Privacy Policy

For us, Semantec GmbH, the operator of Younox, the protection and confidentiality of your data is of paramount importance. The collection and use of your personal data takes place exclusively within the framework of the legal provisions. With this data protection declaration, we would like to inform you which personal data we collect and for what purpose we use the data. In the following, we describe the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data.

General note and mandatory information

Designation of the responsible authority

The responsible authority for data processing on this website is:

Semantec GmbH Peter Kopecki
Brunnenstr. 30
72160 Horb Germany

The responsible authority decides alone or jointly with others the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Some of the data processing procedures are only possible with your explicit consent. 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 carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

As a data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection law. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

Right to data transferability

You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. The data will be made available in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, its recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions. In this regard and also for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time via the contact options listed in the imprint.

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 transmitted by you via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the “https://” address line of your browser and by the lock symbol in the browser line.

Server log files

In server log files, the provider of the website automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
– Browser type and browser version
– Operating system used
– Referrer URL
– Hostname of the accessing computer
– Time of the server request
– IP address
These data are not merged with other data sources. The data processing is based on Article 6, paragraph 1.b EU-GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union), which permits the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Data transmission at contract conclusion for goods purchase and goods shipment

Personal data will only be transmitted to third parties if necessary within the framework of contract processing. For example, third parties may be payment service providers or logistics companies. Further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have given your explicit consent.
The basis for data processing is Article 6, paragraph 1.b GDPR which permits the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website for the use of 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 the event of important changes, for example for technical reasons, we will inform you via e-mail. The e-mail will be sent to the address provided in your registration.
The data entered during registration will be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 paragraph 1.a GDPR). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. An informal notification via e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing that has already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
We store the data collected during registration for the period that you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted if you cancel your registration. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Contact Form

Data transmitted via contact form will be stored including your contact data in order to be able to process your enquiry or to be available for follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6, paragraph 1.a GDPR). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. An informal notification via e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data transmitted via the contact form will remain with us until you request their deletion, revoke your consent to storage or until there is no longer any need for data storage. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

Storage period of articles and comments

Contributions and comments as well as related data, such as IP addresses, are stored. The content remains on our website until it has been completely deleted or had to be deleted for legal reasons.
The contributions and comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Article 6, paragraph 1.a GDPR). 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 data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

Newsletter Data

To send our newsletter, we require your e-mail address. A verification of the given e-mail address is necessary and the receipt of the newsletter must be agreed to. Supplementary data is not collected or is voluntary. The use of the data takes place exclusively for the dispatch of the newsletter.
The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be processed entirely on the basis of your consent (Art. 6, paragraph 1.a GDPR). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. To revoke your consent, simply send us an informal e-mail or use the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter to unsubscribe. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data entered to set up the subscription will be deleted if you unsubscribe. If this data has been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, it will remain with us.

YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins from YouTube for the integration and display of video content. Provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When a page with an integrated YouTube plug-in is opened, a connection to the servers of YouTube is established. This will tell YouTube which of our pages you have accessed. YouTube can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6, paragraph 1.f GDPR. Details on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses plug-ins from Vimeo to integrate and display video content. The provider of the video portal is Vimeo Inc, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
When calling a page with an integrated Vimeo plug-in, a connection to the servers of Vimeo is established. This tells Vimeo which of our pages you have accessed. Vimeo learns your IP address even if you are not logged in to the video portal or do not have an account there. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to servers of the video portal in the USA.
Vimeo can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand.
You can find details on the handling of user data in Vimeo’s privacy policy at: https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your terminal device. Cookies help us 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. On the other hand, other cookies remain on your terminal until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us recognize you when you return to our website.
With a modern web browser you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured so that cookies are deleted automatically when the program is closed. The deactivation of cookies can result in a 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 requested by you (e.g. shopping cart), takes place on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1.f GDPR. 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 will be dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.

Google Analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider of the web analysis service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your terminal device and enable an analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. As a rule, the server location is the USA.
Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1.f GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and, if necessary, advertising.
IP Anonymization
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP Anonymization feature. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission to the USA. There may be exceptions in which Google transfers the full IP address to a server in the USA and abbreviates it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
Browser Plugin
The setting of cookies by your web browser can be prevented. However, some functions of our website may be restricted as a result. You can also prevent the collection of data relating to your use of the website, including your IP address, and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in accessible via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data with future visits of our website: Disable Google Analytics.
Details on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Order Processing
We have entered into an order processing agreement with Google in order to fully comply with legal data protection requirements.

Demographic characteristics of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics’ “demographic features” function. It can be used to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data is derived from interest-related advertising by Google and from visitor data from third parties. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time. This is possible via the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained under “Objection to data collection”.

PayPal

Our website allows payment via PayPal. The payment service provider is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.
If you pay with PayPal, the payment data you entered will be transmitted to PayPal.
The transfer of your data to PayPal is based on Article 6, Paragraph 1.a GDPR (consent) and Article 6 Paragraph 1.b GDPR (processing to fulfill a contract). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. Data processing operations in the past remain effective in the event of revocation.

Twitter Plugin

Our website uses functions of the Twitter service. The provider is Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
When using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and published in your Twitter feed. This involves the transmission of data to Twitter. We have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or the use of this data by Twitter. Details can be found in Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/account/settings

Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking

Our website uses Google AdWords. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
AdWords is an online advertising program. As part of the online advertising program, we work with conversion tracking. When you click on an ad placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is set. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Google AdWords cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used to personally identify users. The cookie allows Google and us to recognize that you have clicked on an ad and been directed to our website.

Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies are not traceable through AdWords customer websites. Conversion cookies are used to generate conversion
statistics for AdWords customers who use conversion tracking. Adwords customers learn how many users clicked on their ad and were redirected to pages with conversion tracking tags. However, AdWords customers do not receive information that personally identifies them. If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can object to its use. Here, the conversion cookie must be deactivated in the user settings of the browser. This also means that there is no inclusion in the conversion tracking statistics.

Conversion cookies” are stored on the basis of Article 6, Paragraph 1.f GDPR. As website operators, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and our advertising.

Details on Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

With a modern web browser you can monitor, restrict or prevent the use of cookies. The deactivation of cookies can result in a limited functionality of our website.

Source: Data protection configurator from mein-datenschutzbeauftragter.de