Privacy statement

Data Privacy Statement

We appreciate that you have visited our website, airfiltration.mann-hummel.com/en, and have shown your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is important to us. Personal data is information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, the real name, address, telephone number and date of birth, but also all other data that can be related to an identifiable person.
Personal data enjoys special legal protection and as such is collected by us only to the extent necessary for the provision of our website and the performance of our services. Below we describe which personal information we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it.
Our data protection practices are in accordance with the legal regulations, in particular those of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Basic Data Protection Ordinance of the EU (DSGVO). We only collect, process and store your personal data insofar as this is necessary for the functional provision of this website and our contents and services, as well as for the processing of inquiries and, if applicable, for the processing of orders / contracts, but only insofar as this is consistent with a legitimate interest pursuant to the German Data Protection Act. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO or any other existent legal basis. Only if you have given your prior consent will your data be used for further, clearly defined purposes, e.g. for sending information relating to advertising by newsletter.

1. The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO  

The responsible party in the sense specified in the DSGVO and in the other national data protection laws of the member states, as well as concurrent data protection regulations:

Mann + Hummel GmbH
Schwieberdinger Straße 126
71636 Ludwigsburg

Email: info@mann-hummel.com
Tel.: +49 (0) 7141 98-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7141 98-2545

2. Name and address of the data protection officer

You can reach our data protection officer at the following contact details:

data-protection(at)mann-hummel.com

MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
Schwieberdinger Straße 126
71636 Ludwigsburg/ Deutschland

3. The provision of the website and the creation of log files

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data is collected:

The extent of data our processing

(1) Information about the browser type and which version is being used
(2) The operating system of the device accessing the site
(3) The IP address of the device accessing the site
(4) The date and time of access
(5) Information about the pages and resources (images, files, other page content) accessed on our website.
(6) Information about the websites that led the user to our website (referrer tracking)

This data is stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with the personal data of a specific user so that the individual site visitors are not able to be identified.

  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Art. 6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the purpose described below is achieved.
  • The purpose of our data processing
    Storing data serves to maintain the compatibility of our website with as many visitors as possible, to take anti-abuse measures and to correct faults. For this purpose, it is necessary to log the technical data of the accessing computer in order to be able to react as quickly as possible to display errors, attacks to our IT systems and/or errors in the functionality of our website. In addition, the data serves to optimise the website and to generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.
  • The length of time that data is stored
    The above technical data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to ensure the compatibility of the website for all visitors, however, no later than 3 months after our website has been accessed.
  • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
    The possibilities of objection and deletion are based on the general regulations described below in this data protection statement regarding the right of objection and deletion under data protection law.

4. Special functions of the website

We collect, process and store personal data in order to offer you various functions and features on our website. Below we explain what happens to this data:

  • Callback Service:
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      The data you entered in our call back form.
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      Art. 6 para.1 lit. a DSGVO (tacit consent)
    • The purpose of our data processing
      The provision and execution of the callback service, fulfilment of the callback request.
    • The length of time that data is stored
      The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to process your callback request.
    • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
      The possibilities of objection and deletion are based on the general regulations described below in this data protection statement regarding the right of objection and deletion under data protection law.
  • Form(s):
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      The data you entered in our call back form.
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      Art. 6 para.1 lit. a DSGVO (tacit consent)
    • The purpose of our data processing
      The data recorded via our contact form or via our contact forms will only be used to process the specific contact request received in the contact form.
    • The length of time that data is stored
      After processing your request, the data collected will be deleted immediately, unless there is a legal retention period that must be complied with.
    • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
      The possibilities of objection and deletion are based on the general regulations described below in this data protection statement regarding the right of objection and deletion under data protection law.

5. Statistical evaluation of visits to this website - Webtracker

We collect, process and store the following data when you access this website or individual files on the website: The IP address, the website from which the file was accessed, the name of the file, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and notification of successful access (commonly referred to as a web log). We use this access data exclusively in a non-personalised form for the constant improvement of our internet offering as well as for statistical purposes.
We also use the following web trackers to evaluate the visits to this website:

  • Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing

On our website we use a web tracking service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing). Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing use cookies within the framework of web tracking that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of our website as well as your surfing behaviour (so-called tracking). We perform this analysis based on the tracking services of Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing in order to constantly optimise our website and make our internet offer more accessible. When using our website, data such as your IP address and your user activities are transmitted to the servers of Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing and processed and stored outside the European Union, e.g. in the USA. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing has certified itself within the framework of the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement (cf.https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Google Googleadservices / Google AdWords Conversion / Google Dynamic Remarketing: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ . You can prevent the collection and forwarding of personal data (in particular your IP address) and the processing of said data by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ) or activate the „Do Not Track“ function of your browser.

