1. Provider and responsible body within the meaning of the Data Protection Act

The body responsible for data protection for the offer at toolhouse.de (hereinafter “Website”) is

toolhouse DV-Systeme GmbH (hereinafter “toolhouse”)
Türltorstrasse 16-20, 85276 Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany
Telephone: +49 8441 5044 0, Fax: +49 8441 5044 23
Email: info(at)toolhouse.de

For data protection at toolhouse DV-Systeme GmbH, you can reach us at
E-Mail: datenschutz(at)toolhouse.de
Telephone: +49 8441 5044 22

2. Scope

In this data protection declaration, toolhouse provides information about the type, purpose and legal basis for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the framework of the website (information in accordance with Article 13 GDPR).

The legal framework for data protection is formed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

3. Personal Data

Personal data is individual information about the personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This data is only collected, used and, if necessary, passed on by toolhouse if the law expressly allows this or the user consents to the collection, processing, use and passing on of the data.

4. Collection of general information/log data from the Internet browser

For technical reasons, the Internet browser used by the user automatically transmits log data to the toolhouse web server when accessing the website. Among other things, the following is recorded: date, time and duration of access, the referrer URL (URL of the website from which the user accessed our offer), file accessed, amount of data transferred, the domain name of the Internet provider, browser type and version, operating system as well as the IP address.

Without this data, it would sometimes not be technically possible to deliver the content of the website and display it depending on the device. In this respect, collecting the data is absolutely necessary. We also use the anonymous information for statistical purposes. They help us to optimize the offer and the technology. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letters b and f GDPR. We also reserve the right to subsequently check the log files if we suspect illegal use of our offering.

5. Newsletter registrations

If you register for our optional newsletter, we will use the data you enter exclusively for this purpose (information and tips & tricks for the supporter, administrator, IT manager, PC manufacturer, etc. relating to the areas of application of our products or services). latest technical and legal developments, special offers, events etc.) or to inform you about the circumstances relevant to this service or registration. We do not pass this data on to third parties.

To receive the newsletter, you require a valid email address (=required). The IP address you use to register for the newsletter and the date and time at which you order the newsletter are also stored. This data serves as proof of misuse if a third-party email address is registered for the newsletter. In order to ensure that an email address is not improperly entered into our mailing list by third parties, we work in accordance with the law using the so-called “double opt-in” procedure. As part of this procedure, the ordering of the newsletter, the sending of the confirmation email and the receipt of the registration confirmation are recorded. When registering for the newsletter, you consent to the processing of your data by actively ticking a checkbox; The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR.

You have the option at any time to revoke your consent to the storage of data, your email address and their use for sending newsletters. We provide you with a link in every newsletter and on the website for revocation.

6. Shop orders

When ordering, for example, toolhouse products, paid online training courses, etc., the following data is collected by toolhouse as a service provider and seller of the products in the shop in accordance with the general terms and conditions of sales and business. The following data is collected as mandatory information. These are marked with a (*) on the website:

  • Selected products
  • Firstname, lastname
  • Company name
  • E-Mail address
  • Phone number
  • Street, number
  • Postal code, city, country
  • Payment method
  • If necessary, VAT ID if the company headquarters is not in Germany

So that we can provide paid services, we request additional data. This applies, for example, to the information about the payment methods direct debit and credit card, such as IBAN, BIC, etc. We store this data securely and exclusively for the purpose intended when it was entered. The data will only be passed on if it is necessary for the specific purpose (e.g.: payment service providers, shipping service providers, accounting/tax service providers).

To ensure the security of your data during transmission, we work with encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS, which reflect the current state of the art.

toolhouse collects, processes and uses the mandatory information in the ordering process to enable the ordering and delivery of the ordered products. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (pre-contractual measures and contract fulfillment).

7. Forms

toolhouse collects, processes and uses the mandatory information and, if necessary, the other voluntary information in the contact forms, depending on the form, to contact the user, to carry out a toolhouse-related survey, to send the user a test version or beta version, and to send the user an orderable form To send an offer or to provide support. Before sending the forms, the user actively consents to the processing of their data for the specified purpose. Depending on the purpose of the form, the legal basis for processing the forms is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR (consent) and Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (pre-contractual measures and contract performance).

8. Integration of third-party services and content

Our offering sometimes includes content, services and benefits from other providers. These are, for example, videos from YouTube. In order for this data to be accessed and displayed in the user's browser, the transmission of the IP address is absolutely necessary. The providers (hereinafter referred to as “third-party providers”) perceive the IP address of the respective user. Even if we try to only use third-party providers who only need the IP address to be able to deliver content, we have no influence on whether the IP address may be stored. In this case, this process serves, among other things, statistical purposes.

We also use www.licinger.com to send emails. The data required for shipping is stored there. The data is stored and used exclusively for sending emails and the DOI process.

9. Pseudonymous usage profiles when using the website, use of cookies

9.1. Data collection and data use

Cookies are data (small pieces of text information) that are temporarily stored on your computer by a website you visit. They fulfill two main tasks. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offerings and enable the website to be displayed correctly depending on the device. They are not used to introduce viruses or start programs.

