Privacy Statement of
Bachmann electronic GmbH
6800 Feldkirch, Österreich
and all affiliated entities.
Regardless of whether you are an existing customer, just interested in our products and services or visiting our website www.bachmann.info, your privacy and the integrity of your personal data are of utmost importance at Bachmann. For this reason, all entities of the Bachmann group of companies (“we”) hereby give an overview of which data and for which purposes we are collecting them, in which way they will be processed and which measures we have taken to safeguard their integrity. This is being done in an „FAQ“ format:
1. Whose data and which categories of data will be processed?
This Privacy Statement is about the personal data of natural persons only. They have got in contact with us in various ways and the data collected may be assigned to each of these natural persons. Before this background, the following categories of data will be collected:
- Identification and contact details, such as first and last name, email and postal address, telephone number, etc;
- Information regarding your interests and preferences about our products and services;
- Contract and invoicing details: These are data which may be derived from the contracts existing between you and us;
- Audiovisual data, e.g. photos taken at company events, videos recorded by cameras on our premises, etc;
- Further categories of similar data.
2. In which way will your data be processed?
The data collected will be – fully or partially automated – stored, arranged according to certain criteria, used, shared, forwarded and deleted. Furthermore, it is a way of processing data if they are provided and retrieved, compared and inter-linked.
3. For which purpose will your data be processed?
For which purpose we are processing your data depends, inter alia, on how you have got in contact with us (e.g. by visiting our website), or which products and services you are supplied with in the context of an existing partnership.
Data may be processed for any of the following purposes: Advertising and marketing as well as general strengthening of our relationship, information (also on social media) about and improvement of our products and services portfolio, tailoring of offers, compliance with (pre-)contractual or legal obligations, security measures designed for our premises and preparation of legal disputes. However, no entity belonging to the Bachmann group of companies engages in direct marketing.
4. On which legal basis are we processing your data and for how long will they be stored?
You have voluntarily made available your data and they will be processed on the basis of your consent; furthermore, we are processing some or all of your data complying with (pre-contractual) or legal obligations or based on our legitimate interest. Your data, however, will not be stored for longer than what is absolutely necessary for the respective purpose or for as long as we are legally required to do so.
5. Who are we making available your data?
We are making available your data to just those of our employees who need them to fulfil their duties; other employees will have no access to your data. Moreover, we may pass on some or all of your data to other entities within the Bachmann group of companies and to authorities to the extent this is a legal requirement. Finally, we are cooperating with distributors and other external service providers, e.g. to send out our newsletter; in all of these cases we are relying on contractual obligations that all your data will be processed in accordance with applicable law.
6. Which tools are we using when we are collecting your data?
We are using software analysis and other tools (e.g. CCTV, voice recording instruments, cookies) in order to efficiently collect the data which are relevant to us and to analyse them. At the same time, we have taken state-of-the-art measures to protect the data so collected against unjustified access or manipulation, and we have taken measures within our organisation to make sure that only those employees have access to your data who need them when they are fulfilling their duties. Finally, it goes without saying that we are complying with all applicable laws.
7. Which are your statutory rights?
Your statutory rights are laid down in the EU General Data Protection Regulation/GDPR as well as in any domestic data protection laws (e.g. the Austrian Data Protection Act or the German Federal Data Protection Act). On the basis of the GDPR you are entitled to the following:
- Right of access by the data subject (Article 15),
- Right to rectification (Article 16),
- Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Article 17),
- Right to restriction of processing (Article 18),
- Right to data portability (Article 20),
- Right to object (Article 21).
Any consent declared vis-à-vis Bachmann may be withdrawn at any time by sending a simple statement to the following address email@example.com. Please, be aware that a withdrawal of a consent given does not affect the processing of any data which has taken place prior to the consent being withdrawn. Furthermore, a withdrawal may not be possible in some circumstances, e.g. when data are being processed in compliance with legal obligations.
8. You intent to apply for a vacancy – what is going to happen to your data?
We are delighted about any application no matter if we receive it by post, email or via the application tool on our website. All information which you are going to disclose in the course of the application process is handled with the same care as all other personal data and, in particular, will be stored in a file-system with restricted access.
Furthermore, you can be assured that your data will be made available only to members of the central and/or local HR-department as well as the relevant supervisor(s); please, be aware that the central HR-department acts as a service provider for entities of the Bachmann group of companies which sometimes require information to be shared. When you are applying for a position, we are assuming that it is OK for you if we keep your data in our records for any vacancy that may arise in the future; all these data will be automatically deleted in accordance with applicable law.
9. Who will answer my questions?
With any question or other concern you may have, you may contact Bachmann’s data protection manager; please, use this email-address: firstname.lastname@example.org
S/he will immediately take care of your matter or, alternatively, let you know how long it will take to do so. Alternatively or additionally, you may contact your national data protection authority.
10. Regarding this Privacy Statement, will there be any changes in the future?
For the time being, you may rely on the statements of this Privacy Statement. However, because the law changes, we may need to update this Privacy Statement from time to time. The most recent version of this Privacy Statement will always be available from the menu item “Imprint & Data Protection” on our website www.bachmann.info