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Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail) security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

The data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is biochar zero GmbH, Bayrische Straße 8, 01069 Dresden, Germany, Tel.: +49 (0) 15678-199455, e-mail: info@biochar-zero.com.

Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you disable cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Hosting and server log files

We use the hosting services of Serverprofis GmbH, Mondstr. 2-4, 85622 Feldkirchen (“Serverprofis”) for the purpose of operating this online offer. For this purpose, Serverprofis processes the usage, meta and communication data of visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in the efficient provision of this online offer pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. 28 DSGVO. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of order processing contract). Serverprofis collects and stores on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO, Serverprofis automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are: Timestamp, URL, HTTP protocol, HTTP status, bytes transferred, referrer URL, operating system and browser. The server log files are stored for seven days for security reasons (e.g. to clarify acts of abuse or fraud) and then deleted.

We also use the hosting services of Raidboxes GmbH, Hafenstraße 32, 48153 Münster (“Raidboxes”) for the purpose of operating this online offer. For this purpose, Raidboxes processes the usage, meta and communication data of visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in the efficient provision of this online offer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of order processing contract). Raidboxes collects and stores on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO, Raidboxes automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are: Timestamp, URL, HTTP protocol, HTTP status, bytes transferred, referrer URL, operating system and browser. The server log files are stored for security reasons (e.g. for the clarification of abuse or fraud) for seven days and then deleted.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics on the basis of our legitimate interests in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Das sind Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Website durch Sie ermöglichen. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following button:



IP anonymization

We use the function “Activation of IP anonymization” on this website. However, this means that your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, 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 operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Order data processing

We have concluded an order data processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Objection to advertising e-mails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

Source: https://www.e-recht24.de, adapted by the website owner.

Data security and integrity

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures in accordance with Article 32 of the GDPR to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized use, disclosure or access and against all other unlawful forms of processing or misuse.

Data subject rights

If you have any questions about data protection or wish to assert your data subject rights, please feel free to contact us at info@biochar-zero.com.
This concerns in particular the right to information according to Art. 15 DSGVO, the right to rectification according to Art. 16 DSGVO, the right to erasure according to Art. 17 DSGVO, the right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 DSGVO and the right to data portability according to Art. 20 DSGVO. According to Art. 77 DSGVO, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Consent, right of revocation and right of objection

Insofar as we use data for a purpose that requires your consent in accordance with the statutory provisions, we will always ask you for your express consent and record your consent in accordance with the data protection regulations.

We would like to point out that you can object to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO at any time. The objection can be made in particular against the processing for purposes of direct advertising.

You have a right to correct, amend, delete or block your stored personal data. To withdraw consent or to object, simply send a message to info@biochar-zero.com.

Information on data protection for the usage of LinkedIn

1) Information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible.

1.1 In the following, we inform you about the handling of your personal data. Here, personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

Please carefully check which personal data you share with us via the social medium LinkedIn. We expressly point out that LinkedIn stores the data of its users (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.) and may also use it for business purposes. For more information on LinkedIn’s data processing, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=hb_ft_priv.

We have no influence on the data collection and further processing by LinkedIn. Furthermore, it is not apparent to us to what extent, at what location and for how long the data is stored, to what extent LinkedIn complies with existing deletion obligations, what evaluations and links are made with the data and to whom the data is passed on. If you would like to avoid LinkedIn processing personal data that you have transmitted to us, please contact us by other means. Our full contact details can be found in our imprint on LinkedIn.

1.2 The data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is biochar zero GmbH, Bayrische Straße 8, 01069 Dresden, Germany, Tel.: +49 (0) 15678-199455, e-mail: info@biochar-zero.com, insofar as we exclusively process ourselves the data transmitted to us by you via LinkedIn.

To the extent that the data you provide to us via LinkedIn is also or exclusively processed by LinkedIn, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland is also the data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in addition to us, provided that you are a resident of a country of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are located in another country, LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA is also the data controller within the meaning of the GDPR in addition to us.

The data controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

2) Data protection officer

You can contact the data protection officer of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company or LinkedIn Corporation via the contact form available at the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/ask/TSO-DPO

3) Data processing when contacting us

We ourselves collect personal data when you contact us via contact form or messenger, for example. You can see which data we collect when you contact us via contact form from the relevant contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for contacting you and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If your contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, unless there are legal obligations to retain data. We assume final processing if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been conclusively clarified.

4) Rights of the data subject

4.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data subject rights (rights of information and intervention) vis-à-vis the controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, which we inform you about below:

Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO;
Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO;
Right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO;
Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO;
Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 DSGVO;
Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO;
Right to withdraw consent given pursuant to Art. 7(3) DSGVO;
Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO.

4.2 RIGHT OF OBJECTION

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS ON THE BASIS OF OUR OVERRIDING LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CONTINUE PROCESSING IF WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSERTING, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH MARKETING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

5) Duration of the storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is measured on the basis of the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and – if relevant – additionally on the basis of the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law).

When processing personal data on the basis of explicit consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject revokes his or her consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that is processed within the scope of legal or quasi-legal obligations on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention periods have expired, provided that it is no longer required for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of the contract and/or there is no legitimate interest on our part in continuing to store it.

When processing personal data on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Art. 21(1) DSGVO, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct marketing on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Article 21 (2) DSGVO.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this statement about specific processing situations, stored personal data will otherwise be deleted when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.

Privacy policy for the use of Sendinblue

We use Sendinblue of Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin (“Sendinblue”) to send our newsletter. This enables us to contact subscribers directly. In addition, we analyse your usage behaviour in order to optimise our offer.

For this purpose, we pass on the following personal data to Sendinblue:

Email address and optionally your name, if you provide it.

Sendinblue is the recipient of your personal data and acts as a processor for us as far as the distribution of our newsletter is concerned. The processing of the data provided in this section is neither legally nor contractually required. Without your consent and the transmission of your personal data, we cannot send you a newsletter.

In addition, Sendinblue collects the following personal data using cookies and other tracking methods: Information about your terminal device (IP address, device information, operating system, browser ID, information about the application you use to read your emails and other information about hardware and internet connection. In addition, usage data is collected such as date and time, when you opened the email / campaign and browser activity (e.g. which emails / web pages were opened). Sendinblue requires this data to ensure the security and reliability of the systems, compliance with the terms of use and the prevention of misuse. This corresponds to the legitimate interest of Sendinblue (according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) and serves the execution of the contract (according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO). Furthermore, Sendinblue evaluates performance data, such as the delivery statistics of e-mails and other communication data. This information is used to create usage and performance statistics of the services.

You can find further information on the possibilities to object to and remove Sendinblue at: https://de.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/.

The legal basis for this processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. A corresponding link can be found in all mailings. In addition, the revocation can be made via the specified contact options. The declaration of revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out to date.

Your data will be processed as long as you have given your consent. Apart from this, they will be deleted after the termination of the contract between us and Sendinblue, unless legal requirements make further storage necessary.

Privacy Policy for the Use of HubSpot

We use the services of HubSpot, provided by HubSpot Inc., 25 Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA (“HubSpot”), for customer relationship management and sales. This allows us to manage existing and potential customers and their contacts, as well as communicate with them. Additionally, we analyze your interaction and website usage behavior to optimize our offerings.

For this purpose, we share the following personal data with HubSpot:
Name, Position, Company, Email address, Phone number, Activity history (information provided in filled-out forms, past communication, attended events, etc.)

HubSpot acts as a data processor and recipient of your personal data, specifically related to contact and activity management. The processing of the data specified in this section is based on the legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR) of the data controller for efficient customer, contact, and activity management. It is also necessary for contractual obligations (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR) or for pre-contractual inquiries from potential customers (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR).

The transfer of data to the USA is governed by HubSpot’s participation in the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, as well as an executed data processing agreement that includes EU Standard Contractual Clauses between the data controller and HubSpot.

Websites and Email Tracking by HubSpot
In addition, HubSpot collects the following personal data using cookies and other tracking methods: information about your device (IP address, device details, operating system, browser ID, information about the application you use to read emails, and further details about hardware and internet connection). Furthermore, usage data is collected, including the date and time when you opened the email/campaign and browser activities (such as which emails/websites were accessed). HubSpot requires this data to ensure the security and reliability of its systems, compliance with terms of use, and prevention of abuse. This corresponds to HubSpot’s legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR) and serves the performance of the contract (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR).

HubSpot also analyzes performance data, such as email delivery statistics and other communication data, as well as website visits. These pieces of information are used to create usage and performance statistics for the services.

For more information on how to object to or eliminate data processing by HubSpot, please see HubSpot Privacy Policy at https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.

The legal basis for processing through cookies and tracking methods is your consent (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) of the GDPR). You can revoke your consent for the processing of your personal data at any time, for example, through a provided link or contact options. The revocation will not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out prior to your declaration of revocation.

Your data will be processed as long as there is a corresponding consent or legitimate interest, or for the fulfillment of pre-contractual matters or contracts. Apart from that, after the termination of the contract between us and HubSpot, your data will be deleted unless legal requirements necessitate further storage.

Privacy Policy for Participating in Online Meetings and Webinars

We use the service Google Meet to conduct online meetings and webinars. Google Meet is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland and may also involve data transfers to Google LLC., which is based in the USA. Using Google Meet allows us to manage, invite, conduct, moderate and record online meetings and webinars with existing and potential customers, interested parties, and their contacts.

For this purpose, we share the following personal data with Google: name, company, email address, activity history (attended events with their title, and time, etc.). Google further processes information provided during meetings and webinars (chat, audio, and video data, incl. recordings if permitted) to provide the service and other session data (participant IP address, device information, etc) for technical reasons.

Google acts as a data processor and recipient of your personal data related to contact and online meeting and webinar data. The processing of the data specified in this section is based on the legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR) of the data controller for efficient online meeting and webinar management. It may be also necessary for contractual obligations (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR) or for pre-contractual inquiries from potential customers (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR).

The transfer of data to the USA is governed by the participation of Google in the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, as well as an executed data processing agreement that includes EU Standard Contractual Clauses between the data controller and Google. For more information on how Google processes personal data, please see Google Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Data sharing with webinar partners

For webinars where you give your consent, the data controller may share your contact and webinar activity details with named third parties that are referred to as webinar partners. This is for the purpose of marketing and sales of products by our partners.

The legal basis for sharing your data with webinar partners is your consent (pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) of the GDPR). You can revoke your consent for the processing of your personal data at any time, via our contact options. The revocation will not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out prior to your declaration of revocation.

Your data will be processed as long as there is a corresponding consent or legitimate interest, or for the fulfillment of pre-contractual matters or contracts. Apart from that, after the termination of the contract between us and Google, your data will be deleted unless legal requirements necessitate further storage.