Data Protection Regulations

Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG

Last amended: 20/05/2018

The present data protection regulations make equal reference to both men and women. For thepurpose of improved legibility, only the male form is used

General Information on Data Protection

1.

The Internet portal of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG is primarily a marketplace for the processing ofbusiness transactions. Although a great deal of information is also available to anonymous visitors,there is sometimes a need for us to obtain data from you which can be company or even personrelated in order to provide you with the desired services. Our systems protect your data in accordancewith internationally applicable data protection standards, the Data Protection Directive of theEuropean Union and national data protection regulations. Our goal is to make it possible for you to becertain of responsible and confidential treatment of your data. Encryption procedures are used for thesecure transmission of payment data. This means that communication between your browser and oursystem cannot be read by other participants in the Internet. Personal data are used exclusively for thepurposes explicitly stated in these data protection regulations or during later data collection. Ourwebsites may contain links to websites of other providers. As we are not responsible for theirinformation, we recommend that you study the information provided on such sites concerning dataprotection carefully. Each time content is requested from our Internet site, data (e.g. name of the filerequested, date/time, data volume transferred) on this process are stored in a protocol file. In thisway, we monitor user conduct throughout the entire website. Nevertheless, the bringing together ofthis information with data on individual users is only carried out with prior, written consent. IgedoCompany GmbH & Co. KG classifies the entire use statistics on the basis of the user’s domain name,the browser type and the MIME type by reading out this information from the browser string (theinformation contained in the browser of every user). We monitor and list the search terms entered inthe search engine by users; nevertheless, this tracing is never carried out in connection with individualusers.

Cookies

We also use so-called session cookies. These enable optimisation of communication times for incomingweb inquiries. As a fundamental rule, our website can also be used without cookies, however this canresult in restrictions with individual applications. Cookies are not used for the preparation of personrelated use profiles

Should you have any further questions or comments concerning our data protection concept or wishto have your personal data blocked for any particular form of use, kindly contact us by e-mail at thefollowing address: datenschutz@igedo.comCan the cookies be blocked?

You can choose whether cookies should be accepted or blocked. Most Internet browsers automaticallyaccept cookies. As a rule, however, the settings of the browser used can be altered to reject specificcookies. If you do not wish cookies to be accepted, the majority of all Internet browsers enable (i)altering of the settings of the browser used such that you are always informed whenever a cookie isreceived and can then decide whether you wish to accept it or not, (ii) deactivation of existing cookies,or (iii) the setting of your browser such that cookies are automatically rejected.

You should however be aware that, if cookies are deactivated or rejected, specific functions or serviceson our sites may not be able to function correctly, as we are not then in a position to recognize youand to allocate you to your account(s) for the Igedo Company. In addition, the offers made to youwhen you visit our sites may not actually be relevant to you or tailored to your specific interests.This is how to block or accept cookies on known Internet browser software:

Internet Explorer
Firefox
Google Chrome
Apple Safari

1.1

Data Protection with special applications

2.

Online orders

When you use our online order system we receive necessary data from you for processing the orderingprocedure and executing the agreed services. Data fields through which the data required forprocessing of the business transaction are collected, are always marked separately (with an asterisk).If you provide additional, voluntary data, for example on particular specialist interests, we can sendyou targeted specialist information even before an event. This means that, by entering this data, youyourself decide which data we receive from you on you and your company. In addition, we offer youthe possibility of rectifying or altering the data collected during registration. These changes can bemade simply by calling up your user profile, clicking on the “Edit” link and carrying out the alterationsto your own data which are then displayed in the form. Users can alter this information at any timeand as frequently as necessary.

2.1

Surveys

We make it possible to participate in interactive surveys so that users can exchange their opinions withother users easily and discover the thoughts of our users on important subjects. Surveys are also usedto enable even more precise adaptation of the content and services to our customer base. In thisrespect, we use a system which “marks” users following the casting of their vote, thus preventing themfrom voting more than once on a specific question. There is no correlation between this marking andinformation on individual users. We decide at our discretion whether to forward the demographicinformation accumulated in these surveys to the other users of the portal, but never your personaldata.

2.2

Message Boards / Forums

Message boards and forums enable lively, non-chaired conversations on a variety of topics. We requireusers to register on a personal and company basis in order to prevent misuse of this platform.

2.3

Electronic Newsletters

We enable the ordering of electronic newsletters on various subject areas. For this, we record thepersonal data of those users who voluntarily register as subscribers. The processing of the data enteredin the Newsletter registration form is carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent. (Art. 6 (1) lit.a GDPR). Consent issued to storage of the data, the email address as well as to its use for sending ofthe Newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the Newsletteror here.

