Privacy policy

Legal disclaimer and privacy policy

We appreciate your interest in our company and services and want you to feel secure about the protection of your personal data when visiting our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and want you to know when we collect particular data and how we use it.

In order to guarantee the security of your personal data, such data will be assiduously protected against unauthorized access and unauthorized disclosure, and will not be conveyed to third parties without authorization. For questions please get in touch with our data protection representative: Jan-Marten Krebs, Tel. +49 (89) 202056-45, jan.krebs(at)sustainable.de.

 

1. Intended use

The sole purpose of this website is to provide information to the customers of sustainable AG (hereinafter referred to as “sustainable”) and to the business community in general. It should be noted that the provision of this website does not imply the provision of any legal services by sustainable and its employees. If you require legal services, you should consult a legal expert. Even though the content provided has been prepared by environmental professionals, it should not be used as a substitute for environmental services, in particular advice on specific situations. If you need specific technical support, please contact us at info@sustainable.de.

 

2. Website content

sustainable does not assume any liability for the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the author, which refer to material or non-material damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, are fundamentally excluded, provided that there is no demonstrably wilful or grossly negligent fault on the part of the author. All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The author explicitly reserves the right to change, add to or delete all or part of the online content without prior notice or to discontinue publication of the online content temporarily or permanently.

 

3. Privacy

Insofar as it is possible to enter personal or business data (email addresses, names, addresses) on the website, this data is supplied by the user on an expressly voluntary basis. The use of and payment for all services offered is also permitted – insofar as it is technically possible and reasonable – without specification of such data or under specification of anonymized data or a pseudonym. The use by third parties of contact data such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and email addresses published on the web site information page or of any similar information for the purpose of sending information that has not been explicitly requested is not permitted. We expressly reserve the right to take legal action against senders of “spam” emails in the event of violation of this prohibition.

This web site utilizes the web analytics tool Matomo (previously known as Piwik). Matomo uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyse the usage of our website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, allowing us to optimize our website. Your IP address will be instantly anonymized during this process, so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You may inhibit the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software, but in this case,you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of the data about your visit, you can opt out of any further storage and use of these data at any time, at the click of a mouse. In this event, an opt-out cookie will be saved in your browser, preventing Piwik from collecting any session data. Please be aware that if you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you may need to reactivate it.

The legal basis for temporary recording of this data in our log file is art. 6 paragraph 1 point f GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation).

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4. Server data

Upon visiting our website, your web browser automatically conveys data to our web server for technical reasons, which will be stored in the server log files. These data will concern, amongst other things, the time and date of your visit, the URL of the website that referred you to our site, which data were requested, the amount of data requested, which browser you use, which version of that browser, your operating system and your IP address. These data will be kept separate from other data you provide to us in respect of your use of our services. It is not possible for us to connect this data to any particular person. This data is used for statistical purposes so that we can improve our website and our services.

 

5. Inventory data

Insofar as a contractual relationship between you and sustainable should be established, developed with regard to content, or altered, we will collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary for those purposes.

Should it be required by the relevant authorities, we may in individual cases convey this data (inventory data) to the relevant parties to the extent necessary for the enforcement of the law, the protection of public safety, and the fulfilment of the statutory duties of the intelligence services, military counter-intelligence services or the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

 

6. Links to external websites

Theauthor may not be held liable for direct or indirect links to third-party websites (hyperlinks) that lie outside the author’s area of responsibility unless the author is aware of the content and it would be technically feasible and reasonable for him or her to prevent use in case of illegal content. The author hereby expressly declares that at the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages. The author has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Accordingly, he hereby expressly distances himself from all content of all linked pages that were modified after the link was created. This declaration applies to all links and references created in the author’s own online content, as well as to third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums, link directories, mailing lists and all other forms of databases set up by the author, the content of which may be write-accessed externally. Only the provider of the page to which the link was made – as opposed to the person who simply provided a link to the content in question – may be held liable for illegal, inaccurate or incomplete content and in particular for damages resulting from the use or non-use of information presented in this way.

 

7. Copyright and trademark law

The author endeavours to respect the copyrights of the images, sound recordings, video sequences and texts used in all content, to use images, sound recordings, video sequences and texts created by himself or to make use of royalty-free images, sound recordings, video sequences and texts. All brand names and trademarks mentioned on the website and, if applicable, protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of trademarks does not imply that they are not protected by the rights of third parties. The copyright for published content created by the author himself remains solely with the author of the pages. Any duplication or use of content such as images, sound recordings, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s explicit consent.

 

8. Contact

On our website, we provide you with the opportunity to contact us by email and/or via a contact form. In this event, the data provided by the user will be saved so that we can process their contact request. These data will not be shared with third parties. Likewise, no comparison will be made with any data which may have been collected during the use of other parts of our website.

 

9. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer shall be regarded as part of the web site from which the link to this page was provided. If sections or individual wordings in this text do not, no longer or do not fully comply with the law as it currently stands, this shall be without prejudice to the content and validity of the other parts of the document.

 

10. Our website’s use of Twitter recommendation components

The Social Media Buttons used on our website – which conform to all the relevant data protection regulations – do not establish a direct link to Twitter’s services (Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) when you visit our website.

When you use Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and displayed to other users. Data will also be transferred to Twitter.

We advise you that as the provider of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data or Twitter’s use of those data. Further information is available in Twitter’s privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy.

 

11.Our website’s use of LinkedIn recommendation components

The Social Media Buttons used on our website – which conform to all the relevant data protection regulations – do not establish a direct link to LinkedIn’s services (LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) when you visit our website.

If you click on the LinkedIn “recommend” button whilst you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our website to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to link your visit to our site to your LinkedIn account.

We have no influence on the data that LinkedIn collects during this process or the extent of the data collected by LinkedIn. Furthermore, we have no knowledge of the content of any data transferred to LinkedIn. Details of data collected by LinkedIn as well as of your rights and account preference options can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy at http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

 

12. Google Webfonts

Google Web Fonts are used on this website. Google Web Fonts are provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). These web fonts are integrated via a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This means that the server will know which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the terminal device of the visitor to these Internet pages is also saved by Google.

You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

13. Right to information/withdrawal or consent/deletion

Under Germany’s federal data protection laws, you can contact us free of charge if you have questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data and the amendment, blocking or deletion of said data, as well as if you wish to withdraw consent you may have given to us regarding said data. Upon your request, the information can be provided to you electronically. Please be advised that you have the right to have inaccurate data corrected as well as to have your personal data deleted, insofar as this does not contravene any legal obligations to retain said data.