Data Protection

Introduction/Employee Confidentiality
Protecting your personal data is an important part of our daily work routine. We, MOORE STEPHENS DEUTSCHLAND AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (hereinafter, “MSDAG”), would therefore like to take this opportunity to notify you about the data protection principles which our website follows. They are based on the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act [Bundesdatenschutzgesetz] and other provisions of data protection law. We require our employees to maintain secrecy and confidentiality and to adhere to the provisions of data protection law.

Responsible person:
MOORE STEPHENS DEUTSCHLAND AG
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Lindwurmstraße 114
80337 Munich

Management Board Chairwoman:
Carol Haßelmans, Auditor/Public Accountant

Data protection officer
A duty to appoint a data protection officer does not exist for our company in accordance with Article 37 of the General Data Protection Regulation, in conjunction with § 38 of the Federal Data Protection Act, as amended.

It is pointed out that the transmission of data over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) is only secure when conducted over a secure connection and/or in encrypted form.

Personal Data
Only personal data is subject to data protection. In accordance with Article 4 No. 1 of the General Data Protection Information, “personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This particularly includes information such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, as well as use data, such as IP addresses.

Use and Purpose of Data Collection
In general, the disclosure of personal data is not necessary for use of our website. Pursuant to § 15(1) of the Telemedia Act, if you use our website merely for the purpose of obtaining information, i.e. if you do not transmit any data via the website, we will only collect the personal data which is transmitted to our server by your browser, which is technically necessary to display our website on your computer and which is necessary to ensure the stability and security of the website, specifically:

– the date and time of the request;
– the time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT);
– the specific website or subsite requested;
– the http status code;
– the quantity of data transmitted;
– your IP address;
-which browser you are using and which version;
– which operating system you are using and which version; and
– the language of your operating system.

This data will be deleted immediately after your visit to the website ends.

However, we do need your personal data to provide our services. We will only collect, store and use your personal data to the extent necessary or expedient to bring about and perform a contract, or to the extent prescribed by law. This may include the storage and processing of the personal data of third parties, e.g. employees or customers, in the course of the audit of financial statements. We also store and process personal data for the sending of informational material, the preparation of offers and to answer individual questions.

Other personal data, such as names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, are not collected in connection with use of the website unless you disclose this information of your own free will, e.g. when inquiring about a service.

The processing of personal data takes place exclusively in accordance with the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Transmission to third parties
In principle, personal data will not be transmitted to third parties unless this is necessary for provision of the service or performance of the contract. Other than for the purposes of providing services or performing contracts, information will only be provided to government authorities or other government institutions within the bounds of statutory disclosure requirements or in accordance with court rulings. By order of the competent offices, we may provide information about this data in any individual case insofar as such is necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, for the aversion of dangers, for performance of the statutory tasks of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Data pertaining to children and adolescents
Persons under the age of 18 should not transmit personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not knowingly request or collect the personal data of children and adolescents or communicate such data to third parties, other than in the course of providing services ordered by their legal guardians.

Security measures
We take extensive technical and operational security precautions to protect your personal data against unauthorized access and abuse. Our security procedures for protecting data against damage, destruction or unauthorized access are routinely tested and adapted to conform with advances in technology.

Links
This website contains links to third-party websites. When you click on these links, in most cases, your IP address will appear in the logs of those websites as well. This data protection declaration applies only for this website and not for third-party websites.

Your rights
You may request information at any time, free of charge and without citing grounds, about information of yours which is stored by us. You may contact us at any time to request your data to be blocked, edited or deleted. If we are preventing from deleting your data due to recordkeeping requirements, your data will not be deleted but will instead be blocked from further use. You also have a right to data portability. You may also revoke consent for the collection and processing of data which you may have issued e.g. in connection with an assignment at any time and without citing grounds. To do so, please use the contact address of our responsible person indicated above.

You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent state data protection officer about our processing of your personal data. The competent supervisory authority for questions of data protection law is the Data Protection Officer of the Federal State of Bavaria, where our company maintains its registered office.

The Bavarian Data Protection Authority
Promenade 27
91522 Ansbach

Please contact us any time if you have further questions about data protection or about the processing of your personal data.

Deletion
Once the contract has been fully performed and after the applicable recordkeeping periods in tax and commercial law and other statutory recordkeeping periods have expired, your personal data will be deleted unless you expressly consent to further use of the data.

Cookies
This website uses cookies. Cookies allow us e.g. to adapt the website to suit your interests and to save your password so that you don’t need to enter it again every single time. If you don’t want us to be able to recognize your computer, this can be done as well: you can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the “accept no cookies” option in your browser settings. Consult your browser’s user guide for instructions about how to do this. However, if you choose not to accept cookies, this may lead to functional limitations with regard to our content.

Google reCAPTCHA
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter, “reCAPTCHA”) in our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to verify whether data entered in our websites (e.g. in a contact form) was entered by a human being or by an automated program. To this end, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor using various criteria. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. The analysis performed by reCAPTCHA is based on a variety of information (e.g. IP address, the length of the visitor’s stay in the website or the user’s mouse movements). The data collected in this analysis is transmitted to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses run entirely in the background -. Website visitors are not notified that an analysis is taking place.

Data processing takes place based on Article 6(1)f of the General Data Protection Regulation. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its online offerings from abusive automated espionage and SPAM.

More information about Google reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy can be found in the following links: More information click here! und More information click here!

Google Web Fonts
This website uses “web fonts” provided by Google to enable the display of fonts in a uniform manner. When requesting a page, your browser loads the necessary web fonts in its browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must be connected to Google servers. In this way, Google will learn that a request for our website was made through your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of the uniform and attractive display of our online offerings. This represents a legitimate interest in terms of Article 6(1)f of the General Data Protection Regulation.

If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer will use a standard font.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at More information click here! and in the Google Privacy Policy: More information click here!

Contact form and applications
When you send us inquiries using the contact form, your information in the form, including the contact information you indicate in the form, will be stored by us so that we can process your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not communicate this information to third parties without your consent.

Please send us application documents in paper form or electronically, in a common format and encrypted. We delete application documents once the vacancy is filled unless you consent to storage of your documents for future application rounds. Application documents will not be communicated to third parties, in whole or in part, without your consent.

Newsletter data
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter which is offered on the website, we will need an e-mail address from you as well as information which will allow us to verify that you are the holder of the indicated e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data will be collected. By sending your confirmation e-mail, you consent to the storage of this data, which will be used exclusively for transmission of the requested information and will not be communicated to third parties. You may revoke your consent for storage of the data and e-mail address and their use to send you the newsletter at any time, e.g. using the newsletter’s “unsubscribe” link.

Commissioned data processing
We have concluded commissioned data processing agreements with various service providers, e.g. Google, and the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities are fully implemented in our use of Google Analytics.

SSL encryption
This website uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us, as the website operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line in the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and from the lock icon in your browser’s address line. When SSL encryption is activated, the data you transit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Questions and availability
If you have any other questions or suggestions about data protection, please use the above contact information of the responsible person.

Please contact us!

MOORE STEPHENS Deutschland AG
+49 211 261308-22
+49 211 261308-23


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