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Privacy information for visitors to the website


Privacy information for visitors to the website


Responsible body
We, POS TUNING GmbH, +49 5222 36965-0,, as the responsible body, would like to explain to you below what data we process from you and how.

Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions about data protection, our data protection officer , Mr. Thomas Werning, will be happy to help.

This can be reached at: GmbH – Dieselstraße 12 – 32791 location – – +49 5232 98047-00


Below you will find information about which personal data (this is all data that identifies you as a natural person (hereinafter “data subject”) or makes it identifiable, such as name, address, e-mail address or user behavior) we during record your visit to our site and how it is used. Affected persons are the visitors of our website and users of our online offer.

data subject rights

In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to receive information about the data stored about you, including any recipients and the planned storage period. If incorrect personal data is processed, you have the right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 DS-GVO. If the legal requirements are met, you can request the deletion or restriction of processing and object to the processing (Articles 17, 18 and 21 GDPR).

If you want your data to be deleted, but we are still legally obliged to store it, access to your data will be restricted (blocked). The same applies in the event of a contradiction. You can exercise your right to data portability as long as the technical possibilities are available to the recipient and to us.

Our data protection officer is available to you as a contact person for your rights as a data subject at

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority responsible for us, State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia, de/ and any other data protection supervisory authority.

legal basis

The legal bases of our data processing according to Art. 13 DSGVO are the following:

  • 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR for the processing of personal data with the consent of the person concerned.
  • 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data to fulfill a contract with the data subject and to carry out appropriate pre-contractual measures.
  • 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject under any applicable EU law or under any applicable law of a country in which the GDPR is fully or partially applicable.
  • 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data in order to safeguard our legitimate interests or those of third parties, unless the
    Fundamental freedoms and fundamental rights as well as the interests of the person concerned prevail.
    Legitimate interests are in particular our business interest in being able to provide our website, information security, the enforcement of our own legal claims and compliance with other legal provisions.

For this purpose, we use service companies that are committed to confidentiality and data protection as part of the provision of services. It will only be passed on to authorities if there are overriding legal provisions.


right of revocation

You can revoke your consent with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 GDPR.


Data Security/Encryption

This website uses “Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure” (https). The connection between your browser and our server is encrypted.


purposes of processing

General: Presentation of the company, provision of services and/or sale of products and communication via the Internet. The purpose of data processing on this website is to provide information about the products and services of our company and to process applications with the option of users being able to make targeted contact with the contact persons in the company.

1. General

If you have provided us with personal data, we will use it
these to answer your inquiries, to advise and process contracts concluded with you and for technical administration. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transmitted if this is necessary for the purpose of contract processing, if this is necessary for billing purposes or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, see right of revocation.

The legal basis for collecting, processing and passing on the data is Art. 6 I (b) GDPR in the context of contract processing.

This data will be deleted after the applicable statutory retention requirements have expired. If we are not subject to any statutory storage obligations, the data will be deleted when the purpose no longer applies.

You have the right to information and objection to your data stored by us at any time. Further information can be found under “Rights of data subjects” and “Right of revocation”.

2. Server Data Collection

purpose of processing

When you visit our site, various server statistics are automatically stored, which your browser transmits to our provider’s server: Among other things, the IP address of your device, date and time of access, name and URL of files accessed, website from which access is made or from which you were directed to our site (referrer URL), the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your device and the name of your provider are logged.

The legal basis is Art. 6 l (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the fact that we want to ensure secure operation of the website and want to detect any attacks.

3. Contact form and inquiry by email

purpose of processing

When you use our contact form, we collect and store the data you provide for the purpose of answering your request. If you send us a contact request by e-mail, we will collect and store the e-mail address and the data contained in the e-mail.

The legal basis is Art. 6 I (a) GDPR, since you consent to the above-mentioned processing of your data when using the form and sending an e-mail. In addition, the legal basis also results from Art. 6 I (b) since the storage of the data is necessary for the fulfillment of a pre-contractual or possibly later contractual relationship.

You have the right to revoke the consent you have given at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent.

Information on the right to erasure and information can be found under “Rights of data subjects”.


