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Privacy Policy


1. An overview of data protection

2. Data protection information for business partners

3. Data protection information for applicants

 


1. An overview of data protection


General information
The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term "personal data" comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.


Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the "controller")?
The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact information is available under section "Information Required by Law" on this website.


How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be information you enter into our contact form.
Our IT systems automatically record other data when you visit our website. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access our website.


What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.


What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section "Information Required by Law" on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues. You also have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For details, please consult the Data Protection Declaration under section "Right to Restriction of Data Processing."


2. General information and mandatory information


Data protection
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.
We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third party access.


Information about the responsible party (referred to as the "controller" in the GDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
Telephone: +49 (0) 5224 9730-0
Email: info@kuhlmannkueche.de
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).


Revocation of your consent to the processing of data
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can also 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.
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data based on grounds arising from your unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based on these provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based, please consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defence of legal entitlements (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct advertising, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your affected personal data for the purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR).


Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.


Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.


SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from "http://" to "https://" and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


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.


3. Data protection officer


Designation of a data protection officer as mandated by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Ernst-Wilhelm Büscher
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
Telephone: +49 (0) 5224 9730-45
Email: datenschutz@kuhlmannkueche.de


4. Recording of data on our website
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.


5. Plug-ins and Tools


Google Maps
Via an API, this website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is transferred to one of Google's servers in the United States, where it is archived. We request your explicit consent before transmitting data to Google's servers. Without your approval, the kitchen studio search will not be usable. Your consent will be stored within a cookie. A cookie is a small file stored on your device. Inside of cookie various information can be stored. In our case no personal information will be stored, just the value of your consent. The cookie's storage period is 30 days.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google's Data Privacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

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2. Data protection information for business partners

This data protection information for business partners provides you with all the information you need about the use of your personal data at RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH.
According to article 4, item 1 of the GDPR, your personal data includes all information that identifies or could identify you, in particular by means of an identifier such as a name, organisation or customer number linked to your person.
We have made this data protection information available for business partners ("Information") as the responsible authority for data processing, in order to inform our suppliers, customers and business partners (collectively referred to as "business partners"), as well as any employees that are connected to RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH, of how we process data.

Scope:
This Information applies if you are an independent business partner of RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH (e.g. a trade partner, consultant, supplier) or are an employee of one of our business partners acting in a role associated with a partnership with RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH.

Categories of personal data and data sources:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH processes the following types of personal data relating to your company and third parties (e.g. public authorities or resources):
- Personal data relating to independent business partners: Name, professional contact information, services or products offered, contract information, communication content (such as emails or business letters), payment information, invoicing details and business relationship history
- Personal data relating to employees of our business partners: Name, professional contact information, name of employee, title/position and communication content (such as emails or business letters)

Data processing purposes, legal basis and consequences:
Your personal data is used for the purposes of fulfilling the contractual relationship of the business partnership (including the fulfilment of contractual service obligations, invoice processing, communication, and regulatory compliance) for marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) activities and fraud prevention processes.
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH processes data on the following legal basis:
- Fulfilment of the contractual relationship with the business partner (article 6, item b of the GDPR);
- Legitimate interest of RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH or third parties (e.g. governmental agencies or courts) (article 6, item f of the GDPR). Legitimate interest may include, in particular, exchange of information, marketing and CRM activities, fraud prevention, IT abuse, money laundering, whistle-blower operations, physical security, IT and network security, internal information or potential mergers and acquisitions
- Consent (article 6 item of GDPR);
- Fulfilment of legal requirements (article 6 item c of the GDPR);
The provision of personal data is required for the conclusion and or/execution of the business partner agreement and is provided voluntarily. However, if you do not provide this data, this may delay, disrupt, or render impossible business partner management and administrative processes.

