1. An overview of data protection
1.1 General information
The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate
overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our
website. The term “personal data” comprises all data that can be used to
personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter
of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which
we have included beneath this copy.
1.2 Data recording on our website
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website
(i.e. the “controller”)?
The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose
contact information is available under section “Information Required by
Law” on this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This
may, for instance be information you enter into our contact form.
Our IT systems automatically record other data when you visit our website.
This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser,
operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is
recorded automatically when you access our website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free
provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and
purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a
fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data
are rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do not hesitate to contact us
at any time under the address disclosed in section “Information Required by
Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any other data
protection related issues. You also have the right to log a complaint with
the competent supervising agency.
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the
restriction of the processing of your personal data. For details, please
consult the Data Protection Declaration under section “Right to Restriction
of Data Processing.”
1.3 Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically
analysed when your visit our website. Such analyses are performed primarily
with cookies and with what we refer to as analysis programmes. As a rule,
the analyses of your browsing patterns are conducted anonymously; i.e. the
browsing patterns cannot be traced back to you. You have the option to
object to such analyses or you can prevent their performance by not using
certain tools. For detailed information about this, please consult our Data
Protection Declaration below.
You do have the option to object to such analyses. We will brief you on the
objection options in this Data Protection Declaration.
2. General information and mandatory information
2.1 Data protection
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your
personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as
confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data
protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be
collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally
identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we
collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how,
and for which purpose the information is collected.
We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e.
through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not
possible to completely protect data against third party access.
2.2 Information about the responsible party (referred to as the
“controller” in the GDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
Schloss Schnait GmbH
phone: +49 (0)7151 20524-0
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly
or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources
for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
2.3 Consent to data processing and revocation
If you have given your consent for specific purposes, the purposes are
based on the respective contents of this consent. Data processing is based
on Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. In cases where you need to provide data for
this, we explicitly point out. Without the provision, we could not comply
with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without
affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the
consent until the revocation.
2.4 Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right
to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1
lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to at any time object to the
processing of your personal data based on grounds arising from your
unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based on these
provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of
data is based, please consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you
log an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal
data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection
worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your
interests, rights and freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is
the claiming, exercising or defence of legal entitlements (objection
pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct
advertising, you have the right to at any time object to the processing
of your affected personal data for the purposes of such advertising.
This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with
such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will
subsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes
(objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR).
2.5 Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a
complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state
where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place
where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in
effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings
available as legal recourses.
2.6 Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically
process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be
handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable
format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another
controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
2.7 Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right
to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their
source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your
data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified, blocked or
eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other
questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any
time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”
2.8 Right to demand processing restrictions
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the
processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us
at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by
Law.” The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the
- In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data
archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify this
claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have
the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your
- If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an
unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of
the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of
- If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to
exercise, defend or claim legal entitlements, you have the right to
demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data
instead of its eradication.
- If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR,
your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each
other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests
prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the
processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data –
with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to
your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to
protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for
important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member
state of the EU.
2.9 SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential
content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the
website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption
programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checking whether
the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and
also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot
be read by third parties.
3. Recording of data on our website
In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called cookies. Cookies
do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. The
purpose of cookies is to make our website more user friendly, effective and
more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer
and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are
automatically deleted after you leave our site. Other cookies will remain
archived on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to
recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are
notified every time cookies are placed and to enable you to accept cookies
only in specific cases or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific
situations or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies
when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of
this website may be limited.
Cookies that are required for the performance of the electronic
communications transaction or to provide certain functions you want to use
(e.g. the shopping cart function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect.
1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing
cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimised provision of the
operator’s services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of
your browsing patterns) should be stored, they are addressed separately in
this Data Protection Declaration.
3.2 Server log files
The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and
stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser
communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:
- The type and version of browser used
- The used operating system
- Referrer URL
- The hostname of the accessing computer
- The time of the server inquiry
- The IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The
operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error
free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to
achieve this, server log files must be recorded.
