Where can I find the information that is important to me?
This data privacy information provides an overview of the items which apply to Deutsche Telekom processing your data in this web portal. Further information, including information on data protection for specific products, is available at https://www.telekom.com/en/corporate-responsibility/data-protection-data-security/data-protection and https://www.telekom.com/en/deutsche-telekom/privacy-policy-1744.
Who is responsible for data processing? Who should I contact if I have any queries regarding data privacy at Deutsche Telekom?
Deutsche Telekom AG, Group Headquarters, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140, 53113 Bonn, Germany acts as the data controller. If you have any queries, please contact our Customer Services department or the Group Data Privacy Officer, Dr. Claus D. Ulmer, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140, 53113 Bonn, Germany, firstname.lastname@example.org.
What rights do I have?
You have the right
- To request information on the categories of personal data concerned, the purpose of the processing, any recipients of the data, the envisaged storage period (Art. 15 GDPR);
- To request incorrect or incomplete data is rectified or supplemented (Art. 16 GDPR);
- To withdraw consent at any time with effect for the future (Art. 7 (3) GDPR);
- To object to the processing of data on the grounds of legitimate interests, for reasons relating to your particular situation (Art 21 (1) GDPR);
- To request the erasure of data in certain cases under Art. 17 GDPR – especially if the data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or is unlawfully processed, or you withdraw your consent according to (c) above or objected according to (d) above;
- To demand under certain circumstances the restriction of data where erasure is not possible or the erasure obligation is disputed (Art. 18 GDPR);
- To data portability, i.e. you can receive your data which you provided to us, in a commonly used and machine-readable format, such as CSV and can, where necessary, transmit the data to others (Art. 20 GDPR);
- To file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority regarding data processing (for telecommunications contracts: the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit); for any other matters: State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Who does Deutsche Telekom pass my data on to?
To processors, i.e. companies we engage to process data within the legally defined scope, Art. 28 GDPR (service providers, agents). In this case, Deutsche Telekom also remains responsible for protecting your data. We engage companies particularly in the following areas: IT, sales, marketing, finance, consulting, customer services, HR, logistics, printing.
To cooperation partners who, on their own responsibility, provide services for you or in conjunction with your Deutsche Telekom contract. This is the case if you contract with us services from these partners or if you consent to the incorporation of the partner or if we incorporate the partner on the basis of legal permission.
Owing to legal obligations: In certain cases, we are legally obliged to transfer certain data to the requesting state authority.
Where is my data processed?
In general, your data is processed in Germany and in other European countries.
If your data is also processed in countries outside the European Union (i.e. in third countries) by way of exception, this is done only if you have explicitly given your consent or it is required so we can provide you with services or it is prescribed by law (Art. 49 GDPR). Furthermore, your data is only processed in third countries if certain measures ensure a suitable level of data protection (e.g. EU Commission’s adequacy decision or suitable guarantees, Art. 44 ff. GDPR).
What data is recorded, how is it used and how long is it stored?
- Technical details: When you visit our websites, the web server temporarily stores the domain name or IP address of your computer, the file requested by the client (filename and URL), the HTTP response code and the website from which you visit us. The logged data will be used for security purposes only, especially for thwarting attacks on our webserver (Art. 6 Abs. 1 f DSGVO). They are neither used for creating individual user profiles, nor are they passed on to others; they will be deleted after 7 days maximum. We reserve the right to statistical evaluation of anonymized data records.
- User surveys: In some articles, we conduct user surveys. These are completely anonymous; no personal data is stored and no cookies are set. The collected data is not processed by external processors.
- Others: For evaluation of usage statistics of this magazine, we use the software "Piwik". It collects information like the duration of visits of individual articles, and which other articles are visited from a particular page; all data is collected in anonymized form. For privacy reasons we refrain from using cookies; no information will be transferred to third parties either.