Welcome – Thank you for visiting this website. The protection of your personal data is important to us.

General notes and mandatory information on data protection on this website

Data Privacy
We, SCALA Management Consulting GmbH & Co. KG, treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible

Responsible Body for this Website
SCALA Management Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
EuroNova III
Zollstockgürtel 61
D-50969 Köln
Phone: +49 (0)221 / 27 64 59 82
E-Mail: info@scala-mc.de

Objection to advertising e-mails
Herewith we prohibit  the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information materials not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unrequested sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

SSL or TLS Encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Data Collection on our Website

Cookies
Our Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve 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.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. This is possible with all current Internet browsers. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services.

Server-Log-Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (redirected from which website)
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP-address

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A combination of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

Contact us/Contact Form
Personal data is collected when contacting us (e.g. by e-mail or contact form). Which data is collected in the case of a contact is evident from the respective contact medium or form. In each case, only the data necessary for processing your request will be collected and, if applicable, voluntary information will be clearly marked as such.
This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for contacting you and the associated technical administration. Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed. 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.
A separate contact form is currently not provided on our website.

Newsletter Data
If you would like to receive a newsletter, possibly offered on this website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter or by e-mail or phone call.
We do not currently offer a newsletter.

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

IP Anonymization
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. 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 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 to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Browser Plugin
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 the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) for the uniform display of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.
For more information about Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faqand  and in the privacy policy of GooglePrivacy:https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Social Media/Social Media Buttons
This website uses a plugin of the social network Xing. In order for the plugin to be displayed in your view on the website, a connection is established between your browser and the above-mentioned social networks.
By using it, data is forwarded to the servers of the aforementioned network, which contains information about your website visits to our homepage. For users who are logged in on this network, this means that the usage data is assigned to the personal account. You can only avoid this by logging out of your account beforehand.
For further information regarding data collection, processing and use by the social network, please refer to the provider’s data protection regulations:
Xing: http://www.xing.com/app/share?p=data_protection

Rights regarding your Data

Disclosure, Blocking, Deletion
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection and personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint (https://www.scala-mc.de/en/contact/imprint).

Revoking your Consent to Data Processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient.
For this purpose as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection, you can also contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint (https://www.scala-mc.de/en/contact/imprint).

Right to Data Portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responisble, this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

Right of Appeal to the competent Supervisory Authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the affected party, i.e. you, have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be found in the following link:
https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

 

Last updated: 06.11.2019

This privacy policy was created on the basis of eRecht24 and other information and adapted for easier comprehension as well as translated into English.