Data Privacy

This Privacy Statement informs the users of this website, in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) and Telemedia Act on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by Consumer Guidance Group GmbH (CGG).

The Processing of Personal Data, such as the name, address, e-mail address or telephone number of an affected person, is always in accordance with the DS-GVO and the applicable laws for CGG. The legal basis for data processing are based on the Article 6 paragraph 1 of the DS-GVO. In cases, such as the point f, the legitimate interest is the performance of our business in favour of employees and shareholders.

As controller, CGG has implemented several technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of the personal data processed through our websites. The data transmission in Internet, however, can not be considered 100% secure.


The privacy policy of CGG is based on the terms used in the context of the DS-GVO (German Data Protection Law) and corresponsding European Data Protection Regulations. For the sake of comprehensibility, we will again explain selective terms as following here:

Personal data and data subject: Personal data means all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter „the data subject concerned“). A natural person is considered to be identifiable who can be identified directly or indirectly (for example by means of location data, special characteristics, etc.).

Processing: Processing is any activity related to personal data such as collecting, capturing, organizing, storing, adjusting & modifying, using, disclosing, deleting, etc.

Responsible authority

Person responsible in the sense of the DS-GVO is CGG, Bornitzstr. 73-75, 10365 Berlin, Germany, Phone: +49 (0)30 57700 259, E-Mail:

Collecting personal data

We collect and process personal data in the following cases

By using our websites and contacting us, the data subject agrees to the processing of personal data in the extent specified in these privacy statements.

Server-Log files

Our server provider collects data about the accesses to our web pages and saves them as “Server-Log files“. The following data are all recorded:

The collected data serve statistical evaluations and are used to improve our websites. When using this general data and information, CGG does not draw any conclusions about the personal data. We reserve, however, the right to check retrospectively the log files if there are indications of a such illegal use.


Our website uses cookies. These are small text files which make it possible to store the user-specific data on the user’s device while using the website. Cookies make it possible, in particular, to determine the frequency of the use and the number of users of the pages, to analyse the behaviour of the page usage, but also to make our offer more customer-friendly.

Cookies are stored at the end of a browser session and can be recalled when the page is visited again.

The person in question can prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of its cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time through an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If the person in question deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.

Google Analytics

In addition, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) Google Analytics uses the so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable to analyse the use of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address), which is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activity by website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case connect the IP address of the user with other data from Google. The user can prevent the installation of some cookies by setting his own browser software accordingly; please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website to the fullest extent.

By using this website, the user agrees to the processing of his personal data collected by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Use of social media plugins AddThis, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Xing, LinkedIn

As part of the use of social media plugins no processing of personal data takes place by us. The operators of these plugins, however, can process personal data of the people. Please check at the sections below about this processing.

By using our websites and the use of the social media plug-in, you agree to the data processing by the respective provider, in the respective extent specified by the provider. You can restrict the processing of the data by these third party providers by at least preventing the use of cookies in your browser software settings and by not being logged in to the respective plugin provider in parallel with the use of our websites.

This website contains “Addthis” plugins for linking or redirecting content, using Addthis cookies. This plug-in is operated by AddThis LLC, 1595 Spring Hill Rd, Suite 300, Vienna, VA 22182, USA. The generated data (such as time of use or browser language) is transmitted to Add This LLC in the USA and processed there. For further information about data collected and data processing by Add This LLC and the privacy statement maintained by AddThis LLC, please visit

This website also uses Facebook Social Plugins in some individual cases, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The bindings are recognisable because of the corresponding logos or “Like” buttons. The plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and Facebook servers. The responsible authority has no influence on the extent and use of the data by Facebook. More information can be found here: Facebook will provide you with additional personal information when you log in to Facebook during the visit of our websites.

We use, in addition, on our websites in individual cases “Google +” button from Google Plus. This plugin is powered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). This plugin works similar to the Facebook plugin, which is described in the top paragraph. You can find further information here:

We use, in addition, on our websites in individual cases Twitter buttons. These are operated by Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA). This plugin works similar to the Facebook plugin, which is described in the top paragraph. More information can be found here:

We use, in addition, “XING Share-Buttons” on our websites in individual cases. These are operated by XING SE, Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, Tel .: +49 40 419 131 0, This plugin works similar to the Facebook plugin, which is described in the top paragraph. You can find further information here

We use, in addition, “LinkedIn Recommend-Buttons” on our websites in individual cases. It is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This plugin works similar to the Facebook plugin, which is described in the top paragraph. Further information can be found here

Subscription to our newsletter

On the website of CGG users may be given the opportunity to subscribe to the newsletter of our company and whose personal data are transmitted to the data controller when the newsletter is ordered results from the input mask for the newsletter.

CGG informs its customers and business partners at regular intervals by means of the newsletter about services and offers. The newsletter registration is activated through double-opt-in, in this way it is guaranteed that only persons, who have actively registered for the newsletter, can receive the newsletter.

When registering for the newsletter, we store your IP address of our computer system used by the data subject at the time of registration as well as the date and the time of registration. This happens for the reason of a possible misuse of third mail addresses and thus serves our legal protection

The personal data collected, as part of an application for the newsletter, will be used solely for the purpose of sending our newsletter and for possible changes to the newsletter offer. There will be no transfer of the personal data collected as part of the newsletter service to third parties. The person concerned may terminate subscription to our newsletter at any time. Also, the consent to the storage of personal data for the purpose of our newsletter registration can be revoked and is understood by us as a cancellation of the newsletter. With the revocation or the deregistration of the newsletter also all-historical data of the person concerned will be deleted.

The newsletters of CGG contain so-called “counting pixels”, which create a connection between the use of the mail newsletter and our mail server. This allows a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. The responsible authority can thus recognize whether and when a data subject opened an email and which links in the email the data subject called up. This serves to optimize the newsletter design and shipping. Any further analysis of this personal data will not take place. The personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

Contact forms, inquiries via email and applications

If an affected person contacts us by email or through one of our contact forms, the data transmitted by the person concerned will be automatically stored for the purpose of subsequent our contact. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties.

The same applies to contacting for the purpose of applying to our responsible office. Such personal data, transmitted us voluntarily by an applicant, will be stored for the purpose of processing the application and for establishing contact, which can also take place at a later date. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties. If no employment contract is concluded with the applicant by the controller, CGG shall delete the application documents six months after the receipt, provided that deletion does not prejudice any other legitimate interests of the controller. Other legitimate interest in this sense, for example, a burden of proof in a procedure under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

Regular deletion of personal data

We process and store personal data only for the period required and achieving the purpose of storage or as required by law. Personal data are regularly deleted or blocked if the purpose of the storage or legal basis ceases.

Rights of the person concerned

Affected persons will receive on request information about which personal data has been stored (confirmation, right of access, also in structured, common and machine-readable formats), for what purpose, who had insight into this data and if automated decisions (profiling) based on the Data was taken.

Affected persons may request that their data be corrected, deleted, given consent revoked and a data processing in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter e or f DS-GVO objected. This is possible at any time, if contrary to non-statutory regulations or on-going contract relationships.

The Persons in question may request the restriction of the processing of their personal data if an objection to the processing has been filed, but the legality of the opposition has not yet been clarified, the processing is unlawful or the data does not appear to be correct.

Berlin, 03.01.2023