For statistical purposes, to improve the offering and to tailor the website to needs, toolhouse collects usage data about the use of the website using cookies. The survey is carried out using pseudonyms. A random alphanumeric sequence is generated as a pseudonym when a cookie is set for the first time.

toolhouse creates usage profiles from the usage data collected. These usage profiles are created in pseudonymous form and are not combined with information provided by the user, for example as part of an order (see 6. above) or the log data of the Internet browser (see 4. above).

9.1. Google AdWords

This website uses the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and as part of this conversion tracking. Google Adwords sets a cookie on your computer if you came to our website via a Google ad. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers.
The information obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have decided on conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.
If you do not want to participate in the tracking process, you can easily deactivate the Google Conversion Tracking cookie via your Internet browser under user settings. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. You can find out more about Google's data protection regulations at https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

9.2. Use of the website without cookies

The user is entitled to object to the creation of pseudonymous user profiles. The user can deactivate the storage of cookies in his browser, limit them to certain websites or set his browser so that it notifies the user as soon as a cookie is sent. The user can also delete cookies from their computer's hard drive at any time.

10. Social Plugins

10.1. Facebook Social Plug-In

We integrate plug-ins from the social network Facebook (address: 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) on our websites. The plug-ins can be recognized by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue tile, the terms “Like”, “Like” or a “thumbs up” sign) or are marked with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. . The list and appearance of the Facebook social plug-ins can be viewed here: https: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. If you access one of our websites with a Facebook plug-in, a direct connection will be established with Facebook. We have no influence on the type and extent of data that is collected, stored and processed by Facebook. We can only inform you according to our level of knowledge. Facebook is informed via the plug-in that you have accessed the corresponding website of our offer. This also applies to users who are not registered with Facebook. In this case, it is possible that Facebook stores the IP address. If you are a member of Facebook and logged in, accessing a website with a Facebook plug-in can be clearly assigned to your Facebook user account. In addition, the plug-ins transmit all interactions, for example when you use the Like button or leave a comment. To prevent Facebook from storing data about you, please log out of Facebook before visiting our websites. You can also block the plug-ins with browser add-ons (e.g. “Facebook Blocker”). Information about the data protection regulations, the purpose and scope of data collection and data processing as well as the setting options to protect privacy on Facebook can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php.

10.2. Twitter Social Plug-In

This offer uses functions of the Twitter service. This is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter offers the so-called “Tweet” function. You can recognize the plug-ins by terms like “Twitter” or “Follow”, combined with a stylized blue bird. Using the buttons it is possible to share a post or page of this offer on Twitter or to follow the provider on Twitter. If you use the Twitter function on our websites, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and, if necessary, made known to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter. As a provider, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. Further information can be found in Twitter's privacy policy at https:twitter.com/privacy. Twitter offers you the opportunity to set your own data protection settings using the following link: https://twitter.com/account/settings.

10.3. YouTube Social Plug-In

We integrate plug-ins from YouTube (address: YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 USA) on our websites. You can recognize this plug-in by the YouTube logo. If you access one of our websites with a YouTube plug-in, a direct connection will be established with YouTube. We have no influence on the type and extent of data collected, stored and processed by YouTube. We can only inform you according to our level of knowledge. YouTube is informed via the plug-in that you have accessed the corresponding website of our offer. This also applies to users who are not registered with YouTube. In this case, it is possible that YouTube will save your IP address. If you are logged in to your YouTube account at the same time when using our website, accessing a website with a YouTube plug-in can be clearly assigned to your YouTube user account. To prevent YouTube from storing data about you, please log out of YouTube before visiting our websites. Information about the data protection regulations, the purpose and scope of data collection and data processing as well as the setting options to protect privacy on YouTube can be found here: https ://www.youtube.com/account_privacy.

11. Storage periods of your data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Personal data will only be stored for as long as is necessary to achieve the above-mentioned purposes and/or as required by law. Once the respective purpose no longer applies or these deadlines have expired, the relevant data will be blocked or deleted routinely and in accordance with legal regulations.

12. Your data subject rights (right to information, correction, objection, etc.)

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details or email address datenschutz(at)toolhouse.de provided:

  • Information about your data stored by us and its processing,
  • Correction of incorrect personal data,
  • Deletion of your data stored by us,
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us

and your right to data portability. You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from us, provided

  1. the processing is based on consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR and
  2. the processing takes place using automated procedures.

When exercising your right to data portability in accordance with number 1 (consent), you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another person responsible, to the extent that this is technically feasible. If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with future effect. You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you with a complaint at any time. Your responsible supervisory authority depends on the state in which you live, where you work, or where the alleged violation occurs. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschrift_links-node.html.

13. Changes to our privacy policy

In order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration needs to be adjusted due to new or revised services, for example new services, products or functions on the website. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

As of: January 4, 2021