DATA PROTECTION

1. DATA PROTECTION AT A GLANCE

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens with your personal data when you use this website. Personal data include any information with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our Data Protection Policy below.

Data collection on this website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

Your data will be collected when you share them with us. For example, this could be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected either automatically by our IT systems or with your consent when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data, such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you visit this website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data we collect ensures proper functioning of the website. Other data may be used to analyse how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have with regards to 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 they be corrected or deleted. If you have given your consent to data processing, you may revoke this consent at any time. You also have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted under certain circumstances. You also have the right to file a complaint with the relevant regulatory authorities.

You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions regarding privacy and data protection.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

When you visit this website, your surfing behaviour may be analysed for statistical purposes. This is done primarily through the use of cookies and analytics programs.

You can find detailed information on these analytics programs in the following data protection policy.

 

2. HOSTING AND CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORKS (CDN)

External hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the hosting provider. This information is primarily IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, instances of website access and other data generated via a website.

The hosting provider is used to fulfil the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6, Par. 1(b) of the GDPR) and for the provision of a safe, fast and efficient online offering by a professional provider (Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR).

Our hosting provider will only process your data insofar as this is required to fulfil our service obligations and to comply with our directive regarding these data.

Conclusion of a contract for order processing

In order to ensure processing in accordance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing contract with our hosting provider.

 

3. GENERAL NOTES AND MANDATORY INFORMATION

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection policy.

Various personal data will be collected when you use this website. Personal data include any data with which you could be personally identified. This data protection policy explains what data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

Please note that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) may be subject to security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

TRIPOINT GmbH
Gutenbergring 60
22484 Norderstedt, Germany

Commercial register/no.: HRB 20749 KI
Managing Director: Dr Uwe Lebens

Phone: +49 (0) 40 359 85 68 - 11
Email: info@multipower.com

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, e-mail addresses, etc).

Withdrawing your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only permissible with your express consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing performed prior to the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases and against direct advertising (Art. 21 of the GDPR)

IF THE DATA PROCESSING ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 PAR. 1 (E) OR (F) OF THE GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED CAN BE FOUND IN THIS DATA PROTECTION POLICY. SHOULD YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS THE PERSONAL DATA THAT CONCERNS YOU, UNLESS WE CAN PROVE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING, WHICH OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR THE PROCESSING SERVES TO ASSERT, EXERCISE OR DEFEND LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION ON THE BASIS OF ART. 21, PAR. 1 OF THE GDPR).

WHERE PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA RELATED TO YOU FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING, INCLUDING PROFILING TO THE EXTENT IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT MARKETING. SHOULD YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES (OBJECTION ON THE BASIS OF ART. 21, PAR. 2 OF THE GDPR).

Right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority

In the event of infringements of the GDPR, the persons concerned shall have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority, particularly in the member state of their habitual residence, workplace or place of presumed infringement. Your right to appeal exists without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.

Right to data transfer

You have the right to have data which we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another data controller, this shall only occur to the extent that it is technically feasible.

SSL/TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the enquiries you send to us as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the padlock 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.

Provision of information, deletion and correction

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided with information free of charge at any time about 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 these data corrected or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions regarding personal data.

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You can contact us at any time at the address on our site's legal notice page. The right to restrict processing applies to the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. During the verification period, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
  • If the processing of your personal data has taken/is taking place unlawfully, you can demand the restriction of data processing instead of data deletion.
  • If we no longer require your personal data but you do to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of the data being deleted.
  • If you have filed an objection pursuant to Art. 21, Par. 1 of the GDPR, your and our interests must be assessed and compared. For as long as it is not ascertained whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
  • Where processing of your personal data has been restricted, such data, apart from being stored, may be processed only with your consent, or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending rights or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person, or on the grounds of an important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

Objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of the contact data published as part of this website's legal notice requirements for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The website operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

 

4. DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE

Cookies

Our Internet pages use "cookies". Cookies are small text files and are not harmful to your device. They are stored either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) on your device. Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.

In some cases, cookies from third-party companies can also be stored on your device when you access our website (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain third-party services (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

Cookies perform various different functions. Several cookies are necessary for technical reasons because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to analyse user behaviour or to display advertising.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process (necessary cookies) or to provide certain functions you want (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimise the website (e.g. cookies for measuring the web audience) on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR, unless a different legal basis is given. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimised delivery of their services. If consent to the storage of cookies has been requested, the relevant cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR); consent may be revoked at any time.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide to accept or reject each cookie. Alternatively, your browser can automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or always reject them, and you can also set it to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit your ability to use some of the functions of this website.

In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this data protection policy and, if necessary, ask for your consent.

Cookie consent with Usercentrics

This website uses cookie consent technology from Usercentrics to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your device and to document them in compliance with data protection laws. The provider of this technology is Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 Munich, website: https://usercentrics.com (hereinafter "Usercentrics").

When you enter our website, the following personal data are transferred to Usercentrics:

  • Your consent or the withdrawal of your consent
  • Your IP address
  • Information about your browser
  • Information about your device
  • Time of your visit to the website

In addition, Usercentrics stores a cookie in your browser in order to be able to assign the granted consent or its withdrawal to you. The data collected in this way will be stored until you ask us to delete it, delete the Usercentrics cookie yourself or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Mandatory statutory retention requirements remain unaffected.

Usercentrics is used to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Art. 6, Par. 1, p.1(c) of the GDPR.

Order processing contract

We have concluded an order processing contract with Usercentrics. This is a contract prescribed by data protection laws, which ensures that Usercentrics only processes the personal data of our website visitors in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in what are known as server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. 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 are not combined with other data sources.

