1. Data protection at a glance
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed under this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on our website is carried out by the website operator. You can find our contact details in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, data is collected when you provide it to us. This can be e.g. data that you enter in a contact form or send to us by email.
Other data is automatically collected by the server provider when you visit websites. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page was viewed). This data is usually collected automatically as soon as you enter a website.
These data are not automatically recorded or logged by the Quality Association for solar systems e.V. when you visit our website. Our server provider Estugo.de is solely responsible for whether and which data is recorded or logged, and whether data is recorded or logged there is beyond our knowledge and influence.
What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
When you enter websites, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Quality Association for solar systems e. V.
Chairman: Joachim Westhoff
District Court Arnsberg – VR 1852
Tax number 303/5712/0637 Tax office Arnsberg
Contact person for data protection: Oliver Weber
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of 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.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site partly uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. 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 the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.
Objection to advertising mail
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
3. Data collection on our website
No cookies are required for a successful visit to our download page.
Server log files from the server provider
Some server providers sometimes automatically collect information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits when you visit a website. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
This data will not be merged with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
If you send us inquiries by e-mail, your details, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data sent to us takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
4. Analysis tools and advertising
Our websites do not use any services, order data processing from the web analysis service Google Analytics and also no services, order data processing from Google Analytics Remarketing in connection with the cross-device functions of Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick.
Neither of these services is required for a successful download of the documents you want.
Objection against data collection
In principle, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents your data from being recorded when you visit websites in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics.
5. Plugins and Tools
Google Web Fonts
Our websites use Google web fonts.
These pages use so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts.
When a page is called up, the browser loads the required web fonts into the browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.