I. Name and address of the responsible person
- The responsible person within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:
- Synthetic Urine e.K.
- Maj Puskaric
- Schlossstraße 33
- 71735 Eberdingen-Nussdorf
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: +49 (0) 7042 - 102885
- Fax: +49 (0) 7042 - 102886
II General information on data processing
1. scope of the processing of personal data
- As a matter of principle, we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website as well as our contents and services. Personal data of our users is only processed if this is permitted by legal regulations.
2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
- Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing operations of personal data, Art. 6 (1) lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) serves as the legal basis.
- When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.
- Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 (1) c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
- In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, Art. 6 (1) (d) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
- If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing.
3. Data deletion and storage period
- The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Storage may take place beyond this if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the controller is subject. Data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned norms expires, unless there is a need to continue storing the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.
III. provision of the website and creation of log files
1. Description and scope of data processing
- ach time our website is accessed, our host provider automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer.
- The following data is collected:
- browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Request line
- Status code in case of errors
- Size of the response body, i.e. the temporarily downloaded data
- Time of the server request
- IP address
- The data is stored beyond the duration of the visit to the website and is anonymised or deleted by our host provider after seven days at the latest. Insofar as we are able to inspect the log files, we only have access to the anonymised IP address from the beginning.
2. Purpose of data collection and legitimate interest
- Data is collected for the purpose of delivering the content of the website to the user's computer. Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in the provision of the content and the maintenance of the possibility to use our website.
- Our host provider requires the storage of the non-anonymised log files for error analysis as well as for the defence and prosecution of attacks on our website. This storage also serves to maintain the usability of our website.
- We can use the anonymised data for usage analysis.
3. Legal basis
- The legal basis for the collection of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
4. possibility of objection and removal
- The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the user to object.
IV. External hosting
1. Description and scope of data processing
- Our website is hosted by an external service provider (hereinafter: hoster). All interactions of the user with our website, including all storage and deletion processes deliberately brought about by the user, therefore take place in a dialogue between the user and the hoster.
TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS STATED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THIS DATA PROTECTION INFORMATION THAT A DATA TRANSFER TO A THIRD PARTY DOES NOT TAKE PLACE, THIS THEREFORE MEANS THAT A DATA TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN THE HOSTER DOES NOT TAKE PLACE. WHERE WE REFER TO "OUR SERVER", WE MEAN THE SERVER PROVIDED BY THE HOSTER.
- The hoster acts for us on the basis of a contract processing agreement and may only use the personal data processed for us to provide its hosting services. It is obliged to maintain strict confidentiality and may not use the personal data for its own purposes or the purposes of third parties. The data processing is carried out exclusively within the territory of the European Union.
- Currently, the hosting is carried out by Strato AG, Otto-Ostrowski-Straße 7, 10249 Berlin.
2. Legal basis
- The legal basis for the use of an external hoster is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
3. Purpose of data collection and legitimate interest
- The purpose of using an external hoster is to have access to a highly available internet connection at economic conditions. This is also our legitimate interest.
4. possibility of objection and removal
- The data collection and data processing by the hoster is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website and the portal operated on it; there is no possibility for the user to object.
VI. newsletter data
1. Description and content of the processing
- Synthetic Urine e.K. offers on its website the subscription of a newsletter, which the user can receive free of charge. If you would like to receive the newsletter, we require the following information from you: a valid e-mail address. We need this information in order to send you the newsletter and to identify you if you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information.
- We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we will only send you our newsletter once you have expressly confirmed that you consent to the newsletter being sent. To do this, you will first receive an email with a link that you can use to confirm that you, as the owner of the corresponding email address, want to receive newsletters from us in the future. The delivery of this link may take a few minutes.
2. Legal basis for data processing
- The data entered in the newsletter registration form is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent. The legal basis is consent in conjunction with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.
3. Purpose of the processing
- The purpose of the data processing is the dispatch of the newsletter including subscriber management. The overriding purpose is the presentation of our company and our products for the purpose of customer acquisition and customer acquisition.
4. duration of storage
- We delete the data when we no longer need it to send the newsletter. This is the case when we finally discontinue the newsletter service or you revoke your consent.
1. Description and content of the processing
- Our websites use Rapidmail to send newsletters. The provider is rapidmail GmbH, Augustinerplatz 2, 79098 Freiburg i.Br., Germany. Rapidmail is a service with which, among other things, the sending of newsletters can be organised and analysed. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving newsletters is stored on Rapidmail's servers in Germany. If you do not want Rapidmail to analyse your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message. You can also unsubscribe directly on the website.
- For the purpose of analysis, the e-mails sent with Rapidmail contain a so-called "tracking pixel", which connects to the Rapidmail servers when the e-mail is opened. In this way, it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened. Furthermore, with the help of Rapidmail we can determine whether and which links are clicked on in the newsletter message. All links in the e-mail are so-called tracking links, with which your clicks can be counted. You can find out more about Rapidmail's analysis functions by clicking on the following link: https://de.rapidmail.wiki/kategorien/statistiken/.
2. Legal basis
- The data processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
3. storage period
- The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the servers of Rapidmail after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes remains unaffected by this. For more details, please refer to Rapidmail's data security information at: https://www.rapidmail.de/datensicherheit.
- After you have unsubscribed from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address will be stored by us or Rapidmail in a blacklist, if necessary, in order to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). The storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You can object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
4. conclusion of a contract for commissioned data processing
- We have concluded a contract with Rapidmail in which we oblige Rapidmail to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties. This contract can be viewed at the following link: https://de.rapidmail.wiki/files/adv/muster-auftragsdatenverarbeitung.pdf.
VIII E-mail contact
1. Description and scope of data processing
- If contact is made via the e-mail addresses provided or via the fax number provided, the user's personal data transmitted with the e-mail fax will be stored (e.g. name, e-mail address, message text, signature).
- In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.
2. Legal basis for data processing
- The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO.
3. Purpose of the data processing
- The processing of the personal data from the e-mail serves us solely to process the contact. This is also the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data.
4. Duration of storage
- The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For personal data sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is deemed to have ended when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.
5. possibility of objection and removal
- The user has the option to object to the storage of his or her personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.
- The objection can be made, for example, by sending an e-mail. In this case, we will delete all personal data stored in the course of the contact, including the objection, unless we are legally obliged to store the conversation or need the data for legal prosecution or legal defence.
- The right to object does not exist insofar as the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and the contact serves to initiate, conclude or execute a contract.
IX. Social Media
1. social media presences
- We maintain presences on social media in addition to this website. You can visit this via the corresponding buttons. If you do so, personal data may be transmitted to the respective platform. It is possible that in addition to the storage of your data on the platform, further information will also be processed by the platform operator.
a) Operation by third parties
- The platforms used by us and equipped with our content are operated by /li>
- Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland), Facebook pages on the basis of an agreement on joint processing of personal data..
- Google/ YouTube (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
- Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA).
- Twitter (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA).
- TikTok (TikTok Technology Limited, 10 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, D02 T380
b) Scope and content of data processing
- The platform operator may process the most important data of the computer system from which you visit it - for example, your IP address, the processor type and browser version used including plugins. When you visit the social media pages, the platform operator collects, among other things, your IP address.
- In addition, the platform operators collect and process further personal data over which we have no control. We would like to point out that the data processing may take place in whole or in part outside the European Union. For the user, this may mean that the enforcement of his or her rights may be more difficult, for example because foreign courts and authorities may have jurisdiction.
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, Opt-Out:
- Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated, Privacy Shield:
- nstagram: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/de/privacy,
- TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/legal/page/eea/new-privacy-policy/de-DE.
- User data is regularly processed for market research and advertising purposes. The respective platform operator may, in particular, create usage profiles from the usage behaviour and the presumed interests of the user apparent from this, which are used for advertising purposes. As a rule, the profiles are recorded using cookies that are stored on the user's computer.
c) Purpose of processing
- The data of your computer system is processed for the purpose of delivering the page content to your computer.
- The processing of further data by the platform operator is for market research and advertising purposes.
d) Legal basis
- The processing of users' personal data is based on our legitimate interests in providing users with effective information and communicating with users pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. If the users are asked by the respective providers of the platforms for consent to the aforementioned data processing, the legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a., Art. 7 DSGVO.
a) Description and scope of data processing
- If you are logged into your social media account when you visit our social media presence, and if this offers a message function, you can send us a message via the social medium using the corresponding button. In the event of contact via the social medium, the user's personal data transmitted with the message will be stored. We use the data exclusively for processing the conversation.
b) Legal basis for data processing
- The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Insofar as your contact is directed towards the preparation or conclusion of a contract with us, the additional legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. If, in this case, a contract is concluded and there is a legal obligation to retain the message, the additional legal basis for the duration of the retention obligation is Art. 6 (1) c) DSGVO.
c) Purpose of the data processing
- The processing of the personal data from the message serves us solely to process the contact. This also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data.
- Insofar as the contact serves the preparation, establishment or implementation of a contractual relationship with us, this is the further processing purpose. If there is a subsequent legal obligation to store your message, the storage also serves to fulfil the storage obligation.
d) Duration of storage
- DThe data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. For personal data sent by message, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is terminated when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.
- If the contact serves to prepare, establish or implement a contractual relationship with us, we store the data for as long as claims and other rights from the contractual relationship may exist (e.g. warranty claims / claims for damages). The duration regularly corresponds to the respective statutory period of limitation.
- If there is a legal obligation to retain data (§ 147 AO; § 257 HGB), we store the data until the expiry of the legal retention period.
e) Possibility of objection and removal
- The user has the option to object to the storage of his/her personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.
- The objection can be made, for example, by sending an e-mail. In this case, we will delete all personal data stored in the course of the contact, including the objection, unless we are legally obliged to store the conversation.
- Insofar as we require the stored personal data for the establishment or implementation of a contractual relationship with you, there is no right to object to the storage.
X. Rights of the data subject
- If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:
1. right of access
- You may request confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data concerning you is being processed by us.
- If there is such processing, you may request information from the controller about the following:
- the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
- the categories of personal data which are processed;
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been or will be disclosed;
- the envisaged duration of the storage of the personal data concerning you or, if specific information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage period;
- the existence of a right to rectify or erase personal data concerning you, a right to have processing restricted by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
- the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
- any available information on the origin of the data, if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.
- You have the right to request information on whether personal data concerning you are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed about the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 of the GDPR in connection with the transfer.
2. right of rectification
- You have a right to rectification and/or completion vis-à-vis the controller if the personal data processed concerning you are inaccurate or incomplete. The controller must make the rectification without undue delay.
3. right to restriction of processing
- You may request the restriction of the processing of personal data concerning you under the following conditions:
- if you contest the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
- the processing is unlawful and you object to the erasure of the personal data and request instead the restriction of the use of the personal data;
- the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing but you need it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
- if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) DSGVO and it is not yet clear whether the controller's legitimate grounds override your grounds.
- Where the processing of personal data relating to you has been restricted, such data may only be processed - apart from being stored - with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of substantial public interest of the Union or a Member State.
- If the restriction of processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction is lifted.
4. right to erasure
a) Obligation to delete
- You may request the controller to erase the personal data concerning you without undue delay and the controller is obliged to erase such data without undue delay if one of the following reasons applies:
- The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- You withdraw your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a or Art. 9 (2) a DSGVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
- You object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR.
- The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
- The erasure of the personal data concerning you is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
- The personal data concerning you has been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
b) Information to third parties
- If the controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged to erase it pursuant to Article 17(1) of the GDPR, it shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, having regard to the available technology and the cost of implementation, to inform data controllers that process the personal data that you, as the data subject, have requested them to erase all links to, or copies or replications of, that personal data.
- he right to erasure does not apply insofar as the processing is necessary to.
- for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
- for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
- for reasons of public interest in the area of public health pursuant to Article 9(2)(h) and (i) and Article 9(3) of the GDPR;
- for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the GDPR, insofar as the right referred to in section (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the achievement of the purposes of such processing; or
- to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
5. Right to information
- If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the controller, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
- You have the right to be informed of these recipients by the controller.
6. right to data portability
- You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data has been provided, provided that.
- the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and
- the processing is carried out with the aid of automated procedures.
- In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data concerning you transferred directly from one controller to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible. This must not affect the freedoms and rights of other persons.
- The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
7. right of objection
- You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
- The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you unless it can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
- If the personal data concerning you is processed for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purposes of such marketing; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct marketing.
- If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes.
- You have the possibility, in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to exercise your right to object by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
8. right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law
- If you have given a declaration of consent under data protection law, you have the right to revoke this at any time. The revocation of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
9. Automated decision-making in individual cases including profiling
- You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply if the decision
- is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,
- is permissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or the Member States to which the controller is subject and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests; or
- is made with your explicit consent.
- However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Article 9(1) of the GDPR, unless Article 9(2)(a) or (g) of the GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.
- With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the controller shall take reasonable steps to safeguard the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.
10. right to complain to a supervisory authority
- Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR.
- The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.
- The competent supervisory authority in data protection matters for our company is the state data protection commissioner of the federal state in which our company has its registered office. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: