Data privacy statement of RIO GmbH

The protection and security of personal data have a very high priority with us. We collect, store and use your personal data in strict accordance with the stipulations of the relevant data privacy laws. We wish to inform you in this statement as to what types of data we process and for what purposes, and what rights you have concerning this.

 

1. Anonymized data collection and processing on this Internet page

Logfile data is collected automatically when you visit this Server and stored in an internal logfile that is sent to us via your browser. This involves the following data:

  • Type and version of the browser that you are using,
  • Type and version of the operating system that you are using,
  • URL of the Webpage by which you came to us,
  • IP address of the querying computer,
  • Search word through which you found our Website,
  • Date and time of the call to our Website,
  • Names of the subpages that you called up.


We collect and process this data in anonymized form, meaning: It cannot be assigned to any specific person. The purpose of the data collection and processing is an evaluation for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The data is not passed on to third parties, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, unless it is a legal requirement to pass on this data.

 

2. Pseudonymised data collection and processing on this Internet page

If you have registered on our Website, we collect and save the above-mentioned data from the calling up of our Webpages in pseudonymised form. This means: This data is solely connected with an internal marker but not with your name or any other identifying features. This data is not assigned to your person. The purpose of the data collection and processing in pseudonymised form is the creation of usage profiles so that we can structure what we can offer you and our advertising to meet your needs.

If you do not want user profiles to be created you can object to this. You can find further details concerning the use of your right to object under the heading “Right to object and cancel”. 

 

3. Cookies

We use so-called “session cookies” for our Webpages to make it easier for you to use our Webpages. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and are saved by your browser. When cookies are set our Webserver can recognise your browser, your individual settings in our Webpages and, if applicable, parts of the login data in encrypted form so as to make it easier for you to our Webpages in this way and to permit automatic logging in. These cookies do not call up from your hard disk any information that you have saved there and thus do not affect your PC or your data. Most browsers are set up such that they automatically accept cookies. Through your browser settings you have the option to reject cookies, to delete cookies from your computer, to block cookies or to be asked before cookies are set on your computer. The cookies that are set by us are deleted from your computer again after each session.

 

4. Use of your personal data

We use your e-mail address to carry out a registration operation on our pages via a confirmation e-mail and to be able to send you confirmation e-mails concerning orders that you have placed.

Personal data is only collected or processed if you have voluntarily given these details, for example, as part of a questionnaire. The personal data that has been made available to us is secured by making use of all kinds of technical and organisational security measures so that it is impossible for unauthorized third parties to have access to it on the basis of present technologies. If you are sending highly sensitive data or information to us it is nonetheless advisable to use an alternative, such as postal mail, since it is not possible to guarantee complete data security when using e-mail.

We likewise only use your e-mail address if you have authorized us to do so, so that we can send you our newsletter or details of other items of interest to you. You have the option to withdraw this consent at any time and to terminate the receiving of newsletters and e-mails from our company. You can find further details concerning the use of your right to object under the heading “Right to object and cancel”. 


4a.
Data privacy information concerning
Google Analytics

Our Website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics makes use of cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to save on the end user device of the user specific information that is related to the user. These permit an analysis of the use of our Website presence by Google. The information collected by Google concerning the use of our Webpages (including your IP address) is transferred as a rule to a Google Server in the USA and stored there. We wish to point out that on this Website Google Analytics has been extended to use the “gat._anonymizeIp();” code to ensure the anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). If anonymisation is active, Google abbreviates IP addresses within the member states of the European Union or in the other countries covered by the treaty in the European Economic Area so that it is not possible to make any conclusions as to your identity. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google Server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google complies with the data privacy stipulations of the “Privacy Shield” treaty and is registered with the “Privacy Shield” program of the US Department of Commerce and uses the collected information to evaluate the usage of our Website, to draw up reports for us concerning this, and to provide other related services to us.

Google provides a browser plugin to deactivate Google Analytics. In this way you can prevent the installation of cookies by making the corresponding changes to the settings in your browser (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de); we would, however, like to point out that in this case you may not always be able to make use of all the functionalities of this Website to their full extent.

By using this Website you declare that you agree to the processing by Google of the data that has been collected on you in the way and to the extent described above and for the purpose stated above. You can find out more under http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.


