Data Protection Declaration

We attach great importance to the protection of your data and the protection of your privacy. We therefore inform you below about the collection and use of personal data when using our website.

General Information and Mandatory Information
Appointment of the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

WAB e.V.
Barkhausenstraße 2
27568 Bremerhaven
+49 471 39177 0
info@wab.net

The controller alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact data, etc.).

With this data protection declaration, users receive information about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of their data by the responsible provider.

WAB is not responsible for the content of external press releases. For further information, please contact the respective company directly.

Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose of their use
When you visit our website, the browser on your device automatically sends information to the server on our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensure comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses SSL or TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the "https://" address line of your browser and the lock symbol in the browser line.

Registration on this website
You can register on our website to use certain functions. The transmitted data is used exclusively for the purpose of using the respective offer or service. Mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise we will refuse the registration.

In case of important changes, for example for technical reasons, we will inform you by e-mail. The email will be sent to the address you provided when you registered.

The data entered during registration will be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. An informal notification by e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

We store the data collected during registration during the period you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted if you cancel your registration. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Our website uses the web analysis service Matomo. Matomo is an open source solution.

Matomo uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your end device and that enable an analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about the use of our website is stored on our server. Your IP address is made anonymous before it is saved.

Matomo cookies will remain on your device until you delete them.

Matomo cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise our website and, where applicable, our advertising.

The information stored in the Matomo cookie about the use of this website is not passed on. The setting of cookies by your web browser is preventable. However, some functions of our website may be restricted by this.

You can deactivate the storage and use of your data here. Your browser sets an opt-out cookie which prevents the storage of Matomo usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be removed. If you visit our website again, the opt-out cookie must be set again to prevent the storage and use of your data.

Contact Form
Data transmitted via the contact form, including your contact data, will be stored in order to be able to process your enquiry or to be available for follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your consent.

The data entered in the contact form will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. An informal notification by e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing processes carried out up to the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Data transmitted via the contact form will remain with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to storage or until there is no longer any need for data storage. Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Cookies help us to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

Some cookies are "session cookies." Such cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your browser session. However, other cookies will remain on your device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website.

You can use a modern web browser to monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured so that cookies are automatically deleted when the program is closed. Deactivation of cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.

The setting of cookies, which are necessary for the exercise of electronic communication processes or the provision of certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket), takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and smooth provision of our services. If other cookies are set (e.g. for analysis functions), these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Newsletter

To send our newsletter we need an e-mail address from you. A verification of the given e-mail address is necessary and the receipt of the newsletter is to be consented. Additional data is not collected or is voluntary. The data will only be used for sending the newsletter.

The data provided during the newsletter registration will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. To cancel your subscription, simply send us an e-mail or unsubscribe via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing processes already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

Data entered to set up the subscription will be deleted in the event of cancellation. Should these data have been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, they will remain with us.

CleverReach
For the dispatch of newsletters we use CleverReach. The provider is CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. With this service we can organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. Your data entered to receive the newsletter, such as your e-mail address, will be stored on CleverReach's servers. Server locations are Germany and Ireland.

Sending newsletters with CleverReach allows us to analyze the behavior of the newsletter recipient. Among other things, the analysis shows how many recipients have opened their newsletter and how often links were clicked in the newsletter. CleverReach supports conversion tracking to analyze whether a previously defined action, such as a product purchase, has taken place after clicking on a link. For details on CleverReach's data analysis, please visit: www.cleverreach.com/de/funktionen/reporting-und-tracking/

The data will be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. To cancel your subscription, simply send us an e-mail or unsubscribe via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing processes already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

If you do not want CleverReach to analyze your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. To unsubscribe, simply send us an e-mail or use the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

If you unsubscribe from our servers and CleverReach's servers, any information you enter to set up your subscription will be deleted. Should these data have been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, they will remain with us.

Details of CleverReach's privacy policy can be found at: www.cleverreach.com/de/datenschutz/.

Order processing: To fully comply with the legal data protection requirements, we have concluded a contract with CleverReach for order processing.

Google Maps, Google Ajax & jQuery LibrariesThis site uses the map service Google Maps as well as some Ajax and jQuery technologies via an API. The provider is Google Inc., based in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, Google Ajax & jQuery libraries it is necessary to save your IP address on a Google server. This content is usually transferred to and stored at a location in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on the data transmission.

The use of Google Maps, Google Ajax & jQuery libraries is part of an efficient presentation of our online content. According to the current legal situation, this represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Twitter
Our pages include functions of the Twitter service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data such as IP address, browser type, domains accessed, pages visited, mobile phone providers, device and application IDs and search terms are transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we are not aware of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. Due to continuous updating of Twitter's privacy policy, we point out the latest version at (http://twitter.com/privacy).

You can change your Twitter privacy settings in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.

YouTube
For integration and display of video content our website uses plugins from YouTube. The video portal is provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When a page with an integrated YouTube plugin is opened, a connection to YouTube's servers is established. This will tell YouTube which of our pages you have visited.

YouTube can associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand.

The use of YouTube is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Details on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's privacy policy at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Rights concerned
You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on their details;
  • to immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO;
  • to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, to restrict the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete the data and we no longer need the data, but if you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or if you have filed an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue processing data based on this consent in the future and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work.

Right of Objection
If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this which arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation.

If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to info @ wab.net is sufficient.

Changes to our data protection declaration
In order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services. The new data protection declaration will then take effect the next time you visit our website.

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