Privacy Police

The protection of your personal data during the process of elicitation, processing, and utilisation of said data over the course of your visit to our homepage is of utmost importance to us. Your data is safeguarded in accordance with legal regulations. Below, we would like to inform you about the nature and extent to which the processing of personal data via this website, pursuant to Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) occurs.

  1. Information regarding the relevant bodies

INS Consulting GmbH

Industriestraße 4-6

D-61440 Oberursel/TS


Phone: +49 (6172) 9365-0


  1. Information regarding the Data Protection Supervisor

For questions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact our external representative for operational data protection:

Mr. Arndt Halbach from GINDAT GmbH
Wetterauer Str. 6
42897 Remscheid
Tel.: +49 (0)2191 – 909 – 430

  1. Data processing via the website

Your visit to our websites is recorded and logged. Essentially, the following data, which is transmitted via your browser, is recorded:

  •  the internet protocol (IP) address currently in use by your PC or router
    •    date and time
    •    browsertype and version
    •    the operating system of the PC
    •    a history of the pages viewed
    •    name and size of the requested files
    •    as well as, where appropriate, the URL of the referring website.

This information is collected solely for the purposes of data security, the improvement of our web content, and the fault analysis in accordance with Art 6. (1) f of the GDPR. The IP address of your PC is evaluated only after being anonymized (abbreviated by the last 3 digits). Apart from that, you can visit our website without providing any personal information.

We draw your attention to the fact that the transfer of data in the internet (i.e. by communication via e-mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely from being accessed by third parties. Therefore, you should provide us with confidential information via other means such as i.e. by mail.

Secure/safe data transfer

In order to safeguard your data during the transmission process, we utilize state-of-the-art encryption (SSL) via HTTPS.

  1. Recipient of personal data

We may employ service providers by way of order data processing for the implementation and execution of data processing.

Specifically, we employ service providers for sending out newsletters, as well as for the hosting of our website.

The contractual relationship with our service providers is regulated pursuant to the provisions of Article 28 of the GDPR, in which the legally required aspects in regards to data protection and data security are listed.

  1. Google web fonts

This site uses locally provided fonts for the uniform display of fonts. A connection to the Google servers is not established.

  1. Multimedia-Plugins

Functions of the music service Soundcloud are integrated on our website.

The provider is Soundcloud, a service provided by SoundCloud Global Limited & Co. KG and its affiliates, including SoundCloud, Inc. and Repost Network Inc. (hereinafter “SoundCloud”). You can recognize the Soundcloud plugins by the notice “Klicken Sie auf den unteren Button, um den Inhalt von zu laden.” (“Click on the button below to load the content of”). You activate the plug-in by confirming with the “Inhalte laden” (“Load content”) button.

The use of the plug-in enables a direct connection to be established between your browser and the Soundcloud server via the plug-in when you visit our website. Soundcloudy receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Soundcloud button while you are logged into your Soundcloud account, you can link the content of our pages to your Soundcloud profile. This enables Soundcloud to assign your visit to our website to your user account.

The data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the appealing acoustic design of his website.

You can find more information on this in Soundcloud’s privacy policy:

If you do not want Soundcloud to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Soundcloud user account, please log out of your Soundcloud user account.

our website to your Spotify user account, please log out of your Spotify user account.

  1. Use of cookies

Our internet offer utilises so-called cookies. The cookies are small text files, which are downloaded by your browser, and stored by your computer. Cookies are used in order to make the internet offer more user-friendly. For example, it is possible to recognise the user for the duration of a session that way, making it obsolete to re-enter the user name and password constantly. These cookies will not harm your computer and are deleted when you are closing your session. The basis for this part of data processing is Article 6 (1) f of the GDPR.

Some of the cookies we use, will be deleted immediately when you are closing your browser (so-called session cookies).

Other cookies will remain on your device thus, enabling the recognition of your browser during the next visit (persistent cookies).

The processing of data in connection with cookies serves to achieve the desired functionality of our online offers, and is based on the legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 I f of the GDPR.

If you disagree with the use of cookies, you can change your browser settings so that the download of cookies is not accepted. Please note that this may keep you from utilising all features of our website.

  1. Legal rights

In case the prerequisites pursuant to §§ 15-21 of the GDRP apply, you may assert the following rights in regards to the personal data processed by us.

Right of access

You have the right to demand disclosure in regards to your personal data, which is processed by us.

Right of rectification

You may request the rectification of incomplete or incorrectly processed personal data.

Right of erasure

You have the right to demand the erasure of your personal data, especially, if one of the following reasons apply:

  •  Your personal data is no longer required for the purposes, for which it was collected and otherwise processed.
    •    You revoke the explicit consent given to the processing of your data.
    •    You have asserted the right to object to the processing of your data.
    •    Your data was processed unlawfully.

However, the right to erasure does not exist, if processing is necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interests pursued by the responsible person. This could be the case, if for example:

  •  Personal data is required in order to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims.
    •    The erasure is not possible due to storage requirements.

If data cannot be deleted, a right of restriction in regards to data processing can exist (see below).

Right of restriction in regards to data processing

You have the right to demand the limitation of the processing of your personal data, if:

  •  You deny the accuracy of the data and thus, force us to verify the accuracy.
    •    The processing is unlawful, you refuse the erasure of your data, and demand the restriction of use instead.
    •    We no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims.
    •    You objected the processing of your data and ist has not been determined yet whether our legitimate interest outweighs your reasons.

Right of data transmission

You have the right to receive the personal data, which was provided by you and relates to you, in a structured, common, and machine-readable format. Furthermore, you have the right to transfer this data without any hindrance from our side, if the processing is based on consent, or a contract, and can be processed by means of automated procedures.

Right of revocation

The individual involved has the right to object to the processing of personal data relating to him/her – pursuant to Article 6 (1) e or f – at any time due to a particular situation; This also applies to profiling which is based on these provisions. If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right of revocation at any time.

  1. Statutory standard periods for deletion of the data

Provided that a legal retention regulation does not exist, data will be deleted, or destroyed, if it is no longer necessary for the purpose of data processing. There are various time limits regarding the retention period of personal data. This means that data with tax relevance will ordinarily be kept for 10 years, while other data will be kept for 6 years in accordance with the commercial law.  Ultimately, the retention period can be based on the statutes of limitations, for instance according to §§ 195 ff. of the Civil Code (BGB), and can ordinarily amount to three years, or in some cases up to thirty years.

  1. Right of complaint to a supervisory authority

Any person concerned has the right to appeal to a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77 of the GDRP, if the individual involved considers that the processing of personal data relating to him/her infringes on the GDRP. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based.

  1. Disclaimer

Liability for the contents

As a service provider, we are responsible for the proprietary content on these pages in accordance tot he general law (pursuant § 7 (1) TMG). However, as a service provider, we are not obliged to monitor transmitted and/or stored third party information, or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity (pursuant §8 to §10 TMG). This does not affect obligations to remove, or block the use of information according to the general law. Any liability for damages resulting therefrom applies only after such a time that a concrete knowledge of the legal infringement exists. Upon being notified of legal violations, we will remove the content immediately.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties, over whose content we have no influence. Due to this fact, we cannot assume liability for these foreign contents. The content of these linked pages falls under the jurisdiction of the respective provider, or operator. The linked pages were thoroughly checked at the time that the linking occurred. At the time of the linking, the corresponding pages were free of illegal contents. Moreover, a constant and permanent control of a linked page is not possible without concrete evidence of an infringement. Upon being notified of legal violations, we will remove such links immediately.