Privacy Policy

We are pleased that you are visiting our website. The protection and security of your personal information when using our website is very important to us. We would therefore like to inform you at this point which of your personal data we collect when you visit our website and for what purposes it is used.

This data protection declaration applies to the website of the Technologie Manufaktur GmbH & Co. KG, which can be reached under the domain www.lightsource.tech as well as the various subdomains (“our website”).

Who is responsible and how do I contact you?

Responsible

for the processing of personal data within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Technologie Manufaktur GmbH & Co. KG
Hannah-Vogt-Strasse 1
37085 Göttingen

Telefon+49 (0)551 270765-1
E-Mailsales@technologie-manufaktur.de

What is this about?

This data protection declaration meets the legal requirements for transparency in the processing of personal data. This is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, information such as your name, your age, your address, your telephone number, your date of birth, your e-mail address, your IP address or user behavior when visiting a website. Information with which we cannot (or only with disproportionate effort) relate to you personally, e.g. through anonymization, are not personal data. The processing of personal data (e.g. the collection, querying, use, storage or transmission) always requires a legal basis and a defined purpose.

Stored personal data are deleted as soon as the purpose of the Processing has been achieved and there are no legitimate reasons for further retention of the data. We will inform you about the specific storage periods and criteria for storage in the individual processing operations. Regardless of this, we store your personal data in individual cases to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and if there are statutory retention requirements.

Who gets my data?

We only pass on your personal data that we process on our website to third parties if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes and in individual cases is covered by the legal basis (e.g. consent or protection of legitimate interests). In addition, we pass on personal data to third parties in individual cases if this serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. Possible recipients can then e.g. Law enforcement authorities, lawyers, auditors, courts, etc.

Insofar as we use service providers for the operation of our website who, as part of order processing on our behalf, provide personal data in accordance with. Process Art. 28 GDPR, these recipients of your personal data can be. You can find more detailed information on the use of processors and web services in the overview of the individual processing operations.

Do you use cookies?

Cookies are small text files that we send to the browser of your device and store them as part of your visit to our website. As an alternative to using cookies, information can also be stored in the local storage of your browser. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies or local storage (technically necessary cookies). Other cookies, on the other hand, allow us to perform various analyses, so that we are able, for example, to recognize the browser you use when you visit our website again and to transmit various information to us (not necessary cookies). Cookies enable us to make our website more user-friendly and effective for you, for example by tracking your use of our website and by determining your preferred settings (e.g. country and language settings). If third parties process information via cookies, they collect the information directly through your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to your device. You cannot run programs or contain viruses.

We inform you about the respective services for which we use cookies in the individual processing operations. Detailed information on the cookies used can be found in the cookie settings or in the Consent Manager of this website.

What rights do I have?

Under the conditions of the statutory provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you as a data subject have the following rights:

  • Information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR about the data stored about you in the form of meaningful information on the details of the processing and a copy of your data;
  • Correction in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR of inaccurate or incomplete data stored by us;
  • Deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR of the data stored by us, insofar as the processing is not necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • Restriction of the processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, insofar as the correctness of the data is disputed, the processing is unlawful, we no longer need the data and you refuse to delete it, because you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.
  • Data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, insofar as you have provided us with personal data within the framework of consent pursuant to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR or on the basis of a contract pursuant to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit.b GDPR and these were processed by us by means of automated procedures. You receive your data in a structured, common and machine-readable format or we transmit the data directly to another responsible person, as far as this is technically feasible.
  • In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, you object to the processing of your personal data, insofar as they are carried out on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. e, f GDPR and there are reasons for doing so, which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. The right to object does not exist if overriding, overriding reasons for processing are proven or if the processing is carried out for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims. Insofar as there is no right to object in individual processing operations, this is indicated therein.
  • Revocation in accordance with Art. 7 sec. 3 GDPR of your given consent with effect for the future.
  • Complaint under Art. 77 GDPR to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence, your workplace or our company headquarters.

How will my data be processed in detail?

In the following we will inform you about the individual processing operations, the scope and purpose of the data processing, the legal basis, the obligation to provide your data and the respective storage period. An automated decision in individual cases, including profiling, does not take place.

Provision of the website

Type and scope of processing

When you visit and use our website, we collect the personal data that your browser automatically transmits to our server. The following information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL the retrieved file
  • website from which access is made (referrer URL)
  • browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer, as well as the name of your access provider

[Our website is not hosted by us, but by a service provider who for the purpose of the aforementioned data on our behalf in accordance with. Art. 28 GDPR processed.]

Purpose and legal basis

The processing is carried out to safeguard our overriding legitimate interest in displaying our website and ensuring security and stability on the basis of the Art. 6 para. Lit. f GDPR. The collection of data and storage in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is no right to object to the processing due to the exception according to Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR. Insofar as the further storage of the log files is required by law, the processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide the data, but it is technically not possible to call up our website without providing the data.

Storage duration

The aforementioned data are used for the duration of the display of the website [and for technical reasons beyond that for a maximum of [7 days]].

Contact Form

Type and scope of processing

On our website, we offer you the option of contacting us using a form provided. The information that is collected via mandatory fields is required to process the request. In addition, you can voluntarily provide additional information that you believe is necessary to process the contact request.

When using the contact form, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

Purpose and legal basis

The processing of your data by using our contact form takes place for the purpose of communication and processing of your request on the basis of your consent in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. If your request relates to an existing contractual relationship with us, processing for the purpose of fulfilling the contract is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide your data, but it is not possible to process your request without providing the information in the mandatory fields. If you do not want to provide this data, please contact us by other means.

Storage period

If you use the contact form on the basis of your consent, we will save the data collected each request for a period of three years, starting with the handling of your request or until you withdraw your consent.

[If you use the contact form in the context of a contractual relationship, we will save the data collected for each request Duration of [three years] from the end of the contractual relationship.]

Newsletter

Type and scope of processing

If you register on our website to receive our newsletter, we collect your email address [and your name …] and save this information together with the date of Registration and your IP address. You will then receive an email in which you have to confirm your subscription to the newsletter (double opt-in). If you do not confirm your registration within [XX hours], it will automatically expire and the data will not be processed for sending the newsletter.

[We will send the newsletter directly. Your data will not be passed on to third parties or processors within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR.]

[To send the newsletter, we use a service of the [service provider] who collects your personal data on our behalf in accordance with Process Art. 28 GDPR. Your data will not be passed on to third parties.]

Purpose and legal basis

We process your data for the purpose of sending the newsletter on the basis of your consent in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. By unsubscribing from the newsletter, you can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. Declare Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide your data, but it is not possible to send the newsletter without providing your data.

Storage period

Save after registering for the newsletter we will provide the dates a maximum of [XX hours] until the registration is confirmed. After successful confirmation, we will save your data until you withdraw your consent (unsubscribe from the newsletter) [and for technical reasons beyond this for a maximum of [7 days].]

Presences on social media platforms

We maintain so-called fan pages or accounts or channels on the networks mentioned below in order to provide you with information and offers within social networks and to offer you further ways to contact us and to find out about our offers. In the following, we inform you about what data we or the respective social network process from you in connection with the access and use of our fan pages/accounts.

Data we process from you

If you wish to contact us via Messenger or Direct Message via the respective social network, we will normally process your username, through which you contact us and store any other data you provide if this is necessary to process/respond to your request.

The legal basis is Art. 6(1) sentence 1 f) GDPR (processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller).

(Static) Usage data we receive from the social networks

We receive automatically provided statistics about our accounts through Insights functionalities. The statistics include the total number of page views, likes, page activity and post interactions, reach, video views/views, and the proportion of men/women among our fans/followers.

The statistics contain only aggregated data which cannot be related to individuals. They are not identifiable to us.

What data you process social networks

In order to view the content of our fan pages or accounts, you do not have to be a member of the respective social network and no user account is required for the respective social network.

Please note, however, that when the respective social network is accessed, the social networks also collect and store data from website visitors without a user account (e..B. technical data in order to be able to view the website to you) and use cookies and similar technologies, which we have no influence on. Details can be found in the privacy policy of the respective social network (see the corresponding links above)

If you wish to interact with the content on our fan pages/accounts, e.B.g. comment, share or like our postings/posts and/or contact us via Messenger functions, prior registration with the respective social network and the provision of personal data is required.

We have no influence on the data processing by the social networks in the context of your use. To our knowledge, your data will be stored and processed in particular in connection with the provision of the services of the respective social network, furthermore for the analysis of the usage behaviour (using cookies, pixel/web beacons and similar technologies) on the basis of which advertising based on your interests is played out both within and outside the respective social network. It cannot be excluded that your data will be stored by the social networks outside the EU/EEA and will be passed on to third parties.

Information on, among other things, the exact scope and purposes of the processing of your personal data, the storage period/deletion as well as guidelines on the use of cookies and similar technologies in the context of the registration and use of social networks can be found in the social protection policy/cookie policy. There you will also find information about your rights and possibilities of objection.

LinkedIn page

LinkedIn is a social network of LinkedIn Inc. based in Sunnyvale, California, USA, which enables the creation of private and professional profiles of natural persons and company profiles. Users can maintain their existing contacts within the social network and make new ones. Companies and other organizations can create profiles where photos and other company information are uploaded to present themselves as employers and hire employees. Other LinkedIn users have access to this information and can write their own articles and share this content with others. The focus of the network is on the professional exchange on specialist topics with people who have the same professional interests.

When using or visiting the network, LinkedIn automatically collects data from users or visitors during use or visit, such as user name, job title and IP address. This is done with the help of various tracking technologies. LinkedIn provides benefits based on the data collected in this way, among other things, information, offers and recommendations.

We collect your data via our company profile only in order to realize a possible provision for communication and interaction with us. This survey usually includes: Your name, message content, comment content, and the profile information you provide “publicly.”

The processing of your personal data for our above-mentioned purposes takes place on the basis of our legitimate business and communicative interest in offering an information and communication channel in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR. If you as a user have given your consent to data processing to the respective provider of the social network, the legal basis for the processing extends to Art. 6 para. 1 a, Art. 7 GDPR.

Due to the fact that the actual data processing is carried out by the provider of the social network, our access options are limited to your data. Only the provider of the social network is authorized to have full access to your data. Due to this, only the provider can directly take and implement appropriate measures to fulfill your user rights (request for information, deletion request, objection, etc.). The assertion of corresponding rights is therefore most effectively asserted directly against the respective provider.

Together with LinkedIn, we are responsible for the personal content of our company profile. Data subject rights can be asserted at LinkedIn Inc. as well as with us.

We do not make any decisions regarding the data collected on the LinkedIn site using tracking technologies.

For more information about LinkedIn, visit: https://about.linkedin.com.

Further information on data protection at LinkedIn can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Further information on the storage period/deletion as well as guidelines for the use of cookies and similar technologies in the context of registration and use on LinkedIn can be found at: https://linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy?trk=homepage-basic_footer-cookie-policy.

XING page

XING is a social network of XING SE based in Hamburg, Germany, which enables the creation of private and professional profiles. Users can maintain their existing contacts and make new ones. Companies can create profiles that upload photos and other company information. Other XING users have access to this information and can write their own articles and share this content with others.

The focus is on professional exchange on professional topics with people who have the same professional interests. In addition, XING is often used by companies and other organizations to hire employees and present themselves as an interesting employer.

For more information about XING, see: https://www.new-work.se/en/about-new-work-se

For more information about XING’s privacy, see: https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy.

We do not collect or process any personal data through our XING corporate page.

Conduct online meetings and online training

Conducting online meetings and online training 1. Description and scope of data processing We use Microsoft Teams of the provider Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA 2. Legal basis for data processing For the implementation of online training, the use of the service is necessary for the provision of our services or pre-contractual acts. This is also our interest in data processing in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If the provision of services is already contractually regulated, the legal basis is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR 3. Further information on data processing The appropriate level of data protection at Microsoft Corporation. is guaranteed by the following measures: a) Instruction-bound regulations through an order processing contract according to Article 28 of the GDPR and documented technical and organizational measures b) Standard contract thefts with extended guarantees by Microsoft Further information can be obtained directly from the provider at: https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement. Notes on data transfer to the USA: It cannot be ruled out that personal data will be transferred to the USA, although the EU Commission has not generally established a level of data protection for the USA that is appropriate to the EU. Your data may be subject to access by security authorities without adequate legal remedies. Microsoft therefore extended the standard contractual clauses with important guarantees in November 2020. Further information can be found here Conducting webinars with Clickmeeting 1. Description and scope of data processing We use the provider ClickMeeting Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością based in ul. Arkońska 6/A4, 80-387 Gdańsk, Poland 2. Legal basis for data processing It is in our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If the provision of services is already contractually regulated, the legal basis is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR 3. Further information on data processing The GDPR also applies to ClickMeeting, so there is the same level of data protection as in Germany There is an order processing contract between Barth Datenschutz GmbH and ClickMeeting Further information can be obtained directly from the provider here

