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I. Data protection information according to Art. 13 and 21 GDPR for the website and external pages of DataCollect Traffic Systems GmbH

1. General Information

We as DataCollect Traffic Systems GmbH, take the protection of your personal data and the legal obligations that serve this protection very seriously. The legal guide lines require comprehensive transparency in the processing of personal data. You will only be adequately informed about the significance, purpose and scope of the processing if the processing can be traced back to you as the data subject. In our data protection declaration, it is therefore explained in detail which so-called personal data (for definition see below, 2.1.) Are processed by us when using the website and all other websites referring to it (for definition see below, 2.2.).

Responsible according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other data protection requirements is the 

DataCollect Traffic Systems GmbH
Heinrich-Hertz-Straße 1, 50170 Kerpen, Germany
+49 2273 5956-0
Hereafter referred to as the "responsible person" or "we".

Data Protection Officer: ist:

Rechtsanwalt Sascha Kremer
Brückenstraße 21
50667 Köln (Germany)
+49 221 53479083


Please note that links on our website can lead you to other websites that are not operated by us but by third parties. Such links are either clearly marked by us or can be recognized by a change in the address line of your browser. We are not responsible for compliance with data protection regulations and the secure handling of your personal data on these websites, which are operated by third parties.


2. Definitions

2.1. From the GDPR

This data protection declaration uses the provisions of the legal text of the GDPR. You can use the definitions (Art. 4 GDPR), e.g. View at

2.2. Cookies and Similar Technologies

Cookies are text files that are stored on or read by a website on your device. They contain combinations of letters and numbers to e.g. If you recognize the user and his settings when you reconnect to the website to set cookies, you enable him to remain logged in to a customer account or to statistically analyze certain usage behavior.


3. General information on data processing

We only process personal data as far as it is legally permissible. A transfer of personal data takes place only in cases described below (see 4. below). The personal data are deleted or protected by technical and organizational measures (e.g. pseudonymisation, encryption) as soon as the purpose of the processing no longer applies. This also applies if a prescribed storage period expires, unless further storage of the personal data is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract. Unless we are legally obliged to store this data for a longer period of time or to pass it on to third parties (in particular law enforcement authorities), the decision about which personal data we collect, how long it is stored and to what extent you are allowed to do depend on which functions of the website you use in each individual case.


4. Data processing in connection with the use of the website

The use of the website and its functionality influence the perception of the person.

4.1. Informed use of the website

If you visit our website and use it for informational purposes only, i. H. Without using additional functions such as the contact form or plugins for social media, we automatically collect personal data. This includes the following information: the IP address of your device and the date and time you accessed the website. This information is transmitted by your browser, unless you have configured it to suppress the transmission of the information. This personal data is processed for the purpose of functionality and optimization of the website and to guarantee the security of our information technology systems. This is also our legitimate interest, which is why the processing according to Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR.

The personal data are stored for a maximum of four weeks. We do not combine this personal data with other data sources. Data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the operation of our website. For this purpose, the personal data is transferred to the website agency and the hoster. A transfer to a third country or to an international organization is not planned.

4.2. Contact form / contact by email

If you use the contact form on our website or send us an email, we will process the personal data you provide there. This information is transmitted from your browser or email client and stored in our information technology systems. The processing of this personal data is necessary to answer your request. In addition, your IP address and the date and time of the contact request are saved.

The data processing serves to answer your request, to prevent the misuse of the contact form and to guarantee the security of our information technology systems. This processing is lawful as answering your request and protecting our information technology systems are legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

The personal data will be stored for as long as is necessary to answer your request. If your request leads to a later conclusion of a contract, it will be stored as long as this is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures or to fulfill the contract. We do not combine this personal data with other data sources. Data will not be passed to third parties. A transfer to a third country or to an international organization is not planned. You are not required to provide this personal information, but you cannot use the contact form or send an email without providing it.


4.3. Sending newsletters

We send our customers a newsletter several times a year to inform them about similar goods or services. Personal data of our customers are processed to send the newsletter. This involves the following data: E-mail address to which we send our newsletter electronically and the name of the customer for the personal address in the newsletter. We obtained this data from our customers through the sale of goods or services. The legal basis for this processing is, on the one hand, Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which enables us to process data in the event of a legitimate interest. The legitimate interest here lies in the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct advertising. This is also confirmed by the fact that, in accordance with Section 7 (3) UWG, sending the newsletter described here is permitted without consent. We process the specified data for sending the newsletter within the scope of the legal possibilities until the customer objects to the data processing for this purpose. We do not combine this personal data with other data sources. Data will not be passed to third parties. A transfer to a third country or to an international organization is not planned.


5. Rights of data subjects

As a data subject, you have a right to information under Art. 15 GDPR, the right to rectification under Art. 16 GDPR, the right to erasure under Art. 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing under Art. 18 GDPR and the right to data portability Art. 20 GDPR. The restrictions from §§ 34, 35 BDSG apply to the right to information and the right to delete. In addition, there is a right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 BDSG).


6. Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling

Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling are not made


7. Notification obligations of the responsible person

We will notify all recipients to whom your personal data has been communicated about a correction or deletion of their personal data or a restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 16, Art. 17 Paragraph 1 and Art associated with a disproportionate effort. We will inform you of the recipients if you request this.


8. Right to Object

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter e or f GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation. If personal data is processed for the operation of direct mail, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of this advertising at any time.