Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider. Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.
Appointment of the responsible body
The responsible location for data processing on this website is:
Block Optic Design GmbH
44141 Dortmund, Germany
Managing Director: Jörg Grawunder
The controller alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, contact data, etc.).
For technical reasons, The following data, which your internet browser transmits to us or our webspace provider (so-called serverlogfiles):
– Browsing type and version
– Operating system used
– Website from which you visit us (Referrer URL)
– website that you visit
– The date and time of your access
– Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
These anonymous data will be stored separately from your personal data, if any, and will not allow any conclusions to be drawn to a particular person. They are evaluated for statistical purposes in order to optimize our Internet presence and our offers.
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website. This enables us, among other things, to fulfil the legal requirement to enable rapid electronic contact with us. If you use this option, your data will be processed and automatically stored for the purpose of responding to the request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO. We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary and no legal archiving obligations apply.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Google Web Fonts
Google Web fonts are implemented on this website. By means of this the display of fonts is made possible. By using Google Web Fonts, Google uses an external server in the United States when using this offer, i. Google is theoretically aware of the offer usage. Further data protection information can be found on the pages of the provider “Google”.
This page uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing representation of our online offers and at an easy findability of the places indicated by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
contact form/offer form
If you send us enquiries by means of the offer form, your data from the enquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, will be saved for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on these data without your consent.
right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
As the person concerned, you have a right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection law. The responsible supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/addresses_links-node.html.
right to data transferability
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only take place if it is technically feasible.
On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act respectively DSVGO, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
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The DSGVO-compliant data processing agreement provided has been concluded.
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