Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website of Circle Unlimited AG. The Circle Unlimited AG is highly committed to protecting your privacy. The information below provides details of the nature, extent and purpose of collecting, processing and using your personal data while you are using the website.

1. What is personal data?

Personal data within the sense of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) includes details related to personal or factual matters of a specified or specifiable natural person (the data subject), such as your name, your age, your marital status, your address, your e-mail address, your telephone number, your bank account details or your birth date.

2. Anonymous Data Collection

Unless stated otherwise in the following sections, no personal data will be collected, processed or used while using this website.

By preserving your anonymity some information will be transferred while accessing the websites of Circle Unlimited, such as

  • IP address
  • Browser type
  • browser version
  • System software
  • usedReferrer URL (last website accessed)
  • Time of server request

Circle Unlimited AG cannot allocate this data to a certain person. The data will not be combined with other data sources. After a statistical analysis the data will be deleted and solely used to improve the appeal, contents and functionality of the websites of Circle Unlimited. 

If you select the preset function “secure session”, Circle Unlimited will store your IP address in order to determine from which IP address you log on. Your IP address is solely used for data security purposes to prevent that unauthorized third parties log on from their computers.

3. Contact

On our website in “Contact“ or “Service“ you will find different ways of contacting Circle Unlimited and you have the possibility to sign up for events.

Queries via the contact form

If you wish to send Circle Unlimited a message via the contact form your first and last name, company name, your message and your e-mail address is required in order to answer your inquiry. The other requested information improves the handling and preparation of the contacting process. The information given in this context is given explicitly on a voluntary basis and with your consent.

Call or information material to certain subject matters

If you want Circle Unlimited to call you back to inform you about a certain subject matter, your telephone number instead of your message and your e-mail address is required, so that they can call you back.  If you wish to receive information material, Circle Unlimited needs your first and last name as well as your company and your e-mail address. By adding your telephone number and/or your e-mail address you consent to the fact that Circle Unlimited will inform you about the requested subject matters via telephone and/or e-mail.

Events

If you wish to register to an event of Circle Unlimited, your title, your first and last name and your company is required.  Your e-mail address is required in order to send you a confirmation via e-mail after the registration process. Circle Unlimited needs your postal (company) address for the invoice. The other requested information is needed for carrying out the registration process and for preparing the event. The information given in this context is given explicitly on a voluntary basis and with your consent.

Service Desk and cuPortals 

If you wish to use the Service Desk or the cuPortals of Circle Unlimited, your login data, i.e. your username and your password is required for authorization.

Consent and revocation

The personal data is solely used for the purpose for which you have provided it. Your personal data will not be used for any other purposes without your explicit consent.

Of course, you can revoke your consent for the future. Just send a message to datenschutz(at)cuag.de.

4. Newsletter, invitations to Webcasts, events and conferences

You will only receive commercial information via your e-mail address if you have granted Circle Unlimited permission to use your address for such purposes. When subscribing to newsletters as well as invitations to webcasts, events and conferences you may limit your fields of interest. Circle Unlimited uses this information next to your personal data for selecting interesting information for you. By opening the first automatically generated confirmation e-mail for receiving the newsletter or the webcast invitations and by opening any newsletter or invitation e-mail, the following data will be transmitted to us: subscriptions to or unsubscriptions from the newsletter or invitation e-mails; possible replies (e.g. if an e-mail inbox is full or no longer available); which recipient opened or did not open the newsletter or invitation and which links were clicked. Circle Unlimited uses this data for managing the e-mail dispatch and assess them for statistical purposes to optimize the services. By subscribing to the newsletter and the invitations you accept the usage of this data. Your data will not be used for any other purpose and will not be transmitted to third parties.  Of course you can withdraw your consent to receiving newsletters and invitations at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter or in the invitation or unsubscribe from newsletters here or unsubscribe from Webcast invitations here.

5. Application process

If you send Circle Unlimited an application for a job via e-mail, your data will be used solely to work on your application and will not be transferred to third parties. Please note that applications via e-mail will be transferred to Circle Unlimited in an unencrypted way.

6. Google AdWords, Conversion Tracking and Google Remarketing

To promote the services Circle Unlimited uses Google AdWords advertisements and the Conversion Tracking in the scope of Google AdWords. These advertisements will be displayed after using the search on websites of the Google Advertising Network and can be controlled via the advertising settings.

When clicking an ad, a cookie will be placed on the computer of the user by Google. This is valid for approximately 30 days. Further information on the used cookie technology can be found in the notes by Google on website statistics and in the privacy policy.

