Data Protection Statement

General information

Henkel AG & Co KGaA, hereinafter referred to as Henkel, respects the privacy of every person who visits our website. In the following, we will inform you about the categories of personal data that Henkel collects and how they are processed. You will also find out below how you can exercise your rights as a data subject.

Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted on this website. This will enable you to inform yourself at any time about what data we collect and how we use it.

This data protection declaration does not apply to websites that can be accessed via hyperlinks on the Henkel website.

 

Collection, use and processing of personal data

Name of the responsible body: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Address of the responsible office: Henkelstrasse 67, 40589 Duesseldorf, Germany

Henkel uses personal data primarily to make this Website available to users. Any further processing of personal data will only take place on the basis of other legal obligations or permissions or with the consent of the user vis-à-vis Henkel. Henkel stores and processes data in particular for the following purposes:

When users visit the Website, Henkel automatically collects and stores certain data such as:
the IP address or device ID assigned to the respective terminal device, which we need to transmit requested content (e.g. content, texts, images, product information and files made available for download, etc.), user activities in connection with the Website, the type of the respective terminal device, the browser type and the date and duration of use.

Henkel stores this data for a maximum of 7 days to detect and prosecute abuse.

Henkel also uses this data to improve its own offer and functions of the service and for general administrative tasks.

Furthermore, Henkel deletes or anonymizes the usage data including IP addresses immediately as soon as they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes.

The processing and use of the data is based on legal provisions that justify these operations because (1) the processing is necessary for the provision of the Website; or (2) Henkel has an overriding legitimate interest in ensuring, improving and adapting the functionality and error-free operation of the Website to the needs of the users.

 

Cookies, Pixel, Fingerprints

This website uses so-called “cookies” and similar technologies. Technically necessary cookies are set automatically. Other cookies (or comparable technologies) are only used if you have given your prior consent. You can find out more about the technologies used and the associated purposes in our Cookie-Policy. Here you can revoke a once declared agreement also with effect for the future.

The setting is set for the named domain per browser and computer. Therefore, if you access our website from home and from the office or with different browsers, you must make the setting you want for cookie use with each terminal device and each browser separately.

 

Registration on our website

The website visitor has the possibility to register on the website of the data controller by providing personal data and at the same time to subscribe to the newsletter. Our service package includes both full access to the exclusive content of the portal and registration for the corresponding newsletter. By registering, you agree that you will be contacted by e-mail for promotional purposes. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter at all, please unsubscribe the first time you receive it or inform us personally by sending an e-mail to teroson-bautechnik[at]thorbenroth.de. However, you can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time. Despite the cancellation, all our expert knowledge is still available to you on the website. Which personal data is transmitted to the responsible party is determined by the respective input mask used during registration. The personal data entered by the data subject is collected and stored exclusively for the internal use of the data controller and for the data subject’s own purposes within the Leadz system. The data controller may request the transfer to one or more processors who also use personal data for an internal purpose attributable to the data controller.

When registering on the website of the data controller and subscribing to the newsletter at the same time, the IP address assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) and used by the data subject, the date and time of registration are also stored. The storage of this data is done against the background that this is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services and, if necessary, to enable the clarification of criminal offences committed. In this respect, the storage of this data is necessary to protect the person responsible for processing. This data will not be passed on to third parties, unless there is a legal obligation to pass on the data or the transfer serves the purpose of criminal prosecution.

The registration of the data subject with the voluntary provision of personal data is intended to enable the controller to offer the data subject content or services which, by their very nature, can only be provided to registered users. Registered persons are free to change the personal data provided during registration at any time or to have them completely deleted from the data stock of the data controller.

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The person responsible for data processing will provide each data subject with information on what personal data about the data subject is stored at any time upon request. In addition, the data controller shall correct or delete personal data upon request or indication of the data subject, unless there is a legal obligation to retain data. The entire staff of the data controller is available to the data subject as contact persons in this respect.

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Web Tracking

Google Analytics

Provided you have given your consent (see our explanation of “cookies” above), this website uses Google Analytics, an analysis tool of Google Inc. (Google). For this reason a cookie is installed on your computer. The information taken from this cookie regarding your user behaviour on our website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and stored on Google servers in the USA.

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We have activated IP anonymization, which means that Google shortens/anonymizes the last octet of the IP address within member states of the European Union or in other states that are parties to the European Economic Area Agreement. Economic Area. Only in very exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to Google and only shortened on servers in the USA.

On behalf of the operator of this website, 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 for website operators. Google will not merge your IP address with any other data held by Google about you.

Cancellation of data collection:

You can also prevent Google from collecting and using data (cookies and IP address) by changing your browser settings accordingly or by downloading the following browser plug-in https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Google DoubleClick

Provided you have given your consent (see our explanation of “cookies” above), we use the Google DoubleClick feature on our website to analyze user behavior on our site and to enable Google and other advertisers we work with to serve behavioral advertising with DoubleClick. A cookie is installed on your computer for this purpose. This cookie collects information about the advertisements that are displayed in your browser and about which banners you click. The data generated by this cookie about your user behavior on our website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Based on the data collected, behavioral advertising is displayed in your browser.

Widerruf der Datenerhebung:

You can disable the DoubleClick cookie function permanently by changing your browser settings or using a browser plug-in. With the plug-in, your deactivation settings will remain in Bowser even if you delete all cookies. You can download the browser plug-in for permanent deactivation here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

 

Privacy policy on the application and use of Leadz

Who collects the data?
The data is collected by NTConsult Software & Service GmbH and Thorben Roth Design using the Leadz® software.

What data is collected?
Leadz® Software collects surname, first name, e-mail, address data, IP address and the data traffic of users on connected websites, i.e. on buttons that the user clicks, documents that the user downloads and forms that the user submits.

Will the data be passed on to third parties?
All data that is passed on to third parties is anonymized and external users have no access to the software.

How is the information used?
The information is used to provide customers who visit websites with the best possible experience, to show them content that may interest them and to address them with offers tailored to their needs.

How long is the data stored?
Data in the Leadz® software is stored only as long as the subject has an account in the system.

What rights does the data subject have?
The data subject has the right to export all his data from the system, as well as the right to be forgotten, which he can submit, and all his data will be removed from the LeadzⓇ software.

How can the data subject submit a complaint?
By contacting either NTConsult Software & Service GmbH or Thorben Roth Design.

How is the data stored?
The data is stored in an encrypted database located in a secure facility. The test subjects’ data may also be visible in the server logs, which are deleted after 90 days.
Only authorized personnel have access to the data stored in the Leadz® software.

How can I unsubscribe or re-register?
The data subject has the opportunity to object to and exclude the collection of data generated by the Leadz® software and related to the use of this website, as well as the processing of such data by Leadz®. For this purpose, all you have to do is click on the opt-out link below. Please note that our web service is no longer available in its full scope.

Leadz® Opt-out

If you wish to register again, please click on the opt-in link below.
Leadz® Opt-in

Your rights as a data subject / data protection commissioner

You can exercise your right to information at any time. In addition, you have the following further rights if the respective requirements are met:

  • Right of rectification
  • Right to delete
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right of appeal to the relevant competent data protection supervisory authority
  • Right to data transferability (from 25 May 2018)

right of revocation

In the event that Henkel processes your personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation. Henkel will stop processing your personal data unless Henkel can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing that are worthy of protection, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

To exercise your rights or if you have other questions regarding your personal data, please send an e-mail or letter to our data protection officer, Mr. Frank Liebich, Henkelstrasse 67, 40589 Duesseldorf, Germany (e-mail: Datenschutz@henkel.com).