We are very pleased about your interest in our company. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of CWS Powder Coatings GmbH. The use of the Internet pages of CWS Powder Coatings GmbH is possible without any indication of personal data. However, if a data subject wishes to use special services of our company via our website, processing of personal data may become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the data subject.
The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH. By means of this data protection declaration, our company wishes to inform the public about the nature, scope and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed by means of this data protection declaration about their rights.
As the controller, the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions can in principle have security vulnerabilities, which means that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, each data subject is free to transmit personal data to us by alternative means, for example by telephone.
a) personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”). Identifiable is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more specific characteristics, which express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
(b) data subject
Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.
Processing means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes relating to personal data such as the collection, collection, organisation, organisation, storage, adaptation or modification, retrieval, retrieval, use, disclosure by means of transmission, dissemination or other form of provision, comparison or linking, Restriction, deletion or destruction.
d) Restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting its future processing.
Profiling is any type of automated processing of personal data which consists in the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to the work performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movement of that natural person.
Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the addition of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and subject to technical and organisational measures ensuring that the personal data is not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
g) Controller or controller
Controller or for the processing The controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are laid down by Union law or the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria for its designation may be provided for in Union law or the law of the Member States.
Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to which personal data is disclosed, whether or not it is a third party. However, authorities which may receive personal data under Union or Member State law in the context of a particular investigation mandate shall not be considered as recipients.
(j) Third party
Third party means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who are authorised to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor.
Consent means any voluntary, informed and unambiguous expression of will by the data subject, in the form of a declaration or other clear affirmative action, indicating that the data subject agrees to the processing of personal data concerning him or her.
Controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in force in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:
CWS Powder Coatings GmbH
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A distinction is made between transient cookies, which are deleted as soon as your browser is closed, and persistent cookies, which are stored beyond the respective session and recognise you the next time you visit the website.
With regard to functionality, a distinction must be made between technically necessary and non-necessary cookies.
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Here you will find all cookies that are not strictly necessary for the operation of our website and its functions (technically not necessary cookies). The use of such cookies constitutes data processing that is only permitted with your active consent (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR). This also applies to the disclosure of your personal data to third parties.
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The website of the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. This may include (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrals), (4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) a Internet Protocol address (IP address), (7) of the Internet Service Provider of the accessing system, and (8) other similar data and information for security purposes in the event of an attack on our information technology systems.
When using these general data and information, the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is required to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website and the advertising thereof, (3) ensure the long-term functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for law enforcement in the event of a cyber attack. Therefore, the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH analyzes anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.
Based on our legitimate interests, this website uses to optimize and analyse our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 bed. f. GDPR the service “Google Analytics”, which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94 043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: www.privacyshield.gov/participant
This website is subject to IP anonymisation. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address first transmitted unabridged to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. This shortening eliminates the personal reference to your IP address. The IP address of the user transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.
Within the scope of the order data agreement, which we as the website operator have entered into with Google Inc. use the information collected to evaluate the use of the website and the activity of the website and to provide services related to the use of the Internet.
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online offer by individual users, e. g. to create reports on the activity on the website in order to improve our online offer.
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. sent and by Google Inc. be used. The following link takes you to the appropriate plugin: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
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The website of the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be automatically stored. Such personal data voluntarily transmitted by a data subject to the controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties.
The controller shall process and store personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or if this has been provided for by the European legislator or another legislator in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject.
If the storage purpose lapses or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with statutory requirements.
(a) Right to confirmation
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether personal data concerning him or her are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller.
(b) Right to information
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain, at any time and free of charge, from the controller, information about the personal data stored about him or her and a copy of such information. In addition, the European legislator has provided the data subject with the following information:
the purposes of processing
the categories of personal data that are processed
the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations
where possible, the planned period for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining that period
the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing
the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: all available information on the source of the data
the existence of automated decision-making including profiling pursuant to Article 22 (1) and (4) of the GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject
Furthermore, the data subject has the right to information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, the data subject shall also have the right to obtain information on the appropriate safeguards in connection with the transfer.
