We, the companies belonging to the AXING Group, would like to thank you for visiting our web sites and for your interest in our business as well as our services. The protection of your privacy during processing is an important matter to us. Therefore, your data will only be processed in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the German Data Protection Act. We want you to feel safe during your visit on our web pages.
Personal Data constitute particulars about personal or factual circumstances of a specific of specifiable natural person. This includes information such as e.g. name, address, e-mail and phone number. The legal bases of data protection are to be found in the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, as of May 25th 2018), and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
The use of our page is generally possible without specification of any personal data. Deviating regulations may apply for the use of individual services, which, in this case, will be separately explained and inform your especially about type, scope and purpose of collection, use and processing of personal data.
Our web site makes use of so-called Cookies, which serve as a means of making our online presence as a whole more user-friendly, more effective as well as more secure – for example when it comes to accelerating navigation on our platform.
Furthermore, cookies enable us to measure the frequency of page views and navigation in general.
Cookies are small text files that are stores on your computer system. Cookies are not harmful to your computer and do not contain viruses. Please note that some of these cookies will be transferred from our server to your computer system, which will be so-called “session cookies”. “Session cookies” are characterised by being automatically deleted from your hard drive when the browser session has ended. Other cookies remain on your computer system and enable us to recognise your computer system at your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). Naturally, you can decline cookies at any time, should your browser allow it. However, please be aware that in this case not all features on our website will be available to be used with full functionality.
The help-function in the navigation bar of most web browsers will explain how to keep your browser from accepting cookies, how to let your browser notify you whenever you receive new cookies or even how to turn off all contained cookies. Similar features, such as Flash Cookies that are used via browser add-ons can be turned off or deleted by changing the settings of the browser add-on or on the website of the browser add-ons manufacturer.
Every visit of the pages of this web presence is registered and stored in the so-called Server Log files. This data serves exclusively to analyse server utilisation.
Specifically, this data will be collected for this matter:
- The requesting host address
- Time and date of the request
- Name of the requested file
- HTTP status code
- Amount of transmitted data
- Internet page from which you visit us (referrer URL)
- Browser / operating system / interface
This anonymous data will be stored separately from your possibly submitted personal data and will not allow any inference to a specific person. It will only be transmitted to third parties when prescribed by law or court order. There will be no transmission for commercial or non-commercial purposes. We reserve the right to check this data, should there be concrete indications of unlawful use.
Use of Google Analytics with Anonymization
This website uses features of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The service is supplied by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics makes use of so-called “cookies”. They are text files that are being stored on your computer to enable analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of the website created by the cookie will generally be transmitted to and stored on one of Google’s servers in the United States.
For more information regarding the handling of user data at Google Analytics, please visit Google’s Data Privacy and Security page:
You can prevent storage of the cookies with a specific setting in your browser software; however, please be aware that in this case you will not be able to use all of the features on this website with full functionality. Moreover, you can prevent Google from collecting the data created by the cookie concerning your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:
We use the feature “Enabling IP Anonymization” on this website. This will let Google shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Your full IP address will be only be transmitted to one of Google’s servers and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the owner of the website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to create reports about website activity and to provide other services connected to website use and internet use for the website owner.
Objection to Data Collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking the following link. An Opt-Out cookie will be set which will prevent the collection of your data for future visits of this website: Disable Google Analytics
Use of Google Maps
The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained via “Google Maps” is conducted according to Google’s Terms of Service https://www.google.com/intl/us/policies/terms/regional.html as well as the additional Terms of Service for “Google Maps” https://www.google.com/intl/en/help/terms_maps.html.
Use of YouTube
Our website uses components of the page YouTube that is operated by Google. The pages are provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. We use the option “privacy-enhanced mode” that is provided by Youtube.
As soon as you visit one of the pages of our internet presence that contains embedded videos, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be established. According to statements by YouTube, the YouTube server will receive information about which specific page of our internet page has been visited by you whenever you watch a video. If you should, in addition, be logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your surfing activities directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this possibility of association by logging out of your account beforehand.
Use of Google-Adwords
In order to advertise our website, we, in addition, make use of the Google advertising tool “Google Adwords”. In the context of this tool, we use the analysis service “Conversion Tracking” by the company “Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, “Google” in the following, on our website. If a Google advertisement referred you to our website, a cookie will be placed on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores on your computer. These so-called “Conversion Cookies“ become invalid after 30 days and are not used to personally identify you. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not expired yet, we as well as Google can see that you as a user have clicked on the advertisement we placed with Google and we’re redirected to our page.
The information that is collected with the help of “conversion cookies” is used to create visit statistics for our website. From these statistics, we learn the total number of users that have clicked on our advertisement as well as which pages on our website were subsequently visited by the respecting user. We, or other advertisers using Google-Adwords, however, get no information whatsoever that that would allow us to personally identify users. You can prevent the installation of “conversion cookies” with the respecting setting within your browser, for instance with a browser setting that disables the placement of cookies in general or specifically only blocks the cookies set by the domain “googleadservices.com”.
Online Job Applications
Your application data will be electronically collected by and stored with us for the purpose of better conduct of the application procedure. If your application is followed by the conclusion of an employment contract, the submitted data can be stored in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process under consideration of the relevant legal provisions. If your application is rejected, the deletion of your submitted data will be conducted automatically two months after informing you about the rejection. However, this does not apply if due to legal requirements (e.g. burden of proof pursuant to the General Equal Treatment Act) of long-term storage or if you have given explicit consent for the long-term storage of your data in our database of interested parties.
Use and Transmission of Personal Data
If you commission us to provide a service, your personal data will only be used to the extent that is necessary for the execution of the commission (e.g. processing of information enquiries or requests for brochures). This especially includes the transmission of your data to the competent partner for your commission from the AXING Group partner community, to transport companies, to credit companies and others to provide the service or the services used to execute the contract.
Obligation of Employees and External Service Providers
Naturally, our employees and the service provider companies are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to obey the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Law.
Use of Personal Data for the Intended Purpose
Any use of your personal data will only be conducted for the mentioned purposes and the extent necessary to achieve these purposes.
Cooperation with External Service Providers
The AXING Group uses technological and organisational security measures in accordance with the current state of knowledge to protect the data you provided us with from random or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised individuals. Therefore, your data will be stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. Our security measures will be reviewed periodically and constantly improved pursuant to the technological development. If you want to contact us via e-mail, please be aware that the confidentiality of the submitted information is not ensured for unencrypted e-mails. The content of unencrypted e-mails can be accessed by third parties. Hence, we recommend sending confidential information either in an encrypted manner or by mail. Your e-mail address will exclusively be used for our correspondence with you. There will be no deviating use or transmission to third parties.
Disclosure, deletion or blocking
At any time, you have the right to disclosure about your stored personal data, their origin and the purpose of data processing free of charge and without giving reasons. Likewise, you have the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. In case of questions regarding this or other matters about privacy and data protection, feel free to contact our data protection officer:
- by mail under the address provided in the masthead
- by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Objection Advertising E-mails
We hereby object to the use of the published contact data in regards to the obligation to provide a masthead to send advertisement that has not been explicitly requested. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in case of unrequested mailing of advertising information, for instance in the shape of spam e-mails.
By using our website, you agree with the use of data as described above as of November 2017.
Security Tips – this is what you can do!
- Please never disclose your passwords to others
- Use individual passwords for every single application
- Make a habit of regularly changing your passwords
- It is best to use a combination of at least 8-12 CAPITAL and small letters, numbers and special characters.
- Make sure you are using an up-to-date browser that is capable of SSL