Privacy policy

We would like to inform you below about the processing of personal data as part of the use of our website. According to Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), “personal data” refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”). Identifiable is a natural person who identifies directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning it to an identifier such as a name, to a identification number, to location data, to an online identifier or to one or more special features The expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person. The legal basis for data protection can be found in the new Federal Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Responsible for these internet pages is Expertist GmbH (Große Elbstraße 42, 22767 Hamburg). Further information about our company and the persons entitled to represent us can be found in our imprint of our website: https://www.expertist.de/impressum.

In order to be able to offer you our website and related services, we process personal data on the basis of the following legal bases:

  • Consent (Article 6 (1) lit. a) GDPR)
  • for the performance of contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR
  • On the basis of a balance of interest (Article 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR)
  • To comply with a legal obligation (Article 6 (1) lit. c) GDPR)

We will refer to the relevant terms in connection with the respective processing, so that you can classify the basis on which we process personal data. If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. If we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, you as a concerned event have the right to object to the processing of the personal data, taking into account the requirements of Article 21 of the GDPR.

We process the data mentioned for the purpose of operating our website and for the fulfilment of contractual obligations towards our customers or for the protection of our legitimate interests. In the case of inquiries from you outside an active customer relationship, we process the data for the purposes of sales and advertising. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.

What data is being processed?

When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to show you the contents of the website on your device. In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the device you are using must be processed. In addition, there is more information about the browser of your device. The data is also used to identify and correct errors on the website. We are also obliged under data protection law to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed with our IT systems. For this purpose and from this interest, the following data are logged on the basis of a balance of interests:

  • Anonymised IP address of the calling computer (for a maximum of 5 days)
  • Operating system of the calling computer
  • Browser version of the calling computer
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and Time Of Retrieval
  • Amount of data transferred
  • referring URL

The anonymised IP address will be deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of these websites at the latest by five days at the latest. The data is also used to identify and correct errors on the website.

We offer a contact form on our website, through which you can request information about our products or services or contact them in general. We have marked the data required by you to answer a request as mandatory fields. Information on other data fields is voluntary. We need this information to process your request, to address you correctly and to send you an answer. The data processing takes place in the case of specific requests for the fulfilment of a contract or the initiation of the contract. In the case of general enquiries, processing is carried out on the basis of a balance of interests. Enquiries received via the contact form of our website will be processed electronically by us in order to answer your request. In this context, other persons or departments and, if applicable, third parties may also become aware of the form contents that you have sent. The form data is transmitted over the Internet via encrypted connections.

If you wish to register on our platform as customer or expert/applicant the data processed in the course of this registration will be used These data are: Salutation, title, position, first name, surname, company, type of company, VAT ID, commercial register no., authorized representative, position, industry affiliation, e-mail. We process these data for the purpose of: Mediation of suppliers and demanders of project orders, procurement of contacts In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit.. bGDPRthe data is processed based on a contract or The storage period of the data depends on the legal retention periods naccording to HGB (German Commercial code) or AO (German Fiscal Code). By registering on our site, we will also save the date and time of your registration. This serves as a safeguard on our part in the event that a third party misuses your data and registers with this data without your knowledge on our site. Your data will only be passed on to third parties with your consent and/or in the case of participation in the negotiation process. There will be no comparison of the data collected in this way with data that may be collected by other components of our site.

Insofar as you voluntarily provide data to us, e.g. in forms, and these are not necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations, we process this dataon the legitimate assumption that the processing and use of these data in your interest.

Data that you provide to us will only be passed on with your consent but not to third parties. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes. However, we may use service providers for the operation of this website or for further products or services from us. It can therefore happen that a service provider gets knowledge of personal data. We select our service providers carefully – especially with regard to data protection and data security – and take all measures required by data protection law for permissible data processing.

The data will be processed exclusively in data centers in the Federal Republic of Germany. Insofar as personal data are processed outside the European Union, you can see this in the previous statements.

We process personal data that you have sent us in connection with your application in order to check your suitability for the position (or other open positions, if applicable) and to carry out the application procedure. The processing of applicant data is based on § 26 GDPR-new.

Data relating to candidates applying for internal posts shall be deleted after six months in the event of a refusal, unless deletion would be contrary to any other legitimate interests of the controller. If you have been accepted for a position during the application procedure, the data will be transferred to our personnel information system. Data of applicants who apply for project-related positions remain stored in our applicant pool for the entire duration of the placement, as required for the respective task in compliance with the statutory retention periods. Furthermore, your data will be deleted after two years, unless you have given us your consent for further storage.

