XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH
Personal data that we process
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH processes your personal data because you use our services and / or because you provide us with this information yourself. Below is an overview of the personal data we process:
First and last name
Internet browser and device type
Special and / or sensitive personal data that we process
Our website and / or service does not intend to collect data about website visitors under the age of 16. Unless they have the permission of their parents or guardians. However, we cannot verify whether a visitor is older than 16. We therefore encourage parents to participate in their children’s online activities to prevent information about children from being collected without parental consent. If you believe that we have collected personal information about minors without such permission, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete that information. For job openings and internships, we process CV-related data to complete the process. This data may vary per individual and depending on this, specific and / or sensitive personal data may be processed. This data is never kept longer than necessary.
For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH processes your personal data for the following purposes:
Processing your payment
Send you our newsletter and / or your promotional brochure
To be able to call you or contact you by e-mail if necessary to provide our services
To inform you about changes to our services and products
To provide you with goods and services
Also processes personal data when we are required to do so by law, such as information we need to file our tax returns.
Automated decision making
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH does not make decisions based on automated processing of matters that could have (significant) consequences for humans. These are decisions made by computer programs or systems without the involvement of a person (e.g. an XCELLENCE employee). XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH uses the following computer programs or systems:
The contact form on the website can be used to contact you by e-mail or telephone. To do so, you will be asked for your name, telephone and/or company name.
You can be contacted by e-mail or telephone via the application form on the website. For this you will be asked for your name, phone, email address and relevant documents.
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH uses Google Analytics to improve the website. This data is anonymous and cannot be linked to a person. The data collected is, for example, the number of visitors to the website or visitors per page.
Email is hosted by Microsoft. When you contact us through the forms or by email, these emails are (temporarily) stored on Microsoft’s servers. Domain name holder registration information is also stored on Microsoft’s servers.
How long do we store personal data?
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH does not store your personal data longer than strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected. We use the following retention periods for the following (categories) of personal data:
Category – Retention Period – Reason
Personal data – Indefinite period – Billing / Subscription
Company name – Indefinite period – Invoicing
Internet and device type – Indefinite period – Website optimization
IBAN (suppliers) – Indefinite period – Payments
Email – 2 years – Contact
Analytics – Indefinite – Website optimization
Curriculum vitae – Indefinite period – Processing of job applications / internships
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH will not sell your data to third parties and will only provide it if it is necessary to execute our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. We enter into a processing agreement with companies that process your data on our behalf to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. XCELLENCE remains responsible for these processing operations.
Cookies or similar technologies that we use
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH uses only technical and functional cookies. And analytical cookies that do not violate your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your user experience. They ensure that the website works properly and remember your preferred settings, for example. This also allows us to optimize our website. You can deactivate cookies by setting your Internet browser so that cookies are no longer stored. In addition, you can delete all previously stored information via your browser settings.
View, modify or delete data
You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data, and you have the right to data portability. This means you can request us to send the personal data we hold about you in a computer file to you or another organization mentioned by you. You can submit a request for access, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data, or a request for deletion of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to email@example.com. To ensure that the access request was made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with the request. Please make your passport photo, MRZ (machine-readable zone, strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number, and Citizen Service Number (BSN) black in this copy. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible but no later than within four weeks. XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH would also like to point out that you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with the national supervisory authority, the German data protection authority. This can be done via the following link: https://www.ldi.nrw.de/kontakt
How we secure personal data
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized alteration. If you believe that your information is not being properly protected or if you have any indication of misuse, please contact our customer service department or firstname.lastname@example.org. XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH could then delete the data.
XCELLENCE Consulting GmbH uses the following security measures for this purpose:
Security software such as a virus scanner and a firewall. TLS (formerly SSL) We send your data via a secure internet connection. You can see this by the address bar ‘https’ and the padlock in the address bar. DKIM, SPF and DMARC are three internet standards we use to prevent you from receiving emails on our behalf that contain viruses, are spam or are intended to obtain personal (login) information. DNSSEC is an additional security (in addition to DNS) for converting a domain name (www.xcellence-consulting.com) to the corresponding IP address (server name). it is provided with a digital signature. You can have this signature verified automatically. This way we prevent you from being redirected to a wrong IP address. Expectations We have set the following target to visualize our expectations as concretely as possible. The target is based on numbers from last year from Google Analytics, average click-through rate, average conversion and total search volume.