Data Protection Information

1. Information about the collection of personal data

1.1 In the following we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that is personally available to you, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

1.2 Responsible acc. Art. 4 para. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR / DSGVO) is BU Power Systems GmbH & Co. KG, Perkinsstrasse 1, 49479 Ibbenbüren (see our imprint at https://bu-perkins.com/regulatory/).
Our data protection officer, Rainer Lukas, can be contacted at:
prospecter Unternehmensberatung, Hans-Sachs-Straße 4, 45879 Gelsenkirchen, Germany,
e-mail address: bu-dsb@prospecter.de, phone number: +49 209 8830 5031.

1.3 If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our service or wish to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective transactions. In doing so, we also name the specified criteria for the storage duration.

2. Your rights

2.1 You have the following rights with respect to personal data concerning you:

  • right to information,
  • right to rectification or erasure,
  • right to restriction of processing,
  • right to object to the processing,
  • right to data portability.

2.2 You also have the right to complain to us about the processing of your personal data by a data protection supervisory authority.

3. Collection of personal data when visiting our website

3.1 In the case of purely informative use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we will only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure the stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence DSGVO (GDPR)):

  • IP address
  • date and time of the request
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • content of the requirement (concrete page)
  • access status / HTTP status code
  • each transmitted amount of data
  • website from which the request comes
  • browser
  • operating system and its interface
  • language and version of the browser software

3.2 In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and by which the body that sets the cookie (here through us) receives certain information. Cookies are not able to run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

3.3 Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the respective scope and operation are explained below:

  • transient cookies (see b)
  • persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

d) You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes. B. decline the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

4. Contact form

When you contact us by e-mail or through a contact form, the information you provide (your e-mail address, your name and telephone number if applicable) will be stored by us to answer your questions. We delete the data that arises in this context after the storage is no longer required, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO (GDPR). If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (GDPR).

5. BU TechShare

5.1 We offer selected customers the opportunity to register for the use of our customer portal BU TechShare by providing personal data. Registration takes place via the account manager responsible for you.Via the customer portal BU TechShare registered customers can choose according to the chosen tariff (economy tariff, standard tariff or comfort tariff) to:

  • create an individual user profile
  • see all technical data sheets, specifications, operating instructions and spare parts lists for their motors purchased from us
  • view important announcements and news concerning their engines bought from us, view the calendar function and plan appointments
  • file complaints and follow the processing progress
  • upload data to exchange with our engineers
  • synchronize BU TechShare with their mobile devices so that the o.g. Data is available offline and automatically updated as soon as it is online again
  • set up subaccounts for their customers

5.2 When registering through a customer service representative, the following data will be collected and stored as part of the registration process for each customer account to be set up:

  • Company name
  • first given name
  • Surname
  • e-mail address

As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this data is obtained. As a user, you have the option of canceling the registration at any time. A disclosure to third parties does not occur.

5.3 If you use our portal, we will store the data required for the fulfillment of the contract until you finally delete your access. Furthermore, we will store the voluntary data provided by you for the time of your use of the portal, unless you delete it before. All information can be managed and changed in the protected customer area.

Legal basis for the use of your data is in the cases of your consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (GDPR).

6. BU WebWarehouse

6.1 We offer selected customers the opportunity to register for the use of our customer portal BU WebWarehouse by providing personal data. Registration takes place via the account manager responsible for you.Via the customer portal BU WebWarehouse registered customers can place spare parts orders and retrieve the history of their already placed orders.

6.2 When registering with a customer service representative, the following data will be collected and stored as part of the registration process for each customer account to be set up:

  • company name
  • first given name
  • surname
  • e-mail address

As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this data is obtained. As a user, you have the option of canceling the registration at any time. A disclosure to third parties does not occur.

6.3 If you use our portal, we store your data required for the fulfillment of the contract until you finally delete your access. Furthermore, we will store the voluntary data provided by you for the time of your use of the portal, unless you delete it before. All information can be managed and changed in the protected customer area.

Insofar as you place orders via the customer portal, we are required by commercial and tax regulations to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years. However, after two years we are restricting processing, i.e. your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations.

Legal basis for the use of your data is in the cases of your consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (GDPR) and in the case of contracts concluded via the customer portal Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (GDPR).

7. Newsletter

7.1 If we have received your e-mail address in connection with the purchase of a service or the purchase of goods and you have not objected to the use of your e-mail address, we will inform you in the future about your own similar goods or services.The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (1) (f) DSGVO (GDPR) and Section 7 (3) UWG.You can contradict the sending of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare the objection by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail, by e-mail to marketing@bu-perkins.de or by sending a message to the contact details stated in the imprint.

7.2 In all other cases, we will only send you our newsletter if you have subscribed to it with your consent. Our newsletter informs you about our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent.

To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after you have registered, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address specified in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. In addition, we store your IP addresses and times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to inform you about possible misuse of your personal data.

The only requirement for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The specification of additional, separately marked data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO (GDPR).

You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare the cancellation by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter e-mail or by e-mail to marketing@bu-perkins.de or by sending a message to the contact details provided in the imprint.

7.3 The shipping of our newsletter is done via MailChimp. Further information on data protection can be found at https://mailchimp.com/legal/.

MailChimp will only use your information to send our newsletter as described above. A passing on to third or for use for other purposes does not take place.

The legal basis for forwarding to MailChimp is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (DGPR) and a contract processing contract pursuant to Art. 28 (3) sentence 1 DSGVO (GDPR).

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en Download and install the available browser plugin.

More information can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (for general information about Google Analytics and privacy). We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).