I. Name and address of the controller
The controller within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States is:
Albrecht Gebrüder & Co. Berlin GmbH
Tel.: +49 30 2759599 0
II. Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the controller is:
III. General information about data processing
1. Scope of the processing of personal data
On principle, we only process the personal data of our users to the extent necessary for the provision of a functioning website and of our content and services. The personal data of our users are regularly only processed after the users have given their consent. An exception applies to such cases where it is not possible to obtain the user’s consent due to the actual circumstances and the processing of the data is permitted by statutory provisions.
2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
To the extent that we obtain the data subject’s consent to the processing of personal data, Article 6(1) a of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shall serve as the legal basis.
In case of the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.
If the processing of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which our company is subject, point (c) of Article 6(1) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis.
If the processing of personal data is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person, point (d) of Article 6(1) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis.
If processing is necessary for the purposes of a legitimate interest pursued by our company or by a third party and if said interest is not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis for processing.
3. Erasure of data and duration of storage
The personal data of the data subject will be erased or locked as soon as the purpose of their storage ceases to exist. In addition, data may be stored if such storage is required by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the controller is subject. The data will also be locked or erased if a storage period dictated by the above standards expires, unless the continued storage of the data is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract.
IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files
1. Description and scope of data processing
Every time our website is visited, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the computer requesting the website.
The following data are collected in this context:
- Information about the browser type and version used
- The operating system of the user
- The Internet service provider of the user
- The IP address of the user
- Date and time of access
- Websites from which the system of the user is directed to our website
- Websites that are accessed by the system of the user through our website
The data are also stored in the log files of our system. This does not apply to the IP addresses of the user or other data through which the data can be associated with a specific user. Such data are not stored along with the other personal data of the user.
2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data is point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary for making the website available to the computer of the user. To this end, the IP address of the user must be stored for the duration of the session.
These purposes also constitute a legitimate interest in the processing of the data pursuant to point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
4. Duration of storage
The data will be erased as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. If the data were collected for the provision of the website, this will be the case at the end of the respective session.
5. Option to object and to have data removed
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is indispensable for the operation of the website. Consequently, the user does not have the option to object in this regard.
a) Description and scope of data processing
Thus, the following data can be transmitted:
- Frequency of page views
- Use of website functions
The data of the user collected in this manner are pseudonymized by means of technical precautions. Therefore, the data can no longer be associated with the user visiting the website. Said data are not stored together with other personal data of the user.
b) Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data involving the use of technically required cookies is point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
c) Purpose of data processing
The analytics cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. The analytics cookies show us how the website is used and thus enable us to constantly optimize our offer.
These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in the processing of the personal data pursuant to point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
e) Duration of storage, option to object and to have data removed
VI. Email contact
Users may contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the personal data of the user transmitted via email will be stored.
Data is not disclosed to third parties in this context. The data are used exclusively for the processing of the conversation.
6. Legal basis for data processing
If the user has given consent, the legal basis for the processing of the data is point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR.
The legal basis for the processing of data that are transmitted via email is point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. If the objective of the email contact is the conclusion of a contract, point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR is an additional legal basis for the processing.
7. Purpose of data processing
In case of email contact, said contact also constitutes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.
8. Duration of storage
The data will be erased as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. With regard to the personal data transmitted via email, this will be the case once the respective conversation with the user is completed. The conversation is considered completed, when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the respective matter has been finally clarified.
The personal data additionally collected during the sending process will be erased no later than after a period of seven days.
9. Option to object and to have data removed
The user has the option to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In that case, the conversation will not be able to be continued.
You may withdraw your consent using the email address
Alternatively, you may withdraw your consent by mail.
Albrecht Gebrüder & Co. Berlin GmbH
All personal data that are stored in the course of the contact will be deleted in this case.
VII. Google Maps
VIII. Google Analytics
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and thus guarantees compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status = Active).
Google will use this information on our behalf, in order to evaluate the use of our online offer by the users, to compile reports on the activities within said online offer and to provide further services in connection with the use of said online offer and the Internet to us. In this context, pseudonymous user profiles of the users may be created based on the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the United States and be shortened there.
The IP address transmitted by the user’s browser is not merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings of their browser software accordingly; in addition, the users can prevent Google from collecting the data that are generated by the cookie and relate to their use of the online offer and from processing said data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
The personal data of users will be deleted or anonymized after 14 months.
IX. Rights of the data subject
If your personal data are processed, you are a data subject within the scope of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:
1. Right of access
You may obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed by us.
If such processing is being performed, you may request that the controller give you access to the following information:
(1) the purposes of the processing;
(2) the categories of personal data concerned;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data concerning you have been or will be disclosed;
(4) the envisaged period for which the personal data concerning you will be stored, or, if no specific information is able to be provided in this regard, the criteria used to determine that period;
(5) the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning you or to object to such processing;
(6) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
(7) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
(8) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
You have the right to request information about whether the personal data concerning you are transferred to a third country or to an international organization. In this context you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR relating to the transfer.
2. Right to rectification
You have a right to rectification and/or completion vis-à-vis the controller, if the processed personal data concerning you are inaccurate or incomplete. The controller must rectify the data without undue delay.
3. Right to restriction of processing
Under the following conditions, you may request the restriction of the processing of the personal data concerning you:
(1) if you contest the accuracy of the personal data concerning you, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
(2) the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
(3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or
(4) you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of you.
Where the processing of the personal data concerning you has been restricted, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
If processing was restricted under the above mentioned conditions, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction of processing is lifted.
4. Right to erasure
a) Erasure obligation
You may request the controller to erase personal data concerning you without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase such data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
(1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
(2) You withdraw consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
(3) You object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) GDPR.
(4) The personal data concerning you have been unlawfully processed.
(5) The personal data concerning you have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
(6) The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR.
b) Notification of third parties
Where the controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged pursuant to Art. 17(1) GDPR to erase said data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that you, as the data subject, have requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.
The right to erasure shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary
(1) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
(2) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
(3) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3) GDPR;
(4) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in paragraph a) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
(5) for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
5. Right to notification and information
If you have exercised the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing vis-à-vis the controller, the controller is obligated to communicate this rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried to each recipient to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort.
You have the right vis-à-vis the controller to be informed about these recipients.
6. Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to the controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where:
(1) the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR; and
(2) the processing is carried out by automated means.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data concerning you transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. This must not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
The right to data portability shall not apply to processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
7. Right to object
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDRP, including profiling based on those provisions.
The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Where personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for such purposes.
In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, you may exercise your right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
8. Right to withdraw the declaration of consent under data protection law
You have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing performed on the basis of the consent until its withdrawal.
9. Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply if the decision:
(1) is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between you and the data controller;
(2) is authorized by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or
(3) is based on your explicit consent.
However, these decisions must not be based on special categories of personal data referred to in Article 9(1) GDPR, unless point (a) or (g) of Article 9(2) GDPR applies and suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests are in place.
In the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the data controller will implement suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express your point of view and to contest the decision.
10. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR.
The supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant on the progress and the outcome of the complaint including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 GDPR.