Privacy Policy

Sonavox privacy policy

Privacy Policy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

Definition of personal data

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This information includes, for example, your name, e-mail address, postal address or telephone number. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

In principle, our privacy policy should be simple and understandable for everyone. For this reason, our privacy policy generally uses the official terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The official definitions are explained in Art. 4 GDPR.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

Suzhou Sonavox Electronics Co., Ltd.

No. 333 Zhongchuang Road
Yuanhe Technology Park
Xiangcheng District
Suzhou, China 215133
Phone: +86 512 6579 588
Mail: info@chinasonavox.com

If you have questions regarding data protection at Sonavox Europe GmbH or if you wish to assert a right to be affected, you can also contact the data protection officer of the Sonavox Europe GmbH.

Contact details of the data protection officer:

Proliance GmbH / www.datenschutzexperte.de
Leopoldstr. 21
Munich 80802
datenschutzbeauftragter@datenschutzexperte.de

Data collection on our website

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Date and time of the server request
  • IP address
  • Amount of data transferred

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Data transfer and recipient

We do not sell your personal data to third parties. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties unless

  • we have explicitly indicated this in the description of the respective data processing,
  • you have given your explicit consent in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an outright interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • that a legal obligation exists for the transfer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR and
  • this is required under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you.

We also use external service providers, which we have carefully selected and commissioned in writing, to carry out our services. They are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us. With which we have concluded order processing contracts in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR, if necessary. These are service providers for web hosting, sending e-mails and maintaining our IT systems, etc. The service providers will not pass this data on to third parties.

Duration of data storage

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data minimization. Accordingly, we will only store your personal data for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or in accordance with the various storage periods prescribed by law. Once the targets have been met or these deadlines have expired, the relevant data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with legal requirements.

Rights of the data subject

In the following section you will find information about your rights as data subject which are granted to you by the current data protection laws with regard to the controller of the processing of your personal data:

Information, blocking,

You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about 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 to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information regarding their details.

You have right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR.

You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

You have the right, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to have it deleted and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have filed an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.

Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the supervisory authority of the federal state in which we have our registered office or, if applicable, that of your usual place of residence or work. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Withdrawal of your consent to the processing of your data pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is enough. In the event of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Right of objection

If your personal data is processed by us based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, insofar as this is for reasons arising from your particular situation. If the objection is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have a general right of objection without the requirement to indicate a special situation.

If you wish to exercise your right of withdrawal or opposition or any of your other rights, simply send an e-mail to info@sonavox-group.com. If necessary, you must provide proof of your identity or that it is your account.

Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “https://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Subject to alterations

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with the law. If we make significant changes, we will notify you by posting a notice on this website before the change takes effect. We ask you to check this page regularly for current information on our data protection practices.

Status of this Privacy Policy: 24.09.2019