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Disclaimer – legal notices

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BASF COATINGS GMBH Online Data Protection Rules

Privacy Statement and Data Protection

BASF is delighted that you have visited our website and thanks you for your interest in our company.

BASF takes data protection seriously. This Privacy Statement describes:

  • the personal data BASF collects when you visit our website
  • the purposes for which BASF uses such data
  • the legal basis for the processing of personal data
  • the recipients of such personal data
  • the period for which such personal data will be stored
  • whether you are obliged to provide personal data

Furthermore, we would like to inform you about:

  • the existence of your rights regarding the processing of your personal data
  • the Controller in the meaning of data protection laws and, where applicable, our Data Protection Officer

1. What personal data does BASF collect when you visit our website?

(1) When you visit our website without contacting us or signing in, your browser transmits the following information automatically to our server:

  • IP address of your computer
  • Information about your browser
  • Website that you were on right before you landed on our website
  • URL or file requested
  • Date and time of your visit
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Status information, e.g. error messages

(2) If you contact us by email or by contact form on our website, we receive the following information:

  • Your email address and further information that you provide by email or contact form
  • Date and time of your message

(3) Our website offers the option of subscribing to the free newsletter [to be completed]. When a user registers for the newsletter, the data entered into the input screen is transmitted to us.

At this point, a specific listing of the data collected should be provided. As a minimum, this will be the user's email address.

  • E-Mail (free text)

The following data is also collected during registration:

  • Salutation (Mr. / Mrs.)
  • Surname (free text)
  • Name (free text)
  • IP-Address
  • Registration date and time

The data actually collected must be listed here. Examples might include:

(1)       IP address of the accessing computer

(2)       Date and time of registration

Your permission for data processing is obtained as part of the registration process and a link to this Data Privacy Statement is provided.

(4) Our website offers our users the opportunity to register with their personal data. The data is entered into an input screen, transmitted to us and stored. The following data is collected as part of the registration process:

  • Company (free text)
  • Name (free text)
  • Surname (free text)
  • Function/Activity (free text)
  • Street (free text)
  • Postal code/city (free text)
  • Contact partner (free text)
  • Telefon (free text)
  • E-Mail (free text)
  • Used systems (free text)
  • Size of overall (free text)
  • Message (free text)
  • Further persons (including all fields above)
  • Hotel (yes/no)
  • Eve of arrival (free text)
  • Billing adress (with fields, company, street, postal code/city, contact partner, telefon, E-Mail)
  • Colormotion-member (yes/no)
  • Mercedes-Benz-Representation/Partner (yes/no)
  • Dealer (Choose)
  • External Sales (freetext)
  • Seminar-Name (prefilled)
    Seminar-Date (prefilled)
  • The user’s IP address
  • Date and time of registration

2. To what extent and for what purposes does BASF process such data?

  1. When you visit our website, we use your IP address and the other data that your browser transmits automatically to our server (see Section 1 (1)) in order to:
    1. send the requested content to your browser. In doing so, we store the complete IP address only to the extent necessary to serve the requested content to you.
    2. send your IP address to a service provider to map your public IP address with company and industry related information (no personal information). This company- and industry related information will be processed to our web measurement system. In this process step your IP address is not stored at our service provider or in our system at any time.
    3. protect us from attacks and to safeguard the proper operation of our website. In doing so, we store said data transiently and with restricted access for a maximum period of 180 days. Such period may be extended if and to the extent necessary to prosecute attacks and incidents.

BASF will investigate the user of an IP address only in case of an illegal attack.

  1. We store the IP address of your computer after having removed the last octet of the IP address, i.e. in anonymous form, for web audience measuring that allows us to improve our website. We remove the last octet of the IP address immediately after collection. That is why we do not collect personal data about your use of our website.
  1. If you contact us by email or by contact form on our website, we use the data under Section 1 (2) to answer and, if possible, to meet your request. We store such data to the extent necessary to answer and meet your request.
  1. The user's email address is collected in order to send the newsletter.

Possible Amendment: Other personal data is collected during the registration process in order to safeguard against abuse of the services or of the email address used.

