Personal data is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This may involve data that can be personally related to you, for example names, addresses, email addresses, or user behaviour.
The data controller pursuant to Article 4 no. 7 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is KYB Europe GmbH, Kimpler Str. 336, 47807 Krefeld, Germany, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our website is primarily for informational use. Interested users can inform themselves about our company and our products and services. The data and information we collect can be categorized as follows:
Automatically collected data: When you access and use our website, we automatically collect information, including personal data, about the technologies you use and information about how you use these and our website.
Data and information provided by you: If you contact us with general questions about our company and our products or write to us in case of issues with products, we will store and process your personal data transmitted with the inquiry. It is your free decision which information and data you provide to us. However, we reserve the right to reject inquiries which do not contain minimum information on your identity. If necessary, we will contact you and request further data and information in order to process your inquiry to your full satisfaction.
We use, store and process information, including personal data, on you, for the following purposes and on the following legal basis:
Provision, improvement, development and security of the websites: We use log files to make the website, including its functionalities, available to you. We also use the information and data to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our IT systems. For this purpose, your IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.
We use log files as part of our legitimate interest in the availability and continuous development of our website. The legal basis for the use of the log files is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Analysis: We use the information and data generated by cookies to analyse the use of our website. This enables us to find out more about the number of visits to a web page, user behaviour or the length of your stay and to draw conclusions about which content on our website is particularly interesting and which is less interesting for visitors. We may take this into account in future updates and redesigns of our website.
Marketing and advertising: We also use the data from cookies and web beacons for advertising purposes, for example to display advertising on our website or on third-party websites. The data can provide information about how you navigate the Internet and which advertising you were particularly interested in because you clicked on it. This allows our advertising partners to target their advertising much more effectively and make recommendations based on your interests and preferences.
Social Media: We offer you the opportunity to share our websites and their content with your social network and have implemented respective social plugins on our websites for your convenience. We use the so-called “2-click-solution” which means that only in case you activate the slider next to a social plugin button it would be possible for you to share our websites with your social network. Simultaneously that means that only in case of activation the respective social network will place cookies on your device and collect information.
The use of your data in the context of social media is based on your consent through affirmative action, Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
Communication: We use the data that we request from you or that you provide to us in connection with your enquiry when you contact us in order to respond to your enquiry as quickly and efficiently as possible.
The use of your data in the context of communication with you corresponds to our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. As far as it concerns a concrete inquiry to our products, in particular in case of an order, the use of your data is required for performance of the contract and/or for the performance of pre-contractual measures on your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
We work with various service providers to deliver our website and to achieve the described purposes, i.e., to provide and visualise our websites and to perform marketing and advertisements. These are the following products that we have included on our websites and on which we inform you based on our level of knowledge:
The social plugin of Twitter establishes a direct connection to the services of Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. For information on which data is collected and how it is used, please refer to the Twitter data protection information: www.twitter.com/privacy. You can find ways to protect your privacy at: www.twitter.com/settings
If you are a member of one of the social networks and do not want the respective network operator to collect data about your visit to our websites, please log out of your social media account before you visit our websites and before you activate the plugin. It is also helpful to delete all social media cookies from your browser.
We only store your data provided to us for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the respective purpose for which you have transmitted your data to us or to comply with legal requirements.
Log files are erased once the respective session has ended. Log files for security purposes and as a precaution against attacks on our websites are automatically erased after 7 days at the latest.
The retention period for cookies and similar technologies varies from 24 hours up to 8 years.
We share personal information with contractors located in non-EEA countries. In this case, we ensure that the recipient either has an adequate level of data protection (e.g., based on an adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the respective country, a self-certification of the recipient for the EU-US Privacy Shield or the agreement of so-called EU standard contractual clauses of the European Union with the recipient) or sufficient consent.
We can provide you with an overview of the recipients in third countries and a copy of the concretely agreed regulations to ensure the appropriate level of data protection. Please use the information in the section „Contact“ below.
In accordance with applicable data protection law, you have the right to access, rectification, portability and erasure of your personal data.
In case the data processing is justified by our legitimate interests, you have the right to object the data processing for the future, unless the data is absolutely necessary for operation of the websites (which is particularly the case with log files).
Your right of objection in connection with Google: You can prevent Google from storing cookies in various ways by
Your right of complaint to a supervisory authority: Without prejudice to the rights described above, you have the right of complaint to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, work or suspected infringement, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.
Any data subject may, at any time, contact the Data Protection Officer of KYB Europe GmbH directly with all questions and suggestions concerning data protection either by email email@example.com or as follows:
Data Protection Officer of KYB Europe GmbH
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World Trade Center Bldg. 2-4-1 Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-6111, Japan
Tel: +81 3-3435-6460