Thank you very much for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. Confidentiality and data protection are an important issue for HUGO PETERSEN. We respect the privacy of visitors to our website and want you to feel safe and comfortable in our hands.
When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is information relating to a person who can be identified by the data. This data protection statement outlines which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
The HUGO PETERSEN website may contain links to websites of other providers to which this data protection statement does not apply.
Responsible body within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO):
HUGO PETERSEN GmbH
Phone: +49 (0) 611 962 7820
Fax: +49 (0) 611 962 9099
Data collection on our website
You can use our website without disclosure of your personal data.
When you visit HUGO PETERSEN’s website, the Internet servers (web servers) of HUGO PETERSEN record and evaluate the access technical data automatically (i.e. not via registration). The web servers that we use store the following data as standard:
- Information on the type of Internet browser you are using
- IP address of your computer
- Type of computer operating system you are using
- Domain name of the website from which you linked to this site
- The websites you visit on our website
- Date and time of the server request
However, this data cannot be assigned to a specific person; the individual user remains anonymous. This data will not be combined with other data sources.
In cases where data is passed on to external service providers, our technical and organisational measures ensure that data protection regulations are observed.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Such cookies make it possible to identify your computer during the duration of your visit to our website or make it easier for you to use our Internet pages. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.
On our website, we use a so-called session cookie. Session cookies are small units of information that are stored by a provider in the main memory of the visitor's computer. A randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID, is stored in a session cookie. At the end of your visit to the HUGO PETERSEN website, the session cookie will be automatically deleted.
This site uses the Google Maps service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and making it easy to find the locations we indicate on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Clause 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).
More information on the handling of user data can be found in Google's data protection policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Collection and processing of your personal data
Personal data is only collected if you make them available to us on your own initiative when sending us e-mails in connection with inquiries or requests for material.
The data and information transmitted to us remain with our company, our affiliated companies and our site provider. Your personal data will not be made available to third parties in any form by us or persons commissioned by us. If you provide personal data to us, we will only use it to fulfil our contractual obligations towards you and for other purposes if you have consented to the corresponding use. You may revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address stated in the imprint or to the data protection officer (see contact details below) with for future effect.
Storage of your data
We store personal data only for as long as it is necessary to provide a service that you have requested or for which you have given your consent, provided that no different legal obligations exist, such as retention periods relating to commercial law and tax law or periods in ongoing legal proceedings.
Security of your data
HUGO PETERSEN uses technical and organisational security measures to protect the data made available to us from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. In the case of collection and processing of personal data, the information is transmitted in encrypted form in order to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. For this purpose, the HUGO PETERSEN website uses SSL or TLS encryption.
You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
Our security measures are continuously monitored and improved in line with technological developments.
Information, modification and deletion of your data
You have the right to receive information about all your personal data stored with us, to check them, to have them corrected, if necessary or deleted at any time. To do this, please send an e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint or to the data protection officer (see below for contact details).
Right to object
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time for future effect. To do this, please send an e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint or to the data protection officer (see below for contact details).
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process electronically on the basis of your consent or during the fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a conventional, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another responsible person, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
You may file a complaint at your local supervisory authority at any time. Your competent supervisory authority depends on your state of residence, your work or the alleged infringement. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) and their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
The constant development of the Internet requires adjustments to our data protection statement from time to time. We reserve the right to make appropriate changes at any time.