PRIVACY POLICY

With this data protection declaration we inform you about the scope of the processing of your personal data (hereinafter “data”).

  1. Responsible for data processing

Responsible for data processing in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is:

Xsight Optics GmbH, Anger 10, DE-99084 Erfurt

+49 6131 2877 043, Christian.faber@xlifesciences.ch

  1. Contact details of our data protection officer

Bette Westenberger Brink GmbH, Große Langgasse 1A, DE-55116 Mainz

Email: Christian.faber@xlifesciences.ch

  1. General information on data processing

In the course of our business and website operations, we process data. This also includes disclosure by transmission to third parties and, where applicable, to so-called third countries outside the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). Insofar as we transfer data outside the EU or the EEA, we have marked this accordingly below.

  1. Data processing

The individual data concerned, processing purposes, legal bases, recipients and, where applicable, transfers to third countries are listed below:

    1. Web page visit log

We log your website visit. In doing so, we process:

  1. Name(s) of our accessed website(s),
  2. Date and time of the retrieval,
  3. the amount of data transferred,
  4. the browser type and version,
  5. the operating system you are using,
  6. the referrer URL (the previously visited website),
  7. Your IP address,
  8. the requesting provider.

The legal basis for data processing is our overriding legitimate interest in the ongoing provision and security of our website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

The log file is deleted after seven days, unless it is needed to prove or clarify specific legal violations that have become known within the retention period.

    1. Hosting

In order to provide our online presence, we use the services of web hosting providers who process the above-mentioned data and all data to be processed in connection with the operation of this website (log file when visiting the website) on our behalf.

The legal basis for data processing is our overriding legitimate interest in the provision of our website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

    1. Contact

If you contact us, we process the following data from you for the purpose of processing and handling your request: Name, contact details -if provided by you- and your message.

The legal basis of the data processing is our obligation to fulfil the contract and/or to fulfil our pre-contractual obligations pursuant to Art. 6 (1) b) DSGVO and/or our overriding legitimate interest in processing your request pursuant to Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

    1. Use of cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (PC, smartphone, tablet, etc.) and saved by your browser.

Information about the specific cookies we use, their providers and purposes can be found in our Consent banner. There you can give your consent to the respective services, revoke it or subsequently adjust your settings.

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalize content and ads, provide social media features, and analyze traffic to our website. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Our partners may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected in the course of your use of the Services.

Our websites use so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to enable optimal use of the websites, to personalize content and ads, to analyze traffic, and to personalize advertising with our partners. Please visit our privacy policy for information on what personal data we collect from you, process and use for what purposes.

The cookies used by our web servers are mostly so-called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and enable us to recognize your computer system on your next visit (so-called permanent cookies).

The information contained in cookies, which may also be personal, is read by our web servers when you visit our websites again. This information is used to evaluate your use of the websites, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet use.

You can use the settings in your browser to specify which cookies should be accepted or delete existing cookies at any time. In addition, a cookie banner appears the first time you visit the website, which you can use to set which categories of cookies you want to accept. You can change these settings at any time.

If you decide not to accept cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of our websites or some functions may only be available to you to a limited extent, including the cookie banner.

The cookies we use can be divided into the following categories:

      1. Necessary

Necessary cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the websites. Without these cookies, the websites cannot function properly.

      1. Preference

Preference cookies allow a website to store information that changes the behavior or appearance of the website, such as your preferred language or the region you are in.

      1. Statistical

Statistical cookies help website operators understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting anonymous information.  

      1. Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors to websites. The goal is to serve ads that are relevant and engaging to individual users, making them more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers. Your consent applies to the following domains: 

Your current state: Allow all. 

Your consent ID: ID

Date and time of consent

Change your consent (link) | Revoke your consent (link)

The cookie statement was last updated on the date of Cookiebot:

Necessary cookies

Name

Provider

Purpose

Procedure

Type

CookieConsent

Cookiebot

Stores the user’s consent status for cookies on the current domain.

1 year

HTTP cookie

elementor

our website

Used in connection with the WordPress theme of the website. The cookie allows the website owner to implement or modify the content of the website in real time.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

rc::a

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website to generate valid reports about the usage of their website.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

rc::c

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Sync and corrections by n17t01

HTML Local Storage

test_cookie

Google

Used to check whether the user’s browser supports cookies.

1 day

HTTP cookie

 

Preference cookies

Name

Provider

Purpose

Procedure

Type

long [x2]

LinkedIn

Saves the user-selected language version of a website session

Sync and corrections by n17t01

HTTP cookie

Statistics cookies

Name

Provider

Purpose

Procedure

Type

_ga

Google Tag Manager

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

HTTP cookie

_ga_#

Google Tag Manager

Collects data on how many times a user has visited a website, as well as data for the first and last visit. Used by Google Analytics.

2 years

HTTP cookie

_gat

Google

Used by Google Analytics to limit the request rate.

1 day

HTTP cookie

_gid 

Google

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.

1 day

HTTP cookie

AnalyticsSyncHistory

LinkedIn

Used in conjunction with data synchronization with third-party analytics service.

29 days

HTTP cookie

collect

Google

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Captures the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Sync and corrections by n17t01

Pixel Tracker

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to follow visitors around websites. The intention is to show ads that are relevant and engaging to the individual user and therefore more valuable to publishers and advertising third parties.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Procedure

Type

_fbp

Facebook

Used by Facebook to display a range of advertising products, for example real-time bids from third party advertisers.

