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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for the Use of Our website consulting4drive.com

 

Thank you for visiting our websites. The protection of your personal data (“Data”) is very important to us. This Privacy Policy is designed to give you an overview of which Data we collect and process when you visit our websites and contact us and what rights you have in relation to the processing of your Data.

 

 

I. Who are we and how you can contact us?

We,

Consulting4Drive
Hallerstraße 6
10587 Berlin

are responsible for protecting your Data.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of data, regarding your rights or this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact our Group Data Protection Officer. He can be reached by post at:

IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Carnotstraße 1
10587 Berlin

As well as by email at: datenschutzbeauftragter@iav.de.

II. Data processing in connection with your visit to our websites

A. Log-Files

Description and scope of the data processing:

When you visit our website your browser automatically transmits the following Data:

  • the IP address of the user, which is anonymised once a day,
  • date and time of access,
  • websites from which the user’s system accesses our website (referrer URL),
  • information about the browser type and the version used (if transmitted by the browser).

Purposes of the data processing:

The temporary storage of these Data is necessary in order to enable the user’s electronic device to receive the requested Data and to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to help us prevent malfunctions and misuse of our systems, to ensure the long-term functionality and security of our website and information technology systems.

Legal basis:

We store this Data temporarily on the basis of legitimate interests (Art. 6 sec. 1 f GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in achieving the purposes described above.

Term of storage and control options:

The Data will be erased if they are no longer necessary to achieve the purposes. Log files are erased after seven days at the latest.

B. Our own Cookies

Description and scope of the data processing:

When you visit our website, we set so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Cookies typically contain a distinctive string of characters, the so-called cookieID, which identify your browser when revisiting the website.

We use session cookies to control navigation within a session after language selection and access to user-specific areas after authentication.

For web statistics, we work with permanent cookies that enable us to identify you beyond the browser session.

Purposes of the data processing:

Both the permanent cookies and the session cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly and to guarantee certain functionalities.

Legal basis:

We use cookies on the basis of legitimate interests (Art. 6 sec. 1 f GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in ensuring the functioning of our websites and their user-friendly operability.

Term of storage and control options:

Session cookies are automatically removed after closing the browser. Permanent cookies remain permanently on your device.

You have total control over the use of cookies and can delete cookies in your browser, you can deactivate the storage of cookies completely, accept only certain cookies selectively and possibly set up your browser in a way that it notifies you when a cookie is to be set. To learn how to change these settings, please use the help feature of your browser. Please note that this can restrict the functionality of our website.

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C. Third Party Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Matomo (PIWIK)

Description and scope of the data processing:

Matomo:

On our websites we use the free web analysis software “Matomo”.

This uses cookies to enable us to analyse your use of the website. The analysis is based mainly on the following information: Visitor numbers, number of returning visitors, visited sites, visitors’ actions on the site (e.g. registration, newsletter subscription, download), visitors’ time spent on the site, keywords used by visitors to find the site, visitors’ behaviour on the site, visitors’ origin, visitors’ interests. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a server.

We:

We use this information exclusively 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.

Purposes of the data processing:

Matomo:

On our order, the Data collected is used to evaluate the use of our websites, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and Internet use.

We:

We use the statistics provided by Matomo to analyze the activities on our websites. This allows us to evaluate our services and improve the quality of our websites and content and adjust them to the needs of our users.

Legal basis:

We use Matomo on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in evaluating the use of our websites and adjusting their content and design to your needs.

Term of storage and control options:

You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Here you can decide whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser in order to enable us to collect and analyse various statistical data.

If you want to decide against it, click the following link to place the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser our visit to this website is currently tracked by Matomo Web Analytics. Click here so that your visit is no longer tracked.

Social-Media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Youtube)

Description and scope of the data processing:

There are icons on this website which enable the sharing of pages on social networks. These icons are implemented as external links.

Social media platforms:

If you click on an icon your user Data will be transferred to the website of the social media platform; the same is the case when you play a Youtube video.

You can find further information on data processing on social media platforms, purposes and legal bases for the data processing as well as your rights vis-á-vis the social media platforms under the following links:

Betreiber

Anschrift

Datenschutzerklärung

Facebook

Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Irleand

here

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

here

Youtube

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland

here

Term of storage and control options:

You can also prevent the collection and processing of the Data by the social media platforms by downloading and installing on your devices the browser add-on available under the following links.

Facebook Opt-Out
LinkedIn Opt-Out

III. Whitch data is processed when you use our comment function?

Description and scope of the data processing:

If you use our comment function, we process on the one hand the data provided by you in the comment field and on the other hand the mandatory data, name and e-mail address provided by you, whereby we only publish your comment and name.

Purposes of the data processing:

The data processing is carried out to enable you to use our comment function (publication of a comment under your name) as well as to prevent or trace possible misuse (processing of the e-mail address).

Legal basis:

We process your data to enable you to use our comment function (Art. 6 Sec. 1 b GDPR) or on the basis of legitimate interests in order to be able to carry out an abuse control (Art. 6 Sec. 1 f GDPR).

