Data categories, purpose of processing and legal basis
Bundesdruckerei processes the following personal data when you use Bundesdruckerei websites, applications or online tools ("Bundesdruckerei’s online offering"):
Personal data that you voluntarily enter in the context of a Bundesdruckerei online offering (e.g. when registering, making contact or participating in surveys, etc.), such as your first and last name, e-mail address, telephone number, information provided in the context of a support enquiry, comments or forum contributions and information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or device, such as your IP address, device type, browser type, previously visited website, pages visited or date and time of the respective visitor enquiry.
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
- to enable you to make use of Bundesdruckerei online offering,
- to verify your identity and enable user authentication,
- to process your enquiry, and
The processing of personal data is necessary in order to achieve the aforementioned purposes. Unless expressly stated otherwise when personal data is collected, the legal basis for data processing is as follows:
- the performance and fulfilment of a contract with you (Article 6 (1) (b) of the General Data Protection Regulation),
- the fulfilment of legal obligations to which Bundesdruckerei is subject (Article 6 (1) (c) of the General Data Protection Regulation), or
- the protection of Bundesdruckerei's legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Bundesdruckerei has a legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the purpose of offering and operating Bundesdruckerei online services.
In some cases, we expressly ask you to consent to the processing of personal data. In this case, your consent forms the legal basis for processing personal data (Article 6 (1) (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
We ensure that we only process your personal data if you have previously provided us with your consent as required by the GDPR and the German Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG) in individual cases and have not revoked this consent.
Ordering newsletters and whitepapers
We need your name and your e-mail address if you wish to receive our newsletters and whitepapers. Before we can send the newsletter or whitepaper, respectively, to you, you must expressly confirm using the so-called double opt-in procedure that you want us to activate the newsletter mailing and whitepaper download service for you. You will then receive a confirmation and authorization e-mail from us, requesting that you click on the link in the e-mail to confirm that you would like to receive our newsletter or the download link for the whitepaper. Your e-mail address will only be used by us and will not be forwarded to any third party.
We use Evalanche to process your order for the newsletters offered on Bundesdruckerei's microsites. Evalanche will not pass on your personal data required to receive the newsletter to third parties. Evalanche is an analysis service of SC-Networks GmbH, Enzianstraße 2, 82319 Starnberg. Evalanche uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and enable your use of the newsletter to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the newsletter (including your IP address) is read out and sent to a server in Germany.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the link in the newsletter or by sending a written message to Bundesdruckerei GmbH, keyword: Newsletter, Kommandantenstraße 18, 10969 Berlin.
We use so-called "session cookies" which are temporarily stored only for the duration of your visit to one of our web pages.
In order to publish advertising that meets with your wishes, we use AdServer technology from Adform. If you have opted in for use of the feature, a cookie will be stored on your device (for instance, on your PC or smartphone). This cookie is used to transmit an anonymous device ID which is generated from various features of your device. The cookie will be automatically deleted if you do not interact with our advertising for 30 days.
Social media – Two-click method for Twitter, LinkedIn and XING
In order to ensure better data protection, we use the so-called two-click method on our sites rather than provider plug-ins. If you visit our website, your IP address is not automatically forwarded to the provider. Your IP address will only be transmitted if you have pressed the activation button and then the corresponding button. If you do not press the activation button, you are not consenting to the transmission of your IP address and other data. We do not know how your data will be used by third parties, or what type of data is collected. For further information, please contact the respective provider.
Bundesdruckerei GmbH's website uses technologies from etracker GmbH for analysis and statistical evaluation of website use. The information collected about your use of this website is used exclusively to analyse and optimize the quality of our website. Website visit data is anonymized. Neither etracker nor Bundesdruckerei can identify you personally.
You can revoke the collection and storage of data at any time. Do to this, click the following link:
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