This data protection declaration informs you about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offering and the websites, functions and content associated with it as well as external online presences, such as our social media profile (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “online offer”). With regard to the terms used, such as “processing” or “responsible person”, we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Trends Up UG (limited liability)
Managing Directors: Willo Blome, Florian Burghard, Marco Hübecker
To Hubertushalle 4
Phone: +49 (0)2933 831-118
Types of data processed:
Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
Contact details (e.g., email, telephone numbers).
Content data (e.g., text entries, photographs, videos).
Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times).
Meta/communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).
Categories of data subjects
Visitors and users of the online offering (hereinafter we refer to the affected persons collectively as “users”).
Purpose of processing
Provision of the online offer, its functions and content.
Answering contact requests and communicating with users.
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”); A natural person is considered identifiable if he or she can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or one or more special features, which are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
“Processing” means any operation or series of operations relating to personal data, carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures. The term is broad and encompasses virtually every way data is handled.
“Pseudonymization” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data not be assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
“Profiling” means any type of automated processing of personal data, which consists in using that personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to work performance, economic situation, health, personal Analyze or predict the preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or movements of that natural person.
The “controller” is the natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body that alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
“Processor” means a natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Relevant legal bases
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. If the legal basis is not stated in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a and Article 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our services and implement contractual measures as well Answering inquiries is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
We take appropriate technical measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.
The measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, distribution, ensuring availability and its separation. We have also set up procedures to ensure the exercise of the rights of those affected, the deletion of data and the response to threats to data. We also take the protection of personal data into account when developing or selecting hardware and software
as well as procedures in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and through data protection-friendly default settings (Art. 25 GDPR).
Collaboration with processors and third parties
If, as part of our processing, we disclose data to other people and companies (contract processors or third parties), transmit it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this only takes place on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties, such as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit.
If we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this occurs as part of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only occur if it is done to fulfill our (pre-)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we only process or have the data processed in a third country if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR are met. This means that the processing is carried out, for example, on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level that corresponds to the EU (e.g. for the USA through the “Privacy Shield”) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Rights of data subjects
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed and to receive information about this data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 GDPR gives you the right to request that the data concerning you be completed or that incorrect data concerning you be corrected.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to demand that the data in question be deleted immediately, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request a restriction on the processing of the data.
You have the right to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request that it be transmitted to other responsible parties.
In accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to revoke your consent in accordance with Article 7 Paragraph 3 of the GDPR with effect for the future
Right to object
You can object to the future processing of your data at any time in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. The objection can in particular be made against processing for direct advertising purposes.
Cookies and right to object to direct advertising
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit to an online offering. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies,” are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offering and closes their browser. Such a cookie can, for example, store the contents of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status. Cookies that remain stored even after the browser is closed are referred to as “permanent” or “persistent”. For example, the login status can be saved if users visit it after several days. The interests of users can also be stored in such a cookie, which is used for range measurement or marketing purposes. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offering (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, they are referred to as “first-party cookies”).
We can use temporary and permanent cookies and explain this in our data protection declaration.
If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Ge
Stored cookies can be deleted in the browser’s system settings. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Deletion of data
The data we process will be deleted or its processing will be restricted in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 of the GDPR. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any legal retention obligations. Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. This means that the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, storage takes place in particular for 10 years in accordance with Sections 147 Paragraph 1 AO, 257 Paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and 4, Paragraph 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, more relevant for taxation). documents, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with Section 257 Paragraph 1 Nos. 2 and 3, Paragraph 4 HGB (commercial letters).
According to legal requirements in Austria, storage takes place in particular for 7 years in accordance with Section 132 Paragraph 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts/invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statements of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real estate and for 10 years for documents relating to electronically provided services, telecommunications, radio and television services that are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.
When contacting us (e.g. via contact form, email, telephone or via social media), the user’s information is processed to process the contact request and process it in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b) GDPR. User information can be stored in a customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or comparable inquiry organization.
We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary. We review the necessity every two years; The statutory archiving obligations also apply.
With the following information we inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your rights to object. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to its receipt and the procedures described.
Content of the newsletter: We only send newsletters, emails and other electronic notifications with promotional information (hereinafter “newsletter”) with the consent of the recipient or legal permission. If the contents are specifically described when registering for the newsletter, they are decisive for the user’s consent. Our newsletters also contain information about our services and us.
Double opt-in and logging: Registration for our newsletter takes place using a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registering you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with someone else’s email address. Registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to provide evidence of the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes storing the registration and confirmation times as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored by the shipping service provider are also logged.
Registration data: To register for the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your email address. Optionally, we ask you to provide a name so that you can be addressed personally in the newsletter.
The newsletter is sent and the associated measurement of success is based on the consent of the recipient in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a, Article 7 GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 2 No. 3 UWG.
The registration process is logged on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR. Our interest is in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter
ersystems that serve our business interests as well as meet the expectations of users and also allow us to provide evidence of consent.
Cancellation/revocation – You can cancel your receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. You will find a link to unsubscribe from the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. We can store the unsubscribed email addresses for up to three years based on our legitimate interests before deleting them in order to be able to prove that consent was previously given. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of possible defense against claims. An individual request for deletion is possible at any time, provided that the previous existence of consent is confirmed at the same time.
Online presence in social media
We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms in order to be able to communicate with customers, interested parties and users who are active there and inform them about our services. We would like to point out that user data may be processed outside the European Union. This can result in risks for users because, for example, it could make it more difficult to enforce users’ rights. With regard to US providers who are certified under the Privacy Shield, we would like to point out that they thereby undertake to comply with EU data protection standards.
Furthermore, user data is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. For example, usage profiles can be created from the usage behavior and resulting interests of the users. The usage profiles can in turn be used, for example, to place advertisements within and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to the interests of the users. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the users’ computers, in which the usage behavior and interests of the users are stored. Furthermore, data can also be stored in the usage profiles regardless of the devices used by the users (particularly if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them).
The processing of users’ personal data is based on our legitimate interests in effectively informing users and communicating with users in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR. If the users are asked by the respective providers for their consent to data processing (i.e. declare their consent, e.g. by ticking a checkbox or confirming a button), the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a., Art. 7 GDPR.
For a detailed description of the respective processing and the objection options (opt-out), we refer to the information provided by the providers linked below.
Even in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we would like to point out that these can most effectively be asserted with the providers. Only the providers have access to user data and can take appropriate measures and provide information directly. If you still need help, you can contact us.