Data privacy & disclaimer

Thank you for visiting our website. Please read this data privacy notice before using our website or transmitting personal data. This data privacy notice governs the data processing procedures within the scope of the usage of the Internet and all other electronic communication networks of BSI Business Systems Integration (hereinafter called “BSI”). Should you have any questions regarding the usage of your personal data or these procedures, please send an e-mail to our person in charge of data privacy.

Collection of information and purpose

We collect two (2) types of user data on our website:

  1. active data (including name, mailing address, email address, phone and fax number, password), if transmitted freely by the visitor for the purpose of registering or making online orders, etc.; and
  2. passive data (including browser type, IP address, domain name of accessed websites).

From time to time, we ask our website visitors to participate in surveys. These surveys usually pertain to the contents of the website, our products or product categories. We will sometimes ask you about your age or age group, your gender or other data that does not make you individually identifiable. Individually identifying data is neither collected nor associated with any stored individual-related data that has been previously transmitted. Data collected from polls and surveys is exclusively intended for internal use by BSI. However, aggregated data (not individual-related data) may be transferred to others.

The location for the data capture of the individual-related data described here is BSI.

The individual-related data transmitted by you is used exclusively for the purpose provided at the corresponding point of entry, e.g. for the delivery of press information, newsletters, communications by the executive board or other financial information or for the processing of a job application. We will not use data that makes you individually identifiable either for direct marketing or for unsolicited contact initiation without your express authorization. We use the data that makes you individually identifiable solely for business purposes within BSI. The data collected on this website that makes you individually identifiable is only transferred to third parties in the following exceptional cases:

  • We have the right to transfer your personal data to our partner agencies (service providers) that support us in the management of the website(s). They may only use the data for the operation of our website. These partner agencies are contractually obligated to ensure your privacy and the security of your data.
  • We are also authorized to disclose personal data if required by law or if we believe in good faith that such a step is necessary to satisfy an order of the court, to react to legal claims or to protect the rights of BSI, its customers and the public.
  • In the case of a takeover of BSI by another company or should BSI sell or dispose of parts of the company, the transferee shall gain access to the data files stored by BSI, including personal data, subject to applicable law. The same applies to the transfer of data as part of a restructuring (company merger) or insolvency proceedings.

Server

The server enabling access to this website need not necessarily be located in the country from which you are accessing this website. Personal data is only collected, processed and used by us in correspondence within the regulations of this data privacy notice.

Access restrictions

The processing of personal data (such as user ID, password, credit card number) may be imperative for the purpose of querying, changing or deletion of your personal data and/or online services provided on this website.

Securing, accessing, deleting or correcting of data

Please contact us by e-mail if you would like to see, modify, correct or delete your personal data.

Data security

The secure storage of your personal data is ensured. Only authorized BSI employees as well as authorized agents or business partners that have pledged to ensure the security of the data have access to your personal data.

Cookies

We use cookies for a better understanding of how visitors use this website. Cookies are text information that our website places on your computer through your Web browser. Their purpose is to collect information about the browser type and operating system, metrics and the geographical location. Cookies help us to customize the content of the website to suit your personal needs. This data is only transferred within BSI, its authorized agents or business partners and is not used for unsolicited initiation of contact.

Should you prefer not to receive cookies during a visit to our website you can have your browser alert you before any cookies are stored and reject them when receiving browser alarm. You can also generally reject the creation of cookies using the appropriate browser setting; however, certain parts of this website may then not function properly. The cookie function does not need to be activated for use of the majority of our website.

Unsolicited Internet advertising (spam)

We do not send any “spam e-mails”. The unsolicited delivery of e-mails with advertising or marketing contents to recipients where no prior notice of consent has been obtained is considered ”spam”.

Storage of data

The data collected on this website is saved by BSI only for as long as is necessary for the purpose of the collection. It is then deleted.

Updating the data privacy notice

We reserve the right to modify or correct this data privacy notice. Visitors to this website are responsible for accessing this page in regular intervals to inform themselves about changes made in the meantime.

Consent

Through your visit to this website, electronic communication with us and transmission of your personal data you accept our regulations for the processing of personal data and consent to these procedures as well as the regulations of this data privacy notice.

Use of Google Analytics, Google Conversion Tracking and Google Remarketing

We want to match the quality of our website and its content and ads to your individual needs and interests. For this we use Google Analytics, Google Conversion Tracking, and Google Remarketing. These are services provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). With these services, we learn how the website is used, and it allows us to optimize our offer continuously. Learn more about these services here: https://marketingplatform.google.com/intl/de/about/

Google uses so-called cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyze your use of our website. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for us, and provide us with additional services related to website and internet use. Third-party vendors, including Google, place ads on websites on the Internet. Third party vendors, including Google, use stored cookies to show ads based on a user's previous visits to our website.

Google may also pass this information on to third parties insofar as this is required by law or if third parties process the data on Google's behalf. Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may block the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, please be advised that if you opt out of using cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to their fullest extent. By using this website, you agree that the data that Google collects about you may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored. Google is certified under the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Agreements, thus providing a guarantee of compliance with European and Swiss data protection laws. Please see further information on this at privacy.google.com/intl/de_ALL/businesses/compliance/.

Additional information on Google services and Google’s privacy policy is available at www.google.com/privacy/ads/. We have concluded an appropriate contract with Google for order data storage. The data sent by us and linked with cookies, user IDs, or advertising IDs are deleted automatically after 14 months. Once the retention period for a piece of data has expired, it will be deleted automatically in a process that is run once a month.

You may at any time revoke your consent to the data collection and storage with future effect. You can disable Google's use of cookies by visiting the page to disable Google ads: www.google.com/settings/ads. Users can also deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative and follow the instructions at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Privacy Policy LinkedIn Insight Tag and GDPR

We use the "LinkedIn Insight Tag" on our website, a tracking tool provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. This technology allows visitors to this website to view personalised advertisements on LinkedIn. LinkedIn provides us with anonymous reports on the performance of advertisements and information about website interaction. For this purpose, the LinkedIn Insight tag is included on this website. If you visit our website and are logged into your LinkedIn account at the same time, a connection to the LinkedIn server is established.

Please refer to LinkedIn's privacy policy for more information on data collection and use, and the choices and rights to protect your privacy. If you are logged in to LinkedIn, you can deactivate data collection at any time

Applicable law

This data privacy notice is subject to Swiss law and is to be interpreted according to such. You are obligated to submit any disputes arising from the usage of this website to the exclusive authority of the courts of Switzerland.

All legal relationships arising from access to the BSI websites are subject to Swiss law. The exclusive court of jurisdiction regarding BSI is Baden, Switzerland. 

Our representative in the EU

BSI Business Systems Integration Deutschland GmbH
Rheinstrasse 97
DE-64285 Darmstadt

Telefon +49 6151 493 54 00
Fax +49 6151 493 54 97
E-Mail: datenschutz@bsi-software.com

Legal disclaimer

Our website may contain links to websites or third parties that are beyond our influence and are not covered by this data privacy notice. If you access other websites using the available links, it is possible that the operators of these websites will collect information about you and utilize them according to their own data privacy notice, which may differ from our data privacy notice. BSI is not responsible for the data privacy regulations of others.