1) Information about the collection of personal data
"Personal information" or "personal data" is defined as any information which refers to your personally (regardless of whether you are identified or only identifiable from it) such as your name, e-mail address and IP address.
Controller in the context of article 4 section 7 GDPR is:
b-plus automotive GmbH
Ulrichsberger Straße 17
If you have any further questions such as the collection, procession or organization of your personal data, you can contact datenschutz[at]b-plus.com or directly our corporate data protection officer by sending an e-mail to DSB[at]b-plus.com
2) Your rights
You have the follwing rights regarding the personal data which is collected of you by us:
- right of information
- right of correction or deletion,
- right of limiting the procession,
- right of objecting the procession,
- right of data portability.
- right to complain
In addition, you have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our procession of your personal data. As an example, you can do this at:
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Telefon: 0049 981 53 1300
Opposition or revocation against the processing of your data
You can at any time withdraw this opposition or revocation against the processing of your data if you have given consent to the processing of your data. Such cancellation affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data, after you have pronounced it against us.
As far as the processing of your personal data, we rely on the interests, you may appeal against the processing. This is the case, if the processing in particular, not to the performance of a contract with you is required, which is depicted in the description of the functions each of us.
Upon exercise of such conflict, we ask for explanation of the reasons why we should process your personal data not as we performed. In case your justified opposition, we will examine the situation and are either set the data processing or customize or show you our compelling legitimate grounds upon which we continue processing.
Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us about your advertising contradiction using following contact details:
sales[at]b-plus.com or Datenschutz[at]b-plus.com
3) Collection of personal data when you're visiting our homepage
If you just visit our homepage for informational use, we just collect your personal data, which your browser sends to our server.
If you want to look at our homepage we collect the following personal data, which is necessary to show you the homepage and to guarantee stability and safety. These reasons are also our interest in the context of article 6 section 1 f GDPR which is on the other hand the legal basis of the collection.
- date and time of the request
- time zone difference regarding Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- content of the request
- access status / HTTP-status code
- volume of data transmitted
- website which sent the request
- operating system and its surface
- language and version of the browser software
The personal data transferred by mere looking at our website are deleted after 7 days. If data should be left, no personal reference is produced from these.
In addition to the data referred to, cookies can be saved on your computer, if you use our Web site. Cookies are small text files, which are mapped to the browser you are using and is stored on your hard drive and with the site that sets the cookie (by us), flowing to certain information. Cookies cannot run any programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They are used to make the Internet offer total user friendly and effective.
This website can use the following types of cookies, their extent and functioning the following describes:
Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These cookies save a so-called session ID, which can associate the different requests of your browser of the joint meeting. Thus, your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified period which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in your browser's security settings at any time.
- _pk_id. 1: this for Matomo is used, one year and one month valid cookie used to collect information about our users.
- _pk_ses. 1: this for Matomo used, 30 minutes valid cookie is used to collect information about our users.
- fe_typo_user: this cookie is used to recognize you and is deleted after you end the browser session
- PHPSESSID: this cookie saves your recent session regarding PHP applications and is deleted after you end the browser session
- dp_cookieconsent_status: This cookie is necessary in order to save your selection, which can be changed at any time, with regard to so-called "tracking" when you first visit our website.
You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes and refuse such as the adoption of third-party cookies or all cookies. We point out, that it could be, that you can use not all functions of this website.
5) More features and offers of our website, passing
In addition to the purely informative use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested (such as the RMA processes, customer portal, support requests). To do this, you must specify generally more personal data that we use for the provision of the relevant service and apply the above principles to the data processing.
Sometimes we use for processing your data external service providers. This happens also to the operation of this site. These have been carefully selected by us and commissioned, are tied to our instructions and are regularly inspected.
Still, we may disclose your personal data to third parties if the action entries, contracts or similar services by us together with partners.
A transfer of data is carried out only under the legal regulations of data protection or prompted authorities, courts and the tax office.
A transfer of personal data to third countries, i.e. countries outside the European Union does not take place.
6) Contact form
We offer a contact form on our website, you can request information about our products or general contact. For the contact form we demand the following information from you:
In addition, you can insert voluntary disclosures and the contents of your message. Which are voluntarily provided, you (as long as they are not necessary for execution of the contract), to treat as if the use of this data is in your interest.
