Data Privacy Statement Global Fastener Alliance
First of all, the Global Fastener Alliance (GFA) thanks you for your interest in our website. Also, during the use of our internet presence, the protection of your personal data is important to us. Personal data is all data personally relating to you, for example name, address, e-mail address. With the following information, we would like to inform you about the nature, use, purpose and limitation of the data processing. GFA assures that our collection and use of your data is carried out in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations.
The controller responsible for the collection, processing and use of your data in the meaning of Art. 4 no. 7 GDPR is EJOT Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Im Herrengarten 1, D-57319 Bad Berleburg, Tel.: +49 2751 529-0, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (also in the imprint) as a member of the GFA.
2. Delimitation of the area covered by the data privacy statement
GFA websites may lead to third party websites (such as the GFA partners´ websites) that are not explicitly covered by this data privacy statement.
3. Information on processing of data outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
All servers used by GFA are located within the European Union.
4. Nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data
By default, GFA collects data when you use our website. In the case of merely informative use of the website, which means that you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display our website and to en-sure stability and security:
From these data, however, we cannot draw conclusions about persons. Further personal data will only be stored if your consent has been obtained or if this information is necessary in the context of a registration.
All personal data collected on the GFA website are used exclusively for the technical administration of the website and individual support and service, and in particular only to the extent necessary. Your data are supposed to help us to continually improve our websites and make their use as easy as possible. All data are treated strictly confidential. Governmental or administrative orders may result in the disclosure of personal data to public authorities and government agencies to the extent of legal obligations. Disclosure to third parties takes only place to partner companies and service providers, as far as this is contractually mandatory for us and then only to the extent necessary. This concerns, for example, the operation of the website. In the event of the disclosure of personal data, partner companies and service providers are carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions, are subject to regular controls and are committed to confidentiality. To the extent necessary, contracts for data processing are concluded with them in accordance with data protection regulations.
GFA maintains an online service area for members of GFA. In order to use it, you must first register and be activated by us. Since trustworthy information is communicated to you, we must first verify your identity.
6. Contact by e-mail or by contact form
To get in contact with GFA, you can write us an e-mail to email@example.com or send us your contact details in the corresponding contact form. These are used exclusively to contact you and to discuss your requests or concerns.
When you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored by you and that give us certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.
This website uses the following types of cookies, whose scope and operation are explained below:
You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.
8. Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool provided by Google Inc., 1600 Ampitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. 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. Please note that on this website we use the function "Activation of IP anonymisation" (so-called IP-masking) by adding the code "anonymizelp", so that your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union (EU) or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of GFA as the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to website and internet usage to GFA.
The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics gained we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data are transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-us-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
9. Use of social plugins
GFA currently uses no social plugins.
10. Information about and explanation of safeguards
GFA strives to protect your data collected by us against any kind of influence, such as accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. We implement technical and organisational measures that we adapt to the state of the art. Furthermore, all employees and other vicarious agents are obliged to maintain data secrecy.
11. Your rights
Upon request, GFA will provide you with information as to whether and which personal data we have collected about you, in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions. We always strive for a current and error-free data collection. If, despite our efforts to ensure that the data is accu-rate and up-to-date, incorrect information has been collected by GFA, we will correct it as soon as possible upon request. You can send your applications to the following e-mail address:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
You also have the right according to Art. 77 GDPR to complain about our processing of your personal data to a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
12. Change of the data privacy statement
In relation to the progress of data processing and the associated legal changes, we are obliged to adapt this data privacy statement from time to time. Please always note the current version of our data privacy statement.
13. Responsible data protection supervisory authority
The data protection supervisory authority responsible for EJOT is:
North Rhine-Westphalia Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (LDI NRW)
Postfach 20 04 44 or Kavalleriestraße 2 - 4
40102 Düsseldorf – Germany 40213 Düsseldorf – Germany
Phone: 02 11/384 24-0
Fax: 02 11/384 24-10
14. Reachability of the data protection officer
If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints regarding the data protection related to GFA and the websites used by GFA, please contact our data protection officer: