Data privacy notes - Shortcut IT

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Privacy policy
We, Shortcut IT Gmbh (hereinafter also referred to as Shortcut IT), take the protection of your personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to the rules of the data protection laws. Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent that is technically necessary. Under no circumstances will the collected data be sold or passed on to third parties for other reasons. The following declaration gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.

Information you give us
For example, you provide information when you search for a product, place an order via www.shortcut-it.com or by sending us a message by post or e-mail, when you communicate with us by e-mail or in any other way, when you take advantage of service offers where you are personally informed about certain offers, e.g. newsletters.

We only collect the data that is necessary for the conclusion of the contract or the requested service. However, the specification of e.g. telephone, fax and mobile phone numbers is voluntary. There are no negative consequences associated with the non-supply of this data.

Responsible
Shortcut IT GmbH is responsible for data collection and processing.

Data processing for contract performance
We process the data collected in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the purpose of fulfilling the contract. This also includes the associated customer service. If necessary, personal data will be passed on to the companies involved in processing this contract, e.g. e-commerce providers for payment processing.

Data processing on direct mail
We process your data for the purpose of direct advertising, in particular for sending our advertising by e-mail. The data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO and in the interest of informing you about new products and services. Each customer has the right to object to this processing, the exercise of which will result in the termination of processing for the purpose of direct advertising. If data are stored exclusively for the purpose of direct advertising, they will be deleted after the objection has been made.

Analyses
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We have activated IP anonymisation for our service so that IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form and thus exclude the possibility of direct personal identification.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

The Google Analytics tracking code implemented on this website also supports display advertising. In the context of Google Analytics for display advertising, remarketing is activated on this website. Ads of Shortcut IT GmbH may be shown on websites of third parties, including Google. Shortcut IT and third parties, including Google, use cookies. The combined use of first-party cookies (e.g., Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (e.g., DoubleClick cookies) allows for targeted ad targeting, optimization and placement based on your previous visits to this website. You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize ads on the Google Display Network at https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb.
We use these Google Adwords features to re-target our offers to visitors to this website. We do not collect personal information through our cookies, remarketing lists or other anonymous IDs.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting the data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent future collection of your information when you visit this site:
Disable Google Analytics (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)

Data that is collected with Google Analytics, among others:

⦁ Browser type/ -version
⦁ Operating system and system language used
⦁ Referring website/access source
⦁ Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
⦁ Time of the server request
⦁ Country/region of origin
⦁ Remarketing
⦁ Categories of interest
⦁ Similar target groups
⦁ Other types of interest-based advertising

Cookies
The Internet pages use so-called cookies in several places. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies can also be stored for a longer period of time, e.g. in order to recognize you without having to log in again in the case of frequently accessed online offers and to map your personal user profile in connection with the service you have accessed. You can individually regulate the use of cookies in your browser.

On some websites we use Google ads. Google, as a third party, uses additional cookies to serve ads on these websites. The use of so-called DART cookies enables Google to serve ads based on users' visits to our websites.
You can deactivate the use of DART cookies, data protection regulations of the advertising network and content advertising network of Google by calling them up. Click here: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies on some of our web pages to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please contact us: Click here: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Newsletter
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, or register for one of our products, we require a valid e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify the legality of the address entered for your security, thus ensuring that you are authorized to use the e-mail address used and agree to receive the newsletter. This information includes your currently used IP address and the date of your registration. No other data is collected. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as its use for sending the newsletter at any time without incurring any costs other than transmission costs according to the basic rates.

eCommerce
For order processing, we need your address data, your date of birth, e-mail address, telephone if applicable, the total purchase price, the
Order date as well as information on the payment process.

To protect the security of your information during transmission, we use Secure Sockets Layer Software (SSL) where necessary. This software encrypts the information you transmit.
Of course, this also applies to payments by credit card. The credit card information is only stored temporarily for forwarding to the corresponding payment provider and is deleted after completion of the transmission.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and your computer. If you share your computer with others, you should make sure to log out after each session.

You can have your data deleted at any time. We only use your data to process your order, which means that only the information and data that is absolutely necessary to clarify any refund claims will be stored and processed.

Software Installation and Activation
The activation of the functions in the programs of Shortcut IT, e.g. within the scope of a purchase transaction or for the extension of a test period, is carried out via files with licensing data, which allow the programs to be used for a limited period of time. You will receive these file(s) by email from Shortcut IT GmbH after completion of the purchase process or after agreement of a test period. The specification of the email address is requested or collected in the course of the purchase process or the agreement of a test period.

Miscellaneous
Protection of Shortcut IT GmbH and third parties: We disclose customer accounts and personal data about customers if we are legally obliged to do so or if such disclosure is necessary to enforce our general terms and conditions or other agreements or to protect our rights as well as the rights of our customers and those of third parties. This includes exchanging information with companies that specialize in preventing and minimizing abuse and credit card fraud. It is explicitly stated that in this context, no data will be passed on to these companies for commercial use that is in contradiction to this privacy policy.
With your consent: In all other cases, we will inform you if personal information is to be passed on to third parties and thus give you the opportunity to give your consent.

Reference to a right of objection under Art. 21 DSGVO
If data are collected on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 letter e (data processing for the performance of official tasks or for the protection of the public interest) or letter f (data processing to safeguard legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are demonstrably compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If possible, please send the objection to: privacy@shortcut-it.com

Reference to a right of objection to direct mail
We process your data for the purpose of direct advertising. You have the right to object to this processing, the exercise of which will result in the termination of the processing for the purpose of direct marketing. If possible, please send the objection to: privacy@shortcut-it.com

Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
Every data subject has the right to complain to a supervisory authority if he or she considers that the processing of data relating to him or her is in breach of data protection legislation. The right of appeal may in particular be lodged with a supervisory authority in the Member State in which the data subject is resident or in which the alleged breach occurred.
Link to the supervisory authority:

Right of access
You have the right at any time to information about the data stored concerning your person, its origin and recipient as well as the purpose of the storage. Information about the stored data is provided by the data protection officer, privacy@shortcut-it.com.

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural security measures in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of our customers' personal information. These security measures include occasionally asking you to provide proof of your identity before we disclose personal information to you.

Further information
Your trust is important to us. Therefore we would like to answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data at any time. If you have any questions that this data protection declaration could not answer or if you wish to receive more detailed information on a specific point, please contact our data protection officer at any time:
Arne Schernich
Shortcut IT GmbH
Kreuzberger Straße 8
31226 Peine
GERMANY
Tel.: +49-170-9377125
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