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Data privacy

Status: 11.05.2020

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company, products and services. We take the protection of your data seriously and we want you to feel safe when you visit our website. We have therefore published this data protection declaration. Hereafter, we inform you in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations about the type and scope of the personal data which we collect,

(hereinafter collectively referred to as "website") will collect information about the purposes for which we use this data and how we use it to optimise our services for you.

A. General Information

1. controller, data protection officer, EU representative

(1) The person responsible pursuant to Art. 4 No. 7 of the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

Cabsol Deutschland GmbH

Marie-Curie-Str. 8

79539 Lörrach

Tel.: +49 7621 5500330


hereinafter referred to as "Cabsol", "we" or "us". You can find further information about the provider in our imprint.

(2) Cabsol Deutschland GmbH, Marie-Curie-Str. 8, 79539 Lörrach, Germany, is the designated EU representative of Cabsol AG pursuant to Art. 27 GDPR.

(3) You can contact the data protection officer as follows:

datenschutzbeauftragter[at]cabsol.net or via the postal address of our EU representative with the addition "attn. Data protection officer".

2. types of data processed, categories of data subjects

2.1 Nature of the data processed

  • inventory data (e.g., customer master data such as names, addresses)
  • Contact details (e.g., e-mail, telephone numbers)
  • Content data (e.g., text entries, photographs, videos)
  • Usage data (e.g., pages visited, interest in content, access times)
  • Meta/communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses)
  • Tracking data
  • Reach measurement

2.2. Categories of data subjects

  • Visitors and users of the website
  • Customers, interested parties and business partners
  • Newsletter recipients
  • Applicants

(In the following, we refer to the persons concerned collectively as "users").

3. purpose of the processing

We use your personal data

  • For the provision of the website and the online offer, its functions and contents.
  • Your personal data may also be processed for the processing of complaints or in the case of warranty rights.
  • For answering contact requests and communication with users.
  • For the assertion, enforcement, exercise or defence of and against legal claims and legal disputes, and for the discovery, clarification and prevention of criminal offences
  • On security measures
  • For reach measurement
  • For the purpose of direct marketing, e.g. in the form of an e-mail newsletter or postal advertising.
  • For the purpose of product and service satisfaction surveys and analysis.

4. provision of the website and log files

(1) When using the website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser automatically sends to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

(2) The IP addresses of users will be deleted or made anonymous after the end of use. In the case of anonymisation, the IP addresses are changed in such a way that the individual details of personal or factual circumstances can no longer be assigned to a specific or determinable natural person or can only be assigned to a specific or determinable natural person with a disproportionately large expenditure of time, cost and labour.

5. cookies

(1) In addition to the log file data mentioned above, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are assigned to the browser you are using and stored on your hard disk, and through which certain information flows to the site that sets the cookie (in this case, by us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer altogether more user-friendly and effective.

(2) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained below:

  • Session Cookies (see b)
  • Permanent cookies (see c).

b) Session cookies store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. If you restart your browser and go back to the website, the website will not recognize you. You will have to log in again (if a login is required) or you will have to reset templates and preferences if the website offers these functions. A new session cookie is then generated, which stores your information and remains active until you leave the site and close your browser.

c) Permanent cookies are automatically deleted after a preset period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

(3) For what purposes do we use cookies?

Purpose: Technically necessary cookies

Description: Technically necessary cookies enable the use of our website by providing basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Visiting our website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Storage duration: Session cookies - are deleted when the browser is closed

Purpose: Performance (e.g. browser of the user) and preferences

Description: When using our website, cookies are used (e.g. to recognize the browser) to improve performance (e.g. faster loading of content). When you visit our website, the country and language selection determined or chosen by you is stored in cookies to spare you from having to make a new selection for subsequent visits. We check whether your browser supports cookies in advance and this information is stored in another cookie. Afterwards, you will be shown contact information localized by country and language, which will also be saved. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 S.1 lit. f) GDPR.

Storage duration: Session cookies - are deleted when the browser is closed.

Purpose: Analysis cookies / tracking (statistics)

Description: We use analysis cookies from third parties to understand how visitors use our site. This helps us to improve the quality and content of our site. Aggregate statistical information includes data such as total number of visitors. For example, we learn how often and in what order the individual pages were accessed and how much time visitors spend on our pages on average. We also find out whether users have visited our website at an earlier point in time. The legal basis for this is the consent granted by you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. a) GDPR. For further information, please refer to point 11 (web analysis services).

Storage duration: Permanent cookies - remain, but are automatically deleted after 2 years if the website is no longer visited.

Purpose: Advertising cookies (branding)

Description: We use advertising cookies in order to assess the efficiency of our advertising measures and to derive optimisations from them. The legal basis for this is the consent granted by you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. a) GDPR.

Storage duration: Permanent cookies – remain, but are automatically deleted after 2 years if the website is no longer visited.

(4) Control over cookies

You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, control or reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies at your discretion. You can delete existing cookies via the browser settings. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

6. contact form, e-mail contact

(1) On our website there is a contact form which can be used for electronic contact. If a user takes advantage of this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored. The corresponding data, in particular personal data, address data, contact data and messages (free text field) are directly visible on the respective input mask.

At the time of sending, the following data is also stored:

  • The IP address of the user
  • Date and time of submission of the form

(2) For the processing of the data, reference is made to this data protection declaration in the context of the sending process. Alternatively, it is possible to contact us using the e-mail addresses provided. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored. The data will be used exclusively for the processing of the inquiry.

(3) The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the context of the use of the contact form or in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 Par. 1 S.1 letter f) GDPR. If the e-mail contact is aimed at support and enquiries about current orders of the customer or the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

(4) The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us solely to process the contact. In the case of contacting us by e-mail, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

(5) The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of its collection. This is the case for the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is finished when it can be concluded from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

(6) It is also possible to contact us via the e-mail addresses provided on the website. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored. The data will be used exclusively for the processing of the inquiry. The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. f) GDPR. If the e-mail contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

7. job advertisement

(1) We advertise job vacancies on our website. To process your online application, we collect, process and use your personal data. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. b) GDPR (in conjunction with § 26 BDSG, as far as it concerns applications to our German companies). Your online application data will be sent by e-mail directly to the management. Appropriate technical and organisational measures ensure that your personal data is treated confidentially within the legal requirements.

(2) [Passing on of data].

(3) Please note that the transmission of data by e-mail is not encrypted and that the data could possibly be read or even falsified by unauthorized persons. You are welcome to send us your documents by postal service. If you have applied for a specific position and this position has already been filled, or if we consider you equally or even better suited for another position, we would be happy to forward your application within our company. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR to safeguard your and our legitimate interests. Please inform us if you do not agree with this procedure. At the end of the application process, but after 6 months at the latest, your personal data will be automatically deleted, unless you expressly agree to have it stored for a longer period.

(4) In addition, our "General data protection information for employees and applicants", which we will send you after receipt of your application and processing of your personal data and application documents, shall apply.

8. disclosure to third parties

(1) Within the scope of hosting our website, your data processed by us is processed on the basis of a contract processing order.

(2) In the case of the use of web analysis services and third party providers, the data will be transferred to the extent described herein.

9. automated decision making including profiling

(1) As a matter of principle, we do not use fully automated decision making in accordance with Article 22 GDPR to establish and conduct the business relationship.

(2) In order to be able to inform and advise you in a targeted manner about our services, we or service providers respectively may use web analysis instruments, in particular tracking technology, on our behalf. These enable communication and advertising to be tailored to your needs. In this regard, we refer to Section 12 Web Analysis Services and Advertising.

10. storage period

Personal data of visitors to our website will be deleted when their knowledge is no longer required for the purposes described in this data protection declaration, unless legal regulations require longer storage. It may happen that personal data is kept for the time during which claims can be made against our companies (statutory limitation periods of three or up to thirty years). We also store your personal data to the extent that we are legally obliged to do so. Corresponding proof and storage obligations result from commercial, tax and social security law regulations. Usage data is regularly stored for a period of 30 days. Data from contact forms will be deleted when the respective request has been finally processed (item 6, paragraph 5). We store newsletter order data until a possible cancellation of the newsletter (No. 7 Para. 4). We store job applicant data for 6 months after completion of the application process or beyond this period, provided that you have given us express permission to contact you again at a later date upon request (Section 8, Paragraph 3).

B. Data processing by third parties

11. web analysis services

11.1 Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before this happens. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the internet.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

(3) 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 the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in provided by Google.

(4) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This enables IP addresses to be further processed in a shortened form, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. As far as the data collected about you is related to a person, this is immediately excluded and the personal data is immediately deleted.

(5) We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/European-Businesses. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. f) GDPR.

(6) Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. user conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, overview of data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and the data protection declaration: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

11.2 Google Tag Manager

(1) This website uses the Google Tag Manager as part of Google Analytics. Tags are small code elements on our website that are used to measure traffic and visitor behavior, to measure the impact of online advertising and social media, to use remarketing and targeting, and to test and optimize the website. Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows cabsol to manage website tags via one interface. The Tag Manager tool itself (which implements the tags) is a cookie-free domain. The tool triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If deactivation is made at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags implemented by Google Tag Manager.

(2) Further information about Google Tag Manager can be found on the Internet at: https://www.google.com/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy/

12. Craft CMS

(1) We use Craft CMS. The Craft CMS is a new and innovative Open Source Content Management System. Craft-CMS provides secure communication facilities between your browser and our server and uses cookies for basic internet applications. Cookies from Craft-CMS do not collect IP addresses or personal or sensitive information. The information stored by cookies is not sent to Pixel & Tonic or any third party.

(2) Third party provider is bitbox GmbH & Co KG, Marie-Curie Str. 3, 21337 Lüneburg

(3) For more information about cookies used by Craft-CMS, and how Craft-CMS collects, uses, and protects visitor information, please see our Privacy Policy https://craft-content-management.de/datenschutzerklaerung/

13. links to other websites

(1) Our website may contain links to websites that are operated by third parties and are not covered by this privacy policy. These third party websites have their own privacy policies and may also use cookies or other tracking technologies. The respective operator or the person designated as responsible for the respective website is responsible.

(2) Links to external websites are checked by us before linking. However, we have no influence on whether their operators comply with the data protection regulations. If we become aware of violations or infringements of the law, we will remove the corresponding links.

C. Rights as affected party

14. your rights

You are entitled to the following rights against us as the responsible party. If you wish to assert your rights or require further information, please contact us or our data protection officer.

a) Rights according to Art. 15 ff. GDPR

(1) The person concerned has the right to obtain confirmation from the data controller as to whether personal data relating to him/her is being processed; if this is the case, he/she has the right to obtain information on such personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR. Under certain legal conditions, you have the right of rectification under Article 16 GDPR, the right to limit processing under Article 18 GDPR and the right of deletion ("right to be forgotten") under Article 17 GDPR. In addition, you have the right to have the data you provide released in a structured, common and machine-readable format (right to data transferability) in accordance with Article 20 GDPR, provided that the processing is carried out using automated procedures and is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a) or Art. 9 Paragraph 2 lit. a) or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR.

b) Revocation of consent under Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR

If the processing is based on consent, you can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. Please note that this will only take effect for the future. Processing that took place before the revocation is not affected.

c) Right of appeal

You have the opportunity to lodge a complaint with us or with a data protection supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR). The authority responsible for the EU representative is: The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Postfach 10 29 32, 70025 Stuttgart Tel.: 0711/615541-0, FAX: 0711/615541-15, poststelle@lfdi.bwl.de

d) Right of objection according to Article 21 GDPR

In addition to the above rights, you have the right to object as follows:

(1) Right of objection in individual cases

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter e) DPA (data processing in the public interest) and Article 6 paragraph 1 letter e) DPA (data processing in the public interest). and Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR (data processing on the basis of a weighing of interests); this also applies to an Profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Article 4 No. 4 GDPR, where relevant.

If you lodge an objection, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing that are worthy of protection and outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

(2) Right to object to the processing of data for advertising purposes

In individual cases, we process your personal data in order to carry out direct advertising. You have the right to object, at any time, to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to Profiling, insofar as it is connected with such direct marketing. If you object to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for those purposes.

The objection can be made in a form-free manner to the office indicated under point 1 of this data protection declaration.

D. Final provisions

15. safety

(1) We have taken technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our employees and all third parties involved in data processing are obliged to comply with the requirements of the GDPR and to handle personal data confidentially.

(2) In the case of the collection and processing of personal data via contact forms, the information is transmitted in encrypted form to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures are continuously revised in line with technological developments.

16. changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures if this becomes necessary due to technical developments or legal changes. In these cases we will also adapt our data protection declaration accordingly. Therefore, please always refer to the current version of our data protection declaration.

17. General Terms and Conditions of Business

This data protection declaration complements the General Terms and Conditions in data protection matters.