Data protection

We appreciate your trust and use extreme care and the highest security standards to protect your personal data from unauthorized access. The processing of personal data on our website is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO).



Responsible party

 

Responsible in the sense of the DS-GVO is the

 

BDA Creative GmbH

Sankt-Martin-Straße 102

81669 München

 

Telefon: +49 (0) 89 1222 806 50

E-Mail: benjamin.kerneck@bdacreative.com

 

 

The data protection officer

 

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you would like to request information or correct, block or delete data, please contact usdatenschutz@bdacreative.com

 

 

Datenverarbeitung auf unserer Webseite

 

When you visit our website, our web server temporarily stores each access in a log file. The following data is collected and stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • name and URL of the accessed file
  • amount of data transferred
  • Message as to whether the retrieval was successful
  • Identification data of the browser and operating system used.

This data is processed for the purpose of enabling the use of the website (connection establishment), system security, technical administration, network infrastructure and optimization of the Internet offering. We cannot assign this data to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources; the data is also deleted after a statistical evaluation.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. f) DS-GVO.

 

 

Collection, processing and use of personal data

 

In order to make your visit to our website comfortable and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are used as identifiers. We transfer them to your computer’s hard drive by means of your web browser and can read them during your current visit (so-called “session cookies”). Please note that certain cookies are already set as soon as you enter our website. Our cookies are protected against being read by third parties by means of your browser’s security standards. You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your computer by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, this may limit the functionality of our websites for you.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. f) DS-GVO.

 

 

Use of cookies with functional purpose

 

In order to make your visit to our website comfortable and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are used as identifiers. We transfer them to your computer’s hard drive by means of your web browser and can read them during your current visit (so-called “session cookies”). Please note that certain cookies are already set as soon as you enter our website. Our cookies are protected against being read by third parties by means of your browser’s security standards. You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your computer by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, this may limit the functionality of our websites for you.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. f) DS-GVO.

 

 

 

Use of cookies for analysis purposes

 

The website also uses cookies for analysis purposes. When calling up our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes by means of a so-called cookie banner and his consent to the processing of personal data used in this context is obtained. In this context, there is also a reference to this privacy policy. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. You also have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your computer by making the appropriate settings in your browser.

 

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes, if the user has given his or her consent in this regard, is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DS-GVO. You have the option at any time to revoke any consent you have given in the settings of the cookie banner.

 

 

Data transfers to a country outside the European Economic Area

 

If you have consented accordingly, your personal data may be transferred to servers of a third-party provider (e.g. Google, LinkedIn, etc.) whose servers are located in the USA or another third country (i.e. a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA)). We would like to point out that there is no adequate level of data protection in the USA comparable to that in the EU. Therefore, there is a risk for you of governmental access to this data. This risk may also exist with regard to other third countries. The permissibility of these data transfers to the USA and other affected third countries follows from Art. 49 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Google Analytics

 

If you agree, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text modules that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of our website. The cookies are stored by Google on your computer for a period of up to two years. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

 

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

 

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

 

We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Google AdSense

 

If you agree, this website uses Google AdSense, a service of Google Inc. (“Google”) for the integration of advertisements. Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be analyzed.

 

The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. This information may be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.

 

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Google Maps/ Google Earth

 

If you agree, our website uses Google Maps/ Google Earth of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland; parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the Maps functions by visitors to the websites. The terms of use for Google Maps can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/de_DE/help/terms_maps/Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=de

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Einbindung von Social Media

 

If you agree, this website uses Google AdSense, a service of Google Inc. (“Google”) for the integration of advertisements. Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be analyzed.

 

The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. This information may be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.

 

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

 

 

Facebook

 

Functions of the Facebook service are also integrated on this page. Please note that according to the current opinion of the ECJ, BDA Creative GmbH is also the responsible party in the sense of the European Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) for data processing on this Facebook fan page, in addition to Facebook Ireland Limited (“Facebook”). Against this background, Facebook has concluded a supplementary agreement with the fan page operator to clarify the responsibilities. This agreement in accordance with Art. 26 DS-GVO can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

 

According to this agreement, the processing of personal data on this Fanpage is essentially carried out by Facebook as the responsible provider of the infrastructure for the Fanpage and in particular for the offer of the data analysis service “Insights”. This data processing is not carried out on our behalf. We cannot influence this data processing; the primary responsibility for the processing of the “Insights data” lies with Facebook. Only Facebook Ireland can make and implement decisions regarding the processing of Insights Data. Facebook Ireland will decide, in its sole discretion, how to fulfill its obligations under the shared responsibility data processing agreement it has entered into with us regarding “Insights”. For more information about Facebook’s use of data and your rights, please see Facebook’s privacy policy at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

 

The “Insights” service is used on our Fanpage – as it is on every other Fanpage – in view of Facebook’s legitimate interests in the statistical evaluation of the use of the Fanpages.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Instagram

 

On our website, functions of the service Instagram are integrated. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram, as well as your rights in this regard and settings options for protecting your privacy can be found at https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.

 

If you are an Instagram member and do not want Instagram to collect data about you via our website and link it to your membership data stored on Instagram, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Videoplattform Vimeo

 

We offer you the opportunity to view videos on our internet pages. For this purpose, we use the services of the video platform Vimeo. This is operated by the company Vimeo, LLC with its headquarters at 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011.

