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Henkel X Partners Event App: Data Protection Statement

1. General

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, hereinafter referred to as Henkel, respects the privacy of each person who downloads the application. Now we would like to inform you of the type of data collected and how the data will be used. You will also learn how you can exercise your data subjects’ rights.
Any changes to this Data Protection Statement will be published within this application. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are collecting and how we use such data.

2. Collection, use and processing of personal data

Name of the responsible entity: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Address of the responsible entity: Henkelstrasse 67, 40589 Duesseldorf, Germany

Henkel uses personal data primarily to provide this application to the users. Any further processing of the data only occurs on the basis of other statutory duties or permissions or if the respective user has consented towards Henkel. Henkel stores and processes data specifically for the following purposes:
When users download and visit the application, Henkel automatically collects and stores certain data. This includes: the IP address or device ID allocated to the respective end-device which we need for transmitting requested content (e.g. especially content, texts, images, and product information as well as data files provided for downloading, etc.), the activity of users in the application, the type of respective end-device, as well as the date and time of use.
Henkel stores this information for a maximum of seven (7) days for the purpose of recognizing and pursuing misuse.
Henkel uses this information also for improvements to the service’s presentation, features and functionalities as well as general administration tasks.

Aside from this, Henkel deletes or anonymizes the data on use, including the IP address, without undue delay as soon as they are no longer needed for the above-mentioned purposes.
The processing and use of the data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that (1) the processing is necessary for the provision of the application; or (2) Henkel has an overriding legitimate interest in ensuring and enhancing the functionality and error-free operation of the application and that it is tailored to the users’ needs.

3. Further Personal Data processing

You may have provided your contact data via our contact form, registered for the application using your email address, Username or password. We will use your data for the purpose of replying to your individual and automated requests and to ensure usability of the service.
The processing and use of your data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that the processing is necessary for conducting the survey.

If you have not given consent to a longer storage duration e.g. in the course of our customer relationship management we will store the data no longer than needed in order to fulfill the aforementioned purpose or as long as required in case any statutory retention obligation applies.


4. Consent / Withdrawal of Consent

You may have given consent that Henkel processes

-    your contact data which you may have provided to Henkel,
-    the content and circumstances of your electronic communication with Henkel such as contact forms or e-mail,
-    your usage of Henkel apps/websites

in the framework of Henkel’s online community for the purposes of

-    communication in relation to events and
-    market research.

in the framework of Henkel’s online community for the purposes of

-   users to search and connect upon those indexed values.

You may change the information provided upon your discretion at any time within the apps menu.
To achieve the purposes Henkel may combine the above listed data with other data Henkel may have legally collected about you for instance from applications under your consent, publicly available data from websites and other online communities as well as other website activities, and analyze the data in order to determine relevant information and contact measures. We will store the data only as long as the consent is valid or as long as required in case of any statutory retention obligations.
You may withdraw your consent with effect for the future at any time, for example by clicking the respective hyperlink provided either in the confirmation e-mail or by sending an email to henkelx@henkel.com. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

By activating the Location feature of your application you further have declared your consent that Henkel may use your geolocation when the app is used. Data is collected when consent is given, the app is installed and activated as well as the user interacts with the application within a specified area and a given time (geofenced). The data is used to verify event attendance and to support users to meet and chat during events. You can withdraw your consent by deactivating the location feature within the app’s setting and menu.

By activating the chat and notifications feature you have agreed that your profile information (Name, company, position, interests) will be shared with other users. Upon discretion users may contact each other and exchange text messages via the apps chat function.
You can withdraw your consent by deactivating the chat function feature within the app’s settings and menu.


5. Cookies, Pixel, Fingerprints

This application uses cookies and similar technologies. Technically necessary cookies will be used automatically. Other cookies (or similar technologies) will only be applied based on your prior consent. You can find more information on the Cookies used by our application and their purposes in our Cookie Policy. There, you will also find information on how to withdraw your consent for the future.
Your preference is set for the named domain, per browser and computer. Therefore, if you visit our application at home and work or with different browsers, you need to refuse data storage with every device or browser.


6. Your Data Subject Rights / Data Protection Officer

At any time, you may assert the right to access your data. Additionally, provided that the respective requirements are met, you may assert the following rights:

•    Right to rectification
•    Right to erasure
•    Right to restriction of processing
•    Right to lodge a complaint with the respectively competent data protection supervisory authority
•    Right to data portability

Right to object
In case of processing activities involving your personal data that are carried out on basis of a legitimate interest of Henkel, you have the right to object against such processing of your personal data at any time for reasons resulting from your specific situation. Henkel will stop that processing unless Henkel can prove important reasons for the processing which deserve protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend against legal claims.

In these cases, or if you have any other questions or wishes in connection with regard to your personal data, please send an e-mail or a letter to our data protection officer, Mr. Frank Liebich, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstrasse 67, D 40191 Düsseldorf, Germany (E-Mail: Datenschutz@henkel.com).

7. Use of Social Media Plug-ins

Plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of different social media networks are embedded in our applications. The associated services are provided by the respective companies (“providers”). These providers are:

Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). For an overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance, go to: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons

LinkedIn is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). For an overview of the LinkedIn plug-ins and their appearance, go to: https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins#

To increase the protection afforded to your data when you visit our applicatoion, these plug-ins are implemented as “2-click buttons.” This form of integration ensures that, when accessing a page from within our application containing such plug-ins, you are not automatically connected to the providers’ servers. Only if you activate the plug-ins and thereby permit for data transmission, the browser will create a direct link to the providers’ servers. The content of the various plug-ins is then transmitted by the provider concerned directly to your browser and then displayed on your screen.

The plug-in tells the provider which of our website pages you have accessed. If, while viewing our website, you are logged into your user account with the respective provider, he is able to collate your interest, i.e. the information you are accessing, with your user account. On making use of any of the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Like” button, leaving a comment), this information too will be transmitted by the browser directly to the provider for retention.

Further information on the collection and use of data by the providers and on the rights and possibilities available to you for protecting your privacy in these circumstances can be found in the providers’ data protection/privacy policies:

Data protection/privacy policy issued by Twitter: https://twitter.com/Data Protection

Data protection/privacy policy issued by LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/Data Protection-policy


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