Data Privacy Statement

Schütz Dental GmbH (hereafter referred to as "Schütz Dental") is happy to welcome you to the Schütz Dental website. Protecting your data and ensuring the safety of your data is very important to us. Below, we will provide you with information about the collection of personal data when using our website and for which purpose this data will be used.

As changes in legislation or in our in-house processes may necessitate a modification of our Data Privacy Statement, we recommend that you read our Data Privacy Statement regularly. This Data Privacy Statement can be read, saved or printed under the following link: https://www.schuetz-dental.de/en/data-privacy-statement

Schütz Dental GmbH
Dieselstr. 5-6
61191 Rosbach/Germany
Phone: +49 6003 814-0
Fax: +49 6003 814-906
E-mail: info (at) schuetz-dental.de
Internet: www.schuetz-dental.de

In case that you have any questions or concerns with regard to our Data Privacy Statement, please contact our Data Protection Officer at compliance@schuetz-dental.de.

§ 1 Scope

This Data Privacy Statement applies to the internet presence of Schütz Dental with all online content which is available at the domain www.schuetz-dental.de as well as at different subdomains (hereafter referred to as "our website").

§ 2 What is personal data?

Personal data is information that is used to identify you (e.g. name, address, phone no., date of birth, e-mail address). Information with no relation to your person (or which can only be related to your person with unreasonable effort), e.g. anonymized information, is not considered personal data.

§ 3 Which type of personal data do we collect, process and use?

We save access data with no relation to your person, such as the name of your internet provider, the website you are being referred to our website from, the names of any accessed files and the access date. This data is used and interpreted exclusively for the improvement of our website. It does not allow any conclusions concerning your person.

If you would like to make use of the services offered on our website, e.g. subscribing to our newsletter, etc. it is necessary to enter additional data. This includes all data necessary for us to provide the service, e.g. your e-mail address, if you subscribe to our newsletter.

We use the data collected about you for making available our products and services, for answering your questions as well as for the operation and improvement of our website.

Your personal data is not used for any other purposes. The transmission of your personal data to a third party or the use of your personal data for advertising purposes without your consent is excluded, except for the below listed cases and unless we are required to disclose personal data pursuant to applicable law (information requested by law enforcement authorities and courts of law, and by public institutions which receive data based upon legal provisions, such as social insurance agencies, finance authorities, etc.) or for the judicial assertion of our claims with help of third parties. In particular, personal data is used as follows:

a) Registration/user account
When you first register at Schütz Dental, we only save your e-mail address to be able to send you access data, in case that you forget or lose it. In addition, we save your first name and family name and your password to make logging in more convenient. This data is used only for the prescribed purposes to offer this service.

b) Newsletter
a.) Mailchimp
If you subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, we will inform you separately in detail about the personal data stored and to which purpose they are used. We will not transfer your personal data to a third party. Your data will only be used to provide our newsletter to you.

We will only send our newsletter to you if you have given us your consent. You will receive an e-mail with a link for confirmation and with further details. By clicking this link you consent to receive our newsletter and advertisements.

The storage of your personal data is based upon your consent in accordance with Section 6, paragraph 1 lit. a DSGVO (basic regulation for data privacy protection), automatically provided with your newsletter subscription. You can revoke your consent at any time via informal communication (e.g. via our contact form or by e- mail or by clicking the "unsubscribe"-link in each newsletter or advertisement). Until a revocation of your consent, the data storage shall remain legal.

As we are legally obligated to record your consent within the scope of the so-called "Double Opt", we record and save your newsletter subscription, our e-mail to request your consent as well as your consent by clicking the link in our e-mail with location, time and IP-address.

As part of our commitment towards a technically correct processing of our consumer information and analysis, we have chosen MailChimp (Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #50100, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA) as our provider.

MailChimp is registered with "privacy shield" and thus obligated to observe the data protection laws of the European Community. Please see this link for more information concerning your legal rights: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/document/citizens-guide_en.pdf

In addition, we especially ask you to consent to us sending your personal data to MailChimp in the USA. By clicking the link in our e-mail, you grant us your consent which can be revoked at any time. For detailed information on the use of your personal data at MailChimp, please refer to MailChimps's privacy policy. MailChimp will only use your personal data for providing the newsletter to you, for the analysis of newsletter distribution and for the improvement of their services. MailChimp will not use your data to contact you directly and will not pass it on to any third party.

The data used by MailChimp includes a "web beacon", which indicates to MailChimp that the newsletter has been opened or that one of the links has been clicked. This tool transmits information on your browser, your location and your IP-address to MailChimp. This information is used to enhance our service to you.

In addition, our newsletter provider also uses this data in anonymized form (without allowing an identification) to analyze and optimize their services. Our provider will not use your data to contact you directly.

Your personal data remains saved as long as you remain in our e-mail list, as long as saving your data is necessary for prosecution by us or for other legitimate interests and as long as we are legally obligated to save your data.

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b.) Mailmunch
Furthermore, as part of our commitment towards a technically correct online service and its economically efficient design and optimization in accordance with section 6, paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO (basic regulation for data privacy protection), we use the plug-in Mailmunch, as a service that is connected to MailChimp, for easy integration of newsletter plug-ins. The provider of this service is SixMix LLC, 1110 Fidler Ln Apt 708, Silver Spring, Maryland 201910-3451, USA. With help of Mailmunch and especially by means of active Java scripts, information on the use of this website (including your IP-address) can be transmitted to a server of Mailmunch and can be saved there.

For more information on the use of your personal data by Mailmunch, please refer to their privacy policy: https://www.mailmunch.co/privacy/

If you do not wish a transmission of your personal data, please deactivate the execution of Java scripts in your browser or install a block that prevents the execution of Java scripts (e.g. https://noscript.net). Please note, however, that deactivating or blocking Java scripts can impair the use of our website and of other websites.

Once you have subscribed to our newsletter, your e-mail address is used for our own advertising as long as you are a newsletter subscriber. You can unsubscribe via an informal communication by e-mail to marketing@schuetz-dental.de, by fax, by mail or by clicking the link at the bottom of a newsletter.

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c) Contact form
If you use our contact form to send us a request, we will ask you to enter your name and e-mail address. You can enter a message to us in the comment field.

It is your decision whether you want to disclose this data. However, it is mandatory to enter it, if you would like to contact us.

§ 4 Use of cookies

We do not record personalized user profiles besides in the above listed cases. When you access information on our website, our servers only record anonymized data necessary for providing different services or for analysis. This means recording general information, e.g. which contents on our website were accessed and which pages were accessed the most.

We use so-called "cookies" (small text files with configuration information). Cookies are small text files which are sent from our webserver to your browser during your visit to our website and which are saved by your browser on your computer for a subsequent visit. We only use the so-called "session cookies" (also known as temporary cookies), which are only saved intermediately for the duration of your visit to our website.

All cookies serve the purpose of determining the frequency of use and the number of users. When you visit our website, they also trace your computer when moving from one of our pages to another and they record the end of your visit. The data the cookies collect will not allow any conclusions with regard to the user. None of the anonymized user data we collect are merged with your personal data in accordance with § 3 of this Data Privacy Statement. They are deleted immediately after the statistic analysis has been finished. The cookies are deleted when you finish your browser session.

In addition, we use affiliate cookies when a user accesses our website via an external advertising. Such cookies serve to determine the settlement for our cooperation partners and do not contain any personal data of the user. These cookies are deleted automatically after a maximum of 90 days.

Most browser presettings accept cookies automatically. It is possible, however, to change your browser settings to deactivate cookies completely or to have the browser ask before any cookies are stored. Users who deactivate the acceptance of cookies will not be able to access all areas of our web presence.

§ 5 Integration of Social Plug-Ins

Our website integrates plug-ins of the social networks "Facebook" (Facebook, Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) and "Twitter" (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA).

These plug-ins are operated solely by the respective providers. On our website, these plug-ins are made recognizable by a logo button.

When you visit one of our subpages which contains such a plug-in, your browser will connect to the according service. The content of the plug-in is then transmitted to your browser and it is integrated by your browser in the present page. This way, your visit to our website will be transmitted to the according social network. If you are logged in to your user account in the according social network while browsing our website (e.g. by means of two different browser sessions), the social network can match your visit to our website with your user account.

With help of the plug-ins, users can share or post links for the according websites on social media such as Twitter, Facebook or Google+1 respectively recommend the contents. By means of your active interaction with these plug-ins, e.g. by clicking the according button or leaving a commentary, this information is transmitted directly to each service and is saved there.

Should you want to avoid such data transfers, you must log out from your user account in each service before visiting our website. Concerning the nature and purpose of the data collection, please refer to those services' privacy statements (www.facebook.com/about/privacy/; http://twitter.com/privacy). On these pages, you will also find more information on the privacy laws and on the available settings to protect your privacy.

§ 6 Xing Plug-Ins

We use the "Xing" button on our website. When calling up this website, a brief connection to the servers of Xing AG (hereafter referred to as "Xing"), which supports the services connected with the "Xing" button, will be effected. Xing does not collect any personal data when you visit this website. Especially, Xing does not save IP adresses. Xing does not analyze your user behaviour by means of cookies in connection with the "Xing share button". For more details, please refer to: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection and www.xing.com/privacy

§ 7 LinkedIn Plug-Ins

We have integrated plug-ins of the social media LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter referred to as "LinkedIn"). You will recognize the LinkedIn plug-ins with the LinkedIn logo and the "recommend" button on our website. When you visit our website, the plug-in sets up a direct communication between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visitied our website with your IP address. If you press the "LinkedIn recommend button" while being logged into your LinkedIn user account, you can link the contents of our page to your LinkedIn account. Please note that LinkedIn does not provide us with information on the transmitted data or their use. For details concerning the data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as to your rights and option for settings, please refer to http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv

§ 8 Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analyzing service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files which are saved on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of your use of this website. The information on your use of this website produced by the cookie are, in principle, transmitted to a server in the USA and abbreviated. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics was extended by the code "gat._anonymizelp();" to warrant for an anonymized collection of IP adresses (so-called "IP masking").

Google will use this information on behalf of the site owner to analyze your use of the website, to report the website activity and to provide additional services to the site owner in relation with website use and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be matched by Google with any other data.

It is possible to change your browser settings to deactivate cookies completely or to have the browser ask before any cookies are stored. Users who deactivate the acceptance of cookies may not be able to access all areas of our web presence.

In addition, by downloading and installing the plug-in available under this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de, you can avoid the collection of data produced by the cookie related to your use of the website by Google. As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, your can avoid data collection by Google Analytics by clicking the following link:

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This link presets an opt-out cookie, which avoids collection of your data on this website in the future.

For more information, please refer to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de respectively to http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html (general information on Google Analytics and on privacy).

§ 9 Tawk To

This website uses the chat function of the provider tawk.to. Cookies are necessary for the use of this function. tawk.to is an external service provider which provides us with the chat function and its administration. When using our chat, you automatically use tawk.to. All data that you enter in the chat window are automatically transmitted to tawk.to and are saved there. If you do not enter any personal data in the chat (e.g. real name, e-mail address, telephone no., etc.) it will not allow any conclusions on your person. Among the data that tawk.to saves are chat record, name entered, IP- address at the time of the chat and country of origin. This data is not passed on to third parties and are only saved for protection and for internal statistics. By using the chat function, you agree with this data collection and with the use of your data as described above. For more detailed information provided by tawk.to, please refer to Tawk.to Privacy Policy / Datenschutzerklärung.

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§ 10 YouTube

We use embedded YouTube videos in advanced privacy modus. YouTube is a service provided by Google, Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

YouTube provides the advanced privacy modus and thus ensures that YouTube will not save any cookies with personal data on your computer. The IP-address is transmitted when opening the website and when embedding videos. This address cannot be matched with your personal data, unless you are logged in temporarily or permanently to YouTube or any other Google service at the time of opening the website. As soon as you start an embedded video by clicking on it, because of the advanced privacy modus, YouTube will only save cookies on your computer that do not allow any conclusions on your person. These cookies can be avoided by changing or extending your browser settings accordingly (source: YouTube "Activating the advanced privacy modus for embedded videos"). For further information on the embedding of YouTube videos, please refer to the information site of YouTube: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=de

§ 11 Use of the Facebook Pixel

With your permission, we use the "visitor action pixel" of Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") within our web presence. With help of this service, we can trace user action after they have accessed or clicked a Facebook advertisement. This lets us determine the effectivity of Facebook advertisements for statistic and market research purposes. The data collected for us by this service is anonymized which means that we do not see any personal data of the users. However, we inform you in accordance with our level of knowledge that this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can match this data with your Facebook account and also use it for their own advertising purposes, according to their data use policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ These facilitate the placement of advertisments on Facebook or on other websites by Facebook or one of their partners. In addition, a cookie can be saved on your computer for these purposes.

Such a declaration of consent is only valid if declared by any person 13 years or older. If you are younger, please consult your parent or legal guardian.

