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Privacy Policy
This privacy policy is intended to inform users of this website about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator in accordance with the GDPR and the Telemedia Act.

IPG Group takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations.

Also keep in mind that data transfer on the Internet may always be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection against access by third parties is not possible.

Access Data
IPG Group collects data about access to the site and saves it as "server log files". The following data is logged in this way:

  • Visited website
  • Time at moment of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you accessed the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The data collected is used solely for statistical evaluations and to improve the website. However, IPG Group reserves the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

Cookies
This site employs cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your mobile device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website.

Common browsers offer the setting option not to accept cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.

Handling Personal Data
IPG Group only collects, uses and passes on your personal data if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.

Personal information is any information that is used to identify you and which can be traced back to you, such as your name, email address and telephone number.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the 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 will not associate your IP address 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 (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.   

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/

Handling Contact Data
If you contact the IPG Group through the contact options offered, your details will be saved so that they can be used to process and respond to your enquiry. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.

Handling Comments and Posts
If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This serves the security of the website operator: He wants to be able to trace your identity in the event that your text violates the law.

Subscriptions
You have the option of subscribing to the entire website as well as to follow-up comments made on your post. You will receive an e-mail to confirm your e-mail address. No other data is collected apart from this. The saved data will not be passed on to third parties. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Use of Social Media Plug-ins
This website uses Facebook Social Plug-ins, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The connections can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the terms "Like", "I like", "Share" in the Facebook colours (blue and white). Information about all Facebook plugins can be found in the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/  

The plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. You can find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084  

The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website. It is possible that your IP address may be stored. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this site, the above information will be linked to your Facebook account.

If you use the functions of the plug-in - for example by sharing or "Liking" a post - the corresponding information will also be transmitted to Facebook Inc. 

If you would like to prevent Facebook Inc. from linking this information to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website.

Furthermore, this website uses the "+1" button of Google Plus. This is operated by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). If you visit a page that contains the "+1" button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Google servers. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of the data that the plug-in transmits to the servers of Google Inc. If you click the "+1" button while logged in to Google +, you can share the content of the page on your public profile. 

According to Google Inc., personal data is only collected when you click on the button. The IP address is also saved for logged in Google users. If you do not want Google Inc. to save this information and link it to your account, please log out before visiting this website.

Information on the "+1" button can be found here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy  

Furthermore, this website uses the button of Xing. This is operated by XING SE. If you visit a page that contains the XING button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the XING SE servers. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of the data that the plug-in transmits to the servers of XING SE.

Information on the Xing button can be found here: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung  

Furthermore, this website uses button of LinkedIn. This is operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Irland. If you visit a page that contains the LinkedIn button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the LinkedIn servers. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of the data that the plug-in transmits to the servers of LinkedIn.

Information on the LinkedIn button can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy  

Newsletter Subscription
The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must enter a valid e-mail address.

Rights of the User: Information, Correction and Deletion
Upon your request, you as a user will receive free information about which personal data about you has been stored. Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to save data (e.g., data retention), you have a right to have incorrect data corrected and your personal data blocked or deleted.

Contact
For information and suggestions on the subject of data protection, please contact us or our data protection officer at dsb@ipg-group.com.