Beforehand we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of our website.
Responsible for these internet pages is Decibel Touring (Kaninenberghöhe 2, D-45136 Essen). You can find more information about our company and the authorized persons in our legal disclosure.
Which data is processed?
Legal bases of data processing
In order to be able to offer you our website and the associated services, we process personal data on the basis of the following legal bases:
- Consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR)
- for the fulfillment of contracts (Article 6 (1) (b) DSGVO)
- on the basis of a balance of interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR)
- to fulfill a legal obligation (Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR)
We will refer to the respective terminology in connection with the respective processing, so that you can classify the basis on which we process personal data. If personal information is processed by you on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent to us at any time with future effect. If we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, you, the person concerned, have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the requirements of Art. 21 GDPR.
When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to display the contents of the website on your device. In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the device you are using must be processed. In addition, there will be more information about the browser of your device. In terms of data protection, we are also committed to ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of personal data processed using our IT systems.
For this purpose, the following data are logged on the basis of a balance of interests:
- IP address of the computer that is being used" (for a maximum of 7 days)
- Operating system of the computer being used
- Browser version of the computer that is being used
- Name of the retrieved file
- Date and time of retrieval
- transferred amount of data
- Referring URL
The IP address will be deleted after 7 days at the latest from all systems used in connection with the operation of this website. We can no longer create a personal reference from the remaining data. The data will also be used to detect and correct errors on the websites.
Personal data is also processed for the operation of our online shop and the ordering of goods and / or services. With regard to the shop functions, this is basically done for the initiation or fulfillment of contracts for the purchase of our goods and service providers. With regard to the display of suitable products in your device we process data from the use of the online shop on the basis of a balance of interests.
We use so-called Google web fonts on our websites. Thereby fonts from Google servers will be downloaded to improve the design of the website. The data processing takes place on basis of a balance of interests, whereby our interest consists in an attractive design of the website. These fonts are downloaded from Google servers, which are typically located in the United States. The adequate level of data protection is guaranteed by Google (list entry "Privacy Shield").
Facebook fan page
For the information service offered here we use the technical platform and the services of Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. We point out that you use this Facebook page and its functions on your own responsibility. This is especially true for the use of interactive features (e.g., commenting, sharing, and rating). When visiting our Facebook page, Facebook, etc. collects your IP address and other information that exists in the form of cookies on your computer. This information is used to provide us, as the operator of the Facebook page, with statistical information about the use of the Facebook page. For more information, please contact Facebook via the following link: http://de-de.facebook.com/help/pages/insights. The data collected about you in this context is provided and processed by Facebook Ltd., and if applicable transferred to countries outside the European Union. Which information Facebook receives and how it’s used, is described by Facebook in general terms in its data usage guidelines. You will find information about contact options for Facebook, as well as the setting options for advertisements. The data usage guidelines are available at the following link:
The complete data guidelines of Facebook can be found here:
In which way Facebook uses the data from the visit of Facebook pages for its own purposes, to what extent activities on the Facebook page are assigned to individual users, how long Facebook stores these data and whether data from a visit to the Facebook page to third parties will not be finalized by Facebook and is not known to us. When accessing a Facebook page, the IP address assigned to your device will be transmitted to Facebook. According to information provided by Facebook, this IP address is anonymized (for "German" IP addresses) and deleted after 90 days. Facebook also stores information about its users\' terminals (e.g., as part of the "login notification" feature); If necessary, Facebook is thus an assignment of IP addresses to individual users possible. If you are currently logged in to Facebook as a user, you will find a cookie with your Facebook ID on your device. As a result, Facebook is able to understand that you visited this page and how you used it. This also applies to all other Facebook pages. Via Facebook buttons embedded in web pages, Facebook is able to record your visits to these web pages and assign them to your Facebook profile. Based on this data content or advertising can be offered tailored to you. If you want to avoid this, you should log out of Facebook or opt-out, disable the cookies on your device, and restart your browser. This will delete Facebook information that can be immediately identified. This allows you to use our Facebook page without revealing your Facebook ID. When you access the site\'s interactive features (like, comment, share, news, etc.), a Facebook login screen appears. After logging in, you will be recognizable to Facebook again as a specific user. For information on how to manage or delete existing information about you, visit the following Facebook support pages:
Purposes of processing personal data
We process the aforementioned data for the operation of our website and for the fulfillment of contractual obligations towards our customers or the protection of our legitimate interests. For inquiries from you outside an active customer relationship, we process the data for sales and advertising purposes. You may object to the use of your personal data for promotional purposes at any time.
As far as you have voluntarily provided us with data in forms and these are not required for the performance of our contractual obligations, we process these data in the legitimate assumption that the processing and use of this data is in your interest.
Recipient / transfer of data
Data that you provide to us will generally not be given to third parties. In particular, your data will not be disclosed to third parties for their advertising purposes. However, we may use service providers for the operation of this website or for other products/services. It can happen that a service provider receives knowledge of personal data. We carefully select our service providers - in particular with regard to data protection and data security - and take all data protection measures necessary for permissible data processing.
Data processing outside the European Union
If personal data is processed outside the European Union, you can see this from the previous comments.
Your rights if you have been affected
You have the right to gain information about personal data concerning you. You can always contact us for information. In case of a request for information that is not in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may require proof from you proving that you are the person you impersonate. You also have the right to correct or delete or limit processing to the extent that you are legally entitled to do so. Finally, you have a right to object to the processing within the scope of the legal requirements. A right to data portability also exists in the context of the data protection regulations.
Deletion of data
In principle, we delete personal data when there is no requirement for further storage. A requirement may exist, in particular, if the data is still needed in order to fulfill contractual obligations, to be able to examine warranty claims and, if applicable, to grant or defend them. In the case of legal storage obligations, deletion will only be considered after expiry of the respective retention obligation.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain about our use of processing personal data at a data protection supervisory authority.
We revise this Privacy Notice for changes to this website or other occasions that may require it. You will always find the current version on this website.
last change: 23.01.2019