Privacy policy

Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as "data") are processed by us only to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its content and the services offered there.

According to Art. 4 Number 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to only as “GDPR”), “processing” means any process or series of processes carried out with or without the help of automated processes with personal data, such as the collection, collection, organization, organization, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure through transmission, distribution or another form of provision, comparison or the link, the restriction, the deletion or the destruction.

With the following data protection declaration, we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we either alone or together with others decide on the purposes and means of the processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.

Our data protection declaration is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as responsible
II. Rights of users and data subjects
III. Information on data processing

I. Information about us as responsible

Responsible provider of this website in the data protection sense is:

Headmade Materials GmbH
Langhausstraße 9
97294 Unterpleichfeld
Germany

Phone: +49 9367 40196-0
Email: info@headmade-materials.de

Data protection officer at the provider is:

Christian Fischer

II. Rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • on confirmation of whether data relating to them are being processed, on information about the processed data, on further information on data processing and on copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);

  • for correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);

  • to the immediate deletion of the data relating to them (cf. also Art. 17 GDPR) or, alternatively, if further processing in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR is required, to a restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;

  • on receipt of the data concerning them and provided by them and on the transmission of this data to other providers / responsible persons (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
    on complaint to the supervisory authority, provided they believe that the data concerning them will be processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify all recipients to whom data have been disclosed to the provider about any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that takes place on the basis of Articles 16, 17 (1), 18 GDPR teaching. However, this obligation does not exist if this communication is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Notwithstanding this, the user has the right to information about these recipients.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to the future processing of their data, provided that the data is provided by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR are processed. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed when you use our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements and no other information on individual processing methods is given below.

Server data
For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, data is transmitted to us or our web space provider through your internet browser. With these so-called server log files, i.a. Type and version of your internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website (s) of our website that you visit, the date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which our website is used.

This data is temporarily stored, but not together with other data from you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, provided that no further storage is required for evidence purposes. Otherwise, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until an incident has been finally clarified.

Cookies

a) Session cookies
We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your device by the internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information from you to an individual extent, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer, since the processing enables, for example, the reproduction of our website in different languages ​​or the offer of a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit b.) GDPR, provided that these cookies process data for contract initiation or contract processing.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process the contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.

b) Third party cookies
If necessary, our website also uses cookies from partner companies with which we work for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionality of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular regarding the purposes and the legal basis for the processing of such third-party cookies.

c) Elimination possibility
You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your internet browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. The steps and measures required for this, however, depend on your specific internet browser. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. With so-called flash cookies, however, processing cannot be prevented via the browser settings. Instead, you have to change the setting of your flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this can lead to the fact that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

Contact inquiries / contact options
If you contact us using the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary for processing and answering your request - without providing it, we cannot answer your request or at best only to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted, provided that your query has been answered in the end and there are no legal retention requirements to the deletion, such as in the event of a subsequent contract execution.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through the certification according to the EU-US data protection shield (“EU-US Privacy Shield”), Google guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU are also complied with when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visits to our website, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this function, Google shortens the IP address already within the EU or the EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and the usage activities there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not link your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides you with further information on data protection law, such as the options for preventing the use of data.

Google also offers a so-called deactivation add-on along with further information. This add-on can be installed with common internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you access our website. The add-on notifies the JavaScript (ga.js) from Google Analytics that information about visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services. You can of course also find out in this data protection declaration whether and which other web analysis services we use.