1. Data privacy note
The Security and Safety Things GmbH (hereinafter „SAST“ or "We“ or "Us") welcomes you to our internet pages and mobile applications (together also referred to as "Online Offers"). We thank you for your interest in our company and our products.
The protection of your privacy throughout the course of processing personal data as well as the security of all business data is an important concern to us. We process personal data that was gathered during your visit of our Online Offers confidentially and only in accordance with statutory regulations. Data protection and information security are included in our corporate policy
2. Bosch/SAST respects your privacy
The protection of your privacy throughout the course of processing personal data as well as the security of all business data is an important concern to us. We process personal data that was gathered during your visit of our Online Offers confidentially and only in accordance with statutory regulations. Data protection and information security are included in our corporate policy.
SAST is the controller responsible for the processing of your data; exceptions are outlined in this data protection notice.
Our contact details are as follows:
Security and Safety Things GmbH
c/o WeWork Oskar von Miller
4. Collection, processing and usage of personal data
4.1 Processed categories of data
The following categories of data are processed: Communication data (e.g. name, telephone, e-mail, address, IP address)
Personal data consists of all information related to an identified or identifiable natural person, this includes, e.g. names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, contractual master data, contract accounting and payment data, which is an expression of a person's identity.
We collect, process and use personal data only when there is either a statutory legal basis to do so or you have given your consent to the processing or use of personal data concerning this matter, e.g. by means of registration. Several legal bases can be applicable in parallel and allow the processing of personal data.
4.3. Processing purposes and legal bases
We as well as the service providers commissioned by us process your personal data for the following processing purposes:
- Website: Provision of these Online Offers (Legal basis: Justified interest on our part in direct marketing as long as this occurs in accordance with data protection and competition law).
- Advertisements and/or market research (including web analysis, no customer surveys: Self-promotion and promotion by others as well as market research and reach analysis within the scope statutorily permitted. (Legal bases: Justified interest on our part in marketing as long as this occurs in accordance with data protection and competition law, consent, if necessary).
- Resolving service disruptions as well as for security reasons: (Legal bases: Fulfillment of contractual obligations or fulfillment of our legal obligations within the scope of data security, and justified interest in resolving service disruptions as well as in ensuring the protection of our offers)
- Product or customer surveys performed via email and/or telephone subject to your prior express consent (Legal basis: Consent)
- Newsletter: Sending an email or SMS/MMS newsletter with the recipient’s consent (Legal basis: Consent).
- Safeguarding and defending our rights: Legal basis: Justified interest on our part for safeguarding and defending our rights.
- Pre-Sales, Sales and After-Sales: Legal basis is the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, according to Art. 6 I lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest lies for SAST in pursuing and expanding the business in the safety and security as well as the software and IoT industry and in enabling other players to participate in the IoT platform.
This Online offer is not meant for children under 16 years of age.
4.5. Data transfer
4.5.1. Data transfer to other controllers
Principally, your personal data is forwarded to other controllers only if required for the fulfillment of a contractual obligation or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, or if we ourselves, or a third party, have a legitimate interest in the data transfer, or if you have given your consent. Particulars on the legal bases can be found in the Section - Purposes of Processing and Legal Bases. Third parties may also be other companies of the Bosch group. When data is transferred to third parties based on a justified interest, this is explained in this data protection notice.
Additionally, data may be transferred to other controllers when we are obliged to do so due to statutory regulations or enforceable administrative or judicial orders
4.5.2. Use of service providers
We involve external service providers with tasks such as sales and marketing services, contract management, payment handling, programming, data hosting and hotline services. All service providers are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to comply to the statutory provisions. Service providers may also be other Bosch group companies.
4.6 Transfer to recipients outside the EEA
We might transfer personal data to recipients located outside the EEA into so-called third countries.
In such cases, prior to the transfer we ensure that either the data recipient provides an appropriate level of data protection (e.g. due to a decision of adequacy by the European Commission for the respective country or due to the agreement based on so-called EU model clauses with the recipient) or that you have consented to the transfer.
You are entitled to receive an overview of third country recipients and a copy of the specifically agreed-provisions securing an appropriate level of data protection. For this purpose, please use the statements made in the Contact section.
4.7. Duration of storage; retention period
Principally, we store your data for as long as it is necessary to render our Online Offers and connected services or for as long as we have a justified interest in storing the data (e.g. we might still have a justified interest in postal mail marketing after fulfillment of our contractual obligations). In all other cases we delete your personal data with the exception of data we are obliged to store for the fulfillment of legal obligations (e.g. due to retention periods under the tax and commercial codes we are obliged to have documents such as contracts and invoices available for a certain period of time)
5. Cookie usage
Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer when an Online Offer is accessed. In case you access this Online Offer another time, your browser sends the cookies' content back to the respective seller and, thus, allows the re-identification of the terminal device. Reading the cookies allows us to design our Online Offers optimally for you and makes it easier for you to use them.
