Privacy policy

Privacy policy

General information
Braintags takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection regulations and this privacy policy. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of access by third parties is not possible. The following is an overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that personally identifies you.

Responsible entity is the natural or legal person who, alone or in conjunction with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. This website is operated by:

Braintags GmbH
Jakob-Kaiser-Straße 12
47877 Willich
Phone: +49 - 21 54/47 04 - 0

Data collection
Your data will be collected based on what you tell us; for example when using our contact form. Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. The aforementioned is handling technical data (for example Internet browser, operating system or time of your visit).

We process your data and criteria for interest-based advertising selection on the basis of Article 6, para. 1, b) and f) of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in order to process your request, to fulfill a contract, provide you with information and to send offers. Your data will be stored within the scope of legal requirements and retention periods. In addition, they are stored in order to provide you with further offers and information as long as you have not objected to this use or have requested a deletion of your data.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze the user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose and for further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time using the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, in the case of violations of data protection law, you have a right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority. For Braintags this is the LDI NRW.

Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens mainly with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; the surfing behavior can not be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in our further explanations. You can object to this analysis. We will also inform you separately about the possibilities of objection.

Right to data portability
You have the right to have the data collected on the basis of your consent and / or for fulfillment of a contract provided to you or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of your data to another person in charge, please note that this will only be done in a technically feasible extent.

Information, blocking, deletion
You are entitled to free disclosure on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time using the address given in the imprint.

Data Protection Officer
We have appointed a data protection officer in our company.
Please use this Address to contact them :

Braintags GmbH
an den Datenschutzbeauftragten
Jakob-Kaiser-Straße 12
47877 Willich
Phone: +49 - 21 54/47 04 - 0

Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You might be able to set your browser so that you:

  • are informed about the setting of cookies
  • only accept cookies for certain cases
  • exclude cookies altogether
  • automatically delete cookies when closing the browser.

Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you might desire (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) DS-BER. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. In case other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, these will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done.

The basis for data processing is written down in Article 6 (1) (f) DS-GVO, which allows the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details of said inquiry will be stored with us, including the contact details provided on your behalf, for the purpose of processing the request, in case of follow-up questions or to inform you about our offers. We will not share this information without your consent. The processing of the data entered into the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Art. 6 (1), f) DS-GVO). You can object to the sending of our information at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation will remains unaffected. The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to the storage or when the purpose of data storage no longer applies. Mandatory storing - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1, f) DS-GVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization Google Analytics
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Browser Plugin Google Analytics
You can prevent the storage of cookies via the corresponding setting of your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection of data generated via the cookie and data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of aforementioned by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

Opposing to data collection by Google Analytics
You can prevent the collection of your data via Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website.

For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please see the
Google Privacy Policy:

Order data processing by Google
We have entered a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection laws when using Google Analytics.

Demographics in Google Analytics
This website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. As a result, reports can be produced that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This data can not be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time through the ad settings in your Google Account, or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as outlined in the section "Opposing to Data Collection by Google Analytics".