The collection and use of personal data of the users of our website takes place exclusively in compliance with the data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following, we inform you of the manner, extent and purpose, if any, for which we collect and use your personal data. You can access the information on data protection on this website at any time.
1. name and contact details of the data controller
This data protection notice applies to data processing by the data controller named below:
Energy Sales GmbH & Co KG
University Park 1/1
73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Tel +49 7171 1857 – 600
2. collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and their use
a) When visiting our website
b) When using our contact form For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. In doing so, it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the enquiry is from and so that we can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.
The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of your request.
3. transfer to third parties
Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, the disclosure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data, in the event that the disclosure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c DSGVO, as well as this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
5. your data subject rights
You have the right at any time:
to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand the immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us.;
in accordance with Article 17 of the Regulation, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.;
in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure and we no longer require the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO.;
in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible party; in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. This means that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future and to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace for this purpose.
To assert your rights, please use the contact details listed under point 1 and at the end of the website.
6 Data access by unauthorised persons / data security
Data transmission via the Internet always involves the risk of unauthorised third parties gaining access to your data. Complete protection of your communication, for example by e-mail, cannot be guaranteed. We will soon set up an electronic system for your communication and personal retrieval of documents. We also use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
Please always hand over particularly sensitive data / documents etc. to us personally!
7. right of revocation
Insofar as your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, insofar as there are grounds for doing so that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.
8. sending unsolicited advertising to us
We hereby expressly object to any use by third parties of our contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information material. We therefore reserve the right to take legal action against the senders of unsolicited spam mails or other advertising material.
9. topicality and change of this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status January 2021.
Data processing through social networks
Our social media presences are intended to ensure the most comprehensive possible presence on the Internet. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The analysis processes initiated by the social networks may be based on different legal bases, which are to be stated by the operators of the social networks (e.g. consent within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). Person responsible and assertion of rights
If you visit one of our social media sites (e.g. Facebook), we are jointly responsible with the operator of the social media platform for the data processing operations triggered during this visit. In principle, you can assert your rights (information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability and complaint) both vis-à-vis us and vis-à-vis the operator of the respective social media portal (e.g. vis-à-vis Facebook). Please note that despite the joint responsibility with the social media portal operators, we do not have full influence on the data processing procedures of the social media portals. Our options are largely determined by the corporate policy of the respective provider. Storage period
Social networks in detail
We have a profile on Facebook. The provider is Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. Facebook has certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield.
We have concluded a joint processing agreement (Controller Addendum) with Facebook. This agreement specifies which data processing operations we or Facebook are responsible for when you visit our Facebook page. You can view this agreement at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
You can adjust your advertising settings yourself in your user account. To do so, click on the following link and log in: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
Facebook Fanpage Insights – Notice to our Facebook Fanpage users:
Facebook Ireland Ltd (“Facebook”) provides us as Facebook Fanpage operators with so-called “Facebook Insights” (“Insights”). The Insights are various statistics that provide us with information about the use of our Facebook Fanpage. Detailed information on this and which data processing takes place can be found at https://www.facebook.com/business/a/page/page-insights and https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data.
Facebook Fanpage Insights may be based on personal data collected in connection with a visit to or interaction with our Facebook Fanpage and its content, so that personal data may also be processed by Facebook when you visit our Facebook site. The essential information of the agreement concluded between us and Facebook within the meaning of Article 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation can be found there: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
Jointly responsible for the processing Facebook Fanpage Insights are:
Facebook Ireland Ltd.
4 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2, Ireland
Energy Sales GmbH & Co. KG
University Park 1/1
73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Tel. +49 7171 1857 -600
Facebook Ireland primarily fulfils:the information obligations from Articles 12, 13 DSGVO, as well as
- the obligations from Articles 15 to 21 DSGVO, i.e. the data subject rights can be asserted against Facebook Ireland, as well as
- the obligations from Articles 33 and 34 DSGVO.
Of course, you can also assert your rights against us.
In accordance with Article 32 of the GDPR, Facebook Ireland takes appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the processing operations using Facebook Fanpage Insights.
For the legal basis and purposes of the processing on the part of Facebook Ireland, please refer to the information provided there: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/legal_bases and https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
We process Facebook Fanpage Insights data on the basis of our legitimate interest in evaluating the activities on our Fanpage and our marketing measures there (advertisements, campaigns, postings); Article 6(1) sentence 1 f) DSGVO.
Further information: Data protection: Facebook Fanpages and InSights – here are the answers.
You are not legally obliged to provide your personal data. However, the provision may be necessary for the conclusion of a contract or for functions of the Facebook Fanpage. If you do not provide it, it may not be possible to offer a contract or a function on the Facebook Fanpage.
The rights of data subjects arise in particular from Articles 15 to 23 and Article 77 of the General Data Protection Regulation as well as from Sections 32 to 37 of the Federal Data Protection Act.
With regard to your personal data, you have the right of
- Information, Article 15 of the General Data Protection Regulation
- Correction, Article 16 Basic Data Protection Regulation
- Deletion, Article 17 Basic Data Protection Regulation
- Restriction of processing, Article 18 of the General Data Protection Regulation and
- Portability, Article 20 of the General Data Protection Regulation.
You also have the right to object to the processing of personal data.
- objection, Article 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation
see further information separately below.
If you have given consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right of
- revocation, Article 7 of the General Data Protection Regulation
with effect for the future.
Please address all enquiries, requests and notifications to Facebook Ireland or to us, see above-.
If you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you is in breach of data protection law, you always have the
- right to complain
to the competent supervisory authority, see Article 77 of the General Data Protection Regulation. Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have this right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR. The competent supervisory authority for Facebook Ireland is the Irish Data Protection Commission (https://www.dataprotection.ie/) for us, the competent authority is the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia, Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHT OF OBJECTION ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 21 DSGVO
You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1) sentence 1 f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests).
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
2. in individual cases, we process personal data in order to carry out direct advertising. If this is the case with you, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of data relating to you for the purpose of such advertising.
If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
The objection can be made without any formalities.
On our website, we will use YouTube or a YouTube plugin in the future. The following applies with regard to data protection: YouTube belongs to Google Inc, San Bruno/California, USA. As soon as you visit the page of our website equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. In the process, the YouTube server is informed which particular page of our website you have visited. If you also have your own YouTube account and are logged in to it when viewing our posts, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this possibility of association by logging out of your own account before viewing our posts. For further information on the collection and use of your data by YouTube, please refer to the information on data protection at www.youtube.com.
This website uses functions and plugins of the “LinkedIn” service. The company responsible for this is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can recognise the functions / plugins of LinkedIn by the corresponding logo or the “Recommend button”. If you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is thus informed that our website has been visited with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account at the same time, you have the option of linking content from our website to your LinkedIn profile page. In doing so, you enable LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website with you or your user account.
We hereby expressly point out that we, as the provider of this website, have no knowledge of the content and scope of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. For further information, please refer to the LinkedIn data protection declaration at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?_l=de_DE. If necessary, make changes regarding the collection / forwarding of data in the profile settings there.
This website contains functions of the XING service. The provider of this service is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, Tel.: +49 40 419 131-0, Fax: +49 40 419 131-11, E-Mail: email@example.com. If you use the XING service, either via the forwarding button or the “XING Share Button”, a connection to the XING service servers is established via your browser when you access this website and data is transferred accordingly. As the operator of this website, we are not informed by XING about the content and scope of the transmitted data or the use of data. Please inform yourself directly at the XING service – generally at https://www.xing.com/privacy , with regard to the “XING Share Button” at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection -about what data is collected and in what form and to what extent it may be stored.