1. Responsible and general information
Your data will be processed by Axel Springer Porsche GmbH & Co. KG, Besselstraße 14, 10969 Berlin, phone: + 49 30 2591 78001, e-mail: email@example.com (service provider within the meaning of the Telemedia Act (TMG) and Responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which we also mean when we use phrases such as “we” or “us.” By “APX” we mean in this document www.apx.vc, including all subpages available their Content and functions (eg Internet forums, competitions) Individual parts of APX are also referred to below as “online services”, which we also mean, as far as a website is mentioned below.
Our services are intended for the general public and not for children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from users who are considered to be children under their respective national laws.
2. Collection and processing of personal data
As a rule, you can use online services that do not require payment or registration without providing personal information. In certain cases, however, we process the personal data listed in section 3. This is basically only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. Furthermore, we process personal data in connection with the use of APX, if you give them to you, eg. For example, in the context of a registration, a competition, a request to us, an application or the conclusion of a subscription or because of a different legal basis (see section 4). If you do not want this, unfortunately, you can not use our services or not in full.
3. Categories of processed data
As soon as you use APX, our system automatically collects information from the computer system of the calling computer. It can u. a. the following data are collected:
- Information about the browser type and version used
- The operating system of the user
- Date and time of access
- Web analysis data / pseudonymous usage profiles (Cookie ID, Ad ID, etc.)
- Websites from which the user accesses our website
- Websites that the user accesses through our website
In addition, we process the following personal data if there is a contractual relationship between you and us or if you have transmitted the data to us in other ways: applicant data (name, address and communication data, application-relevant data).
4. Legal basis and purpose of the processing
We process your data solely on the basis of one or more of the possible legal foundations.
According to the GDPR, personal data may be processed in particular on the basis of a contract or for the performance of pre-contractual measures, in the presence of consent, on the basis of a legitimate interest or law and for the protection of vital or public interests.
In addition, we use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter if you have given us your prior express consent to receive a newsletter or advertising. In this case, we process your e-mail address in order to be able to deliver the newsletter as you wish (Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO). You may object to the use of your e-mail address for such purposes at any time in writing or in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or Besselstraße 14 in 10969 Berlin with effect for the future without any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.
On the Internet, each device for transmitting data needs a unique address, the so-called IP address. The at least temporary storage of the IP address is technically necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. We shorten the IP addresses before any processing and process them only anonymously. There is no storage or further processing of the unabridged IP addresses. It also allows us to display regional content on all our websites that are accessed from a specific region. This so-called geo-localization, ie the assignment of a website call to the place of the call, takes place exclusively on the basis of the anonymized IP address and only up to the geographical level of the federal states / regions. In no case can a conclusion be drawn on the specific location of a user from the geographic information obtained in this way. Our servers also store your IP address for 14 days for your own security.
In the case of processing operations that are not covered by one or more of the aforementioned legal bases, the processing is carried out if it is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest and does not outweigh your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms (Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO). A legitimate interest is to be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the person responsible. Based on the processing of personal data, our legitimate interest is, in particular, to conduct our business for the benefit of all of our employees and our shareholders.
Another legitimate interest is the functionality of the business processes that result in processing for internal administrative purposes (eg, address management/account).
You can object to the processing on the basis of a legitimate interest at any time (see section 13).
In the event that the data is processed for a purpose other than that specified in the data collection, a compatibility check will be carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (4) GDPR. Further processing is only permitted if the original purpose is compatible with the new purpose or permitted on the basis of a separate legal basis. Recognized compatible purposes are u. a. the assertion, exercise or defense of civil law claims unless there is overriding interest of the data subject. In this case, we will inform you about the change of purpose. If the new purpose is incompatible with the purpose stated in the survey, a new survey will be carried out on the basis of a new legal basis. Again, we will inform you about the change of purpose.
5. Place of processing
We ourselves do not transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area, except in cases where it is permitted under the GDPR. Whether third parties, with whom you have your own contractual relationship (such as with Facebook, if you have a Facebook account) transfer data to countries outside the European Economic Area, is beyond our knowledge and influence.
6. Origin of the data
In certain cases, we also receive data because you have consented to the transmission to us.
