1. Who is responsible for data processing and how can I contact the company privacy officer?
Controller: Beta LAYOUT GmbH
Im Aartal 14
Phone: +49 (0)6120 907010
Fax: +49 (0)6120 907014
Free hotline: 0800 7227665 (0800 PCBPOOL)
The privacy officer of the company Beta LAYOUT GmbH can be contacted under the above mentioned address, Attention Datenschutzbeauftragter and/ or under email@example.com.
2. What personal data are gathered and stored and how are they used?
a. Visit to the website
Through the browser used on your terminal device, information is automatically sent to the server of our website when accessing our website www.beta-layout.com. These data are temporarily stored in a log file. In detail, the following data are stored in this context:
- IP address of the requesting computer (only encrypted)
- date and time of access
- name and URL of the file accessed
- website from which the access occurred (referrer URL)
- browser used and, where applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider
These data are exclusively evaluated for statistical and system-related purposes, in particular for connection and in order to ensure system security and stability, and are subsequently erased. They are not forwarded to third parties.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests result from the above mentioned purposes for data collection. We do not create any personal user profiles.
b. Order process
Within the scope of the online order process, we collect apart from the reference values of the printed circuit board order (pcb type, size, file name etc.) also the following personal data:
- company name
- name of contact person
- phone number
- fax number
- e-mail address as well as
- when payment mode "credit card" is selected, the credit card number, the expiry date, the credit card type, the owner and the security code
We collect these data in order to be able to identify you for processing, fulfillment and handling of your purchase order, for correspondence and feedback with you regarding your purchase order, for invoicing, for settlement of possible liability claims as well as for the assertion of possible claims against you in order to ensure technical administration of our website and for management of our customer data.
Collection of the data is required for the purposes mentioned and is in our legitimate interests. The legal basis are Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR and Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
The personal data collected by us for the processing of your purchase order are stored up to expiration of the statutory period of retention and are subsequently erased, unless we are obliged to store the data for a longer period of time pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR due to retention and documentation duties under tax and commercial law (from the German Commercial Code (HGB), Criminal Code (StGB) and Tax Code (AO), or if you consented to further storage pursuant to Art. subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.
c. Customer Account
Prior to your first online order transaction your are asked to create a customer account on our website which can only be accessed by you. Registration occurs optionally on the basis of Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR by way of the double-opt-in process.
Ordering in the online shop is only one of several order options. Alternatively, ordering by e-mail under firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax under +49 (0) 6120 907014 is possible at any time.
On your customer account only the data required for the order process as well as your order history are collected and stored. Use of the data is exclusively limited to execution of the order.
Storage occurs in order to permit easier operation of our information and order offer during follow-up of the current purchase order or in the case of a subsequent order.
The data stored can be viewed at any time under the menu item "My orders". Here, you can also update the data in order to avoid difficulties when the purchase order is delivered.
When you withdraw your consent (see below Clause 6.e.), your customer account will be promptly deleted.
You can subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. Registration for the newsletter occurs by express consent pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR by means of the opt-in process. After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you for confirmation of your registration. This confirmation is required so that nobody can register with a third party e-mail address. The legal basis is Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.
For receipt of the newsletter, indication of an e-mail address is sufficient. We use your data for sending information ordered by you regarding our offer and other special offers to the e-mail address indicated by you.
We want you to enjoy reading our e-mails. Therefore we try and communicate only such content which will probably interest you. Therefore, we measure and store opening and click rates, hence whether and when you open our e-mails, what content of the e-mails you click and whether and why our e-mails could possibly not be delivered. The data are also used for statistical purposes. The purposes mentioned for data collection for optimisation of our newsletter service are in our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
Of course you can opt-out of receiving our information at any time, i.e. withdraw your consent with effect for the future. For this purpose, you can find in each e-mail and/or newsletter a corresponding unsubscribe link and you can confirm the unsubscription on our website. You can also contact us for a withdrawal at any time.
The use of a newsletter service provider is based on our legitimate interests to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and a contract processing agreement acc. Art. 28 (3) sentence 1 GDPR.
