Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal information is very important to us.
The use of Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH's websites is possible without any statement of personal data. When you visit our website, the details of the browser and operating system you use, the website from which you visit us, the websites you visit at the same time, the date of the visit, and for security reasons (e.g. to detect attacks on our websites) for a certain period the IP address, assigned by your Internet Service Provider, is stored by our web servers.
Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH has implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure the highest possible protection of personal data processed through this website. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can have in principle security gaps so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every person concerned is free to submit personal data to us in alternative ways, for example by telephone.
I. General Information on Data Processing and Legal Rights
For the terms used, such as "Personal data" or their "processing", we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The personal data of users processed in the context of this online offer includes stock data (e.g. names and addresses of customers), contract data (e.g. services used, clerk names, payment information), usage data (e.g. visited web pages of our online offer, interest in our products) and content data (e.g. entries in the contact form).
The term "user" or "data subject" covers all categories of persons affected by the data processing. These include our business partners, customers, interested parties and other visitors to our online offer. The terms used are to be understood gender-neutral.
We process users’ personal data only in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. This means that users' data will only be processed if there is a legal permit. That is, especially, if the data processing for the provision of our contractual services (e.g. order processing) as well as online services required or required by law, the consent of the user exists, as well as our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation and security of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR, in particular in the range measurement, profile creation for advertising and marketing purposes as well as collection of access data and use of third-party services.
Please note that the legal basis of the consents is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the processing for the performance of our services and the performance of contractual measures is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR.
Below we explain individual terms and their use.
- “Personal data” and “data subject” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. The data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.
- “Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, if by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
- “Restriction of processing” means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.
- “Controller” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
- “Processor” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
- “Recipient” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of an inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall follow the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.
- “Third party” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data.
- “Consent” of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
II. Name and Address of the Responsible according to Article 4 para. 7 GDPR
Responsible in the sense of data protection laws, in particular the GDPR, and other regulations with data protection character is:
III. Name and Address of the Data Protection Manager
Privacy officer of Müller-BBM Vibroakustik Systeme GmbH
c/o activeMind AG
Potsdamer Str. 3
80802 Munich, Germany
Tel. +49 89 418560170
Any data subject can contact our privacy officer or contact us by e-mail at any time for any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.
Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites. In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent. By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimized in the sense of the user. Cookies allow us to recognize users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website.
You can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. The data subject can prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies.
Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.
V. Collection of General Data and Information
The website of Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH collects a series of general data and information each time the website is accessed by a data subject or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. It includes browser types and versions used, the operating system used by the accessing system, the website from which an accessing system accesses our website, the sub-web pages accessed via an accessing system on our website, the date and time of access can be recorded on the website, an internet protocol address (IP address), the accessing system's Internet service provider and other similar data and information used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
When using this general data and information, Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the user. Rather, this information is needed to properly deliver the contents of our website, to optimize the content of our website and to advertise it, to ensure the continued functioning of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and to provide law enforcement with the necessary criminal prosecution in the event of a cyber-attack to provide information. This anonymously collected data and information is evaluated by Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH on the one hand statistically and on the other hand with the aim to increase data protection and data security in our company, to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.
VI. Use of Personal Data
Your data is relevant to Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH regarding product development / releases, surveys, newsletters, customer administration and marketing. Such data collected by us will not be passed on to third parties for their own use, unless we are legally obliged to do so or you have given us your explicit consent. A corresponding consent can be revoked by you at any time.
If we need to transmit your data to governmental institutions due to mandatory national regulations, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that any recipient who contacts your data or processes it in any way is expressly required by us to maintain confidentiality or has been. If you no longer wish to receive information from us, you have the option of logging out yourself at any time. It is also possible to gain access to the data collected about you and to have it deleted, if necessary.
VII. Surveys regarding Products and Company
To improve our product and service offer, we conduct surveys regularly. Please note that these surveys are always optional.
There is always the possibility to unsubscribe from participation. We also endeavor to provide anonymous interviews so that you can share your opinion in anonymous form.
