Privacy Policy

This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") in the context of the provision of our services and 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 jointly referred to as "online offering"). With regard to the terms used, such as "processing" or "person responsible", we refer you to the definitions in Art. 4 of the Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO).

Responsible person

Simon, Kolb
Weichselstraße, 9
67574, Osthofen, Germany
support@bmi-calculate.com
https://bmi-calculate.com/en/imprint.html

Types of data processed

- Inventory data (e.g., person master data, names or addresses).
- Contact data (e.g., e-mail, 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 affected persons

Visitors and users of the online offer (In the following, we will also refer to the affected persons collectively as "users").

Purpose of the processing

- Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
- Answering contact questions and communicating with users.
- Safety measures.
- Range measurement/Marketing

Terms used

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"); an identifiable natural person is any person who, directly or indirectly, in particular by attributing it to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. a name, a telephone number, a telephone number, a telephone number, a telephone number, a fax number, a fax number, etc.), is identified by a unique identifier.B. Cookie) or to one or more specific characteristics which are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

"processing" means any operation or set of operations which is carried out with or without the aid of automated processes and which involves personal data. The term is broad and covers practically every handling of data.

"pseudonymisation" 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 provision of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures ensuring that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

"profiling" means any automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to the work performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, conduct, whereabouts or movements of that natural person.

"controller" means any natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body which alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

"processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Relevant legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 DSGVO, we inform you of the legal bases of our data processing. For users from the area of application of the data protection basic regulation (DSGVO), i.e. the EU and the EEC, the following applies, if the legal basis is not mentioned in the data protection explanation:
he legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 DSGVO;
. The legal basis for the processing for the fulfilment of our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the answering of inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO;
. The legal basis for the processing for the fulfilment of our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO;
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person necessitate the processing of personal data, Art. 6 (1) lit. d DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
The legal basis for the processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority entrusted to the controller is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e DSGVO.
The legal basis for the processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The processing of data for purposes other than those for which they were collected is governed by the provisions of Art. 6 (4) DSGVO.
The processing of special categories of data (pursuant to Art. 9 para. 1 DSGVO) is governed by the provisions of Art. 9 para. 2 DSGVO.

Security measures

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk, in accordance with the legal requirements, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, extent, circumstances and purposes of the processing, as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.

Measures shall include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to, access to, inputting, disclosure, securing and separation of data. In addition, we have established procedures to ensure the exercise of data subjects' rights, deletion of data and reaction to data threats. Furthermore, we take the protection of personal data into account as early as the development or selection of hardware, software and processes, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly default settings.

Cooperation with contract processors, jointly responsible persons and third parties

If we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors, jointly responsible persons or third parties) within the scope of our processing, transfer them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this shall only take place on the basis of a legal permission (e.g.B. if a transfer of the data to third parties, such as payment service providers, is necessary for the performance of the contract), users have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).

Insofar as we disclose, transmit or otherwise grant access to data to other companies of our group of companies, this is done in particular for administrative purposes as a legitimate interest and beyond that on a basis corresponding to the legal requirements.

Transmissions to third countries

If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation) or if we do so as part of the use of third-party services or disclosure, or If data is transferred to other persons or companies, this will only take place if it is done to fulfil our (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to express consent or contractually required transfer, we process or allow the data to be processed only in third countries with a recognised level of data protection, which includes US processors certified under the "Privacy Shield" or on the basis of special guarantees, such as a contractual obligation through so-called standard protection clauses of the EU Commission, the existence of certifications or binding internal data protection regulations (Art. 44 to 49 DSGVO, information page of the EU Commission).

Rights of the persons concerned

right of access: You have the right to demand confirmation as to whether data concerned are processed and to request information about these data as well as further information and copies of the data in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Right of rectification: You have the right, in accordance with the law, to request the completion of the data concerning you or the rectification of the inaccurate data concerning you.
Right to deletion and limitation of processing: You have the right, in accordance with the statutory provisions, to demand that the data concerned be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to demand a limitation of processing of the data in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Right to data transfer: You have the right to receive the data concerning you which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format in accordance with the legal requirements or to demand its transfer to another responsible party.
Complaints to the supervisory authority: You also have the right to submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Right of withdrawal

You have the right to revoke consents granted with effect from the date of grant.

