SONNTAG Construction Company

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data of the visitors to and users of (hereinafter referred to collectively as 'the user') the internet services provided by SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe, Trinkbornstraße 21, D-56281 Dörth, Phone: +49 (6747) 9309 -0, Fax: +49 (6747) 9309 -30, e-mail as a body acting in accordance with data protection laws.

1. Collecting data

a.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe collects data each time its services are accessed (so-called server log files). This data includes names of the websites and files accessed, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notifications indicating if the website was successfully accessed, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (previously visited site), IP address and the provider requesting data.

b.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe only uses the log data for statistical analysis, which enables the operation, safety and optimisation of the service, without associating it personally with the user or with any other kind of profiling, as required by law.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe reserves the right to review the log data however, if there is concrete evidence which reasonably suggests that there has been an unlawful use of the service.

2. Collection and use of personal data

a. Personal data is only collected or used by  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe if this is permitted by law, or if the user consents to the data being collected. In general, it is clear to the user what kind of data is stored when using the service, such as his name or email address and any messages sent when using the contact form.

b. When contacting  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe (via the contact form or email) the user's details will be saved in order to process the request and in case there are follow-up questions.

3. Disclosing data to third parties

a. The user's data will only be passed on to third parties if it is legally permitted to do so or the user has consented to it.

b. This will be the case, for example, if the purpose of transmitting the data is to fulfil contractual obligations towards the user and the contact details are passed on to the provider of accommodation, or if the data is requested by relevant bodies such as law enforcement authorities.

c. The user's personal data is not sold or forwarded in any other way to third parties for advertising purposes or for the purpose of creating user profiles.

Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified, blocked or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address provided in section „Information Required by Law.“

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section „Information Required by Law.“ The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:

  • In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of this data.
  • If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its eradication.
  • If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.

Rejection of unsolicited e-mails

We herewith object to the use of contact information published in conjunction with the mandatory information to be provided in section „Information Required by Law“ to send us promotional and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAM messages.

Server log files

The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

  • The type and version of browser used
  • The used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • The hostname of the accessing computer
  • The time of the server inquiry
  • The IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Hence, the processing of the data entered into the contact form occurs exclusively based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You have the right to revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an informal notification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.

The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is being archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods.

4. Cookies

a.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe service uses 'cookies'. Cookies are small files which are stored on the user's computer and can save information for  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe. Temporary cookies are deleted once the browser is closed while permanent cookies remain for a specified period of time and can make the stored information available if the service is accessed again.

b. One of the purposes of cookies is to simplify the use of the service. A cookie will save the user's login details for example, so that he does not need to login every time.

c. Cookies are also used for statistical or marketing purposes, to determine how the service is used. This collection takes place anonymously or pseudonymously, which means that the data is stored without being connected to a specific user. These cookies are provided by  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe as well as by third parties (e.g. advertising partners). The user can object to this use of his data at any time by using one of the contact methods listed at the end of this privacy policy.

d. The user can also influence the handling of cookies. Most browsers have an option which can limit the storage of cookies or completely prevent them from being saved.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe strives to design its service in such a way that using cookies is not necessary. However, it must be pointed out that using the service without cookies may prevent the user from taking full advantage of the website.

5. Google Analytics

a.  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe uses Google Analytics, which is a web analytics solution run by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses 'cookies', i.e. text files, which are stored on the user's computer and allow  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe to analyse how the website is used. The information the cookie generates about the user’s activity on this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

b. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, the user's IP address will however be abbreviated by Google in the European Union member states or in other states that are parties to the European Economic Area Treaty before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. This website uses IP anonymization. Google will use the information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate how the site is used, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with further services concerning website and internet use.

c. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data held by Google. The user can prevent cookies being saved by appropriately adjusting the browser settings. However,  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe advises the user that in this case it may not be possible to use all the website functions to their full extent. The user can also prevent the data generated by the cookie related to his activity on the website (including the IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by following this link to download and install the relevant browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.


6. Retraction, changes, corrections and updates

a. The user has the right to request, free of charge, information about his personal data stored by  SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe. Contact details can be found in the 'Imprint' section of the website.

b. In addition, the user has the right to demand the correction of inaccurate data and to the blocking and deletion of his personal data, insofar as there is no legal obligation to retain it.

7. Changes to the privacy policy

 SONNTAG Unternehmensgruppe reserves the right to change this privacy policy if its legal position alters as a result of a change to its service or to its processing of data. Users will be informed appropriately about the revised privacy policy.

8. Vimeo

Our website uses plug-ins of the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of the pages on our website into which a Vimeo plug-in has been integrated, a connection to Vimeo’s servers will be established. As a consequence, the Vimeo server will receive information as to which of our pages you have visited. Moreover, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This will also happen if you are not logged into Vimeo or do not have an account with Vimeo. The information recorded by Vimeo will be transmitted to Vimeo’s server in the United States.

If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to directly allocate your browsing patterns to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

The use of Vimeo is based on our interest in presenting our online content in an appealing manner. Pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.

For more information on how Vimeo handles user data, please consult the Vimeo Data Privacy Policy under: https://vimeo.com/privacy.

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