As operators of this webiste we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat yourpersonal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacypolicy.This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data(hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offer and the associated websites, functions andcontents as well as other external online presences, such as our Social Media Profiles.With regard to the terms used, such as “personal data” or their “processing”, we refer to the definitions inArt. 4 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR and taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs andthe nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing as well as the varying probability of occurrenceand severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we take appropriate technical andorganizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.These measures shall include, in particular, safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of databy controlling the physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, disclosure, security of availabilityand separation of the data relating to them.Furthermore, we have established procedures to ensure that the rights of data subjects are exercised, datais deleted, and we respond to any threats to the data. Furthermore, we take the protection of personal datainto account already during the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, inaccordance with the principle of data protection by design and by default (Art. 25 GDPR).The security measures include in particular the encrypted transmission of data between your browser andour server.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders orinquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryptionprogram. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browserswitches 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.
Data security on the Internet
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e. g. communication by e-mail) can havesecurity gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Data processing on this website
On the one hand, your data is collected when you give it to us. This can be data that you enter in a contactform, for example.Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainlytechnical data (e. g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is automaticallycollected as soon as you enter our website.Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used toanalyze your user behavior.You have the right to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of yourstored personal data at any time. You also have the right to demand the rectification, restriction ofprocessing or erasure of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding dataprotection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal information. Furthermore, youhave a right of appeal to a supervisory authority.Furthermore, you have the right to demand under certain circumstances the restriction of the processing ofyour personal data. For details, please refer to the data protection declaration under ” Right to restriction of processing”.
Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
Encrypted payment transactions on this website
If you are under an obligation to share your payment information (e. g. account number if you give us theauthority to debit your bank account) with us after you have entered into a fee-based contract with us, thisinformation is required to process payments.Payment transactions using common modes of paying (Visa/MasterCard, debit to your bank account) areprocessed exclusively via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can recognize an encrypted connection bychecking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by theappearance of the lock icon in the browser line.If the communication with us is encrypted, third parties will not be able to read the payment information youshare with us.
Cooperation with processors and third parties
If, in the course of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or thirdparties), transfer it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this is only done on the basis of alegal authorization (e. g. if a transfer of the data to third parties, such as payment service providers, isnecessary for the performance of the contract in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR), if you haveconsented to this, if a legal obligation provides for it or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e. g. whenusing agents, web hosts, etc.).If we commission third parties to process data on our behalf (processing), this is done on the basis of acontract in accordance with Art. 28 Para. 3 GDPR.
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i. e. a country outside the European Union (EU) or the EuropeanEconomic Area (EEA)) or if this is done in the context of using the services of third parties or if data isdisclosed or transferred to third parties, this will only be done if it is done to fulfill our (pre-) contractualobligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimateinterests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we will only process or transfer the data in a thirdcountry if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR. This means, for example, that the processing iscarried out on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a level ofdata protection corresponding to that of the EU or the observance of officially recognized special contractualobligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Unless a more specific storage period has been specified within this data protection declaration, yourpersonal data will remain with us until the purpose for which it was collected ceases to apply. If you assert ajustified request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted, unless wehave other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e. g. tax or commercial law retentionperiods); in the latter case, the deletion will take place after these reasons have ceased to apply.
Explanation of terms
GDPR EU – General Data Protection Regulation
(Regulation 2016/679)Priority data protection law at European level with direct legal effect inall EU member states
BDSG – Bundesdatenschutzgesetz
(German Federal Data Protection Act)
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.(Art. 4 Nr. 1 GDPR)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other bodywhich, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and meansof the processing of personal data.(Art. 4 Nr. 7 GDPR)
(of the data subject)any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of thedata subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clearaffirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personaldata relating to him or her.(Art. 4 Nr. 11 GDPR)
1. General information and mandatory information
Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)
Controller on this website is
Hagenauer Straße 53
Data protection officer (DPO) according to art. 37 – 39 GDPR
We have designated a data protection officer:
c/o Koppenhöfer & Werner Beratungsgesellschaft mbH
65343 Eltville am Rhein
Information on data transfer to the USA
Our website uses, in particular, tools from companies based in the USA. When these tools are active, yourpersonal information may be transferred to the US servers of these companies. We must point out that theUSA is not a safe third country within the meaning of EU data protection law. US companies are required torelease personal data to security authorities without you as the data subject being able to take legal actionagainst this. The possibility cannot therefore be excluded that US authorities (e.g. secret services) mayprocess, evaluate, and permanently store your data on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have noinfluence over these processing activities.
Revocation of your consent to the processing of data
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can alsorevoke at any time any consent you have already given us. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulnessof any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.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 HAVETHE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDSARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESEPROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PROCESSING OF DATA IS BASED, PLEASECONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGERPROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE IN A POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLINGPROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOURINTERESTS, 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 HAVETHE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA FOR THEPURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT THAT IT ISAFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL
SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TOART. 21 SECT. 2 GDPR).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 supervisoryagency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at theplace where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any otheradministrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of yourconsent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machinereadable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be doneonly if it is technically feasible.
Information about, rectification and eradication of data
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demandinformation about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of theprocessing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you havequestions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate tocontact us at any time.
Right to demand processing restrictions
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data isconcerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time. The right to demand restriction of processing appliesin the following cases:
• 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 theright to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
• 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 eradicationof this data.
• 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 datainstead 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 toprotect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited bythe European Union or a member state of the EU.
2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website arestored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests,metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, andother data generated through a web site.The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast, and efficient provision of our online services by aprofessional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and tofollow our instructions with respect to such data.We are using the following host/s:
Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do notcause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (sessioncookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies areautomatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device untilyou actively delete them, or they are automatical y eradicated by your web browser.In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third-party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the thirdparty (e. g. cookies for the processing of payment services).Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functionswould not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Thepurpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (requiredcookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g. for the shoppingcart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g. cookies that providemeasurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless adifferent legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies toensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to thestorage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of theconsent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies areplaced and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptanceof cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication ofcookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we willseparately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.
Cookie consent with Cookiebot
Cookie consent with Complianz
4. Recording of data on this website
Server log files
The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-cal ed serverlog 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 legitimateinterest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order toachieve this, server log files must be recorded.
If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as anycontact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the eventthat we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the executionof a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases the processing isbased on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR) or on your agreement (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested.The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us to eradicatethe data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is beingarchived no longer exists (e. g. after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shall be withoutprejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods.
Registration to participate in the event / live stream
You must register on our website to participate in events / live streams. We use the data entered for thispurpose only for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. Themandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full.For important changes, for example in the scope of the offer or in the case of technically necessary changes,we use the e-mail address provided during registration to inform you in this way.The processing of the data entered during registration is based on the fulfillment of the contract with you(Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).The data collected during registration will be stored by us for as long as they are needed for the above-mentioned purposes. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Service providers in connection with registration
We use service providers to carry out the registration process. Data collected during registration is partlystored on the service provider’s servers and partly processed by the service provider on our behalf. Theservice provider will only process your data on behalf of us or to the extent necessary to fulfill its serviceobligations and follow our instructions regarding this data.We use the following service providers:
LambdaLogic Informationssysteme GmbH
Karlsruher Straße 7a/8
JMarquardt Technologies GmbH
Chat function with Slido
On our site, you may be able to ask questions to a speaker as well as participate in surveys etc.We use the data entered for this purpose only for the purpose of processing the questions or evaluating thesurvey results.
The processing in this case is based on consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent atany time with effect for the future. To do so, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.The data will be stored by us if they are needed for the above purposes. Legal retention periods remainunaffected.
Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process, and use personal data only to the extent necessary for the establishment, contentorganization or change of the legal relationship (data inventory). These actions are taken based on Art. 6Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractualactions. We collect, process, and use personal data concerning the use of this website (usage data) only tothe extent that this is necessary to make it possible for users to utilize the services and to bill for them.The col ected customer data shall be eradicated upon completion of the order or the termination of thebusiness relationship. This shall be without prejudice to any statutory retention mandates.
Data transfer upon closing of contracts for services and digital content
We share personal data with third parties only if this is necessary in conjunction with the handling of thecontract; 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 thetransfer. Any sharing of your data with third parties in the absence of your express consent, for instance foradvertising 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 thefulfilment of a contract or for pre-contractual actions.
6. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service isGoogle Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To thatend, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page,the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that isal ocated to the respective user or the user’s device.Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing theuser behavior patterns (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded byGoogle is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has alegitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and theoperator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g. an agreement to thestorage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; theagreement can be revoked at any time.Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the EuropeanCommission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address wil beabbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratifiedthe Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IPaddress will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only inexceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyzeyour use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to theoperator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP addresstransmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data inGoogle’s possession.
You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing thebrowser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s DataPrivacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Demographic parameters provided by Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics, to be able to display to thewebsite visitor compatible ads within the Google advertising network. This allows reports to be created thatcontain information about the age, gender, and interests of the website visitors. The sources of thisinformation are interest-related advertising by Google as well as visitor data obtained from third-partyproviders. This data cannot be allocated to a specific individual. You have the option to deactivate thisfunction at any time by making pertinent settings changes for advertising in your Google account or you cangenerally prohibit the recording of your data by Google Analytics as explained in section “Objection to therecording of data”.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g.DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 month. For details pleaseclick the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=enMatomo (formerly called Piwik)
This website uses the open-source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses technologies that make itpossible to recognize the user across multiple pages with the aim of analyzing the user patterns (e. g.cookies or device fingerprinting). The information recorded by Matomo about the use of this website will bestored on our server. Prior to archiving, the IP address will first be anonymized.Through Matomo, we can collect and analyze data on the use of our website-by-website visitors. Thisenables us to find out, for instance, when which page views occurred and from which region they came. Inaddition, we collect various log files (e. g. IP address, referrer, browser, and operating system used) and canmeasure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimateinterest in the analysis of user patterns, to optimize the operator’s web offerings and advertising. If acorresponding agreement has been requested (e. g. an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processingtakes place exclusively based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.
For analysis with Matomo we use IP anonymization. Your IP address is shortened before the analysis, so thatit is no longer clearly assignable to you.
We host Matomo with the following third-party provider:
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on this website, we will need from you an e-mailaddress as well as information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address providedand consent to the receipt of the newsletter. No further data shall be collected or shall be collected only on avoluntary basis. We shall use such data only for the sending of the requested information and shall notshare such data with any third parties.The processing of the information entered into the newsletter subscription form shall occur exclusively onthe basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke the consent you have given to thearchiving of data, the e-mail address and the use of this information for the sending of the newsletter at anytime, for instance by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. This shall be without prejudice tothe lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken place to date.The data deposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until youunsubscribe from the newsletter or the newsletter service provider and deleted from the newsletterdistribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter or after the purpose has ceased to apply. Wereserve the right to delete or block e-mail addresses from our newsletter distribution list at our owndiscretion within the scope of our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.After you unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address may be stored by us or thenewsletter service provider in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used onlyfor this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest incomplying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning ofArt. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is indefinite.
You may object to the storage if your
interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
This website uses Sendinblue for the sending of newsletters. The provider is the Sendinblue GmbH,Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany.Sendinblue services can, among other things, be used to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters.The data you enter for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter are archived on Sendinblue’s servers inGermany.< h4>Data analysis by Sendinblue
Sendinblue enables us to analyze our newsletter campaigns. For instance, it allows us to see whether anewsletter message has been opened and, if so, which links may have been clicked. This enables us todetermine, which links drew an extraordinary number of clicks.Moreover, we are also able to see whether once the e-mail was opened or a link was clicked, any previouslydefined actions were taken (conversion rate). This allows us to determine whether you have made apurchase after clicking on the newsletter.Sendinblue also enables us to divide the subscribers to our newsletter into various categories (i.e., to“cluster” recipients). For instance, newsletter recipients can be categorized based on age, gender, or place ofresidence. This enables us to tailor our newsletter more effectively to the needs of the respective targetgroups.If you do not want to permit an analysis by Sendinblue, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. Weprovide a link for you to do this in every newsletter message. Moreover, you can also unsubscribe from thenewsletter right on the website.For detailed information on the functions of Sendinblue please follow this link:https://www.sendinblue.com/newsletter-software/.
The data is processed based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke any consent youhave given at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. This shal be without prejudice to thelawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken place prior to your revocation.
