Dear Visitors,

Thank you for your interest in our website. According to Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we would like to inform you about the usage and processing of your personal data.

Usage data

To improve the quality of our website, we will store some data about your visit for statistical analysis. This data record consists of

  • Referring website
  • Name of file
  • Date and time of access
  • Transmitted volume of data
  • Access status (file transmitted, file not found)
  • Type of used web browser
  • IP address of your computer (truncated by 3 digits).

This data is being stored anonymously. Hence, it is not possible to create personal usage profiles.


Meeting the demands of our website, we use "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device and can be readout. There are so-called "session-cookies" which are deleted automatically once your browser is closed. The other type of cookies, so-called "persistent cookies", remain on your terminal device beyond your website session. Cookies can contain data that help remenber your device. In other cases, cookies simply consist of non-personal information with focus on specific settings.

On our websites, we use session cookies and persistent cookies as well which are processed according to Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR. The purpose is to make it easier to navigate the site and enable to adjust the website`s display.

If you wish to be informed of any cookie being placed on your device and make cookie usage transparent, you can adjust your browser settings accordingly. In addition, cookies can be deleted or new cookies can be rejected. Kindly note, if you reject cookies, you may still use our websites, but your ability to use some features or areas of our sites may be limited.

IR service

On our website, we offer the opportunity to receive our latest company information via our IR service being supported by our service contractor Equity Story (EQS Group AG). Based on your consent, data is processed according to Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time without effecting the lawfullness of data processed up to this point. If you revoke your consent we will discontinue data processing accordingly.

You can unsubscribe from our IR distribution list at any time, for example by e-mail to ir(at) or via our website at the following link:

Online seminars

When you register for one of our online seminars, we collect various personal data from you. The data categories that are marked as mandatory data (*) in our registration form are required for the execution of the contract about your participation in the seminar. We process this data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 b) GDPR.

Furthermore, we would like to know which company you work for. However, this information is voluntary and not mandatory for your registration. If you like to inform us of your company, we will process this information based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 a) GDPR.

You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future by e-mail to info(at)

We have outsourced the administration of participant data to an external service provider based in Germany. We concluded a data processing agreement in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR with this service provider.

Your data will be processed exclusively for the organization of the respective seminar. We will delete your data as soon as they are no longer required and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

Please also take into account our data privacy for the use of the video conference platform "Zoom" which is available at the following link:

Data security

We take comprehensive technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption methods. Your data is transferred from your terminal device to our server, and vice versa via internet with TSL encryption. This encryption is indicated by the locked padlock symbol in your browser`s status bar as well as in the website`s address that starts with the prefix


Your rights as a user

According to GDPR, as a user you have certain rights with regard to your personal data processing:

1. Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)

You have the right to demand a confirmation whether your website user data is processed. If this is the case, you are entitled to obtain information regarding this personal data and its details according to Art. 15 GDPR.

2. Right to rectification and deletion (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR)

You have the right to demand immediate rectification, respectively completion, of inaccurate or incomplete personal data which is related to your website usage.

In addition, you are entitled to demand immediate deletion of your personal data, if reasons are applicable according to Art. 17 GDPR, such as data storage is no longer necessary in terms of purpose.

3. Right to restriction of personal data processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

You have the right to demand restriction of your personal data processing if one of the requirements applies according to Art. 18 GDPR, such as in case of a pending notice of objection.

4. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

In certain cases stated in detail in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to obtain personal data related to your webste usage in a structured, machine-readable and common format, respectively, you are entitled to demand this data to be transferred to a third party.

5. Right to objection (Art. 21 GDPR)

If data is generated according to Art. 6 (a) f) (data processing to safeguard legitimate interests) you have the right to object at any time with reference to your personal situation. In this case, we will no longer process your data any more, unless there are provable, worth being protected and compelling reasons that outweigh the interests, rights and freedom of the person concerned, or if data processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.

6. Right to appeal with a supervisory authority

According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to appeal with a supervisory authority if you consider your data processing violates data protection regulations. Claims according to your right to appeal can be asserted with supervisory authority of the Member State either at your place of stay, at your work place, or at the place of presumed data violation.

Contact data protection officer

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer:
Peter Suhren
A member of
datenschutz nord group
Konsul-Smidt-Str. 88
28217 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)421-69 66 32 80
Fax: +49 (0)421-69 66 32 11

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