Data Privacy Policy

For visiting the corporate website of VoltStorage

1. Introduction

With this privacy policy we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of processing personal data in the context of using the corporate website of VoltStorage. Personal information is any information that is personally identifiable to you, such as your name, address, email address or user behavior.

2. Responsible for data processing

Responsible for data processing

VoltStorage GmbH | CEO: Jakob Bitner |  Gmunder Straße 37 |  81379 Munich (Germany) | hello@voltstorage.com

3. Categories of processed data

For general use of the corporate website

  • IP address
  • Access date and time
  • Visited page
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system and system version

The processing of the data listed above is used to display the corporate website on your device. The legal basis for processing this personal data is in the legitimate interest of you and VoltStorage. The personal data concerned will be deleted after seven days.

When submitting the contact form for private customers
  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address
  • How did you hear about VoltStorage?
  • Request for advice
  • Free text message
  • Date + time of form submission

The processing of the data listed above serves to process your contact request. The legal basis for processing this personal data is in the legitimate interest of you and VoltStorage. The personal data concerned will be deleted after two years.

When submitting the contact form for business customers
  • First name
  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Contact reason
  • Zip code + company location
  • Company name
  • How did you hear about us?
  • Free text message
  • Date + time of form submission

The processing of the data listed above serves to process your contact request. The legal basis for processing this personal data is in the legitimate interest of you and VoltStorage. The personal data concerned will be deleted after two years.

When you register for the VoltStorage Newsletter
  • E-mail address
  • Date + time of newsletter registration

The processing of the above mentioned data serves to implement your registration request for receiving the VoltStorage Newsletter. The legal basis for processing this personal data is in the legitimate interest of you and VoltStorage. The personal data concerned will be deleted if you have actively objected to the newsletter registration.

When submitting the application form
  • First name
  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number
  • Date of availability
  • How did you hear about us?
  • Curriculum vitae (document)
  • Link to LinkedIn or Xing profile
  • Answers to three free text questions
  • Date + time of form submission

The processing of the above-mentioned data serves to process your submitted application. The legal basis for processing this personal data is in the legitimate interest of you and VoltStorage. The relevant personal data will be deleted nine months after the application process is completed.

4. Data transfer

For general use of the corporate website

  • We use “Google Analytics” for the VoltStorage website, a service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as: “Google”). Google Analytics collects, among other things, data about which internet page you came to the VoltStorage Website from (so-called referrers), which sub-pages of the VoltStorage Website you accessed or how often and for how long a subpage was viewed and which interactions you made. Here Google Analytics sets a cookie. The files store data about the behaviour of the user. We use the function AnonymizeIP to make your IP address anonymous so that it is shortened and can no longer be assigned to your visit to the VoltStorage website. Further transmitted information will not be assigned or linked to the anonymized IP address by Google. The information thus generated is transferred to external Google servers in the USA and stored there. Google is a participant of the Privacy-Shield Agreement and is certified for data processing according to European standards. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties. We have concluded an order processing contract with Google. According to this agreement, Google is entitled and obliged to evaluate the information obtained for us and to prepare statistical reports for us on the type and extent of website use. You can prevent the storage of cookies by downloading and installing the browser add-on provided by Google. This is available online. Alternatively, you can prevent the storage of cookies by setting a so-called opt-out cookie, which will prevent the collection of data from you when using the VoltStorage website in the future. You also have the option to prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser to prevent the storage of cookies. Cookies that have already been set can be deleted by you at any time.
  • We use “Google AdWords” for the VoltStorage website, a service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google AdWords is a service for displaying internet advertising in the form of ads. The ads are displayed as search results in search engine results or on the Google advertising network. We use Google AdWords to define certain keywords. Our ads are displayed by Google in the search engine results when you use Google’s search engine to get a search result that is related to the keyword. In the Google advertising network, our ads appear on topic-related websites. If you click on one of the advertisements, you will be forwarded to the website advertised by us. Google AdWords sets a cookie (see the term above under the heading Cookies). This enables both Google and us to track whether you have reached our site via our advertisement and whether you have carried out further actions here, such as buying something, using a contact form or calling us. For this purpose, the cookie that has been set collects the pages you have visited, including your IP address, and transfers them to Google servers in the USA. Google evaluates this data to produce a report with statistical statements about the number of visitors generated by the advertising and the success of the advertising campaign. This enables us to optimise our advertising. Further transmitted information is not assigned to the IP address by Google and is not linked to it. Google may pass on this data to third parties. Beyond the aforementioned, we do not receive any information/data about the persons who click on our ads. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Already set cookies can be deleted in your browser. In addition, you have the option to object to the use of interest-based advertising by clicking on the following link and manually deactivating the corresponding options http://www.google.com/ads/preferences. You also have the option of deactivating interest-based advertising by clicking on the following link http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
When submitting the contact form for private or business customers

