We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. It is generally possible to make use of this website without providing personal data. We treat your personal data with confidentiality and process it exclusively in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679; GDPR) of the Federal Data Protection Act (of 30 July 2017 (BDSG-new) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Personal data is only processed in accordance with this data protection notice.
This data protection notice applies for the usage of the website at www.ks-recycling.de. In the case of linked content from other providers, the data protection notice on the linked website shall apply.
Please note, however, that transferring data online (e.g. in email communication) can pose a security risk. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Responsibility for processing personal data
Responsibility for the processing of personal data in connection with the usage of this website lies with:
KS-Recycling GmbH & Co. KG
Personal data is transmitted to third parties in connection with the usage of our website.
Basis for data processing
Data collection in accordance with Article 6(1) sentence 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is based on the following (if applicable): a consent that you have given (point a); the processing of information for the purposes of fulfilling or initiating a contract (point b), the fulfilment of a legal requirement (point b). If the data collection is based on a legitimate interest on the part of our company (point f), express reference will be made to this as part of the individual procedure.
Our website uses small text files known as ‘cookies’. These are stored by your browser on your terminal device in order to make the website more user-friendly.
Most of the cookies used on our website are of the type known as ‘session cookies’, which are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them yourself. These cookies allow your browser to be recognised the next time you visit our website.
You can set up your browser so that
you are notified whenever cookies are placed,
you can allow cookies on a case-by-case basis,
you can prevent cookies from being accepted for specific cases or generally and
cookies are deleted automatically when the browser is closed.
Please note that deactivating cookies can limit the functionality of our website.
IP addresses and server log files
We store IP addresses for 24 hours in connection with website usage – this is done on an anonymised basis and only for statistic purposes.
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of accessing computer
Time of server request
These data are technically necessary for us in order to correctly display, and to ensure the stability and security of, our website. These data are collected on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. These data cannot be attributed to specific persons and will not be combined with other data sources.
Data protection notice regarding the use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps, provided by Google.
It is possible to reach us via the contact form on our website. This means that some personal data will be stored and processed for the purpose of communication. The data collected for this purpose (name, address, telephone number, email address, IP address) will not be passed on to third parties. This data will not be combined with other data collected on this website. If you are already a customer of ours, the data may be stored as part of customer relationship management (CRM) activities.
Data collection in accordance with Article 6(1) sentence 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is based on the following (if applicable): a consent that you have given (point a); the processing of information for the purposes of fulfilling or initiating a contract (point b), the fulfilment of a legal requirement (point b) and the legitimate interest of our company in the communication initiated by you (point f).
Taking into account the legal obligation to preserve records, the data are deleted as soon as the purpose of the communication has been fulfilled.
Rights of persons affected
Your rights and the assertion of rights
You have the rights listed below. You can assert these rights against us. To do so, please use the information given above.
Right of access
You have the right of access to information about whether we are processing personal data belonging to you, about the purposes for which we are processing said data, about the categories of personal data about you that we are processing, about the third parties to whom said data may have been passed on, about how long the data may have to be stored and about what your rights are.
Right to rectification
You have the right to demand that we rectify any incorrect personal data relating to you that we have stored. You also have the right to demand that we complete any incomplete data set that we have stored.
You can demand that personal data relating to you be erased: (1) if the data has been processed unlawfully, (2) if the purpose for which the data was collected has been achieved, (3) if you have revoked your consent for processing your data and no other legal basis for processing exists, (4) if we are legally obliged to erase the data, (5) if you are younger than 16 years of age or (6) if you have objected to the processing of your personal data and we have no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing.
Right to restriction of processing
You can demand that we restrict our processing of your personal data in the cases listed below. In these cases, we will flag the data so that it will not be processed any further: (1) If you dispute the correctness of the personal data, for the duration of our examination. (2) If you have requested for data to be deleted and we are not able or permitted to do so. (3) If you require the data for making claims but we are legally obliged to delete it because the purpose of the processing has been achieved. (4) If you have objected to the processing of the data and no final decision has been made yet.
Objection to processing
If the processing of personal data relating to you is based on legitimate interests on our part, you can object – for reasons based on your specific situation – to your personal data being processed.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that data that you yourself have made available as part of a contract or based on a consent and that has been processed by automated means be made available to you by us in a standard machine-readable format (data set).
If you have consented to our processing your personal data, you can revoke this consent at any time. Please send us your revocation using the contact details indicated above.
Right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities
You have the right to contact the supervisory authorities with any complaints relating to data protection. The supervisory authority that is responsible for us is the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia. The complaint can be lodged with any supervisory authority regardless of allocated responsibility.