Protecting your data is important to us! We would therefore like to use this declaration to provide you with information about data protection in our company. We would also like to use this declaration to provide you with information about the types of data we process, the purposes for which we process such data and the legal rights available to you.
Using this website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar, as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) is collected on these pages, this is done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A complete data protection against access by third parties is not possible.
According to imprint obligation terms, we hereby particularly prohibit the use of a published imprint by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information materials.The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
b) As a private-law company we collect, store and use your personal data solely in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). Please be sure that we met all technical and organizational requirements to fulfil affected regulations on data protection, not only by us but also by our external third-party service providers.
Processing of personal data is only lawful if there is a legal basis for processing. The legal basis for data processing pursuant to article 6 paragraph 1 letter a - f of GDPR can be especially:
a) The affected person has given consent for processing of concerning personal data for one or more purposes.
b) Processing is required for fulfillment of a contract, which contract party this person is, or for pre-contract measures, which are made by the affected person.
c) Processing is required for fulfillment of a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.
d) Processing is required in order to protect vital interests of the affected person or any other individual.
e) Processing is required for the performance of a task, which is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the responsible person.
f) Processing is required for the performance of legitimate interests of the controller or third-parties except when the interests, fundamental rights or fundamental freedom of the affected person, which requires the data protection, prevail. Especially, if the affected person is a child.
a) In the following we inform about the inquiry of personal data on our website. Personal data are for example your name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior, etc.
b) Should you send us questions via e-mail or a contact form, we will collect the data entered in the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request).
c) Should you send us data via online application form, we will collect the data you provide (like your name, email and postal address, the position you are applying to, information about your personal application as well as uploaded files), to edit your application and to answer your question and any follow-up questions. Your personal data will be treated with strict confidence and will be only provided to persons that are related to the application procedure. If considered for an employment, the further transfer and use of your personal data is restricted to employment-related purposes and to the persons that have to acquire knowledge in course of recruitment. Our standard deletion deadlines for an application is about three months after conclusion of the application procedure (rejection or recruitment is performed).
- IP address
- Date and time of the server request
- Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of request (specific page)
- Access status / HTTP status code
- Transmitted data volume
- URL of the page from which you reached our website
- The type and version of the browser you used
- The type and version of the operating system you used
- Language and version of the browser software you used
b) The data are inquired via the web analytics service Matomo (formerly Piwik).
a) Additionally to the previous mentioned data, our website saves so-called "cookies" during your website visit on your device. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, saved associated to your browser and by which information can reach the cookie setting controller. Cookies cannot execute programs or place viruses on your computer. Cookies help to make our website more user-friendly and effecient in total. These cookies are stored based on article 6 paragraph 1 letter f of GDPR.
b) This website uses the following kinds of cookies whose scope and functionality are explained below:
- Transient cookies (further information under c)
- Persistent cookies (further information under d)
c) Transient cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. In particular, these are "session cookies". They store a so-called "session ID", which offers a classification of various browser requests to a joint session. Thus, your computer can be recognized if you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted if you log out or close your browser.
d) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a predetermined period. The period can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies via the security setings of your browserat all times.
e) You can configure the browser settings individually and e.g. deny the assumption of third-party cookies or all cookies. So-called "third-party cookies" are cookies that are set by third parties, not by the website you are actually using. We point out that you possibly can not use all functions of this website, if you deactivate cookies.
g) Used flash cookies are not recorded by your browser, but by your flash plugin. Furthermore, we use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your device. These objects store required data independant from your browser and have no automatic expiration date. If you deny processing flash cookies, you have to install an according add-on, e.g. "Clear Flash Cookies" for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/clear-flash-cookies/?src=ss) or "Adobe Flash-Killer-Cookie" for Google Chrome. You can deny the use of HTML5 storage objects by set your browser to private mode. Additionally, we recommend regularly manual deletion of cookies and browser history.
h) You can change your saved cookie settings at any time using this link.
a) Besides an informational use of our website, we also offer various services to you. Therefore, you normally have to supply further personal information that we use for the fulfillment of the services. The previously mentioned policys for data processing shall apply for these. The basis for data processing is article 6 paragraph 1 letter b of GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
b) Partially, we use external service providers for data processing. These providers have been carefully selected and commissioned, are bound by our instruction and are regularly and carefully controlled.
c) We could transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required if there are sale actions, competitions, contract conclusions or similar services offered in cooperation with these partners. Further information can be found during personal data input or inside an offer description.
d) If our service provider or partner should be based outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences inside an offer description.
a) You can register on our website for the MCD Training Area in order to access additional information, corresponding documents and training videos offered here. The input data will only be used for setting up an user account and an access password. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.
b) To inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the email address specified during registration.
c) We will process the data provided during registration only based on your consent per article 6 paragraph 1 letter a of GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
d) We will continue to store the data collected during registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
1. Revocation of consent
In case of personal data processing is based on a given approval, you may revoke your consent at any time. The data processed before we receive your revoke may still be legally processed.
