Data protection

Privacy statement

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection explanation.
As a rule, our website can be used without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

- Browser type and browser version
- used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

Using Web Fonts

External fonts, Google Fonts, are used on these Internet pages. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). These web fonts are integrated via a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This will tell the server which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the terminal device of the visitor to these Internet pages is also stored by Google. You can find more detailed information in Google's data protection information, which you can call up here:

www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about 
www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display a map. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of such data by Google, one of its agents, or third parties, whether automatically collected or submitted by you.
The Google Maps Terms of Use can be found in the Google Maps Terms of Use. You will find detailed details in the google.de Privacy Center: Transparency and Choices as well as Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Browser Plugin

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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your information from being collected on future visits to this website:

Google Analytics enabled. Disable now

For more information on how Google Analytics treats user data, please see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Order data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic characteristics of Google Analytics

This website uses the function "demographic features" of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and visitor data from third parties. This information cannot be associated with any specific individual. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described under "Objection to data collection".

Facebook 

The data controller has integrated Facebook components on this website. Facebook is a social network. 
A social network is a social meeting point operated on the Internet, an online community that usually enables users to communicate with each other and interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences or enables the Internet community to provide personal or company-related information. Facebook enables users of the social network to create private profiles, upload photos and network via friend requests. 
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc. 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. The person responsible for processing personal data is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland if a person concerned lives outside the USA or Canada. 
Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, operated by the data controller and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective Facebook component to download a representation of the corresponding Facebook component from Facebook. A complete overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_EN As part of this technical process, Facebook obtains information about which specific subpage of our website is visited by the person concerned. 
If the person concerned is logged into Facebook at the same time, Facebook recognizes which specific page of our website the person concerned is visiting each time the person visits our website and for the entire duration of the person's stay on our website. This information is collected by the Facebook component and assigned by Facebook to the respective Facebook account of the person concerned. If the person concerned clicks one of the Facebook buttons integrated on our website, for example the "Like" button, or if the person concerned makes a comment, Facebook assigns this information to the personal Facebook user account of the person concerned and stores this personal data. 
Facebook receives information through the Facebook component that the individual concerned has visited our website whenever the individual concerned is logged into Facebook at the same time as accessing our website, whether or not the individual clicks on the Facebook component. If the data subject does not want this information to be transferred to Facebook in this way, he or she can prevent the transfer by logging out of his or her Facebook account before accessing our website. 
Facebook's published privacy policy, available at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, discloses Facebook's collection, processing and use of personal information. It also explains what settings Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the person concerned. In addition, various applications are available that make it possible to suppress data transmission to Facebook. Such applications can be used by the data subject to suppress data transmission to Facebook. 
Our website uses the Facebook CDN from Facebook Inc. to deliver individual images. CDNs reduce loading time by transferring files from fast, local, or underutilized servers. Among other things, your IP address will be transferred to Facebook Inc. The provider operates servers in the EU, but it cannot be ruled out that your browser may also access servers outside the EU. You can find more information about the providers' data protection at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Facebook Pixel 

Our website uses the visitor action pixel of Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") to measure conversion. 
This allows us to track the behavior of site visitors after they are redirected to the provider's Web site by clicking on a Facebook ad. This allows the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements to be evaluated for statistical and market research purposes and to optimize future advertising efforts. 

The data collected is anonymous to us as the operator of this website and we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with the Facebook data usage guidelines. This may allow Facebook to place advertisements on Facebook pages and outside Facebook. This use of data cannot be influenced by us as the site operator.

See Facebook's Privacy Notice for more information about protecting your privacy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
You can also disable the Custom Audiences remarketing feature in the Advertisement Settings section of https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen To do this, you must be logged in to Facebook. 
If you do not have a Facebook account, you can disable Facebook's usage-based advertising on the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.

