Privacy Policy

§ 1 Data protection provisions

 

The Mician GmbH (in the following: “we“) welcomes you to this website. As the operators of this website, we are responsible for the processing of personal data on it and have to comply with European and German Data Protection Law.

Thus, we protect your privacy and your personal data. We only collect, process or utilise your data in compliance with this Privacy Policy and European and German Data Protection Law. In the following, we want to give you further information about these

processes. Please read this privacy policy carefully. If you have any questions regarding the use of your data, do not hesitate to contact us. 

Our contact details can be found under § 2 – responsible person.

 

§ 2 Responsible person

 

Mician GmbH

Schlachte 21

28195 Bremen

Germany

Telephone:+49 (421) 168 993 51

Fax: +49 (421) 168 993 52

E-Mail: sales@mician.com, support@mician.com

represented by the managing directors:

Dr.-Ing. Ralf Beyer, Dr.-Ing. Peter Krauss, Dr.-Ing. Thomas Sieverding

 

§ 3 Data collection and processing once you enter the website

 

Generally speaking, you are free to use our website without any need to state any of your personal data. However, every time you access our website, the following data (access data) will be anonymously and temporarily recorded by us and saved as a logfile on the server of our provider: 

 

  • IP-Address of your device,
  • Date and time of the access,
  • Name and URL of the data that was requested,
  • Website from which the access to our website happened,
  • Name of the internet service provider,
  • Amount of data transferred,
  • A status, whether or not the access was successful,
  • Data for the recognition of your browser and your operating system.

 

This data is collected for technical reasons and only used for statistical purposes and to improve our offer. This data is saved in a way that does not allow to draw any conclusions about your identity so that your personal identity cannot be determined by this data. This data will be either deleted at the end of the connection or anonymized. Legal basis for the temporary storing of this data is according to art. 6 para. 1 letter f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) our legitimate interest to technically provide our website.

 

§ 4 Obligation to provide the data

 

Generally speaking, you are free to state or disclose any personal data on this website and you are in principle neither legally nor contractually obliged to do so. If, under special circumstances, there should be an obligation to do so, we will inform you about this regarding the respective data process separately.

In principle, there are not any disadvantages for you, if you wish to not disclose any personal data. This applies to a refusal to set cookies, as well.

However, it is possible that in this case not all the functions on our website can function correctly.

 

§ 5 Contact

 

If you have any questions, suggestions or requests you can contact us via our e-mail-address or phone number as stated on this website. If you do so, we save your e-mail-address and the data mentioned in the e-mail to reply to your request. Your e-mail-address is only used for the communication between you and us. It is not used for any other purposes.

 

Purpose of the processing
The data you provide will be used to process your request and in the event of follow-up questions.

 

Legal basis
The processing is carried out according to Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f GDPR, namely in our legitimate interest to be able to reply to the e-mail and toanswer your inquiry.
If your request is aimed at concluding a contract, Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b GDPR applies as a further legal basis.

 

Storage time
The data transferred to us will be stored by us for the duration of the communication with you. After the final completion of the communication, the data will be deleted, unless there are legal retention periods.

 

Recipients or categories of recipients
Your message will be transferred via the e-mail provider we use and will be stored, as well. In order to secure your rights, we have concluded an order processing agreement with the recipient.

 

Transfer to a third country or international organisation
The personal data you provide when contacting us will not be transferred by us to a third country or an international organization.

 

§ 6 Cookies

 

For the improvement of our website, we use so-called “Cookies”. Cookies are text information files, which will be “installed” locally on your computer by your web-browser in case you access our website. Most cookies contain an identification number, which allows us to identify you and your browser.

Generally speaking, cookies are separated into two groups: so-called persistent cookies and transient cookies. 

 

  • Temporary / transient Cookies, amongst which are especially the so-called „Session-Cookies“, will be deleted automatically once you close your browser. Session-Cookies will store during their duration a so-called Session-ID. That way, different request of your browser can be assigned to this session and your computer can be recognized once you enter our website again.
  • Persistent Cookies, however, will be automatically deleted after a certain period of time. The storage time depends on the cookie itself. Moreover, you can choose to delete the cookies yourself at any time within the privacy settings of your browser.

 

Purpose of the processing
On our website, the following cookies will be set:

  • Cookies that are technically necessary:
    • Log-in information
    • Load Balancing Purposes

The use of the data obtained via the technically necessary cookies takes place exclusively for the functionality and user-friendliness of our website.

The data will be anonymously processed by us in order to make sure that an allocation to single users will not be possible. Moreover, the data processed hereby will not be stored with other data of users.

 

Legal basis

The processing is carried out according to Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f GDPR, namely in our legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest is the userfriendly and attractive design of our website.

 

Storage time

Session-Cookies will be deleted automatically once you close your browser. The persistent cookies will be deleted automatically after a specified time. You can also choose to delete set cookies within your browser settings.

 

Right of objection
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on the cookies. In order to do so, you can justify your browser settings in a way that you will be informed once a cookie is to be “installed” on your computer. That way, you are free to allow the process or decline the cookie. Moreover, you can delete the cookies on your computer at any time. You can find a manual for that for your respective browser under:

 

For Google Chrome:

For Mozilla Firefox:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer / Edge:

For Apple Safari:


or under the respective support-page of your internet browser`s website. 

