The use of our Rieckermann website can be possible without you having to disclose your identity to us. We may collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal frame-work for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.
You can contact our data protection team at [email protected] or at our postal address with the addition “Data protection officer”.
Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.
Rieckermann may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from the year 2016 and was last updated in December 2020.
Rieckermann website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. In most cases, these are so-called “session cookies” that are deleted once you leave our website.
To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website.
The legal basis for the use of technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 sec. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
Not necessary cookies (like marketing or analysis cookies) can only be used after your active con-sent (“opt-in”). The legal basis for these cookies is Art. 6 sec. 1 p. 1 lit. a) GDPR. If you do not wish to store the non-necessary cookies on your computer, you can revoke your consent at any time.
Furthermore you can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
For technical reasons, data such as the following, which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider (so-called server log files), is collected:
Type and version of the browser you use
websites that linked you to our site (referrer URL)
Websites that you visit
Date and time of your visit
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal information you may have provided, thereby making it impossible to connect it to any particular person. The data is used for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and services.
Use of Google Analytics
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Please note that the code “anonymizeIp” has been added to Google Analytics on this website to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
Google Analytics is operated by Google Inc, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Further information on data protection in the context of Google Analytics can be found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Contact Us/Personal Data
On Rieckermann website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such an event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.
For a job application, you have the option to submit your CV via this website to apply for a specific advertised job or an initial application for consideration by our recruitment consultants for positions as they come up. When you apply for a job by filling in our contact form or by sending per email, your personal data and documents are solely processed and stored internally in the Rieckermann group and will only be used for application purposes.
On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such a claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
Use of Facebook components
Our website employs components provided by facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a Facebook component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.
When you access our site while logged into Facebook, Facebook uses information gathered by this component to identify the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account on Facebook. Whenever you click on the “Like“ button, for example, or enter a comment, this information is transmitted to your personal account on Facebook and stored there. In addition, Facebook is informed of your visit to our website. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not.
If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must first log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The data protection policies of Facebook provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Our website employs components provided by Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
Our website employs components provided by the network LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a LinkedIn component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from LinkedIn. Through this process, LinkedIn is informed exactly which page of our website is being accessed. By clicking the LinkedIn “recommend button“ while logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link content from our website to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate your visit to our site with your LinkedIn account.
Displaying content from Youtube
This website uses embedded YouTube videos in an enhanced data protection mode. This means: YouTube does not store cookies for a user who accesses a website with an embedded YouTube video but does not click on the video to play it back. If the user clicks on the YouTube video, YouTube can store cookies on the user’s computer. However, no person-specific cookie information is stored for the playback of embedded videos.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
At events organized by Rieckermann, we might be photographing and/or filming. We will be using the photographs and/or film recordings for internal documentation of the event and, as suitable, for external reporting on our web page, in print media, in newsletters/mailings, and on social media. A specific note about this can also be found at the individual event.
If you take part in a Rieckermann event and you do not want your photo taken, please inform our employees accordingly, preferably on the spot at the time. Declaring your opposition after the fact is of course also an option. To do so, please send an e-mail, stating your full name, the event in question, and the date, to [email protected].
If you have questions concerning the photographs and/or film recordings, please also write to us at the following e-mail address: [email protected].
Links to other websites
Rieckermann website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other web-site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.