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Privacy Statement

BTC EMBEDDED systems AG

Privacy Statement

The topics of data privacy and data security for our customers and users has a high priority for BTC Embedded Systems. 

This privacy statement explains the type of information this website collects and how this information is used. The statement does not apply for external 3rd party websites which provide links to this website or to which this website provides links. 

Contact

BTC Embedded Systems AG
Data Security Official: Markus Gros
Gerhard-Stalling-Str. 19
26135 Oldenburg

Phone: + 49 (0) 441/969 738-0
Fax: + 49 (0) 441/969 738-64
Mail: markus.gros@btc-embedded.com

Hosting and Logfiles

When you are visiting this website, BTC will automatically receive the following information about your device:

For IT security reasons, this data will be processed. The IP-address will be deleted within 7 days. BTC reserves the right for further data processing in anonymized form. The data processing takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1 of the GDPR.  

Contact forms, support, registration for events

Whenever you are getting in contact with us (Email, contact form on our website, event registration), the data you provided will be stored to process your request.

The following details might be stored (if made available by you): Salutation, first name, last name, address, email, phone, company, request details. The deletion of the data is handled depending on the nature of your request. The data processing takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1(a,b) of the GDPR.

Cookies

In some parts of the website, BTC uses cookies to provide convenient access to our information and constantly improve our web offering. Cookies are small text files that are generated by a web server and which are stored on your computer by your web browser.


The cookies required for running the website are deleted when you leave the page at the end of your session. Some cookies used for statistical purposes remain on your PC for up to 14 months. The following information is cached:

  • Date and time
  • Web browser type
  • Operating system
  • Web pages accessed
  • Time spent on individual pages

It is not possible to identify individuals based on the information stored in cookies. The information is processed in accordance with Art. 6, para. 1 (f) of the GDPR.

Of course, it is also possible to view our website without cookies. Normally, web browsers are configured to accept cookies. You can disable the use of cookies by your web browser at any time by changing the settings, but you will then lose some functionality. Please use your web browser’s help function to determine how these settings can be changed. Please note that some features of our website may be unavailable when cookies are disabled.

Newsletter2Go (Sendinblue)

If you are a customer of BTC Embedded Systems AG and you’ve decided to share your email address with us, this email address can be used to send you our Newsletter. In addition, we also provide newsletter signup forms on our website.

For a newsletter registration, a valid email address is needed. To confirm that a newsletter subscription has been performed by the actual owner of the address, we are using a “double-opt-in” mechanism. Therefore, information about the newsletter subscription, about the confirmation email and about the actual confirmation is stored.

Our newsletter and event invitations are based on products and services by Newsletter2Go GmbH,  Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany which are used to create, send and manage our newsletters. Newsletter2Go is a German provide and member of the „Certified Senders Alliance”. The data needed to send the newsletters are stored on a server at Newsletter2Go which is password protected and only accessible to employees of BTC Embedded Systems. The terms and conditions of Newsletter2Go are the basis of the contract between Newsletter2Go and BTC and can be found here: https://www.newsletter2go.de/agb. Newsletter2Go analyses the newsletter distribution to ensure that the newsletter was correctly distributed. The recorded data will not be shared with 3rd parties. You have the right to unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time via the corresponding link which is part of each newsletter.

The data processing takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR

Matomo

This website uses the open source analysis solution Matomo.

Matamo allows us to collect and analyse data regarding the usage of this webpage. This allows us to learn for example, when certain pages were accessed and the region from which the request was coming. Matomo also collects further log data (e.g. IP-addresses, referrer, browser, operating system) and measures user activity such as clicks.

The usage of this tool takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR. The owner of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior to optimize user experience. 

Matomo is only hosted locally on our server, so the collected data is not shared with 3rd party companies such as Google.

YouTube

This website embeds videos from the platform Youtube, operated by Google Ireland Limited
(„Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.

When you are visiting one of our pages with embedded Youtube videos, a connecting to Youtube’s servers is established and provides information about the visited pages to Youtube. 

Youtube might also place Cookies on your device or use similar technology to recognize users (e.g. device fingerprinting). This allows Youtube to collect information about the users of this website and use this information for user statistics, to optimize user experience and prevent fraud. 

In case you are logged in to your Youtube account, you are enabling Youtube to connect your browsing behavior with your account. You can prevent this by logging out from Youtube.

The usage of Youtube happens in order provide our users a more informative representation of our content. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR. In case of a consent by the user, the data processing happens according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR and § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG. The consent can revoked by the user at any time. 

You can fin more information here:
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Google Web Fonts

Diese Seite nutzt zur einheitlichen Darstellung von Schriftarten so genannte Web Fonts, die von Google bereitgestellt werden. Beim Aufruf einer Seite lädt Ihr Browser die benötigten Web Fonts in ihren Browsercache, um Texte und Schriftarten korrekt anzuzeigen.
Zu diesem Zweck muss der von Ihnen verwendete Browser Verbindung zu den Servern von Google aufnehmen. Hierdurch erlangt Google Kenntnis darüber, dass über Ihre IP-Adresse diese Website aufgerufen wurde. Die Nutzung von Google WebFonts erfolgt auf Grundlage von Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Der Websitebetreiber hat ein berechtigtes Interesse an der einheitlichen Darstellung des Schriftbildes auf seiner Website. Sofern eine entsprechende Einwilligung abgefragt wurde, erfolgt die Verarbeitung ausschließlich auf Grundlage von Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO und § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG, soweit die Einwilligung die Speicherung von Cookies oder den Zugriff auf Informationen im Endgerät des Nutzers (z. B. DeviceFingerprinting) im Sinne des TTDSG umfasst. Die Einwilligung ist jederzeit widerrufbar.
Wenn Ihr Browser Web Fonts nicht unterstützt, wird eine Standardschrift von Ihrem Computer genutzt.
Weitere Informationen zu Google Web Fonts finden Sie unter https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq und in der Datenschutzerklärung von Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Vimeo

This website embeds videos from the platform Vimeo, operated by Vimeo.com Inc, 330 West 34th Street, 5th Floor New York, New York 10001.

When you are visiting one of our pages with embedded Vimeo videos, a connecting to Vimeo servers is established and provides information about the visited pages to Vimeo. 

Vimeo might also place Cookies on your device or use similar technology to recognize users (e.g. device fingerprinting). This allows Vimeo to collect information about the users of this website and use this information for user statistics, to optimize user experience and prevent fraud. 

In case you are logged in to your Vimeo account, you are enabling Vimeo to connect your browsing behavior with your account. You can prevent this by logging out from Vimeo.

The usage of Vimeo happens in order provide our users a more informative representation of our content. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR. In case of a consent by the user, the data processing happens according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR and § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG. The consent can revoked by the user at any time. 

You can fin more information here: https://vimeo.com/privacy

Livestorm

This website embeds registration forms from the webinar platform Livestorm, operated by Livestorm SAS, 6 boulevard Saint Denis 75 010 Paris – France.

When you are visiting one of our pages with embedded Livestorm forms, a connecting to Livestorm servers is established and provides information about the visited pages to Livestorm. 

Livestorm might also place Cookies on your device or use similar technology to recognize users (e.g. device fingerprinting). This allows Livestorm to collect information about the users of this website and use this information for user statistics, to optimize user experience and prevent fraud. 

The usage of Livestorm happens in order to allow users to sign up for events such as webinars. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR. In case of a consent by the user, the data processing happens according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR and § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG. The consent can revoked by the user at any time. 

You can find more information here: https://livestorm.co/privacy-policy

Google reCAPTCHA (used by Livestorm)

The Livestorm event registration forms (see above) uses Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Policy “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”). This service is provided by Google Ireland Limited
(„Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.. 

Livestorm uses reCAPTCHA to prevent various types of data processing abuse attempts (e.g. phishing). reCAPTCHA analyzes various information of the respective visitor (e.g. IP address, mouse movements of the user, length of stay on the website). By using reCAPTCHA, data is transferred to Google, which is used to determine whether the visitor is a human being or a (spam) bot. The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offers against abusive automated spying, against spam as well as protecting third parties against such attacks. The consent can revoked by the user at any time. 

You can find more information here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, provided by Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon
House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.

The usage of Google Maps requires the processing of your IP address. This information is provided and stored on a Google server located in the US. The provider of this website has no control over this data transmission. In case Google Maps is activated, Google might include Google Web Fonts.

The usage of Google Maps happens in order provide our users a more informative representation of our content. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR. In case of a consent by the user, the data processing happens according to Art. 6 para. 1(a) of the GDPR and § 25 Abs. 1 TTDSG. The consent can revoked by the user at any time. 

Data transfer to the USA is based on standard contract clauses of the EU commission. You can find details here: 
https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/ and
https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/sccs/.

You can find more information in Google’s privacy statement:
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

LinkedIn Insight

In case of consent, we use the website analysis functionality “LinkedIn Insight Tag” by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2 Ireland; „LinkedIn“). The LinkedIn Insight Tag allows the collection of information related to your visit of this webpage, including URL, referrer URL, IP address, device, browser and timestamp.

LinkedIn does not share any of your personal data with BTC Embedded Systems AG. Only anonymized information about target groups and ad performance is provided. In addition, the LinkedIn Insight Tag provides a retargeting feature, which allows BTC Embedded Systems AG to show you ads on 3rd party websites including linkedin.com without getting access to any personal data. 

In case you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you are enabling LinkedIn to connect your browsing behavior with your account. You can prevent this by logging out from LinkedIn.

You can find more information in the LinkedIn privacy declaration:
https://de.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?_l=de_DE.

You can deactivate the LinkedIn Insight Tag on our website here:
https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

Your rights

Where BTC processes personal data relating to you, we will inform you on request about the category of the data in question, the purposes we process them for, the recipients or categories of recipients, if any, and the planned retention period. You may request that we correct or amend incorrect or incomplete information.

If we process your data based on your consent, you may revoke that consent at any time with effect for the future. If the data processing is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest of BTC Embedded Systems AG, you have the right to object to the data processing for reasons that arise from your particular situation (Article 21 of the GDPR).

Under certain circumstances, you may request that we delete your information. This applies in particular in the following cases: The data is no longer required for data processing purposes, you have revoked your consent or objected to the processing based on your particular situation.

Under certain conditions, you can demand that use of your personal data is restricted if it is not possible to delete them or the obligation to delete is disputed.

You also have the right to data portability. This means that we provide your data to you in a machine-readable format on your request.

You may contact us directly regarding a complaint, e.g. by contacting the data protection officer of BTC Embedded Systems AG. In addition, you can lodge an official complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection (data protection officer of the state of Lower Saxony).

To whom does BTC transmit data?

BTC only processes your information in accordance with Art. 28 of the GDPR using data processors within the statutory requirements and according to BTC instructions. BTC is responsible for the data processing carried out by the data processor. In certain cases, we are obliged to transmit your data to the authorities (prosecution, damage prevention, etc).

Existence of automated decision making in individual cases (including profiling)

We do not use automated decision-making procedures as contemplated by Article 22 of the GDPR.

Security measures

BTC uses extensive technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data that we manage against misuse, accidental or intentional manipulation or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security processes are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Contact details of the data protection official

BTC Embedded Systems AG
Data protection official: Markus Gros
Gerhard-Stalling-Str. 19
26135 Oldenburg

Phone: + 49 (0) 441/969 738-0
Fax: + 49 (0) 441/969 738-64
Mail: markus.gros@btc-embedded.com