4. Newsletters

purpose of processing

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need one from you
E-mail address. The registration for the newsletter takes place in the double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail with which you must confirm your registration. This procedure prevents someone unauthorized from registering with your e-mail address. Your registration for the newsletter will be logged (storage of the registration and confirmation time and the IP address). With the help of logging, the registration process can be proven in accordance with legal requirements.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the e-mail address (and optionally first name and surname for the purpose of addressing you personally) and its use to send the newsletter with the associated success measurement at any time. There is a cancellation link at the end of every newsletter. In order for us to be able to prove a previously given consent for an unsubscribed e-mail address, we may store it for up to 2 years before we delete it.

Legal basis for sending newsletters and the associated measurement of success: This is based on the consent of the recipient in accordance with Art. 6 I (a) GDPR, Art. 7 GDPR together with Section 7 Para. 2 No. 3 UWG or on the basis of the legal permission according to § 7 Para. 3 UWG.
And Art. 6 1 (f): Our legitimate interest in measuring success results from recognizing the reading habits of our users based on the opening of the newsletter, opening hours and the links clicked on, in order to be able to create and send them interest-based and useful content.

The legal basis for logging is Art. 6 l (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the fact that we use a secure and user-friendly newsletter system that is useful for sending and protects the personal data of newsletter subscribers. Furthermore, it allows us to prove consent.

5. Online Applications

purpose of processing

If you apply to us based on a job advertisement, we will collect your personal data such as first name, last name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, attachments (cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, photo) and save them for the duration of the selection process.

By submitting the form, you expressly agree that we can process the data you have transmitted to us, in particular sensitive information about mental and physical health, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership in a trade union or political Party or sex life, for the purpose of the application, may collect, process and use.

Your data will only be used by authorized persons in the human resources department or management for processing as part of the selection process. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

The legal basis is Art. 6 I (b) GDPR for the processing of pre-contractual measures.

Unless you inform us otherwise, the data will be deleted 6 months after the end of the application process or, in the case of applications by post, destroyed. Due to the long application and selection periods for trainees, we store their data in Germany for up to 18 months.

If the respective legal requirements are met, you have the following rights: Right to information about your data stored by us; Correction, deletion, restriction of the processing of your data or objection to the processing, as well as data portability. Of course, you also have the option of having all your application documents deleted or destroyed at any time by sending us an email to: .

6.Cookies _

purpose of processing

This site uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored in your Internet browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Explorer/Edge, Safari etc.) when you visit our site or by it on your computer (i.e. your operating system). With the help of the cookie, which contains a certain character string, our website recognizes your Internet browser when you call it up.

You can exclude the acceptance of cookies in your web browser. However, this can possibly lead to impairments in functionality.

We use cookies from the following third parties:

  • wordpress_test_cookie ( )
    Tests whether cookies are allowed in the browser.
  • borlabs cookie ( )
    Stores the visitor’s preferences selected in the Borlabs Cookie cookie box.
  • quform_session_ ( )
    Quform uses one session cookie to provide security and features within the plugin.
  • YSC ( )
    Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of the videos from YouTube that the user has watched.
    Tries to estimate user bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.
  • GPS ( )
    Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographic GPS location.
  • CONSENT ( )
    This cookie is used to save the user’s preferences and other information. This includes in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter should be activated or not.
  • IDE ( )
    Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the user’s actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the provider’s ads, with the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and displaying targeted advertisements to the user.
  • ANID ( )
    Google advertising cookie used to track users and target ads.
  • 1P_JAR
    Used to optimize advertising by Google DoubleClick, to provide ads relevant to users, to improve campaign performance reports, or to prevent a user from seeing the same ads multiple times.
  • CONSENT ( )
    Security cookies set by Google to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login information and protect user data from unauthorized access.
  • NID ( )
    The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to store your preferred settings and other information, in particular your preferred language (e.g. German), how many search results you want to show per page (e.g. 10 or 20) and whether the Google SafeSearch filter should be activated.


7.Google Analytics

purpose of processing

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, see above for a general explanation of cookies.

Google Analytics uses cookies for the purpose of analyzing your use of the website and measuring reach.