If a data subject wishes to make use of this right of access, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller.
(c) Right to rectification
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to request the immediate rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Furthermore, the data subject has the right, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller.
d) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to request the controller to erase the personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, if one of the following reasons applies and if the processing is not necessary:
The personal data have been collected or processed in any other way for which they are no longer necessary.
The data subject withdraws his or her consent, on which the processing is based in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 letter a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 (a) of the GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.
In accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR, and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject submits an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR objection to processing.
The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
The erasure of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
The personal data were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 GDPR.
If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to request the erasure of personal data stored by the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. An employee of CWS Powder Coatings GmbH shall promptly ensure that the erasure request is complied with immediately.
If the personal data has been made public by CWS Powder Coatings GmbH and our company is the controller pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR obligated to delete personal data, the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform other data controllers who process the published personal data that the data subject of these other data controllers any links to such personal data or copies or replicas of such personal data, unless processing is necessary. The employee of CWS Powder Coatings GmbH will arrange for the necessary measures in individual cases.
e) Right to restriction of processing
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to request the controller to restrict the processing if one of the following conditions is met:
The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period that allows the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
The processing is unlawful and the data subject refuses to delete the personal data and instead requests the restriction of the use of the personal data.
The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
The data subject has objected to the processing acc. Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh those of the data subject.
If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of the processing of personal data stored by the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller. An employee of CWS Powder Coatings GmbH shall arrange for the restriction of the processing.
f) Right to data portability
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which has been provided by the data subject to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 letter a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 letter a GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and the processing is carried out by means of automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Furthermore, when exercising their right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 para. 1 GDPR the right to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, insofar as this is technically feasible and provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not affected.
In order to assert the right to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact any employee of the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH.
(g) Right of objection
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to object at any time, for reasons arising from his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on Art. 6 para. 1 letter e or f GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The CWS Powder Coatings GmbH shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This shall also apply to profiling to the extent it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH processing for direct marketing purposes, CWS Powder Coatings GmbH will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
Furthermore, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out by the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest.
In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject may contact any employee of the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH. The data subject shall also be free, in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to exercise his right to object by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
h) Automated decisions on a case-by-case basis, including profiling
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal effect in respect of him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her, provided that the decision (1) does not permit the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller. necessary, or (2) is permissible under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and that law contains appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, or (3) is carried out with the data subject’s explicit consent.
If the decision (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) it is made with the explicit consent of the data subject, the CWS Powder Coatings GmbH shall take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain intervention by a person on the part of the controller, to present his or her own data subject’s position and on appeal of the decision.
If the data subject wishes to exercise rights relating to automated decision-making, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller.
i) Right to revoke a data protection consent
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise his or her right to withdraw consent, he or she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.
The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application procedure. Processing may also be carried out electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant transmits relevant application documents electronically, for example by e-mail, to the controller. If the controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If the controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents shall be automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that deletion does not conflict with other legitimate interests of the controller. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a burden of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
Art. 6 I lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, for processing operations necessary for the supply of goods or the provision of any other service or consideration, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures, for example in cases of enquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation by which the processing of personal data is required, such as for the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. c DS-GVO. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured on our premises and their name, age, health insurance details or other vital information had to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. The processing would then be subject to Art. 6 (1) lit. d GDPR. Ultimately, processing operations could be covered by Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Processing operations that are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not prevail. Such processing operations are permitted in particular because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. He took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the controller (Recital 47 sentence 2 GDPR).
Is the processing of personal data based on Article 6 I lit. f GDPR is our legitimate interest to conduct our business in favor of the well-being of all our employees and shareholders.
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of the period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, unless they are no longer required for the performance or initiation of a contract.
Please note that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e. g. tax regulations) or may also result from contractual provisions (e. g. details of the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary for a contract to be concluded that a data subject provides us with personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. For example, the data subject is obliged to provide us with personal data when our company enters into a contract with them. Failure to provide personal data would mean that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. Before the data subject provides personal data, the data subject must contact one of our employees. Our employee informs the data subject on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data, and the consequences of non-provision of the personal data.
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.