The revocation does not affect the legality of data processing procedures already carried out. The data,deposited by you with us for the purpose of receiving the Newsletter, are stored by us until such timeas you unsubscribe the Newsletter, and erased following cancellation of the Newsletter. Data storedby us for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the Members' area and the Exhibitor area), are notaffected.

2.4

Prize competitions, loyalty programmes

If we organize loyalty programmes or prize competitions, all rules and information on the respectiveprocedure and the use of personal data are stated clearly during the full period of the programme. Theinformation collected is also used for verification of the user identity and to inform the winners. Heretoo, the policy of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG is not to forward information on specific persons tothird parties.

2.5

Google Applications

2.6

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analyticsuses so-called "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis ofyour use of the website. As a rule, the information, generated by the cookie on your use of this website,is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the IP anonymisation on this websiteis activated, your IP address will however be shortened by Google beforehand within member statesof the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European EconomicArea. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USAand shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website toevaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide thewebsite operator with further services associated with use of the website and of the Internet. The IPaddress transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be brought togetherwith other Google data. You can prevent storage of the cookies via a corresponding setting of yourbrowser software. Nevertheless, we draw attention to the fact that, in this case, you may not be ableto make full use of all functions of this website. You can also prevent the forwarding of the data,generated by the cookie and concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google,as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the Browser-Pluginavailable under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

2.6.1

Google Maps

Our websites can use the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Use of the functions of Google Maps requiresthe storage of your IP address. As a rule, this information is transmitted to a Google server in the USAand stored there. The provider of this site has no control over this data transmission. The use of GoogleMaps is carried out in the interests of an appealing presentation of our online offers, and for thepurpose of easy location of the places indicated by us on the websites. This constitutes a justifiedinterest as defined in Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

According to our knowledge, this involves at least the following data:

• date and time of the visit to the website concerned
• Internet address or URL of the website called up
• IP address
• (departure) address entered within the framework of the route planning.

Further information on handling user data can be found in the Google data protection statement

2.6.2

Social Media Plugins

2.7

Facebook

If you are a member of the Facebook social network, data on your visit to our Internet site(s) willautomatically be forwarded to Facebook. Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG has no control whatsoeverover this. Further information on this subject can be obtained from the Facebook data protectionnotices. Our Internet presentation can use Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social networkfacebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA("Facebook"). The Plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the suffix "Facebook Social Plugin". Ifyou call up a website of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG containing such a Plugin, a direct connectionto the Facebook servers will be established by clicking on the icon. The content of the Plugin will beforwarded directly to your browser by Facebook and incorporated into the website by the browser.The incorporation of the Plugins results in Facebook being informed that you have called up thecorresponding page of our Internet presentation. If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook canassign the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the Plugins, for example press the "Like"button or enter a comment, your browser will forward the corresponding information direct toFacebook, where it will be stored. The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processingand use of the data by Facebook as well as your corresponding rights and setting options for theprotection of your private sphere, can be found in the Facebook data protection notices. If you do notwant Facebook to collect data on you through use of the Plugin on our Internet presentation, you mustlog off from Facebook before visiting our Internet presentation.

2.7.1

Twitter

Our Internet presentation can use Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network twitter.com,operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). ThePlugins are marked with a Twitter logo. If you call up a website of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KGcontaining such a Plugin, a direct connection to the Twitter servers will be established by clicking onthe icon. The content of the Plugin will be forwarded directly to your browser by Twitter andincorporated into the website by the browser. The incorporation of the Plugins results in Twitter beinginformed that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presentation. If you arelogged on to Twitter, Twitter can assign the visit to your Twitter account. If you interact with thePlugins, for example forward a Tweet or enter a comment yourself, your browser will forward thecorresponding information direct to Twitter, where it will be stored. The purpose and scope of the datacollection, the further processing and use of the data by Twitter as well as your corresponding rightsand setting options for the protection of your private sphere, can be found in theTwitter data protection notices. If you do not want Twitter to collect data on you through use of thePlugin on our Internet presentation, you must log off from Twitter before visiting our Internetpresentation.

2.7.2

Xing

Our Internet presentation can use Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network xing.com ("XING"),operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg. Plugins are marked with a XING logo or thesuffix "XING Social Plugin". If you call up a website of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG containing sucha Plugin, a direct connection to the XING servers will be established by clicking on the icon. The contentof the Plugin will be forwarded directly to your browser by XING and incorporated into the website bythe browser. The incorporation of the Plugins results in XING being informed that you have called upthe corresponding page of our Internet presentation. If you are logged on to XING, XING can assign thevisit to your XING account. If you interact with the Plugins, for example enter a comment, your browserwill forward the corresponding information direct to XING, where it will be stored.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of the data by XING aswell as your corresponding rights and options for the protection of your private sphere, can be foundin the XING data protection notices. If you do not want XING to collect data on you through use of thePlugin on our Internet presentation, you must log off from XING before visiting our Internetpresentation.

