Privacy Policy

The responsible authority for data processing on this website is:
FCF Holding GmbH
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 13
50672 Köln

Tel.: 0221/669936-0
Fax: 0221/669936-600
EMail: datenschutz@fcf-holding.com

General references
The following references give a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our privacy policy.

Data aquisition on our website
Who is held responsible for our data collection on our website? The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected by giving us your personal information. This may be e.g. the data that you enter in a contact form.

Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These involve especially the technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or the time of the page view). The collection of this information will be done automatically as soon as you enter our website.


What do we use your data for?

A part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behaviour.


What rights do you have regarding your data?

At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions about data protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right of appeal to the respective supervisory authority.


Analysis tools and third-party tools

When visiting our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens especially with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is generally anonymous; the surfing behavior can not be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to the analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this privacy policy.

General references and obligatory information
The provider of these websites take the protection of your personal data seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, a variety of your personal data will be evaluated. This privacy policy explains what kind of information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that the data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail written to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the withdrawal remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the respective supervisory authority
In the case of data protection violation, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the respective supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers as well as their contact data can be taken from the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data transmission
You have the right to give the data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, to yourself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done if it is technically possible.


SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a website operator, an SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser's address bar changing from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock icon in your browser bar.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data which is sent to us by you, can not be read by a third party.

Information, closure, deletion
Within the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to provide free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.


Contradiction against advertising mails

The use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

 

Data acquisition on our website

Data protection on applications
The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application process according to art. 6 para. 1 (b) (if applicable, (f)) under the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR and art. 26 para. 1 under the Federal Data Protection Act. Any further processing will not take place or only with your consent. If the controller concludes a contract of employment with an applicant, the transmitted data will be further processed for the purpose of the employment relationship in compliance with the legal requirements. If there is no contract of employment with the candidate, the application documents will be automatically deleted six months after being notified of the rejection, if deletion does not conflict with any other legitimate interests of the controller. Another legitimate interest is for example a burden of proof in proceedings according to the General Equal Treatment Act. Furthermore, you have the following rights towards the respective person during the application process: information, correction, deletion, blocking, data transfer and the right to restrict processing. There is also a right to publish the data you provide in a structured, common and machine-suitable format. There is also a right of withdrawal and opposition.

A revocation of the processing must be explained to the responsible authorities. In this case, your application for the application process can no longer be considered.

Cookies
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can get informed about the setting of cookies by changing your browser and only in individual cases cookies allow the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. If other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your browsing behaviour) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

There is no merger of this data with other data sources.

The foundation for the data processing is art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR which allows the processing of the data to fulfill a contract or to permit pre-contractual measures.


Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of the data entered into the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 (a) GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an informal message via e-mail is sufficient. The legality which is carried out until the revocation of the data processing operations remains unaffected from the withdrawal.

The information provided in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, if you revoke your consent to the storage, or if the purpose for the data storage no longer applies (for example after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

Analysis tools and advertisement

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and is stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before the transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

Browser Plugin
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we want to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Order data processing
We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographics at Google Analytics
This website uses the "demographic characteristics" feature of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of page visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from visitor data from third parties. This data can not be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the item "Opposition to data collection".

Facebook Tracking Pixel


A pixel of Facebook Ireland Limited (website-custom-audience pixel) is integrated into this website. This pixel collects information about Facebook Ireland Limited's use of this website (e.g. information about reputable articles). This information may be attributed to you with the help of further information that Facebook Ireland Limited has stored about you, e.g. due to your ownership of an account on the social network "Facebook". Based on the information collected via the pixel, you can see interest-based advertisements about our offers (retargeting) in your Facebook account. The information collected through the Pixel may also be aggregated by Facebook Ireland Limited and the aggregated information may be used by Facebook Ireland Limited for its own purposes and for third-party advertising purposes. For example, Facebook Ireland Limited may indemnify certain interests from your browsing behaviour on this website and may also use this information to promote third-party offers. Facebook Ireland Limited may also combine the information collected through the Pixel with any further information that Facebook Ireland Limited has collected about you through other websites and/or in connection with the use of the Facebook social network, so that a profile can be stored about you at Facebook Ireland Limited. This profile can be used for advertising purposes. For more information on data protection at Facebook Ireland Limited, please visit: www.facebook.com/policy.php

The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

 

Plugins und Tools

Social Media Plug-ins

We place on our website on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR social plug-ins of social networks to make our company better known. The commercial purpose behind it is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for data protection-compliant operation must be guaranteed by their respective providers.

  • a) Facebook

    On our website, Social media plugins from Facebook are used to make their use more personal. For this we use the "LIKE" or "SHARE" button. This is an offer from Facebook. When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated by it into the website. By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign your visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "LIKE" or "SHARE" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. Facebook may use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and the design of Facebook pages according to requirements. For this purpose, Facebook creates usage, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. to evaluate your use of our website with respect to the advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website. and to provide other services related to the use of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected through our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in Facebook's privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/).

  • b) Instagram

    Our website also uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") of Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Instagram"). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an "Instagram camera". When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Instagram servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to an Instagram server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can assign your visit to our website directly to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "Instagram" button, this information is also transmitted directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will also be posted to your Instagram account and displayed to your contacts. If you do not want Instagram to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website. For more information, see Instagram's Privacy Policy (https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388).

Google Maps
This website uses the map service Google Maps. Provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy location of the places indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

For more information about Google Maps, please see Google's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

 

Effective as of 22nd of January 2019