2. Collection and storage of personal data; the manner in, and purposes for, which it is used
a) When visiting the website
When accessing the website www.se-legal.de, the browser on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is stored temporarily in a “logfile”. During this process, the following information is collected without any action on your part, and will be stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the device accessing the website,
- Date and time of access,
- Name and URL of the file accessed,
- The website from which the access took place (referrer URL)
- The browser and potentially the operating system used by your device, as well as the name of your access provider.
We process the data mentioned above for the following purposes:
- Ensuring that the device connects to the website smoothly,
- Ensuring that our website can be used comfortably,
- Evaluating the security and stability of the system, as well as
- Further administrative purposes.
b) When using our contact form
If you have questions of any kind, we offer you the option of contacting us via a form on our website. This requires providing us with a valid e-mail address, your first and last name, and a telephone number, so that we can know from whom the inquiry is coming and are able to respond to it. Further information can be given voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us this way is effected under Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.
After the issue you have inquired about has been dealt with, the personal data collected from your use of the contact form will be automatically deleted.
c) Google Web Fonts
Our website uses fonts by Google Web for the purpose of consistent presentation. When the site is accessed, your browser loads the necessary web fonts in the browser cache in order to correctly display the fonts and texts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer will use a standard font. This process happens in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, the legitimate interest lies in offering a safe and fast experience for users.
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Framework, under which it guarantees that it will act in accordance with European data protection laws.
This website uses the Cloudfare service, Inc. 101 Townsend St San Francisco, CA 94107. Access to this website is effected via the Cloudfare server network. During this process, statistical data is collected. This data includes: the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, the amount of data transferred, a notification regarding successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the website accessed before), IP address and the providers seeking access. Cloudfare uses this log data for statistical evaluations that serve the operation, security, and optimisation of the website. For instance, the Cloudfare network can, on the basis of the data collected, ward off malicious websites and accelerate the provision of website contents. The data processing happens in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, the legitimate interest lies in offering a safe and fast experience for users.
Cloudfare is certified under the Privacy Shield Framework, under which it guarantees to act in accordance with European data protection laws. Further, there is a contract with corresponding terms on the processing of instructions.
e) “Font Awesome“, Fonticons
In order to display icons, our website uses web fonts by Fonticons, Inc. When visiting the site, the browser loads the necessary web fonts in your browser cache to ensure a website presentation that is both consistent and correct.
For this purpose, your browser establishes a connection with the MaxCDN network, i.e. Stackpath, LLC, 2021 McKinney Ave., Suite 1100, Dallas, TX 75201, and the relevant font is loaded. The consistent and fast provision of the icons is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be selected. The Fonticons icons may then not be displayed correctly.
You can find further information on Font Awesome’s Privacy Guidelines under: https://fontawesome.com/privacy. Information on Max CDN/ StackPath can be found under https://www.maxcdn.com/gdpr.
MaxCDN/ StackPath is certified under the Privacy Shield Framework and thereby undertakes to comply with European data protection laws.
This website uses the plug in “WP-Postratings” to enable users to rate articles and sites. In order to prevent a contribution being rated by the same user more than once, a cookie is used after each rating. This cookie simply prevents the user from rating the contribution a second time. There is no further processing, and the cookie data is not accessed further. Preventing misuse of the rating tools constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR.