Privacy policy according to the GDPR

Augsburger Schwabenhallen Messe- und Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH is pleased that you are visiting our website and takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The following presentation will give you an overview of the protection of your personal data and what it means for you when you use our online offers.

Information on the collection of personal data (in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR) as a part of Corona self-disclosure is available here.
 

1. Data protection at one glance

General information
The following information gives a simple overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data with which you can be identified personally. For detailed information relating to the topic of data protection, please refer to our privacy policy shown below this text.

Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find its contact data in the masthead of this website.

How do we collect your data?
Your data are collected on the one hand by the fact that you communicate these to us. This may e.g. concern data that you enter in a contact form. Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when the website is visited. These are above all technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time when the site is called). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data are collected in order to guarantee a fault-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have with regards to your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. In addition, you have a right to request the rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. For this purpose and for further questions relating to the topic of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address provided in the masthead. Furthermore, you are entitled to a right to lodge a complaint at the responsible supervisory authority. In addition, you have the right, under certain circumstances, to request the limitation to the processing of your personal data. For details in this respect please refer to the privacy policy under "Right to limitation of the processing".

Analysis tools and tools of third-party providers
Your surfing behavior may be evaluated statistically when you visit our website. This above all takes place by using cookies and with so-called analysis programs. As a rule, your surfing behavior is analyzed anonymously; the surfing behavior cannot be tracked back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find more detailed information in this respect in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities for objection in this privacy policy.
 

2. General information and mandatory information

External hosting
This website is hosted at an external service provider (hoster). The personal data, which are collected on this website, are stored on the servers of the hoster. This may above all concern IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact data, names, website accesses and other data, which are generated via a website.

The hoster is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract towards our potential and existing clients (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

Our hoster will only process your data as far as this is necessary in order to fulfill its service obligations and to follow our instructions with regard to these data. We use the following hoster:

Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG
Königsberger Straße 4-6
32339 Espelkamp
Germany

Data protection
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

Various personal data are collected when you use this website. Personal data are data with which you can be identified personally. This privacy policy explains which data we collect and what we use these for. It also explains how and for which purpose this takes place.

We would like to point out that the data transmission on the internet (e.g. with communication by email) may involve gaps in security. Complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Information regarding the data controller
The data controller for the data processing on this website is:

Augsburger Schwabenhallen Messe- und Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Am Messezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg
Germany
P +49 821 2572-0
info(a /mailpro).tect> t)messeaugsburg.de

The data controller is the natural or legal person, which solely or together with others decides about the purposes of and means used for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

Storage duration
If no more specific storage duration was stated within this privacy policy, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for the data processing ceases to exist. If you assert a justified request for erasure or revoke a consent to the data processing, your data will be deleted, provided we have no other legally admissible reasons for the storage of your personal data (e.g. tax or commercial law storage deadlines). In the latter case, the erasure will be carried out after these reasons cease to exist.

Information regarding forwarding of data to the USA
Among other tools of companies with the registered seat in the USA are integrated on our website. When these tools are active your personal data can be forwarded to the US servers of the respective companies. We would like to point out that the USA is not a secure third country within the meaning of the EU data protection law. US companies are obliged to hand over personal data to security authorities without you, as the data subject, being able to assert any rights against this in court. Therefore, it cannot be excluded that US authorities (e.g. secret services) process, evaluate and permanently store your data that are on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these processing activities.

Revocation of your consent to the data processing
Many data processing activities are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke an already granted consent at any time. An informal notification to us by email is sufficient in this case. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out until the revocation will remain unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to the data collection in special cases and to direct marketing (Art. 21 GDPR)
If the data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to file an objection against the processing of your personal data at any time; this shall also apply to profiling supported on these provisions. The respective legal basis, on which a processing is carried out, can be seen from this privacy policy. If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data concerned, unless we can prove essential reasons for the processing that are worthy of protection that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the assertion, exercising or defense of legal claims (objection according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR).

If your personal data are processed in order to conduct direct marketing, you have the right to file an objection at any time against the processing of personal data relating to you for the purpose of such marketing; this shall also apply to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such direct marketing. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for the purpose of the direct marketing (objection according to Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR).

