Règles de confidentialité

Our business is built upon trust. goetzpartners considers our client's trust in the protection of corporate and personal data (data privacy) to be of great value. Furthermore, goetzpartners abides to all applicable data protection acts and endeavours to continuously improve data protection. Within the meaning of this Online Privacy Statement goetzpartners means goetzpartners HOLDING GmbH & Co. KG as well as its subsidiaries, and TransConnect Unternehmensberatungs- und Beteiligungs AG as well as its subsidiaries (hereinafter jointly “goetzpartners”). In the sense of this Online Privacy Statement websites are pages that are operated by goetzpartners and its subsidiaries. With regard to such websites goetzpartners acts as service provider in terms of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and is controller as provided for in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

COLLECTION, PROCESSING AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

goetzpartners collects, processes and uses personal data only as far as this is allowed or provided for by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or other legal provisions or if the data subject has given his or her consent.

COLLECTION AND USE OF DATA FOR THE PROVISION AND USE OF GOETZPARTNERS WEBSITES AS WELL AS ACCOUNTING

goetzpartners collects and uses personal data for the provision of websites only in case this is allowed by TMG or other legal provisions or if the user has given his or her consent. goetzpartners may use the collected personal data made available for the provision of websites for other purposes only if this is allowed by TMG or other legal provisions or if the user has given his or her consent.

USE OF COOKIES, JAVASCRIPT AND WEB BEACONS

goetzpartners uses cookies, Javascript and, as the case may be, web beacons in order to improve representation and navigation. A cookie is a text file that is sent to the browser by the web server. Such a file contains the URL visited, the date of the visit as well as an expiration date that determines the period of the activity of the cookie. goetzpartners uses cookies to determine the preferred areas on goetzpartners websites whereas the user shall be enabled to secure his or her personal settings that are available the next time the web server is accessed. Aggregated statistics on the visits to the websites are carried out in order to determine the preferred areas on goetzpartners websites. You may choose whether or not you wish to accept cookies. You may configure the browser in such a way that you are notified in the event of the receipt of a cookie. You may also exercise your legal right to object by rejecting cookies in the browser configuration. If you do not wish to accept cookies you may probably not make use of the full spectrum of the website functions. goetzpartners applies JavaScript and web beacons in order to analyse visits to the website. JavaScript is integrated in all goetzpartners websites. JavaScript collects various information on the visitor's computer (e.g. IP address, the time of accessing the page, browser type and existence of cookies that are set before by the same server). The data are delivered to goetzpartners via web beacons. You may deactivate calls to JavaScript on your browser. Furthermore, you may deactivate web beacons by rejecting or deactivating cookies connected with it.

WEBSITES USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS

The website www.goetzpartners.com uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
 Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see above). The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will as a rule be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate your IP address within Member States of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and truncated by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of this website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
 Google states hat it will not associate your IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
 Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data generated by the cookie ( including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF APPS

The use of applications that are made available by goetzpartners for smart phones and tablet computers (so-called apps) is analysed via device IDs. This analysis is done anonymously. Therefore, goetzpartners cannot draw any conclusions regarding the device user. SPECIFIC GOETZPARTNERS WEBSITES, PRIVACY NOTICES AND CONSENTS In addition to the privacy notices given here specific privacy information (e.g. goetzpartnersyou, goetzpartners alumni, order of newsletters or studies) are applicable with regard to the use of specific goetzpartners websites. Users shall give their consents if this is necessary in order to legitimize separately the dealing with personal data entailed by goetzpartners.

DATA PROTECTION OFFICER OF GOETZPARTNERS

For general questions or suggestions with regard to data protection please contact goetzpartners' data protection officer via datenschutz@goetzpartners.com.