The newsletters contain a so-called "web beacon", iE, a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the server when opening the newsletter from our server, or if we use a newsletter service provider. In the course of this action, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of the retrieval are collected.
This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked.
3. Are the data collected forwarded to third parties?
Beta LAYOUT GmbH and their affiliated subsidiaries forward the data for internal administration purposes including joint customer care within the company group insofar as this is required.
The data are forwarded to third parties exclusively for processing of your orders to vicarious agents and the parcel service charged with delivery (UPS, GLS & DHL) or courier as well as the bank charged with payment matters.
In the case of payment with credit card, we will forward your payment data for payment processing to Global Payments (Realex), 7-11 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland who reserve the right to verify credit worthiness. During a credit worthiness evaluation, a score value is calculated by means of a mathematical method which provides information on your capacity to pay. Further information with respect to data protection law can be taken from the privacy principles of Global Payments: https://www.globalpaymentsinc.com/en-ie/accept-payments/ecommerce/privacy
Forwarding of the data for the purposes mentioned occurs in our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We have concluded corresponding agreements with our external service providers for data processing. They obliged themselves to comply with the applicable data protection regulations. For more information on our processors, you can contact us under email@example.com.
A deliberate forwarding of the addresses to third parties and in particular to commercial address dealers or other companies is excluded.Forwarding of the data for the purposes mentioned occurs in our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We have concluded corresponding agreements with our external service providers for data processing. They obliged themselves to comply with the applicable data protection regulations. For more information on our processors, you can contact us under firstname.lastname@example.org.
A deliberate forwarding of the addresses to third parties and in particular to commercial address dealers or other companies is excluded.
We are using cookies on our websites.
Our ordering system is using a session cookie. This cookie is a text file containing a unique number under which you are known during your current visit to our website. This number permits that your shopping cart will contain precisely those products which you have put into the cart.
The data processed by cookies are required for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as the legitimate interests of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Neither automatic recognition at repeated visits nor storage of the websites viewed by you occurs under your customer account.
If you do not want any cookies, you can deactivate cookies in your browser. Our system will take measures so that you can use nevertheless all convenient functions of our information and order offer.
5. Tracking Tools
We are using the following tracking measures on the basis of Art. 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. These tracking measures serve our legitimate interests in an appropriate design of our website as well as statistical recording of the use of our website in order to optimise our web offer for you.
Use of Google Analytics
We are using Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics is using cookies which are stored on your computer and permit analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies on your use such as
- type/version of browser
- operating system used
- Referrer URL (the previously visited website)
- host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- time of server request
are transmitted to a server in the US and stored there. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, in order to compile reports on the website activities for the website owners and in order to provide further services associated with the website use and internet use. Where applicable, Google will transmit this information also to third parties, if this is stipulated by law or if third parties are processing these data on behalf of Google. Google will by no means associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by selecting an appropriate setting in your browser. Please note, however, that in this case it may be that you cannot use all functions of this website.
In order to prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie and associated with your use of the website as well as processing of these data by Google, you can download and install a browser add-on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=d. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizelp()". IP addresses will be processed further only in abbreviated manner in order to exclude direct personal reference.
Use of Google Maps
Via an interface, this website is using the online map service provider Google Maps for presentation of interactive maps and for preparation of route maps.
The provider of Google Maps is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
6. What Data Subject Rights do I have pursuant to the GDPR?
You are at any time entitled to
a. information on your personal data pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR;
b. rectification of inaccurate personal data pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR;
c. erasure of your personal data, if the prerequisites pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR exist;
d. restriction of processing, if the prerequisites pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR exist;
e. withdrawal of consent granted pursuant to Art. 7 subsection 3 GDPR:
f. receipt of the personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR;
g. objection pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
h. complaint with the competent supervisory authority pursuant Art. 77 GDPR (supervisory authority of your habitual residence or place of work or our registered office).
You can assert safeguarding of your rights to the controller mentioned under Clause 1., in particular under email@example.com.
7. Data Security