Notice pursuant to the Online Dispute Resolution Regulation:
According to current law, BlackForxx GmbH is obligated to advise consumers as to the existence of the European Online Dispute Resolution Platform, which can be used for the settlement of disputes without the necessity to involve a court of law. The EU Commission is responsible for setting up the platform. The European Online Dispute Resolution Platform can be found at: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr
However, we draw your attention to the fact that BlackForxx GmbH is neither prepared nor obligated to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration agency. However, our users do have the following options for making contact: by telephone on +49 (0)4206 44583-30 or via the contact form.
Terms of service
The website of BlackForxx GmbH includes content such as illustrations, photos, graphics, logos, videos, films, audio files and text. These are the property of BlackForxx GmbH, Harpstedterstraße 85, 28816 Stuhr - Germany and are protected under the provisions of copyright law, trade mark law, design law and on the grounds of personal rights under German and international law.
BlackForxx GmbH permits without consent the viewing and downloading of all content on its websites for private personal use only, as well as for other, non-commercial purposes, provided that no content changes are made. Duplication for sale or for any other commercial use is not allowed.
If the content or programs are made available to the user for download, this is done subject to the restriction that there is liability only for the absence of guaranteed properties, the culpable violation of primary duties, the wilful or grossly negligent breach of other duties and in the case of culpable harm to health.
The information provided on our websites has been compiled and checked with the utmost care. However, BlackForxx GmbH assumes no guarantee for its completeness, correctness, topicality or suitability for specific purposes. Use of the content provided on the website takes place at the sole risk of the user. BlackForxx GmbH is not liable for any damage incurred by the user from this, in particular to data, hardware or software.
All trade marks used on the websites of BlackForxx GmbH are registered for BlackForxx GmbH. Third parties are prohibited from using all of our trade marks and logos.
Disclaimer for external references and links
The websites of BlackForxx GmbH contain links to third-party websites (‘external links’).These websites are subject to the liability of the respective operators.BlackForxx GmbH checked the external content for the existence of any legal violations when the first link was made.At that time, no legal violations were evident.BlackForxx GmbH has no influence on the current or future design, nor on the contents of the linked websites.The setting of external links does not mean that BlackForxx GmbH appropriates the content behind the reference or link.Constant control of the external links is not reasonably expectable of BlackForxx GmbH without tangible indications of legal violations.However, in the event of any legal violations becoming known, such external links will be removed immediately.
Date of the last update: March 20
You and the protection of your data are important to us!
The company BlackForxx GmbH is delighted that you have visited our website and that you are interested in our company and products. We respect your privacy and take the protection of your personal data seriously.We therefore rely on your trustworthy cooperation when you visit our websites.
Compliance with the statutory provisions on privacy and data security is obvious for us.Our employees and agents are obligated to comply with the legal requirements of the provisions under data protection law.
The body responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the meaning of the GDPR, in other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and in other data protection provisions of a legal nature is:
Harpstedter Straße 85
Telefon: +49 (0)4206 44583-30
Fax: +49 (0)4206 44583-33
Contact for data protection
If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you would like to request information, correct, block or delete data or revoke your consent, you are welcome to contact our company data protection officer directly at any time. The exercise of your above rights is free of charge.
Corporate Data Protection Officer
KION GROUP AG
60549 Frankfurt am Main
Collection of general access data and information
With each visit to our website, a series of general access data and information is automatically sent by the browser used on your terminal device to the server of our website/application and is temporarily stored in a so-called logfile.BlackForxx GmbH has no influence on this.
Without you actively doing anything the following information can be collected and stored until automated deletion takes place:
• the IP address of your enquiring Internet-enabled device;
• the date and time of your access to the website;
• the website/application from which the access has taken place (referrer URL);
• the browser type and version used by you;
• the operating system of your web-enabled computer;
• the name of your Internet service provider;
• the subsites that are activated on our website via your accessing system; • the files downloaded from our website (e.g. PDF or Word documents)
The legal basis for the processing of the IP address is Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest ensues from the above listed data collection objectives. In its use of the general access data and information, BlackForxx GmbH therefore does not draw any direct conclusions as to your personal identity. It is rather the case that the IP address of your terminal device and the other data listed above are required to
• get to know the user’s behaviour and evaluate it statistically;
• correctly deliver the content of our website;
• optimize the content of our website and the publicity for the website;
• ensure the long-term dependability of our information technology systems and of the techniques of our website;
• provide penal prosecution authorities with the information necessary for penal prosecution in the event of a cyber attack
The data is deleted automatically as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose. In the case of processing the data to make the website available, this is the case when the respective session has ended. When data is stored in log files, the data is automatically deleted after 7 days at the latest.