The data deposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until youunsubscribe from the newsletter or the newsletter service provider and deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored for other purposes with us remainunaffected.After you unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address may be stored by us or thenewsletter service provider in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used onlyfor this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest incomplying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning ofArt. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is indefinite. You may object to the storage if yourinterests outweigh our legitimate interest.For more details, please consult the Data Protection Regulations of Sendinblue at:https://de.sendinblue.com/datenschutz-uebersicht/.
8. Plug-ins and Tools
YouTube with expanded data protection integration
Vimeo Without Tracking (Do-Not-Track)
Google Web Fonts (local embedding)
This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site.These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established inconjunction with this application.For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faqand consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Font Awesome (local embedding)
This website uses Font Awesome to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. Font Awesome is locallyinstalled so that a connection to Fonticons, Inc.’s servers will not be established in conjunction with thisapplication.For more information on Font Awesome, please and consult the Data Privacy Declaration for Font Awesomeunder: https://fontawesome.com/privacy.
This website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”),Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information istransferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this websitehas no control over the data transfer.We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locationsdisclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. fGDPR. If a respective declaration of consent has been obtained, the data shall be processed exclusivelybased on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. This declaration of consent may be revoked at any time.Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the EuropeanCommission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/ andhttps://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrol erterms/sccs/.For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
9. Payment services
We integrate payment services from third-party companies on our website. When you make a purchase fromus, your payment data (e. g. name, payment amount, account details, credit card number) and order dataare processed by the payment service provider for the purpose of payment processing. For thesetransactions, the respective contract and data protection provisions of the respective providers apply. Thepayment service providers are used based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (contract processing) and in theinterest of a smooth, convenient, and secure payment process (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). Insofar as your consent is requested for certain actions, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO is the legal basis for data processing;consents can be revoked at any time for the future.Information provided during the ordering process, together with information about your order, will bepassed on to the supplier. Your data will be passed on exclusively for the purpose of payment processing.We use the following payment services / payment service providers within the framework of this website:
Daniel-Goldbach-Straße 17 – 19
10. Online-based Audio and Video Conferences (Conference tools)
We use online conference tools, among other things, for communication with our customers. The tools weuse are listed in detail below. If you communicate with us by video or audio conference using the Internet,your personal data wil be col ected and processed by the provider of the respective conference tool and byus. The conferencing tools collect all information that you provide/access to use the tools (email addressand/or your phone number). Furthermore, the conference tools process the duration of the conference,start and end (time) of participation in the conference, number of participants and other “contextinformation” related to the communication process (metadata).Furthermore, the provider of the tool processes all the technical data required for the processing of theonline communication. This includes, in particular, IP addresses, MAC addresses, device IDs, device type,operating system type and version, client version, camera type, microphone or loudspeaker and the type ofconnection.Should content be exchanged, uploaded, or otherwise made available within the tool, it is also stored on theservers of the tool provider. Such content includes, but is not limited to, cloud recordings, chat/ instantmessages, voicemail uploaded photos and videos, files, whiteboards, and other information shared whileusing the service.Please note that we do not have complete influence on the data processing procedures of the tools used.Our possibilities are largely determined by the corporate policy of the respective provider. Furtherinformation on data processing by the conference tools can be found in the data protection declarations ofthe tools used, and which we have listed below this text.
Purpose and legal bases
The conference tools are used to communicate with prospective or existing contractual partners or to offercertain services to our customers (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR). Furthermore, the use of the toolsserves to general y simplify and accelerate communication with us or our company (legitimate interest in themeaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). Insofar as consent has been requested, the tools in question will beused on the basis of this consent; the consent may be revoked at any time with effect from that date.
Duration of storage
Data collected directly by us via the video and conference tools will be deleted from our systemsimmediately after you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or the reason for storing thedata no longer applies. Stored cookies remain on your end device until you delete them. Mandatory legalretention periods remain unaffected.We have no influence on the duration of storage of your data that is stored by the operators of theconference tools for their own purposes. For details, please directly contact the operators of the conferencetools.