Recipient categories:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH may use service providers who offer IT and other administrative support (e.g. service providers who provide accounting support, IT hosting or maintenance support) who act as data processors. These service providers may have access to your personal data, if and insofar as this is required for the provision of these services.
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH may also use your personal data to process information for operational management purposes, as well as for the management and analysis of customer relationships and interactions, and any related IT support.
By implementing the relevant data transmission agreements and taking other measures to protect data, we have assured that RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH provides an appropriate level of data protection.
Only persons who require your personal data in order to carry out their professional activities will be granted access.

RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH may share your personal data if this is required by government agencies, courts, external authorities or similar third parties.

Data retention period:
Personal data is stored for as long as it is required by RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH and our service providers in order to fulfil our obligations. The data will be stored for as long as required for the the purposes it was collected in accordance with the applicable data protection law. Once RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH no longer requires the data in order to meet contractual or statutory obligations, the data is removed from our system and records and/or measures will be taken to ensure that your personal data is duly anonymised so that you can no longer be identified with the data, unless RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH is under statutory or supervisory obligation to retain this data. Some examples of these obligations include statutory retention periods under commercial and tax laws, which are usually between 6 and 10 years, or obligations to provide evidence under the statute of limitations, which usually applies for a period of three years, but in certain cases may apply for up to 30 years.

Your rights:
If you have provided your consent for certain processing activities to be carried out, you may revoke this consent at any time with future effect. This revocation will not affect any prior data processing.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, you have the right:
a) to access your personal data;
b) to amend or correct your personal data;
c) to request the deletion of your personal data;
d) to require restrictions on the processing of your personal data;
e) to request the transfer of your personal data;
f) to revoke your consent for your personal data to be processed. Please note that all of the above rights may be restricted by national law.
a) Right of access: You have the right to obtain our confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is processed by us and to request access to this data. You may request information, among other things, on the processing purposes, categories of personal data, categories of data subject and categories of data recipient. This, however, is not an unconditional right and the interests of other persons may restrict your rights.
You have the right to obtain a copy of any of your personal data that has been processed.

For any further copies of the data you request, we have the right to charge a reasonable fee for any administrative costs incurred.

b) Right to rectification: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of any inaccurate personal data concerning you. Depending on the processing purpose, you have the right to complete any incomplete personal data by means of an additional statement.

c) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten): Under certain circumstances, you have the right to the erasure of any personal data concerning you.

d) Right to restriction of processing: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to obtain from us the restriction of any personal data concerning you. Under these circumstances, the data in question will be marked and only processed for certain purposes.

e) Right to data portability: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to obtain any personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machinereadable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another company.
In order to exercise your rights, contact us at the address provided in the 'Queries' section.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

 

Right to object in accordance with article 21 of the GDPR

The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 (1), including profiling based on those provisions.
As RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH primarily uses processes your personal data for the purposes of the contractual relationship with you, RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH has a legitimate interest in processing your data, which overrides any request you may make for restriction.

In order to exercise your rights, contact us at the address provided in the 'Queries' section.

RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH does not currently carry out any automated decision-making processes.

Queries:
Should you have any questions regarding this information or your rights, please contact us at:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
Telephone: +49 (0) 5224 9730-0
Email: info@kuhlmannkueche.de

You can contact the data protection officer for RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH at:

Ernst-Wilhelm Büscher
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
datenschutz@kuhlmannkueche.de

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3. Data protection information for applicants

This data protection information for applicants provides you with all the information you need about the use of your personal data at RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH.
According to article 4, item 1 of the GDPR your personal data includes all information that identifies or could identify you, in particular by means of an identifier such as a name, organisation or customer number linked to your person.


Personal information and personal data:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH collects and processes the following types of personal information and data (both in paper and in digital format) that you provided as part of your application (collectively referred to as "application data"):
- Contact data, such as your name, address, telephone number and email address;
- Information on your professional skills and experience, as well as previous employment history, language skills, performance assessments, evaluations and quotas;
- Photo (if voluntarily provided).
There are no provisions for the processing of specific types of personal data. However, should you provide us with certain data, such as information on your health, please be aware that this will be processed.

