Data protection information
Information about processing your personal data on our website.
The following information provides an overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you personally.
Who is responsible for the data processing on this website?
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, the responsible party (DSGVO) is the:
Winkelmann Group GmbH + Co. KG
You will find further information about our group of companies, details about the individuals authorized to represent the group and also further ways to contact us in the “About this site” section of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Sometimes, your data is collected because you have given us this information. This can be data, for example, that you enter in a contact form. Alternatively, you can contact us via the e-mail address provided. If you contact us via one of these channels, the personal data you provide will be automatically stored. User information may be stored in a customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or comparable inquiry organization. Data is stored for the sole purpose of processing or contacting you.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system or when the page was called). Data is collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.
On some of our pages, you can register to take advantage of additional features on the site. We only use the data entered here to allow use of the relevant offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full otherwise, the registration will be refused.
We will inform you via the e-mail address provided during registration of important changes, for example, in the scope of the offer or technical changes.
What data do we collect?
Information about the type of browser and version used
The user's operating system
The user's internet service provider
The IP address of the user
Date and time of access
Websites from which the user’s system accessed our website (referrer)
Websites accessed by the user's system from our website
The details you entered via the contact form or during registration, such as your first and last name, e-mail address, address
For what purpose and on what legal basis do we process your data?
Processing of the data entered during registration or when using the contact form is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. (1) a) DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation).
Furthermore, we process your data based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. (1) a) DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) for certain purposes, in particular:
To distribute a newsletter with regular offers
To send exclusive information and offers
For market research and customer surveys
For website personalization and tailor-made offers
For analytical purposes, to optimize our offer to you
For processing cookies requiring consent
You can revoke your consent at any time. Just send us an e-mail. The legality of any previous data processing remains unaffected by the revocation.
Art. 6 Para. (1) b) DSGVO serves as the legal basis when processing personal data required to fulfill a contract to which you are a party. This also applies to processing procedures needed to implement pre-contractual measures.
Art. 6 Para. (1) c) DSGVO serves as the legal basis when processing personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject.
Art. 6 Para. (1) f) DSGVO serves as the legal basis if processing is needed to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or of a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest. The legitimate interest of our company lies in the execution of our business activities.
Is data transmitted to third parties?
We only transmit personal data to third parties if required by the contract process, for example to the bank responsible for processing payment.
Data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. (1) b) DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual procedures.
When using cookies and tools for advertising purposes, personal data is transferred to the respective providers. This is done based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. (1) a) DSGVO.
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e., outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or do so in the context of using third-party services or disclosing, or transferring, data to third parties, this will only be done if it is necessary for the fulfillment of our (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, due to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or allow the data to be processed in a third country only if the special special requirements of Art. 44 et seq. DSGVO are met. I.e. the processing is carried out, for example, on the basis of special guarantees or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").
Disclosure of personal data to third parties when using the careers site
In order to provide you with our services, we may need to share your personal data with third parties within or outside the Winkelmann Group. These recipients can be categorized as follows:
Winkelmann Group employees from the various business areas.
Internet agency (content maintenance of the website)
Hosting provider (technical operator of the website)
Further information on data processing in connection with the use of the career site can be obtained at: www.winkelmann-talents.de/datenschutzhinweise-Bewerber
How long do we process your data?
We process your personal data only as long as needed to fulfill the initial reason for storage. Storage can also take place if subject to Union regulations, laws or other provisions enacted by the European or national legislator to which we are subject.
As soon as the reason for storage ends or a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned regulations expires, personal data is routinely restricted or deleted.
The data collected during registration will be stored by us as long as you are registered on our website and will then be deleted. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
What rights do you have with regards to your data?
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing activities are only allowed with your explicit consent. You can revoke your previous consent at any time. Just send us an e-mail. The legality of data processing carried out before consent is revoked remains unaffected by the revocation.
Your right to object
You have the right to object at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation to the processing of personal data relating to you, which is carried out under Art. 6 Para. (1) e) or (1) f) DSGVO, including profiling based on these provisions.
The responsible person will no longer processes personal data relating to you, unless they can prove compelling reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, or show that processing is needed for the assertion, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Information, correction, restriction, and deletion
Within the framework of applicable legal regulations, you have the right at any time to free information about the personal data we store about you, its origin and recipients, the purposes of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, restrict, or delete the data. If you have any further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time via the address provided.
Right to data portabilit
You have the right to receive data that we have processed automatically based on your consent or in the fulfillment of a contract in a common, machine-readable format for your or a third party’s use. If requested, data can only be transferred directly to another responsible person of technically feasible.
You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority.
A list of supervisory authorities and their contact details can be found via the following link:
The supervisory authority responsible for the controller is as follows:
Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Postfach 20 04 44
Telephone: 02 11/384 24-0
Fax: 02 11/384 24-10
Our Data Protection Officer
We have appointed a data protection officer in our organization – the Winkelmann Group, all affiliated companies as well as sales and production locations. You can reach them as follows:
AVIATICS Cost & Safety Management GmbH & Co. KG
Kieshecker Weg 148
Cookies and integration of external online services
Some websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Among other things, we use so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set up your browser so that you are notified when cookies are set and only allow cookies in individual cases, decline cookies generally or in certain circumstances, and activate automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling certain cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies that are required for electronic communication or to provide certain functions that you wish to have are stored based on Art. 6 Para. (1) f) DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest to store cookies to ensure our services are optimized and run with no technical errors. If other cookies are saved (e.g., cookies to analyze your surfing behavior), they will only be processed based on your consent according to Art. 6 Para. (1) a) DSGVO.
Session and persistent cookies remain completely in place during any kind of internet browsing (including when using links) and can therefore be read by any website accessed after visiting this site. Session cookies are only deleted after closing the browser, persistent cookies are only deleted at the end of their lifetime
If you have given your consent and wish to revoke it, you can do so at any time in the browser settings.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. Google will truncate your IP address within the European Union member states or in other states that are party to the European Economic Area Agreement before it is sent to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide further services to the website operator related to both website and internet use. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
This website uses the functions of the Google Analytics web analytics service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer which allow them to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies takes place based on your consent according to Art. 6 Para. 1(a) DSGVO.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing this data by disabling Google Analytics. To do this, download and install the relevant plug-in for your web browser. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data when you visit this website in the future: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
We have concluded a processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities in full when using Google Analytics.
This website uses Google Analytics’ "demographic characteristics" feature. This enables reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender, and interests of website visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising from Google and visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be assigned to any specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the "Withdrawal of your consent to data processing” section.
This page uses the Google Maps mapping service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
You IP address needs to be stored to use Google Maps functionality. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there.
The provider of this site has no influence over the transmission of this data.
Google Maps is used to ensure our online offer is presented in an attractive manner and allows locations mentioned by us on the website to be found easily. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1(f) DSGVO.
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether the data entered on our websites (e.g., in a contact form) is submitted by a person or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes website visitors’ behavior based on various attributes. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor accesses the website. As part of the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g., IP address, the website visitor’s dwell time, mouse movements). The data collected during the analysis is passed on to Google.
reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place.
Date processing is carried out based on Art. 6 Para. 1(f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting their website from abusive automated spying and SPAM.
Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. The website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. The YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your browsing behavior to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to present our online offer in an attractive manner. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1(f) DSGVO.
Adobe Web Fonts - Fonts from Adobe
Based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) for the uniform display of fonts external fonts of the provider Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited, 4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland. Adobe Fonts is a service that provides access to a font library on servers in the United States for use in desktop applications and websites. Adobe collects information about the provided fonts, the account ID, the application requesting the fonts, the server providing the fonts, and the hostname of the website where the fonts are loaded. fonts are loaded. It is unclear whether Adobe also has access to the IP address and other personal data is unclear. It is clear, however, that there is no adequate level of data to the U.S. is not an adequate level of data protection, so this data processing is is carried out on the basis of your consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO.
Within our online offer, functions and contents of the service Xing, offered by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, may be integrated. This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or texts and buttons with which users can share content of this online offering within Xing. If the users are members of the Xing platform, Xing can assign the call-up of the above-mentioned content and functions to the users' profiles there.
Information about the provider's handling of personal data is available here: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
Information about the handling of personal data by the provider can be found here: https://de.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=d_org_guest_company_overview_footerprivacy-policy