Brauerei C. & A. VELTINS GmbH & Co. KG

Data protection

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Data privacy statement of Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co. KG

1. Data protection

Brauerei C. & A. VELTINS GmbH & Co. KG as the controller within the meaning of Article 4 no. 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27. April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter referred to as the: GDPR) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly complies with the regulations of the of the data protection acts.

On this website, personal data is only collected to the extent that is technically necessary. On no account are the collected data made available to third parties without your consent.

In the following, we will provide you with a summary of how we ensure the protection of your personal data and what kind of data is recorded for what purposes.
We also use appropriate technical and organisational safeguards to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised third parties. Our safeguards are improved continuously in line with technological advancements.
We reserve the right to change these safeguards and data protection measures insofar as this is necessary due to technical changes.

2. The processing of data on this website

Brauerei C. & A. VELTINS collects and stores automatic information which your browser sends to us. These are:

  • the browser type/ version /plugins
  • the operating system that is being used
  • general system information (screen resolution)
  • referrer URL (the page previously visited)
  • hostname of the computer making the access (IP address)
  • time of the server request.

We process this data for the following purposes:

  • To ensure that a connection with the website can be established without any problems,
  • To ensure that our website is easy to use,
  • To evaluate system security and stability, as well as
  • For other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Article (1) sentence 1f GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the data collection purposes listed above. We will not, under any circumstances, use the data collected in order to draw conclusions as to your identity.

These data cannot be assigned to a certain person by us. These data will not be combined with other data sources nor deleted following a statistical evaluation; this does not apply if the data are further required exclusively for the purpose of supporting and maintaining the services requested by the user according to the conditions of use.

We will protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use or publication.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find further information in sections 6, 7 and 8 of this data privacy statement.

3. Data processing when you sign up for our newsletter and other information

If you have granted your explicit consent according to Article 6 (1) 1a) GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter and other information about us on a regular basis. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide an e-mail address. You can unsubscribe at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you are also welcome to unsubscribe at any time by sending an e-mail to datenschutz@veltins.de.

4. Data processing when you use our contact form

If you have any questions, we give you the opportunity to contact us using a form provided on the website. You must provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who sent the request and can respond to it. Further information can be provided on a voluntary basis.
Data is processed when you contact us in this way in accordance with Article 6 (1) 1a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent.
The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after your request has been processed.

5. Transfer of your data

The transmission of your data only takes place if it is necessary in order to establish, implement or terminate a contractual or legal obligation or in order to protect the legitimate interests of the responsible party and when there is no reason to suppose that your interests requiring protection prevail by excluding the processing or utilisation of data or there are statutory obligations for transmitting the data.
Your data will not be transmitted in non-EU/EEA states (so-called “third-party states”) especially places receiving data which are not able to guarantee an adequate level of data protection.

6. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not damage your end device and, to the best of our knowledge and belief, do not contain viruses, Trojan horses or other malware.

The cookie stores information that is created in connection with the specifically used end device in each case. This does not, however, mean that we become directly aware of your identity as a result.

The use of cookies serves, on the one hand, to make the use of our website more pleasant for you. For example, we use what are known as session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These will be deleted automatically after you leave our website.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your end device for a specific period of time to optimise user-friendliness. If you visit our website again to use our services, it will automatically detect that you have already visited our site, and which entries and settings you made/selected, so that you do not have to enter them again.

We also use cookies to record statistics on the use of our website and to evaluate them in order to optimise the services we offer you (see section 5). These cookies allow us to automatically detect that you have already visited our website when you make a return visit. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed using cookies is required for the aforementioned purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Article 6 (1) 1f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can, however, configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer, or that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. If you deactivate cookies completely, however, you may not be able to use all of the functions on our website.

7. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. As IP anonymity is activated on this website via plug-ins, Google will truncate the IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union as well as within other states which have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only sent to and truncated by Google servers in the USA in exceptional cases. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can set your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved. However, please note that if you do so, you might not be able to use all of the functions offered by this website. You can also prevent Google from storing the data relating to your use of the website that is generated by the cookie (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .

You can prevent data being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be stored which prevents the collection of your data for future visits to this website: javascript:gaOptout()

You can find further information on the terms of use and data protection at www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

We would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the “_anonymizeIp ()” extension, meaning that only truncated IP addresses are processed further in order to prevent a situation in which data can be traced back to specific individuals.

8. Use of social media plug-ins

Our website uses plug-ins of the social network Instagram. Instagram is operated by Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA and, if you visit Facebook within the EU/EEA, by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. If you visit websites that have this sort of Facebook plug-in, information on which of our websites you have visited is sent to the servers used by Facebook. If you have a Facebook or Instagram account and are logged in to Facebook or Instagram or other social networks related to Facebook, this information will be associated with your Facebook profile. If you use the plug-in functions, this information is also associated with your Facebook account. You can prevent this by only visiting our website after you have logged out of your respective account.

9. Google Maps

The website pages of Brauerei C. & A. VELTINS GmbH & Co. KG use Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043) also collects, processes and uses data on the use of map features by visitors to the website pages. For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy, which can be found at www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

10. Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions or requests for information, if you wish to assert your rights (section 13) or if you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of your data, please contact our data protection officer:
e-mail: datenschutz@veltins.de

11. You have the following rights:

  • Information about personal data pursuant to Article 15 GDPR,
  • Rectification of data pursuant to Article 16 GDPR,
  • Erasure (“right to be forgotten”) pursuant to Article 17 GDPR,
  • Restriction of processing pursuant to Article 18 GDPR,
  • Right to object to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR,
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Article 20 GDPR and
  • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 78 GDPR and
  • the right to information on the existence or non-existence of automated decision-making, including profiling.

12. Validity of, and amendments to, this data privacy statement

This data privacy statement is currently valid and is the version dated May 2018.
Due to the further development of our website and the services we offer via the website, or due to changes in statutory/official requirements, it may become necessary to amend this data privacy statement. You can access and print out the current valid data privacy statement at any time on the website at
www.veltins.com/data-protection/