Data Protection

1. Subject Matter

Subject matter of this statement is the recording, processing and use (the „usage“) of data relating to persons (the „data“) which we at the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH record when you make use of our offers under the URL www.lhd-group.com.


2. Responsible Body, Contact Address

Where data protection legislation is concerned the responsible body is the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH. If you have questions regarding the usage of your data or if you wish to avail yourself of the legal remedies specified in this document, please forward an e-mail to info(at)lhd-group.com.


3. No Consent through Usage

The usage of your data is subject to the currently effective legal regulations, in particular, the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Tele Services Data Protection Act. If we use data for a specific purpose, which, according to these regulations, necessitates your consent, we will ask you to give your express consent. You may revoke the consent which you have given at any time and/or revoke your consent for the future use of your data. The mere registration, usage of the services or knowledge of this statement shall not be considered as a substitute for your express consent.


4. Usage of your Data

In the following, the possible ways of using your data are briefly described. Please note that not all of the data is actually used for all purposes and that supplementary information and/or special data protection statements may be given for individual services. 


5. Recording Data

When you visit or use our services, the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH automatically records and stores technical information in its Server Logs which it receives from your browser. This involves, in particular, the IP address of your computer and the page accessed by you.


6. Transfer of Data to Third Parties

  • The LHD Group Deutschland GmbH transmits your personal data to third parties only when:  you have consented to the transfer (Please see paragraph “No consent through usage”) or
  • the transfer is necessary for the performance or the invoicing of the services, in particular, when through this service you avail yourself of the services provided by an independent partner company, or
  • a party responsible for the performance requires this data for the performance of this service (such parties are, unless you are specifically informed to the contrary, only authorised to use such data as is necessary to perform the service)
  • law enforcement agencies or courts demand information for the purpose of criminal prosecution in accordance with the provisions of the applicable law.  

 

7. Deletion of Data

To the extent that your data is no longer required for the aforementioned purposes, including invoicing, this is then deleted. Please note that in the deletion of the data this is initially only blocked and is finally deleted permanently only after a certain delay in time in order to prevent inadvertent deletion or possible intentional damages. For technical reasons, data is duplicated in data backup files and imaging of services. Such copies are, when required, also deleted with a technically required delay in time.  


8. Cookies

Cookies are files, which are deposited on the hard disk of your computer, and which serve to facilitate navigation. They avoid the necessity of having to enter specific data again in each usage. Cookies facilitate the use of our services. You can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard disk by selecting (“do not accept cookies”) in your browser setting. To ascertain how this functions in individual cases, please see the instructions of your browser manufacturer. If you do not accept cookies, this can, under certain circumstances, lead to functional limitations in our services. In the case that you accept the installation of cookies, the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH installs data which we have recorded, in the form of cookies on your hard disk and call up this information in the event of further usage. Our advertising partners do not have the right to call up information contained in the cookies installed by the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH. However, our advertising partners can deposit cookies of their own on your hard disk. The LHD Group Deutschland GmbH is legally not responsible for such cookies.  


9. Google Analytics

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 use the site. 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.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. 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 opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.


10. Data Security

The LHD Group Deutschland GmbH undertakes every effort to protect your data from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, or destruction. In sensitive areas, the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH uses, if and where necessary, SSL encoding technology when transferring data.


11. Amendments to this Data Protection Statement

The LHD Group Deutschland GmbH will adapt this data protection statement when required to comply with future changes in the usage of personal data.