Right to lodge a complaint at the responsible supervisory authority
In the event of breaches of the GDPR, the data subject is entitled to a right to lodge a complaint at a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their customary place of abode, their workplace or the place of the presumed breach. The right to lodge a complaint exists irrespective of legal remedies otherwise under administrative law or in court.

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data, which we process automated based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another data controller, this will only be carried out if it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses an SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for protection of the transfer of confidential contents, such as for example orders or requests, which you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Encrypted payment transactions on this website

If an obligation exists after the conclusion of a fee-based contract to send us your payment data (e.g. account number with a direct debit mandate), these data are required for the payment processing.

The payment transactions through the common means of payment (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit procedure) are exclusively carried out via an encrypted SSL or TLS connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

With encrypted communication your payment data, which you send to us, cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, erasure and rectification
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to information regarding your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing free of charge at any time and, if applicable, a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions relating to the topic of personal data, you can contact us at all times at the address stated in the masthead.

Right to limitation of the processing
You have the right to request limitation of the processing of your personal data. For this purpose, you can contact us at all times at the address stated in the masthead. The right to limitation of the processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored in our company, we will as a rule need time in order to check this. For the duration of the examination you have the right to request the limitation of the processing of your personal data.

  • If the processing of your personal data took place / takes place unlawfully, instead of erasure you can request the limitation of the data processing.

  • If we no longer require your personal data, however require these for the exercising, defense or assertion of legal claims, you have the right, instead of erasure, to request the limitation of the processing of your personal data.

  • If you have filed an objection according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, your and our interests must be given consideration and be compared. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to request limitation of the processing of your personal data.

If you have limited the processing of your personal data, these data – apart from their storage – may only be processed with your consent or for the assertion, exercising or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

Objection against advertising emails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the masthead obligation for sending not explicitly requested advertising and information materials is hereby objected to. The operators of the websites explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example through spam emails.
 

3. Data protection officer

Data protection officer as stipulated by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

E-mail: datenschutz(a /mailpro).tect> t)messeaugsburg.de
 

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies
Our websites use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files and do not cause any damages to your terminal device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) on your terminal device. Session cookies will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Permanent cookies will remain stored on your terminal device until you delete these yourself or an automatic deletion is carried out by your web browser.

Cookies can also partly be stored on your terminal device by third party companies when you enter our site (Third-Party Cookies). These enable us or you to use certain services of the third-party company (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

Cookies have various functions. Numerous cookies are necessary for technical reasons as certain website functions would not function without these (e.g. the shopping basket function or the display of videos). Other cookies serve to evaluate the user behavior or to display advertising.

Cookies, which are necessary in order to carry out the electronic communication process (necessary cookies) or for the provision of certain functions requested by you (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping basket function) or for the optimization of the website (e.g. cookies for measuring the web public), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR if no other legal basis is stated. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technical fault-free and optimized provision of its services. If a consent was requested for the storage of cookies, the relevant cookies will be stored exclusively based on this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR); the consent may be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser so that you will be informed about the setting of cookies and only permit cookies in an individual case, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude these as well as activate the automatic deletion of the cookies when closing the browser. When deactivating cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Insofar as cookies are used from third party companies or for purposes of analysis, we will inform you separately hereof within the scope of this privacy policy and, if applicable, request a consent.

Server log files
The provider of the websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version

  • Used operating system

  • Referrer URL

  • Host name of the accessing computer

  • Time of the server request

  • IP address

These data will not be merged with other data sources.

These data are collected on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically fault-free presentation and the optimization of its website – the server log files must be recorded for this purpose.

Contact form

If you send us requests by using the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact data entered by you therein, will be stored in our company for the purpose of processing the request and in case of subsequent questions. We do not forward these data without your consent.

These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is associated with the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based upon our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests sent to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was requested.

The data entered by you in the contact form will remain in our company until you request us to erase these, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage ceases to exist (e.g. after completion of the processing of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular storage deadlines – will remain unaffected.

