5. What purposes do we process your personal data for – and what is the legal basis for this?
We process your data so that we can prepare and fulfil the contracts we conclude with you. This also applies to information you make available to us in the context of pre-contractual correspondence. The specific purposes of data processing depend on the respective product and the request made, and can also be used to analyse your needs and check what products and services are suitable for you. Your data is also disclosed within the Sedus corporate group and to external assembly service providers and forwarding agents to fulfil the contractual obligation.
Goods and service providers
We also need your personal data so that we can check whether and what products and services we are able and allowed to offer you.
Details about the respective purposes of data processing can be found in the contractual documents and in our General Terms and Conditions.
Implementation of the application process
We process your data that you have sent us in the context of your application to check whether your specialist qualifications are suitable for the job advertised. We only use your information for the application process and transfer it to your personal file when a contract is concluded. If an agreement is not reached, your information will be deleted or destroyed after six months. We will not use your applicant information for any purposes other than implementation of the application process, unless you have consented to further use of your data (e.g. inclusion in the applicant pool).
If you are under the age of 13, you need to ask a parent or legal guardian for permission before using our recruitment portal. If you think that we may be in unauthorised possession of personal data from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at sedus(a)sedus.com.
Following balancing of interests:
We improve our services and offer you suitable products.
As regards online chats, we process your data due to our legitimate interest in offering you our service in the best possible way, to be able to respond directly to your questions, to schedule dates and to inform you about current events and offers. In addition, we support you in finding retailers and in selecting products.For this purpose, we process your name, contact data and the entire conversation including the data disclosed by you.
To strengthen and optimise the customer relationship
In the context of our efforts to continuously optimise our relationship with you, we occasionally request that you take part in our customer surveys. The results of the surveys are used to adapt our products and services so that they meet your needs even better. The results of these surveys are used without any references to you.
Data processing and analysis for marketing purposes
Your needs are important to us and we try to provide you with information about products and services that is specifically suitable to you. We use the results from our joint business relationship and from market research for this purpose. The main objective in this regard is to adjust our product proposals to your needs. In this respect, we guarantee that we always process data in accordance with applicable data protection law. Please note that you can object to your personal data being used for this purpose at any time.
What do we specifically analyse and process?
- Results of our marketing campaigns to measure the efficiency and relevance of our campaigns;
- Information from your visits to our website;
- The possible need for our products and services.
You have the option of subscribing to our newsletter via our website. To send it, all we need is your email address, country and language. Any other information you provide is voluntary. You will only be sent our newsletter once you have successfully completed a double opt-in procedure. You have the right at any time to view your declaration of consent or to unsubscribe from the newsletter. Each letter that accompanies our newsletter contains corresponding links. If you unsubscribe from our newsletter, we will immediately block your contact details in our newsletter distribution list.
The legislator makes specific requirements regarding the effectiveness of electronic consent, such as that used to subscribe to the newsletter. This also includes logging your declaration of consent. We therefore log the date and time of your consent, the text of the declaration of consent, whether the checkbox was checked, your email address and any other voluntary information you provide. We also log the date and time you clicked on the confirmation link and the link in the confirmation email. We only collect this information to meet the legal obligations.
Based on your consent
When you use our Augmented Reality App, we process your data based on your consent which you give when you install the app.This applies in particular to the access to the camera.We use the data within the app to provide you with an AR experience and ensure functionality on your device.The pictures and data remain exclusively on your device.
Based on your consent
If you have consented to processing of your personal data for one or more substantiated purposes, we may permissibly process your data. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future without incurring anything other than the transmission costs at the basic rates (the costs of your internet connection). However, revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing activities carried out until such time that you object.
Based on legal specifications or in the public interest
As a company, we are subject to a wide range of legal requirements (resulting from tax legislation, for example). We process your personal data to meet our legal obligations.
Sedus occasionally uses third-party providers to process your personal data – for instance, to conduct certain analyses (cf. Section 7, “Technologies”) or to rent storage space or server capacities for our web hosting and/or application. Sedus undertakes to ensure that these third-party providers and all data processors engaged strictly adhere to our instructions. Sedus maintains relevant agreements on the commissioned data processing operations with all providers as per Article 28 of the GDPR. When processing personal data outside of the EU/EEA, we ensure an adequate level of data protection in the third country that is appropriate for European data protection by entering into a contractual agreement based on the EU standard contractual clauses.
For processing via online payment service providers
We have integrated components of the payment service provider PayPal on our online shop web page.Payments are processed via so-called PayPal accounts, which are virtual private or business accounts.In addition, PayPal offers the possibility to process virtual payments via credit cards if a user does not have a PayPal account.If the user selects “PayPal” as payment option in our online shop during the ordering process, the user’s data is automatically transmitted to PayPal.By selecting this payment option, the person concerned consents to the transfer of personal data required for payment processing.PayPal processes the data on its own responsibility.
We have also integrated components of the payment service provider Stripe on our online shop web page.If you choose a payment method offered by the payment service provider Stripe, we will, as part of the payment process, pass on your information provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, credit card number (if applicable), invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment and order processing.