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Data Protection Declaration

We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the locally applicable legal requirements (for example The European General Data Protection Regulations [GDPR], the Federal Data Protection Act [FDPA], Austrian Data Protection Law 2018 [DPA]).

Protecting your privacy and your personal data is important to us in both the analogue and digital world. To provide you with the greatest degree of transparency, we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of the data captured by us during the visit to our website. 

Contents

I. Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 Nr. 7 GDPR:
II. Data Protection Officer
III. Collection of data
IV. Processing of data within the group of companies
V. Newsletter
VI. Inclusion of services from external providers
VII. Web analysis services
VIII. Cookies
IX. Rights of data subjects
X. Deletion and blocking of personal data
XI. Information and the right of objection
XII. Social-Plugins
XIII. Data security


Definition of terms

This data protection declaration is based on terms used in European regulations and by European regulators on the enactment of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Our data protection declaration is intended to be simple to read and to understand for both the general public and our customers. To assist you, descriptions and explanations of the terms used in this Data Protection Declaration are as follows:

Personal data (Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR)

Personal data is all data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to the “data subject”). A natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular through the attribution of an identifier to this natural person such as a name, an identification number, data on location, an on-line identifier or one or more particular characteristic, which gives expression to their physical, physiological, economic, cultural or social identity.        

Processing (Art. 4 No. 2 GDPR)

Processing is any process executed, with or without automated procedures, or any such operational sequence in connection with personal data such as collection, recording, organisation, arranging, saving, amendment or changing, reading, querying, usage, disclosure through transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, comparing or linking, limitation, deletion or destruction.     

Controller or Processor (Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR)

The controller or processor is the natural or legal person, authority, agency or other body who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of processing are determined by national or European laws or regulations, the controller or the specific criteria for his nomination may be designated by national or European law.

Third Party (Art. 4 No. 10 GDPR)

Third party means any natural or legal person, public authority, agency or anybody other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or the processor, are authorised to process data. 

Consent (Art. 4 No. 11 GDPR)

Consent is any indication given freely, unambiguously, unmistakably and, in specific cases, by the data subject in the form of a declaration or any other explicit confirmatory act with which the data subject indicates their agreement with the processing of personal data relating to them.

I. Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR: 

The Controller within the meaning of GDPR and other provisions with data protection implications and in all cases, in which article 27 GRPR ("representative within the EU") applies, is:
imc information multimedia communication AG
Scheer Tower
Uni-Campus Nord
D-66123 Saarbrücken
E-Mail: info@im-c.com
Phone: +49 681 9476 0
Comprehensive provider identification can be found in the Imprint.

II. Data Protection Officer

Should you have any questions about this Data Protection Declaration please contact our data protection officer:
The Data Protection Officer
Imc information multimedia communication AG
Scheer Tower
Uni-Campus Nord
D-66123 Saarbrücken
E-Mail: info@im-c.com
Phone: +49 681 9476 0

III. Collection of data

On visiting our website, we will process diverse sets of data from you. In doing so, we can differentiate between the exclusively informative use of the website and the use of specific functions within the website.   

a. Collection of (personal) data during the information only use of the website 

In the instance that your visit is purely informational use of our internet pages, whereby no registration or other transfer of details is necessary, no personal data will be collected. Data that is transmitted by your browser to enable your visit to the website is the exclusion to this rule. Our webserver will temporarily save each access locally in a protocol file.  

The following data is collected:

  • IP-Address
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the accessed file
  • Data volume transferred 
  • Notification whether or not the data retrieval was successful 
  • Identification data from the browser used and the operating system
  • Website (URL), from where the access took place
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 
  • Content of the request (actual page) 
  • Access stature / HTTP-Status code 

The processing of this data occurs to enable the use of the website (connection establishment) and for system security, diagnosis of problems and the technical administration of the network infrastructure. The IP address will only be evaluated in the instance of attacks on the network infrastructure or for other reasons relating to data and information security.    

b. Collection of personal data by the use of particular functions within our website

Alongside the purely informational use of the website, we offer particular services which requires specific personal data to be processed. 