Information about your right to object pursuant to Article 21 GDPR

Case-by-case right to object

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of data concerning you, which takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) e GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and Article 6 (1) f GDPR (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests).

Right to object to the processing of data for advertising purposes

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of data concerning you for the purpose of direct advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct advertising. The objection can be made informally

Google APIs

Type and scope of processing

We use Google Ireland Limited Google APIs, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland to access additional services and data from Google Ireland Limited. Your IP address will be transmitted to Google Ireland Limited. Please note that a single section of this Privacy Policy is for each additional service we use from Google Ireland Limited.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google APIs is based on our legitimate interests, i.e. interest in optimising our online offer in accordance with Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. For more information, see the privacy policy for Google APIs: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google Analytics

Type and scope of processing

We use Google Analytics from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, as an analysis service for the statistical evaluation of our online offer. This includes, for example, the number of visits to our online offer, visited subpages and the length of stay of visitors.

Google Analytics uses cookies and other browser technologies to evaluate user behavior and recognize users.

This information is used, among other things, to compile reports on website activity.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google Analytics is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG.

We intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Economic Area, in particular the USA. In cases where there is no adequacy decision of the European Commission (e.g. in the USA), we have agreed other suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR with the recipients of the data. Unless otherwise stated, these are standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission in accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/914 of 4 June 2021. A copy of these Standard Contractual Clauses can be found at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32021D0914&from=DE .

In addition, prior to such a third country transfer, we obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. GDPR, which you give via the consent in the Consent Manager (or other forms, registrations, etc.). We would like to point out that in the case of transfers to third countries, risks unknown in detail (e.g. data processing by security authorities of the third country, the exact scope and consequences of which we do not know for you, over which we have no influence and of which you may not be aware) may exist.

Storage period

The specific storage period of the processed data cannot be influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. Further information can be found in the privacy policy for Google Analytics: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google CDN

Type and scope of processing

We use Google CDN to properly provide the content of our website. Google CDN is a Google Ireland Limited service that acts as the Content Delivery Network (CDN) on our website.

A CDN helps to deliver content from our online offering, especially files such as graphics or scripts, faster with the help of regionally or internationally distributed servers. When you access this content, you connect to Google Ireland Limited servers, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, transmitting your IP address and, if applicable, browser data such as your user agent. This data will be processed exclusively for the above purposes and for the maintenance of the security and functionality of Google CDN.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of the Content Delivery Network is based on our legitimate interests, i.e. interest in a secure and efficient provision and the optimization of our online offer in accordance with Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. For more information, see the privacy policy for Google CDN: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google DoubleClick

Type and scope of processing

We have integrated components of DoubleClick by Google on our website. DoubleClick is a brand of Google, under which mainly special online marketing solutions are marketed to advertising agencies and publishers. DoubleClick by Google transfers data to the DoubleClick server with every impression, click, or other activity.

Each of these data transmissions triggers a cookie request to the data subject’s browser. If the browser accepts this request, DoubleClick places a cookie in your browser.

DoubleClick uses a cookie ID, which is required to handle the technical procedure. The cookie ID is required, for example, to display an advertisement in a browser. DoubleClick can also use the cookie ID to record which advertisements have already been displayed in a browser in order to avoid duplication. Furthermore, it is possible for DoubleClick to record conversions through the cookie ID. Conversions are recorded, for example, if a user has previously been shown a DoubleClick advertisement and subsequently makes a purchase on the advertiser’s website using the same Internet browser.