A specially developed software solutionis used for the application process. Theapplicant data is viewed by the personneldepartment after receipt of the application. Suitable applications are forwarded internally to the departmental managers responsible for the vacant position. The further procedure is then coordinated. Within the company, only those persons who need access to your data for the proper processing of our application procedure have access to your data. We only collect, store and process the personal data you provide to the extent that is necessary to process inquiries or orders and you have given your prior consent to. You have the right to revoke your consent with the effect for the future at any time.. In order to provide you with the best possible support in your application efforts, wepass on your personal data to our affiliatedcompanies to be able to check for other matching projects. In addition, your data will not be passed on to third parties without agreement. The data will only be passed on to third parties in excess of consent if we are obliged to do so due to mandatory legal regulations or if you determine this yourself.

We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and abuse. Your data is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. Your data is encrypted during transmission by so-called Transport Layers Security (TLS). This means that the communication between your computer and our servers takes place using a recognised encryption method.

As a responsible company, we refrain from automatic decision-making or profiling.

We are not obliged to appoint a data protection officer. Questions about data protectioncan be sent by e-mail to datenschutzbeauftragter@expertist.de. For other purposes, the use of this e-mail address is expressly prohibited.

You have the right to get information about the personal data concerning you. You can contact us at any time for information. In the event of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we require you to provide evidence that proves that you are the person for whom you are saying. You also have the right to rectification or deletion or to restrict processing, to the extent that you are legally entitled to do so. Finally, you have a right of objection to the processing within the framework of the statutory Specifications. The same applies to a right to data portability . In particular, if you wish to exercise a right of objection to the processing of your data on the basis of a balance of interests, you must expect that we will subject this to a thorough examination. We have carefully weighed up our interests here. So please read Article 21 GDPR carefully and expect that we will also ask questions about the “special situation” here. i.S.d. Finally, you also have a right to data portability. Here, too, this is only granted within the scope of the legal requirements.

We will generally delete personal data if there is no requirement for further storage exists. A requirement may exist in particular if the data is still needed in order to fulfil contractual services, to check warranty and, if applicable, warranty claims and be able to grant or fend off. In the case of statutory retention obligations, a deletion only after the expiry of the respective retention obligation.

You have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by us in a supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority is governed by the their place of residence, work or alleged violation.

We use cookies on our websites. By using cookies, it is possible to optimize the website in the interests of the user and to provide user-friendly services. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser the next time you visit. If cookies are set, they collect and process, to an individual extent, certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values. Cookies are automatically deleted after a predetermined duration, which may vary depending on the cookie. In some cases, the cookies are used to simplify the visit to the website by storing settings. Insofar as individual cookies implemented by us also process personal data, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. lit. b GDPR either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Article 6(3) of the 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the website visit. In the case cookies that are not necessary, but for the purpose of marketing measures and their tracking, cookies are used on the basis of consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit a GDPR. I.e., You must give your consent to the processing and use of these cookies in advance. We are using a so-called “so-called” for this. Consentmanagement tool (often also “cookie banner” which you have the opportunity to change your decision. The following cookies are used by us:

We use so-called Google web fonts on our website. In the process, fonts are loaded from Google servers that better design the website. The data processing is carried out on the basis of a balance of interests, whereby our interest is an appealing design of the website.

The fonts in question are loaded from servers of Google, which are usually located in the United States. The appropriate
Data protection level is ensured by standard contractual clauses.

In order to ensure sufficient data security when submitting forms, we use the reCAPTCHA service of The Company Google Inc. in certain cases. This is primarily used to distinguish whether the input is made by a natural person or abusively by machine and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and, if applicable, any other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google. The different data protection provisions of Google Inc. apply to this. Learn more about Google Inc.’s privacy policy see https://www.google.de/intl/de/privacy or https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offering) in accordance with Article 6 (6). 1 lit. f) GDPR, we use the marketing and remarketing services (short “Google Marketing Services”) of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google”). The appropriate level of data protection is ensured by standard contractual clauses.

Google Marketing Services allow us to display ads for and on our website in a more targeted manner. This presents users with ads that potentially suit their interests. “Remarketing” is referred to when, for example, a user is shown ads for products they have been interested in on other websites.

