We stand for the protection and legally compliant processing of your data – because data protection is a matter of trust.
In this Privacy Information we give you an overview of the processing of your personal data when using our website.
- Contact Person
- General Information on collected data, legal bases and purposes of storage
- Recipients of data
- Storage period
- Your rights
- Right of revocation and objection
- Secure data transmission and data security
- Adaption of the Privacy Information
I. Contact Person
The controller for processing your personal data within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the German Federal Data Protection Act („BDSG“) is:
VP Data Protection GmbH
(hereinafter also referred to as “we” or „us”)
You can contact us at any time for any questions on the subject of data protection or in connection with our services or the use of our website. We can be reached at the above postal address as well as at the e-mail address provided.
II. General Information on collected data, legal bases and purposes of storage
“Personal data” within the meaning of the GDPR and the BDSG means any information relating to an identiﬁed or identiﬁable natural person. This includes, in particular, information that enables conclusions to be drawn about your identity.
When using our website for purely informational purposes, i.e. if you do not contact us in any other way, we only process the personal data that your browser transmits to our server and which is technically necessary for the presentation of our website and the guarantee of stability and security. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR.
You can decide which personal data you give to us. If we ask you to transmit personal data to us, you can of course refuse to do so. However, we may not be able to oﬀer you certain services in this case. We have marked the mandatory information that we require for the provision of our services accordingly.
You have various options for contacting us. Data processing in this context will be examined below in more detail:
1. Data processing when contacting us
You can use the contact form on this website or contact us by email, post or telephone. The personal data collected in connection with contacting us via our contact form and/or by email, post or telephone will be processed exclusively for the purpose of communicating with you. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. The personal data collected by us when using the contact form will be deleted after complete processing of your request, unless we need it to fulﬁll contractual or legal obligations (for more details see point V.).
You can apply for a job at our company via e-mail or post. The purpose of this data processing is to carry out the application process in order to possibly establish an employment relationship. To process your application, we collect the data you provide. Since conﬁdentiality cannot be guaranteed if applications are sent unencrypted by e-mail, you can also apply by post. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. b and Art. 88 (1) GDPR and. § 26 (1) BDSG. If no employment relationship is established on the basis of the application, this data will be deleted six months after completion of the application procedure.
III. Recipients of data
We will only pass on your data if this is permitted by German or European law. The third parties we involve can be divided into the following categories:
- Technical service providers (e.g. operation of computer centers)
- Logistics companies (e.g. postal services)
All third parties to whom we transmit your personal data may only use this data for the above-mentioned purposes. In addition, they are obliged to process the data only in accordance with our speciﬁcations and the relevant data protection laws.
Service providers are carefully selected and commissioned by us and are bound by our instructions. Furthermore, we are contractually entitled to monitor compliance with the relevant contractual and statutory regulations of the service providers.
The legal basis for the disclosure of your personal data is Art. 6 (1) lit. a or lit. b GDPR.
In the event of a statutory obligation, we also reserve the right to disclose information about you if we are required to do so by lawfully acting authorities or criminal prosecution bodies. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR.
IV. Storage period
We store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose stated in this Privacy Information, in particular to fulﬁll our legal and contractual obligations. Once the purpose has been achieved, this data will be deleted unless the law permits us to continue storing it for speciﬁc purposes, including the defence of legal claims.
V. Your rights
In accordance with the statutory provisions, you have the following rights with regard to the processing of your personal data:
- Right of access
- Right to rectiﬁcation and erasure
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to object to the processing
- Right to data portability
In addition, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. Our head ofﬁce is in Berlin. The responsible supervisory authority is: Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, Alt-Moabit 59-61, 10555 Berlin.
VI. Right of revocation and objection
You have the right to revoke any consent given to us at any time. The processing based on this consent will then no longer be continued in the future. The legality of the processing based on the consent until revocation is not affected by the revocation.
If we process your data on the basis of legitimate interests, you have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can object to the processing of your data for direct marketing purposes at any time, even without stating reasons.
In order to make use of your right of withdrawal or objection, please send an informal message to the contact details listed at point I.
VII. Secure data transmission and data security
We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against access and misuse by unauthorized persons.
When personal data is transmitted, this data is protected by the use of encryption (such as TLS). These security measures are continuously revised in line with technological developments and the relevant legal provisions.
VIII. Adaptation of the Privacy Information
Due to the further development of our website or due to changed legal or ofﬁcial requirements, it may be necessary to update this Privacy Information. The current version can be accessed on our website and printed out by you at any time.
Last update: January 2022.