Data protection

Below we inform about the collection of personal data when using this website. Personal data is all data that is personally available to you, eg. Name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

1.Responsible for data processing and contact persons

(a) Responsible acc. Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) RUCO LICHT GmbH, Auf dem Nol 24-26,  D-86179 Augsburg,  P:  +49 821 80870-0,  F:  +49 821 80870-81,  E-Mail: info@rucolicht.de,  Internet: www.rucolicht.de, represented by the managing director Mr. Markus Weindl, and Mr. Thomas Holtschmidt cf. our imprint.

(b) If you have any questions about privacy, please contact our Privacy Officer:

by e-mail: datenschutz@rucolicht.de

by post: Quentia GmbH, Otto-Hahn-Strasse 2, D-86368 Gersthofen

2. Your rights when using the website

They have:

  • Acc. to. Art. 15 GDPR the right to obtain information about your stored data collected during your visit to the website.
  • acc.to Art. 16 GDPR the right to correct incorrect or complete your personal data stored with us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR the right to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • acc. to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR the right to revoke your once granted consent for processing at any time to us. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future. The legality of processing based on the consent until the revocation by the person concerned remains unaffected.
  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR to obtain your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;
  • acc. to Art. 77 DS-BER the right to complain to the competent data protection supervisory authority, if you believe that you have been violated by the processing of personal data collected during your visit to our website in your right to informational self-determination. The Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision (BayLDA) is responsible for RUCO LICHT GmbH.
  • if your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

3. data security

We maintain up-to-date technical measures to ensure data security, in particular to protect your personal data against dangers during data transfers as well as prior knowledge of third parties. These are adjusted according to the current state of the art.

4. Processing of personal data

4.1 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

1. In the case of merely informative use of the website, ie if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure the stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 GDPR )

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time Zone Difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the requirement (concrete page)
  • Access Status / HTTP status code
  • each transmitted amount of data
  • Website from which the request comes
  • browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

2. In addition to the aforementioned data, no cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website.
(remove if no cookies are set) Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and by which the body that sets the cookie (in this case us), certain information flow , Cookies can not run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.
You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all features of this website.

Cookies used on this website

  • PHPSESSID: strictly necessary technical cookie that contains the session identifier. It is deleted when the browser is closed.

4.2 Further functions and offers of our website

In addition to the purely informative use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you will usually need to provide other personal information that we use to provide the service.

1.Contact by e-mail
For questions of any kind, we offer you the possibility to contact us via the e-mail address of the customer service indicated on the website. Your details will be processed to answer your request. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO based on your voluntarily granted consent.

Your personal data will be deleted automatically after completion of the request you have made.

5. Use of analysis tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. With the tracking measures to be used, we want to ensure a needs-based design and the continuous optimization of our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you.

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

Use of Matomo

We use the open-source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) on our website. Matomo is legally represented by the founder Matthieu Aubry. Matomo is using “Cookies” to analyse the surfing patterns of our users. For this purpose, the collected usage information (including your IP address, automatically masked for anonymity) by the cookie will be transferred to our server and stored for analysis purposes. The software runs solely on our website’s servers. During this process your IP-address will be made anonymous immediately, so that the user is no longer identifiable for us. The data is not passed on to third parties.

Our interest in and the purpose of data processing is to optimize our website, the adaptation of the contents and improvement of our products. The interests of users are sufficiently protected by the anonymity.

(1) Purpose of data processing
We use the collected data to statistically analyze site usage and for the purpose of optimizing the functionality and stability of the website and for marketing purposes.

(2) Legitimate interests

Our interest in and the purpose of data processing is to optimize our website, the adaptation of the contents and improvement of our products. The interests of users are sufficiently protected by the anonymity.

(3) Legal basis

These purposes also constitute legitimate interests for the processing of personal data within the scope of point (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR.

(4) Recipients / categories of recipients

None

(5) Transmission to third countries

None

(6) Opt-out and disposal options
You can prevent cookies from being stored by changing the settings in your browser. Please be aware that, if you prevent the cookies from being stored, you may not be able to make full use of this website.

For more information on Matomo software’s privacy settings, click here https://matomo.org/privacy/

6. External Links

 Our online offer may include links to web pages of third parties. After clicking on these links, we no longer have any influence on the collection, processing, and use of the personal data transferred by clicking the link. We cannot assume any responsibility for the processing of such personal data by third parties. You can protect yourself against continued tracking, etc. by tracking pixels of these providers by turning-off the acceptance of third-party cookies in your browser settings.

7. Duty to provide data

There is no obligation for the legal provision of data. However, you can not use some functions of our website without the provision of personal data.

8. Change of privacy policy

As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy.