Data protection declaration

This data protection declaration informs you about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online offer and the websites, functions and content associated with it, as well as external online presences, such as our social media profiles. (hereinafter collectively referred to as "online offer"). With regard to the terms used, such as "processing" or "controller", we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).
 
Person responsible

EST biochem GmbH
Luchsweg 22
D-50259 Pulheim

E-mail address: info@est-biochem.com


Managing Directors: Christian Hagedorn and Stephan Wawrok (each with sole power of representation)


Types of data processed:
   Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
   Contact data (e.g., e-mail, telephone numbers).
   Content data (e.g., text entries, photographs, videos).
   Usage data (e.g., web pages visited, interest in content, access times).
   Meta/communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).

Purpose of processing
   Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
   Answering contact requests and communication with users.
   Security measures
   Reach measurement/marketing

Legal basis
In accordance with Art. 13 DSGVO, we inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. If the legal basis is not stated in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6(1)(a) and Art. 7 DSGVO, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfil our services and carry out contractual measures and respond to enquiries is Art. 6(1)(b) DSGVO, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfil our legal obligations is Art. 6(1)(c) DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing in order to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, Art. 6 (1) (d) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
 
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done in the context of using third-party services or disclosing or transferring data to third parties, this is only done if it is done to fulfil our (pre-)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, due to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we only process or allow the processing of data in a third country if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. DSGVO are met. This means, for example, that the processing is carried out on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognised determination of a level of data protection corresponding to that of the EU (e.g. for the USA through the "Privacy Shield") or compliance with officially recognised special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").
 
Right of objection
You may object to the future processing of data relating to you in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO at any time. The objection can be made in particular against the processing for purposes of direct advertising.
 
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to revoke consent granted in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO with effect for the future.
 
Rights of the data subjects
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether data in question is being processed and to information about this data, as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. You have according to. Article 16 of the GDPR, you have the right to request that the data concerning you be completed or that the inaccurate data concerning you be corrected. In accordance with Art. 17 of the GDPR, you have the right to demand that the data in question be deleted without delay, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 of the GDPR, to demand that the processing of the data be restricted. You have the right to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 of the GDPR and to request that it be transferred to other data controllers. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO.

Deletion of data
The data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in its processing in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 DSGVO. Unless expressly stated within the scope of this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. I.e. the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for reasons of commercial or tax law.

According to legal requirements in Germany, data is stored for 10 years in accordance with §§ 147 para. 1 AO, 257 para. 1 nos. 1 and 4, para. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting vouchers, commercial books, documents relevant for taxation, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 para. 1 nos. 2 and 3, para. 4 HGB (commercial letters). According to legal requirements in Austria, storage is in particular for 7 years pursuant to § 132 para. 1 BAO (accounting documents, vouchers/invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenditure, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real property and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunications, radio and television services provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is claimed.
 
Cookies
Cookies are small files that allow this website to store specific user-related information on the visitor's computer while visiting our website. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our website, as well as to make our offers convenient and efficient for you. We use session cookies, which are only temporarily stored for the duration of your use of our website, and permanent cookies to record information about visitors who repeatedly access our website. The purpose of using these cookies is to be able to offer an optimal user experience as well as to recognise visitors and to be able to present a website that is as attractive as possible and interesting content in the event of repeated use. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, IP address etc. are not stored. Individual profiling of your usage behaviour does not take place. It is also possible to use our offers without cookies. You can deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser, limit it to certain websites or set your web browser (Chrome, IE, Firefox,...) so that it notifies you as soon as a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC's hard drive at any time. Please note, however, that in this case you will have to reckon with a restricted display of the page and with a restricted user guidance.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

You can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link (deactivate Google Analytics). An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website.

For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. We would like to point out that the code "anonymizeIp" has been added to Google Analytics on this website to ensure anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
 
Twitter
Within our online offer, functions and contents of the service Twitter, offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA, may be integrated. This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or texts and buttons with which users can announce their liking of the content, the authors of the content or subscribe to our posts. If the users are members of the Twitter platform, Twitter can assign the call-up of the above-mentioned content and functions to the user's profile there. Twitter is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and thus offers a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active). Privacy policy: https://twitter.com/de/privacy, Opt-Out: https://twitter.com/personalization.
 
Youtube
We integrate the videos of the platform "YouTube" of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.
 
Gender note
For reasons of better readability of the texts, no gender-neutral differentiation is made on some pages of our homepage.