Protection of your privacy and your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention! We want you to be aware of the type of information we collect and how we use that data.
This data protection statement is meant to inform you about the type, extent, and purpose of collecting and using your personal data entrusted to us when using our services.
Who is in charge of data processing and who may I turn to?
BauNetz Media GmbH
Phone: +49 30 88726-300
HRB 63934 AG Berlin-Charlottenburg
Value added tax ID number: DE189129668
Phone: +49 30 887 26 300
Fax: +49 30 887 26 333
You may contact our company's data protection representative at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or postal mail to: Docu Group Deutsche Holding GmbH, Arnulfstr. 124, D-80636 München, with the indication Data protection representative (Datenschutzbeauftragter).
Exercising your data protection rights
How can I check and edit my data?
For further information on your personal data, please contact the customer service of BauNetz Media GmbH, Schlüterstraße 42, 10707 Berlin, by postal mail. You can also prompt corrections by contacting this address.
How can I object to transfer of my data?
You may use our website without providing personal data. Certain services at BauNetz.de may only be used if you have consented to processing and transfer. Among others, these include ordering brochures and catalogues or information request with manufacturers of building and furniture products.
If you would like to object to the transfer of data or request blocking of your data for further processing, please contact our customer service by postal mail, by phone, via Fax or by e-mail.
If you would like to stop receiving a newsletter, you may cancel the newsletter by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter e-mail or by sending an informal e-mail to our customer service.
Who may I address if I have any complaints?
You have the right to complain about the handling of your personal data by contacting our Data protection representative or the Berlin state official for privacy protection (Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz Berlin) at Friedrichstraße 219, 10969 Berlin.
Collection and storing of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use
We process personal data for the protection of legitimate interests of our company and those of third parties. Among others, these include: Occasional promotional information, customer surveys for improving our service, assertion of legal claims as non-payment of our services, resolving criminal offences, exercising domiciliary rights, measures aimed at protecting personal data.
You may object at any time if we occasionally inform you on interesting or conduct customer satisfaction surveys.
When visiting our website
When you access our website, the browser you used on your end device automatically sends data to our website server. These data will be temporarily stored in a so-called log file. In the course of this procedure, the following data is collected and stored, without any action on your part, until the time of automatic deletion:
• Type and version of browser used
• Operating system used
• Website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL),
• Website you are visiting
• Date and time of your access
• Your Internet Protocol Address (IP). Type and version of browser
The mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:
• Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website.
• Ensuring a convenient use of our website, evaluation of the security and stability of the system as well as
• Further administrative purposes.
Legal basis for data processing: Art. 6, para. 1, S. lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the purposes listed above for data collection. The collected data will never be used for the purpose of drawing conclusions as to you as an individual. In addition, we are using cookies and analytical services when you visit our website.
For contract fulfillment
We process personal data in compliance with the provisions on the processing of personal data in order to comply with contractual obligations. (Art. 6, para. 1 b GDPR). Data processing is carried out in the context of implementation of our agreements with our clients or for the execution of pre-contract measures at request. Where necessary we process your data beyond the boundaries of contract fulfillment for protecting the legitimate rights (Art. 6, paragraph 1 f GDPR) of our company or those of third parties. You may object to this use of your postal address and/or e-mail address any time by sending a message to the contact address below or by clicking on a corresponding link provided in the e-mail. The legislators have imposed a number of obligations and deadlines. Upon expiry of the deadlines, the corresponding data will be deleted automatically provided that it is no longer required for the purpose of fulfilling a contract. If data is not affected by this, it is deleted as soon as the collection objective has ceased to exist.
In case of newsletter subscription
Our website offers the option to subscribe to a newsletter.
If you expressed explicit consent according to Art. 6, para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your e-mail address for sending you our regular newsletter/s. For receiving our newsletter/the newsletter you will need to state your first name and surname, an e-mail address and your postal code. When subscribing to our newsletter, your IP address and the date and time of your subscription will be stored as well. This serves as a precaution measure on our part in case a third party misuses your e-mail address and subscribes to our newsletter without your knowledge. You may revoke your subscription at any time by clicking on the link in the conformation e-mail or the unsubscribe link in each newsletter. Your data will be stored in our system until you unsubscribe.