Term of storage and control options:

Wir speichern Ihre Daten so lange, wie dies für die zuvor beschriebenen Zwecke erforderlich ist.

IV. Which data is processed when you contact us?

Description and scope of the data processing:

We collect and process the Data provided by you, such as contact data, your name and your query, when you contact us via e-mail. All Data that you provide to us is transferred between your browser and our servers in encrypted form.

Purposes of the data processing:

We process your Data exclusively to handle your query.

Legal basis:

We process your Data in order to perform precontractual and contractual measures, that occur on the basis of your query (Art. 6 sec. 1 b GDPR) or on the basis of legitimate interests in order to work on your query (Art. 6 sec. 1 f GDPR).

Term of storage and control options:

We store your Data for as long as we need it for the working on your query. In addition, we store certain Data for the duration of the statutory limitation periods (usually three years, in individual cases up to 30 years) and for as long as is prescribed by statutory retention periods (e.g. as defined in the Commercial Code (HGB), the Fiscal Code [AO]) (usually ten years).

V. Which data is processed when you apply for a job with us?

Description and scope of the data processing:

You can send us your documents via the IAV Group career platform.

If you apply to us via the career platform, your Data will be transmitted to us in encrypted form.

To participate in an application process we require, depending on the type of application, your contact details, your email address, information on your professional qualifications in the form of education and graduation certificates and/or employer references as well as your CV. If you give us additional Data voluntarily, we use this exclusively for the purpose of processing your application and conducting the application process.

We and IAV GmbH, as the operator of the career platform, process the application documents submitted via this platform. If you apply for a job, your applicant Data will not be passed on to third parties.

Purposes of the data processing:

The purpose of processing the Data provided by you is to select an applicant for employment. Applicants are required to provide the Data. Without providing the Data, participation in the application process is not possible.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the data processing is Sec. 26 BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act) in conjunction with Art. 6 sec. 1 b GDPR. We process voluntary information on the basis of Sec. 26 para. 1 BDSG in conjunction with Art. 6 1 f GDPR.

Term of storage and control options:

If we decline your application, we will store your application documents for a maximum of six months from the time of notification of the unsuccessful application.

VI. Who receives your data?

Departments within Consulting4Drive:

Within Consulting4Drive, access to your Data shall only be provided to those departments / persons who require this for the purposes described.

Service providers that support us:

We will transmit your Data to our service providers, e.g. in the fields of

  • IT services,
  • Hosting services,
  • Applicant management
  • Compliance and data protection,
  • Operation and maintenance of our websites.

These service providers are contractually obliged to maintain confidentiality and fulfill the requirements under data protection law. Service providers that are processors have signed a corresponding contract, which guarantees that Data will be processed strictly according to our instructions.

VII. What rights do you have and how can you exercise these?

A. Withdrawal of consent

You can withdraw any consent you have granted to the processing of your Data at any time and with effect for the future. Please note that the withdrawal will have no impact on the legality of the previous data processing and that it does not extend to such data processing for which statutory authorisation exists and which can therefore be performed without your consent.

B. Other Rights of Data

According to Art. 15 to 21 and 77 of the GDPR and if the conditions are met, you are furthermore entitled to the following rights.

Access:

You can at any time demand provision of information on the Data of yours that we process and demand a copy of the Data stored on you, Art. 15 GDPR. Please note that further copies of the Data stored on you may be subject to a charge.

Correction:

You can demand the correction of incorrect Data as well as the completion of incomplete Data according to Art. 16 GDPR.

Erasure:

You can demand the erasure of your Data. Please note that the erasure does not include Data required for the execution and processing of contracts and to assert, exercise and defend against legal claims as well as Data for which statutory, supervisory or contractual retention obligations exist, Art. 17 GDPR.

Restriction of processing:

You can under certain circumstances demand the restriction of the processing, e.g. if you believe that your Data is incorrect, if the processing is illegal or you have raised a complaint about the data processing. This will mean that without your consent your Data may only be processed in a very restricted way, e.g. to assert, exercise or defend against legal claims or to protect the rights of other natural or legal entities, Art. 18 GDPR.

Objection to the data processing:

You have the option to object to the data processing for direct advertising purposes at any time. In addition, you can object at any time to data processing performed on the basis of a legitimate interest if there is particular reason for doing so, Article 21 GDPR.

Data  portaility:

You have the right to receive the Data provided by you, which was processed based on your consent or in order to fulfill a contract, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to demand a direct transfer of this Data to third parties within the realms of what is technically possible, Article 20 GDPR.

C. Contact routes

You can assert your rights by means of the following Contact details:

IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Carnotstraße 1
10587 Berlin

As well as by email at: datenschutzbeauftragter@iav.de.

D. Right to appeal to the competent data protection supervisory authority

If you, for example, consider that the processing of your Data is illegal or that your rights described above are not granted to you to the required extent, you have the right to file a complaint to the competent data protection supervisory authority.

 

 

Last revision: January 2020