Data processing purposes, legal basis and consequences:
Application data is collected and processed for recruitment purposes to identify the skills and suitability of candidates who have applied for a position (collectively referred to as "processing purposes"):

RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH uses the following legal basis for data processing:
- Recruiting requirements (article 88 of the GDPR in conjunction with article 26 of the BDSG (neu) [German Federal Data Protection Act]);
- Legitimate interest of RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH or third parties who have a legitimate interest in the management of a particular application (article 6 (1) item f of the GDPR);
- Consent has been provided, in cases where the applicant has legally consented to the processing of data (article 6 (1) item a of the GDPR in conjunction with article 88 of the GDPR and article 26 (2) of the BDSG (neu));
- Fulfilment of legal obligations (article 6 (1) item c of the GDPR).

This data is provided voluntarily by the applicant. If the applicant does not provide this information, this could impede the recruitment process and RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH may not be able to process your application.

Recipient categories:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH processes personal data within the HR department, as well as other relevant departments. RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH may transmit information to third parties for the following processing purposes:
- Data processing companies: Certain third parties may receive your personal data for processing in accordance with appropriate instructions ("data processors"), provided that this is necessary for processing purposes. Data processing companies are contractually obliged to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect and process personal data as contractually specified.

Data retention period:
Application data is stored by RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH and our service providers to the extent that and for as long as this is required for the fulfilment of our obligations. The data is only stored for duration required for this purpose in accordance with the applicable data protection law.

If your application is unsuccessful, your data will be promptly deleted and your application returned to you in paper form, unless required for any other legal purpose or action.

If you are interested in any future vacancies, you will be included in our new pool of applicants. Your data will then be stored in our system until a decision is made. We will ask you for your consent in our rejection letter before adding you to our pool of applicants.

Automated decision-making:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH does not implement any automated decision making processes related to your application.

Responsible authority for the processing of your personal data
The competent and responsible authority for the collection, processing and use of your personal data, unless otherwise otherwise contractually agreed, is RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH in Germany.
Application data may be stored and processed in digital and/or paper format. Our technical set-up ensures that only a small circle of authorised persons is granted access to your personal data and all other access or perusal of data is excluded as far as possible with the current state of technology.

Your rights:

If you have provided your consent for certain processing activities to be carried out, you may revoke this consent at any time with future effect. This revocation will not affect any prior data processing.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, you have the right:
a) to access your personal data;
b) to amend or correct your personal data;
c) to request the deletion of your personal data;
d) to require restrictions on the processing of your personal data;
e) to request the transfer of your personal data;
f) to revoke your consent for your personal data to be processed. Please note that all of the above rights may be restricted by national law.

a) Right to information: You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to information regarding this personal data.
This right to information includes, among other things, information on the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been disclosed or are being disclosed. This, however, is not an unconditional right and the interests of other individuals may limit your right to information.
You can the right to receive a copy of the personal data that is the subject of any processing. For any further copies you request, we have the right to charge you a reasonable fee for any administrative costs incurred.
b) Right to rectification: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of any inaccurate personal data concerning you. Depending on the processing purpose, you have the right to complete any incomplete personal data by means of an additional statement.

c) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten): Under certain circumstances, you have the right to the erasure of any personal data concerning you.

d) Right to restriction of processing: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to obtain from us the restriction of any personal data concerning you. Under these circumstances, the data in question will be marked and only processed for certain purposes.

e) Right to data portability: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to obtain any personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another company.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Right to object in accordance with article 21 of the GDPR

The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 (1), including profiling based on those provisions.
As RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH primarily uses processes your personal data for the purposes of the contractual relationship with you, RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH has a legitimate interest in processing your data, which overrides any request you may make for restriction.

In order to exercise your rights, contact us at the address provided in the 'Queries' section.

Queries:
Should you have any questions regarding this information or your rights, please contact us at:
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
Telephone: +49 (0) 5224 9730-0
Email: info@kuhlmannkueche.de

You can contact the data protection officer for RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH at:

Ernst-Wilhelm Büscher
RWK & Kuhlmann Küchen GmbH
Südstraße 16
D-32130 Enger
datenschutz@kuhlmannkueche.de