Privacy policy

Correct as of March 2021

Privacy policy

Correct as of March 2021

The responsible person in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data protection regulations is:

Lacroix + Kress GmbH
Engterstrasse 34
49565 Bramsche
Germany

+49 5461 9560 238

[email protected]
www.lacroixundkress.de

The data protection officer of the controller is:

DataCo GmbH
Dachauer Strasse 65
80335 Munich
Germany

+49 89 7400 45840

www.dataguard.de

1. the scope of processing of personal data

As a matter of principle, we process personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our contents and services. The processing of personal data of our users regularly only takes place with the consent of the user. An exception is made in those cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and the processing of the data is required by law.

2. legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the legal basis.

In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, Article 6 serves the purpose of ensuring the protection of personal data. p. 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 para. 1 provides for the possibility to exercise the right of access to personal data. p. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.

If the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Article 6 para.1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for the processing.

3. data erasure and storage duration

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies. Storage may also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the above-mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data in order to conclude or fulfil a contract.

If personal data are processed by you, you are the data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you are entitled to the following rights in relation to the person responsible:

1. right of information

You may request confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data concerning you are being processed by him.

In the event of such processing, you may request the following information from the data controller:

    1. the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
    2. the categories of personal data which are processed;
    3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been or will be disclosed;
    4. the planned duration of storage of the personal data relating to you or, if it is not possible to give specific details, criteria for determining the duration of storage
    5. the existence of a right of rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to have the processing limited by the controller or a right to object to such processing
    6. the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
    7. all available information on the origin of the data, if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
    8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22. para. 1 and 4 GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information as to whether personal data concerning you is transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees in accordance with the provisions of the law. Art. 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transmission.

2. right of rectification

You have the right to ask the data controller to correct and/or complete the data if the personal data processed concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible shall make the correction without delay.

3. right to restrict processing

Under the following conditions, you may request that the processing of personal data concerning you be restricted:

    • if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period of time that allows the person responsible to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
    • the processing is unlawful and you object to the deletion of the personal data and request instead the restriction of the use of the personal data;
    • the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you need it in order to exercise or defend your rights, or
    • if you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and it has not yet been established whether the justified reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of personal data relating to you has been restricted, such data may be processed, with the exception of storage, only with your consent or for the purpose of pursuing, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

If the restriction on processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction is lifted.

4. right of cancellation

a) Duty to delete

You may request the controller to delete personal data concerning you without delay and the controller is obliged to delete such data without delay if one of the following reasons applies:

    1. The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
    2. You revoke your consent to which the processing is subject according to the provisions of the Article 6, para. p. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
    3. You are laying down according to. Article 21 para. 1 GDPR objection to the processing and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing, or you submit an objection in accordance with Article 21 para. 2 GDPR lodged an objection to the processing.
    4. The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
    5. The deletion of personal data concerning you is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
    6. The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to the information society services offered, in accordance with art. 8, para. 1 GDPR was levied.

b) Information to third parties

If the person responsible has made the personal data concerning you public and is in accordance with the data protection law, he/she is responsible for the protection of your personal data. Article 17 para. 1 GDPR is obliged to delete them, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform data controllers who process personal data that you, as a data subject, have requested them to delete all links to these personal data or copies or replications of these personal data.

(c) Exceptions

The right of cancellation does not exist insofar as the processing is necessary

    1. on the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
    2. in order to comply with a legal obligation to which the processing relates under Union or national law to which the controller is subject or in order to perform a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller
    3. for reasons of public interest in the field of public health in accordance with Article 9 para. 2 lit. h and i and Article 9 para. 3 GDPR;
    4. for archival, scientific or historical research purposes in the public interest or for statistical purposes or for statistical purposes according to Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the law referred to in a) is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the attainment of the objectives of such processing, or
    5. to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. right to information

If you have asserted the right to rectify, erase or limit the processing vis-à-vis the controller, the controller is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification, erasure or limitation of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

They have the right to be informed of these recipients by the person responsible.

6. right to data transferability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the data controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. Furthermore, you have the right to have this data communicated to another person in charge without interference from the person in charge to whom the personal data has been made available, provided that

    1. the processing is based on a consent according to Article 6, para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract according to Article 6, para. 1 lit. b GDPR and
    2. the processing is carried out by means of automated procedures.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that the personal data concerning you be transferred directly from one person responsible to another, as far as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other persons may not be impaired thereby.

The right to data transferability shall not apply to processing of personal data which is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

7. right of objection

You have the right to object, at any time, for reasons connected with your specific situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out pursuant to Art. 6, para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless he can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing which are justified on grounds of protection of your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such marketing, including profiling, insofar as it relates to such direct marketing.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes.

You may exercise your right of objection in connection with the use of information society services, without prejudice to Directive 2002/58/EC, by means of automated procedures involving technical specifications.

8. right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

9. automated case-by-case decision including profiling

You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, that has legal effect on you or significantly affects you in a similar manner. This shall not apply if the decision

    1. is necessary for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract between you and the person responsible,
    2. is authorised by Union or national legislation to which the person responsible is subject and that legislation provides for appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, or
    3. with your express consent.

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data as defined in Article 9 para. 1 DSGVO, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or b GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

With regard to the cases referred to in 1. and 3. above, the person in charge shall take appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, which shall include at least the right to obtain the intervention of any person from the person in charge, to express your point of view and to challenge the decision.

10. right of appeal to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in which you are resident, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the DPA.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Art. 78 DSGVO.

1. description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

    • WordPress cookies

The user data collected in this way is pseudonymised by technical precautions. Therefore, it is no longer possible to assign the data to the calling user. The data is not stored together with other personal data of the users.

2. purpose of the data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

We require cookies for the following applications:

    • Transfer of language settings
    • Memorizing search terms

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles.

3. legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted by the user to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used to their full extent.

If you use a Safari browser version 12.1 or later, cookies are automatically deleted after seven days. This also applies to opt-out cookies, which are set to prevent tracking measures.

1. description and scope of data processing

On our website it is possible to contact us via the provided email address. In this case, the personal data of the user transmitted with the email will be stored.

The data will be used exclusively for processing the conversation.

2. purpose of the data processing

In the case of contacting us by email, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

3. legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data, if the user has given his consent, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

4. duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. For personal data sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user is finished. The conversation ends when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

5. possibility of opposition and removal

The user has the possibility to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case the conversation cannot be continued.

Revocation of consent is stored in the data protection declaration.

All personal data stored in the course of the contact will be deleted in this case.

1. description and scope of data processing

On our website there is a contact form which can be used for electronic contact. If a user takes advantage of this option, the data entered in the input mask is transmitted to us and stored.

At the time of sending the message, the following data is stored:

    • email address
    • Name
    • First name
    • Address
    • Telephone / mobile phone number
    • IP address of the calling computer
    • Selection of the area, subject

For the processing of the data, your consent will be obtained during the sending process and reference will be made to this privacy policy.

Alternatively, it is possible to contact us via the provided email address. In this case, the personal data of the user transmitted with the email will be stored.

The data will be used exclusively for processing the conversation.

2. purpose of the data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only for the processing of the establishment of contact. In the case of contacting us by email, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

The other personal data processed during the sending process serves to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

3. legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data, if the user has given his consent, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

4. duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation ends when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

5. possibility of opposition and removal

The user has the possibility to revoke their consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, they can object to the storage of their personal data at any time. In such a case the conversation cannot be continued.

Revocation of consent is stored in the data protection declaration.

All personal data stored in the course of the contact will be deleted in this case.

1. the scope of processing of personal data

You can send us your application by email. We record your email address and the data you provide in the email.

    • Salutation
    • First name
    • Name
    • Address
    • Telephone / mobile phone number
    • email address
    • Salary expectations
    • Information on education and schooling
    • Language skills
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Certificates
    • Photo
    • Anything the applicant states.

2. purpose of the data processing

The processing of the personal data from your application e-mail serves us solely to process your application.

3. legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of your data is the initiation of the contract upon request of the data subject, Art. 6 paragraph. 1 p.1 lit. b Art. 1 DSGVO and Article 26 para. 1 P. 1 BDSG.

4. duration of storage

After completion of the application procedure, the data will be stored for up to six months. Your data will be deleted after six months at the latest. In the event of a legal obligation, the data will be stored in accordance with the applicable regulations.

5. possibility of opposition and removal

The applicant has the opportunity to object to the processing of personal data at any time. In such a case, your application will no longer be considered.

Recall of the storage can be done via [email protected]

All personal data stored in the course of electronic applications will be deleted in this case.

Use of company appearances in job-oriented networks

1. the scope of data processing

We use the possibility of company appearances on job-oriented networks. We maintain a company presence on the following job-oriented networks:

LinkedIn:

LinkedIn, Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

XING:

XING SE, Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

On our site we provide information and offer users the possibility of communication.

The company website is used for applications, information/PR and active sourcing.

We do not have any information on the processing of your personal data by the companies jointly responsible for the company presentation. You can find further information on this in the privacy policy of:

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=hb_ft_priv

XING:

https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung

If you carry out an action on our company website (e.g. comments, contributions, likes, etc.) it is possible that you make personal data (e.g. your real name or photo of your user profile) public.

2. legal basis for the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of your data in connection with the use of our company website is Art.6 para.1 P.1 lit.f GDPR.

3. purpose of the data processing

Our company website serves to inform users about our services. Every user is free to publish personal data through activities.

4. duration of storage

We store your activities and personal data published via our company website until you revoke your consent. In addition, we comply with the statutory retention periods.

5. possibility of opposition and removal

You can at any time object to the processing of your personal data that we collect in the course of your use of our company website and assert your rights as a data subject as set out in IV. of this data protection declaration. To do so, please send us an informal email to the email address stated in this data protection declaration.

You can find further information on opposition and removal options here:

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=hb_ft_priv

XING:

https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung

The website is hosted on servers by a service provider commissioned by us.

Our service provider is:

domainfactory GmbH, Oskar-Messter-Str. 33, 85737 Ismaning, Germany

The servers automatically collect and store information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits when you visit the website. The stored information is:

    • Browser type and version
    • Operating system in use
    • Referrer URL
    • Host name of the accessing computer
    • Date and time of the server request
    • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources. The collection of these data is based on Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free display and optimization of his website – for this purpose the server log files must be recorded.

The server of the website is geographically located in Germany.

We use plugins for various purposes. The plug-ins used are listed below:

Use of Google Analytics

1. the scope of processing of personal data

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and its representative in the Union Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, D04 E5W5, Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as Google). Google Analytics examines, among other things, the origin of visitors, their length of stay on individual pages and the use of search engines, thus enabling better monitoring of the success of advertising campaigns. Google sets a cookie on your computer. Personal data can be stored and evaluated by this, especially the activity of the user (especially which pages have been visited and which elements have been clicked on), device and browser information (especially the IP address and the operating system), data about the displayed advertisements (especially which advertisements were displayed and whether the user clicked on them) and also data from advertising partners (especially pseudonymised user IDs). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
On behalf of the operator of this online presence, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the online presence, to compile reports on the activities of the online presence and to provide further services to the operator of the online presence in connection with the use of the online presence and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our online presence to their full extent.
Further information on the processing of data by Google can be found here:
https://policies.google.com/privacy?gl=DE&hl=de

2. purpose of the data processing

The purpose of processing personal data is to address a target group that has already expressed an initial interest by visiting the site.

3. legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal data is in principle the consent of the user according to Art. 6 paragraph. 1 p.1 lit. a GDPR.

4. duration of storage

Your personal information will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this privacy policy or as required by law. Advertising data in server logs are anonymised by Google deleting parts of the IP address and cookie information after 9 and 18 months respectively, according to its own information.

5. possibility of withdrawal and removal

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
You can prevent Google from collecting and processing your personal information by preventing third-party cookies from being stored on your computer, by using the “Do Not Track” feature of a supporting browser, by disabling the execution of script code in your browser, or by using a script blocker such as NoScript (https://noscript.net/) or Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) in your browser.
You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the online presence (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
With the following link you can deactivate the use of your personal data by Google:
https://adssettings.google.de
You can find further information on the possibilities of objection and removal from Google at
https://policies.google.com/privacy?gl=DE&hl=de

Use of Wordfence Security

1. the scope of processing of personal data

Our online presence uses functions of Defiant Inc. 800 5th Ave., Suite 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (hereinafter referred to as Defiant). Wordfence Security secures our online presence to protect visitors to our online presence from viruses and malware. When you visit a page with a plug-in, a direct connection is established between your computer and the Defiant server. To recognize whether the visitor is a human or a bot, the plug-in sets cookies. These cookies can be used to store and evaluate other personal data, especially device and browser information (especially the IP address and operating system).
It is possible to evaluate the behavior from the sent notifications (e.g. how often a page is called). IP addresses are stored on the Wordfence servers to protect against brute force and DDoS attacks or comment spam. IP addresses classified as harmless are placed on a white list.
For more information on how Defiant processes the data, please click here:
https://www.wordfence.com/privacy-policy/

2. purpose of the data processing

The online presence uses the plug-in to protect against viruses and malware and to ward off attacks by computer criminals.

3. legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal data is in principle the consent of the user according to Art. 6 paragraph. 1 p.1 lit. a GDPR.

4. duration of storage

Your personal information will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this privacy policy or as required by law, e.g. for tax and accounting purposes.

5. possibility of withdrawal and removal

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
You can prevent Wordfence Security from collecting and processing your personal information by preventing third-party cookies from being stored on your computer, by using the “Do Not Track” feature of a supporting browser, by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or by using a script blocker such as NoScript (https://noscript.net/) or Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) in your browser.
For more information on how to object to and resolve issues with Wordfence Security, see
https://www.wordfence.com/privacy-policy/

Use of LinkedIn

1. the scope of processing of personal data

We use functions of the LinkedIn network. Provider is the LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as LinkedIn). Every time you access one of our pages that contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. When you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend Button” and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our site with you and your account. Personal data can be stored and evaluated, especially the activity of the user (especially which pages have been visited and which elements have been clicked on) and device and browser information (especially the IP address and operating system).
We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. For more information on how LinkedIn processes the data, please click here:
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

2. purpose of the data processing

The use of the LinkedIn plugin serves the usability of our online presence.

3. legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal data is in principle the consent of the user according to Art. 6 paragraph. 1 p.1 lit. a GDPR.

4. duration of storage

Your personal information will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this privacy policy or as required by law, e.g. for tax and accounting purposes.

5. possibility of withdrawal and removal

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
You can prevent LinkedIn from collecting and processing your personal information by preventing third-party cookies from being stored on your computer, by using the “do not track” feature of a supporting browser, by disabling the execution of script code in your browser, or by using a script blocker such as NoScript (https://noscript.net/) or Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) in your browser. Furthermore, the transmission can be prevented by logging out of your LinkedIn account before you access our website.
With the following links you can deactivate the use of your personal data by LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls
https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out?trk=microsites-frontend_legal_cookie-policy
For more information on how to object to and remedy LinkedIn, please see
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Use of Xing Share Button

1. the scope of processing of personal data

Our online presence uses the XING Share Button, which is located at XING SE, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When you call up this website, your browser establishes a short-term connection to servers of XING SE (hereinafter referred to as XING), which are used to perform the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation/display of the counter value). These servers are configured in a particularly data protection-friendly manner. Thus, no data about the call of visitors is stored from which a direct personal reference could be deduced. In particular, XING does not store the IP addresses of visitors to the websites containing the XING Share button. Further information on how XING processes data can be found here:
https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

2. purpose of the data processing

The integration of the “XING Share Button” serves to improve the user-friendliness of our online presence. If you click on this button, you will be redirected to the XING home page. If you are logged in to your profile, you can recommend the link to our online presence.

3. legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal data is in principle the consent of the user according to Art. 6 paragraph. 1 p.1 lit. a GDPR.

4. duration of storage

Your personal information will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this privacy policy or as required by law, e.g. for tax and accounting purposes.

5. possibility of withdrawal and removal

You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. Revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
You can prevent the collection and processing of your personal data by XING by preventing third-party cookies from being stored on your computer, by using the “Do Not Track” function of a supporting browser, by disabling the execution of script code in your browser, or by using a script blocker such as NoScript (https://noscript.net/) or Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) in your browser.
Further information on the options for objection and removal from XING can be found at
https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

1. description and scope of data processing

We integrate certain plugins on our website via external service providers in the form of content delivery networks. When you call up our website, a connection is established to the servers of the providers we use to retrieve content and store it in the cache of the user’s browser. Personal data can be stored and evaluated in server log files, especially device and browser information (especially the IP address and operating system). We use the following services:

    • Google Plugin SiteKit

2. purpose of the data processing

The use of the functions of these services serves the delivery and acceleration of online applications and content.

3. legal basis for the data processing

The collection of these data is based on Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website.

4. duration of storage

Your personal information will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this privacy policy or as required by law.

5. possibility of opposition and removal

Copyright © Lacroix + Kress GmbH. All rights reserved.

The content of the website is protected by copyright. The duplication of information or data, especially the publication of all contents, photos, texts and graphics is subject to the copyright of the Lacroix + Kress GmbH. They may not be copied, modified, reproduced or published in whole or in part without their prior consent.

This copyright also applies to the following telemedia: Google+, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twiter, LinkedIn and Xing.

In the event of any infringement of third-party copyrights, we request immediate information.

Copyright © Lacroix + Kress GmbH. All rights reserved.

The content of the website is protected by copyright. The duplication of information or data, especially the publication of all contents, photos, texts and graphics is subject to the copyright of the Lacroix + Kress GmbH. They may not be copied, modified, reproduced or published in whole or in part without their prior consent.

This copyright also applies to the following telemedia: Google+, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twiter, LinkedIn and Xing.

In the event of any infringement of third-party copyrights, we request immediate information.

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