Imprint

kurts. A registered trademark of
kurts toolbox gmbh

Responsibile for the content:
kurts toolbox gmbh
Grimsehlstr. 25, 37574 Einbeck

E-Mail: info@kurts.tools
www.kurts.tools

VAT ID.: DE312171465
Headquarters: Einbeck
Local Court Göttingen - HRA 201660
 

Personally liabile:
Kurt König Geschäftsführungs GmbH
Headquarters: Einbeck
Local Court Göttingen - HRB 205063
Represented by the Managing Director: Kurt König

 

Privacy Policy

www.kurts.tools

 

The policy
This Privacy Policy is for the website www.kurts.de (hereinafter also the “Website”) operated by kurts toolbox gmbh & co. kg, Grimsehlstr. 25, 37574 Einbeck (hereinafter also referred to as “Kurts”, “we”, “us”). The purpose of this policy is to explain to you what information we collect when you visit the Website, why we collect it and how we store, process and use the information so collected. The protection of your personal data, which are collected, processed and used when you use the Website, is for us the principal concern.

 

Data Controller
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (hereinafter the “GDPR”) the data controller responsible for the collection, processing and storage of your personal data is as follows:

 

kurts toolbox gmbh
Grimsehlstr. 25
37574 Einbeck
E-mail: datenschutz@kurts.tools

 

What personal data are and how they are used

This Privacy Policy concerns the collection, processing and storage of personal data in connection while browsing or using our Website. Personal data include detailed information on personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. Data collected, processed and stored by us vary according to how you use the Website.

 

Personal information given by you as the user

Your personal data are collected, processed and stored when you visit our Website.

 

kurts may collect data relating to your user behaviour, so called server log files (“Log Files”) to provide you with the optimum support as you use the Website. We keep a track of all visits to our Website.

 

The resulting Log Files contain the following information:

 

  • Your IP address
  • The time, type and number of queries
  • The amount of data transferred
  • The date, time and duration of individual sessions
  • The type of your browser, and similar information where necessary

 

Information stored in the Log Files is collected and used only for anonymous statistical evaluation (e.g. analysis of user behaviour) and to ensure continuous improvement of our Website and security of our system. You cannot be identified based on the information stored in the Log Files.We do not combine this information with any other data sources.

 

Your personal data are collected and processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. You can read more about your rights to protect your personal information at the end of this policy.

 

If you need help while browsing or using the Website or wish to send us your feedback and/or ask a question, you can contact us using the “Write to us” and “Contact” button. Click this button to open an e-mail programme. You can also contact us by calling the telephone number displayed on our Website. Information which is collected, processed and stored in connection with your queries includes your name and/or your e-mail address. This information is collected, processed and stores only to the extent that it is necessary to process your queries.

 

Your personal data are collected and processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. You can read more about your rights to protect your personal information at the end of this policy.

 

Use of your personal data by third parties

To ensure safe and efficient processing of your personal information, we use the external web hosting provider identified below.

 

The web hosting provider is checkdomain GmbH, Große Burgstraße 27/29, 23552 Lübeck, Germany (“Checkdomain”). Checkdomain is certified to ISO/IEC 27001. ISO 27001 is the internationally acclaimed standard for information security management, which covers such aspects as data security, data protection and security features. The privacy policy of Checkdomain can be viewed at https://www.checkdomain.de/agb/datenschutz/.

Personal information collected while browsing or using our Website are processed only by kurts and third parties indicated in this Privacy Policy. We do not share your personal information with any other third parties. Personal information can be transferred to other third parties only in exceptional cases when kurts is required to provide the data collected in accordance with an official or court order.

 

Purposes of the collection, processing and storage of your personal data

We collect, process and store your personal data to the extent that this is technically necessary for the operation of our Website. By collecting, processing and storing your personal data, we can guarantee the security of our Website, and we also ensure that our content can be offered to you in an efficient and convenient manner. To enable adapting our Website to the constantly changing technical environment and the constantly changing security situation, we also use your personal data to constantly improve our Website.

 

How long personal data are stored and when they are deleted

Personal information which is collected and processed via Log Files when you browse or use our Website is usually stored for 30 days. At the end of this period the information is made fully anonymous and used only for site-use statistics purposes. A reference to you as a single user is unacceptable.

 

Personal information which is collected and processed in connection with your queries is usually stored as long as it is necessary for responding to your query.

 

How long your personal data are stored after they are collected and processed by us depends on whether they are required for providing you with our services, which you have chosen to use, as well as on regulatory, statutory, and contractual, if any, requirements concerning the data storage period. Data are stored in accordance with the contractual or statutory data retention requirements which are applicable at any given time. This may include specifically any billing information related to your individual transactions.

 

Your personal data will be deleted if they are no longer required for the purposes related to data storage or if the data storage is not allowed for any other reason.

 

Your personal data will also be deleted if you withdraw your consent to the storage of such information.

 

This does not include any information which need to be corrected, stored or deleted in accordance with the regulatory, statutory or contractual retention periods, or any data which are necessary for establishing, structuring or amending a contractual relationship with us or must be stored for billing purposes.

 

Cookies

This Website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer via your web browser.

 

In addition to session cookies, we also use so-called technical cookies. Session cookies and technical cookies are used to enable you quicker and easier use of our Website, e.g. your browser will be recognized even after you go to another website from this one. Persistent cookies are used to remember your settings or preferences when you browse or use our Website over a longer period.

