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General note and mandatory information

1. Name and contact details of the person responsible for processing and the company Data Protection Officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by the controller:

plastship GmbH
Auf der Lind 10
65529 Waldems
represented by Andreas Bastian and Markus Dambeck

Phone *+49 6126 58 980 10
Email [email protected]

2. Terminology

plastship uses the following terms in this data protection policy:

a) personal data

Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereafter: your, yours, etc.). A natural person is considered to be identifiable who, directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features, expresses the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person can be identified.

b) affected person

Affected person is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the responsible person.

c) processing

Processing is any process or series of operations related to personal information, such as collecting, organizing, storing, adapting or modifying, reading out, querying, using, with or without the aid of automated procedures, disclosure by submission, dissemination or other form of provision, reconciliation or association, restriction, deletion or destruction.

d) responsible person or person responsible for processing

The responsible person or person responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, institution or relevant authority, alone or collective with others, decides on the object and means of processing personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union law or the law of the Member States, the responsible person or the specific criteria for his designation provided under union law or national law.

e) processors

A processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or relevant authority that processes personal data on behalf of the responsible person.

f) recipient

Recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or relevant authority to whom personal data is disclosed, whether or not it is a third party. Authorities which may receive personal data under Union or national law in connection with a particular investigation assignment are not considered to be recipient.

g) third party

Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or relevant authority other than you, the responsible person, the processor and the persons authorized under the direct responsibility of the responsible person or the direct responsibility of the processor to process the personal data.

h) agreement

Agreement is each of you voluntary given consent , in a specific case, in an informed and unequivocal manner in the form of a statement or other unambiguous confirmatory act that indicates to you that you consent to the processing of your personal data.

3. Collection and storage of personal data and type and purpose of use

a) When you visit our website

When you access our website the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to our website’s server. This information is saved temporarily in a log file. The following information is collected and saved until the next automatic erasure:

IP address of the computer used to access the website

Date and time of access

Name and URL of the file accessed

Website from which the site is accessed (referrer URL)

Browser used, operating system of your computer if applicable, name of your access provider

We use the aforementioned data for the following purposes:

To guarantee a smooth connection to the website

To guarantee convenient use of our website,

To analyse system security and stability

For other administrative purposes

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR. Our vital interest results from the purposes of data collection listed above. We never use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions on your person. We also use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more details on this in Sections 8 and 9 of this Privacy Policy.

4. Data disclosure

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for any purpose other than the purposes listed below.

We only disclose your personal data to third parties in the following cases:

Where you have given your explicit permission in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. a GDPR

Where disclosure is required in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest in the non-disclosure of your data that is worthy of protection

Where there is a legal obligation to disclose in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. c GDPR

Where it is lawfully permissible and required for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. b GDPR

5. Extent of processing of personal data

We process personal data of users only as this is necessary to provide a functional website as well as the content and services of plastship. The processing of personal data takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent is not possible for reasons of fact or the processing of the data is permitted by law.

6. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

As long as we have obtained your consent to the processing of personal data, the Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

In the processing of personal data, which is necessary for the fulfillment or completion of a contract or precontractual measures, the Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

To the extent that processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation subject to plastship, the Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of plastship or of a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of you do not outweigh the former interest, the Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO serves as a legal basis for the processing.

7. Data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of you will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted. In addition, it may be stored if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. A blocking or deletion of the data takes place even if a storage period prescribed by the mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for a contract conclusion or a contract fulfillment.

8. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small files that are created automatically by your browser and saved on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not damage your end device, nor do they contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

The cookie stores information gathered in relation to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are directly aware of your identity.

Using cookies helps to make it easier and more pleasant for you to use our website. We use session cookies, for example, to detect that you have visited individual pages on our website before. They are automatically deleted when you leave our website.

To optimise user-friendliness even more, we also use temporary cookies that are saved on your device for a defined period of time. If you visit our website again to use our services, these cookies automatically detect that you have visited us before and remember the entries and settings you made, so that you do not have to do it again.

We also use cookies to gather statistical data on the use of our website and analyse it in order to optimise our services for you (see Section 5). When you visit our website again, these cookies enable us to automatically detect that you have visited us before. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period.

The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes stated in order to protect our vital interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser to prevent any cookies from being saved on your computer or to always show notification before a new cookie is created. Deactivating cookies completely may prevent you from using some functions of our website.

9. Analysis tools

The tracking measures listed below and conducted by us are conducted based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR. By using these tracking measures, we hope to ensure that our website is designed according to needs and continuously optimised. We also use the tracking measures to gather statistical data on the use of our website and analyse it in order to optimise our services for you. These interests are seen as vital under the aforementioned provision.

