1. Data Protection at a Glance
The following information provides a basic overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers to any information which could be used to personally identify you. You will find comprehensive information on the subject of data protection in our Data Privacy Statement below.
Data Acquisition on Our Website
Who is responsible for data acquisition on this website?
The website operator is responsible for processing data on this website. You can find the operator’s contact details in the publication information page of this website.
How do we acquire your personal data?
One way in which we collect your data is by you submitting it to us. These could for example be details which you enter into a contact form.
Other personal data is automatically acquired by our IT systems during your visit to our website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of visit). The acquisition of this data takes place automatically as soon as you open our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is obtained in order to ensure the smooth running of the website. Other data may be employed to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have with regard to your personal data?
You have the right at any time to receive, free of charge, information concerning the origin, recipient and purpose related to your personal data stored by us. You also have a right to demand the correction, blocking or erasure of this information. Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address shown in the publication information with your questions or concerns regarding data protection. In addition you have the right to make a complaint to the responsible authorities.
Analysis Tools and Tools of Third-Party Providers
You are able to object to this analysis. We will inform you in this Data Privacy Statement about the ways that you can object.
2. General Information and Required Information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in compliance with statutory data protection regulations and this Data Privacy Statement.
A variety of personal details are collected when you use this website. Personal data is information which could be used to personally identify you. This present Data Privacy Statement explains which data we collect and the purposes for which we use it. It also explains how this happens and for what purpose.
We point out that the transmission of information over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) is never completely secure. It is impossible to completely secure information against access by third parties.
Information on the responsible office
The office responsible for data processing on this website is:
Hopfenpflanzerverband Tettnang e.V.
Kaltenberger Str. 41
Telephone: 0 75 42 / 5 21 36
The office responsible is the person or legal entity who, alone or in collaboration with others, decides on the purposes for and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and similar).
Withdrawal of your consent to process your data
Many data processing procedures can only take place with your express consent. At any time you are able to withdraw the consent that you have already granted. You simply need to send us an e-mail to this effect. Any data processing which took place before the withdrawal of your consent remains legally valid and unaffected by the withdrawal.
Right to make a complaint to the responsible authorities
In the case of any breach of data protection regulations, the affected party has the right to make a complaint to the responsible authorities. The responsible authority in matters of data protection is the data protection officer of the federal state (Bundesland) in which our company has its headquarters. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found by following this link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over to you or to a third party, in a commonly used, electronic format, any information which we have processed automatically on the basis of your consent or in the fulfilment of a contract. If you demand that we directly transfer the information to another responsible party, this will take place only to the extent that it is technically possible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and for the protection of confidential content during transmission, such as orders or enquiries which you send to us as the website operator, this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the browser’s address line changes from “http://” to “https://” and the padlock symbol appears in your browser line.
Whenever SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data which you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, erasure
Current statutory regulations mean that you have the right at any time to obtain, free of charge, information about your personal data held by us, its origin and recipient and the purpose for which your data is processed, as well as the right to have this data rectified, blocked or erased as required. Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address shown in the publication information with your questions or concerns regarding personal data.
Objection to advertising e-mails
We hereby oppose the use by third parties of contact details published within these mandatory legal notes for the sending of advertising and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited advertising information, for example through spam e-mails.
3. Data Acquisition on Our Website
Some websites use files known as cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our Internet offering more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies which we use are known as “session cookies”. They are automatically erased at the end of your session. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you erase them. These cookies permit us to recognize your browser when you visit us again.
You can adjust the your browser’s settings so that you are notified when cookies are in use and can only permit cookies in individual cases, accept cookies under particular conditions or block them in general. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be affected.
Server log files
The provider of this website collects and automatically saves information in server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the computer requesting access
- Time of server request
- IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is acquired in compliance with Art. 6 para. 1 point f. of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the optimisation of its website and its error-free operation. Server log files must be obtained in order to achieve this.
If you send us enquiries using our contact form, your information from the enquiry form, including the contact details which you enter there, is retained by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not forward this information to third parties without your consent.
The processing of the information entered in the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 point a of the GDPR). You are able to withdraw this consent at any time. You simply need to send us an e-mail to this effect. Any data processing which took place before your withdrawal of consent remains legally valid and unaffected by the withdrawal of permission.
The details entered into the contact form by you remain with us until you instruct us to erase them or withdraw your consent for us to retain them, or the purpose for retaining the data no longer applies (e.g. after your enquiry has been completely dealt with). Statutory requirements – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to use additional functions of the site. We will only use the details entered for the purposes of allowing you to use the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The required information requested at registration must be provided in full, otherwise the registration will be rejected.
We will use the e-mail address which you provided when registering to keep you informed about significant changes, for example to the scope of our offering or significant technical changes.
The processing of the information entered during registration takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 point a of the GDPR). At any time you are able to withdraw consent that you have granted. You simply need to send us an e-mail to this effect. Any data processing which has already taken place remains legally valid and unaffected by the withdrawal.
Data acquired at registration is stored by us for as long as you are registered on our website, and is then erased. Statutory requirements remain unaffected.
4. Analysis Tools and Advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and permit the analysis of your use of this website. The information about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are collected in compliance with Art. 6 para. 1 point f. of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimize its website and advertising.
We have activated the IP masking function on this website. This means that within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area your IP address will be abbreviated before transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional circumstances will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities and provide other services connected with website usage and Internet usage to the website operator. Google will not associate the IP address provided by your browser with any other data held by Google.
Opposition to data acquisition
You can prevent Google Analytics from acquiring your data by clicking on the link below. This will install an opt-out cookie preventing acquisition of your data when you visit this website in future: opt out of Google Analytics
Processing of order information
We have a contract with Google concerning the processing of contract information and apply the strict regulations compiled by the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic features with Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographics data” function from Google Analytics. This can be used to generate reports containing information on the age, gender and interests of the website’s users. This data is taken from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be attributed to a particular person. You can deactivate this function at any time in the advertising settings of your Google account, or refuse the acquisition of your data by Google Analytics in general as described in “Objection to data acquisition”.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require from you a valid e-mail address as well as information that will enable us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided, or that its owner agrees to the receipt of the newsletter. We will not acquire any further data, or will only acquire it on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively to send out the information requested and do not share it with third parties.
The processing of the information entered in the newsletter subscription form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 point a of the GDPR). You may revoke your consent to our storing of your data, including your e-mail address, as well as its use for the purpose of sending the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. Any data processing which has already taken place up to that point remains legally valid and unaffected by the withdrawal.
Data entered by you on our website for the purposes of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. After you have unsubscribed from the newsletter this data will be erased. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected.
6. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plug-ins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of this website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. This informs the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to link your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
We use YouTube in order to provide a consistent and attractive look to our online presence. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 point f. of the GDPR.
Google Web Fonts
In order to achieve the consistent appearance of fonts on the screen, this site uses web fonts provided by Google. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts in your browser cache in order to show text and fonts correctly.
In order to achieve this, the browser which you use must connect to Google’s servers. This informs Google that our website has been opened via your IP address. We use Google Web Fonts in order to provide a consistent and attractive look to our online presence. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 point f. of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
This site uses the Google Maps service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use Google Maps functions it is necessary to store your IP address. This data is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transfer.
We use Google Maps in order to provide a consistent and attractive look to our online presence and to make it easy to find places we mention on the website. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 point f. of the GDPR.