The security and protection of your data is of particular concern to us, komuno GmbH (hereinafter “komuno” or “we”). Therefore, we operate our website in accordance with the applicable legal provisions on the protection of personal data and data security, in particular the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
We would like to inform you about the data we collect, process and use when you use our websites, for what purpose and on what legal basis this is done, to whom we may make such data available, and what rights you have in this respect.
1. Scope of application, data controllerThis information on data protection applies to the Internet presence (“Website”) accessible under the domain www.komuno.de.
The data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws and other data protection regulations is
60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Frankfurt am Main Local Court, HRB 112476
You can reach our company data protection officer at
- Data protection -
60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2. General information on data processingAs a matter of principle, we only process your personal data insofar as this is necessary for the provision of our offer. In addition, we only process personal data if you actively provide it to us, e.g. as part of a registration, by filling in forms, sending emails and enquiries, when you send us your application or as part of ordering a newsletter or other services.
We will only use the personal data provided by you for the purpose of processing the contract and dealing with your enquiries or your application. Your personal data will only be processed and used for other purposes, such as consulting, advertising and market research, if you have given your prior consent to the corresponding use or if we are entitled or obligated to process the data on the basis of a statutory provision.
Your data will only be processed in countries of the European Economic Area (i.e. the member states of the European Union as well as Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).
Your data will be processed by us for as long as is necessary to initiate or fulfil a contract or to process your request. If your data is processed for advertising purposes on the basis of a legitimate interest, your data will be stored as long as you have not objected to processing thereof. If the conditions for storing your data no longer apply, we will delete your data unless we are legally entitled or obligated to retain it.
3. Contact detailsIf you contact us via our website, we only collect the information that you provide when contacting us. Such information includes the following:
• Salutation, title, surname and first name
• Email address
• Telephone number
• Your request to us as a message that you give us of your own accord.
4. Applicant dataIf you apply to us via our website, we only collect the information we need to process your application. Such information includes the following:
• Surname and first name
• Email address
• Telephone number
• Degree achieved
• Your experience in professional years
• Your salary expectation and
• any additional information and documents that you provide to us of your own accord.
5. Data processing in social mediaWe maintain publicly accessible profiles in social networks, which you can also reach via links on our website. For comprehensive information on the processing of your personal data on social media, please see here: https://komuno.de/en/legal-notice-and-privacy-policy/
6. Provision of the website and creation of log filesWhen you use the website, we do not collect any personal data, with the exception of the data that your browser transmits and that is technically necessary to enable you to visit the website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR):
• Date and time of use of the website
• Browser type/version
• Operating system used
• Pages visited on our website incl. length of stay
• Previously visited website
We only evaluate this data for statistical purposes. A personal evaluation does not take place. The temporary storage of your IP address is necessary to enable the delivery of the website to your end device. For this purpose, the user's IP address must be stored for the duration of the session. In addition, we use the data to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. These purposes are also our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.
7. CookiesIn order to optimise the functionality and usability of the website, we use 'cookies'. Cookies are text files that are stored on a computer system via an Internet browser. Through the use of technical cookies, we can provide users of this website with more user-friendly services than would be possible without the cookie setting.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. However, in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of the website to their full extent.
We use the following types of cookies for our website (legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR):
Session cookies or functional cookies (e.g. to keep navigation elements open and for help texts). Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies store a 'session ID', with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This means that your end device can be recognised when you visit the website again.
Language or Regional Setting Cookies. We use this to save the country, currency or language settings with which the website is to be displayed. Some functions of the website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. For these functions, it is necessary that the browser be recognised. The user data collected through technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. This is also our legitimate interest in processing the personal data according to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Session cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. The remaining cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can view and change the cookie settings set at any time under the following link:
8. Borlabs Cookie PluginOur website uses the Borlabs Cookie Plugin, which sets a technically necessary cookie to store your cookie consent.
The Borlabs Cookie Plugin does not process any personal data.
The Borlabs cookie stores the consent you gave when you entered the website. If you wish to revoke such consent, simply delete the cookie in your browser. When you re-enter/reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie consent.
9. Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics
If you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The responsible service provider in the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).
Scope of processing
During your visit to the website, the following data, among others, is collected:
• The pages you have accessed, i.e. your “click path”
• Achieving “website goals” (conversions, e.g. newsletter sign-ups, downloads, purchases)
• Your user behaviour (e.g. clicks, dwell time, bounce rates)
• Your approximate location (region)
• Your IP address (in truncated form)
• Technical information about your browser and the end devices you use (e.g. language setting, screen resolution)
• Your Internet provider
• the referrer URL (via which website/advertising medium you came to this website)
Purpose of the processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website on a pseudonymous basis and compiling reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyse the performance of our website.
The recipient of the data is
Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
as the data processor. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google for this purpose. Google LLC, based in California, USA, and, where applicable, US authorities may access the data stored by Google.
Transmission to third countries
A transfer of data to the USA cannot be ruled out.
The data sent by us and linked to cookies is automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached takes place automatically once a month.
You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by
a. not giving your consent to the setting of the cookie or
b. downloading and installing the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics HERE: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You can also prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. However, if you configure your browser to refuse all cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this and other websites.
Legal basis and revocation option
for this data processing is your consent in accordance with Art.6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by calling up the cookie settings and changing your selection there.
10. Google Web FontsWe use “Google Web Fonts” on our website, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Web Fonts enables us to use external fonts, referred to as Google Fonts. For this purpose, the required Google Font is loaded into the browser cache by your web browser when you call up our website. This is necessary so that your browser can display a visually improved representation of our texts. If your browser does not support this function, a standard font is used by your computer for display purposes. The integration of these web fonts takes place via a server call, usually at a Google server in the USA. This tells the server which of our websites you have visited. The IP address of the browser of your end device is also stored by Google. We have no influence on the scope and further use of the data collected and processed by Google through the use of Google Web Fonts.
We use Google Web Fonts for optimisation purposes, in particular to improve the use of our website for you and to make its design more user-friendly. This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by the third-party provider. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Information from the third-party provider:
Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland
Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://fonts.google.com/, https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?hl=de-DE&csw=1 and https://www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about
11. Your rightsInsofar as we process your personal data, you are entitled to the following rights as a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR:
a) Right to information
You can ask us to confirm whether we are processing your personal data.
If this is the case, you can request information from us about the following:
• the purposes for which the personal data is being processed;
• the categories of personal data which are being processed;
• the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed;
• the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if concrete information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage duration;
• the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of your personal data, a right to restriction of processing by the data controller or a right to object to such processing;
• the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
• all available information about the origin of the data insofar as your personal data is not collected from you but from a third party.
You have the right to request information on whether your personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed about the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 of the GDPR in connection with the transfer.
b) Right to rectification
You have the right to rectification and/or completion if any of your personal data processed by us is inaccurate or incomplete. Should this be the case, we will make the correction without delay. If we have disclosed this personal data to third parties, we will inform them of the correction, provided this is possible and does not require disproportionate effort.
c) Right to restrict processing
You can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:
• if you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy;
• the processing is unlawful and you refuse to erase your personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;
• we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, or
• you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate grounds as the data controller outweigh your grounds as the data subject.
Where the processing of your personal data has been restricted, such data may be processed, with the exception of storage, only with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of substantial public interest of the European Union or of a Member State.
If the restriction of processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, we will inform you of this before the restriction is lifted.
d) Right to erasure
You can request that we delete your personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:
• Your personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
• If the processing was based on Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, you revoke your consent and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
• you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes pursuant to Art. 21 (2) GDPR.
• your personal data has been processed unlawfully
• The deletion of your personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.
The right to erasure does not exist insofar as the processing is necessary
• to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
• to fulfil a legal obligation or to perform a task that is in the public interest;
• for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
e) Right to data portability
If you wish, you are entitled to have your data transferred from us to another data controller. We will assist you by transmitting your data directly for you or by providing you with a copy in a commonly used machine-readable format.
f) Revocation of consent
Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, you may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
g) Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other legal remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection law.
12. Contact / InformationAll enquiries, explanations and queries regarding the use of data can be sent by email to our data protection officer at the following address
or by post to
Mr Christian Steinmann
60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
13. Routine deletion and blocking of personal dataWe process and store your personal data only for the period of time required to achieve the purpose of storage or if this has been provided for by the legislator in laws or regulations.
If the purpose of storage no longer applies or if a storage period prescribed by law expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
14. Data securityWe take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that the data collected in the course of using the services provided by us is protected against loss, incorrect changes, and unauthorised access by third parties. Our safeguarding measures are continuously revised in line with technological developments and adapted accordingly.
15. Updates to this privacy noticeFrom time to time, it may be necessary to update this data protection information, for example due to new legal or official requirements or new offers on our website. We will then inform you here. In general, we recommend that you access this privacy notice regularly and check it for any changes that may be relevant to you.
Status: February, 2022