Data Privacy Statement

The following data privacy statement is applicable to the usage of our web site www.rrc-ps.com.

Other domain names under which you can reach this web site are:

rrc-wireless-power.com
rrc-wireless-power.de
rrc-wireless.com
rrc-wireless.de
rrc-powersolutions.com
rrc-ps.de
powersolutions.de
poweringyourideas.com
rrc-ps.eu
rrc-ps.org
rrc-ps.net
rrc-ps.jp
rrc-ps.it
rrc-ps.info
rrc-ps.fr
rrc-ps.es
rrc-ps.biz

This data privacy statement also applies to the aforementioned domains accordingly.

Data privacy is of great importance for us. Gathering and processing your personal data takes place according to applicable data protection laws, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We gather and process your data in order to be able to provide the aforementioned web site to you. The statement describes how your data is gathered and used, the purpose for which your data is used and what your choices are regarding your personel data.

By using this web site, you agree to your data being gathered, used and transmitted according to this data privacy statement.

1 Responsible party

The party responsible for gathering, processing and using your personal data according to GDPR Article 4 No 7 is

RRC power solutions GmbH
Technologiepark 1
66424 Homburg
email: datenschutz@rrc-ps.de

If you object to us processing your data in accordance with this data privacy statement as a whole or in part, you may address the person responsible with your protest at any time.

You can save or print this data privacy statement at any time.

2 General usage of the website

2.1 Hosting

We employ hosting services for the following purposes: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, memory and database services, security and technical maintenance for the purpose of running the website.

In doing so, we or our hosting providers respectively process the following data: existing customers, contact data, content, contract data, usage data, metadata and communications data from existing customers, prospects and visitors of this website. We process this data on the basis of the legitimate interest of providing this online service efficiently and secure according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 f) in conjunction with GDPR Article 28.

2.2 Access data

When you use this website, we collect information about you. We automatically gather data about your usage behaviour and your interactions with us and register data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, store and use data about any access to our online service (so-called server logfiles). This data comprises of:

  • Name and URL of the requested file
  • Date and time of the request
  • Data size transferred
  • Record if request was successful (HTTP response code)
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referer URL (i. e. the site visited before)
  • Websites called by the user's system by means of our website
  • The user's internet service provider
  • IP address and requesting provider

We use this data for statistical analysis as a means to run, secure and optimize our online service, for tracking the number of visitors on our website (traffic) as well as amount and type of usage of our website and services. We also use this data for billing purposes and measuring the number of clicks received from our cooperation partners. We do so without associating the data to you as a person or creating profiles. With the help of this information, we can analyse our data traffic, look out for errors and improve our services.

This consitutes our legitimate interest according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 f).

We reserve the right to subsequently inspect all logged data in case there's concrete indication of illegal usage. IP addresses are stored for a limited time in our logfiles if this is necessary for security purposes or for providing or billing a service, e. g. when you're using one of our services. IP addresses are also stored if there's concrete suspicion of a crime regarding the use of our website.

2.3 Cookies

We use so-called session cookies for optimizing our online service. A session cookie consists of a small text file transmitted by the respective servers when a website is visited and stored on your hard drive. This file contains a so-called session ID which allows assigning different requests from your browser to a common session. This also allows recognition of your computer when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

We also use persistent cookies (also small text files that are stored on your device) which stay on your device and allow us to recognize your browser upon your next visit. These cookies are stored on your device's hard drive and are deleted automatically after a pre-set time span. Their life span ranges from 1 month to 10 years. This way, we can provide our service to you in a more user-friendly, effective and secure way and e. g. display information attuned to your specific interests on our page.

Our legitimate interest according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 f) constitutes in making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

The cookies store the following information:

  • Login information
  • Language settings
  • Search terms entered
  • Information about the number of visits to our website as well as usage of individual functions of our internet presence.

When the cookie is activeted, it gets assigned an identification number (ID). A correlation between your personal data and this ID is not performed. Your name, your IP address or similar data which would allow correlating the cookie to you are not stored in the cookie. On the basis of cookie technology we only get pseudonymised information, e. g. which pages have been visited, which products have been viewed etc.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed before a cookie is set and can decide on a case-by-case basis if you want to decline acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, or even disable cookies completely. This may reduce the functionality of the website.

2.4 Contact via email and chat

When you contact us (e. g. via contact form or email), we store the information you provided and the content of the communication in order to process your request as well as for answering follow-up questions.

This constitutes our legitimate interest according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 f).

Further personal data is stored and used only with your agreement or if it is legally allowed without extra agreement.

2.5 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google has submitted to and is certified for the Privacy Shield agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA. Thereby Google commits itself to adhering to the standards and regulations of European data privacy legislation. Further information can be obtained from the entry that's linked here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

Google Analytics uses so-called „Cookies“ which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow analysing your usage of the website. Information about your usage of the website created by this cookie are usually transmitted to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA.

This constitutes our legitimate interest according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 f).

If IP anonymisation is activated on a website, your IP will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the agreement about the European economic zone before being transmitted. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google will use this information on our behalf to analyse usage of the website by you, to generate reports about website activity and to perform other duties in the context of the usage of this website and the internet towards us.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data at Google. You can prevent storage of the cookies through appropriate configuration of your browser software; however, we want to point out to you that some functions of this website may not be fully usable in this case.

Furthermore, you can prevent transmission of the data created by the cookie and related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of said data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin using the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser plugin or in browsers on mobile devices, you can use the following link to set an opt-out cookie which prevents further recognition by Google Analytics on this website (this opt-out cookie only works for this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you must click this link again): Google Analytics deaktivieren

2.6 Duration of storage

If no specific storage duration is given, we store your personal data only as long as is required for fulfilling the intended purpose.

3 Your rights as a person affected by processing of your personal data

According to applicable laws, you have different rights regarding your personal data. Should you want to claim these rights, please send your inquiry by email or mail accompanied by unequivocal identification of your person to the address given in section 1.

Following, you'll find an overview of your rights.

3.1 Right of acknowledgement and disclosure

You have the right to get an acknowledgement from us whether personal data concerning you is processed by us any time. If this is the case, you have the right to demand disclosure of any personal data stored about you along with a copy of said data free of charge. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain the following information:

  • purpose of processing;
  • categories of processed personal data;
  • recipients or recipient categories towards whom your personal data has been disclosed or will be disclosed, especially in the case of recipients in third party states or international organisations;
  • if possible the scheduled time span for the storage of the personal data or, if that's not possible, criteria for the determination of that time span;
  • the existence of a right to correct or delete personal data concerning you or to restrict processing of said data by the party responsible or to object to the processing of said data;
  • the existence of a right to file a complaint with the regulatory authority;
  • the origin of your personal data if it has not been gathered from you;
  • the existence of an automated decision-finding including profiling according to GDPR Article 22 Paragraphs 1 and 4 and - at least in those cases - meaningful information about the logic involved as well as scope and intended consequences of such processing for you.

If your personal data is transmitted to a third-party country or an international organisation, you have the right to be informed about suitable guarantees that apply to this transmission according to GDPR Article 46.

3.2 Right of correction

You have the right to demand immediate correction of inaccurate personal data concerning you from us. Considering the purposes of processing said data, you have the right to demand completion of incomplete personal data. You may do so through an additional clarification if you wish.

3.3 Right to deletion("Right to be forgotten")

According to GDPR Article 17 Paragraph 1 you have the right to demand immediate deletion of personal data concerning you from us. We are obliged to delete personal data should any of the following cases apply:

  • The personal data is no longer required for the purpose it has been gathered or otherwise processed for.
  • You revoke the agreement the processing according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 a) or GDPR Article 9 Paragraph 2 a) was based on, and there is no other legal ground for said processing.
  • You object to processing your data according to GDPR Article 21 Paragraph 1 and there are no overriding legal ground for said processing, or you object to processing your data according to GDPR Article 21 Paragraph 2.
  • The processing of your personal data is unlawful.
  • The deletion of you personal data required for fulfilling a legal obligation according to EU legislation or legislation of a EU member state we are obligated to follow.
  • Your personal data has been gathered in regard to services of the information society according to GDPR Article 8 Paragraph 1.