5.2. Deactivation and deletion of cookies
When you visit our internet pages you will be asked in a cookie layer pop up whether you wish to allow the cookies which are being set on our page or you want to deactivate them in the settings.
In case you decide to block cookies, an opt out cookie is set in your browser. This cookie exclusively serves the purpose of assigning your objection. Deactivating cookies may disable individual functions of our internet pages.
Please note that an opt out cookie may, for technical reasons, only be set for the browser that was used to set it. In case you delete cookies or use a different browser or a different terminal device, you must opt out again.
The preference setting does not apply to cookies that are being set during your visits on third party internet pages by other providers.
Your browser allows you to delete all cookies at all times. To do so, please consult your browser's help functions. This might, however, lead to individual functions no longer being available.
In addition, you are able to manage and deactivate the use of third party cookies on the following web page:
As we do not operate this website, we are not responsible and we are unable to influence content and availability
5.3. Overview of cookies used by us
In this section, please find an overview of cookies we use.
Absolutely necessary cookies
- Certain cookies are necessary so we can securely render our Online Offers. This category includes, e.g.:
- Cookies that identify or authenticate our users;
- Cookies that temporarily save certain user input (e.g., content of a shopping cart or of an online form);
- Cookies that store certain user preferences (e.g., search or language set-tings);
- Cookies that store data to ensure a trouble-fee playback of video or audio content.
5.4 Analytical cookies
We use analytical cookies to record the usage behavior (e.g., ad banners clicked on, search queries put in) of our users and to evaluate it statistically.
6. Web analysis
We need statistical information about the usage of our Online Offers to design them to be more user-friendly, to perform range measurements and market research. For this purpose, we use the web analysis tools described in this section.
The usage profiles created by these tools using analysis cookies or by evaluating log files are not brought together with personal data. The tools either do not use user IP addresses at all or shorten them immediately after gathering them.
In the following please find information on each tool seller and how you are able to object to the collection and processing of data by the tool.
Be advised that with regard to tools which use opt out cookies, the-opt out function is related to that individual device or browser. In case you use several terminal devices or browsers you must opt out on every device and with every browser used.
When using cookies and analysis tools, we might transfer personal data to recipients located outside the EEA into so-called third countries.
Beyond this, you can avoid the forming of usage profiles by generally deactivating cookie usage. Please refer to the section Deactivate and delete cookies.
6.1. Google Analytics
Google Analytics is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Park-way, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). We use Google Analytics with the additional function offered by Google to anonymize IP addresses. While doing so, Google already short-ens IPs within the EU in most cases but only does so for exceptional cases in the United States, and in both regions it only saves shortened IPs. You may object to the collection or processing of your data by using the following link to download and install a browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
You can object to the collection and/or evaluation of your data using this tool by clicking directly on the following link.
We use the Google Tag Manger for advertising purposes. You can object to the collection and/or evaluation of your data by clicking directly on the following link.
6.4 Google Adwords or Google Remarketing
We use the Google AdWords online advertising program and Google Remarketing technology to advertise online and make ads more relevant. We place Remarketing cookies which may be used by third parties (including Google) to show our ads on websites outside of our management. Our Remarketing Cookie and Remarketing Lists do not collect personal information. You can find more information about Google AdWords here.
6.5 LinkedIn Insight tag
We use LinkedIn advertising program to run advertisements on their platform. We place the LinkedIn cookie on the web browser of a visitor whenever they visit our website. This will allow us to monitor our ads and conversions on our website. Find out more.
We use Workable to streamline and manage our vacancy and hiring processes. Cookies are used to set the originating domain so the Workable system knows which vacancies your session has requested and to serve them. At the point of viewing vacancies, no personal information is captured whatsoever - this will happen during the application process. Find out more.
7. Usage of retargeting tools
For the purpose of optimizing our online marketing we use so-called retargeting technologies. This is to design a more interesting Online Offer for you, which is tailored to your needs. To do so, we use the tools listed below. The usage profiles compiled with the assistance of advertisement cookies or third party advertisement cookies, so-called web beacons (invisible graphics which are also called pixels or counting pixels) or comparable technologies that are not combined with personal data.
The tools are used by the providers to show our users in our Online Offers and in third party offers interest-based advertisements and to control the frequency in which users see certain advertisements. The provider of the respective tool is responsible for the data processing in connection with the tools. The tool providers eventually transfer information to third parties for abovementioned reasons.
When using retargeting tools, we might transfer personal data to recipients located outside the EEA into so-called third countries.
With each tool you can find information on the tool provider as well as information on how to object to the data collection by this tool.
Be advised that with regard to tools which use opt out cookies, the opt out function is related to that individual device or browser. In case you use several terminal devices or browsers you must opt out on every device and with every browser used.
Beyond this, you can avoid the forming of usage profiles by generally deactivating cookie usage; for this please refer to the section Deactivate and delete cookies.
Further information on interest-based advertising may be found on the consumer portal http://www.meine-cookies.org. The following link to the portal additionally enables you to view the activation status of certain tools provided by different providers and to object to the collection and processing of your data by these tools: http://www.meine-cookies.org/cookies_verwalten/praeferenzmanager-beta.html.
The option to object to certain tools especially issued by U.S. based providers can be found at the following link: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
Specifically, we use the following tools:
Double-click is offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Find further information on this tool here.
You may object to the collection and processing of your data by this tool by following Google's user references.
Within the scope of our Online Offers you are able to sign up for newsletters. To do so, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure which means that we will only send you a newsletter via email, mobile messenger (such as, e.g., WhatsApp), SMS or push notification after you have explicitly confirmed the activation of the newsletter service to us by clicking on the link in a notification. In case you wish to no longer receive newsletters at a later date, you can terminate the subscription at any time by withdrawing your consent. You can withdraw your consent to email newsletters by clicking on the link which is sent in the respective newsletter mail, or in the administrative settings of the online offer. Alternatively, please contact us using the contact details provided in the Contact section.
9. External Links
Our Online Offers may contain links to third party internet pages – by providers who are not related to us. Upon clicking on the link, we have no influence on processing and using personal data possibly transmitted by clicking the link to the third party. We do not assume responsibility for the processing of such personal data by third parties.
Our employees and the companies providing services on our behalf, are obliged to confidentiality and to compliance with the applicable data protection laws. We take all necessary technical and organizational measures to ensure an appropriate level of security and to protect your data that are administrated by us especially from the risks of unintended or unlawful destruction, manipulation, loss, change or unauthorized disclosure or unauthorized access.
11. User rights
To enforce your rights, please use the details provided in the Contact section. In doing so, please ensure that an unambiguous identification of your person is possible.
Right to information and access:
You have the right to obtain confirmation from us about whether or not your personal data is being processed, and, if this is the case, access to your personal data
Right to correction and deletion:
You have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning yourself without undue delay from us. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
This does not apply to data which is necessary for billing or accounting purposes or which is subject to a statutory retention period. If access to such data is not required, however, its processing is restricted (see the following).
Restriction of processing:
You have the right to demand for – as far as statutory requirements are fulfilled – restriction of the processing of your data.
Objection to direct marketing:
Additionally, you may object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time. Please take into account that, due to organizational reasons, there might be an overlap between your objection and the usage of your data within the scope of a campaign which is already running.
Objection to data processing based on the legal basis of “legitimate interest”:
In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time, insofar as this is based on legitimate interest. We will then terminate the processing of your data, unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds according to legal requirements which override your rights.
Withdrawal of consent:
In case you consented to the processing of your data, you have the right to object this consent with immediate effect. The legality of data processing prior to your revocation remains unchanged. In addition, processing may continue to be permitted on the basis of another legal bases.
You are entitled to receive data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or – if technically feasible – to demand that we transfer those data to a third party. This does not apply if a transfer affects the rights and freedoms of another person.
Right of complaint with supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can appeal to the supervisory authority which is responsible for your place of residence or your state of residency or to the supervisory authority responsible for us. This is:
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Telefon: +49 (0) 981 53 1300
Telefax: +49 (0) 981 53 98 1300
12. Changes to the Data Protection Notice
13. Automated decision-making
We do not use automated decision-making for the establishment, execution and termination of business relationships according to Art. 22 GDPR. In case we use such procedures in particular, we will inform you about your corresponding rights subject to legal obligations.
If you wish to contact us, for example in connection with the processing of personal data or for the exercise of your user rights, please find us at the address stated in the "Controller" section.
If you want to unsubscribe from a newsletter, you can click on the corresponding unsubscribe link in the newsletter or tell us your request via the contact options mentioned in the “Controller” section.
To assert your data subject requests and notification of data protection incidents please use following link:
For suggestions and complaints regarding the processing of your personal data we recommend that you contact our group commissioner for data protection:
Mr. Matthias Goebel
Group Commissioner for Data Protection
Information Security and Privacy Bosch Group (C/ISP)
Robert Bosch GmbH
send an email to: DPO@bosch.com
15. Effective Date