Privacy Notice

1. Data protection at a glance

General information
The following information aims to provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit the Comara website.
Personal data is all the data that can be used to identify you personally. You can find detailed information on the subject of data protection in our Privacy Policy below.

How do we collect your data?
Firstly, your data is collected when you share it with us, Secondly, data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This data is primarily technical (e.g. the Internet browser and operating system you are using, or the time at which you accessed our site) and is collected automatically when you access our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website can be provided correctly. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have where your data are concerned?
You have the right to obtain information about the origin, recipient(s) and purpose of the personal data stored about you, at any time and at no charge. You also have the right to request the rectification, restriction of processing or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time for this purpose, or even if you just have more questions about data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analytical tools and third-party tools
Your browsing behaviour may be subject to statistical analysis when you visit our website. This analysis is primarily conducted by means of cookies and analytical programs. Your browsing behaviour is typically analysed in anonymous form; your browsing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to these analyses or prevent them by avoiding using certain tools. You can find detailed information about this in the following Privacy Policy. You can object to these analyses and your options for raising an objection are set out in this Privacy Policy.

2. General notes and required information

Information about the entity responsible
The entity responsible for data processing is:
Comara GmbH
Industriestr. 21
78112 St. Georgen
Telefon: +49 (7724) 9158 0
E-Mail: info@comara.de

Withdrawing your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw consent you have previously given at any time by sending us an informal e-mail. The lawfulness of data processing that has taken place before you withdraw your consent will remain unaffected by this.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
In event of infringement of data protection law, the data subject (affected party) has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the State Data Protection Commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based:
German State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Königstrasse 10 a
70173 Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 7 11/61 55 41-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7 11/61 55 41-15

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process by automated means on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract supplied to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. Should you request that your data be transferred directly to a different controller, this request will only be granted if it is technically feasible.

Provision of information, restriction of processing and erasure
As part of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to get information about the personal data we hold about you, its origin, recipient(s) and the purpose of the data processing, as well as the right to rectification, restriction of processing and erasure of this data, without charge and at any time. You can raise a request regarding the personal data we hold about you under this address. In addition to this you can contact us at any time regarding other questions about personal data at the address: info@comara.de.

3. Data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company:
Data protection officer
c/o Comara GmbH
Industriestr. 21
78112 St. Georgen
E-Mail: info@comara.de

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies
Websites may use files known as cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. We use cookies to make our service more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which are saved in your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. They are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies continue to be stored on your device until you delete them. By using these cookies, we can recognise your browser the next time you visit.

You can configure your browser so that you are notified about the use of cookies and allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, decline to accept cookies generally or in specific cases, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. The functionality of this website may be impaired if you disable cookies.

Cookies required for carrying out the electronic communication process or for providing specific functions required by you are stored on the basis of Article 6(1f) GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to provide their services without faults and in optimised form from a technical perspective. In the event that other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing browsing behaviour) are stored, these are dealt with elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

Server log files
The site provider collects and stores information automatically in server log files, which your browser sends to us automatically. These include:

• Browser type and version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the computer accessing the site
• Time of the server request
• IP address

This data is not merged with other sources of data.
The basis for this data processing is Article 6(1b) GDPR, which permits data processing in order to fulfil a contract or for measures prior to the conclusion of a contract.

Contact form
If you send us queries using our contact form or by e-mail, your information from the query form, including the contact details you specify, is stored by us in order to process your query and in the event of follow-up questions, and forwarded to the responsible Department for processing.We will not share this data with third parties without your consent.

The data you enter in the contact form is therefore processed solely on the basis of your consent (Article 6(1a) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time by sending us an informal e-mail. The lawfulness of data processing operations that have taken place before you withdraw your consent will remain unaffected by this.

We will retain the data you enter in the contact form until you request its erasure, withdraw your consent to its storage or the purpose for which it was stored no longer exists (e.g. if your query has been processed and completed). Mandatory statutory provisions – particularly retention periods – remain unaffected.

Processing data (customer data and contract data)
We only collect, process and use personal data if this is necessary to establish, structure or modify the legal relationship (contract data). This takes place on the basis of Article 6(1b) GDPR, which permits data processing in order to fulfil a contract or for measures prior to the conclusion of a contract. We only collect, process and use personal data via use of our website (usage data) if this is necessary to enable the user to use the service or to bill the user for their use of the service. The customer data collected is deleted after the order has been completed or the business relationship ends. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Transfer of data to third parties upon conclusion of a contract
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in order to execute the contract, for example to the company entrusted with delivering the goods or the financial institution tasked with processing the payment. Data transfers beyond this scope do not take place, or only take place if you have expressly consented to the transfer. Your data will not be transferred to third parties, for example for advertising purposes, without your express consent. The basis for this data processing is Article 6(1b) GDPR, which permits data processing in order to fulfil a contract or for measures prior to the conclusion of a contract.

Transfers of data upon conclusion of a contract for services and digital content
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in order to execute the contract, for example to the financial institution tasked with processing the payment. Data transfers beyond this scope do not take place, or only take place if you have expressly consented to the transfer. Your data will not be transferred to third parties, for example for advertising purposes, without your express consent. The basis for this data processing is Article 6(1b) GDPR, which permits data processing in order to fulfil a contract or for measures prior to the conclusion of a contract.

5. Analysis tools and advertising material

Use of Matomo
On this website data is collected and stored using the web analysis service software Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, (“Mataomo”) on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. From this data, pseudonymized user profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the visitor’s Internet browser. Among other things, the cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected with Matomo technology (including your pseudonymised IP address) are processed on our servers.

The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor of this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can object to the storage and use of this data at any time by clicking on the mouse. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Matomo does not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and may have to be reactivated by you.