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Privacy Statement

Name and contact details of the Controller in accordance with Article 4 (7) GDPR

Company name: Kreier Gastro-Collection GmbH & Co. KG

Address: Robert-Koch-Straße 11, 96215 Lichtenfels, Germany

Phone: +49 9571 78 50
Fax: +49 9571 7 00 65
E-mail: info@kreier-gastro.de


Data Protection Officer:

Name: Stefanie Kreier
Address: Robert-Koch-Straße 11, 96215 Lichtenfels, Germany
E-mail: info@kreier-gastro.de


Safety and protection of your personal data

Our top priority is to maintain confidentiality of the personal data provided by you and to protect them from unauthorized access. To that end, we apply most advanced safety standards with utmost care in order to ensure maximum protection of your personal data.

As a company governed by private law, we are subject to the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the regulations stipulated in the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG). We have adopted technical and organizational measures which ensure that the data protection regulations are complied with both by us and by our external service providers.

Definitions

We are required by law to process personal data lawfully, fairly, and in a manner which is transparent to the data subject ("lawfulness, fairness, transparency"). To ensure this, we hereby inform you about the individual legal definitions used in this privacy statement:

  1. Personal data

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"); 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;

  1. Processing

"Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, 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;

  1. Restriction of processing

"Restriction of processing" means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future;

  1. Profiling

"Profiling" means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements;

  1. Pseudonymisation

"Pseudonymisation" means the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person;

  1. Filing system

"Filing system" means any structured set of personal data which are accessible according to specific criteria, whether centralised, decentralised or dispersed on a functional or geographical basis;

  1. Controller

"Controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law;

  1. Processor

"Processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller;

  1. Recipient

"Recipient" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing;

  1. Third party

"Third party" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data;

  1. Consent

"Consent" of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's wishes by which the data subject, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

Lawfulness of processing

Personal data may be processed only if a legal basis for processing exists. A legal basis for processing in accordance with point (a) to (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR can be in particular:

  1. the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes;

  2. processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract;

  3. processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;

  4. processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;

  5. processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;

  6. processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

Information about collecting personal data

(1) In the following we wish to provide you with information on how we handle your personal data when you use our website. Personal data are for example name, address, e-mail address, user behaviour.

(2) When you contact us via e-mail or a contact form, we store the data received from you (your e-mail address, possibly your name and your phone number) in order to respond to your queries. We will delete the data obtained as soon as storage is no longer necessary, or processing will be restricted if legal obligations to retain data exist.

Collection of personal data when visiting our website

If you use our website for purely informatory purposes, i.e. if you do not register or provide information in any other way, we only collect the personal data which your browser transfers to our server. When you call up our website, we collect the following data which are technically necessary to show you our website and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is point (f) of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 GDPR):

  • IP address

  • date and time of your query

  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

  • content of the request (specific site)

  • status of access/http status code

  • transferred volume of data

  • website requesting access

  • browser

  • operation system and its surface

  • language settings and version of the browser software.

Use of cookies

(1) When you use our website, not only the data mentioned above but also cookies are saved on your computer. Cookies are small text files which are attributed to the browser you are using and saved on your hard disk and by which certain information are transferred to the location setting the cookie. Cookies cannot run programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They help rendering the services and contents offered on the internet more user-friendly and effective.

(2) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functioning of which are explained below:

  • transient cookies (cf. a.)

  • persistent cookies (cf. b.).


  1. Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. These cookies include, in particular, session cookies, which save a so-called session ID through which different requests from your browser can be allocated to a single session. This way, your computer can be identified the next time you visit our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.


  1. Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specific period of time which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.


  1. You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and for instance refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. So-called third-party cookies are cookies set by a third party, i.e. not by the website you are currently visiting. Please note that you may not be able to use all features of this website if you deactivate cookies.


Further features and offers of our website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services which may be of interest to you. For this purpose, you generally need to provide more personal data, which we use to provide the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

(2) We sometimes use external service providers to process your data. They are carefully selected and engaged, are required to follow our instructions and are controlled regularly.

(3) We may also share your personal data with third parties when promotional offers, prize draws, contracts or similar services are offered by us jointly with partners. You can obtain further details by submitting your personal information or at the bottom of the description of the offer.

(4) If our service providers or partners have their registered office in a state outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer.

Children

Our offer is generally directed at adults. Persons below the age of 18 should not disclose any personal information to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians.

Rights of the data subject

(1) Right to withdraw consent

Should processing of personal data be based on given consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

If you wish to exercise your right of withdraw consent, please feel free to contact us at any time.

(2) Right to obtain confirmation

You have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed. You may request such confirmation at any time using the contact details stated above.

(3) Right of access

Should personal data concerning you be processed, you have the right to obtain information about such personal data and the following information at any time:

  1. the purposes of the processing;

  2. the categories of personal data concerned;

  3. the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;

  4. where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;

  5. the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;

  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

  7. where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;

  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.

Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 relating to the transfer. We will provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing. If you wish to obtain further copies, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. If you make the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested by you, the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form. The right to obtain a copy referred to in paragraph 3 shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

(4) Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

(5) Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten")

You have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, and we have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:

  1. the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;

  2. the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2), and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;

  3. the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);

  4. the personal data have been unlawfully processed;

  5. the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;

  6. the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1).

Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph 1 to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.

The right to erasure ("right to be forgotten") shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:

  • for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;

  • for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;

  • for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3);

  • for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or

  • for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

(6) Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:

  1. the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;

  2. the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;

  3. the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

  4. the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject's 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 of a Member State.

To assert the right to restriction of processing, the data subject may contact us at any time using the contact details stated above.

(7) Right to data portability

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 and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where:

  1. the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1); and


  1. the processing is carried out by automated means.

In exercising your right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. The exercise of the right to data portability shall be without prejudice to the right to erasure ("right to be forgotten"). That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

(8) Right to object

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 Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Where personal data 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. Where you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.

In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, you may exercise your right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), you, on grounds relating to your particular situation, have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning you, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

You may exercise your right to object at any time by contacting the controller.

(9) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

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. This shall not apply if the decision:

  1. is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller;


  1. is authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or


  1. is based on the data subject's explicit consent.

The controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.

The data subject may exercise this right at any time by contacting the controller.

(10) Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, 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 the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes this Regulation.

(11) Right to an effective judicial remedy

Without prejudice to any available administrative or non-judicial remedy, including the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77 GDPR, each data subject shall have the right to an effective judicial remedy where he or she considers that his or her rights under this Regulation have been infringed as a result of the processing of his or her personal data in non-compliance with this regulation.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

(1) This website uses the web analysis service Matomo to analyse your use of our website and to improve it on a regular basis. The statistics help us refine our offer and render it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for using Matomo is point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR.

(2) For this analysis, cookies are saved on your computer. The information collected is stored by the controller solely on his or her server in [Germany]. You can discontinue the analysis by deleting existing cookies and preventing cookies from being stored in your browser settings. If you prevent cookies from being stored, please note that you may not be able to fully use some of the features of this website. You can prevent the use of Matomo by unticking the checkbox below, thus activating the opt-out plugin:

(3) This website uses Matomo with the extension "AnonymizeIP", which shortens IP addresses before they are processed further and prevents your data from being associated back to you. The IP address sent by your browser by means of Matomo will not be attributed to the data we collected.

(4) The application Matomo is an open source project. For further information on the third-party provider and its privacy policy, please go to matomo.org/privacy-policy/.

Use of social plugins

(1) This website uses the following social plugins: Facebook. We use the so-called two-click solution, meaning that when you visit our website, generally no personal data are transferred to the plugin providers for the time being. The plugin provider can be identified through the checked box above its initial or logo. You can contact the plugin provider directly through the button. Only if you click on the checked box, thereby activating it, does the plugin provider receive the information that you have browsed the respective subpage of our website. In addition, the data stated in Section 3 of this statement are transferred. According to their respective statements, Facebook and Xing anonymize the IP address originating from Germany immediately after collection. By activating the plugin, your personal data are transferred to the respective plugin provider and stored there (in the case of US providers in the USA). Since the plugin provider collects data primarily by using cookies, we recommend you to delete all cookies in your browser settings before clicking on the box greyed out.

(2) Neither do we have influence on the data collected and the processing of such data, nor are we familiar with the entire scope of data collection, the purposes of processing, or duration of storage. We do not have any information on whether the data collected by the plugin provider are erased or not either.

(3) The plugin provider stores your personal data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of marketing, market research and/or appropriate design of its website. Such an analysis is used in particular (also for users who did not log-in) to produce user-oriented advertisements and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the development of such user profiles; however, to exercise your right, you need to contact the respective plugin provider directly. Through these plugins, we give you the opportunity to interact with social networks and other users, enabling us to improve our offer and to make it more interesting for you, the user. The legal basis for the use of plugins is point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR.

(4) The data are transferred regardless of whether you have an account with the plugin provider and are logged in or not. If you are logged in on the plugin provider's website, the data we collected are directly attributed to your account with the plugin provider. If you confirm the activated button and, for example, link the page, the plugin provider also stores this information in your user profile and discloses it publicly to your contacts. We recommend you to regularly log out after using a social network, in particular before activating the button, thus preventing the data from being attributed to your user profile with the plugin provider.

(5) Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plugin provider can be found in the respective privacy policies of the providers (see below). Their websites also contain further information on your rights and how you can protect your privacy in your browser settings.

(6) Addresses of the respective plugin provider and URL to their privacy policy:

  1. Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; www.facebook.com/policy.php; further information on data collection: www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084, www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other and www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info. Facebook is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.


Use of Google Maps

(1) This website uses Google Maps, enabling us to show interactive maps directly on our website and to make the use of maps more comfortable for you.

(2) Whenever you visit our website, Google receives the information that you browsed the respective subpage of our website. In addition, the data set forth in Section 3 of this privacy statement are transmitted, irrespective of whether or not you have a user account with Google which you are logged into. If you are logged into your Google account, your data are directly attributed to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your Google profile, you need to log out before activating the button. Google saves your data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of marketing, market research and/or appropriate design of its website. Such an analysis is used in particular (also for users who did not log in) to produce user-oriented advertisements and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the development of such user profiles; however, to exercise your right, you need to contact Google directly.

(3) Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plugin provider can be found in the privacy policy of the provider. Their website also contains further information on your rights and how you can protect your privacy in your browser settings: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google processes your personal data also in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

The German version of the privacy statement shall be binding. The English text is a convenience translation for information purposes only.