Privacy Policy

1. Data privacy protection overview

Please note, that this is an English translation for information purposes and that for any potential legal argument the text and wording of the German pages ‘Impressum’ and ‘Datenschutz’ are binding.

General note

The following notes will give you an overview about what happens with your personal data while visiting our website. Personal data are data that allow, you to be identified as a person. More detailed information will be provided as of section 2.

Topicality and changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy has been updated in May 2018. Kuhn Berater GmbH will reserve the right to change this policy if required. So please notify and refer always to the actual version of this privacy policy.

Data collection at our website

Who is responsible for collecting data at this website?

The website operator is responsible for all data processing of this website. You can find the contact details at the ‚Legal Disclosure‘ – site (link at the  bottom of every site).

How do we collect data?

Part of your personal data will be collected as you’re telling us these (i.e. entering data into our contact formular). Other data will be automatically collected while you’re visiting our website. These are mainly technical data (i.e. your internet browser, operating system, time of your visit ect.). As soon as you visit our website, these data will be collected.

How do we use these data?

Part of the collected data will be used to ensure a seamless and error free visit at our website. Other data can be used to analyze the characteristics about how users click through our website. This helps us to optimize our website. Personal data, if entered by you, can be used i.e. to reply to any business inquiry from you.

What are your rights with regard to your data?

You have the right to get information about your personal data collected – anytime and free of charge. You also have the right to get your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted. In case of further questions you may contact us at the address given at the ‚legal disclosure‘ – link. Furthermore, you’re given the right to complain at the respective authorities.

Analytical tools of third parties

While you’re at our website your ‚surfing behavior‘ will be statistically analyzed. This happens mainly by using ‚cookies‘ and some specific analytical tools. This analysis will typically happen anonymous; it is not possible to trace back to you as a person because of your ‚surfing behaviour‘. You’re allowed to disagree to the usage of these tools or to simply not use these tools yourself. Details can be found below.

2. General notes and information duties

Data protection

The operator of these web sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations as well as this data privacy statement.

While using our website, various data and personal data may be collected. Personal data are data by which you could be identified as a person. The following declaration for data protection explains how data will be collected and used at our website.

Please note that data transmission on the internet (i.e. communication via E-Mail) may have security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to provide absolute protection of data, as a result of access, by third parties.

Note about responsibilities of this website

Responsible contact for any data related issue:

Kuhn Berater GmbH
Hermann-Weinhauserstraße 31,
D 81673 München
Telefon: +49 (0) 89 901 601 30

The responsible contact is the person or board that takes decision about the use of personal data collected by this website.

Cancelation of agreement for personal data processing

Many personal data processing steps are only possible with your active agreement. You can always cancel a given agreement for personal data processing. An informal note via email to the email address above will do that. The legality of data processed until that cancelation remains untouched.

Right to complain at respective authorities

In case of violation of data protection rules the person concerned hast he right to complain at the respective authorities. Respective authorities are located in the country where the company has it headquarter (in Germany this is located with the ‚Landesschutzbeauftragte‘ of the respective federal state). A list of these contacts can be found at the link below:

Right to data transferability

You have the right to get personal data, that we process based on your agreement, transferred to you or a legitimate third person in a machine-readable format. In case you want this data transferred to a third party it will be done only if technically possible.

SSL/ TLS encryption

This website uses SSL/ TLS encryption to ensure confidentiality for data processing. You can recognize the encryption if you look to your browser address line. It will change from ‚http://‘ to ‚https://‘ and a locker symbol. If this is working, the data you transmit cannot be read by third parties.

Right for information, inhibition, deletion

You have the right within legal regulations (I.e. being a European resident) to get free information on personal data saved and processed. Furthermore, you have the right to get personal data corrected, inhibited or deleted.

Objection to advertising E-mails

The use of our E-Mail address (published in accordance with the duties of this disclaimer and privacy policy), to send us any advertising/ promotion content that was not explicitly desired, is forbidden. In case any not requested Spam-E-Mail, the operator of this website will reserve the right to undertake legal action without any notice.

3. Data collection on our website


Our website uses cookies. They don’t do any harm to your computer and they don’t transfer any viruses. Cookies are used make our website more user friendly, more effective and secure. Cookies are small textdata files that are saved on your computer. Most oft hem are called ‚session cookies‘. These will be deleted automatically at the end of your visit on our website. Other cookies remain saved on your computer unless you actively delete them. These cookies allow us to remember you as a visitor during the next visit. You can configure your browser so that you will be informed if a cookie is set or you can exclude the setting of cookies and even the automatically deletion of any cookies.