3.3 Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are
necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal
relationship (inventory data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1
lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or
pre-contractual measures. We collect, process and use personal data on the
use of our website (usage data) only insofar as this is necessary in order
to enable or bill the user for the use of the service.
The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order
or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain
3.4 Data transfer upon closing of contracts for services and digital
We share personal data with third parties only if this is necessary in
conjunction with the handling of the contract; for instance, with the
financial institution tasked with the processing of payments.
Any further transfer of data shall not occur or shall only occur if you
have expressly consented to the transfer. Any sharing of your data with
third parties in the absence of your express consent, for instance for
advertising purposes, shall not occur.
The basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, which
permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or for
3.5 Registration of a member account
You can apply for membership on our website or sign up for a user account
that will allow you to take full advantage of the BORN IN FLACHT app. In this
The mandatory information requested during registration must be given in
full. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
Mandatory data at registration
When registering to create a profile, the following mandatory information
- First given name
- Date of birth
- Postal Code
- E-mail address
- Phone number
As well as information about your vehicle
- Vehicle Identification Number
- Vehicle type
- Year of construction
Without the specification of this mandatory data registration is not
possible. We process these data on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR
for the implementation of pre-contractual measures and later for the
execution of the contractual relationship. In addition, we process your
data on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a
For important changes, such as the scope of the offer or for technical
changes, we use the e-mail address provided during registration to inform
you in this way.
The data collected during registration will be stored by us as long as you
maintain your membership account. Legal retention periods remain
Verification of your member account
BORN IN FLACHT is a community for the owners of GT sports cars. For
a prospective customer there is the possibility to be verified by the
transmission of the VIN of his vehicle. Verified users have access to
special and rich features of the app.
During the verification process, it is checked whether the transmitted VIN
is a GT vehicle. The VIN number is stored in the
user’s profile, but not published. The verification is voluntary. However,
if you do not do this, not all features of the app will be fully available
to you. The data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR,
in order to provide you with the requested services in this context and to
carry out the associated contractual relationship with you.
3.6 Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all
resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us
for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on
without your consent.
The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, if
your request is related to the execution of a contract or if it is
necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the
processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR) and/or on our
legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), since we have a legitimate
interest in the effective processing of requests addressed to us.
The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you
request us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for
the data storage lapses (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory
statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain
4. Plugins and Tools
4.1 Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform
representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the
required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts
To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a
result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP
address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and
attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a
legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by
More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at
A web service from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, 94043 Mountain
View (“gstatic”) is being downloaded from our website. We use this data to
ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser
may transfer personal data to gstatic.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The
legitimate interest consists in a faultless function of the website.
gstatic has self-certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see
https://www.privacyshield.gov/list). The deletion of the data takes place
as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled.
For more information on the handling of the transferred data, see gstatic’s
prevent the collection and processing of your data by gstatic by disabling
the execution of script code in your browser or installing a script blocker
in your browser (this can be found at www.noscript.net or
5. Data protection information for applicants
We offer website visitors the opportunity to submit job applications to us
(e.g. via e-mail, via postal services on by submitting the online job
application form). Below, we will brief you on the scope, purpose and use
of the personal data collected from you in conjunction with the application
process. We assure you that the collection, processing and use of your data
will occur in compliance with the applicable data privacy rights and all
other statutory provisions and that your data will always be treated as
Scope and purpose of the collection of data
If you submit a job application to us, we will process any affiliated
personal data (e.g. contact and communications data, application documents,
notes taken during job interviews, etc.), if they are required to make a
decision concerning the establishment or an employment relationship. The
legal grounds for the aforementioned are § 26 New GDPR according to German
Law (Negotiation of an Employment Relationship), Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR
(General Contract Negotiations) and – provided you have given us your
consent – Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke any consent given at
any time. Within our company, your personal data will only be shared with
individuals who are involved in the processing of your job application.
If your job application should result in your recruitment, the data you
have submitted will be archived on the grounds of § 26 New GDPR and Art. 6
Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR for the purpose of implementing the employment
relationship in our data processing system.
