Data Protection at cbs
We welcome your visit to our website and your interest in our company. You may be asked to provide your personal information. Answering these questions is voluntary. All personal data recorded on the websites of cbs Corporate Business Solutions Unternehmensberatung GmbH will be stored, processed and where applicable, disclosed within the cbs and/or Materna group exclusively to provide customized service to you, send service and product information or make service offers.
In general you can visit our websites without having to disclose your own personal data. However, in order to access some sections of our websites such as downloading specific documents or for other special purposes we may have to request your personal data. If you do not wish to disclose your personal data to us you will not be able to use the respective functions offered by our website such as communication, download of documents or recruiting.
Your personal data will be stored and processed in accordance with the German data protection regulations. Further processing of the data provided to us will be exclusively for the purpose for which you provided us with this data. We do not sell or lease any personal data to third parties.
Data processing on this website
cbs automatically records and stores information transmitted by your browser. This includes:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system being used
- Referrer URL (the previous page which was visited)
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Date and time of the server request
- Retrieved pages and files
Cookies are small data packages which a website sends to your computer’s browser while you navigate said website. They have diverse purposes, but are primarily intended to make navigating between the different pages more convenient by storing your personal settings and thus ultimately improving user-friendliness. These cookies are then stored on your computer in order to identify it.
Cookies used on this website may be placed either by our website or by a third party provider-website. Moreover, these cookies are either “session” or “persistent” cookies: a session cookie is a cookie which is automatically deleted when the user closes the browser, whereas a persistent cookie remains stored on the final device of the user until it reaches a specifically defined expiration date.
Some web browsers can send “do-not-track” signals to the respective websites with which they communicate. At the time of enforcement of the present data protection guidelines there is no industry standard prescribing what the reaction to these signals is to be. For this reason, our website currently does not respond to such signals. However, we will update our approach as soon as a standard has been established. However, up to this time you can check the data protection settings of your web browser with regard to the use of most of the cookies.
How to accept or reject cookies
If you do not wish to receive cookies from our website you can set your web browser so that it rejects cookies or notifies you when you receive a cookie. You can then manually accept or reject it when you receive the notification. Generally, you can set your web browser so that it automatically deactivates cookies. Click on the “Extras” option or your browser or on an option with a similar title in order to do this.
You are advised to leave the cookies activated. If you block, deactivate or otherwise reject our cookies some pages of our website might not be able to be displayed properly or you might be unable to use website service requiring registration.
If you have objections against the placement of cookies on your computer, you need to deactivate them. In order to do this, please follow the corresponding instructions by your respective browser:
- If you use the Internet Explorer browser.
- If you use the Firefox browser.
- If you use the Safari browser.
- If you use the Google Chrome browser.
This website uses pardot.com (Pardot Marketing Automation System), a marketing automation tool by the company Pardot LLC, 950 East Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 3300, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA. The “Pardot Marketing Automation System” is special software for recording and evaluating movement profiles of website visitors. To the extent that personal data is processed by Pardot LLC the processing is exclusively at our orders and in accordance with our instructions.
For analysis Pardot uses “cookies” and stores these on the user’s computer. The storage of cookies can be prevented at any time through the respective configuration of your browser. Set your browser so that no cookies from the domain “pardot.com” are accepted.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files stored on your computer enabling an analysis of the use of the website. The information produced by the cookie on the use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address will however be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other states in the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there in exceptional cases.
Google will use this information at the instruction of the operator of this website for evaluating your use of the websites, for compiling reports on website activities for the website operators and to provide additional services related to use of the website and Internet. The IP address sent by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent storage of the cookies through the appropriate setting of your browser software; however, please be advised that in this case you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Beyond this, you may prevent the recording of the data produced by the cookie related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: Deactivation of Google Analytics.
In view of the discussion regarding the use of analysis tools with the full IP address you are advised that the present website uses Google Analytics with the extension _anonymizeIp() and for this reason IP address are only processed further in abbreviated form in order to exclude a direct reference to a specific person.
Social Media Platforms
Links on social media platforms
Social media plug-ins
We use the following social media plugins: LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook and Twitter. Already when retrieving a website with a social media plugin the contents to the plugin are sent to the respective operator of the social medial platform. We have no control over the data being recorded and the data processing. The full scope of data storage, the purposes, as well as storage periods are unknown to us. For more information on the data protection guidelines of the social media platforms go to:
- LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
- Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, DE; www.xing.com/privacy.
- Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Irland; https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
- Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; www.twitter.com/privacy.
Extent of the Present Data Protection Statement
The present data protection statement applies to our website at www.cbs-consulting.com. If you follow a hyperlink to a linked website please be advised that we are unable to assume any liability or guarantee for external data protection terms. Please ensure that you are familiar with the applicable data protection terms before sending personal data to these websites.
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