Data protection declaration

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böttcher marktforschung takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in strict confidence and in accordance with the statutory rules on data protection and the present data protection declaration.
As a rule, the use of our website is possible without providing personal data. To the extent personal data (such as name, address or E-mail addresses) are collected on our website this will - where possible - always be on a voluntary basis.
We point out that the transmission of data through the Internet (for example when communicating by E-Mail) may have gaps in security. Absolute protection of the data against third-party access is not possible.

SSL encoding

For safety reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential contents such as orders or queries which you send to us as the operator, this website uses SSL encoding. You will recognise an encoded connection by the change in the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
When SSL encoding is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Anonymised data collection and processing on this website

Server log files
The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:

Browser type and browser version
The operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server query
IP address

Google Maps
Via an API, this website uses the service of Google Maps. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States where it is then stored. The provider of this website has no influence on the transfer of data.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive display of our online offerings and easy traceability of the locations mentioned on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.
For additional information on the handling of user data, please refer to the data protection declaration of Google:

Data collection and processing on this website

If you transmit data through this website, we will collect and store the data we receive unless you object.

Type of data

  • Company
    • Company name and legal form
    • Company domicile
    • Additional addresses of the company
    • Telephone
    • E-mail
    • Fax
    • Sector and
    •  Products
  • Natural persons
    • Title
    • Last name
    • First name
    • Date of birth
    • Business address
    • Telephone
    • E-mail
    • Fax

To whom are such data provided?

Any information you provide us with by entering it on these websites will be stored in a server located in a country of the European Union (“EU”). Any transfer to third parties will take place only within the scope of statutory obligations or to our service providers in connection with contract processing (Art. 4 no. 9 GDPR).

Transfer to companies/organisations in non EU-countries will take place only after a level of protection corresponding to that of the EU has been ensured. In order to ensure this level of protection, we use the EU standard contract clauses.

Your personal data collected through this website will be stored centrally in a data base of böttcher marktforschung GmbH. This is where we categorise your data according to the information you have provided for the purpose of automatic classification according to your queries/interests/needs (automatic decision-making). We use your data for performance of contracts, taking precontractual measures (Art. 6 paragraph 1 lit b) GDPR) or to send information and advertising mailings of böttcher marktforschung GmbH (“legitimate commercial interest” as an enterprise advertising its services,  Art. 6 paragraph 1 lit f) GDPR). According to the böttcher marktforschung GmbH erasure guidelines, your data will be stored only as long as necessary for the purpose of storage. As a rule, erasure follows automatically after one month at the latest.

Liability for links

Our offering contains links to external websites of third parties the contents of which we have no influence on. Therefore, we cannot assume any responsibility for these third-party contents. Responsibility for the contents lies with the respective provider or operator of such websites. At the time the links were established, the linked websites were checked for possible breaches of the law. No unlawful contents were evident at the time the links were placed.

Without a specific indication of a breach of law, however, permanent supervision of the linked websites cannot reasonably be expected. As soon as we become aware of breaches, we will remove such links immediately.

Right to obtain information, rectification, blocking, or erasure of data, restriction of processability, data portability, right to object or revoke consent.

You have the right to request erasure, rectification or restriction of the processing of your data. If you wish, you will be informed about the content and scope of your data we have stored. In addition, you are entitled to get back your personal data or to have them transmitted by bött­cher marktforschung GmbH in a suitable format. You may object to the storage and processing of your data and automatic decision-making in individual cases with effect for the future at any time. This also applies if you have given us your consent to use you data (Art. 6 paragraph 1 lit. a) GDPR). Such objection may be sent informally by post or by e-mail without having to give specific reasons to Moreover, you are entitled to file a complaint with the Supervisory Data Protection Agency.

Your data will not be combined with data from other sources.

Data Protection Officer as stipulated by law
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer for our company:
Stephan Kisters
DLG e.V.
Eschborner Landstrasse 122
60489 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.49 (0)69-24788220

Responsible body as defined in Article 4 no. 7 GDPR
böttcher marktforschung GmbH
Harffstrasse 25
40591 Dusseldorf

Tel.: +49 (0) 211 42 999 650
Fax: +49 (0) 211 93 072 210

Represented by the managing director: Ina Schickert
Responsible for content:Ina Schickert

Domicile of the company: Dusseldorf
Registry Court: Local Court FFM - HRB 103858
VAT ID no. DE 304 572 924

Objection to advertising mails

We herewith object to the use of contact data published in connection with the obligation to provide a masthead for sending unsolicited advertising and info material. The operators of this website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising info should be sent, for example through spam E-Mails.