We need this information to process your request, applicable to attract and to reply to you.
Requests that come through the contact form on our website, are basically stored in our CRM system. We check our CRM system regularly amended, whether data can be deleted. Should not require data in the framework of a customer or prospective customer relationship or prevail over a conflicting interest of the customer, we will delete that data, unless the no statutory retention obligations preclude.
Legal basis for the data processing is article 6 section 1 lit. f GDPR. Communicating with you, customers and prospective customers is our "interest" in this context.
7) Data processing for marketing purposes
Data processing for marketing purposes is basically for us a legitimate interest pursuant Article 6 section 1 f GDPR.
Further, the data processing takes place under the conditions of § 7 section 3 UWG.
If you are registered or listed as a customer with us, we process your contact information and can provide information about products and services, as well as relevant news regardless of the subscription.
To the processing of data for advertising purposes you have a right of objection for the corresponding communication channel with effect for the future at any time and free of charge. The affected contact address for each communication channel for the more commercial data processing is blocked by the opposition. You can explain the withdrawal by clicking on the link provided in each email, via email to sales[at]b-plus.com or Datenschutz[at]b-plus.com or send a message to the contact data specified in the imprint.
8) Google Web Fonts
We use external fonts on our website, so-called Google Web Fonts. Google Web Fonts is a service of Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
The Google Web Fonts are integrated via an interface ("API") to the Google services. Through the integration of Google Web Fonts, Google may collect and process information (including personal data).
We ourselves do not collect any data within the scope of providing the Google Web Fonts. We ourselves cannot influence what data Google actually collects and processes. When Google processes the data, a transfer to a third country cannot be excluded. However, as can be seen from Google's Privacy Shield certification (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active), Google has committed itself to comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework on the collection, use and storage of personal data from EU member states.
By integrating Google Web Fonts, we pursue the purpose of being able to display uniform fonts both on your device and across devices.
The legal basis for the use of Google Web Fonts is Article 6 section 1 f GDPR. It is in our legitimate interest to be able to offer you a uniform, technically secure and efficient display of the fonts.
The provision of personal data is not obligatory or necessary. However, failure to provide such data may mean that you cannot or cannot fully use our website and that the presentation of the website may change.
For further information please visit: https://fonts.google.com/about# and https://developers.google.com/terms/
Overview of data protection: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
9) Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
We use the web service "Content Delivery Network" (CDN) on our website. This is offered by Cloudflare, Inc., 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
We use this CND service to optimize the loading speed and to offer our web presence more efficiently.
The legal basis for this use or processing is Article 6 section 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the error-free and efficient provision of our website.
You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by CloudFlare by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser.
10) Use of Matomo
This website uses the Web analytics service Matomo to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. On the collected statistics, we can improve our offer and for you as a user more interesting and easy to use design. Legal basis for the use of Matomo is article 6 section 1 f GDPR.
For this evaluation cookies (please see also section 3) on your computer are saved. We store the information so collected exclusively on our server in Germany, and the data will not be disclosed to third parties. You can set the evaluation by deleting existing cookies and prevent the storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, we point out that you perhaps cannot fully, use this Web site.
If details of our Web site are accessed, following data is stored in this context:
- two bytes of the IP address of the user's calling system
- the accessed webpage
- the subpages which are accessed from the accessed web site
- the dwell time on the Web site
- the frequency of the call of the Web site
The prevention of the storage of cookies is, in addition to the preselection to be made on our website, also possible through the settings in your browser. You can also change your preselection under the item "Cookies" on our website anytime.
Matomo is used with the extension "AnonymizeIP". Thus, IP addresses are processed further shortened, a direct connection to a person is therefore excluded. The IP address sent by using Matomo from your browser is not merged with other information we collect. Your IP addresses are not completely saved, because 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (example: 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, a mapping of the abbreviated IP address to the calling machine is no longer possible.
The data will be deleted when it is no longer needed for the purposes of our recording. In our case, it is deleted after 7 days.
To ensure that our privacy statement always corresponds to the current legal requirements or has to be adapted to new services we reserve the right to change it at any times. If changes are made, we will inform you on our Web site.
Date: March 2020