Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are pleased to welcome you to our website. The protection of your personal data is important to us and we want you to feel safe when visiting our website. We protect your privacy and your personal data. We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy as well as the country-specific data protection regulations and the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“).

In this privacy policy, we provide you with an overview of the types of data we collect during your visit on our website and how they are used:

1. Name and address of the responsible body

VMT GmbH, Stegwiesenstraße 24, 76646 Bruchsal (hereinafter “we”) as operator of the website www.vmt-gmbh.de (hereinafter “website”) is the responsible body within the meaning of GDPR and other country-specific data protection regulations.

2. Data Protection Officer

You may contact our Data Protection Officer with any data protection concerns at any time by writing to datenschutz@emetz.de.

3. Personal data

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Personal data also include information on your use of our website. This is usually done by the use of log files or cookies. See below for more information on the log files and cookies.

4. Purpose and personal data of the data subject

The extent and nature of the collection, processing and use of your data depends on whether you visit our website only to retrieve generally available information or make use of additional services.

a) Informational use

It is not generally required to enter personal data for the purely informational use of our website.

Instead, we collect only those data that your internet browser automatically sends when accessing our webpages, such as:

Your computer’s IP address is stored in so-called log files only the time you use the website and deleted immediately thereafter or anonymized by deleting the last digits. The remaining data are stored for a limited period of time. We use this information to operate our website, in particular, to determine and eliminate errors on the website and to determine the use of the website and make adjustments or improvements.

b) Use with other services

Insofar as you make use of additional services from our company on our website, you may be required to enter personal data for this purpose. Your data is processed only for the purpose of achieving the performance you have requested.

5. Usage of cookies

We use cookies to track the preferences of visitors and to optimize our webpages. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer whenever you use our website. If you do not want cookies to be used, you can delete them at any time. As a result, however, certain features of the website may no longer be available. To delete cookies, see the Help menu of your internet browser.

6. Google Analytics

a) The VMT GmbH website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics also uses cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the VMT GmbH website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Through the activation of IP anonymization on the VMT GmbH website, however, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there.

b) On behalf of VMT GmbH Google will use this information for the purpose of analyzing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing VMT GmbH with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

c) Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this information on Google’s behalf.

d) At any time, you may delete cookies placed on your computer by calling up the relevant menu item in your internet browser or deleting the cookies on your hard drive. For details, see the Help menu of your internet browser.

e) You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; VMT GmbH advises, however, that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being sent to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

f) Further information is available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or http://www.google.com/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). VMT GmbH advises that the code “_anonymizeIp();” has been added to Google Analytics on the VMT GmbH website to guarantee the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=enhttp://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.htm

7. Personal data are not shared with third parties

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties, unless you have consented to the disclosure of the data or we are required or authorized to transfer the data due to legal regulations or governmental or judicial obligations. Such obligations to disclose information can be, in particular, for purposes of law enforcement, security, or the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

8. Data security

All data that you provide to us will be stored on servers within the European Union. We secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

9. Your rights

You have the following rights:

For more information on your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

10. Deletion and blocking of personal data after the fulfilment of the intended purpose

We process and store personal data only for as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the intended purpose, however no longer than until the expiration of the statutory retention periods. In the event of fulfilment of the intended purpose and expiration of the statutory retention periods, the personal data are deleted or blocked in accordance with the data protection regulations.

11. Information for customers and suppliers pursuant to Articles 13 / 14 GDPR

You will find this information here.

12. Information on Processing Employee Data

You will find this information here.