Privacy policy

Privacy protection statement

Zeppelin Systems GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “Zeppelin”) undertakes to offer their online users information in an efficient and secure manner. This privacy policy statement explains which personal data of the users is collected at the website “www.zeppelin-systems.de” respectively “www.zeppelin-systems.com” (hereinafter referred to as “the website”). It also explains how this information is used and the measures Zeppelin takes to protect the personal data of the users. Zeppelin’s website can contain linking to third parties’ websites which this privacy protection statement is referring to.

What is personal data?

Personal data is particulars about personal or factual circumstances of a certain or determinable natural person, sec. 3 para 1 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act), meaning information like your correct name, your address, your phone number and your date of birth. Information which is not directly associated with your real identity, such as website preferences or number of users of a website, is not personal data.


What personal data is collected on the Zeppelin Systems website?

As standard our web servers temporarily save for system security purposes the call data of the inquiring computer, the pages you visit at our website, the date and the duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system used, and possibly the website from which you visit us. These data are anonymous thus an identification of your person is impossible. Beyond, personal data is only saved if you reveal it voluntarily, e. g. for purposes of registration, application for employment, receipt of information or contract performance. You consent to an utilization of your personal data by providing us with it. This consent can be cancelled at any time with effect for the future.

How does Zeppelin use the personal data collected on the website?

Information gathered on the website concerning individual users is used only for internal company purposes. Only if you have agreed before, or if you have not vetoed – as far as the law requires it -, we also use this information to supply you with news or inform you about improvements or innovations which may be of special interest to you. You can contradict this use at any time with effect for the future.


Does Zeppelin offer personal data gathered on the website to third parties?

Zeppelin does not sell, trade or lend personal data gathered online and does not knowingly pass on any personal data to third parties, except in those cases you have consented to the data’s transfer.

Online applications are used within the particular application procedure, after its termination collected in our “application pool” and – if required – transferred to affiliates and subsidiaries. You can contradict this use and transfer at any time with effect for the future.

Web tracking software

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


What measures does Zeppelin take to protect the personal data of users?

Please note that data transmission via internet can never be 100 percent safe. Zeppelin undertakes to protect personal user information, but cannot guarantee the security of this information when it is transmitted to or through the website. The risk of transmitting this information is therefore always borne by the user.

Updating of privacy protection statement

If required, this statement is updated from time to time in order to include new services and functions. Zeppelin reserves the right to change this privacy protection statement at any time observing the provisions of the German Data Privacy Act. Zeppelin notifies you on the Zeppelin website about changes and updates to this statement.


Right of access to personal data

Upon written request you will be informed by Zeppelin which personal data concerning your person has been saved by Zeppelin. On appointment of the responsible authorities Zeppelin has to disclosure in particular cases information about stock data as far as this is necessary for purposes of criminal prosecution, for danger prevention by the police authorities of the federal states, for completion of the duties by law of the Federal Office and Federal States' authorities for the Protection of the Constitution, of the Federal Intelligence Service or of the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or of Federal Criminal Police Office within its mission for international terrorism’s danger prevention or for purposes of enforcement of intellectual property rights (§ 14 TMG = German Act for Telemedia Services).

Contact

If you have questions regarding the processing, handling and treatment of your personal data, feel free to contact Zeppelin Systems:

André Jägeler
Central Function Legal & Compliance

Zeppelin Systems GmbH
Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1
88045 Friedrichshafen
Germany

Tel.: +49 7541 202 02
Fax: +49 7541 202 1491
datenschutz(at)zeppelin.com