Privacy policy

Data protection

AHG Wachsmuth-Krogmann mbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially in accordance with data protection law and this privacy policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without the need to disclose personal information. Insofar as personal data (such as your name, address or email address) is collected on our web pages, this data is provided on a voluntary basis as far as possible. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

Please be aware that there may be security gaps when transferring data via the internet (e.g., when communicating by email). It is not possible to establish complete protection of data against third-party access. 

I) Data controller

The responsible body for processing your personal data is:

AHG Wachsmuth & Krogmann mbH
Lange Mühren 1
20095 Hamburg
Germany
Phone: +49 40 300 59 0
Fax: +49 40 300 59 191
E-Mail: datenschutz@wachsmuth-krogmann.com


II. General information

In our role as website operator, we take the protection of all personal data very seriously. All personal information is treated as confidential in line with legal provisions, and as outlined in this privacy policy.

You can, of course, use our website without providing any personal data. If any personal data such as your name, address or email address is requested at any time, such data is provided on a voluntary basis. We will never disclose any data we collect to third parties without seeking your special permission.

Data transfer via the internet, such as in the form of emails, can always involve gaps in security. Full protection of data on the internet is not possible.


III) Information about different types of data processing

1) Visiting the website and server log files

When accessing our website, the browser used on your device will automatically send information to the server of our website. The following data is collected in this context:

• IP address of the accessing computer

• Date and time of access,

• Name and URL of the requested file

• Website from which the access was made (Referrer URL),

• Browser used and possibly the operating system of your computer and
  the name of your access provider

• Names of downloaded files

This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. This does not include your IP addresses or any other data that allows for your data to be related to you. This data is not stored together with any other personal data about you.

We process the data listed above for the following purposes:

• Displaying the website

• Ensuring that connection to the website is established smoothly

• Ensuring comfortable website use

• Analysing system security and stability

• Further administrative purposes

Temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow for website data to be transmitted to the user’s computer and to allow for the requested website content to be displayed. Log files are stored to ensure the website’s functionality. The data is also used for optimising the website and for ensuring security of our information technology systems.

The provider of these pages collects and stores information in files called server log files. This data is automatically transmitted to us by your browser.
The following information is collected:

Browser type/ browser version

Operating system used

Referrer URL

Host name of the accessing computer

Time of the server request

This data cannot be associated with an individual and it is not merged with data from any other source. We reserve the right to check this data at a later time, if we become aware of any specific indications of unlawful use.

2. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files placed by the user’s internet browser, i.e., the internet browser on the computer system used by the user. When a user opens a web page, a cookie may be stored in the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a unique sequence of characters which enables the identification of the browser when the website is re-opened. The only purpose we use cookies for is to make our offer more user-friendly, effective, and safe. Furthermore, cookies allow our systems to recognise your browser and offer you services even after you have moved to a different page. Some functionalities of our web page require the use of cookies, as they need to be able to recognise the browser even after you have moved to a new page.

We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of analysing the surfing habits of visitors to our web pages.

This processing is based on our legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes in accordance with Article 15 (3) of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) and Articel 6 (1) lit. f of the GDPR. Your data collected as described above is pseudonymised by technical means. This makes it impossible to associate the data with you as a person. This data is not stored alongside any of your other personal data. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) f of the GDPR for reasons pertaining to your individual situation. Cookies are stored locally on your computer. Consequently, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings for your internet browser, you can prevent the storage and transfer of the data contained in cookies. Cookies that have been placed on your computer can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to make full use of all the features offered on this website in this case. The links below will provide information on how to manage cookies (including their deactivation) in the most widely used browsers:
Chrome Browser:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

Explorer:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d

Mozilla Firefox:
https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Safari:
https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

3. Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer to enable an analysis of how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie on your use of the website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymisation feature on this website. This function truncates the IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google uses this data on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on the activities on this website, and perform other services in connection with the use of the website and the internet on behalf of the operator of the website. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by Google Analytics through your browser with any other data held by Google.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the placement of cookies by adjusting your browser software’s settings accordingly. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to make full use of all features offered on this website in this case. You can also prevent the transfer of data relating to your use of the website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) to Google and processing of this data through Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to the collection of your data

You can prevent the collection of your data through Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. This will place an opt-out cookie which prevents the collection of your data when you visit this website in future: Deactivate Google Analytics For more information on the processing of user data, please refer to Google’s data privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Demographics in Google Analytics

This website uses the “Demographics” function of Google Analytics. This feature enables insights into the age, gender and interests of visitors to a web page. The data is drawn from interest-based advertising by Google and from third-party visitor data. This data cannot be attributed to an individual person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings of your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data through Google Analytics as described under the header ‘Objection to the collection of your data’.

