Privacy Notice for social media profiles operated by Bonowi IPE GmbH
I. Facebook profile
A. Joint controllers
We, Bonowi IPE GmbH, Dekan-Laist-Strasse 32, D-55129 Mainz, Tel.: +49 (0) 6131 9066 80, Fax: + 49 (0) 6131 9066 844 operate our Facebook Fan Page https://www.facebook.com/BonowiIPE on an online platform provided by the Facebook social network operated by Facebook Ireland Limited (‘Facebook’).
a) Joint responsibility
Together with Facebook, we are jointly responsible for data processing in connection with this Fan Page, in particular concerning Page Insights, in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) (Art. 4(7) GDPR). When you visit this Fan Page, personal data is processed by Facebook and us as joint controllers.
This Privacy Notice informs you about the extent to which we process your personal data (hereinafter ‘data’).
B. Data processing Purposes
a) Operation of our Fan Page
(1) Interaction and communication
The purpose of operating our Facebook Fan Page is to make contact with users and visitors to the Facebook social network and foster interaction and communication. We provide information that directly concerns our company and its associated offerings. These include such topics as events sponsored by us or other current events, special promotions and offerings, etc.
(2) User analysis
We are able to receive statistics related to visits and visitors with the aid of this Facebook Fan Page. This information is compiled by Facebook. This enables us to better and more effectively manage the marketing of our activities. In doing so, we may sometimes be provided information concerning the Facebook profiles of individual users who like our Fan Page and/or use applications on this page. This allows us to provide improved content and features to these users via our Facebook Fan Page.
To further improve content on our Facebook Fan Page, we may also use information we collect during your visit to perform demographic and geographic analyses based on that information. This enables us to place interest-based advertisements in a targeted manner. This is done without direct knowledge of your identity as a visitor.
Data may also be collected and analysed across devices if you use more than one device when visiting Facebook. This is only the case if you visit our fan page as a registered user while logged into your Facebook profile.
Visitor statistics thus compiled are transmitted to us solely in anonymised form. It is not possible for us to access the underlying data.
b) Use of Page Insights and Cookies
In connection with the operation of our Fan Page, we use Facebook Insights to obtain anonymous statistical data about visitors to our Fan Page.
(1) Page Insights comprise summary statistics that are generated based on specific events. They are logged by Facebook servers when people interact with pages and content associated with the pages concerned.
These events comprise different data points, which, depending on the event in question, may include the following:
- Actions taken by persons, such as:
- Viewing a page, post, video, story, or other content associated with a page
- Interacting with a story
- Subscribing to/unsubscribing from a page
- Marking a page or post with ‘Like’ or ‘Dislike’
- Recommending a page in a post or comment
- Commenting, sharing or reacting to a page comment (including the type of reaction)
- Hiding a page comment or reporting it as spam
- Moving the mouse over a link to a page or the name or profile picture of a page to see a preview of the page contents
- Clicking on the website, phone number, ‘Route planner’ button or any other button on a page
- Viewing an event on a page, reacting to an event (including the type of reaction), clicking on a link for event tickets
- Starting a Messenger conversation via the page
- Viewing or clicking on an article in a page shop
- Information about actions, persons performing relevant actions, and the browsers/apps used to perform relevant actions, such as:
- Date and time of the action concerned
- Country/city (estimated based on IP address or the user profile in the case of logged-in users)
- Language code (from the browser’s HTTP header and/or the language setting)
- Age/gender group (based on the user profile – logged-in users only)
- Previously visited websites (from the browser’s HTTP header)
- Whether the action concerned was performed on a computer or a mobile device (from the browser user agent or from app attributes)
- Facebook user ID (logged-in users only)
As a site operator, we do not have access to data that is processed in relation to events, but rather only summarised site insights.
(2) Facebook places a cookie (data package) on your device when you visit a fan page or other page operated by Facebook. This contains an assignable user code. The cookie is enabled for two years unless deleted at an earlier time. The user code can be associated with your information if you are registered as a user on Facebook. The information stored in this context is processed by Facebook. It is also possible that third parties may use information from Facebook cookies to provide services to companies that advertise on Facebook.
C. Legal basis and legitimate interest for our data processing
We process personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests in effective interaction with Facebook users, visitors to our profile and in the context of communicating with Facebook users, including our company profile pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
D. Sharing data
When you visit our Fan Page, any data collected may be transferred to Facebook Inc. in the United States and processed there.
We do not share personal data with third parties in connection with the operation of our Fan Page.
E. Options to object via your Facebook account
As a Facebook user, you have the option of using the advertising preference settings in your Facebook account to set the extent to which your user behaviour can be recorded when you visit our Fan Page. Facebook also provides an objection form:
II. YouTube channel
We, Bonowi IPE GmbH, Dekan-Laist-Strasse 32, D-55129 Mainz, Tel.: +49 (0) 6131 9066 80, Fax: + 49 (0) 6131 9066 844 use a video portal (hereinafter referred to as the ‘YouTube platform’) operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, (‘YouTube’). We use the technical platform and services provided by YouTube for this purpose. We also operate our own YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCit8zpSVwWN6ZBwS5DHrCjw.
If you use interactive functions available on the YouTube platform, such as sharing, rating or commenting, you do so on your own responsibility. You can access additional information here: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.
We have provided information about data processing in connection with our YouTube channel below.
A. What data do we process when you use Youtube?
No data is processed directly by us as part of our YouTube channel.
However, if you enter data on YouTube yourself as a registered user, such as your user name and content published under your own account, we will process this data as follows:
- We will share or respond to your comments
- We write a post that refers to your profile
In such cases, data you enter on YouTube, in particular your (user) name and content published under your account, will be processed to the extent that it is included on our Fan Page and made available to our fans.
B. Legal basis and legitimate interests for our data processing
We process personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests in effective communications with YouTube users, visitors to our channel and in the context of our associated company profile, pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
In cases where visitors publish or transmit special categories of personal data (such as health data, ideology, religious beliefs, etc.), via comments, private messages, etc., data processing is based on the public disclosure of such information (Art. 9(2)(e) GDPR) and/or the visitor’s implied consent to the processing of such data (Art. 9(2)(a) GDPR).
C. What data is processed by YouTube?
Data collected about you when you use the YouTube platform is processed by YouTube and may be transferred to countries outside the European Union. We have no influence on the type and scope of data processed by YouTube, the manner of processing and use or the disclosure of this data to third parties, in particular to countries outside the European Union.
This primarily concerns the following data:
- First and last name
- Telephone number
- Email address
- Credit card number
- Device-related information, such as hardware, operating system, device ID, mobile phone network
- Log data, such as IP address, referral URL, date and time of the request, browser type, location
Please note that YouTube also receives data from you even if you have not created a profile on the YouTube platform, but visit third-party websites and apps that use YouTube services or with which YouTube offers services. This includes, for example, information about the websites and apps you visit, or interactions with advertisers.
Cookies and similar technologies also make it possible to record your visits to these websites and associate them with your profile. This data can be used to personalise content or advertising.
D. Information and contact details for YouTube
Find information on how to contact YouTube here:
Information on how YouTube uses data related to your visit to the YouTube platform for its own purposes or shares such data with third parties can be found here:
Please note that YouTube may link personal data to information and personal data from other Google services. Find more information here:
If you have your own account, your activities on other websites and in apps may also be linked to your personal information in order to improve YouTube and/or Google services or advertisements displayed by them. However, this also depends on your account settings.
Find more information here:
E. How can you restrict the processing of your data by YouTube?
You can review and update how your data will be processed in the Google activity settings.
You have the ability to review and manage certain types of information associated with your Google Account using the Google Dashboard. Advertising settings allow you to access and change your Google Advertising ad preferences. Information on this topic and other settings and options can be found here (with additional information):
You can also set your browser to block all cookies, including the provider’s cookies, or to display a notice when a cookie is set by the provider. In addition, you can restrict access by the service to contact and calendar data, photos, location data, etc. in the settings options for mobile devices. However, this depends on your operating system.
III. LinkedIn chanel
We, Bonowi IPE GmbH, maintain a company profile on the online platform of the LinkedIn social network, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“LinkedIn”), on which personal data is processed.
A. Joint responsibility
Together with LinkedIn, we are jointly responsible for data processing in connection with our company profile, in particular concerning Page Insights, in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) (Art. 4(7) GDPR). When you visit our company profile, personal data is processed by LinkedIn and us as joint controllers. This Privacy Notice informs you of the extent to which we process your personal data (hereinafter ‘data’).
C. Data processing: purposes
Operation of our company profile
(1) Interaction and communications
The purpose of operating our company profile on LinkedIn is to interact and communicate with users and visitors on the LinkedIn social network. We provide information that directly concerns our company and its associated offerings. This applies, for example, to events we sponsor or other current events, special promotions and offerings as well as advertisements for current vacancies.
We are able to access data you have provided as a LinkedIn member on LinkedIn if you contact us. This may include your name, current position, qualifications, country of residence, industry or employment status.
We may process the associated data if you enter data on LinkedIn yourself, such as your user name and other content published via your LinkedIn account, or if you follow our LinkedIn profile. In particular, this will be the case if you share or recommend our content, comment on it or when you post a link to our website within LinkedIn.
(2) User analysis
LinkedIn provides us with a variety of information about visits and visitors to our company profile by means of the ‘Page Insights’ service. This information is provided by LinkedIn and enables us to better and more effectively manage the marketing of our activities. This is so-called aggregated data with which it is not possible to identify you personally. Any data processing activities within the context of the ‘Pages Insights’ service are carried out under the sole responsibility of LinkedIn. We have no access to personal data except in aggregated form.
D. Legal basis and legitimate interest for our data processing
a) We process personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests in effective interaction with LinkedIn users, visitors to our profile and in the context of communicating with LinkedIn users, including our company profile pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
b) The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR if direct communication via LinkedIn also concerns the conclusion of a contract.
c) The legal basis for data processing in connection with job advertisements and applications is primarily section 26 BDSG. This provision permits data to be processed that is required in connection with a decision to establish an employment relationship.
Should this data be necessary for the pursuit of legal rights after completion of the application process, data processing may be carried out in the pursuit of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, namely for purposes of asserting and/or defending against legal claims.
E. Data sharing
Data collected during visits to our company profile may be transferred to LinkedIn Corporation, based in the USA, and processed there.
We do not share data with third parties in connection with the operation of our company profile.
F. Options to object via your LinkedIn account
As a LinkedIn user, you have the option of using the advertising preference settings in your LinkedIn account to set the extent to which your user behaviour can be recorded when you visit our company profile. LinkedIn also provides an objection/restriction form:
IV. Your rights as a data subject
Upon request, you may receive information about all personal data that we have stored about you at any time and free of charge.
B. Rectification, erasure, restriction of processing (blocking), objection
Should you no longer agree to the retention of your personal data or should such data have since become incorrect, we will arrange for the erasure or blocking of your data or make the necessary corrections (insofar as this is possible under applicable law) upon instruction from you. The same applies if you would like us to restrict the processing of your data in future. Without limitation, you have right to object in cases where your data is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, or in pursuit of our legitimate interests or in cases based on profiling. You likewise have a right to object in the case of data processing for purposes of direct marketing.
C. Data portability
You have the right to data portability in cases where data is processed on the basis of a contract, pre-contractual negotiations, consent or by means of an automated process. Upon request, we will provide you with your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format so that you can, if you wish, transmit your data to another controller.
D. Right to withdraw consent with future effect
You can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
E. Right to lodge a complaint
You also have the option to lodge a complaint related to your rights as a data subject with a supervisory authority:
The rights described above do not apply to data for which we are not able to identify the data subject, e.g. if anonymised for analytical purposes. It may be possible to exercise your right of access and rights to erasure, restriction, rectification or portability with regard to this data if you provide us with additional information that enables us to make the required identification.
G. Contact information for our data protection officer
You may reach our data protection officer at the following email address:
H. Exercising your rights as a data subject
For questions regarding our processing of your personal data, requests for information, rectification, restriction, objection or erasure of data, or requests to transfer your data to another company, please contact privacy. @bonowi.com
Additional information on how we process data can also be found at: www.bonowi.com/en