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Data Privacy Statement

Data privacy statement for the Coroplast website (www.coroplast.de)

The protection of your privacy during the collection, processing and use of personal data when you visit our website is very important to us. Your data are protected as required by law. This Privacy Statement explains which personal data we process on this website and how we use it in accordance with Article 13 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1. Information about the controller

Coroplast Fritz Müller GmbH & Co. KG
Wittener Straße 271
42279 Wuppertal
Germany

Phone: +49 202 2681 0
Fax: +49 202 2681 375

Email: coroplast@coroplast.de


2. Information about the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our external company data protection officer:

Mr Arndt Halbach of GINDAT GmbH
Wetterauer Str. 6, 42897 Remscheid, Germany
Email: datenschutz@coroplast.de
Phone: +49 2191 909 430

3. Data processing on our website

Any visit you make to our website is logged. Basically, your browser automatically sends us the following data:

  • The IP address currently used by your computer or router
  • Date and time
  • Browser type and version
  • The operating system your computer is using
  • The pages you have viewed
  • The name and size of the file(s) you have requested
  • The URL of the referring website, if applicable


Personal data are collected only for the purposes of data security, to improve our website and to enable us to analyse errors on the basis of Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

Your computer’s IP address is always evaluated in anonymised form.

Personal data (e.g. your name, address data or contact details) which you provide to us voluntarily, for example when you send an enquiry to one of the contact persons named on our website by email, are stored by us but are only processed to enable us to engage in correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which they were submitted. Such data are processed on the basis of Art. 6(1) a and f GDPR.

We would like to point out that no data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure and vulnerabilities can never be ruled out entirely. While we make every effort to protect your data, complete protection against access by third parties is not possible. You should therefore send all confidential data to us by another method, for example by post.

Online careers portal

You can use our online careers portal to apply for a job at Coroplast. If you do so, we ask you to provide us with the usual personal data and your qualifications. For this purpose we additionally point out our separate terms regarding data protection.

We also provide you with the option to order our current job vacancies via e-mail on a regular basis. If you decide to do so, we at least require your e-mail address. To ensure that the order really comes from you or from your e-mail address, you will firstly receive confirmation via e-mail. You will only be included in our mailing list and receive our list of job vacancies when you have clicked on the enabling link in the e-mail. For verification purposes, the ordering of our job vacancies is logged (e-mail address, IP address, date, time).

You can cancel your order at any time by sending us an e-mail to that effect. In order to deregister, simply use the link we regularly send you together with our job vacancies.

Information on the use of cookies

We use so-called cookies on our Internet website. Cookies are small text files that your Internet browser stores and places on your computer. Cookies are used to make visiting our Internet website a user-friendlier experience. They make it possible, for instance, to recognise the user for the duration of their visit without having to continually re-enter their username and password. The basis for the data processing is Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

Some of the cookies we use are deleted automatically every time you close your browser (session cookies). Other cookies remain stored on your device and enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website (persistent cookies).

If you object to the use of cookies, you can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being accepted and stored. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our websites.

Google Analytics

This website uses “Google Analytics”, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6(1) f GDPR. 

If, however, you activate the “anonymizeIP” option on this website, Google will remove the end of your IP address so it only locates you as within the member states of the European Union or other members of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. Please note that on this website Google Analytics is supplemented by “anonymizeIP” to ensure anonymised collection of IP addresses (IP masking).

Google will use this information to evaluate how you use the website, compile reports on website activity on behalf of the operator of this website and offer other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the operator of this website. Google will never associate your IP address as transmitted by Google Analytics from your browser with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prohibit Google from collecting and analysing the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

Google Tag Manager

This website uses Google Tag Manager. Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows marketed website tags to be managed using an interface. The Google Tag Manager itself (which only implements the tags) is a cookie-less domain and does not register personal data. The tool causes other tags to be activated which may, for their part, register data under certain circumstances. Google Tag Manager does not access this information. If recording has been deactivated on domain or cookie level, this setting will remain in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager. For more information on Google Tag Manager, follow this link: www.google.com/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy.html.

Tracking is implemented on the basis of Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

Use of social media

Our Internet website uses the social plug-ins of various social networks (Facebook, XING, LinkedIn, YouTube). The buttons are each marked with the logos of the various social networks.

