Protection of your personal data

1. Controller

The controller responsible for the data processing is:

Lyoner Straße 18
60528 Frankfurt
Tel.: + 49 69 6603-1174

2. Data protection officer

You can contact our data protection officer as follows:

Scheja und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Adenauerallee 136
53113 Bonn
Tel.: +49 228 227 226-0

3. Rights of the data subject

As data subject you have the following rights in accordance to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as far as the respective legal requirements are met:

  • Access:

You have the right to obtain information about your personal data processed by us.

  • Rectification:

You can obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Furthermore you can obtain the completion of incomplete personal data.

  • Erasure:

In specific cases you can obtain the erasure of your personal data.

  • Restriction of processing:

In specific cases you can obtain restriction of processing of your personal data.

  • Data portability:

If you provided data to us based on a contract or your consent you can demand that you receive the provided data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or that we transmit the data directly to another controller.

  • Right to object

Individual right to object

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Art. 6 sec. 1, including profiling based on those provisions. We will then no longer process the personal data for those purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

  • Right to object to processing for direct marketing purposes

In some cases we process your data for direct marketing. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for those purposes at any time. This applies to profiling as far as it is associated with such direct marketing. If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will not be processed for those purposes any longer.

  • Withdrawal of consent:

If you gave your consent to the processing of your personal data you can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. The lawfulness of the processing of your personal data until your withdrawal will not be affected. In addition to the options stated under ‘enforcement of your rights’ you can explain your withdrawal according to the respective information concerning ‘exercising the right to object’ in the section ‘Services & Cookies’.

  • Enforcements of your rights:

To exercise the aforementioned rights please contact or by post to the address stated under number 1. When doing so please make sure an unambiguous identification of yourself is possible.

  • Right of appeal:

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, particularly one in the member state of your habitual residence, work place or the place of the suspected violation, if you are of the view that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.

4. Details on services, cookies & co.

4.1 Our own service


Data categories
Accessed URL, IP address, Date and time of access, amount of transferred data, website where the user came from (‘referrer’), websites accessed by the user’s system from our website, http-status, information about the browser type and the used version, operating system, internet service provider

Statistical evaluations, optimizing the website, system security (fraud prevention), error diagnosis

Legal basis
Article 6 section 1 b) and f) GDPR

Pursued legitimate interests
See purposes

Recipients or categories of recipients
Hosting provider, internal departments, external service provider for technical support government agencies on demand

Third country transfer: Adequacy decision (yes/no):

Safeguards and access possibilities to those:  

Storage periods or criteria for their determination:
7 days after creation

Duty to provide personal data and possible consequences of failure to provide:
No duty to provide, automatic collection by accessing the service

Exercising the right to object:

Data sources:
Direct collection when accessing website/service

4.2 Integration of third party services

We use third party services to enable you to use their functions, services and features. These integrated services are designed and provided by the respective third party. Therefore we have no influence on the design, contents and function of those services or the processing of personal data by the provider. Please obtain further information directly from the providers of those integrated services.

Google Analytics

Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA


Legal basis
Article 6 section 1 b) and f) GDPR

Pursued legitimate interests
Improvement of the platform and the content offered

The provider’s data protection notice

Further information

4.3 Cookies

On our website we use cookies to provide an extensive range of functions, make the usage more comfortable and optimize our offers. Cookies are small text files generated by a web server und stored on your computer during the online visit by your web browser.

We use so-called ‚session cookies‘ which are automatically deleted after upon completion of your browser session.

Furthermore we use persistent cookies which are mostly used to provide permanently recurring settings to you as a website visitor. This enables us to modify our website individually in accordance to your preferences. Persistent cookies also enable us to analyze our visitor’s usage behavior though only within the scope of validity.

In addition to that, further cookies might be used in connection with the integration of specific services by the providers of those services (so-called „Third Party Cookies“)).

If you do not want cookies to be used you can prevent the storage of cookies on your device with respective configurations of your internet browser. Please bear in mind that the functionality and the range und functions could be restricted by that. Furthermore we will only use specific cookies with your previous consent. Also you can make use of your right to object when it comes to specific cookies.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.

General information on the handling of personal data in VDMA and its bodies