Privacy policy

Privacy Policy Smart Life B.V. (“Blaupunkt Robotics”)
Smart Life B.V. Privacy Policy (“Blaupunkt Robotics”)

Concerning the webshop: https://blaupunktrobotics.eu

DATA PROTECTION AT A GLANCE

The following directions provide simple insight into what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data that make it possible to identify you personally. We refer to our privacy statement provided below for more detailed information concerning the subject of personal data protection.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COLLECTING THE DATA ON THIS WEBSITE?

The controller as regards the processing of the data on this website arises from what is known as the Imprint (printer’s mark). This service is always the first point of contact for privacy-related matters.

WHO IS ALLOWED TO USE THIS WEBSITE?

Any person aged 16 or over is allowed to use this website. You are not allowed to use the page if you have not yet reached the age of 16.

HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?

Your data are collected on the basis of the information you have provided. These may be data you entered in a contact form or in a newsletter.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or the time spent surfing the pages). These data are collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.

ANALYSIS OF YOUR DATA

Your surfing behaviour may be evaluated statistically if you visit our website. This is done mainly by means of cookies and what are known as analytical tools. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is anonymous, which means that you cannot be traced on the basis of this analysis. You may lodge an objection to this analysis or you may prevent the use of certain tools. Consult the “Third-party modules and analysis tools” category of our privacy statement for more detailed information.

FOR WHICH PURPOSE DO WE USE YOUR DATA?

Part of the data is collected to make the Web page available in an error-free manner.

Other data allow us to analyse your consumer conduct on the internet (e.g. on the basis of cookies). Such analyses are performed anonymously and cannot trace you personally. You may object to this analysis. Consult the “Third-party modules and analysis tools” category of our privacy statement for more detailed information.

WHAT RIGHTS TO DO YOU HAVE WITH RESPECT TO YOUR DATA?

You have the right to request information concerning the origin, the recipients and the purpose of your personal data that have been stored at all times and free of charge. You also have the right to demand correction, blocking or removal of these data. What is more, you have the right to demand limitation of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. Consult the “Limitation of processing” category of the privacy statement for this purpose.

You can contact us at any time at the address stated in the colophon if you have any further questions concerning the subject of personal data protection. Moreover, you have the right to lodge an appeal with the competent supervisory authority.

IS THE TRANSFER OF YOUR DATA ENCRYPTED?

Yes. This website uses encryption. This is in order to prevent unauthorised parties from gaining access to your data.

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PRIVACY STATEMENT

1. General instructions and mandatory information

The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in accordance with the legislation pertaining to data protection and this privacy policy.

Various personal data are collected if you use this website. Personal data are data that make it possible to identify you personally. This privacy statement explains what information we collect and what we do with it. It is also explained how and for which purpose this takes place.

We point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (such as in case of communication by e-mail) may involve security gaps. Full protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

THE CONTROLLER

The controller as regards the processing of the data on this website arises from what is known as the Imprint (printer’s mark). The controller is the natural person or legal person that decides alone or together with other parties regarding the purposes and means for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses etc.).

The right of object to the collection of data in specific cases, as well as direct marketing (Article 21 GDPR)

If the data are processed on the basis of the provisions of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) GDPR, you have the right at any time, for reasons arising from your special situation, to lodge an appeal against the processing of your personal data; this also applies to profiling on the basis of these provisions. The relevant legal basis of the processing refers to this privacy policy statement. If you wish to submit a notice of objection, we will no longer process your personal data in question, unless we are able to prove on the basis of mandatory and justified reasons that the interest in processing outweighs your interests, rights or freedoms or that the processing is necessary in order to maintain, exercise or defend legal claims (notice of objection in accordance with Article 21(1) GDPR).

If your personal data are stored for direct marketing purposes, you have the right at any time to submit an objection to the processing with respect to your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to the profiling in so far as it is related to direct marketing. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for direct marketing purposes (notice of objection in accordance with Article 21(2) GDPR).

WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT TO DATA PROCESSING

Many instances of data processing are only possible with your consent. Your consent is requested expressly before the data processing commences. You may withdraw this consent at any time. It is sufficient to send us a simple informal message by e-mail. The lawfulness of the withdrawal of the [consent to] data processing remains unimpaired by the withdrawal.

