Privacy

We attach great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal data takes place in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU Data Protection Basic Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data in order to be able to offer you our website and our services. Pursuant to Art. 13 GDPR, in this declaration we describe which data we use, in what manner and for what purpose and scope, and which options and rights you have in connection with the use of your personal data.

1. responsible office

True North Partners LLP, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU, is responsible for compliance with data protection on our site. We have not appointed a data protection officer.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding data protection. For this you have the following contact possibilities:

Phone +44 207 193 7392
Fax +44 207 681 2123
E-mail info@tnp.eu

2. data collection on our website

a) Server log files
If you access our website, information is automatically transferred to the server of our website by your browser. This information is only stored briefly in a so-called log file and is automatically deleted.

This includes the following data:

– Your IP address,
– Date and time of the call,
– Name and URL of the file you called up,
– Website from which the call is made (referrer URL),
– Information about the browser and operating system you are using,
– Name of your access provider.

This data is used for the purpose of ensuring a smooth connection setup and convenient use of our website and for evaluating system security and stability.

The legal basis for data processing results from Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, since we have a legitimate interest in collecting data for the aforementioned purposes. In addition, a legal basis also arises from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

The data will not be used to draw conclusions about your person.

b) Contact form / communication by e-mail
On our page you will find a contact form. Herewith we would like to give our customers the possibility to contact us in an uncomplicated way. You can also contact us directly by e-mail. If you would like to use our contact form, you must provide your name and a valid e-mail address. If you send us an e-mail, we will at least receive your e-mail address. All other data provided is optional. The data collection is carried out for the purpose of initiating or implementing contractual relationships in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR Insofar as your enquiry is not directed towards initiating or implementing a contract, you still have a justified interest in processing and answering your enquiry. In this respect, the use of personal data for this purpose is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We use the data provided by you exclusively for the purpose of processing your enquiry. Insofar as your enquiry is directed towards initiating or carrying out business, we delete your data in accordance with our company’s internal deletion deadlines.

Insofar as your request is related to another purpose, we delete your data after processing, insofar as there is no other legal basis for data storage.

c) Processing of customer and contract data
When initiating business, concluding contracts and fulfilling contracts, we use your necessary personal data for this purpose in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Data will only be transferred to third parties if and to the extent that this is necessary for contractual fulfilment, e.g. if a company for production or transport services or a bank has been commissioned to process payments.

This personal data will be deleted after the statutory warranty periods have expired or after the statutory retention periods have expired.

d) Cookies
Our website contains cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offer and enable the website to be displayed correctly. They are intended to support the user-friendliness of the website and are of course completely harmless to your end device. This temporarily collects information in connection with the terminal device and software you are using. Conclusions about your identity are not drawn from this.

For example, we use so-called “session cookies”. These cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. We also use cookies, which are stored on your end device, for example to make it easier for you to use our site during another visit and to recognize your browser during your next visit (“permanent cookies”). These cookies can of course be deleted manually by you at any time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR and are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. To do this, you must prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. For a more detailed description, please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer. You can also use the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and the US website (http://www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/) to deactivate cookies. If you do not accept cookies, this may result in functional limitations on our website.

e) Use of Google Maps
On the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, we use “Google Maps” from Google LLC, 1600 AmphitheatreParkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”, for the purpose of better searchability on our website.

Google sets a cookie each time the “Google Maps” component is called up in order to process user settings and data when the page on which the “Google Maps” component is integrated is displayed. As a rule, this cookie is not deleted when you close your browser, but expires after a certain period of time unless you delete it manually beforehand.

If you do not agree with this processing of your data, it is possible to deactivate the “Google Maps” service and thus prevent the transmission of data to Google. To do this, you must deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use “Google Maps” or only to a limited extent.

The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained via “Google Maps” is carried out in accordance with the Google Terms of Use under

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html

as well as the additional terms and conditions for “Google Maps” at

https://www.google.com/intl/de_en/help/terms_maps.html.

