Last update: 25 March 2019
Collectively, we refer to the Websites and the Apps, as the “Services”.
United Internet AG processes your Personal Data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG) and all other relevant legal provisions.
"Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or pertains to an identifiable natural person, e.g.,
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We and our service providers collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We and our service providers use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes including:
We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest. The legal basis for processing is established by Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a), lit. c) and/or lit. f) GDPR.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We disclose Personal Information:
OTHER USES AND DISCLOSURES
We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:
When using the website purely for information, meaning if you do not register yourself or provide us with other information, we only collect Personal Data which your browser sends to our server. If you would like to look at our website for this reason, we collect the following data which we require for technical reasons to be able to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis established in Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR):
These data are not combined with other data sources, most particularly not with your contact data or other data you share in the context of using the website or our shareholder portal.
In addition to the above-mentioned data, when you use our website, both "session cookies" in your web browser and "permanent cookies" may be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files which are transferred to the computer when a web page is accessed and which send us certain information. Basically there are two types of cookies; Cookies that are only generated when an Internet page is accessed and which are deleted again when the browser is closed (known as session cookies) and cookies which are stored on the user’s computer when a web page is accessed (known as permanent cookies). These cookies can be used for various purposes such as the user-friendly presentation of the offering.
You can prevent a cookie from being installed by changing the settings on your Internet browser so that it does not permit text files of this kind to be stored on your computer. In addition, you can delete cookies stored on your computer at any time.
"Other Information" is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual
If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy.
COLLECTION OF OTHER INFORMATION
We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:
USES AND DISCLOSURES OF OTHER INFORMATION
We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.
CHOICES AND ACCESS
YOUR CHOICES REGARDING OUR USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We give you choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information for marketing purposes. You may opt-out from:
We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.
DATA SUBJECT RIGTHS
Under the legal provisions you have the right to obtain information on the processed Personal Data concerning you from the aforementioned contact address (Art. 15 GDPR) and to apply for the rectification (Art. 16 GDPR) or erasure (Art. 17 GDPR) of your Personal Data or a restriction on processing (Art. 18 GDPR).
Please indicate clearly in your enquiry which Personal Information you would like to have changed or whether you would like your Personal Information to be removed from our database. With your protection in mind, we are only able to respond to enquiries in connection with Personal Information which is linked to the specific email address which you use to send us your enquiry. In the event, we may initially have to verify your identity before we can begin to process your enquiry. We will try to respond to your enquiry as soon as reasonably practicable.
Moreover, you have the option of consulting the competent supervisory authority.
Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR): If we process your data for the purpose of safeguarding your legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f), you can object to this processing on grounds arising from your special situation. Please send your objection to the aforementioned contact address.
Right to withdraw consent (Art. 7 (3) GDPR): If we process your Personal Data on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR), you can withdraw this consent at any time. Please send your request for withdrawal to the aforementioned contact address.
Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR): If we process your Personal Data based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR), you have the right to receive your Personal Data in a structured, customary and machine-readable format.
We retain Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law.
The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
The service providers we work with process your Personal Data exclusively in accordance with our instructions and only to the extent that this is necessary for carrying out the contracted service. All employees of United Internet AG and the employees of mandated service providers who have access to your Personal Data and/or process them are under obligation to treat these data confidentially.
In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Apps or our Social Media Pages.
USE OF SERVICES BY MINORS
The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 18.
JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER
Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE EEA:
If we pass on Personal Data to service providers outside the European Economic Area (EEA), the relaying of data only takes place if the non-EU country has had a suitable level of data protection confirmed by the EU Commission or if other suitable data protection guarantees are in place (e.g., binding data protection rules within the company or an agreement making use of the EU Commission’s standard contractual clauses).
You are welcome to request detailed information on this as well as on the data protection level of service providers in non-EU countries from the aforementioned contact address.
Wir bitten Sie, uns keine sensiblen Personenbezogenen Informationen (z. B. Sozialversicherungsnummern, Informationen über Rasse oder ethnische Herkunft, politische Meinungen, Religion oder sonstige Überzeugungen, Gesundheit, biometrische oder genetische Eigenschaften, kriminellen Hintergrund oder Gewerkschaftszugehörigkeit) auf den oder über die Dienste oder anderweitig zu übermitteln oder offenzulegen, sofern wir dies nicht von Ihnen verlangen.
AKTUALISIERUNGEN DIESER DATENSCHUTZRICHTLINIE
Unless we request it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise to us.
United Internet AG Elgendorfer Straße 57 56410 Montabaur Germany
If you have comments on or inquiries about the processing of Personal Data, please contact United Internet AG’s Data Protection Officer at:
United Internet AG The Data Protection Officer Elgendorfer Straße 57 56410 Montabaur Germany E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org