As a matter of principle, the Business Community considers information about users and providers of the Business Community to be particularly worthy of protection and will use it confidentially and only in accordance with the applicable legal provisions.
Personal data is information about the identity of a person and the company, such as company name, surname, first name, function, address, e-mail address and telephone/cell phone number. Such data is requested when registering to use the Business Community.
Collection, processing and use of personal data
If name, telephone numbers, e-mail address or other personal data are collected, processed and used for special actions, you will be informed of this at the appropriate place. If personal data is collected, processed and used in the Business Community, the provisions of data protection law will be observed. In particular, the data will be treated confidentially. Personal data will not be disclosed to third parties unless express consent has been given or there is an obligation to disclose this data, for example due to a court order or official directive. If personal data is collected, processed or used directly by providers in the Business Community, it is the responsibility of the respective provider to use this data confidentially in compliance with data protection regulations and only in accordance with the applicable legal provisions. The respective providers usually have their own data protection statements. Please inform yourself on the pages of the providers about their respective data protection practices.
Sample cases for the collection, processing and use of personal data by the business community:
Registration in the Business Community is linked to the automatic sending of the regular information service to the specified e-mail address. If you no longer need the information service, deactivate it in your profile or unsubscribe here.
Should you make use of services that require the provision of personal data, only those data of yours that are required to provide you with these services will be collected, processed and used.
No liability for Internet sites of partners
The Business Community has no influence on the design and content of the linked pages and dissociates itself from all contents of the linked pages and does not adopt the contents, texts, graphics, etc. as its own. This declaration applies to all available links to external pages under the URL www.business-community.info.
The Business Community is committed to the security and protection of your data. Appropriate technical and organizational procedures have been put in place to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to ensure the accuracy of the data, and to ensure the authorized use of the data. Nevertheless, the Business Community cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the disclosure of your data due to errors in data transmission and/or unauthorized access by third parties.
The pages of the Business Community use SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to the Business Community as the page operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to the Business Community cannot be read by third parties.
The pages of the Business Community partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to save your login data and to make the offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies used by the Business Community are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable the Business Community to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website is limited. The user login only works with cookies enabled.
Right to information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Contradiction advertising mails
The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material not expressly requested is hereby prohibited. The operators of the pages of the business community expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
Modification of the privacy guidelines
The right is reserved to change this privacy guidelines at any time in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.
Some pages of the Business Community use plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a Business Community page equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube's servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which Business Community page you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
On some pages of the Business Community, functions of the service AddThis (1595 Spring Hill Rd Suite 300 Vienna, VA 22182, USA) are integrated. AddThis is used to share content from the Business Community's online offering within social networks.
The use is based on the legitimate interests of the Business Community, i.e. interest in disseminating the online offer of the Business Community pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.
On this website, data is collected and stored for optimization purposes using Matomo, an open-source web analysis tool. The information generated is stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored. The information generated about the use of this website is not passed on to third parties.