I. Personal data collected
If you apply for the Awards through our application form on this website, any personal data contained in your application will be collected. It may include for instance your full name, date of birth, telephone number(s), e-mail address as well as the company name and its location (city).
We will further ask you to add a link to a 1-2 minute video describing your company. However, this is optional.
You will also have to fill out a form headed "Imagine you won this Award".
Under no circumstances we will ask you to submit business sensitive and/or highly confidential information.
II. How we use your personal data
Upon completion of the Awards, your personal data will be retained or deleted in accordance with the requirements of national law.
III. Data transfers
The personal data will be shared with the organisers and the jury.
The personal data will be stored on our servers and content management system, which may be located in Germany or in other countries inside and outside the EEA.
The personal data may be transferred to selected entities of our groups of companies for administering the award, recruiting and marketing purposes, including entities that are located outside the EEA.
The personal data may also be shared with third parties to support initial, independent screening of participants, to the extent needed for properly handling the applications. Further, your information will be shared with the jury members and - if they chose to use the help of assistants - to elected staff assisting the jury members.
We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to other parties.
IV. Your rights
VI. Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
The security of your personal data is important to us. We have implemented technical and organizational measures aimed at protecting your personal data against unauthorized access, loss, alteration and misuse. We will reasonably ensure that these technical and organizational measures always comply with the latest technological standards.
However, no method of security or transmission is entirely secure. You should always use caution when transmitting personal data.
VIII. Contact us