 

When you access a video on our website, a connection is established to the servers of Vimeo and the plugin required for viewing the video is displayed. In addition, various cookies are downloaded to your hardware from Vimeo’s servers. Vimeo thereby learns, among other things, which of our websites you have visited. If you have an account with Vimeo and are logged in to it, Vimeo assigns this information to your account. In this case, Vimeo also assigns it to your account if you actually watch the video.

 

Information on the scope of the data collected by Vimeo and the further handling of this data can be found in the privacy policy of Vimeo. You can find these at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

 

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Xing

 

Our pages contain references (links) to the pages of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing Xing functions is called up, a connection to Xing servers is established. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored in this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behavior evaluated.

 

Further information on data protection can be found in Xing’s privacy policy at https://www.xing.com/privacy.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

LinkedIn

 

On our website, we use the plugin of the social network LinkedIn. The provider of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.

 

Each time you access one of our pages that contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection to servers of LinkedIn is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our web pages with your IP address. If you click the “Recommend button” of LinkedIn and are logged into your account at LinkedIn, it is possible for LinkedIn to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.

 

For more information on this, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Google Web Fonts

 

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

 

For more information about Google Web Fonts, please visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and read Google’s privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=deGoogle

 

 

 

reCAPTCHA

 

On this website, we also use the reCAPTCHA function of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an input is made by a natural person or is abused by machine and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DS-GVO on the basis of your consent to the determination of individual ownership on the Internet and the prevention of abuse and spam. The use of Google reCAPTCHA may also involve the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.

 

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA as well as Google’s privacy policy can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 

 

Einsatz von WPML

 

If you agree, we use WPML of OnTheGoSystems Limited, 22/F 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong (hereinafter referred to as: WPML). WPML is a multi-language plugin for WordPress. We use WPML to display our website in different languages. When you visit our website, WPML stores a cookie on your terminal device to save the language setting you have selected. Personal data can be stored and analyzed, especially the activity of the user (in particular, which pages have been visited and on which elements have been clicked) as well as device and browser information (in particular, the IP address and the operating system).

 

Further information on the collection and storage of data by WPML can be found here: https://wpml.org/documentation/privacy-policy-and-gdpr-compliance Informationen on the storage period of the cookies can be found at: https://wpml.org/documentation/privacy-policy-and-gdpr-compliance

 

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Borlabs Cookie

 

Our website uses the cookie consent technology of Borlabs Cookie to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies in your browser and to document this in accordance with data protection.

 

When you enter our website, a Borlabs cookie is stored in your browser, in which the consents you have given or the revocation of these consents are stored. This data is not shared with the Borlabs cookie provider.

 

The collected data will be stored until you request us to delete it or until you delete the Borlabs cookie yourself or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Mandatory legal retention periods remain unaffected. Details on the data processing of Borlabs Cookie can be found at https://de.borlabs.io/kb/welche-daten-speichert-borlabs-cookie/

 

 

Borlabs Cookie Consent Technology is used to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c DS-GVO.

 

 

Yoast SEO

 

If you agree, we use plugins from Yoast SEO on our website. This is an offer from Yoast BV, Don Emanuelstraat 3, 6602 GX Wijchen, The Netherlands, Tel: +31 (0)24 82 00 337 (Chamber of Commerce / KvK: 55404367, VAT Number: NL851692540B01).

 

This plugin takes care of the complete technical optimization of our websites for search engines. It also assists with content development. For more information, please refer to Yoast BV’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://yoast.com/privacy-policy/.

 

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GVO.

 

 

Use of the online contact form

 

When using the online contact form, we collect personal data (such as your name and e-mail address) only to the extent provided by you. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted, unless this conflicts with retention periods under tax or commercial law or you have not consented to further processing and use.

 

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. b) DS-GVO. The legal basis for the storage of your personal data under tax or commercial law is Art. 6 para. (1) sentence 1 lit. c) DS-GVO in conjunction with §§ 147 AO, 257 HGB.

 

 

Our security standards

 

Your personal data is transferred via the Internet on our website using the so-called SSL security system (Secure Socket Layer). This technology offers a high level of security and is therefore also used, for example, by banks for data protection in online banking. We secure our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

 

 

Data subject rights

 

Under the application of the DS-GVO, you are entitled to the following statutory data subject rights, provided that their conditions are met:

 

  • Right to information about your data stored by us in accordance with Art. 15 DS-GVO
  • Right to correction of inaccurate data in accordance with Art. 16 DS-GVO,
  • Right to delete the data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DS-GVO,
  • Right to restrict the processing of data stored by us in accordance with Art. 18 DS-GVO,
  • Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 DS-GVO,
  • Right to revoke at any time pursuant to Art. 7 (3) DS-GVO any consent given to us; this has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent for the future.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DS-GVO if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates provisions of the DS-GVO.

 

Right to object

 

In accordance with Art. 21 para. (1) DS-GVO, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. (1) p. 1 lit. f) DS-GVO). If you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) DS-GVO, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. The objection can be addressed to us informally, for example, to our e-mail address.