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1) Introduction and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. Below we will inform you about how we handle your personal data when you use our website. Personal data is all data that can be used to identify you personally.

1.2 The controller for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Felix Netzel, NetCell-IT, In der Wüste 23a, 51381 Leverkusen, Germany, Tel.: +4921717949180, Email: info@netcell-it.de. The controller for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

2.1 If you use our website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to the website server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

2.2 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your device. Some of these cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called "session cookies"), while others remain on your device for longer and enable you to save page settings (so-called "persistent cookies"). In the latter case, you can find out how long they are stored in the overview of your web browser's cookie settings.

If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR either for the execution of the contract, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR in the case of consent given or in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general.

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

4) Contact us

When you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request and only to the extent necessary for this purpose.

The legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at a contract, an additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention periods to the contrary.

5) Data processing when opening a customer account

In accordance with Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed to the extent necessary if you provide it to us when opening a customer account. You can find out which data is required to open an account from the input mask of the corresponding form on our website.

You can delete your customer account at any time by sending a message to the above-mentioned address of the person responsible. After your customer account has been deleted, your data will be deleted provided that all contracts concluded through it have been fully processed, there are no statutory retention periods to the contrary and we have no legitimate interest in continuing to store the data.

6) Data processing for contract execution

6.1 To process the contract, we work with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

6.2 Use of payment service providers (payment services)

– PayPal

One or more online payment methods from the following provider are available on this website: PayPal (Europe) Sarl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg

If you select a payment method from the provider that requires you to pay in advance, the payment details you provided during the ordering process (including name, address, bank and payment card information, currency and transaction number) as well as information about the content of your order will be passed on to the provider in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b of GDPR. In this case, your data will be passed on exclusively for the purpose of processing the payment with the provider and only to the extent that it is necessary for this purpose.

If you select a payment method for which we pay in advance, you will also be asked to provide certain personal information (first and last name, street, house number, postal code, city, date of birth, email address, telephone number, and if applicable, data on an alternative payment method) during the ordering process.

In order to protect our legitimate interest in determining your ability to pay in such cases, we will forward this data to the provider for the purpose of a credit check in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of GDPR. The provider will check on the basis of the personal data you provide and other data (such as shopping cart, invoice amount, order history, payment experience) whether the payment option you have selected can be granted with regard to payment and/or default risks.

The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, among other things, but not exclusively, address data.

You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to us or to the provider. However, the provider may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for the contractual payment processing.
– Stripe

One or more online payment methods from the following provider are available on this website: Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland

If you select a payment method from the provider that requires you to pay in advance (such as credit card payment), the payment details you provided during the ordering process (including name, address, bank and payment card information, currency and transaction number) as well as information about the content of your order will be passed on to the provider in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. In this case, your data will be passed on exclusively for the purpose of processing the payment with the provider and only to the extent that it is necessary for this purpose.

If you select a payment method where the provider makes an advance payment (e.g. purchase on account, installment plan or direct debit), you will also be asked to provide certain personal data (first and last name, street, house number, postcode, city, date of birth, email address, telephone number, if applicable, data on an alternative payment method) during the ordering process.

In order to protect our legitimate interest in determining the solvency of our customers, we will forward this data to the provider for the purpose of a credit check in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of GDPR. The provider will check on the basis of the personal data you provide and other data (such as shopping cart, invoice amount, order history, payment experience) whether the payment option you have selected can be granted with regard to payment and/or default risks.

The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, among other things, but not exclusively, address data.

You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to us or to the provider. However, the provider may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for the contractual payment processing.

6.3 Credit check

If we make advance payments (e.g. delivery on account), we reserve the right to carry out a credit check based on mathematical-statistical procedures in order to protect our legitimate interest in determining the solvency of our customers. We transmit the personal data required for a credit check to the following service provider in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR:

SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden, Germany

The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, these are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, among other things, but not exclusively, address data. We use the result of the credit check in relation to the statistical probability of default for the purpose of deciding on the establishment, implementation or termination of a contractual relationship.
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to the aforementioned credit agency. However, we may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for the contractual payment processing.

6.4 Electronic termination option for continuing obligations with consumers

Consumers who have entered into contracts for recurring obligations (such as subscription contracts) on this website have the option of terminating these contracts via an electronic button in accordance with the applicable notice periods.

Pressing the button leads to a confirmation page on which the consumer can provide further information about the termination, clearly identify himself and then declare his termination electronically.

The collection of personal data and its transmission to us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only to the extent that it is necessary for the proper processing of the termination. Also on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the personal data provided is used to confirm receipt of the notice of termination and the time of termination electronically in text form. Another legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. We are legally obliged to provide an electronic termination option for consumer contracts concluded via electronic commerce for fee-based continuing obligations.

7) Web analytics services

7.1 Google Analytics 4

This website uses Google Analytics 4, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"), which enables an analysis of your use of our website.

By default, when you visit the website, Google Analytics 4 sets cookies that are stored as small text blocks on your device and collect certain information. This information also includes your IP address, although Google shortens the last digits to prevent it from being directly linked to you as an individual.

The information is transferred to Google servers and processed there. Transmission to Google LLC, based in the USA, is also possible.

Google uses the information collected on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted and shortened by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The data collected as part of the use of Google Analytics 4 will be stored for a period of two months and then deleted.

All processing described above, in particular the setting of cookies on the device used, will only take place if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
Without your consent, Google Analytics 4 will not be used during your visit to the website. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your right of revocation, please deactivate this service using the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website.

We have concluded a data processing agreement with Google that ensures the protection of our website visitors’ data and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

Further legal information on Google Analytics 4 can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en and under https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

Demographic characteristics
Google Analytics 4 uses the special "demographic characteristics" function and can use it to create statistics that make statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This is done by analyzing advertising and information from third parties. This allows target groups to be identified for marketing activities. However, the data collected cannot be assigned to a specific person and is deleted after being stored for a period of two months.

Google Signals
As an extension to Google Analytics 4, Google Signals can be used on this website to create cross-device reports. If you have activated personalized ads and have linked your devices to your Google account, Google can analyze your usage behavior across devices and create database models, including for cross-device conversions, subject to your consent to use Google Analytics in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. We do not receive any personal data from Google, only statistics. If you want to stop cross-device analysis, you can deactivate the "Personalized Advertising" function in the settings of your Google account. To do this, follow the instructions on this page: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en For more information about Google Signals, please visit the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7532985?hl=en

UserIDs
As an extension to Google Analytics 4, the "UserIDs" function can be used on this website. If you have consented to the use of Google Analytics 4 in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR, have set up an account on this website and log in with this account on various devices, your activities, including conversions, can be analyzed across devices.

For data transfers to the USA, the provider has joined the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, which ensures compliance with the European data protection level on the basis of an adequacy decision of the European Commission.

7.2 Google Tag Manager

This website uses “Google Tag Manager”, a service provided by the following provider: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter: “Google”).

The Google Tag Manager provides a technical basis for bundling various web applications, including tracking and analysis services, and calibrating, controlling and linking them to conditions via a uniform user interface. The Google Tag Manager itself does not store or read information on user devices. The service also does not carry out any independent data analyses. However, when you access a page, the Google Tag Manager transmits your IP address to Google and may store it there. Transmission to Google LLC servers in the USA is also possible.

This processing will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of GDPR. Without this consent, Google Tag Manager will not be used during your visit to the website. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website.

We have concluded a data processing agreement with the provider, which ensures the protection of the data of our website visitors and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

For data transfers to the USA, the provider has joined the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, which ensures compliance with the European data protection level on the basis of an adequacy decision of the European Commission.

8) Page functionalities

8.1 Facebook plugins

Our website uses plugins from the social network of the following provider: Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland

These plugins enable direct interactions with content on the social network.

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, the plugins are initially deactivated and integrated into the site using a so-called “2-click” or “Shariff” solution.

This integration ensures that when you access a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is established with the provider's servers.

Only when you activate the plug-ins and thereby give your consent to the data transfer in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of GDPR will your browser establish a direct connection to the provider's servers. In this case, regardless of whether you log in to an existing user profile, a certain amount of information about the device you are using (including your IP address), your browser and your page history will be transmitted to the provider and may be further processed there.

If you are logged into an existing user profile on the provider's social network, information about interactions carried out via the plug-ins will also be published there and displayed to your contacts.
You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the activated plugin by clicking on it again. However, the revocation has no influence on the data that has already been transferred to the provider.

Data may also be transferred to: Meta Platforms Inc., USA

We have concluded a data processing agreement with the provider, which ensures the protection of the data of our website visitors and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

For data transfers to the USA, the provider has joined the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, which ensures compliance with the European data protection level on the basis of an adequacy decision of the European Commission.

8.2 Instagram plugins

Our website uses plugins from the social network of the following provider: Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland

These plugins enable direct interactions with content on the social network.

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, the plugins are initially deactivated and integrated into the site using a so-called “2-click” or “Shariff” solution.

