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Mr. Benedict Geissler (CEO)
Telephone +49 (0) 89 44451155
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Last update October 2022
The protection and security of your personal data are very important to us, sqanit GmbH. We take the legal requirements of data protection and data security very seriously. The following information applies to our website under https://www.sqanit.com (“sqanit website”) and provides you with an overview of which personal data we collect via The sqanit website and for what purposes. In addition, we hereby inform you of your rights in relation to us with regard to your personal data.
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, i.e. in your case all information that we are able to associate with you, even if only indirectly.
We collect your data by a contact form we provide for this purpose on our sqanit platform. Other data will be automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit The sqanit website. Further details you may find below.
4.1 Log files (internet protocols)
When you visit our sqanit website, our IT systems automatically collect and store so-called log file information that your internet browser transmits to us. This includes:
This information is partly required for technical reasons in order to show you our website and to ensure its stability.
IP addresses are stored in our log files in order to enable us to pursue our rights in the event of an attack on our IT systems and restore the security of the IT systems (our legitimate interest; legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation, “GDPR“).
We are not able to assign the data to any person except for the IP address. The IP address is only assigned in the case of an attack. Beyond that we do not merge the data with other data sources. The IP addresses are deleted within 14 days.
4.2 Contact form on The sqanit website
If you use the contact form on the sqanit website, we collect the following information from you (legal basis is Art.6(1)(f) GDPR):
If you click on “SUBMIT” on the contact form on The sqanit website, you will be provided with an email address (firstname.lastname@example.org /email@example.com) for contacting us. If you send us an email, the personal data transmitted with the email will be collected. If your email contact is aimed at concluding a contract (e.g. a binding offer), an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6(1)(b)GDPR. In case we are contacted by you, this also constitutes our necessary legitimate interest in processing the data.
The data will only be used for processing your contact request. Your personal data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for this purpose. This is the case when the respective request from you has been completely dealt with, unless (i) you agree that your data may be retained beyond this term (legal basis is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR, (ii) we are obliged to retain your data due to statutory retention obligations, or (iii) we are entitled to retain your data for another reason.
4.3 Event registration form on the sqanit website
If you use the registration form on the sqanit website, we collect the following information from you (legal basis is Art.6(1)(f) GDPR):
If you click on “SUBMIT” on the registration form on The sqanit website, you will be provided with an email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) for contacting us. If you send us an email, the personal data transmitted with the email will be collected. If your email contact is aimed at concluding a contract (e.g. a binding offer), an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6(1)(b)GDPR. In case we are contacted by you, this also constitutes our necessary legitimate interest in processing the data. The data will only be used for processing your contact request. Your personal data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for this purpose. This is the case when the respective request from you has been completely dealt with, unless (i) you agree that your data may be retained beyond this term (legal basis is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR, (ii) we are obliged to retain your data due to statutory retention obligations, or (iii) we are entitled to retain your data for another reason.
4.4 Use of Matomo
We collect the following data via the Matomo cookies:
We use Matomo in order to collect statistical data about the general usage behaviour of our website visitors. Through analysing this data, we gain a better understanding of their needs, so that we can further develop The sqanit website in a more targeted manner and are able to improve the overall user experience.
Cookies are stored for 14 days.
4.5 Google Maps
We use Google Maps to display maps. This service makes it possible to display interactive maps directly on the website and for users to use this map service. When accessing the sub-page of this website that uses Google Maps, Google will be provided with the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page. Google will furthermore be provided with the data set out under point III. The data collected will only be used to provide you with the maps requested. This data will not be linked to the data from your Google user account. Google does not collect personal data from end users.
The legal basis for processing this data is Art. 6(1)(1)(b)(f) GDPR.
4.6 Social media links via graphics
We also integrate the following social media sites. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective site. The use of these graphics stored on our own servers prevents the automatic connection to the servers of these networks for their display. Only by clicking on the corresponding graphic will you be forwarded to the service of the respective social network.
Once you click, that network may record information about you and your visit to our site. It cannot be ruled out that such data will be processed in the United States.
Initially, this data includes such things as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, and the page visited. If you are logged into your user account on that network, however, the network operator might assign the information collected about your visit to our site to your personal account. If you interact by clicking Like, Share, etc., this information can be stored your personal user account and possibly posted on the respective network. To prevent this, you need to log out of your social media account before clicking on the graphic. The various social media networks also offer settings that you can configure accordingly.
