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Statement of Privacy / Data Protection

 

The companies of the Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity – company group (members of the Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH and R&S Cybersecurity gateprotect GmbH (hereinafter RSCS) respect and protect the confidentiality of your data. Hereinafter, we inform you about the data protection methods used on the websites of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, the kind of data collected on these websites, how these data are used, and with whom they are shared.

If you are sharing personal data with us, you can always be sure that we exclusively use the information for managing your business relations with RSCS or by any means illustrated in this statement.

1. Information on the collection of personal data

  1. Hereby, we, the Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH, want to inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. We define “personal data” as all data referring to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behavior.
  2. According to article 4 paragraph 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH, Muehldorfstraße 15 in 81671 Munich, cybersecurity@rohde-schwarz.com (RSCS) is responsible. You can contact our data protection officer: Ulrike.Zenker@rohde-schwarz.com or Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH, Am Studio 3 in 12489 Berlin.
  3. In case you send any inquiries to RSCS via email or a contact form, we save the data you provided to us (your email address, if necessary, your name and your telephone number) in order to answer your questions. We delete the data that have been collected in this context after data storage is not necessary anymore or restrict their processing in case of legal duties to preserve data records.
  4. If you have provided your personal data to us, the RSCS (and, if necessary, their service providers) will exclusively use the data for purposes concerning business relations with you, purposes illustrated on the websites of RSCS, and other purposes you agreed upon. Service providers only obtain information from RSCS that is necessary for their respective, agreed-upon purpose concerning their services.
  5. In case RSCS falls back on service providers or wants to use your data for commercial purposes for individual functions of the offer, we will immediately inform you in detail about the respective procedures. Hereby, we also state the determined criteria concerning the length of the data storage.
  6. RSCS has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures like the usage of encryption measures during data transmission in order to keep your data safe, up to date, and protected from unauthorized access of third parties.

2. Rights of the data subject

  1. You have the following rights:
  • Right of access,
  • Right of rectification or erasure,
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right to objection to processing,
  • Right to data portability
  1. Furthermore, you have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data through us at a data protection supervisor authority.

2.1 Right of access

  1. You have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed.
  2. Where that is the case, you have the right to access the personal data from the controller:
  3. Furthermore, you can claim access to the following information from the controller:
    1.  
  • the purposes of the processing;
  • the categories of personal data concerned;
  • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been disclosed
  • or will be disclosed;
  • the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
  • the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning you or to object to such processing;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  • where the personal data is not collected from the data subject, any available information as to its source;
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22 (1) and (4) EU-GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject. You have the right to request information about whether your personal data was transferred to a third country or an international organization. Where this is the case, you can request to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 EU-GDPR relating to the transfer.

2.2 Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. You have the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

2.3 Right to restriction of processing

  1. You have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
    1.  
  • you contest the accuracy of the personal data, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  • the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of its use instead;
  • the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) EU-GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override yours. Where processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data, with the exception of storage, may only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State;
  1. If you obtained restriction of processing pursuant to the above points, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction of processing is lifted.

 

2.4 Right to erasure

  1. You have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, and the controller has the obligation to erase the personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
    1. Your personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.
    2. You withdraw consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) EU-GDPR and there is no other legal ground for the processing.
    3. You object to the processing pursuant to to Article 21(1) EU-GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) DS-GVO.
    4. Your personal data has been unlawfully processed.
    5. The personal data concerning you has to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union law or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
    6. The personal data concerning you has been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) EU-GDPR.
  2. Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph 1 to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, will take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, this personal data.
  3. Paragraphs 2.4 and 2.5 will not apply to the extent that processing is necessary
    1. for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
    2. for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
    3. for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3) EU-GDPR;
    4. for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 2.4 (1) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
    5. for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

2.5 Notification obligation

  1. If you have asserted the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, the controller will communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing to each recipient to whom your personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort.
  2. You have the right to request that the controller inform you about those recipients.

2.6 Right to data portability

  1. You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where:
      1. the processing is based on consent pursuant to point ( of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) EU-GDPR; and
      2. the processing is carried out by automated means.
  2. In exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. This shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
  3. The right to data portability shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

2.7 Right to object

  1. You have the right to object, on grounds relating your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 EU-GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.
  2. The controller will no longer process your personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
  3. Where your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
  4. Where you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes.
  5. In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, you may exercise your right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

2.8 Right to withdraw the declaration of consent regarding data protection

  1. Insofar as you have given your consent for reasons of data protection, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  2. For details on withdrawal of consent for newsletters see section 9, and for tracking cookies see section 4.