This integration ensures that when you access a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is established with the provider's servers.

Only when you activate the plug-ins and thereby give your consent to the data transfer in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of GDPR will your browser establish a direct connection to the provider's servers. In this case, regardless of whether you log in to an existing user profile, a certain amount of information about the device you are using (including your IP address), your browser and your page history will be transmitted to the provider and may be further processed there.

If you are logged into an existing user profile on the provider's social network, information about interactions carried out via the plug-ins will also be published there and displayed to your contacts.
You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the activated plugin by clicking on it again. However, the revocation has no influence on the data that has already been transferred to the provider.

Data may also be transferred to: Meta Platforms Inc., USA

We have concluded a data processing agreement with the provider, which ensures the protection of the data of our website visitors and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

For data transfers to the USA, the provider has joined the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, which ensures compliance with the European data protection level on the basis of an adequacy decision of the European Commission.

8.3 LinkedIn plugins

Our website uses plugins from the social network of the following provider: LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

These plugins enable direct interactions with content on the social network.

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, the plugins are initially deactivated and integrated into the site using a so-called “2-click” or “Shariff” solution.

This integration ensures that when you access a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is established with the provider's servers.

Only when you activate the plug-ins and thereby give your consent to the data transfer in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of GDPR will your browser establish a direct connection to the provider's servers. In this case, regardless of whether you log in to an existing user profile, a certain amount of information about the device you are using (including your IP address), your browser and your page history will be transmitted to the provider and may be further processed there.

If you are logged into an existing user profile on the provider's social network, information about interactions carried out via the plug-ins will also be published there and displayed to your contacts.
You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the activated plugin by clicking on it again. However, the revocation has no influence on the data that has already been transferred to the provider.

Data may also be transferred to: LinkedIn Inc., USA

We have concluded a data processing agreement with the provider, which ensures the protection of the data of our website visitors and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

For the transfer of data to the USA, the provider relies on standard contractual clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European data protection level.

9) Tools and Others

9.1 – Lexoffice

To handle accounting, we use the cloud-based accounting software service of the following provider: Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG, Munzinger Straße 9, 79111 Freiburg, Germany

The provider processes incoming and outgoing invoices and, if applicable, our company's bank transactions in order to automatically record invoices, match them to transactions and use these to create financial accounting in a partially automated process.

If personal data is also processed, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the efficient organization and documentation of our business transactions.

9.2 Cookie Consent Tool

This website uses a so-called "cookie consent tool" to obtain effective user consent for cookies and cookie-based applications that require consent. The "cookie consent tool" is displayed to users when they access the page in the form of an interactive user interface on which consent for certain cookies and/or cookie-based applications can be given by ticking boxes. By using the tool, all cookies/services that require consent are only loaded if the respective user gives their consent by ticking the corresponding box. This ensures that such cookies are only placed on the user's respective device if consent has been given.

The tool uses technically necessary cookies to save your cookie preferences. Personal user data is generally not processed.

If, in individual cases, personal data (such as the IP address) is processed for the purpose of storing, assigning or logging cookie settings, this is done in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in legally compliant, user-specific and user-friendly consent management for cookies and thus in a legally compliant design of our website.

A further legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR. As the responsible party, we are subject to the legal obligation to make the use of technically unnecessary cookies dependent on the respective user consent.

Where necessary, we have concluded a data processing agreement with the provider, which ensures the protection of the data of our website visitors and prohibits unauthorized disclosure to third parties.

Further information about the operator and the setting options of the cookie consent tool can be found directly in the corresponding user interface on our website.

10) Rights of the data subject

10.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention) vis-à-vis the controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the legal basis stated for the respective conditions for exercising them:

  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 GDPR;
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • Right to revoke consent granted in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR;
  • Right to complain according to Art. 77 GDPR.

10.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON OUR OVERRIDING LEGITIMATE INTEREST AS PART OF A BALANCE OF INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA IN QUESTION. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CONTINUE PROCESSING IF WE CAN PROVE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING WHICH OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES TO ASSERT, EXERCISE OR DEFEND LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU CAN EXERCISE YOUR OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

11) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration for which personal data is stored is determined based on the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and – if applicable – also on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law).

When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, the data concerned will be stored until you revoke your consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed within the framework of legal or quasi-legal obligations on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, these data will be routinely deleted after expiry of the retention periods, provided that they are no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we no longer have a legitimate interest in continuing to store them.

When processing personal data on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, these data will be stored until you exercise your right of objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, these data will be stored until you exercise your right of objection in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.