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Privacy Policy
 

Privacy Policy
Vizona GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The purpose of this Data Protection Statement is to inform you about the type of personal data that will be collected when you use our website, vizona.com, and how we will process, use, and protect such data.


1. Scope

1.1 Use of the vizona.com website is subject to the Data Protection Statement set out below. The vizona.com website is a service provided by Vizona GmbH, Feuerbachstraße 9, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “Vizona”) as a responsible person within the meaning of Art. 4 of the Basic EU Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

1.2 Protecting your personal data is important to us, in particular, where respecting your personal rights in connection with the processing and use of such data is concerned. The term personal data refers to information regarding the personal and/or factual circumstances of a specific or specifiable natural person including the person’s name, postal address, e-mail address and/or telephone number and user data such as the IP address. We collect, process, and use your personal data in compliance with the relevant laws.



2. Automated data collection and processing by the browser

2.1 As with every website, our server automatically collects the following information and temporarily saves it in server log files which are transmitted by your browser unless you have deactivated such function:

- the IP address of the computer transmitting the request
- the client’s file request
- the http response code
- the volume of data transmitted
- the website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
- the date and time of the server request
- the type, version and language of your browser
- the operating system on the computer transmitting the request

Our server log files are not evaluated based on personal use. We cannot allocate this data to specific persons at any time. Also, we do not merge this data with data from other sources.

2.2 Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses small text files called cookies which are saved on your computer to facilitate analysis of your website use. The information collected relates to your operating system, browser and IP address, the website you accessed previously (referrer URL), and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of our website typically is transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the United States. If and when IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address for transmission among member states of the European Union or to other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and then reduced. At our request, 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 relating to website activity and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. In addition, you can object to Google’s collection of data generated by cookies relating to your use of our website (including your IP address) as well as to its dissemination of the data. To do so, download and install the browser plug-in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can 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. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Par. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms and Conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and the Privacy Policy: http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy.

2.3 We integrate the function for the recognition of bots, e.g. for entries in online forms ("ReCaptcha") from Google. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by Google ReCaptcha can be found in the data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, any tracking opt-out (see section 2.2) can be obtained from: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. There you will also find further information about your rights in this regard and possibilities for the protection of your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.


3. Collection and Processing of Data Provided Voluntarily

3.1 Your provision of personal data to us by e-mail or via our website is voluntary. We use this data to process our contractual relationship with you and/or your inquiries or orders, to conduct market research or opinion polls by e-mail, or for mailing our advertisements to you. We only use your data for e-mail advertising purposes with your consent. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR or Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR

3.2 If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, please provide your valid e-mail address and your country of origin and confirm that you are in agreement with the following:

„I agree that Vizona GmbH may process and use the data I have provided for the purpose of sending me and contacting me by e-mail, telephone, newsletters, etc. to inform me about Shopfitting- and Retail-News as well as about current campaigns and events.

I can revoke this agreement at any time by sending written notice to Vizona GmbH, Feuerbachstraße 9, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany or to marketing@vizona.com. As soon as I revoke such agreement, the data I provided will be deleted and no longer will be used to send me the newsletter.'

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you agree with the owner of the e-mail address provided and with the receipt of the newsletter. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The indication of further, separately marked data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. After your confirmation we will save your data for the purpose of sending you the newsletter (legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR).

We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to ensure that newsletters are sent out in agreement. In the course of this, the potential recipient can be included in a distribution list. Subsequently, the user receives the opportunity to confirm the registration in a legally secure manner by means of a confirmation e-mail. The address is only actively included in the distribution list if it is confirmed.

We use these data exclusively for the dispatch of the requested information and offers.

Newsletter2Go is used as newsletter software. Your data will be transmitted to Newsletter2Go GmbH. Newsletter2Go is prohibited from selling your data and using it for purposes other than sending newsletters. Newsletter2Go is a German, certified provider selected according to the requirements of Art. 28 GDPR.
Further information can be found here: https://www.newsletter2go.de/informationen-newsletter-empfaenger/
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

For this reason, we ask you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by inspecting our data protection declaration.


3.3 If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, please provide your valid e-mail address and your country of origin and confirm that you are in agreement with the following:

I agree to the data I have provided being collected and saved electronically as described in the Data Protection Statement. My personal data will be used only to respond to my inquiries. I understand that I can revoke this agreement at any time by mail or e-mail sent to the address indicated in the Data Protection Statement.

If you would like us to contact you by telephone or by mail, please provide your telephone number and postal address. Provision of this data is voluntary. Your data will be transmitted exclusively in an encoded manner to prevent access by third parties. We will save and use your data only to process your request for contact. (Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR)

3.4 Personal data provided to us via our website will be saved only for the time it takes us to meet the purpose for which you provided such data. When your contract has been fulfilled completely, your data will be blocked and then deleted in accordance with the relevant tax and trade regulations unless you have given your express consent to such data being used for other purposes. To the extent mandatory trade and tax retention periods need to be observed, the retention period for some types of data can be up to ten years.


4. Transmission to Third Parties

4.1 We will not transmit any personal data you provide to us to any third parties. Personal data will be transmitted only

- if you have given prior consent
- to sub-contractors who need to receive and use such data for the purpose of fulfilling specific orders if required to process your inquiries, orders and use of our services
- to service providers bound by instructions if required to process your order data in accordance with the law
- to parties entitled to obtain such data if required to comply with statutory obligations



5. Cookies

5.1 To learn about your individual preferences and adjust our offerings optimally to best meet your needs, our website uses cookies – small text files saved on your computer or mobile device that your computer or mobile device can retrieve when you access our website at a later time. The following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below, are used on this website:

- Transient cookies: Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
- Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

We do not merge the data in cookies with data from other sources.

5.2 Cookies do not harm your computer or mobile device and do not contain any viruses. If you do not want cookies saved on your computer, please adjust your browser settings so saving cookies is impossible or you are asked for express consent before any cookies are saved. Please note that you may have to change the settings in each browser you use to access this website and that not all functions of this website may be available to you if you object to the use of cookies.


6. Your rights

6.1 At any time, at no cost to you and without providing any reason you can request information regarding the data relating to you which is saved in our systems as well as information regarding the origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom such data has been transmitted and why such data has been saved.

6.2 In addition, legally you are entitled to have your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted. Also, you can revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time and without having to provide a reason. If the processing of your data is based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you have a right of objection pursuant to Art. 21 DGPR. You also have the right to data transferability. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

6.3 Please address any requests for information, inquiries, objections to the processing of your data, and any questions you may have to Vizona GmbH, Feuerbachstraße 9, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany or to marketing@vizona.com.

6.4 If you have any questions concerning data protection, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer, Mr. Simon Brandmeier, at Kirschmatt 37, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany or at info@sbmconsulting.de.