With this technology Google and Circle Unlimited as customer will receive information about a user clicking an ad and being redirected to the websites of Circle Unlimited. The information gathered herein will only be used for a statistical analysis for the purpose of optimizing the advertisements. Circle Unlimited does not receive information with which they can identify users personally. The statistics provided for Circle Unlimited by Google include the total number of users who have clicked one of their ads and whether the users have been redirected to a website of Circle Unlimited, which contains a conversion tag. According to these statistics Circle Unlimited can trace which search terms triggered the most clicks on the ad and which ads led to a response by the user through the contact form.

Additionally, Circle Unlimited uses the Remarketing function in Google Adwords. With this technology, users who have already visited the websites of Circle Unlimited and had interest in the services of Circle Unlimited are shown interest-based advertisements if they use the Google search or call up websites belonging to the Google Display Network. These customized advertisements will then appear on the websites on the Google website or in the ads of websites of the Display Network if you visit them. This is possible through the use of cookies, which your web server saves on your computer if you call up a website of Circle Unlimited. Further information on the use of cookies in advertisements by Google and the partner network can be found in Privacy & Terms in the category Ads.

If you do not want this, you can stop storage of the cookie required for this technology via the settings of your browser. In this case your visit will be excluded from the user statistics.

You also have the possibility to select the type of Google Ads via the advertising settings or to deactivate interest-based ads on Google. Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies through third parties by calling up the deactivation tools of the Network Advertising Initiative.

7. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymization is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from your data (incl. your IP address) being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing the following the browser plugin available under following link [please click here].

Circle Unlimited points out that they altered the tracking code for Google Analytics by implementing the IP mask function ‘gat._anonymizeIp’, to ensure an anonymized capturing of IP addresses (co-called IP masking).

By doing so, Circle Unlimited ensures that visitors’ IP addresses are anonymized. An Opt-Out cookie will be placed, which will prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Deactivate Google Analytics javascript:gaOptout()Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information on Policy and Terms can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Circle Unlimited uses Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords and the Double-Click Cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can deactivate it via the Ads Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=de).

8. YouTube

The website of Circle Unlimited uses plugins of the Google-operated site YouTube. Operator of the sites is YouTube LLC with headquarters in 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you call up a website of Circle Unlimited that has a YouTube plugin, a connection to the servers of YouTube will be established. Through this the YouTube server receives information about which sites of Circle Unlimited you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account you will enable YouTube to directly link your behavior on the sites to your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account. More information regarding the handling of user data can be found in the Privacy Policy of YouTube.

9. Cookies

Circle Unlimited uses cookies on their websites. Cookies are files that are stored on the hard disk of your computer to assist navigation through the websites. 

If you enter the cuPortal or use the Service Desk, Circle Unlimited uses so-called session cookies. These cookies ensure that Circle Unlimited can identify you throughout the session. The set cookie will be deleted if you log off or if you use another browser for your login in the meantime.

If you select the option “remember login” when logging in to the Service Desk, you activate an automatic login. The cookie set in this context will be deleted when you log off, or within 30 days at the latest.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, simply switch off the cookies function on your web browser. Furthermore you can delete stored cookies through the browser settings. The manual of your browser provider instructs you how to do this.

10. No data transfer to third parties

No personal data is transferred to third parties except where this is necessary according to the law. Given that external companies will process your personal data, we take all necessary legal, technical and organizational measures to make sure that these companies comply with the provisions of Data Protection Law.

11. Data protection

Circle Unlimited AG has taken extensive technical and operational precautions in order to protect personal data stored with them from unauthorized access and misuse. Circle Unlimited’s security procedures are monitored regularly and updated in line with technological progress.  Their staff is trained regularly and is committed to data secrecy.

For their websites Circle Unlimited uses a secure SSL-encrypted connection. Furthermore, Circle Unlimited preset the option “secure session” when logging in to use the Service Desk for reasons of security. This setting serves to protect your data, as Circle Unlimited can determine from which IP address you log in to prevent that unauthorized third parties log on from their computers.

12. Right of Access

If requested, Circle Unlimited shall inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable law, whether they have stored personal data referring to you and what this data involves. As stipulated by the German Data Protection Act, you may have the right to correct, block and delete this personal data. If requested, Circle Unlimited will give you access to their public directory of registerable particulars, in which they have compiled the required informations in accordance with Article 4e of the German Data Protection Act.

Upon request under datenschutz(at)cuag.de, the data protection officer of Circle Unlimited can make these details available to you.

Do you have questions about the Privacy Policy?

datenschutz(at)cuag.de