  • Google Analytics
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      On our website we use a web tracking service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Google Analytics). Google Analytics uses cookies within the framework of web tracking that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of our website as well as your surfing behaviour (so-called web tracking). We perform this analysis based on the tracking services of Google Analytics in order to constantly optimise our website and make our internet offering more accessible. When using our website, data such as your IP address and your user activities are transmitted to the servers of Google Analytics and processed and stored outside the European Union, e.g. in the USA.
      The EU Commission has determined that an adequate level of data protection exists in the US, if the data processing company has pledged to support the US-EU Privacy Shield Agreement and the export of data to the USA has been complied with in accordance with the above. By activating IP anonymisation within the Google Analytics tracking code of this website, your IP address is made anonymous by Google Analytics prior to transmission. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code extended by the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); only in so much as it permits the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
    • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
      Art. 6 para.1 lit. a DSGVO (consent), either as part of the registration process with Google (the opening a Google account and the acceptance of the data protection notice implemented there) or, if you have not registered with Google, by explicit consent when opening our site.
    • The purpose of our data processing
      On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate your visit to this website, compile reports on website activity and provide us with other services relating to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google LLC data.
    • The length of time that data is stored
      Google will store the data relevant for performing web tracking for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the relevant web service. The data is collected and stored anonymously. If there is any personal reference, the data will be deleted immediately, as far as it is not subject to any legal retention obligations. In any case, the deletion takes place after expiry of the said legal retention obligation period.
    • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
      You can prevent the collection and forwarding of personal data to Google (in particular your IP address) and the processing of said data by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, atwww.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ) or activate the „Do Not Track“ function of your browser. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the Google’s cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available at (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en ). You can find Google Analytics' security and privacy policy at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html

6. The inclusion of external web services and processing of data outside the EU

On our website we use active JavaScript content from external providers, commonly referred to as web services. When you visit our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. This may involve the processing of data outside the EU. You can prevent this by installing a JavaScript blocker, such as the browser plug-in 'NoScript' (www.noscript.net ) or by deactivating Java Script in your browser. This can lead to functional limitations on the websites that you visit.
We use the following external web services:

  • Doubleclick

On our website we use a web service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Doubleclick). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Doubleclick. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. Doubleclick has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (cf https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Doubleclick: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Doubleclick by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • Gatorleads

On our website a web service of CommuniGator Ltd, The Old Byre, Peper Harow, GU86BQ Godalming (henceforth: Gatorleads). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Gatorleads. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Gatorleads: https://www.communigator.co.uk/privacy-policy/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Gatorleads by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • Google

On our website we use a web service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Google). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Google. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. Google has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (cf https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Google by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • Google Video

On our website we use a web service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Google Video). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Google Video. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. Google Video has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (cf https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Google Video: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Google Video by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • Proofprint

On our website we use a web service provided by Proofpoint, Inc. 892 Ross Drive, 94089 Sunnyvale (henceforth: Proofprint). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Proofprint. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. Proofprint has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (cf https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Proofprint: https://www.proofpoint.com/us/privacy-policy . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Proofprint by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • Youtube

On our website we use a web service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View, USA (henceforth: Youtube). We use this data to ensure the best possible functionality of our website. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to Youtube. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. Youtube has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (cf https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of Youtube: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by Youtube by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

  • website-check.de

On our website we use a web service provided by Website-Check GmbH, Beethovenstraße 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (henceforth: website-check.de). We use this data to ensure that our website functions in the best possible manner. In this regard, your browser may transmit personal data to website-check.de. The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists of the error-free functioning of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of the transmitted data can be found in the data protection statement of website-check.de: https://www.website-check.de/datenschutzerklaerung/ . You can prevent the collection and processing of personal data by website-check.de and the processing of said data by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (you can find one, for example, at www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).

