Privacy Policy

smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously.
Personal data are all data that can be personally related to you as the person concerned (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, user behavior).
In this statement we would like to inform you about the types of data we process for which purposes and what rights you are entitled to.

Controller
The controller pursuant to Article 4 (7) GDPR is:
Christian Stein
Hünderstr. 1, 74080 Heilbronn
Phone: +49 (0) 7131 / 797553- 0
Fax: +49 (0) 7131 / 797553-10
E-Mail: mail(at)smartgas.eu
Website: www.smartgas.eu

You can reach our data protection officer at:

Nico Villing
D3 Datenschutz UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Keplerstraße 7
D-74072 Heilbronn
T.  +49 (0) 7131 / 20 38 218
E.  smartgas(at)d3-datenschutz.de
 



Contact possibilities via the website
When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (e-mail address, name, telephone number) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. The data will be processed for the purpose of contacting us in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or limit the processing if statutory retention obligations exist.

Collection of general data and information
Every time you visit our website, a series of general data and information is transmitted - even when using it for information purposes only. We only collect the general data and information that your browser transmits to our server. We collect data and information that is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and that serves the purpose of stability, security and security in the event of attacks on our information technology systems, such as:

  • IP address
  • the date and time when the website was accessed
  • browser types and versions used
  • the operating system used and its interface
  • Internet site from which an accessing system reaches our Internet site (so-called referrer)
  • Subwebsites which are accessed via an accessing system on our website,
  • nternet service provider of the accessing system


and other similar data and information. In this context, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
When using this general data and information, we do not draw any conclusions about you as the person concerned.

Newsletter
With your consent you can subscribe to our newsletter, with which we inform you about our current interesting offers.
For the registration to our newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after your registration we will send you an e-mail to the specified e-mail address in which we ask you to confirm that you would like the newsletter to be sent. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we store your IP addresses and the time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to be able to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data.
The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The indication of further, separately marked data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. After your confirmation we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.
You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare your revocation by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter e-mail or online under www.smartgas.eu/news/newsletter.

For sending the newsletter we use the e-mail marketing software of CleverReach GmbH&Co KG. CleverReach processes our customer data in accordance with our instructions and has committed itself to a trustful handling of your data. Further information under: https://www.cleverreach.com.

smartGAS Calibration Tool
If you wish to use our smartGAS Calibration Tool software, it is necessary for the transmission of the license key that you provide your personal data, which we need to process your request. Necessary mandatory information is marked separately, further information is voluntary. We process the data provided by you to process your request. Your data will be stored for the period of validity of the license key in order to inform you about the expiry date and to offer you an extension.
We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or limit the processing in the case of statutory retention periods.
The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

Data protection for applications
Furthermore, smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application procedure. Processing may also take place electronically, in particular if applicants submit application documents by electronic means, for example by e-mail. If smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with legal regulations. In this context, the legal basis is Art. 88 GDPR, § 26 BDSG. If no contract of employment is concluded with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted two months after notification of the decision of rejection, provided there are no other legitimate interests to the contrary. Another legitimate interest is, for example, the burden of proof in proceedings under the German General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

Disclosure of data to third parties
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • there is a legal obligation for the transfer pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
  • this is legally permissible and is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.


Cookies
When using the website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk in the browser you use and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall. The legal basis for the use of cookies is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
This website uses so-called "transient cookies". Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
Persistent cookies are also used. These are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies, for example. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

Google Fonts
1. Our website uses Google Fonts from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
2. Google Fonts is used without authentication and no cookies are sent to the Google Fonts API. If you have a Google Account, none of your Google Account information will be transferred to Google while you use Google Fonts. Google merely records the use of CSS and the fonts used and stores this data securely.
3. More on these and other questions can be found at developers.google.com/fonts/faq
4. Which data is collected by Google and for what purpose this data is used, you can read on www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics also uses "cookies". The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
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 relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Alternatively you can prevent the retention of your data through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set up, which prevents the retention of data, when visiting the website in the future: De-activate Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". As a result, IP addresses are further processed in abbreviated form, so that a personal relationship can be ruled out. As far as the data collected about you is personal reference, this is immediately excluded and the personal data is thus immediately deleted.
We use Google Analytics to regularly analyse and improve the use of the website. We can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework .
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1)436 1001. Terms of Use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html Overview of Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en and Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
This website also uses Google Analytics for a device-independent analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. In your customer account under "My data", "Personal data" you can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your use.

Google Maps
On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function. The legal basis for the use of Google Maps is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the above-mentioned general data and information (e.g. IP address, browser types, etc.) are transmitted. This is regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in with or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation takes place in particular (even for unlogged-in users) to provide demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider Google, please refer to its privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy: policies.google.com/privacy. Google processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Rights of the data subject
You have the following rights towards smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH regarding your personal data:

  • Right of access to the personal data in accordance with Article 15 (1) GDPR.
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate personal data in accordance with Article 16 of the GDPR.
  • Right to erasure (right to be forgotten) of personal data in accordance with Article 17 GDPR.
  • Right to restriction of processing under Article 18 GDPR.
  • Right to data portability under Article 20 GDPR.
  • Right to object to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR, insofar as the processing of personal data is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data. In the event of an objection, we will check the situation and cease and adjust the data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue the processing.
  • Right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes in accordance with Article 21 (3) GDPR.
  • Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you in accordance with Article 22 GDPR.
  • Right to withdraw your consent at any time pursuant to Article 7 (3) GDPR . The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.


If you would like to assert one of the above rights, you can contact smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH at any time or get in contact with our data protection officer Nico Villing smartgas(at)d3-datenschutz.de.

In addition, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the applicable data protection law.