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Data Privacy

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Giesecke & Devrient America, Inc.

Giesecke & Devrient, Prinzregentenstr. 159, 81677 Munich, Germany (“G&D”, “we” or “us”) would like to welcome you on its websites located at http://www.gi-de.com/ (“Website”). Your privacy and the protection of your personal data are of utmost importance to us. Therefore, this Privacy Policy explains how we safeguard your privacy when you share your personal information with us via the Website. If you are located outside the European Union or European Economic Area, in as far as legally required due to the laws applicable subject to your location, access to and use of the Website by you implies your full acceptance of the Privacy Policy.

Personal Data

“Personal data” is of any information that can identify or make an individual identifiable. This includes, for example, your first and last name, title, company, postal address, email address, telephone number, mobile number, username and password, and any information you may provide in free text fields or other message you send to us.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

We collect, process or use your personal data for the following purposes depending on the nature of your interaction with our Website: We may respond to your enquiries for customer relationship management purposes, send you newsletters if you have registered accordingly, or customize our Website as is further explained in our Cookie Policy. When you download software that we offer, we may also collect information required for authentication purposes. When you register for a congress or an event, we will collect information required for your admittance to and organization of such events. Furthermore, your browser communicates your IP address automatically when you are visiting our Website. We will use your personal data only to the extent necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and will retain it for these purposes or as required by applicable law and then delete it. In as far as possible, we will attempt to use only anonymous information or pseudonyms if the use of personal data is not required. Any personal data collected may be stored in a data filling system for which G&D is the data controller.

Data Sharing and Transfer to Third Parties

Your personal data is not shared with any third parties unless you have consented to such transfer or this is permitted by applicable laws, for example, where this is required for the performance of a contract with you. In case of an inquiry by you which relates to subsidiaries of the G&D Group (“Group Companies”) residing in other countries, this inquiry along with the information required to respond to you will be forwarded to the relevant Group Company. Such Group Companies may be located outside your country of residence, including countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or European Economic Area (“EEA”). You can view a list of the Group Companies here [PDF, 0.09 MB]. In addition, we may use data processors located outside your country of residence, including countries outside the EU or EEA, i.e. companies that act as a service provider on our behalf and solely subject to our instructions in relation to any processing of personal data. Please note that G&D has taken appropriate measures with all its Group Companies or other data processors in order to provide an adequate level of data protection in line with applicable requirements.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that websites save onto your computer via your web browser. Cookies serve different purposes. Please refer to our Cookie Policies for further details on how we use cookies and how to opt out.

Children's Privacy

G&D recognises the need to adequately protect the privacy of children and/or users who are under the age of 18 (“Minors”). Our Website is not intended for Minors. G&D does not target its Website to Minors and does not knowingly collect personal data from Minors without parental or guardian consent.

Security

G&D uses technical and organizational security measures, in particular access, availability and input controls including encryption methods and means of protection of media utilizing personal data, as well as the assignment of qualified personnel which is responsible for the security of personal data, to ensure that the personal data you provide cannot be undermined by unauthorised, accidental or deliberate manipulation, damage, loss, deletion, or unauthorized access, processing or disclosure. Our security measures are continually upgraded and adjusted in line with the current state of knowledge. Due to the nature of the Internet, a transmission of information may be not always be completely secure. Hence, we cannot ensure the security of your personal data during a transfer over the Internet to our Website. Once we have received your personal data, however, we will use the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites which are not owned or operated by G&D. G&D has no control over and is not responsible for either the content or privacy practices of these websites. For information on their privacy practices please review their policies.

Contact, Access and Correction of Personal Data

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or would like to access or correct your personal data or request their deletion or want to file any complaints in relation to the processing of your personal data to us or the competent regulator please refer to the contact details posted at the top of this privacy policy. We will aim to respond to you as soon as possible, however, if your inquiry requires more detailed consideration, we will acknowledge receipt of your complaint and we may ask you to provide further information about your inquiry and the outcome you are seeking. If you are required to duly sign your request and sent it to us due to the laws applicable subject to your location, we will inform you accordingly.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend or update this Privacy Policy at any time in order to reflect our then current handling of personal data. Any such amendments or updates will be posted on this site.

Effective date: April 25, 2016