7. Disclosure of your data to third parties
We only transfer your personal data to third parties if the transmission is necessary in order to fulfill our contractual obligations to you and this can be seen at or together with another provider (eg in case of cooperation), we will pass it on in any other way legally entitled or obligated, or you have given us a corresponding consent.
To provide our services, selected personal information within our company may be shared with certain departments. This includes employees in the Accounting, Product Management, Marketing and IT departments.
In certain cases, we also use external service providers or affiliates who have been instructed by us to process data for us. Such service providers are contractually obligated by us according to the strict requirements of the DSGVO as a processor and may not re-use your data for any other purpose. Our contract processors provide the following services in particular for us: hosting, sending out newsletters and web / app analysis.
The transfer of data to processors takes place on the basis of Art. 28 (1) GDPR, alternatively based on our legitimate interest in the economic and technical advantages associated with the use of specialized contract processors, Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
If we are legally obliged to do so or if this is permitted under data protection law, we transfer personal data to authorities, for example the police or the public prosecutor (Article 6 (1) (c) DSGVO). The disclosure of this data is based on our legitimate interest in the fight against abuse, the prosecution of crimes and the protection, assertion and enforcement of claims and that your rights and interests in the protection of your personal data do not predominate, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. , f DSGVO.
8. Cookies and similar technologies
We use two types of cookies. On the one hand technically necessary cookies, without which the functionality of our website would be limited as well as optional cookies, in order to make our website more user-friendly. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles. The use of the analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. Through the analysis cookies we learn how the website is used and so we can constantly optimize our offer. Further information on the individual analysis services can be found in Section 9 of this Privacy Notice.
Ads are mostly provided by third parties. These may, and to the extent permitted by your device settings, use information about your visits to display ads about products and services that may interest you. Concrete contact information such as your name, your address, e-mail address or telephone number will not be transferred under any circumstances.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by us at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. Deactivate the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, may not be all the features of our website fully usable.
9. Web analysis services
In order to constantly improve our content and adapt it to the interests of our users and to display usage-based online advertising, we use a number of services that collect and evaluate data on our website. Insofar as these service providers are not themselves responsible for data protection purposes, they always process the pseudonymised user data in accordance with instructions based on a contract processing agreement. You can disable the individual analysis services at any time for the future. Below you can find details about the analysis services we use:
Facebook Conversion Pixel
We use the “conversion pixel” or visitor action pixel of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). By calling this pixel from your browser, Facebook can see in the episode, whether a Facebook ad was successful, so z. B. led to an online purchase. For this we receive exclusively statistical data from Facebook without reference to a specific person. So we can track the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. In particular, if you are logged in to Facebook, we also refer to their privacy information https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ .
Please click here if you wish to revoke your consent to conversion pixels: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen
We have integrated Google AdSense into this website. Google AdSense is an online service that provides third-party advertising mediation. Google AdSense is based on an algorithm that selects the advertisements displayed on third-party websites in accordance with the contents of the respective third-party website. Google AdSense allows interest-based targeting of the Internet user, which is implemented by generating individual user profiles. The Google AdSense component is operated by Alphabet Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
The purpose of the Google AdSense component is to incorporate ads on our website. Google AdSense sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. What cookies are, has already been explained above. By using this cookie, Alphabet Inc. provides an analysis of the use of our website. Each time you visit any of the pages on this Site operated by us and incorporating a Google AdSense component, the Internet browser on the subject’s information technology system will automatically cause the data to be accessed by the respective Google AdSense component Online Advertising and Billing of Commissions to Alphabet Inc. As part of this technical process, Alphabet Inc. receives
The affected person can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Alphabet Inc. from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, a cookie already set by Alphabet Inc. can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.
Google AdSense also uses so-called counting pixels. A counting pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in web sites to enable log file recording and log file analysis, which can be used for statistical evaluation. Based on the embedded pixel, Alphabet Inc. can detect if and when a website was opened by an affected person and which links were clicked by the affected person. Counting pixels are used, among other things, to evaluate the flow of visitors to a website.
