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DATA PROTECTION

Data Protection

Note: The German version of this policy will govern the relationship between the website operator and you – this version has been
translated and is for convenience only and shall not modify the German version. Please find the German version here https://www.51nodes.io/datenschutz

1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your visit. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal Data are all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2 Responsible entity for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

51nodes GmbH
Mr. Jochen Kassberger
Industriestr. 4
70565 Stuttgart
Germany

Email: privacy@51nodes.io

Website: www.51nodes.io

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who decides, alone or jointly with others, on the ends and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or
inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser’s address field.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When visting our website, we collect the following data that are technically required for us to display the website to you:

Our visited website

  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system
  • used
  • IP address used (if necessary: in anonymous form)

The data processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data collected will not be passed on or used in any other way. We reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files in case of specific indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data and IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie.

If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the site visit. We may work together with advertising partners who help us to make our internet offer more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the paragraphs below.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings.
This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-allow-and-reject
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Opera: https://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our site may be restricted.

4) Contact

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of the use of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for contacting you and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If your contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request. This is the case when the circumstances indicate that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary.

5) Online Appointment Scheduling

Calendly

This website uses the “Calendly” software of the provider Calendly, LLC, BB&T Tower, 271 17th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30363, USA to provide an online appointment booking function.
For the purpose of scheduling appointments, first and last name as well as email address (and possibly the telephone number, if a telephone appointment is desired) are collected in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and transmitted to Calendly in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in effective customer management and efficient appointment management and stored there for the appointment organization. This may also result in data transfers to the servers of Calendly, LLC, in the USA. After the appointment has been held or after the agreed appointment period has expired, your data will be deleted by Calendly. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Calendly, in which we oblige Calendly to process the data of our customers in accordance with the legal requirements. data of our customers in accordance with the legal requirements.
Find details of Calendly’s privacy policy here:
https://calendly.com/de/pages/privacy

Hubspot

This website uses the service of HubSpot Ireland Ltd., 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland to provide an online appointment booking function. (“Hubspot”). For the purpose of making appointments, first and last name and e-mail address (and possibly the telephone number if a telephone appointment is desired) are collected in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR and recorded in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in effective customer management and efficient appointment management to Hubspot and stored there for appointment organization. After the appointment has been held or after the agreed appointment period has expired, your data will be deleted by Hubspot. We have concluded an order processing contract with Hubspot, in which we oblige Hubspot to protect our customers’ data in accordance with legal requirements.
Details of Hubspot’s privacy policy are available at https://legal.hubspot.com/de/privacy-policy

6) Use of Customer Data for Direct Marketing

Sign up for our email newsletter

If you sign up for our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular regular information about our offers. Mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The provision of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. For the dispatch of the newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed that you wish confirmed that you agree to receive newsletters. We will then send you e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future by clicking on a link to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future.
By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. With the When you subscribe to the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by your Internet service provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to prevent a possible possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. to be able to trace. The data collected by us when you register for the newsletter is used used exclusively for the purpose of advertising in the newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a message to the responsible person mentioned above. unsubscribe. After unsubscribing, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our newsletter distribution list, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we have further use of your data or we reserve the right to use your data for any other which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. inform you.

7) Use of Social Media: Social Plugins

LinkedIn as the default plugin

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the online service LinkedIn, which is operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“LinkedIn”). You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend button” (“Recommend”) on our website.

When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of LinkedIn. The content of the plugin is transmitted by LinkedIn directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, LinkedIn receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a LinkedIn profile or are not currently logged in to LinkedIn. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a LinkedIn server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to LinkedIn, LinkedIn can directly assign your visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. If you interact with the plugins, this information is also transmitted directly to a LinkedIn server and stored there. The information is also published on your LinkedIn account and displayed there to your contacts.

The described data processing operations are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit.f GDPR on the basis of LinkedIn’s legitimate interests in displaying personalized advertising to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and for the needs-based design of the Linkedin service.

If you do not want LinkedIn to assign the data collected via our website directly to your LinkedIn account, you must log out of LinkedIn before visiting our website. You can also object to the loading of the LinkedIn plugins and thus the data processing operations described above for the future with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by LinkedIn, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the data protection information of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

8) Online Marketing

Hubspot

This website uses the services of HubSpot, a software-based marketing service provided by HubSpot Ireland Ltd., 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland.

