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Data Protection Policy
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and handle your personal data confidentially according to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the rules of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Data controller (pursuant to Art. 4 (7) GDPR)
Schuman Business Center
40, Rue Breydel
1040 Bruxelles / Belgium
Phone: +32 (2) 502 3396
During the use of the website
a) Server logs
We collect data on every access to this website (so-called server log files). The access data includes: name of the website accessed, file, date and time of the visit, volume of data transmitted, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider. The processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the improvement of the operation, security and optimisation of our website.
If your personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functioning of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of your visit to our website.
c) Contact form and e-mail contact
As part of your contact with us (e.g. using the contact form or e-mail), your personal data may be collected. In the case of collection via the contact form maintained on our website, the data in question are apparent from the specific contact form. These data are collected exclusively for the purpose of addressing your concerns or for making contact and are used by us. The data you provided are deleted by us as soon as your contact question has been answered conclusively. This is the case when it is apparent from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and when there are no legal retention obligations that require us to keep them.
The legal basis for processing your data is our legitimate interest in responding to your concerns in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Furthermore, if your contact enquiry is connected to the conclusion of a contract, then the legal basis for our processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
This website uses Matomo/Piwik, open source software for the statistical analysis of visitor accesses. Matomo/Piwik uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and allow analysis of the utilisation of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie on your utilisation of this Internet offer is stored on the server of the Fensterverbände in Germany. The IP address is rendered anonymous. You can prevent the installation of cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that, in this case, you may not be able to use all of the features of this website.
The use of Matomo/Piwik on our website takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for the purposes of optimisation and marketing.
On this website, we use the web analysis service Matomo (www.matomo.org) from the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, (“Matomo”). Matomo gathers data on your utilisation behaviour, from which pseudonymised utilisation profiles can be created and analysed. Cookies are used for this purpose. The data collected with the Matomo technology (including your anonymised IP address) are processed on our servers. The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to identify the visitors to this website personally. If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of these data from your visit, you may refuse the storage and utilisation at any time by marking the corresponding box shown below. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be placed on your browser, meaning that Matomo will not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies will also lead to the deletion of the opt-out cookie and you will need to reactivate it again, if necessary.
The use of Matomo is based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of the behaviour of the users of our website for the purposes of optimisation and marketing in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR
e) Google Web Fonts
We integrate fonts (“Google Fonts”) on our website from the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). When accessing our website, your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. Your browser establishes a connection to the servers of Google for this purpose. As a result, Google becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. Furthermore, Google can store cookies on your device, including technical information about the browser and operating system, the referrer URL as well as other details on the utilisation of our website and possibly also link such information with information from other sources.
In the event personal data is transferred to Google in the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . As a result, in terms of the GDPR, proof is provided that, with regard to the processing of your data, a data protection level with appropriate processing comparable to that in the EU is ensured.
The utilisation of Google Fonts on our websites is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the provision of an optimal display of the contents.
f) Applicant portal
You can apply here via this website. The related processing of personal data is described in a separate required information sheet which you receive with the confirmation of the receipt of your application.
g) Social media
We do not use any social media plug-ins on our website, just simple link buttons to our presence in the corresponding social networks and platforms. The data processing in the social networks and platforms is completely independent of our website, which is why we have no influence on the data processing that occurs by clicking on the links.
Duration of the storage of your personal data
Unless otherwise indicated above or you have given us your consent for longer storage, we store and process no personal data of the users of our website beyond the end of the actual use.
The above-mentioned personal data may in certain cases be viewed by our service providers working on the maintenance and updating of the website.
Your IP address is not transmitted to Matomo/Piwik.
These processing operations are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR based on our legitimate interest in a technically and economically optimised operation of our website.
Integration of Google Maps
(1) On our website we use the Google Maps service. As a result, we can display interactive maps directly on the website, which allows you convenient use of the mapping function.
(2) When you visit the website Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether a user account exists. If you are logged into Google, your data is assigned directly to your account. If you do not want the assignment to your profile at Google, you have to log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as a usage profile and uses it for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. Such an analysis is done particularly (even for users who are not logged in) to provide customised advertising and to inform other users of the social network of your activities on our website. You have the right to refuse permission for the development of such a user profile, but to exercise this right you must contact Google.
(3) For further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, see the data protection statement of the provider. There you will also receive further information on your rights in this respect and setting options for protecting your privacy: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Export and processing of the data in states outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Subject to your IP address, no data is exported to states outside the EEA.
Necessity of the provision / consequences of the non-provision of personal data
The collection of your personal data described above in greater detail is not legally or contractually required for the utilisation of our website, but is needed by us to implement the specific purposes described.
According to the GDPR, you have the following rights and claims against the data controller:
- the right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
- the right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
- the right to deletion (Art. 17 GDPR)
- the right to restrict the processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
- the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
You have the right to revoke in whole or in part any given consent to data processing at any time with future effect. The revocation does not affect the legality of the processing of the personal data carried out until the revocation.
According to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right, on grounds relating to your specific situation, to lodge an objection to the processing of your particular data carried out based Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, with future effect. We will no longer process your personal data, unless we can provide compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or serve the processing for the assertion, exercise and defence of legal claims. If you would like to make use of your right to object, you need only send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority according to Art. 77 GDPR. Accordingly, any data subject can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority irrespective of any administrative or legal remedy, particularly in the member state of your place of residence, your workplace or the place of the presumed infringement, if the data subject considers that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR.
The following data protection supervisory authority has the responsibility for us:
The Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information/ Der Hessische Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 3163, 65021 Wiesbaden, Germany, Tel.: +49 (0) 6131 208-2449, Fax: +49 (0) 6131 208-2497
Online complaint form:
You are welcome to contact us first. As you know, a lot can be cleared up in a single telephone call.
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