globalpoint ICS - PTP®

Data Protection Declaration

We would like to welcome you on your visit to our website and appreciate your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We use your data in line with the applicable legislative provisions on the protection of personal data, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and the German legislation that applies to us. We are using this data protection declaration to inform in detail you about how globalPoint ICS GmbH & Co. KG processes your personal data and your related rights.

In this context, personal data is that information that makes it possible to identify a natural person. In particular, this includes your name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address and your IP address. Anonymous data are deemed to exist if no kind of personal connection to the user can be established.

Responsible Authority and Data Protection Officer

globalPoint ICS GmbH & Co. KG
Otto-Schott-Straße 1
D-97877 Wertheim
Phone: +49 9342 800-266
Fax: +49 9342 800-127

Contact to the Data Protection Officer (Atarax GmbH & Co. KG, Herzogenaurach, Germany)

Your Rights as an Affected Person

At this point we would firstly like to inform you of your rights as an affected person. These rights are set out in Sections 15 – 22, EU GDPR. These cover:
• the right to information (Section 15, EU GDPR);
• the right to have your data deleted (Section 17, EU GDPR);
• the right to have your data corrected (Section 16, EU GDPR);
• the right to data transportability (Section 20, EU-GDPR);
• the right to restriction of data processing (Section 18, EU GDPR);
• the right to object to having your data processed (Section 21, EU GDPR).

To assert these rights, please contact: The same applies if you have any questions to your data being processed by our company. You are also entitled to appeal to a data protection supervisory authority.

Rights of Objection

Please note the following in connection with the right to object:

If we use your personal data for the purpose of direct advertising, you will be entitled to object to our processing them for this purpose at any time without giving reasons. This will also apply to profiling if it is directly connected with direct advertising.

If you object to your data being processed purpose of direct advertising, we will no longer process your data for these purposes. You may object free of charge without following any particular form to:

If we process your data for the purpose of safeguarding your legitimate interests, you can object at any time for reasons arising from this particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We will then no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for doing so that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if processing data serves to assert, exercise or defend legal interests.

Purposes and Statutory Bases of Data Using

When processing your personal data, we will observe the provisions of the EU GDPR and all other applicable data protection provisions. The statutory bases for data processing arise in particular from Section 6 EU GDPR.

We use your data to initiate business transactions, fulfil contractual and statutory obligations, carry out contractual relationships, offer products and services and to reinforce customer relationships, which may also include analyses for marketing purposes and direct advertising. The statutory bases of data processing are formed by the contract (purchase contract, Section 6, I, 1 (b) GDPR), consent (Section 6 I, 1 [a] GDPR) and data processing (Section 6 I, 1 [f] GDPR) in cases of legitimate interest.

Your consent also constitutes a data protection law-related provision that requires permission to be given. In this case, we are informing you here of the purposes of data processing and your right to rescind your consent. Should your consent also concern processing special categories of personal data, we will point this out to you explicitly in the consent (Section 88, Subsection 1 EU GDPR).

Special categories of personal data as defined by Section 9, Subsection 1 EU GDPR, will only be processed if this is required by legislative provisions and if there is no reason to assume that your legitimate interests outweigh exclusion from processing (Section 88, Subsection 1 EU GDPR).

Passing on Personal Data to Third Parties We will pass on your data only on the basis of legislative provisions or if the related consent has been given. Otherwise, personal data will not be passed to third parties unless we are obliged to do so further to compelling legislative provisions (forwarding to external quarters such as regulatory authorities or criminal prosecution authorities).

Recipients of Data / Categories of Recipients Within our company we will ensure that only those persons who need your data to carry out contractual and statutory obligations actually receive them. The data will be transmitted to the Sales, Service and Communications Departments only.

Transfer of Data to Third-Party Countries /
Intention to Transfer Data to Third-Party Countries

We do not transfer your data to third party countries.