We use the Saas (Software as a Service) service “HubSpot” of HubSpot, Inc. (25 First Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA 0214, USA) – in the following referred to as “HubSpot”. The processed data is transferred to external servers of HubSpot in the USA and stored there. HubSpot is a participant of the Privacy Shield Agreement and is certified for data processing according to European standards. Further information on data security at HubSpot and the technical and organizational measures used for this purpose can be found on the HubSpot website.

When you register for the VoltStorage Newsletter

We use the Saas (Software as a Service) service “MailChimp” of The Rocket Science Group (LLC 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA) – in the following referred to as “MailChimp” – to store and process the data listed in section 3. The processed data is transferred to external servers of MailChimp in the USA and stored there. MailChimp is a participant of the Privacy-Shield Agreement and is certified for data processing according to European standards. Further information on data security at MailChimp and the technical and organizational measures used for this purpose can be found on the MailChimp website.

When submitting the application form

We use a Saas (Software as a Service) service of Personio GmbH (Rundfunkplatz 4, 80335 Munich, Germany) – in the following referred to as “Personio” – to store and process the data listed in section 3. The processed data is transferred to external servers of Personio in Frankfurt (Germany) and stored there. Further information on data security at Personio and the technical and organizational measures used for this purpose can be found on the Personio website.

5. Security measures

We take technical and organizational security measures in accordance with state-of-the-art technology in order to comply with the regulations of the data protection laws and to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties.

6. Your rights according to DSGVO

According to the DSGVO, you are entitled to the following rights, which you can assert at any time against the VoltStorage GmbH data protection officer listed below:

Right of information:

In accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, you can request confirmation as to whether and which of your personal data we process. In addition, you can request from us, free of charge, information on the purposes of processing, 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 of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal and the origin of your data, if it has not been collected by us. Furthermore, you have the right of information as to whether your personal data has been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, you have the right to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transfer.

Right of correction: 

In accordance with Art. 16 of the DSGVO, you can request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us and concerning you.

Right of deletion: 

In accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us, provided that we do not require their processing for the following purposes:

  • to fulfil a legal obligation,
  • to assert, exercise or defend legal claims,
  • to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, or
  • for reasons of public interest as referred to in Art. 17 para. 3 lit. c and d DSGVO.
Right of limitation:

According to art. 18 of the DSGVO, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if

  • the accuracy of the data is contested by you, for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of the personal data,
  • the processing of your data is unlawful, but you object to its deletion and instead demand the restriction of the use of the data
  • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
  • you have lodged an objection to the processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, but it has not yet been established whether the legitimate reasons which, despite your objection, justify further processing outweigh your rights.
Right of information: 

If you have asserted the right of correction, deletion or restriction of processing against us, we are obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of the correction or deletion of the data or the restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed by us about these recipients.

Right of data transfer:

In accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, you can request that we receive your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format or request that it be transferred to another responsible party.

Right of complaint:

According to Art. 77 DSGVO you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. To do so, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence, your place of work or our company headquarters.

7. Contact details of our data protection officer

You can contact our data protection officer by e-mail at andre.graceffa@voltstorage.com or at our postal address with the addition “to the data protection officer”.

8. Actuality and amendment of this data protection declaration

This data privacy policy is currently valid and has the status of March 2020. Due to changed legal or official requirements it may be necessary to adapt this data privacy policy.

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