  1. The registration serves the purpose of contract performance where the relevant person is a party to the contract, or of implementing pre-contractual measures Legal basis for data processing.

Alternative: Users must register in order for us to provide certain content and services on our website.

3. Are you required to provide the data? Are you entitled to object to processing?

When you visit our website, your browser transmits the information under Section 1 (1) automatically to our server. You are free to transmit such data. Without providing such data we are not able to serve you the requested content.

You are not obliged to let us use your anonymized data for web audience measuring. You are also not obliged to let us use your IP address for mapping with your company or industry information.

If you want to contact us by email or by contact form on our website, you are free to transmit the data under Section 1 (2). We will mark mandatory fields, if any, of a contact form. Without providing the required data you may prevent us from answering and meeting your request properly.

4. What is the legal basis for the processing?

The legal basis for the processing under Section 2 is point (f) of Article 6 (1) General Data Protection Regulation. The legitimate interests are determined by the purposes described under Section 2.

If the user has granted permission, the legal basis for processing personal data after the user has registered for the newsletter is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a EU GDPR.

5. To what recipients do we transmit your data?

We transmit the data mentioned in Section 1 to Data Processors based in the European Union for the purposes determined in Section 2. Such Data Processors process personal data only on instructions from us and the processing is carried out on behalf of us. We do not intend to transfer your personal data to a third country.

6. How do we protect your personal data?

BASF implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure an appropriate level of security to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful alteration, destruction, loss or unauthorized disclosure. Such measures will be continuously enhanced in line with technological developments.

7. Do we use cookies on our website?

We will inform you about using cookies in our cookie banner when you visit our website. You accept the use of cookies by further using our website. We would like to inform you about the cookies we use and how you may decline cookies.

  1. The following cookies are important for the smooth operation and specific services of our website:
    1. Performance
      1. First party
      2. Host

        Name

        Description

        Lifespan

        .glasurit.com

        utag_main

        This cookie name is associated with the Tealium data platform and is used for web analytics.

        a year

        .glasurit.com

        WT_FPC

        Cookie set by WebTrends analytics service, used to track and report on visitor behaviour on a site for performanceimprovement

         

        a year

  1. Third-party

Host

Name

Description

Lifespan

statse.webtrendslive.com

ACOOKIE

This domain is owned by Web Trends. The main business activity is: Web statistics/analytics

2 years

  1. Functionality
    1. First party
    2. Host

      Name

      Description

      Lifespan

      www.glasurit.com

      has_js

      Most commonly associated with the Drupal content management system. Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled.

      Session

    3. Targeting/Advertising
      1. Third-party
        1. Host

          Name

          Description

          Lifespan

          .doubleclick.net

          id

          This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange

          a year

          .google.com

          APISID

          This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.

           

          .google.com SSID This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. a year
          .google.com PREF This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches a year
           
          .google.com SID This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time. a year
          .google.com SAPISID This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. a year
          .google.com HSID This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time a year
          .youtube.com SID YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time. a year
          .youtube.com HSID YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time a year
          .youtube.com demographics YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Most likely used for demographic profiling and targeting for advertising a year
          .youtube.com VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos a month
          .youtube.com PREF YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference, can be used to personalise ads on google searches 5 years
          .youtube.com APISID YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. a year
          .youtube.com SSID YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. a year
          .youtube.com LOGIN_INFO YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. a year
          .youtube.com YSC YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Session
          .youtube.com SAPISID

          YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

          a year

 

  1. Unknown
    1. First party

Host

Name

Description

Lifespan

.glasurit.com

SESS6d1ce71307d5d09464301e7ad194a496

Cookie set by Drupal

23 days

www.glasurit.com

TS011b7b3e

-

Session

.glasurit.com TS019b25ce - Session
  1. Third-party

Host

Name

Description

Lifespan

.d41.co

D41IDT

-

a few seconds

.d41.co

D41ID

-

a year

apps.basf-coatings.com TS011bf6dc - Session

Cookies for web audience measuring:

Cookie

Purpose

End-of-life

ACOOKIE

This cookie allows the web analytics tool Webtrends to collect anonymous information about how our website is used. Such anonymous information shows us inter alia how many people visited our website, the websites that the users were on right before they landed on our website and which pages they visited.

