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Privacy Policy

When visiting the website: https://www.g-lab.com

When accessing our website, information is automatically sent to our website's server by the browser used on your device. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. As such, the following information is collected without you having to do anything, and kept until automatically deleted.

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the file accessed,
  • Website from which accessed (referrer URL),
  • Browser used and, where applicable, your computer's operating system and the name of your access provider.

The data stated is processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Guaranteeing a smooth connection established with the website,
  • Guaranteeing easy use of our website,
  • Evaluating system security and stability as well as
  • other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for processing data is Article 6 (1, 1, f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the purposes listed above for data collection. Under no circumstances do we use data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your identity.

Protecting your personal data and your privacy are very important to us. We would like to use this policy to inform you abut how we handle your personal data.

Data processing post and Data Protection Officer

The controller and service provide is g-lab GmbH, Gladbacher Str. 78, 40219 Düsseldorf, Germany. For questions about our website, the following explanations, or requests to our Data Protection Officer, please contact info@g-lab.com

What is personal data?

'Personal data' means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, details such as name, address, email address or other information which can identify a specific natural person.

Collection and use of personal data

We collect and use your personal data when you register for a client account and where necessary for processing a purchase, as well as offering you a customised purchasing experience. Your data is only passed to third parties where necessary for the purpose of performing the contract or invoicing. This, for example, provides service providers used by us (e.g. transporters, payment service providers, bank) with the data necessary for processing the order.

Cookies

As with many other websites, we also use so-called 'cookies'. Cookies are small text files sent from a website server to your hard drive. This provides us automatically with, for example, the IP address, browser used, operating system on your computer and your internet connection.

Cookies cannot be used for starting programs or placing viruses on a computer. Information provided in cookies allow us to make browsing easier for you and to facilitate displaying our websites easier.

Under no circumstances is data collected by us forwarded to third parties or a link established with personal data without your consent.

Of course, in principle you are also able to view our website without cookies. As a rule, internet browsers are set in such a way that they accept cookies. You can disable the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use your internet browser's settings to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Registering on our website

When registering to use our personalised services, some personal data is collected such as name, address, and contact and communication details such as telephone number and email address. Being registered with us allows you to access content and services that we only offer to registered users. Registered users also have the option of modifying or deleting data provided on registration at any time. We will, of course, also provide you at any time with access at any time to personal data kept by us about you. We will be happy to rectify or, as may apply, erase it at your request provided that no statutory duties of retention stand in the way. To make contact in this respect, please use the contact details provided at the end of this data protection policy.

Provision of services subject to payment

In order to provide services requiring payment, additional data is requested by us such as payment details. We also rectify or, as may apply, erase the same data at your request provided that no statutory duties of retention stand in the way. On request, please use the contact details provided at the end of this data protection policy.

SSL encryption (Secure Socket Layer)

In order to protect your data when transferring it, we use encryption procedures meeting the latest standards of technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures for protecting your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continually improved in accordance with technical developments.

Newsletter

Where you have provided express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1, 1, a) GDPR, we use your email address for sending you our newsletter on a regular basis. Provision of an email address is sufficient for receiving the newsletter. When registering for receipt of our newsletter, the data provided by you is used solely for this purpose. Subscribers can also be informed about circumstances relevant for the service or registration (for example changes to the newsletter offer or technical facts).

We require a valid email address for effective registration. To verify that registration is actually by an email's holder, we use the double opt-in process. To do this we log the ordering of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email, and the receipt of the answer required by it. Other data cannot be collected. The data is solely used for sending the newsletter and not forwarded to third parties.

You can revoke consent to your personal data being kept and used for sending the newsletter at any time. You will find a corresponding link for this in every news letter. You can also unsubscribe directly on our website at any time, or notify us of your wish in this respect via the contact option at the end of this data protection notice.

Contact form

By contacting us via email or contact form, the details provided by you will be kept for the purpose of processing the enquiry as well as for possible follow-up questions.

Data is processed for the purposes of contacting us in accordance with Article 6 (1, 1, a) GDPR based on your consent provided voluntarily.

Data collected by us for using the contact form is automatically erased once the request made by you has been dealt with.

Use of Google Analytics

i) Google Analytics1

For the purpose of meeting the needs-based design and continual optimisation of our pages, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/)(1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter 'Google'). Pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies used in this respect. Information generated about your use of this website such as

  • browser type/version
  • operating system used
  • referrer site (site previously visited)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • time of server request

is forwarded to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

Google Analytics uses Cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer that allow analysis of how you use the website. Due to IP anonymisation enabled on these websites, your IP address is abbreviated within Member States of the European Union or in other Signatory States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. The full IP address is only forwarded to and abbreviated on a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the website's operator to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activity for the website operator, and to provide the website operator with services associated with use of the website and internet. The IP address provided from your browser by Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software appropriately. However, we would like to point out that in this case, not all functions of this website may work to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie referring to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link. Browser add-on for disabling Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our sites by clicking on this link.

This installs an opt-out cookie on your device. This prevents future collection by Google Analytics for this website and browser provided that the cookie remains installed on your browser.

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

In order to correctly display our content across browsers in terms of graphics, we use script and font libraries on the website such as Google Webfonts. (https://www.google.com/webfonts/). Google Webfonts are cached to your browser to avoid multiple loading. Content is displayed in a standard font in the event of the browser not supporting Google Webfonts or access being refused.

