions, including opinion surveys and company news) from Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG – for example via e-mail, telephone, SMS, and/or instant messenger services such as WhatsApp – via the contacts you entered in the input fields when you registered for the information service. In order to use the information service, you need to provide your e-mail address and other information by entering these into the fields marked as “required.” Such information can include your name, company, and telephone number, for example. This data is collected in order to enable us to send you advertising and information materials. For this purpose, we may also engage third parties (service providers) with which we have a data processing agreement, in which case we will transfer your data to such third parties. After you submit the registration form, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. The registration will only take effect if you confirm it by clicking on the link in the e-mail.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data after you register for the information service is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.
The data will be erased as soon as it is no longer needed to fulfill the purposes of its collection. In other words, the data will be stored for as long as your registration for the information service remains active. You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time by sending an e-mail to unsubscribe@schaeffler-paravan.de or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in received messages (with effect for the future), in which case your information service registration will be canceled. All personal data stored as part of the contact process will then be deleted. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

IV. Use of cookies

We use cookies to enable you to make the best possible use of the website. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or saved to the user’s computer or device by the Internet browser. If a user visits our website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows clear identification of the browser when the website is accessed again.

Below we provide you with general information about the use of cookies on our website and the associated processing of personal data. For further information on specifically used cookies, please refer to the Schaeffler Paravan Cookie Policypublished on this website.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require the requesting browser to be identified once again even after a new page is opened at the site.

We also use cookies on our website to enable the analysis of the user’s surfing behavior.

When visiting our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies and referred to this Privacy Policy.

The purpose of using strictly necessary cookies is to simplify the use of our website for the users. Some features of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. Such features require the browser to be identified once again even after a new page is opened at the website. The user data collected through strictly necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. Further information can be found in the Schaeffler Paravan Cookie Policy.
Analytical cookies are used to improve the quality of our website and its content. Analytical cookies show us how our website is used, thereby enabling us to continuously optimize the website and our products and services. Further information can be found in the Schaeffler Paravan Cookie Policy.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Cookies stored on the user’s computer or device are passed back to our website when the user revisits it. Therefore, as user, you have full control over the use of cookies. You can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the features on the website.

V. Your rights as data subject

If your personal data is being processed, you are the data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you therefore have the following rights:

1. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)

Upon request, you can obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not we are processing your personal data. If we are processing your data, you can request that we give you access to the information provided for by law (see Art. 15 (1) GDPR). We will also notify you of appropriate safeguards pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR in the context of data transfer in the event that your personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organization. Restrictions in accordance with Sections 34 and 35 BDSG apply here.

2. Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)

You have a right to rectification and/or completion of data if processed personal data is inaccurate or incomplete. We are required to rectify the data without undue delay.

3. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

Provided that legal requirements are met (see Art. 18 (1) GDPR), you have the right to restrict processing of your personal data. For information on the effects of exercising the right of restriction, please refer to Art. 18(2) and (3) GDPR.

4. Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)

You have the right to demand from us erasure of your personal data without undue delay, and we are obliged to immediately erase this data if any of the reasons pursuant to Art. 17 (1) GDPR apply. The right to erasure does not apply in the cases described in Art. 17 (3) GDPR. In addition, there are restrictions in accordance with Sections 34 and 35 BDSG.

5. Right to notification

If you have exercised your right to rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing, we are obliged to notify each recipient to whom the personal data has been disclosed of this rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. We are obligated to inform you about those recipients upon your request.

6. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. For details, please refer to Art. 20 GDPR.

7. Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data that is based on Art. 6 (1)(e) or (f) GDPR on grounds relating to your particular situation. Further details can be found in Art. 21 GDPR.
In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 BDSG.

VI. Name and contact details of the controller

Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co.KG
Industriestraße 1-3
91074 Herzogenaurach

Germany
Telephone: +49 9132/ 814519
E-mail: datenschutz@schaeffler-paravan.de

VII. Contact details of the data protection officer

Schaeffler AG
Industriestraße 1-3
91074 Herzogenaurach
Germany
Telephone: +49 9132-82-85714
E-mail: datenschutz@schaeffler-paravan.de

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