Privacy Policy

Data protection at a glance

General notes
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection declaration listed below this text.

Data collection on this website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. His contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected by you giving us this information. This can be, for example trade data, which you enter in a contact form.

Other data is collected automatically or with your consent by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page view). This data is recorded automatically as soon as you enter this website .

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Others
Data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right at any time and free of charge to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the rectification or to demand deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right to withdraw your consent under to request, under certain circumstances, the restriction of the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

For this and other questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint address to us.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

When you visit this website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and with so-called analysis programs.
You will find detailed information on these analysis programs in the following data protection declaration.

Hosting und Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

External Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal data collected on this website is stored on the hoster’s servers. This may include, but is not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website accesses and other data generated by a website.

The use of the hoster is for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

Our hoster will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and will follow our instructions with regard to this data.

General notes and mandatory information

Data protection
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how we do this and for what purpose. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the responsible body

The person responsible for data processing on this website is
Puzzle Innovation
Haid-und-new Str 2
76131, Karlsruhe
Germany

E-mail: info@puzzleinnovation.org

Responsible party is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke any consent already given at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the time of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of objection to the collection of data in special cases and to Direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)

IF THE DATA PROCESSING IS CARRIED OUT ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 ABS. 1 LIT. E OR F DSGVO THEY HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO WITHDRAW FROM THE MARKET FOR REASONS ARISING FROM THEIR PARTICULAR SITUATION, AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA OPPOSITION; THIS SHALL ALSO APPLY TO AN OBJECTION BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS; THIS PROFILING. THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED, PLEASE REFER TO THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA CONCERNED, IT WILL BE DELETED UNLESS WE CAN ESTABLISH COMPELLING REASONS FOR PROCESSING WORTHY OF PROTECTION PROVE THAT THEIR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS PREVAIL OR THAT THE PROCESSING SERVES THE PURPOSE OF ASSERTING, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS (CONTRADICTION ACCORDING TO ART. 21 PARA. 1 DSGVO).

YOUR PERSONAL DATA SHALL BE PROCESSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA PERSONAL DATA CONCERNED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING THE SAME APPLIES TO PROFILING, INSOFAR AS IT IS CONNECTED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING IN CONNECTION IS ESTABLISHED. IF YOU DISAGREE, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL BE DELETED. SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (OBJECTION BY TYPE. 21 ABS. 2 DSGVO).

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the case of infringements of the DPAs, the persons concerned have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or place of the suspected infringement. This right of appeal is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.

Right to data portability
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 responsible party, this will only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, deletion and correction
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Right to limit processing

You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
To do so, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you dispute the correctness of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of your personal data was/is unlawful, you may request the restriction of the processing instead of the deletion.
  • If we no longer need your personal data, but you need them for exercise,
  • If you need to defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
  • If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests outweigh the data protection interests, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State may be processed.

Objection to advertising e-mails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material not expressly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information is sent, for example by spam e-mails.

Data collection on this website

Cookies
Our Internet pages use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files and are aimed at your terminal device. You are either temporarily protected for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) stored on your end device. Session cookies are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain on your end device until you delete it yourself or until it is automatically deleted by your web browser.

In some cases, cookies from third-party companies may also be stored on your end device if you enter our site (third party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain Services of the third party company (e.g. cookies for the processing of payment services).

Cookies have various functions. Many cookies are technically necessary, since certain
website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behaviour or display advertisements.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process (necessary cookies) or to provide certain functions that you have requested (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping basket function) or to optimise the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, unless another legal basis is given. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of his services. If a consent to the storage of cookies has been requested, the storage of the cookies in question will take place exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO); the consent can be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

As far as cookies from third party companies or for analysis purposes are used, we will inform you about this. within the scope of this data protection declaration and, if necessary, request consent.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log- Files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

These data are recorded on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of his website –
To do this, the server log files must be recorded.

Contact form
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not give this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, provided that your request is accompanied by is related to the performance of a contract or necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) or on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO), provided that this consent has been requested.

The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it. Request, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for which the data is stored no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your inquiry including all personal data (name, inquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, provided that your request is accompanied by is related to the performance of a contract or to the implementation of pre-contractual measures is required. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO) or on your Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) provided this has been requested.

The data sent to us by you via contact enquiries will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for which the data was stored ceases to apply (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.

Comment function on this website
For the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information on the time of the comment’s creation, your e-mail address and, if you are not posting anonymously, the selected user name is saved.

Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of users who post comments. Since we do not check comments on this website before they are activated, we need this data to be able to take action against the author in case of legal violations such as insults or propaganda.

Subscribe to comments
As a user of the site, you can subscribe to comments after logging in. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the email address you entered. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails. In this case, the data entered when subscribing to comments will be deleted; if you use this data for other
purposes and elsewhere (e.g. newsletter order), this data remains with us.

Storage period of comments
The comments and the associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and remain on this website until the commented content has been completely deleted or the comments must be deleted for legal reasons (e.g. insulting comments).

Legal basis
The storage of comments is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke any consent you have given at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal notification by e-mail. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation. untouched.

Social media

LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend” button from LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.

Further information can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection declaration at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Social media plugins with Shariff
This website uses plugins from social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,
Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn).

You can usually recognize the plugins by the respective social media logos. In order to guarantee data protection on this website, we only use these plugins in conjunction with the so-called “Shariff” solution. This application prevents the plug-ins integrated on this website data to the respective provider as soon as you enter the site for the first time.

Only when you activate the respective plugin by clicking the corresponding button, a direct connection to the server of the provider is established (consent). Once you activate the plugin, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you are simultaneously logged in to your respective social media account (e.g. Facebook), the the respective provider can assign the visit of this website to your user account.

Activating the plugin constitutes consent within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. This
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

Facebook Plugins (Like & Share button)

On this website plugins of the social network Facebook are integrated. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected is also transferred to the USA and other third countries.

You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on this website. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ ?locale=en_EN.

When you visit this website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby receives the information that you are using your IP address have visited this website. If you click the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are in your Facebook account are logged in, you can view the contents of this website on your Facebook profile link. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to this website with your user account. We assign that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their Receive usage through Facebook. You can find more information on this in the privacy policy from Facebook at: https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

If you do not wish to allow Facebook to transfer your visit to this website to your Facebook user account please log out of your Facebook user account. The use of the Facebook plugins is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the Social media. Provided that a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is solely on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent may be revoked at any time.

Twitter plugin
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on this website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the
Using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. In the process, data is also sent to Twitter transferred. We would like to point out that we, as providers of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. You can find further information about this in the privacy policy of Twitter under: https://twitter.com/de/privacy.

The Twitter plugin is used on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the Social media. Provided that a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is solely on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent may be revoked at any time. You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings under https://twitter.com/account/settings change.

Instagram Plugin
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on this website. These functions are
offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA integrated

If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can access the Instagram account by clicking on the Instagram button link the contents of this website to your Instagram profile. This allows Instagram to prevent the visit of this website to your user account. We would like to point out that we as the provider of the pages do not obtain knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use by Instagram.

The storage and analysis of the data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The
Website operators have a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the social media. Provided that a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing will be
solely on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent may be revoked at any time.

For further information, please refer to the Instagram privacy policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Newsletter

Newsletter data
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address given and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected or only collected on a voluntary basis. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass them on to third parties.

The data entered in the ewsletter registration form will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). The given consent for the storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as its use for sending the newsletter can be changed at any
for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the already
Data processing procedures remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data stored by you for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletter will be stored by us until you from the newsletter with us or the newsletter service provider and after the cancellation of the Unsubscribe the newsletter from the newsletter distribution list deleted. Data which is used for other purposes at stored by us remain unaffected by this.

After you have been removed from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address will be deleted from our Newsletter service providers may be stored in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in compliance with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). The Storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You can object to the storage if Your interests outweigh our legitimate interests.

Plugins and Tools

YouTube
This website incorporates videos from the YouTube website. The operator of this website is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

When you visit one of our websites that includes YouTube, a connection is made to YouTube’s servers. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

YouTube may also store various cookies on your device. With the help of these cookies
YouTube may receive information about visitors to this website. This information will include
used to gather video statistics, improve the user experience and prevent fraud. The cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube- Log out account.

YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent may be revoked at any time.

Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the YouTube privacy policy
under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Google Web Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts for the uniform display of fonts, which are supported by Google can be provided. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required Web fonts into its Browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must be connected to the servers of Google
record. Through this Google gets knowledge that this website can be accessed via your IP address.

The use of Google WebFonts is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the uniform presentation of the typeface on his website. If a corresponding consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent may be revoked at any time. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Google privacy policy:
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

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