Google AdSense will transfer personal information and information, including the IP address required to collect and bill the displayed advertising, to Alphabet Inc. in the United States of America. This personal information is stored and processed in the United States of America. Alphabet Inc. may transfer such personal information collected through the technical process to third parties. Google AdSense will be explained at https://www.google.com/intl/en/adsense/start/ .
We have integrated Google AdWords on this website. Google AdWords is an internet advertising service that allows advertisers to run ads both on Google’s search engine and on the Google Network. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to pre-define keywords that will display an ad on Google’s search engine results only when the search engine retrieves a keyword-related search result. On the Google Network, ads are distributed to topic-related sites using an automated algorithm and according to pre-defined keywords. The operating company of Google AdWords Services is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. The purpose of Google AdWords is to promote our website by displaying interest-based advertising on third-party websites and in the search engine results of Google’s search engine and by displaying advertisements on our website. If an affected person reaches our website via a Google ad, a so-called conversion cookie is filed on Google’s information technology system by Google. What cookies are, has already been explained above. A conversion cookie loses its validity after thirty days and is not used to identify the person concerned. If the cookie has not yet expired, the conversion cookie will track whether certain sub-pages, for example, the shopping cart of an online shop system, were called on our website. The conversion cookie tells both us and Google whether an affected person who came to our website via an AdWords ad generated revenue, ie, completed or canceled a purchase.
The data and information collected through the use of the conversion cookie is used by Google to provide visitor statistics for our website. These visit statistics are then used by us to determine the total number of users who have been sent to us through AdWords ads, to determine the success or failure of their AdWords ad and to optimize our AdWords ads for the future , Neither our company nor any other Google AdWords advertiser receives any information from Google that could identify the data subject.
The conversion cookie stores personally identifiable information, such as the websites visited by the data subject. Whenever you visit our websites, personal information, including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the data subject, is transferred to Google in the United States of America. This personal information is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may transfer this personal data collected through the technical process to third parties.
We have integrated DoubleClick by Google components into this site. DoubleClick is a brand of Google, under which mainly special online marketing solutions are marketed to advertising agencies and publishers. The operating company of DoubleClick by Google is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
DoubleClick by Google transmits data to the DoubleClick server with every impression, click, or other activity. Each of these data transfers triggers a cookie request to the affected person’s browser. If the browser accepts this request, DoubleClick sets a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. What cookies are, has already been explained above. The purpose of the cookie is to optimize and display advertising. The cookie is used, among other things, to serve and display user-relevant advertisements, as well as to generate reports on advertising campaigns or to improve them. Furthermore, the cookie is used to avoid multiple impressions of the same advertising.
DoubleClick uses a cookie ID, which is required to complete the technical process. For example, the cookie ID is needed to display an ad in a browser. DoubleClick can also use the cookie ID to see which ads have already appeared in a browser to avoid duplication. It’s also possible for DoubleClick to track conversions with the cookie ID. For example, conversions are tracked when a user has previously seen a DoubleClick ad and then, with the same internet browser, makes a purchase on the advertiser’s site.
A DoubleClick cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information. However, a DoubleClick cookie may contain additional campaign identifiers. A campaign identifier identifies the campaigns the user was already in contact with.
Google Dynamic Remarketing
Our website also uses Google Optimize. Google Optimize analyzes the use of different variations of our website and helps us to improve the usability according to the behavior of our users on the website. Google Optimize is a Google Analytics integrated tool.
10. Social networks
You can also find us in social networks of foreign companies, such as: B. Facebook or Twitter. In addition, we have integrated individual functions of these networks into our online services. However, you can only use both if you are registered and logged in to the respective social network. Please note that the use of the respective social network is subject to the conditions of use and privacy of this company, over which we have no influence. We would like to tell you how such networks process your personal data in this context:
We have integrated components of the company Facebook on this website. Facebook is a social network. A social network is an Internet-based social meeting place, an online community that usually allows users to communicate with each other and interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for sharing views and experiences, or allows the Internet community to provide personal or business information. Facebook allows social network users to create private profiles, upload photos and socialize via friend requests.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. The person responsible for the processing of personal data, if an affected person lives outside the US or Canada, is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. Each time you visit one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by us and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the respective Facebook component, to download a representation of the corresponding Facebook component of Facebook. A complete overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US . As part of this technical process, Facebook is aware of which specific bottom of our website is visited by the person concerned.