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request including all personal data that can be derived from this (name, request) will be stored and processed in our company for the purpose of processing your concern. We do not forward these data without your consent.

These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, insofar as your request is associated with the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based upon our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests sent to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was requested.

The data sent to us by you by contact requests will remain in our company until you request us to erase these, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for the data storage ceases to exist (e.g. after completion of the processing of your concern). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory storage deadlines – will remain unaffected.

Registration on this website
You can register on this website in order to use additional functions on the site. We only use the data entered in this respect for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory details requested in the registration must be entered in full. Otherwise, we will reject the registration.

For important changes, for example with the scope of offers or in case of changes that are necessary for technical reasons, we use the email address entered with the registration in order to inform you using these details.

The processing of the data entered with the registration is carried out for the purpose of implementing the usage relationship established through the registration and, if applicable, to initiate further contracts (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

The data collected with the registration will be stored by us as long as you are registered on this website and will be subsequently deleted. Statutory storage deadlines shall remain unaffected.

Processing of data (client and contractual data)
We only collect, process and use personal data to the extent that these are necessary for the establishment, content-related design or change to the legal relationship (stock data). This is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data in order to fulfil a contract or for precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data regarding the use of our websites (usage data) if this is necessary in order to enable the use of the service for the user or to settle the payment for such use.

The collected client data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory storage deadlines will remain unaffected.

Data transmission upon conclusion of contracts for online shops, dealers and shipment of goods
We will only transmit personal data to third parties if this is necessary within the scope of processing the contract, for example to the companies entrusted with the delivery of the goods or the credit institution commissioned with the payment processing. A further transmission of the data will not be carried out and if it is, then only if you have explicitly agreed to the transmission. Your data will not be forwarded to third parties without an explicit consent, for example for marketing purposes.

The basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for fulfilment of a contract or for precontractual measures.

Data transmission upon conclusion of contracts for services and digital contents
We only transmit personal data to third parties if this is necessary within the scope of processing of the contract, for example to the credit institution commissioned with the payment processing.

A further transmission of the data will not be carried out and if it is, then only if you have explicitly agreed to the transmission. Your data will not be forwarded to third parties without an explicit consent, for example for marketing purposes.

The basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for fulfilment of a contract or for precontractual measures.
 

5. Social Media

eRecht24 Safe Sharing Tool
The contents on this website can be shared in conformity with data protection rules on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter & Co. This site uses the eRecht24 Safe Sharing Tool for this purpose. This tool only establishes the direct contact between the networks and users when the user actively clicks on one of these buttons. The click on the button represents a consent within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. This consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

User data is not automatically transferred to the operators of these platforms by this tool. If the user is registered at one of the social networks, an information window will appear when using the social buttons of Facebook, Twitter & Co., in which the user can confirm the text before it is sent.

Our users can share the contents of this site in conformity with data protection rules on social networking sites without complete surfing profiles being created by the operators of the networks

Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Plugins of the social network Facebook are integrated on this website. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. According to the statement of Facebook, the collected data are however also transferred to the USA and to other third countries.

You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like button" on this website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US

When you visit this website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server through the plugin. Facebook therefore receives information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of this website on your Facebook profile. This way Facebook can allocate the visit to this website to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the websites, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, nor their use by Facebook. You can find further information in this respect in the privacy policy of Facebook under:

https://m.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate the visit to this website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

The Facebook plugins are used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an as far as possible extensive visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum and https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381

Twitter plugin
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on this website. These functions are offered by the Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites visited by you are linked with your Twitter account and announced to other users. Data are also transferred to Twitter hereby. We would like to point out that we, as provider of the sites, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, nor of their use by Twitter. You can find further information in this respect in the privacy policy of Twitter under:

https://twitter.com/de/privacy

The use of the Twitter plugin is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an as far as possible extensive visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://gdpr.twitter.com/en/controller-to-controller-transfers.html

You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings under

https://twitter.com/account/settings

Instagram plugin
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on this website. These functions are offered by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.

If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of this website with your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This way Instagram can allocate the visit to this website to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as provider of the sites, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, nor of their use by Instagram.

The data are stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an as far as possible extensive visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum, https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875 and https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381

You can find further information in this respect in the privacy policy of Instagram:

https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

LinkedIn plugin
This website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Each time a page of this website is called, which contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection will be set up to servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click on the "Recommend button" of LinkedIn and are logged into your account at LinkedIn, it is possible for LinkedIn to allocate your visit to this website to you and your user account.

We would like to point out that we, as provider of the sites, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, nor of their use by LinkedIn.

The use of the LinkedIn plugin is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an as far as possible extensive visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/l/dpa and https://www.linkedin.com/legal/l/eu-sccs

You can find further information in this respect in the privacy policy of LinkedIn under:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING plugin
This website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is the New Work SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Each time one of our pages is called, which contains functions of XING, a connection will be established to servers of XING. According to our knowledge, personal data are not stored hereby. In particular, no IP addresses are stored and the usage behavior is not evaluated.

The data are stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an as far as possible extensive visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

You can find further information relating to data protection and the XING share button in the privacy policy of XING under:

https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
 

6. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service of Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior of the website visitors. The website operator hereby receives various usage data, such as page views, dwell time, used operating systems and the origin of the user. These data are, if applicable, summarized by Google in a profile that is allocated to the respective user or his terminal device.

Google Analytics uses technology that enables the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Google regarding the use of this website is, as a rule, transferred to a server of Google in the USA and is stored there.

The use of this analysis tool is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of the user behavior in order to optimize both its web offer as well as its advertising. If a corresponding consent was requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), the processing will be exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/

IP anonymization
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. Your IP address is therefore abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area before transfer to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. By order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services associated with the website use and the internet use for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Browser plugin
You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

You can find more information relating to the handling of user data at Google Analytics in the privacy policy of Google:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Data processing
We have concluded an agreement for data processing with Google and fully implement the strict stipulations of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

This website uses the function "demographic characteristics" of Google Analytics in order to be able to present suitable advertisements to the website visitors within the Google advertising network. This way reports can be created that include statements regarding the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. These data stem from interest-related advertising of Google as well as from visitor data of third-party providers. These data cannot be allocated to a certain person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Objection to data collection".

Storage duration
Data on user and event level stored at Google, which are linked with cookies, user identifiers (e.g. User ID) or advertising-IDs (e.g. DoubleClick-Cookies, Android advertising ID), will be anonymized or deleted after 14 months. You can find details in this respect under the following link:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=de
 

7. Newsletter

Newsletter data
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will require an email address from you as well as information which permits us to check that you are the holder of the entered email address and that you agree with the receipt of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or only on a voluntary basis. We exclusively use these data for sending the requested information and do not forward these to third parties.

The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form is exclusively carried out based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke the granted consent to storage of the data, the email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The lawfulness of the already carried out data processing activities will remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data deposited by you with our company for the purpose of the newsletter subscription will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after the unsubscribe of the newsletter. Data that were stored in our company for other purposes will remain unaffected hereby.

After you unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your email address will be stored by us, the newsletter service provider, in, if applicable, a blacklist in order to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This is both in your interest as well as in our interest in compliance with the statutory stipulations with the sending of newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is not limited in terms of time. You can object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.

CleverReach
This website uses CleverReach for sending newsletters. The provider is CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. CleverReach is a service with which the sending of newsletters can be organized and analyzed. The data entered by you for the purpose of newsletter subscription (e.g. email address) will be stored on the servers of CleverReach in Germany and/or Ireland.

Our newsletters sent with CleverReach enable us to analyze the behavior of the newsletter recipients. It can, among other things, be analyze how many recipients have opened the newsletter message and how often a certain link in the newsletter was clicked. With the help of the so-called conversion tracking, it can additionally be analyzed whether a previously defined action (e.g. purchase of a product on this website) was carried out after clicking the link in the newsletter. You can obtain further information regarding the data analysis by CleverReach newsletters under:

https://www.cleverreach.com/de/funktionen/reporting-und-tracking/

The data processing is carried out based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time by cancelling the newsletter. The lawfulness of the already carried out data processing activities will remain unaffected by the revocation.