 

However, we would like to point out that the functionality of this website might be limited of you decide to block cookies.

 

§ 7 YouTube

 

This website contains content of the video platform “YouTube”. YouTube is operated by the YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. in San Bruno, 94066 California, USA. YouTube LLC on the other hand is represented by Google LLC (“Google”), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, 94042 California, USA. Videos from YouTube are integrated in our website under the advanced privacy setting. This means that none of your information is collected and stored by YouTube unless you play the respective video. In this case, YouTube, respectively Google, will collect your IP-address and the websites you have visited. Additionally, if you have an own YouTube account and if you are logged in into this account, this will also be assigned to your account. However, at no time will data in this regard be processed by the responsible body of this website. This is done solely by the external operator of the video platform YouTube itself once you play the respective video. For further information regarding the use of your personal data by YouTube, please have a look at the company`s own privacy policy under:

 

 

§ 8 Registration

 

Within the area of our customer service, you can register yourself in order to create a personal user profile for the purpose of

 

  • the technical management of the website
  • the customer administration and processing
  • for product surveys and marketing

 

In order to create an account, you are obliged to state a username, your e-mail-address and a password. This mandatory information is highlighted with a red “*”. Additionally, date and time of your registration will be saved, as well.

However, you are neither contractually nor legally obliged to create a user profile.

 

Purpose of the processing

The purpose of the processing is to provide you with a customer-friendly and simple opportunity to use special features of our website such as

 

  • dowloading our software

 

Legal basis

Legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 letter a) GDPR - your consent. By clicking on the button “create new account” and with following the link within the confirmation email you agree to the following:

 

“I hereby agree that the Mician GmbH as mentioned above may process my personal data for the
purpose of the registration and in order to create a personal user profile for myself. I have the right
to revoke my consent for the future at any time. I have taken note of the privacy policy with further

information on how the company processes my personal data”

 

The statistical collection, analyzation and protocolling of the registration process is based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the lawful registration and complies with our business interest as well as with the expectations of our users.

  

Recipients or categories of recipients

The personal data you provide when contacting us will not be transferred by us to a third country or an international organization.

 

Storage time

The data that you provide to us within the registration process will be stored until you delete your personal user profile or until you revoke your consent. In such cases, the data will be deleted, unless there are legal retention periods.

 

The right to revoke your consent
As a user, you have the right to delete your account and thus object to any further data processing in the future – provided that there are not any contractual or legal retention periods that prevent such a deletion of your personal data. In order to delete your account, please proceed as follows:

  • Login to your account
  • go to "My account"
  • click on the "edit" button
  • scroll down to the bottom
  • click on "Cancel account"
  • confirm on the following page "Are you sure you want to cancel your account?" 
  • by clicking on the "Cancel account" button
  • you will receive an e-mail with a one time link. This link is only valid for one day and expires
    automatically if you do not use it.
  • please click on this link and your account will be deleted.

Furthermore, you can simply object to the processing of your data at any time for the future by contacting us under the contact details listed below. That way you can revoke your consent.

 

In the event of such an objection to the processing of your data, you can no longer use the functions that are linked to the registration and that require a personal user profile. Additionally, we would like to inform you that you can at least not object to the processing of your data if such data will be needed for the performance of a contract between us. 

 

In order to exercise your rights against us, please contact us at:

 

Mician GmbH

Schlachte 21

28195 Bremen

Germany

Telephone: +49 (421) 168 993 51

Fax: +49 (421) 168 993 52

E-Mail: sales@mician.com, support@mician.com

 

§ 9 Your rights as data subject

 

You can exercise the following rights against us with regard to your personal data:

  • the right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
  • the right to correct and/or complete the data in accordance with Article 16 GDPR
  • the right to the deletion of personal data in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR
  • the right to limitation of processing in accordance with Article 18 GDPR
  • the right to data transferability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR

Furthermore, you have a right of appeal against a data protection supervisory authority with regard to the processing of your personal data with and by us.

 

§ 10 Right to revoke a previously issued declaration of consent

 

In case you issued a declaration of consent with regard to the processing of your personal data by us, you are free to revoke your consent at any time and with effect for the future. Any processing of your data prior to the revocation will not be affected in its legitimacy.

 

§ 11 Right of objection in case of processing based on our legitimate interest

  • Moreover, you also have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data under Art. 6 Para. 1 letter e) respectively f) GDPR, including profiling based on these provisions.You may object to the processing based on grounds arising from your particular situation. In this case, we will no longer process the personal data unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
  • Additionally, if we process personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such a direct marketing.

 

§ 12 Right to lodge a complaint

 

If you consider that we infringe the GDPR, you have, according to art. 77 GDPR and in addition to your rights mentioned above, the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. 

 

§ 13 Data safety

 

We took the necessary technical and organizational measures in order to secure that your personal data is protected against any unauthorized access, destruction, loss or modification by third parties.

 

§ 14 Our right of modification

 

We reserve the right to alter this privacy policy at any time with effect for the future. This might be necessary, because of the steady further development of our website or in order to comply with the legal provisions.

Therefore, we recommend reading our data policy on a regular base in order to stay informed about any changes.