Declaration of data protection / Privacy Policy

Last updated 18.07.2018

Dear user,

Consultix Limited (Consultix), Wachtstrasse 17-24, 28195 Bremen, Germany, is pleased you visit our website. We want you to feel safe and secure when visiting our homepage. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. The following provisions regarding the protection of data are intended to inform you about our handling in connection with collecting, using, and transferring personal data.

Data of usage

In order to improve the quality of our website, we store data concerning each access on our website for statistical purposes. This data record consists of

  • the site from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the file,
  • date and time of the query,
  • the amount of data transmitted,
  • the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
  • description of the type of the web browser used,
  • the IP address of the querying computer shortened by the last six digits.

This user data are stored in an anonymized form. This means that it is not possible to create personal user profiles.

Cookies

We may use cookies on some sub-pages. In this case a cookie banner will appear. In order to be able to recognize whether the same user has taken note of the cookie information when they later visit our website, one or more persistent cookies are set, which expire within two months.

On the Consultix website the following cookies are used:

  • The first time you visit the website with a page containing cookies, an information banner appears on the use of cookies in accordance with the EU's e-privacy directive. In order to be able to recognize whether the same user has taken note of the cookie information when they later visit our website, one or more persistent cookies are set, which expire within two months.
  • One or several session cookies are set to enable your navigation on our website as well as your usage of certain functions, e.g. to enable access to protected areas and contents for registered users.
  • We utilize a functional session cookie to store information regarding the settings selected by you and align our website to your individual needs; this, for instance, refers to the language selection and font size.
  • When you access the website via HTTPS, an HSTS cookie is used. The HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) allows the browser to recognize that HTTPS encryption should always be used. This cookie is set for 1 year.

This information is pseudonymised and is not used for any other purpose than the one described here and in accordance with the Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy-Directive). Art. 5 paragraph 3 sentence 2 ePrivacy-Directive serves as legal basis for the data processing. Session cookies expire when you close the session (browser). In the default setting, your browser accepts cookies, so that no special settings must be made. If you would like to deactivate the storage of cookies, please find additional information on this in the menu bar help function of your browser. However, please note that disabling cookies can significantly limit the use of our website.

Contact information and personal data

Data that you voluntarily provide us with within the context of the general contact support (e.g. per e-mail), is exclusively used for processing your request. To the extent that you use our online contact form, we capture your e-mail address to establish personal contact with you via e-mail. In so doing, should you voluntarily provide us with your company name, first name, last name and/or position, we will capture this so as to better address your concern. Your data will only be processed by hereby authorized employees of Consultix and will be deleted as soon as the data is not required anymore. Art. 6 paragraph 1b and 1f EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) serve as legal basis for the data processing.

Online applications

We process your personal data in line with data protection guidelines, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR).

You can determine how much data is sent to us as part of your online application. Online applications are transmitted electronically to our HR department, where they are processed as quickly as possible. The data is transmitted in encrypted form. Applications will normally be sent to the head of the relevant department in our offices. Your data will not be passed on to any third party and will be treated confidentially within our company.

Any data that you disclose to us as part of your online application is used solely for the purpose of selecting the right applicants. Data will not be passed on for any other purpose. If you would like us to consider your application for future vacancies, we ask that you make this clear on your application.

Newsletter

We use the data you have provided us with during your online order of our newsletter (e-mail address and voluntarily name, company, position) to send you our newsletter. Prior to sending the newsletter for the first time, you will first receive a confirmation request (Double-Opt in). You will only receive our newsletter once this confirmation has been received. External service providers are not used for this. If you would like to unsubscribe our newsletter, you can use the deregistration link provided in the newsletter or contact us personally. Your data will only be processed by employees of Consultix, authorized for the administration of the newsletter and will be deleted as soon as you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Art. 6 paragraph 1b and 1f EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) serve as legal basis for the data processing.

By subscribing to the newsletter, you agree that we will evaluate your click behavior on our websites for the personalized compilation and delivery of the newsletter in order to provide you with a newsletter and / or advertisements according to your needs and interests. In addition, your information will be stored and used for market research and advertising purposes. We only contact you by e-mail. Finally, we use your information to analyze and improve the effectiveness of our websites.

If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can object to the receipt of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe accordingly. Click on the link in each newsletter, you will be guided through the unsubscribe process.

Data protection

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your data. Our staff are obliged to adhere to data protection rules. All of our Internet services which involve the transmission of data, in forms for example, are HTTPS-encrypted by us to protect your details from unauthorised access. Our Web server is located in our secure in-house data centre.

Links

Our Web site provides links to other Web sites, sites that may be maintained by companies that are not affiliates of ours. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites - although we careful select and check these links - and we encourage you to use caution. In particular, we recommend that you view the privacy policy posted on each site to confirm the sites policies are acceptable to you.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Consultix reserves the right to change this Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. We encourage you to periodically check our site for changes to this Policy. The operative and effective version of this Policy will be the latest version available on the site.

Your rights as a user

When processing your personal data, the GDPR grants you certain rights as a website user:

1. Right to information (Article 15 GDPR):
You have the right to ask for confirmation of the processing of personal data concerning you; If this is the case, you have a right to information about these personal data and to the information listed in Article 15 GDPR.

2. Right to rectification and cancellation (Articles 16 and 17 GDPR):
You have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect personal data concerning you and, if necessary, the completion of incomplete personal data.
You also have the right to demand that personal data relating to you be deleted without delay, provided one of the reasons listed in Article 17 GDPR is met, eg. For example, when the data is no longer needed for the purposes pursued.

3. Right to limitation of processing (Article 18 GDPR):
You have the right to demand the restriction of processing if one of the conditions listed in Art. 18 GDPR is met, eg. For example, if you objected to processing for the duration of any examination.

4. Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR):
In certain cases, which are listed in detail in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transmission of this data to a third party.

5. Right of objection (Article 21 GDPR):
Are data based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (data processing for the protection of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are evidently compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing is for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

6. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
You have gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection regulations. In particular, the right of appeal may be invoked by a supervisory authority in the Member State of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

Questions regarding privacy protection

For information, requests, and suggestions regarding the protection of data, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer:
Consultix GmbH, Bereich Datenschutz, Wachtstr. 17-24, 28195 Bremen, E-Mail: datenschutz@consultix.de
Dr. Uwe Schläger
If you have provided us with personal data (for example, via our website when using the contact form), you have the right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction of and objection to the processing as well as to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. To exercise your rights and in case of questions, please contact our data protection officer directly at the above e-mail address.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact us.

Company details

Consultix GmbH
Wachtstrasse 17-24
28195 Bremen
Germany

Represented by: Andres Dickehut
Phone: +49 421 333 88-0
Fax:     +49 421 333 88-33
Email: info@consultix.net

Registered in Bremen
Registration Number: HRB 15 5 48
Vat Number: DE 165029550
Court of registry: Bremen

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