For these purposes, when our and other websites are active on Google, a code from Google is executed directly by Google and so-called (re) marketing tags (invisible graphics or code, also known as “web beacons”) in The website is integrated. This stores an individual cookie, i.e. a small file, on the user’s device. The cookies can be set by various domains, including google.com, invitemedia.com, doubleclick.net, admeld.com, googleadservices.com or googlesyndication.com. This file shows which content the user is interested in and which website he has visited. Furthermore, it is noted which offers he has clicked, which referring websites, technical information about the browser and operating system, visit time and other information about the use of the online offer.

We also use the Google advertising tool “Google-Adwords” to promote our website. As part of this, we use the analysis service “Conversion Tracking” of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter “Google”. If you have reached our website via a Google ad, a cookie will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores and stores on your computer. These so-called “conversion cookies” expire after 30 days and do not serve your personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that you, as a user, have clicked on one of our ads placed on Google and have been redirected to our site.

The information obtained using the “conversion cookies” is used by Google to compile visit statistics for our website. Through this statistic, we learn the total number of users who clicked on our ad and which pages of our website were subsequently accessed by the respective user. However, we or other advertisers via “Google-Adwords” do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.

You can prevent the installation of the “conversion cookies” by setting your browser accordingly, for example by means of a browser setting, which generally disables the automatic setting of cookies or specifically only blocks the cookies from the domain “googleadservices.com”.

Google’s privacy policy in this regard can be found at the following link: https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

This website uses the online marketing tool Doubleclick. As soon as Doubleclick Ad Exchange, a web ad service of Google Inc., USA (“Google”), places advertisements (text ads, banners, etc.) on this website, your browser may store a cookie sent by Google Inc. or third parties. The stored information may be recorded, collected and evaluated by Google Inc. or third parties. In addition, the Doubleclick Ad Exchange also uses so-called “WebBeacons” (small invisible graphics) to collect information, which can be used to record, collect and evaluate simple actions such as visitor traffic on the website. The information generated (by cookie and/or WebBeacon) about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In order to evaluate their usage behaviour with regard to Doubleclick Ad Exchange ads, Google uses the information obtained in this way. This information may also be transferred to third parties by Google if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.
If IP addresses are transmitted and stored in this context, this only takes place for fighting and filtering spam/fraud (ad impression spam and click spam).
This data is only available to the anti-abuse teams. Google does not associate the IP address with other data stored by Google.

On this website can Web Analysis Tools of Indeed (Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd., 124 pcs. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Ireland) Facbook Conversion Tracker used. For the analysis of the use of the website and Indeed.com (if applicable) certain usage data that your browser transmits is collected and collected by Indeed Evaluated. In order to collect this usage data, you can Indeed use one or more cookies. It also transmits the IP address assigned to your device at the time, as well as a browser-specific identifier. The IP address is required solely for session identification and geolocation (up to city level).

This website uses Matomo, an open source, self-hosted software to collect anonymous usage data for this website. Data on visitors’ behaviour is collected, to find out any problems such as undiscovered pages, search engine problems, or unpopular pages. As soon as the data (number of visitors see the error pages or only one page, etc.) are processed, the Matomo reports for website operators so they can respond to them.

Matomo processes the following data:

  • Cookies
  • Anonymized IP addresses by removing the last 2 bytes (i.e. 198.51.0.0 instead of 198.51.100.54)
  • Pseudoanonymized location (based on anonymized IP address
  • Date and time
  • Title of the page accessed
  • URL of the page accessed
  • URL of the previous page (if it allows)
  • Resolution
  • Local time
  • Files that have been clicked and downloaded
  • External links
  • Duration of page construction
  • Country, region, city (low accuracy due to IP address)
  • Main language of the browser
  • User Agent of the browser
  • Interactions with forms (but not their contents)

At Matomo, all your data can be sent ifrequired. You can also request at any time that Matomo completely deletes all your dataand contradicts the data collection by using DoNotTrack in your browser Select.

We maintain online presence within social networks and platforms to communicate with customers, prospects and users who are active there. We inform our customers there about services. The terms and conditions and data processing policies are based on the respective operators of the respective networks when they call.

We only process users ‘ data when they communicate with us within the social networks. This would be the case if users write posts or send us messages on our online stores.