Handling of personal data
Use of the online platform of BlackForxx GmbH is fundamentally possible without any personal data. However, if you would like to call on the services of our website, the processing of your personal data could be required.
The processing of your personal data always takes place expressly in conformity with the GDPR, the new BDSG and the TMG (German Teleservices Act), and also in compliance with the country-specific data protection regulations that apply to BlackForxx GmbH.This means that the data of users is processed only if it is legally allowed, i.e.if the data processing is required by law, the consent of the user is in hand or on account of our legitimate interest within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (b) of the GDPR.
Personal information is any information that is explicitly used to determine your identity. This includes information such as your name, your postal or e-mail address, your telephone number, your location, your (online) identifier or any other distinctive features that are an expression of your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
Your personal data will be collected by us, in addition to the access data, only if you voluntarily specify it, e.g. as part of a survey, contact request, registration for a newsletter or for the purpose of placing an online order.In addition, personal data will be used only to the extent necessary and only for the purpose consented to by you or for a legally permissible purpose.For the use of personal data for any other purposes—in particular for advertising purposes—BlackForxx GmbH will always obtain your express consent before collecting the data.
BlackForxx products can be ordered via the BlackForxx Website. The applicable data processing in this context is explained to you in the Terms and Conditions of the website.
The BlackForxx Newsletter
Our newsletter gives you the opportunity of receiving information about innovations and the latest offers from the company BlackForxx, and what is happening in our industry.
Provided that you enter your e-mail address in the e-mail input box and optionally your first name and surname, then press the ‘Register for the Newsletter’ button and confirm your registration via the link that will then be sent to you at the e-mail address initially provided by you (the double opt-in procedure), we shall process and use your e-mail address to send you regular issues of the requested newsletter. Subscribing to the newsletter is voluntary and your personal data will be treated confidentially.The data processing takes place on the basis of your express consent within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (a) of the GDPR and will be used exclusively for dispatch of the BlackForxx Newsletter.
For dispatch of the newsletter we use the Internet-based services of the provider flatrate NEWSLETTER for the automatic consignment of personalized e-mails. Flatrate-Newsletter.de is a service of Indoblo Commerce Limited, Branch Office Germany, Am Heidberg 1, 24226 Heikendorf.We have concluded a contract with the provider in accordance with Section of the GDPR, to the effect that the latter is obligated to process user data only in accordance with our instructions and to comply with the EU data protection standard.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you have the right to be removed from the newsletter mailing list at any time. All you need to do is send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, we offer you the possibility of removing yourself from the mailing list via the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
When contacting our company—via our contact form or e-mail—your details, including the personal contact data cited by you for the purpose of dealing with the contact request and the processing of it, are processed in accordance with Section Subsection 1 (b) of the GDPR (for the performance of a pre-contractual measure).
For the purpose of lead generation and for long-term and successful dialogue marketing with our target groups, we use the Lead Management System (LMS)—a service of lead on GmbH, Am Kanal 1618 in 14467 Potsdam.We have concluded a contract with the provider in accordance with Section of the GDPR, to the effect that the latter is obligated to process user data only in accordance with our instructions and to comply with the EU data protection standard.
When you apply via our website, your personal data, such as contact details (surname, first name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) and the application documents you provide (covering letter, CV and references) are processed. Your data will be treated confidentially and used exclusively for the application and recruitment process. The data transfer takes place in encrypted form.
You have the option at any time to withdraw your application and have all of your personal data deleted. In this case, your data will be deleted and your application removed from the application process.
BlackForxx’s online presence and website optimization
We want to get to know you better, so that we can offer you better service and at the same time be able to respect your wishes better with regard to the use of your personal data by us.For this reason, on the basis of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR we use so-called cookies (our own and those of third-party providers) and similar technologies on our website.Cookies are small text files used by many websites worldwide and in Germany.Cookies are automatically created by your browser during your visit to our website and are stored by our server on the hard disk of your terminal device (computer or mobile device).Cookies do not harm your terminal device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.In the cookie, information is stored that in each case results in connection with the specific terminal device used by you.Our cookies do not contain any personal information. Furthermore, cookies stored by our servers can be read by us only and not by any third-party websites.
