This page provides information on the types of personal data processed by Ringmetall SE, Innere Wiener Str. 9, 81667 Munich (“Ringmetall”) when you use this website and its services, as well as on the purposes for which this data is used.
The terms used are based on formulations that were used by the European legislator for adopting the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
1. Who processes personal data (category of data subjects)?
Data subjects are all visitors and users of Ringmetall’s website (hereinafter also collectively referred to as “users”).
2. What data is processed when visiting the Ringmetall website?
When calling up the Ringmetall website, the Ringmetall servers automatically save various data about the accessing system (“access data”).
The access data include:
Ringmetall uses this access data in order to make the website accessible, to detect and rectify any technical problems that may occur and to prevent and, if necessary, prosecute any misuse of Ringmetall’s services.
Furthermore, Ringmetall reserves the right to use the access data in anonymised form, i.e. without any possibility of identifying the user, for statistical purposes and in order to improve the website.
The legal basis for the processing of the access data as personal data of the user is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
3. What are cookies and how are they used?
A cookie information banner appears on the web pages on which cookies are used.
You have the choice to decide whether you want to accept or reject the cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or you can exercise your legal right to object by rejecting cookies in your browser settings.
If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use the full range of the website features.
You can find additional information on how to handle cookies in the help pages of your browser and, for example, on the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ge/.
4. Integration of third-party services
Ringmetall uses content or services offered by third-party providers within this website on the basis of Ringmetall’s legitimate interests (i.e. Ringmetall’s interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of the online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR) in order to integrate their content and services, such as videos or fonts.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used to ensure the uniform and visually appealing presentation of our online offers.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
5. Plugins and Tools
Real Cookie Banner
To manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents, we use the consent tool “Real Cookie Banner”. Details on how “Real Cookie Banner” works can be found at https://devowl.io/de/rcb/datenverarbeitung/.
Legal bases for the processing of personal data in this context are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DS-GVO and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. Our legitimate interest is the management of the cookies and similar technologies used and the related consents.
The provision of personal data is neither contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. If you do not provide the personal information, we will not be able to manage your consents.
6. Online presence in social media
Ringmetall maintains online presence within social networks and platforms in order to be able to communicate with its customers, stakeholders and other users and to inform them about Ringmetall’s services. When calling up the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and data processing policies of their respective operators apply.
7. Communication via e-mail/the contact form
Ringmetall provides the possibility of contacting Ringmetall via e-mail as well as to send messages which, at the user’s option, may contain additional personal data (e.g. first and last name, title, address, telephone number, e-mail text, context of the request) beyond the disclosure of the sender’s e-mail address. The user alone decides on the type and scope of the information disclosed beyond the E-mail address.
The data will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties without your express consent. Our subsidiaries are exempt from this, insofar as this is necessary to fulfil your request. Provided that there are no legal obligations to retain data, your personal data will be deleted after the request has been processed.
The legal basis for processing data is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Ringmetall has a legitimate interest to process your data in order to be able to respond to your communication.
8. Transmission and disclosure of personal data to third parties
Ringmetall transfers personal data to its subsidiaries for the above-mentioned purposes. A transfer is made in particular if e-mail enquiries from the user (cf. section 6 above) fall within the business areas/offers of the subsidiaries concerned.
The legal basis for the aforementioned transfer of personal data is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Within the framework of rendering the website, Ringmetall cooperates with technical service providers (so-called processors), such as service providers for EDP/IT applications and web management, who receive access to personal data in order to provide these services. These service providers have been carefully selected, will only act on Ringmetall’s instructions, are contractually obliged to comply with the applicable data protection requirements and are not based in third countries. The legal basis for the aforementioned transfer of personal data is also Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
9. Deletion periods
Any personal data collected by Ringmetall via e-mail/the contact form (cf. section 7) will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to fulfil the purpose of the processing, i.e. regularly when the enquiry has been conclusively processed.
10. User rights
The user has the following rights or claims. Your claim will be processed immediately and will not lead to any disadvantages for the user.
The user also has the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority if they believe that the processing of their personal data by Ringmetall is in breach of the GDPR. In addition to the data protection authority responsible for Ringmetall (see section 11 below), this shall also fall under the responsibility of the supervisory authorities of the user’s usual place of residence, the user’s place of work and the place of the alleged infringement. Further regulations on the complaints procedure can be found under Art. 77 of GDPR.
11. Responsible body
The body responsible for the lawfulness of the data processing is:
9 Innere Wiener str.
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 45 22 098 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 45 22 098 – 22
The contact details of the data protection officer for Ringmetall SE are:
Dachauer Str. 65
+49 89 452459-900
The rights set out in section 10 can also be asserted against both the controller and the data protection officer using the aforementioned contact details.
The Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision is the competent supervisory authority. It monitors compliance with data protection law in the non-public sector in Bavaria. The applicant has the possibility of contacting the supervisory authority at any time.
Their contact details are:
Bayerische Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht
Promenade 27 (Schloss)
D – 91522 Ansbach
Phone: +49 (0) 981 53 1300
Fax: +49 (0) 981 53 98 1300
12. SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and in order to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as e.g. enquiries which you send to Ringmetall as the website operator, this website uses SSL and/or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the address line in the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in the browser line.
If the SSL and/or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you transfer to Ringmetall cannot be accessed by third parties.