2.9 Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

  1. You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This will not apply if the decision:
        1. is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between you and a data controller,
        2. is authorized by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or
        3. is based on the data subject's explicit consent.
  2. Decisions referred to in the points above are not based on special categories of personal data referred to in Article 9(1), unless point (a) or (g) of Article 9 EU GDPR applies and suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests are in place.
  3. In the cases referred to in points (a) and (c) of this section, the controller will implement suitable measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express your point of view and to contest the decision.

2.10 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

  1. Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes this Regulation.
  2. The supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged will inform the complainant on the progress and the outcome of the complaint including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 EU-GDPR.

3. Lawfulness of processing

  1. We obtain the data subject’s consent to the processing of his or her personal data, point (a) of Article 6 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for processing.
  2. If processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract, point b of Article 6(1) EU-GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.
  3. If processing of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which our company is subject, point (c) of Article 6(1) EU-GDPR provides the legal basis.
  4. If processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person, point (d) of Article 6(1) EU-GDPR provides the legal basis.
  5. If the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of RSCS or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, then point (f) of Article 6(1) EU-GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing. The legitimate interest of our company lies in the performance of our business activities.

4. Collection of personal data when visiting our website

  1. In general, you can visit the websites of RSCS without providing any personal data. However, RSCS collects the information provided by your Internet provider, in particular your IP address. This information is evaluated in anonymous form for statistical purposes.
  2. Insofar as you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, RSCS will only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure its stability and safety.
  3. RSCS is entitled to collect this anonymous information through the use of various technologies, in particular cookies. A cookie is a piece of data that the website sends to your browser in order to store it on your computer system. You can set your browser in a way that it notifies you when it receives a cookie. Thus, you can decide yourself if you want to accept or reject the respective cookie.
  4. Furthermore, RSCS collects information in anonymous form by default and automatically as a result of your visits to the websites in order to further improve its services to you.
  5. In doing so, RSCS collects and stores:
  • the domains via which you visit the RSCS web page;
  • your IP address as well as your movements on the websites of RSCS;
  • date and time of inquiry;
  • time zone difference to the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT);
  • content of the request (concrete page);
  • access status / http status code;
  • transmitted amount of data, respectively;
  • the website via which the request is sent;
  • the Browser;
  • the operating system and its surface;
  • the Language and function of the browser software.
  1. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  2. RSCS will evaluate this information in a manner that does not affect the anonymity of the information and ensures it. This anonymous information is only analyzed as a whole and only used to enable RSCS to identify trends and patterns and to improve its website offerings. None of this information is evaluated in relation to individuals.
  3. In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when using our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive while being assigned to your browser and with the help of which RSCS obtains certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They are used to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.
  4. The RSCS website uses the following types of cookies:
  • Transient cookies (10)
  • Persistent cookies (11).
  1. Transient cookies are small text files that are automatically deleted when the browser history is closed. These include in particular the session cookies, which have a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
  2. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. However, you always have the option to delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser.
  3. In addition, you can configure your browser setting however; you wish and decline e.g. the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. In this case, you may not be able to use our website comprehensively.
  4. Flash cookies are not set by your browser but by the flash plug-in you may use. Furthermore, the RSCS uses HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your device. These are storage processes of required data regardless of your browser that do not have an automatic expiration date. If you do not wish this processing by means of flash cookies, we recommend installing a corresponding add-on while taking into account the individual hardware and software components.
  5. For example:
  1. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using the private mode in your browser. We also recommend manually deleting your cookies and browsing history on a regular basis.

5. Using Google Analytics and Google AdWords

  1. RSCS uses Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics also uses "cookies" to facilitate the analysis of website usage. The information about your use of this website generated by cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of RSCS, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
  2. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
  3. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software settings correspondingly; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection and processing of data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your website usage by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
  4. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". As a result of this, the IP addresses are processed in truncated form, so that IP addresses cannot be traced to individuals. Insofar as the data collected about you has a personal reference, it is immediately excluded and the personal data is thus deleted immediately.
  5. The purpose of using Google Analytics is to continuously improve our website offer by means of the statistics and analyzes gained. Using our obtained statistics, we can make the use of our website easier and more interesting. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
  6. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  7. Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Overview of privacy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and the data protection: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
  8. Furthermore, Google Analytics uses this website for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. If you do not want this, please contact us via mailto:cybersecurity@rohde-schwarz.com.
  9. We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and Google Ad Words conversion tracking. Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; „Google“).
  10. If you click on an advertisement shown by Google, a cookie will be stored on your computer for the conversion tracking. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, contain no personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification.
  11. If you visit certain web pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that you have clicked on the advertisement and that you have been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through the websites of AdWords costumers. The information gathered by the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords costumers who have opted for conversion tracking. It tells us the total number of users who clicked on their advertisement and who were redirected to a website equipped with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.
  12. If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly (deactivation option). You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
  13. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Article 6 (1) page 1 lit. f GDPR. You can find further information on data protection with Google here: http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy and https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html. You can also visit the website of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) via http://www.networkadvertising.org. Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

