Data Protection Policy
Thank you for your interest in our website.
It is of utmost importance to us to protect your personal data while gathering, processing and using it when you visit our website. This data is protected according to legal regulations.
Please take a moment and read the following information. It details how we process your personal data, how this data is used, who is granted access to it and how we protect it.
Your personal rights have the highest priority at our company and we strive to safeguard and ensure these rights.
The person responsible for processing your personal data within the meaning of the General Data Protection Policy (Datenschutz-Grundverordnung) is:
In der Hub 2 – 8
61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany
Phone: +49 6032 348 - 0
Fax: +49 6032 348 - 100
Gathering and Processing of Data
Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on the website is logged. This information is saved for internal system-related and statistical purposes.
The following are logged:
- Name of the retrieved file,
- date and time of retrieval,
- the amount of data transferred,
- notification of successful retrieval,
- operating system used,
- browser and browser type,
- the website from which you were redirected,
- the internet service provider,
- pages visited and
- requesting domain.
In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. However, the person responsible does not draw any conclusions about a person.
This data is only required to correctly display the content of our website, to permanently optimize the content for you and to support criminal prosecution in the event of hacker attacks.
Insofar as personal data (such as name, address, e-mail address, etc.) is collected on this website, this is done with your voluntary agreement and knowledge.
We collect and process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz/TMG), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Datenschutz-Grundverordnung/DSGVO) and the German Federal Data Protection Regulation (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz/BDSG). You can revoke this at any time.
Usage and Disclosure of Personal Data
Insofar as you have made personal data available to us, we will use it according to the European and German data protection regulations only to answer your inquiries, to justify, process and terminate contracts concluded with you, for technical administration and possibly to advertise our products and services, if you have given your consent or if this is permitted by law.
Your personal data will only be passed on or otherwise transmitted to third parties if this is necessary for the purpose of contract fulfillment - in particular the transfer of purchase or order data for the integration of service providers and/or suppliers, etc. - or if this is necessary for billing purposes or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time, and your decision will remain in effect in the future.
All your personal data and other information that you provide to us via the contact forms set up on our website will only be collected and processed for the purpose of handling and responding to your inquiries or registering for one of our events according to Art. 6 Sect. 1 Subsect. 1 a) and b) DSGVO. Your data is forwarded to us by e-mail via our provider. If you do not provide us with this information, it is unfortunately not possible for us to contact you and pro-cess your inquiry or to accept your registration for one of our events. There is no automated decision making.
Your personal data will not be transferred to a third country or an international organization nor is this planned. Your personal data will not be transmitted to external third parties. We will store your personal data, which you provide us via the contact form, for the duration of processing your inquiry and will be deleted or blocked immediately after processing.
In order to conduct the webinars offered on our website, we use software from our service provider Cisco WebEx Inc. Your personal data provided via our contact form for registering for events will only be used to conduct our webi-nars and will not be passed on to external third parties.
Rights of the Persons Affected
In accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, you have a right to information about how your personal information is pro-cessed.
You are also free to exercise your rights concerning the correction, deletion or, if deletion is not possible, restriction of processing and data transferability in accordance with Articles 16-18, 20 DSGVO. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact our data protection officer.
You also have the right to complain to the supervisory authority at any time. If you believe that your personal data is not being processed in compliance with data protection laws, we kindly ask you to contact our data protection officer.
Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time pursuant to Art. 13 Sect. 2 b) DSGVO.
Protection of Saved Data
We employ technical and organizational security measures to safeguard the personal data you provided to us against manipulation, loss, damage or access by unauthorized persons. Our safety measures are continually improved and modified as technology advances. It cannot be ruled out that unencrypted data transmitted by you may be viewed by third parties during transmission. Please note that no completely secure transmission can be guaranteed when data is transmitted via the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail). Sensitive data should therefore be transmitted over the internet only via a secure connection (SSL) or not at all.
Protection of Minors
Only an adult can consent to the processing of personal data. For services of the information society, the consent of a child is permissible starting at the age of 16 according to Art. 8 DSGVO.
Saving Anonymous Data/Cookies
On this website, usage data is collected and saved anonymously. To this end, so-called cookies may be used. Cook-ies are text files that are saved on your computer and allow for an analysis of your website usage. However, they only gather and save data pseudonymously. The data is not used to personally identify you and is not aggregated with data about the pseudonymous person. We use this information to determine the appeal of our website and con-tinually improve its content.
Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer S-CON DATENSCHUTZ, Kriegerstraße 44, 30161 Hannover, Germany (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide the website operator with other services relating to the use of the website and internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser to Google Analytics is not consolidated with other Google data.
