Data privacy

1    General Information

1.1    Objective and Responsibility

1.    This Data Privacy Statement is to inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data related to our online service and the related websites, features and contents (hereinafter collectively referred to as "online service" or "website").
2.    The online service is provided by IMA Schelling Deutschland GmbH (Industriestraße 3, 32312 Lübbecke)- hereinafter referred to as "provider", "we" or "us" - who is also legally responsible under the data protection law.
3.    The online service is hosted by Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG (Königsberger Straße 4-6, D-32339 Espelkamp).
4.    You can reach out to our Data Protection Officer under: Industriestraße 3, 32312 Lübbecke, +49 5741/331-0,
5.    The term "user" encompasses all customers, interested people, employees and visitors of our online service.

1.2    Legal Bases

We collect and process personal data based on the following legal grounds:

a.    Consent in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 (a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Consent meaning any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of agreement, which could be in the form of a statement or any other unambiguous confirmatory act, given by the data's subject consenting to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
b.    Necessity for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract according to Article 6 paragraph 1 (b) GDPR, meaning the data is required in order for us to fulfil our contractual obligations towards you or to prepare the conclusion of a contract with you.
c.    Processing to fulfil a legal obligation in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 (c) GDPR, meaning that e.g. the processing of data is required by law or other provisions.
d.    Processing in order to protect legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) GDPR, meaning that the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, unless such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require the protection of personal data.

1.3    Data Subject Rights

You have the following rights with regards to the processing of your data through us:

a.    The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Article 13 paragraph 2 (d) GDPR and Article 14 paragraph 2 (e) GDPR.
b.    Right of access in accordance with Article 15 GDPR
c.    Right to rectification in accordance with Article 16 GDPR
d.    Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten") in accordance with Article 17 GDPR
e.    Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Article 18 GDPR
f.    Right to data portability in accordance with Article 20 GDPR
g.    Right to objection in accordance with Article 21 GDPR
Notice: Users may object to the processing of their personal data in accordance with legal allowances at any time with effect for the future. The objection may in particular be made against processing for the purposes of direct marketing.
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.

1.4    Data Erasure and Duration of Storage

The personal data of the data subject will be erased or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is inapplicable. Storage of data beyond that may occur if such storage is required by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or erasure of data also takes place when a retention period mandated by the standards mentioned expires, unless the continued storage of data is required for the conclusion of a contract or the fulfilment of contractual obligations.

1.5    Security of Processing

1.    We have implemented appropriate and state-of-the-art technical and organisational security measures (TOMs). Thus, the data that is processed by us is protected against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized access.
2.    These security measures include in particular the encrypted transfer of data between your browser and our server.

1.6    Transfer of Data to Third Parties, Subcontractors and Third Party Providers

1.    A transfer of personal data to third parties only occurs within the framework of legal requirements. We only disclose personal data of users to third parties, if this is required e.g. for billing purposes or other purposes, if the disclosure is necessary to ensure the fulfilment of contractual obligations towards the users.
2.    If we engage subcontractors for our online service, we have made appropriate contractual arrangements as well as adequate technical and organizational measures with these companies.
3.    If we use content, tools or other means from other companies (hereinafter collectively referred to as "third party providers") whose registered offices are located in a third country, it is assumed that a transfer of data to the home countries of these third party providers occurs. The transfer of personal data to third countries takes place exclusively only, if an adequate level of data protection, the user's consent or another legal permission is present.

2    Concrete Data Processing

2.1    Collection of Information on the Use of the Online Service

1.    When using our online-service, information may be transferred automatically from the browser of the user to us; this information includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of the access, amount of data transferred, notification about successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
2.    The processing of this information takes place based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) GDPR (e.g. to optimize the online service) as well as to ensure the security of processing in accordance with Article 5 paragraph 1 (f) GDPR (e.g. for the defence and clarification purposes of cyberattacks)
3.    This information will be automatically deleted 60 days after the termination of the connection, unless any other retention periods require otherwise.
4.    The collection of the data and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the provision of the online service. Therefore users are not entitled to the options of erasure, objection or correction.

2.2    Contact Form and Contacting via E-Mail

1.    When contacting us - whether in person or in writing via the respective communication technology (e-mail, telephone, fax, app, ...) - the data provided by the user will be processed solely for the purposes of processing and carrying out the request.

