PKF hotelexperts
PKF hotelexperts Munich
 

Privacy

This is an English translation of the German text, which is the sole authoritative version.

Scope and handling of personal data

This privacy statement informs users of our website why and to which extent we gather and process personal data.

Responsible authority for this website's content:

PKF hotelexperts GmbH
Maximilianstrasse 27
80539 Munich
 

The legal regulations on data protection are based on the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
Personal data includes e. g. name, address or date of birth of the user. This information is collected and processed only in accordance with the legal data protection provisions within this website.

By using the website of PKF hotelexperts GmbH and other Internet addresses that refer to the address www.pkfhotelexperts.com, the user agrees to the following terms of use:

For the technical implementation of our website we use the services of arielgrafik GmbH, Grimm 8, 20457 Hamburg.

As soon as an internet user accesses this website potential identification data (IP-adress, outbound URL) and other data are stored on the respective internet server. The data stored are used for the identification and tracking of inadmissible attempts at accessing the internet server as well as for statistical purposes. This data is not used in any other way. This log data is stored for a period of three months and then deleted.

Cookies

PKF hotelexperts GmbH uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent from the website to the  browser. In this file, the URL is stored that was visited, the date of the visit and an expiration date, which determines the period of activity of the cookie. Cookies are used by PKF hotelexperts GmbH to determine preferred sections of the PKF hotelexperts GmbH website (so-called session cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. PKF hotelexperts GmbH also use permanent cookies that are stored on the hard disk of the user’s computer. Personal settings are automatically saved and available the next time the user accesses the website.

To determine the preferred visited pages of the PKF hotelexperts GmbH website, aggregated statistics about website visits will be created.

You have the choice to decide whether to accept cookies or not. You can set your browser to inform you, when you receive a cookie or you can use your legal right to object by rejecting cookies in your browser settings. To find out how to change the browser settings, please refer to your browser’s manual.

If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use the full range of website features.
 

Contact form

On our website you can use our contact form. If you use this feature, information provided within the form such as first and last name, company, position, phone-number and e-mail address will be submitted and saved.

The purpose of processing personal data collected within the form is to handle your inquiry when contacting us. When contacting us you agree on processing the data provided and we therefore refer to this privacy statement. Alternatively, you can contact us via the e-mail address provided. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored. Data is only used in order to process your inquiry.

In our online forms we use the Google service reCaptcha to determine if a human or a computer makes a specific input on our forms. Google uses the following data to check whether you are a human or a computer: The IP address of the device used, the website you visit and where the captcha is included, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the used Browser and type of operating system, Google account, when you're logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha surfaces, and tasks that require you to identify images. The legal basis for the described data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. There is a legitimate interest on our part regarding this data processing to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated input (attacks).

Newsletter

On the PKF Website you can subscribe to our Newsletter.  While registering we ask you for personal information such as name, company and e-mail address. We will use this information only for personalization and for sending out our e-mails. To prevent any abuse of e-mail addresses, subscribers must confirm the order of our newsletter in an automatic process via e-mail (double-opt-in). 

To distribute our newsletter we use the software of CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. By ordering our newsletter, you agree that your data is stored on the CleverReach website. We signed a contract for the processing of personal data with the CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG according to DSGVO.

Furthermore, you allow us to use the tracking options of CleverReach for the purpose of evaluation (opens, clicks, etc.). You can revoke your consent to the storage and use of your personal data by PKF hotelexperts at any time. This can be done via a link in our newsletters, the unsubscribe form directly on our website or via the further contact options stated on the website.

Social Plugins

Our website uses social plugins for the following social networks:                               

Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA;
Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA;
google+, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;
LinkedIn, which is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043,USA;
XING, which is operated by Xing AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Deutschland.
 

These social-plugins are displayed using their logo. When these logos are clicked by you, they will connect you directly to the servers of Facebook, Twitter, Google+,XING or LinkedIn through your browser. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, XING or LinkedIn receive the information/data by you accessing websites containing the Social Plugin. This happens even when you are not logged into Facebook, Twitter, XING, Google+ or LinkedIn or do not have a corresponding account.

But as long as you have a corresponding account and are logged in at the time on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, XING or LinkedIn the visit to our site and all of your interactions in the context of the social plugins (e. g. writing a comment etc.) can be saved and stored on your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, XING or LinkedIn account.

Regarding the purpose and scope of data collection as well as the use and processing of data by these providers and your rights and options in respect to protecting your privacy, please see the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, XING  and
LinkedIn.

To prevent Facebook, Twitter, Google+, XING or LinkedIn from collecting the data mentioned above through your visit on our website, log out before you visit our website on the respective platform.

Changes to our privacy notice

We reserve the right to change this privacy statement from time to time to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy statement, e. g. when introducing new services. Every new visit will be subject to the new privacy statement.

Right to information / cancellation / revocation

The data protection regulations grant the user to obtain information from the operator of the website free of charge as to which personal data is stored. In addition, the user is entitled to initiate the deletion, blocking or correction of incorrect data if no statutory retention obligation is to be applicable. You can make changes or revoke your consent by notifying us with effect for the future.

If you have any questions regarding privacy issues at PKF hotelexperts, feel free to contact us at any time:

PKF hotelexperts GmbH
Maximilianstrasse 27
80539 Munich