AVOCarbon privacy statement

Data protection at AVOCarbon

1. General information

The term personal data includes all data through which you can be identified. For detailed information on data protection, please refer to the privacy statement at the end of this document.

2. Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

This website is operated by and the protection of data herein is the responsibility of

22 Rue De L’industrie
Koerich (Windhof )
8399 Luxemburg

E-Mail: contact@avocarbon.com

Director: Olivier Spicker

3. Collection of general data and information about the purpose of usage of the data

The website of the AVO Carbon collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using these general data and information, the AVO Carbon does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, the AVO Carbon analyzes anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject. The legal basis for such temporary saving of data and log files is Art. 6 (1) f) of the GDPR.

4 . Contact form via the website

The website of the AVO Carbon contains information 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 the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.

5. Analysis tools and third-party tools

When you visit our website, your browsing behavior may be used for statistical analyses. For these analyses, we mainly use cookies and analysis programs. Your browsing behavior typically is analyzed in an anonymized manner and cannot be traced back to you.

This website uses functions delivered by web analysis services provider Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Google Analytics uses small text files, referred to as cookies, which are saved on your computer to facilitate analysis of your website use. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of this website typically is transmitted to and saved on a Google server located in the United States.

You may refuse the saving of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. In addition, you can object to Google’s collection of data generated by cookies which data relates to your use of this website (including your IP address) as well as to Google’s processing of the data. To do so, download and install the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: deactivate Google Analytics. If you do so, an opt-out cookie will be saved. This opt-out cookie will prevent your data from being collected when you access our website in the future. For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please refer to Google’s privacy statement available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

The use of Google Analytics is based on Art. 6 (1) f) of the GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior – to optimize its website and its advertising.

Find more information in item “Google Analytics” below.

6. When will we erase your data?

We will erase your personal data as soon as we no longer need it for the aforementioned purposes. Personal data may be saved for the period of time in which claims can be asserted against AVO Carbon Germany GmbH (statute of limitations: between three and 30 years).

In addition, personal data will be saved to the extent to which and for those periods of time for which AVO Carbon Germany GmbH is legally required to do so. Our obligations regarding proof and retention are stipulated by Germany’s Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch) and Fiscal Code (Abgabenordnung). According to these laws, retention periods can be up to ten years.

7. What are your rights regarding your data?

Ensuring our processing is fair and transparent is important to us. Therefore, it is imperative that in addition to the right to object, data subjects can exercise the following rights if and when the relevant legal requirements have been met. As a data subject you have the right to

  • . access data (Art. 15 of the GDPR),
  • . rectify data (Art. 16 of the GDPR),
  • . erase data (be forgotten) (Art. 17 of the GDPR),
  • . restrict the processing of data (Art. 18 of the GDPR), and
  • . your data’s portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR).

To exercise your rights, you can send an e-mail to data protection specialist bk@ko-we.de. To be able to process your application and for identification purposes, we advise you that we will process your personal data pursuant to Art. 6 (1) c) of the GDPR.

8. Right to object (Art. 21 of the GDPR)

At any time, you have the right to object to, on the grounds relating to your particular situation, the processing of your personal data which is based on Art. 6 (1) e) or f) of the GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.

The controller will no longer process your personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Where personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you will have the right to object, at any time, to the processing of your personal data for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.

Where you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data no longer will be processed for such purposes.

In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, you may exercise your right to object, by automated means, to using technical specifications.

9. Right to lodge a complaint

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible.

You can reach the supervisory authority responsible for us at:

Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte / Data Protection Officer of the State of Hesse

Postfach 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

Phone: +49 611 1408 – 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 – 611