Privacy at GAZPROM Germania GmbH
Data privacy and security are of great importance to our company, because we take the safeguarding of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the relevant data protection laws, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act of Germany (BDSG) are observed. In particular, the compliance with data protection requirements for users of our website is a key objective in order to guarantee your personal data privacy.
Collection, Processing and Use
As part of each visit to our website, it is necessary to store certain data on the provider's server, such as:
- the name of the Internet service provider
- the name of the Internet browser
- the date and time of each visit
- the transferred amount of data
- the client IP-address
- description of the web browser used
The information you provide will be stored for statistical purposes only and on secure servers. Only authorized personnel may access the data during the management of the servers. Personal data will only be kept in an form and used for statistical analysis without being related to individuals.
It is necessary to scan certain personal data such as, including but not limited to, e-mail addresses, given names, family names, phone numbers or addresses, for the purpose of providing separate works and services. Such personal data scans may in particular be performed at the time of registration for special services, any general requests which we receive by e‑mail or in the case of competitions. These data are provided on a completely voluntary basis and these data will also be treated in a confidential manner without being disclosed to any third parties.
Any and all on-line offers from our cooperation partners which are included on our website and which are identified as such shall be excluded from the provisions of the above paragraph; these on-line offers shall be subject to separate technical and legal terms and conditions. Please consider the remarks from our cooperation partners in this respect.
Based on instructions given by the competent government authorities, we and/or our cooperation partners may be obligated, in individual cases, to disclose personal data to the extent to which this is required for danger defence or criminal prosecution purposes or for any other reasons provided for on the basis of the law.
Otherwise there will be no collection, processing and use of your personal data.
Registration for a Personal Account
Certain functions and offers on this website are available for registered users only. We hereby confirm that we will treat any and all personal data from registered users in compliance with data protection law. The service provider shall have the right to store and process personal data of those users who establish their personal account on the service provider’s website. These data may be used for publishing the names of the competition winners through any and all GAZPROM Germania communication channels and they may be used for the purpose of delivering messages. The registered users hereby agree to their personal data being used within the framework of these purposes.
You will receive our newsletter only in the case where you have registered for this. For being able to send our newsletter to you, we shall have the right to use both your e‑mail address and your name. To the extent to which you subscribed to our newsletter, you will be able to unsubscribe from it at any time; please use the respective link which is provided in our newsletter if you want to unsubscribe.
Cookies and Remarketing
Through the use of "cookies" it is possible for us to extend the scope of our offering in order to create a comfortable user experience. Our website and third parties may save cookies on your computer, e.g. to save the language you selected and your personal preferences. Cookies may also be used for purposes of remarketing by our social media partners (e.g. Twitter) to enable the repeated user approach concerning a specific topic. In the process a pseudonymised tag allows us to gather information on user website activities, e.g. which sites have been visited, without collecting personal data. This enables us to present popular content by matching the tag to a target group.
To the extent to which you want to receive information about any cookies being installed on your computer, you may change your browser settings in such a way that you receive a message whenever a cookie is installed on your computer. If you do not require a connection to social media plug-ins, you have the possibility to deactivate third-party cookies in your browser settings and to send a “do-not-track” request whenever you access your browser. However, if you decide to prevent cookies from being installed on your computer or if you delete any existing cookies from your system, functionality of our website offer and cross-website functions may be limited. For more information on this procedure, please refer to the “Help” function of your browser.
We use the below cookies for purposes indicated in the following:
User preferences with respect to language choices and the log‑on status
Link page; time of the visit and/or participation in competition; log‑on status
Anonymous statistical information relating to your use of our website for optimisation purposes; please consider the specific section in this Data Protection Declaration
Our website includes videos from YouTube. Cookies may be installed whenever these videos are displayed. Please also consider the remarks from YouTube in this respect: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=en-GB
Our website may contain features of various social networks to provide our users with up-to-date information and easily manageable communication opportunities. The implementation of social networking features of following third party providers may require the transfer of data to those third parties.
Some of our websites may contain components of Twitter (Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA), which are integrated into our website as plug-ins. By your use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the current websites you visited will be transferred to Twitter and linked to your Twitter-account, where they may become known to other users. If you want to avoid the forwarding of visited websites to Twitter, you may not be logged into Twitter while you visit the site. We point out that we have no knowledge of the data transferred to and the use of data by Twitter. If you are registered on Twitter, you may change your privacy settings accordingly. For more information, please refer to the Data Protection Declaration which Twitter provides on its website at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de.
Some sites of our on-line offer include elements of Facebook, a social network (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States), which are included into our websites as so-called “plug-ins”. For an explanation of plug-in functions (such as the “Like” and the “Share” buttons), please refer to the Facebook website at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. When visiting a website which makes use of Facebook plug-ins, this plug-in will send a query to the Facebook servers based in the United States and this way transfer the information that your IP address visited the website containing the respective plug-in. If you are registered with Facebook and if you are logged on to Facebook, you have the possibility to use this plug-in for connecting your Facebook profile to our website, such as by clicking on the “Like” button. If you want to prevent such connection between the visit of our website and your Facebook profile, you must not be logged on to Facebook at the time when you visit our website. We do not know anything about the data which are transferred to Facebook and about their use. For the Facebook Data Protection Declaration, please refer to the Facebook website at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
Google – YouTube, Hangouts, Google+
For the respective Data Protection Declaration, please refer to the Google website at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy.
For purposes of statistical evaluation, website visits may be processed by tools to analyze the above mentioned data. A consolidation of data from different sources will not be conducted. Right after each statistical evaluation has been carried out by AWStats, IP-addresses will be discarded.
This website uses etracker technology to collect data on visitor behavior. The data is collected anonymously for use in marketing and optimization. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be used to aggregate a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache. It is possible to use these cookies to recognize a visitor’s browser. The data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym, unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services.
This website makes use of web fonts which are created by Monotype GmbH. For licence fee invoicing and licence use monitoring purposes, the manufacturer collects information on the page view frequency; tracking URLs are called up by external servers operated by the manufacturer. In this respect, please consider the manufacturer’s data protection regulations available at https://www.linotype.com/de/2061-18846/datenschutz-richtlinien.html. To the extent to which you do not intend to makes use of such web fonts, you have the possibility to change your browser settings accordingly, such as by deactivating an option called “Prevent websites from using their own fonts” or options with a similar indication. For more information in this respect, please refer to the “Help” documentation of your respective browser.
Safeguarding of Affected Person’s Rights
As a user of this website, you may at any time withdraw your consent to use your data. You may also inquire to obtain information about your stored personal data.
Additionally, you may exercise your rights to correct, block or erase your submitted personal data. For all applications concerning your personal data please contact us individually. No costs will incur for above mentioned requests.
Links to other Websites
As the website provider, we are responsible for the content of the site. However, we have no influence on whether the sites linked to our website comply with the applicable data protection regulations. We assume no liability for the content of external websites. We are responsible for our own content. This content may differentiate from links to content provided by other providers, for which we cannot accept responsibility and do not adopt as our own content. The respective provider of external websites shall be held solely liable for damages caused by incorrect or even illegal content on their own website.