I. Data controller as defined by Art. 4 number (7) if the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
1. Name of the data controller and Chief Executive Officer:
Crain Communications GmbH
Chief Executive Officer:
Keith E. Crain, Editorial Director
Keith E. Crain, Jr. (KC), Group Publisher
(each vested with the power of sole representation, i.e., authorized to represent the company alone)
2. Address of data controller:
Crain Communications GmbH
Technopark - Argelsrieder Feld 13
3. Data protection officer:
consileo GmbH & Co. KG
II. Designated purpose and data economy
Collection and use of personal data on the following websites by CrainCommunications GmbH:
We collect and use your personal data solely in line with the provisions of the data privacy laws of the European Union and the Federal Republic of Germany. Please note the following information regarding the use, scope, and purposes of collecting and using your personal data. There will be no further processing for purposes other than those specified below. Please feel free to retrieve this notification from our website at any time.
III. Processing of your personal data
Your personal data will be processed in the following cases and for the following purposes:
1. Data transmission and logging for intrasystem and statistical purposes
When accessing our website, your Internet browser will automatically transmit data to our web server for technical reasons. This data includes the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, the file accessed, the volume of data sent, the browser type and version, the operating system, and your IP address. This data is stored separately from other data you may enter when using our offer. It is not possible for us to associate this data with a specific person. This data is analyzed for statistical purposes and deleted afterwards.
3. How to register for the event
We use the data you have provided to us via the event registration form to process the event agreement, i.e., to send you a registration confirmation, invoice, admission tickets (where applicable), and information about the event. As part of the participation management, the data will be transmitted to the software service provider code piraten UG (with limited liability), Am Ruhmbach 44, 45149 Essen (guestoo.de).
4. Event preregistration form
Once you provide us with your email address and other contact data as applicable by sending us the 'Event preregistration form', we will use this data on receipt of your confirmation via the confirmation link provided to you (double opt-in) to notify you if the designated Automobilwoche event(s), e.g. about new speakers or the program.
We will dispatch an event newsletter to the email address provided to us, including, where applicable, the Automobilwoche newsletter if you have opted to subscribe to one or both newsletters via our website. Our event newsletter will provide you with regular updates on current topics relating to Automobilwoche events. The Automobilwoche newsletter provides you with information about the latest products, news, and events. The email address details provided to us for sending you the newsletter will only ever be used by us. Under no circumstances will your data be sold to third-party companies, persons, or institutions. The data you provide to us for newsletter dispatch will be transferred for dispatch purposes to a software service provider (MailChimp operated by The Rocket Science Group LLC, a company headquartered in the State of Georgia in the United States of America and Vertriebsunion meynen GmbH & Co. KG, Große Hub 10 c, 65344 Eltville - Martinsthal, Germany).
Of course, you may unsubscribe from the newsletter(s) at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter. Please note that if you subscribe to several newsletters, you may also have to click on 'unsubscribe' in both newsletters. You may also contact us by email at email@example.com.
6. Web analytics
You can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by adjusting your browser settings for storing cookies accordingly or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You can also prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by placing an opt-out cookie by clicking on the following link. This step will place an opt-out cookie to prevent the collection of your data during future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics
7. Google Web Fonts
To make our website easier to read, we use Google web fonts via an API (application programming interface). Every time you visit our site, these fonts are saved in the cache, i.e., the buffer memory of your web browser. To do this, the browser connects to Google's servers and transmits your IP address to Google, advising Google that you have visited our website. If you visit our website via a browser that is not web font compatible, the page will be displayed in one of your computer's standard fonts instead.
IV. Data subjects and categories of data
Data subjects include customers, participants at events, visitors to the website, suppliers and business partners, speakers, and employees. Here is where IP addresses, photos or videos (of participants at past events) and (when registering for an event) data such as title, surname, given name, function, email address, company delivery address (street address and number, zip code, city, country), billing address (street address and number, zip code, city, country), payment details and, where applicable, telephone or fax number are recorded. However, said data will be recorded only to the extent outlined under Designated purpose and data economy.
V. Legal basis
Legal basis for the storage, processing and transfer of your data is, on the one hand, your consent (e.g., in the case of newsletters or photos; Art. 6 (1), sentence 1 a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), our legitimate interest in the continuous improvement of our communication with users through web analysis tools, it being understood that the balancing of interests did not result in any restriction of your rights and freedoms (Art. 6 (1), sentence 1 f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or, in the case of registration for the event and for billing and contract processing, the participation agreement made with you (Art. 6 (1), sentence 1 b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
VI. Deletion of data
If the Designated purpose ceases to apply and of there is also no legal retention period, the relevant personal data will be deleted. As a general rule, the data will only be stored for the duration of the above-mentioned purposes. Our software service providers will only store the data for as long as you wish to receive the newsletter or be kept informed about other events.
VII. Disclosure of data
1. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data may be disclosed
Your data will be passed on to IT service providers and the postal service for order processing and order fulfillment purposes:
ALPHA Systems GmbH, Publishing and Advertisi
https://www.alpha-systems-werbeservice.de/ (print mailings)
ADV Schoder, Augsburger Druck- und Verlagshaus
(printed participants lists)
As part of the participation management, the data will be transmitted to the software service provider code piraten UG (with limited liability), Am Ruhmbach 44, 45149 Essen (guestoo.de).
(billing, maintenance of participants lists)
Pursuant to statutory regulations, we are also obliged to forward the data to the internal revenue service and/or other government authorities and agencies.
2. Data transfer to third countries
Data are only transferred to third countries for newsletter dispatch purposes. For this purpose, we use the 'MailChimp' service operated by The Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, U.S.A.). MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby ensuring compliance with a data protection standard comparable to that of the European Union. Click here to verify data protection compliance: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TQ6hAAG&status=Active For information about privacy at MailChimp (in English) please visit https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
VIII. Rights of data subjects
IX. Social media
Digital Automobilwoche presences on social media channels have simple links on our website. This means that no data is passed on to these networks as long as you remain on our website. For the sake of data protection transparency, however, please be advised below of the data processing that takes place whenever you access the corresponding social media.