Our website offers the option of submitting comments on each message in the architecture newsletter. In this case, the IP address of the author/owner of the connection will be stored. This storage comes as a precaution measure on our part in case the author’s comment interferes with the rights of third parties or illegal content is published. Therefore, the stored data of the author represent our own interest as well, particularly since we might be prosecuted for such a violation of rights under certain circumstances. No data will be passed on to a third party. There will also be no comparative evaluation of data thus obtained with data collected via other components on other website components. There are no provisions for deletion periods of comments.
We offer the possibility to register on our website. The data entered into this input template as part of this registration process (first name, surname, e-mail address, street, postal code, location, profession) will be collected and stored exclusively for the use of our offerings. With your registration to our website we will also store your IP address and the date and time of registration. This serves as a precaution measure on our part in case your data will be misused by a third party for registration on our website without your knowledge. No data will be passed on to a third party. There will also be no comparative evaluation of the data thus obtained with data collected via other components on other website components. Your data will be stored in our system until your unsubscription.
We offer the option of contacting us via e-mail and/or contact form on our website. In this case, the information provided by the user will be stored for the purpose of processing his/her contact request. No data will be passed on to a third party. There will also be no comparative evaluation of the data thus obtained with data collected via other components on other website components. Your data will be stored in our system until your unsubscription.
Distribution of data
Your data will be processed internally by our specialist departments including customer service and financial accounting. Furthermore, service providers engaged by us may receive your data as part of an order data processing agreement, including providers in the segments of postal service, IT, telecommunications and debt collection.
We will not transfer your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those indicated below. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if following conditions apply:
• You have expressed explicit consent in compliance with Art. 6, para. 1, S. 1 lit. a GDPR,
• Data transfer is required for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims according to Art. 6, para. 1 S. 1 lit GDPR and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest warranting protection relating to non-disclosure of your data.
• In case of legal obligation for data transfer according to Art. 6, para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and
• It is legally permitted and required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you according to Art. 6, para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Deployment of Google Maps
On our website, we deploy the component “Google Maps” by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google.”
Each time the component “Google Maps” is called up, Google places a cookie in order to process user settings and data when displaying the page with the integrated “Google Maps” component. In general, this cookie will not be deleted when the browser is closed, but expire after a specified time, unless not manually deleted by you previously.
Usage of “Google Maps” and the information obtained by “Google Maps” is subject to
and the additional Terms and Conditions of ‘Google Maps’
Web beacons collecting society WORT (VG WORT)
Our website uses the so-called "web beacon" from the collecting society WORT in form of SZM (Scaleable Centralised Measuring System, Skalierbare Zentrale Messverfahren“) by the provider INFOnline GmbH (INFOnline GmbH, Forum Bonn Nord, Brühler Str. 9, 53119 Bonn) for the calculation of statistical key figures regarding the likelihood for text copying.
Data obtainment is anonymous. For recognition of our website visitors, acquisition of the daily traffic uses either a so-called session cookie or a signature, which is created from different information automatically transmitted by your browser. The IP address will only be processed in an anonymous form. No individual users will be identified at any time for this purpose. This process aims at calculating the likelihood of copying of individual texts.
Use of Vimeo components
Our page uses components from the provider Vimeo. Vimeo is a service from Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. Each single call of our website embedded with such component prompts the browser to download a corresponding display of the component from Vimeo. When you call up our website, Vimeo recognizes the information gathered by the component on the specific page you are visiting and assigns this information to your personal Vimeo account. For example, if you click on the “play” button or submit relevant comments, this information will be transmitted and saved to your personal Vimeo user account. In addition, the information that you have visited our page will be passed on to Vimeo. This takes place irrespective of e.g. clicking on the component/submitting comments.
