Privacy Policy

We appreciate your visit to our website and your interest in the topic of data protection. So that you know when we collect which personal data and how we use this data, please take note of the information below.

  1. responsible body
  2. collection, processing and use of personal data
  3. contact
  4. disclosure to third parties
  5. newsletter
  6. server log files
  7. use of cookies
  8. web analysis with matomo
  9. integration of google maps
  10. integration YouTube videos
  11. google web fonts
  12. borlabs cookie
  13. your rights
  14. revocation of consent and objection to the processing of your data
  15. links to other websites

1. responsible body

The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is the

PHT Partner for Hygiene and Technology GmbH
Förchenholzstr. 19
83646 Bad Tölz

E-mail: info.des@pht.group (see our imprint)

You can reach our data protection officer at datenschutz@pht.group or by telephone at 089 – 211 11 890 (FX Data UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Ottobrunner Str. 28, 82008 Unterhaching).

2. collection, processing and use of personal data

The legal basis for the collection, storage and processing of personal data can be found in particular in the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Personal data is information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (Art. 4 No. 1 DSGVO). This includes in particular names, address data, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses. But also information about preferences, memberships or, for example, previously visited websites can constitute personal data.

3. contact

If you contact us (e.g. by e-mail or via our contact form), the data you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your request and for possible follow-up questions. The legal basis for the processing is the necessity for the implementation of pre-contractual measures in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.

4. disclosure to third parties

We transmit your personal data to third parties, as far as this is necessary for the execution of contracts or the processing of payments. The legal basis for the transfer is the necessity for the fulfillment of a contract in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. A transfer of personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes will not take place without your express consent.

5. newsletter

With our newsletter you can inform yourself about us and current news in the field of hygiene technology at regular intervals.

If you register to receive our newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address. After entering the email address and confirming the consent text, you will receive an automated email in which you confirm your consent again by clicking a link (double opt-in). To prove your consent, we store your e-mail address, the consent text, the confirmation e-mail, as well as the respective IP addresses, time and date of registration and confirmation.

The legal basis for the processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

We use the CleverReach service to send newsletters. The provider is CleverReach GmbH & Co KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. CleverReach is a service with which the newsletter dispatch can be organized and analyzed. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving newsletters (e.g. e-mail address) is stored on CleverReach’s servers in Germany or Ireland.

Our newsletters sent with CleverReach allow us to analyze the behavior of newsletter recipients. Among other things, we can analyze how many recipients have opened the newsletter message and how often which link in the newsletter was clicked. With the help of so-called conversion tracking, it can also be analyzed whether a predefined action (e.g. purchase of a product on our website) has taken place after clicking on the link in the newsletter. For more information on data analysis by CleverReach newsletter, please visit: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/funktionen/reporting-und- tracking/.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in every email or by contacting us at the contact details provided above. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

If you do not want any analysis by CleverReach, you must also unsubscribe from the newsletter.

The data you provide for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the servers of CleverReach after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data that has been stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses of our customers in the customer database) remains unaffected by this.

For more details, please see CleverReach’s privacy policy at: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/datenschutz/.

6. server log files

Each time a user accesses our website, information is stored in a log file by our hosting provider, Hetzner Online GmbH, Industriestr. 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany.
These so-called log files contain information about accessed files, status codes, time stamps and system information. This data is not personal, it does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about the specific person.

IP addresses are also stored in log files. For us, these cannot be easily assigned to a specific person.

If you wish to view our website, we collect the aforementioned data that is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis for the processing is the necessity to protect our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

7. use of cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small files that are placed on your access device (computer, smartphone, tablet or similar) and stored by your browser. They serve to increase the user-friendliness, effectiveness and security of our website.

In addition, cookies can be used to collect statistical data on website usage and analyze it to improve the offer. In addition, the data collected via cookies can be used for advertising purposes. We only use such cookies with your express consent. For this purpose, you will be asked in an input window when you first access our website whether you agree to the storage of such cookies. There you can select individual settings for the various cookies. You can revoke your consent at any time by clicking on the fingerprint button and adjusting your settings. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Cookies do not contain viruses and do not harm your access device. You can block the storage of cookies in your browser. Most web browsers allow some control over most cookies through the browser settings. For more information on blocking cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutCookies.org. However, we would like to point out that certain functions of our website may no longer be available to you or may only be available to you to a limited extent after blocking.