Accessing script or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. This makes it theoretically possible (although still currently unclear if and for what purpose) for operators of corresponding libraries to collect data.

You will find library operator privacy policy here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google AdWords

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you reach our website via an advert delivered by Google, a cookie will be placed on your computer by Google AdWords. The conversion tracking cookie is placed if a user clicks on an advert delivered by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. Where the user visits specific pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google are able to see that the user has clicked on the advert and been forwarded to this page. Every Google AdWords client receives a different cookie. This means that cookies cannot be tracked via AdWords customer websites. Information obtained with the help of conversion cookies serves to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are provided with the total number of users having clicked on their advert and been forwarded to a page provided with a conversion tracking tag. Nevertheless, they are provided with no information allowing users to be personally identified.

If you would not like to take part in tracking, you can reject placement of the cookie required for this, for instance via the browser setting that generally disables the automatic placing of cookies or setting your browser in such a way that cookies are blocked by the domain 'googleleadservices.com'.

Please note that you may not delete opt-out cookies where you do not want to display measurement data. If you have deleted all of your cookies from the browser, you need to reset the respective opt-out cookie.

Use Google Remarketing

This website uses Google Inc's remarketing function. The function serves to present interest-based advertisements to website visitors within the Google advertising network A so-called 'cookie' is stored on the website visitor's browser that enables it to recognise the visitor if it accesses websites belonging to Google's advertising network. The visitor can be shown advertisements on these pages that refer to content previously called up by the visitor on websites using Google's remarketing function.

According to its own information, Google does not collect personal data as part of this process. Should you however not want Google's remarketing function, you can invariably disable it by applying the corresponding settings under http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-specific advertising by following the instructions under http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Using social plugins

On our website, we use social plugins from several providers integrated as standard:

  • The Facebook 'Like' button from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The button is identified with the Facebook logo and the word 'Like'.
  • The Google+ '+1' button (Google Plus) of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA.
  • The social plugin from Twitter, operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
  • The social plugin from the website Pinterest.
  • The social plugin from the website Instagram.

By accessing one of our websites containing a social plugin, a cookie may be stored on your browser by the plugin provider. We have no influence on the extent of data collected by the provider with the help of this plugin.

With this plugin, the provider may receive information such as the date and time of your visit to our website, your IP address, or the type of browser used by you. If you are logged in to the respective provider's website when visiting our website, the provider is able to assign it and any input, if you are interacting with the plugin, to your user account, for example when activating the corresponding button or posting a comment. Your recommendations can be included as a reference together with a profile name and your photo in the respective provider's service, such as search results or in your user profile, or in other posts on websites and online notifications.

Even though you do not subscribe to the respective provider, there is still the possibility of the provider being made aware of and storing your IP address.

For the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of data by the respective provider, and your rights and setting options in this respect, please consult the privacy policies of Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest.

If you are subscribed to the respective provider, and do not want it to collect data about you via our online presence and link it to subscriber data stored with your provider, you need to log out from the corresponding provider before visiting our website.

Your rights to access, rectification, blocking, erasure and objection

You have to right to access personal data stored with us at any time. You also have the right to rectification, blocking or, apart from the prescribed storage of data for business purposes, erasure of your personal data. Please contact our Data Protection Officer in this respect. You will find the contact details right at the bottom.

In order to allow blocking to be considered at any time, the data must be reserved in a blocking file for control purposes. You are also able to demand the erasure of data unless a statutory archiving obligation exists. Where such an obligation exists, we block your data as required.

Your are are able to change or revoke consent by notifying us accordingly with future effect.

More specifically, as a data subject you have the right:

  • to demand access to your personal data processed by us in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. In particular you are able to demand information about the purpose of processing, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or is disclosed, the planned duration of storage, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of its data where not collected by us, as well as the existence of automatic decision-making including profiling and any meaningful information about its details;
  • to demand without undue delay the rectification of incomplete or completion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Article 16 GDPR;
  • to demand the erasure of your personal data stored with us in accordance with Article 17 GDPR unless processing is required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to perform a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • to demand restriction of processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 18 GDPR where the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, you refuse its deletion but we no longer require the data, you need it for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims, or you have lodged an objection to processing in accordance with Article 21 GDPR;
  • to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in accordance with Article 20 GDPR in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, or to transmit this data to another controller.
  • to revoke your consent granted to us at one stage in accordance with Article 7 (3) (GDPR). This results us in no longer being allowed to continue processing data based on this consent in the future.
  • Where your personal data is processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 (1, 1, f) GDPR, you have the right in accordance with Article 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data where there are grounds due to your particular situation, or the objection is aimed at direct advertising. In the latter case you have a general right of objection that will be implemented by us without stating a specific situation.

Update/ change to our data protection provisions

This data protection policy is currently valid as of May 2018.

We reserve the the right to modify this data protection policy from time to time to ensure it always meets current legal requirements, or that implement changes to our services in the data protection policy, for example by introducing new services. The new data protection policy applies to your next visit.

The up-to-date data protection policy can be downloaded at https://www.g-lab.com/de/de/datenschutz at any time.

Point of contact: g-lab GmbH
Gladbacher Straße 78 40219 Düsseldorf Germany
Telephone: +49 211 43 61 670 Fax: +49 211 43 61 67 27 E-Mail: info@g-lab.com
Company Registered Office: Düsseldorf District Court: Düsseldorf, HRB 48190 VAT no.: DE 813763165
Managing Director: Björn Gericke

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