Data protection and privacy

We, the Compuwave GmbH, take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The following statement gives you an overview of how we ensure this protection and what kind of data and for what purpose.

1. Responsible body

This website and the services offered by are by the

Compuwave GmbH
Grünwalder Weg 13 a
82008 Unterhaching
E-Mail: info[at]


Holger Brunken, Oliver Schnapka, Graham Dave Stevinson 

Commercial register:

HRB 171764 - District Court Munich Ust-IdNr. DE 257773242 (hereinafter referred to as "Compuwave") operated.

2. Basics

Compuwave takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and adheres strictly to the rules of the data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Telemedia Act and the data protection regulations of the European Union (hereinafter: "data protection regulations").

Compuwave has obliged its employees to comply with data protection regulations.

3. Collecting general information

Basically you can visit the website of Compuwave without giving any personal information. By visiting our website, your browser automatically transmits some data. This information, also known as server log files, is general in nature and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn. Included are: name of the website, file, date, amount of data, web browser and web browser version, operating system, the domain name of your Internet provider, the so-called Referrer URL (the page from which you accessed the offer of Compuwave ) and the IP address.

Without this data, it would not be technically possible to deliver and display the contents of the website. In this respect, the collection of data is imperative. In addition, Compuwave uses the anonymous information for statistical purposes. They help Compuwave optimize supply and technology. Compuwave also reserves the right to subsequently control the log files in case of suspected illegal use of the offer.

4. Collection and processing of personal data

Compuwave collects and processes personal data only if you voluntarily provide it with your knowledge. By filling out forms or sending e-mails when ordering products or services.

In the context of the available forms, these are first of all the following data:

Info request:

  •        Subject
  •        Company
  •        Name
  •        E-mail address
  •        Phone
  •        Message

Sales request:

  •        Subject
  •        Company
  •        Name
  •        E-mail address
  •        Phone
  •        Street / Number
  •        Postal code and city
  •        Country
  •        Product details
  •        Message

Partner request:

  •        Subject
  •        Company
  •        Name
  •        E-mail address
  •        Phone
  •        Message

Training request:

  •        Subject
  •        Course-ID
  •        Number of people
  •        Company
  •        Name
  •        E-mail address
  •        Phone
  •        Message

(hereinafter referred to as "personal data").

Your data is Compuwave only to those in Ziff. 6 store and process these purposes. Any use exceeding the stated purpose requires your express consent. The same applies to the transmission and transmission of your data to third parties.

5. Application procedure

On our website we publish job offers for which you can apply by e-mail. If you decide to apply for an open position, we process the personal data you provide to us exclusively for the purpose of carrying out the application process.

In the case of rejection, we will delete your data as soon as a retention period of 6 months required by labour law has expired. The period begins with the dispatch of the cancellation. If you have expressly consented to the further use of your data for a later approach regarding positions that may be of interest to you, we will continue to store your data in accordance with your consent. We will not pass on your personal data to third parties outside the concrete application procedure without your express consent or without a legal basis. 

In order to evaluate an application, we do not require any information on the so-called "special categories of personal data" in the application process. This includes data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or ideological beliefs or trade union membership, as well as genetic data, biometric data for the unambiguous identification of a natural person, health data or data on the sexual life or sexual orientation of a natural person. We strongly recommend that you do not include any information about the aforementioned data in your personal data. If the data provided by you contain such information, we can only process your application if you give us explicit consent to store these special categories of personal data. We would have to obtain this consent separately from you; this would cause a delay in the application process.

Please note that applications that you send to us by e-mail are transmitted unencrypted. In this context, there is a risk that unauthorized persons may intercept and use this data. 

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data as part of the application process is § 26 Para. 1 in conjunction with Para. 2 BDSG.

6. Purpose of the collection, processing and use

The personal data is collected, processed and used by Compuwave exclusively for the following purposes:

  •        to contact;
  •        to enable the services of Compuwave;
  •        related correspondence with you;
  •        for the processing of your request and for the further advice you may require.

Compuwave will only use the personal data for purposes other than those listed above to the extent necessary to protect the legitimate interests of a third party pursuant to point (f) of Article 6 GDPR or to avert threats to state or public security or to prosecute criminal offences pursuant to point (d) of Article 23(1) GDPR.

Subject to applicable regulations, Compuwave will use your name, e-mail address and company-specific address data to keep you up to date on current product announcements, software updates and upgrades, expiring support support and price changes by sending you newsletters in good time and inform you of any relevant effects.

The personal data are stored and processed exclusively on servers in the European Union.

7. Data subjects’ rights

You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, unless it has been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO if the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another responsible person (data transferability);
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future, and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters.
  • Right of objection: If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO if there are reasons for doing so which result from your particular situation or which are directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without having to state a particular situation.