Data Archiving Period
If we should not be able to offer you a position, if you refuse a job
offer, retract your application, revoke your consent to the processing of
your data or ask us to delete your data, we will store your transferred
data, incl. any physically submitted application documents for a maximum of
6 months after the conclusion of the application process (retention period)
to enable us to track the details of the application process in the event
of disparities (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR).
YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO OBJECT TO THIS STORAGE/RETENTION OF YOUR DATA IF YOU
HAVE LEGITIMATE INTERESTS TO DO SO THAT OUTWEIGH OUR INTERESTS.
Once the retention period has expired, the data will be deleted, unless we
are subject to any other statutory retention obligations or if any other
legal grounds exist to continue to store the data. If it should be
foreseeable that the retention of your data will be necessary after the
retention period has expired (e.g. due to imminent or pending litigation),
the data shall not be deleted until the data have become irrelevant. This
shall be without prejudice to any other statutory retention periods.
6. Further privacy notes on the BORN IN FLACHT App
Further data privacy information on the use of the BORN IN FLACHT App can be
These can be viewed at https://born-in-flacht.com/privacy-policy-app/.
7. Recipient of personal data
Disclosure to processors in the context of Art. 28 GDPR
Processors employed by us (Article 28 GDPR), in particular in the area of
IT services and, for example, printing services that process their data
in line with our instructions. Whenever we commission service providers to
fulfill our tasks, we always observe the data protection regulations, in
particular, they only pass on the conclusion of contracts for order
Data processing to carry out a contractual relationship
If it is necessary to carry out the contract with you, for example, we will
pass on your data to banks or shipping service providers.
Disclosure due to a legal obligation
If there is a legal or regulatory obligation, we will pass your data on to
public bodies or institutions (authorities, for example in the context of
Other jobs, in so far as you have given us consent
If explicit consent is given, we will also pass your data on to other
bodies. However, this will be within limits if there is a demonstrable
consent from you.
Disclosure to obtain information
If we are in advance, e.g. In the case of purchase on account, we reserve
the right to obtain identity and credit information from specialized
service companies (credit reference agencies) to safeguard our legitimate
8. Data processing in non EU countries
If a data transmission takes place in locations whose seat or place of data
processing is not located in a Member State of the European Union or in
another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area,
we ensure before the transfer, except in the case of exceptionally
permitted by law, to the recipient either an adequate level of data
protection exists (eg through a European Commission adequacy decision,
through appropriate safeguards such as self-certification of the EU-US
Privacy Shield beneficiary or agreement of so-called EU standard
contractual clauses with the beneficiary) or you Give your consent to the
transfer of data.
9. Storage duration, deletion
We only store your personal data for as long as this is necessary for the
fulfillment of the intended purpose or – in the case of consent – as long
as you have not revoked your consent. In the event of an objection to the
processing, we will delete your personal data, unless their further
processing is permitted in accordance with the relevant statutory
provisions. We also delete your personal data if we are obliged to do so
for other legal reasons.
Applying these general principles, we will generally erase your personal
information without undue delay – after elimination of the legal and unless
otherwise provided for by law (such as commercial and fiscal retention
periods). If the latter is true, we will delete the data after elimination
of the other legal basis. – if they are no longer necessary for the
purposes we have set for the preparation and execution of a contract or
legitimate interests and no other legal basis (such as commercial and tax
retention periods) intervenes. If the latter is true, we will delete the
data after elimination of the other legal basis. – if the purpose of the
acquisition pursued by us ceases and no other legal basis (for example,
commercial and tax retention periods) intervenes. If the latter is true, we
will delete the data after elimination of the other legal basis.
10. Links to offers from third parties
Websites as well as services of other providers, to which our application
is linked, were and are designed and provided by third parties. We have no
influence on the design, content and function of these third party
services. We expressly dissociate ourselves from all contents of all linked
offers of third parties. Please note that the third-party offers linked by
our application may install cookies on your device or collect personal
data. We have no influence on this. If necessary, please inform yourself
directly to the providers of these linked third-party offers.