Google complies with European privacy laws and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

f) Google Web Fonts
On the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, we use Google Web Fonts of Google LLC, 1600 AmphitheatreParkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”, for the purpose of a customer-friendly and appealing presentation of our website. Here, Google retrieves fonts from your browser and loads them into the browser cache in order to display content, texts and fonts correctly. Information about your provider, operating system, browser and IP address may be transmitted to Google.

The data protection regulations of Google apply here:

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google complies with European privacy laws and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

3. data transfer

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. However, data may exceptionally be transmitted for the following reasons:

– Insofar as you have given your express consent, Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR,
– to the extent that disclosure is required pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
– insofar as we are legally obliged to pass on the data, Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR
– to the extent that disclosure is permissible and necessary pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you.

Insofar as your data is processed by third parties commissioned by us, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR by means of an order processing contract.

4. rights concerned

– Right to information Art. 15 GDPR

You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether we process your personal data. If this is the case, you can request information about this personal data and about the following information:

– the purposes of the processing;
– the categories of personal data that will be processed;
– the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
– if possible, the envisaged duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if that is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration;
– the existence of a right to have personal data concerning you rectified or erased or to have the processing limited or to object to such processing;
– the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
– if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;
– the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) of the DS Block Exemption Regulation and, at least in these cases, meaningful information

on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

– Right of rectification Art. 16 GDPR

You can immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us.

– Right to deletion (right to be forgotten) of your data, Art. 17 GDPR

You can request the deletion of your data stored by us, insofar as

– the personal data are not used for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed or are no longer necessary;

– you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) DS Block Exemption Regulation or Article 9(2)(a) DS Block Exemption Regulation and as a result there is no other legal basis for the processing;

– you object to the processing under Article 21(1) DS Block Exemption Regulation and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or you object to the processing under Article 21(2) DS Block Exemption Regulation;

– the personal data have been unlawfully processed;

– the deletion of the personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which you are subject;

– the personal data relating to information society services offered have been collected in accordance with Article 8(1) of the GDPR.

We are obliged to delete the data upon presentation of the requirements, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

– Right to limitation of processing, Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to demand from us the restriction of the processing to the extent that

– the accuracy of the personal data is disputed by you, but only for as long as it takes for us to verify the accuracy of the data;

– the processing is unlawful and you do not wish your personal data to be deleted immediately, but instead request that the use of your personal data be restricted;

– we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

– you have lodged an objection against the processing pursuant to Article 21 paragraph 1 GDPR, as long as it has not yet been established whether the legitimate reasons on our part outweigh those on your part.

Insofar as processing is restricted, we may only process your personal data – apart from storing it – with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person.

legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

You will be informed again before the restriction is lifted.

– Right to data transfer Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transmission to another responsible person.

– Right of objection Art. 21 GDPR

You have the right, pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data if it is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. However, this only applies if there are reasons arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising.

– Right of withdrawal Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR

You have the right to revoke your consent granted to us pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR at any time. This revocation applies exclusively to future use.

– Right to appeal to supervisory authorities

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or our registered office, if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the Basic Data Protection Regulation.

If you wish to exercise your data subject rights, you can also submit this by e-mail to the above e-mail address.

5. data security

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize this by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://”. In addition, a lock symbol can be seen in the browser line.

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

In addition, we have taken precautions in the form of technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties.

6. topicality and change of this data security explanation

This data protection declaration is currently valid and as of August 2018.

We reserve the right to make changes at any time in order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with the current legal requirements. This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services. The new data protection declaration will then take effect the next time you visit our website.

Our data protection declaration is available to you on our website at any time for inspection and printing.

7. complaints and warnings

If you feel that your rights have been violated or otherwise discriminated against, please let us know yourself. You will then receive a personal, individual reply. As part of your duty to minimise damage, we would like to point out that costs will not be borne by a lawyer appointed out of court by you without prior contact with us. There is expressly no will on our part that you instruct an attorney with a cease-and-desist request, delivery of a punishment-reinforced cease-and-desist declaration. Consequently, it is not possible to rely on a presumed will.

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