Privacy policy

We (cybersense GmbH) would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data on this website.

A. Who is responsible for the processing of data?

The responsible party for data processing on this website pertaining to Article 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

cybersense GmbH
Martin-Schmeißer-Weg 18
44227 Dortmund
Telephone: +49 231 5336-0
Fax: +49 231 5336-200

You can reach our company data protection officer at:

B. What personal data do we collect when you visit the website?

(1) Collection of log files

You can visit our website without informing us who you are. For technical reasons, however, we collect data that your browser transmits to our server (log files). We need this data to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (Legal basis is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 (f) GDPR). This relates to the following data:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (actual page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data volume transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

D. Contact form

You can contact us via email or the contact form on the website. In order for us to respond to your enquiry, we require your email address and name. You can also voluntarily provide us with further contact information (e.g. your telephone number if you would like us to call you back). To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 (f) GDPR.

F. To whom is personal data transferred?

In the context of the above-mentioned data processing, we use external service providers (e.g. support, hosting or analysis service providers). These service providers have committed themselves within the framework of a contract for commissioned processing (Art. 28 GDPR), among other things, to comply with appropriate technical and organisational measures for data security and act on our behalf in accordance with instructions.

G. Will personal data be transferred to a third country?

We transmit your personal data exclusively within the use of Google Analytics and Google Maps to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area (currently EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway). You can find more information on this in the section "Google Analytics" and "Google Maps".

H. How long is personal data stored?

We only store your personal data until the purpose for which we collected or received it has been fulfilled. If you have provided us with your data via the contact form, we will delete this data as soon as it is no longer necessary for us, or we will restrict processing if statutory retention obligations apply. If you have subscribed to the email newsletter, we will only process your data until you have unsubscribed. However, for the duration of the statutory limitation periods, we store data on the granting of your consent and on the granting of revocation for the purpose of securing supporting proof.

I. Are you obliged to provide us with your personal data?

No, you are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, if you do not provide us with the required data when contacting us or ordering an email newsletter, we will not be able to contact you or send you an email newsletter.

J. Does automated decision making (including profiling) take place?

No, you will not be subject to a decision which produces legal effects in relation to you or which otherwise significantly affects you and which is based solely on automated data processing (Art. 22 GDPR).

K. White paper

You also have the option to obtain or order free cybersense white papers on various specialist topics via our website. All data fields marked as mandatory are required to process your request. In order to provide you with a whitepaper, we require your name, company and email address. Failure to provide this data will result in us not being able to provide you with a whitepaper. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, or Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR in the case you are not our contractual partner but your company is.

L. Your rights

You can assert your following rights against us at any time free of charge at:, Telephone (+49 231 292974-00)

Right to information You have the right to obtain information from us about the processing of your personal data.

Right of rectification You have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data relating to you.

Right to deletion You have the right to demand the deletion of your data if the conditions set out in Art. 17 GDPR are met. According to this, you can, for example, demand the deletion of your data insofar as it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. In addition, you can demand deletion if we process your data on the basis of your consent and you revoke this consent.

Right to restriction of processing You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your data if the conditions set out in Art. 18 GDPR are met. This is the case, for example, if you dispute the accuracy of your data. You can then demand the restriction of processing for the duration of the verification pertaining to the accuracy of the data.

Right to data portability You have the right to receive your data in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transfer it to another data processor.

Right to lodge a complaint You also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority -about our processing of your data.

Right to object You have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time for reasons concerning your particular situation, for example, if the data processing is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) s. 1 (f) GDPR) or in the public interest (Art. 6 (1) s. 1 (e) GDPR). In case of objection, we ask you to inform us of your reasons for objecting to the data processing.

Right to object to the processing of data for advertising purposes In addition, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of data for direct advertising purposes. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is related to direct advertising.

Status: 25.05.2018