Right of withdrawal

You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future.

Right of objection

Right of objection: You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation, which takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. If the personal data concerning you are processed for the purpose of direct advertising, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising.

Cookies and right of objection in the case of direct advertising

"Cookies" are small files which are stored on the computers of users. Different data 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 the user's visit to an online service. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. The content of a shopping basket in an online shop or a login status, for example, can be stored in such a cookie. Cookies are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved if users visit it after several days. The interests of the users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes can also be stored in such a cookie. Third party cookies" are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online service (otherwise, if they are only the latter's cookies, we speak of "first party cookies").
We may use temporary and permanent cookies and explain this in the context of our privacy policy.
If we ask the user to consent to the use of cookies (e.g. in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal cookies of the users will be processed in accordance with the following explanations within the framework of this data protection declaration on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the German Data Protection Act). DSGVO) or if the use of cookies is necessary for the provision of our contract-related services, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b. DSGVO, or if the use of cookies is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e. DSGVO, processed.

If users do not wish cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional limitations of this online offer.

A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be raised for a large number of services, particularly in the case of tracking, via the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. In addition, cookies can be saved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that in this case not all functions of this online offer may be available.

Deletion of data

The data processed by us will be deleted or their processing restricted in accordance with the legal requirements. 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 there are no legal obligations to retain them.

If the data are not deleted because they are required for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing will be restricted. This means that the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data which must be stored for reasons of commercial or tax law.

Changes and updates to the data protection declaration

We kindly ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our data protection declaration. We will adapt the data protection declaration as soon as the changes to the data processing carried out by us make this necessary. We will inform you as soon as the changes require your cooperation (e.g. consent) or other individual notification.

Hosting and e-mail dispatch

The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, e-mail dispatch, security services and technical maintenance services which we use for the purpose of operating this online service.

Here we, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta data and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this online service on the basis of our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of this online service in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of an order processing contract).

Collection of access data and logfiles

We, respectively our hosting provider, collect data on the basis of our legitimate interests in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO data about each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, data volume transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
Log file information is stored for security reasons (e.g. for the clarification of abuse or fraud actions) for the duration of maximally 7 days and deleted afterwards. Data, the further storage of which is necessary for evidence purposes, are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a solution with which we can manage so-called website tags via an interface (and thus integrate Google Analytics as well as other Google marketing services into our online offering). The Tag Manager itself (which implements the tags) does not process any personal user data. With regard to the processing of users' personal data, reference is made to the following information on Google services. Terms of use: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about users' use of the website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online services by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online service and to provide us with other services associated with the use of this online service and the Internet. Pseudonymous user profiles of the users can be created from the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with IP anonymization enabled. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened 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 is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.
The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other Google data. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser, however please note that if any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
If we ask the users for their consent (e.g. in the context of a cookie agreement), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the user will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online service within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the German Data Protection Act). DSGVO) processed.

Where data is processed in the United States, we would like to point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby warrants compliance with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Further information on the use of data by Google, setting and objection options, can be found in Google's privacy policy (https://policies.google.com/privacy) as well as in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

Users' personal data will be deleted or anonymized after 14 months.

Google Universal Analytics

We use Google Analytics in the form of "Universal-Analytics". Universal Analytics" refers to a Google Analytics procedure in which user analysis is performed on the basis of a pseudonymous user ID, thereby creating a pseudonymous profile of the user with information from the use of various devices (so-called "Universal Analytics"). "cross-device-tracking").

Google Adsense with personalized ads

span class="ts-muster-content">We use the services of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").

We use the AdSense service to display ads on our website and receive a fee for displaying or otherwise using them. For these purposes, usage data such as the click on an ad and the IP address of the user is processed, whereby the IP address is shortened by the last two digits. For this reason, the processing of user data is pseudonymised.

We use Adsense with personalized ads. Google uses the websites or apps users visit and the user profiles they create to determine their interests. Advertisers use this information to tailor their campaigns to these interests, which is beneficial to both users and advertisers. For Google, ads are personalized when collected or known data determines or influences ad selection. This includes, but is not limited to, past searches, activities, site visits, app usage, demographics, and location information. Specifically, this includes demographic targeting, targeting to interest categories, remarketing, targeting to match lists, and targeting lists uploaded to DoubleClick Bid Manager or Campaign Manager.
If we ask the users for their consent (e.g. in the context of a cookie agreement), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the user will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online service within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the German Data Protection Act). DSGVO) processed.

Where data is processed in the United States, we would like to point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby warrants compliance with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Further information on the use of data by Google, setting and objection options, can be found in Google's privacy policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) as well as in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

Google Adsense with non-personalized ads

We use the services of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").

We use the AdSense service to display ads on our website and receive a fee for displaying or otherwise using them. For these purposes, usage data such as the click on an ad and the IP address of the user is processed, whereby the IP address is shortened by the last two digits. For this reason, the processing of user data is pseudonymised.

We use Adsense with non-personalized displays. The ads are not displayed on the basis of user profiles. Non-personalized ads are not based on past user behavior. Targeting uses contextual information, including rough (e.g., local) geographic targeting based on current location, content on the current website or app, and current keywords. Google prohibits all personalized targeting, including demographic targeting and targeting based on user lists.
If we ask the users for their consent (e.g. in the context of a cookie agreement), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the user will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online service within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the German Data Protection Act). DSGVO) processed.

Where data is processed in the United States, we would like to point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby warrants compliance with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Further information on the use of data by Google, setting and objection options can be found in Google's privacy policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

Analysis and Optimisation Service Hotjar

We use Hotjar, an analysis software of Hotjar Ltd., 3 Lyons Range, 20 Bisazza Street, Sliema SLM 1640, Malta ("Hotjar"). With the help of the information obtained thanks to Hotjar, we can analyze and improve the use of our online services.
For this purpose alone, data of the users of our online offer are stored and evaluated. We use Hotjar to analyze our online offer and not the individual users. The data of the users are therefore pseudonymised and processed within the European Union as well as on the basis of the order processing contract offered by Hotjar. User entries, e.g. in forms or keystrokes, are not processed, i.e. neither stored by Hotjar nor transmitted to Hotjar (unless these entries are clearly intended for users for evaluation purposes, e.g. feedback forms).
For the aforementioned purposes, Hotjar stores and evaluates cookies with a pseudonymous identification number on user devices. The cookies that Hotjar uses have a different "lifetime"; some remain valid for up to 365 days, some remain valid only during the current visit.
The data processed from users include in particular:
- devices and metadata: IP address of the terminal (collected and stored in anonymous format), screen resolution/display of the terminal, type of terminal (individual terminal identifiers), operating system, and browser type, referring URL and domain;
- Geographical location (country only);
- Usage data and log data: Date and time when the online service was accessed, preferred language, user interactions such as mouse events (movements, position and clicks), keystrokes, websites accessed and interactions with their content and functions.
- Content data: Inputs within the scope of surveys and feedback forms.

If we ask the users for their consent (e.g. in the context of a cookie agreement), the legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the user will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online service within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the German Data Protection Act). DSGVO) processed.

Users can prevent Hotjar from collecting the data by using their browser's Do-Not-Track settings or by clicking on the following link and following its instructions: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out.

Hotjar Privacy Policy: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy. Cookie policy: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/cookie-information.

Google Fonts

We include the fonts ("Google Fonts") of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. According to Google, the user data is used solely for the purpose of displaying the fonts in the user's browser. The integration takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in a technically secure, maintenance-free and efficient use of fonts, their uniform presentation and consideration of possible licensing restrictions for their integration. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Created with Datenschutz-Generator.de by RA Dr. Thomas Schwenke, Translated by deepl.com