Data protection

Created on 25. May 2018

1. Data protection

We, the company LINCE UG (limited liability), the operator of this website, 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.


Our website can usually be used without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.


We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

2. Cookies

Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.


Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.


You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

3. Server log files


The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:


• Browser type and browser version 

• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

4. Contact form


If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the contact form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.


You can revoke your consent at any time in the future by sending an email to info@lince-tec.de.

5. Newsletter data


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.


You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address, and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter or contact us at info@lince-tec.de and revoke it Your newsletter subscription.


6. Processing of data (customer and contract data)


We collect, process, and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or change of the legal relationship (inventory data). We collect, process, and use personal data on the use of our website (usage data) only to the extent necessary to enable the user to use the service or to bill them.

7. Duration of storage


Personal data that have been communicated to us via our website are only stored until the purpose for which they were entrusted to us has been fulfilled. As far as commercial and tax retention periods are to be observed, the duration of the storage of certain data can be up to 10 years.


8. Email communication


We may make use of the option to receive a confirmation of receipt if you receive one of our email notifications. We use this information to improve our customer service.

9. Passing on personal data for payment processing


When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - “payment on account” via PayPal, we will give your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 as part of the payment process Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”), further. PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal, or - if offered - “purchase on account” via PayPal. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with regard to the statistical probability of default for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). As far as score values ​​are included in the result of the credit report, these are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Address data is included in the calculation of the score values. For more information on data protection, including the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

10. Google Analytics


This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.


You can find more information on how user data is handled by Google Analytics in Google's data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

11. Data protection declaration for Google Maps 


Our website uses Google Maps to display maps and to create directions. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing, and use of the automatically collected data and the data you enter by Google, one of its representatives, or third-party providers. 


You can find the terms of use for Google Maps under Terms of Use for Google Maps. You can find detailed details in the data protection center of google.de: Transparency and options as well as data protection regulations.

12. Data protection declaration for Facebook


Our website uses functions from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our pages with Facebook plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. In doing so, data is already being transferred to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not want this data to be assigned to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our page. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or clicking a “Like” or “Share” button, are also passed on to Facebook. You can find out more at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy.
Data protection declaration for the use of the contact forms


If you send us an e-mail or a message using the contact form, we will only collect, save and process your data insofar as this is necessary for processing your inquiries and for correspondence with you. We treat your data in accordance with the provisions of data protection law and generally take the greatest possible precautions for their security. 


We would like to point out that when e-mails are sent, data transmission via the Internet is unsecured and that the data could theoretically be read or falsified by unauthorized persons.
Newsletter data


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.


You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address, and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
Rights of the data subject to information


On the basis of the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act, as a data subject, you have the right at any time to receive free information from us about your stored personal data. Furthermore, under the respective legal requirements, you have the right to request the correction, deletion or blocking of the data concerned.

13. IP anonymization


We use the "Activation of IP anonymization" function on this website. As a result, however, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

14. Order data processing


We have concluded a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

15. Browser plugin


You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

16. Objection to data collection


You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.

17. Google reCaptcha


We use the Google reCaptcha service to determine whether a person or a computer makes a certain entry in our contact or newsletter form.


Google uses the following data to check whether you are a person or a computer: IP address of the device used, the website that you visit with us and on which the captcha is integrated, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the device used Browser and operating system type, Google account if you are logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas and tasks for which you have to identify images. The legal basis for the data processing is described in Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation. There is a legitimate interest on our part in this data processing, to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated input (attacks).

18. Google Web Fonts


This page uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.


You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy 

19. SSL encryption


For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “HTTP: //” to “HTTPS: //” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.


If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

20. Right to information, deletion, blocking


You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin, and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data at any time. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice or by e-mail to info@lince-tec.de if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

21. Objection to advertising mails


We hereby object to the use of the contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.