It is possible to visit our website also subscribe to an e-mail newsletter to inform you about new offers. In addition to the voluntary information in the form is only your e-mail address. However, this is also mandatory. The processing of the data for the newsletter is based on a consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.. a GDPR, where the e-mail address must be confirmed by aopt so-called “doubleopt-in” procedure.
In order to increase the popularity of our analyze newsletter broadcasts and optimize them, we log when emails have been opened and links have been clicked. This usage analysis is carried out on the basis of a weighing up interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit f GDPR. You can the processing at any time by unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We use the CleverReach component to send our newsletters. CleverReach is a service provided by CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany. Your data stored at the newsletter registration (e-mail address, name, IP address, date and time of your registration) will be transferred to a server of The company CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG in Germany and stored there. The data protection regulations of the shipping service provider can be found at the following link: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/datenschutz/. The legal basis for the establishment of the shipping service provider is based on Article 6 Abs.1 lit.f) GDPR for the protection of our legitimate interests and an order processing contract in accordance with Art. 3 P.1 GDPR. The shipping service provider does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write it down or to pass on data to third parties. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Alternatively, you will find a link to unsubscribe in each newsletter email.

Our website includes YouTube videos stored on http://www.YouTube.com by YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter YouTube) and can be playable directly from our website. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This is done regardless of whether this third party provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account.

If you are logged in to YouTube, this data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want to be assigned to your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores this data as user profiles and uses it for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the design of its website according to needs. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for non-logged-in users) for the provision of demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact YouTube in order to exercise this.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube and Google, please visit their websites in the area of data protection. There you will also receive further information about your rights in this regard and settings options to protect your privacy.

You can object to the use of YoutTubevideos if you do so in our CookieConsetmanager.

The legal basis for this processing of the data is your consent in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

For the purpose of analysing and optimising our website, Facebook is used on our website for Facbook Conversion Tracking, the so-called “Facebook pixel” of the social network Facebook. These services are provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are resident in the EU, the provider of the services is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter “Facebook”).

By using the Facebook pixel, Facebook is able to identify and determin visitors to our website as a potential target group for the display of ads (so-called “Facebook ads”). So we use the Facebook pixel to display the Facebook ads we run only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our website or who have certain characteristics (interests that are determined by websites visited, etc.). We transmit this information to Facebook and thus form so-called “Custom Audiences“. By using the Facebook pixel, we also want to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interest of visitors and are not perceived as harassment. By using the Facebook pixel, we can understand the effectiveness of Facebook ads statistically and for the purpose of market research. We analyze whether visitors are redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad, i.e. whether a so-called “Conversion” takes place.

There are general instructions https://www.facebook.com/policy.php on the processing of data by Facebook. More information and details about the Facebook pixel can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616. The appropriate level of data protection is ensured by standard contractual clauses.

You may object to the collection by the Facebook pixel and the use of your data to display Facebook ads. To set what types of ads you see within Facebook, you can go to the page facebook-set up and follow the settings for usage-based ads: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads. The settings are platform-independent, i.e. they are applied to all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.

You can object to the use of the Facebook pixel if youset this in our CookieConsetmanager.

The legal basis for this processing of the data is your consent in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 lit.. a GDPR.

We use the conversiontracking technology and the retargetingfunction of LinkedIn Corporation on our website. -Funktion der LinkedIn Corporation.

This technology allows visitors to this website to run personalized ads on LinkedIn. It also provides the ability to generate anonymous reports on the performance of the ads, as well as information about website interaction. For this purpose, the LinkedIn Insight tag is integrated on this website, which establishes a connection to the LinkedIn server, provided that you visit this website and are logged into your LinkedIn account in parallel.

The LinkedIn Privacy Policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy provides more information about data collection and use, as well as ways and rights to protect your privacy. If you are logged in to LinkedIn, you can deactivate the data collection at any time at the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/enhanced-advertising.

You can object to the use of the LinkedIn pixel if youset this in our CookieConsetmanager.

The legal basis for this processing of the data is your consent in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

We use the Calendly application on our website. The data of Calendly users and invitees is stored in data centers in the United States provided by Amazon Web Services and Google. We have signed a data processing addendum with Calendly and Calendly with other subprocessors. Calendly guarantees the appropriate level of data protection. For more information about Calendly’s data backup and storage, please click here: https://help.calendly.com/hc/de/articles/360007295834-Datenspeicherung-und-Datenschutz.

If you participate in one of our trainings or workshops, we will process your name and email address for the purpose of planning and conducting the event.

If you have booked the event via a corresponding partner portal, the information will be provided by the latter. We then process your data on the basis of the legal basis Of Art. lit. (b) GDPR.

We will revise this privacy policy in the event of changes to this website or other occasions that make this necessary. The current version can always be found on this website.

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