Privacy policy

Personal data (in the following mostly referred to as "data") are only used by us within the required scope and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.

Pursuant to Art. 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as "GDPR"), "processing" shall refer to any process carried out with or without the aid of automated means, operation or any such series of operation related to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

With the following privacy policy we inform you in particular about type, extent, purpose, duration and legal basis for the processing of personal data, to the extent that we decide on the purposes and means of the processing, either alone or together with other parties. Moreover, below, we would also like to inform you of the optimisation measures we have taken to improve the quality of use in the form of external components, in case that third parties process any data on their own responsibility through such external components.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as the controller

II. Rights of users and data subjects

III. Information on data processing

I. Information about us as the controller

The data controller of this website in the sense of data protection legislation:

Brucha Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Rusterstraße 33
3451 Michelhausen
phone +43 2275 5875
fax +43 2275 5875 1804
office(at)brucha.at 
Austria

II. Rights of users and data subjects

With a view to the data processing described in more detail below, the users and data subjects have the right to

obtain confirmation as to whether data relating to them are being processed, to receive access to information on the data processed, to receive further information on data processing and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 of the GDPR);

rectification or completion inaccurate or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 of the GDPR);

immediate erasure of the data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 of the GDPR), or, alternatively, in case that further processing is necessary pursuant to Art. 17 (3) of the GDPR, to restrict processing pursuant to the provisions of Art. 18 of the GDPR;

receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer these data to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 of the GDPR);

lodge complaints with the supervisory authority, where they consider that the data concerning them are processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (cf. also Art. 77 of the GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the provider has disclosed data about any rectification or erasure of data or the restriction of processing carried out pursuant to Articles 16, 17 (1) and 18 of the GDPR. However, this obligation shall become null and void, if notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate expenditure of time and effort. Irrespective of this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

In accordance with Art. 21 of the GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to future use and processing of the data concerning them, provided that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point (f) of the GDPR. In particular, objection to data processing for the purposes of direct advertising is allowed.

III. Information on data processing

Your data that are processed when you are using our website will be erased or blocked as soon as the purpose of collection/storage ceases to exist, erasure of the data does not conflict with any legal retention obligations and no other information on individual processing is given below.

Cookies

a) Session cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are transmitted to your terminal device by the Internet browser you use, and are saved there. Through these cookies, certain information is collected from you to an individual extent, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.  

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure, since processing enables e.g. the reproduction of our website in different languages or providing a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 (1) point (b) of the GDPR, insofar as these cookies contain data for the purposes of contract initiation or contract execution.

If processing does not serve any contract initiation or contract execution purposes, our justified interest is in improving the functionality of our website. In that case, Art. 6 (1) point (f) of the GDPR is the legal basis.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.

b) Third-party cookies

It may be the case that our website also contains cookies from partner companies, with whom we cooperate for the purposes of advertising, analysis or functionalities of our website.

For details on this, in particular about the purposes and the legal basis of processing of such third-party cookies, please refer to the information below.

c) Possibility of elimination

You have the possibility to prevent or limit the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also delete any previously saved cookies at any time. The required steps and measures, however, depend on the specific Internet browser you are using. In case of questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact the respective manufacturer or help desk. In the case of so-called Flash cookies, on the other hand, processing cannot be prevented through the browser settings. Instead, you need to change the setting of your Flash player. Likewise, the steps and measures required for this depend on the Flash Player you are using in your individual case. In case of questions, please also use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or help desk.

Should you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may, however, this may restrict the functionality of some functions of our website.

Contact enquiries / Contact options

If you contact us via the contact form or e-mail, the information you provide will be used for processing of your request. Provision of such data is required for processing and answering your requests. Without you providing such data, your request can only be answered to a limited extent, or not at all.

The legal basis for such data processing is Art. 6 (1) point (b) of the GDPR.

Your data will be erased once your request has been conclusively processed and the erasure is not conflicting with any statutory retention obligations, such as, in the case of a possible subsequent processing of a contract.

Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps for displaying of our location as well as for creation of a route description. This is a service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, subsequently referred to only as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

Google guarantees that the data protection requirements applicable within the EU are complied with when processing data in the USA.

In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection with the Google server in the USA is established as soon as you call up our website.

If you call up the Google Maps component integrated in our website, Google will place a cookie on your terminal device through your browser. To display our location and to create a route description, your user settings and data will be processed. In this context, we cannot rule out Google using servers in the USA.

The legal basis in this case is Art. 6 (1) point (f) of the GDPR. Our justified interest lies in the optimisation of the functionality of our website.

The connection to Google established in this way enables Google to determine from which website your enquiry has been sent and to which IP address the route description is to be sent.

In case you disagree with such processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by changing the browser settings accordingly. For details on this topic, please refer to the "Cookies" section above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps as well as the information obtained via Google Maps is carried out in accordance with the Google Maps Terms of Use "policies.google.com/terms" and the Google Maps General Terms and Conditions https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Moreover, at

Google provides further and more detailed information on this topic.

Google Fonts

On our website we use Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service offered by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to only as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

Google guarantees that the data protection requirements applicable within the EU are complied with when processing data in the USA.

In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection with the Google server in the USA is established as soon as you call up our website.

The legal basis in this case is Art. 6 (1) point (f) of the GDPR. Our justified interest lies in the optimisation and economic operation of our website.

Through the connection to Google established when calling up our website, Google can determine the website your request was sent from and to which IP address the representation of the font is to be sent.

At

Google provides further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

YouTube

On our website we use YouTube. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to only as "YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary company of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to only as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

Google and its subsidiary YouTube guarantee that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be met when processing data in the USA.

We use YouTube in connection with the "privacy-enhanced mode" feature to be able to show you videos. The legal basis in this case is Art. 6 (1) point (f) of the GDPR. Our justified interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the "privacy-enhanced mode" function results in the data described in more detail below to only be transmitted to the YouTube server after you have actually started playing a video.

Without this "privacy-enhanced mode" a connection to the server of YouTube in the USA will be established immediately when you access one of our webpages that has a YouTube video embedded in it.

This connection is necessary to display the video on our webpage via your Internet browser. In this context, YouTube will collect and process at the very least your IP address, the date and time, as well as the website you have visited. In addition, a connection is established with the advertising network "DoubleClick" by Google.

If you are logged in to YouTube during this visit, YouTube will assign the connection information to your YouTube account. If you would like to prevent this, you must either log-off YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings for your YouTube user account.

YouTube saves persistent cookies on your terminal device through your browser for the purpose of functionality and analysis of user behaviour. If you do not consent to this processing, you have the possibility to prevent or limit the use of cookies by changing your browser settings accordingly. For more information on this topic, please refer to the "Cookies" section above.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights in this respect, and protection options is provided by Google in their privacy policy at

Serverlogs

For technical reasons, the following data which your Internet browser transmits to us or to our webspace provider (referred to as server log files) are collected, among others:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Website from which you visit us (referrer URL)
  • Webpage you visit
  • Date and time of your access
  • Your anonymous internet protocol (IP) address. 

This anonymous data will be stored separately from any personal data you may have provided and thus do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a specific person. They are used and evaluated for statistical purposes for us to be able to optimise our website and our offers.

To make the IP addresses anonymous, the last 8 bytes are removed. The log files are stored for 7 days and then erased.

Jeff Sherry
Vice President of Sales

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Jeff Sherry
Vice President of Sales

infousa(at)brucha.com
+1 (630) 362-5467

Scott T. Kuni
Vice President of Sales Cold Storage

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Scott T. Kuni
Vice President of Sales Cold Storage

s.kuni(at)brucha.com
+1 (720) 688-5367