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Data Privacy Policy


General Information

Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as „data“) are processed by us only in the context and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.

Pursuant to Article 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the ‘GDPR’), ‘processing’ means any operation or series of operations, carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures, in relation to personal data. This includes collecting, organizing, storing, adapting or modifying, reading out, querying, using, disclosing through transmission, dissemination or any other form, comparing, restriction or deletion.

With the following privacy policy, we inform you in particular about the nature, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, as far as we, either alone or together with others, decide on the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we inform you about third-party components that we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data in their own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follow

I. Information about us as the responsible party
II. Rights of users and persons concerned
III. Information about data processing

I. Information about us as the responsible party

The responsible publisher of this website in the context of data protection is:

INTERDATA Treuhand AG Steuerberatungsgesellschaft

Huserstraße 16
D 61350 Bad Homburg

Phone: +49 6172.896 70
Fax: +49 6172.896 740

E-Mail: datenschutz@interdata-treuhand.de

II. Rights of users and persons concerned

With regard to data processing, which will be described in more detail below, users and stakeholders have the right to

  • receive confirmation of the processing of data concerning them, information about the processed data, further information about data processing and copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • demand correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • immediate deletion of the data concerning them (see also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing pursuant to Art. 17 (3) GDPR is required, to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transmission of this data to other providers / controllers (see also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file a complain with the relevant supervisory authority, if they believe that the data concerning them are processed by the provider in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify any recipients to whom data have been disclosed by the provider about any correction or deletion of data or restriction of processing, which takes place pursuant to Articles 16, 17 para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such a notification is impossible or could only be achieved by disproportionate means. Notwithstanding, the user has a right to receive information about these recipients.

Likewise, according to Art. 21 GDPR, users and persons concerned have the right to object to the future processing of data concerning them, under the condition that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. In particular, an objection to the processing of data for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information about data processing

Data concerning you that is processed as a consequence of using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to exist, the deletion of data does not conflict with statuary retention requirements and insofar as no other information is given about individual processing methods in this data privacy policy.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable Internet presence, data is transmitted through your Internet browser to us or to our web space provider. These so-called server log files collect data on, among other things, type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you have changed to our website (referrer URL), the subsites of our website you are visiting, the date and time of access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which the use of our website occurs.

The data collected will be temporarily stored, however not with other information about you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted automatically, as long as no further storage for evidence is required. Otherwise, the data will be wholly or partially exempt from deletion until the final clarification of an incident.

Cookies

a) Session Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your device by the Internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information about you, such as your browser or location data or your IP address, to an individual extent.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, effective and secure, as the processing, for example, allows us to reproduce our website in different languages ​​or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR, insofar as these cookies process data for the purpose of initiating a contract or fulfilling a contract.

If the processing does not serve to initiate a contract or to fulfill the contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. Legal basis is then in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Closing your internet browser deletes these session cookies.

b) Third-party Cookies

If necessary, our website also uses cookies from partner companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing or functionalizing our website.

For details, in particular for the purposes and legal basis of the processing of such third party cookies, please refer to the information below.

c) Disposal option

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your Internet browser. You can also delete previously saved cookies at any time. However, the necessary steps and measures depend on your specific Internet browser. If you have questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, however, this may result in not all functions of our website being fully usable.

Contact requests / Contact possibilities

If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary for processing and answering your inquiry – without their provision we can not answer your inquiry or at best only to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted, provided that your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements, such as in the event of subsequent contract execution.

Google Analytics

In our website we use Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US.

The service Google Analytics is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

User and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visiting our website, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this feature, Google already truncates the IP address within the EU / EEA.

The data collected in this way will again be used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website as well as about the usage activities there. This data may also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not associate your IP address with other data. In addition, under

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

Google provides further data protection information for you, for example, instructions on how to prevent the use of data.

In addition, Google offers below

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

a so-called deactivation add-on together with further information. This add-on can be installed with the common Internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information for visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being passed to us or other web analytics services. Of course, this privacy policy contains information on whether and which other web analysis services we use.

Alternatively, the future analysis of your site visit by Google Analytics can be disabled by clicking on the link below. By clicking on the link a so-called “opt-out cookie” is set, which means that the analysis of your page visit on our site will be prevented in the future:

Activate „Opt-out-Cookie” for Google-Analytics!

Please note that if you delete the cookies in your browser settings, this may result in the opt-out cookie being deleted as well and it will have to be re-activated by you.

Google Fonts

In our website we use Google fonts for displaying external fonts. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US. In order to enable the representation of certain fonts in our Internet appearance, a connection to the Google server in the USA is set up when loading our website.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the presentation of the font is to be transmitted by the connection to Google established when our website is called up.

Google offers below

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

YouTube

On our website we use YouTube. This is a video portal of YouTube LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, hereinafter referred to as “YouTube.”

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter referred to as “Google.”

With the certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees, and thus its subsidiary YouTube, that the EU’s data protection requirements will also be met when processing data in the USA.

We use YouTube in conjunction with the Enhanced Privacy Mode feature to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the quality improvement of our website. The Enhanced Privacy Mode feature, according to YouTube, means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server when you actually start a video.

Without this “Enhanced Privacy,” you will be connected to the YouTube server in the United States as soon as you visit one of our websites that embed a YouTube video.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website via your Internet browser. In the course of this, YouTube will at least collect and process your IP address, the date and time as well as the website you are visiting. It also connects to Google’s DoubleClick ad network.

If you’re logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube will provide the connection information to your YouTube account. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.

For the purpose of functionality as well as for the analysis of user behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies via your Internet browser on your device. If you do not agree with this processing, you have the option to prevent the storage of cookies by a setting in your Internet browser. For more information, see “Cookies” above.

Further information about the collection and use of data and their rights and protection are provided by Google under

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Online job applications / publication of job advertisements

We offer you the opportunity to submit your application via our website. In the case of these digital applications, we collect and process your applicant and application data electronically in order to process the application process.

Legal basis for this processing is § 26 Abs. 1 S. 1 BDSG in connection with. Art. 88 para. 1 DSGVO.

If an employment contract is concluded after the application procedure, we will store the data you provided during the application in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process – naturally in compliance with further legal obligations.

The legal basis for this processing is also § 26 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 BDSG in connection with. Art. 88 para. 1 DSGVO.

If an application is rejected, we will automatically delete the data submitted to us two months after notification of rejection. The data will not be deleted, however, if the data require a longer storage period of up to four months or until the conclusion of legal proceedings due to statutory provisions, e.g. due to the obligation to provide evidence in accordance with the AGG.

In this case, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO and § 24 para. 1 no. 2 BDSG. Our legitimate interest lies in legal defence and enforcement.

If you expressly consent to a longer storage of your data, e.g. for your inclusion in a database of applicants or interested parties, the data will be processed further on the basis of your consent. The legal basis is then Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO. However, you can, of course, revoke your consent at any time pursuant to Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO by declaration to us with effect for the future.

 

Effective: 2018, 24th of May


General Privacy Policy

As the responsible body, we take all legally required measures to protect your personal data. We are obliged to order a data protection officer. If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact our data protection officer:

INTERDATA Treuhand AG Steuerberatungsgesellschaft

Huserstraße 16
D 61350 Bad Homburg

Phone: +49 6172.896 70
Fax: +49 6172.896 740

E-Mail: datenschutz@interdata-treuhand.de

1. Property of the Company

The object of the company is the legally and professionally authorized activities for tax consultancy companies. Trading and banking as well as legal advice are excluded.

2. Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is about personal information of prospective clients and clients of our firm, who are natural persons and all other natural persons who are in contact with us, e.g. Representatives or employees of legal persons, but also visitors of our website and persons, e.g. communicate with us via our contact form.

3. Processing of data

Personal information is information about your identity. These include e.g. Information such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address.

The data processing takes place for the fulfillment of the contract as well as for the fulfillment of legal obligations. We process data of interest to safeguard our legitimate interests or to initiate a contract.

In certain cases, we require further information and personal information so that we can process your request or provide the requested services. This further personal data will only be collected and saved if you provide this information voluntarily, for example in the context of a request, a registration, an application as an employee or as a potential supplier or service provider.

In order to fulfill our contractual obligations, we work together with other companies. These include hosting service providers (Internet, e-learning, e-mail) and telephone service providers.

4. Transfer of personal data

Your personal data will be transmitted to third parties if:

  • According to the first sentence of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR by the data subject was consented to,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Article 6 (1) (1) (f) of the GDPR for the purpose of asserting, exercising
    or defense of legal claims is required and no reason to believe insists that the data subject is an overriding legitimate interest has not passed on their data,
  • for the transfer of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter c) GDPR a legal Obligation, and / or this according to Article 6 (1) (1) (b) GDPR for the performance of a contractual relationship with the person concerned is required.

In other cases, personal data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Our employees and the companies commissioned by us are obliged to maintain confidentiality.

5. Storage, deletion

They are entitled to be deleted (“right to be forgotten”), unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression, the right to information or to fulfill a legal obligation or to perform a task of public interest and one of the following is true:

  • The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were processed.
  • The justification for processing was only your consent, which you have revoked.
  • You have objected to the processing of your personal data that we have made public.
  • You have objected to the processing of personal data not disclosed to us and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing.
  • Your personal data was processed unlawfully.
  • The deletion of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject.

There is no claim for deletion if, in the case of legitimate non-automated data processing, deletion is not possible or only possible with disproportionately high outlay due to the special nature of the storage and your interest in deletion is low. In this case, the deletion is replaced by the restriction of processing.

6. Information and correction

You can ask us for information about whether personal data is processed by us. No right of access exists if the granting of the coveted information against the duty of confidentiality acc. § 83 StBerG would violate or the information for other reasons, in particular because of a predominant legitimate interest of a third party, must be kept secret. Deviating from this, there may be an obligation to provide the information if your interests outweigh the interests of secrecy, in particular taking into account any imminent damage. The right of access is also excluded if the data is stored only because it may not be deleted due to statutory or statutory retention periods or serve exclusively for data protection or data protection control, if the disclosure would require a disproportionate effort and processing for other purposes is excluded by appropriate technical and organizational measures. If in your case the right to information is not excluded and your personal data are processed by us, you can ask us for information about the following information:

  • Purposes of processing,
  • Categories of personal data that you process,
  • Recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data are disclosed, particularly to recipients in third countries,
  • if possible, the planned duration for which your personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining the retention period,
  • the right to rectify or delete or restrict the processing of personal data concerning you or a right to object to such processing;
  • the existence of a right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority,
  • if the personal data has not been collected from you as the data subject, the information available on the origin of the data,
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and meaningful information about the logic involved, and
  • the implications and implications of automated decision-making, where appropriate;
  • If necessary, in the case of transmission to recipients in third countries, if there is no EU Commission decision on the appropriateness of the protection level according to Art. 45 (3) GDPR, information on which suitable guarantees acc. Art. 46 para. 2 GDPR for the protection of personal data.

If you discover that we have inaccurate personal information, you may require us to promptly correct this incorrect information. In case of incomplete personal data concerning you, you can request the completion.

7. Restriction of the processing of personal data

You may require us to restrict processing if any of the following applies:

  • You deny the accuracy of your personal information. The restriction may be required in this case for the duration that allows us to verify the accuracy of the data.
  • The processing is unlawful and you require instead of deletion the restriction of the use of your personal data.
  • Your personal information will no longer be needed by us for the purposes of processing that you may need to assert, exercise or defend your rights.
  • You have contradiction gem. Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR. The limitation of processing may be required as long as it is not certain that our legitimate reasons outweigh your reasons.

Restriction of processing means that the personal data are processed only with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest. Before we lift the restriction, we have a duty to inform you.

8. Rights to data portability

You have the right of data transferability if the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR) or on a contract to which you are a party and the processing is done using automated procedures. The right to data portability in this case includes the following rights, provided that this does not affect the rights and freedoms of others: You may require us to receive the personal information you provide us in a structured, common and machine-readable format , You have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance on our part. If technically feasible, you may require us to transfer your personal information directly to another person in charge.

9. Right of objection, contact, complaint

Insofar as the processing is based on Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (e) of the GDPR (exercise of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority) or on Article 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR (legitimate interest of the controller or a third party), you have the right, at any time, to object to the processing of the personal data concerning you for reasons of your particular situation. This also applies to a profiling based on Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 letter e) or letter f) of the GDPR. After exercising your right to object, we will no longer process your personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. You may at any time object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. This also applies to a profiling associated with such direct mail. After exercising this right of objection, we will no longer use the personal data concerned for direct marketing purposes. You have the option of informing us informally, by telephone, by e-mail, by fax, or to our postal address listed at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. The revocation of the consent can be communicated by phone, by e-mail, by fax or to our postal address informal. The revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing which has taken place on the basis of the consent until receipt of the revocation. Upon receipt of the revocation, the data processing, which was based solely on your consent, is set.

If you believe that the processing of your personal information is unlawful, you may lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over your place of residence or employment or the location of the alleged breach.

10. Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures if this becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases we will also adapt our data protection information accordingly. Please therefore note the current version of our data protection declaration.

Bad Homburg May 2018