8. Cookies

On our website, information is collected and stored through the use of so-called browser cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your data carrier and which store certain settings and data for exchange with our system via your browser. A cookie usually contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data was sent as well as information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. 

Cookies allow our systems to recognize the user's device and make any preferences available immediately. When a user accesses the platform, a cookie is sent to the hard drive of the user's computer. Cookies help us to improve our website and offer you a better and more personalized service. They enable us to recognize your computer or (mobile) device when you return to our website and thus: 

  • To store information about your preferred activities on the website and thus tailor our website to your individual interests. 
  • Speed up the processing of your requests.

We work with third party services to help us make the site more interesting for you. Therefore, when you visit the website, cookies from these partner companies (third parties) are also stored on your hard drive. These are cookies that are automatically deleted after the specified time. 

If you do not wish to use browser cookies, you can set your browser so that the storage of cookies is not accepted. Please note that in this case you may only be able to use our website to a limited extent or not at all. If you only want to accept our own cookies, but not the cookies of our service providers and partners, you can select the setting in your browser "Block third-party cookies". We assume no responsibility for the use of third party cookies.

Cookies on this Website: Session Cookies

9. Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link  Download and install the available browser plugin. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this websit.

In addition, Google provides further data protection information for you at, e.g. on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

For more information on terms of use and data protection, see or

We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).

10. Google AdWords

We use the Google AdWords online advertising tool and conversion tracking as part of Google AdWords. Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

If you've reached our website through an ad served by Google, Google AdWords will place a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, contain no personal data and are thus not used for personal identification.

If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers' websites. Information obtained through the use of conversion cookies is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.

If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by a corresponding browser setting (deactivation option). You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. For more information and the privacy policy of Google, see: 

11. Google Maps 
Our website uses Google Maps to display our location and to provide directions. This is a service provided by Google LLC, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).
Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.
To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed. If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.
If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is governed by the Google Terms of Use and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps .
Google also offers further information at 

12. MailChimp

We offer you the opportunity to register for our free newsletter via our website. We use MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA, hereinafter only referred to as " The Rocket Science Group", to send our newsletters.

By certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield The Rocket Science Group guarantees that EU data protection requirements will also be met when processing data in the USA. In addition, The Rocket Science Group offers further data protection information at

If you subscribe to our newsletter, your consent to receive the newsletter will be obtained and reference will be made to this privacy statement.
The newsletter subsequently sent via The Rocket Science Group also contains a tracking pixel, also known as a web beacon. With the help of this pixel we can evaluate whether and when you have read our newsletter and whether you have followed any links contained in the newsletter. In addition to other technical data, such as the data of your computer system and your IP address, the data processed is stored so that we can optimize our newsletter offer and respond to the wishes of readers. The data is thus collected to increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.

The legal basis for the dispatch of the newsletter and the analysis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a.) DSGVO.

In accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, you may revoke your consent to the newsletter being sent at any time with effect for the future. All you have to do is inform us of your revocation or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

13. Data economy and duration of data usage

The legislature has issued a variety of storage obligations and deadlines. Personal data will only be stored by Compuwave for as long as necessary or required by law in accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy. If the purpose of the information collected does not apply or if the retention period ends, Compuwave blocks or deletes the data.

14. Data security

In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure and to ensure the accuracy of the data and to ensure the legitimate use of the data, Compuwave uses appropriate technical and organizational procedures. Nevertheless, no electronic communication is completely secure. This means that any data and information you voluntarily provide to Compuwave may be obtained by third parties through unlawful collection of data. Compuwave can not accept responsibility or liability for the disclosure of information due to errors and / or unauthorized access during data transmission by third parties.

15. References and links

When accessing web pages referred to in this website, you may again be asked for information such as name, address, e-mail address, browser properties, etc. This privacy policy does not govern the collection, transfer or handling of personal data by third parties.

Third party service providers may have different and separate terms in dealing with the collection, processing and use of personal data. It is therefore advised to check the websites of third parties before entering personal data about their practice for the handling of personal data.

16. Change of privacy policy

If Compuwave makes changes to the business purpose and / or changes the currently defined technical and organizational measures, this Privacy Policy will be updated. Compuwave reserves the right to change and update this Privacy Policy at any time as needed, taking into account current privacy laws. In case of changes you will be published here. Compuwave therefore recommends that you review this privacy policy periodically.

17. Data Protection Officer

If you have data protection questions, please contact our data protection officer.
Herr Philipp Herold
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 10
23617 Stockelsdorf
E-Mail: philipp.herold(at)

As of 21.07.2021

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