Privacy Policy

General notes, naming the party responsible for the collection, processing, and use of your personal data within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation

We, the operators of this website, attach great importance to the security of your personal data. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data protection laws as well as this privacy policy.

The party responsible for the processing of data on this website is:

scalestaar GmbH & Co. KG
Bonameser Str. 44
60433 Frankfurt am Main
Germany


How to contact us:

Phone:+49 (0) 69 9510315-0
Fax:+49 (0) 69 9510315-29
e-mail:hello@scalestaar.de

The party responsible alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, contact information or the like).

Personal data need not generally be provided for using our website. If personal data is collected on our web pages (e.g. names, addresses or e-mail addresses), this will be done on a voluntary basis to the extent possible. Such data will not be shared with third parties without your explicit consent.

We wish to point out that the on-line transmission of data (e.g. e-mail communications) may involve security loopholes. It is therefore not possible to completely protect data from being accessed by third parties.

General Purposes of Data Processing
Provision of Our Online Service
Answering of Contact Enquiries
Marketing

Withdrawal of Your Consent to Data Processing

Certain operations of data processing require your express consent. Once given, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To withdraw your consent to the processing of your data, all that is needed is informal e-mail communication to us. The legality of any data processing that continues until revoked remains unaffected by the withdrawal.

Right to complain to the competent authority

As the person affected, in the event of a breach of data protection law, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we automatically process with your consent or in fulfilment of a contract transferred to you or to a third party. The same is provided in a machine-readable format.
If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this may only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to obtain free information about your stored personal data, the source of those data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing and, where appropriate, the right to correct, block or delete this data. To make use of these rights and for any further questions regarding the subject of personal data, you can always turn to us via the contact options listed in the colophon.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect confidential contents that you transmit to us as the website operator, we use an SSL or TLS encryption. As a result, data that you submit via this website canot be read by third parties. You will recognise an encrypted connection at the ‘https://’ address bar of your browser and at the lock icon in the browser bar.

Server Log Files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information which your browser automatically transmits to our internet site. This information includes:

  • Browser type
  • Browser version
  • Operating system of your computer, smart phone or similar product
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

These data are not merged with other data sources. When and if required for the purpose of contract fulfilment or a pre-contractual measure, the processing of data is permitted pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

YouTube

YouTube is a provider of a video portal. For integration and presentation of video content, our website uses plugins from YouTube. Provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with an integrated YouTube plug-in, it will connect to YouTube’s servers. YouTube will find out which of our sites you’ve visited.

YouTube may associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile should you be logged into your YouTube account. By logging out beforehand you have the option to prevent this. The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. For details on how to handle user information, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Policy at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Vimeo is a provider of a video portal. For integration and presentation of video content, our website uses plugins from Vimeo. Provider of the video portal is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. When you visit a page with an integrated Vimeo plug-in, it will connect to Vimeo’s servers. Vimeo will find out which of our web pages you have visited.

Vimeo will find out your IP address even if you are not logged into the video portal or do not have an account there. Vimeo transmits the information collected via its portal to its server in the USA. Vimeo may associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile should you be logged into your Vimeo account. You have the option to prevent this by logging out beforehand. For details on how to handle user information, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Cookies help us make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Some cookies are “session cookies.” Such cookies are automatically deleted once your browser session is ended. Conversely, other cookies remain on your device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognise you when you return to our website.

With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured to automatically delete cookies when the program is closed. The deactivation of cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.

Cookies that are necessary for the performance of electronic communication processes or for the provision of certain features you desire (e.g. a shopping cart) are set pursuant to Art. 6 (f) GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in saving cookies for the technically flawless and smooth provision of our services. Where other cookies are set (e.g. for analysis functions), they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Contact Form

Data submitted via the contact form, including your contact details, will be stored with us to process your inquiry or to be utilised for follow-up questions. We shall not disclose such data without your consent.

Google Analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Web analytics service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses ‘cookies.’ These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device and allow analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the US.

Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise our website and possibly also advertising.

IP anonymisation We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymisation feature. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. There may be exceptions where Google transmits and truncates the full IP address to a server in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to report on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted via Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Browser plugin You can prevent your browser from setting cookies. However, this may restrict some features of our website. Likewise, you can prevent the collection of data relating to your website use, including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in accessible via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objecting to the collection of your data: You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. To prevent your data from being collected during future visits of our website, an opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics deaktivieren

For details on how Google Analytics handles user data, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order processing: To fully comply with legal data protection requirements, we have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google.

Demographics feature of Google Analytics: Our website uses the Google Analytics demographics feature. It can be used to generate reports regarding the age, gender, and interests of website visitors. Such data is sourced from interest-related advertising on part of Google as well as from visitor data of third-party providers. These data cannot be connected to specific persons. You may disable this feature at any time. This can be done via your Google ad settings or by strictly prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section “Objecting to the collection of your data”.