Data protection


We run our websites according to the following principles:
We undertake to comply with the legal provisions on data protection and strive to always observe the principles of data avoidance and data minimization.

  1. Name and address of the person responsible and the data protection officer
    a) The person responsible
    The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states of the European Union as well as other data protection regulations is:
    FAAREN GmbH
    Ostring 2-4
    97228 Rottendorf
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: www.faaren-group.com
    b) The data protection officer
    You can reach the data protection officer of the person responsible at:
    SiDIT GmbH, Langgasse 20, 97261 Güntersleben, [email protected]
  2. Explanations of terms
    We have designed our data protection declaration according to the principles of clarity and transparency. However, should there be any ambiguity regarding the use of different terms, the corresponding definitions can be found here[https://dsgvo-gesetz .de/art-4-dsgvo /] be viewed.
  3. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    We process your personal data such as Your surname and first name, your e-mail address and IP address, etc. only if there is a legal basis for this. According to the General Data Protection Regulation, the following regulations in particular come into consideration here:
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR: The data subject has given their consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more specific purposes.
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR: The processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures that are taken at the request of the data subject.
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR: The processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the person responsible is subject
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. d GDPR: Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. e GDPR: the processing is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible
    Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR: the processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the person responsible or a third party, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child acts
    However, at the relevant points in this data protection declaration, we will always point out the legal basis on which the processing of your personal data takes place.
  4. Disclosure of Personal Data
    The transfer of personal data is also processing within the meaning of the previous paragraph 3. However, at this point we would like to inform you separately about the topic of transfer to third parties. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason, we are particularly careful when it comes to passing on your data to third parties.
    It will therefore only be passed on to third parties if there is a legal basis for processing. For example, we pass on personal data to persons or companies who work for us as processors in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. Processor is anyone who processes personal data on our behalf – i.e. in particular in an instruction and control relationship with us.
    In accordance with the requirements of the GDPR, we conclude a contract with each of our processors in order to oblige them to comply with data protection regulations and thus to provide your data with comprehensive protection.
  5. Duration of Storage and Deletion
    Your personal data will be deleted by us if they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, the processing is not necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
  6. SSL encryption
    This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries that you send to us as the website operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
    If SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
  7. cookies
    We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small data packages that your browser creates automatically and that are stored on your end device when you visit our website. These cookies are used to store information related to the end device used.
    When using cookies, a distinction is made between technically necessary cookies and “other” cookies. Technically necessary cookies are given when they are absolutely necessary to provide an information society service that you have expressly requested.
    a) session cookies
    In order to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you, we use so-called session cookies (e.g. language and font selection, shopping cart, etc.). These session cookies fall under the category of technically necessary cookies and are automatically deleted after you leave our site. The legal basis for the cookies results from Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR, our legitimate interest in the error-free operation of the website and the interest in making our services available to you in an optimized way.
    b) Other cookies
    Other cookies include cookies for statistical, analysis, marketing and retargeting purposes.
    We set these cookies either out of legitimate interest acc. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO to improve and optimize our offers or on the basis of your consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) GDPR for you.
    If cookies are used due to a legitimate interest, you can of course object to further use for the future at any time.
    You can revoke your consent to the use of cookies at any time.
    We inform you that the revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation.
    To do this, you can either edit your cookie settings on our website, deactivate the use of cookies in your browser settings (which can also limit the functionality of the online offer) or set an opt-out for the corresponding service in individual cases.
    You can also declare your objection to the use of cookies for marketing purposes via the EU website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ or generally at http://optout.aboutads.info.
    We will point out the legal basis on which this data is processed for the respective services within the data protection declaration.
