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Data Protection Rules

The use of our public website and webpages is always anonymous, as a matter of principle.

During a visit to this website, the visited pages are marked to facilitate your use. After closing the current browser window, this information is deleted automatically.

Ordering of information material and contact
With your ordering of information material or by sending your enquiry, you consent to the electronic processing and storage of the contact details you provide. This is for the purpose of processing your order or responding to questions or messages. Your data are stored for a maximum period of six months, unless a longer period is required to process your order or to answer your question. In case of an order, your data are passed on to third parties to the extent that this is necessary to mail the material you ordered.

Registration for the IKW Members Section
By registering for the Members Section of the IKW website, you consent to the processing and storage of the data you provide. The data are processed for the purpose of membership administration and service. Your data are stored for the duration of your registration for the IKW Members Section.

Ordering IKW-Extranet Newsletter (for IKW members)

By ordering the IKW Extranet newsletter, you consent to the electronic processing and storage as well as administration of the personal data you provide. This happens for the purpose of sending the newsletter. You can unsubscribe anytime. An unsubscribe link can be found in every Newsletter.

Registering for an Event
By registering for an event you consent to the processing of the contact details you provide. The processing of the data is for the purpose of carrying out the event and for enabling communication about the event and about topics relating to the association IKW. If films are made and/or photographs are taken during the event, by participating in the event you consent to the processing and use of the image, video and sound recordings for documentation purposes and within the press and public relation activities of the IKW. Your data are stored until you state your withdrawal of consent to the IKW. If you consent to storage only for the purpose of carrying out an event, please contact the party in charge of the event (see contact details in the event documents).

Receiving data / contacting outside this Website

If you provide us with your personal data via a means other than transmission via this website (handing over business cards, contacting us by e-mail, etc.) or your data is collected from us via publicly available sources, we will process and save your data electronically. This is done for the purpose of individual communication with you on association-relevant topics. The storage of your data takes place until the loss of information interest.

Insofar as we use external service providers as processors, your data will be passed on to them.

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6 (1) (a) and in case of Receiving data / contacting outside this website also Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 / GDPR).

Our concern within the meaning of § 6 paragraph 1 letter f (legitimate interest) GDPR is the communication with you on association-relevant topics and the transmission of relevant Information.

The controller in the meaning of the GDPR is Industrieverband Körperpflege- und Waschmittel e.V. (IKW), Mainzer Landstraße 55, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, phone +49 (0)69 2556 1323, fax: +49 (0)69 / 2376 31; Email: , represented by the IKW Director General Thomas Keiser.

You can withdraw your consent to the data processing and storage at any time with effect for the future. The withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of data processing based on the consent before its withdrawal. You have the right to free-of-charge access to your stored personal data and the right to have these data rectified or erased or to demand a restriction of processing. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain the data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit them to a third party. In such cases, please contact

Industrieverband Körperpflege- und Waschmittel e.V.

Datenschutz (Data Protection)
Mainzer Landstraße 55
60239 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)69 2556 1323
Fax: +49 (0)69 2376 31

In connection with the processing of your data, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The contact details of the data protection officer of Industrieverband Körperpflege- und Waschmittel e.V. (IKW): Mr Stefan Schindler (attorney-at-law), Renettenstraße 6, 60435 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, phone: +49 (0)69 9494 5074, fax: +49 (0)69 9494 5075, email:

Cookies are used on this Website for the optimization of our online offer and our website. A cookie is a small text file that is sent by www-servers when visiting a website and stored on the hard disk of the respective user. If the corresponding server is called again, the user's browser sends the previously received cookie back to the server. The server can then evaluate the information obtained by this procedure in various ways. Through cookies, for example, navigating on a website can be made easier or configurations can be saved.

For the purpose of assigning and verifying browser requests, server-side session cookies are used. These are stored until the browser is closed.

For the purposes of error analysis and audit security, the IP address communicated by your computer as well as the website that brought you to the current website or file, user agent, date, time and type of request are stored.

The user can prevent the storage of cookies on his hard disk by selecting "do not accept cookies" in his browser settings. He can also set his browser to ask before setting cookies whether the user agrees.

Once set, cookies can be manually deleted at any time.

If the user does not accept cookies, this may result in functional restrictions of the website in individual cases.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google before transmission within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link to download and install:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a person-relatedness can be excluded. Insofar as the data collected about you is assigned a personal reference, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal information is transferred to the US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

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