If you do not want to have an analysis conducted by CleverReach, you must cancel the newsletter. We make a corresponding link available for this purpose in each newsletter message. Furthermore, you can also cancel the newsletter directly on the website.

The data deposited by you with our company for the purpose of newsletter subscription will be stored by us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data that were stored in our company for other purposes will remain unaffected hereby.

After you unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your email address will be stored by us, the newsletter service provider, in, if applicable, a blacklist in order to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This is both in your interest as well as in our interest in compliance with the statutory stipulations with the sending of newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is not limited in terms of time. You can object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.

Conclusion of an agreement on data processing
We have concluded an agreement regarding data processing with CleverReach and fully implement the strict stipulations of the German data protection authorities when using CleverReach.
 

8. Plugins and tools

YouTube with enhanced data protection
This website integrates videos of YouTube. The operator of the sites is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

We use YouTube in enhanced privacy mode. According to YouTube, this mode means that YouTube does not store information about the visitors to this website before these watch the video. The forwarding of data to YouTube partners is, on the other hand, not absolutely excluded by the enhanced privacy mode. YouTube – irrespective of whether you watch a video – thus establishes a connection to the Google DoubleClick-network.

As soon as you start a YouTube video on this website, a connection will be established to the servers of YouTube. The YouTube server will be notified which of our sites you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to allocate your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Furthermore, YouTube can store various cookies on your terminal device after starting a video or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). This way YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. This information is used in order to record video statistics, to improve the user-friendliness and to prevent attempts at fraud, among other things.

If applicable, further data processing activities can be triggered after the start of a YouTube-Video on which we cannot exert any influence.

The use of YouTube is carried out in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

You can find further information regarding data protection at YouTube in its privacy policy under:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

Google Web Fonts
For the standard presentation of fonts, this site uses so-called Web Fonts, which are made available by Google. The Google Fonts are installed locally. A connection to servers of Google does not take place hereby.

You can find further information regarding Google Web Fonts at:

https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq

and in Google's privacy policy:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

Google Maps
This site uses the map service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

In order to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. As a rule, this information is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and is stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

Google Maps is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and in the ability to easily find the locations named by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is supported on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. You can find the details here:

https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/ and https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/sccs/

Google reCAPTCHA
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

With reCAPTCHA, it should be checked whether the data input on this website (e.g. in a contact form) was carried out by a person or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. reCAPTCHA evaluates various items of information (e.g. IP address, dwell time of the website visitor on the website or mouse movements carried out by the user) for this analysis. The data collected in the analysis are forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.

The data are stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offers against abusive automated spying and against SPAM. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is exclusively carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time.

For further information relating to Google reCAPTCHA, please refer to the Google privacy provisions and the Google Terms of Use under the following links:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de and https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=de
 

9. Payment provider and reseller

We integrate payment services of third-party companies on our website. If you make a purchase from us, your payment data (e.g. name, payment amount, account details, credit card number) are processed by the payment service provider for the purpose of the payment processing. The respective contractual and data protection provisions of the respective providers shall apply to these transactions. The use of the payment service providers is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (contract processing) and in the interest of an as  smooth, convenient and secure payment transaction as possible (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). If your consent is requested for certain acts, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR is the legal basis of the data processing; consents can be revoked at any time for the future.

We use the following payment services / payment service providers within the scope of this website:

PayPal
The provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"). For details, please refer to the privacy policy of PayPal:

https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
 

10. Own services

Handling of applicants’ data

We offer you the possibility to apply to us for a job (e.g. by email, by normal mail or via an online application form). We will inform you below about the scope, purpose and use of your personal data collected as part of the application process. We assure that the collection, processing and use of your data is carried out in compliance with applicable data protection law and all further statutory provisions and your data will be treated strictly confidential.

Scope and purpose of the data collection
If you send us an application, we will process your thus associated personal data (e.g. contact and communication data, application documents, notes made during interviews, etc.) insofar as this is necessary for making a decision about the establishment of an employment relationship. The legal basis for this is Section 26 German Federal Data Protection Act new Edition [Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - BDSG-new] according to German law (initiation of an employment relationship), Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (general initiation of a contract) and – if you have granted a consent – Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The consent can be revoked at any time. Your personal data will exclusively be forwarded within our company to persons involved in the processing of your application.