You can of course also view our website without any cookies.If you do not want to make use of the advantages of cookies, you can completely disable this feature in your browser.However, this can lead to our service features being restricted.Furthermore, the storage period of cookies depends on their purpose and is not the same for all of them.
The following list provides more information about disabling and managing your cookie settings in the browser used by you:
To ensure the needs-based configuration and continuous optimization of our websites, on the basis of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR (legitimate interest) we use Google Analytics—a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. of 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter referred to as Google.This creates pseudonymized usage profiles and uses a specific form of cookies.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.Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with the EU data protection standard.
We draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics is used only with activated IP anonymization, ‘_anonymizeIp()’, on our websites.This means that the IP address of users is truncated by Google within the territory of the European Union and in other members states that are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area in order to exclude any direct personal referability.The complete IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there in exceptional cases.
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online platform by our users, to compile reports on the activities within this online platform and to provide us with further services associated with the use of this online platform and of the Internet.Pseudonymous usage profiles of the users can be created from the data processed.
Google Analytics is not combined with any other Google data.If you, the user, would like to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google, you can do this by downloading and installing the add-on for disabling Google Analytics.138889 138890The browser add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, it is possible via this link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future.To do so, your browser must fundamentally allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.
For more information on the terms of service and privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Google Data Studio
On the basis of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR (legitimate interest), we use an additional data management tool of Google Analytics—Google Data Studio (beta version)—to visually create user-defined reports and interactive dynamic dashboards for our users.
For this purpose we use data from Google Analytics and no other interfaces with data sources (such as Google AdWords, Attribution 360, BigQuery, Cloud SQL, MySQL, Google Sheets, YouTube Analytics, etc.). This web tool does not require a local application and can be started via the web.Access is via a browser and the data sources are directly connected via Google Data Studio.
For more information about using Google Data Studio, please visit: https://support.google.com/datastudio/answer/6283323?hl=en
Integration of services and contents of third parties
We are an agile company, so it is extremely important to us to be present and attainable wherever our customers are.On the basis of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR (legitimate interest), social plug-ins and links of social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, XING, Google+, YouTube) are therefore integrated elements on our websites.The underlying promotional purpose can be considered as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR.The responsibility for operation in compliance with data protection must be ensured by the respective providers of the social networks.
In addition, on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e.our interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of SectionSubsection 1 (f) of the GDPR) or on the basis of your consent within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (a) of the GDPR, we use service platforms of third-party providers to integrate their contents and services into our online platform.
Before a connection to the provider can be made, you must expressly declare yourself in agreement with the process described below and with the data transmission:
You will recognize links to the Internet pages of the social media services by the respective corporate logo.If you follow a social link, you will reach the corporate online presence of BlackForxx on the respective social media service site. Please take into consideration that activating a link results in a connection being made to the servers of the social media service and consequently certain data may be transferred to the provider of the social media service. Such data is, for example:
• your name and e-mail address for authentication in the course of registration and the login process;
• the address of the website at which the activated link is located;
• the date and time when the website was accessed or when the link was activated;
• information about the browser used and the operating system used;
• the IP address of the enquiring Internet-enabled terminal device.
If you are logged in as a member of the respective social media service, the social media service can associate this information with your personal user account at the social media service.You can exclude the possibility of being associated with your personal user account, if you log out of your user account beforehand.The servers of the social media services are located in the USA and other countries outside of the European Union.We draw your attention to the fact that companies in these countries are subject to data protection law that does not protect general personal data to the same degree as is the case in the member states of the European Union.
BlackForxx GmbH has no influence on the scope, nature or purpose of the data processing performed by the provider of the respective social media service. We have provided you below with detailed information about the social media channels used by us:
On the basis of our legitimate interests for the purpose of analysis, optimization and the economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR, we—BlackForxx GmbH—use the social plug-ins of the social network Facebook.The provider is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereafter referred to as ‘Facebook’ for short.Plug-ins can visualize interaction elements or content, such as: videos, graphics and text articles and are recognizable by one of the Facebook logos (a white ‘f’ on a blue tile, the terms ‘Like’, ‘I like this’ or a ‘thumbs-up’ sign) or are identified by the ‘Facebook social plug-in’ extension.You can view the list and appearance of the Facebook social plug-ins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
The Facebook social platform is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thereby providing a guarantee to comply with European data protection law.