Storage Periods of Your Data

We will store your data for as long as we need them for each purpose of processing. Please note that numerous retention periods require that data will (need to) be stored for the future. In particular, this will affect retention periods required by commercial or tax law, such as the German Commercial Code or the German Fiscal Code, etc.). If there are no further retention obligations in place, the data will be routinely deleted after the intended purpose has been achieved.

We can also retain data if you have given us your consent to do so or if there is a legal dispute, in which case, we will use it as evidence as part of statutory expiry periods which can last up to 30 years; the regular expiry period is three years.

Obligation to Provide Data

Various kinds of personal data are necessary for establishing, performing and ending a contractual obligation and fulfilling the related contractual and statutory obligations. The same applies to the use of our website and the various functions it provides.

We have summed up details on this in the abovementioned point. In certain cases, data must be obtained or provided due to statutory requirements. Please note that we cannot use your enquiry or execute the contractual obligation on which it is based without these data being provided.

Categories, Sources and Origin of Data

Which data we use is determined by each situation. This depends on whether you place an order online, enter an enquiry in our contact form, send us a job application or submit a complaint.

We Collect and Use the Following Data on Visits to Our Website:

• name of the internet service provider;
• details about the website from which you are visiting us;
• the web browser and operating system used;
• the IP address allocated by your internet service provider;
• requested files, the data volume transferred, downloads/file export;
• details about the webpages on our site that you call up, including date and time.

For reasons of technical security, (in particular to ward off attempted attacks on our web server), these data are stored in accordance with Section 6, Subsection 1, (F) EU GDPR. After seven days at the latest, these data will be anonymised by shortening the IP address so that no reference to the user can be made.

We Collect and Use the Following Data When an Order is Placed:

• last name, first name
• contact data
• honorific
• details on requests and interests.

Contact Forms / Making Contact by Email
(Section 6, Subsection 1 (a & b) EU GDPR)

Our website has a contact form which can be used for contacting us electronically. If you write to us using this contact form, we will use the data you give us in the contact form to contact you and respond to your questions and requests.
In this connection, we will observe the principle of data economy and data avoidance by requiring you to give us only those data that we absolutely need from you in order to contact you. These are your email address and the message section itself. We also use your IP address for reasons of technical necessity and legal safety. All other data are voluntary and may be given or not as you wish, e.g. to answer your questions in a more individual manner.

If you contact us via email, we will use the personal data you give us in your email only in order to process your enquiry.

User Profiles / Web-Tracking Procedure

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are web files that are stored on your computer and analyse your use of our website. The information on your use of this website which is generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user-data in its data protection declaration:

Browser Plugin
You can prevent cookies storing data by making the corresponding changes to the settings in your browser software. However, we would point out that in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all functions on this website. You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie when you use our website and prevent Google from using and processing the data on your visit to the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available:

Objections to Data-Gathering
You may prevent Google Analytics from recording your data by clicking the following link. This will place an "opt-out cookie which will prevent your data from being collected by future visitors to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

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Contract Data-Processing
We have a contract data-processing agreement with Google and we implement in full the strict guidelines of the German data protection authorities on the use of Google Analytics.

IP Anonymisation
We use the "IP Anonymisation Activation" function on this website. However, this means that Google will firstly shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Zone. Your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information to analyse your use of this website and compile reports on website activities on behalf of the operator of this website in order to provide it with additional services relating to the use of this website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Online Offers for Children

Persons under 16 years of age may not send us any personal data or make any declarations of consent without the permission of their parents or guardians. We call on all parents und guardians to take active part in the online activities und interests of their children.

Link to Other Providers

Our website also contains links – which are clearly recognisable – to the internet presences of other companies. If links to websites of other providers are present, we have no influence over this. We cannot therefore accept any guarantee or liability for this content. Each individual provider or operator of internet sites is responsible for this content at all times.

The links to these sites were checked for any possible breaches of the law und ascertainable infringements of the law when they were established. When the links to these sites were established, no illegal content was ascertainable. However, without adequate indications of breaches or infringements of the law, permanent control or checking of the linked sites is not reasonable. Where breaches or infringements of the law become known, links of this nature will be removed promptly.