Data Protection

Data Protection

Dussmann Service

General 

The Dussmann Stiftung & Co. KGaA and associated companies (in the following “Dussmann”) takes the protection of your personal data seriously and complies with the regulations governing data protection. Personal data is collated only as necessary. Our staff has undertaken to comply with the regulations governing data protection, discretion, and confidentiality. In the following, we elucidate the information collated during your visit and how it is used. 

Personal data and consent 

Personal data is defined as information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (e.g. name, address, telephone number, date of birth). Dussmann collates, processes and uses your personal data only with prior consent. Your personal data is used only for the purposes and scope given in the statement of consent. You can retract your consent at any time. Following receipt of your retraction, we will delete or block your data. Send your retraction to the following address: Email: datenschutzbeauftragter@dussmann.de By post: Dussmann Stiftung & Co. KGaA, Friedrichstraße 90, 10117 Berlin When you visit our websites, there is information that is temporarily saved as standard for the purposes of system security: connection data of the computer, the websites that you visit, the date and duration of the visit and the data of the browser and operating system. Personal data such as your name, address, telephone number or email address is not saved unless you give it voluntarily e.g. as a registration for a contract or other request. 

Use and distribution of personal data 

If your personal data is necessary to start, process or end a contractual relationship or similar, or for the purpose of website administration we collate, process and use personal data. We will only use your data for product surveys or marketing purposes if you have given your consent or if you have not lodged an objection – inasmuch as this is permitted by law. We will not distribute or sell your personal data or pass it to third parties in any other way unless it is for the purpose of processing your contract or you have given your consent. A credit institute or an external service provider may be involved in the payment process. In such a case, we pass on data in accordance with data protection legislation. 

Contact Forms 

If you use a contact form on our website, the data given will be saved and passed to the contact person at Dussmann. It will not be used for other purposes other than those given in the contact form. 

Access of Third Parties to Personal Data 

We carry out collation, processing and use of personal data ourselves and by other companies belonging to the Dussmann Group or service providers contracted by us unless explicitly excluded. In such cases, we ensure compliance with data protection regulations. In the context of an order for services, an external service provider may be contracted, for example, for the delivery of goods or advertising materials. Personal data is not passed on without your consent with the exception of authorized state authorities, if we are required by law or by court order. Under no circumstances will your personal data be sold or otherwise exploited. 

Cookies 

“Cookies” are small text files which save specific information on your computer whilst you visit a website. Cookies help to identify frequency of use, the number of visitors to our websites and to make information available in a convenient and efficient way. Cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses. So-called “Session-Cookies” are used which are saved only for the duration of your visit to our website. It is possible to access information without cookies by deactivating them in your browser or limiting them to certain websites. You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent. Please note, however, that this may limit page view and user features. 

Google Analytics 

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (in the following, “Google”). Google Analytics also uses cookies (see section 6). The information generated by the cookie about your visit to the website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved. In the member countries of the EU, the IP address is shortened by Google before transfer. When requested by the operator of a website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website and to generate reports and services on website use for the website operator. The IP address communicated to Google Analytics by your browser is not connected with other data by Google. You can set your browser to prevent saving cookies; please note, however, that this may limit page view and user features. You can prevent the collation of information concerning your website visit (including your IP address), by clicking the following link and downloading and installing the browser plugin: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) You can prevent the collation of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents future collation of your data during visits:

You will find further information concerning conditions of use and data protection here: www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ Please not that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended to include the code „anonymizeIp“ to ensure anonymous collation of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). 

Security 

All technical and organizational security measures necessary to protect your personal data against loss and abuse have been taken. Data is saved in a secure environment and is not accessible to the public. 

Amendments to this data protection polic

We update this statement regularly. It may be necessary to make amendments in accordance with changes in conditions or legislation. These amendments are deemed accepted when you use the website. 

Retraction and Deletion 

Deletion of any personal data saved is made when you properly retract your consent, when it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was saved or when collation does not conform with legal regulations. 

Right to Information 

If you have questions concerning the collation, processing or use of personal data or need information or wish to correct, block or delete data or to give or retract consent, please contact our data protection officer: 

Dussmann Stiftung & Co. KGaA
Friedemann Brückner
Data Protection Officer
Friedrichstraße 90
10117 Berlin
Telephone +49 30 2025-2044 datenschutzbeauftragter@dussmann.de