The protection of your data is important to us!
Insofar as personal data is collected during visits to our website, we process it exclusively in accordance with the Basic Data Protection Regulation (VO (EU) 2016/679; DS-GVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act of 30 July 2017 (BDSG-neu), as well as the Telemedia Act (TMG). Personal data is processed exclusively in accordance with this data protection declaration. This data protection declaration applies to the use of the website at the address www.beko-technologies.com/de/de. For linked contents of other providers, the data protection declaration deposited on the linked website is decisive. We are not able to exert any separate influence on the contents and the data protection declarations.
Responsible body in terms of the DSGVO and the BDSG is responsible for the processing of personal data in the context of the use of this website:
BEKO TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
Managing Directors: Yannick Koch - Norbert Strack
Im Taubental 7,
Phone: +49 2131 988-0
Fax.: +49 2131 988-900
Data protection officerAs data protection officer is appointed with us:
Mr. Dipl.-Inform. Olaf Tenti
GDI Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Informationssicherheit mbH
Körnerstr. 45, 58095 Hagen (NRW)
Phone: +49 (0) 2331/ 356832-0
Our website is operated on servers of PX-PRO - the hosting brand of pixolith GmbH & Co KG, Stephanienstr. 36, 40211 Düsseldorf.
1. Reasons for data collection
BEKO takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. We would like to point out that security gaps can occur during data transmission via the Internet, which cannot be prevented by the technical design of this website. A complete protection of personal data is not possible when using the Internet.
We collect and process your data to provide you with our website and to enable us to provide you with the best possible service through convenient access to our services.
2. Which data is collected, processed or used when visiting our website?
2.1 Data collected
When our web pages are called up, data is automatically collected and stored in log files on the server of our hoster. These data may contain a personal reference. Among the collected data are:
- Name of the website accessed
- Date and time of the retrieval
- Amount of data transmitted
- Message of successful retrieval
- Type of Internet browser
- Internet browser version
- The operating system under the browser with patch level
- Previously visited page
- requesting provider
- IP addresses [in anonymous form].
- Browser settings
2.2 Purpose of data collection by the Hoster
The host uses the collected data to operate the website and to ensure IT security. If there are concrete indications, the protocol data may be analysed subsequently.
2.3 Duration of data storage by the hoster
Data saved by the hoster is automatically deleted after 14 days.
2.4 Other types of data storage
No other type of data storage, such as in a Content Management System (CMS), takes place. A Content Management System (CMS) is used but not for data storage.
2.5 Basis of data processing
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our legitimate interest, Art. 6 para. 1 letter f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest in the collection of data results from the purposes mentioned in point 2.2.
2.6 Data security
We secure our website and other systems through technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. The data is transmitted using TLS (SSL) encryption of up to 256 bits. Despite regular controls and constant improvement of our security measures, complete protection against all dangers is not possible.
3. Integrated services and service providers
In addition to the data mentioned above, cookies are used on your computer when you use and visit our website.
Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your terminal device to store certain information. Furthermore, these cookies are used to make the use of our offer more pleasant and more convenient for you or for analytical purposes.
Our website sets cookies that remain on your computer and cause us to recognize your terminal device on your next visit (so-called persistent or permanent cookies).
The next time you visit our website using the same terminal device, the information stored in cookies is read either by our website ("First Party Cookie") or by another website to which the cookie belongs ("Third Party Cookie").
These cookies are automatically deleted from your system after a pre-set period of time, which varies depending on the cookie.
Through the stored and returned information, the respective website recognizes that you have already accessed and visited it with the browser of your terminal device.
We use this information to help us design and display the website to best suit your preferences. Only the cookie itself is identified on your end device.
Any further storage of personal data will only take place with your express consent or if it is absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the service offered and accessed by you.
This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained below:
- essential cookies
- marketing/tracking cookies
Essential cookies guarantee functions without which you cannot use our websites as intended. These cookies are used exclusively by us and serve to ensure the functionality of the website.
The use of essential cookies on our website is possible without your consent.
Marketing and/or tracking cookies are only set after your active consent.
The legal basis for data processing here is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter a DS-GVO.
These cookies come from third parties (third party cookies) and are used to collect information about the websites visited by the user and to analyze the use of the website.
Opt-out for marketing cookies
You can also manage cookies used for online advertising through tools developed in many countries under self-regulatory programmes, such as the US-based www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-based www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
You can revoke this consent to the cookies at any time with effect for the future here.
You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, e.g. third-party cookies (cookies set by a third party, i.e. not by the actual website you are currently visiting), to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. You can delete stored cookies at any time using your web browser.
If you disable cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
The following links provide information about this option for the most commonly used browsers:
- Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-informationen-websites-auf-ihrem-computer
- Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&answer=95647
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Linux/12.10/de/cookies.html
Unless you have made or are about to make other settings, cookies that enable or ensure the necessary technical functions remain on your terminal device until the browser is closed; other cookies may remain on your terminal device for longer (maximum 6 months).
To ensure your privacy, you should regularly check the cookies on your end device and your browser history and delete them yourself.
3.2 Contact details
On our website you have the possibility to contact us by e-mail or contact form. In this context, personal data will be stored and processed for the purpose of communication. Data collected for this purpose (name, company, address, country, telephone number, e-mail address) will - if you have given us your consent to do so - be passed on to our branches and partners. Mandatory fields in the contact form are marked separately. The data will not be merged with other data collected on this website.
Through your request for a quotation or your contact request, the data provided is transferred to our CRM system for processing and tracking. This is necessary to process the enquiry. The data remain stored for processing and are deleted in accordance with the specified deletion periods for business contacts.
The contact form is sent encrypted by TLS-Technik. The encryption serves to prevent unauthorized access to your personal data by third parties.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO when it comes to contacting you in connection with the conclusion of a contract. Furthermore, it is in our legitimate interest to answer your enquiries, so that in this case Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO is the legal basis. The legal basis for the forwarding of data to our branches and partners is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO, provided that you have given us your consent to do so.
The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the communication has been achieved unless there are legal obligations to keep records.
On our website you have the possibility to register for a newsletter, which will be sent by e-mail. The newsletter will be sent to your e-mail address on the basis of your personal registration with subsequent confirmation (double opt-in), with which you consent to the newsletter being sent. The legal basis for this is thus derived from Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO.
To send the newsletter, we store your e-mail address as well as your first and last name and the lists you have subscribed to. The data will be passed on to our service providers Evalanche and Port Neo for sending the newsletter.
Our newsletter system has a tracking function that allows us to keep track of which recipients opened the newsletter at what time and which articles were clicked. The IP address is also recorded for this purpose. Your data is processed within the framework of tracking in order to provide you with an improved range of our services. We use this data primarily to find out which topics are of interest to you by tracking whether our newsletters are opened, and which links you click on in them. This data is stored and used to evaluate the reach of individual campaigns.
Revocation of consent. You can object to the use of your data at any time with effect for the future. You will find a possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter and to track revocation at the end of each newsletter mail.
3.4 Download of documents (e.g. white papers, factsheets)
On our website we offer the possibility to download white papers and factsheets.
This sometimes requires you to provide your e-mail address, name and company. We use your e-mail address in this context for sending advertising related to the topics of the download offered or the document sent.
The legal basis for downloading the document is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DS-GVO. The legal basis for the subsequent promotional address by e-mail is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DS-GVO. Our legitimate interest here is the sending of advertising and additional documents and the associated customer loyalty.
Your data will be stored until you object to the sending of advertising. You can object to this in any e-mail by clicking on the link provided. Alternatively, you can send the objection to: email@example.com.
3.5 Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics on our website. The service is offered by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google").
We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics or the data transfer to the USA is your given consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. a DSGVO. in conjunction with Art. 49 Para. 1 a) DSGVO.
If you have consented to data processing, Google may store cookies on your end device to provide the service. Cookies are small text files that serve to recognize your browser. Google stores the following data within the scope of your website use: In addition to the IP address, the time, place, duration and frequency of your website visit are stored.
In the course of processing Google Analytics, personal data is transferred to the USA.
Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the website, to create reports on website activities and for other services to the person responsible for the use.
Before the IP address is transmitted to the USA, it is anonymized by the -anonymize function on servers within the member states of the European Union.
The transfer of personal data to the US takes place on the basis of an adequacy decision adopted by the European Commission on 12 July 2016 ("EU-US Privacy Shield"). The certificate is available at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI. Under no circumstances will Google merge your IP address with other data within Google.
The data sent by us and linked to cookies are automatically deleted after 14 months.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by preventing the storage of cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing the deactivation add-on provided by Google in your browser. If this is properly installed in your browser, Google Analytics will not collect data.
The deactivation add-on can be downloaded from the Google website at this link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively, you can set a so-called "opt-out cookie" for the browser used by clicking on the following link. When visiting this website, no data will be forwarded to Google Analytics in the future.
disable Google Analytics
Please note that the opt-out cookie may be deleted. The deletion of the opt-out cookie depends on your individual browser settings. If the cookie is deleted, it must be reset by clicking on the link above again.
If you have set the opt-out cookie, it is possible that not all services provided by us can be used properly.