Should you be asked to provide personal data on our website, this information is given voluntarily. It serves the provision of information and services within the framework of your request, as well as, the care of the relationship with you, the interested party or customer. Should the information requested not be given then your request for access to the published offer will be denied. 

Your details will be treated in accordance with legal provisions for, in particular, the purposes for which you have given them to us voluntarily. The processing of your data for reasons going beyond these purposes will only take place if you have given your consent or if this is permitted by legal provision.     

  • Contact form/ Email 

The imc information multimedia communication AG website contains details for reasons of legal requirements which enable quick electronic contact and immediate communication with us.    

When you initiate contact with us via email or a contact form, the personal data you have provided will be saved automatically. Such personal data provided voluntarily by you will be saved for the purpose of contacting you and processing your request. 

  • Access to web-sessions, documents and whitepapers

If you participate in one of our live or recorded web-sessions, request access to a whitepaper or other documents, you must register by submitting a limited amount of personal data to us. Your personal data will be used exclusively for the stated purpose insofar as you have given no further consent for its use.   

The collection of your data within this framework is supported by our justified interest in knowing whom we are passing our knowledge and our product and services know-how. 

IV. Processing of data within the group of companies

Your data will be accessible only to individuals within the business with responsibility for the safeguarding of our legitimate interests or for the fulfilment of our contractual and legal obligations.   

It is possible that your request requires the transfer of your data within the company group or connected companies in accordance with Article 15 of the German Companies Act.

V. Newsletter

You will have the option to subscribe to our newsletter either directly through the website or upon submitting your information when requesting access to our resources.

Data collection within the framework of newsletter distribution is based on your voluntary consent in accordance with Article 6 Para 1 Sub-para 1 of GDPR. You give this to us within the framework of a double opt in process and can withdraw consent at any time.  

In order to subscribe to our newsletter, you must submit your email address in our newsletter form as well as sending us the form by clicking on the “send” button. After receipt of the data we will send you confirmation by email. Within this email is a button which must be clicked in order for you to conclusively complete your newsletter registration (double opt-in).   

To enable a more personalised experience, additional personal information can be provided voluntarily by you as part of this process. These fields are not required, we request this information in order to provide a personalised experience.

a. Withdrawal of Consent 

You have the possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and to withdraw your consent for future communications. You can do this either by clicking on the corresponding ‘unsubscribe’ button within the newsletter or by sending an email to the following contact:

VI. Inclusion of services from external providers

Individual pages in our web offering include content provided by third parties. In these cases, your IP address will be recognised by third parties in order to make the information available to you. In doing so these third parties will receive your personal data, whereby the processing of your data outside the EU cannot be excluded.        

The transfer of personal data is independent of whether you have a user account with the third party and whether you are logged in with them at the same time. In cases where a user account exists and you are logged in, it must be assumed that your data will be allocated to your user account. In order to prevent this, you should log out of the third party site.     

You have the possibility of preventing the execution of scripts by these providers by installing a corresponding browser plug-in (for example NoScript with a Mozilla-Firefox browser). This may, however, lead to limitations in the functions of this website.    

The following sections give you an overview of the external providers included within the framework of the offerings presented here:   

Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA 

(Hereinafter referred to as “Google“)

We use Java-Script from Google in order to include maps with Google Maps APIs and we also use the “g+“ button from the Google Plus social network. The button is recognisable by the “g+” sign on a red background. You can access further information on Google’s data protection declaration here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA 

(Hereinafter referred to as “YouTube“)

We use Java-Scrip from YouTube in order to include YouTube videos in our website. As YouTube is owned by Google please see further information on data protection from Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

(Hereinafter referred to as “Facebook“)

We use multiple plugins from the social media network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). You will recognise these plugins either by one of the Facebook logos (letter “f” from Facebook, the “like” or “send” button) or by identification of the plugin with the word “Facebook”, “like”, “send” or “FB”. You can access further information on data protection from Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

LinkedIn, LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

(Hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn“)

This website use functionality from the LinkedIn networking site. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can access further information on data protection from LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Twitter, Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

