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Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

FUCHS PETROLUB SE, Friesenheimer Strasse 17, 68169 Mannheim, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “FUCHS”) has published this Privacy Policy to inform you about the processing of your personal data on this social media profile (https://de.linkedin.com/company/fuchs-group) and who has access to the data provided by you.

As the operator of this social media profile, FUCHS is one of the responsible parties in accordance with data protection law. This means that FUCHS is also liable to ensure that your data is processed legitimately through this profile and that you are also able to assert your rights regarding your data against FUCHS (see Art. 26 GDPR).

Your personal data can be collected through cookies on this social media profile, even if you do not have a LinkedIn account. Cookies are data packages that give users’ computers, smartphones and other devices a certain label. They are regularly stored on the user’s device when visiting a LinkedIn page, including this profile. LinkedIn receives, records and processes the information stored in the cookies, particularly when the user visits the LinkedIn services, services provided by other members of the group and services provided by other companies that use the LinkedIn services. Other instances, such as LinkedIn partners and even third parties, can also use cookies on the LinkedIn service pages in order to provide services to the companies advertising on LinkedIn. Please refer to the LinkedIn privacy policy for further information on the use of cookies by LinkedIn. 

Cookies are primarily installed for displaying personalised advertising to visitors of the LinkedIn pages. This is done by displaying adverts to the user on our LinkedIn profile by LinkedIn’s advertising partners whose website the user has previously visited. Cookies also make it possible to create social media profile usage statistics so that LinkedIn and FUCHS can trace the use of a social media profile.

The collection of your data by cookies within the scope of the use of the social media profile is not prescribed by law or contract. It is also not required for the conclusion of a contract. There is therefore no obligation to transfer your data to LinkedIn. However, failure to transfer your data (e.g. by blocking cookies) means that we will not be able to provide you with the social media profile, or are able to do so to a limited extent only.

FUCHS operates this LinkedIn page in order to present its services to LinkedIn users and other stakeholders who visit this LinkedIn page and to communicate with them. Users’ personal data is processed on the basis of FUCHS’ legitimate interest in an optimised presentation of its company (Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR).

Your data may be transferred to LinkedIn Inc., USA, through the cookies. LinkedIn is certified for the EU-US Privacy Shield, i.e. when dealing with users in Europe, LinkedIn must comply with a data protection standard that the European Commission has found to be similar to the European standard.

With regard to your personal data, you can request from FUCHS to

  • provide information in the form of a copy of the personal data and related information,
  • provide this information in a structured and machine-readable format,
  • correct the data in certain cases if it is incorrect,
  • delete the data, particularly if you withdraw your consent or it has served its purpose, and
  • restrict the processing of the data in certain cases.
  • You may also object to the use of your data for direct advertising purposes at any time.

LinkedIn users can change the advertising settings to influence how their user behaviour may be recorded when they visit our LinkedIn page. The LinkedIn settings and objection form provide further options in this regard.

The processing of information through the cookies used by LinkedIn can also be blocked by adjusting your browser settings to block third-party provider or LinkedIn cookies.

If you believe that the processing of personal data by FUCHS does not meet legal requirements, you can complain to the competent supervisor authority.

For further details on the use of cookies by LinkedIn, please read the LinkedIn privacy policy (https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=organization-guest_footer-privacy-policy) and cookie policy (https://www.linkedin.com/legal/copyright-policy?trk=organization-guest_footer-copyright-policy).

Please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer should you have any questions:

Dr. Karsten Kinast, LL.M.
Hohenzollernring 54
50672 Cologne, Germany
www.kinast.eu

Contact
+49 (0) 621-3802-0