2.7.3

Google+

Our Internet presentation can use Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network "Google+", operatedby Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. The Plugins aremarked with a Google+ logo or the suffix " Google+ Social Plugin". If you call up a website of IgedoCompany GmbH & Co. KG containing such a Plugin, a direct connection to the Google servers will beestablished by clicking on the icon. The content of the Plugin will be forwarded directly to your browserby Google and incorporated into the website by the browser. The incorporation of the Plugins resultsin Google being informed that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presentation.If you are logged on to Google+, Google can assign the visit to your Google+ account. If you interactwith the Plugins, for example enter a comment, your browser will forward the correspondinginformation direct to Google, where it will be stored. The purpose and scope of the data collection,the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your corresponding rights and optionsfor the protection of your private sphere, can be found in the Google data protection notices. If youdo not want Google to collect data on you through use of the Plugin on our Internet presentation, youmust log off from Google before visiting our Internet presentation.

2.7.4

LinkedIn

Our Internet presentation can use Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network "LinkedIn", operatedby LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The Plugins are markedwith a LinkedIn logo or the suffix "LinkedIn Social Plugin". If you call up a website of Igedo CompanyGmbH & Co. KG containing such a Plugin, a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers will be establishedby clicking on the icon. The content of the Plugin will be forwarded directly to your browser by LinkedInand incorporated into the website by the browser. The incorporation of the Plugins results in LinkedInbeing informed that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presentation. If youare logged on to LinkedIn, LinkedIn can assign the visit to your LinkedIn account. If you interact withthe Plugins, for example enter a comment, your browser will forward the corresponding informationdirect to LinkedIn, where it will be stored. The purpose and scope of the data collection, the furtherprocessing and use of the data by LinkedIn as well as your corresponding rights and options for theprotection of your private sphere, can be found in the LinkedIn data protection notices.If you do not want LinkedIn to collect data on you through use of the Plugin on our Internetpresentation, you must log off from LinkedIn before visiting our Internet presentation.

2.7.5

You Tube

Various sites of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG contain so-called embeddings of videos onYouTube.com (YouTube). YouTube is a service offer of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,Mountain View, California 94043, USA. The Plugins are marked with a YouTube logo. If you call up awebsite of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG containing such a Plugin, a direct connection to the Googleservers will be established by clicking on the icon. The content of the Plugin will be forwarded directlyto your browser by Google and incorporated into the website by the browser. The incorporation of thePlugins results in Google being informed that you have called up the corresponding page of ourInternet presentation.

If you are logged on to YouTube, Google can assign the visit to your YouTube account. If you interactwith the Plugins, for example enter a comment, your browser will forward the correspondinginformation direct to Google, where it will be stored.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of the data by YouTubeas well as your corresponding rights and options for the protection of your private sphere, can be foundin the Google data protection notices. If you do not want Google to collect data on you through use ofthe Plugin on our Internet presentation, you must log off from Google before visiting our Internetpresentation.

2.7.6

Instagram

Functions of the Instagram service may be incorporated into our sites. These functions are offered byInstagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are logged on to your Instagramaccount, you can link the content of our sites to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagrambutton. This enables Instagram to assign your visit to our sites to your user account. We draw attentionto the fact that, as provider of the sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transferredor of their use by Instagram. Further information can be found in theInstagram data protection statement.

2.7.7

Additional visitor services

2.8

Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG Social Sign-in

Description of the application: Social Sign-in or Social Login is an application used for the registrationprocess in a protected area. During registration with a social media profile, the user administration ofthe Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG website automatically stores the information available on the user.A new user profile is created at the same time. When you log on with the social network identifier, theAPI retrieves the personal data from the network, and transfers these to the database of IgedoCompany GmbH & Co. KG. Thanks to the connection to the social network, Igedo Company GmbH &Co. KG automatically receives the data required for a registration process in the respective system.

2.8.1

Controller

3.