(Hereinafter referred to as “Twitter“)

We use multiple plugins from the social media network twitter.com which is operated by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter“). You will recognize these plugins either by one of the Twitter logos (letter “t” or the bird graphic) or by identification of the plugin with the word “tweet” or “twitter”. You can access further information on data protection from Twitter at https://twitter.com/en/privacy

XING, XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

(Hereinafter referred to as “XING“)

We use functionality from the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. You can access further information on data protection from XING at https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy

Fanomena GmbH, Dudweilerstraße 71, 66111 Saarbrücken, Germany 

(Hereinafter referred to as “Fanomena“)

We use Java-Script from Fanomena for the inclusion of our forms. In doing so an external form is incorporated in to our website via iframe.  

We also use Business-Kit from Fanomena GmbH. Business-Kit uses cookies, or text files which are saved on your computer to analyse your use of the website. Information about your use of the website generated by the cookies (including your IP address) is transferred in anonymized form to a server within the EU and held there.      

You can access further information from the following data protection declaration:      https://www.hileadzz.com/en/privacy-policy/

softgarden e-recruiting GmbH, Tauentzienstraße 14, 10789 Berlin, Germany  

(Hereinafter referred to as “softgarden“)

We use the “softgarden” recruiting platform for our job application process. You can access further information on data protection from softgarden at:  https://www.softgarden.io/company/privacy/?__hstc=255994708.d55494c213fc9b537a7c8e3ccfc3f5ad.1526982342955.1526982342955.1526982342955.1&__hssc=255994708.1.1526982342956&__hsfp=1894196886&_ga=2.247312199.250856668.1526982342-1216466004.1526982342

LogMeIn, Inc. 7414 Hollister Avenue Goleta, CA 93117, USA

(Hereinafter referred to as “GoToWebinar“)

In order to run our web-sessions we use the “GoToWebinar“ tool (https://www.gotomeeting.com/en-gb/webinar) from the provider LogMeIn inc. The “GoToWebinar” tool is marketed by the following Irish company: LogMeIn Ireland Limited, Bloodstone Building Block C70 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland.

In order to use the service, the data you submit at log-in is transferred to LogMeIn Inc. whereby a data transfer outside the EU is possible.  You can access further information on data protection from LogMeIn Inc. at https://www.logmeininc.com/legal/overview

Rocket Science Group, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

(Hereinafter referred to as “Rocket Science Group“)

For the purposes of direct marketing we use the “MailChimp“ tool from the Rocket Science Group. Your email address, as well as any other information submitted voluntarily to us is saved in the USA on Rocket Science Group servers.   

You can access further information on data protection from MailChimp at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

VII. Web analysis services

  • Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Hereinafter referred to as “Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are text files which are saved on your computer and which enable the analysis of your use of the website. Information generated by the cookies on your use of the website are, as a rule, transferred to a server from Google in the USA and saved there.    

In cases where IP anonymisation has been activated on this website your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google but within member states of the European Union or in other contracting party states to the agreement within the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and then shortened in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to put together reports on the website activity and to provide further services associated with the use of the website to the website operator.    

In some cases, Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is legally required or when a third party processes the data on behalf of Google. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be collated with other data from Google. You can prevent the saving of cookies via the corresponding settings in your browser software: please note that in such cases you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.      

In addition, you can prevent both the collection of data by the cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google. Click on the following link and install the add-on for de-activating Google Analytics for your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. The tracking code on our website will be used with an enhancement so that the IP address will be processed further in shortened form. This way any direct relationship to your person can be excluded.

By using this website you declare yourself to be in agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the ways described previously and for the previously described purpose.      

