Data Protection

Personal information

Personal data is saved only with your knowledge and consent. In cases in which Users are asked for personal data, they will be treated confidentially and in compliance with the laws on data protection. Personal data is only collected and used when needed to configure or process the content of the commitments acquired. Users may at any time request information on their personal data at no charge. Users may also request deletion of their personal data, as long as they have fulfilled all the commitments in the contract and the retention of their data is not mandatory.

Non-personal data

Data is stored during every visit to the page. We receive usage data, which are stored exclusively for statistical purposes and no conclusions are extracted about Users. Nor are Users evaluated in any way.

The following data are stored for statistical purposes:

 

  • Location of the visitors (without indicating the specific place, only the country)
  • Web browser type

  • Date and time of the visit to our website

  • Pages visited on our website

  • Data accessed on our website

  • Duration of the visit to the different sections of our website (visits resulting from search engines)​

 

The User's IP address remains hidden and is not transmitted to us.

Data abuse

The contact data published owing to the duty of disclosure of the legal notice may not be used for sending advertising and information materials that have not been explicitly requested. StepOver reserves the right to take legal action in case of receiving unsolicited promotional information, as well as spam.

Data storage time periods

Data collected for invoices will be stored until the expiration of a 10 year time limit. Information about the contractional relationship required by commercial law and taxation law up to the legally imposed time limits according to article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, letter c GDPR.

During this time period, the data will only be processed again in case of an examination by fiscal authorities. After the expiration of this time limit, the data collected for invoices will be deleted or the access to it will be blocked if deletion is not possible. If the we do not process your data (anymore) for operational purposes, the data is saved until the expiration of the time limit of at most 6 month

Responsible under the terms of article 4, paragraph 7 GDPR is:

StepOver GmbH
Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17
70329 Stuttgart

The Data Protection Officer at StepOver is:

Herr Philipp Herold – Mein Datenschutzbeauftragter.de
Hafenstraße 1a
23568 Lübeck

If you have any queries about data protection at StepOver, please contact:

datenschutzbeauftragter@stepover.de

We would like to make you aware of the rights afforded to you by the EU General Data Protection Regulation:

You have the following rights:

ARTICLE 15
RIGHT OF ACCESS BY THE DATA SUBJECT

  1. The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D–70329 Stuttgart) confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information:
    (a) the purposes of the processing;
    (b) the categories of personal data concerned;(c) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
    (c) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
    (d) where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
    (e) the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
    (f) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
    (g) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
    (h) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.

  2. Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 relating to the transfer.

  3. The controller shall provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing. For any further copies requested by the data subject, the controller may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. Where the data subject makes the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested by the data subject, the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form.

  4. The right to obtain a copy referred to in paragraph 3 shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

ARTICLE 16
RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION

The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D–70329 Stuttgart) without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

ARTICLE 17
RIGHT TO ERASURE (“RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN”)

  1. The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D–70329 Stuttgart) the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
    (a) the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
    (b) the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2), and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
    (c) the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);
    (d) the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
    (e) the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;
    (f) the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1).

  2. Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph 1 to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.

  3. Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:
    (a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
    (b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
    (c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3);
    (d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
    (e) for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

ARTICLE 18
RIGHT TO RESTRICTION OF PROCESSING

  1. The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D – 70329 Stuttgart) restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
    (a) the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
    (b) the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
    (c) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
    (d) the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

  2. Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject's consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

  3. A data subject who has obtained restriction of processing pursuant to paragraph 1 shall be informed by the controller before the restriction of processing is lifted.
     

ARTICLE 19
NOTIFICATION OBLIGATION REGARDING RECTIFICATION OR ERASURE OF PERSONAL DATA OR RESTRICTION OF PROCESSING

The controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D – 70329 Stuttgart) shall communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with Article 16, Article 17(1) and Article 18 to each recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. The controller shall inform the data subject about those recipients if the data subject requests it.
 

ARTICLE 20
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY

  1. The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D – 70329 Stuttgart), in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where:
    (a) the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1); and
    (b) the processing is carried out by automated means.

  2. In exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, the data subject shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible.

  3. The exercise of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be without prejudice to Article 17. That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

  4. The right referred to in paragraph 1 shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
     

ARTICLE 21
RIGHT TO OBJECT

  1. The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1), including profiling based on those provisions. The controller (StepOver GmbH – Otto-Hirsch-Brücken 17 – D – 70329 Stuttgart) shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

  2. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.

  3. Where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.

  4. At the latest at the time of the first communication with the data subject, the right referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be explicitly brought to the attention of the data subject and shall be presented clearly and separately from any other information.

  5. In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the data subject may exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

  6. Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), the data subject, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, shall have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

 

LinkedIn
We maintain an online presence on LinkedIn to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 98585, USA. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA.
In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data may be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USA. This may result in increased risks for users in that, for example, it may be more difficult to access user data at a later date. We also do not have access to this user data. The access option lies exclusively with LinkedIn.
The use is based on our legitimate interests, i.e. interest in a secure and efficient provision and optimisation of our online offer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.
You can find the data protection information of LinkedIn at
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy


Facebook
To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Facebook platform and support the "Like button" on our pages.
On this social media platform, we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.
Facebook's data protection officer can be reached via a contact form:
https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970
We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed at the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.
The legal basis may also be the user's consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO vis-à-vis the platform operator. The user can revoke this consent for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO.
When our online presence is called up on the Facebook platform, data of the user (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.) is processed by Facebook Ireland Ltd. as operator of the platform in the EU.
This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create profiles of the users. On the basis of these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. is able, for example, to advertise users within and outside of Facebook according to their interests. If the user is logged into his or her Facebook account at the time of the call, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can also link the data to the respective user account.
If the user contacts us via Facebook, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the enquiry. The user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's enquiry has been conclusively answered and there are no legal obligations to retain data, e.g. in the case of subsequent contract processing.
Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also set cookies to process the data.
If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been stored can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player. If the user prevents or restricts the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of Facebook can be fully used.
For more details on the processing activities, how to prevent them and how to delete the data processed by Facebook, please refer to Facebook's data policy:
https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
It is not excluded that processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also takes place via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

 

Pinterest
We maintain an online presence on Pinterest to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. Pinterest is a service of Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107, USA.
In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data may be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USA. This may result in increased risks for users in that, for example, it may be more difficult to access user data at a later date. We also do not have access to this user data. The access possibility lies exclusively with Pinterest.
You can find Pinterest's data protection information at
https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy


YouTube
We maintain an online presence on YouTube to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/interested parties. YouTube is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.
In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data may be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USA. This may result in increased risks for users in that, for example, it may be more difficult to access user data at a later date. We also do not have access to this user data. The access possibility lies exclusively with YouTube.
You can find YouTube's data protection information at
https://policies.google.com/privacy


Instagram
To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Instagram platform.
On this social media platform, we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.
The data protection officer of Instagram can be reached via a contact form:
https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970
We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed at the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.
The legal basis may also be the user's consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO vis-à-vis the platform operator. The user can revoke this consent for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO.
When our online presence is called up on the Instagram platform, the user's data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.) is processed by Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU.
This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create profiles of the users. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. is able, for example, to advertise users within and outside of Instagram according to their interests. If the user is logged into his or her account on Instagram at the time of the call, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can also link the data with the respective user account.
If the user contacts us via Instagram, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the enquiry. The user's data will be deleted by us if the user's enquiry has been conclusively answered and there are no statutory retention obligations, such as in the case of subsequent contract processing, to the contrary.
Facebook Ireland Ltd. may also set cookies to process the data.
If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been stored can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player. If the user prevents or restricts the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of Facebook can be fully used.
For more details on the processing activities, how to prevent them and how to delete the data processed by Instagram, please refer to Instagram's data policy:
https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
It is not excluded that processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also takes place via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.
 

YOUR RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT WITH A SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

You are entitled to file a complaint with your competent data protection authority at any time. If you would like to assert your right to lodge a complaint, you may do so with the following authority:
Baden-Württemberg

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Baden-Württemberg:
Dr Stefan Brink
Postfach 10 29 32
D–70025 Stuttgart
or:
Königstraße 10a
D–70173 Stuttgart

Tel.: +49 (0)711/615541-0
Fax: +49 (0)711/615541-15

Email: poststelle@lfdi.bwl.de