Privacy Policy

Information on Data Protection

We welcome you to our website and appreciate your interest. IFA Holding GmbH (IFA Group) takes the protection of personal data very seriously. Therefore, the following is being provided to inform you about which data will be used and for what purpose during your visit to our website.

What is personal data?
Personal data within the meaning of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) are particulars about personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual natural person (affected person), for example, your real name, age, marital status, address, email address, phone number, bank account or date of birth.

Principle of anonymous processing
Unless stated otherwise in the following paragraphs, no personal data is recorded, processed or used when our websites are used. While maintaining your anonymity, information such as:

  • IP address
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the website previously visited)
  • Time of the server request

is transmitted when you access our website.

The IFA Group does not assign this data to any specific individual. This data is not combined with data from other sources; the data is also deleted after a statistical analysis and only serves to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our websites.

We use so-called cookies to continually optimize our website. Cookies are files that transmit the web pages that you visit on your computer for identification purposes and serve later to facilitate navigation. As a result, all required data does not have to be re-entered every time you visit the website. This also helps us to be able to customize our websites to fit your needs. If you want to prevent the use of cookies, you can refuse to accept cookies in your browser. For full details of how this works, please read the instructions from the browser’s manufacturer.

We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us, for example, if you contact us via our contact form. Of course, we will only use the personal data provided to us in this way for the purpose for which you provide it when making contact.

You may, of course, withdraw your consent for the future at any time. A message sent to the address cited in the disclaimer section is sufficient.

Job applications
If you apply electronically to our company, your data will only be used to process your application and will not be shared with third parties. Please note that applications sent to us electronically via e-mail are transmitted unencrypted.

No data transfers to third parties
A transfer of your data to third parties will not take place unless we are legally obliged to do so. If external service providers come into contact with your personal data, we have taken legal, technical and organizational measures as well as regular checks to ensure that it complies with the provisions of data protection laws.

Data security
The IFA Group has taken extensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data from unauthorized access or misuse. Our security procedures are checked regularly and adapted to technological advancements. Our employees are trained in and committed to data secrecy.

Your information rights
Upon request, we would be happy to let you know, in writing, if any and what personal data from you is stored with us. If the prerequisites of the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act are met, you can assert a right to rectification, blockage or deletion of this data. On request, we will also provide you with access to our Public Directory of Procedures where we have summarized the information required according to § 4e of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Please do not hesitate to contact our external data protection officer for this information. If you have any additional questions about data protection at the IFA Group, you can also contact our data protection officer. To do so, please use the contact address listed in the disclaimer section.