Data protection statement

We are delighted by your visit of our www.ropimex.com website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is an important issue for us. Personal data are information about personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This for example includes the real name, address, telephone number and date of birth, but also all other data that can be related to an identifiable person.
As personal data enjoy special legal protection, we will only collect them to the extent required for providing our website and service. In the following, we will detail the personal information collected by us when you visit our website, and how we use it.
Our data protection practice complies with the statutory requirements, especially those of the Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA), Telemedia Act (TM) and General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR). We will only collect, process and store your personal data to the extent required for the functional provision of this website and our contents and services, as well as the processing of queries and, as the case may be, the execution of orders / contracts, but in each case only insofar as a legitimate interest within the meaning of GDPR section 6.1.f or other permission is provided for this. Only if you have previously provided us with a separate consent will your data also be used for the further purposes that are specified therein, e.g. the sending of promotional information by newsletter.

Controller as per GDPR section 4.7

The controller within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data privacy laws of the member states and further data protection provisions is:
Ropimex R. Opel GmbH
Bildstocker Straße 12 - 14
66538 Neunkirchen - Germany
E-mail: info@ropimex.com
Fax: +49 (0) 68 21 / 9 12 77 – 99

Name and address of the data protection officer

Peter Kipper
Alter Markt 13, 66287 Quierschied - Germany
E-mail: dsb@comma4.de

Website provision and creation of log files

Bei jedem Aufruf unserer Internetseite erfasst unser System automatisiert Daten und Informationen des Computersystems des aufrufenden Rechners. Folgende Daten werden hierbei erhoben:
Data processing scope
(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the visiting device
(3) The IP address of the visiting device
(4) Date and time of the visit
(5) Webpages and resources (images, files, other page contents) visited on our website.
(6) Website from where the user's system reached our website (referrer tracking)
These data are stored in the log files of our system. They are not stored together with personal data of a definitive user so that individual page visitors are not being identified.

    Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    GDPR section 6.1.f (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest resides in achieving the purpose described below.
    Purpose of the data processing
    The logging serves to maintain the compatibility of our website for as many visitors as possible, to fight abuse and for troubleshooting. The technical data of the visiting computer need to be logged for this to be able to respond to display errors, attacks on our IT systems and/or other functional faults of our website as early as possible. In addition, the data serve our optimization of the website and general assurance of the security of our IT systems.
    Storage period
    The aforementioned data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to ensure the website's compatibility for all visitors, but no later than 3 months after visiting our website.
    Objection and erasure options
    The objection and erasure options are based on the general regulations for objection rights and erasure claims under data protection law as described below in this data protection statement.

Special functions of our website

Our website offers you various functions whose use involves the collection, processing and storage of your personal data by us. What happens to your data is explained below:

Contact form(s):

    Scope of the processing of personal data
    The data you enter in our contact forms.
    Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    GDPR section 6.1.a (tacit consent)
    Purpose of the data processing
    The data collected by way of our contact form(s) are only used for processing the specific contact query received by way of the contact form.
    Storage period
    The collected data are deleted immediately after your query has been processed insofar as no statutory retention periods apply.
    Objection and erasure options
    The objection and erasure options are based on the general regulations for objection rights and deletion claims under data protection law as described below in this data protection statement.

Integration of external websites and data processing outside the EU

We use active JavaScript contents from external providers on our website, so-called web services. When you visit our website, these external providers may be provided with personal information about your visit of our internet page. This may involve data processing outside the EU. You can prevent this by installing a JavaScript blocker such as the 'noScript' browser plug-in (www.noscript.net), for example, or by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. This may lead to functional limitations in the webpages you visit. We use the following external web services:

    CloudFlare
    Our website downloads a web service provided by CloudFlare Inc., 101 Townsend St in 94107 San Francisco, USA (hereafter: CloudFlare). We use these data to ensure the full functionality of our website. Your browser may send personal data to CloudFlare in this context. The legal basis for the data processing is GDPR section 6.1.f (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest resides in the perfect functioning of the website. CloudFlare has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of transferred data is available from the data privacy statement of CloudFlare at https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/?utm_referrer=https://www.google.de/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by CloudFlare by deactivating the execution of script code or installing a script blocker in your browser (as for example available from www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

