1. DATA PROTECTION OVERVIEW
The following notices provide a straightforward overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Extensive information regarding the topic of data protection can be found in the data protection notice which is found below this text.
DATA ACQUISITION ON OUR WEBSITE
Who is responsible for data acquisition on our website?
Data processing on this website takes place via the website operator, the contact information for whom you can find in the Imprint on this website.
How do we acquire your data?
Your data is acquired by you communicating your data to us. These can, for example, be data which you input into a contact form.
Other data is automatically gathered when you visit our website by our IT systems. These are, in particular, technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of accessing the website). The gathering of this data occurs automatically, as soon as you use our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of your data is used in order to ensure that an error-free version of the website can be rendered for you. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
Which rights do you have vis-a-vis your data?
At any time, you have the right to obtain information regarding the origin, the recipient and the purpose of your saved personal data, free of cost. You also have the right to ask for the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. Regarding these points and other aspects of data protection, you can reach out to us using the address provided in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
ANALYSIS TOOLS AND TOOLS OF THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
By visiting our website, your surfing behavior may be statistically evaluated. This occurs by using cookies with so called analysis tools. The analysis of your surfing behavior is typically performed in an anonymous manner; your surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can reject this analysis or prevent it by refraining from using certain tools. Detailed information on this can be found in the following data protection notice.
You can reject this analysis. Regarding the possibilities for such a rejection, please inform yourself by reviewing this data protection notice.
2. GENERAL NOTICES AND MANDATORY INFORMATION
The provider of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and act in accordance with the statutory data protection requirements and in accordance with this data protection notice.
If you use this website, various personal data is acquired. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection notice explains which data we obtain, why we obtain said data and what we use said data for. It also explains how and to what end that occurs.
We inform you of the fact that data transfers on the internet (e.g. communicating by e-mail) may be subject to security risks. The complete protection of your data against third party access is impossible.
NOTICE REGARDING THE RESPONSIBLE OFFICER
The responsible officer for data processing on this website is:
BVT Chartering und Logistics GmbH
General Manager: Arndt Lohner
Kleiner Westring 19
D - 27572 Bremerhaven
Telephone: 0471 300130 -0
The responsible officer is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides regarding the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.).
REVOCATION OF YOUR CONSENT TO DATA PROCESSING
Many data processing events are only permissible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent, having already given it, at any time. A formless notice by e-mail is sufficient to this end. The legality of the data processing which occurred up to the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
RIGHT OF PROTEST AT THE RESPONSIBLE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
In the event of violations of data protection, the affected party has a right of protest at the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority in data protection questions is the State Data Protection Officer of the German Federal State in which our company has its headquarters. A list of Data Protection Officers and their contact information can be found by accessing the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
RIGHT OF DATA TRANSFER
You have the right to have issued to you or to a third party such data as we have processed in an automated manner and on the basis of your consent or on the basis of the performance of a contract in a common, machine-readable format. Insofar as it relates to the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only occur inasmuch as it is technically feasible.
INFORMATION, BLOCKING, DELETION
In the context of the current statutory determinations, at any time, you have the right – free of cost – to obtain information regarding the personal data which has been saved regarding you, as well as regarding its origin, its recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, as it may be, you have a right to correction, blocking or deletion of said data. Additionally to this, as well as as it relates to further questions regarding the topic of personal data, you can reach out to the address listed in the imprint at any time.
REJECTION OF ADVERTISING E-MAILS
The use of contact information published in the context of the obligation to disclose an imprint for the purpose of sending unrequested advertising or informational materials is hereby rejected. The operator of this webseite expressly retains the right to take legal action in the event of unrequested sending of advertising information, e.g. by sending spam e-mails.
3. DATA ACQUISITION ON OUR WEBSITE
This internet website uses so called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offering more user friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved in the browser.
Most of the cookies used by us are so called session cookies. These are deleted automatically after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your computer until they are deleted by you. These cookies make it possible for us to recognize your browser when it visits next.
Cookies which are used for electronic communication purposes or to prepare certain functions which are desired by you (e.g. a shopping basket) are saved on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in saving cookies for the purpose of offering its services in a technically error-free and optimized manner. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the purpose of analyzing your surfing behavior) are saved, these are discussed separately in the data protection notice.
SERVER LOG DATA
The provider of these pages gathers and saves information automatically in the context of so called server log datafiles, which are automatically transferred to us by your browser. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP adress
A commingling of this data with other data sources will not take place.
The basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR which permits the processing of data for the purpose of the performance of a contract.
4. ANALYSIS TOOLS AND ADVERTISING
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 uses so called Cookies. These are text files which are saved on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website is, generally, transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
The saving of Google Analytics cookies is conducted on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize its web presence and its advertising.
We have activated IP anonymization as a function of this website. In this way, your IP address is shortened in a European Union Member State or other contract partner state of the European Economic Zone prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In the name of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports regarding website activities and in order to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the use f the internet vis-à-vis the website operator. In the context of Google Analytics, the IP address drawn from your browser will not be commingled with other data belonging to Google.
By changing the appropriate setting in your browser software, you can prevent the saving of cookies; however, we wish to inform you of the fact that, in that case, you will, as it may be, not be able to utilize all of the functions of this website to the fullest extent. You can, furthermore, prevent the gathering of data generated by the cookie which is related to your use of the website by Google (including your IP address) as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection Against Data Gathering
You can prevent the gathering of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. Then, an opt-out cookie will be generated which will prevent the capture of your data in the event of future visits of this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
More information regarding the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in the data protection notice by Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
Third Party Data Processing
We have a contract with Google regarding third party data processing and we fully comply with the strict requirements of German data protection authorities in the course of using Google Analytics.
Demographic Elements of Google Analytics
This website uses the function “demographic elements“ by Google Analytics. In this way, reports can be generated which make statements regarding age, gender and interests of website visitors. This data results from preference-based advertising by Google as well as out of third party visitor information. This data cannot be associated with a particular individual. This function can be deactivated at any time using the settings display of your Google Account or you can prevent the gathering of your data by Google Analytics generally as described under “Objection Against Data Gathering”.
5. PLUGINS AND TOOLS
Through an API, this page uses the map service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is, generally, transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. The provider of this website has no influence regarding the transmission of this data.
The use of Google Maps takes place in the interest of presenting our online offerings and to facilitate locating us at the sites stated in the website. This is a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR.
More information regarding the use of user data can be found in the data protection notice of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Our website uses plugins of the Google operated site YouTube. The operator of these sites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube, a connection will be established to the YouTube servers. In this context, the YouTube server will be informed which of our websites you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you will make it possible for YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube serves the interest of presenting our online offerings. This is a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Further information regarding the treatment of user data can be found in the data protection notice of YouTube at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/