1. An overview of data protection
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website isprocessed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data is collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This data is primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. Such data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that data be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
UNIFERM GmbH & Co. KG
Telephone: +49 2389 7978-0
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The lawfulness of the data processing done before we receive your request remains unaffected.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent this is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for protecting the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries or orders you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal noticeif you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published as part of our website’s legal notice requirements for sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data protection officer
Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Telefon: +49 2389 7978 135
4. Data collection on our website
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The lawfulness of the data processing done before we receive your request remains unaffected.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
5. Analytics and advertising
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre 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 how you use the website. 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 based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within 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 is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed on to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
6. Online Application
When applying online or in any other digital format, the details of the applicant and the application will be gathered and processed electronically as part of our application process.
The electronic data processing adheres to the legal principles stipulated in Art.26(1)(1) of the German Data Protection Act BDSG in conjunction with Art. 88(1) of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations GDPR.
If a contract of employment is entered into after the application process, the data transferred in the course of the application will be stored in your personnel file for common organization and administration purposes whilst ensuring that legal requirements will be fulfilled.
This electronic data processing also adheres to the legal principles stipulated in Art.26(1)(1) BDSG in conjunction with Art. 88(1) GDPR.
When rejection an application, the pertinent data uploaded or transferred will be automatically deleted by our system two months after the candidate has been informed of the rejection. However, this deletion will not be done if legal regulations, e.g. due to our obligation of evidence according to the General Equal Treatment Act AGG, require a longer storage period of up to four months or until legal proceedings have been settled.
This part of electronic data processing adheres to the legal principles stipulated in Art.6(1)(f) GDPR and Art. 24(1,2) BDSG. Our justified interest is the defense and enforcement of the law.
If you expressly agree to a longer storage period for your data, for example if you would like to be added to our candidate or prospect database, your data will be further processed due to your permission. Then, this part of electronic data processing adheres to the legal principles stipulated in Art.6(1)(a) GDPR. Nevertheless, you do reserve the right to revoke your permission at any time in accordance with Art. 7(3) GDPR for future effect.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the newsletter registration form only with your consent per Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The lawfulness of data processing done before we receive your request remains unaffected.
The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription which is when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members’ area) remains unaffected.
8. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus receives information that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on the respective data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and of facilitating the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.