3 months

HTTP cookie

_gcl_au

Google Tag Manager

Used by Google AdSense to experiment with advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

3 months

HTTP cookie

ads/ga-audiences

Google

Used by Google AdWords to retarget visitors who are likely to become customers based on their online behavior on various websites.

Sync and corrections by n17t01

Pixel Tracker

bcookie

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

HTTP cookie

bscookie

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

HTTP cookie

IDE

Google

Used by Google DoubleClick to record and report the user’s actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser’s ads, for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and displaying targeted advertisements to the user.

1 year

HTTP cookie

lidc

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.

1 day

HTTP cookie

pagead/landing [x2]

Google

Collects data on visitor behavior across multiple websites to present more relevant ads – This also allows the website to limit the number of times the same ad is displayed.

Sync and corrections by n17t01

Pixel Tracker

tr

Facebook

Used by Facebook to display a range of advertising products, for example real-time bids from third party advertisers.

Sync and corrections by n17t01

Pixel Tracker

UserMatchHistory

LinkedIn

Used to track visitors across multiple websites to present relevant ads based on the visitor’s preferences.

29 days

HTTP cookie

Consent Banner Cookiebot

In order to document your choices regarding certain data processing operations that use cookies and, in case of your consent, to communicate them to the respective third party providers, we use on our website the service “Cookiebot”, Cybot A/S. Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark (hereinafter “Cybot”). By making a choice about the cookies used via the cookie consent provided, the following data is automatically logged with Cybot:

  1. The IP number of the end user in anonymized form (the last three digits are set to ‘0’).
  2. Date and time of consent.
  3. User agent of the end user’s browser.
  4. The URL from which the consent was sent.
  5. An anonymous, random and encrypted key.
  6. The consent status of the end user, which serves as proof of consent.

The key and consent status are stored in your browser in the cookie “CookieConsent” so that our website can automatically read and follow your settings on all subsequent page requests and future end-user sessions for up to 12 months. The key is used for proof of your consents or settings and for an option to check that the consent status stored in your browser is unchanged from the original consent submitted to Cybot.

The data processing is carried out in order to fulfil our legal obligation to process data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) c) DSGVO.

    1. External contents

We use dynamic content (“Content”) from third parties to optimize the presentation and the offer of our website. When visiting the website, a request is automatically made to the server of the respective content provider via an interface, during which certain log data (e.g. the IP address of the user) is transmitted. The dynamic content is then transmitted to our website and displayed there. We use external content in connection with the following functionalities:

      1. Google Fonts

To make visiting our website attractive, we use external fonts from Google Fonts. These are loaded from servers of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”) when you visit the site. Google does not store any cookies in your browser. According to our information, however, the IP address of the user’s terminal device is transmitted to Google and stored. This processing is carried out on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in the optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO. It cannot be ruled out that a data transmission to Google- LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA takes place.

There is no EU Commission adequacy decision for data transfers to the USA. Google ensures an adequate level of data protection via the EU standard contractual clauses. A copy of the relevant EU standard contractual clause will be provided upon request. For this purpose, please contact our data protection officer at the e-mail address given above.

      1. Google Maps

We use the map service “Google Maps” from Google on our website to provide you with an interactive map. When displaying the map, data including your IP address and your location are transmitted to Google servers and stored there. This processing takes place on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter “Google”) is responsible for data processing for Maps. It cannot be ruled out that data is transmitted to Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

There is no EU Commission adequacy decision for data transfers to the USA. Google ensures an adequate level of data protection via the EU standard contractual clauses. A copy of the relevant EU standard contractual clause will be provided upon request. For this purpose, please contact our data protection officer at the e-mail address given above.

  1. Duration of data storage

We only store personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed or if you have revoked your consent. Insofar as statutory retention obligations must be observed, the storage period for certain data can be up to 10 years, regardless of the processing purposes.

  1. Your data subject rights
    1. Information

Upon request, you will receive at any time and free of charge information about all personal data that we have stored about you.

    1. Correction, deletion, restriction of processing (blocking), objection

If you no longer agree to the storage of your personal data or if this data has become incorrect, we will arrange for the deletion or blocking of your data or make the necessary corrections (insofar as this is possible under the applicable law) in response to a corresponding instruction. The same applies if we are to process data only in a restricted manner in the future. You have the right to object in particular in cases where your data is required for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in our legitimate interest, as well as profiling based on this. You also have such a right of objection in the event of data processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

    1. Right of revocation for consents with effect for the future

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Your revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing until the time of revocation.

    1. Data portability

If data processing takes place on the basis of a contract, pre-contractual negotiations, consent or with the help of automated processes, you have the right to data portability. Upon request, we will provide you with your data in a common, structured and machine-readable format, so that you can transfer the data to another responsible party upon request.

    1. Restriction of processing

Data for which we are not able to identify the data subject, e.g. if it has been anonymised for analysis purposes, is not covered by the above rights. Information, deletion, blocking, correction or transfer to another company may be possible in relation to this data if you provide us with additional information that allows us to identify you.

    1. Exercise of your data protection rights and right of appeal

For questions regarding the processing of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking, objection or deletion of data or the desire to transfer the data to another company, please contact the above e-mail address of our data protection officer. You also have the possibility to complain about your data protection rights to a supervisory authority.