If the data subject is logged in to Facebook at the same time, Facebook recognizes with each visit to our website by the data subject and during the entire duration of the respective stay on our website which specific subpage of our website the data subject visits. This information is collected through the Facebook component and assigned by Facebook to the respective Facebook account of the data subject. If the person concerned activates one of the Facebook buttons integrated on our website, for example the “Like” button, or if the person concerned makes a comment, Facebook assigns this information to the personal Facebook user account of the person concerned and saves this personal data ,
Facebook always receives information via the Facebook component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is simultaneously logged in to Facebook at the time of accessing our website; this happens regardless of whether the person clicks on the Facebook component or not. If such a transfer of this information to Facebook is not wanted by the data subject, it can prevent the transfer by logging out of their Facebook account before calling our website. The data policy published by Facebook, which can be found at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/ provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. It also explains which options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject. In addition, different applications are available, which make it possible to suppress data transmission to Facebook. Such applications can be used by the data subject to suppress data transmission to Facebook.
Each time you visit our website, which has a LinkedIn component (LinkedIn plug-in), this component causes the browser used by the subject to download a corresponding representation of the LinkedIn component. More information about the LinkedIn plug-ins can be found at https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins . As part of this technical process, LinkedIn learns which specific bottom of our site is visited by the affected person.
If the data subject is logged in to LinkedIn at the same time, LinkedIn recognizes with each visit to our website by the data subject and throughout the duration of each visit to our website, which specific bottom of our website the affected person visits. This information is collected through the LinkedIn component and linked by LinkedIn to the affected LinkedIn’s LinkedIn account. If the person in question activates a LinkedIn button integrated on our website, LinkedIn assigns this information to the personal LinkedIn user account of the person concerned and stores this personal data.
LinkedIn always receives information from the LinkedIn component that the individual has visited our website if the person concerned is logged in to LinkedIn at the same time as accessing our website; this happens regardless of whether the person clicks on the LinkedIn component or not. If the affected person does not want to transmit this information to LinkedIn, the latter can prevent it from logging out of their LinkedIn account before visiting our website. LinkedIn offers at https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls
Snapchat is a mobile device instant messaging service from Snap Inc., based in Los Angeles, CA, USA. The service makes it possible to send messages, photos and videos that are only visible to the recipient for a few seconds. In addition, the Snapchat application includes the Discover section for editorial content from media partners. Every day at Snapchat Discover we publish our own issue with news in the form of videos, photos and text. The content is uploaded in a Content Management System provided by Snap. Snap provides us with aggregated, non-personal usage data for each issue. These include, but are not limited to, the number of views of each issue, the duration of use of all messages, and the demographics of users.
In addition, Snapchat offers its users the opportunity to publish so-called “stories” outside “Discover”. Stories are a series of short vertical videos and photos that are visible to all friends connected in the app. We also occasionally publish stories as a supplement to the daily Discover issues. These are visible to all users who have added us as a contact in the Snapchat application. We have access to the usernames of all contacts.
We have integrated components of Twitter on this website. Twitter is a multilingual, publicly accessible microblogging service where users can post and distribute tweets, which are limited to 140 characters. These short messages are available to anyone, including non-Twitter subscribers. The tweets are also displayed to the so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Twitter also allows you to address a broad audience via hashtags, links or retweets. The operating company of Twitter is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
Each time you call up one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by us and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the respective Twitter component. to download a presentation of the corresponding Twitter component of Twitter. More information about the Twitter buttons can be found at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttonsavailable. As part of this technical process, Twitter will be aware of which specific subpage of our website is being visited by the data subject. The purpose of the integration of the Twitter component is to allow our users to redistribute the content of this website, to make this website public in the digital world and to increase our visitor numbers.
If the data subject is also logged in to Twitter at the same time, Twitter recognizes with each visit to our website by the data subject and during the entire duration of the respective stay on our website, which specific underside of our website visits the data subject. This information is collected through the Twitter component and assigned by Twitter to the affected person’s Twitter account. If the person concerned activates one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transferred with it are assigned to the personal Twitter user account of the person concerned and stored and processed by Twitter.