A DoubleClick cookie does not contain any personal data, but may contain additional campaign identifiers. A campaign identifier is used to identify campaigns with which you have already been in contact on other websites. As part of this service, Google gains knowledge of data that Google also uses to create commission statements. Among other things, Google can understand that you have clicked on certain links on our website. In this case, your data will be passed on to the operator of DoubleClick, who Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland. Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of DoubleClick by Google can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Purpose and legal basis

We process your data with the help of the double-click cookie for the purpose of optimising and displaying advertising on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG. You give your consent by setting the use of cookies (cookie banner / consent manager), with which you can also declare your revocation at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Article 7 (3) GDPR. The cookie is used, among other things, to place and display user-relevant advertising and to create reports on advertising campaigns or to improve them. Furthermore, the cookie serves to avoid multiple displays of the same advertisement. Each time you visit one of the individual pages of our website on which a DoubleClick component has been integrated, your browser is automatically prompted by the respective DoubleClick component to transmit data to Google for the purpose of online advertising and the settlement of commissions. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide your data. If you do not give us your consent, it is possible to visit our website without restriction, but not all functions may be fully available.

We intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Economic Area, in particular the USA. In cases where there is no adequacy decision of the European Commission (e.g. in the USA), we have agreed other suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR with the recipients of the data. Unless otherwise stated, these are standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission in accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/914 of 4 June 2021. A copy of these Standard Contractual Clauses can be found at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32021D0914&from=DE .

In addition, prior to such a third country transfer, we obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. GDPR, which you give via the consent in the Consent Manager (or other forms, registrations, etc.). We would like to point out that in the case of transfers to third countries, risks unknown in detail (e.g. data processing by security authorities of the third country, the exact scope and consequences of which we do not know for you, over which we have no influence and of which you may not be aware) may exist.

Storage period

The specific storage period of the processed data cannot be influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. Further information can be found in the privacy policy for Google DoubleClick: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google Fonts

Type and scope of processing

We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, as a service to provide fonts for our online offer. To obtain these fonts, connect to Google Ireland Limited servers, transmitting your IP address.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google Fonts is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG.

We intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Economic Area, in particular the USA. In cases where there is no adequacy decision of the European Commission (e.g. in the USA), we have agreed other suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR with the recipients of the data. Unless otherwise stated, these are standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission in accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/914 of 4 June 2021. A copy of these Standard Contractual Clauses can be found at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32021D0914&from=DE .

In addition, prior to such a third country transfer, we obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. GDPR, which you give via the consent in the Consent Manager (or other forms, registrations, etc.). We would like to point out that in the case of transfers to third countries, risks unknown in detail (e.g. data processing by security authorities of the third country, the exact scope and consequences of which we do not know for you, over which we have no influence and of which you may not be aware) may exist.

Storage period

The specific storage period of the processed data cannot be influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. Further information can be found in the privacy policy for Google Fonts: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google Tag Manager

Type and scope of processing

We use the Google Tag Manager of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland. Google Tag Manager is used to manage website tags from a single interface and allows us to control the exact integration of services on our website.

This allows us to flexibly integrate additional services to evaluate users’ access to our website.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google Tag Manager is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. For more information, see the privacy policy for Google Tag Manager: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy/.

Google reCAPTCHA

Type and scope of processing

We have integrated components of Google reCAPTCHA on our website. Google reCAPTCHA is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited and enables us to distinguish whether a contact request originates from a natural person or is automated by means of a program. When you access this content, you connect to servers of the Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, transmitting your IP address and, if applicable, browser data such as your user agent. Furthermore, Google reCAPTCHA records the user’s dwell time and mouse movements in order to distinguish automated requests from human requests. These data are processed exclusively for the purposes indicated above and to maintain the security and functionality of Google reCAPTCHA.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google reCAPTCHA is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG

We intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Economic Area, in particular the USA. In cases where there is no adequacy decision of the European Commission (e.g. in the USA), we have agreed other suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR with the recipients of the data. Unless otherwise stated, these are standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission in accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/914 of 4 June 2021. A copy of these Standard Contractual Clauses can be found at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32021D0914&from=DE .

