Privacy Statement

I. Name and address of those responsible

Those responsible in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (German “DSGVO”) and other national data protection regulations of the member states as well as other data protection provisions is the company:

SBN Wälzlager GmbH & Co. KG
Jan-Hutzel-Weg 1
66901 Schönenberg-Kübelberg
Germany

Phone: +49 6373 50080-0
Email: info@sbn.de
Website: www.sbn.de

II. Availability of the website and generation of logfiles

1. Description and extent of data processing
When opening our website our system automatically collects the following data and information from the computer system of the calling computer:

(1) Information about the browser type and its version
(2) Operating system of the user
(3) Internet service provider of the user
(4) IP-address of the calling computer
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites linking the user to our web page
(7) Websites called by the user’s system via our website
(8) The data are also stored in our system’s logfiles. This data together with other personal data of the user are not stored.

2. Legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the logfiles is section 6, item 1 lit.f of the DSGVO.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP-address by the system for the duration of the session is necessary to enable the website’s availability for the user’s computer.

The storage of the logfiles is effected to guarantee the website’s functionality. Additionally, this data serves to optimize the website and to safeguard our IT-systems protection. In this context, no data evaluation is established for any marketing purposes.

Herein lies our legitimate interest in data processing according to section 6, item 1 lit. f DSGVO.

4. Duration of data storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed than is necessary for the purposes which the data are collected for.

In the case of data storage for the availability of the website that is the case when the respective session has ended.

In the case of data storage in the logfiles that is the case after seven days at the latest. Any further storage is possible. This way, the users’ IP-addresses are deleted or alienated so that an allocation of the calling client becomes impossible.

5. Possibility of objection and deletion

The data collection for the availability of the website and the storage of the data in logfiles is absolutely essential to operate the website. Therefore, an objection is not possible.

III. Use of Cookies

1. Description and extent of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files being stored in the internet browser respectively by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. If you call up a website, a cookie might be stored on the operating system of your computer system. This cookie contains a characteristic string which enables a clear identification of the browser when the website is called again.

a) Use of technically essential cookies

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. A session-ID is stored in and transferred to the cookies to guarantee that the calling browser can be identified, even after changing the website.

b) Use of Google Analytics and Google Adwords

On our website we use the component Google Analytics (with the anonymization function). Google Analytics is a web analysis service in form of a cookie to collect and evaluate data on the behaviour of the visitors of internet sites. Google Analytics is clarified more precisely if you follow this link:
www.google.com/intl/de_de/analytics/

We apply the Google promotion tool “Google Adwords” to promote our website and in this context, we use the analysis service “Conversion Tracking”. If you enter our website via a Google ad, a cookie will be placed on the user’s computer.

The operating company of Google Analytics and Google Adwords is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA (“Google”).

Using Google Analytics and Google Adwords the following data can be submitted:

(1) Information about the browser type and its version
(2) Operating system of the user
(3) Internet service provider of the user
(4) IP-address of the calling computer
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites linking the user to our web page
(7) Websites called by the user’s system via our website
(8) Frequency of site visits
(9) Use of website functions

For the web analysis with Google Analytics we use the add-on “_gat._anonymizeIp”. With this add-on the IP-address of the calling computer will be shortened and anonymized if our internet sites are accessed by a member state of the European Union or by another contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

When visiting our website you will be informed by an info banner about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and reference is made to this privacy statement. In this context, reference is made about how the storage of cookies can be blocked.

2. Legal basis for the data processing

a) Technically essential cookies

The legal basis for the processing of personal data when placing technically essential cookies is section 6, item 1 lit. f DSGVO.

b) Google Analytics and Google Adwords
The legal basis for the processing of personal data when placing cookies of Google Analytics and Google Adwords is section 6, item 1 lit. f DSGVO.

3. Purpose of data processing

a) Technically essential cookies

The purpose of using technically essential cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for the users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without applying cookies. For these, it is essential that the browser will be recognized after a page change. Therefore, a session-ID is stored in and transferred to the cookies.

