Privacy Policy

PSM&W takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to data protection laws and this privacy policy statement.
Please note that online data transfer (for example during communication via e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data

(1) The following contains information about how personal data is being collected when browsing this website. Personal data is all data, which can be attributed to you personally, e. g. name, address, e-mail address and user behavior.

(2) The responsible body according to Article 4(7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is PSM&W Kommunikation GmbH, Clemensstraße 10, 60487 Frankfurt, Germany, phone: +49 (69) 9 70 70 50, e-mail: info@psmw·de.

(3) Our data protection officer is Dipl.-Ing. Ingo Gienau, Hanauer Landstraße 521, 60386 Frankfurt, Germany. You can reach him via datenschutzbeauftragter@psmw·de or via our postal address with the addition of “Datenschutzbeauftragter”.

(4) If you contact us via e-mail or the contact form, data which you provide us with (your e-mail address and if necessary your name) will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry. Providing us with additional data is voluntary on your part and is only for the purpose of making the processing of your enquiry easier. Data, which is collected in this context will be deleted no later than six weeks afterwards, or its processing will be limited, in case legal retention obligation have to be fulfilled.

(5) In case individual features of this website require sub-contracting third-party service providers or if we plan to use your data for commercial purposes, we will provide you with detailed information about these processes as below.

§ 2 Your rights

(1) You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)
  • Right to correction or deletion (Article 16 GDPR and Article 17 GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
  • Right to objection of processing (Article 21(1) GDPR)
  • Right to withdraw your consent at any time (Article 7(3) GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)

(2) You also have the right to file a complaint about our processing of your personal data with the appropriate data protection authority.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when browsing this website

(1) If you only use this website for informational purposes, i. e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with your personal data, we will only collect the personal information, which your browser automatically transmits to our server. When browsing this website, we collect the following types of data, which are required to display this website and ensure its stability and security: (According to Article 6(1) Sentence 1 EU-GDPR):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (Page accessed)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Transmitted data volume
  • Website, from which the request originated from
  • Browser
  • Operating system and respective interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

(2) In addition to the types of data listed above, cookies are stored on your computer when browsing this website. Cookies are small text files assigned to the web browser you are using, which are stored to your hard drive and which provide the entity which placed the cookie (in this case, us) with specific information. Cookies can not execute any programs or download any viruses to your computer. Their purpose is to improve the overall efficiency and user experience of this website.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies. Their scope and functionality are explained below:

  • Transient cookies (see b)
  • Persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. In particular, this pertains to session cookies. These cookies create a so-called session ID, which allow different browser requests to be related back to a joint browser session, which in turn allows your computer to be recognized when you visit this website again. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a predefined period of time, which depends on the specific cookie. You can delete these cookies at any time via the security settings page of your browser.

d) You can configure your browser according to your preferences to – for example – disable third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all of this website’s features if you disable cookies.

(4) Use of JavaScript: JavaScripts are used for executing applications and transmitting collected parameters to the respective service/tracking pixel provider.

§ 4 Additional features and offers of this website

(1) In addition to providing information on this website, we also offer a range of services for you to use. Usually, you need to provide us with additional personal data to access these services, since this data is necessary for us to be able to offer the respective services, to which the above-mentioned data processing standards apply.

(2) To some extent, we use the services of third-party service providers for the processing of your personal data. These service providers are carefully chosen, sub-contracted and are regularly audited.

(3) Furthermore, we can share your personal data with third parties for the purposes of organizing promotions or competitions, concluding contracts, or providing similar services in co-operation with our partners. You can find additional information on this, when you are asked to provide your personal data or in the description of the respective service offer.

(4) In case our partners or sub-contracted service providers are located in a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we will notify you about this fact and its effects in the description of the respective service offer.

§ 5 Objecting to or revoking your consent to the processing of your data

(1) In case you consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke your consent at any time. Revoking your consent affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you expressed the revocation of your consent to us.

(2) Insofar as the processing of your personal data is based on the weighing of legitimate interests, you can object to the processing of your personal data. In particular, this applies to cases where the processing of your personal data is not strictly necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the requirements of a contract between you and PSM&W, which will be described in the respective contract details in each case. If you choose to object to the processing of your personal data, we would ask you to state the reasons why the processing of your personal data should not be conducted by us according to our usual methods. In case of a justified objection, we will examine the case in detail and either discontinue or adjust the processing of your personal data or illustrate the necessary, legitimate reasons for continuing the processing of your personal data.

(3) Of course you can object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analytics at any time. You can notify us about your objection due to these reasons via the following contact address:

PSM&W Kommunikation GmbH
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Clemensstraße 10
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Datenschutzbeauftragter@psmw.de

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)

On this website, plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) are integrated. You can identify Facebook plugins on this website via the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. You can find an overview of the respective Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

When browsing this website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server, providing Facebook with the information that your IP address visited this website. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link content from this website to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to attribute your visit of this website to your Facebook account. Please note that the operators of this website are not notified about the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or how Facebook uses this data. For more information, please consult Facebook’s privacy policy statement: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to be able to attribute your visit of this website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account before visiting this website.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer and which facilitate the analysis of your use of this website. Usually, the information about your use of this website created by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and is stored there.