Name of the controller

Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG

3.1

Management

Philipp Kronen and Ulrike Kähler

3.2

Address of the controller

Emanuel-Leutze-Str. 8, 40547 Düsseldorf

3.3

Address of the Data Protection Officer

datenweise, Klein & Riedel Gbr. Hunzingerstr. 6, 47799 Krefeld
datenschutz@igedo.com

3.4

Purpose of the collection, processing or use of data

The purpose of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG is the promotion of business through the organisationof trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad, and through all activities associated with thetrade-fair and exhibition business. To fulfil this purpose, we provide trade-fair and exhibition facilitiesthat we use for events. The data is collected, processed and used for the performance of the declaredpurposes of the company, in particular for the processing of the respective business transaction, forquality assurance and improvement of our trade-fair events, including the provision of information toour customers - insofar as these are professional visitors - before and after the event as well asconcerning future events of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG.

Personal data are not forwarded to third parties for advertising purposes. The data stored on the visitorbadge, declared by you here, can be read by third parties upon presentation of the visitor badge, andthus stored and used. The data protection terms and conditions of the third party shall applyaccordingly in such cases.

As a general rule, the legal bases of our data processing are as follows:
If you issue us with your express consent (Art. 6 (1) GDPR), e.g. if you would like us to contact youdirect or if you subscribe to our Newsletter. For the fulfilment of our contractual obligations (Art (1b)GDPR), e.g. if you place an order via our Ticket Shop. As a company, we are subject to various legalobligations (Art. 6 (1c) GDPR). We also process data on the basis of a justified interest of ourselves orthird parties (Art. 6 (1f) GDPR). These include Data processing for the purpose of requirementsoriented design of the website.

3.5

Contact Form

If you send us inquiries via contact form, your information as per the inquiry form, including yourcontact data stated therein, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in caseof follow-on questions. We do not forward these data without your consent. The processing of thedata entered in the contact form is therefore carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art.6 (1) lit. a GDPR. You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal email notification todatenschutz@igedo.com is sufficient in this respect. The revocation shall not affect the legality of thedata processing measures carried out up until the revocation. The data entered by you in the contactform will remain with us until such time as you request their erasure, revoke your consent to storage,or the purpose of the data storage ceases to apply (e.g. when processing of your inquiry has beencompleted). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular periods of keeping - shall remainunaffected.

3.6

Forwarding to third parties

To enable us to process your data for the above-mentioned purposes, we may possibly forward yourdata to companies of Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG or to selected partner companies. Wherenecessary, we have concluded an order data processing contract with the recipients. These servicesinclude for example catalogue entries, ticketing, mailshots, stand-building services, chauffeur andcollection services. We can also forward your data if necessary for fulfilment of our service offers. Thiscan involve the following partners: transport companies (for orders), banks and payment serviceproviders, credit-rating checks, Forwarding is also possible if we are obliged to forward to publicbodies, for example by order of a court.

3.7

Security of our website

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons, and also to protect the transmission ofconfidential information, for example orders or inquiries that you send to us as site operator. Anencrypted connection is recognisable by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from“http://” to “https://”, and by the lock symbol in your browser line. When the SSL or TLS encryption isactivated, the data that you send us cannot be read by third parties

3.8

Server Log files

The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files.These are automatically forwarded to us by your browser. These are:

• browser type and browser version
• operating system used• referrer URL
• host name of the computer making access
• IP address
• time of the server inquiry

These data are not brought together with other data sources. The basis for the data processing is (Art.6 (1) lit f GDPR).

3.9

Your rights concerning the blocking / erasure of the data / complaint

You have the right to free information at any time concerning the origin, recipients and purpose ofyour stored personal data. You also have a right to demand the rectification, blocking or erasure ofthese data, as well as a right of data portability. If you have issued us with consent, you can revoke thisfor the future. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at any time for this purpose, and alsoconcerning further questions on the subject of data protection by sending an e-mail to:
datenschutz@igedo.com.

You also have a right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority. The law contains a widerange of regulations concerning keeping requirements and deadlines. Upon expiry of these deadlines,the corresponding data are erased as a routine procedure. Excepted from this are data required forthe processing of the respective business transaction with Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG, and inparticular for informing customers before and after an event as well as concerning future events. Thedata of customers who no longer wish to receive corresponding information will be erased.

3.10

Amendments to the present data protection regulations

Igedo Company GmbH and Co. reserves the right to amend these security and data protectionmeasures, if this becomes necessary as a result of technical developments or changes to statutoryregulations. In these cases, we shall also adapt our data protection notices accordingly. Kindlytherefore note the respective current version of our data protection statement.

3.11

Rights of objection

Naturally, every one of our customers is at liberty to indicate purposes for which his/her personal datashould not be used. Should you no longer wish your data to be used for a specific purpose, you canobject to farther-reaching use of your data at datenschutz@igedo.com

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