With the help of Hubspot, various customer service and customer management services can be digitally synchronized and processed via a central user interface. HubSpot enables the generation of leads, central email and newsletter marketing, contact management in the form of user segmentation and CRM, and the management of contact forms.

To fulfill the various functions, HubSpot uses cookies, small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your web browser on your device and enable us to analyze your use of the website. The cookies record certain information such as the IP address, the location, the time the page was accessed, etc. Information recorded using HubSpot is stored on HubSpot servers and evaluated on our behalf.

If personal data is processed here, the data is processed for the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Other legal bases for data processing that intervene in the context of specific HubSpot services (e.g. when sending newsletters, express consent in accordance with Art Section. 1 lit. a GDPR) remain unaffected by this.

We have concluded an order processing agreement with HubSpot, with which we oblige HubSpot to protect our customers’ data and not to pass it on to third parties.

You can permanently object to the collection of data by HubSpot using cookies and the setting of cookies by preventing the storage of cookies through your browser settings accordingly.

You can find more information about Hubspot’s data protection regulations at the following Internet address: https://legal.hubspot.com/de/privacy-policy

As far as legally required, we have your consent to the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR obtained. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the above-described option to make an objection.

9) Web Analytics Services

9.1. Google (Universal) Analytics

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). Google (Universal) 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.

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, which ensures an anonymization of the IP address by shortening and excludes a direct personal reference. Through the extension, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google LLC.server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. In this context, the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google (Universal) Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Google Analytics also enables the creation of statistics with statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors on the basis of an evaluation of interest-based advertising and with the involvement of third-party information via a special function, the so-called “demographic characteristics”. This allows the definition and differentiation of user groups of the website for the purpose of targeting marketing measures. However, data records collected via the “demographic characteristics” cannot be assigned to a specific person.

All processing described above, in particular the setting of Google Analytics cookies for reading out information on the end device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent to do so in accordance with Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Without this consent, Google Analytics will not be used during your visit to the site.

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the “Cookie Consent Tool” provided on the website. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google for the use of Google Analytics, which obliges Google to protect the data of our site visitors and not to pass it on to third parties.

For the transfer of data from the EU to the USA, Google refers to so-called standard data protection clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European level of data protection in the USA. Further information on Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de

9.2 SalesViewer (SalesViewer GmbH)

On this website, data for marketing, market research and optimization purposes is collected and stored using SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the legitimate interests of the website operator (Art. 6 Para.1 lit.f GDPR).

A javascript-based code is used for this purpose, which is used to collect company-related data and use it accordingly. The data collected with this technology is encrypted using a non-recalculated one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and not used to personally identify the visitor to this website.

You can object to data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future by using this link https://www.salesviewer.com/opt-out to prevent future collection by SalesViewer® within this website. An opt-out cookie for this website will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.

Further information on SalesViewer’s data protection can be found on the following page: https://www.procad.de/datenschutz/

As far as legally required, we have your consent to the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR obtained. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the above-described option to make an objection.

10) Tools and Miscellaneous

10.1 Microsoft Teams

We use the service “Microsoft Teams ” of Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399 USA (hereinafter “Microsoft Teams”) to conduct online meetings, video conferences and/or webinars.

In case of using Microsoft Teams, different data are processed. Here, the scope of the processed data depends on the data you provide before or during participation in an online meeting or video conference or webinar. In the context of using Microsoft Teams, data of the communication participants is processed and stored on Microsoft Teams servers. This data may include, in particular, your login data (name, email address, phone (optional) and password) and meeting data (topic, participant IP address, device information, description (optional)). In addition, visual and auditory contributions of the participants, as well as voice input in chats may be processed.

When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract with you (this also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures), Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. If you have given us your consent for the processing of your data, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Consent given can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. Otherwise, the legal basis for data processing when conducting online meetings, videoconferences or webinars is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR in the effective conduct of the online meeting, webinar or videoconference. For more information on data usage by Microsoft Teams, please see the Microsoft Teams privacy policy at https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement

10.2 WPML Plugin

This website uses the language plugin WPML by OnTheGoSystems Limited, 22/F 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, to provide a German and English language version of the website. WPML uses cookies to determine the visitor’s current language, the last language visited and the language of users who have logged in. Details of the cookies used can be found at https://wpml.org/documentation/support/browser-cookies-stored-wpml.

10.3 Applications for job advertisements by e-mail

On our website we advertise currently vacant positions in a separate section, for which interested parties can apply by e-mail to the contact address provided.

Inclusion in the application process requires that applicants provide us with all the personal data required for a well-founded and informed assessment and selection together with the application by e-mail.
The required information includes general personal information (name, address, a telephone or electronic contact option) as well as performance-specific evidence of the qualifications required for a position. It may also be necessary to provide health-related information, which must be taken into account in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant in terms of labor and social law.

Which components an application must contain in individual cases in order to be considered and the form in which these components are to be sent by e-mail can be found in the respective job advertisement.

After receipt of the application sent using the email contact address provided, the applicant data will be stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application. For questions that arise in the course of processing, we use, at our discretion, either the e-mail address provided by the applicant with his application or a telephone number provided.

The legal basis for this processing, including contacting us for queries, is basically Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 (1) BDSG), in the sense of which going through the application process is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.

Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR (e.g. health data such as information about the severely disabled status) are requested from applicants, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. b. GDPR so that we can exercise our rights under labor law and social security and social protection law and comply with our obligations in this regard.

Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special data categories can also be based on Art. 9 para. 1 lit. h GDPR if they are used for the purposes of health care or occupational medicine, for assessing the applicant’s ability to work, for medical diagnostics, for care or treatment in the health or social area or for the administration of systems and services in the health or social area he follows.

If the applicant is not selected in the course of the evaluation described above or if an applicant withdraws his application prematurely, his data transmitted by e-mail and all electronic correspondence including the original application e-mail will be deleted after 6 months at the latest after notification. This period is based on our legitimate interest in being able to answer any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, in being able to meet our obligations to provide evidence from the regulations on the equal treatment of applicants.

In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (in the case of processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 (1) BDSG) for the purpose of carrying out the employment relationship.

10.4 Online Applications via a Form

On our website, we offer job applicants the opportunity to apply online using a corresponding form. Inclusion in the application process requires that applicants provide us with all the personal data required for a well-founded and informed assessment and selection via the form.

The required information includes general personal information (name, address, a telephone or electronic contact option) as well as performance-specific evidence of the qualifications required for a position. It may also be necessary to provide health-related information, which must be taken into account in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant in terms of labor and social law.

In the course of sending the form, the applicant data is transmitted to us in encrypted form in accordance with the state of the art, stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application.
The legal basis for this processing is basically Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 (1) BDSG), in the sense of which going through the application process is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.

Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR (e.g. health data such as information about the severely disabled status) are requested from applicants, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. b. GDPR so that we can exercise our rights under labor law and social security and social protection law and comply with our obligations in this regard.

Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special data categories can also be based on Art. 9 para. 1 lit. h GDPR if they are used for the purposes of health care or occupational medicine, for assessing the applicant’s ability to work, for medical diagnostics, for care or treatment in the health or social area or for the administration of systems and services in the health or social area he follows.

If the applicant is not selected in the course of the evaluation described above or if an applicant withdraws his application prematurely, the data submitted in the form will be deleted after 6 months at the latest after notification. This period is based on our legitimate interest in answering any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, being able to meet our obligations to provide evidence from the regulations on the equal treatment of applicants.

In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (in the case of processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 (1) BDSG) for the purpose of carrying out the employment relationship.

11) Rights of the data subject

11.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the legal basis given for the respective exercise requirements:

  • Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to information according to Art. 19 GDPR;
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR;
  • Right to complain according to Art. 77 GDPR.

11.2 Right to Object

If we process your personal data within the framework of a balancing of interests on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest, you have the right to object to this processing with effect for the future at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. If you exercise your right to object, we will stop processing the data concerned. However, we reserve the right to continue processing if we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

If your personal data is processed by us for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such marketing. You can exercise the objection as described above.

If you exercise your right to object, we will stop processing the data concerned for direct marketing purposes.

12) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and – if relevant – also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).

When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned revokes their consent.

Are there statutory retention periods for data that are collected within the framework of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR are processed, these data are routinely deleted after the retention periods have expired, provided they are no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

When processing personal data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.