Recording and processing of personal data
Generally, your personal data is not required for visiting the TÜV SÜD websites. Only personal data that you have entered voluntarily, e.g. within the scope of a registration, a survey or contract conclusion will be recorded.Use, disclosure, and earmarking of personal data
All personal data gathered within the scope of direct TÜV SÜD Internet services will only be recorded, processed and used in accordance with the valid data-protection regulations and for the purposes of contract processing or safeguarding legitimate own business interests relating to consulting services and support provided to our customers and prospects.Right to information and public register of notifications
As prescribed by applicable law, we will inform you in writing, upon request, about whether and which of your personal data we have filed.
SecurityCookies and website tracking
TÜV SÜD takes technical and organizational measures to protect any data you have made available to TÜV SÜD from incidental or wilful manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized third parties. This applies as well, when external services are used. Our security measures are continuously enhanced in line with technical advances.
On this website we use systems to measure and analyse information with respect to visits to our website. To that effect we use your IP address to collect, among other things, the traffic on our web site and data regarding your browser type and computer.
In addition cookies are used. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. If you visit the website again, it is recognized as a repeat visit by means of the cookie. The cookie contains and where applicable a date and therefore no personal data. The cookie cannot be used to identify you on websites of third parties, including the sites of the analysis providers.
We will not use the IP addresses or cookies to identify you personally.
We use this services in order to increase the efficiency of our websites and our marketing.
Google Universal analytics – terms and conditions of use
This website uses Google Universal Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Universal Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).Data Protection Representative
Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please don't hesitate to contact our Data Protection Representative directly; the latter will also be at your service should you require information or wish to file applications or complaints.