If you deactivate the setting of cookies, the functionality oft he website may be limited. Cookies, that enable a proper electronical communication must be used and saved (see legal text at DS-GVO (Datenschutzgrundverordnung), which is in English: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). The operator oft he website has the legal right and interest to use cookies to enable a smooth and error free offering of its services. Other cookies (i.e. to analyze your ‘surfing behavior’) will be discussed separately.


The operator of this website automatically saves information at ‘server-log-data’ that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

a.     Browsertype and -version
b.     Operating System
c.     Referrer URL (the website you visited before)
d.     Host name of the computer approaching our website
e.     Date and time of the visit
f.      IP-address

A consolidation of this data with other data will not be processed. This is in line with the rules of the legislation covered in DS-GVO.

Contact form

If you use the contact form or send us directly an E-mail, we save the given data in order respond to your inquiry or refer to it in case of any questions coming up later during the conversation. We will never give access or forward this data to any third party without your permission.

The treatment of any personal data given to us via the contact form will be processed based on your assumed agreement (see DS-GVO). You can cancel the given agreement anytime. An infomal note via email to the email address (see disclaimer) will do that. The legality of data processed until that cancelation remains untouched.

The personal data given to us via the contact form will be stored until you want us to delete it, you request the cancellation of your agreement to use this data, or the purpose for saving this data omits (i.e. after conclusion of your inquiry). Obligational legal terms, such as record retention periods, remain untouched.

4. Marketing and tools for analyses

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web Analytics service from Google Inc. The service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information which cookies generate on your use of this website will generally be transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. This is in line with the legal text of the DS-GVO (Datenschutzgrundverordnung), which is in English: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in analyzing the user behavior of its website in order to constantly optimize their services.

IP Anonymization

We activated the function ‘IP-Anonymization’. Google will abbreviate your IP address, in advance, within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website, to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and provide the website operator, with further services related to website and Internet usage.

Google will not link the IP address which your browser transfers, within the context of Google Analytics, to other data.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent cookies from being saved, by setting your browser software to do so; however, we would like to point out that all functions of this website may not be fully usable if you do so. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording of data usage, of the website related data, which the cookies generate (including your IP address) by Google and prevent this data from being processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Objection to the collection of personal data

You can avoid the collection of personal data by Google Analytics. Go to the google website Datenschutzerklärung or privacy policy) and set the ‘opt out cookie’ that prevents the collection of your data for future visits on this website.

Demographic attributes at Google Analytics

This website is using the function of ‘demographic attributes’ of Google Analytics. Reports can be assembled to assess age, gender and interests of a visitor. This data comes from interest oriented advertising of Google as well as from userdata of third parties. This data cannot be tracked back to identify a single person. You can deactivate this function at your Google account by going to their website the same way as for the objection to the collection of personal data.


5. Plugins and Tools


Our website uses Plugins of the Google hosted website YouTube. Operator of the site it YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of your sites with a YouTube-Plugin, a connection to the servers of YouTube will be established. In this case the YouTube server is informed about which site you visited. If you are logged in with your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to connect your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account. The usage of YouTube is based on the interest in an appropriate representation of our online offer. This is a justified interest in the sense of the legal text of the DS-GVO. Further information about the usage of user data can be found in the privacy policy of YouTube.

Google Web Fonts

This site uses for uniform presentation of fonts so called Web Fonts that are provided by Google. Upon visiting one of the sites your browser will load the necessary Web Fonts in your browser cache in order to show text and fonts in a correct way. Therefore, the browser you use has to establish a connection to the servers of Google. Thus, Google gets to know that your IP address was used to visit our website. The purpose of using Google Web Fonts is a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This is a legitimate interest according to the legal text of the DS-GVO. If your browser does not support Web Fonts a standard font of your computer is used. Further information about Google Web Fonts is available at their privacy policy.


6. Data protection for job applications

Job application data transmitted to us are processed only for the job application process. Only persons that are engaged in the job application process will have access to the data. In case the candidate is refused, the personal data will be stored 4 months after closing of the job application process. This is in line with the legal text of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz) to address potential claims. We can adjust a different time to delete the data upon agreement. Basis is the legal text of the DS-GVO.