Information about the collection of personal data
In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data concerning your person (“personal data”) when using our website. The “person responsible” within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data protection laws and regulations, which decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data, is:
White Carpet GmbH
+41 32 396 20 00
Legal basis for data processing
As a matter of principle, we only process your personal data insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. Your personal data will only be processed regularly after you have obtained your consent. An exception applies in those cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for practical reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.
Insofar as we obtain your consent for the processing of your personal data, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR as the legal basis for processing. If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company and if your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR as the legal basis for processing.
Data erasure and storage duration
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by ordinance, law or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data in order to conclude or fulfill a contract.
Your rights when using our website
You have the following rights towards us with regard to your personal data:
– Right to information about your personal data stored by us
– Right to correction or deletion
– Right to restriction of processing
– Right to object to processing
– Right to data portability.
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.
Collection of personal data when you visit our website
If you use the website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, our system collects the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security:
– your IP address
– Date and time of the request
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– Content of the requirement (concrete page)
– Access status / HTTP status code
– each transmitted amount of data
– Website from which the request comes
– Operating system and its interface
– Language and version of the browser software
The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Since the collection of data for the provision of the website and storage of the data in the log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website, there is no right of objection.
In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and assigned to the browser you are using and through which we receive certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. B. the:
Refuse acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that in these cases you may not be able to use all functions of this website.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can save the cookies in the Delete your browser’s security settings at any time.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Use of Google Analytics
Contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area previously shortened. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. Download and install in: https: //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout? hl = de.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to improve it regularly. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US- Framework.
Data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under “My data”, “Personal data”. The legal basis for processing personal data using Google Analytics is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. We have concluded an order data processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the GDPR when using Google Analytics.
Use of Google Tag Manager
Our website uses the “Google Tag Manager” tool. With the Google Tag Manager, website tags can be managed via an interface. The Google Tag Manager does not collect any personal data, but rather triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags that are implemented with Google Tag Manager.
Ordering and unsubscribing newsletters
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your e-mail address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter.
The data is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, the easiest way to do this via the link provided in the newsletter.
The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation. The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted after you unsubscribe from the newsletter.
We use technical and organizational measures to secure our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. Despite regular controls, full protection against all dangers is not possible.
The website uses the industry standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) for encryption in some places. This ensures the confidentiality of your personal information over the Internet.