In order to delete/disable all cookies stored on your computer, most browsers offer you the option to completely prevent the use of cookies or to delete cookies generated by specific domains/sites. You can find instructions on how to do this on the help page of your browser.

8. web analysis with Matomo

Scope of the processing of personal data

We use the open source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) on our website to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. This is an open source tool for web analysis. Matomo does not transmit data to servers that are outside the control of PHT Partner für Hygiene und Technologie GmbH. Matomo does not collect session data without your consent.

Matomo uses cookies. These text files are stored on your computer and enable PHT Partner für Hygiene und Technologie GmbH to analyze the use of its website. For this purpose, the usage information obtained through the cookie is transferred to the server of PHT Partner für Hygiene und Technologie GmbH and stored so that usage behavior can be evaluated. Your IP address is an anonymous identifier for us; we have no technical way of identifying you as a registered user with it. You remain anonymous as a user.

PHT Partner für Hygiene und Technologie GmbH sees this analysis as a component of its Internet service. It would like to use it to further improve the website and adapt it even more to the needs of the users.

If you agree to web analysis using Matomo, the following data will be collected when individual pages of our website are called up:

  • bytes of the IP address of the calling system of the user
  • The called web page
  • The web page from which the user has reached the called web page (referrer).
  • e subpages accessed from the accessed web page- The time spent on the web page
  • The frequency of accessing the web page

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. A storage of the personal data of the users takes place only there. The data is not passed on to third parties.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of the users’ personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Purpose of data processing

The processing of the users’ personal data enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By evaluating the data obtained, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. By anonymizing the IP address, the interest of users in the protection of their personal data is sufficiently taken into account.

Duration of storage

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for our recording purposes. The statistics generated and underlying data are not deleted.

Possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted from it to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website in full.

For more information on the privacy settings of the Matomo software, please see the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.

9. integration of Google Maps

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function comfortably. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding sub-page of our website. In addition, further data such as your IP address is transmitted to Google. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the

purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights in this regard and settings options for protecting your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

In cases where personal data is transferred to the USA, we request your consent to the data transfer to the USA in accordance with Art. 49 (1) sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO. We would like to point out that data transfer to the USA is associated with special risks, as US service providers in particular cannot effectively prevent the data processed there from being intercepted and evaluated by US security authorities.

10. integration YouTube videos

We have embedded YouTube videos in our website, which are stored on https://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. These are embedded in “extended data protection mode”, which means that no data about you as a user is transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. If you play the videos, you give your consent to the transmission of the data mentioned in the next paragraph and only then will this data be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transmission. The legal basis for the use of YouTube is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO.

By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This occurs regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

For cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, we also request your consent to data transfer to the USA in accordance with Art. 49 (1) sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO together with your consent to use YouTube. We would like to point out that the transfer of data to the USA is associated with special risks, as US service providers in particular cannot effectively prevent the data processed there from being intercepted and evaluated by US security authorities.

For more information about the purpose and scope of data protection collection and processing by YouTube, please see the privacy policy at this link: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

11. google web fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your computer.

For more information on Google Web Fonts, please visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and see Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

12. borlabs cookie

This website uses borlabs cookie that sets two technically necessary cookies (borlabsCookie and borlabsCookieUnblockContent) to store your cookie preference.

Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data.

The cookie borlabsCookie stores your chosen preference, which you selected when entering the website. The cookie borlabsCookieUnblockContent stores which (external) media/content you always want to have automatically unblocked. If you want to revoke these settings, simply delete the cookies in your browser. When you re- enter/reload the website, you will be asked for your cookie preference again.

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13. your rights

You have the following rights with respect to us regarding personal data concerning you:

  • Right to information,
  • Right to rectification or deletion,
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right to object to processing,
  • Right to data portability.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

14. revocation of consent and objection to the processing of your data

We would like to point out that you can revoke any consent you may have given for the processing of your data at any time. Your revocation does not affect the data

processing that has already taken place but only has an effect on the processing in the future.

Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on a balancing of interests within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO, you may object to the processing. A balancing of interests takes place in particular if the processing is not necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you. The legal bases of the respective data processing operations can be found in this privacy policy. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the respective reasons. In the event of a justified objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

Furthermore, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us of your objection to advertising using the contact details above.

15. links to other websites

Our online offer may contain links to other websites. We have no influence on whether their operators comply with data protection regulations.

Status: 15.12.2020