ARTSSS UG (“ARTSSS” or “we”) is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of users (“you” or “your”), your Personal Data processed by us through your visit of the websites in scope of this statement and the provision of our related services (“Website(s)” or “Services”). We act in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
If you would like to contact us in a non-digital way, you can send a letter to our office:
Personal data & processing of your Personal Data
Personal Data is any piece of information that is traceable directly or indirectly to you as natural person. This can be online information such as an IP address, but also your name, e-mail or home address. It could also be a combination of information which can identify you. Personal Data can be processed through multiple actions such as – but not limited to – storage, collection, recording, adaptation, alteration, combination, deletion, consultation.
We process your Personal Data in compliance with the GDPR for the purposes set out below, ARTSSS can process your Personal Data for the purpose you gave your consent to. For example, if you subscribe to a newsletter. We may also use your Personal Data for the provision of our Services based on a service contract with you. Sometimes we may need to process your personal data because it is necessary for our legitimate interest or to comply with a legal obligation. If you want more information about these legal grounds, you can contact us via the channels mentioned above.
Personal Data we use :
ARTSSS uses the following Personal Data:
Purposes for which we process your Personal Data
Usage Data & Cookies Policy
ARTSSS may collect information on how the Website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use such information to provide and maintain the Website, notify you about changes to our Service, allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so, provide customer care and support of the Website, provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Website, monitor the usage of the Website, and detect, prevent, and address technical issues of the Website.
These purposes also represent our legitimate interests to administer this Website, improve its usability, and improve your browsing experience by personalising the Website.
We gather and process information when you fill out contact forms to communicate with ARTSSS, after having obtained your consent, or you send email communications to ARTSSS. This information is used to send you replies to your queries and provide you, to the extent possible, with any help or guidance requested.
Such information is also collected and treated at the stage prior to concluding any contract as a follow-up to you placing an order or making any other relevant inquiry. Failure to provide us with such information may prevent us from smoothly performing our obligations in the context of an existing or future contractual relation.
Transactions & contracts
We store information about any transaction and/or contract concluded between you and ARTSSS, including invoicing details as required under local legislation. We use this information to comply with laws governing the execution of such transactions, including amongst others taxation requirements.
We also process such information to perform our obligations and pursue our rights under the contract entered into by you and ARTSSS, including in the context of any legal proceedings if necessary. Such information is also collected and treated at the stage prior to concluding any contract as a follow-up to you placing an order or making any other relevant inquiry as stated above.
With whom we share your Personal Data
We might also need to share your Personal data with government agencies or any supervisory authority if required by law and under the relevant safeguards for the protection of your fundamental rights, in particular where ARTSSS reasonably believes unlawful activities, fraud, or bodily injury or death have occurred or the Personal Data may aid an ongoing investigation.
Where ARTSSS uses the services of other entities or natural persons outside its organisation to process your Personal Data, ARTSSS makes sure that there is a contract with the recipient each time concerned, or another legal act outlines their relevant obligations under the GDPR.
Transfers of Personal Data outside the EEA
How long we keep your Personal Data
ARTSSS takes all necessary measures to ensure that processing of your Personal Data meets the requirements of the GDPR and relevant legislation as regards, amongst others, the appropriate level of security in view of the risks entailed in any processing operation. However, we note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we underline that we shall have no liability for events for which we are not responsible, as provided for in the GDPR.
Links to other websites
The Website may contain hyperlinks to other sites that may be of interest to users such the Facebook page that ARTSSS has created or any other social media account etc. ARTSSS does not control or monitor the privacy, accuracy, quality, or integrity of those sites. You should check the privacy notice and policies of other websites you visit. Links to third-party sites are provided solely for your convenience, and any use or submission of data to such sites shall be at your sole risk.
What cookies are
What types of cookies we use
ARTSSS Websites uses different types of cookies.
We use ……………………. to help you manage your cookie preferences. If you would like to opt-out of, or opt-in, to certain cookies, you can do so at the Preference Centre at any time. Simply click on the different category headings to find out more about each cookie type and change your default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.
Please note that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Under the GDPR, you are entitled to exercise any of the rights shown in the following table with regard to your Personal Data processed by ARTSSS, subject to the conditions provided for by law.
|Rights||What does this mean?|
|The right to be informed
|The right of access||You have the right to obtain access to your Personal Data and certain other information. This is so you are aware and can check that we are using your Personal Data in accordance with applicable laws.|
|The right to rectification||You are entitled to have your Personal Data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.|
|The right to erasure||This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your Personal Data where there is no compelling reason or applicable law for us to keep using it.|
|The right to restrict processing||You have the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your Personal Data. When processing is restricted, we can still store your Personal Data, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for further use of their information to be ‘blocked’ to make sure the restriction is respected in future.|
|The right to data portability||You have the right to obtain and reuse your Personal Data for your own purposes across different services.|
|The right to object||You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing.|
|Right to withdraw consent||If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful).|
|Right to lodge a complaint||You have the right to lodge a complaint with the German Data Processing Authority. You can contact the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information by clicking on the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/EN/Home/home_node.html
In particular, you will be reminded of such right if we refuse to take action following your exercising of any right or submitting of any request. You will also be entitled to ask for a judicial remedy.
You may submit the requests listed above and exercise your rights by contacting us through email by using the contact details referred to in the relevant section. Please make sure you include your full name, address, and telephone number and a copy of a document evidencing your identity (such as an ID card or passport).
ARTSSS shall attempt in good faith to respond to your request within the time specified by applicable laws. Please note that according to the GDPR, where requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character, ARTSSS may either charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs involved or refuse to act on the request.