3.6 Google Tag Manager
This website uses Google Tag Manager, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland, to manage our website tags through an interface. Google Tag Manager, which implements the tags, is a cookie-less domain and does not itself collect any personal information. However, the tool triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. The Google Tag Manager does not access this data. Google can only partially collect information about how the services are used and which tags are implemented in which way in order to improve and maintain the services and to protect the services. If a deactivation was made at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags to the extent that these are implemented with the Google Tag Manager.
You can find further information on data protection on the following Google websites:
• FAQ Google Tag Manager: www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/faq.html
4. Possibility to apply
On our website you have the opportunity to apply for a job offered in our company or to send us an unsolicited application. You can use the e-mail address provided for this purpose. Alternatively, we offer you an application form.
If you apply to us, we process the information we receive from you during the application process, e.g. through letters of application, CV, certificates, correspondence, telephone or oral information. In addition to your contact details, information about your education, qualifications, work experience and skills are of particular relevance to us. We will only assess you according to your suitability for the position in question, so you do not need to send us a photograph.
If you apply by e-mail, the data transfer is always unencrypted, unless your e-mail service provider supports transport encryption via Secure Socket Layer (SSL/TLS). If you wish, you can send us encrypted e-mails after prior agreement by telephone. Alternatively, you can send us your application data in encrypted and password-protected files (.zip or similar) and tell us the password for decryption by telephone or other means.
When using the application form, we process the data you enter in the form fields (title, name, e-mail address, desired starting date, salary expectations, other voluntary details) and any uploaded documents for the purpose of processing your application. If we conclude an employment contract with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If we do not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the data will be deleted 6 months after rejection.
In the event that you have consented to a longer storage of your application data, we will transfer your data to our applicant pool (§ 26 para. 2 BDSG in conjunction with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). There the data will be deleted after one year. The purpose of the data processing is to carry out an application procedure. The legal basis for data processing in the application procedure and as part of the personnel file is Section 26 (1) sentence 1 BDSG and Art. 6 (1) letter b DSGVO and, if you have given your consent, for example by sending information not required for the application procedure, Art. 6 (1) letter a DSGVO.
You can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data within the application procedure at any time by sending an e-mail to dataprotection(at)beko-technologies.com.
The legal basis for data processing after a refusal is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest in processing based on Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO is the defence against legal claims. Our legitimate interest in storage for this period consists in the assertion or defence of claims, e.g. within the scope of a duty of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
5. Your rights and assertion of rights
You are entitled to the rights mentioned below. You can assert these rights against us. For assertion please use the above-mentioned data or send an e-mail to Mr. Dipl.-Inform. Olaf Tenti, e-mail: data protection(at)gdi-mbh.eu
5.1 Right to information.
You have the right to be informed whether we process personal data about you, for what purposes we process the data, which categories of personal data about you we process, to whom the data may have been forwarded, how long the data may be stored and what rights you are entitled to.
5.2 Right to correct data
You have the right to have incorrect personal data stored by us corrected. You also have the right to have an incomplete data set stored by us supplemented by us.
You may request us to delete the personal data concerning you if (1) the data have been processed unlawfully, (2) the purpose for which the data were collected has been achieved, (3) you have withdrawn your consent to the processing of the data and there is no other legal basis for the processing, (4) we are subject to a legal obligation to delete the data (5) you are under 16 years of age or (6) you have objected to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing on our part.
5.4 Right to restrict processing.
You may demand that we restrict processing in the following cases. In these cases, we will mark the data with a blocking note and not process it further.
(1) If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for the duration of our review.
(2) If you have requested deletion and we cannot or may not carry out a deletion.
(3) If you require the data for the assertion of claims, but we would be obliged to delete it because the purpose of the processing has been achieved.
(4) If you have objected to the processing and a final decision has not yet been taken.
5.5 Data transferability
You may request to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible party.
5.6 Opposition to processing
If the processing of personal data concerning you is based on legitimate interests on our part, you may object to the processing for reasons arising from your particular situation.
Please send your objection to the above data or by e-mail to: dataprotection(at)beko-technologies.com.
5.7 Revocation of a granted consent.
If you have given us your consent to process personal data, you can revoke this consent at any time. Please address your revocation to the above-mentioned data.
If you wish to exercise your right of withdrawal or objection, simply send an e-mail to: dataprotection(at)beko-technologies.com.
5.8 Right of appeal on data protection supervision
They have the right to appeal to the supervisory authorities with a data protection complaint. The supervisory authority responsible for us is the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia. The complaint can be lodged with any supervisory authority, irrespective of its competence.
6. Inclusion, validity and topicality of our data protection declaration
Last Update: January 2021