The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
Personal data will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.
Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.
This data protection declaration applies to the use of the website www.quadoa.com.
1. Contact details of the party responsible for processing your data
The party responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR")and other national data protection laws is:
Quadoa Optical Systems GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)30-62934-1020
2. General information on data processing
We collect and process the personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website including its content and the services offered. The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) is collected on our pages, this is regularly only done with the consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases in which it is not possible to obtain prior consent for actual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by statutory provisions. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
The processing of personaldata shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to Quadoa Optical Systems GmbH. Hereby, "processing's" refers to any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not 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.
By means of this data protection declaration, our company would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
3. Collection, storage and use of personal data
a) When visiting the website
When you visit our website www.quadoa.com, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to the server of our website. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:
This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:
IP address of the requesting computer,
Date and time of access,
Name and URL of the retrieved file,
Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
Websites that are accessed by the user's system via our website,
the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.
Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. These purposes also include our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for achieving the purpose for which they were collected. The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In this case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection by the user.
b) When using our contact form
We offer you the possibility to contact us via a form provided on the website. A valid e-mail address must be provided so that we know who sent the request and can answer it.
Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent.
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us exclusively for the processing of your request. Other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after the completion of your request. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation has ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been conclusively clarified.
The user can revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued. In this case, all personal data stored in the course of contacting us will be deleted.
c) When using our Newsletter
The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.
You may revoke your prior consent to receive this newsletter under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.
4. Disclosure of data
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
Ensuring a smooth connection setup and the delivery of the website to the user's computer,
Guarantee of the functionality of our website,
Ensuring the security of our information technology systems,
Optimization of the website, Evaluation of system security and stability.
5. Rights of affected parties
You have the right:
within the framework of your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR,
if the transmission is indispensable for the implementation of offers or services which you wish to claim pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-dissemination,
in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
if this is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. bGDPR.
If you wish to exercise your right to information and rectification, please contact us by e-mail at:firstname.lastname@example.org or by post: Quadoa Optical Systems GmbH, Silvio-Meier-Str. 1, 10247 Berlin, Germany.
6. Right of objection
If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, pursuant to Art. 21GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation.
If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to email@example.com or contact us by post: Quadoa Optical Systems GmbH, Silvio-Meier-Str. 1, 10247 Berlin, Germany.
7. Data security
We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
to request information about your personal data processed by us free of charge in accordance with Art. 15GDPR. In particular, you may request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, unless it has been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR if the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another responsible person;
in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3GDPR, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future, and
to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77GDPR. You can contact the data protection supervisory authority responsible for us at: Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, Behördlicher Datenschutzbeauftragter, Friedrichstr. 219, 10969 Berlin, Tel. +49 30 13889-406, mail: behDSB@datenschutz-berlin.de