The website www.plazamedia.com (hereinafter "website") is operated by PLAZAMEDIA GmbH (hereinafter "PLAZAMEDIA", “controller” or "we"). The protection of your personal data is of central importance to us. Within the framework of this data protection declaration, we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of your personal data.
II. scope of data collection, processing and use
III. Data processing processes and tools
(1) technically necessary processing of data by PLAZAMEDIA GmbH and our service providers for the operation of the website
Cookies are also used to analyse the use of the website, in particular online advertising, in anonymised form, to store general preferences of a user in the cookie placed on the end device and to provide the respective user with special, interesting offers and services on the website based on their preferences.
Some of the cookies we use are deleted again after the end of your browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called "session cookies"). Other cookies remain on your terminal device during their respective validity period (see below) and enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
In the following, we provide you with an overview of the cookies used, their validity period and the respective opt-out options. In addition, we would like to point out that you can adjust your cookie settings at any time and revoke your consent for the future at any time.
Technically necessary / essential cookies:
In the following technically necessary cookies, the closing of the cookie banner is stored:
These cookies are transmitted to us each time a page is accessed, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification.
Analysis - Cookies:
The following analysis cookies are set on your terminal device:
Analysis cookies are used to improve the quality of our website and its content. Through the analysis cookies, we learn how the website is used and can thus constantly optimise our offer to the respective user. For a description of the cookies, how they work, their purpose and the options for objecting to them, please refer to the information provided under "Matomo (Piwik)".
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for statistical or marketing purposes (tracking cookies) on the basis of your consent is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.
During the mere informative use of the website, we only collect the personal data that your browser automatically transmits to our server on which our web pages are located (hereinafter referred to as "web server") and that are technically necessary for the purpose of displaying our website to you and ensuring its stability and security.
We have commissioned the company Hetzner Online GmbH (Industriestrasse 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, hereinafter "Hetzner") for the hosting and technical provision of our website. We have concluded the required data protection agreement with Hetzner for commissioned processing in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. According to this agreement, Hetzner undertakes to ensure the necessary protection of your data and to process it exclusively on our behalf in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. You can find more information about Hetzner on the website: https://hetzner.com/.
The web server automatically recognises certain data such as
The data is stored on Hetzner servers hosted and certified in Germany. Hetzner uses this information for the specified purpose on our behalf as well as its own for service optimisation. Hetzner does not use the data independently or pass it on to third parties. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
There is a legitimate interest on our part for the temporary storage of the data and the server logs. The legal basis for the data processing is therefore Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR.
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the delivery of the website to the respective end device used by the user. For this purpose, the user's IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.
The storage of all the information listed above in log files (server logs) is additionally carried out to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimise the website and to ensure the necessary security of our information technology systems. We regularly evaluate the server logs, which are made available to us by Hetzner in anonymised form, for statistical purposes. The data has no personal reference. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.
These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR.
The server logs are deleted again no later than 52 days after they have been collected by Hetzner, unless there is a suspicion of misuse or external attack or other system security error.
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in server logs is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the user to object.
(2) Processing of data by PLAZAMEDIA GmbH and our service providers for website analysis and statistical processing of user behaviour
We use the software "Matomo" (www.matomo.org) on our website, a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand (hereinafter "Matomo") to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users. The software sets cookies on your computer, which can be used to recognise your browser. When sub-websites of our website are accessed, the following data is stored in cookies set by Matomo (see section Cookies):
The software is set in such a way that the IP addresses are not stored completely, but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g.: 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, it is no longer possible to assign the shortened IP address to the calling computer. By anonymising the IP address, we take into account the interest of users in the protection of personal data. This data is never used to personally identify the user of our website and is not merged with other data. The data collected with Matomo is stored on our servers hosted and certified in Germany at Hetzner. It is not passed on to third parties.
The data is deleted when it is no longer needed for our purposes. In our case, this is after 180 days.
For more information on the privacy settings of the PIWIK software, please see the following link: matomo.org/docs/privacy/.