These data are collected on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free display and optimisation of their website; the server log files must be stored for this purpose.

Contact form

If you send us queries via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, in order to process your query and for any follow-up questions. We will not share these data without your permission.

These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(b) of the GDPR, as long as your request relates to the fulfilment of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual activities. Otherwise, they will be processed on the basis of either our legitimate interest in the effective processing of enquiries addressed to us (Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR) or your consent (Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR) if this was requested.

We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, withdraw your consent for its storage or the purpose for its storage is no longer applicable (e.g. after processing your enquiry). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Request by email, phone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all personal data derived from it (name, request), will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not share these data without your permission.

These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(b) of the GDPR, as long as your request relates to the fulfilment of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual activities. Otherwise, they will be processed on the basis of either our legitimate interest in the effective processing of enquiries addressed to us (Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR) or your consent (Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR) if this was requested.

We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until its deletion is requested, your consent for storage is withdrawn or the purpose for its storage is no longer applicable (e.g. after processing your enquiry). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding statutory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Registration with Facebook Connect

Instead of registering directly on this website, you can register with Facebook Connect. This service is provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected will also be transferred to the USA and other non-EU countries.

If you decide to register with Facebook Connect and click the "Login with Facebook" or "Connect with Facebook" button, you will be automatically redirected to the Facebook platform. There you can log in with your Facebook username and password. This will link your Facebook profile with this website and our services. This link gives us access to your data stored on Facebook. These are mainly:

  • Facebook name
  • Facebook profile and cover picture
  • Facebook profile picture
  • email address stored on Facebook
  • Facebook ID
  • Facebook friend lists
  • Facebook likes
  • birthday
  • gender
  • country
  • language
  • These data are used to set up, prepare and personalise your account.

Registration with Facebook Connect and the associated data processing operations are based on your consent (Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR). You may withdraw your consent at any time with future effect.

For more information, see Facebook's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You can find them at: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and https://de-de.facebook.com/legal/terms/.

5. SOCIAL MEDIA

 

This website uses plugins from the social media network Facebook. This service is provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected will also be transferred to the USA and other non-EU countries.

You can recognise Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "like" button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, see:https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. Through this plugin, Facebook is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like” button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. Facebook will then assign your visit to this site to your account. Please note that we, as the provider of these webpages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in Facebook's privacy policy at:https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to this website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

The use of the Facebook plugins is carried out on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the widest possible visibility on social media. If corresponding consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR; consent may be withdrawn at any time.

Instagram plugin

Instagram service features are integrated on this website. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.

If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can click the Instagram button to link the content of our webpages to your Instagram profile. Instagram will then assign your visit to this site to your account. Please note that we, as the provider of these webpages, do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to or its use by Instagram.

The data are stored and analysed on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the widest possible visibility on social media. If corresponding consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR; consent may be withdrawn at any time.

You can find more information on this in Instagram's privacy policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

 

6. ANALYSIS TOOLS AND ADVERTISING

Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information on your use of the website that is generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising. If corresponding consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR; consent may be withdrawn at any time.

Facebook pixel

This website uses Facebook's visitor action pixels to measure conversion. This service is provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected will also be transferred to the USA and other non-EU countries.

These data allow the behaviour of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook advertisement to reach the provider's website. This allows the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements to be evaluated for statistical and market research purposes and future advertising measures to be optimised.

The collected data are anonymous to us as the operator of this website; we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile may be made and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with Facebook's guidelines for data usage. This will allow Facebook to display advertisements both on Facebook and on third-party sites. We as the website operator have no control over how these data are used.

The use of Facebook pixel is based on Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in effective promotional activities, including those involving social media.

If corresponding consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR; consent may be withdrawn at any time.

For more information on protecting your privacy, see Facebook's information on data privacy:https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

You can also deactivate the "Custom Audiences" remarketing function in the settings for advertisements athttps://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. To do so, you will first need to log into Facebook.
If you do not have a Facebook account, you can use Facebook's usage-based advertising on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance:http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.
 

IP anonymisation

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states of the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, compile reports regarding website activity and provide other services to the website operator related to website and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the corresponding settings in your browser; however, please note that, by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data that are generated by the cookies and relate to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing these data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be enabled which prevents your data from being recorded on future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.

You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order processing

We have concluded an order processing contract with Google and meet the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities in full when using Google Analytics.

Storage period

Data stored at Google on the user and event level which are associated with cookies, user recognition (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs (e.g. Android advertising ID) will be anonymised or deleted after 26 months. Details can be found at:https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=de
 

 

7. Plugins And Tools

YouTube with extended data protection

This website includes videos from YouTube. The provider of the webpages is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

We use YouTube in the extended data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode prevents YouTube from storing any information about visitors of this website before they watch the video. The disclosure of data to YouTube partners is, however, not necessarily excluded by the extended data protection mode. Therefore, YouTube will establish a connection to the Google DoubleClick network, regardless of whether you are viewing a video or not.

You will be connected to the YouTube servers as soon as you start a YouTube video on our website. The YouTube server is then informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly assign your browsing habits to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

In addition, YouTube can store different cookies on your device once you have started a video. YouTube can use these cookies to gather information on visitors of our website. Such information is used, for example, to capture video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent attempted fraud. The cookies will remain on your device until you delete them.

Starting a YouTube video may trigger further data processing operations; we have no control over this.

YouTube is used in the interests of making our online presence more attractive. This constitutes a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6, Par. 1(f) of the GDPR. If corresponding consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6, Par. 1(a) of the GDPR; consent may be withdrawn at any time.

For more information about data protection at YouTube, see their data protection policy at:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.