    Google-Apis
    Our website downloads a web service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 94043 Mountain View, USA (hereafter: Google APIs). We use these data to ensure the full functionality of our website. Your browser may send personal data to Google APIs in this context. The legal basis for the data processing is GDPR section 6.1.f (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest resides in the perfect functioning of the website. Google APIs has certified itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of transferred data is available from the data privacy statement of Google APIs at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google APIs by deactivating the execution of script code or installing a script blocker in your browser (as for example available from www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

    website-check.de
    Our page downloads a web service provided by Website-Check GmbH, Beethovenstrasse 24 in 66111 Saarbrücken, DE (hereafter: website-check.de). We use these data to ensure the full functionality of our website. Your browser may send personal data to website-check.de in this context. The legal basis for the data processing is GDPR section 6.1.f (legitimate interest). The legitimate interest resides in the perfect functioning of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of their collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of transferred data is available from the data privacy statement of website-check.de at https://www.website-check.de/datenschutzerklaerung/. You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by website-check.de by deactivating the execution of script code or installing a script blocker in your browser (as for example available from www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

Information about the use of cookies

    Scope of the processing of personal data
    We use cookies on various pages to enable the use of specific functions of our website. So-called cookies are small text files that your browser can store in your computer. These text files contain a characteristic string that permits your browser to be uniquely identified at the next visit of our website.

    Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    GDPR section 6.1.f (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest resides in maintaining the full functionality of our website, improving its operability and enabling a more individualized customer contact. We are only able to identify individual website visitors with the help of the cookie technology if the site visitor has previously provided us with the corresponding personal data on the basis of a separate consent.

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    Our website installs the cookies to maintain its full functionality and improve its operability. The cookie technology additionally enables us to recognize individual visitors by means of pseudonyms, e.g. an individual, freely selectable ID, putting us in a position to offer more individualized services.

    Storage period
    Our cookies are stored until their deletion in your browser or, in the case of session cookies, until the end of the session.

    Objection and erasure options
    You can configure your browser individually as you wish, ensuring that the installation of cookies is prevented in general, that you will merely be informed about it, can decide on the acceptance of cookies from one case to the next, or generally accept their installation. Cookies can be used for various purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has already contacted our web offer in the past (persistent cookies) or to store the most recently viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies to offer you more user comfort. To use our comfort functions, we would advise you to permit the acceptance of cookies for our web offer.
    The objection and deletion options in all other respects are based on the general provisions detailed below in this data protection statement concerning your objection and deletion rights under data protection law.

Data security and data protection, e-mail communications

Your personal data are protected from third-party access by technical and organizational measures in their collection, storage and processing. As we are unable to guarantee full data security in the transmission of unencrypted e-mail communications to our IT systems, we would always recommend encrypted communication or use of the postal service for highly confidential information.

Revocation of consent – data access and change requests – deletion & blocking of data

You have a right to be informed about your stored data free of charge once a year and are always entitled to demand the rectification, blocking or deletion of your data. We will delete your data upon your first request where this is not prevented by statutory requirements. You can thus withdraw your previous consent to our processing of your data at any time. You can always send information, deletion and rectification requests for your data, and happily also suggestions, to the following address:

    Ropimex R. Opel GmbH
    Bildstocker Straße 12 - 14
    66538 Neunkirchen - Germany
    E-mail: info@ropimex.com
    Fax: +49 (0) 68 21 / 9 12 77 – 99

Right of data portability

You have a right to demand that we provide to you, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, the data concerning your person that you have disclosed to us. You can also demand that we forward these data to a third party upon your first instruction and without undue delay insofar as their processing is based on a consent as per GDPR sections 6.1.a or 9.2 or an agreement as per GDPR section 6.1.b and performed by automated means.
When exercising this right of data portability, you also have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. The rights and freedoms of others may not be adversely affected by this.
The right of data portability is not applicable where the processing of personal data 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.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority as per GDPR section 77

If you suspect unlawful processing of your data on our part, you can naturally always bring about a judicial clarification of the issue. Irrespective of this, you can optionally also turn to a supervisory authority. You are entitled to complain in the EU member state you reside in, work in an/or where the putative violation took place, meaning that you can select the supervisory authority you will turn to from the aforementioned locations. The supervisory authority you lodged the complaint with will then inform you about the status and results of your request, including the option of judicial remedy as per GDPR section 78.

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