The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal data of the end user (hereinafter “User”) when using the English version of the Website www.fiege.com (hereinafter the “Platform”) which is provided by
FIEGE Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG Joan-Joseph-Fiege-Straße 1 48268 Greven Germany Phone: +49 2571 999 0 Mail: info(at)fiege.com
Data Security Officer, to whom all inquiries according to Sec. 9 may be addressed, is:
Thomas Nolte Fiege Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG Joan-Joseph-Fiege-Straße 1 48268 Greven Germany
Phone: +49 (0)2871 96-234 Fax: +49 (0)2871 24413-234 E-Mail: thomas.nolte(at)fiege.com
The legal framework for data protection may be found particularly in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG), which the Platform fully complies with as far as applicable.
Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number). This also includes data on personal preferences, hobbies, memberships, visited websites etc. Personal Data will only be collected, used or disclosed as far as this is permitted by law or the User has given consent to the processing of his personal data.
The Provider respectively his webspace provider is collecting data connected to the access to the Platform (so called server log files), including:
Name of accessed website; file, date and time of the access; amount of data transferred; success of access, type and version of the browser used; operating system; websites that linked to the Platform (referrer URL); Internet Protocol (IP) address and requesting provider.
This data is used for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and services only. Yet the Provider reserves the right to check on such data in case legitimate suspicion of unlawful usage occurs.
When contacting the Provider either by email and/or by using a contact form, information provided by the User is stored for the purpose of handling the inquiry and in case further inquiries arise with regards to this issue. No data is transferred to third parties nor matched to any information that may be collected by other components of the Platform.
It might occur that third party content is integrated in the Platform, e.g. Videos from YouTube, maps from Google-Maps (both part of the Google Group, please see Sec. 8), RSS-Feeds or Graphics from other websites like Getty Images (Getty Images International, The Herbert Building, Carrickmines, Dublin 18, Ireland, www.gettyimages.de/company/privacy-policy). When accessing the Platform by the User, relevant third party providers will receive information about access to the relevant subpage including their content.
Third party providers may safe this data in order to create a user profile usable for purposes of advertising, marketing and/or appropriate design of websites. This especially may result in needs-oriented advertising or information of other users of the third party provider about activities of the User on the Platform.
The data protection policies of the relevant third party providers (see above) provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data, user rights in this regard as well as the options available for protecting user privacy.
The Platform supports functions regarding the following social media: Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; www.facebook.com/policy.php), LinkedIn (LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy), Xing (Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, DE; www.xing.com/privacy) und Twitter (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; twitter.com/privacy).
In general, interaction with social media is not implemented via plug-in, but by the provision of a URL allowing the User to integrate the content after he has been successfully logged in to his relevant social media account. Only after such log-in personal data is transferred to the relevant social media, which may be located outside the European Union especially regarding US-American providers.
The Platform may contain social plug-ins of the aforementioned third party providers in parts as well. In that case, data transfer to the third party provider is prevented as well in the first place: According to the “2-Click-Solution”, the relevant social plug-in has to be activated by the User. Only if that activation takes place, personal data according to Sec. 5 is being transferred to and will be stored by the third party provider as mentioned above.
The Provider has no detailed information about data processing and usage procedures at the mentioned third party providers. The third party provider may safe this data in order to create a user profile usable for purposes of advertising, marketing and/or appropriate design of websites. The data protection policies of the relevant third party providers (see above) provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data, user rights in this regard as well as the options available for protecting user privacy.
The Platform makes use of so-called cookies which are small text files which are downloaded to a computer and connected to the browser in order to transfer certain information to their creator. Cookies may not run programs or introduce viruses to systems, but are used to improve websites and services.
You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of the Platform. Further, some cookies may be managed via the American site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the European site www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ .
Data connected to cookies is stored separately from and will not be connected to any other personal data which was provided when using the Platform.
Currently cookies are being used on the Platform exclusively in connection with Google Analytics, see Sec. 8. As far as other cookies are being used, separate notice will be given.
The Platform uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com/policies/privacy/ (hereinafter “Google“). Google Analytics employs cookies; text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of usage of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of visits to the Platform, including User’s IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. On the Platform, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes User’s IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Google uses this information to analyze usage of the Platform, to compile reports on internet activity and to provide other services relating to website and internet use. Google states that it will in never associate User’s IP address with other data held by Google. Users can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings of their browser software accordingly. Yet by doing so, Users may not be able to make full use of all the functions of the Platform. Furthermore, Google offers a deactivation add-on for most current browsers that provides users with more control over what data Google can collect on accessed websites: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Users may contact the Provider at no cost if they have questions relating to the personal data stored about them. Further, Users may be entitled to demand correction, blocking or deletion of the same where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.