4b.
Data privacy information concerning
Google AdWords

This Website uses Google AdWords, an analysis service of Google, and Conversion Tracking as part of Google AdWords. Google AdWords places a cookie for the Conversion Tracking on the hard disk of your computer (a so-called "Conversion Cookie") when you click on an advertisement that had been placed by Google. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our Website then we and Google can tell that you clicked on an advertisement and are forwarded to this page.

The information gained through the Conversion Cookies is used to draw up statistics for AdWords customers who use Conversion Tracking. We find out through these statistics the total number of users who clicked on an advertisement that had been placed by Google and called up a page that had been given a Conversion Tracking tag.

In addition to Conversion Tracking we also use the following functions

  • Remarketing
  • Target groups with common interests
  • user-defined target groups with common interests
  • Target groups that are ready to buy
  • Similar target groups
  • Demographic and geographic orientation


Through Google's remarketing function we can reach users who have visited our Website before. In this way we can present our advertising to target groups that are already interested in our products or services. In addition, AdWords determines on the basis of user behaviour in Websites in the Google advertising network ("Display Network") within the past 30 days and with the aid of the context-related search machine what common interests and characteristics the users of our Website have. AdWords then finds on the basis of this information new potential customers for marketing purposes, whose interests and characteristics resemble those of the users of our Website. This target-group-specific remarketing is done through the combined use of cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies and Google DoubleClick cookies.

You can find further information concerning the topic of conditions of use and data privacy for Google AdWords under this link: http://www.google.de/policies/technologies/ads/.


4c.
Data privacy information concerning Google +1

Our Website uses the social media functions of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

When calling up our pages with Google plugins a connection is set up between your browser and the Google Servers. Data is transferred to Google as a result. If you have a Google account this data can be linked with it. If you do not wish your data to be linked to your Google account, then please log out from Google before visiting our Website. Interactions, and in particular the use of a comments function or clicking on a “+1” or “Share” button will likewise be passed on to Google. You can find out more under http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.


4d.
Data privacy information concerning
Facebook

Our Website uses functions of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA .

When calling up our pages with Facebook plugins a connection is set up between your browser and the Google Servers. Data is transferred to Facebook as a result. If you have a Facebook account this data can be linked with it. If you do not wish your data to be linked to your Facebook account, then please log out from Facebook before visiting our Website. Interactions, and in particular the use of a comments function or clicking on a “Like” or “Share” button will likewise be passed on to Facebook. You can find out more under https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy.

 

5. Right to information, correction, blocking and deletion of data

At your request we can give you at any time and at no charge information on the data that we keep regarding you, about its origin, its recipients and also the purpose of the storage. You can obtain this information via the contact data given below.

If the legal situation permits it, you have a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Please use the contact address given below for this purpose.

 

6. Right to object and cancel

You have the right to object to the use of your data for the creation of usage profiles and also to withdraw any consent that you gave to us. In this case we will desist from processing your data for these purposes. The objection or cancellation can be sent by mail, telephone, fax or e-mail to use without needing to specify any reasons. No fixed form is required.

RIO GmbH
Birlenbacher Str. 18
57078 Siegen
per Telefon: +49 (0) 271 89 01 051
per Telefax: +49 (0) 271 89 01 100
per E-Mail: rio@rio.de

 

7. Declaration of consent

If you have consented to the use of your e-mail address to allow you to receive our newsletter and to enable us to send your special offers, you have made the following declaration of consent with regard to us. We have logged your declaration of consent.

Consent for the use of my e-mail address
I wish to be informed regularly by RIO GmbH concerning special offers and to subscribe to your newsletter, and hereby consent to the use of my e-mail address for this purpose. I can
withdraw my consent at any time and, regardless of this, terminate the sending to me of newsletters and special offers by e-mail by unsubscribing (mouse-click on the link at the end of each e-mail).

 

8. Changes to these data privacy stipulations

These guidelines are updated from time to time to protect your personal data. You should therefore read this declaration from time to time to keep up to date as to how we protect your data and constantly improve the contents of our Website. We will bring to your attention through clear and easily visible messages on our Website if we have made any significant changes concerning the collection and processing of the data that you have made available to us. By using this Website you hereby declare that you agree to the terms and conditions of these guidelines concerning the protection of your personal data.

 

9. Name and address of the data protection officer

If you wish to assert your legal rights, request information or make other inquiries and statements on data protection, please contact our external data protection officer:

bits + bytes it-solutions GmbH & Co. KG
Bahnhof Weidenau 6
57076 Siegen

or by e-mail: datenschutz@bits-bytes.de