If we made you personal data public and we are obligated to delete said data according to GDPR Article 17 Paragraph 1, we will take suitable measures - also technical in nature - to inform the parties responsible for processing your personal data that you requested the deletion of all links to said personal data. This also includes links to copies or replications of said data. We do so with simultaneous consideration of the technology available and the cost of implementing said measures.

3.4 Right to restrict processing

You have the right to demand restriction of processing your personal data from us under one of the following circumstances:

  • correctness of your personal data is disputed by you, for the time span that allows us to verify the correctness of your personal data,
  • the processing is unlawful and you refused the deletion of your personal data, instead requesting restriction of using your personal data;
  • we don't need your data any longer for the intended processing purposes, but you need said data to alledge, exert or defend legal interests, or
  • you filed an objection against the processing of your data according to GDPR Article 21 Paragraph 1, and it is still to be determined if our legitimate reasons outweigh yours.

3.5 Right of data portability

You have the right to obtain your personal data you provided to us in a structured, established and machine-readable form, and you have the right to transmit said data to another responsible party without interference from us, provided that

  • processing was based on an agreement according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 a) or GDPR Article 9 Paragraph 2 a) or on a contract according to GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 a) and
  • processing occured using automated procedures.

When exercisung your right of data portability according to paragraph 1, you have the right to effect direct transmission of your personal data from us to another responsible party, provided this is technically feasible.

3.6 Right to object

Based on reasons resulting from your particular situation, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you that occurs on the basis of GDPR Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 e) or f); this also applies to profiling based on these clauses. We then don't process said data anymore unless we can prove legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your concerns, rights and liberties or the processing serves to alledge, exert or defend legal interests.

If we process your personal data for direct advertising, you have the right to object to processing your personal data for the purpose such advertising at any time; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct advertisement.

Based on reasons resulting from your particular situation, you have the right to object to the processing that is concerning you of your personal data that occurs for scientific or historic research or for statistical pusposes according to GDPR Article 89 Paragraph 1 unless said processing is required for fulfilling a purpose of public interest.

3.7 Automated decision-making including profiling

You have the right not to be be subject to a decision depending solely on automated processing - including profiling - that has a legal effect on you or affects you considerably in a similar way.

At this time, no automated decision-making based on the personal data gathered takes place.

3.8 Right to revoke an agreement given according to data protection laws

You have the right to revoke your agreement to the processing of personal data at any time.

3.9 Right to file a complaint with a regulatory authority

If you consider that the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you have the right to file a complaint with a regulatory authority, especially in the member state of your whereabouts, your workplace or the location of the alleged infraction.

4 Data security

We strive for maximum security of your data within the scope of applicable data privacy laws and technical possibilities.

Transmission of your personal data with us occurs encrypted. This applies to orders and also customer login. We use the SSL/TLS (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security) coding system. However, we want to point out that any data transmission over the internet (e. g. communicating via email) may encounter security holes. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

To secure your data, we employ technical and organisational security measures according to GDPR Article 32 that are repeatedly adapted to the state of the art.

Moreover, we don't guarantee the availability of our service at particular times; disruptions, outages or interruptions can not be excluded. The server systems employed by us are carefully backed up by us regularly.

5 Transfer of data to third parties, no data transmission foreign countries outside of the European Union

We use your personal data within our company only.

If and insofar as we use third parties to fulfill contracts (e. g. logistics providers), these only obtain personal data to the extent that is required to deliver the respective service.

If we outsource certain parts of data processing to a commissioned processing company ("commissioned processing"), we bind the commissioned processing company by contract to use personal data only in conformity with data privacy laws to guarantee the preservation of rights of the person concerned.

No data transmission to places or persons outside of the European Union except those mentioned in section 2 of this statement takes place or is planned.

6 Data protection officer

If you have any questions or concerns regarding data privacy, please reach out to our data protection officer. You can reach him under the address given in section 1.