Access, erasure, restriction

You have the right to be informed free of charge on which of your personal data we have stored, where they originate and the purpose of their processing. You also have a right to the correction, restriction of processing or erasure of your personal data. For any questions on this issue or other questions relating to your personal data, please feel free to contact us at any time via the address mentioned in the Legal Disclaimer.

4) Data processing when contacting us by email

If you contact us by email, we will store the data you have provided. We will use this data for processing your request and contacting you in the context of handling your request only.

As far as any legal retention duties apply, we will limit processing to the extent necessary for meeting such requirements. Your data subject rights apply notwithstanding the above. For further details, please refer to our information about data subject rights in section IV) of the privacy policy.
(for example, in relation to the processing of the contract required data) remains unaffected. If legal hold obligations, we limit the processing to the amount necessary, in order to meet. Irrespective of your rights as a patient to open. For details, please refer to our information on the rights of the person Concerned under paragraph IV. of this privacy statement.

5) LinkedIn Privacy Policy

LinkedIn functions are used on our website, these are provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A connection to LinkedIn servers is established, whenever one of our websites that includes LinkedIn functions is accessed. LinkedIn receives data about your visit to our website from your IP address. If the LinkedIn “recommend button” is clicked, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website with your user account, provided that you are logged into your LinkedIn account at the time. We as website operators do not have any information about the data that is transmitted and the ways in which such data is used.

More information on this is available here:
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

6) Xing Privacy Policy

Functions of the XING network are used on our websites. These are provided by XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Gemany. A connection to Xing servers is established when you visit pages of our online presence that feature Xing functions. No personal information (such as user behaviour or IP addresses) is stored or analysed in this context, as far as we are aware.

More information on this is available here:
https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Access, erasure, restriction

You can request information about the personal data, their source and recipient, and the purpose of data processing at any time and demand correction, restriction or erasure of such data free of charge. Please use the contact details provided in the legal disclaimer for this purpose. We are available at any time to answer any further questions related to this topic.

Server log Files

The website provider automatically collects and stores data in server log files. These are transmitted to us by your browser. Such data includes:

Browser type/ browser version

• The computer’s operating system

Referrer URL

Host name of the accessing computer

Time of the server request

This data is not associated with an individual and it is not merged with data from any other source. We reserve the right to check this data at a later time, if we become aware of any specific indications of unlawful use.

7. Contact form

Contact details that we receive via our contact form are stored including the content of the query to allow for processing and for handling any follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your specific consent.

8) Objection to advertising emails

We hereby expressly object to the use of the information given in accordance with the German legal requirement to publish an ‘Impressum’ (Legal Disclaimer) for the purpose of sending us any type of advertising or information materials we did not expressly request. The operator of these pages expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising, e.g. in the form of spam emails, is sent. or.

IV) Data subject rights

If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights pursuant to Articles 15 to 20 of the GDPR: Right of access, correction, erasure, restriction of processing, and of data portability. Pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR you also have the right to object to processing based on Article 6 (1) f GDPR, and to processing for direct advertising purposes.

You will find the contact details in our Legal Disclaimer.
The contact information can be found in our imprint.

V. Period of validity

Our Privacy Policy may be adjusted at irregular intervals to comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services, for example when new offerings are introduced. The new Privacy Policy will automatically apply for your next visit.

Right to object

If the processing of personal data listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 Section 1 Letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to such processing with effect for the future at any time, due to reasons that result from your particular situation.

Following such objection, we will cease processing the data in question, unless we can provide evidence of compelling and legitimate grounds for such processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if processing takes place for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.


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