You may contact us at any time for exercising the right of withdrawal.
2. Right of confirmation
You have the right to be informed about the processing of your personal data. You can request this confirmation at any time via our contact information from article 1 ("Responsible party") of this privacy statement.
3. Right of information
If personal data is processed, you can request information about the processing and about the following information at any time:
- Purpose of processing
- Categories of processed personal data
- Recepients or recepient categories the personal data are disclosed or will be disclosed to. This applies in particular to recepients from third countries or to international organizations
- Planned duration for storing of personal data (if possible) or the criteria for an duration regulation (if the first is not possible)
- Existence of a right of correction or deletion of your personal data, restrictions of data processing by the controller or a right to object this processing
- Existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
- Information about the data source, if personal data are not collected from the affected person
- Existence of an automated decision-making (profiling included) based on article 22 paragraph 1 and 4 of GDPR as well as meaningful information about involved logic, scope and intended effects of the processing
If personal data should be transmitted to third parties or internaitonal organizations, you have the right to be informed about processing and suitable guarantees relating to article 46 of GDPR. We provide a copy of processed personal data. We are able to demand payment relating to administrative costs for further copies that are applied from you. Please make an electronic applikation, so that information are available in a commonly useable electronic format unless required otherwise. Based on article 14 paragraph 3 of GDPR, the right of receiving a copy may not infringe the rights and rights of other persons.
4. Right of correction
You have the right to request an immediate correction of your incorrect personal data. You have the right to request a completion of personal data in consideration of the purpose of processing. Also by an complementary declaration, if necessary.
5. Right of deletion ("Right to be forgotten")
You have the right to request your personal data to be immediately and mandatory deleted. We are also obliged to delete personal data immediate, if one of the following reasons applies:
- Personal data are not necessary anymore for the purpose, they were collected or processed
- The affected person revokes the permission the processing is based on article 4 paragraph 1 letter a or article 9 paragraph 2 letter a of GDPR and there is no further legal basis for processing
- The affected person enters an objection against processing according to article 21 paragraph 1 or 2 of GDPR and there are no further reasons for the processing
- Personal data were unlawfully processed
- Deletion of personal data is necessary for the fulfilling of legal obligations according to European Union law or the right of the member states the responsible person is subjected to
- Personal data are collected relating to offered services of the information society according to article 8 paragraph 1 of GDPR
If the responsible person has published personal data and is obligated to delete them according to article 14 paragraph 1 of GDPR, it has to take appropriate measures in consideration of available technologies and implementation costs. Thus, processing-responsible persons are informed about the request for deletion of all links to personal data and copies or replicas of personal data.
The right of deletion ("Right to be forgotten") applies not, if the processing is necessary for:
- Execution of the right of free expression of opinion and information
- Fulfilling of legal obligations according to European Union law or the right of the member states the responsible person is subjected to. This also applies for the performance of a task, which is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the responsible person
- Consideration of public interest relating to public health according to article 9 paragraph 2 letters h and i as well as article 9 paragraph 3 of GDPR
- Purposes of archiving, scientifical or historical research or statisitcs relating to public interest according to article 89 paragraph 1 of GDPR, as well as if the mentioned right from article 14 paragraph 1 of GDPR previously would make it difiicult or impossible to fulfill the aims of processing
- Assertion, exercising or defending of legal claims
6. Right of processing limitation
You have the right to request the limitation of personal data processing, if one of the following conditions is fulfilled:
a) Correctness of personal data is disputed by the affected person, in fact over a time that the responsible person has a chance to proove the correctness.
b) Processing is unlawful and the affected person is requesting a use restriction instead of deletion of the personal data.
c) The responsible person does not need the personal data anymore for processing, but the affected person needs these data for assertion, exercising or defending of legal claims.
d) The affected person has entered an objection against the agreement according to article 21 paragraph 1 of GDPR but it is not quite sure whether proper reasons of the responsible person or of the affected person are prevailing.