If the application is successful, the data submitted by you will be stored on the basis of Section 26 BDSG-new and Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR in our data processing systems for the purpose of implementation of the employment relationship.

Storage duration of the data
If we cannot make you a job offer, you refuse a job offer or withdraw your application, we reserve the right to store the data transmitted by you in our company on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) for up to 6 months from the termination of the application procedure (refusal or withdrawal of the application). The data will subsequently be deleted and the physical application documents will be destroyed. The storage in particular serves for the purpose of evidence in the event of a lawsuit. If it is clear that the data will be required after expiration of the 6-month deadline (e.g. owing to an impending or pending lawsuit), these will only be deleted when the purpose for the further storage ceases to exist.

A longer storage can additionally take place if you have granted a corresponding consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) or if the erasure is opposed by statutory storage obligations.

Inclusion in the applicant pool
If we do not make you a job offer, there is the possibility to include you into our applicant pool where applicable. In the event of the inclusion, all documents and details from the application will be taken over into the applicant pool in order to be able to contact you in the event of suitable vacancies.

The inclusion in the applicant pool exclusively takes place based on your explicit consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). The submission of the consent is voluntary and has no reference to ongoing application procedures. The data subject can revoke his consent at any time. In this case the data will be irrevocably deleted from the applicant pool if no statutory reasons for storage exist.

At the latest, the data from the applicant pool will be irrevocably deleted two years after the consent was granted.
 

11. Our social media presences

Data processing by social networks
We maintain publicly accessible profiles in social networks. You can find the social networks specifically used by us further below.

Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter etc. can, as a rule, comprehensively analyze your user behavior when you visit their website or a website with integrated social media contents (e.g. Like buttons or advertising banners). Numerous processing activities relevant to data protection are triggered through the visit to our social media presences. Specifically:

If you are logged into your social media account and visit our social media page the operator of the social media portal can allocate this visit to your user account. Under certain circumstances; Your personal data can, however, also be collected if you are not logged in or do not have an account at the respective social media portal. This data collection is carried out in this case, for example, through cookies, which are stored on your terminal device or by the entry of your IP address.

With the help of the thus collected data, the operators of the social media portals can create user profiles in which your preferences and interests are deposited. This way, interest-related advertising can be displayed to you in and outside of the respective social media presence. If you have an account at the respective social network, the interest-related advertising can be displayed on all devices on which you are logged in or were logged in.

Please also note that we cannot track all processing activities on the social media portals. Therefore, depending on the provider, further processing activities may be carried out by the operators of the social media portals where applicable. For details in this respect please, refer to the Terms of Use and data protection regulations of the respective social media portals.

Legal basis
Our social media page should as far as possible guarantee a comprehensive presence on the internet. This concerns a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The analysis processes initiated by the social networks are, if applicable, based on deviating legal bases, which are to be named by the operators of the social networks (e.g. consent within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

Data controller and assertion of rights
When you visit one of our social media pages (e.g. Facebook), we are responsible, together with the operator of the social media platform, for the data processing activities triggered by this visit. You can fundamentally assert your rights (to information, rectification, erasure, limitation of the processing, data portability and to lodge a complaint) both against us as well as against the operator of the respective social media portal (e.g. against Facebook).

Please note that, despite the joint responsibility with the social media portal operator, we cannot fully exert an influence on the data processing activities of the social media portals. Our possibilities are decisively oriented to the corporate policies of the respective provider.

Storage duration
The data directly collected by us via the social media presence will be deleted by our systems as soon as the purpose for their storage ceases to exist, you request us to erase the data, you revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage ceases to exist. Stored cookies will remain on your terminal device until you delete these. Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular storage deadlines – will remain unaffected.

We have no influence on the storage duration of your data that are stored by the operators of the social networks for their own purposes. For details in this respect, please inform yourself directly at the operators of the social networks (e.g. in their privacy policy, see below).