 

All the cookies are stored on your computer and sent from your browser to us. You have full control over how these cookies are used. If you want to disable cookies or restrict their transfer, adjust your browser settings accordingly. You may also delete any cookies already stored on your computer. This can also be done automatically. However, this may affect or prevent the use of the services offered via the Website.

 

Your personal data are collected and processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. You can read more about your rights to protect your personal information at the end of this policy.

 

Google Analytics

We make use of Google Analytics, a service a provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google”), that is used for analysing websites.
Google Analytics also uses cookies, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and allow us to analyse your use of our Website. Data is collected in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. The information about your use of our Website, generated by cookies, will be usually transferred to one of Google’s servers in the USA and will be saved there. However, in the EU Member States or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address is first shortened by Google as a result of the IP anonymization service enabled by us. Only in exceptional cases, a complete IP address will be transferred to Google’s servers in the USA and will be shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to analyse how the Website is used, to create reports about website activities, and to provide us with further services related to the use of our Website and the Internet. The IP address communicated by your browser via Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data held by Google.We have no influence on what information is so collected. For further information about what data is collected and why, and about how Google processes and uses data as well as about your rights and privacy settings, please refer to Google’s data use policy:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de. If you do not want to store cookies, adjust your browser settings accordingly. Remember that if you do so, some contents of the Website may no longer be available. Furthermore, to prevent data generated by cookies and relating to your use of our Website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, you can download and install an opt-out browser add-on here: https://tools.google.com/dlpa-ge/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

YouTube with expanded data protection integration

Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube platform, which is being operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

We use YouTube in the expanded data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode ensures that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to this website before they watch the video. Nevertheless, this does not necessarily mean that the sharing of data with YouTube partners can be ruled out as a result of the expanded data protection mode. For instance, regardless of whether you are watching a video, YouTube will always establish a connection with the Google DoubleClick network.

As soon as you start to play a YouTube video on our website, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be established. As a result, the YouTube server will be notified, which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account while you visit our site, you enable YouTube to directly allocate your browsing patterns to your personal profile. You have the option to prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Furthermore, after you have started to play a video, YouTube will be able to place various cookies on your device. With the assistance of these cookies, YouTube will be able to obtain information about our website visitor. Among other things, this information will be used to generate video statistics with the aim of improving the user friendliness of the site and to prevent attempts to commit fraud. These cookies will stay on your device until you delete them.

Under certain circumstances, additional data processing transactions may be triggered after you have started to play a YouTube video, which are beyond our control.

The use of YouTube is based on our interest in presenting our online content in an appealing manner. Pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.

For more information on how YouTube handles user data, please consult the YouTube Data Privacy Policy under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

 

Legal basis for processing of your personal data

Your personal data are collected, processed and stored in accordance with the GDPR and the relevant EU and national regulations.

 

Whenever data processing is necessary for performing a contract to which you are a party or for performing pre-contractual stipulations as requested by you, your personal data will be collected, processed and stored in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR.

 

Whenever processing of personal data is necessary to perform a legal obligation under the EU or national regulations which are applicable to us, your personal data will be collected, processed and stored in accordance with Article 6 (1) (c) of the GDPR.

 

Whenever processing of personal data is necessary for the protection of legitimate interests of kurts or a third party, and your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms do not override such interests, data will be processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.

 

If none of these legal regulations applies, your personal data will only be collected, processed and stored after you give us your consent to do this. If necessary, you will be specifically requested to give such consent electronically while browsing or using our Website. If you provide us with your consent to the processing of your personal data, your personal information will be processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.

 

You can read more about your rights to protect your personal information at the end of this policy.

 

Your rights to protect your personal data

In accordance with the GDPR and the relevant EU and national regulations, your are as follows to the extent permitted by law:

 

The right to be informed

You can request kurts to provide you with information whether your personal data is collected, processed and stored by kurts. If yes, you can request us e.g. to provide you with information about why your personal data are processed and how long your personal data will be stored.

 

Please send your request for information to:

 

kurts toolbox gmbh
Grimsehlstr. 25
37574 Einbeck
or by e-mail to datenschutz@kurts.tools

The right to rectification

If your personal data processed by us are inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request us to correct and/or complete your personal data.

 

The right to restrict processing

You have to right to request the restriction of your personal data processing.

 

The right to erasure

You can request us to immediately erase your personal data. Where necessary, we will be required to immediately delete your personal data if they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they have been originally collected or otherwise processed or if you withdraw your consent to the processing of your data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR. The right to erasure does not apply e.g. to the extent that such data processing is necessary to ensure compliance with a legal obligation, which requires such data processing in accordance with the EU or national regulations applicable to kurts, and to the extent that such data processing is necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

 

The right to data portability

You have the right to obtain your personal data, which have been provided to us acting as the Data Controller for data collection purposes, in structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to allow transmitting of your personal data to another data controller without any restrictions from the Data Controller.

The right to object

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the GPDR for any reasons related to your individual situation.

 

The right to withdraw consent

If you have given us your consent to the collection of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

 

 

 

The right to complain to regulatory authorities

You have the right to complain to regulatory authorities, in particular in the Member State where you, your place of work or the place of alleged infringement is located if you feel that your personal data are not handled in accordance with the GDPR.

 

Other information

We continue to develop our services and to implement new technologies, and therefore we reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please review this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

 

Date revised: May 2018