Privacy and data protection
The protection of your data, your personal rights and the observance of your right to informational self-determination in the collection, processing and use of your personal data is an important concern for us. Personal data is collected, processed and used by m2m Germany GmbH, our representatives and, if applicable, our partners in compliance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, DSGVO), as well as other relevant data protection regulations, for the purpose of providing support and information to our customers and prospective customers and for processing the services offered.
This also includes your registration, the use for the purposes of technical administration of our websites and a check whether you can access any protected pages. The employees of m2m Germany GmbH are bound to data secrecy. They receive regular training in the areas of data protection and data security. The representatives of m2m Germany GmbH as well as our partners have been informed by us in writing that they are obliged to comply with the relevant regulations and guidelines on data protection and data security. Compliance with this obligation is monitored by m2m Germany GmbH. The m2m Germany GmbH has taken all necessary technical and organisational measures to protect the data collected, processed and used by the m2m Germany GmbH against loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation, unauthorised access and unauthorised disclosure. manipulation, unauthorized access and unauthorized disclosure. These technical and organisational measures are continuously reviewed and, if necessary, further developed.
Unless otherwise stated in the following sections, no personal data is collected, processed or used when using our websites.
The personal data of users are used for the following purposes:
- The performance of our services, services and user services.
- Ensuring effective customer service and technical support. When you contact us, the data will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
- Technical and business related notifications regarding our offer.
- Dispatch of newsletters or other advertising material, provided the user has given us the appropriate consent.
When you access our Internet pages, our web servers automatically record information of a general nature. This includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of the Internet service provider, the IP address of the computer used, the website from which you are visiting us, the pages you visit on our site and the date and duration of your visit.
This data cannot be used by us to identify the individual user. The information is only statistically evaluated by us and used exclusively to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our websites.
Concept of personal data
The term personal data is defined in the Federal Data Protection Act. According to this law, this is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a certain or determinable natural person. This includes, for example, your name, your address, your telephone number or your date of birth.
In the EU data protection basic regulation (DSGVO), personal data are defined as follows:
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as 'data subject'); an identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, a location data, an on-line identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person
Legal basis for the collection and processing of personal data:
Insofar as we obtain your consent for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing of your personal data.
When processing your personal data for the fulfilment of a contract between you and m2m Germany, Art. 6 Paragraph 1 letter b DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations which are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing.
Data deletion and storage duration:
The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU ordinances, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. Data will also be blocked or deleted when a storage period prescribed by the above-mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need to continue storing the data for the purpose of concluding or fulfilling a contract.
Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data is only collected if you provide it voluntarily, for example to execute an order, a survey, a competition or a registration for personalized services. There you will be informed about the intended processing purpose and, if necessary, asked for your consent to storage.
The personal data collected within the scope of our web pages will only be used without your consent for order processing or processing of your inquiries. The use of this data is limited to advertising and market and opinion research purposes. You can revoke your respective consent at any time with effect for the future.
Your data will not be sold, rented or made available to third parties in any other way than described here.
Distribution of information by e-mail and newsletter
The newsletter is sent out based on the user's registration on the website:
On our website there is the possibility to subscribe to a free newsletter. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us.
This concerns e-mail address, title, first name, last name & industry.
In addition, the following data is collected during registration:
(1) IP address of the calling computer
(2) Date and time of registration
For the processing of the data, your consent will be obtained during the registration process and reference will be made to this data protection declaration. The newsletter is also sent out due to the sale of goods or services:
If you purchase goods or services and enter your e-mail address, we may subsequently use it to send you a newsletter. In such a case, the newsletter will only be used to send direct advertising for our own similar goods or services.
In connection with the data processing for the dispatch of newsletters, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.
The legal basis for the processing of data after registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO, if the user has given his consent. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 para. 3 UWG.
You have the possibility to contact us via our e-mail address or the contact form. We will of course use the personal data transmitted to us in this way exclusively for the purpose for which you provide us with the data when contacting us.
As far as we ask for input via our contact form, which is not necessary for contacting us, we have always marked these as optional. This information serves us to concretise your inquiry and to improve the processing of your request. Any communication of this information is expressly on a voluntary basis and with your consent. As far as it concerns information on communication channels (e.g. e-mail address, telephone number), you also agree that we may contact you via this communication channel in order to answer your request.
You can of course revoke this consent at any time for the future. Please contact our data protection officer for this purpose:
m2m Germany GmbH
Am Kappengraben 18
You are entitled to request written information in accordance with applicable law regarding which personal data the m2m Germany GmbH has stored about you. After the provision of information, any necessary corrections, blocking or deletion will be carried out by m2m Germany GmbH without delay.