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Data Protection Declaration

(Information: This page was translated exclusively for your information and is not legally effective in English)

In the following we would like to explain for you which data we collect about your person and what we do with this data. We also inform you about your data protection rights and explain to whom you can turn with questions about the protection of your data.

You can change your data protection settings for this website at any time here:

Data Protection Settings.

Who we are

For the processing of your data is responsible:

Pix Software GmbH
An der Beek 255
41372 Niederkrüchten
Tel.: +49 2163 9899970
Fax: +49 2163 953031

E-Mail:

Authorized to represent:
Arne Schirmacher
David-Andreas Bergens

Since we want to protect and safeguard your data protection rights, you can contact our data protection officer if you have any questions about this data protection declaration, the processing of your data, your rights or other concerns in the area of data protection.

Contact of our data protection officer
Xamit Bewertungsgesellschaft mbH
Monschauer Straße 12
40549 Düsseldorf

E-Mail:

Area of validity

This data protection declaration is for the visitors of the website https://www.pixsoftware.de/.

On our pages there are links that lead to other company‘s websites, which this data protection declaration does not apply for.

The responsibility of insertions like advertising banners, text advertising or advertising video clips before or during embedded videos fully lies with the provider.

Do I have to specify my data?

When you visit our website, user data is automatically saved. A part oft he collected data is necessary for the usability of a website. In addition, we also process your data to protect our legitimate interests after weighing up the interests. This enables us to continuously improve our offered services. On the following pages you will learn the background to our interests and whether or how you can object to the use of your data or deactivate the use yourself.

In order to use one of our offers or to send an inquiry, you will be asked to provide your personal data. You can decide for yourself whether to take advantage of these offers and provide your data for this purpose. Of course we will only process your data for the purpose for which you have provided us with your data.

Please note that if you provide information about other individuals, you must have obtained their consent in advance and informed them of the purposes of disclosure as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We also ask you to share this information with the people you involve in the use of our services, such as family members or agents.

Which data will be processed?

I. Your visit of our website

When you visit our website, various personal data are stored and used.

1. Processed data and processing purposes:

  • Service provision: In order to be able to visit and use our website, the data provided must be collected.
  • Data security: Every access to our website is stored in a log file. We collect and use this data only for data security purposes.
  • Optimisation of the Internet offer incl. profiling: We are constantly improving our web pages to offer you the best possible experience. For this purpose we collect, store and process the data provided about your visit. Your visit data will not be linked to your name or other personal information that you have given us.
Data Service Provision Data Security Optimisation internet offer incl. Profiling
IP-Number X X X
Name of the retrieved file - X -
Transferred data volume - X -
Website accessed X - X
User agent that your browser sends (only for mobile version or automatic voice control) X X X
Session Cookie X X -
Date and time of last Website access - X -
Date and time of last user activity (for session timeout) - - X
Operating system - - X
Browser type, browser version, browser resolution (inner window size),
Browser language, screen format, screen resolution incl. colour depth
X - X
Cookies on/off X - X
Java-Script on/off X - X
Cookie to differentiate between initial visits and follow-up visits - - X

In addition, the above-mentioned data is used for the following purposes in the context of balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). The interests are specified below:

  1. Should a security incident occur in our company in which your data is affected, we are obliged to report the case to the data protection supervisory authority responsible for us (Art. 33 DSGVO). As it is in our legitimate interest to comply with this legal obligation to report as quickly as possible, it may happen that data relating to your person is processed in the course of clarifying the security incident in question. The reporting of these security incidents to data protection supervisory authorities does not include any of your personal data.
  2. As it is in our interest to ensure the security of our systems, we regularly carry out security and effectiveness tests, in the context of which your above-mentioned data may be processed.
  3. It is in our interest to retain evidence in the event of legal disputes until all relevant statutory limitation periods have expired in accordance with §§ 195 et seq. BGB have expired. For this purpose, we will retain the relevant data about your person in accordance with these limitation periods.
  4. In addition, it is in our interest to investigate suspected cases and, in the event of a concrete criminal suspicion, to pass on relevant information to criminal prosecution authorities.

2. Information on automated individual decisions

No automated individual decisions are made.

3. Legal basis for the use of your data

a) We process the data you provide under Service provision for the purpose of fulfilling the contract-like relationship with you, so that you can access and use our service, i.e. our website (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO).

b) In addition, we process your data in order to safeguard our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f) DSGVO):

  1. It is in our interest to be able to guarantee data security. To this end, the data of each visit is stored and evaluated in a log file.
  2. It is in our legitimate interest to optimise our Internet offering. For this purpose, service providers are used, cookies are set and visitor data are transmitted.

For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object to the processing of your data to protect our legitimate interests. Please read more about this under 8. Cookies and Web Tracking.

4. Deletion periods (or storage duration)

  • The data used to optimize our internet offer including profiling will be deleted after 3 months.
  • All data that is stored to check security incidents will be deleted after 3 months.
  • We use cookies to distinguish your next visit from your first visit to our website. You can delete the cookie manually; otherwise it will be deleted automatically after 3 months after your last visit to our website and then set again with a new ID on your next visit.

5. Origin of the data

There is no data collection from third parties.

6. Data destruction

Hard disks and other data carriers will be handed over to Rhenus Data Office GmbH (data carrier destruction) for destruction.

7. Data recipients in non-EU countries

The EU Commission determines which non-EU countries have an adequate level of data protection. The EU Commission recognizes companies in the USA that participate in the EU-US Privacy Shield as data recipients with an adequate level of data protection. This agreement between the USA and the EU ensures that the data protection regulations for the processing of data by companies in the USA that are obliged to participate in the EU-US Privacy Shield are in line with the data protection level of the European Union. Youtube LLC is a subsidiary of Google. According to its own statements, Google and its subsidiaries have joined the EU-US Privacy Shield. Information about the appropriate or reasonable safeguards and how to obtain a copy of them or where they can be obtained is available upon request at Privacy Contact Information.

8. Cookies and Web-Tracking

Cookies are set. You can delete these cookies at any time via your browser settings or prevent their acceptance.

You can change your data protection settings for this website at any time here:

Data Protection Settings.

II. Contact and other Services

1. Processed data and processing purposes

In the following we would like to explain the purposes for which your data will be processed if you have a request or use our services.

  • Processing of inquiries incl. contact form: We process the data you give us when you have a question or request. This includes the data you entered in the contact form, sent by e-mail or fax.
  • RSS feed: You can subscribe to our RSS feed to be informed about new blog entries or comments.
Data Processing of inquiries incl. Contact form Newsletter RSS-Feed
Name X X -
E-Mail address X X -
Topic X - -
Message X - -
Phone Number X - -
IP-Number - - X
Type of Browser - - X
Version of Browser - - X
Installed plug-ins - - X
Time of access - - X
Operating system - - X

In addition, the above-mentioned data is used for the following purposes in the context of balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). The interests are specified below:

  1. Should a security incident occur in our company in which your data is affected, we are obliged to report the case to the data protection supervisory authority responsible for us (Art. 33 DSGVO). Since it is in our legitimate interest to comply with this legal obligation to report as soon as possible, it may happen that data relating to your person is processed in the course of clarifying the security incident in question. The reporting of these security incidents to data protection supervisory authorities does not include any of your personal data.
  2. As it is in our interest to ensure the security of our systems, we regularly carry out security and effectiveness tests, in the course of which your above-mentioned data may be processed.
  3. It is in our interest, in the event of legal disputes, to retain evidence until all relevant statutory limitation periods pursuant to §§ 195 et seq. BGB have expired. For this purpose, we will retain the relevant data about your person in accordance with these limitation periods.
  4. In addition, it is in our interest to investigate suspected cases and, in the event of a concrete criminal suspicion, to pass on relevant information to criminal prosecution authorities.

2. Information on automated individual decisions

No automated individual decisions are made.

3. Legal basis for the use of your data

a) We process your data as described under "Processing of enquiries including contact form", "RSS feed specified in the context of a relationship of trust similar to a contract (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO). If you wish to use these services, we need the data provided to perform these services.

4. Deletion periods (or storage duration)

For the preservation of evidence, we store data within the framework of the statutory limitation regulations according to §§ 195 et seq. BGB.  The storage period of your data may exceed the period stated above. The legal limitation periods can be up to 30 years. The regular limitation period is 3 years.

5. Origin of the data

There is no data collection from third parties.

6. Data recipient

No data is sent to third parties.

7. Data recipients in non-EU countries

No data is sent to third parties in non-EU countries.

Which organisations receive your data?

The following table shows which organisations ("data recipients") receive your data and in which cases. You can find out what data is actually involved in the relevant chapters of this declaration. Some of your data will be passed on due to legal reporting obligations. In other cases, we use selected vicarious agents and service providers who act for us as processors (in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO) and can obtain access to your data to the extent necessary in each case. Contract processors are subject to numerous contractual obligations and may in particular process your personal data only on our instructions and exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling the orders received from us.

Data Receiver ... receive data for the following purposes Explanation
Service provider for destruction of data media Service provision, data security, optimization and accounting of the advertising offer incl. profiling, optimization of the Internet presence incl. profiling, display of photos, processing of inquiries incl. contact form, newsletter, RSS feed, comment function, card service, lottery Wir setzen im Rahmen einer Auftrags­verarbeitung Dienstleister für die Vernichtung und Entsorgung Papierakten und Datenträgern ein.
IT Service Provider Service provision, data security, optimization and accounting of the advertising offer incl. profiling, optimization of the Internet presence incl. profiling, display of photos, processing of inquiries incl. contact form, newsletter, RSS feed, comment function, card service, lottery In the course of operating our IT infrastructure and our website, the relevant service providers may gain access to your data. We oblige our service providers to always limit the processing of your data to what is necessary to carry out the purpose for which it was collected.
Police, lawyers, criminal prosecution authorities, public prosecutor's office, state or federal criminal investigation office Potential: Service provision, data security, optimization and accounting of the advertising offer incl. profiling, optimization of the Internet presence incl. profiling, display of photos, processing of inquiries incl. contact form, newsletter, RSS feed, comment function, card service, lottery It is in our interest to investigate suspicious cases and, in the event of a concrete criminal suspicion against a customer, to hand over all necessary data to law enforcement authorities.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Information on the personal data stored about you (Art. 15 DSGVO)
  • Data transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO)
  • Correction and completion of the data you have provided us with (Art. 16 DSGVO)
  • Deletion (Article 17 DSGVO)
  • Restriction of processing (Art. 18 DSGVO)
  • Objection to the processing of your data to protect our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of third parties (Art. 21 DSGVO) - You have the right to object to such processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions within the meaning of Art. 4 (4) DSGVO.
  • Revocation of consents granted(Art. 7 DSGVO) with effect for the future for: Newsletter: write an e-mail.

To exercise these rights, you can contact us in particular via our e-mail address or via our contact form.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority.

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