Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our offer. We want you to feel comfortable on our website and not have to worry about the confidentiality of your data. We are very committed to data protection and consider transparency in the handling of your data to be very important. That is why we would like to inform you about what data we collect, for what purpose we do so and how you can exercise control over your data at any time.

Additional information for website visitors from Switzerland:
The following content also applies mutatis mutandis to website visitors who are within the scope of application of the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP). If you have specific questions about the applicability of individual provisions of the GDPR in Switzerland, you can consult the Data Protection Officer at any time.

1. Person in charge

The person responsible within the meaning of the law for the processing of the data is:

PTA Programmier-Technische Arbeiten GmbH
Weberstraße 2-4
D-68165 Mannheim
Phone: +46 621 419600

2. Categories of data, purpose and legal basis of processing

You can, of course, visit our website without providing any personal information. You can access the privacy notice via the link at the bottom of each page.

We use your personal data in the context of visiting our website only for the operation and optimization of our website. For this purpose, the IP address, various technical data of the end device (e.g. operating system, browser used, etc.) and data about the use of our website are collected. We do not store this data beyond the legal retention periods or the fulfillment of the purpose. Processing of this data is necessary to ensure the operation of the website. If you do not agree to this processing, we will not be able to provide you with our online offer. We evaluate this information statistically in order to make the use of our website even more pleasant for all visitors. A link with any personal data already stored by us does not take place. The data accrued in the course of using the website will be deleted after 14 months at the latest. The storage of data may be extended in individual cases to enforce legal claims, to defend against any legal claims or by legal obligations.

The processing of personal data for the purpose of operating the website and network and information security is based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit f) DSGVO. There is no legal or contractual obligation on your part to provide data in the context of using our website. However, operation of the website or answering your inquiries is not possible without processing your data.

3. Recipient of the data

Your data will not be disclosed to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to disclose the data. This processing is based on Article 6 (1) c) DSGVO and in connection with the respective order or legal obligation to which we are subject in the individual case. According to Article 6 (1) c) DSGVO, it is permitted to process personal data if the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject. Categories of recipients of the data are public bodies in the event of a legal obligation and processors who process the data collected online on our behalf and, if applicable, joint controllers with us. Involved processors are:

  • D.vinci HR-Systems GmbH
  • Etracker Analytics

4. Contact form

When filling out the contact form, you provide us with personal data. We may collect the following types of data: Name, email address and information of your question/concern. We use this data only to respond to your specific inquiry or request and to provide you with information. To protect your data, we use a recognized encryption method when transmitting it to us. We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this notice. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

The legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit a, and in the case of pre-contractual measures Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR. Submitting the form constitutes your consent to the processing of the data.

5. Registration for customer events

When you register for one of our customer events and fill out the corresponding form, we collect the following personal data from you: First name, last name, e-mail, company (optional). You can also specify the name of an accompanying person or be specified as an accompanying person.

We use this data only for the purpose of organizing and conducting the corresponding event. The legal basis is your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO, which you grant us by submitting the form. We will keep your personal data for 6 weeks and then delete it.

The recipient of the data is our order processor evenito AG, which processes the data entered in the form on our behalf.

In addition, if you participate in an event online, your personal data will be shared with our processors Zoom Inc. for the purpose of conducting the online event. and Handelsblatt GmbH. In this context, it cannot be ruled out that your data will be processed in the USA (Zoom).

We have concluded a processing agreement with all processors and, in addition, the standard contractual clauses with Zoom.

Beyond that, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

6. Cookies

We use session cookies on our website. Below we would like to briefly explain the purpose of these cookies. Cookies are short snippets of text that we store on your computer. Cookies do not execute any commands on your computer, so they do not pose a security risk.

Session cookies store certain information while you browse our website and are not stored permanently, but are deleted again when you leave our website.

The use of session cookies is based on Article 6 para. 1 f). The operation of the website is in the legitimate interest of the responsible party.

You can define the handling of cookies in your browser yourself, you can even reject cookies altogether or configure your browser so that cookies are deleted regularly. You will find sufficient information about this on the Internet.

7. etracker Analytics

We use the web analytics service etracker of the operator etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany on our website. Etracker enables an analysis of the use of the website without access to your end device, as no cookies are set. This allows us to improve the usability and quality of the website. We collect this data exclusively for purposes in connection with our website and do not pass it on to third parties or make it accessible to third parties.

