Privacy policy & terms of use

Privacy Policy

1. General information

This website is provided by the company peopleForecast GmbH, a business with headquarters in Germany. We provide you with this data privacy policy to inform you of how we handle your personal data collected on this website.

2. Data controller

The controller under data protection law is:
peopleForecast GmbH
Agnes-Pockels-Bogen 1
80804 München
Phone: +49 / 89 2153 84810
Commercial register entry number: HRB 212285
Registration Court: Amtsgericht München (Munich Local Court)
Data Protection Officer contact: info@hrforecast.de
External Data Protection Officer contact:
Dr. Sebastian Kraska email@iitr.de

3. Collecting general information

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, in order to optimize our Internet appearance and the technology behind it.

4. Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system from your computer and your connection to the Internet.

Different categories of cookies are used:

  • Essential cookies are necessary for ensuring the core functionality of our website
  • Functional cookies are cookies that are used for tracking user behaviour on our website to improve the functionality of our website
  • Marketing cookies are cookies we are using for serving interest-based ads
  • External media cookies: These cookies serve the purpose of displaying external media (such as videos or maps)

The legal basis for the use of essential cookies is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR -a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest for the usage of these cookies is providing a functioning website. The legal basis for the usage of the other cookies is Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR — your consent. Without your consent no non-essential cookies will be set. You can withdraw your consent anytime with effect for the future and deactivate all non-essential cookies.

5. Use of third-party provider tools

In order to provide and continuously improve our services, we use the services of the following third-party providers, which may also process personal data. These third party providers have been carefully selected in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR.

A) Google
Unless otherwise stated in the data privacy policy, the operator of all Google services mentioned here is Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

i) Google Tag Manager
This website uses the service “Google Tag Manager”. The tag manager is a tool for managing so-called tags that are used during tracking in online marketing. In doing so, the tag manager does not process any personal data, since it merely serves to manage other services – e.g., Google Analytics, etc.  You can find further information on the tag manager at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html

II) Google Analytics
This website uses the service “Google Analytics”. The operator of this service is the company Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. Google Analytics is a web analysis service that enables conclusions to be drawn about user behavior on our website by setting cookies and the information obtained as a result. The information generated by the cookies is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Our website uses the Google Analytics service on an exclusively pseudonymous basis. Your IP address is only recorded in abbreviated form and thus anonymized.

The following data is collected and processed:

  • IP-Addresses (anonymized)
  • Usage data
  • Click path
  • App updates
  • Browser information
  • Device information
  • JavaScript support
  • Pages visited
  • Referrer URL
  • Downloads
  • Flash-version
  • Location information
  • Widget interactions
  • Date and time of visit

The legal basis of the processing is your consent according to Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.. If you do not want Google Analytics to collect and process the aforementioned data, you can refuse your consent or withdraw it at any time with effect for the future. The data will be stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the procession. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for the processing purposes.

As part of the processing, the data may be transferred to the following recipients besides Google Ireland Limited:

  • Google LLC.
  • Alphabet Inc.

iii) Google Audiences / Remarketing
This website uses the service “Google Audiences/Remarketing”. The operator of this service is the company Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. The purpose of this service is to display advertising to users based on their interests. This requires conducting an analysis of website use, which is carried out using cookies. In this process, the cookies store anonymized or pseudonymized data regarding the use of the website.  If you visit additional websites that also use these services, then you will be shown advertising that matches your previous interests. You can find more information at https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

The following data is collected and processed:

  • Pages visited
  • IP Addresses
  • Duration of visit
  • Other data on use of websites
  • Content user is interested in

The legal basis of the processing is your consent according to Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. If you do not want Google Audiences to collect and process the aforementioned data, you can refuse your consent or withdraw it at any time with effect for the future. The data will be stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the procession. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for the processing purposes.

As part of the processing, the data may be transferred to the following recipients besides Google Ireland Limited:

  • Google LLC.
  • Alphabet Inc.

Data may be transferred to the USA as part of processing by Google Audiences. The security of the transmission is ensured by so-called standard contractual clauses, which guarantee that the processing of personal data is subject to a security level that corresponds to that of the GDPR. If the standard contractual clauses are not sufficient to ensure an adequate level of security, we will obtain your consent in accordance with Art. 49 (1)(a) GDPR prior to the data processing.

iv) Google Ads (formerly GoogleAdwords) and Google Ads Conversion Tracking
This website uses the service “Google AdWords”. The operator of this service is the company Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. The purpose of this service is so-called conversion tracking, i.e., we can detect what happened after you clicked on our advertisements. Cookies are placed for this purpose, but they are only valid for a limited time.

The following data is collected and processed:

  • Cookie-ID
  • Visited Pages
  • IP Addresses