If you would like to refuse this transmission and storage of data on you and your user behaviour on our website by Vimeo, you will need to log out from Vimeo even before visiting our page. You will find further information, in particular regarding data compiling and usage, in the Vimeo privacy protection statement. https://vimeo.com/privacy
Audience measurement by IVW
BauNetz Media GmbH is member of the information community to establish the spread of advertising medium (Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e.V. (IVW) and applies Scaleable Centralised Measuring System next Generation (SZMnG) by INFOnline GmbH for determining statistical parameters on the usage of our services. Audience measurement targets to calculate the number of visitors and web site impressions based on a unified standard procedure in order to obtain market-wide comparable values. These performance values can be viewed at IVW. No individual users will be identified at any time.
The measurement carried out by INFOnline GmbH by means of the SZMnG measurement system is carried out with legitimate interest according to Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The measurement targets to make the usage of our offerings comprehensible and verifiable to our media partners. Prior to any processing, IP addresses are shortened by 1 byte. The addresses will only be passed on in an anonymised form.
For recognition of computer systems, the measurement system either applies a cookie with the identifier “ioam.de”, a Local Storage Object or a signature created from different informations that have been automatically transmitted by your browser. Unless the cookie or Local Storage Object is deleted, this identification is unequivocal for a browser. Hence, data measurement and subsequent assignment to an individual identifier also becomes possible if you call up other websites which applying this measurement system as well. The validity of the cookie is restricted to a maximum of 1 year. INFOnline GmbH will not store the full IP address. The shortened IP address will be stored for a maximum period of 60 days. The user data associated with the unique identifier will be stored for a maximum period of 6 months. Neither the IP address nor the shortened IP address will be passed on. You will find further information on the SZMnG measuring systems on the IVW website.
You may deny consent to data processing via SZMnG using the following link: https://optout.ioam.de
Deployment of Webtrekk
Our website uses components of Webtrekk GmbH, Robert-Koch-Platz 4, 10115 Berlin. Each time our website is accessed, this component gathers and stores data for marketing and optimisation purposes. By deploying cookies, this data can be used for creating utilisation profiles under pseudonym. These utilisation profiles can be useful for analysing the visitor behaviour. They may be evaluated for the improvement and demand-orientated design of our website. Cookies are small text files which are locally stored in the visitor’s local internet browser cache in order to enable recognition of the visitor’s internet browser. The data thus compiled will not be used to personally identify visitors of our website without the separately given express permission of the visitor. In addition, this data will not be merged with personal data or data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Users can explicitly deny consent to future data collection and storage at any time. If you would like to deny consent to storage of your data, please visit this site https://www.webtrekk.com/de/index/opt-out-webtrekk/abmeldung-vom-tracking/
After submitting your objection, the system will place an opt out cookie will be placed to your end device. If you delete your cookies, you will need to click on the link again.
We deploy Open AdStream der Firma AppNexus OAS Germany, Große Ebertstraße 43, 22767 Hamburg for the placement of online advertising. Cookies are used for advertising control. However, these cookies do not collect personal data, but browser type, IP address, geo-data and operating system. Further information is provided in the privacy statement from AppNexus on https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/platform-privacy-policy
Further information obligations
Am I obliged to provide data?
No, there is no obligation for you to use our services. All data you provide to us is given voluntarily.
Will my data be used for performing automated individual decisions (Scoring)?
No, our services do not require automated individual decisions. Therefore, we do not perform any of these.
Will there be any future change regarding the target of collecting my data?
No, currently, there aren’t any plans to change the purpose. However, if this step becomes necessary for enhancement of our services, we will accordingly inform you in a timely manner.
Will my data be passed on to third states?
No, there will be no data transfer to third states.
We implement appropriate technical and organisational protection measures in order to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorised third party access. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.
Validity of this data privacy statement and amendment
This data privacy statement is currently valid as of May 2018.
We reserve the right to update our privacy notice from time to time in order to take into account changes in legislation or jurisdiction. You may access and print the latest version of our data privacy statement from our website at any time.
Please contact our customer service if you have any further queries:
BauNetz Media GmbH
Phone: +49 30 887 26 300
Fax: +49 30 887 26 333