In addition, prior to such a third country transfer, we obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. GDPR, which you give via the consent in the Consent Manager (or other forms, registrations, etc.). We would like to point out that in the case of transfers to third countries, risks unknown in detail (e.g. data processing by security authorities of the third country, the exact scope and consequences of which we do not know for you, over which we have no influence and of which you may not be aware) may exist.

Storage period

The specific storage period of the processed data cannot be influenced by us, but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. Further information can be found in the privacy policy for Google reCAPTCHA: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US.

LinkedIn Ads

Type and scope of processing

We have integrated LinkedIn Ads on our website. LinkedIn Ads is a service provided by LinkedIn Corporation that targets users in displaying advertisements. LinkedIn Ads uses cookies and other browser technologies to evaluate user behaviour and recognize users. LinkedIn Ads collects information about visitor behaviour on various websites. This information is used to optimize the relevance of advertising. Furthermore, LinkedIn Ads provides targeted advertising based on behavioural profiles and geographical location. Your IP address and other identifiers such as your user agent are transmitted to the provider. In this case, your data will be passed on to the operator of LinkedIn Ads that LinkedIn Corporation Sunnyvale, California, US.

Web tracking technologies are used to create pseudonymized user profiles. These profiles do not merge with you as a natural person, but are used, for example, for segmentation when viewing ads.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of LinkedIn Ads is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by LinkedIn Corporation. For more information, see the privacy policy for LinkedIn Ads: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=homepage-basic_footer-privacy-policy.

LinkedIn Insight-Tag

Type and scope of processing

We use LinkedIn Insight-Tag of LinkedIn Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, US to create audiences, segment visitor groups of our online offering, identify conversion rates, and then optimize them. This is especially the case when you interact with ads we have placed with LinkedIn Corporation. To this end, LinkedIn Corporation offers a retargeting of website visitors in order to display targeted advertising outside our website.

LinkedIn Insight-Tag collects data about visits to our website, including URL, referrer URL, IP address, device and browser properties (user agent), and time stamps. This data is used to display anonymized reports on the website target group and ad performance.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of LinkedIn Insight-Tag is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by LinkedIn Corporation. For more information, see the LinkedIn Insight-Tag Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Usercentrics

Type and scope of processing

We have integrated Usercentrics on our website. Usercentrics is a consent solution of the Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 Munich, Germany, with which consent to the storage of cookies can be obtained and documented. Usercentrics uses cookies or other web technologies to recognize users and to store the consent given or revoked.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of the service is based on the legally required consent to receive the use of cookies in accordance with Art. 6 sec. 1 lit.c. GDPR.

Storage time

The actual storage time of the processed data is not influenced by us, but is determined by Usercentrics GmbH. For more information, see the privacy policy for Usercentrics: https://usercentrics.com/privacy-policy/.

YouTube Video

Type and scope of processing

We have integrated YouTube Video on our website. YouTube Video is a component of the YouTube, LLC’s video platform where users can upload content, share it over the Internet and get detailed statistics.

YouTube Video allows us to integrate content from the platform into our website.

YouTube Video uses cookies and other browser technologies to evaluate user behavior, recognize users and create user profiles. This information is used, among other things, to analyze the activity of the listened content and to create reports. If a user is registered with YouTube, LLC, YouTube Video can assign the videos played to the profile.

When you access this content, you connect to servers of the YouTube, LLC, Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4 Irland, transmitting your IP address and, if applicable, browser data such as your user agent.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of the service is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG.

We intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Economic Area, in particular the USA. In cases where there is no adequacy decision of the European Commission (e.g. in the USA), we have agreed other suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR with the recipients of the data. Unless otherwise stated, these are standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission in accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/914 of 4 June 2021. A copy of these Standard Contractual Clauses can be found at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32021D0914&from=DE .

In addition, prior to such a third country transfer, we obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. GDPR, which you give via the consent in the Consent Manager (or other forms, registrations, etc.). We would like to point out that in the case of transfers to third countries, risks unknown in detail (e.g. data processing by security authorities of the third country, the exact scope and consequences of which we do not know for you, over which we have no influence and of which you may not be aware) may exist.

Storage period

The specific storage period of the processed data cannot be influenced by us, but is determined by YouTube, LLC. Further information can be found in the privacy policy for YouTube Video: https://policies.google.com/privacy.