You can access further information on data protection from Google at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ , an overview of the protection and security of your data: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de, as well as the Google Analytics terms and conditions: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html  

  • Google AdWords

This website uses Google AdWords Conversion Tracking, a web analysis service from Google Inc. for improving the website and our advertising activities. In doing so, if you have been directed to our website via a Google advert, a Google AdWords cookie will be place in your computer (a Conversion Cookie). These cookies lose their validity after 30-60 days and do not serve personal identification. Should you visit a particular site or ours and the cookie has not lost its validity we, and Google, will recognise that someone has clicked on our advert and been directed to our website. Each AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked on the website by AdWords customers. The help of the information gathered by the conversion cookies serves to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have decided to allow conversion tracking. The AdWords customers discover the total number of users who have clicked on their advert and have been directed to a website including a conversion tracking tag. They do not however receive any information with which a user can be personally identified. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking process you can reject the placing of a cookie necessary for this in your browser settings which will automatically de-activate the setting of cookies. You can also deactivate cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser such that cookies from the “googleadservices.com” are blocked.    

  • Google Remarketing

This website also uses remarketing technology, an advertising feature of Google Inc. Via this technology users who have already visited the IMC website and expressed an interest in the offer will be addressed again via targeted advertising on pages on the Google Partner Network. The overlay of advertising follows via the use of Cookies, which are small text files saved on the user’s computer. With the help of these text files user behaviour during the visit to the website can be analysed and subsequently utilized for product recommendations and interest based advertising. If you do not wish to receive any interest based advertising you can de-activate the use of Google for this purpose by calling up the deactivation page for DoubleClick. Alternatively, users can de-activate the use of cookies from third party providers by calling up the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative.       

Through the use of our offers you declare yourself in agreement with the processing of the data collected about you through Google in the ways previously described for the previously declared purpose. Please note, Google has its own Data Protection Guidelines that our independent of our own. We assume no responsibility or liability for these guidelines and processes. Please inform yourself before you use our website by seeing the Data Protection Provisions from Google.     

  • Hotjar

This website uses the HotJar analysis and feedback tool on a number of its pages. We analyse how users use our internet offering with HotJar. The tool shows us the surfing behaviour of our users and enables us to receive feedback from them. HotJar combines analysis with feedback tools. The service helps us to improve the visitor experience and the performance of the website. We do not collect any personal data with HotJar and do not transfer and personal detail to HotJar. With HotJar we collect – strictly randomly and anonymously – mouse clicks, mouse movements, scroll activities as well as non-personal text data from input fields. This means that only browser information (browser type, version, screen size etc.), general information about the user (IP address, language, time zone) as well as data about mouse movements, clicks, scroll activity results and key strokes is sent to HotJar. No personal data is transferred. HotJar uses various services from third party providers such as Google Analytics and Optimizely. It can therefore be the case that these services collect data that is transferred by your browser within the framework of web page requests. These would be for example cookies or your IP address. You can find information about how Google Analytics and Optimizely collect and use data by accessing the corresponding data protection declaration. Key strokes in password fields or in fields regarded as “sensitive” are not recorded and not transferred via the network. You can find further information on data protection guidelines here: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy. You can de-activate the HotJar service here: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out .

  • MailChimp

Within the newsletters, sent by the MailChimp tool, recipient behaviour is analysed by means of so-called “web beacons”. Via these it can be tracked when the email was read and which links were clicked.

You can access further information on data protection from the Rocket Science Group in respect of the MailChimp tool at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ 

VIII. Cookies

Cookies will be saved on your computer when you visit an imc information multimedia communication AG website. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of your internet browser on your computer or mobile device. The information stored in the cookies provides automatic recognition when you return to our website. You will receive a more user-friendly experience, for example easier navigation. The cookie will, for example save your choice of language so that you can remain with this choice across all pages. The cookies on our website collect no personal data.   

You have the possibility of choosing settings for your browser so that it will reject cookies or inform you that they have been saved. To find out exactly how this functions for each browser type please refer to the instructions from the corresponding manufacturer. If you decline to accept cookies, this may lead to limitations in functionality in our offerings. Cookies may also be used on sites with which we are linked without being able to inform you of this prior to your visit.     

Please note that on deletion of cookies, for example through the use of corresponding browser add-ons, other opt-out cookies you have installed may also be deleted. 

Data saved from one website cookie will not be transferred to another cookie. The data is saved separately.

