2. Collection, use and processing of personal data
When visiting our website, certain data are automatically stored on our servers for the purpose of system administration or for statistical or backup purposes. These data comprise the name of your Internet service provider, in some cases your IP address, the version of your browser software, the operating system of the computer used to access our website, the website you are using to visit us, the websites that you visit while you are with us and, if applicable, any search terms you have been using to find our website. Depending on the circumstances, such data may allow that conclusions be drawn about certain visitors to the website. However, no person-related data are used in this context. Such data are used solely after having been rendered anonymously. If Henkel transfers data to an external service-provider, technical and organizational measures will be taken which guarantee that their transmission occurs in conformity with the statutory data protection regulations.
If you voluntarily supply us with personal-related data, we shall not use, process or transfer these data beyond the limits permitted by statute or defined by yourself in your declaration of consent. Furthermore, we will transfer your data only, if we are obliged to do so by official or court orders. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are storing and how we collect and use such data.
Henkel will store your data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your data against loss, abuse or changes. Contractual partners of Henkel who have access to your data in order to provide services to you on behalf of Henkel are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these data for any other purpose. In some cases, it will be necessary that we transfer your inquiries to affiliated companies of Henkel. Also in these cases your data will be treated confidential.
4. Person-related data of children
Henkel does not wish to collect data on children below the age of 14 years. Where necessary, Henkel will expressly draw the children’s attention in an appropriate place to the fact that they shall not send any person-related information to Henkel. Should parents or other legal guardians discover that the children under their supervision have made person-related data available to Henkel, we request that they contact us at the address below (see 7. below), if these data shall be deleted. We shall then arrange for the deletion of these data without delay.
In some areas, the Corporate Design Portal uses so-called cookies – small units of data that are required for an optimal site experience and temporarily stored on your computer or mobile device.
The Corporate Design Portal uses 4 different cookies.
The cookie “eZSESSID” is technically required as the Corporate Design Portal is a website only accessible via log-in. This cookie allows a unique user to be stored per session through which it is possible to link necessary data to enable current browsing. The cookie is updated every time a user visit a page and expires till the end of the session.
The additional cookies (3 in total) refer to the web tracking tool “Webtrekk” used by this website (see 6. below). These cookies are not technically required but connected to the use of the service Webtrekk.
This website collects and stores data for marketing and optimization purposes by using a technology of Webtrekk GmbH. This data can be used to create pseudonymized user profiles. Cookies might be set.
Without an explicit agreement by our users the data collected with the Webtrekk technologies is not used to identify a visitor personally and is not aggregated with any other personal data about the holder of the pseudonym. You can refuse the data collection and storage by Webtrekk by clicking on the link below:
To exclude the Webtrekk web controlling on this website an opt-out cookie is set by www.henkel-corporate-design.com. This exclusion is valid for 5 years or until you delete the cookie. The cookie is set for the named domain, per browser and computer. Therefore, if you visit our website visit at home and work or with different browsers, you need to refuse data storage with every device or browser.
7. Your Wishes and Queries / Data Protection Officer
Stored data will be deleted by Henkel upon expiration of the statutory or contractual filing period or if Henkel no longer requires the same. At any time, you may, of course, ask for the deletion of your data. You are also entitled at any time to revoke your consent to the use or processing of your person-related data with future effect. In these cases, or if you have any other wishes in connection with your person-related data, please send an e-mail or a letter to our data protection officer, Mr. Frank Liebich, Henkelstrasse 67, D 40191 Düsseldorf, Germany (E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Please also contact us this way, if you would like to know whether we have collected data about you and, if so, which data. We shall endeavor to comply with your wish immediately.
8. Public Register of Processing
The Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) stipulates in § 4 g that the data protection officer shall make the following data available to anyone in a suitable manner in accordance with § 4 e:
(1) Name of the responsible entity: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(2) Personally liable partner / Management Board: Henkel Management AG
- Hans Van Bylen (Chairman)
- Carsten Knobel • Kathrin Menges
- Jan-Dirk Auris • Pascal Houdayer
- Bruno Piacenza
Corporate Senior Vice President Data Processing: Joachim Jaeckle (3)
Address of the responsible entity: 40191 Düsseldorf, Germany
(4) Intended purpose of data collection, processing or use:
- The object of the corporation is the manufacture and distribution of chemical products of all kinds, especially detergents, cleaning agents and care products, chemical raw materials, adhesives and industrial chemicals;
- personal care products and cosmetics, pharmaceutical products;
- food stuffs, packaging materials
- technical equipments and installations
- the acquisition and management of real estate including land for agriculture and forestry use.
The corporation may acquire domestic and foreign companies of all kinds or participate in them and do any business and action which is conducive to the objects of the corporation.
(5) Description of the groups of persons affected and the respective data or data categories:
Data relating to customers, employees, pensioners, employees of affiliated companies, employees of external companies (subcontractors), leasing personnel, job applicants, external inventors or heirs, respectively, suppliers and service-providers, external customers, consumers, volunteers in consumer tests, visitors to the corporations site, investors as well as financial analysts and shareholders – insofar as necessary for fulfilling the purposes specified under 8 (4).
(6) Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data may be disclosed notified:
Public authorities, health insurance funds and employers’ liability association in the event of the presence of the relevant legal regulations, external contractors in accordance with §11 BDSG, external service-providers, Henkel pensioners’ association, affiliated companies and internal departments for fulfilling the purposes specified in 8 (4).
(7) Regular periods for deletion of the data:
The legislators have issued a wide range of storage duties and periods of storage. The data are deleted as a matter of routine after the expiration of these periods. Data not affected by such provisions are deleted if the purposes specified in 8. (4) have ceased to exist.