– Information in accordance with Art. 13, 14 and 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) –
Section I: General Information
- General Information
Controller of the processing of personal data is:
AutoForm Engineering GmbH
8808 Pfäffikon SZ
Our representative in the European Union according to Art. 27 GDPR is:
AutoForm Engineering Deutschland GmbH
- What we process
We process personal data provided by you or through cookies and automatically allocated access data.
For further information, see section II. – “Processing of personal data”.
- For what purpose and on what legal basis do we process personal data
Generally, we process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) for various purposes. In principle, the following can be considered as the purposes of the processing: the processing for the initiation of contractual relationships and the performance of contracts (Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR), for the protection of legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO), based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR) and/ or statutory provisions (Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR).
For further information, see section II. – “Processing of personal data”.
- For how long do we process personal data
We process data only as long as it is necessary in relation to the initial specified, explicit and legitimate purpose.
Additionally, we are subject to various statutory filing and documentation obligations. The deadlines for storage and documentation can be up to ten years.
In light of possible legal claims, the processing period is also determined by statutory time limitations, which can be up to ten years.
- Are you obligated to provide personal data
There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide us with personal data. We only ask you to provide us with the data necessary for our services. Without this personal data, we cannot offer you our services.
- Who receives your personal data
We do not share your personal data with affiliated companies or other third party controllers (see Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR).
We use processors (see Art. 4 No. 8 GDPR) that process personal data on our behalf. These include the following processors:
- IT-service providers
- Clicky Web Analytics
- Transfer of personal data to a Third Country
We do not transmit your personal data to other third countries outside of the European Economic Area. Regarding Switzerland, the European Commission has released an adequacy decision according to Art. 45 GDPR, attesting Switzerland an adequate level of data protection.
- Automated decision-making and profiling
On this website, we do not use automated decision-making. Regarding profiling, we use the tracking tool Clicky Web Analytics. For further information about our use of Clicky Web Analytics see section II. 3. – “Clicky Web Analytics”.
- Your Rights
Every data subject has the right of access (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) and the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR). To exercise those rights, you can contact us under the contact information given in section 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can approach”.
When personal data is processed based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent according to Art. 7 (3) GDPR.
In addition, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR). This right to complain is without any prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.
- Processing of personal data
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
- Acceptance of placement of cookies when visiting our websites
- Session ID
- Timestamp of last visit / activity
- Last viewed pages
- Automated collection of access data / server-logfiles
While visiting our websites, the following specific data is stored during every retrieval:
- Time and date of the request
- Requested resource
- Size of the object returned to the client
- Browser information
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are administration and improved functionality of our website as well as preventing security issues.
In case the anonymization of IP-addresses is active on a website, the user’s IP-address will be truncated inside the European Union or the European Economic Area. IP-anonymization is active on our websites.
On behalf of us, Clicky will process this data in order to analyze your use of our websites, to generate reports on website activity and to render further services regarding the use of our websites. The IP-address transmitted by your browser will not be associated with other data in possession of Clicky .
You can find further information about terms and conditions as well as data protection on https://clicky.com/help/faq/privacy/.
The processing of personal data through Clicky Analytics is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are analysis of the use of our websites as well as improved functionality.
- Email notifications/ blog updates
Based on your consent you may request to receive email notifications about new blog articles.
We use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after you have registered, we will send you an email to the email address specified in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive email notifications. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we store your IP address and time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to inform you about possible misuse of your personal data. Legal basis ist Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
If you request to receive email notifications, we process your email address.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. Purpose is the delivery of the email notifications/ blog updates.
You can withdraw your consent to sending of email notifications at any time and unsubscribe from the email notifications. You can declare the withdrawal by clicking on the link provided in each email, by email to [email@example.com] by unsubscribing on http://formingworld.com/1603103527050/newsletter-signup/profile/ or by sending a message to the contact details provided section I. 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can approach”.,
- Comment/ rate blog articles
You can comment and rate blog articles.
If you leave a comment below a blog article, we process your name and email address. We also process your website, should you choose do disclose it, and any personal data given in the comment itself.
If you rate a blog article, your IP address is processed.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are to give the users the opportunity to discuss and rate our blog articles as well as interact with each other.
You can use the provided email addresses to get in touch with us. If you do so, we process the following categories of personal data:
- Email address
- Personal data included in the text of your email (e.g. name, firm etc.)
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are customer care and answering your inquiry.
- Social Media
We have linked social media logos from Twitter (X), Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube (hereinafter referred to as “providers”) on our website, which redirect to our respective profiles stored with the providers and are intended to enable you to follow us there or share our content through the providers. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in effectively informing users and communicating with users pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
- Twitter is a service of X Corp., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
- Opt-Out: https://twitter.com/personalization
- Facebook is a service of Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
- Opt-Out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
- LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.
- Opt-Out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out
- YouTube is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 9402 USA.
- Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
- Pinterest is a service of Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St, San Francisco, United States.
- Opt-Out: https://help.pinterest.com/en-gb/article/your-privacy-and-data-settings
- Whatsapp is a service of Meta 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California, USA.
- Opt-Out: https://faq.whatsapp.com/3307102709559968
- Data Subject rights management
We process your requests for information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing of personal data and data portability pursuant to the GDPR. In doing so we process the following personal data:
- Master data
- Privacy statements (consent to the processing of personal data, withdrawal of your consent, objections to the processing of personal data, statements asserting your rights of access, to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, and data portability, including the information you provide us by asserting your rights)
- All data or categories of data that are the subject of the request.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR. Purpose is an effective affected rights management.
|Information about your right to object in accordance with Art. 21 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR (processing of personal Data based on a balancing of interests); this includes profiling based on those provisions (Art. 4 No. 4 GDPR).|
Should you decide to object the processing, we will stop to process personal data concerning you, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the purpose of establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
You also have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with advertising.
Should you decide to object to the processing for advertising purposes, we will stop to process personal data concerning you for these purposes.
The objection is not subject to any form. Ideally, it should be lodged at the bodies mentioned in section I. 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can approach”.