Once a user invokes a feature of this online platform that includes such a plug-in, their device establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers.The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to the user's device and is integrated by the latter into the online platform.In the process, usage profiles of the users can be created from the data processed.We draw your attention to the fact that we have no control whatsoever over the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the aid of this plug-in.
Furthermore, through integration of the plug-ins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the online platform.If the user is logged in on Facebook, Facebook can associate the visit with his Facebook account.If users interact with the plug-ins (e.g. by clicking the Like button or by submitting a comment), the corresponding information is transmitted by your device directly to Facebook and stored there.If a user is not a member of Facebook, the possibility BlackForxx exists that Facebook will recognize and store her/his IP address.According to information provided by Facebook, only an anonymized IP address is stored in Germany.
If a user is already a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about her/him via this online platform and links that data with her/his member data stored by Facebook, she/he must log out of Facebook and delete her/his cookies before using our online platform.Additional settings for using data for promotional purposes are available in the Facebook profile settings at: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
Further information on the opt-out procedure can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out
On the basis of our legitimate interests for the purpose of analysis, optimization and the economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR, the features of the social network XING.The provider is the company XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 2932, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.Each time you visit one of our pages that contains XING features, a connection will be made to XING servers.To the best of our knowledge, no storage of personal data takes place.In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is the usage behaviour evaluated.
On the basis of our legitimate interests for the purpose of analysis, optimization and the economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR so-called plug-ins of the social network Google+, which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.The plug-ins are recognizable, e.g. by buttons with the character ‘+1’ on a white or coloured background.
As soon as you activate the plug-in by making the first click, your browser connects directly to Google's servers.The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Google directly to your browser and is integrated into the page.Through this integration, Google obtains the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on Google+ or are currently not logged in to Google+.This information, including your IP address, is transmitted by your browser directly to a Google server in the USA and stored there.If you are logged in to Google+, Google can instantly associate your visit to our website with your Google+ profile.If you interact with the plug-ins, for example, by pressing the ‘+1’ button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Google server and stored there.In addition, this information is published on Google+ and displayed there in your contacts.
For the purpose and extent of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by Google, and your rights and configuration options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to: https://www.google.com/intl/en_en/policies/privacy/.
On the basis of our legitimate interests for the purposes of analysis, optimization and the economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR, we—BlackForxx GmbH—integrate the features of the web service YouTube for the display and replaying of videos.The provider of these features is YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave.San Bruno, CA 94066 USA.YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
In this case, extended data protection mode is used, which, according to information given by the provider, does not activate any storage of user information until the video is replayed. As soon as the replaying of embedded YouTube videos is started,
Google Tag Manager
On the basis of our legitimate interest (within the meaning ofi.e. our interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online platform within the meaning of Section 6 Subsection 1 (f) of the GDPR) the BlackForxx website uses Google Tag Manager.This service enables website tags to be managed via an interface.Google Tag Manager implements tags only.No cookies are set and no personal data is collected.Google Tag Manager also triggers other tags that collect data where required.Google Tag Manager does not access this data.If it has been disabled at domain or cookie level, it is retained for all tracking tags, provided that they have been implemented with Google Tag Manager.
You can find detailed information about Google Tag Manager at the following link: http://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html
The BlackForxx website uses the ‘Google Maps’ component to display maps and create travel directions.Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as ‘Google’.
By using this website the user agrees to the collection, processing and use of automatically collected data and data entered by the user (including the IP address) by Google, an agent of Google or third parties.The data processing takes place on the basis of your consent within the meaning of Section Subsection 1 (a) of the GDPR.
In addition, each time the component ‘Google Maps’ is accessed, a cookie is set by Google in order to process user settings and user data for display of the page on which the component ‘Google Maps’ is integrated.This cookie is usually not deleted by closing the browser, but expires after a certain amount of time, unless it is manually deleted by you beforehand.
