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Privacy Policy

This website is operated by BARTH + CO Internationale Spedition GmbH & Co. KG (“we” or “us”). This message describes how we, as the Controller in terms of data protection law, process your personal data in connection with this website.

1. Which data concerning you do we process

We will collect the following information in the course of your visit to this website: the date and time of your retrieval of a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the web page (URL) you visited before retrieving this, certain cookies (see points 2, 4 and 6) and such information as you provide yourself by filling in the contact form or registering on our website.
There is no obligation to state the information we request from you on our website.
Should you not do this however, you might not be able to use all the functions on the website.

2. Cookies

So-called cookies are used on this website. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. As a matter of principle, cookies are used in order to offer users additional functions on a website. They can, for example, be used in order to help you to navigate on a website, to enable you to continue to use a website where you left it and/or to store your preferences and settings should you re-visit the website. Cookies may nor obtain access to other data on your computer or read and change such data.
Most cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically erased when you leave our website. Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer until you erase them manually in your browser. We use such permanent cookies in order to recognise you when you next visit our website.
If you wish to control cookies on your computer, you can select your browser settings in such a way that you receive a message should a website intend to store cookies. You can also block or erase cookies should they already have been stored on your computer. Please use the “Help” function on your browser if you wish to know more about how you can carry out these steps. Please note that blocking or erasing cookies may negatively affect your online experience and might prevent you from fully using this website.

Change your Cookie Settings here:

Cookie Settings

3. Newsletter (Mailchimp)

The distribution of the newsletter is carried out by the mailing service provider “MailChimp”, a newsletter mailing platform operated by the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. You can inspect the mailing service provider’s data protection regulations here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. The Rocket Science Group LLC d/b/a MailChimp is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and as a result provides a guarantee that the European level of data protection will be complied with. (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active). The mailing service provider is used on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with article 6 para. 1.f GDPR and a contract to process orders in accordance with article 6 para. 3 page 1 GDPR.
The mailing service provider may use the recipient’s data in pseudonym form, i.e. without reference to a user, in order to optimise or improve use of its own services, e.g. for the purpose of the technical optimisation of distribution and presentation of the newsletter or for statistical purposes. The mailing service provider does not however use the data of the recipients of our newsletter in order to write to these recipients itself or to forward the data to third parties.

4. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and enable your use of the Website to be analysed. We process your data on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) DGVSO. of our predominant legitimate interest in creating, in a manner that is cost-efficient, statistics on website use which are easy to use (article 6 para. 1.f of the General Data Protection Regulation).
The information on your use of this website (including your IP address and the URLs of the website pages retrieved) generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We do not store any of your data recorded in connection with Google Analytics.
This website uses the opportunity to anonymise IPs offered by Google Analytics. Your IP address will therefore be anonymised/abbreviated as soon as it is received by Google. Google will use this information on our behalf in order to evaluate your use of the website, to assemble reports on website activities and in order to provide us with additional services associated with using the website and the Internet. Google complies with the data protection rules of the “US-Privacy-Shield” and is registered with the “US-Privacy-Shield” Programme of the US Department of Commerce. Moreover, we have a data processing contract with Google relating to the use of Google Analytics. In this contract, Google gives an assurance that it processes data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and guarantees the rights of the data subjects.
Google will not combine the IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics with other data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by an appropriate setting of your browser software. We would like to draw attention to the fact, however, that in this case you might not be able to use fully all the functions of this website. You may also prevent Google from recording your data in connection with Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You can also prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics on this website by clicking the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents your data being recorded in future when you visit this website:
Google Analytics deaktivieren
[Please note: the related JavaScript-Code my be found on https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=de#disable]
You can find more detailed information on Google’s terms of use and data protection declaration under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or under https://www.google.at/intl/at/policies/.

5. Social media plug-ins

The following social networks are used on the platform:
Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2 Ireland
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA
Only when you have given your consent to the processing of your data by the social network in accordance with article 6 para. 1.a GDPR, will your data be transmitted to the operator of the social network concerned by clicking the icon displayed. The network receives information on your visit to our platform via the plug-in.
Should you be logged in with one of the so-called social networks when you visit the platform, your visit can be allocated to your account on your social network. Interactions with the plug-in can be stored by the network operator.
You can obtain information on the use of the data recorded by the relevant social network on the Internet website of the network operator concerned, mostly in the field of “data protection” and “privacy”, for which the platform assumes no liability for how it handles the data.

6. Web marketing tools

Our website uses “Google-Adwords” cookies, a function of the web analysis service Google LLC (“Google”), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, in order to be able to show you online advertising from the relevant platforms within the Google advertising network, also at a later point in time, as part of remarketing purposes. These relate to long-term cookies that can be stored for a maximum of six months.
Please note that conventional Internet browsers accept cookies in the standard settings. This can be altered in the relevant browser settings. Under http://www.google.com/ads/preferences you also have the opportunity to deactivate the use of Google cookies. Your browser enables you to install plug-ins which block cookies. The refusal to accept cookies might however restrict our website’s functionality.

7. Purposes of the data processing

We will process your personal data for the following purposes:
• in order to make this website available to you and to improve and develop the website further
• in order to be able to create statistics on use
• in order to be able to identify, prevent and investigate attacks on our website
• in order to answer your enquiries
• in order to receive and process orders

8. Legal basis for the processin

The legal basis for processing your personal data is our predominant legitimate interest (in accordance with article 6 para. 1.f of the EU General Data Protection Regulation), which aims to achieve the purposes referred to under point 7.

9. Transmission of your personal data

We will transmit your personal data to the following recipients for the purposes referred to above:
• IT service providers we appoint;
• the companies referred to in points 3 to 6 as described;
Under certain circumstances, some of the recipients referred to above may be located or may process the data outside your own country. The level of data protection in other countries may not correspond with that in your own country. We only transmit your personal data to countries however, with regard to which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we impose measures which ensure that all recipients have an adequate degree of data protection. To this end, for example, we conclude standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EU and/or 2004/915/EU). These are available on request under info@barth-co.com.

10. Length of time the data is stored

We only process and store your personal data for as long as this is necessary in order to achieve the purpose of storage or for as long as this has been stipulated in guidelines and regulations issued by the EU or in laws and regulations passed by some other legislative authority.
Should the purpose of storage no longer apply or should the retention period expire that stipulated in guidelines and regulations issued by the EU or in laws and regulations passed by some other legislative authority, the personal data will as a matter of routine be blocked or erased in accordance with the provisions of the law.
As a matter of principle, we store your data for a period of three months. Data is only stored for a longer period of time should this be required in order to investigate identified attacks on our website. Should you register on our website, we will however store your data for as long as your account exists and thereafter only for as long as such storage is stipulated by law.

11. Your rights in connection with personal data

Amongst other things, you are entitled (subject to the conditions of the applicable law) (i) to verify whether and which personal data on you we have stored and to obtain copies of this data, (ii) to demand that data which is incorrect or not compliant with the law should be corrected, complemented or erased, (iii) to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data and (iv) under certain circumstances to object to the processing of your personal data or to revoke consent to the processing previously given, (v) to demand data portability, (vi) to learn the identity of third parties to whom your personal data is transmitted and (vii) to submit a complaint to the responsible authority.

12. Our contact data

Please refer to us should you have questions or concerns with regard to the processing of your personal data:

BARTH + CO Internationale Spedition GmbH & Co. KG
Lindberghstrasse 8
85399 Hallbergmoos
Mr Thorsten Oelenberg
datenschutzbeauftragter@barth-co.com

Last updated on 27.11.2019