Principles of the data processing at Bals Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Principles of the data processing at Bals Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG

You have reached this page via a link, because you want to inform yourself about our handling of (your) personal data. To comply with our information obligation according to the article 12 ff. of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we would like to present you hereinafter our information on data protection:

Who is responsible for the data processing?

Responsible in the sense of the data protection is


Bals Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG 
Burgweg 22
57399 Kirchhundem

You find further information about our company, information about the authorized persons and other contact options in the imprint of our website:


Which data are processed by us? And for what purposes?

When we received data from you, we will principly process them for the purposes for which we received them or collected them.


A data processing for other purposes is only considered if the necessary legal requirements are available in accordance with article 6 paragraph 4 GDPR. We will of course observe any information obligations according to the article 13 paragraph 3 GDPR and article 14 paragraph 4 GDPR.


What is the legal basis for this?


The legal basis for the processing of personal data is generally – as far as there is not yet a specific legislation – article 6 (GDPR). Here, particularly the following possibilities are considered:


Consent (article 6, paragraph 1 lit.a) (GDPR)
Data processing for the fulfilment of contracts (article 6, paragraph lit.b) (GDPR)
Data processing based on balancing of interests (article 6, paragraph 1 lit.f) (GDPR)
Data processing for the fulfilment of a legal obligation (article 6, paragraph 1 lit.c) (GDPR)


If personal data are processed based on a consent from you, you have the right to withdraw your consent to us at any time for the future.


If we process data on the basis of a balancing of interests, you as the person concerned have the right to object to the processing of the personal data considering the requirements of the article 21 (GDPR).


How long will the data be stored?


We process the data as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose. As far as legal periods exist – e.g. in commercial law or tax law – the personal data concerned are stored for the duration of the retention obligation. After the retention period, it is checked, whether there is a further requirement for the processing. If a requirement no longer exists, the data are related.


To which recipients will the data be passed on?


In principle a transfer of your personal data to third parties takes only place if this is necessary for the implementation of the contract with you, the transfer on the basis of the balancing of interests in the sense of article 6, paragraph 1 lit.f (GDPR) is permissible, when we are legally obliged to pass on the data or in so far as you have given your permission to do so.


Where is the data processed?


Your personal data will only be processed by us in data centres based in the Federal Republic of Germany.


Your rights as “affected persons”


You have the right of information about the personal data processed by us about your person. In case of a request for information which is not made in writing, we ask you to understand, that, if necessary, we require you to provide proof that you are the person who you say you are.


You have also the right to correct or to delete or to restrict the processing to the extend what you are legally entitled to.


Moreover, you have the right to object to the processing within the legal requirements. The same applies to the right to data portability.


In particular, you have a right of objection according to article 21 paragraph 1 and 2 GDPR against the processing of your data in connection with a direct advertising if this is done on the basis of a balancing of interests.


Our data protection officer


We have appointed a data protection officer in our company. You can contact him under the following contact options:


bits + bytes it-solutions
Bahnhof Weidenau 6 | 57076 Siegen
Telefon: +49 700 20301030

Right to Appeal


You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us at a data protection supervisory authority. A list of the supervisory authorities with address can be found at:


Last update: 19/02/2019