7. Information about the use of cookies

  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    We use cookies on various webpages in order to enable the use of certain functions on our website. Cookies are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. These text files contain a distinct string of characters that uniquely identify your browser when you return to our website. The process of storing a cookie file is also called setting a cookie.
  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Art. 6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to maintain the full functionality of our website, to increase its usability and to enable a more unique customer approach. Identification of individual website visitors is only possible with the help of cookie technology if the webpage visitor has previously provided us with corresponding personal data subject to separate consent.
  • The purpose of our data processing
    The cookies are set by our website in order to maintain the full functionality of our website and to improve its usability. Furthermore, cookie technology enables us to recognise individual visitors using pseudonyms, e.g. a distinct, arbitrary ID, so that we are able to offer services more tailored to a visitor’s needs.
  • The length of time that data is stored
    Our cookies are stored in your browser until they are deleted or, if it is a session cookie, until the session has expired.
  • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
    You can configure your browser in such a way that you generally prevent cookies being set, are kept informed about them and can decide on a case to case basis whether you would like to accept these cookies or not: or accept cookies as a rule. Cookies can be used for a wide variety of purposes, e.g. to recognise that your PC has already had a connection to our website (permanent cookies) or to store recently viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies in order to provide you with an improved user experience. In order to make the most of our convenient functions, we recommend that you accept cookies for our website. The options surrounding the objection to the use of and deletion of data are based on the general regulations described below in this data protection statement pertaining to deletion and objections under data protection law.

8. Data security and Data Protection, communication by email

Your personal data is protected by technical and organisational measures during collection, storage and processing in such a way that it is not accessible to third parties. In the case of unencrypted communication by email, we cannot guarantee complete data security in regards to the transmission route to our IT systems. For this reason, we recommend using encrypted communication or using the postal service for information that requires a high level of confidentiality.

9. Automatic email archiving

  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    We draw your explicit attention to the fact that our mail system has an automated archival procedure. All incoming and outgoing emails are archived digitally in a tamper-proof manner.
  • Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Art. 6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is compliance with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. paragraphs 146, 147 AO).
  • The purpose of our data processing
    Our legitimate interest is compliance with tax and commercial law requirements (e.g. paragraphs 146, 147 AO).
  • The length of time that data is stored
    Our email communication is stored until the tax and commercial related storage obligations have been fulfilled. The storage period may be up to 10 years.
  • The possibility of deletion and objecting to the use of data
    If you have any questions regarding our mail archiving system, please contact our data protection officer. In addition, we would like to draw attention to the fact that we only consider application documents in the PDF file format. Zipped (WinZip, WinRAR, 7Zip, etc.) files are filtered out by our security systems and left undelivered. We do not consider applications in the Word file format or other file formats. We leave them unread and delete them. Please note that unencrypted application-related documents sent by email may be opened by third parties before they arrive in our IT systems. We make the assumption that we may also answer unencrypted application emails without encryption. If you do not wish this, please notify us of this fact in your application email.

10. Revocation of Consent - Information on Data and Change Requests - Deletion & Blocking Data

According to the Federal Data Protection Act you have the right to information regarding your stored data as well as, if necessary, a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of said data. Your data will be deleted if this is not contrary to legal regulations. You may revoke your permission to use your personal data at any time. Requests for information about you data, as well as the deletion or correction of it, not to mention any suggestions can be sent to the following address at any time:

Mann + Hummel GmbH
Schwieberdinger Straße 126
71636 Ludwigsburg

Email: info@mann-hummel.com
Tel.: +49 (0) 7141 98-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7141 98-2545

11. Rights Regarding Data Portability

You have the right for us to provide you with all personal data that you have transmitted to us in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format. You can also request that we immediately transmit the data to a third party upon your first instruction, provided that the desired processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and that the processing is carried out by us within the framework of automated data processing.
In exercising this right of data portability, you also have the right to have personal data that concerns you transferred directly from one data officer to another data officer, insofar as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other persons must not be affected by this.
The right to portability shall not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the data officer.

12. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 para. 1 DSGVO

If you suspect that your data is being processed illegally on our site, you can of course request a judicial clarification of the problem at any time. Irrespective of this fact, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. You have the right of appeal in the EU Member State where you principally reside in, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose which supervisory authority you request a hearing at any of the above-mentioned places. The supervisory authority to whom the complaint has been lodged will then inform you of the status and results of your complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article  78 DSGVO.

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