This data protection declaration informs users about the type, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider
Umsatzsteuernummer DE343667608, Finanzamt Tübingen
Dipl.-Geol. Christoph Leins
Unabhängiger Sachverständiger für Fossilien
Alte Straße 5/1
on this website (hereinafter “offer”).
The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
II. Access data/server log files
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal data collected on this website is stored on the host's servers. This can be v. a. These include IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access and other data generated via a website.
The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offering by a professional provider (Art. 6 Para . 1 lit. f GDPR).
We use the following host:
Host Europe GmbH
The website operator or host collects data about access to the site and saves it as “server log files”. The following data is logged like this:
• Website visited
• Time at the time of access
• Amount of data sent in bytes
• Source/reference from which you came to the page
• Browser used
• Operating system used
• IP address used
The data is used exclusively for statistical purposes. It will not be passed on to third parties. This website does not use any techniques that aim to evaluate the access behavior of individual users. Personal usage profiles are not created.
The use of the above-mentioned website operator or host is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in ensuring that our website is presented as reliably as possible. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.
III. General information and mandatory information
1. Data Protection - General
The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to personally identify you. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Dipl.-Geol. Christoph Leins
Unabhängiger Sachverständiger für Fossilien
Alte Straße 5/1
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 (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
3. Storage period
Unless a specific storage period is specified in this data protection declaration, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for data processing no longer applies. If you make a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. tax or commercial law retention periods); In the latter case, the deletion takes place after these reasons no longer apply.
4. General information on the legal basis for data processing on this website
If you have consented to data processing, we will process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit are processed. In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, data processing is also carried out on the basis of Art. 49 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. If you have consented to the storage of cookies or to the access to information on your device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), the data processing will also be carried out on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time. If your data is necessary to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Furthermore, we process your data if it is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. Data processing can also be carried out on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Information about the relevant legal bases in each individual case is provided in the following paragraphs of this data protection declaration.
5. Note on data transfer to third countries that are not secure under data protection law as well as transfer to US companies that are not DPF-certified
We use, among other things, tools from companies based in third countries that are not secure in terms of data protection law, as well as US tools whose providers are not certified according to the EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF). When these tools are active, your personal data may be transferred to and processed in these countries. We would like to point out that in third countries with uncertain data protection law, a level of data protection comparable to the EU cannot be guaranteed.
We would like to point out that the USA, as a safe third country, generally has a level of data protection comparable to the EU. Data transfer to the USA is then permitted if the recipient has certification under the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF) or has appropriate additional guarantees. Information on transfers to third countries, including data recipients, can be found in this data protection declaration.
6. Recipients of personal data
As part of our business activities, we work with various external bodies. In some cases, it is also necessary to transmit personal data to these external bodies. We only pass on personal data to external bodies if this is necessary to fulfill a contract, if we are legally obliged to do so (e.g. passing on data to tax authorities), if we have a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO in the transfer or if another legal basis allows the data transfer. When using order processors, we only pass on our customers' personal data on the basis of a valid order processing contract. In the case of joint processing, a joint processing contract is concluded.
7. Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke any consent you have already given at any time. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
8. Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
IF THE DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 ABS. 1 LITER. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING BASED ON THESE TERMS. THE APPLICABLE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED CAN BE FOUND IN THIS DATA PROTECTION POLICY. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE CAN PROOF COMPLEX REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOM OR THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF EFFECTING, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE FORMATION OF LEGAL CLAIMS ( OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 (1) GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT IT IS CONNECTED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 (2) GDPR).
9. Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority
In the event of violations of the GDPR, those affected have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.
10. Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the data to be transferred directly to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
11. Information, correction and deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time about this or if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.
12. 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 about this. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data we hold about you, we will generally need time to verify this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
- If the processing of your personal data was/is occurring unlawfully, you can request that data processing be restricted instead of deletion.
- If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of deletion.
- If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Article 21 Para. 1 GDPR, a balance must be made between your interests and ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data - apart from its storage - may only be used with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.
13. SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the browser address line changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
14. Payment Services
We integrate payment services from third-party companies on our website. If you make a purchase from us, your payment data (e.g. name, payment amount, account details, credit card number) will be processed by the payment service provider for the purpose of payment processing. The respective contractual and data protection regulations of the respective providers apply to these transactions. The use of payment service providers is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (contract processing) and in the interest of making the payment process as smooth, comfortable and secure as possible (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). If your consent is requested for certain actions, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR is the legal basis for data processing; Consent can be revoked at any time in the future.
We use the following payment services/payment service providers on this website: PayPal.
The provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”).
Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/pocpsa-full.
Our websites use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small data packages and do not cause any damage to your device. They are stored on your device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (persistent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.
Cookies can come from us (first-party cookies) or from third-party companies (so-called third-party cookies). Third-party cookies enable the integration of certain services from third-party companies within websites (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).
Cookies have various functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies can be used to evaluate user behavior or for advertising purposes.
Cookies that are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions you want (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) (necessary cookies). stored on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is stated. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing necessary cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR and Section 25 Para. 1 TTDSG); consent can be revoked at any time.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
16. Contact form
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us in order to process the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, provided your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried; consent can be revoked at any time.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
When contacting the provider (e.g. via contact form or email), the user's information is stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
17. Withdrawal, Changes, Corrections and Updates
The user has the right, upon request, to receive information free of charge about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, block and delete his or her personal data, provided there is no legal retention requirement to the contrary.