Protection of data privacy: Your right—our obligation
You can count on us to protect the privacy of your personal data because protecting your privacy when we process your data is a matter of importance to Evonik Industries AG that is taken into consideration in all of our business processes.
We’d therefore like to take this opportunity to explain to you the guidelines that we apply to the processing of personal data. The present declaration and any further information that may be pertinent to the processing and use of your personal data will be provided at any location on this site where we ask you to supply such data.
Data that we collect
Whenever you use the Evonik Industries AG website, the Evonik Industries AG Internet server (web server) automatically records and evaluates technical access data. However, this data cannot be attributed to a specific person, which means that the individual user remains anonymous.
Compilation of technical access data
We use this technical access data to continually enhance the appeal, usability and contents of our website, and to detect any technical problems with the site.
This can occur in connection with a query, an opinion survey, a desire on your part to contact us, an order placed by you, etc.
We also require your personal data when you wish to make use of particular services (insofar as such services may be offered) on the Evonik Industries AG website such as the newsletter or forums. Should you decide to avail yourself of such a service, you will find for each service extensive information and pointers about the type, scope and utilization of the data that is required in order to use the service in question.
Protecting the privacy of children who use the internet
As protecting children who use the internet is a matter of great importance to Evonik Industries AG. Evonik Industries AG therefore advises all parents and persons acting in loco parentis to show children how to deal responsibly and safely with personal data on the internet.
Children should not send any personal data to Evonik Industries AG without the express permission of parents or a person acting in loco parentis.
How we use your data
Evonik Industries AG collects, processes and utilizes all personal data stemming from your visit to the Evonik Industries AG website strictly in accordance with the applicable legal regulations.
We use this personal data only for the purposes specified in the present declaration (e.g., to process a query or in connection with the utilization of internet services). In addition, we will only gather, process or use personal data if we need to do so in order to protect the legitimate business interests of Evonik Industries AG.
Evonik Industries AG will not provide third parties with any personal data that you may have sent without first obtaining your express written permission.
You can withdraw the consent you gave to use your personal data at any time with future effect by sending an email to the email address provided in the Legal Notice or to the data protection officer.
We retain control over and take responsibility for the use of the personal data that you send to us. It is possible that some or all of this data is stored or processed in other countries (for example in the United States) that have different data protection laws from your country of residence. In this case, we will ensure that the company commissioned to process the data has taken appropriate steps to protect your personal data in accordance with the requirements applicable in your country of residence.
Information, changes and deletions with respect to your data
Retention of your data
Protecting your data
Use of social plugins
The Evonik Industries AG data protection officer
Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer who, along with his team, will be more than happy to help you if you need any further information or have any complaints or problems in connection with the security of your data.
Evonik Industries AG
Data protection officer
Dr. Eduard Wessel
Rellinghauser Straße 1—11
+49 201 177-2151
Please note that this data protection declaration is subject to change in order to meet current requirements.
© Evonik Industries AG, latest update: November 1, 2016