If processing would be limitated by previous named conditions, the personal data processing is only possible by data subject's consent, for assertion, exercising or defending of legal claims, to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for important public interests of the European Union or a member state, inspite of their storing.
You can exercise the right of limitation at any time via our contact information from article 1 ("Responsible party") of this privacy statement.
7. Right of data portability
You have the right to receive your personal data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible, if:
a) Processing is based on a consent according to article 6 paragraph 1 letter a or article 9 paragraph 2 letter a or on a contract according to articel 6 paragraph 1 letter b of GDPR and
b) Processing is automated performed.
Performing the right of data portability according to article 14 paragraph 1 of GDPR, you have the right to let personal data be directly delivered from one to another responsible person as far it is technical feasible. The right of deletion ("Right to be forgotten") remains unaffected by the right of data portability. The right shall not apply for performance of a task, which is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the responsible person.
8. Right of objection
You have the right of objection at any time against processing of personal data based on article 6 paragraph 1 letter e or f of GDPR. This applies to reasons following to your personal situation. Profiling based on these regulations is also affected. Responsible persons will not process the personal data any more, unless they can provide legitimate processing grounds that prevail the interest, rights and freedom of the affected person or if processing is necessary for assertion, exercising or defending of legal claims.
If personal data are used for direct advertising, you have the right of objection at any time against processig of personal data for advertising purposes. This also applies to profiling relating to such a direct advertising. If you object the processing for advertising purposes, your personal data are no longer used for these purposes.
Relating to the use of services of the information society, you have the right of objection via automated processes regardless of the 2002/58/EG directive.
You have the right of objection at any time against processing of personal data for purposes of scientifical or historical research or statisitcs according to article 89 paragraph 1 of GDPR, unless for the performance of a task, which is carried out in the public interest. This applies to reasons following to your personal situation.
You can carr out the right of objection at any time by contacting the responible person.
9. Right of lodging a claim with a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain that your affected personal data are unlawfully processed with a supervisor authority. This authority can be located at the member state of your residence, your work place or the place of a supposed infringement. This right is regardless of further administrative or judicial remedies.
10. Right of an effective judicial remedy
If you believe that your rights are infringed by processing of your personal data according to this regulation, you have the right of an effective judicial remedy including the right of lodging a claim with a supervisory authority according to article 77 of GDPR. This right is regardless of available administrative or extrajudicial remedies.
a) This website uses the web analytics service Matomo to analyze and optimize the website usage. Statistics obtained allow to optimize our offers and to make the website visit interesting and a useful experience for you. The storage of Matomo cookies is based on article 6 paragraph 1 letter f of GDPR.
b) For that analysis, cookies are stored on your device. Collected information generated by the cookie is stored by the responsible person exclusively on a server in Germany. Analysis can be adjusted by deletion and prevention of cookie storage. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. To prevent Matomo from storing your usage data, you can remove the hook and activate the following opt-out plugin:
a) This website uses the web analytics service MyFonts Counter, a brand of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 01801, USA. Due to the license terms, a page view tracking is performed by counting the number of visits to this website for statistical purposes and transmitting them to MyFonts. MyFonts collects anonymous data.
b) The passing on of the data takes place by the activation of Java Script code in the browser of the user. In order to prevent the execution of Java script code from MyFonts as a whole, you can install a Java Script Blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net).
c) Further information on MyFonts Counter can be found at the privacy notices of Monotype Imaging at www.myfonts.com/info/terms-and-conditions/#Privacy.
a) This website uses the Google Maps services. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Thus, we can integrate interactive maps to our website and offer a comfortable use of map functions.
b) By visiting this website, Google Inc. receives information about visits of respective subpages. Furthermore, your IP adress is transmitted. Information transmitting shall apply regardless of whether you are logged in to a Google user account or if no Google account exists. If you are logged in to a Google account, this information is directly associated to your account. You can prevent association to your Google account by logging out before activating cookie banner. Goggle stores personal data as user profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or web design purposes. Such an analysis is accomplished specifically for appropriate advertising and to inform other users about your activities on our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to article 6 paragraph 1 letter f of GDPR. You have the right of objection against creation of these user profiles, but it has to be directly sent to Google.