Privacy statement

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Privacy Statement

Tenova Deutschland Holding GmbH appreciates your interest in our company, our products and our website. In the following we would like to inform you about the collection and processing of anonymous and personal data when using our website (the “Website”).

Subject matter of data protection

The purpose of data protection legislation such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (EU-GDPR) is to protect the privacy of natural persons and their personal data. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Data Subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier.

Responsible entity for data collection and processing on the Website

Controller in the sense of Art. 4 (7) of the EU-GDPR and responsible entity for the data collection and processing on this website is Tenova Deutschland Holding GmbH. For contact details and the names of the controller’s representatives please refer to Tenova Deutschland Holding GmbH imprint on the Website.

General extent of data collection and processing

In general, it is not necessary to specify personal data when using the Website.

On our website, we provide you with the possibility to get into contact with us via e-mail. The personal data you submit to us (such as your e-mail-address, your name, contact details etc.) is collected and processed for the purpose of responding to your query.

You are not obliged to provide us with such personal data. However, if you do not provide us with the necessary data we might be not in a position to respond to you query or request in a proper manner.

We collect and process your personal data on the basis of article 6 of the EU-GDPR, and in particular:

a.          As a result of your given consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 a) of EU-GDPR).

When you give us consent to process personal data for specific purposes, the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent.

b.           For fulfilment of contractual obligations and purposes (Art.6 Para.1 b) of EU-GDPR)

Personal data is processed for the fulfilment of a contract or for the performance of pre-contractual measures (e.g. in the course of initiating contracts or responding to your enquiry).

c.           Due to legal obligation (Art.6 Para.1 c) of EU-GDPR).

Your personal data may be processed in cases where this is necessary in order to comply with obligations deriving from laws, regulations, codes or procedures approved by authorities or other competent institutions.

d.          For safeguarding legitimate interests (Art.6 Para.1 f) of EU-GDPR).

As far as necessary, we process your data to safeguard legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties, for instance:

i.              during mergers, disposals or transfers of business units, in order to carry out operations necessary for due diligence activities and in preparation for the transaction. It is understood that only the data necessary for the aforementioned purposes will be processed, in the most aggregate/anonymous form possible.

ii.              to provide the services requested by the user when navigating the Website, including the collection, storage and elaboration of data for the purposes of delivering the services and their subsequent operational and technical management;

iii.              to communicate with business partners relating to products and projects

iv.              for the aggregate and anonymous analysis of the use of the services accessed, to identify user habits and propensities, to improve the services provided and to meet specific user requirements, or to prepare initiatives for improving the services provided.

v.              to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

Recipients of your personal data

Your data may be disclosed by transmission to third parties, such as service providers, suppliers, clients, companies, organizations or associations, or parent companies, subsidiaries or associates, or between them and companies subject to joint control, as well as consortia, networks of companies and groupings and temporary associations of companies and entities belonging to them, if necessary for the processing of and responding to your query and/or if necessary to communications made for administrative and/or accounting purposes.,.

Transfer of personal data outside the EU

As part of the contractual relations between Tenova Deutschland Holding GmbH and its affiliates, and between said affiliates, for some of the purposes indicated above, your personal data may be transferred outside the EU, including by means of their inclusion in shared databases managed by third-party companies. The management of the database and the processing of this data is restricted to the purposes for which the data was collected and must be carried out in full compliance with the confidentiality and security standards set forth in applicable personal data protection laws.

In every instance when your personal data is transferred internationally outside of EU territory, Tenova Deutschland Holding GmbH will take all contractual measures necessary and suitable to ensure an adequate level of protection of your personal data, in accordance with that which is set forth in this notice on processing of personal data, including the Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission.

Collecting and recording of data while browsing our website

Your internet browser automatically transmits data to our webserver when accessing our website for technical reasons such as the used operating system, the internet browser, the IP address, the previously used website (referrer URL) and the time. This data is transmitted anonymously without identifying the user personally. A combination with other data resources will not be made. The data will only be used for statistical purposes.

We use cookies for the collection and recording of user data. These are little text files which are saved on your computer. We only collect this data to optimize our internet presence to design our internet service range even more attractive. The data is only collected and saved in an anonymized format and does not allow any conclusion to you as a person.

Internal and external web tools

This website incorporates and uses different internal and external tool, such as:

1.         Webanalytics tools

Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by 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 opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For further information please visit: 

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html

 

 

You can deny the installation of third-party analytic cookies by selecting the following statement and saving the changes:

2.         YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

3.         Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy at www.google.com/policies/privacy/

4.         Webfont from Fast.Fonts.Net or Fonts.com

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Monotype GmbH (fonts.com bzw. fast.fonts.net). When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

When you call up a page of our website that contains a web font, your browser makes a direct connection with fonts.com servers. Fonts.com becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of fonts.com fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

For more information about these web fonts, see www.fonts.com/info/legal

and the fonts.com privacy policy: www.fonts.com/info/legal/privacy

and the privacy policy by Monotype GmbH: www.monotype.com/legal/privacy-policy

5.         Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

6.         Social Media

Unless individually indicated above, we are not using Social Media Plugins. We offer only direct links to our social media content. 

Erasure of your personal data

Your personal data collected will be erased after the purposes of processing have ceased existing, however, subject to possible legal retention requirements which we are obliged to respect.

Your rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data collected und processed by us:

1. Right of access – to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning your person are being processed;

2. Right to rectification – to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning your person;

3. Right to erasure – to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning your person where legal grounds exist;

4. Right to restriction of processing – to obtain from us restriction of processing where legal grounds exist; and

5. Right to object - to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning your person which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) of the EU-GDPR.

Furthermore, you have the right to complain at the competent data protection authority about the processing of your personal data.

If a data processing of some of your personal data by us is based on your consent you may withdraw your consent at any time. Please note that a withdrawal only takes effect for the future. Data processing, which took place prior to the withdrawal, is not affected by this.

Point of contact

Do not hesitate to contact us for further questions concerning our privacy policy and the processing of your personal data.

You can exercise the above rights via the Website contact form, or by contacting our data protection officer at following e-mail-address: datenschutz-loi@tenova.com