Data protection

1.  Data protection at a glance

General information
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any information that personally identifies you. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection declaration listed below this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Their contact data can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This may be data that you enter in a contact form, for example.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems as you visit our website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system, or time of page visit). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected in order to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your personal data stored, free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time using the address provided in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

Third-party analysis and tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily by cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; the surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You find detailed information on this subject in the following data protection declaration.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.

2. General information and obligations

Data privacy
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

As you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains which data we collect, and for what we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

RÖHRIGgranit® GmbH
Werkstraße Röhrig 1
64646 Heppenheim
Germany

Phone: +49 6252 7009-0
E-mail: info@roehrig-granit.de

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal e-mail. The legality of the data processing up to the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://”, and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information about your personal data stored, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking, or deletion of this data at any time within the scope of the applicable legal provisions. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

3. Data protection commissioner

Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company:

Pascal Guthier
RÖHRIGgranit® GmbH
Werkstraße Röhrig 1
64646 Heppenheim
Germany

Phone: +49 6252 7009-15
E-mail: Pascal.Guthier@roehrig-granit.de

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer, and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process, or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for technically error-free and optimized provision of his services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, these will be treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data are not combined with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

5. Social media

Instagram plugin
On our pages, functions of the service Instagram are integrated. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate visiting our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Instagram.

For more information, please refer to Instagram’s privacy policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy

6. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer, and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA, and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both his website and his advertising.

IP anonymization
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will cause your IP address to be cut by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA, and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

Browser plugin
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

7. Plugins and tools

YouTube
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube website operated by Google. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to YouTube’s servers. This will tell the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you can allow YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR.

Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

8. Video surveillance

Our plants in Heppenheim-Sonderbach and Lampertheim are monitored by video. The video surveillance serves exclusively the security and avoidance of errors during plants’ operation. The necessity of the video cameras is regularly checked by our data protection officer. In this way, we ensure that no employees and customers are disproportionately monitored.

If you have any questions regarding video surveillance, please contact our data protection officer:

Pascal Guthier
Tel. +49 6252 7009-15
Pascal.Guthier@roehrig-granit.de