Will be erased two years after your visit

WT_FPC

By default, Webtrends tracks visitors across the primary domain and all sub-domains. This is done by setting a first party cookie on your primary domain with the leading dot, which allows sub-domains to also read this cookie.

Will be erased two years after your visit

Id We use the DoubleClick cookie to collect data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website. Will be erased two years after your visit
utag_main The Tealium Tag Management library creates and maintains a single cookie called utag_main. Within that cookie are several built-in values that keep track of the anonymous visitor session. Like a unique identifier for the session and a Unix/Epoch time stamp in milliseconds Will be erased one  year after your visit
D41ID

We use this cookie from Dun and Bradstreet to derive anonymous information concerning businesses visiting our websites.

Will be erased one  year after your visit

You may use your browser settings to decide which cookies to accept and to decline. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of our website if you decline cookies under Section 7 (1).

8. What rights do you have?

You have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation including the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, if you request it from us in writing:

8.1. Right to access: the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing it), and certain other information (like that provided in this Privacy Policy);

8.2. Right to correct: if your personal is inaccurate or incomplete you have the right to have your personal information rectified;

8.3. Right to erasure: this is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there’s no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions. For example, we have the right to continue using your personal data if such use is necessary for compliance with our legal obligations or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

8.4. Right to restrict our use of your information: the right to suspend the usage of your personal information or limit the way in which we can use it. Please note that this right is limited in certain situations: when we are processing your personal information that we collected from you with your consent you can only request restriction on the basis of: (a) inaccuracy of data; (b) where our processing is unlawful and you don’t want your personal information erased; (c) you need it for a legal claim; or (d) if we no longer need to use the data for the purposes for which we hold it. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for restriction of the use of their personal information to make sure the restriction is respected in future;

8.5. Right to data portability: the right to request that we move, copy or transfer (where technically feasible) your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, for your own purposes across different services;

8.6. Right to object: the right to object to our use of your personal information including where we use it for our legitimate interests, direct marketing;

8.7. Right to be informed: you have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your personal information; and

8.8. Right to withdraw consent: if you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal information with your consent up to that point is unlawful).

The exercise of these rights is free of charge for you, however you are required to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved identification. We will use reasonable efforts consistent with our legal duty to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.

To make inquiries or exercise any of your rights set out in this Privacy Policy and/or make a complaint please contact us by emailing or write to us and we will endeavor to respond within 30 days. Contact details can be found in section 10 below.

When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints that we cannot resolve directly.

If you are not satisfied with the way any complaint you make in relation to your personal information is handled by us then you may refer your complaint to the relevant data protection supervisory authority.

9. Where can you lodge a complaint?

You have the right to lodge a complaint with our Data Protection Officer or with the following competent supervisory authority:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kavalleriestr. 2 - 4

40213 Düsseldorf

https://www.ldi.nrw.de/metanavi_Kontakt/

10. Who is Controller and Data Protection Officer?

You can find the Controller in the meaning of data protection laws see first page of this document.

Please use the address of the Controller above or the following address to contact our Data Protection Officer or Data Protection Coordinator

The Data Protection Officer at BASF SE
Alexandra Haug
EU Data Protection Officer of BASF
67056 Ludwigshafen
+49 (0) 621 60-0

The Data Protection Officer at BASF COATINGS GMBH:
Wolfgang Lange

BASF Coatings GmbH
E-FFE/BW
Glasuritstraße 1
48165 Münster
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 2501-14-3460
Fax: +49 (0) 2501-14-713460

11. Privacy of Children

This Website is intended to be used by persons aged 18 and older. We do not seek to collect information about persons under the age of 18.

No information should be submitted to or posted on the Websites by persons younger than 18 years of age. If such a person submits personal information via the Websites, we shall delete that information as soon as we are made aware of their age and thereafter shall not use it for any purpose whatsoever.