Data protection statement

Privacy Policy Settings


1. Name and address

Internationales Auktions- & Handelshaus
Max-Planck-Str. 10
31135 Hildesheim
Telefon 05121/9990090
Fax 05121/99900999

2. General information for data processing 

a. Extent of processing of personal data

In principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent necessary for the provision of a functional website and our content and service. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

b. Legal basis of the processing

The following legal conditions are there for the use of your personal data:

  • consent
  • performance of the contract or pre-contractual measures
  • legal Obligation
  • To safeguard the legitimate interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the former interest.

c. Data erasure and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. A storage can also take place if there is a statutory retention period which permits deletion of the data. Basically, we store your data for ten years.

d. Description and extent of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data is collected here:

  • About the browser type and version
  • The operating system of the user
  • The internet service provider of the user
  • The IP address of the user
  • Date and time of Access
  • Websites from which the system of the user reaches our website
  • Websites, that are accessed by the users system through our website

Due to legal regulations, we are allowed to temporarily store the data and log files. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the users IP address must be kept for the duration of the session. The data will be stored until the end of the session and will then be deleted automatically. Since this data is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website, you as the user have no possibility to object to the processing.

3. Newsletter

After the registration we will include your email address automatically to our free newsletter, if you don’t disagree. In the process, the data from the input mask are transmitted to us during your registration. In the process, the data from the input mask are transmitted to us during your registration. These are the following data: 

  • IP address and date and time of the registration
  • Name and email address

There is no transfer of your data to third parties. These data are therefore used exclusively for sending the newsletter. As far as personal data is collected and processed for the registration and the sending of the newsletter, this serves the purpose to prevent a misuse of the services and to deliver the newsletter. Your data will be deleted when no longer required for the purpose. The email address will be saved as long as you have not unsubscribed from our newsletter. The deregistration can be done through the unsubscribe link in each newsletter.

4. Registration

You can register on our homepage. Here, the personal data which you enter is processed by us. Again, there is no transfer of the data to third parties. The following data is collected in the registration process:

  • IP address and date and time of registration

The processing of your personal data is necessary for the fulfillment of contracts or for pre-contractual actions. It can also be based on your consent. In addition, this is also required for the content and services on our website. The storage basically ends with the fulfillment of the purpose. Should the collection and processing of your personal data be necessary for a pre-contractual action or for the fulfillment of the contract, we are obliged to comply with statutory retention periods. A deletion is only possible after expiration.

5. Contact form and e-mail contact

You can find a contact form on our website, which can be used to create an electronic contact. The data entered in it will be processed by us. The following data will be processed by during the contact:

  • IP address and date and time of the input
  • E-mail address
  • Name
  • Additional remarks when contacting

You can use your email address for contact. Your email will be processed by us. There will be no transfer of your data to third parties. The data will only be used for the processing of the conversation. Legal basis for the data processing is an agreement. If you look for contact with us, to sign a contract, the legal basis is the fulfillment of the contract or a pre-contractual action. The reason of entering data in this contact form is the contact with us. The data will be deleted when the purpose of the data processing is reached. This may depend on the circumstances of the case when making contact. You can revoke your consent to us.

6. Use of Cookies

This website fulfills the obligation for the information of the use of cookies. Websites can be made safe, effective and user friendly through the use of cookies. There will be text files with information points based on users activities temporarily stored in the users browser. Visit preferences and web page settings can thus be defined and saved. The stored cookies can be viewed for each website and locally managed in the respective browser. With the storage of cookies you enable this website the content and structural adaption to the individual user’s needs. Website settings will be saved for a restricted time and accessed again with the next visit. With the application of the GPDR 2018, webmasters are obliged to follow the basic regulations, published under, and to inform their users accordingly about the collection and evaluation of data. The lawfulness of the processing is justified in Chapter 2, Article 6 of the GPDR. Source of the cookie hint: 

7. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google. Google Analytics is using cookies, which will be saved on your computer and will enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address), will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and will be stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to make reports about the websites activity for the websites operator and for other services connected with the use of the website and the internet. Google may transfer this information to third parties if it’s legally required or if third parties process these data on behalf of google. Google will never bring your IP address together with other data from google. You can prevent the installation of cookies in the settings in your browser software. However, we like to inform you, that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. With the use of our website you declare, that you agree with the processing of your data through Google, in the before mentioned way.

8. Data transmission at the conclusion of contract for online shops, dealers and shipment of goods

We only transfer personal data to third parties, if it’s necessary for the conclusion of contract. For example to companies that are responsible for the delivery, companies that provide the online sale / auction lists and the process of the bidding and ordering or the bank institute which is responsible for the processing of payments. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressed consent to the transmission or we are entitled or obligated to a data transfer due to legal regulations and / or official or judicial orders. This may in particular be an information transfer for law enforcement, security or intellectual property right enforcement purposes. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, like for advertising purposes, does not happen. The basis for data processing is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. b. GPDR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

9. Rights of the data subject

If affected, you have the following rights to us:  

  • You can request information as to which personal data of which origin are stored by us for which purpose. Likewise, you will need to be notified if your information is shared with third parties. In this case, you should be informed about the identity of the recipient or about the categories of recipients.
  • If your personal data is incorrect or incomplete, you can request a correction or complement.
  • You can contradict the processing of your personal data for advertising. For this purpose, your data must be blocked then.
  • You have a right of restriction of processing if you deny the accuracy of your personal data for a period that allows the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data, the processing is unlawful and you reject the deletion of personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of personal data; the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you need them for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, or if you have objected to the processing under Article 21, paragraph 1 GPDR and it’s not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.
  • You can request the deletion of your data. This is possible, if the legal basis for the data processing is missing or disappears. The same applies if the purpose of the data processing lapse by time expiration or other reasons. Please keep in mind that the deletion could be in conflict with an existing retention period or other legitimate interests of our company. On request we will inform you. If we have made your data public, we are required to inform each recipient that you have requested the deletion of any such personal information or copies of this personal information. You also have a right of objection if your legitimate interest outweighs the interest in processing due to a personal situation. However, this does not apply if we are required by law to carry out the processing.
  • Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to data protection.
  • You have the right to receive the personal data you have given to the persons responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format.