Data privacy

Collecting and processing personal data

Personal data are all the data stored in connection with your name. Personal data are only collected when you provide them of your own accord, e.g. when submitting a query via the contact button, or when the personal data are provided by third parties at your request, e.g. when details relating to CECONOMY AG shareholders are provided by their custodian banks. The data are stored in separate databases. In addition to this, CECONOMY AG may record your visits to these web pages when you use our websites. This is done for the purpose of system administration or for statistical or back-up purposes. The information recorded may include your IP address – which is immediately anonymised – the operating system of the computer used to access the pages, the referring website, the websites you visit and any search terms you used to find our website. These data are only used in an anonymous fashion. CECONOMY AG handles these data in compliance with the legal requirements.

Personal data relating to CECONOMY AG shareholders which CECONOMY AG collects in connection with the preparation and running of the CECONOMY AG General Meeting are collected, stored, processed and used solely for this purpose. To comply with documentation obligations under stock corporation law, these data are stored by CECONOMY AG and the data processing service providers it uses for three years.

In addition to this, CECONOMY AG observes the following rules:

  • We tell you how we will use the data you provide, both in our data protection statement and in the information on our websites.
  • We use all the means available to us to protect your data against unauthorized access, loss and modification.
  • We only use your data within CECONOMY AG to enable us to offer the information, products and services you want.
  • We will delete the personal data provided by you immediately if you request this in writing.

The CECONOMY AG internet offering uses cookies. Cookies are small data files placed on your PC which enable services to be offered in a more tailored fashion.

Please refer to the operating instructions of your browser for information about how cookies are stored, how you can delete them and/or how you can prevent the storage of cookies.

If you have any questions about how your personal data are processed, please contact us by e-mail.

This data protection notice only applies to the internet offering of CECONOMY AG.