DATA PROCESSING PRINCIPLES OF SEEDFORWARD GMBH
Information pursuant to Articles 13, 14 and 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We hereby inform you about the processing of your personal data by us and the claims and rights to which you are entitled under the data protection regulations.
- Who is responsible for data processing and whom can I contact?
- What data is collected, for what purpose and how long is it stored?
- Who receives your data?
- What rights do you have when it comes to the processing of your data?
1. Who is responsible for data processing and who can I contact?
(Hereinafter also referred to as "SeedForward GmbH" or "we")
We are not legally obliged to appoint a data protection officer. If you have any questions regarding data protection or the protection of your data by SeedForward GmbH, you can contact us at any time at:
2. What data is collected, for what purpose and how long is it stored?
Execution of the contract
Personal data is only collected if you provide it to us of your own accord. No other personal data is collected. Any processing of your personal data that goes beyond the scope of the legal permissions will only be carried out on the basis of your express consent.
The duration of data storage depends on the statutory retention obligations and is generally 10 years.
Personal data by means of application details are collected for the purpose of carrying out application procedures.
Application data is usually deleted within four months of notification of the decision, unless consent has been given for data to be stored for a longer period in the context of inclusion in the application pool.
Customer data/prospective customer data
We collect the personal data provided for the purpose of contract execution (including offers, orders, sales and invoicing, quality assurance). In addition, we process your data - as far as permissible - for the purpose of direct advertising, in particular for sending our advertising, such as product information or event notices. The data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR and in the interest of informing you about new products, events and services. Each customer has his or her own right to object to this processing, the exercise of which leads to the termination of processing for the purpose of direct advertising. If data is stored exclusively for direct advertising, it will be deleted after the objection has been made. Data going beyond this will be collected based on your express consent to processing.
The duration of data storage depends on the statutory retention obligations and is usually 10 years.
The personal data provided for the performance of the contract within the scope of the employment relationship is collected and, if necessary, any additional data is processed based on your express consent.
The duration of data storage is based on the statutory retention obligations and is generally 10 years.
The personal data provided for the performance of the contract (incl. enquiries, purchasing, quality assurance) is collected and, if necessary, any additional data is processed based on your express consent.
The duration of the data storage depends on the legal storage obligations and is usually 10 years.
3. Who receives your data?
- Public authorities in the case of overriding legal requirements, including the tax office and social insurance institutions.
- External service providers or other contractors, e.g. for data processing and hosting, for dispatch, transport and logistics, service providers for printing and dispatch of information, accounting, payment processing, payroll accounting, travel expense accounting, insurance services.
- Other external bodies if the data subject has given his/her consent or a transfer is permissible for predominant interest.
Third country transfers: Processors outside the European Union are used (here: United States of America); standard contractual clauses/contractual data processing agreement or other lawful agreement on the processing of personal data has been concluded with the service provider accordingly.
4. What rights do you have when it comes to the processing of your data?
You have the right to information about the personal data we process about you. In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then require evidence from you that proves that you are the person you claim to be.
Furthermore, you have a right to correction or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are entitled to this by law.
Furthermore, you have a right to object to the processing within the scope of the law. The same applies to a right to data portability. In particular, you have the right to object to the processing of your data in connection with direct marketing in accordance with Article 21 (1) and (2) of the GDPR, if this is carried out on the basis of a balancing of interests. The objection can be made form-free and should preferably be addressed to:
Data Protection Officer
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority in connection with the processing of your personal data:
The State Commissioner for Data Protection of Lower Saxony
Telephone: +49 (0)511 120-450
As of April 2023