Our social media presences
Data processing through social networks
We maintain publicly accessible profiles on social networks. The individual products used by us are
social networks can be found below.
Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. can generally comprehensively
analyze when you visit their website or a website with integrated social media content (e. g. B. Like-
buttons or advertising banners). By visiting our social media presences, you are
triggered numerous processing operations relevant to data protection. In detail:
If you are logged in to your social media account and visit our social media presence, we may
the operator of the social media portal assign this visit to your user account. Your
personal data may also be collected under certain circumstances if you do not
are logged in or do not have an account with the respective social media portal. This data collection
in this case, for example, via cookies that are stored on your terminal device or through
Capture your IP address.
With the help of the data collected in this way, the operators of the social media portals can create user profiles, in
which your preferences and interests are stored. In this way, you can receive interest-related
advertising displayed inside and outside the respective social media presence. If you have an
account with the respective social network, the interest-based advertising may be displayed on all
devices on which you are or were logged in.
Please also note that we cannot track
all processing on the social media portals. Depending on the provider, further processing operations may therefore be carried out by the
operators of the social media portals. For details,
Our social media presences are designed to ensure the broadest possible presence on the Internet. This is
a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Abs. (1) lit. f DSGVO. The analysis processes initiated by the social
networks may be based on different legal bases, which must be stated by the
operators of the social networks (e. .g. consent within the meaning of Art. 6 Abs. (1) lit. a
Responsible person and assertion of rights
If you visit one of our social media sites (e.g. Facebook), we are jointly responsible with the
operator of the social media platform for the data processing operations triggered during
this visit. In principle, you can assert your rights (information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing,
data portability and complaint) both against us and 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
operators, we do not have full influence on the data processing operations of the social media
portals. Our options are largely determined by the corporate policy of the respective
The data collected directly by us via the social media presence will be deleted from our systems
as soon as you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it, or the purpose for
storing the data no longer applies. Stored cookies remain on your terminal device until you
delete them. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
We have no influence on the storage period of your data, which is stored by the operators of the social
networks for their own purposes. For details, please contact the operators of the social networks directly
You have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of
your stored personal data. You also have the right to object, the
right to data portability and the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority.
Furthermore, you can request the correction, blocking, deletion and, under certain circumstances, the restriction of
the processing of your personal data.
Social networks in detail
We have a profile on LinkedIn. Provider is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton
Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland. LinkedIn uses advertising cookies.
If you wish to disable LinkedIn advertising cookies, please use the following link:
Data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission.
Details can be found here: