Information pursuant to Art. 13 DGPR for persons interested, employers, suppliers and other communication partners

Many thanks for your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is of special importance to us. Pursuant to Art. 13 DGPR (General Data Protection Regulation), we are obliged to provide for your certain information on the collection, processing and use of your personal data. We process your data we received within the scope of your contacting provided by you from the resulting business relations exclusively on the basis of the legal regulations (GDPR, Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), new)). In this data protection information we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the scope of our business activity.

Responsible person/entity:

Wöhler USA Inc.
5 Hutchinson Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
USA
Tel.: +1 978 750 9876
Fax: +1 978 750 9799
E-mail : [email protected]
Website: www.wohlerusa.com

Purposes of the processing of personal data as well as the legal basis / categories of personal data we processed

If you contact us or establish business relations with us as a customer or supplier, we will collect the following data:

  • Salutation, first name, family name;
  • A valid e-mail address;
  • Name of the company;
  • Function/position in the company;
  • Address;
    Phone number (fixed-line network and/or mobile);
  • Contractual data for awarded or received orders;
  • Banking relations; and
  • Other personal data we require for fulfilling our contractual obligations with our customers.

This data is collected for the following purposes:

  • To identify you as our business contact;
  • To advise you appropriately;
  • For a correspondence with you; and
  • For fulling our contractual obligations with our suppliers and customers.

The legal basis for processing your personal data is:

  • 6 Sect. 1, lit. a GDPR (consent of the person affected),
  • 6 Sect 1, lit. b GDPR (for pre-contractual measures or execution of a contract),
  • 6, Sect. 1, lit. f GDPR (justified interest of the person/entity responsible)

Processing your personal data on the basis of justified interests

If we process your personal data for justified interests, these interests are:

  • storage and processing of your contact data for a communication with you; and
  • sending you information on our company as well as our products and/or services.

Recipients of your personal data

Your personal data will only be disclosed to external contractors who perform for us certain activities within the scope of order processing pursuant to Art. 28, GDPR. The contractors employed are:

  • Leonex Internet GmbH, Technologiepark 6, 33100 Paderborn: Services in the area of webhosting;
  • Comtrance GmbH, In der Steele 35, 40599 Düsseldorf: Lease and operation of virtual servers;
  • Gebauer TimeLine ERP: Maintenance purposes for our database;
  • Bisnode Deutschland GmbH: Creditworthiness;
  • MHP Solution Group GmbH: Check of sanction lists;
  • Parcel service provider; and 
  • Payment processors.

In addition, we will also disclose your data to external offices if we are obliged to do so for legal reasons.

Time of storage

Personal data stored on the basis of legal safekeeping obligations will be deleted as soon there is no longer an obligation for safekeeping. Otherwise, personal data will be deleted if the purpose of processing is no longer applicable. Data which we store on the basis of a granted consent of the person affected pursuant to Art. 6, Sect. 1, lit.a GDPR will be deleted whenever the purpose of processing is no longer applicable or the consent is withdrawn.

Rights of the persons affected / Right to complain

Pursuant to Art. 7, Sect. 3 GDPR, you are entitled to withdraw your granted consent from us at any time, resulting in the fact that we may not continue the processing of data based on your consent for the future.  The legality of the processing performed on the basis of the consent until withdrawal will not be affected by the withdrawal.

Pursuant to Art. 15, GDPR, you are entitled to request information on your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information on the purposes of processing, the category of your processed personal data, the category of recipients to whom your data is or will be disclosed, the planned storage time, availability of rights to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or an objection, availability of the right to complain to a supervisory authority, origin of the data unless they were collected by us, as well as the existence of automatic decision making including profiling and, if applicable, significant information on their details.

Pursuant to Art. 1 6 GDPR, you are entitled to request the correction of incorrect personal data or the completion of personal data stored with us.

Pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, you are entitled to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us unless there is a legal basis which entitles or obliges us to store the data.

Pursuant to Art. 18, GDPR, you are entitled to a limitation of the processing of your personal data, if:

  • you contest the correctness of the processed personal data for a period which allows us to verify the correctness of the personal data;
  • the processing is illegal and you request a deletion of the personal data and a limitation of the use of the personal data instead;
  • we no longer need the personal data for processing but you need it for a asserting, exercising or defending legal claims; and
  • you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21, Sect. 1 GDPR as long as it is not certain whether or not our justified reasons outweigh your reasons.

Pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, you are entitled to request your personal data you provided to receive it in a structured and machine-readable format or the transmission to another person/entity responsible.

Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you are entitled to a complaint to a supervisory authority if you think that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.

Right to object

As far as your personal data is processed on the basis of justified interests pursuant to Art. 6, Sect. 1, lit f GDPR, you are entitled to lodge an objection to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons which result from your particular situation.

Providing your data

The provision of certain personal data is required for rendering our services in the area of data protection consulting or the activity as a data protection officer for our customers. If this data cannot be provided, we cannot render these services in certain cases. Normally, it is not necessary for a supplier to provide personal data for us.

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