LODGING AN APPEAL WITH THE COMPETENT SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

The website visitor is informed that he has the right to lodge an appeal with the competent supervisory authority in case of infringements of the Personal Data Protection Act.

LEGISLATION PERTAINING TO DATA TRANSFER

You have the right to have data that are processed by us on the basis of your consent or automatically in the performance of an agreement, delivered to you or to another controller in a customary, machine-readable format. If you wish a direct data transfer to another controller, such can only take place if this possible from a technical perspective.

SSL OR TLS ENCRYPTION

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transfer of sensitive content, which you send to us as site operator. You can recognise an encrypted security connection if the address of the browser changes from ‘https://’ to ‘https://’ and the padlock symbol is present in your protocol.

The data you provide to us cannot be read by third parties if SSL or TLS encryption is switched on.

RIGHT TO BE INFORMED, BLOCKING, REMOVAL, CORRECTION

Within the context of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right at all times to free information concerned your stored personal data, their origin and recipients, the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, the right to the correction, blocking or removal these data. You can contact us at any time at the address stated in the colophon if you have any further questions concerning the subject of personal data protection.

LIMITATION OF PROCESSING

You have the right to demand limitation of our processing of your personal data. You can contact us for this purpose at any time you wish via the address stated in the colophon. The law pertaining to the limitation of data processing applies in the following cases:

• If you dispute the correctness of the personal data we have stored, it will usually take us some time to verify this. You have the right to demand limitation of our processing of your personal data while verification takes place.
• If the processing of your personal data takes place/has taken place in an unlawful manner, you have the right to demand limitation of the processing of the data.
• If we no longer require your personal data and you nevertheless do require them to exercise, justify or enforce legal claims, you have the right to demand limitation of the processing of your personal data.
• If you submitted a notice of objection in accordance with Article 21(1) GDPR, a balance must be found between your interests and ours. You have the right to demand limitation of our processing of your personal data while verification takes place.

If the processing of your personal data is limited, these personal data may only be processed – with the exception of your own data storage – with the consent of the data subject or for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or justifying legal claims or to protect the rights of other natural or legal persons, or on the basis of compelling public interests of the Union or of a Member State.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

We reserve the right to change the provisions of this privacy policy in accordance with the statutory regulations at all times.

1. Data collection on our website

Cookies

The web pages partially use what are known as cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are intended to make our offer more user-friendly, efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

You can set your browser in such a manner that you are informed of the storing of cookies and you only allow cookies in certain individual cases, so that you only accept cookies for certain cases or in general, and so that you activate the removal of cookies automatically when you close the browser. Switching off the use of cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Most of the cookies we use are what are known as “session cookies”. They are removed automatically after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you remove them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser when you visit us next.

Cookies that are necessary for the performance of the digital communication process or for the purpose of making available the functions desired by you (such as the shopping cart functionality) are stored in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to be able to make its services available in a technically-smooth and optimal manner. Other stored cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your surf behaviour) are handled separately in this privacy policy.

Server Log Files

The provider of the web pages collects information and stores it automatically in the server log files, which are sent to us automatically by your browser. This information includes:

• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system used
• Referring URL
• Host name of the computer access
• Time of the server query
• IP address (this will be anonymised in which connection the last number is replaced with a “0”)

These data are not bundled with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data additionally if we become aware of specific evidence of illegal use. Data collection takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR; The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to be able to make its services available in a technically-smooth and optimal manner. Server log files have to be created in order to realise this.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website in order to enjoy additional functionalities on the page. We use that data that have entered exclusively for the purpose of using the relevant offer of products or services for which you have registered. The mandatory information that is requested during registration must be provided in full. We will have to cancel the registration if this is not the case.

We use the e-mail address you provided during registration in order to inform you of important changes in the area of the scope of the offer or in case of changes that are necessary in a technical sense.

The data that are entered during registration are processed on the basis of your consent (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR). You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. It is sufficient to send us a simple informal message by e-mail. The lawfulness of the data processing announced previously remains unimpaired by the withdrawal.

The data that were collected during registration are stored by us for as long as you are registered on our Web page and are removed thereafter. The statutory retention periods remain unchanged.

Data processing (customer and contract management)

We collect, process and use personal data only in so far as we need to do so for the conclusion, legitimate content or to change the legal relationships (stock data). This takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(b) GDPR that regulates the processing of data for the performance of an agreement or precontractual measures. We collect, process and use the personal information regarding the use of our internet sites (“usage data”) exclusively in so far as this is necessary in order to enable the user to use the services and for the purpose of sending invoices.

The collected customer data are removed after the agreement has been performed or after the business relationship has ended, but not before expiry of the statutory retention periods.

Data transfer upon conclusion of the agreement for online stores, traders and goods shipment.

We only provide personal information to third parties if this is necessary within the context of the performance of the agreement, such as to the company that is responsible for delivering goods or the credit institution that guarantees payment processing. Further transfer of data can only take place if you consented thereto expressly. Your information is not disclosed to third parties without express consent, such as for advertising purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(b) GDPR that regulates the processing of data for the performance of an agreement or precontractual measures.

Data transfer upon conclusion of the agreement

We only provide personal information to third parties if this is necessary within the context of the performance of the agreement, such as the credit institution that guarantees payment processing.

Further transfer of data can only take place if you consented thereto expressly. Your information is not disclosed to third parties without express consent, such as for advertising purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(b) GDPR that regulates the processing of data for the performance of an agreement or precontractual measures.

1. Third-party modules and analysis tools

Google Analytics

This website uses the functionalities of the Google Analytics internet analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.

Google Analytics uses what are known as “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information concerning your use of the website that was collected by the cookie is usually sent to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

You can find more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics in Google’s privacy policy statement:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=nl

Browser Plugin

You can prevent cookies from being stored by adjusting the settings of your browser programme. However, we wish to point out to you doing so means that you will not be able to use all functionalities of this website. You can also prevent the data that are generated by the cookie and that are related to your use of the website (including your IO address) from being registered by Google and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser add-on that is available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=nl

Notice of objection to data processing

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be used that prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this site. Switching off Google Analytics

Demographic characteristics in case of Google Analytics

This website uses the Google Analytics “demographic characteristics” functionality. This functionality makes it possible to draw up reports that include information about age, gender and interests of visitors to the web page. These data originate from interest-based advertisements provided by Google and visitor data from third-party providers. These data can be linked to a specific person. You can switch off this functionality at any time via the display settings in your Google account or by prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics in general, as indicated under “Notice of objection to data processing”.

Assignment data processing

We concluded an agreement with Google concerning assignment data processing and implement the strict requirements of the German authorities regarding data protection when using data by Google Analytics.

IP Anonymisation

We use the “Activation of IP Anonymisation” function on this web page. Your IP address is therefore provided in abbreviated format by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting Member States of the European Economic Area. The full IP address is sent to and stored in a Google server in the United States only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on the instructions of the operator of this website to process your use of the website, to draw up reports regarding the website activities and in order to be able to offer further services with respect to the website and internet use to the operator of the website. The IP address that is provided via your browser within the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

Legal basis

The Google Analytics cookies are stored in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) GDPR; The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing the behaviour of the user in order to optimise both the offer and the advertisements on its website.

Facebook Plugins (Like button)

Our pages integrate plug-ins from the Facebook social network, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the like button on our page. You can find a list of the Facebook plug-ins at: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

The plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server when you visit our site. This provides Facebook with information concerning the IP address you used to visit our website. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our web pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to link your visit to our site to your user account. We would like to point out to you that as provider we did receive information concerning the content of the data sent or the use thereof by Facebook. More information in this connection can be found in the Facebook privacy policy statement on https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish for Facebook to link the visit to our web pages to your Facebook user account you will be required to log out from your Facebook user account.

Vimeo
Our website uses or links to video material that can played directly on the website. We have decided to store these videos on Vimeo. A link is established with the Vimeo service when viewing our cases or other places where the video can be played. Vimeo only uses essential cookies for the video player; no tracking or advertising cookies are used. See also Vimeo’s cookie policy.

Contact details
Smart Life B.V. (“Blaupunkt Robotics”)
Overtoom 141
1054 HG
The Netherlands
T +31(0)885667700
E info@blaupunktrobotics.eu

Contact person for privacy-related matters
Wendy Sumter: wendy@blaupunktrobotics.eu