privacy policy statement
general overview
At burnless concepts GmbH (“burnless” or “we” in the following) we are taking the protection of your personal data seriously. Our following privacy policy therefore describes how we deal with the personal data we receive and store. To start with, the most important facts in a nutshell: Our main sources of personal data are
notice concerning the party responsible
The party responsible for data protection at burnless as well as for processing data on the burnless websites is:
burnless concepts GmbH
Isestraße 6
20144 Hamburg
orea.sselnrub@ofni :liaM-E
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.)
general information on data collection and processing
We collect and use personal data, no matter if it is provided to us in face-to-face meetings, on paper, by email, phone, other media or through our website only as far as this is necessary to provide our general business services or the functioning of our website.
The collection and use of personal data is based on the consent by the providing party and a legitimate interest based on business relationship.
Insofar as we collect the consent of the individuals concerned for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 § 1 lit. a GDPR (“GDPR for “General Data Protection Regulation”, German: EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung / “DSGVO” , “GDPR” in the following) forms the legal basis.
When we process personal data for the purpose of contract fulfillment Art. 6 § 1 lit. b GDPR forms the legal basis for our action. This applies also for data processing necessary to carry out and implement pre-contractual steps, efforts, means and actions.
If processing personal data is necessary for the fulfillment of a legal obligation of our company Art. 6 § 1 lit. c GDPR is the legal basis for our action.
Should life critical interests of a person concerned or of another natural person necessitate the processing of personal data, this is done legally based on Art. 6 § 1 lit. d GDPR.
Art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR forms the legal basis for data processing in the case where the data processing should be necessary for the protection or preservation of a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party and should the interests, basic rights and fundamental freedoms of the individual concerned not outweigh the first mentioned interest.
We delete or block all personal related data as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to exist. A storage can be continued legally if this has been laid down by the national or European legislator in Union rules, regulations or other legislation. We also delete or block data when a storage period required by the aforementioned rules or regulations expires except in those cases where the data storage is necessary for the conclusion of an agreement or the fulfillment of our contractual duties
general information on data collection and processing
website and log files
Whenever you visit our website, the system automatically records data and information from the calling system. The following data is collected in this case:
This data is stored in the log files of our system without any other personal data of the user. The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 § 1 lit.f GDPR. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary, to provide the website to the visitor’s computer. To this end, the IP address has to be stored for the duration of the session. The storage in log files allows for providing a functioning website. The data is also used to optimize the website and to guarantee the security of our IT systems. There is no analysis of the data for marketing purposes or alike. The provision of a functioning website to our visitors is a legitimate interest of our company for data processing in accordance with Art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR.
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for obtaining the purpose of its collection. In the case of the provision of a functioning website to the visitor’s computer, the purpose ceases to exist with the end of the respective session. When storing IP addresses in the log files these are stored for a maximum of three months. Should log files be stored longer for a legitimate reason, IP addresses of the users are deleted or modified so that an attribution to the calling client is no longer possible. The collection of the data to the end of providing a website and the storage of the data in log files is vital for operating the website. There is thus no possibility for the user to object.
usage of cookies
We use cookies on our website. Cookies are text data generated by the website that are stored in or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. When a visitor or user visits a website, a cookie can be saved on the user’s computer. This cookie contains a distinct string of characters that allows for an unambiguous identification of the browser on a recurring visit. Our website uses only cookies that are technically necessary, we use no other type of cookies.
We use cookies to make our website more user friendly. Some elements of our web page require that the calling user can be identified also after he has left the page.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data through the use of cookies is Art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR.
Cookies make the use of our website easier for our visitors. Some functions of the site cannot be provided without the use of cookies. The personal data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used for setting up user profiles or alike. Therefore this purpose represents a legitimate interest of our company for data processing of the scope described in accordance with Art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR.
Cookies are saved on the computer of the user and are transmitted from there to our website. Therefore you have full control on the use of cookies. You can deactivate or limit the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been activated can be deleted by you at any time. This can be done automatically. If you deactivate cookies for our website, possibly not all functions of the website can be provided.
social media
The content in the news section on our web page can be shared on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Xing. By sharing content, personal data is transferred to the respective company providing the social network. If users are logged into one or more of the social networks, the Like and Share buttons for Facebook, Twitter, etc. will display an information window in which the user can edit the text before it is sent.
Our site uses functions from the LinkedIn network. The service is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Each time you access the news page and share a news post via Linkedin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our web pages from your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by LinkedIn. More information can be found in the LinkedIn privacy policy at
The legal basis for the processing of the data after consent of the user is Art. 6 § 1 lit. a GDPR.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” as described above. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. 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. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy:
further plugins and tools
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Further information about handling user data, can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy at
The uniform representation of our website is a legitimate interest of burnless.
further plugins and tools
burnless does not have a regular newsletter nor a registration for a newsletter on our website. From time to time, however we do have news that we like to send out to an audience of our customers, partners, media and others interested in hearing about burnless.
We send our newsletter to you only when you have given us your business card contacts during meetings or events in the past. We store this data in our internal data base and regularly delete data that is not longer necessary to fulfill our contractual duties or where the need for business contact has otherwise expired. You can at any time inform us if you want us to delete your contact details or if you would like to know the contact details we have of you in our data base.
Data processing is based on Art. 6 § 1 lit. A GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
your rights with regard to any of your personal data
We would like to underline that you have the following rights with regards to you personal data basically at all times based on the GDPR, also to the part of the personal data that we at burnless might store. We consider these rights as self evident seen the importance of data protection that has been strengthened now with the GDPR.
Should the responsible party have made personal data public and be obliged to delete this data according to Art. 17 § 1 GDPR, the responsible party has to take appropriate measures and efforts to inform third parties that you have requested the deletion of your data or links to this data.
The right to have data deleted is not imperative if the processing of the data happens in exercise of the right of freedom of expression and information, to fulfill contractual duties necessitating the processing of the data in the public interest or for reasons of public interest in the area of public health Art. 9 § 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 § 3 GDPR; and to meet other purposes in the public interest or for juridical purposes.