Data protection declaration

Personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) are processed by us only to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there.

Pursuant to Art. 4 item 1. of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the Basic Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to only as “DSGVO”), “processing” shall mean any operation or set of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures in connection with personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, filing, storage, adaptation or alteration, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of making available, alignment or combination, restriction, deletion or destruction.

With the following data protection declaration we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we inform you in the following about the third-party components we use for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as responsible parties

II Rights of users and data subjects

III. Information on data processing

I. Information about us as responsible persons

Responsible provider of this website in the sense of data protection law is:

CARGOTRANS (Bremen) GmbH International forwarding agency

Consul-Smidt-Strasse 8H

28217 Bremen

is the data protection officer at the provider:

Ralph Richter

Phone: 0421/387610

E-mail: info@cargotransbremen.de

 

II Rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, the users and data subjects have the right

  • to obtain confirmation as
  • to whether or not data relating to him/her are being processed, information on the data processed, further information on the data processing and copies of the data (see also Art. 15 DSGVO)
    the correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 FADP);
  • to the immediate deletion of data relating to them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary pursuant
  • to Art. 17 para. 3 DSGVO, to the restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO;
  • to the receipt of data concerning them and provided by them and to the transfer of such data
  • to other providers/responsible parties (cf. also Art. 20 DSGVO);
  • to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that data concerning them is being processed by the provider in breach of data protection provisions (cf. also Art. 77 DSGVO).

In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider of any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that is carried out on the basis of Articles 16, 17 (1), 18 FADP. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Notwithstanding this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 DPA, users and data subjects have the right to object to the future processing of data concerning them, provided that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter f) DPA. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct marketing is permitted.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any legal storage obligations and no other information on individual processing methods is provided below.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable Internet presence, data is transmitted to us or to our web space provider by your Internet browser. These so-called server log files are used to record, among other things, the type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you have switched to our Internet presence (referrer URL), the website(s) of our Internet presence that you visit, the date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which our Internet presence is used.

This data is temporarily stored, but not together with other data about you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our Internet presence.

The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless further storage is required for evidential purposes. Otherwise, the data are completely or partially excluded from deletion until the final clarification of an incident.

Cookies

a) Session cookies/session cookies

We use so-called cookies with our Internet presence. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your terminal device by the Internet browser you use. Through these cookies, certain information from you, such as your browser or location data or your IP address, is processed to an individual extent.  

This processing makes our Internet presence more user-friendly, effective and secure, as the processing enables, for example, the reproduction of our Internet presence in different languages or the offer of a shopping basket function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b.) DSGVO, insofar as these cookies process data for the purpose of contract initiation or contract processing.

If the processing does not serve the purpose of contract initiation or contract processing, our legitimate interest lies in the improvement of the functionality of our Internet presence. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.

b) Third party cookies

Where appropriate, our website may also use cookies from partner companies with whom we cooperate for the purposes of advertising, analysis or the functionality of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details on this, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies.

c) Possibility of removal

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by adjusting your Internet browser settings. You can also delete already stored cookies at any time. However, the steps and measures required for this depend on the Internet browser you are actually using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. With so-called Flash cookies, however, processing cannot be prevented by the browser settings. Instead, you must change the settings of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash Player you are actually using. If you have any questions, please also use the help function or documentation of your Flash Player or contact the manufacturer or user support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, however, this may mean that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

Contact enquiries / Contact possibility

If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The provision of the data is necessary for processing and answering your enquiry – without the provision of this data, we cannot answer your enquiry or can only answer it to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.

Your data will be deleted if your enquiry has been finally answered and the deletion is not opposed by any legal storage obligations, as for example in the case of a possible subsequent contract processing.

Facebook

To promote our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Facebook platform.

On this social media platform we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the DSGVO. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed via the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data which is carried out as a result and which is reproduced below is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.

The legal basis may also be the user’s consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO to the platform operator. The user can revoke this consent for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO.

When our online presence is called up on the Facebook platform, user data (e.g. personal information, IP address etc.) are processed by Facebook Ireland Ltd. as operator of the platform in the EU.

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes as well as to create user profiles. Using these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. is, for example, able to promote the interests of users within and outside of Facebook. If the user is logged into his or her account on Facebook at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can also link the data to the respective user account.

In the event that the user contacts Facebook, the user’s personal data entered on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user’s data will be deleted by us, provided that the user’s inquiry has been finally answered and there are no legal storage obligations, e.g. in the case of a subsequent execution of the contract.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also use cookies to process the data.

If the user does not agree with this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the browser settings accordingly. Already stored cookies can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented by the browser settings, but by the corresponding setting of the flash player. If the user prevents or restricts the installation of cookies, this can lead to the fact that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

More details on the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of data processed by Facebook can be found in the Facebook data policy:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

It is not excluded that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also take place via Facebook Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has subjected itself to the “EU-US Privacy Shield” and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection regulations when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Instagram

To promote our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Instagram platform.

On this social media platform we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The Instagram data protection officer can be reached via a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the DSGVO. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed via the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data which is carried out as a result and which is reproduced below is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.

The legal basis may also be the user’s consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO to the platform operator. The user can revoke this consent for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO.

When our online presence is called up on the Instagram platform, user data (e.g. personal information, IP address etc.) is processed by Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the platform operator in the EU.

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes as well as to create user profiles. For example, Facebook Ireland Ltd. may use these profiles to promote the interests of users inside and outside Instagram. If the user is logged into his or her account on Instagram at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also link the data to the respective user account.

