Data protection policy

Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "We"), as the operator of the website *.zulu.energy and provider of the ZULU service configurator (hereinafter referred to as "configurator"), is the responsible entity for processing personal data of the users of the website (hereinafter referred to as "You") pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR“).

Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management GmbH

Hopfenmarkt 33
20457 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 6530 566 0
E-mail: ger@kaiserwetter.eu
Website: de.kaiserwetter.energy

This data protection policy defines which of your personal data we collect, process and use. We therefore kindly ask you to carefully read the information below.

1.Data protection officer

The corporate data protection officer of Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management GmbH is:

Mr. Martin Kornemann
Hainbuchenweg 2
D-26160 Bad Zwischenahn/Ofen
mko@kaiserwetter.eu
Phone: 0441 205 037 24

2.Processing of personal data
2.1

Personal data as defined in this data protection policy is all information that can be used to identify you or that makes you identifiable. This includes, without limitation, your name, address, your telephone number and your e-mail address. We collect this data when you request a non-binding quote from us via the configurator.

2.2

If you cancel the process without requesting a non-binding quote from us, we will not save any of your personal data.

2.3

Personal data also include information about your use of the website. In this context, we collect the following personal data: Information about your visits to our website such as the extent of data transfer, the location from where you access data from our website as well as other traffic data and sources accessed by you. This is usually done by using log files and cookies. These cookies are also saved during the log-in process in order to identify the user. For additional information about log files and cookies, please see below.

3.Purpose of use

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

3.1

upon your request, to issue a binding quote for the provision of our services (Article 6, paragraph 1, point b) of the GDPR);

3.2

to make sure that our website is shown to you as efficiently and interestingly as possible, which is in our legitimate economic interest (Article 6, paragraph 1, point f) of the GDPR);

3.3

to meet our obligations from any contracts signed between you and us (Article 6, paragraph 1, point b) of the GDPR);

3.4

To use the data for sending offers as part of our direct marketing activities (Article 6, paragraph 1, point f of the GDPR).

If personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have, at any time, the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such marketing. The same applies to profiling to the extent that it is associated with such direct marketing activities.

4.Information about your computer, cookies and targeting
4.1

If you visit our website for informational purposes, i.e. without requesting a binding quote from us via our configurator and without your providing us with any personal data, we might automatically collect complementary information about you, which, in limited cases, includes personal data and which are automatically collected by your server, such as: your IP address, your type of device, name of device and your device ID, data and time of access request, content of your access request, information about your browser version, your screen resolution, your operating system and, lastly, your language settings.

4.2

In specific cases, we might also collect information about your use of our website by relying on so-called browser cookies and log-in cookies. These are small data files that are saved on your data carrier and that save specific settings and data for information exchange with our system via your browser. Cookies usually include the domain name from which cookie data are sent as well as information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identification sign. Cookies allow our systems to recognize the user's device and to make any previously made settings immediately available.

4.3

Cookies help us improve our website and to offer you even better service adapted to your needs. They also allow us to re-identify your computer when you return to our website, which helps us

  • save information about your preferred activities on our website and to ultimately adapt our website to your personal interests,
  • increase the speed of request processing.
4.4

We mainly use the following cookies:

Name: _utma
Category: Google Analytics
Description: The use of Google Analytics is described in detail under item 5.

Name: _gat
Category: Google Analytics
Description: The use of Google Analytics is described in detail under item 5.

Name: _ga
Category: Google Analytics
Description: The use of Google Analytics is described in detail under item 5.

4.5

You can change the settings of your browser to that it will generally not accept cookies or that it only accepts cookies after you have explicitly agreed to it. However, if your browser does not accept cookies, the functions of our configurator might be available to a limited extent only or not at all.

4.6

If you would only like to accept our own cookies, but not cookies by our service providers and partners, you can choose the setting "Block third-party cookies" in your browser settings.

To learn how to change the cookie settings in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari 9 and Windows Explorer, please see:

If you use a different browser, please use the help function to find out how to change the cookie settings.

5.Google Analytics
5.1

For our statistical analyses, we rely on Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"), that collects data about the use of this site.

5.2

Google Analytics only collects the IP address, but not your name or other identifying information. The service provider uses this information on our behalf in order to analyze your use of the website, create reports about the use of the website and to offer us other services for the use of the website and the internet.

5.3

We have activated the IP anonymization feature for Google Analytics. Your IP-address will be shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union and in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google Server in the United States and shortened there. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with other data held by Google.

6.Data protection and third-party websites

This website may include hyperlinks to and from other websites operated by us. This data protection policy shall not apply to such websites, but the data protection policy of the respective website.

7.Data security

We save all information that you transfer to us on servers in the European Union.

We take technical and organizational action to protect our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification and dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons. For example, all data is protected via HTTPS during the transfer and saving process. Please note that data transfer via the Internet is never fully secure. We cannot guarantee that data entered on our website will be secure during the online transmission. This is done at your own risk.

8.Sharing your personal data with third parties
8.1

In case we rely on external service providers for processing your personal data, who process your personal data on our behalf (processors), among others, for hosting our internet sites as well as other technical services, we have contractually bound them by signing data processing agreements which require them to process your personal data exclusively as instructed by us and to the extent permitted by law.

8.2

We will share your personal data with the following processors:

  • Google Inc., 600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google Analytics and Google Cloud Platform)

Beyond that, we will not share your personal data with third parties unless you have agreed to our sharing your data or if we are entitled or required to do so by law or by court order. This might include, without limitation, the provision of information for criminal prosecution or to prevent danger.

9.Transfer of personal data to third countries

To the extent mentioned above, we might transfer your personal data to third countries (including countries outside of the European Economic Area) which may have other data protection standards than your country of residence. Please note that data processed in other countries might be subject to foreign law and might be accessible to the local government, courts and prosecuting authorities as well as regulatory authorities. However, when transferring your personal data to such countries, we will take appropriate action to ensure your data is adequately protected.

Data transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area is either protected by the EU-US Privacy Shield policy or EU standard contract clauses.

10.Storage period

We will only store your data as long as required for the above-mentioned purpose.

11.Modifications to this data protection policy

We reserve the right to modify this data protection policy at any given time with prospective effect. An updated version will available on the website. Please visit this website on a regular basis to keep yourself informed about the latest data protection policy.

12.Your rights
12.1Right of access and other rights

You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed by us. If we process or save your data, you can request information about the purpose of such processing of personal data, the envisaged period for which the data will be stored as well as any other information listed in Article 15, paragraph 1 of the GDPR. You also have the right to rectification, blocking or deletion of your personal data.

In order for to allow for the blocking of data, such data must be stored in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request that we delete your data provided that no legal archiving obligation exists. If such an obligation exists, we will block your data upon request.

12.2Right to object

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons resulting from your particular situation.In such case, Kaiserwetter will no longer process your personal data, unless compelling reasons worthy of protection exist for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves the purpose of asserting, executing or defending legal claims.

12.3Right to revoke

Provided that our processing of your personal data is based on your consent in data protection matters, you have the right of revoking your consent at any time. Any revocation of your consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing performed prior to your revocation and based on your consent.

12.4Right to data portability

You have the right to request us to provide your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another controller without any hindrance from us; if applicable, you also have the right to have us transmit your personal data to another controller, where technically feasible.

12.5Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to other legal recourse based on administrative law or before a court, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, especially in the member state of your place of residence, your workplace or the place of the alleged violation if you believe that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR.