DWT GmbH

Privacy Policy

  1. Data protection at a glance
    General information
    The following notes give a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data privacy statement as contained below this text.

    Data collection on our website

    Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
    The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The contact details can be found in the legal information on this website.

    How do we collect your data?

    Your data is collected, on the one hand, when you provide it. This may, e.g. be data entered by you in a contact form.
    Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is, above all technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

    What do we use your data for?

    Some of the data is collected to ensure flawless provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

    What rights do you have with regard to your data?
    You have the right to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time free of charge. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, or should you have further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal information. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

    Analysis tools and third-party tools
    When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is, above all carried out by means of cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following data privacy statement.
    You can object to this analysis. We inform you about the objection options in this data privacy statement.

    2. General notes and mandatory information
    Data protection
    The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.
    When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data privacy statement explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose.
    We wish to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may have security gaps. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

    Note on the responsible post

    The responsible post for the data processing on this website is:

    DWT GmbH
    Michael Weymann
    Wilhelm-Tenhagen-Str. 5
    46240 Bottrop
    Telephone: +49 (2041) 77144-0
    E-mail: info@dwt-gmbh.de

    The responsible post is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

    Withdrawal of your consent to data processing

    Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw your consent given at any time. For this, an informal message to us by e-mail is sufficient. This does not affect the legality of the data processing carried out up to the withdrawal.

    Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

    In case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact data is provided by the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

    Right to data transferability

    You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another responsible person, this is only carried out to the extent that it is technically possible.

    SSL or TLS encryption

    For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection because the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
    When the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

    Information, blocking, deletion

    Within the framework of the valid legal provisions, you have the right to information free of charge about your personal data stored, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to amendment, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal information.

    Objection to advertising mails

    The use of contact data published in the context of the legal information requirements for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising information is sent, for example through spam e-mails.

    3. Data protection officer

    Legally required data protection officer
    We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

    GiT Systems GmbH
    Norbert Schraft
    Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 3
    45891 Gelsenkirchen
    Telephone: +49 (0) 209 70 90 0
    E-mail: datenschutz@dwt-gmbh.de

    4.
    Data collection on our website
    Cookies
    The internet pages make partial use of so-termed cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our site more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser.
    Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
    You can set your browser so that you are informed about the generation of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, or bar the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally, or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
    Cookies that are required for carrying out the electronic communication process or providing certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically flawless and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies (such as cookies for analysing your browsing behaviour) are stored, they are treated separately in this data privacy statement.

    Server log files

    The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address
This data is not combined with other data sources.
The basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, are stored by us so we can process the request and in case of further enquiries. We will not disclose this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based entirely on your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. An informal message to us by e-mail is sufficient. This does not affect the legality of the data processing carried out up to the withdrawal.The data entered by you in the contact form stays with us until you ask us to delete it, withdraw your consent to store it, or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g., after the processing of your request has been completed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods – are not affected.

Purposes for collecting personal data
Personal data is generally collected for the purpose of carrying out the business activities of DWT GmbH, such as for the marketing and advertising work of DWT, for adapting products and services better to customer requirements, or for fulfilling statutory reporting obligations and for comparable activities. 
DWT collects and uses your personal data for the purpose of carrying out its business activity, in particular for the following purposes:
  • So that you can receive information about DWT and about products and services.
  • To determine your needs and interests and to offer you the most appropriate products and/or services.
  • So as to be able to access all the functions and options offered on the websites. 
  • So you can interact with other users of the websites.
  • So that DWT can manage its marketing activities.
  1. Analysis tools and advertising
    Google Analytics
    This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
    Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and are used to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
    Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour so as to optimise both its website and its advertising.

    IP anonymisation

    We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address is truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union, or other states that have signed the Treaty on the European Economic Area, prior to transmission to the USA. The full IP address is only sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

    Browser plugin

    You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that, in this case, you may not be able to fully use all the features of this website. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie on your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

    Objection to data collection

    You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is then generated which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics.
    Further information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

    Order data processing

    We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully comply with the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

    Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics

    This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. This makes it possible to produce reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the website visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be attributed to any specific person. You can disable this function at any time using the advertising settings in your Google account, or generally bar the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the point “Objection to data collection”.

    Google AdWords and Google conversion tracking

    This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
    In the framework of Google AdWords, we use the so-called conversion tracking. When you click on an advert placed by Google, a cookie is set for the conversion tracking. Cookies are small text files that the Internet browser stores on the user’s computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and do not personally identify the users. If the user visits certain pages of this website before the cookie expires, Google and we can see that the user has clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page.
    Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained with the aid of the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. The customers receive information on the total number of users who clicked on their advert and were redirected to a site with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive information which enables users to be personally identified. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you can opt out by simply disabling the Google conversion tracking cookie using the user settings of your Internet browser. You are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics.
    The storage of “conversion cookies” is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising.
    For more information about Google AdWords and Google conversion tracking, see the Google privacy policy: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.
    You can set your browser so that you are informed about the generation of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, or bar the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally, or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website

    6. Plugins and tools

    YouTube
    Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered site YouTube. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
    When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection is made to the servers of YouTube. This informs the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
    When you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to match your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
    The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
    Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the privacy policy of YouTube under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

    Google web fonts

    This website uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform presentation of fonts. When you access a site, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache so as to display texts and fonts correctly.
    For this purpose, the browser used by you has to connect with the servers of Google. In this way, Google is informed that our website has been accessed from your IP address. The use of Google web fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
    If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
    Further information about Google web fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

    Google Maps

    This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
    To use the functions of Google Maps, storage of your IP address is required. This information is usually transferred to a server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
    The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and ease of finding the places mentioned on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
    Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the privacy policy of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Cookies
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