Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data is important to us. In the following, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website.

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data

1. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, gender.

2. the responsible person according to art. 4 para. 7 of the EU Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) is
Catena-X Automotive Network e.V.
Reinhardtstr. 58
10117 Berlin. You can reach our data protection officer at info[@]catena-x[.]net or our postal address.

3. When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and telephone number, gender, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions and process your membership requests. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal obligations to retain the data.

4. If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. In doing so, we will also state the specified criteria for the storage period.

§ 2 Your rights as a data subject

You have the right:

1. to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;

2. in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us;

3. pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;

4. in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful. However, you refuse their deletion and we no longer need the data. However, you need them for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;

5. pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller;

6. in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. This has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent for the future; and

7. complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters for this purpose.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

1. during the mere informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO):

     - IP address

     - Date and time of the request

              -time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

     - Content of the request (specific page)

     - access status/HTTP status code

     - amount of data transferred in each case

              -Website from which the request comes

     - browser

     - Operating system and its interface

     - Language and version of the browser software.

2. use of cookies:

This homepage does not use cookies

§ 4 Further functions and offers of our website

1. in addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, you will usually have to provide further personal data, which we use to provide the respective service and for which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

2. In some cases, we use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound to our instructions and are regularly monitored.

3. Furthermore, we may pass on your personal data to third parties if we offer participation in promotions, conclusion of contracts or similar services together with partners. You will receive more information about this when you provide your personal data or below in the description of the offer.

4. If our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer

§ 5 Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

1 If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke this consent at any time. Such revocation affects the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have expressed it to us.

2. insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the performance of a contract with you, which is shown by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

3. You can, of course, object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us of your objection to advertising using the following contact details: info[@]catena-x[.]net.

§ 6 Registration for events

1. with your consent you can register for events on our website.

2. you can revoke your consent to register for an event at any time. You can declare the revocation by sending a message to the contact details stated in the event description or email.

§ 7 Social Media

We do not use social media plug-ins on our website. If our website contains icons from social media providers (e.g. from Facebook or Twitter), we use these only for passive linking to the pages of the respective providers.

§ 8 Data security

1. within the website visit, we use the widespread SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) to encrypt the transmission of the pages. Depending on the browser used, you can see whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form, for example, by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the address line of the browser.

2. We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

§ 9 Actuality and change of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status March 2022.

Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website.