Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

I. Information about us as controllers of your data
II. The rights of users and data subjects
III. Information about the data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:

Dominik Schischma
Achterbergweg 30
42329 Wuppertal
Germany

Email: contact@sigterm.eu

The controller's data protection officer is:

Dominik Schischma 

II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our server provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data.

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of our website.

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.

Cookies

a) Session cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies process certain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IP address.  

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowing us, for example, to display our website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

If necessary, our website may also use cookies from companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis and purpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected through cookies.

c) Disabling cookies

You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise, you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your browser or contact its maker for support. Browser settings cannot prevent so-called flash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your Flash player or contact its maker for support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.

Customer account/registration

If you create a customer account with us via our website, we will use the data you entered during registration (e.g. your name, your address, or your email address) exclusively for services leading up to your potential placement of an order or entering some other contractual relationship with us, to fulfill such orders or contracts, and to provide customer care (e.g. to provide you with an overview of your previous orders or to be able to offer you a wishlist function). We also store your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This data will not be transferred to third parties.

During the registration process, your consent will be obtained for this processing of your data, with reference made to this privacy policy. The data collected by us will be used exclusively to provide your customer account. 

If you give your consent to this processing, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR is the legal basis for this processing.

If the opening of the customer account is also intended to lead to the initiation of a contractual relationship with us or to fulfill an existing contract with us, the legal basis for this processing is also Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent.

The data previously collected will then be deleted as soon as processing is no longer necessary. However, we must observe any retention periods required under tax and commercial law.

Newsletter

If you register for our free newsletter, the data requested from you for this purpose, i.e. your email address and, optionally, your name and address, will be sent to us. We also store the IP address of your computer and the date and time of your registration. During the registration process, we will obtain your consent to receive this newsletter and the type of content it will offer, with reference made to this privacy policy. The data collected will be used exclusively to send the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to receive this newsletter under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Contact

If you contact us via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise we will not be able to answer it in full or at all.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as if an order or contract resulted therefrom.

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA to check and prevent automated servers ("bots") from accessing and interacting with our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

This service allows Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and from which IP address the reCAPTCHA input box has been used. In addition to your IP address, Google may collect other information necessary to provide and guarantee this service.   

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in the prevention of unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

Google offers detailed information at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

concerning the general handling of your user data.

FontAwesome

In order to be able to display fonts and visual elements of our website, we use FontAwesome’s external fonts.  FontAwesome is a service of

Fonticons Inc., 6 Porter Road, Apartment 3R, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA, hereinafter referred to as "FontAwesome".

When you access our website, a connection is established to the FontAwesome server in the USA in order to enable and update the display of fonts and visual elements.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation and economic operation of our website.

By connecting to the FontAwesome server when you access our website, FontAwesome can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the font should be sent.

At

https://fontawesome.com/privacy

FontAwesome offers further information, in particular on the options for preventing data use.

CloudFlare

To secure our website and to optimize loading times, we use the CloudFlare CDN (content delivery network). This is a service of Cloudflare Inc., 101 Townsend Street, San Francisco, California 94107, USA, hereinafter referred to as "CloudFlare".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnZKAA0&status=Active)

CloudFlare guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the secure operation of our website and in its optimization.

If you access our website, your queries are forwarded to CloudFlare servers. Statistical access data about your visit to our website is collected and CloudFlare stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. Access data includes

- your IP address;

- the page(s) on our site that you access;

- type and version of internet browser you are using;

- your operating system;

- the website from which you came prior to visiting our website (referrer URL);

- your length of stay on our site; and 

- the frequency with which our pages are accessed.

The data is used by CloudFlare for statistical evaluations of the accesses as well as for the security and optimization of the offer.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

CloudFlare offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/.

jsdelivr.net-CDN

We use the service jsdeliver.com, a content delivery network ("CDN"), on our website to optimise the retrieval speed, the design and presentation of the content of our website on different devices.  This is an open source service provided by Prospectone Sp.z.o.o., ul. Krolweska 65A, 30-081, Cracow, Poland.

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Corresponding files are loaded from a third-party server that records your IP address.  We have no influence on whether your IP address is processed by third parties for statistical purposes.

At

https://www.jsdelivr.com/privacy-policy-jsdelivr-net 

Prospectone Sp.z.o.o. offers further data protection information.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To completely prevent jsdeliver.net from executing the JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com. If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

BootstrapCDN

We use the service BootstrapCDN, a content delivery network (“CDN”), on our website to optimise the speed of retrieval, the design and presentation of the contents of our website on different devices.  This is a service of StackPath, LLC, 2021 McKinney Ave.  Suite 1100, Dallas, TX 75201, USA, hereinafter simply referred to as "BootstrapCDN".

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Corresponding files are loaded from a BootstrapCDN server that records your IP address. 

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbahAAC&status=Active

BootstrapCDN guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations also when processing data in the United States.

At

https://www.stackpath.com/legal/master-service-agreement/#privacy  

Prospectone Sp.z.o.o. offers further data protection information.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To totally prevent the execution of BootstrapCDN’s JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com.  If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

jQuery CDN

We use the service jQuery CDN, a Content Delivery Network ("CDN"), on our website to optimise the retrieval speed, the design and presentation of the content of our website on different devices. 

This is a service of the jQuery Foundation, hereinafter referred to as "jQuery". jQuery is distributed for the JS Foundation via the StackPath CDN.

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Relevant files are loaded from the CDN server if they are not already available in your browser cache when you visit another website.  In the case of a connection to the CDN server, your IP address is recorded.  It cannot be ruled out that a connection will be established to a server outside the EU.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To totally prevent the execution of jQuery’s JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com. . If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

Model Data Protection Statement for Anwaltskanzlei Weiß & Partner