See the relevant tracking tool for the purposes of data processing and the data categories.

a) Google Analytics

In order to continuously optimise our website and structure it in line with demand, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Inc.Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). This involves the creation of pseudonymised usage profiles and the use of cookies (see Section 4). The information on your use of this website generated by the cookie, such as:

browser type/version

operating system used

referrer URL (the site visited before)

host name of the accessing computer (IP address)

time of server request

is usually transmitted to a Google server within the EU or European Economic Area and saved there. However, saving in the USA cannot be ruled out. The information is used to analyse use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide further services in connection with the use of the website and the internet for the purposes of market research and demand-based structure of this website. The information may also be transmitted to third parties where this is required by law or such third parties process it on our behalf. Google will never connect your IP address with other data. The IP addresses are anonymised so that they cannot be attributed (IP masking).

You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the relevant settings in your browser software. However, please note that this may mean that some functions of this website do not work in full.

You can also prevent the data on your use of the website generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) from being collected and from being processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on. downloading and installing a browser add-on

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent collection by Google Analytics by setting an opt-out cookie manually. This places an opt-out cookie that prevents your data being collected when you visit this website in future. The opt-out cookie applies only for this browser and only for our website, and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you need to reset the opt-out cookie.You can find more information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help. Google Analytics Help

b) wiredminds

Our website uses a counting pixel technology provided by wiredminds GmbH ( to analyze visitor behavior.

If necessary, data is collected, processed and stored, from which user profiles are created under a pseudonym. Wherever possible and reasonable, these usage profiles are completely anonymized. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's Internet browser and serve to recognize the Internet browser. The collected data, which may also contain personal data, will be transmitted to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds. wiredminds may use information that is left by visiting the websites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data obtained without explicit consent of the affected person will not be used to personally identify the visitor of this website and will not be merged with personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym. Whenever IP addresses are recorded, their immediate anonymization takes place by deleting the last number block.

Permission for data collection, processing and storage can be revoked at any time with effect for the future under the following link. Opt-Out

10. Social media links and plug-ins

Based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR, we use links to the social networks YouTube and LinkedIn on our website in order to raise the profile of our company. The advertising purpose of this is considered a vital interest under the GDPR. The provider in each case is responsible for guaranteeing operation that complies with data protection. YouTube videos are embedded using a plug-in. In order to protect the data of visitors to our website, we integrate this plug-in under the enhanced data protection mode via

a) LinkedIn

Our website provides a link to the LinkedIn network provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each of the links to LinkedIn creates a connection to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn receives notification that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can attribute your visit to our website to you and your user account. Please note that, as the website provider, we are not aware of the content of the data transmitted or its use by LinkedIn.

You can find more information on data collection and the legal and setting options you have in the LinkedIn privacy policy at

b) Xing

Our website provides a link to the Xing network. If you then log in with your Xing account, a direct connection to the Xing server is established. Xing then has the opportunity to access your data stored there. Xing will receive the information that you have visited the plastship website with your IP address. For more information, see Xing's privacy policy at the link

c) YouTube

Our website uses the YouTube button for the YouTube social network, which is operated by YouTube LLC and is headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter referred to as “YouTube”).

When you visit a website at our Internet site that displays such a button, your browser sets up a direct connection to YouTube's servers. The content of the YouTube button is transmitted directly from YouTube to your browser and integrated into the website by it.

See YouTube's data protection notice on the YouTube button for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by YouTube as well as your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy at

If you are a YouTube member and do not want YouTube to collect data on you via our Internet site and link it to your membership data stored on YouTube, you must log out of YouTube before visiting our Internet site.

11. Rights of persons affected

Your rights:

In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to demand information about the personal data on you that we process. In particular, you can demand information on the purposes of processing; the category of personal data; the categories of recipients to whom your data is or was disclosed; the planned storage period; the existence of a right to correction, erasure, limitation of processing or objection; the existence of a right of complaint; the source of your data if not collected by us; and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and meaningful information about the details of this.

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to demand the immediate correction or completion of your personal data stored by us.

In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to obtain restriction of processing of your personal data where you contest the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful but you oppose its erasure, or we no longer need the data but you require it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.

In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to obtain your personal data you provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to demand transmission of that data to another controller.

In accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent from us at any time. This will mean that we are not permitted to continue the data processing based on this consent in future.

In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory body. You can usually do this by contacting the supervisory body in your habitual place of residence, place of work, or our company seat.

12. Right of objection

Where your personal data is processed based on vital interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or where the objection is to direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to objection, which we shall implement without specification of a particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of objection or withdrawal,it is sufficient to send an email to [email protected].

13. Data security

During your visit to our website, we use the common SSL (secure socket layer) process combined with the highest level of encryption your browser supports. This is usually 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can see whether a particular page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed key or padlock icon in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.

14. Up-to-dateness and amendment of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is currently valid and is dated May 2018. Further development of our website and services or changed statutory or regulatory provisions may necessitate amendments to this Privacy Policy. You can access the latest version of the Privacy Policy on the website at Data protection at all times and print it off.

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