The following social networks are integrated into our site by linked graphics: YouTube
Embedded YouTube videos
a. Data processing
We have integrated YouTube videos into our online offering, which are stored on the YouTube platform and can be played directly from our website. YouTube is a service of Google LLC, D/B/A YouTube. 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter as ‘Google’). The videos are all embedded in the so-called ‘2-click-mode’, which means that no data about you as a user is being transferred to Google if you do not activate the video function. Before the video function’s activation, only a preview image loaded from our own web server is being displayed.
We may also disclose or forward your personal data to IT service providers. We carefully select the IT service providers, and they work for us as data processors.
In order to comply with our statutory obligations regarding accounting and drawing up annual financial reportings, we use third parties who are legally obliged to maintain secrecy (tax consultants,auditors, and attorneys), because we can not provide these services ourselves(legitimate interest). In the context of their work, they may receive your personal data as required in accordance with Clause 4 or gain access to this personal data (legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f)GDPR).
The transmission of your personal data to recipients in countries outside the European Union is not intended.
We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures in order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulations, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological developments.
We use SSL or TLS encryption for our contact form. You can recognise an encrypted connection in that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://”, and the lock symbol will appear in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you send to us (e.g. in the context of orders or requests) cannot be read by third parties.
The contact data of our data protection officer is: email@example.com, sqanit GmbH, Balanstrasse 71a, 81541 Munich, Germany.
Right to object to further processing:
If we process personal data of you on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR (i.e. if we process such data to exercise our legitimate interests), you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. We will then no longer process your personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling protectable reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise, or defend our legal claims.
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Last updated: Jun 2022
– hereinafter “Controller“-
sqanit GmbH, Balanstrasse 71a, 81541 Munich, Germany
- hereinafter “Processor” –
– hereinafter Controller and Processor collectively also “Parties” –
This agreement contains a written order of the Controller to the Processor within the meaning of Article 28 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
As far as the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) is mentioned here, these mentions refer exclusively to the BDSG which will be valid from 25 May 2018.
“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
“Processing”/”processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation,structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval,consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, deletion or destruction.
The following types of Personal Data are subject to this agreement:
The processing concerns the following categories of data subjects:
The Processor shall process the Controller’s Personal Data only on documented instructions. Such instructions shall be issued in text form. Oral instructions are permissible in urgent situations as an exception, yet shall be confirmed by the Controller in text form without delay. If such instructions require performance of the Processor that is not included in the ToU Agreement, the Controller shall pay to the Processor a remuneration to be determined by the Processor according to Paragraph 316 German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch).
The Processor shall inform the Controller without delay if it perceives that an instruction constitutes a breach of applicable data protection laws or this agreement. The Processor is permitted to suspend execution of the respective instruction until it has been confirmed or modified by the Controller.
The Processor shall take all measures required pursuant to Article 32 of the GDPR.
The Controller reserves the right to monitor compliance with the statutory provisions on data protection, compliance with the contractual agreements made between the parties and compliance with any additional instructions given by the Controller through the processor. The Processor makes available to the Controller all information necessary to demonstrate compliance with the obligations laid down in Article 28 GDPR and allow for and contribute to audits, including inspections, conducted by the Controller or another auditor mandated by the Controller. Implementation of technical and organisational measures may be verified with approved codes of conduct pursuant to Article 40 GDPR or a certificate granted according to an approved certification procedure pursuant to Article 42 GDPR.
Hetzner Online GmbH
Martin Hetzner, Stephan Konvickova, Günther Müller
Street / P.O. Box:
91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany
Hetzner Online is the datacenter and infrastructure provider of sqanit’s private cloud system, which provides all the related services. A data processing agreement exists.
After completion of the contractually agreed services or at an earlier point in time at the request of the Controller – at the latest at the termination of the ToU Agreement – the Processor shall delete the Controller’s Personal Data, unless the laws of the European Union or the Federal Republic of Germany requires or permits further storage of the Personal Data.
The Processor warrants and guarantees that the individuals it employs for the processing of the Personal Data, including of any Subcontractors, have committed themselves to confidentiality or are subject to an adequate statutory professional obligation to confidentiality.
The remuneration of the Processor is specified in the ToU Agreement.
The Processor shall be liable to the Controller pursuant to the provisions in Clause 10 of the ToU Agreement.
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Last updated: April 2020