Personal data (hereinafter referred to simply as “data”) will only be processed by us if necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.
According to Art 4.1 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), the term “processing” refers to any process carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures or any such series of operations in connection with personal data such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
In the following data protection declaration we will provide you with information on the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of processing personal data in particular provided that we make the decision on the purpose and means of processing on our own or with others. Furthermore, we will inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use provided that third parties are personally responsible for the processing of such data.
Our data protection declaration is structured as follows:
I. Information about us as the controller
II. Rights of the users and data subjects
III. Information about data processing
The responsible provider of this website in terms of data protection is:
KIRSCH Kunststofftechnik GmbH
Telephone: 0049 (0)7163 / 16570 – 0
Fax: 0049 (0)7163 / 16570 – 70
With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right to
Furthermore, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients, to whom data has been disclosed by the provider about any corrections or deletion of the data or the limitation of processing, which takes place on the basis of Articles 16, 17.1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation shall not apply if such communication is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, the user has to right to obtain information about these recipients.
Similarly, as per Article 21 GDPR, the users and data subjects have the right to object to the future processing of their data provided that the data is processed by the provider in accordance with Article 6.1 f) GDPR. In particular, objecting to data processing for the purposes of direct advertising is permissible.
Your data processed when using our website is deleted or blocked as soon as purpose of storage is no longer applicable, there are no statutory retention obligations that stand in the way of the deletion of data and no other information is subsequently provided on individual processing procedures.
The provider uses a cookie manager to obtain consent regarding the use of non-essential cookies on their website.
When visiting the website, a cookie is stored on the user’s end device with the setting information so that they do not have to grant consent upon subsequent visits.
The cookie is required to obtain the legal consent of the user.
For technical reasons, particularly to guarantee a safe and stable website, data is transmitted to us or our webspace provider by your internet browser. These so-called server log files gather information such as type and version of your internet browser, operating system, the website you accessed to switch to our website (referrer URL), the website(s) on our website that you accessed, date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the internet connection that made it possible for you to use our website.
The data gathered in this manner is stored temporarily but not with the rest of your data.
The data is stored on the legal basis of Article 6.1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and safety of our website.
The data is deleted within seven days provided that further storage is not required for purposes of proof. Otherwise, the data is exempt from complete or partial deletion until the incident has been investigated.
We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technology which the internet browser used by you places and stores on your device. These cookies process specific information about you, such as your browser and location data, or IP address.
This processing makes our website more user-friendly, effective, and secure, because it allows us, for example, to display our website in different languages or offer a shopping cart function.
The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6.1 b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.
If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6.1 f) GDPR.
These session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit.
Please refer to the following information for details on this, in particular the purpose and legal bases of the processing of such third-party cookies.
You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise, cookies that have already been stored can also be deleted at any time. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation of your internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support team. Browser settings cannot prevent so-called flash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support team.
If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.
If you contact us via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise we will not be able to answer it in full or at all.
The legal basis for this processing is Article 6.1 b) GDPR.
Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as for subsequent contract processing.
We use Google Maps on our website to display our location and to provide information on how to reach us. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.
In order to display certain texts on our website, a connection is established with a Google server in the USA when visiting our website.
By interacting with the Google Maps feature integrated into our website, Google stores a cookie on your end device via your internet browser. Your user settings and data are processed in order to display our location and provide information on how to reach us. We have no control over how this information is used by the Google server in the USA.
The legal basis is Article 6.1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation of the functionality of our website.
Through the connection established with Google, Google is able to identify the website from which the request was sent and which IP address the directions are to be sent.
If you do not consent to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your internet browser. You can find details on this above under “Cookies”.
Google provides further information at