IX. Rights of data subjects

Within the framework of the corresponding legislation (Article 15 – 21 GDPR) you have many rights regarding the processing of your personal data; the right to information, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing as well as the right of data portability. By the rights of information and deletion there are limitations in accordance with §§ 34, 35 of the German Data Protection Act.       

In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing. Should we process your data for the purposes of safeguarding our legitimate interests you are entitled to object to this processing if, for reasons of your particular situation, grounds exist for an objection to this data processing.    

You also have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on the automated processing of data. Likewise, you have the right to complain to a responsible data protection authority.  

If you have given us your consent for the processing of personal information for specific purposes, you are entitled to withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future. 

Should you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject you can do so at any time by making contact with us, as detailed below.

X. Deletion and blocking of personal data 

Fundamentally we will delete your data the moment it is not required for the purposes detailed above, unless further temporary storage is necessary. We save your data because of statutory obligations of proof and storage resulting, among other things, from the Commercial Code of Law and the Tax Code in Germany. The retention periods can be up to 10 full years.    

In addition, we retain your data for the period of time in which claims can be asserted against our company (the statutory period of limitation is from three to 30 years).

XI. Information and the right of objection

You have the right to request information we have processed regarding your personal data. Under certain conditions you can request the modification of your data (should it no longer be applicable to you), supplements to it or its deletion.  

Further, you have the right to withdraw, in part or in total, any consent for the future to the use of your data that you may have given. 

Please direct your enquiry to:

The Data Protection Officer
imc information multimedia communication AG
Scheer Tower
Uni-Campus Nord
D-66123 Saarbrücken
E-Mail: datenschutz@im-c.com 

To prevent any unauthorised access or misuse of your data we may contact you immediately to verify your request.

XII. Social-Plugins

We include social media network buttons on our websites to “share” or “like”. 

Facebook Social Plugins 

This website uses multiple plugins from the social media network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). You will recognise these plugins either by one of the Facebook logos (letter “f” from Facebook, the “like” or “send” button) or by identification of the plugin with the word “Facebook”, “like”, “send” or “FB”. You can access information on the Facebook social media plugins here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. When you access one of our website pages which includes such a plugin, and if you have configured your browser correspondingly, a connection with the Facebook servers will be established and, via messaging to your browser, the plugin will be shown on the web page. Through this plugin, information on the pages you have visited will be transmitted to the Facebook servers. If you are logged in with your Facebook account the information will be transmitted to your personal Facebook account. Use of the plugin functionality, (for example clicking the “like” button or submitting a comment) this information also will be allocated to your Facebook account.      

We have no influence on the extend of data which Facebook collects with the help of these plugins. As far as we are aware, through the inclusion of plugins Facebook receives the information that you have accessed corresponding pages of our internet sites. Through using the “like” button or by submitting a comment the corresponding data is transmitted by your browser directly to Facebook and stored on their servers. If you do not have a Facebook account it is still possible that Facebook will collect and store your IP address. You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of your data by Facebook as well as your corresponding rights and the options you have for protecting your private sphere in the data protection declaration from Facebook here:  www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you have a Facebook account and wish to prevent the collection and linking of the data held by Facebook then you must log out of your Facebook account before visiting our web pages. It is not sufficient to simply close the page. A further option is to block Facebook social plugins with an add-on for your browser, for example with the Facebook Blocker.  

Twitter Social Plugins

We use multiple plugins from the social media network twitter.com which is operated by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter“). You will recognize these plugins either by one of the Twitter logos (letter “t” or the bird graphic) or by identification of the plugin with the word “tweet” or “twitter”. 

If you access one our websites that includes a Twitter button your browser will establish a direct connection with the Twitter servers. The contents of the “tweet” button are transferred immediately to your browser and, via this connection, included in your Twitter message. We therefore have no influence on the scope of the data collected by Twitter with this plugin, but, we do assume that information on your IP address is included. You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of your data by Twitter as well as your corresponding rights and the options you have for protecting your private sphere in the data protection declaration from Twitter here: twitter.com/privacy.        

