We must process your personal data (i.e., any data which allows you to be identified using acceptable means; “personal data”) in order to meet our contractual obligations to you and provide you with our services, to protect our legitimate interests and financial regulatory obligations which we have no alternative but to follow.
We collect two types of data and information from users.
The first category comprises non-identifying and non-identifiable user data supplied or collected through the use of the website (“non-personal data”). We do not know the identity of the user from whom non-personal data has been collected. The collected non-personal data comprises, among other things, aggregate usage and technical data transmitted from your device, including specific software and hardware information (e.g., the browser used on your device, the operating system used, language setting, time of access, etc.). We use this data to improve the functionality of our website. We can also collect data regarding your activity on the website (e.g., pages called, surfing behavior, clicks, actions, etc.).
The second category contains personal data, i.e., data that identifies an individual or could identify them by applying appropriate measures. Such data includes:
We acquire your personal data from a range of sources.
We use data for the following purposes:
Besides the various intended uses mentioned above, we may also pass on personal data to our subsidiaries, affiliates and subcontractors.
We may also publish data if we, in good faith, are of the opinion that is helpful or reasonable in order to: (i) comply with applicable laws, provisions, legal proceedings or official orders; (ii) enforce our rules (including our agreements) and, where necessary, to investigate their potential violation; (iii) investigate, detect, prevent or take measures against illegal activities or other misconduct, suspected fraud or security issues; (iv) assert or enforce our own legal claims. or defend them against claims from others; (v) protect the rights, ownership or our security, the security of our users, your security or the security of third persons; or (vi) collaborate with law enforcement agencies and/or protect intellectual property and/or other legitimate claims.
You have the following rights:
However, please note that these rights are not without limits, but are subject to our own legal interests and official regulations.
If you would like to make use of one of the rights listed here or require further information, please contact our data protection commissioner: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will save your personal data for as long as is necessary for us to provide our services, meet legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our rules. The retention periods depend on the type of recorded data and the purpose for which the said data was collected, although the specific circumstances and the need to delete outdated, unused information as soon as possible must be taken into account. We save data records containing personal data from customers, documents about the account set-up, messages and other data in accordance with the applicable laws and provisions.
We have the right to correct, complete or remove incomplete or incorrect data at any time and at our own discretion.
A “cookie” is a small unit of data which assigns a website to your device when you call it. Cookies are very useful and can be employed for various purposes. This includes for smooth site navigation, the possible automatic activation of specific functions, saving your settings and providing a quick and easy interaction between you and our services. Cookies are also used to display advertisements that are relevant and possibly interesting to you, and to compile statistics about your use of our services.
The following types of cookies are used on the website:
a. “Session cookies” are only used temporarily during the browser session to make it possible to use the system normally. These cookies are deleted from your device once the browser is closed.
b. “Persistent cookies” are only read from the website, saved on your computer for a specified period and not deleted when the browser is closed. Such cookies are used so that we can recognize you when you visit us again. We can use them for example to save your settings for the next login.
c. “Cookies from third parties” are placed by other online services that execute content on the displayed page, for example from external analysis companies that monitor and analyze how our website is accessed.
Cookies do not contain data which can be used to identify you. Any personal data saved about you may possibly be linked to the data we save in the cookies and called up by the cookies. Information on how to remove such cookies can be found in the device setting instructions. Please note that deactivating cookies may cause some of the functions of our website to no longer function properly, which may lead to your online experience becoming limited.
We use the Lead Generation Service from Leadinfo B.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands. It detects visits to our website from companies based on their IP addresses and shows us publicly available information, such as company names or addresses. Leadinfo also sets first-party cookies for analyzing user behavior on our website and processes domains from form entries (e.g., “leadinfo.com”) to correlate IP addresses with companies and improve services. You can find further information under www.leadinfo.com. You can opt out of this by visiting: www.leadinfo.com/en/opt-out. If you choose to opt out, your data will no longer be collected by Leadinfo
How do we protect your data?
Note that some recipients will have companies located outside of the European economic area. If this is the case, we will transmit your data only to those countries authorized by the European Commission with an appropriate level of data protection or ensure an appropriate level of data protection using a legal agreement.
When you access our website, we may activate advertisements with the aid of advertising technology from external providers. This technology uses your user data from the services (e.g., by positioning third-party provider cookies in your web browser) to activate the advertisements.
You can cancel numerous advertisement networks from third parties, also those operated by members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). Information about the practice of NAI and DAA members, the options you have with regard to the use of such data from these companies and how you can cancel the advertisement networks of third parties that are operated by NAI and DAA members can be found on the respective website: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/ and http://optout.aboutads.info/#!/ .
We may use your personal data, such as your name, your e-mail address, your telephone number, etc. ourselves or pass it on to an external subcontractor to provide materials advertising our services which may interest you.
We respect your right to privacy. These marketing materials will therefore always provide you with the option of canceling further mailings. Canceling them will cause your e-mail address or telephone number to be removed from our marketing mailing list.
Please note that after canceling the receipt of our marketing e-mails, we will continue to send you e-mails with important information which do not contain a cancellation option. These include maintenance notifications or administrative messages.
The protection of children’s data is of extreme importance, particularly in the online sector. The website is neither designed for children nor directed at them. The use of our services by minors is only permitted with the prior consent or authorization of a parent or legal guardian. We do not deliberately collect the personal data of minors. Should a parent or legal guardian discover that his or her child has provided us with personal data without their consent, he or she can contact us under email@example.com.
If you have general questions regarding this website, your data collected by us or the use of this data, please contact us under firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data protection commissioner:
Commissioner for Data Protection
Plöckl Media Group GmbH
85276 Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm
Chief Executive Officer:
HRB 6441 AG Ingolstadt
Last changed on 07/01/2022