Data protection

In the following, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using this website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior. The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Responsible acc. Art. 4 para. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

Matthias Esdar
Esdar Klassische Fahrzeuge GmbH & Co KG
Waldbadstrasse 9-13
33803 Steinhagen
info@esdarclassiccars.de

You can reach our data protection officer at info@esdarclassiccars.de or at

The data protection officer
Matthias Esdar
Esdar Klassische Fahrzeuge GmbH & Co KG
Waldbadstrasse 9-13
33803 Steinhagen
info@esdarclassiccars.de

Contact us

You can send us an inquiry using the e-mail addresses provided and our general contact form. The personal data that you provide to us in the context of this request will be stored by us in order to answer your request. We delete the data arising in this context after storage is no longer required, or restrict processing if there are statutory retention obligations. Data will not be passed on to third parties. (Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR)

Your rights

You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. 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 to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another controller
  • pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue the data processing that was based on this consent in the future and
  • to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters.
    Collection of personal data when visiting our website

If you only use the website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

We process the aforementioned data for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • To ensure a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The log files are stored for as long as is necessary for the respective purpose, generally no longer than 14 days.

Cookies

In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the body that sets the cookie (in this case us). Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the website more user-friendly and effective overall.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. For example, they allow you to navigate quickly and easily through many pages of a website without having to re-enter all the settings you have already made or authenticate for each area you visit. Session cookies are a combination of one or more temporary cookie files that are deleted when you close your browser. If you restart your browser and return to the website that created the cookie, the website will not recognize you. You will need to log in again (if login is required) or select your preferences/topics again.

Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit and are described in more detail below.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed.
website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Browser plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the collection
of your data during future visits to this website:

You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google’s privacy policy:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics

This website uses the “demographic features” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.

Instagram

A plugin from Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA (“Instagram”) is used on our website, whereby Facebook Ireland Ltd.4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland is responsible for the data processing of European visitors.

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Instagram servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged in to Instagram.

This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to an Instagram server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can directly associate your visit to our website with your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Instagram” button, this information is also transmitted directly to an Instagram server and stored there.

The information will also be published on your Instagram account and displayed there to your contacts.

If you do not want Instagram to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website.

Further information can be found in Instagram’s privacy policy (https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388). You can also deactivate the Instagram plugin here.

Contact form

If you have any questions, you can contact us by e-mail at info@esdarclassiccars.de. In order for us to know who sent the request and to be able to answer it, we must process the data provided in the request (e.g. your name, e-mail address). The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Once your request has been dealt with, the processed data will be deleted in accordance with data protection regulations.

SSL encryption
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize 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.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.