2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of its use
a) When visiting the website
When you visit our website https://www.transporeon-group.com/us/ the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in what is referred to as a log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:
- IP address of the requesting computer,
- Date and time of access,
- Name and URL of the retrieved file,
- Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
- Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your internet service provider.
The data given is processed by us for the following purposes:
- Ensuring smooth connection to the website,
- Ensuring ease of use of our website,
- Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
- for additional administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing here is Art. 6 Para. 1 clause 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest arises from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of tracing your personal details.
b) Registering for our newsletter
If you have expressly consented via our corresponding form, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 clause 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to regularly send you our newsletter. This newsletter relates to the field of transport logistics process optimisation for the members of the TRANSPOREON Group named in section 3, including, for example, industry information, product updates, results of completed analyses, and case studies from reference customers.
I) DOI registration
To register for our newsletter, we use what is known as the double-opt-in-procedure (DOI). This means that after your registration we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provide, in which we ask you via a confirmation link that you confirm your subscription to the newsletter. If you do not confirm your subscription within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and after 1 month it will be automatically deleted. In addition, we store the IP addresses you used and the times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your subscription and to be able to detect possible misuse of your personal data.
II) Compulsory information
The only requirement for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The specification of additional, separately marked data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis for this is defined in Art. 6 Para. 1 clause 1 lit. a GDPR.
III) Revocation of consent / cancellation
You can revoke your consent to the sending of our newsletter at any time by unsubscribing. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter e-mail or by sendind an e-mail to unsubscribe[at]transporeon.com.
IV) Tracking by Marketo EMEA Ltd. (see also point 4. on “Munchkin cookies”)
Please note that we evaluate your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the e-mails sent include what are known as web beacons or tracking pixels that represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. For the evaluations, we link the user profile and the web beacons with your e-mail address and an individual ID. Links included in the newsletter also contain these IDs. With the data obtained in this way, we create a user profile to tailor the newsletter to your individual interests. In doing so, we record when you read our newsletters, which links you click on and draw conclusions about your personal interests. We link this data with actions you have taken on our website.
You can opt-out of this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate unsubscribe link provided in each newsletter e-mail or by contacting us via another contact method. The information will be stored as long as you are subscribed to the newsletter. Following unsubscription, we store the data purely statistically and anonymously.
c) Use of our information services
If, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 clause 1 lit. a GDPR, you have expressly consented to the GDPR via our corresponding form (see below), we will use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about desired services. These services (see below) relate to the area of process optimisation in transport logistics for the members of the TRANSPOREON Group named in section 3 and are as follows:
If you request a Live-Demo, one of our account managers will contact you by e-mail or phone to illustrate our products and the benefits of using them.
As part of training courses, professionals from our Shipper Consulting Team will show you how to maximise the functionality of our e-sourcing tool. During the course, you will receive access to our demo system and will be able to directly follow and implement the learning content.
A webinar is an online seminar that shows you the latest trends and developments in transport logistics, as well as our products and the benefits that come with using them.
* Webinars change constantly, meaning it is not possible to provide permanent links.
A Fact Sheet describes the challenges in transport logistics and how you can solve them with the help of our products. It also describes how our products work and the benefits of using them.
* Fact sheets/Insights/Withepapers change constantly, meaning it is not possible to provide permanent links.
Case Studies explain the introduction of our products to a reference customer. We describe the situation before the introduction of our products and the results that could be achieved with their use.
Events & trade fairs
We regularly invite you to our internally organised Events, workshops and seminars, as well as to externally organised trade fairs and events. These events will provide you with valuable information relating to transport logistics.
* Events & trade fairs change constantly, meaning it is not possible to provide permanent links.
The further remarks on the newsletter (see section 2b) apply here accordingly to registration, mandatory entry, revocation and tracking.
d) Use of our contact form
For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request came from and how to answer it. Additional information can be provided voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is done in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 clause 1 lit. a GDPR based on your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us for use in the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of the request made by you.
e) Use of our our comment function
If you use our comment function, your IP addresses will be stored in the context of legitimate interests within the context of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR and stored for 7 days. We store this data for the purposes of preventing misuse and for our security in order to be able to prevent and, if necessary, track illegal content such as abusive behaviour, extremist or religious propaganda or hate messages. This also serves for our own legal protection.