Privacy policy

We are thrilled by your interest in our enterprise. At shimer, we prioritize data protection with utmost seriousness. While browsing the Internet pages, you can enjoy our services without the need for personal data. However, should you wish to access specific enterprise services via our website, it may necessitate the processing of personal data. Whenever such processing is required and lacks a statutory basis, we seek consent from the data subject.

Our processing of personal data, encompassing information such as names, addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers, adheres strictly to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and country-specific data protection laws applicable to Shimer. Through this data protection declaration, we aim to inform the public comprehensively about the nature, extent, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use, and process. Additionally, we ensure that data subjects are informed about their entitlements through this declaration.

As the controller, Shimer has implemented robust technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal data processed through this website. However, it's essential to note that internet-based data transmissions may have inherent security vulnerabilities, thus absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, data subjects are free to transmit personal data to us via alternative means, such as by phone.

1. Definitions

Our data protection declaration aligns with the terminology of the European legislator under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We strive to make this declaration understandable for the general public, customers, and business partners. To achieve this, we clarify the terms used:

a) Personal data:

Refers to any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"). This includes but is not limited to names, identification numbers, location data, and other identifiers specific to the individual's identity.

b) Data subject:

Denotes any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller responsible for the processing.

c) Processing:

Encompasses any operation performed on personal data, whether automated or not, such as collection, recording, storage, or deletion.

2. Cookies

Shimer's Internet pages utilize cookies, which are text files stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. Cookies enable us to offer more user-friendly services, enhancing user experience and optimizing website functionality. While users can prevent cookie setting through their Internet browser, disabling cookies may limit website functionality.

3. Collection of General Data and Information

When accessing the Shimer website, general data and information are collected and stored in server log files. This data, including browser types, IP addresses, and access times, is crucial for website functionality, optimization, and security. Analysis of this data aids in enhancing data protection and security measures.

4. Webflow

Our website is built using Webflow, a product of Webflow, Inc. Personal data may be transferred to the United States for processing. To ensure compliance with data protection regulations, a data processing contract was established with Webflow.

5. Contact Possibility via the Website

Shimer provides electronic contact options for efficient communication. Personal data transmitted via email or contact forms are stored for processing purposes, ensuring effective communication without third-party involvement.

6. Rights of the Data Subject

Data subjects have rights under the GDPR, including the right to confirmation and access to personal data stored by the controller. They also have the right to information regarding data processing purposes, recipients, and data transfers to third countries.