Data protection

Privacy Policy

Our website can be used without disclosing any personal data. Divergent regulations may apply to the use of individual services offered on our website; in this case, these are separately explained below. We will only process your personal data (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number and the like) in accordance with the provisions of the German data protection legislation. Data is deemed personal where it can be unambiguously assigned to a specific natural person. The legal bases of data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz - TMG). In the regulations below, you can find relevant information about the nature, extent and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by the provider.

BioTropic
Gesellschaft zur Erzeugung
und zum Vertrieb
ökologischer Produkte mbH
Daimlerstraße 4
Germany - 47167 Duisburg
Phone: +49 203 51 87 60
info(at)biotropic.com

Please note that security gaps may exist when transferring data via the Internet, making complete protection against access by third parties impossible.

Cookies

We use cookies on our website to identify multiplied uses of our offering by the same user / Internet access provider. Cookies are small text files which your Internet browser files and stores on your computer. They serve the purpose of improving our website and optimising our offerings. The majority of the cookies used are “session cookies”, which will be erased again after the end of your visit.
In some cases, however, such cookies provide information so as to automatically recognise you the next time. This recognition is possible based on the IP address which is stored in the cookies. The information thus obtained is used to optimise our offerings and to make it easier for you to access our website.
You can prevent the cookies from being installed on your device by changing your browser settings accordingly; however, please be aware that if you do so, you may not have full access to all the functions of our website.

Server data

Inter alia, the following data, which are transferred by your web browser to us or to our web space provider, will be gathered for technical reasons (“server log files”):

- browser type and version
- the operating system used
- the website from which you are visiting our website (referrer URL)
- the website you are visiting
- date and time of your access
- your Internet protocol (IP) address

This anonymous data will be retained separately from any of your personal data that may have been specified by you and will not therefore allow any conclusion to be drawn on a specific person. It will be evaluated for statistical purposes in order to optimise our website and our offerings.

Newsletter

On our website, we provide you with the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. With this newsletter, we will inform you of our offerings at regular intervals. You need to have a valid email address in order to receive our newsletter. We will verify the email address provide by you as to whether you are the actual holder of the email address specified or whether its holder has been authorised to receive the newsletter. Upon your subscription to our newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date and time of your subscription. This will serve as a security measure in case that any third party misuses your email address and subscribes to our newsletter without your knowledge. Any other data will not be collected on our part. The data collected in this way will be only used for sending our newsletter. The data will not be disclosed to third parties. Moreover, the data will not be associated with any data that may be collected by other components of our website either. You can cancel your subscription to this newsletter at any time. Details on this process can be found in the confirmation email and in every newsletter.

Use of Google Maps

On our website, we use the “Google Maps” component of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter “Google”.

Every time the “Google Maps” component is accessed, Google will place a cookie to process user settings and data when displaying the website on which the “Google Maps” component has been integrated. As a general rule, this cookie will not be erased when the browser is closed, but will expire after a fixed period, unless it is manually erased by you beforehand.

If you do not agree to such a processing of your data, you are able to disable the “Google Maps” service and to prevent the transfer of data to Google in this way. To do so, you must disable the JavaScript function in your browser. Please note, however, that you may not be able to use the functions of “Google Maps” at all, or only to a limited extent, in such a case.

The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained via “Google Maps” is governed by the Google Terms of Service

https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en&gl=de

and by the Additional Terms of Service for “Google Maps”

https://www.google.com/intl/en-uk/help/terms_maps.html.

Use of reCAPTCHA

We use the “reCAPTCHA” service of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter “Google”, to protect input forms on our website. By using this service, you can differentiate between whether the entry is being made by a human or improperly using automated processing.

According to our knowledge, the referrer URL, IP address, website visitor behaviour, information about the operating system, browser and duration of the visit, cookies, display instructions and scripts, the user’s input behaviour and mouse movements in the “reCAPTCHA” check box area will be transmitted to “Google”.

Google uses the information obtained in this way, among other things, to digitalise books and other print products and to optimise services like Google Street View and Google Maps (e.g. to identify house numbers and street names).

The IP address transmitted in the context of “reCAPTCHA” will not be amalgamated with any other data by of Google, unless you are logged into your Google account at the time of using the “reCAPTCHA” plug-in. If you want to prohibit the transfer and retention of data concerning you and your behaviour on our website by “Google”, you must log out of “Google” and in fact do so before visiting our website or using the reCAPTCHA plug-in.

The use of information obtained by the “reCAPTCHA” service is in accordance with the Google Terms of Service:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB

Use of YouTube components with extended data protection mode

On our website, we components (videos) of the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

In doing so, we use the “ - extended data protection mode - ” option provided by YouTube.

If you access a website that has an embedded video, a connection will be established to the YouTube servers, which instruct your browser to display the content on the website.

According to YouTube, in the “ - extended data protection mode - ”, only data on which of our websites in particular you are watching the video from will be transmitted to the YouTube server. If you are simultaneously logged in to YouTube, this information will be allocated to your membership account. You may prevent that by logging out of your membership account before visiting our website.

Further information on data protection by YouTube is provided by Google at the following link:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB

Publication of Job Advertisements / Online Job Applications

We will collect and process your application data electronically for the purpose of implementing the application procedure. If your application is followed by the conclusion of an employment contract, the data provided by you may be retained by us in your personnel file for purposes of the customary organisational and management process under compliance with pertinent legal regulations.
If your job application is rejected, the data provided by you will be erased automatically after two months after the rejection was communicated. This does not apply if retention for a longer period of time is required by law (for example due to the burden of proof under the General Equal Treatment Act) or if you expressly agreed to retention in our prospective employee database for a longer period.

Access / Withdrawal of Consent / Erasure

If you have any questions regarding the collection, process or use of your personal data and its rectification, blocking, erasure or any withdrawal of a given consent, you may address us free of charge based on the German Federal Data Protection Act. Please note that you have a right to rectification of inaccurate data or erasure of personal data, unless such entitlement is prevented by a statutory retention period.

Sample Privacy Policy of the Weiß & Partner law office

Further Information

The trust that you place in us is important to us. Therefore, we are happy to answer all your questions on the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions that could not be clarified by the present Privacy Policy, or if you wish to receive more detailed information on a certain issue, please contact us at any time at datenschutz(at)ecoservice.bio.

Data protection officer
23-1 Service GmbH
Moselstraße 9
47051 Duisburg
Germany

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