In the event that the user contacts Instagram, the personal data of the user entered on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user’s data will be deleted by us, provided that the user’s inquiry has been finally answered and no legal storage obligations, e.g. in the case of a subsequent execution of the contract, stand in the way.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also use cookies to process the data.

If the user does not agree with this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the browser settings accordingly. Already stored cookies can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented by the browser settings, but by the corresponding setting of the flash player. If the user prevents or restricts the installation of cookies, this can lead to the fact that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

For details on processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of data processed by Instagram, please refer to Instagram’s Data Policy:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

It is not excluded that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also take place via Facebook Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has subjected itself to the “EU-US Privacy Shield” and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection regulations when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Linking Social-Media via graphic or text link

We also advertise on our website presences on the social networks listed below. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website with a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network to display a graphic of the respective network itself. Only by clicking on the corresponding graphic is the user forwarded to the service of the respective social network.

After the user is forwarded, information about the user is collected by the respective network. It cannot be excluded that the data collected in this way is processed in the USA.

This is initially data such as IP address, date, time and visited page. If the user is logged into his user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator may be able to assign the collected information of the user’s specific visit to the user’s personal account. If the user interacts via a “share” button of the respective network, this information can be stored in the user’s personal user account and published if necessary. If the user wants to prevent the collected information from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.

The following social networks are integrated into our site through links:

facebook

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

EU-US Privacy Shield certification https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

“Facebook” social plugin

In our Internet presence we use the plugin of the social network Facebook. Facebook is an internet service of facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is in turn operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as “Facebook” only.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

guarantees Facebook that the data protection regulations of the EU will also be observed when processing data in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our Internet presence.

Further information about the possible plug-ins and their respective functions can be found on Facebook at

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

ready for you.

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your Internet browser will download a representation of the plug-in from the Facebook servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Facebook to process your IP address. In addition, however, the date and time of your visit to our website are also recorded.

If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting one of our Internet pages equipped with the plug-in, the information collected by the plug-in on your specific visit will be recognized by Facebook. Facebook may assign the information collected in this way to your personal user account there. For example, if you use the “Like” button on Facebook, this information is stored in your Facebook user account and may be published on the Facebook platform. If you wish to prevent this, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or prevent the loading of the Facebook plug-in from being blocked by using an add-on for your Internet browser.

Facebook keeps further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in this regard in the sections on

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

available data protection information.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics in our Internet presence. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

guarantees Google that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be observed when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyse the usage behaviour of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time or frequency of the visit to our website, is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymisation function. With this function Google shortens the IP address already within the EU or EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and the usage activities there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not link your IP address to other data. Google also keeps a record of your IP address under

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

will provide you with further information on data protection law, for example on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

In addition, Google offers under

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

a so-called deactivation add-on together with further information on this. This add-on can be installed with all common internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information about your visit to our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services. Whether and which other web analysis services are used by us, you will of course also find out in this data protection declaration.

Google Maps

In our internet presence we use Google Maps to show our location and to provide directions. This is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter only “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

guarantees Google that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be observed when processing data in the USA.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is called up.

If you call up the Google Maps component integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your terminal device via your Internet browser. In order to display our location and to provide you with directions, your user settings and data are processed. We cannot exclude the possibility that Google uses servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation of the functionality of our internet presence.

Through the connection to Google established in this way, Google can determine from which website your enquiry has been sent and to which IP address the directions are to be sent.

If you do not agree with this processing, you have the possibility to prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. You will find details on this above under the item “Cookies”.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is subject to the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=de and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

In addition, Google provides a link to the Google Maps website at

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information.

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense in our Internet presence for the integration of advertisements. This is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter only “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

guarantees Google that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be observed when processing data in the USA.

Through Google AdSense, cookies as well as so-called web beacons are stored on your end device via your internet browser. This enables Google to analyse the use of our website by you. In addition to your IP address and the advertising formats displayed to you, the information collected in this way is transferred to Google in the USA and stored there. Furthermore, Google may pass on this information to contractual partners. However, Google declares that your IP address will not be merged with other data from you.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our website.

If you do not agree with this processing, you have the possibility to prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. You will find details on this above under the item “Cookies”.

In addition, Google offers the following under

https://policies.google.com/privacy

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of the data.

Google Remarketing or “Similar Target Groups” component of Google

We use the remarketing or “similar target groups” function in our Internet presence. This is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google” only.

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

guarantees Google that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be observed when processing data in the USA.

We use this feature to serve interest-based, personalized advertising on third-party websites that also participate in Google’s advertising network.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our Internet presence.

In order to enable this advertising service, Google stores a cookie with a sequence of numbers on your end device during your visit to our website via your Internet browser. This cookie records both your visit and the use of our website in anonymised form. Personal data will not be passed on in this process, however. If you subsequently visit the website of a third party who also uses Google’s advertising network, it is possible that you will see advertisements that are related to our website or to our offers there.

To disable this function permanently, Google offers the following options for the most common Internet browsers

https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin

a browser plugin.

Likewise, the use of cookies from certain providers can be prevented, e.g. via

https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices

or

https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/

can be deactivated by opt-out.

Through cross-device marketing, Google may be able to track your usage behavior across multiple devices so that you may see interest-based, personalized advertising even when you switch devices. However, this requires that you have agreed to link your browsing history to your existing Google Account.

Google offers more information about Google Remarketing at

https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

on.

Used services and service providers:

YouTube videos: Video content; service providers: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; Website: https://www.youtube.com; Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy; Privacy Shield (ensuring the level of data protection when processing data in the USA): https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active; Opt-Out: Opt-Out Plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de, Settings for the display of advertising: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.