a) Categories of data concerned:
We process the following data each time you visit our websites:
- The connection data of the requesting computer, including the IP address
- The web pages you have accessed, including the page from which you accessed our website
- The date and time of your visit
- The type and version of the browser and operating system used
- The amount of data transmitted during the connection
We analyse the use of our website using the web analysis tool Siteimprove . This tool is used exclusively to optimise the user friendliness of the website and to provide useful information about our services. We also use the following marketing channels: Google Tag Manager, Google AdWords, DoubleClick, LinkedIn, Bing Ads. This data will not be merged with other personal data sources or passed on to third parties.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6(1)(f) of the EU GDPR.
The data is not evaluated in connection with the person concerned. The analyses are based on anonymous data sets.
The anonymised statistical evaluations are stored for an unlimited period of time.
Google may transmit the data it collects to countries outside the EU and EEA, in particular to the USA. However, Google has pledged to observe the Privacy Shield Framework: More information on your rights under this agreement .
In addition, we ensure that your IP address is anonymised before it is transmitted to Google.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1)(1)(f) of the EU GDPR.
b) Processing purposes, legal basis and legitimate interests, if any:
We process the data specified above in order to make our websites available to users and to safeguard their technical operation on the basis of Article 6(1)(1)(b) of the EU GDPR and for the purpose of determining and eliminating disruptions to our website services in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) of the EU GDPR. The interest we pursue here is to ensure trouble-free use of our websites.
c) Duration of data storage:
We delete your data after one year, unless we need it longer for the above-mentioned purposes in exceptional cases. In such a case, we delete the data once the purpose is fulfilled.
d) Need for your cooperation in data collection / consequences of refusal:
When you visit our websites, the data specified above is automatically processed. Without providing this data, you cannot use our websites.