Twitter always receives information from the Twitter component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to Twitter at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the affected person clicks on the Twitter component or not. If such a transfer of this information to Twitter is not wanted by the person concerned, it can prevent the transfer by logging out of their Twitter account before calling our website. The applicable privacy policies of Twitter are available at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en .
We have integrated Xing components on this website. Xing is an Internet-based social network that allows users to connect to existing business contacts and make new business contacts. The individual users can create a personal profile at Xing. Companies can, for example, create company profiles or publish job offers on Xing. The operating company of Xing is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Each time one of the individual pages of this website is called up, which is operated by us and on which a Xing component (Xing plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned will automatically be replaced by the respective Xing component. Component causes a representation of the corresponding Xing component of Xing to be downloaded. More information about the Xing plug-ins can be found at https://dev.xing.com/plugins . As part of this technical process, Xing will be aware of which particular subpage of our website is being visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in to Xing at the same time, Xing recognizes with each visit to our website by the data subject and during the entire duration of the respective stay on our website, which specific bottom of our website visited the data subject. This information is collected by the Xing component and assigned by Xing to the affected Xing account of the data subject. If the person concerned activates one of the Xing buttons integrated on our website, for example the “Share” button, Xing assigns this information to the personal Xing user account of the person concerned and saves this personal data.
We have integrated YouTube components into this site. YouTube is an internet video portal that allows video publishers to freely watch video clips and other users for free viewing, rating and commenting. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, so that both complete film and television broadcasts, but also music videos, trailers or user-made videos via the Internet portal are available. YouTube’s operating company is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
Each time you visit any of the pages on this site operated by us for which a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the subject’s information technology system will be automatically triggered by the particular YouTube component, to download a representation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. More information about YouTube can be found at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/en/ . As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google are aware of the specific bottom of our site being visited by the data subject.
If the person is logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes by calling a sub-page that contains a YouTube video, which specific bottom of our site the affected person visits. This information will be collected by YouTube and Google and associated with the affected person’s YouTube account.
On smartphones and tablets, the aforementioned services are often not implemented by plug-ins, but by a device-internal “sharing” function. According to its settings, information can also be given to other social media service providers. Please refer to details of your device information.
11. Other services
Other services we use are:
12. Storage duration
We store personal data only as long as we are entitled to it and the processing purpose is not eliminated. For the duration of the storage of personal data, the respective statutory retention period applies. After the deadline, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.
13. Contact details and your rights as an affected person
Please contact our data protection officer at any time for questions and suggestions on data protection and the enforcement of your rights as an affected person:
Axel Springer Porsche GmbH & Co. KG Privacy
Besselstraße 14 10969 Berlin
Information and correction
You can get information from us at any time free of charge if personal data about you are processed by us and also concretely what data about you are stored and a copy of the stored data. You can also correct and complete incorrect data.
Deletion, restriction and the right to be forgotten
You can request the deletion and restriction of your personal data. Please note that it is z. For example, in the case of paid-for contracts such as the purchase of a subscription from APX, there are statutory retention requirements and therefore we are not allowed to completely delete your data in any case. In this case, your data will be tagged with the aim of limiting its future processing.
If applicable, you also have the right to have personal information relating to you transmitted to you or another person in a structured, common and machine-readable format, provided that the processing is based on your consent or contract and is automated. However, this does not apply if the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority delegated to the controller. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible and provided that this does not affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.
Revocation / Opposition
Your given consent, you can at any time with effect for the future under the o. G. Revoke contact address. In particular, you may object to the use of your e-mail address for the purpose of sending out a newsletter at any time in writing or in writing to email@example.com or Besselstraße 14 in 10969 Berlin with effect for the future, without any other than the costs of delivery to the Basic rates arise. You also have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you that is based on a legitimate or public interest. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We do not process personal data in the event of an objection we process personal data to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising under the. o. g. Insert contact address. This also applies to profiling, as far as it is associated with such direct mail. You also have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes, unless such processing is involved necessary to fulfill a public interest task.
Right of Appeal
Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority as well as the opportunity to appeal. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy.
Existence of automated decision-making
We refrain from automatic decision-making or profiling.
As of: May 25, 2018
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