If IP anonymization is activated for this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google in one of the member states of the European Union or one of the signatory states of the Agreement of the European Economic Area before the information is transmitted to the United States. Your full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the United States and shortened there in exceptional cases.

For those exceptional cases, in which personal data has to be transmitted to the United States, Google has agreed to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1) Sentence 1 Letter 1 EU-GDPR.

On behalf of the operators of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of this website, to create website activity reports and to provide further services related to website and online use for the operators of this website.

The IP address which is transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be synthesized with other data by Google.

You can disable cookies via the respective option of your browser software. Please note however, that you may not be able to use all of this website’s features if you disable cookies. In addition you can also disable the collection and processing of the data created by the cookie (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objecting to the collection of data

If you consented to the collection of your personal data via Google Analytics on this website and wish to revoke your consent now, please click the check box below.

 

Third-party information:

Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Terms and conditions: www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
Privacy policy overview: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Privacy policy statement: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Privacy policy for the use of Google Maps

Google Maps is used for displaying maps and locations as well as route planning. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc. When visiting a website containing a Google Maps integration, your IP address is transmitted directly to Google via the integration and a cookie is created upon website use. You can find more information about the processing of personal data by Google under www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy and object to it at any time.

Third-party information:
Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Terms and conditions: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
Privacy policy overview: https://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Privacy policy statement: Privacy policy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Privacy policy for the use of YouTube videos

Even opening websites with integrated YouTube content establishes a connection to “Google DoubleClick”, even if the video itself is not clicked on or played. To better protect your personal data, all YouTube videos on this website were integrated via the Privacy-Enhanced Mode.

This website contains a YouTube plugin. When browsing websites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection with a YouTube server is established. The server is notified about which of our websites you have browsed. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will be able to relate your browsing behavior to your personal YouTube profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account before visiting this website. You can find more information about how YouTube handles user data in Google Inc.’s privacy policy statement for YouTube: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third-party information:
Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Terms and conditions: www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
Privacy policy overview: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Privacy policy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Privacy policy for the use of Twitter

On this website, features of the service Twitter are integrated (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA). By using Twitter and the “Retweet” feature, websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account, which allows other Twitter users to see them. During this process data is also transmitted to Twitter. Please note that the operators of this website are not notified about the content of the data transmitted to Twitter or how Twitter uses this data. You can find more information in Twitter’s privacy policy statement: http://twitter.com/privacy

You can change your Twitter privacy settings via your Twitter account settings: https://twitter.com/account/settings

Privacy policy for the use of Xing

Our website uses features of the network XING (XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany). When browsing websites containing Xing features, a connection to a Xing server is established. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data is stored during this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, or user behavior is analyzed.

You can find more information about Xing’s privacy policy and the Xing “Share” button in Xing’s privacy policy statement: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Cookies

This website uses so-called cookies to some extent. Cookies do not harm your computer and contain no viruses. Their purpose is to improve the overall efficiency, security and user experience of this website. Cookies are small text files, which are stored to your hard drive by your browser.

Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your website visit. Persistent cookies remain stored on your device’s hard drive until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit this website again.

You can configure your browser to notify you about the placement of cookies, to only allow the placement of cookies in particular cases, to disable cookies in particular cases or completely, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing your browser. The functionality of this website may be limited when cookies are disabled.

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These files include:

  • Web server log files. They contain: domain, IP address, requests, user agent, timestamp, status code. Retention duration: 3 days. Not anonymized. 
  • FTP log files. They contain: FTP user, IP address, Downloaded/Uploaded files. Retention duration: 24 hours. Anonymized.
  • SSH log files. They contain: SSH user, IP address. Retention duration: 3 days. Anonymized.
  • E-mail log files. They contain: meta data (sender, recipient, time, IP address, file size). Retention duration: 3 days. Anonymized.

This data can not be attributed to individual persons. This data will not be synthesized with data from other sources. We reserve the right to retroactively verify this data if we become aware of concrete evidence of unlawful acts related to the use of this data.

All log files are subject to a daily rotation. Logs from the previous day are archived and are made available to the web host for the above-mentioned retention duration. These log files are for internal use only. Your anonymized data is not used for the creation of individual user profiles or handed over to third parties.

Your data from requests over the contact form will be stored in the backend for a duration of six weeks and deleted afterwards. 

Technologies used on this website and their purposes:

Cookie name     Retention     Domain     Purpose
cookies_setting     1 day     www.psmw.de     Managing the cookie bar
fe_typo_user     Session     www.psmw.de     Only for sending form
_ga     2 years     www.psmw.de     Google Analytics
_gid     1 day     www.psmw.de     Google Analytics
_gat     1 minute     www.psmw.de     Google Analytics


Security

PSM&W has implemented technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data, which is managed by us, from manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorized third parties. Our security measures are constantly being improved according to the latest technological developments.

 

USE OF COOKIES

Cookies contain a characteristic string of numbers, which enable the clear identification of your browser, when you visit this website again. We use cookies to collect anonymized statistical data for the optimization of this website’s functionality via Google Analytics and to subsequently improve your user experience. Please agree to the use of cookies. To learn more about our use of cookies, please consult our privacy policy.

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