Privacy

1. Privacy at a glance

General information

The following information gives a simple overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that enables you to be personally identified. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our privacy policy set out below this text.

Data recording on our website

Who is responsible for data recording on this website?

Data processing on this website is performed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the "Legal notice" section of this website.

How do we record your data?

Some of your data is gathered when you submit it to us. For example, this can be data that you enter in a contact form.

Other data is recorded automatically by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. web browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is recorded automatically as soon as you access our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is gathered in order to ensure fault-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to receive information, at no charge, on the origin, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have a right to request correction, blocking or erasure of this data. If you have any questions about this or any other aspect of data protection, you are welcome to contact us at any time at the address stated in the "Legal notice" section. Furthermore, you are entitled to complain to the competent supervisory authority.

2. General details and mandatory information

Privacy

The operators of these pages take protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data in strict confidence and in line with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various items of personal data are gathered. Personal data is data that enables you to be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what data we gather and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

Please note that data transfer on the internet (e.g. in the event of communication by e-mail) may involve security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to fully protect the data against access by third parties.

Details of the controller

The controller involved in data processing on this website is:

CROSS ALLIANCE communication GmbH
Susan Hoffmeister
Bahnhofstrasse 98
82166 Gräfelfing/Munich, Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 89 89 82 72 27
E-mail: sh@crossalliance.com

The controller is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Withdrawing your consent to data processing

Many instances of data processing are allowed only with your express consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal notification via e-mail. Your withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing before your consent was withdrawn.

Right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

The data subject has the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the event of an infringement of data protection law. The competent supervisory authority on matters relating to data protection is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company has its head office. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be accessed via the link below: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract turned over to you or to a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format. If you request that the data be transmitted directly to another controller, we will do so only if technologically feasible.

SSL and TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transferring of confidential content, such as orders or enquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this website uses SSL and TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be identified by a change in the address line of your browser from "http://" to "https://" and the padlock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you send to us cannot be read by third parties.

Access, blocking, erasure

Within the framework of applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to receive, at any time and free of charge, access to your stored personal data as well as information about its origin, recipients, the purpose of processing and, if necessary, the right to have the data rectified, blocked or erased. If you have any questions about this or any other aspect of personal data, you are welcome to contact us at any time at the address stated in the "Legal notice" section.

Objection to advertising e-mails

Objection is hereby stated to the use of the contact details published in the mandatory legal notice to send advertising and information materials that are not expressly requested. The operators of the webpages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for instance through spam e-mails.

3. Data recording on our website

Cookies

Some of the webpages use what are known as cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our content more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and that your browser stores.

Most of the cookies we use are known as 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 allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can configure your browser settings to inform you when cookies are placed and to only accept cookies on a case-by-case basis, to refuse to accept cookies in certain cases or as a general rule, and to automatically activate deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are needed to perform electronic communications or provide certain functions you require (e.g. shopping basket) are stored in accordance with point f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to enable it to provide services without any technical errors and as effectively as possible. If other types of cookies (e.g. cookies that analyse your user behaviour) are stored, they will be discussed separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The provider of the webpages automatically collects and stores information using what are known as server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. That information is as follows:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referring URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data is not combined with other sources of data.

Data processing is performed in accordance with point f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, which permits processing of data for the performance of a contract or for taking steps prior to entering into a contract.

4. Plugins and tools

Google web fonts

This website uses what are known as web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a webpage, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google web fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online content. This constitutes a legitimate interest in accordance with point f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

More 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/.