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Data privacy policy

1.Data Privacy at a glance

General information

The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information, when you visit our website. Personal data consist of every data that could identify you personally. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy, in this text below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The operatorīs contact details can be found in the imprint on this website.
How do we collect your data?
Firstly, your data will be collected because you share this information with us. This data may relate to the entries you make by yourself, e.g. while filling out a contact form. Secondly, other data is collected automatically by our IT systems, while you visit our website. This data is mostly technical related data (for example Internet browser, operating system or time of page request). The collection of this data takes place automatically, as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless procession of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have got the right to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data, at no costs and at any time. You also have the right to demand the rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose and for further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time via the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

2. General and mandatory information

Data privacy

The operator of these pages takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy policy.
When you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data consist of every data that could identify you personally. This present data privacy policy explains what kind of information we gather and for what purpose. It also explains how and for what reason this happens.
Please note that data transmission on the Internet (for example, in communication processes via email) may have security leaks. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties, is not possible.

Note regarding the responsible body

The responsible organization for data processing on this website is:

DDS EXPRESS Logistik GmbH
Borstelmannsweg 145
20537 Hamburg

Telefon: +49 (0) 40 25 11 55
E-Mail: service@ddshamburg.de

Legally required data protection officer

We appointed a data protection officer

Matthias Linke
Borstelmannsweg 145
20537 Hamburg

Telefon: +49 (0) 40 25 11 55
E-Mail: privacy@dds-hamburg.de

Responsible body is the natural or legal person, who decides, alone or together with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, or the like).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke a given consent at any time. An informal message, send to us via email, is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out before a retract is declared, remains unaffected by a later revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority. Responsible supervisory authority concerning questions of data protection law is the Office of Germany Commissioner for Data Protection of the federal state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers, as well as their contact details, is provided in the following link:
https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html .

Right of data portability

You have the right to get access to data we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract. This data can be provided to you or a named third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you demand a direct data transfer to another person in charge, this can only be carried out, as far as it is technically feasible.

SSL - or TLS - encryption

The website is equipped with SSL- resp. TLS- encryption for security reasons and to protect confidential content information which you send to us (as website operators in charge) via data procession, such as placing orders or making inquiries,. You can recognize an encrypted connection due to the change of the browser address from "http: //" to "https: //" in the address bar and due to the lock icon at the end of the browser line.
If the SSL- or TLS- encryption is enabled, the data you send to us cannot be read along by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

Within the scope of the applicable legal regulations, you have the right to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data, at no costs and at any time. This includes the right of rectification, blocking or deleting this data, if necessary. For this purpose and for further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time via the address given in the imprint.

Objection against advertising mails

The use of contact data published in the imprint for advertising reasons, such as sending unsolicited advertising and information materials, is hereby objected. The operators of these websites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in case of receiving unsolicited promotional information, such as spam emails.

3. Data collection on our website

Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer system and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files, saved 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 website visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them by yourself. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust the settings of your browser in order to be informed about the placement of cookies, to allow cookies only in individual cases, to accept cookies in certain cases or generally exclude them. You can also determine to enable the automatic deletion of cookies on closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of a website.
Cookies that are required to carry out electronic communication processes or are necessary to provide certain functions that you wish to use (e.g. shopping cart function) are allowed to be set on the basis of article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)). The website operator has a legitimate interest in the implementing of cookies in order to provide a technically error-free and optimized provision of services. Insofar as other cookies are stored (such as cookies for analyzing your internet surfing behavior) they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your specifications including your contact details will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass this information on to further parties without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message, send to us by email, is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out before a retract is declared, remains unaffected by a later revocation.
The information you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you declare your demand to delete it, revoke your consent to save this data or if the purpose for data storage is no longer applicable (for example after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected in these cases.

4. Analysis tools and advertising

Google reCAPTCHA

We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereafter "reCAPTCHA") on our websites. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").
With reCAPTCHA we intend to verify if the data entry on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is made by a human being or by an automatic program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically, as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For this analysis reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. the userīs IP address, the website visitorīs retention time on our website or the userīs mouse movements). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses are carried out completely in the background. Website visitors will not be notified that an analysis takes place.
The data processing is based on article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its websites from abusive automatic spying and SPAM.
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy, please refer to the following links: https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/ und https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html .

5. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of this provided email address. We also need your agreement to receive the newsletter, Further data is not collected respectively, only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively to deliver the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of the data entered into the newsletter registration form is exclusively based on your consent (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent to store the data you entered in the newsletter registration form, your email address and its intended purpose e.g. for sending newsletter to you, at any time. You can do so e.g. by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link provided in the newsletter itself. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out before a retract is declared, remains unaffected by a later revocation.
The data provided by you with the purpose of obtaining the newsletter is stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. After cancellation of the newsletters subscription, this data will be deleted. Data stored with us for other purposes (e.g. email addresses to access the member area) remain unaffected by this.

6. Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the YouTube page, operated by Google. Operator of these pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to a YouTube owned server is made. In doing so, the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube intends to create an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the scope of article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR .
Further information on handling user data can be found in the privacy policy of YouTube: https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy .

Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this Data transfer to Google Inc.
The use of GoogleMaps intends to create an appealing presentation of our online offers and serves to get an easy discoverableness of the places indicated on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the scope of article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR .
More information on handling user data can be found in the privacy policy of Google https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/ .

MapQuest

This website uses the map service MapQuest via an API. Provider is MapQuest, 1555 Blake St, 3rd, Denver, CO, USA. To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a server of MapQuest in the US and store there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transfer to MapQuest.
The use of MapQuest intends to create an appealing presentation of our online offers and serves to get an easy discoverableness of the places indicated on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the scope of article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR .
More information on handling user data can be found in the privacy policy of MapQuest at https://www.verizon.com/about/privacy/mapquest/ .