The following explains how we process your personal data when you use our website.
The Company Responsible for this
The body responsible for this website is Landmarken AG (Karmeliterstraße 10, 52064 Aachen, Germany).You can find further information on our company and its authorized representatives on our Legal Notice page.
Legal bases of the data processing
In order to be able to offer our website and its associated services, we process your personal data; this processing is based on the following:
- Your consent (Art. 6 para.1(a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR))
- The fulfilment of contracts (Art. 6, para. 1(b) GDPR)
- The balance of interests (Art. 6, para. 1(f) GDPR)
- The fulfilment of a legal obligation (Art.6, para. 1(c) GDPR)
We will refer to the above categories of justification when referring to data usage, so you can understand why we process your personal data.
Your consent to your personal data being processed does not affect your right to withdraw this regarding future use.
When we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, you, as the affected person, have the right to object to the processing of the personal data with respect to the guidelines of Art. 21, para. 21 GDRP.
When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to display the content of the website on your device. The IP address of your device must be processed to enable webpages to be displayed in your browser. To this is added further information coming to your terminal via your browser.
According to data protection law, we are obliged to guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed by our IT systems. For this purpose, the following data is recorded on the basis of a balance of interests.
- IP address of the connecting computer
- Operating system of the connecting computer
- Browser version of the connecting computer
- Name of the requested file
- Date and time of the request
- Volume of data transferred
- Referring URL
The IP addresses of all systems used in connection with the operation of the website are deleted after 60 days at the latest. Thereafter, it will not be possible to derive any personal details from the remaining data. The data is also used to identify and fix errors on the website.
We provide a contact form on our website which enables you to request information regarding our products or services, or to just get in touch. We only collect the data we need to answer your request. We require this information in order to be able to handle your request, to address you correctly, and to provide you with a response. If you make a specific enquiry, we will process your data in order to either initiate a contract or to fulfil it. For general requests, data processing occurs on the basis of a balance of interests.
Requests made through the contact form on our website are processed electronically by us in order to answer your request. Other persons, sections of the company or, where applicable, third parties may receive the content of the forms. Data from the forms that is shared over the Internet is encrypted.
You can also subscribe to an email newsletter through our website. Alongside the voluntary information provided on the respective form, we only process your email address. Indeed, this is essential in order to be able to send you the newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by contacting us. Alternatively, there is a link to unsubscribe in every email newsletter. In order to be able to assess the popularity of our email communication and to be able to optimize this, we record when the emails were opened and the links clicked on. This analysis is based on a balance of interests. You can object to this data processing by unsubscribing from the newsletter.
Google web fonts
We use so-called “Google web fonts” on our website. Fonts from Google servers are thereby loaded which provide a better design for the website. Data processing takes place on the basis of a balance of interests, where our interest lies in an appealing website design. The relevant fonts are loaded from Google servers which are usually located in the USA. Google guarantees the appropriate level of data protection (“Privacy Shield”).
Links and references to other Internet offers
Our website contains links to other Internet offers. We are not responsible for the data protection or the content of these other offers. We recommend that users who leave our website inform themselves of the respective data protection policy of the offers which they visit.
XING data protection policy: privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung
Facebook data protection policy: www.facebook.com/policy
LinkedIn data protection policy: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
YouTube videos are embedded on our website in advanced privacy mode. This means that YouTube will not store any information about your visit to our website, other than that you have watched the video. Visiting the site leads to the connection being recorded by YouTube and can lead to further data processing operations beyond our control. Further information can be found under YouTube’s data protection policy: policies.google.com/privacy.
Purpose of the processing of personal data
We process the aforementioned data in order to run our website and to fulfil our contractual obligations towards our customers, e.g. the protection of our legitimate interests. When requests are made by you outside of a regular customer relationship, we process the data for marketing and advertising purposes. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
When you provide us with information which is not necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations, e.g. voluntarily through forms, we process this data on the justifiable assumption that it is in your interest for us to process and use this data.
In general, data you provide is not shared with third parties. In particular, your data will not be shared with third parties for advertising purposes.
However, we use service providers to operate the website and to offer other products and services. It is possible that, in these instances, a service provider will gain knowledge of your personal data. We select our service providers carefully—particularly with regard to data protection and data security—and take all of the necessary measures for proper data processing according to data protection law.
Data processing outside of the European Union
The above guidelines are not binding where personal data is processed outside of the European Union.
Contact regarding data protection
If you have questions or concerns regarding data protection on our website, please contact us in the following ways:
Telephone: +49 (0) 241 1895 100
Our data protection representatives can be reached at:
VUV Beratungs- und Service GmbH
- Datenschutzbeauftragter der Landmarken AG –
Theaterstr. 55, 52064 Aachen, Germany
Your rights as the affected person
You are entitled to be informed of personal data relating to you. You can contact us at any time for this information. When a disclosure request is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we request evidence from you to verify that you are authorized to receive the data. In addition, you are entitled to the correction, deletion or a restriction on the processing of your data in accordance with your statutory rights. Lastly, you have the right to object to the processing of your data within the legal guidelines. This also applies to the entitlement to data transferability.
Deletion of data
In general, we delete your personal data when its storage is no longer needed. In particular, we may need to retain your data in order to fulfil contractual services. In the case of legal storage obligations, deletion is only considered after the respective legal storage obligations have expired.
Your right to complain to a regulatory authority
You are entitled to complain about how we process your personal data to a regulatory data protection authority.
Changes to this privacy statement
This privacy statement may be subject to change in accordance with changes to this website or for other necessary reasons. The current version can always be found on the website.
Last updated (date): 25.05.2018