The company responsible for data processing is Halbach Seidenbänder GmbH, 42899 Remscheid, Ritterstr. 15, Managing Director: Roswitha Halbach. Further details on parties responsible can be found in the legal notice.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. That is why we strictly observe the rules of the data protection laws. Personal data is only collected on this website for technically necessary reasons. We use your order data exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling and processing your order. We save and process all customer data in accordance with the German data protection act (BDSG) and the German telemedia act (TMG). Any other use or collection of additional personal data shall require the consent of the persons concerned.
The following declaration provides an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what kind of data is collected to what degree of protection.
Revoking your consent to data processing
Certain data processing processes are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time. To do so all you need to do is send an informal email. The legality of the data processing which takes place up to when consent is revoked remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of breaches of data protection law, the person concerned has a right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found on the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party. This shall be provided in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this transfer will only take place if it is technically feasible.
SSL and TLS encryption
This site uses SSL and TLS encryption respectively for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator. This means that data transmitted via this website is not visible to third parties. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the “https://” address line on your browser and the key symbol in the browser bar.
Transfer of personal data to third parties, credit check
Data collected shall not be sold under any circumstances. If we have made payment in advance, we will obtain a statement of creditworthiness to protect our interests from SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden. Your protectable interests are taken into account in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions. This information is not disclosed to any other third parties.
Purchase on account will be processed by the company Halbach Seidenbänder GmbH. In order to assess the liability risk and creditworthiness, we may transfer address and creditworthiness data in the framework of legal admissibility and under consideration of the respective protectable interests excluding the transfer and use.
Information about previous payment methods will be taken from the following credit agencies who store data for the purpose of supplying information:
- Bürgel, Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG, Gasstraße 18, D-22761 Hamburg, Tel.: +49 (0) 40 - 89 80 3 – 0, Fax: -777
- CEG, Creditreform Consumer GmbH, Hellersbergstr. 11, D-41460 Neuss, Tel.: +49 (0)2131-109-501, Fax: -557
For the purpose of its own credit check, the Halbach company shall call up creditworthiness information from the institutes mentioned on the basis of mathematical and statistical processes.
In these instances, the institute mentioned will be notified of the stock corporation, company name (or first name and surname in the event of solo traders), street, building number, postcode, town and data of birth if required. Halbach ensures that the institute mentioned exclusively processes and/or uses your data for the purpose intended.
All credit checks take place to prevent any issues with payment transactions. The data exchange between Halbach and other counterparties protects online trade from damages which have a long-term effect on sales prices. This means that you as the end customer also benefit from the revision of customer data for this purpose.
Data transfer upon conclusion of contract for the purchase and dispatch of goods
Personal data shall only be transferred to third parties where necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the contract. Third parties may include payment providers or logistics companies. Any further transmission of data is only possible if you have expressly agreed to this.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Registering on this website
You can register on our website to use certain functions. The data transmitted is used exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling the relevant offer or service. Mandatory information is required in full upon registering. Otherwise your registration will be rejected.
In the event of important changes, such as for technical reasons, we will notify you by email. Emails will be sent to the address provided upon registering.
Processing the data provided upon registration shall take place based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke your consent at any time. To do so all you need to do is send an informal email. The legality of data processed before we receive your request is not affected by the revocation.
We shall store the data provided by you upon registering as long as you are registered with our website. Your data will be deleted should you revoke your registration. Statutory retention periods shall remain unaffected.
Data transmitted via the contact form, including your contact details, will be stored in order to process your request or handle any follow-up queries. This data will not be passed on without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke your consent at any time. To do so all you need to do is send an informal email. The legality of the data processing processes which take place up to when consent is revoked remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data transmitted via the contact form shall remain with us until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to us storing this data or there is no longer a requirement to store this data. Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – shall remain unaffected.
In order for us to send you our newsletter, we need your email address. A verification of the stated email address is necessary and receipt of the newsletter must be approved. Additional data is not collected, or is given voluntarily. Data is solely used to enable the sending of newsletters.
Data given in the course of signing up to the newsletter is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email notification is sufficient to revoke; alternatively, you can use the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of data processed before we receive your request is not affected by the revocation.
Data entered when establishing the subscription is deleted when you unsubscribe. If data has been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, it will remain with us.
Plug-ins are installed on our website created by the social media site Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or ‘Like’ button on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to know about your visit to our website and link it to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated into our pages. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. When you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our website pages with your Instagram profile. This means that Instagram will be able to match your visit to our pages with your user account. Please note that as the provider of the pages, we do not know anything about the content of the transmitted data or its use by Instagram.
Data protection declaration for the use of Pinterest
We use social plugins by the social network Pinterest on our website, operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA ("Pinterest"). If you access a page containing this plugin, your browser will establish a direct link to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transfers protocol data to the Pinterest servers in the USA. This protocol data may contain your IP address, the address of websites visited which include Pinterest features, your browser type and settings, the data and time of your request and your usage of Pinterest and cookies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service. This website analysis service is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are small text files which are stored on your web browser and allow an analysis of your website use. The cookie allows information about your use of our website to be transferred to a Google server and stored there. The location of the server is normally in the USA.
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 (f) of the GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimize both our website and its advertising.
We use Google Analytics in connection with the IP anonymisation feature. This ensures that your IP address is truncated by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. In exceptional cases, Google may transmit your full IP address to a server in the USA and shorten it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activity, and for providing us other services relating to website activity and internet usage. IP addresses transmitted by Google Analytics cannot be associated with any other Google data.
You can prevent your browser from accepting cookies. However, certain features of our website may not function correctly. You can however prevent Google from collecting data about your website use, including your IP address. This can be done by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be created, which will prevent the collection of any of your data when visiting our website in future. Deactivate Google Analytics.
In order to fully comply with legal data protection provisions, we have entered into an order processing agreement with Google.
Demographics used in Google Analytics
Our website uses the “Demographics feature” of Google Analytics. As a result, reports can be produced that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This data cannot be associated to a particular individual. You can deactivate this feature at any time. This can be done through the ad settings in your Google Account, or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as outlined in the section "Objection to Data Collection".
Data processing on this website
Halbach automatically collects and stores information transmitted to us by your browser in your server log files. These are:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL code (the website previously visited)
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Time of the server query
Halbach cannot attribute this data to individual people. This data will not be combined with any other data sources, the data will be deleted after statistical evaluation.
Some cookies are called “session cookies”. These cookies are automatically deleted once your browser session has ended. Other cookies, on the other hand, remain on your device until you manually delete them. These cookies help us to recognise you upon your next visit to our website.
Revocation of consent
You have expressly provided your consented as part of the order process. Please note that you may revoke this consent at any time. This can be revoked by sending a letter, email or fax to Halbach Seidenbänder. The only costs that may arise as a result are any postage costs or transfer costs based on existing basic tariffs.
Right to information and data protection officer
You have the right to access any personal information that we have saved about you free of charge and, if appropriate, you have the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any queries, please contact datenschutzhalbach.ag
Storage and access to the contract text
We save the contract text and send you your order information and our T&Cs by email. You can view our T&Cs at any time here. You can view your previous orders from our customer login page.