When you visit our website, the corresponding buttons are disabled, or merely linked so that data will only be sent to the particular social network if its button is clicked.

Clicking on the button of the social network creates a direct connection to that particular website. If you are logged into a social network, the operator in question can assign the visit to your account. If you do not want that to happen, we suggest you log out of your account beforehand. Even if you are not a member of a social network, it is still possible for the operator to find out your IP address, for example, and store it. If you do not want this to happen, do not click on any of the buttons.

We have embedded YouTube videos in our Internet website, which are stored on www.youtube.com and can be viewed directly from our website. In order to integrate the videos, we use the so-called “extended data protection mode” provided by the operator of YouTube. According to YouTube, no information relating to visitors to our website is stored unless they actually watch the video. Despite the use of the extended data protection mode, it is possible that Google places a DoubleClick cookie for advertising purposes. You can permanently disable this cookie at www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin.

Coroplast does not have any influence on the purpose or the extent of data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data by social networks. Please see the data protection statements of the various social networks for data protection regulations and your rights in this respect.

Google Maps

This website uses an API to provide the map service of Google Maps from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Your IP address must be stored in order to use the Google Maps function. This information is usually sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission. Google Maps is used in order to present our online offers in an interesting way and to make it easier to find the locations given on our website. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) f GDPR.

If you do not agree to the processing of your data in this way you can disable the “Google Maps” service and in this way prevent your data being sent to Google. To do this you must disable the Java Script function in your browser. However, if you disable this function you may not be able to use “Google Maps” or all of its functions. More information on what happens to user data can be found in the Google data privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.


4. Recipients of personal data

Personal data will not be disclosed to anyone else without your consent. Such data will only be shared with third parties with your express consent, or insofar as they are required for the performance and/or technical management of a contract, or insofar as we are obliged to divulge them to public authorities or other government institutions as a result of statutory provisions or judicial decisions.

We may employ service providers to perform functions and provide services on our behalf (order processing). Specifically, our website is hosted, and our recruitment portal managed, by an external service provider.

The contractual relationships with our service providers are subject to the provisions of Art. 28 GDPR, which describes the legal requirements concerning data protection and data security.
 

5. Your rights

Pursuant to §§ 15-21 GDPR, you may assert the following rights in relation to the personal data processed by us provided the specific conditions listed there are met.

Right of access

You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us.

Right to rectification

You have the right to demand the rectification of inaccurate personal data or to have incomplete personal data completed.

Right to erasure

You have the right to demand the erasure of personal data concerning you, especially where one of the following grounds applies:

  • Your personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  • You withdraw the consent on which the processing of your data is based.
  • You have asserted the right to object to the processing of your data.
  • Your data have been unlawfully processed.

The right to erasure shall not apply if it conflicts with the legitimate interest of the controller, for example if:

  • Personal data are necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • Erasure is barred because the data are required to be retained by law.

However, if data cannot be erased, you may have the right to restrict processing (see below).

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data as long as

  • The accuracy of the personal data is contested by you and is therefore being verified by us.
  • The processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead.
  • We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • You have objected to the processing of your personal data pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override your own.
     

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format; you also have the right to have that personal data transmitted directly to another controller without hindrance from us, where the processing is based on consent or on a contract and provided the processing is carried out by us by automated means.

Right to object

The data subject has the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point e or f of Article 6(1), including profiling based on those provisions. Where the processing of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
 

6. Standard periods for the deletion of data

Data which are not subject to a statutory retention period will be deleted and/or destroyed as soon as they are no longer needed to achieve the purpose for which they were processed. Different retention periods apply to different types of personal data: for example, data that may be relevant for tax purposes must normally be stored for a period of 10 (ten) years whereas other data prepared in accordance with commercial law generally have a retention period of 6 (six) years. Finally, the storage period can also be based on the statutory limitation periods, for example usually 3 (three) years pursuant to sections 195 ff. of the German Civil Code (BGB) or in certain cases up to 30 (thirty) years.
 

7. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Under Art. 77 GDPR, every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if they consider that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes the GDPR. The responsible supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer for the federal state in which our company is based, in other words in our case the State Commissioner for the Protection of Data and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesbeauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen).