Data protection

Data privacy

IT Chain GmbH appreciates your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our services. The protection of your privacy when processing personal data is an important concern for us, which we take into account in our business processes. IT Chain GmbH collects, processes and uses your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection regulations.

You can visit our website without telling us who you are. In order to be able to display our websites, you are only obliged to provide the data transmitted by your browser to our server (see "Logfiles"). Further personal data will only be stored if you voluntarily enter it on the website or use the corresponding functions.



Cookies

Cookies are very small text files used by Internet pages, which your browser stores on your computer and to which certain information is transferred by the place that sets the cookie (here: by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer.
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
This information serves to optimize our offer and to offer you more comfort when surfing on our pages. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

You can set your Internet browser to inform you when a web server wants to send you a cookie. You can then either accept or refuse the cookie. You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies for example. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website. You can find out more about this in the help system of your Internet browser.



Links to social media platforms

Our website refers to our pages on various social media platforms. We point out that by clicking on these links you leave our website and also the scope of this data protection declaration. On the social media platforms only the respective data protection declarations and terms of use of the operator of such social media platform apply.



Social Media Plugins

We use the following social media plugins: Google+, Facebook and Twitter.
Only by clicking on the button the content of the plugin is transmitted to the respective operator of the social media platform. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing activities, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes and the storage periods. The transmitted data is (to our knowledge) the URL of the visited page and the IP address and/or other platform-dependent identification used by you. If you are logged in to the respective social media platform at the same time, the respective operator can assign the visit of these websites to your user account.
Through the plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
The purpose and scope of the data collection by the respective operator of the social media platform and the further processing and use of the data by the operator as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the respective operator of the social media platform:

  • Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; www.facebook.com/policy.php. Facebook is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
  • Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; https://twitter.com/privacy. Twitter is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de. Google is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.


Log files

Each time you access our website, we collect the following information about your computer: The IP address of your computer, the request of your browser and the time of this request. In addition, the status and the amount of data transferred are recorded within the scope of this request, as well as product and version information about the browser used and the operating system of your computer. We also record the website from which our page was accessed. The IP address of your computer is only stored for the duration of your use of the website and is then immediately deleted or made anonymous by shortening it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data for the operation of our website, in particular to detect and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR).



Embedded content from third parties (e.g. Google Maps)

If third party content such as Google Maps is displayed on our websites, it is necessary to transfer your IP address and the content displayed under "Logfiles" to the third-party provider in order to make this content available and to display it in your browser. We have no influence on data processing at the third-party provider. If you are logged in to the third party with a user account, the third party may associate your user behavior with your user account. If necessary, the third-party provider stores your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the design of its website in line with requirements. You must address any rights of objection against the creation of these user profiles to the third-party provider.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the third-party provider, please refer to their privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy:

  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de. Google is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.



Revocation of consent and objection to data processing

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.
If we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.
You can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time.
You can send us your revocation or objection under the following contact data: emailitchain.de. If you would like to use another means of communication, please use the contact information below under "Person in charge".



Your rights

You have the following rights towards us with regard to personal data concerning you:
•    Right to information
•    Right to correction or deletion
•    Right to limitation of processing
•    Right of opposition to the processing
•    Right to data transferability.
You also have the right to file a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.



Security

IT Chain GmbH uses technical and organizational security measures to protect the data we manage against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.



Links to other websites

The IT Chain GmbH website contains links to other websites, but is not responsible for the data protection policies or the content of these other websites.
Questions and remarks

In the course of the further development of the Internet, we will also continually adapt our data protection policy. Changes will be announced on this page in due time. Therefore, you should visit this page regularly to inform yourself about the current status of the data protection policy. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact us.



Changes to this Privacy Policy

Due to the rapid development of the Internet and the further development of jurisdiction, we reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration to technical and legal requirements at any time.



Person in charge

IT Chain GmbH, Fettweisstrasse 22, 76189 Karlsruhe, Germany
E-Mail: email@itchain.de
Data Protection Officer: Mr. Sernatinger, Roland.Sernatinger@hegele.de or to our postal address with the addition "To the attention of the data protection officer”