The following statements apply exclusively to the website of ENGIE Germany at engie-deutschland.de, but not to companies that link to our website or to companies on whose websites we link.
In the context of the use of our website, various personal data, i.e. data relating to an identified or identifiable person, are collected. In compliance with Article 13 DS-GVO, we therefore inform you below about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use in connection with the use of our website. You will receive information on how your data is used and what rights you have with regard to its use.
The responsible partyas defined by Article 4(7) of the GDPR is the
ENGIE Deutschland GmbH
Aachener Straße 1044, 50858 Köln
T +49 221 46905-0 |
The data protection officer for ENGIE Germany GmbH can be reached at:
Mr. Boris Reibach
Scheja und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Adenauerallee 136, 53113 Bonn
T +49 228 227226-0 |
Contact form: scheja-partner.de/kontakt/kontakt
a) Server log files
When you access our website, information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until automatic deletion:
b) Use of contact forms
We provide you with the opportunity to contact us regarding various issues in different areas of our website using a form provided on the web pages. Among other things, it is necessary to provide your contact details so that we know from whom the request originates and so that we can respond to it. The personal data you provide when using these contact forms is automatically stored.
Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in compliance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest here is the receipt and processing of inquiries, complaints or other feedback. The personal data collected in the context of the use of the contact forms will be deleted after completion of the request made by you and expiration of any retention periods.
c) mailto links and e-mail communication
You can contact us by e-mail at any time. For this purpose, we have integrated mailto links in various areas of our website, which your e-mail program opens with our pre-filled e-mail address.
The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in compliance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest here is the receipt and processing of inquiries, complaints or other feedback. The personal data collected in the context of the e-mail communication will be deleted after completion of the request made by you and expiration of any retention periods.
d) Downloading brochures
On our website we offer you the possibility to download brochures. In this context, we will obtain your consent to the processing of your data in order to inform you about goods or services of companies of the ENGIE Group. This data processing for advertising purposes takes place in compliance with Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR.
You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. The lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation remains unaffected.
We delete your data if it is no longer necessary for the purposes pursued by us, or if you have revoked your consent and no other legal basis exists. If there is any other legal basis, we will delete your data after it no longer exists.
Your personal data will not be transmitted to external recipients for purposes other than those listed below.
We only pass on your personal data to external recipients if
External recipients can be:
Within the company, those departments receive your data, which they absolutely need to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations.
We use the following cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and for you to navigate the pages and use their services and features.
We use analytical cookies to collect statistics about the use of our website to improve the performance and design of the website and our services. For this purpose, analytical cookies collect information about your:
The data processed by necessary cookies are required for the aforementioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f of the GDPR.
Data processing by the analytical cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time by selecting "Allow required cookies" in the cookie settings.
The data subject can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time using an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus object permanently to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time using an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If the data subject disables the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.
When visiting our website, we carry out tracking measures, which are specifically described below. All tracking measures mentioned below are based on Art. 6(1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, i.e. we will only set the optional cookies if you have given your prior consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. Their primary purpose is to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our customers and to optimize it on an ongoing basis. In addition, we also use tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. The respective data processing purposes and data categories are shown in detail in the presentation of the corresponding tracking tools.
Our website uses Matomo, a web analysis service.
If you do not agree with having this data from your visit stored and analyzed, you can object to its storage and use at any time by clicking on the following link. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Matomo does not collect any session data. Attention: If you delete your cookies, this will result in the opt-out cookie also being deleted and you may have to activate it again.
These cookies are valid for up to one year.
Click here to prevent Matomo from storing cookies on your computer.
b) Google Analytics
We use, subject to your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided to us by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
During your visit to the website, the following data is collected, among others:
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by the users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services connected with the use of this online offer and the Internet use. Pseudonymous user profiles of the users can be created from the processed data. We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users will be shortened 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 is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other Google data.
You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect by accessing the cookie settings at the beginning of this page and changing your settings accordingly.
You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the online offer to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
These cookies are valid for up to 2 years.
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. Opt-out of Google Analytics tracking An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website Disable Google Analytics.
For our website we use the Tag Management System "Google Tag Manager" of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
8.1 Xing Company Profile
We use the "Xing" service of XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg (contact to the data protection officer) and operate our Xing company profile using this service.
When interacting with you as a user of our Xing company profile, the following data is processed
The processing of your personal data in the context of the operation of the Xing company profile is based on Art. 6(1)(b) and (f) GDPR and serves the interaction with us and other users as well as the information about our company and current vacancies. In doing so, a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose is pursued.
8.2 LinkedIn company page
You can assert your rights as a data subject both against us and directly against the LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company. The LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company will be able to react more quickly with respect to the processes it is responsible for, which is why we recommend contacting it directly.
You can use the following features on our LinkedIn company page:
When interacting with you as a user of our LinkedIn company page, the following data is processed:
The processing of your personal data in the context of the operation of the LinkedIn company page is based on Art. 6(1)(b) and (f) GDPR and serves the interaction with us and other users as well as the information about our company and current vacancies. In doing so, a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose is pursued.
8.3 YouTube channel
We use the service "YouTube" of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066 USA (represented by Google, Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) (contact to the data protection officer) and operate our YouTube channel using this service.
You can use the following features on our YouTube channel:
When you interact with you as a user of our YouTube channel, the following data is processed:
The processing of your personal data in the context of the operation of the YouTube channel is based on Article 6(1)(b) and (f) GDPR and serves the interaction with us and other users as well as information about our products and our company. In doing so, a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose is pursued.
Internal departments are the recipients of your personal data. We do not transfer your data to a third country. With regard to the recipients and the third country transfer of Google, Inc., we refer to their data protection information.
When processing your data, your personal data may be transferred to bodies whose registered office or place of processing is not located in a Member State of the European Union or in another contracting state to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
In this context, we ensure before transmission that, outside of exceptional cases permitted by law, the recipient either has an adequate level of data protection (e.g. through an adequacy decision of the European Commission, through appropriate guarantees such as the agreement of so-called EU standard data protection clauses of the European Commission with the recipient) or has your express consent.
You can obtain a copy of the specifically agreed regulations from us to ensure the appropriate level of data protection. Please use the contact details under section 1.
You have the right at all times
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in compliance with Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in compliance with Art. 21 DS-GVO, provided that there are grounds for doing so that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.
We use the widely used SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method on our website in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. As a rule, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form, for example, by the closed display of a key or lock symbol in your browser or by the indication "https" in the address bar of your browser.
We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are constantly being developed in line with technological developments.