Conference tools used
We employ the following conference tools:
We use Microsoft Teams. The provider is Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-
11. Custom Services
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) wil be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not passthese data on without your consent.These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR if your inquiry is related to the fulfillmentof a contract or is required for the performance of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the data areprocessed on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (Art. 6Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR) if it has been obtained.The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke yourconsent 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 unaffected.Postal advertising
We use your address in compliance with all legal regulations for the dispatch of postal advertising (postaladvertising).The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in direct advertising according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit.f in conjunction with recital 47 GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing shall becarried out exclusively based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent may be revoked at any time. Morespecific regulations can be communicated to you if necessary, in the context of data collection and takeprecedence over the present regulation.Your address will remain with us until the purpose of the data processing ceases to apply. If you assert ajustified request for deletion or revoke your consent to postal advertising, your data will be deleted, unlesswe have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e. g. tax or commercial lawretention periods); in the latter case, the deletion will take place after these reasons have ceased to exist.We use the following service provider for sending our postal mailings:
Lang Industrie Dienst GmbH
Lübecker Straße 4
Contact via social networks (Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook etc.)
If you contact us via social networks, your inquiry including all personal data (name, inquiry) will be storedand processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without yourconsent.The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your inquiry is related to the fulfillment ofa contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, processingis based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. fGDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us.The data sent to us by you via contact requests will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revokeyour consent to its storage or the purpose for which it was stored ceases to apply (e. g. after your requesthas been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular, legal retention periods – remain unaffected.
We offer website visitors the opportunity to submit job applications to us (e. g. via e-mail, via postal serviceson by submitting the online job application form). Below, we will brief you on the scope, purpose and use ofthe personal data collected from you in conjunction with the application process. We assure you that thecollection, processing and use of your data will occur in compliance with the applicable data privacy rightsand all other statutory provisions and that your data will always be treated as strictly confidential.
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 andcommunications data, application documents, notes taken during job interviews, etc.), if they are required tomake a decision concerning the establishment or an employment relationship. The legal grounds for theaforementioned 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 personaldata 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 thegrounds of § 26 New GDPR and Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR for the purpose of implementing the employmentrelationship in our data processing system.Data Archiving Period
If we are unable to offer you a job, you reject a job offer, withdraw your application, revoke your consent todata processing or request us to delete the data, the data you have submitted, including any remainingphysical application documents, will be stored or retained for a maximum of 6 months after completion ofthe application process (retention period) in order to be able to trace the details of the application process inthe event of discrepancies (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPRYOU CAN OBJECT TO THIS STORAGE IF YOU HAVE LEGITIMATE INTERESTS THAT OUTWEIGH OUR OWN.After expiry of the retention period, the data will be deleted, unless there is a legal obligation to retain thedata or any other legal reason for further storage. If it is evident that the storage of your data will benecessary after the end of the storage period (e.g. due to an imminent or pending legal dispute), the data willonly be deleted when it has become obsolete. Other legal storage obligations remain unaffected.
Photos of the event or the participants
Image recordings (photo, video) are sometimes made at our events.Pictorial material of natural persons is personal data in the sense of data protection law and is also speciallyprotected by other laws.Visual material of publicly advertised events may be produced, stored, published, and otherwise used as partof editorial articles or other documentation purposes based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1)lit. f GDPR, provided that the interests of the data subjects depicted are not overridden.If we obtain your consent for the production and use of the image material for certain purposes, theprocessing will be based on this consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. This can be revoked at anytime without giving reasons with effect for the future.The image material remains with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to processing orthe purpose for storing it no longer applies. Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular, statutoryretention periods – remain unaffected.
13. Tools for file exchange / secure email
We use or have integrated OneDrive on this website. The provider is Microsoft Corporation, One MicrosoftWay, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA (hereinafter “OneDrive”).OneDrive enables us to include an upload area on our website where you can upload content. When youupload content, it is stored on the OneDrive servers. When you access our website, a connection to OneDriveis also established so that OneDrive can determine that you have visited our website.The use of OneDrive is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in a reliableupload area on its website. If the relevant consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusivelybased on Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR; consent may be revoked at any time.
14. Timeliness and changes
Changes and further developments of this website or other websites and services operated by us as well aschanges in legal or official regulations may make changes to this data protection declaration necessary.Status: March 2021.