Social networks in detail

Facebook
We have a profile at Facebook. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. According to the statement of Facebook, the collected data are also transferred to the USA and to other third countries.

We have concluded an agreement with Facebook on the joint processing (Controller Addendum). Data processing activities that we or Facebook are responsible for when you visit our Facebook page are determined in this agreement You can view this agreement under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

You can independently adjust your advertising settings in your user account. For this purpose, click on the following link and log in:

https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads

For details please refer to the privacy policy of Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Twitter
We use the short news service Twitter. The provider is the Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland.

You can independently adjust your Twitter privacy settings in your user account. Click for this purpose on the following link and log in:

https://twitter.com/personalization

For details please refer to the privacy policy of Twitter:

https://twitter.com/de/privacy

Instagram
We have an Instagram profile. The provider is Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. For details relating to its handling of your personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of Instagram:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

XING
We have a XING profile. The provider is the New Work SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. For details relating to its handling of your personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of XING:

https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung

LinkedIn
We have a LinkedIn profile. The provider is the LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. LinkedIn uses advertising cookies.

If you would like to deactivate LinkedIn advertising cookies, please use the following link:

https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out

For details relating to its handling of your personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

YouTube
We have a YouTube account. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. For details relating to its handling of your personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of YouTube:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

 

12. Special provisions for digital trade fair platforms

Main contents of the agreement on joint responsibility

Through Real Life Interaction
Real Life Interaction GmbH, Richard-Ermisch-Str. 69, 10247 Berlin, Germany, provides the content management web platform "talque" on which digital trade fairs are held. Personal data is processed as follows:

In order to use the talque functionality you have to register on our website as a talque user. The transmitted data is used in the first place exclusively for the purpose of using our communication service. Mandatory data requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, registration is not possible. Mandatory data currently consists oft he name and the e-mail address oft he user. The name oft he user is linked to his profile and will be visible for other users and exhibitors.

After the event, the Exhibitor will receive contact details of participants with whom the stand personnel have chatted or made appointments. In addition, a „Request more information“-button allows the data of interes-ted participants to be added to the Exhibitor‘s lead list."

In case of important changes, e.g. for technical reasons, Real Life Interaction GmbH will inform you by e-mail. The e-mail will be sent to the address provided during registration, unless this address was subsequently changed in the customer account by entering the password. In this case the e-mail will be sent to the new address.

We store the data collected during registration (participant specific data) for the period of time you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted if you cancel your registration. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

The legal basis for data processing regarding the mandatory data is the execution of the event contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR which allows the processing of personal data fort he performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in ordert o take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. The further data is processed according to your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an informal notification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.

We will store your event-specific personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the contract. After the execution of the contract we store the data for technical reasons for another 30 days. After this period your data related to the event will be deleted.

If your establish contact with an exhibitor (inquiries, chats), the exhibitor will be supplied with the personal data you stated in your registration to be able to process your inquiry. The legal basis for this data processing is to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Messe Augsburg and Real Life Interaction GmbH process the data as jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Therefore, the parties have concluded an agreement as required by this article. In this agreement it is regulated that tasks within the scope of planning and carrying out the event as described under point 1 are shared between the parties.

The parties have each determined the data subjects and jointly the nature of the personal data, the means and purposes of processing.

Each party is responsible for the storage, modification and deletion of the data itself, for the data stored by it for the event. The party responsible for the storage, modification and deletion of data at one of the above-mentioned service providers is the party that has selected and used this service provider within the scope of the tasks it has assumed.

Furthermore, it has been mutually ensured that both parties have taken extensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

Both parties must inform each other immediately and completely in order to guarantee your rights and the obligations of the GDPR.

Real Life Interaction GmbH has assumed the fulfillment of the information duties of the GDPR and has hereby fulfilled this duty.

You can contact the data protection officer of Real Life Interaction GmbH at

Real Life Interaction GmbH
Richard-Ermisch-Str. 69
10247 Berlin
info(a /mailpro).tect> t)talque.de

You can find the terms and conditions of talque under:

https://web.talque.com/de/terms-and-conditions

You can find the privacy policy of talque at

https://web.talque.com/de/privacy-policy