Privacy Policy

Last revised: 15.10.2019

Data protection is important to us. For this reason, we would like to provide the following information on our data protection policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any third-party websites, services or applications. If you are redirected from our site to other sites via links, please inform yourself there about the applicable data protection policy. 

The entity responsible within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

Panda Insight UG (limited liability)

Römerstraße 63

64291 Darmstadt

Germany 

represented by its managing directors: Tatjana Weiß, Maximilian Weiß

Phone: +49 163 8848273

E-mail: info@panda-insight.com

Website: www.panda-insight.com

Your rights: 

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided above:

  • request information on personal data processed by us about you as provided by Art. 15 GDPR,
  • pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately demand the correction of incorrect data or completion of incomplete personal data stored with us,
  • in accordance pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, to request deletion of your personal data stored by us,
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you or the processing is unlawful,
  • in accordance with  Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your data by us,
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data provided to us if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You may at any time file a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. the responsible supervisory authority of the federal state in which you reside or the authority responsible for our company headquarters 

A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html 

Collection of general information when you visit our website

The nature and purpose of the processing:

If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise submit information, general information is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and similar information 

In particular, they shall be processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring the smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system safety and stability as well as

for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind is evaluated statistically by us if necessary, in order to optimize our internet appearance and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipient:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Provision required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or restricted. For this reason an objection is excluded.

Contact Form

The nature and purpose of the processing:

The data entered by you will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this purpose it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address and your name. This is used to assign the query and then answer it. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered in the contact form is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR ).

By providing you with the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. Your details will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR ).

Recipient:

Recipients of the data may be contract processors.

Storage period:

Data will be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing of the request.

If it comes to a contractual relationship, we are subject to the legal retention periods according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) and delete your data after the expiration of these periods.

Provision required: 

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of Google Analytics

The nature and purpose of the processing: 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: "Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these web pages, your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to and truncated by Google on servers in the United States. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. On the basis of the use of the website and the Internet, further associated services are then to be provided.

Legal basis:

The data is processed on the basis of the user's consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

The recipient of the data is Google as the processor. For this purpose, we have concluded the corresponding contract with Google.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes.

Transfer to a third party:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you block access, this may restrict the functionality of the website.

Revocation of consent:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:  Browser Add On Deactivation of Google Analytics.

 

Profiling:

With the help of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behaviour of visitors to the website can be evaluated and their interests analysed. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this privacy policy so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. Your renewed visit will then be subject to the new data protection declaration.

Questions about data protection

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail:

info@panda-insight.com.

This is a free translation of the German version of our privacy policy available here.

The German privacy policy version has been with the help of activeMind AG, the expert for external data protection officers (version #2019-04-10).