6. Use of Webtrends

  1. We use Webtrends on this page, a web analytics service provided by Webtrends EMEA Acquisitions ltd., Webtrends Inc., 851 SW 6th Ave., Suite 1600, Portland Oregon 97206.
  2. The use of Webtrends Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your computer. Those cookies allow the analysis of your use of the website. This information is used to compile the activities of our Website and to optimize our website offer. The information generated by the cookies is transmitted to Webtrends in the USA and stored there, whereby the access data is collected anonymously.
  3. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
  4. You can prevent the installation of cookies in the privacy settings of your browser. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in full. Data collection and storage may be discontinued at any time with future effect through the following opt-out link: https://ondemand.webtrends.com/support/optout.asp.
  5. For more information on privacy, please visit: https://www.webtrends.com/terms-policies/privacy/privacy-statement/.

7. Using mautic

  1. On our website, we use mautic – an open source based tool for marketing automation. This analysis and tracking software also serves to allocate and store user data (e.g. the browser used, last visited page, length of stay). This enables RSCS to individualize its marketing measures and optimally respond to the interests of the visitors. This software will be hosted on a virtual server without disclosure to third parties.
  2. Using mautic, we coordinate our email marketing and our marketing campaigns. For this purpose, the software uses the following technical processes:
  • Tracking-Pixel
  • Tracking Pixel loads a small graphic from the vendor's server that was previously assigned to an individual user profile.
  • Landing pages are web pages and targets of advertisement campaigns that are provided to anonymous profiles according to the assignment of individual activities. In doing so, the software uses further procedures as follows:
  • Personalized web links

mautic adds an identifier to links, in order to e.g. determine which sent emails assigned to a user profile were clicked on.

  • Cookies
    Cookies are also used with mautic in order to recognize the user the next time they visit our website. Only RSCS has access to these cookies and we do not transmit them to third parties.
  • IP Address

Your IP address will be transferred to us by mautic in order to recognize the user. The following data are collected:

  • Your activity on our website
  • Your clickstream
  • The number of page views and your length of stay
  • Visits of landing pages
  • Downloads of data provided via the website
  • Insofar provided by you: data on business contacts (such as your job title, business, business email address, and telephone and fax number)
  • The IP address of your device from which you use the RSCS website
  1. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  2. You can prevent the use of mautic by using the private mode in your browser. In addition, we recommend manually deleting your cookies and browser history on a regular basis.

8. Using MaxMind

  1. We use a GeoLite2 City Download database on the RSCS website, which is provided by MaxMind Inc., 14 Spring Street, 3rd Floor, Waltham, MA 02451, USA.
  2. In this database, the IP addresses used are assigned the approximate location / geolocation data based on the country of origin from which the IP address originated. Based on this information, RSCS can e.g. set the page in the respective national language of the user. No personal data will be stored or passed on to third parties. Geo-localization is based on anonymized IP addresses. Therefore, a precise location cannot be attributed to the visitor.
  3. The following data are collected and processed:
  • Kontinent
  • Land (state), EU country, country of registration, EU registered country
  • Represented country and nature of representation (for military bases)
  • Regional subdivisions
  • Location, postal code, city code (USA only)
  • Latitude, longitude (The specified latitude and longitude are often in the population center so the data cannot be used to determine individual addresses or households.)
  • Accuracy radius
  • Time zone
  • GeoNames IDs (for localization and pairing of external data)
  1. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  2. You can find further information via: https://www.maxmind.com/de/faq. You can find the instructions for data protection via: https://www.maxmind.com/de/geoip2-precision-country-service.

9. Using our portals

  1. If you wish to use our portal, you must register yourself by providing your email address, a password and your own user name that you have freely chosen. You are not obligated to use your real name, a pseudonymous use is possible.
  2. We use the so-called double-opt-in procedure for registration.  Therefore, your registration is only completed if you have previously confirmed your registration via a confirmation email sent to you for this purpose by clicking on the link in said email. If your confirmation is not received within 3 weeks, your registration will be automatically deleted from our database. The specification of the aforementioned data is mandatory. You can voluntarily share more information by using our portal.
  3. If you use RSCS portals, we will store the data required for the fulfillment of the contract including details of the payment method until you finally delete your access. In addition, we save the data you voluntarily provided for the time you use the portal, unless you delete them beforehand. You can manage and change all information in the protected customer area. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  4. If you use the portal, your data may be accessible to other participants of the portal in accordance with the service set in the contract. Unregistered members do not receive any information about you. Your username will be visible for all registered members e.g. if you participate in forum discussions, regardless of your prior approval. If you make content accessible to your personal contacts by other means than sending a private message, this content will be visible to third parties as far as your personal contact has granted their approval. If you post in public groups, the content will be visible for all registered members of the portal.
  5. We use RSCS’s security technologies in order to prevent unauthorized access of third parties to your personal data, in particular your financial data.

10. Newsletter

  1. With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter, which informs you about our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent.
  2. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for the registration for our newsletter. This means that we will send you an email to the provided email address after you have registered. In this email, we ask you to confirm your request for the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 3 weeks, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we store your IP addresses and times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to inform you about possible misuse of your personal data.
  3. Your email address is the only requirement for sending the newsletter. The specification of additional, separately marked data is voluntary and is used to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your email address in order to send you the newsletter.
  4. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  5. You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare the revocation by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter email or by sending a message to the contact details stated in the imprint.
  6. We point out that we evaluate your user behavior when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the sent emails include so-called web beacons or tracking pixels that represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. For the evaluations, we link the collected data and the web beacons with your email address and an individual ID. With these data, we create a user profile to customize the newsletter to your individual interests. In doing so, we record when you read our newsletters and which links you click on, which helps us infer your personal interests. We link this data with actions you have taken on our website.
  7. You can object to this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate link provided in each email or by informing us via other means. The information will be stored as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. Once you unsubscribe to the newsletter, we store the data statistically and anonymously only.

11. Links to third-party websites

RSCS websites may contain links to other websites. If you follow these links, you will leave the RSCS websites and also the scope of validity of this statement, which does not cover other websites. RSCS cannot assume any responsibility whatsoever, neither for the privacy policy nor the content of these other websites.

12. Using social media plug-ins

  1. The RSCS currently uses the following social media plug-ins: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Xing, LinkedIn. We use a two-click solution, whereby no personal data is initially passed on to the provider during your visit. You can recognize the provider of the plug-in by looking at the marking on the box and their first letters or the logo. We offer you the possibility to communicate directly with the provider of the plug-in via the button. Only by clicking on the highlighted box and thus activating it, will the plug-in provider receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online service. In addition, the data referred to in section 4 of this statement will be transmitted.
  2. According to the respective providers in Germany, the IP address will be anonymized on Facebook and Xing immediately after collection. By activating the plug-in, personal data will be transmitted by you to the respective plug-in provider and stored there (with US providers in the USA). Considering the data collection of the plug-in providers, especially via cookies, we recommend deleting all cookies using the security settings of your browser before clicking on the gray box.
  3. The RSCS has no control over the collected data and data processing operations of these providers, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, and the storage periods.
  4. We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider. The plug-in provider stores the data collected about you and your behavior for purposes of advertising, market research and / or customized website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for displaying advertising customized to your needs and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website.
  5. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; however, you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this right.
  6. Through the plug-ins we offer you the opportunity to interact with the social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.
  7. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  8. The data transfer takes place regardless of whether you have an account with the plug-in provider and are logged in there. If you are logged into the plug-in provider, your data collected from us will be assigned directly to your existing account with the plug-in provider. If you press the activated button and e.g. link the page, the plug-in provider also stores this information in your user account and shares it publicly with your contacts.
  9. We recommend logging out regularly after using a social network, but especially before activating the button, as this will prevent you from being assigned to your profile with the plug-in provider.
  10. For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the privacy statements of these providers provided below. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy.
  11. Addresses of the respective plug-in providers and URL with their privacy notices:

13. AddThis-Bookmarking

  1. Our websites also contain AddThis plug-ins. These plugins allow you to set bookmarks or share interesting content with other users. Through the plug-ins, we offer you the opportunity to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.
  2. The legal basis for the use of these plug-ins is Article 6 (1) Page 1 lit. f GDPR.
  3. Through these plug-ins, your Internet browser establishes a direct connection to the AddThis servers and, if necessary, the selected social network or bookmarking service. The recipients receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online service and the data mentioned in section 3 of this statement. AddThis servers in the United States process this information.
  4. If you send content on our website to social networks or bookmarking services, a link can be established between the visit of our website and your user profile on the corresponding network. We have no influence on the collected data and data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purpose of the processing, and the storage periods. We also have no information concerning the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.
  5. The plug-in provider stores the data collected about you and your behavior for purposes of advertising, market research and / or customized website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for displaying advertising customized to your needs and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; however, you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this right. If you do not wish to participate in this process, you may object to data collection and storage at any time by setting an opt-out cookie for the future: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out. Alternatively, you can adjust your browser settings in a way that it prevents cookies from being set.
  6. For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, as well as further information on your rights and options to protect your privacy, please contact: AddThis LLC, 1595 Spring Hill Road, Sweet 300, Vienna, VA 22182, USA, www.addthis.com/privacy.

14. Embedding YouTube Videos

  1. We have embedded YouTube videos in our online offering, which are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and are directly playable from our website.
  2. By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned in section 4 of this statement will be transmitted. This happens regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account.
  3. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on YouTube, you must log out before activating the button.
  4. YouTube stores these data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or customized website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for displaying advertising customized to your needs and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website.
  5. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; however, you must contact YouTube provider to exercise this right.
  6. Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in the privacy policy. There you will also get further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

15. Contact form and email traffic

  1. A contact form is available on RSCS websites for electronic contact. The data you enter on the form will be transferred to RSCS and saved. Data are transferred:
  2. Title, first name, last name, email address, phone number, company name, country, address and any data you enter in the request.
  3. It is also possible to contact us by email instead. In this case, the personal data you send by email will be stored.

 16. Privacy policy for webinars with GoToWebinar

  1. You may take part in a software-supported seminar via internet (Webinar) in correspondence with our webinar events.
  2. For this purpose, the data mentioned in paragraph 14 are requested.
  3. To run these Webinars over the Internet, RSCS uses the GoToWebinar software solution from LogMeIn, Inc. LogMeIn, Inc. is the responsible provider of this service and related data processing. The LogMeIn Privacy Policy can be found at: https://www.logmeininc.com/en/legal/privacy.
  4. During and after the Webinar, statistics are transmitted to the RSCS. For questions and discussions during the Webinar, the RSCS will also receive your registration details, duration of participation, interest in the Webinar, the question asked, or answer for further customer support or expansion of our website offer. It is also possible to view and edit documents with other participants of the Webinar.
  5. For the Webinar performance, an encrypted connection is established between you and the organizer of the Webinar. We will not record the audio or video information transmitted during the webinar. By participating, you also agree not to make any recordings or screen captures.
  6. You can end the session at any time by simply closing the browser window or exiting the program or app. When the head of the webinar ends the session, your session participation will be automatically terminated.

17. Disclosure of data to service providers

It may be necessary to transfer personal data to RSCS service providers so that they can provide services for RSCS. This includes, but is not limited to, answering your questions about products and services, processing event registrations, processing orders, and personalizing RSCS websites in line with your preferences (see section 5 Creation of user profiles). All service providers are subject to the applicable RSCS data protection provisions. For service providers with a place of business in a third country outside the EU/EEA, if required by law, appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the EU Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR) must be provided prior to transferring data.

18. Users of the job portal

  1. If you would like to apply via our web pages for working with the RSCS team, you will be required to provide certain personal data. Prior to transmission of a concrete application, these data are used exclusively for the purposes of technical administration of the websites and only to the extent required.
  2. If you send us an unsolicited application via the career portal, your data can be viewed by human resources managers who have jobs to fill, as well as by HR specialists.
  3. If you apply for an advertised position, your data will only be processed for the purpose of applying for this specific position and will be deleted after a period of six months after filling the position.
  4. For further information, please consult the data protection on careers.rohde-schwarz.com.

19. Storage period of personal data

Your personal data will only be stored by RSCS (and, if applicable, by its service providers) for as long as allowed, in particular as long as the data is required for the agreed purpose or for compliance with legal obligations. When the purpose of the processing no longer exists, the data are erased.

20. Changes to the statement of privacy

RSCS reserves the right to change this statement at any time. We would therefore ask that you check the statement of privacy at regular intervals. If substantial changes are made, a notification to that effect will be published on our homepage. We inform registered users and customers by email about significant changes to this statement of privacy.

21. Accessing, changing and deleting data

  1. You can view, correct and delete the personal data you entered on RSCS websites at any time. You have also the right to object to the continued use of this data and to withdraw the consent you have given us.
  2. To do so, simply sent an email to the data protection officer (see section 1).
  3. For the processing of your personal data, you are the data subject as defined in the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and you have certain rights with respect to the responsible controller.

 

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