1. Information on data

The following contains information about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is
HLS business solutions GmbH, Cuxhavener Str. 426, 21149 Hamburg
cf. our imprint.

Please address all enquiries regarding data protection to our stated address or electronically to [Datenschutz@hls.de].

2. Data Protection Representative

External Data Protection Officer

ePrivacy GmbH
represented by Prof. Dr. Christoph Bauer
Große Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg

For all request concerning the security of your data you can contact our privacy team at Datenschutz@hls.de.

If you have a particularly sensitive request, please contact our data protection officer by postal mail. The communication by email can always be flawed by security gaps. Please state in the letter that your request relates to HLS business solutions GmbH.

3. For the purposes below, the following data

are collected and processed pursuant to Art. 6 (7) of the GDPR.
Insofar as processing is based on a contract with you, Art. 6 (1) lit. b) of the GDPR forms the basis.
In the event of your effective consent, Art. 6 (1) lit. a) forms the legal basis:

  • Creation of logfiles

Every time the website is accessed, data and information are collected by our internet provider’s automated system by means of log files or pixels.
This information is stored on the system’s servers for 7 days.
The following data can be collected:

  1. Information on the type of browser and the version used
  2. The user’s operating system
  3. The type of device used
  4. The requested website or file
  5. The data volume transmitted in each case
  6. The user’s IP address in anonymised form to determine the access location
  7. Date and time of access
  8. Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website (referrers)

The processing of the data serves to provide this internet service, in particular the delivery of the contents of our website, to ensure the functionality, stability and security of our information technology systems and to optimise our website.
The aforementioned data are always stored separately from the user’s other personal data and are deleted after 7 days.

Use of cookies
In order to protect personal data, cookies are not transmitted to the user’s computer.

4. Our data processing interests

Here you will find an overview of the legal basis under data protection law regarding the processing of your data.

Contact by email
If you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide (e.g. your email address, your name and telephone number if applicable, other data you provide) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions or, for example, to implement the proper instruction on the right of withdrawal. We delete the data accrued in this context after storage is no longer required or we restrict their processing if there are statutory retention obligations. We delete the data accrued in this context after storage is no longer required or we restrict their processing if there are statutory retention obligations.

5. Data recipients

In order to maintain and carry out the operation of the website, newsletter dispatch and advertising, we sometimes use service providers who receive or have access to the necessary data in fulfilment of their orders.
The categories of recipients are as follows: IT service providers

In order to maintain and carry out the operation of the website, newsletter dispatch and advertising, we sometimes use service providers who receive or have access to the necessary data in fulfilment of their orders.

6. Your rights

Overview of data subject rights (your rights) in connection with data processing within our websites in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

Right to information
You have the right to information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing at any time.

Right to correction
You have the right to have your stored data corrected at any time.
If you find any discrepancies, you can also correct your data yourself in your customer account.

Right to deletion / blocking
You have the right to have your stored data deleted or blocked for further processing at any time if we are obliged to retain your data for reasons of statutory retention obligations; also refer to restriction of data processing.

Right to object to processing
If we send you direct advertising, you have the right to object to this data processing at any time.
You will be additionally informed of your right to object within the scope of consent and will also be able to implement this easily via technical means; this also applies to possible profiling, which could be linked to direct advertising.

Right to complain to the supervisory authority
You have the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority responsible for us at any time.

Hamburg State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Homepage: http://www.datenschutz-hamburg.de
E-Mail: mailbox@datenschutz.hamburg.de

7. Storage duration of personal data

Personal data are stored for the duration of the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of this period, the data are routinely deleted unless they are required for the initiation or fulfilment of a contract. Usage data (refer to 3 a above) are deleted after 7 days.

8. Data security

We also apply technical and organisational security measures to protect personal data generated or collected, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against attack by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are improved continuously, in accordance with technological development.

Communication by e-mail
As we cannot guarantee complete data security when communicating by email, we recommend that you send information requiring a high level of confidentiality by post.