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Privacy Statement

In the following we inform you about the scope, type of data and purpose of the processing your personal data when you use our website “www.samont.com”. Personal data is all information that refers to an identified or identifiable individual.

1. Controller and Data Protection Officer

Controller within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the natural person or legal entity that, alone or with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. The data controller within the meaning of the GDPR responsible for personal data processed when our website is accessed is: SAMONT GmbH, Marienloher Str. 43, 33104 Paderborn (Germany), Phone +49 (0) 52 54 / 930 66 72, email info@samont.com (hereinafter “we”).

We have appointed the following individual as data protection officer: Admir Sarkinovic, admir.sarkinovic@samont.com, +49 (0) 52 54 / 930 66 72.

2. When you visit our website

When you visit our website, our server collects the following information from your device: browser type and version, operating system, previously visited website (“referrer”), IP address, and date and time of the server request.

We collect and process such data in order to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to detect, repel and prosecute any misuse of our services. Furthermore, we use the collected data for statistical purposes, such as evaluating what kind of devices and browsers our platform is accessed with, in order to continuously adapt to the needs of users and improve our offer on that basis. Such data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

All of the above-mentioned personal data are deleted no later than twelve months from the date of collection.

3. Data Processor

For the technical operation of our website, we use the services of 1blu (1blu AG, 10555 Berlin) as processor within the meaning of Art. 28 of the GDPR.

4. Contacting us

If you send us a message via the contact form on our website, we will process the data input in the form fields, including but not limited to your name, your e-mail address, and your message.

If you send us a message by e-mail, we will save your message along with its sender details included (name, e-mail address and any additional information that may have been added by your e-mail client or the transferring servers). For reception, storage and sending of e-mails, we use an e-mail provider who acts for us as a processor in accordance with Art. 28 of the GDPR.

The legal basis for such data processing is our legitimate interest in answering your message and also in being able to react to any further questions you may have (Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR). We will erase the information collected from your message no later than twelve months after the last communication with you on your request, subject to the provision in the following paragraph.

If you send us a message legally relevant for a contractual relationship with us, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR, regardless of how you transmitted your message to us. In such a case, we will erase the data related to your message as soon as all mutual claims arising from the contractual relationship have been finally settled and the retention periods under commercial and tax law have expired.

5. Google Services

We use certain Google services for our website. If you access our website from a location in the European Union, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, “Google” means Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; in all other cases, “Google” means Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

As fare as services of Google LLC are provided in the USA, Google has agreed to comply with the data protection laws of the European Union under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.

For general information on the use of data by Google please visit Google at policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites (“How Google Uses Information From Sites Or Apps That Use Our Services”).

6. Google Fonts

Our website uses fonts that are provided by Google as “Google Fonts”. The Google Fonts are downloaded directly from Google by your device when you access our website. As a result, Google gains knowledge of your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type and version and evaluates that data for its own commercial purposes.

7. Your Rights

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data that we process:

You have the right to obtain a confirmation from us as to whether we process personal data concerning you. If this is the case, we will inform you about your personal data that is stored by us and of other information subject to Art. 15(1)&(2) of the GDPR.

You have the right to have your inaccurate personal data rectified without undue delay. Taking into account the purposes of processing, you also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

Insofar as the processing of your personal data is not required under Art. 17(3) of the GDPR you also have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay if one of the requirements of Art. 17(1) of the GDPR applies.

You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your data if one of the requirements of Art. 18(1) of the GDPR applies. In particular, you can request the restriction instead of an erasure.

We will communicate any rectification or erasure of your personal data and/or a restriction of processing of your personal data to all recipients to whom we have disclosed your personal data, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Upon your request, we will additionally inform you about those recipients.

You have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to request that we transmit such data to another controller without hindrance, where technically feasible.

Insofar as data processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Revocation of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of data processing performed before your revocation.

RIGHT TO OBJECT: YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT, ON GROUNDS RELATING TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, AT ANY TIME TO PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA; this right to object relates to data processing based on Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR which is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of your personal data. If you exercise your right to object, we will no longer process your relevant personal data unless we can demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your own interests, rights and freedoms or that processing serves the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT DIRECT ADVERTISING (SUCH AS A NEWSLETTER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING WITH THE RESULT THAT WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR DATA FOR SUCH PURPOSES.

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is in violation of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, including without limitation in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work, or the place of the alleged violation. Other administrative or legal remedies are not excluded as a result.