Data protection notices
Our privacy notice discloses how Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH handles all personal data collected, processed and used by Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH within the scope of the internet-based communication platform “Business Keeper Monitoring System” (hereinafter referred to as: “communication platform”).
Mode and scope of data collection and processing
It is your decision whether to submit your report anonymously or in your name. You can use the functions of the communication platform to their full extent even without disclosing your identity. The communication platform does not log IP address data, time stamps or metadata.
If you wish to add an attachment to your report, please note that files can contain hidden personal data that compromise your anonymity. Remove this data before sending. If you are unable to remove this data or are uncertain about how to do so, copy the text of your attachment into your report text or send the printed document anonymously to the address listed in the footer, citing the reference number received at the end of the reporting process.
Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH uses the personal data and information you submit to the whistleblowing system for examination, documentation and internal investigation.
Disclosure of data to third parties and service providers
Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH does not disclose the personal data collected about you by the communication platform to third parties.
The transmission of data to authorised governmental institutions and authorities shall only take place within the scope of statutory duties of disclosure or in the event of Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH being obliged to disclose information by judicial ruling.
Whenever you access the communication platform (during each “session”), the software stores a session cookie on the computer from which you are using the platform. This session cookie contains an identification number for the session in progress. It is deleted once the browser is closed. The identification number bears no relation to you or the content of your report. It is only necessary for technical reasons.
If you are not using the communication platform anonymously, the following rights apply: You can request the disclosure of all personal data stored about you by Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH via the communication platform. You do not have to state reasons for your request and disclosure shall be made free of charge. You can refuse to give consent or subsequently withdraw your consent to our collection and use of your personal data without specifying a reason. You can further request the correction, updating, supplementation, blocking, restriction or deletion of any personal data about you that has been collected and stored by us. In addition, you can request that we forward your personal data to third parties.
To assert your aforementioned rights or ask questions about your personal data, please contact Compliance@Biesterfeld.com.
The communication platform is operated on behalf of Biesterfeld ChemLogS GmbH by a specialised company: Business Keeper GmbH, Bayreuther Str. 35, 10789 Berlin, Germany. All data are stored on servers in a certified high-security data processing centre in Germany. Neither Business Keeper GmbH nor other third parties have access to the data.
Hamburg, 1 September 2017