The user data collected by technically essential cookies are not used for the compilation of user profiles.

b) Google Analytics and Google Adwords

The purpose of using cookies by Google Analytics and Google Adwords is to improve the quality of our website and its contents. By placing cookies for analysis purposes we can identify as to how our website is used and and we can constantly optimize our offer.

ba) Purpose of Google Analytics

The data collected by Google Analytics serves the operating company Google Analytics to evaluate the use of our website by the user, to compile reports on the website activities for us and to perform further services associated with the website and internet use.

bb) Purpose of Google Adwords

The cookies placed for Google Adwords do not result in the personal identification of the user. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired at that time, we and Google can recognize that you have clicked on one of our ads placed on Google and that you have been forwarded to our site.

The information collected by means of these cookies serves Google to generate visit statistics for our website. Thus, we know the total number of the users who clicked on our ad and furthermore, which pages of our website were visited by the respective user thereafter. Neither we nor third parties receive any information via Google Adwords which could personally identify the user.

bc) Legitimate interest

With the above mentioned purposes we are legitimately interested in processing personal data pursuant to section 6, item 1 lit.f DSGVO.

4. Duration of storage, possibility of objection and deletion

a) General

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and forwarded to our site. As far as cookies from Google Analytics and Google Adwords are concerned, these are forwarded to Google by the user’s computer. This way, you can fully monitor the use of cookies. Adjusting the settings in your internet browser accordingly, results in deactivating or restricting the transfer of cookies. Cookies already stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deleted or deactivated for our website, it might be possible that not all functions of our website can be fully used anymore.

b) Google Analytics and Google Adwords

In addition, you have the possibility to contradict to and delete the collection of data by Google Analytics relating to the use of our website.To this, you have to download and install a browser add-on under the link tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout . This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information regarding the visits of internet sites may be forwarded to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-on is considered by Google as objection. If the browser add-on is deleted or deactivated, it will have to be re-installed or re-activated in order to deactivate Google Analytics.

Further information and the applicable Google privacy statement can be retrieved from www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and from www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html.

5. Data transfer to a third country

If the browser add-on, as mentioned under item 4, has not been installed or deactivated, the data indicated in item 1 will be forwarded to Google in the United States of America and will be stored there and potentially passed on to third parties.

IV. Contact form and email contact

1. Description and extent of data processing

A contact form is available on our website and can be used for electronic contact. If a user takes this opportunity, the data entered into the dialog box will be forwarded to us and stored. These data are:

(1) First Name and Last Name
(2) Address
(3) Phone number
(4) Email address

When sending the message the following data are stored:

(1) IP-address
(2) Date and time of the registration

In addition, making contact is possible with the email address indicated in the contact form.

In this context, no data will be transferred to third parties. The data are exclusively used for further processing of the conversation.

2. Legal basis for the data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data which are gained during the contact process is section 6, item 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If making contract aims at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is section 6, item 1 lit. b DSGVO.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The processing of personal data from the dialog box and/or the email solely serves to process the contact procedure. Herein lies also the required legitimate interest in processing the data.

The remaining personal data processed during the sending process when using the contact form serve to prevent the contact form from abuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our IT-systems.

4. Duration of storage

The data are deleted once they are no more required to fulfil the purpose of their collection. This shall be the case for the personal data from the dialog box of the contact form and those having been forwarded by mail if the communication with the user has ended. The communication has ended when it is apparent from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been conclusively clarified.

The personal data additionally collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

5. Possibility of objection and deletion

At any time, you have the option to revoke your consent to process the personal data. If you contact us by mail, you can contradict at any time to the storage of your personal data. In such a case the communication cannot be continued.

The revocation and the objection can be addressed either by email to info@sbn.de or by mail to SBN Wälzlager GmbH & Co. KG, Jan-Hutzel-Weg 1, D-66901 Schönenberg-Kübelberg, to the person in charge.

In this case, all data which were stored during the contact process will be deleted.

V. Job applications online

1. Description and extent of the data processing

For application purposes the email address can be used to contact us. In this case the personal data of the user transferred with the email (i.e. particularly the email address, name, address, date of birth as well as data referring to education at school, university and previous occupational activities) are stored.

The data gained are only transferred to third parties with your explicit approval, unless the transfer of these data to third parties is required to justify, carry out or terminate an employment or service contract. The given approval can be revoked at any time, in so far as the transfer of these data to third parties is not required to justify, carry out or terminate an employment or service contract.

In this context, no data to third parties are transferred. The data are exclusively used for the processing of the conversation.

2. Legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the data processing which are gained during the contact process for evaluation purposes is section 6, item 1 lit. f DSGVO and if the application aims at concluding a contract, section 6, item 1 lit. b DSGVO.

3. Purpose of the data processing

The processing of the personal data from the email solely serves to process the application. Herein lies also the required legitimate interest in processing the data.

4. Duration of storage

The data collected are only stored for as long as they are required to carry out the application process or to justify or to terminate an employment or service relationship. Upon termination of the application process, the data collected are deleted immediately or after two months at the latest unless you consented to store your data in our data base for applicants for a longer period or if the data are not required to justify, carry out or terminate an employment or service relationship or in so far as no legal retention periods exist. The requirements of section 15 AGG (German General Equal Treatment Act) are taken into consideration.

5. Possibility of objection and deletion

At any time, you have the option to revoke your consent to process and store your personal data. In such a case the application process cannot be continued.

The revocation and the objection can be addressed either by email to info@sbn.de or by mail to SBN Wälzlager GmbH & Co. KG, Jan-Hutzel-Weg 1, D-66901 Schönenberg-Kübelberg, to the person in charge.

In this case, all data which were stored for the application process will be deleted.

VI. Rights of the parties concerned

If your personal data are processed you are a party concerned in accordance with the DSGVO and you acquire the following rights vis-à-vis those responsible:

1. Right to information

You can request a confirmation from those responsible about whether we are processing your personal data. If there is such a processing you can request the following information from those responsible:

(1) The purposes which the personal data are processed for;
(2) The categories of data which are processed;
(3) The recipients or the categories of recipients who have received or will receive your personal data;
(4) The planned duration of storing your personal data or, if detailed information cannot be given, to specify the criteria to determine the duration of storage;
(5) The right to rectify or delete your personal data, the right to limit the processing of your personal data by those responsible or the right of objection against this processing;
(6) The right of appeal filed with a regulatory body;
(7) Any information available about the origin of the data, if the personal data are not collected from the party concerned itself;
(8) An automated decision finding, including profiling according to section 22, items 1 and 4 DSGVO and – at least in these cases – any significant information about the logic involved as well as the consequences and the aimed effects of a such a processing for the party concerned.

You are entitled to any information about whether your personal data are forwarded to a third country or to any international organization. In this context, you can request to be informed about the appropriate guarantees pursuant to section 46 DSGVO with regard to the transfer.

2. Right to data rectification

You have a right to the rectification and/or completion of data against those responsible, in so far as your personal data processed are incorrect or incomplete. Those responsible have to take correcting measures immediately.

3. Right to limit the processing

Under the following conditions you can request to limit the processing of your personal data:

(1) If you contest the accuracy of your personal data for a duration period which enables those responsible to verify the accuracy of your personal data;
(2) If the processing is unlawful and you reject your personal data to be deleted and you request to limit the use of your personal data instead;
(3) If those responsible do not any longer need your personal data for processing purposes, but you, however, need them to file, exercise or defend any legal claims, or
(4) if you have contested the processing pursuant to section 21, item 1 DSGVO and it has not been determined yet whether the legitimate reasons of those responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been limited, these data may only been processed – aside from their storage – with your consent or to file, exercise or defend claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of vital public

interest of the Union or a member state.

If processing limitation has been restricted according to the above-mentioned conditions you will be informed by those responsible before the limitation is rendered ineffective.

