(last revised: 04-06-2023)
We would like to inform you as precisely and comprehensibly as possible about how we implement the special requirements regarding data protection in our company. The following Policy Privacy thus explains in what way, to what extent, and for what purpose we collect, process, and use personal data. It also describes how data is passed on to third parties.
Responsible party for this website is
(Managing Directors: Dr. Jan Ehlers)
Lise-Meitner-Straße 29, 24941 Flensburg, Germany
We use SSL encryption to protect your data as best as possible. You can recognize encrypted connections by the prefix “https://” in the page link in the address line of your browser. All data that you transmit to this website cannot be read by third parties thanks to SSL encryption.
Our web server needs some information so that you can access our website and it is displayed reasonably. This includes, among other things:
- The browser you use to surf our pages
- Your IP address
- Date and time of your visit
- And the volume of data transferred
An IP address, for example is considered personal data. That is why your IP address is stored in truncated form. Our web server is hosted, so it is hosted in the data center (in Germany) of our service provider Hetzner Online GmbH, Industriestr. 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany. The web server stores your data for 7 days, after that, the data is automatically deleted. The data will be kept for this period to be able to trace unauthorized access to our web server, from whom this attack originated or where it came from, and to correct errors on the website.
The legal basis for processing data is Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR. Our “interest” in the sense of Art. 6 (1) lit f is in operating this website and implementing protection measures regarding confidentiality, integrity, and the availability of data.
This website contains a number of contact forms so that you can contact us. In order for us to be able to contact you, personal data such as:
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
will be collected. If you contact us using the contact form, an e-mail is generated on our web server and sent to us. Your personal data transmitted by the contact form will normally be stored in our CRM system. This is checked at regular intervals to determine whether data need to be deleted. If data is no longer required for a customer or prospective customer relationship, it will be deleted unless it is required to meet statutory retention periods.
The legal basis for processing data is Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR. Our “interest” in the sense of Art. 6 (1) lit f is in communicating with customers and interested parties.
You will then receive an e-mail with a link to confirm that you really want to subscribe to the newsletter (double opt-in). The link is valid indefinitely.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time at www.secop.com/updates/newsletter/ You will also find a link to unsubscribe in each newsletter.
The legal basis for processing data is Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR in conjunction with § 7 UWG. Our “interest” in the sense of Art. 6 (1) lit f is in managing and sending our newsletter.
Our website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), a web analytics service. The data collected by Secop GmbH includes, among other things:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Referring URL (previously visited Internet address)
- Server name of the computer (IP address)
- Time of the server request
The information collected is used exclusively by Secop GmbH. The data is not compared with other data sources and is deleted after statistical analysis.
The legal basis for processing data is Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR. Our “interest” in the sense of Art. 6 (1) lit f is in operating and troubleshooting, as well as optimizing and adapting this website to meet the needs of visitors.
Our website does not use any cookies. It only stores information in local storage when a banner is clicked away.
Purposes of Processing Data
We process the data described above to operate our website and to fulfill our contractual obligations towards our customers, as well as legal requirements.
For inquiries made by you outside of an active customer relationship, we process this data for sales and advertising purposes. You may object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Any personal data you provide to us will not be passed on to third parties, in particular not for their advertising purposes. However, we may use service providers to operate these Internet pages or for other products from us. In such cases, a service provider may receive knowledge of personal data. We select our service providers carefully, especially with regard to data protection and data security, and take all data protection measures necessary for processing data legally.
Data Protection Officer
Our data protection officer is:
Protegit Datenschutz & Datensicherheit
Inh. Bastian Böttcher, Dipl. Wirtschaftsjurist (FH)
Barmbek 14, 24594 Hohenwestedt, Germany
Your Rights as a Data Subject
You have the right to information about your personal data. You can contact our data protection officer or us directly at any time for information. When making a request for information that is not put in writing, we ask for your understanding that we require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be. You also have the right to rectification, deletion or restriction of processing your data to the extent that you are legally entitled to do so.
In addition, you have the right to object to your data being processed within the scope of legal requirements, as well as a right to data portability.
You also have the right to revoke any consent given in connection with the processing of personal data with effect for the future. The legality of processing data based on the consent until revocation remains unaffected.
Right of Appeal
You have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of personal data.
The supervisory authority responsible for us is:
Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein
Holstenstraße 98, 24103 Kiel, Germany
Further contact details can be found on the website of the supervisory authority: