Basic / General
We, Söring GmbH, take the protection of your data very seriously. This data protection declaration informs you as a user of this website about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by Söring GmbH. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified - e.g. your name, your email address and your telephone number.
In principle, the use of our website is possible without giving any personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name or email addresses) is collected, processed and used on our pages, e.g. in the context of a contact form, we obtain your consent and treat your data confidentially in accordance with the relevant German and European data protection law.
Server data, log files
When visiting this homepage, data (log files) that are technically necessary to ensure the function of the website are automatically recorded. These include:
- IP address
- date and time of access
- time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- website visited by you
- access Status/HTTP Status Code
- amount of data transferred in each case
- website from which you are visiting us
- browser type, language and version of the browser software
- operating system used and its interface
We also use the data to optimize our website and to improve the stability and security of our IT systems. These technical data are transmitted to us by your web browser, stored as server log files on the server of the website for two weeks and then deleted. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files are necessary for the operation of the website.
Personal data - contact form, email
We only collect personal data if you provide it voluntarily, e.g. by filling out contact forms or sending emails, within the scope of enquiries, applications or when requesting material.
With regard to the contact forms we process the following data:
- last name,
- email address and
If you have also entered optional data (e.g. first name, company, country, telephone number), these will also be saved as soon as the message is sent. We obtain your consent for the processing of your data during the sending process and refer you to this data protection declaration.
If an alternative contact is made via the provided email addresses, we store the user's personal data transmitted with the email.
If you contact us via contact form or email, the data provided by you will only be stored for the purpose of processing and responding to your request, providing the desired products, materials or services, processing the contract and in the event of follow-up questions.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of the collection. This is the case when it is evident from the circumstances that the questions or reasons for making contact have been conclusively clarified.
The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The processing of data transmitted to us by email is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para.1 lit. f GDPR. If the processing is connected with the conclusion of a contract, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR serves as an additional legal basis.
You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. Please contact us via email at any time to object to the storage of your personal data. In this case, however, we cannot respond to your message.
We inform you about your rights regarding the processing of your personal data by us. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your rights towards us, please send an email to: dataprotection[at]soering.com
Withdrawal of consent to data processing
According to art. 7 para. 3 GDPR you have the right to withdraw your consent to processing your personal data at any time. The withdrawal of consent willnot affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
Right to information
According to Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to obtain information from us whether personal data concerning you are processed by us. If such processing has taken place, you have the right to obtain information about this personal data with the following information:
- the purposes of the use of the data;
- the categories of personal data that we process from you;
- the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed;
- the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage period;
- all available information on the origin of the data if the personal data was not collected from the data subject;
- any relevant information as to how your personal data came to our possession, if the source of personal data we have about you is not directly you
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Art. 22 para. 1 and para. 4 GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the evisaged consequences of such processing for you.
You can request information on whether your personal data is transferred to a third country or an international organisation and you can request information on the appropriate safeguards to ensure that the recipients are also in compliance with the provisions of the GDPR.
According to Art. 17 GDPR you have the right to obtain the immediate erasure of your personal data if one of the following grounds applies:
- the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
- you withdraw your consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal ground for the processing;
- you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR;
- the personal data concerning you have been unlawfully processed;
- the personal data concerning you have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in European Union or Member State law to which we are subject;
- the personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to Art. 8 para. 1 GDPR.
Unless we are legally obliged or entitled to continue to store and process your data, we will comply with your request for deletion. Such legal obligations result in particular from the legal retention periods. Furthermore, we are entitled to continue to store your data if they are indispensable for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
If we have made your relevant personal data public and are obliged pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR to erase them, we will, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform those who are processing the personal data that you have requested the erasure of any links to or copy or replication of those personal data by them.
According to Art. 18 GDPR you can demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if:
- you contest the accuracy of your personal data for a period that enables us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
- the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
- we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
- you have objected to processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR pending the verification whether our legitimate reasons override your interests.
If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, these data may only be processed - with the exception of storage - with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or a Member State. If you have obtained restriction of processing pursuant to the above mentioned conditions, you will be informed by us before the restriction of processing is lifted.
Pursuant to Art. 19 GDPR, we will communicate any rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with Article 16, Article 17(1) and Article 18 to each recipient to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about thoese recipients.
According to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to instruct us to transfer this information to a third party if:
- the processing is based on a consent or a contract and
- processing is carried out by automated means
You may request that we transmit the data directly to a third party if this is technically feasible.
This right must not impair the rights and freedoms of other persons, including our company. If this is the case, we are entitled to refuse the delivery or transfer of your data.
Right to object
According to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Art. 6 para. 1 GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. In this case, we will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for such purposes.
Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
According to Art. 22 para. 1 GDPR you have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you
Complaint to a supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR. If you wish to make use of your right of appeal, you can do so with the following authority:
Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein
Data protection officer / Contact details of the person responsible / Hosting
Söring GmbH has appointed a company data protection officer (DPO) and internal data protection coordinators in accordance with Art. 37 GDPR. The contact details of the data protection officer are as follows: ER Secure GmbH, In der Knackenau, 482031 Grünwald, Germany. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your rights, please contact our internal data protection coordinators at datenschutz[at]soering.com.
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Last modified on 09/04/2018