Our privacy policy

Here you can find information about how we use your personal data we collect when you visit our website. We need to collect your personal data to be able to provide the functions and services of our website. Hereafter, we set out which data we collect, for which purpose such data is collected and which rights you have relating to your data.

The personal data processed by this website is controlled by:

Spitta GmbH
Ammonitenstraße 1
72336 Balingen

Tel.: +49 (0) 7433 952-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7433 952-111
E-mail: dsb@spitta.de

If you have any questions about data protection, please contact our data protection officer:

Spitta GmbH
Herr Dr. Georg Schröder
Ammonitenstraße 1
72336 Balingen

E-mail: dsb@spitta.de

Consent for advertising

We are entitled to use your e-mail address and address data we obtain when selling products or services for advertising purposes for similar products and/or services from our portfolio. You herewith expressly give your consent relating to the aforementioned. Your data will not be shared with third parties. You may withdraw your consent to use your data at any time and free of charge, except for the standard fees for the transmission of your withdrawal. This regulation will be pointed out to you at any time we use your e-mail address for this purpose.

Your rights

You have the following statutory rights relating to your personal data:

1)   Right of access

You are entitled to request a confirmation whether we process any personal data relating to you at any time. If this is the case, you have the right to access such personal data as well as any further data, e.g. processing purposes, recipients and duration of storage of such data as well as the criteria for determining the duration of storage.

2)   Right to rectification and completion

You have the right to have incorrect personal data to be rectified. In consideration of the processing purposes you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

3)   Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)

You have the right to erasure if processing of your data is not required. This shall be the case if, e.g. your data is no longer required for the initial purpose, if you have withdrawn your consent for data processing or if your data has been unlawfully processed.

4)   Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to restrict processing, e.g. if you feel that the personal data is inaccurate.

5)   Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

6)   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.

Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you shall 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.

7) Right to withdraw your consent

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

Furthermore, you shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of personal data relating you infringes data protection regulations.

Duration of storage

Your data is only stored and processed as long as necessary for processing or to comply with statutory regulations. Your data will be locked or deleted if the purpose for processing is no longer given. However, if there are any statutory storage obligations, your data will be locked or deleted upon expiry of the statutory periods.

Informational use

If you use this website without submitting data (e.g. when registering or using the contact form), we will collect technically necessary data which will be automatically transmitted to our server, such as

  • IP address
  • Date and time of your request
  • Content of the request
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Browser type
  • Language and version of the browser software
  • Operating system

This information is technically necessary to be able to display our website. We also use this data to ensure the safety and stability of our website. Art. 6 para. 1. letter f GDPR is considered as the legal basis for collecting this information.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to facilitate and improve the use of our website. Cookies are text files which are saved on your computer by your web browser, when visiting a website. This serves the purpose of recognizing a session, e.g. during permanent login on a website or for the shopping cart function of an online shop.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies saved on your computer can be deleted in the settings of your web browser at any time. You can also change the settings of your web browser to not save cookies. However, this might could cause that not all functions of our website are available.

Possibility of application

You can send us your application via our website or by e-mail. If you apply with us, we will collect and store the data entered into the input mask or sent to us by e-mail. Your data will only be processed for the purpose of handling your application. Your data is not disclosed to third parties. Art. 6 para. 1. letter b GDPR is considered as the legal basis for processing this data. In case that we cannot accept your application, your data will only be stored for a maximum period of 6 months after the application procedure has been completed.

Comments function

You can comment postings on our website. If you comment a posting, we will collect and store the data entered into the input mask (e.g. first name, surname, e-mail address). Your data is not disclosed to third parties. Art. 6 para. 1. letter a GDPR is considered as the legal basis for processing this data. The data is collected for enforcing the comment regulations as well as for compliance with statutory regulations (e.g. no punishable contents)

Contact form

You can enter personal data into the contact form of our website. If you use the contact form, we will collect and store the data entered into the input mask (e.g. first name, surname, e-mail address). Your data is not disclosed to third parties.

Art. 6 para. 1. letter a GDPR is considered as the legal basis for processing this data. Art. 6 para. 1 letter b GDPR is considered to constitute a further legal basis if your request serves the purpose of preparing the conclusion of a contract.

The data will only be used for processing and answering your request.

Newsletter

You can subscribe to a newsletter on our website. If you subscribe to the newsletter, we will collect and store the data entered into the input mask (e.g. first name, surname, e-mail address). Your data is not disclosed to third parties. Subscription to the newsletter is only possible with your consent. Art. 6 para. 1. letter a GDPR is considered as the legal basis for processing this data. This data will only be used for the dispatch of newsletters.

Registration option

You can register on our website. If you make a registration, we will collect and store the data entered into the input mask (e.g. first name, surname, e-mail address). Your data is not disclosed to third parties.

Art. 6 para. 1. letter a GDPR is considered as the legal basis for processing this data. Art. 6 para. 1 letter b GDPR is considered to constitute a further legal basis if your registration serves the purpose of preparing the conclusion of a contract.

You need to register to be able to access certain contents and services on our website or to execute a contract or perform pre-contractual measures.

A detailed overview on the tools we use for web analysis and social media can be found here hier.