If you disagree with the processing of your data, you have the option of disabling the ‘Google Maps’ service and, by doing this, preventing the transmission of data to Google.To do so, you must disable the Java Script feature in your browser.However, we draw your attention to the fact that in this case you will not be able to use ‘Google Maps’ or only to a limited extent.
The terms of service for Google Maps can be found at the following link: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/regional.html
Use of other active content
Transfer of data to third parties
BlackForxx GmbH also provides its services together with selected partners. They are subject to the same strict provisions under data protection law and are also integrated into the privacy concept of BlackForxx GmbH.
Further information, such as voluntarily made statements on main areas of interest, for example, are not passed on to any third parties by BlackForxx GmbH. Personal data is only transmitted to state institutions and authorities only in the context of statutory or judicial obligations.
Recipient outside of the EU
Your rights as an affected person
According to the GDPR, in addition to the right of cancellation, subject to existence of the respective statutory requirements you are entitled to the following additional rights:
• the right to confirmation of the processing of your personal data by the party responsible for the processing and the right to gratuitous information about stored data relating to your person or to your pseudonym either in writing or at your request in electronic form in accordance with Section 15 of the GDPR;
• the right to immediate correction of any incorrect personal data concerning you or to the completion of any incomplete correct personal data—also by means of a supplementary declaration—in accordance with Section 16 of the GDPR;
• the right to immediate deletion (‘right to be forgotten’) of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Section 17 of the GDPR, provided that no statutory or contractual retention periods or other statutory obligations or rights relating to further storage have to be observed; if the personal data is made public by BlackForxx GmbH and if our company is obligated as the responsible party in accordance with Section 17 Subsection 1 of the GDPR to delete the personal data, BlackForxx GmbH will take appropriate measures, including measures of a technical nature, in consideration of the available technology and implementation costs, to notify other parties responsible for the data processing, who process the published personal data, that the person affected has demanded from these other parties responsible for the data processing the deletion of all links relating to this personal data and of any copies or replications of this personal data, where processing is not required. The privacy officer of BlackForxx GmbH will instigate the necessary action in individual cases. If statutory regulations do not allow deletion, your data will instead be locked by us, so that it is only accessible for the purpose of compulsory statutory provisions.
• the right to restriction of the processing of your data in accordance with Section18 of the GDPR;
• the right to data portability in accordance with Section 20 of the GDPR; in doing so you are entitled to receive the personal data relating to you, with which the person responsible at our company was provided by you, in a structured, standard and machine-readable format.Furthermore, you have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly by our responsible party to another responsible party, provided that this is technically feasible and that this does not affect the rights and freedoms of any other persons.
• the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or that of the registered office of our company.
Right of objection
If you no longer want your personal data to be actively used for the internal purposes of BlackForxx GmbH, in accordance with Section 21 Subsections 24 of the EU GDPR you are entitled to object at any time to such use and processing. To do so, it is sufficient to send a corresponding e-mail to email@example.com. The special case of a legally required locking of the data instead of data deletion in accordance with Section 17-19 of the EU GDPR remains unaffected.
Your contact person for data protection
Transparency is very important to us. If you have any questions about the use of your personal data relating to information, correction, the locking or deletion of data or the cancellation of granted consents, as well as suggestions and complaints, you are welcome to directly contact our group data protection officer at any time. Your assertion of the above rights is free of charge for you.
We shall be glad to also provide you with our public directory of procedures, which contains the information required in Section 4g Subsection 2 in connection with Section 4e of the BDSG. In this connection, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group data protection officer
KION GROUP AG
Frankfurt am Main
BlackForxx GmbH continuously applies appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data as comprehensively as possible against manipulation, partial or complete loss and unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continually being improved in line with technological development.
In addition to securing the operating environment, we use, for example, an encryption procedure on our entire web platform. All data personally transmitted by you, including your payment data, is transferred by means of the generally used and secure standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. SSL is a secure and proven standard that is also used in online banking. You can recognize a secure SSL connection, among other things, by the locked padlock symbol on the status bar of your browser and if the address line contains ‘https’.
Nevertheless, we draw your attention to the fact that Internet-based data transfers fundamentally have security vulnerabilities (e.g. when communicating by e-mail), so that absolute protection of the data against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed.
Date of the last update: March
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