Please click here to revoke your declaration of consent:

https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/

§ 12 Use of Facebook Lead Ads

We use the function Lead Ads by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"), to collect and process data of prospective customers (so-called "leads") by means of a contact form available of Facebook websites. moneymeets uses this data solely for their own marketing purposes and does not transmit them to third parties. The use of this data bound to the purposes followed by each lead ad campaign. These purposes are concretely presented, before moneymeet receives the data in question. Facebook acknowledges the data protection regulations of the "Privacy Shield" agreement (https://www.privacyshield.gov/) (https://de- de.facebook.com/about/privacyshield) For further information, please refer to Facebook under: https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

§ 13 Use of Google AdWords Remarketing

Moreover, we use the Google service for interest-based advertising, the so-called Google Remarketing. Third party providers, including Google, place advertisements on websites on the internet. For this purpose, they use cookies based upon previous visits of the user to this website. Alternatively, by calling up the website of the Network Advertising Initiative, users can deactivate third-party cookies.

By using our website, users agree with the collection and processing of data by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose also described above. Please note that Google has their own Privacy Statement which is completely independent of our Data Privacy Statement. We assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the Google Privacy Statement or for their procedures. Please find out about the Google Privacy Statement before using our website.

§ 14 Safety Measures for the Protection of any Data Saved on our Servers

We are committed to protect your privacy and to keep your personal data confidential. To avoid a loss or abuse of the data we save, we take comprehensive technical and organizational safety measures which are checked and adapted to technological progress regularly. Please note, however, that it is possible that data privacy laws and the above listed safety measures are not be observed by other persons within the structure of the world wide web who are not within our area of responsibility. Especially, unencrypted data - even if it is sent by e-mail - can be read by third parties. From a technical point of view, we have no influence. It is the responsibility of the users to protect any data they provide from misuse by encrypting it or by any other means.

§ 15 Hyperlinks

Our website features so-called "hyperlinks" to the websites of other providers. When activating such a hyperlink, the user will directly be transferred from our website to the website of the according other provider. The user will recognize this transfer, amongst others, by a change of the URL. We cannot assume any responsibility for a confidential handling of your data on the websites of any third parties, as we do not have any influence on these third parties when it comes to their compliance with data privacy regulations. Please always refer directly to a third party's website for any information on their compliance with data privacy regulations.

§ 16 Revocation / Opposition

Please be advised that any consent you have given (e.g. for the receipt of our newsletter) can be generally revoked at any time with effect for the future and that you can oppose the processing and use of your data for advertising purposes at any time: Please contact us by e-mail at marketing@schuetz-dental.de.

§ 17 Information on personal data, its storage period and its deletion

We only store your personal data as long as permitted by law. The personal data is deleted once the user revokes his/her consent or when the storage of the data is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the pursued purpose, in particular, when the user account has been terminated or when the storage of the data is impermissible for any other reason.

Upon request, we are happy to provide information on which personal data has been saved. In case that, despite our efforts to always keep correct and up-to-date data, we have saved inaccurate data, we will correct it immediately. If you should wish that we delete the saved data, we will delete it promptly upon your request. In case that a deletion of your data is impossible for legal reasons, your data will be blocked to access instead. Please note, however, that we are unable to provide the above described services to you after we have deleted your data.

The data processed by us will be deleted or blocked to access in accordance with paragraphs 17 and 18 DSGVO (basic regulation for data privacy protection). If not explicitly declared within the scope of this Data Privacy Statement, all of your data collected by us will be deleted as soon as its storage becomes unnecessary for the purpose it was collected for and as long as there are no legally binding storage times to be considered. If data cannot be deleted because it is necessary for other purposes permitted by law, its processing will be limited, i.e. the data will be blocked to access and it will not be used for other purposes. Such a course of action is valid, e.g. for data which must be stored under commercial law or tax law.

Based upon legal regulations in Germany, data will be stored for 10 years in accordance with paragraphs 147 section 1 AO (German tax code), 257 section 1 no. 1 and no. 4, section 4 HGB (German code of commercial law) (accounts, records, management reports, vouchers, commercial accounts, taxation of relevant documents etc.) and for 6 years in accordance with paragraph 257 section 1 no. 2 and no. 3, section 4 HGB (commercial letters).

By sending us an e-mail at compliance@schuetz-dental.de, you have the option to check, to have us amend or to have us delete all of your personal data which has been stored by us. As far as it is possible and provided by law, we will delete the data that is not needed any longer.

§ 18 Right of Modification

The responsible authority reserves the right to modify this Data Privacy Statement at any time in compliance with the legal requirements.

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