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  8. Collection and storage of personal data and their type and purpose of use
    a) When visiting the website
    When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to our website server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:
    Date and time of access
    Name and URL of the retrieved file
    Website from which access is made (referrer URL)
    Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider
    The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
    Ensuring a smooth connection to the website
    Ensuring comfortable use of our website
    Evaluation of system security and stability
    error analysis
    Data that allow conclusions to be drawn about your person, such as the IP address, will be deleted after 7 days at the latest. If we store the data beyond this period, this data will be pseudonymized so that it can no longer be assigned to you.
    The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
    b) newsletters
    Content of the newsletter and registration data
    We will only send you a newsletter if you order it from us and give your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO have granted. The contents of the newsletter are specifically described when registering for the newsletter. To register for the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your e-mail address. If you provide other voluntary information such as your name and/or your gender, these will only be used to personalize the newsletter addressed to you.
    Double opt-in and logging
    For security reasons, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure to register for our newsletter so that nobody can register with someone else’s e-mail address. Therefore, after registering for our newsletter, you will first receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This only becomes effective once the registration has been confirmed.
    Furthermore, your registration for the newsletter will be logged. The logging includes the storage of the registration and confirmation time, your specified data and your IP address. If you make changes to your data, these changes will also be logged.
    revocation
    If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you can revoke your consent at any time for the future. You can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter or by emailing us at the following email address: [email protected]
    The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation.
    We use the service provider “Hubspot” to send the newsletter.
    Use of “HubSpot”
    The registration takes place with the help of the newsletter service “HubSpot”, which is provided by HubSpot Ireland Ltd. (2nd Flooe 30, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland).
    The e-mail addresses of our prospects and their other data described in this notice are stored on HubSpot’s servers in the USA. HubSpot uses this information to send and evaluate the participation links on our behalf. According to its own information, HubSpot can also use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the dispatch and the display of the invitation or for economic purposes, in order to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, HubSpot does not use the data of our prospects to write to them themselves or to pass them on to third parties.
    We have concluded an order processing contract with HubSpot. HubSpot does not acquire the right to pass on your data.
    You can find HubSpot’s privacy policy here.
    The HubSpot service is used on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our interest is focused on the use of a user-friendly and secure ticket system that serves both our business interests and meets user expectations.
    c) Contact form / email contact
    We provide you with a form on our website so that you can contact us at any time. In order to use the contact form, it is necessary to provide a name for a personal salutation and a valid e-mail address to contact you, so that we know who sent the request and can also process it.
    If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact data you provided there and your IP address in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f GDPR to carry out pre-contractual measures that are carried out at your request or to exercise our legitimate interest, namely to carry out our business activities.
    You are also welcome to send us an e-mail instead using the e-mail address given on our website. In this case, we store and process your e-mail address and the information you provided in the e-mail in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f GDPR to process your message.
    The inquiries and the associated data will be deleted no later than 3 months after receipt, provided they are not required for a further contractual relationship.
    d) blog
    If you want to comment on a blog post, your name, email address and IP address will be collected and stored. The legal basis here results from Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO for the protection of legitimate interests, since the storage of this data is necessary for our security, since we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website.
    If you send us inquiries via blog entry, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there and your IP address in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f GDPR to carry out pre-contractual measures that are carried out at your request or to exercise our legitimate interest, namely to carry out our business activities.
    When you comment, other visitors to our website will see the date and time of the comment and your name as the author.
    e) Use of Google Maps
    Our website uses the Google Maps API. By using Google Maps, information about your use of this website (including your IP address) can be sent to a Google server (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) in the USA and stored there will.
    Google may transfer the information obtained through Maps to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will your IP address be associated with other data held by Google. Nevertheless, we have to point out that it would be technically possible for Google to identify individual users based on the data received.
    We have no control over whether your personal data and personality profiles are processed by Google for other purposes. If you want to avoid this at all costs, you can deactivate the Google Maps service and thus prevent data transfer to Google. All you have to do is deactivate JavaScript in your browser. In this case, no data will be transmitted, but you will no longer be able to use the map display on our website.