4. Right for deletion

Obligation for deletion

You can request from those responsible to delete your personal data immediately and those responsible are obliged to immediately delete these data in so far as one of the following reasons applies:

(1) Your personal data are no longer needed for those purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed,
(2) You revoke your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to section 6, item 1 lit. a or section 9, item 2 lit. a DSGVO and there are no other legal grounds for the processing,
(3) You appeal against the processing pursuant to section 21, item 1 DSGVO and there are no foremost legitimate reasons for the processing or you appeal against the processing pursuant to section 21, item 2 DSGVO,
(4) Your personal data were proessed unlawfully,
(5) Deleting your personal data is essential to fulful a legal obligation in accordance with the law of the Union or the law of the member states to which those responsible are subject to.
(6) Your personal data has been collected related to the services offered by the information society pursuant to section 8, item 1 DSGVO.

5. Information to third parties

If those responsible have made public your personal data and they are obliged to delete these data pursuant to section 17, item 1 DSGVO, they will have to take any appropriate measures, including those of a technical nature and taking into consideration the available technologies and the cost for implementation, in order to inform those responsible for data processing who are processing your personal data, that you as the person concerned have requested to delete any links to these personal data or to delete any copies or replications of these personal data.

6. Exemptions

There is no right for deletion in so far as the processing is essential:

(1) To exercise the right of free expression and information;
(2) To fulfil a legal obligation which requires the processing in accordance with the law of the Union or the member states and to which those responsible are subject to, or to perform a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in those responsible;
(3) For reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to section 9, item 2 lit. h and i as well as section 9, item 3 DSGVO;
(4) For archiving purposes carried out in the public interest or for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to section 89, item 1 DSGVO, in so far as the right described under item a) would not likely allow to achieve the objectives of this processing or would seriously impair it, or
(5) To file, exercise or defend any claims.

7. Right to information

If you have asserted the right for rectification, deletion or restriction of the processing against those responsible, they will be obliged to inform all recipients having received access to your personal data, about the rectification or deletion of the data or about the restriction of the processing, unless this turns out to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You are entitled to be informed about these recipients.

8. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive your personal data which you provided those responsible, in a textured, common and machine-readable format. Furthermore, you have the right to transfer these data to another responsible person without being hindered by those responsible to whom your personal data have been provided, in so far as:

(1) The processing is based on a consent pursuant to section 6, item 1 lit. a DSGVO or section 9, item 2 lit. a DSGVO or to a contract according to section 6, item 1 lit. b DSGVO and
(2) the processing is carried out by means of an automated procedure.

When exercising this right you have furthermore the right to obtain that your personal data will be directly transferred by a responsible person to another person in charge, in so far as this is technically possible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may hereby not be impaired.

The right to data portability is not applicable to the processing of personal data which are needed to perform a task which lies in the public interest or is exercised of official authority which was given to those responsible.

9. Right of objection

You have the right at any time, for reasons resulting from your special situation, to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to section 6, item 1 lit. e or f DSGVO; this also applies to a profiling based on this provision.

Those responsible will no longer process your personal data unless they can prove overriding worth- protecting reasons for the processing which may overweigh your interests, rights or freedoms or the processing serves to file, exercise or defend any claims.

If your personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you will be entitled at any time to object to this processing of your personal data for such marketing purposes; this also applies to the profiling in so far as it is associated with such direct marketing.

If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes.

You have the possibility to exercise your right to objection in connection with the use of services of the information society – notwithstanding the provision 2002/58/EG – by applying an automated procedure that uses technical specifications.

10. Right to object the declaration of consent according to Privacy Law

You are entitled at any time to object to your declaration of consent according to the Privacy Law. Your objection to the consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing performed on the basis of the consent given until objected.

11. Right of complaint before a supervisory authority

Notwithstanding any other administrative or judicial remedies you are entitled to complaint before a supervisory authority, particularly within the member state of your residence, your work place or the place of the presumable infringement, if you think that the processing of your personal data violates the DSGVO. The authority receiving the complaint shall inform the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint including the possibility of judicial remedy.