We use the analysis and tracking technologies or third-party technologies of Matomo (Piwik) on the basis of your consent via our cookie banner (Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR):
(3) Processing of data by PLAZAMEDIA GmbH and our service providers to optimise our website
Integration of maps using OpenStreetMap
Our website uses the functions of the Openstreetmap Foundation, 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom Great Britain (hereinafter "OpenStreetMaps"), in order to provide geographical information about our location for visitors to this website.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR - the stated processing purposes are in our legitimate interest. It is important for the controller to make the website attractive and to increase the interaction with visitors and customers with the help of the integration of the online map. The use of OpenStreetMap improves the functionality of the website.
According to European and German law, you have the right to object to the creation of user profiles or the allocation, whereby you must contact the provider or OpenStreetMap directly to exercise this right.
(4) Processing of data by PLAZAMEDIA GmbH and our service providers for communication with our website visitors
Contact form/ Email
On our website, it is possible to contact us via the e-mail address provided or the contact form. In both cases, the personal data transmitted by the user will be stored. In this context, the data is not passed on to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.
If you send us an enquiry via our contact form, your name and e-mail address will only be used for the respective correspondence and reply with you. This also applies to an enquiry by e-mail.
The data is deleted immediately as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. For personal data sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is deemed to have ended when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified. Enquiries received via the contact form are sent via the form to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. They are not stored within our CMS or on our web server.
The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail or via the contact form is Art. 6 (1)( a) and (f) GDPR. If the contact is aimed at concluding a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
The processing of your personal data voluntarily provided to PLAZAMEDIA by e-mail is solely for the purpose of processing the contact. This also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data.
The user has the option to revoke his consent and the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by e-mail or via the form, he or she can object to the storage of his or her personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.
The revocation can be made at any time via the contact details in the imprint of the online presence, as well as at the following e-mail address email@example.com. All personal data stored in the course of contacting us will be deleted in this case.
Please note that when communicating via contact form, PLAZAMEDIA cannot guarantee data security on the Internet and recommends sending confidential information by post to prevent the loss of this confidential information.
IV. Duration of storage
We store your personal data as long as this is necessary to achieve the respective storage purpose or your consent to storage has been given. Afterwards, your data will be deleted by us, unless we are obliged to store it for a longer period of time according to Art. 6 (1)(c) GDPR due to tax, commercial or other legal storage or documentation obligations or you have agreed to a storage beyond this according to Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR in the event that the storage purpose is no longer applicable.
V. External links
You may find links on our pages that refer to the pages of third parties. PLAZAMEDIA has no influence on whether the operators of these sites comply with data protection regulations.
VI. Right of information, objection and revocation
According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to free information about the data stored about you. In addition, you can object to the creation of user profiles for the purposes of advertising, market research or the optimisation of our website. You can revoke your consent to the collection, processing or use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future.
You have the right,
BayLDA Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision
Phone: +49 (0) 981 180093-0
This data protection notice can be accessed and printed out at any time under the link [Data protection - Plazamedia GmbH] . Since changes in the law or changes in our internal company processes may make it necessary to adapt this data protection information, which we reserve the right to do accordingly, we ask you to call up this data protection information regularly.
In the event of any discrepancy between the English translation and the original German text, the original German text shall prevail.
We take the necessary security measures to protect your personal data against unlawful or accidental access, deletion, alteration or loss and against unauthorised disclosure. We encrypt your data during transmission via our website, app and to third-party providers and use so-called SSL connections (Secure Socket Layer). We secure our website and our other systems and personal data through appropriate technical and organisational measures, in particular against loss, destruction, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure to third parties.
VIII. Controller and contact details
We will be happy to answer any further questions you may have on the subject of data protection and the processing of your data.
You can obtain information about the data we have stored about you at any time. In these cases, please contact the office responsible for the website:
Münchener Str. 101 g
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 996 33 0
Data Protection Officer:
BAY GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, Attorney Dirk Seeburg
Hultschiner Straße 8, 81677 Munich
Status: March 2021