The concept of personal data is defined in the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO). According to this, "personal data" is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Privacy and the protection of personal data, i.e. any information about personal or factual circumstances which determine or make determinable the user as a natural person during the use of our Internet pages, have the highest priority. We assure that we treat personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. The mere use of our Internet pages does not constitute a contractual relationship between users and us as the provider.

Collection and processing of data
We collect information from users who wish to receive further information from us regarding our consulting services, who are looking for employment opportunities or who register for events. When filling out these contact forms, users are asked to provide only appropriate data as a so-called "mandatory field". Additional, voluntary information is used to evaluate and respond to enquiries and requests as required.

In addition, anonymous data is used to adapt our Internet pages to the needs of visitors. We may collect demographic information and information about the systems and browsers that visitors to our site use to provide optimized ads for responsive design and to learn more about website users, identify areas of interest, identify usage patterns, improve user value, and verify that pages are designed to match the device preferences of most visitors.

Without the user's consent, we do not pass on any data to third parties that are not directly connected with the user's request. Only in this case may data be passed on to service providers who work for us and who have access to the data in connection with this activity in order to process user requests and requests.

Duration of data usage and data retention
Data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the data use has been achieved or no longer applies. Any further storage of data will only take place if we are legally obliged to do so. After the expiry of applicable legal storage periods, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted or blocked in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. If users have consented to a longer period of storage, processing and use of the data, the data will be deleted or blocked after expiry of the respective period or upon revocation of the corresponding consent.

Information, deletion, blocking
Users of our websites have the right at any time to free information about their stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, users can contact the contact person listed below at any time.

Copyright and ancillary copyrights
Contents published on our Internet pages are subject to German copyright and ancillary copyright law. Any use not permitted by German copyright and ancillary copyright law requires the prior written consent of us or the respective copyright holder. This applies in particular to duplication, editing, translation, storage, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. Contents and rights of third parties are marked as such. The unauthorized duplication or passing on of individual contents or complete pages is not permitted. The presentation of this website in external frames is only permitted with written permission. A linking of our sides is to be co-ordinated before.

External Links
Our Internet pages contain links to pages of third parties ("external links"). These Internet pages are subject to the liability of the respective operators. As a provider, we have checked whether there are any legal violations when external links to external content were first established. At that time, no violations of the law were apparent. We have no influence whatsoever on the current and future design or content of the linked pages. The inclusion of external links does not mean that the provider adopts the content behind the reference or link as his own. A permanent control of the external links is not reasonable without concrete evidence of legal violations. However, if we become aware of any violations of the law, such external links will be deleted immediately.

Social Networks
On some pages of the Kerkhoff Group and its subsidiaries, links to social networks are provided for a comment function, which are marked accordingly.
No information is transmitted to social media service providers via our Internet pages. Only when this comment function is used are users forwarded to the Internet pages of the respective provider and user information is thereby transferred to the respective third party provider.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and data processing by social media services as well as user rights and privacy settings can be found in the data protection guidelines of the respective provider:

XING - XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg
Data protection guideline XING

LinkedIn - LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Data protection guideline LinkedIn

Twitter - Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Data protection guideline Twitter

facebook - facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Data protection guideline Facebook

Google / YouTube / Google Plus - Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA
Data protection guideline Google

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on user computers, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by cookies is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation on this website is activated so that the IP address of Google is shortened within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services to website operators in connection with website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by the user browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. The storage of cookies can be prevented by a corresponding setting in the browser software. The data collection by Google Analytics can be revoked with effect for the future by installing the following deactivation add-on for the browser.

Chat feature
With the live chat, our career pages offer users a direct opportunity for information and communication. The Tawk.to Live-Chat is used. Tawk.to offers us an external platform for the administration of the chats. The chat is integrated into the source code of our website via a script. With the use of the chat offer the services of Tawk.to are used. Data are transferred which serve for security, function and documentation. The following data is collected: Chat history and name at time of chat and country of origin. This data will not be passed on to third parties and will only be used for protection and internal statistics. By using the chat, you consent to this. Here you will find more privacy information from Tawk.to.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Contact us
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our website or data protection or if you would like to have information, a revocation, a change or deletion of data carried out, please use the listed contact option or send us an e-mail:

datenschutzbeauftragter@kerkhoff-group.com

Mr. Sascha Koch
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49(0)211-62180610