    The Google privacy policy can be found here. [https://www .google.com=””]
    The use of Google Maps represents a service for you so that you can recognize our location precisely and, if necessary, plan your visit with us better. Google Maps is used on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.
  9. Analysis and tracking tools
    We use the analysis and tracking tools listed below on our website. These serve to ensure the continuous optimization of our website and to design it in line with requirements.
    We use these tools on the basis of the consent you have given in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time by changing the cookie settings. The processing until the revocation remains lawful.
    The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tools. We would like to point out that we have no influence on whether and to what extent the service providers carry out further data processing.
    a) Google Analytics
    We use Google Analytics on our website, a web analysis service provided by Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter “Google”).
    In this context, Google Analytics uses cookies (see section 7). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as
    Name and version of the browser used
    operating system of your computer
    Website from which access is made (referrer URL)
    IP address of the requesting computer
    Time of server request
    are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
    However, since we have activated IP anonymization on our website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
    On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
    Please click here for an overview of data protection at Google. [https://support .google.com/analytics/answer/6004245]
    b) Google Remarketing
    We use the Google Analytics remarketing function to target advertising campaigns – including Google AdWords campaigns – to visitors to our website.
    Based on your previous visits to our website, you will be presented with relevant advertisements when you visit other websites in the Google Display Network.
    The DoubleClick cookie enables Google to show us and other third parties targeted advertising that matches the interests determined on the basis of your previous visits to our website and/or other websites. This advertising may be displayed on Google and/or other Google advertising network operators websites. We also use the Google Analytics advertising features to analyze the effectiveness of our own advertising campaigns.
    If you have agreed in your Google account that your web and app browser history is linked to your Google account by Google and that information from your Google account is used to personalize ads, Google uses data from you together with Google Analytics -Data to create audience lists for cross-device remarketing. To do this, Google Analytics first collects Google-authenticated IDs for you as a user on our website, which are linked to your Google account. Google Analytics then temporarily associates these IDs with Google Analytics data to optimize our audiences.
    Please click here for an overview of data protection at Google. [https://support .google.com/analytics/answer/6004245]
    c) Google Ads
    We use Google Ads, an online advertising program from Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) on our website. Conversion tracking is also used here. With this tool, Google Ads sets a cookie on your device if you come to our website via a Google advertisement.
    The cookie is no longer valid after 30 days. It is not used for personal traceability. If you visit our website as a user and the cookie is still working, we and Google will recognize that you clicked on the corresponding ad and were forwarded to our site. Each Google Ads customer is assigned a different cookie. In this way, cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of the ads customers.
    Conversion statistics for ads customers are created with the data collected by conversion cookies. As a Google Adss customer, we learn the total number of users who responded to our ad and were then directed to a website that was tagged with a conversion tracking tag. This enables us to recognize the success of individual advertising measures. During this process, we do not receive any information with which we could personally identify you as a user.
    When using Google Ads, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server and, if you have a Google account and are logged in to it, can assign the visit to your account. If you don’t have a Google account, Google will give you your own identifier. We have no control over what other data Google collects and stores.
    You can find out more about Google’s data protection regulations at http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.
    d) Facebook conversion pixels
    We use the “conversion pixel” or visitor action pixel from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland). By calling up this pixel from your browser, Facebook can subsequently recognize whether a Facebook ad was successful, e.g. B. has led to an online purchase.
    We only receive statistical data from Facebook without reference to a specific person. This allows us to record the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. In particular, if you are logged in to Facebook, we also refer to their data protection information https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
    You have the option of changing your settings on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads or you can click here if you wish to revoke your consent to the conversion pixel.
    e) LinkedIn conversion tracking
    We use LinkedIn’s conversion tracking function on our website. This enables us to target you with advertisements following a visit to our website. In addition, LinkedIn reports on how successful the advertisements we have placed are and how users generally interact with our site. If you logged in via LinkedIn before visiting our site, this will be recognized as part of the conversion tracking and you will be linked to your LinkedIn account as a visitor to our site.
