Thank you for your visit to our website and your interest in our company. Data protection is a topic of fundamental importance to DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH (hereinafter DMG), operator of the website www.dmg-dental.com. Protecting your privacy rights is very important to us. Therefore, we have constructed our website with a view to keeping usage of your data to a minimum.
If you wish to visit our website, we will only collect data necessary to display our website and ensure its stability and security (the legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)):
- IP address
- The Date and time of request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (specific page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- The data volume transferred in each case
- The website where the request originated
- Operating system and its interface
- Browser software language and version
Cookies are small text files transmitted to your computer together with the online data actually requested. This data is saved on your computer ready for subsequent visits.
Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive when the browser session ends (session cookies). Others remain on your computer to enable us to recognize it upon your next visit (persistent cookies).
Processing of Personal Data
The personal data that we receive when you use our online services is collected and used strictly within the legally permitted framework and solely for the purpose for which you have supplied it (e.g. requesting information materials, posting comments, subscribing to newsletters). The data registered is subject to extensive security measures that prevent unauthorized access, stop misuse and protect against the destruction of loss of data. Data is SSL-encrypted before being transmitted over the internet. The 128-bit encryption that this allows is deemed secure on the basis of current technological knowledge. Standard browsers support this SSL procedure.
If, for instance, you decide to enter personal data such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address via forms on this website, by sending these you agree to us collecting, processing and using the data supplied for the intended purpose and/or to process your inquiry as the case may be. During this process we will also register:
- The IP address of target e-mail server
- The Date and time of request
- The e-mail of the sender
- The e-mail of the recipient
If your email is confidential in nature, we strongly urge you to encrypt it in order to protect it against unauthorized access or changes during transmission. If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, please be advised that any data entered into the newsletter registration screen will be used exclusively for the purpose of directing our newsletter, which contains information on all of our services. Once your registration is complete, we will send you a confirmation email containing a link on which you must click in order to finalize the order (“double opt-in”). By clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link, the registration may be undone at any time. If, for example, you have asked us for information on products or services, we will use your data to provide you with the relevant information. To this end it may be necessary for DMG to forward your data to affiliated companies as well as partner companies for the fulfillment of contracts. You may revoke this consent at any time with future effect. Notice of revocation can be sent to privacy(at)dmg-dental.com or by mail to DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH, Datenschutzbeauftragter, Elbgaustr. 248, 22547 Hamburg.
Rights of Persons Affected
You are entitled to invoke the following rights of persons affected with regard to personal data relating to you at any time and free of cost:
- the right to access information,
- the right to correct or delete,
- the right to restrict processing,
- the right to object against processing,
- the right to data portability.
This data protection declaration is continually adapted and further developed in line with the development of data protection and security technology. As such, we reserve the right to change or supplement this declaration if need be.
Canditature for an Employment Vacancy at DMG
If you provide information as part of an DMG job candiature process, we will process this data in line with your request to work for us.
Anonymity and Automatically Registered Information
You may, generally speaking, access DMG websites without providing any personal data. Your visits to our websites are logged. In this case, only the following data is registered: the IP address currently used by the computer, the name of the site accessed, the time and date of access, the volume of data transmitted, notification of whether access was successful, a description of the type of web browser used, the operating system used, the internet browser used, the number of visits, the average time spent on site, pages accessed.
Generally speaking, it is not possible for us to link this data to individuals, i.e. this data cannot be used to form personal user profiles. The information stored is used to determine the attractiveness of DMG websites and optimize their content.
This website uses plug-ins produced by the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). When you visit a page on our website that contains this plug-in, a connection is made to Facebook's web servers which then instructs your browser to display the plug-in on such page. In this way information about which of our pages you have visited is passed on to Facebook.
If you are a Facebook member and are also logged in, Facebook will associate this information with your personal Facebook account. When you use the plugin functions (by clicking the “Like” button or entering a comment, for example), this information will also be assigned to your Facebook account. You can only prevent this by logging out before using the plugin. Additional information about how Facebook gathers and uses data, as well as your on pertinent rights and how you can protect your privacy, can be found in Facebook's privacy section.
These websites use plug-ins produced by the social network Instagram. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account you can link content from our pages to your Instagram by clicking on the Instagram button. Instagram can therefore match visits to our sites to your user account. We, the operator of these sites, do not receive any information with regard to the content of the data transmitted and its usage by Instagram.
You can find further information relating to this in Instagram’s privacy statement: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
These websites use plug-ins produced by the social network Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Accessing Twitter and, specifically, using the retweet function allows Twitter to link your Twitter account with your frequently visited websites. This information is provided to other Twitter users, specifically your “followers”. This facilitates data transmission to Twitter. DMG is not informed of the content of the data transmitted nor of the usage this data by Twitter. You can find out more by following this link: twitter.com/privacy. However, please note that you can change your Twitter privacy settings in your Twitter account settings under twitter.com/account/settings.
This website uses plug-ins produced by the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). If you access a page that contains any such plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. In doing so, the plug-in transmits log data to Pinterest’s server in the USA. The log data may contain your IP address, the address of the website visited containing Pinterest functions, your browser type and settings, the time and date of request, the way you use Pinterest and cookies.
Additional information about why, to what extent and how Pinterest processes and uses data, as well as your associated rights and how you can protect your privacy, can be found in Pinterest 's privacy section. https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.
These websites use plug-ins produced by the social network XING.com. These components are provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you access our website (which is equipped with these components), the components instruct your browser to download a corresponding representation of the XING components.
These websites use components (videos) produced by the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a Google Inc. company, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Here we use the privacy enhanced mode option provided by YouTube. When you visit a page that contains an embedded video, a connection is made to YouTube's web servers which then instructs your browser to display the content on the webpage.
According to YouTube, in ‘privacy enhanced mode’ data is only transmitted to YouTube’s server if you watch the video, specifically which of our webpages you have visited. If you are logged into YouTube at the same time, this information will be linked to your account with YouTube. You can prevent this by signing out of your account before visiting our website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users make use of the site. The information generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In addition, you can block the transmission to Google of data captured by cookies with regard to your use of this website (including the IP address) and may further prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing this browser plug-in:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information, please visit: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). Please be advised that, on this website, Google Analytics was expanded by the code gat._anonymizeIp(); in order to ensure the anonymized capture of IP addresses (so-called “IP masking”).
We also use the Google advertising tool Google Adwords to advertise our website. In doing so, our website uses the Conversion Tracking analysis service provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter “Google”. If you accessed our website via a Google advert, a cookie is stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files saved on your computer by your internet browser. These conversion cookies become invalid after thirty days and cannot be used to identify you personally. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, this allows us and Google to identify that you as a user have clicked on an advert we placed with Google and were then forwarded to our page.
Google uses the information generated by conversion cookies to create site visit statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users that have clicked on our advertisement and, furthermore, which pages of our website were then accessed by the relevant user. Neither we nor any other Google Adwords advertisers receive any information that would permit us to personally identify users.
You can prevent the installation of conversion cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings correspondingly, i.e. the browser setting that disables the automatic setting of cookies generally or blocks cookies from the domain googleadservices.com specifically.
You can access Google’s privacy statement in relation to this using the following link: https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html
We use Google AdSense on our website. Google AdSense is a service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, used to integrate advertisements. Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users make use of our site. Google AdSense also uses “web beacons”. Google uses these web beacons to analyze information, such as, for example, the flow of visitors to our site. This information, along with your IP address and a record of the advertising formats displayed, is transmitted to Google in the USA, where it is saved and may be passed on to Google’s contractual partners. However, Google will not combine your IP address with any other data stored on you. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser appropriately; but if you do, you may not be able to use all features of this website. By using our website you agree to data collected by Google about you being processed as described above and for the above-mentioned purpose.
Questions on Data Protection
The ongoing evaluation of the internet has an impact on DMG’s data protection strategy. So if you have any questions, suggestions or comments in relation to data protection at DMG, you can send these any time via e-mail to the following address: privacy(at)dmg-dental.com
DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH
Data protection officer
22547 Hamburg, Germany