The protection of the personal details of our employees, clients, interested parties and applicants is very important to us. Please be assured that we handle your data with care and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and that we only store and use data for internal purposes in the context of your enquiry. We do not disclose your data to third parties, unless any evaluation tools pursuant to the information hereinafter are used. These tools are only employed to utilise certain applications; however, not to give any third party autonomous access to your data.
Insofar as your internet browser automatically submits data when you access our website, including the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, files viewed, volume of data sent, type and version of browser, operating system or your IP address, this data is stored separately from any other data you may provide to us. This aforementioned data is evaluated for statistical purposes and immediately deleted thereafter.
We use “cookies” to maximise our utilisation of our website’s functional scope, which allow data to be stored on your computer when you access our website. You can prevent cookies being stored on your computer by adjusting your web browser accordingly. Please use the help function in the menu bar of your web browser for detailed instructions.
When you enter your data into our contact form, we will only use this data to fulfil the contact request indicated by you. When the data is no longer needed, it will be deleted immediately.
If you participate in our T fitness test and/or F fitness test, the data provided will only be used for the purposes of analysis pursuant to the test description and returned to you thereafter. The data will not be used in any other way by ourselves or any third party, unless you request such further use. This data is stored for four (4) weeks and then deleted, unless you provide any feedback to the contrary.
If you have subscribed to our M&A news Mechanical Engineering/Plant Construction or our Sector Analysis E- and M-Commerce, the data provided will be used exclusively for sending you the information you requested. The data will not be used in any other way by ourselves or any third party, unless you request such further use.
As a user of our website, you are entitled to request information about the data stored in connection to your person or your alias. You may also request such information to be provided in electronic format. You may also choose to object to the relevant data use, insofar as you agreed to the same beforehand. If you have any questions on data protection, or wish to exercise your rights or entitlements to your personal data, please contact us via email at Eva Kleinschmitt.
Part of our website uses third party applications and services. Depending on the website functions you use, some applications may lead to third party access to your data for the purposes stated in each case:
We would like to inform you about the processing of personal data through the function of the XING Share Button.
This website uses the +1 button of google.com, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The button is marked with the label/logo “+1”.
If you access any page of our website that features such a button, the browser will connect directly to the Google servers. The button is directly transmitted from Google to the browser and integrated by the same into the website.
By integrating this button, Google will receive the information that is called up on the relevant page of our website. If you are logged into your Google account while visiting our website, Google can attribute your visit to your Google account. By clicking on this button, the relevant information is transmitted directly from the browser to Google and stored there.
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These websites employ social plug-ins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). These plug-ins are marked with the Facebook logo or the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”.
If you access any page of our website that features such a plug-in, the browser will connect directly to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is directly transmitted from Facebook to the browser and integrated by the same into the website.
By integrating this plug-in, Facebook will receive the information that is called up on the relevant page of our website. If you are logged into your Facebook account while visiting our website, Facebook can attribute your visit to your Facebook account. By interacting with the plug-in – for instance, by clicking the “Like” button or posting a comment – the relevant information is transmitted directly from the browser to Facebook and stored there.
To find out more about the purpose and scope of the data collection and further data processing and data use by Facebook, as well as your user rights in this respect and your setting options for your data protection, please see the Facebook data protection policy here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
If you do not wish user data to be collected by Facebook through this website, you need to log out of your Facebook account before visiting this website.
This website uses technologies by WebProspector GmbH (www.webprospector.de) to collect and store data for the purposes of marketing and recognition of parties interested in the company.
You may object to the data collection and storage at any point with future effect http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
This website uses WordPress.com stats, a tool for the statistical evaluation of page views, operated by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, using tracking technology by Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA. WordPress.com stats uses “cookies”, i.e. data files that are stored on your computer and that facilitate an analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored on a server in the United States. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before storage. You can adjust your browser software settings to prevent the installation of cookies.
Insofar as you use the comment function in our news blog, this data is also transmitted to WordPress; if you do not want your data to be shared, please do not use the comment function.