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Privacy Policy

We, BWT water + more Deutsch­land GmbH (please find the contact details below) and asso­ci­ated compa­nies, are pleased that you are visiting our website! The protec­tion of your data and your privacy are a special concern for our company.

The use of our website is possible without the indi­ca­tion of personal data. In case you would like to make use of specific appli­ca­tions of our company the processing of personal data may be neces­sary. For the circum­stance, that processing of personal data is neces­sary and a legal base therefor does not exist, we seek your consent.

The processing of personal data takes place in order with the General Data Protec­tion Regu­la­tion (GDPR) and the respec­tive country-​specific data protec­tion regu­la­tions. By means of this data protec­tion decla­ra­tion our company would like to inform the public about the type, extent and purpose concerning the personal data collected, used and processed. Further we want to inform you about your rights.

We have taken tech­nical and orga­ni­za­tional measures to protect your data against loss, modi­fi­ca­tion or unau­tho­rized access. We contin­u­ously improve these secu­rity measures according to the tech­no­log­ical devel­op­ment.

The provi­sions below serve to provide infor­ma­tion as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal infor­ma­tion by the BWT water+more Deutsch­land GmbH and relating sub websites, with excep­tion of web sites that are controlled or run by third parties. Please be aware that we are not respon­sible and cannot take influ­ence on the content of websites or tasks of third parties.

 

1. General

The data protec­tion decla­ra­tion of our company is based on the terms of the GDPR.

personal infor­ma­tion” is data that, when submitted, is able to deter­mine your iden­tity or enables your iden­tity to be deter­mined. “Only indi­rectly person­ally iden­ti­fi­ably infor­ma­tion” is data by which clients, service providers or recip­i­ents of a commu­ni­ca­tion cannot deter­mine the iden­tity of a specific indi­vidual using means that are permitted by law. “Non-​personal infor­ma­tion” is anonymized and cannot, under any circum­stances, be attrib­uted to specific indi­vid­uals and is there­fore infor­ma­tion that is not subject to the Privacy Policy governing personal data.

data subject” means an iden­ti­fi­able natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller.

processing” means any oper­a­tion or set of oper­a­tions which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by auto­mated means, such as collec­tion, recording, organ­i­sa­tion, struc­turing, storage, adap­ta­tion or alter­ation, retrieval, consul­ta­tion, use, disclo­sure by trans­mis­sion, dissem­i­na­tion or other­wise making avail­able, align­ment or combi­na­tion, restric­tion, erasure or destruc­tion.

controller” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, deter­mines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are deter­mined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomi­na­tion may be provided for by Union or Member State law.

third party” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are autho­rised to process personal data.

consent” of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unam­biguous indi­ca­tion of the data subject's wishes by which he or she, by a state­ment or by a clear affir­ma­tive action, signi­fies agree­ment to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

Personal data is only processed by our company in accor­dance to the data protec­tion regu­la­tions in force. In case you corre­spond with our company or fill in a form with your data, you accept that the data is processed for the mentioned purpose.

BWT water+more Deutsch­land GmbH
Konrad-​Adenauer-Ring 13
D-​65183 Wies­baden
Deutsch­land
T.: +49 (0) 611 58019-​0 
F.: +49 (0) 611 58019-​22 
E-​Mail: info@water-​and-more.de

The data protec­tion officer volun­tarily appointed by the respon­sible person can be reached under the following contact data:

EY Law – Pelz­mann Gall Größ Recht­sanwälte GmbH
RA (RAK München) Dr. Ermano Geuer
RAA Mag. Alexander Woll­mann
Wagramer Straße 19/33
1220 Wien, Öster­reich 
Email: daten­schutz@bwt.com 

 

3. Processing personal data

We process personal data for in this data protec­tion decla­ra­tion mentioned purpose. Your personal data is not trans­mitted to a third party, with excep­tion for the cases mentioned in this data protec­tion decla­ra­tion or binding national law.

In case of partic­ular offers on our web site – such as user account, newsletter, contact – it may be neces­sary to sign up before, which leads to a needed proces­sion of your personal data. Your data is only used, if you trans­mitted our company your personal data and agreed before­hand. There­fore we kindly ask you to give us your consent. Further we provide infor­ma­tion via a hyper­link.

 

3.1. Newsletter

We offer you different types of newslet­ters via e-​mail. You can sign up for a newsletter during regis­tra­tion with your explicit approval or by disclo­sure of your e-​mail address for this reason. The personal data collected as part of a regis­tra­tion for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. The newsletter is only trans­mitted to your disclosed e-​mail address. In addi­tion we kindly ask you to confirm that you are owner of the e-​mail address such as your agree­ment for receiving the newsletter.

During the regis­tra­tion for the newsletter, we process your personal data from the contact fields (title, name, country of origin, e-​mail address). Purpose of the process is the ship­ping of infor­ma­tion concerning prod­ucts, services and events.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or to use the termination-​link in each newsletter.

 

3.2. Contact via our website

Our website contains a contact form that enables a quick elec­tronic contact to our enter­prise, as well as direct commu­ni­ca­tion with us, which also includes a general address of the so-​called elec­tronic mail (e-​mail address). If a data subject contacts our company via a contact form, the personal data trans­mitted by the data subject are auto­mat­i­cally stored.

In case of contact via the contact form your personal data provided in the contact fields (title, name, country of origin, e-​mail address) are processed. Purpose of the process is the handling of your request.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

 

4. Period for which the personal data will be stored

We store your personal Data, where required, for the dura­tion of the entire busi­ness rela­tion­ship (initi­a­tion, trans­ac­tion, fulfil­ment of a contract) and more­over pursuant to the storage and docu­men­ta­tion oblig­a­tions and for defence of legal claims. The storage period results from the storage oblig­a­tions and periods of limi­ta­tion. The period of limi­ta­tion according to the Austrian Corpo­rate Code and the Austrian Fiscal Code is 7 years, according to the Equal Treat­ment Act 6 months. In certain cases a longer storage oblig­a­tion might be reason­able.

 

5. Rights of the data subject

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • to confir­ma­tion of whether data concerning them is being processed, infor­ma­tion about the data being processed, further infor­ma­tion about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incor­rect or incom­plete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the imme­diate dele­tion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alter­na­tively, if further processing is neces­sary as stip­u­lated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same trans­mitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file complaints with the super­vi­sory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protec­tion provi­sions (see also Art. 77 GDPR). In Austria, this is the Data Protec­tion Authority.

In addi­tion, the controller is obliged to inform all recip­i­ents to whom it discloses data of any such correc­tions, dele­tions, or restric­tions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this oblig­a­tion does not apply if such noti­fi­ca­tion is impos­sible or involves a dispro­por­tionate effort. Never­the­less, users have a right to infor­ma­tion about these recip­i­ents.

Like­wise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In partic­ular, an objec­tion to data processing for the purpose of direct adver­tising is permis­sible.

These rights can be enforced at any time, in writing, to BWT water+more Deutsch­land GmbH. Please note that infor­ma­tion can only be provided to you in case of a corre­sponding evidence of your iden­tity.

In case you want to delete your customer account finally, the data stored in your customer account is going to be auto­mat­i­cally deleted.

 

06/28/2019