INQUIRIES BY EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR FAX
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your inquiry including all resulting personal data (name, enquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR), since we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us.
The data you sent to us via contact requests will remain with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
ADMINISTRATION, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, OFFICE ORGANIZATION, CONTACT MANAGEMENT
We process data as part of administrative tasks and the organization of our operations, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, such as archiving. In doing so, we process the same data that we process within the scope of providing our contractual services. The basis of processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c. GDPR, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. Customers, interested parties, business partners and website visitors are affected by the processing.
The purpose and our interest in processing lies in administration, financial accounting, office organization, archiving of data, i.e. tasks that serve to maintain our business activities, perform our tasks and provide our services. The deletion of the data with regard to contractual services and contractual communication corresponds to the information given for these processing activities.
We disclose or transmit data to the financial administration, consultants such as tax consultants or auditors as well as other fee offices and payment service providers. Furthermore, on the basis of our business interests, we store information on suppliers, organizers and other business partners, e.g. for the purpose of later contact. We store this mostly company-related data permanently.
On our website we link to web-based software from Personio SE & Co. KG, Seidlstraße 3 80335 Munich, which supports the detection of operational grievances. By introducing such a system, unfair actions can be detected and prevented at an early stage.
Personio processes your personal data as a whistleblower, provided the tip was not made anonymously, as well as the personal data of the accused person(s), such as name and other communication and content data, exclusively for the purpose of providing information about criminal, illegal, morally reprehensible or to accept and investigate unfair actions in a secure and confidential manner. This data is collected:
- Information about the whistleblower (if they do not wish to remain anonymous) and the accused, such as first and last name, position/title, contact details, if applicable, other information relating to the employment relationship related personal data
- Personal information identified in the intelligence agency reports (see paragraph 4), including details of the allegations made and supporting evidence thereof
- Date and time of the calls (when the report is received via the telephone hotline)
- Any other information identified in the investigation results and in the follow-up process following the report, e.g. B. Information about criminal behavior or data about illegal or impermissible behavior, if this has been reported
The purpose and our interest in collecting, processing and passing on personal data of the persons named in a report serves to protect legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR). It is a legitimate interest to detect, process and remedy violations of the law and breaches of duty by employees effectively and with a high degree of confidentiality. The Whistleblower Act also requires processing due to a legal obligation (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter c GDPR).
In some cases, the company is legally obliged to disclose the data to authorities (e.g. law enforcement authorities and legal bodies) or external advisors (e.g. auditors, auditors, lawyers). If the whistleblower has provided his name or other personal data (not an anonymous tip), the identity will not be disclosed – as far as legally possible – and it will also be ensured that no conclusions can be drawn about the whistleblower’s identity.
The personal data will be stored in the respective procedure for as long as necessary for clarification and final assessment, for as long as we have a legitimate interest or as long as there is a legal requirement. This data will then be deleted in accordance with legal requirements. The duration of storage depends in particular on the severity of the suspicion and the reported possible breach of duty.
Further information on data protection from the provider Personio SE & Co. KG can be found at https://www.personio.de/datenschutz and here: https://www.personio.de/datenschutzerklaerung.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS WITH ANONYMIZATION FUNCTION
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google” on our website. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and thus enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, place and frequency of your website visit, including your IP address, is usually transmitted to Google in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
According to their own statements, Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would like to point out to you however that in this case you can if applicable not use all functions of our website in full.
Furthermore, Google offers a deactivation option for the most common browsers via a plugin, which gives you more control over which data is collected and processed by Google. If you activate this option, no information about the website visit will be sent to Google Analytics. However, activation does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services we may use. You can find more information about the deactivation option provided by Google and how to activate this option via the following link:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to data collection
Alternatively, you can set your objection to data collection via Google Analytics via the cookie banner: You have already selected in the cookie banner on the home page whether you accept statistical cookies, which also include Google Analytics. You can check your selection here again and block Google Analytics if you wish. To check and block Google Analytics, please click on the button below and the cookie banner will open. There, remove the tick from Statistics – if available – and select “Allow selection”.
No social media plugins from Instagram are used on our website. We maintain a company page on the portal, to which we only link to from our website.
As the operator of our Instagram fan page, we are jointly responsible with Facebook for protecting your data. Please note our extended Instagram data protection declaration.
You can find more information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy in the Instagram data protection information, which you can access via https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION, REVOCATION, DELETION, BLOCKING
If you have given us personal data, you can have it deleted at any time. Data for billing and accounting purposes are not affected by a cancellation/revocation or deletion.
Personal data that has been communicated to us via our website will only be stored until the purpose for which it was entrusted to us has been fulfilled. Insofar as commercial and tax law retention periods have to be observed, the storage period for certain data can be up to 10 years.
If you no longer agree to the storage of your personal data or if the data has become incorrect, we will have your data deleted or blocked or make the necessary corrections (insofar as this is possible under applicable law) on the basis of a corresponding instruction. You have the right to information about the data stored about you, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of storage at any time.
Please address your revocation or questions about data protection in our company as well as possible requests for information directly to the address given in the imprint.
WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT TO DATA PROCESSING
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent that you have already given at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing that took place up until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
RIGHT TO OBJECT AGAINST THE COLLECTION OF DATA IN SPECIAL CASES AND AGAINST DIRECT ADVERTISING
If the data is processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter e or f GDPR, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal basis on which processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration.
If you object, we will no longer process your affected personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims ( Objection according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is processed in order to operate direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will then no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection according to Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR).
RIGHT TO RESTRICTION OF PROCESSING
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given above. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the examination, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If the processing of your personal data happened/is happening unlawfully, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of being deleted.
If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, your interests and ours must be weighed up. As long as it is not clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a Member State are processed.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.
RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT WITH A SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority depends on the state in which you live, your work or the alleged violation of your rights. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
All information contained on this website has been checked with great care. However, we do not guarantee that the content of our own websites is correct, complete and up-to-date at all times.
OBJECTION TO ADVERTISING EMAILS
We hereby object to the use of contact data published as part of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The site operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising being sent, such as spam e-mails.