By adjusting your browser software accordingly, you can prevent the storage of cookies; however, we would like to point out that in doing so you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing this data by downloading and installing this browser plug-in: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set to pre-vent the collection of your data when you visit this website in the future:
If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must activate the opt-out cookie again.
On our website we use a reference (link) to the social network Facebook, which is operated exclusively by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The reference is marked with the Facebook logo (no Facebook plug-in).
By clicking on the Facebook logo, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. If you are already logged in to Facebook via your personal user account, the information about your visit to our website is au-tomatically forwarded to Facebook. Facebook may then associate your visit to the site with your account. We would like to point out that we do not know what data is transmitted or how it is used by Facebook.
If you do not wish your data to be transmitted and saved by Facebook, please log out of your Facebook account.
The Twitter function integrated on our website is operated by Twitter Inc. (1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). By using this function, your visit to our website is linked to your Twitter account. As a result, the data is automatically transmitted to Twitter. If you do not wish to transfer data to Twitter, you can change your ac-count settings on Twitter.
We would like to point out that we do not know what data is transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. The data protec-tion policy of Twitter can be viewed at:
The link on the website to the employer rating portal "kununu" is an application of XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany ("XING").
We would like to point out that we do not know what data is transmitted or how it is used by kununu or XING. For more information, see: www.kununu.com/de/info/datenschutz.
On our website, we use a reference (link) to the social network LinkedIn, which is operated exclusively by LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as "LinkedIn"). The refer-ence is indicated by the LinkedIn logo (no LinkedIn plug-in).
By clicking on the LinkedIn logo, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. If you are already logged in to LinkedIn via your personal user account, the information about your visit to our website will au-tomatically be forwarded to LinkedIn. LinkedIn may then associate your visit to the website with your account. We would like to point out that we do not know what data is transmitted or how it is used by LinkedIn. You can view LinkedIn’s data protection policy here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
We are on the social media platform Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). If you are already logged in to Instagram via your personal user account, the information about your visit to our website will automatically be forwarded to Instagram. Instagram may then associate your visit to the website with your account. We would like to point out that we do not know what data is transmitted or how it is used by Instagram. For more information about Instagram's data protection policy, please see: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.
The YouTube.de/YouTube.com plug-ins we use on our website are operated by YouTube (LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066 USA), represented by Google Inc. When the plug-ins are accessed on our website, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. As a result, information about the website you were on is transmitted to the YouTube server. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube is able to associate this information (viewed videos and comments) with your personal user account. You can avoid the collection of your data by logging out. YouTube's data protection policy is located here: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Data Protection Policy for the Use of Google+
Our company appears on Google+. The provider is Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Park-way Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
When you visit our Google+ site, your browser automatically connects directly to Google's servers. If you are logged in to Google via your personal user account when viewing our website, information about your visit to our site is au-tomatically transmitted to Google. We have no knowledge as to the content of the transmitted data. Furthermore, we have no knowledge as to the use of this information by Google. If you do not wish Google to transfer and save your data, please log out of your Google+ profile before you visit our website.
You will find more information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your rights in this regard in Google's data protection policy: www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Our website uses the Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface) to visually display geographical infor-mation (site plans). Google Maps is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, you consent to the collection, processing and use of data collected automatical-ly during the use of Google Maps and the data you have entered by Google or one of its representatives or third-party providers.
Using the MyFonts Counter
Using Google Tag Manager
Our website uses the Google Tag Manager. This allows companies to manage website tags via a single interface. The tool Google Tag Manager itself is a cookie-free domain and does not collect any personal data. Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that might collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If it has been deactivated at the domain or cookie level, this will remain in effect for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.
For more information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your rights in this matter, please refer to Google's data protection policy: policies.google.com/privacy.
Our website uses the Google DoubleClick service (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
DoubleClick by Google stores cookies on your computer to display ads that match your preferences. For this pur-pose, your browser receives a pseudonymous identification number (ID). The system checks which ads could be displayed in your browser and which were called up. The information generated by cookies is then transmitted via Google to a server in the USA for analysis and saved there.
You may refuse the saving of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all functions of this website. Furthermore, you can configure your browser so that cookies are generally blocked by the requesting domain. You can also delete the cookies on your computer at any time.
Your data is collected in the scope of this service only after you have expressly consented to it. This is required by Google according to their policy: www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy.html.
You will find further information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your rights in this matter in Google's data protection policy
You will find further information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your rights in this matter in Google's data protection policy at: policies.google.com/privacy.