In the following, we inform you of how your personal data is processed when you use our website.
The controller of this website is GH HOTEL INTERIOR GROUP GMBH (Otto-von-Guericke-Ring 12–14, 49811 Lingen, Germany). More details on our company and persons authorized to represent can be found in our Legal Notice.
What kind of information is processed?
Legal basis for data processing
To be able to offer you our website and corresponding services, we process personal data in accordance with the following legislation:
- consent (Art. 6 Section 1 lit. a) GDPR)
- for the performance of contracts (Art. 6 Section 1 lit. b) GDPR)
- for the purpose of legitimate interests (Art. 6 Section 1 lit. f) GDPR)
- for compliance with a legal obligation (Art. 6 Section 1 lit. c) GDPR)
For the various modes of data processing, we will refer to the terms above so that it is clear to you on what grounds your personal data is being processed.
If your personal data is processed on the basis of your consent granted to us, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time with future effect.
If we process data on the basis of legitimate interests, you, as the subject, have the right to object to processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
When you visit our website, personal data is processed to allow content from the website to be displayed on your computer.
The IP address of your computer must be processed in order for the website to be displayed in your browser. Further information is collected via the browser of your computer.
In accordance with data protection law, we are required to ensure confidentiality and integrity of personal data processed with our IT systems.
To this end, and to serve this purpose, the following information is recorded on the basis of legitimate interest:
- IP address of the computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
- operating system of the accessing computer
- browser version of the accessing computer
- name of the file accessed
- date and time of access
- volume of data transferred
- referring URL
The IP address is deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of this website after 7 days at the latest. The remaining data can then no longer be assigned to a certain person.
The data is also used to locate and remedy errors on the website.
On our website, we offer a contact form that you can use to request information about our products or services, or to generally contact us. We have marked information that is necessary for answering your inquiry as required fields. The remaining fields are voluntary.
We need this information to process your inquiry, to address you correctly, and to send you a reply. In the case of specific inquiries, the data is processed in order to perform or to set up a contract. In the case of general inquiries, data is processed on the basis of legitimate interest.
Inquiries entered via the contact form on our website are electronically processed so that we may answer your inquiry. In this context, the content you have entered in the contact form may be shared with further individuals or departments, or possibly third parties.
Form information is transferred via an encrypted Internet connection.
You can also subscribe to our e-mail newsletter on our website. All we need for this is your email address; the remaining fields are voluntary. Your email address is, however, required so that we can send you the newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time. Alternatively, you will find a link to unsubscribe in every newsletter email.
To analyze the popularity of our newsletter mailings and to optimize them, we record when emails have been opened and links clicked. This usage analysis represents a legitimate interest. You may object to this by unsubscribing from the newsletter.
Cookies are used on our website. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your computer. They are necessary to enable certain functions on our website.
Some cookies are session cookies that are automatically deleted by your browser when you close our website.
For web analysis, however, we also use “persistent cookies,” which are not automatically deleted after you have closed our website.
You have the option of disabling cookies by selecting the corresponding settings in your browser. We point out, however, that this may limit the functionality of our website. Cookies do not allow any programs or other applications to be installed or run on your computer.
The provider of this website uses the services of etracker GmbH in Hamburg, Germany (www.etracker.com) to analyze user data. For this purpose, cookies are used that allow a statistical analysis of the use of this website by its visitors as well as the display of use-related content or advertisements. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the Internet browser on the user’s computer or device. etracker cookies do not contain any information that allow identification of a user.
The data generated with etracker on behalf of the provider of this website is processed and stored by etracker exclusively in Germany and is thereby subject to the strict German and European data protection laws and standards. In this regard, etracker has been independently audited, certified and awarded the data protection quality sea ePrivacyseal.
The data is processed in accordance with Art. 6 section 1 lit. f (legitimate interest) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization of our online offering and our website. As the privacy of our guests is very important to us, IP addresses and login or device IDs are anonymized with etracker at the earliest stage possible and converted into a unique key but not assigned to a person. Your data is not used by etracker for any other purpose, is not merged with other data, and is not passed on to third parties.
You may object to the processing of your data described above at any time, provided your objection is personal. Your objection will not have any adverse consequences for you.
I object to the processing of my personal
You can find more information on data privacy at etracker here.
Our website uses the map service Google Maps API provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The use of Google Maps requires the storage of your IP address. This information is normally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have no influence on this transmission of data.
We use Google Maps to enhance the presentation of our website and to allow visitors to easily find locations mentioned on our website. This represents a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 Section 1 lit. f GDPR.
Purpose of personal data processing
We process the information mentioned above for the purpose of operating our website and fulfilling our contract obligations toward our customers or to pursue our legitimate interests.
In the case of inquiries from you extending beyond an active customer relationship, we process the information for purposes of sales and advertising. You may object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
If you have provided information to us, e.g. in a contact form, on a voluntary basis and this information is not necessary for us to fulfill our contract obligations, we process this information in the justified assumption that processing and using this information is in your interest.
Recipients / Disclosure of data
Information that you provide to us is generally not shared with third parties. In particular, your information is not shared with third parties for their advertising purposes.
We may, however, use the services of certain providers for the purpose of operating this website, or for other products and services of ours. In such cases, a service provider may gain knowledge of personal information. We choose our service providers with care – particularly with regard to data privacy and data security – and take all required measures relating to data protection laws for reliable data processing.
Privacy notice for applicants
Detailed information on data privacy for applicants is provided here:
Data processing outside of the European Union
If personal information is processed outside of the European Union, this will be stated above.
Data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer.
DSB911 Datenschutz GmbH
49811 Lingen (Ems)
Your rights as data subject
You have the right to obtain information regarding data relating to your person. You may request this information from us at any time.
In the case of requests for information not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may ask you to present proof of your identity.
You additionally have the right to rectification or erasure, or restriction of processing provided you are entitled to this by law.
Finally, you have the right to object to the processing of your information pursuant to the law. The same applies to the right to data portability.
Deletion of data
We generally delete personal data when storage is no longer necessary. Storage may be necessary, in particular, when the data is still needed for performing contract obligations, or to assess, grant, or ward off guarantee and warranty claims. In the case of mandatory retention periods, data cannot be deleted until the respective retention period has expired.
The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our processing of your personal data with a supervisory authority for data protection.
Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice will be updated in the case of changes to the website or other circumstances that render an update necessary. You will always find the latest version of the notice on the website.
Last update: May 25, 2018