OPUS GmbH attaches great importance to the protection of your privacy as a user. This applies in particular to the processing of personal data. It is not necessary for you to disclose personal data in order to use our website. However, in certain cases we need your name and address and some other details to process your order. We will point it out accordingly, when this is the case. Furthermore, we only store and process data that you provide voluntarily or automatically.
Collection and processing
Every access to our website and the retrieval of files stored on the website are logged. This includes: retrieved file names, date and time of the retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of a successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain. The storage is for internal statistic purposes. Additionally, we log the IP addresses of the requesting computers. We only collect further personal data, if you provide this information voluntarily, for example as part of an inquiry, an order or a registration.
Benefits and disclosure
We will treat the personal data you disclose in a confidential manner and will only reveal them to third parties if required for the order processing, e.g. the disclosure of ordering information to suppliers. Under no circumstances we will rent or sell your personal data or data related to you to third parties for their use.
If we advertise for other companies on our website, we will mark it as such. The Regional Court of Hamburg has decided by its judgement of 12 May 1998, "Liability for Links" (312 O 85/98), that by placing a link on your website you may be jointly responsible for the contents of the linked page, i.e. you may be held liable; this can only be prevented by expressly distancing yourself from these contents and OPUS GmbH hereby does reject any kind of liability. OPUS GmbH will not disclose any data to non-EU countries, unless it is necessary for the order processing and explicitly permitted by the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Right to information and objection
If your consent for the use of your personal data was required, you may withdraw it at any time by regular mail at: OPUS GmbH, Geschäftsleitung, In der Kreuzwiesen 25, 69250 Schönau (Germany) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our data protection officer:
Mr. Stefan Eisert
Phone: 08762 5008013
In this context, as a data subject, you can also contact the Data Protection Office of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg.
Data Protection Officer of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg
70173 Stuttgart (Germany)
+49 (0) 711/6155410
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data, which is processed on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a common and machine-readable format. In case you request a direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, the data will only be provided to the extent that it is technically feasible.
Deletion of personal data
Stored personal data will be deleted, if the user of the website and/or the customer withdraw their consent for storing the data, if their knowledge is no longer required to fulfil the purpose for which they were stored, or if the storage is not permitted for other legal reasons. This shall not affect data for accounting and bookkeeping purposes.
1 und 1 WebAnalytics
This website uses 1&1 WebAnalytics, a web analysis service of 1&1 Internet AG.
1&1 WebAnalytics collects data exclusively for statistical evaluations and for technical optimization purposes of the website.
1&1 does not store personal data of website users, so that no conclusions can be drawn about individual visitors. The following data are collected:
- Referrer (previously visited website)
- Requested website or file
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Device type
- Time of access
- IP address in anonymous form (only used to determine the location of access)
Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them, or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.
In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third-party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the third party (e.g., cookies for the processing of payment services).
Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g., the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.
Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g., for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g., cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a different legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.
You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.
In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.
Cookie Consent with Usercentrics
This website uses the cookie consent technology of Usercentrics to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your device or for the use of specific technologies, and to document the former in a data protection compliant manner. The party offering this technology is Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 München, Germany, website: https://usercentrics.com/ (hereinafter referred to as “Usercentrics”).
Whenever you visit our website, the following personal data will be transferred to Usercentrics:
- Your declaration(s) of consent or your revocation of your declaration(s) of consent
- Your IP address
- Information about your browser
- Information about your device
- The date and time you visited our website
Moreover, Usercentrics shall store a cookie in your browser to be able to allocate your declaration(s) of consent or any revocations of the former. The data that are recorded in this manner shall be stored until you ask us to eradicate them, delete the Usercentrics cookie or until the purpose for archiving the data no longer exists. This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal retention periods.
Contract data processing agreement
Our company has executed a Contract Data Processing Agreement with Usercentrics. This is an agreement mandated by data privacy protection legislation that warrants that Usercentrics processes all personal data of our website visitors exclusively in compliance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that is allocated to the respective user or the user’s device.
Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.
This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g., an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.
You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Contract data processing
We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.
Demographic parameters provided by Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics, to be able to display to the website visitor compatible ads within the Google advertising network. This allows reports to be created that contain information about the age, gender, and interests of the website visitors. The sources of this information are interest-related advertising by Google as well as visitor data obtained from third-party providers. This data cannot be allocated to a specific individual. You have the option to deactivate this function at any time by making pertinent settings changes for advertising in your Google account or you can generally prohibit the recording of your data by Google Analytics as explained in section “Objection to the recording of data”.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g., DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 month. For details, please click the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en
We assure that your personal data is stored with the aid of all possible technical and organizational means to prevent the access of third parties. Data security cannot be guaranteed when communicating by email. Therefore we recommend providing any confidential information only by regular mail.