PRIVACY POLICY 
This Privacy Policy informs you on the personal data we collect through our website usm-logistics.com, and to which purposes we process these data. In so far as links lead from our website to other websites, we have neither influence nor control over their contents or data policies.

First, we give you a quick overview of our data processing as you access our website A. Summary: Data Protection at Ulmer Spditions-Manufaktur. You can find the full version as well as information on special data processing in the use of appointment bookings and particular functions of our websites (e.g. newsletter) under B. Detailed information on Data Protection.




A. Summary – Data Protection at Ulmer Speditions-Manufaktur

1. Which data do we process when you access our website?
When you open our website, the IP address of the web server will be stored for the time of your visit. The IP address does not allow us to establish a personal reference to you.

2. Do we use cookies on our website?
Yes. We use session cookies, performance cookies, analysis cookies and marketing cookies. You can find detailed information on how they work as well as how to delete them here: Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.


3. Do we use on our website analysis tools?
Yes. Their analysis help us optimise our website and adapt our services to the needs of our customers. You can also find more detailed information here: Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

4. Do we use personalised advertising?
Yes. We cooperate with service providers who use cookies and advertising ID for personalised advertisements. You can find detailed information on these service providers, on the functioning of advertising tools and on your options how to stop or prevent advertising tracking here: Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

5. Do we transmit your data to third parties?
No. We do not transmit your data to third parties. However, we use functions provided by external service providers as part of our online presence. In these cases, we have concluded data protection agreements. We also have ensured that the technical and administrative measures taken by these service providers protect your data at any time from data loss and unauthorized access. Some of our service providers are located in the USA and guarantee according to their own statements an appropriate level of data protection by respecting the Privacy Shield Principles.

6. Who can you contact in case you have any questions?
Please get in touch with any questions regarding data protection at:
datenschutz@usm-logistics.com



B. Detailed information on data protection

I. General information on data protection at Ulmer Speditions-Manufaktur

1. Area of application
1.1 Our data policy includes information within covered by art.13 and 14 GDPR on data processing in relation to the use of and the access to our website.

1.2 In so far as we offer links to third party websites, we have no influence or control over the linked content and the data provisions there. We recommend you to check the data policies on these websites in order to find out whether and to what extent personal data are collected, processed and used or made available to third parties.

1.3 In the interest of readability we refrain from differentiated language. All references to persons are meant to include male/ female/ diverse.


2. Person responsible and data protection officer

2.1 Ulmer Speditions-Manufaktur GmbH, Mergelgrube 1, 89081 Ulm-Jungingen, represented by managing directors: Thomas Müllerschön and Axel Frey, +49 731 509 458 -0

2.2 You can contact our data protection officer at
datenschutz@usm-logistics.com

 

3. Processing within the group
3.1 We process your personal data within our group of companies consisting of the following companies:

  • Seifert Logistics GmbH
  • Seifert Logistics Service GmbH
  • Seifert Polska Sp. z o. o.
  • Ulmer Speditions-Manufaktur GmbH
  • Seifert Logistics s.r.o.
  • Seifert Automotice Logistics GmbH
  • Seifert Automotive Logistics France SAS
  • Seifert Industrial Automotive GmbH
  • Seifert Automotive Polska Sp. z o. o.
  • Fried-Seifert Logistik GmbH

Your data will only be passed on by us within the group to the departments which need it to fulfil their respective tasks.

3.2 The legal basis for this transfer is the interest of our corporate groups in the internal exchange of data in order to optimise and simplify the administration of data flows within our companies (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

 

4. Definition of terms
4.1 Below, you find some legal definitions that might prove helpful for understanding our data policy:

4.2 The full text of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can be found under the following linkYou can find the German Federal Law on Data Protection (BDSG) here.

  1. Personal data: All information that refers to an identified or identifiable natural person (in the following „data subject"; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
  2. Processing: Any process or series of processes related to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, ordering, storage, adaption or modification, reading, querying, application, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or other forms of provision, comparison or association, limitation, erasure or destruction carried out with or without the assistance of automated means.
  3. Controller: Refers to a natural or legal person, public authority, body or institution which, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes 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 controller or the specific criteria for their designation may be provided for under Union or Member State law.
  4. Recipient: Refers to a natural or legal person, agency, institution or other entity to whom personal data is disclosed, whether or not this is a third party. However, authorities that may receive personal data under Union or Member State law in connection with a particular inquiry are not considered recipients; the processing of such data by those authorities is carried out pursuant to the applicable data protection provisions in accordance with the purposes of the processing.
  5. Third party: means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
  6. Profiling: means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.


II. Data processing when accessing our website
 
1. Log files
1.1 Subject matter and objective of data processing
  1. Ulmer Speditions-Manufaktur collects access data when our website is accessed and stores them in a log file. This access data includes the IP address. In addition, the log file saves the name of the retrieved web page, the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, the amount of data transferred and information on the successful retrieval, browser type and version, the operating system, the referrer URL (the previously visited website) and the requesting provider. These data do not allow us to establish a personal reference to you.
  2. The log file data including the IP address are collected in order to guarantee a fully functioning connection to the website and to enable the user to use our website comfortably. In addition, the log file helps us evaluate system security and stability. It also serves administrative purposes (art. 6 § 1 f) GDPR).


1.2 Who receives and processes your data?

  1. We do not transmit the data mentioned above to third parties.
  2. Our website is hosted by the following service provider who, at least in theory, can have access to the IP address:


Provider

Jweiland.net – Jochen Weiland, Echterdinger Straße 57, 70794 Filderstadt

Purpose of data processing
We collect access data when our website is accessed and store them in a log file. This access data includes the IP address. In addition, the log file saves the name of the retrieved web page, the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, the amount of data transferred and information on the successful retrieval, browser type and version, the operating system, the referrer URL (the previously visited website) and the requesting provider.
In addition to this, cookies will be stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or PC). For details about the cookies used on the website, their specific purpose as well as a description of how you can delete the cookies, please refer to our notes on Cookies & Opt-Outs.
The log file data including the IP address are collected in order to guarantee a fully functioning connection to the website and to enable the user to use our website comfortably. In addition, the log file helps us evaluate system security and stability. It also serves administrative purposes.
Cookies are used to make the use of our services and our website more convenient for the visitor, in that cookies can be used to determine whether the user has already visited a single page of our website. The identification of cookies also allows us to receive information about the user's behaviour or search queries in order to adapt our offers to the user's interests for subsequent visits.

Provider details and data protection
Within the hosting data are stored in log files. This storage helps guarantee the security of our IT systems. These data are not processed for marketing purposes. Our legitimate interest in the processing of of the data lies in the purposes mentioned above.
Data are stored in the log files of the web server each time the web site is accessed. The data are necessary to guarantee the functioning of the website and to analyse threads. They will be deleted after 3 days. The following data are stored:
1. IP address
2. Date and time of retrieval
3. Time zone difference to GMT
4. Content of the web site
5. Status of access (HTTP status code)
6. Amount of data transferred
7. Previously visited web site
8. Web browser
9. Operating system
10. Browser version and language
https://jweiland.net/
https://jweiland.net/datenschutz.html


1.3 Duration of data storage

  1. The log files including the IP address will be deleted automatically three days after storage. However, before being deleted, the IP address is depersonalised and will only be stored for administrative (technical) purposes.
  2. The provision of the personal data mentioned above is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. However, without the provision of these data the service or the functioning of our website cannot be not guaranteed. Some services or functions may not be available or not fully available.



2. Cookies
2.1 Subject matter and purpose of data processing

  1. Cookies are small text files help us make the use of our services and our website more convenient for the visitor. E.g., by determining whether you have already visited a page of our website in the past and by storing information about your favourite activities on the website, in order to adapt the website to your individual interests. As soon as a user accesses our platform, a cookie will be stored on the user's device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or PC).
  2. The cookie data, including the IP address, do not allow us to establish any personal reference to you. This can only be the case when you log into your user account. In this case we can assign the IP address to your person. Through cookie identification we can, for example, learn whether and how you have visited our web site before, whether you were already registered using a certain identification and when you returned to that identification (art. 6 § 1 (f) GDPR).
  3. This website uses the following types of cookies: session cookies, performance cookies analyses cookies and marketing cookies, their purpose and functioning are described below.


2.2 Overview of different cookie types, duration of storage and deletion
You can find details on the cookies used on our website as well as their providers, their specific purpose and a description of how to delete these cookies or to prevent their storage in our Notes on Cookies and Opt-Outs.