The legal basis for the collection and storage of data is Art. 6 I (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is that we can use the analysis data to see, for example, where users stop visiting the site and we can improve our site for you accordingly, or from which countries our site is accessed and so we can adjust our language selection.

Objection and deletion:
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would like to point out to you however that in this case you will if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full.

You can find more information on data protection at Google Analytics at .

8.Google Maps

purpose of processing

To embed maps, this site uses the Google Maps map service from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you view the location of our events and the location of our pilot markets via Google Maps, this service may collect data from you. Details can be found in the Maps terms of use such as the “Google” privacy policy .

The legal basis for the collection and storage of data is Art. 6 I (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is that we can make it easier for you to find places that are relevant to you.

9. YouTube

purpose of processing

Videos from third-party providers are included as content on this page via the “YouTube” video portal of YouTube LLC, head office at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. By clicking on a video and the associated use of YouTube, your data can be processed by “YouTube”. If you are logged in to your “Google/YouTube” user account when you view the video, YouTube can track which subpage of our website the video was accessed from. If you would like to prevent this data collection, please log out of YouTube before visiting our site or viewing the video. Details can be found in the terms of use of “YouTube” and, since “YouTube” is a “Google” company, in the data protection guidelines of “Google”.

The legal basis is Art. 6 I (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the fact that by embedding the videos we offer you informative added value about our work or about information that is technically interesting for you. We do not store any of your data. The interests of those affected are taken into account by deactivating the tracking functions in the YouTube code. Google LLC in the USA has undertaken to ensure adequate data protection in accordance with the American-European Privacy Shield. You can find further information on this in the data protection guidelines of “Google”.

10.Web Fonts

Google Fonts

purpose of processing

External fonts in the form of Google Fonts are used on this website for the uniform display of fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; (“Google”).

When you visit our site, your browser loads the required web fonts directly from a Google server into your browser cache in order to display text and fonts correctly. This transmits to the server which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the end device of the visitor to this website is also stored by Google. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

The legal basis for the use of Google Fonts is Art. 6 I (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the fact that we can show you the presentation of the fonts in a uniform form. The Google LLC. is certified according to the US Privacy Shield to ensure a level of data protection appropriate to the GDPR.

If you, as a visitor to our website, do not want to use the Google Fonts function and therefore also want to prevent the transmission of your IP address to Google, you can use a browser add-on such as NoScript or Ghostery for Firefox to connect to .com to be blocked. In this case, however, it may not be possible to use our website to the full extent.

You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at and in Google’s privacy policy:

Social Media Plugins


This website uses social media plug-ins for Meta and LinkedIn. You can also find out about the news that we have published on these platforms on our website. By clicking on one of the posts, you will be forwarded to the respective social media platform. If you are not yet logged in, you must do so before you can use the usual social media buttons, such as like, share, comment.


11. LinkedIn Insight

This website uses the LinkedIn Insight Tag, a web analytics service provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland; “LinkedIn”).

The LinkedIn Insight Tag is used for the purpose of generating leads, increasing website traffic and increasing our brand awareness with LinkedIn Ads.

The LinkedIn Insight Tag enables the collection of data about visits to our website, including URL, referrer URL, IP address, device and browser properties (user agent) and timestamp. IP addresses are truncated or hashed (if used to reach members across devices). Members’ direct identifiers are removed within seven days to pseudonymise the data. This remaining pseudonymised data will then be deleted within 180 days.

LinkedIn does not share any personally identifiable information with us, but only provides reports and communications (in which you are not identified) about website audience and ad performance. LinkedIn also provides retargeting for website visitors, allowing the website owner to use this data to display targeted advertising outside of their website without identifying the member. We also use data that does not identify you to improve ad relevance and reach members across devices. LinkedIn members can control the use of their personal information for advertising purposes in their account settings.

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12. SalesViewer

Use of SalesViewer® technology:

This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally

The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.

Updating and changing this data protection declaration

We reserve the right to adapt the content of this data protection declaration at any time. This is usually done when the services used are further developed or adapted. You can view the current data protection declaration on our website. Status of this declaration: 02.03.2022

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