You can amend your Twitter data protection settings in your Twitter account settings at twitter.com/settings/account. If you have a Twitter account and do not want Twitter to collect your information or to link your web activity to your Twitter account then you must log out of Twitter before accessing our websites.  

Google Plus 

This website uses the “g+“ button from the Google Plus social network which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States("Google"). The button is recognizable via the “g+” sign on a red background. If you access one our websites that includes such a button your browser establishes a direct connection with the Google servers.

The contents of the “g+“ button are transferred directly to your browser and included through this into the website. We therefore have no influence on the scope of the data collected by Google with this plugin but we do assume that information on your IP address is included. You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of your data by Google as well as your corresponding rights and the options you have for protecting your private sphere in the data protection declaration from Google here: Google’s Data Protection Declaration and the "g+" button.  If you have a Google Plus account and not want Google to collect information about you and to link it to your Google account data during a visit to one of our websites then you must log out of Google Plus before accessing our websites.  

LinkedIn

This website uses functionality from the LinkedIn business network operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our website pages is accessed, which contains LinkedIn functionality, a connection to servers at LinkedIn is established. This way LinkedIn is informed that you have accessed our internet pages with you IP address. If you click on the “recommend” button from LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn account it is possible for LinkedIn to allocate your visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. We would like to inform you that, as provider of these sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn or of the use to which it is put by LinkedIn. You can find further information on this topic in the Data Protection Declaration from LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Xing

This website uses functionality from the XING network operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our website pages is accessed that contains XING functionality, a connection to servers at XING is established. As far as we know no personal data is saved during such access. In particular, no IP address is saved nor is any user behaviour analysed. You can find further information on data protection and the XING share button in the Data Protection Declaration from XING here: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

YouTube

This website includes a “YouTube plugin“ within its information offering. This YouTube software utilises cookies for the collection of data and statistical data analysis. YouTube uses cookies amongst other things for the collection of reliable video statistics, for the voidance of fraud and for improvements to its usability. Via the YouTube cookies the website operator receives statistical information on access to individual videos embedded in the website without any direct reference to the corresponding user.        

The YouTube videos embedded are used within the framework of permitted use from YouTube which all users must accept. Should you believe that any copyright has been infringed please contact YouTube directly.

We use embedded YouTube videos in extended data protection mode. This means: YouTube does not save any cookies for a user who uses a website with an embedded YouTube video player, but does not click on the video to start it. Should the YouTube video player be clicked on, YouTube may, under certain circumstances, save cookies onto the user’s computer but there is no cookie information relating to the person saved for the playing of embedded videos. (Source: “Activation of extended data protection mode for embedded videos”.) Please refer to the general data protection declaration from YouTube for more details. We collect no personal data in the course of embedding YouTube videos.    

Fanomena

This website uses the Business-Kit web analysis service from Fanomena GmbH. Business-Kit uses cookies, or text files which are saved on your computer to analyse your use of the website. Information about your use of the website generated by the cookies (including your IP address) is transferred in anonymized form to a server of the hosting partner, Heroku, within the EU and held there.      

Fanomena uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports about the website activities for IMC AG and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the use of the internet. IMC AG uses this information solely for the purposes optimizing our website and for market research.  

Fanomena will not pass this information to third parties. You can prevent the installation of the cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software. We would like to advise you however that in doing so you not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Through the use of this website you declare yourself to be in agreement with the processing of data collected about you by Fanomena by the means described previously for the purposes also previously described. 

XIII. Data security

We employ various measures corresponding to current relevant technological standards to ensure data security. These serve to protect your personal data. We would like to advise you, however, that data transfer in the internet (for example when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security and cannot be protected completely from access by third parties. For particularly sensitive information we therefore recommend the use of alternative means of encrypted communication or the post.   

Amendments to this Data Protection Declaration

In the course of continuing further developments in the internet and changes in data protection law it will be necessary to amend this data protection declaration in line with conditions as they change. Significant amendments will be communicated in a timely manner on this site.    

Current status of this Declaration is May 2018.