arvato welcomes you to our homepage, and likewise welcomes your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your privacy is important to us. arvato's web activities comply with all applicable laws to protect personal information and guarantee data security. This privacy protection statement tells you how arvato treats the information generated during your visit to the arvato website.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
Personal data is information that identifies you, such as your name, your address, e-mail or postal addresses. arvato does not collect personal data from you except when you specifically provide it, for example when ordering information or subscribing to newsletters.
Use and Divulgence of Personal Data
arvato will use your personal data exclusively for purposes of technical web site administration, to give you access to special information or for general communication with you. arvato will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it elsewhere. Personal data that arvato obtains within the scope of its services as a contractor will only be used in accordance with the contracting authority's instructions for the purpose of executing the respective order. The employees of arvato are duty-bound to respect the confidentiality of your data and abide by arvato's Codes of Conduct.
Freedom of Choice
You control the information you provide arvato about yourself. However, if you choose not to share your information with arvato, please be aware that you may be unable to access some of the areas of the web site. If your personal information changes (e.g. zip code, e-mail, postal address), please e-mail the changes to arvato in order to correct or update your personal data (our address: email@example.com).
Automatically recorded information (non-personal data)
When you access the arvato web site, general non-personal information (Internet browser used, number of visits, average time spent on site, pages viewed) is recorded automatically (not as part of registration). This information is used to gauge our web site's appeal and to improve its content and functionality. Your data is not processed any further nor is it transmitted to third parties.
arvato takes great care to ensure the security of personal data. Your data is conscientiously protected from loss, destruction, distortion/falsification, manipulation and unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure.
arvato strongly advises all parents and guardians to teach their children safe and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. Minors should not transmit any personal data to arvato web sites without the permission of their parents or guardians. arvato will never knowingly collect personal data from minors or use it in any way or disclose it to third parties without permission.
Links to other web sites
This statement on privacy protection applies to the www.bertelsmann.com homepage hosted by arvato. The web pages in this homepage may contain links to other providers within and outside arvato group, to which this privacy protection statement does not extend. When you leave arvato's web site, please be aware of and read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Right to information
If you have questions concerning our privacy protection policy or how your personal data is processed, please feel free to contact our Privacy Protection representative.
Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA / arvato AG
Data Protection Department
Upon request, you will promptly be informed - in writing and pursuant to applicable legislation - which of your personal data, if any, was collected during your visits to arvato web sites.
Notification of changes