2 Data we collect and process via this website, the purposes of processing and legal bases
Only by using our website
Your visit to our website will be logged. Initially, the following automatic logging data, which your browser transmits to us, is mainly recorded:
- the IP address currently used by your PC or router
- date and time of request (including Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT))
- browser type, version and language
- operating system of your PC
- the pages you are viewing
- Access status/HTTP status code
- name and size of the requested file(s)
- and, if applicable, the URL of the referring web page.
This data is only collected for data security purposes, to improve our website and for error analysis. As we pursue our legitimate business interests when processing your personal data for these purposes, we rely on the basis of Art. 6 par. 1 lit f) GDPR for doing this.
If you are submitting any job applications
Please refer to the Applicants Privacy Notice available here.
If you are using our Contact Form or if you are registered in our contact list
Personal data (e.g. your name, address data or contact data) that you voluntarily provide to us, e.g. in the context of an enquiry by e-mail to the contact persons named on our homepage, or that has been made available to us by other means and you have confirmed that we may process for the specified purposes, is stored with us and processed only for correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you have made this data available to us. Therefore, we may use your information to provide products and services you have requested, if any, (Art. 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR). We may also process your data for responding to any comments or complaints you may send us or send you information on products and services provided by us, our affiliates and carefully selected partners. As all this is required by us to conduct our business and pursue our legitimate interest, we base the respective processings on Art. 6 par. 1 lit f) GDPR. In respect to the sending of direct marketing communication, you have the right to object to such processing. Please find further information on this right in the “Your rights” section below.
If you give us your consent, we may process your data based on Art 6 par. 1 lit a) GDPR for performing direct marketing via email or telephone in relation to our relevant products and services, or other products and services provided by us or our affiliates.
If you are registering on our website
You can register on our website to use additional features on the site (e.g. for using our web portal as described above). We only use the data entered for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration is marked with an asterisk under the data field and must be given in full. Otherwise, we will reject the registration. For important changes, such as the scope of the offer or for technical changes, we use the e-mail address specified during registration to inform you in this way. The processing of the data entered during registration takes place on the basis of Art. 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR, as the processing is necessary for pursuing our legitimate business interest in providing the additional services available for our registered users.
If you are subscribing to our Newsletter
We offer you the possibility to subscribe to our newsletter via our homepage. We will only send you our newsletter if you consent us to do so, the respective data processing is based on Art. 6 par. 1 a) GDPR. To subscribe we need at least your e-mail address. To ensure that the Newsletter was requested by you or from your e-mail address, you will first receive a confirmation e-mail. Only when you click on the activation link will you be added to our e-mail distribution list and receive the newsletter. The subscription to the newsletter is logged for verification purposes (IP address, date, time). You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by contacting us directly or by notifying us using the link at the end of each newsletter.