VIII. Registration on our Website
The data subject has the possibility to register on the website of the data controller by providing personal data. The personal data to be sent to the controller is derived from the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by the data subject shall be collected and stored solely for internal use by the controller and for his own purposes. The controller may initiate the transfer to one or more processors who also use the personal data only for internal use attributable to the controller.
If you are registered on our site, you can access content and services that we offer only to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data specified during registration at any time. Of course, we also provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you at any time.
By registering on the website of the controller, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) of the data subject, the date and time of registration are also stored. The storage of this data takes place that this is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services and, if necessary, to use this data to investigate past crimes and copyright infringements. In this respect, the storage of this data is needed to secure the controller. A disclosure of these data to third parties is not, unless there is a legal obligation to pass on or the disclosure of law enforcement serves.
By registering the data subject voluntarily providing personal data, the data controller serves to provide the data subject with content or services that, due to the nature of the case, can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to delete the personal data provided during registration completely from the database of the data controller.
The controller shall, at any time upon request, provide information to each data subject as to which personal data about the data subject is stored. Furthermore, the data controller corrects or deletes personal data at the request or reference of the data subject, insofar as this does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements. The data protection officer named by name in this data protection statement and the entire body of the data controller's employees are the contact person for the data subject in this context.
IX. Event Registrations and Orders on our Website
The data subject can log into the controller's website by entering personal information for events and to initiate order processes. The personal data that is sent to the data controller results from the respective input mask used for the event registration or order.
The personal data given by the data subject shall be collected and stored solely for internal use by the controller and for his own purposes. The controller may initiate the transfer to one or more processors who also use the personal data only for internal use attributable to the controller. Furthermore, the rules on registration apply to our website.
X. Subscription to our Newsletter
On the website of Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH, users can subscribe to the company's newsletter. Which personal data is transmitted to the data controller, when the newsletter is ordered, results from the input mask used for this purpose.
Based on your expressly given consent, we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to your specified e-mail address.
The newsletter can only be received by the user if the data subject has a valid e-mail address and registers for the newsletter. To verify that the owner of an e-mail address makes actually an application, we use the "Double opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we record the order of the newsletter, the dispatch of a confirmation e-mail and the receipt of the requested response.
When subscribing to the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system used by the data subject at the registration as well as the date and time of registration as assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP). The collection of this data is necessary to understand the (possible) misuse of an affected person's e-mail address later and therefore serves as legal safeguards for the controller.
The personal data collected when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively to send our newsletter. In addition, subscribers to the newsletter may be notified by e-mail if necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or registration. There is no transfer of the personal data collected in the context of the newsletter service to third parties for marketing purposes.
Subscription to our newsletter may be terminated by the data subject at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data that the data subject has given us for the newsletter dispatch can be revoked at any time.
XI. Contact via the Website
The website of Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH contains tools that enable fast electronic contact to our company as well as direct communication with us, including a general e-mail address. If a data subject contacts the data controller by e-mail or through a contact form, the personal data provided by the data subject will be saved automatically. Such personal data, voluntarily transmitted by an individual to the controller, is stored for processing or contacting the data subject. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties for marketing purposes.
XII. Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties
Personal data may be disclosed to contractors who assist us in providing our services. The data transfer takes place based on order processing agreements. Our contractors will use your personal information to the extent necessary to perform their duties. You are obliged contractually to process your personal data exclusively in your interest and according to your requests. The legal basis for this transfer of your personal data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b and f GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in optimizing our services.
XIII. Cross Border Data Transfers
Within the scope of our information sharing activities set out above, your personal data not from the countries of origin Germany, Austria, Switzerland may be transferred to other countries (including countries outside the EEA) for processing the business request by the respective sales organization for the country of origin of the user. These countries may have different data protection standards from your country of residence. In the case of a transfer outside of the EEA, international agreements safeguard this transfer such as the EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
XIV. Security and Confidentiality
We at Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH are committed to protecting your privacy and confidentiality of the personal information you provide and to protect it from unauthorized access. That is why we use the utmost care and state-of-the-art security standards to ensure maximum protection of your personal information.
We use protected data networks, secured by industry-standard, modern firewalls and password systems, and SSL encryption to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information we collect online. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of information will never occur, we use all reasonable efforts to prevent it. You should bear in mind that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of information you submit via our website whilst it is in transit over the internet and any such submission is at your own risk.
As a private company, we are subject to the provisions of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data protection rules are respected both by us and by our external service providers.
XV. SSL Encryption
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS.
XVI. Deleting and Blocking of Personal Data
The controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage or by the European directives or regulations or by any other legislator in laws or regulations which the controller was provided for. If the storage purpose is omitted or if a storage period prescribed by the European directives and regulations or any other relevant legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
XVII. Your Rights
Depending on the circumstances of each case, users may be entitled to some or all the following rights:
- Require access to your personal data and/or duplicates of your personal data. This includes information about the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, and the data recipients and persons authorized to access it as well as the planned retention periods, or where this is not possible the criteria used to decide retention periods.
- Require rectification, removal or restriction of the processing of your personal data, where its processing is not permitted under data protection law, in particular because it is incomplete or inaccurate, it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, the consent on which the processing was based has been withdrawn, or you have successfully exercised a right of objection to the data processing; in cases where the data is processed by third parties, we will forward your demand for rectification, removal or restriction of processing to these third parties unless this is not possible or entails disproportionate effort.
- Refuse to provide and – without impact to data processing activities that have taken place before such withdrawal – withdraw your consent to processing of your personal data at any time.
- Not to be subject to any decision-making based solely on a data processing by automatic means, which produces legal effects on you or affects you with similar considerable impact.
- Require to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, used and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from our side; where technically feasible you shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another controller.
- Take legal actions and lodge complaints before the competent data protection regulators if you believe that there has been a potential breach of your rights regarding a processing of your personal data that is not compliant with the data protection laws.
In addition, you have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time:
- where we process your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing; and/or
- where we process your personal data in the pursuit of our legitimate interests and you have reasons arising from your situation.
You may exercise the rights referred to above or pose any questions or make any complaints regarding our data processing by contacting us using the contact details set out below.
XVIII. Data Protection in Applications and in the Application Process
The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for processing the application process. The processing can also be done electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant submits corresponding application documents to the controller by electronic means, for example by e-mail or via a web form available on the website.
If the controller concludes a contract of employment with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purposes of the employment relationship following the law. If no employment contract is concluded with the candidate by the controller, the application documents shall be deleted within a reasonable period of time from the announcement of the rejection decision, insofar as deletion does not prejudice any other legitimate interests of the controller. Other legitimate interest in this sense, for example, a burden of proof in a procedure under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). On our behalf Google will use the information generated by a cookie for evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet activity in connection with the use of the website.
We have activated the IP anonymization within the Google Analytics service, and your IP address will be truncated within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-address your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
- selecting the settings on your browser; however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
- installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Further information about data protection and Google Analytics can be found on the Google website: policies.google.com/privacy.
You can also stop tracking by clicking the link below.
Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme GmbH has integrated YouTube components on some of their websites. YouTube is an Internet video portal that allows you to watch video clips for free and to view, rate and comment on them for free. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos.
YouTube's operating company is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
Each visit to one of the pages of this site operated by the controller and incorporating a YouTube component (YouTube video) will automatically cause the Internet browser on the subject's information technology system to be represented by the respective YouTube component to download an illustration of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. More information about YouTube can be found at www.youtube.com/yt/about/en/. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google are aware of the specific bottom of our site visited by the person concerned.
If the data subject is logged into YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes by calling a sub-page containing a YouTube video, which specific bottom of our website the affected person visits. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and associated with the individual YouTube account. YouTube and Google will always receive information through the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is simultaneously logged into YouTube at the time of access to our website; this happens regardless of whether the person clicks on a YouTube video or not. If such transmission of this information to YouTube and Google is not wanted by the data subject, it can prevent the transmission by logging out of their YouTube account before calling our website.
XXI. Amendments to this Policy