Instagram 

The data controller has integrated components of the Instagram service on this website. Instagram is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform that allows users to share photos and videos and also to distribute such data on other social networks. 
Instagram services are operated by Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, USA. 
Each time one of the individual pages of this Web site is accessed, operated by the data controller and on which an Instagram component (Insta button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the data subject's information technology system is automatically prompted by the respective Instagram component to download a representation of the corresponding Instagram component. As part of this technical process, Instagram is informed of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the person concerned. 
If the person concerned is logged into Instagram at the same time, Instagram recognizes which specific page the person concerned is visiting each time the person visits our website and for the entire duration of that person's stay on our website. This information is collected by the Instagram component and assigned by Instagram to the Instagram account of the person concerned. If the data subject clicks on one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transmitted is assigned to the personal Instagram user account of the data subject and stored and processed by Instagram. 
Instagram receives information from the Instagram component that the person concerned has visited our site whenever they are logged into Instagram at the same time as they visit our site, regardless of whether or not they click on the Instagram component. If the data subject does not want Instagram to receive this information, they can prevent the transmission by logging out of their Instagram account before accessing our website. 
For more information and to review Instagram's current privacy policies, please visit https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Pinterest 

The data controller has integrated components of Pinterest Inc. into this website. Pinterest is a so-called social network. A social network is a social meeting point operated on the Internet, an online community that usually enables users to communicate with each other and interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences or enables the Internet community to provide personal or company-related information. Pinterest enables the users of the social network to publish image collections and individual images as well as descriptions on virtual pinboards (so-called pinning), which in turn can be shared (so-called repinning) or commented on by other users. 
The operating company of Pinterest is Pinterest Inc. 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. 
Each time one of the individual pages of this Internet site is accessed, which is operated by the data controller and on which a Pinterest component (Pinterest plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the respective Pinterest component to download a representation of the corresponding Pinterest component from Pinterest. More information on Pinterest can be found at https://pinterest.com/ As part of this technical process, Pinterest is informed which specific page of our website is visited by the person concerned. 
If the person concerned is logged into Pinterest at the same time, Pinterest recognizes which specific page of our website the person concerned is visiting each time the person visits our website and for the entire duration of that person's stay on our website. This information is collected by the Pinterest component and assigned by Pinterest to the respective Pinterest account of the person concerned. If the person concerned presses a Pinterest button integrated into our website, Pinterest assigns this information to the personal Pinterest user account of the person concerned and saves this personal data. 
Pinterest always receives information via the Pinterest component that the person concerned has visited our website if the person concerned is logged in to Pinterest at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Pinterest component or not. If the data subject does not want Pinterest to receive such information, Pinterest may prevent the transmission by logging out of the data subject's Pinterest account before accessing our website. 
Pinterest's privacy policy, which is available at https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy, discloses the collection, processing and use of personal data by Pinterest.

Twitter 

The data controller has integrated Twitter components into this website. Twitter is a multilingual, publicly accessible microblogging service on which users can publish and distribute so-called tweets, i.e. short messages limited to 280 characters. These short messages can be accessed by anyone, including those not registered on Twitter. However, the tweets are also displayed to the so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user's tweets. Furthermore, Twitter makes it possible to address a broad audience via hashtags, links or retweets. 
The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. 
Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the data controller and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the respective Twitter component to download a representation of the corresponding Twitter component from Twitter. Further information on the Twitter buttons can be found at https://about.twitter.com/en/resources/buttons . As part of this technical process, Twitter obtains information about which specific subpage of our website is visited by the person concerned. The purpose of integrating the Twitter component is to enable our users to disseminate the content of this website, to make this website known in the digital world and to increase our visitor numbers. 
If the person concerned is logged in to Twitter at the same time, Twitter recognizes which specific subpage of our website the person concerned is visiting each time the person concerned accesses our website and for the entire duration of that person's stay on our website. This information is collected by the Twitter component and assigned by Twitter to the respective Twitter account of the person concerned. If the person concerned clicks on one of the Twitter buttons integrated into our website, the data and information transmitted will be assigned to the personal Twitter user account of the person concerned and stored and processed by Twitter. 
Twitter always receives information via the Twitter component that the person concerned has visited our website if the person concerned is logged on to Twitter at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Twitter component or not. If the data subject does not wish to transmit this information to Twitter in this way, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of his or her Twitter account before accessing our website. 
Twitter's current data protection regulations can be found at https://twitter.com/en/privacy .

SSL encryption 

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. 
If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Right to information, deletion, blocking 

You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of personal data. 

Who is responsible for data processing and who can I contact?

Responsible is 

Paints Multimedia GmbH 
Mühlenkamp 63a 
D-22303 Hamburg, Germany 
Phone: +49 (0) 40 - 27 808 285 
Fax: +49 (0) 40 - 27 808 286 
E-mail: datenschutz@paints.de

Contradiction advertising mails 

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
 

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority 

In the event of breaches of data protection law, the data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.


Source: https://www.e-recht24.de