2.3    Career

1.    Separate data protection regulations apply to our career portal, to which you agree before submitting your application.
2.    The career portal is operated by Prescreen International GmbH (Mariahilfer Strasse 17, 1060 Vienna). We place job advertisements on their "Prescreen" e-recruiting system. Furthermore, we receive and manage the applications there.
3.    Within the scope of these activities Prescreen processes personal data on our behalf.
4.    You can revoke the processing of your personal data at any time free of charge with effect for the future.

2.4    Google Tag Manager

1.    This website uses the Google Tag Manager. This service allows website tags to be managed through an interface. The Google Tool Manager only implements tags, does not set cookies and does not collect any personal data. The Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that may collect personal information. However, the Google Tag Manager does not access this data.
2.    If deactivated at domain or cookie level, it will remain valid for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.

2.5    Google Analytics

1.    Our online service uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").
2.    Google 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 this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 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 at
3.    Furthermore, you have the possibility to prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website by using the following opt-out cookie: Disable Google Analytics

2.6    YouTube

1.    We use YouTube for the integration of videos. The videos were embedded in the extended data protection mode.
2.    YouTube's website uses cookies to collect information about the users of its website. YouTube uses them, among other things, to collect video statistics, to prevent fraud and to improve user-friendliness.
3.    By using YouTube, a connection is established with the Google DoubleClick network. Starting the video could trigger further data processing. We have no influence on that.
4.    For more information about privacy at YouTube, please see their privacy policy at:

2.7    DoubleClick

1.    Doubleclick by Google is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").
2.    Doubleclick by Google uses cookies to serve ads relevant to you. Your browser is assigned a pseudonymous identification number (ID) to check which ads have been displayed in your browser and which ads have been called. The cookies do not contain any personal information. The use of DoubleClick cookies only allows Google and its partner websites to serve ads based on previous visits to our or other websites on the Internet. The information generated by the cookies is transmitted by Google to a server in the USA for analysis and stored there. Under no circumstances will Google match your data with other data collected by Google.
3.    By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google and the manner of data processing described above as well as the named purpose.
4.    You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies and relating to your use of the website and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link under "Extension for DoubleClick deactivation".
5.    For more information about DoubleClick by Google and privacy, please visit:

2.8    Google Fonts

1.    Our website uses Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
2.    Google Fonts is used without authentication and no cookies are sent to the Google Fonts API. If you have a Google Account, none of your Google Account information will be transferred to Google while you use Google Fonts. Google merely records the use of CSS and the fonts used and stores this data securely.
3.    3More on these and other questions can be found at
4.    4Which data is collected by Google and for what purpose this data is used, you can read on

2.9    Social Media

1.    IMA Schelling Deutschland GmbH takes the current discussion about data protection in social networks very seriously. It is currently not legally clear whether and to what extent all networks offer their services in accordance with European data protection regulations.
2.    We therefore expressly point out that the services used by IMA Schelling Deutschland GmbH (Facebook, Xing, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, ...) store the data of their users (e.g. personal information, IP address) in accordance with their data use guidelines and use them for business purposes.
3.    IMA Schelling Deutschland GmbH has no influence on data collection and its further use by social networks. There is no information on the extent, location and duration of data storage, the extent to which networks comply with existing deletion obligations, which evaluations and links are made with the data and to whom the data is passed on.

2.10    Bootstrap Fontawesome

1.    This page uses the so-called Web Font FontAwesome, provided by Bootstrap, to display fonts uniformly. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required Web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
2.    To do this, the browser you are using must connect to Bootstrap's servers. This tells Bootstrap that your IP address has been used to access our website. The use of FontAwesome is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offerings. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
3.    If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
4.    For more information about Bootstrap, please visit and the Bootstrap Privacy Policy:

3    Cookie Policy

3.1    General Information

1.    Cookies are information transmitted by our web server or third-party web servers to the users' web browsers where they are stored for later retrieval. Cookies can be in the form of small files or any other types of information storage.
2.    In the case that users do not want that cookies are stored on their computer, they will be asked to disable the corresponding option in their browser's system settings. Saved cookies may be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional impairments of this online service.

3.2    Objection Options

You may object to the use of cookies that are used for measuring the range of coverage and promotional purposes via
a.    deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative:
b.    the US-American website:
c.    the European website

4    Changes to the Data Privacy Policy

1.    We reserve the right to change this Data Privacy Policy with regards to the data processing, in order to adapt it to changed legal situations, to changes of the online service or of the data processing.
2.    If users' consents are required or if elements of the Data Privacy Policy contain provisions in regards to the contractual relationship with the users, the changes will only be made with the consent of the users.
3.    Users are requested to keep themselves informed about the content of this Data Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

Version: 22.02.2019