    For more information, see LinkedIn’s privacy policy:
    https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?_l=de_DE
    You also have the option of unsubscribing from interest-based advertising via LinkedIn. This is possible via the following link:
    https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/enhanced-advertising
    f) Use of Google reCaptcha
    We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) on our websites in order to be able to distinguish between input by a human and automated, abusive, machine processing. We have a legitimate interest in protecting our website from abusive automated spying and from SPAM.
    When querying through the reCAPTCHA service, both your IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be forwarded to Google and processed there.
    You must accept the Google Terms of Service when using reCAPTCHA. There is a separate field for this. We have activated IP anonymization on this website, so that your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
    Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other Google data. The deviating data protection regulations of the company Google apply to this data.
    Further information on Google’s data protection guidelines can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
  10. social media
    The social media plugins listed below are used on our website to make our website better known. The legal basis for the use of the social media plugins results from your consent in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.
    Responsibility for data protection-compliant operation is to be guaranteed by their respective providers.
    Instagram
    On our website we use functions of the Instagram service, which is operated by Facebook Ltd. (Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland).
    If you click on the Instagram button on our website, the content of our website will be linked to your Instagram profile. However, this is only possible if you are logged into your Instagram account.
    We would like to point out that as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or how it is used by Instagram.
    For more information, see Instagram’s privacy policy: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
  11. video embedding
    a) YouTube
    Our website uses the YouTube plugin operated by Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland). In addition, we embed videos from YouTube on our website as part of iFrame.
    If you play videos during your visit, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established and the YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited. This allows YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.
    Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
    The legal basis results from the consent you have given pursuant to Art. Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time by changing the cookie setting on our website.
  12. rights of the data subject
    You have the following rights:
    a) Information
    In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. This right to information includes information about
    the processing purposes
    the categories of personal data
    the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed
    the planned storage period or at least the criteria for determining the storage period
    the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection
    the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
    the origin of your personal data, if they were not collected from us
    the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about its details
    b) rectification
    According to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us.
    c) Deletion
    According to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the immediate deletion of your personal data from us, provided that further processing is not necessary for one of the following reasons:
    the personal data are still necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed
    to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information
    to fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing under European Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been delegated to the controller
    for reasons of public interest in the field of public health in accordance with Art. 9 para. 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 para. 3 GDPR
    for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to make it impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of this processing
    to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
    d) Restriction of processing
    In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, you can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data for one of the following reasons:
    You contest the accuracy of your personal data.
    The processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data.
    We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
    You object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR.
    e) notification
    If you want the correction or deletion of your personal data or a restriction of processing according to Art. 16, Art. 17 para. 1 and Art. 18 GDPR, we will inform all recipients to whom your personal data has been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You can ask us to inform you of these recipients.
    f) Transmission
    You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
    You also have the right to request the transfer of this data to a third party, provided that the processing was carried out using automated procedures and is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or on a contract according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO is based.
    g) revocation
    According to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to revoke your consent to us at any time. The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation. In the future, we may no longer continue the data processing that was based on your revoked consent.
    h) Complaint
    According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.
    i) contradiction
    If your personal data is based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying the particular situation. If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to [email protected] is sufficient
    j) Automated individual decision-making including profiling
    You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply if the decision
    i. is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between you and us
    ii. is permitted on the basis of legal regulations of the European Union or the member states to which we are subject and these legal regulations contain appropriate measures to protect your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests
    iii. takes place with your express consent
    However, these decisions must not be based on special categories of personal data according to Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or g DSGVO applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.
    With regard to the cases referred to in i) and iii), we take appropriate measures to protect your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain human intervention on our part, to express your point of view and to contest the decision heard.
  13. Change to the privacy policy

If we change the data protection declaration, this will be indicated on the website and the registered customers will be informed by e-mail.
Status: 16.12.2021