PRIVACY POLICY

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JANUS Consulting GmbH (“JANUS Consulting GmbH“, “JANUS Consulting“, “JANUS“, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person.

This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with JANUS Consulting GmbH’s business activities, like conferences and events, and client services, and on websites, applications, and communications that post a link to this Privacy Policy, in our capacity as data controllers. Please see our Terms of use for more information about our online terms and policies in general.

Information we collect

JANUS Consulting GmbH collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services. The personal data collected varies and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information required to apply for a job.

We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our site. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) on our Site. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Site, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Site. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided.

JANUS Consulting GmbH may also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as data brokers or aggregators, in the course of its business activities including in connection with some client services. We may combine this data with existing information we have about you or use it independently, for the purposes of our benchmarking and data analytics activities. We will always seek to confirm that the third party has informed you in advance about its, and JANUS Consulting GmbH’s, use of this data.

Use of information

JANUS Consulting GmbH uses your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, personalize content that you view or receive on the Site, evaluate and improve our services, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, recruit and evaluate job applicants, analyze the Sites’ performance and functioning, publish your letters to the editor or comments, prevent fraud, enforce our terms of use, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, enforce JANUS Consulting GmbH’s agreements, and accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request.

In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Site, or we may use it in the course of our business activities, including in connection with some client services, for example, to provide certain services or products such as our benchmarking products. We may combine and/or analyze personal data to evaluate and offer content and services most relevant to you. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

JANUS Consulting GmbH  and its service providers may use first and third party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies, including web beacons, to manage our Site and our services and collect analytics about how you use them. JANUS Consulting GmbH  and its service providers may collect information about whether you open or click any links in the knowledge, research or event communications that we send to you. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.

Our Site do not track you by collecting personal data about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers.

The legal basis by which we process your personal data

Our processing of your personal data for the purposes mentioned above is based:

  • in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting JANUS Consulting GmbH  building and maintaining relationships. recruitment, and providing our services;
  • in part, on your consent, for example if you register for our newsletters or alerts, or for business purposes that support web operations such as understanding and enhancing the quality of your experience on our web-sites;
  • in part, to comply with the law, when certain information is necessary to satisfy our legal or regulatory obligations.

Data recipients and international data transfers

Personal data collected in the course of JANUS Consulting GmbH  business activities, including in connection with some client services, as well as on the Sites may be transferred from time to time to JANUS Consulting GmbH  affiliates and their personnel across our global organization, as well as to our third party service providers located throughout the world, including in countries where the local law may grant you fewer rights than you have in your own country. Additionally, the Site may be viewed and hosted by JANUS Consulting GmbH  and our third party service providers anywhere in the world.

JANUS Consulting GmbH  will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and will take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personal data to third parties without your consent or as otherwise permitted by law, whether for such third parties’ own marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows.

JANUS Consulting GmbH  may provide access to your personal data to third party service providers engaged by JANUS Consulting GmbH  to provide services related to the Site as well as related to JANUS Consulting GmbH  business activities, including in connection with some client services, in the manner agreed upon in our client services agreements. We maintain processes designed to ensure that any processing of personal data by third party service providers is consistent with this Privacy Policy and protects the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of your personal data.

We also may share your personal data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf to support our interactions with you, including, for example, processing recruitment materials, administering surveys or contests, or communicating with you.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • If we are required to do so by law or legal process;
  • To law enforcement authorities or other government officials;
  • When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
  • If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;
  • To enforce our Terms of use;
  • To protect our property, services and legal rights;
  • To prevent fraud against JANUS Consulting GmbH  and/or business partners;
  • To support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; or
  • To comply with any and all applicable laws.

User forums

You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. JANUS Consulting GmbH   is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Sites.

Link to third party sites

JANUS Consulting GmbH may provide links to third party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Sites. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by JANUS Consulting GmbH of the third party, the third party website, or the information contained therein, and JANUS Consulting GmbH shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

Security

JANUS Consulting GmbH  has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized JANUS Consulting GmbH  personnel and third party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, JANUS Consulting GmbH  cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

Data retention

JANUS Consulting GmbH  retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.

We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules. If you request that we delete your personal data, JANUS Consulting GmbH  will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety. For requests for access, corrections, or deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy.

Children

The Sites are not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and JANUS Consulting GmbH  does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under this age.

Your rights

Where granted by applicable law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.

If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us at office(at)janusconsulting.de. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal data. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Different laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.

In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.

Unsubscribe

If you have registered for JANUS Consulting GmbH‘s newsletter or alerts, or you receive invitations to survey or events from JANUS Consulting GmbH and you prefer not to receive future email communications from us, please review the communications settings in your profile on janusconsulting.de, follow the instructions on the page of the Site where you have provided such information, subscribed or registered or write to office(at)janusconsulting.de to unsubscribe from all JANUS Consulting GmbH communications.

Consent; changes to Privacy Policy

By using this Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our Sites.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

JANUS Consulting GmbH

Im Bühlfeld 1

D-74417 Gschwend (Stuttgart Region)

Tel.: +49-7972-9128159

Fax: +49-7972-9128165

Mail: office(at)janusconsulting.de

How can we help you?

Contact us at the office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.

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