As a rule, it is possible to use our website without the disclosure of personal data. As long as As long as personal data are collected when you visit our website, we process these exclusively in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (VO (EU) 2016/679; GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act of 30. July 2017 (BDSG new), as well as the Telemedia Act (TMG). The processing of personal data is compliant with the regulations of this privacy statement.
This privacy statement is valid for the use of the website under the address www.plugandlight.de. For the linked contents of other providers, the privacy statement deposited on the linked website is relevant.
We wish to point out that security loopholes could occur in the scope of data transmission via the Internet which can also not be prevented by the technical design of this website. The complete protection of personal data is not possible when using the Internet.
The following person is responsible for the processing of personal data in the scope of using this website:
Hohe Steinert 10
Telefon: + 49 2351 936-0
Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Burgbacher
Jeroen Rijswijk, M.Sc., MBA
Data protection officer
We have appointed the following person as data protection officer:
Dr. Gregor Scheja
data protection officer
Phone: +49 (0) 228-227 226-0
Fax: +49 (0) 228-227 226-26
Our website is operated on servers from:
10587 Berlin, Germany
Basis of data processing
The legal basis for data collection in accordance with art. 6 section 1 sentence 1 GDPR is: the consent you have given (lit. a); if necessary, the processing of information for the contractual performance or contract initiation (lit. b), if necessary, the fulfilment of a legal obligation (lit. b). Insofar as data collection is based on a justified interest of our company (lit. f), special reference must be made to this in the scope of the individual procedure.
You have the option of rejecting cookies if you deactivate the acceptance of cookies via the default settings of your browser. We wish to point out that this could make the use of individual functions of our website impossible in some cases.
Contact options (form / e-mail)
There is a possibility to contact us per e-mail / contact form on our website. In this connection, your personal data is stored and processed for communication purposes. Data collected for this purpose (name, address, telephone number, e-mail, IP address) will not be passed on to third parties. The data are not merged with other data collected on this website. If necessary, the data are stored in the scope of Customer Relations Management (CRM) if you are already a customer of our company. The legal basis of data collection in accordance with art. 6 section 1 sentence 1 GDPR is: the consent you have given (lit. a); if necessary, the processing of the information for the contractual performance or contract initiation (lit. b), if necessary. the fulfilment of a legal obligation (lit. b) as well as the justified interest of our company in a communication you have initiated (lit. f). The data are deleted as soon as the objective of the communication has been achieved.
You have the opportunity to subscribe to a newsletter on our website that will be sent per e-mail. We will send the newsletter to your e-mail address on the basis of your personal registration and subsequent confirmation (double opt-in), with which you consent to the sending of the newsletter. To send the newsletter, we will store your e-mail address as well as your first name and surname. The data will not be passed on to third parties.
Our newsletter system possesses a function that enables us to track which recipient has opened the newsletter and at what time. These data are stored and used for an evaluation of the range of individual campaigns. The data will be transferred to our service provider MailChimp for the sending of the newsletter:
MailChimp is a service by
The Rocket Science Group, LLC
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA
Revocation of consent
You can revoke the use of your data at any time with future effect. You will find an option to unsubscribe from the newsletter at the end of every newsletter e-mail or under this link: https://plugandlight.us17.list-manage.com/unsubscribe/…
We use Google Analytics on our website. The service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google will store cookies on your end device for the provision of the service. Cookies are small text files that serve the recognition of your browser. In the scope of your website usage, Google stores the following data: In addition to the IP address, the time, location, duration and frequency of your website visits are stored. We have set up Google Analytics so that the IP address will be anonymised. The IP is shortened for this purpose. Google uses the data to create reports about the use of our website for us. With this method, we detect the user streams on our website and optimise our site based on this knowledge. Google will pass on the information to third parties insofar as this is prescribed by law. Under no circumstances will Google merge your IP address with other Google data. Personal data will be transferred to the USA in the scope of processing by Google Analytics. In this case, the IP address is already anonymised on servers within the member states of the European Union prior to transmission to the USA. The transmission of personal data to the USA is carried out on the basis of an adequacy decision of the European Commission of 12. July 2016 (“EU-US Data Protection Shield”).
Objection to the data collection. You can object to the data collection by Google Analytics as follows: Google provides a deactivation add-on that you can install in your browser. As soon as this has been properly installed in your browser, Google will no longer collect your data in the scope of the Analytics program. The objection option in the scope of the Analytics program has no effect on a potential data transmission to other web services. The deactivation add-on can be downloaded from the Google web pages under this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Alternatively, you can click on the following link, a so-called “opt-out cookie” for the browser used. No data will be transferred to Google Analytics in the future when you visit this website. »OPT-OUT COOKIE«
Please note that the opt-out cookie can be deleted, if desired. The deletion of the opt-out cookies is dependent on your individual browser settings. If the cookie is deleted, it must be reset by clicking on the link specified above. In case of an objection to the collection of data by Google Analytics, it is possible that not all the servcies we provide can be properly used.
Use of Vimeo
We use components of the provider Vimeo on our website. The service is provided by Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. Every single time you access our websites that are linked to such components, these components arrange that the browser you use will download a corresponding representation of the components from Vimeo. If you retrieve such Vimeo components on our website and are logged into Vimeo at the same time, Vimeo will detect the information collected by the components, which specific page you are visiting and will assign this information to your personal Vimeo account. For example, when you press the “Play” button or make corresponding comments, this information will be transmitted to your personal Vimeo member account, where it will be stored. Moreover, the information that you have visited our websites will be passed on to Vimeo. This happens regardless of whether you click on the components and make comments or not.
You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo member account before you visit our website. Vimeo provides further information on data protection, especially concerning the collection and use of data by Vimeo under the following link: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Your rights and assertion of rights
You are entitled to the rights stated below. You may assert these rights against us. To assert your rights, please use the data specified above or write an e-mail to: email@example.com.
Right to information
You have a right to information about how we process your personal data, to which purposes we process the data, which categories of your personal data we process or to whom the data are transmitted, how long the data will be stored and which rights you are entitled to.
Right to correction of data
You have the right to have any incorrect personal data concerning you that we have stored corrected. Likewise, you have the right to have an incomplete dataset that we have stored supplemented by us.
You can demand that we delete personal data concerning you if (1) the data has been processed unlawfully, (2) the purpose for which the data were collected has been achieved, (3) you have revoked your consent to data processing and there is no other legal basis prevailing for the processing, (4) we are subject to a legal obligation to delete the data, (5) you are under the age of 16 or (6) you have objected to the processing and there are no primarily justified reasons prevailing for the processing on our part.
Right to restriction of processing
You can demand the restriction of processing in the following cases. In these cases, we will mark the data with a non-disclosure notice and discontinue the processing. (1) If you dispute the correctness of the personal data for the duration of our investigation. (2) If you have demanded deletion and we cannot or may not delete the data. (3) If you need the data for the assertion of claims, but we would be obligated to deletion because the purpose of the processing has been achieved. (4) If you have objected to the processing and a final decision has not yet been made.
Objection to the processing
If the processing of personal data concerning you is based on legitimate interests on our part, you can object to the processing for reasons resulting from your particular situation.
Right to data transmissibility
You have the right to request data from us, which you have provided in the scope of a contract or on the basis of your consent, as well as data that are automatically processed, in the form of a conventional machine-readable format (dataset).
Revocation of granted consent
If you have given your consent for the processing of personal data, you may revoke your consent at any time. Please address your revocation to the data specified above or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Right of complaint to data protection authority
You have the right to refer a complaint regarding data protection to a data protection authority. The data protection authority responsible for us: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen. You can refer the complaint to any data protection authority, regardless of responsibility.
Last update: May 2020