Data Protection Declaration of Vision Components Gesellschaft für Bildverarbeitungssysteme mbH
The protection of your private sphere when using the Vision Components GmbH website is an important issue for us. For this reason we are in agreement with the applicable legal regulations (GDPR) for the protection of personal information and data security.
By accessing the Vision Components GmbH website, information is automatically sent to the server of our website from the browser you use on your end device. This information is temporarily stored. Here, the following information is recorded without any action on your part and is stored until its automatic deletion:
- IP address of the requesting computer,
- Date and time of access,
- Name and URL of the retrieved file,
- Website from which access came (referrer URL),
- Browser used and, where applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
The above mentioned data is processed by us for the following purposes:
- Ensuring a smooth website link connection,
- Ensuring the convenient use of our website,
- Evaluation of system security and stability,
- Further administrative purposes.
Our justified interest results from the above listed data acquisition purposes. We never use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally. Furthermore, we use website cookies and analytics services when you visit our website. More details follow below.
Registration for our newsletter
If you subscribed for our newsletter, we use your email address for the purpose of sending your our newsletter at irregularly intervals with information on products, events and general information about our company. With every newsletter we do a performance measurement to improve content and technical issues of our services. We track if emails are opened and which links are clicked upon. These data can be assigned to the user for technical reasons. Providing email address, name and country is sufficient. Unsubscribing is possible anytime. You can unsubscribe anytime using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter or by emailing us: firstname.lastname@example.org. Data processing for the purpose of sending newsletters is done on the basis of your voluntarily provided consent.
Using our contact form
You can contact us anytime by using our contact form. Providing a valid email address, your first and last name as well as other data is required for us to know, who sent the inquiry and enables us to answer your request. More details can be provided voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of making contact with us is done on the basis of your voluntarily provided consent.
Using our RMA and return form
For returning goods for repair or replacement, an mandatory RMA number is automatically generated after filling in the RMA or return form on our website. All collected personal and product related data with this form are necessary to accomplish a repair or replacement. Data processing for the purpose of repair or replacement is done on the basis of your voluntarily provided consent.
Forwarding of data
It is our intention to obtain personal information only by fair and lawful means, and to use the personal data to service your needs and requests. We may also use personal data to process an order made through the website, including shipping and returns for replacement and repair, and for organizing and submitting customer satisfaction reviews. We may also use such personal data to support marketing for our products and services and to enhance the content and use of our website.
Furthermore, data collection in our online forms, at trade shows or at the phone serves the purpose to optimize customer services, general and especial contact approach as well as initial business contacts.
As a global company, in order for Vision Components GmbH to provide our products and services, we may need to share your personal data with affiliated companies and freelancers and/or transfer your information to other countries. We will always seek to ensure that it is kept secure and only used in accordance with your instructions and agreed purpose.
We may collect personal data in preparation of entering into a formal agreement. Such data might be used to conduct searches and background checks. Any related data processing might take place outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Furthermore, we may use and disclose personal data to the extent necessary to comply with laws, regulations, court orders, government agencies or investigations and similar legal instructions, to resolve disputes, and to protect Vision Components GmbH’s rights and property. Additionally, we may also contract with other third-parties to provide services, such as shipping, payment processing, contact verification, market research, and organization of promotions, or other subcontractors; however, we will provide these contractual parties only with the personal data necessary to perform the work for which they were contracted. Such providers might use a cloud based tool, which means that data might be processed in countries outside the EEA. In such cases Vision Components GmbH and such a provider have agreed the necessary terms as required by law.
Vision Components GmbH will not sell personal data to any third party and we will take commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the confidentiality of such data and requires those to whom we disclose personal data to do the same.
Declaration of Consent Regarding Privacy
By submitting a form you agree that we process the data you submitted for the above mentioned purposes.
On our website, we use the the Google Universal Analytics web analysis service, a product of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043.
The IP anonymization is activated for the Vision Components GmbH website in order to guarantee the anonymous recording of IP addresses (so called IP masking). Your IP address is then abbreviated by Google before being transfered within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address is abbreviated and transfered to a server in the USA only in exceptional cases.
On behalf of Vision Components GmbH, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports about website activity, and to provide further information about the website use and the services connected to internet use with respect to Vision Components GmbH. The information may be transmitted by Google to third parties where legally required or third parties are processing that data on behalf of Google.
On behalf of Vision Components GmbH, Google and third party providers will place advertisements online. The data collected by Google Analytics are used to place those ads.
To prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics during your visit on our website, you may download and install the browser plug-in provided at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Further information about Google Analytics and data protection can be found here:
Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
In order to acquire statistical data on the use of our website and for the purpose of evaluating the optimization of our website for you, we also use Google Conversion Tracking. Here, a cookie is set to your computer from Google Adwords, provided that you reached our website by means of a Google Ad. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and do not act as a personal identifier.
You can deactivate cookies for Conversion Tracking by configuring your browser in such a way that cookies from the domain ‘www.googleadservices.com” are blocked. You can find the Google data protection instructions on Conversion Tracking here: services.google.com/sitestats/de.html.
Your rights as the user
As user („affected person“) your have the right to demand information anytime about which data has been saved by us and for what reason this has been saved. Furthermore, you may report incorrect data or have data deleted which is invalidly strored or no longer required.
If you feel that we have failed to deal with your Personal Information in accordance with this policy, or the applicable privacy laws, please contact us at the contact details listed below so we have an opportunity to resolve the issue to your satisfaction.
Our contact person will:
- listen to your concerns and complaints;
- discuss with you the ways in which we can remedy the situation; and
- put in place an action plan to address your complaint and improve our information handling procedures if appropriate.
Vision Components GmbH
+49 7243 2167-0
Responsible for compliance and monitoring of our data protection obligations.
Last updated: May 2018