We process the following data:

  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Browser information (referrer URL, browser, operating system, device information, date and time, and/or web page content).
  • Usage data (views, scrolling, clicks)

The legal basis for the processing is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. The data will be deleted after the purpose has been fulfilled. The data processing takes place in Germany. Your data will not be transferred to third countries.

8. Salesviewer

We use the salesviewer service on our website, a web analysis service provided by SalesViewer® GmbH, Huestraße 30, 44787 Bochum, Germany.

The purpose of the data processing is to identify companies that have visited our website in order to conduct more effective direct marketing or to make better use of website traffic. For this purpose, a javascript-based code is used to collect company-related data and the corresponding usage. The data collected with this technology is encrypted using a non-reversible one-way function (known as hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymized and not used to personally identify the visitor to this website.

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR.

You can object to the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future by clicking on this link here to prevent the collection by SalesViewer® within this website in the future. This places an opt-out cookie for this website on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.

Specifically, the following business data may be processed: IP address, company name, location, industry, website and any contact details and data about the use of our website.

We will retain any personal data until the purpose of the processing has expired and then delete the data, provided that the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations.

9. social media


We use a LinkedIn account of the operator LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. To adjust your advertising settings on your LinkedIn profile, please use this link:

We have entered into a shared responsibility agreement with LinkedIn. This agreement specifies the data processing operations for which we or LinkedIn are responsible when you visit our LinkedIn presence. LinkedIn Ireland assumes primary responsibility under the GDPR for the processing of Insights data. You can view this agreement at the following link:

You can find LinkedIn’s privacy policy here:


We use a Xing account of the operator XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. We use our Xing account to stay in touch with visitors and interested parties, to make new contacts and to provide interesting information for our network. In the course of communication and messaging, we process the personal data that you may provide to us in a message.

We also use Xing to contact potential employees. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in a timely exchange and communication with our network as well as the recruitment of new employees according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. We store your data for the duration of the fulfillment of the purpose and beyond that within the scope of legal retention periods.


We use the so-called “extended data protection mode” of the provider Youtube to embed videos. The operator of the service is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

According to YouTube, the “Enhanced Privacy Mode” function means that the data described in more detail below is only transmitted to YouTube’s server when you actually start a video.

Without this “Enhanced Privacy”, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA is established as soon as you call up one of our Internet pages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is necessary to be able to display the respective video on our website via your internet browser. In the course of this, YouTube will at least record and process your IP address, the date and time, and the website you visited. In addition, a connection to Google’s advertising network “DoubleClick” is established.

If you are logged into YouTube at the same time, YouTube assigns the connection information to your YouTube account. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.

For the purpose of functionality as well as for the analysis of user behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies on your end device via your Internet browser.

The legal basis is your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR. By interacting with the videos, you give us your consent to the data processing described above.

We also use a YouTube channel of the operator Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

When you visit our Youtube channel, the operator processes, among other things, your personal data such as IP address and information about your terminal device. If you are logged in with your Google account, this data can be linked to your account.

We use the statistical data provided by Google about the use of the channel for the purpose of optimizing the reach and improving our offer. In particular, we can view the following data:

  • Number of views of our videos
  • Number of subscribers to our channel
  • Access source
  • End device information
  • Demographic data
  • Categories of other videos viewed by callers to our videos

We have no influence on the generation of these statistics.

You can obtain further information on data processing by Google at:

In addition, we may process your personal data to respond to inquiries or for other communications through our channel.

The legal basis for the processing is your consent, which you give us by visiting our channel and writing a comment or initiating other communication with us (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

10. your rights in relation to the processing of your personal data

With regard to the processing of personal data, you have various rights, which we would like to inform you about below. You can also find details of your rights in Articles 15 to 21 of the GDPR and Sections 32 to 37 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG“).

You have the right to obtain information about your personal data. You can also request the correction of incorrect data.

In addition, under certain conditions, you have the right to delete data, the right to restrict data processing and the right to data portability. Against processing on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, as well as against any profiling in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. You can revoke any consent you have given in the context of using the website informally and without giving reasons at any time with effect for the future.

You may assert all of the aforementioned rights pursuant to Articles 15 to 21 of the GDPR against the controller informally by e-mail or post.

You also have the right to complain to the competent data protection supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your data is unlawful. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at:

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please feel free to contact our external data protection officer:

Data Protection Officer
Weberstraße 2-4
D-68165 Mannheim

General information on data protection and the processing of personal data in data protection processes can be found at

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We provide information on the handling of the data collected here in our privacy policy.