3. Web and user analysis
3.1 Subject matter and purpose of data processing

  1. On our website, we use tracking and web analysis tools. These enable the collection of access data to our website and the analysis of users' behaviour to help us optimise our services. These tools allow us to establish how users access our website and from which websites they come, which parts of our website are visited most frequently as well as how often and for how long certain pages and categories are being visited. In addition, we are able to establish which search terms and names of websites the user used, how many users visit our site and which information or offers are preferred. Our aim is to use this information to improve our offers and our online presence and make it more user-friendly. The statistical analysis of the user profiles permit us to draw conclusions on the operating and the success of our website and its functions, e.g., answers to questions regarding the number of times information pages on certain product groups have been opened, or how many visitors have clicked on certain offers. Tracking tools allow us to orient our services more precisely towards our customers, visitors and interested parties.
  2. Tracking tools allow the evaluation of user behaviour and analysis of users' interests. To this end, we create a depersonalised user profile. If you log into your account using your user data, we are also able to establish a personal reference to you (profiling).
  3. The legal basis is art. 6 § 1 lit. f) GDPR. We do not consider this a substantial restriction of the personality rights of our customers, as these profiles are developed and processed using pseudonyms. In addition, the analysis only refers to our appointment scheduling solutions and the components relevant to this function. To make best use of the information and of our services seems to us to be the overriding interest. Naturally, the right to object to such profiling remains intact.


3.2 Who receives and processes your data?

  1. We do not transmit your data to third parties. However, in the field of web and user analysis, we cooperate with professional service providers who create user statistics for us. This contractual relationship is based on the obligation of the providers to have taken special measures for the protection of your data and to process your personal data only according to our instructions (art. 28 GDPR).
  2. Below you find the details of our provider(s) for these processes:

Provider & tool
Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (Google)
Google Analytics

Purpose of data processing
Website and analysis-tool

Provider details and data protection
http://www.google.com/policies/
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
Privacy Shield


3.3 Duration of data storage

  1. Details on the providers, the functioning of web tracking, information on technologies used in these tracking tools, information on how long cookies used to this end are stored and how to delete these data or object to their processing can be found here: Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.
  2. Providing these personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory.





C. Using our contact form

1. Subject matter and purpose of data processing
1.1 On our website, we use contact functions in order to maintain an exchange with our customers and interested parties, and in order to answer to your questions and requests. In this context, your requests and the information you give us will be only used in order to process those requests and to get in touch with you.

1.2 In general, we do not need personal data in order to answer your requests. The legal basis for this is art. 6 § 1 lit. a) GDPR.


2. Who receives and processes your data?
We do not transfer your personal data to unauthorized third parties.


3. Duration of data storage
Your data will be automatically deleted as soon as your request has been processed and/or responded to; at the very latest three months after that response.




D. Web fonts

1. General information on our web fonts
To ensure the fonts we use on our website are uniform, we use web fonts provided by Google. When you access a page on our website, your browser loads the required web fonts into your cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on our interest in presenting our online content in a uniform and appealing way. According to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.


2. Who receives and processes your data?
To this end, the browser you use will have to establish a connection with Google's servers. As a result, Google will learn that your IP address was used to access our website.

Provider/platform
Google

Contact
Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland

Provider details and data protection
https://policies.google.com/privacy
https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active




E. Data security

1. We apply up-to-date technical measures to guarantee data security, especially in order to protect your personal data from data transmission risks and the risk of third parties gaining access to your data. These measures are continuously adapted to current technical standards and are regularly assessed. In order to maintain confidentiality and integrity, all data you enter on our website are transferred via "https" and Transport Layer Security (TLS).




F. Your rights

1. You have the right to request confirmation as to whether we process personal data and the right to obtain information regarding such data at any time. In addition, you have the right to rectification, deletion and restriction of data processing. You also have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data, to withdraw at any time the consent to data processing or to request the transfer of data.


2. Please contact us via email for all enquiries, requests for information, objections and revocations concerning data processing at: datenschutz@usm-logistics.com or contact our data protection controller. In cases of data protection violations, you also have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority.




G. Right to object in special cases

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data, collected according to art. 6 §1 (e) or (f) GDPR, with regard to your particular situation following art. 21 GDPR. We will stop the processing of your personal data unless we can prove mandatory protective interests for the data processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or when the processing serves the assertion, execution or defence of legal claims.

If you want to make use of your right to object please send us an email at:
datenschutz@usm-logistics.com


12 February 2019



Cookie Notice