We are pleased to note that you are using the website http://www.deutsche-wohnen.com/ Deutsche Wohnen SE (hereinafter referred to as Deutsche Wohnen) and wish to thank you for your interest in our company, products and web pages.
The protection of your privacy when using our web pages is very important to us. Therefore, we use your data in accordance with the statutory provisions on data protection. In the following paragraphs, we provide information on how we use your data.
Deutsche Wohnen collects various data and information about you via this website:
Web server logs. As a matter of principle, you can visit our web pages without informing us who you are. However, as is the case with almost all web pages, the server hosting our web pages (hereinafter referred to as the Web Server), automatically collects information about you when you visit us online.
We routinely evaluate these server logs anonymously for statistical purposes (click stream analysis) in order to determine how our web pages are used. We then use these findings to optimise our website.
Moreover, in the event the system is abused, we may use such information in collaboration with your internet service provider and / or the local authorities in order to identify the parties responsible for such abuse.
Cookies. Some of our web pages use the so-called cookie technology. A cookie is information sent by our Web Server to your computer (and stored in your browser directory) when you visit the website.
On some of our web pages, we use the following cookies:
Session cookies. These cookies only exist until you end your internet session and completely close your browser. They contain no personal data and are only used for statistical analyses of the level of interest in our web pages.
Third party cookies on our web pages. We permit third parties to send cookies to your computer via these web pages.
Blocking and/or managing cookies. There are a variety of methods to block, display and remove cookies stored on your computer. This depends on the type of browser you use. If you encounter any difficulties in doing so, we recommend that you consult the website of the manufacturer of your browser software, where you can obtain the required information. If you decide not to allow cookies on your computer, you will still be able to access most of our web pages. However, you may then no longer be able to use certain features such as our tenants' area.
Conversion tracking in Google AdWords campaigns
Facebook Social Plugins
On some of its web pages, Deutsche Wohnen uses social plugins (hereinafter Plugins) belonging to the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter Facebook). These Plugins are labelled with a Facebook logo or marked "Facebook Social Plugin".
Collection, processing, use and transfer of personal data. Except in the context of the logs kept by the Web Server, we only collect data about you that you yourself have given us in order to use a service we provide (such as sending out information material, or responding to inquiries regarding available apartments, online application). These data are then processed and / or used solely for the purpose of carrying out that specific service.
Apart from the use of the Facebook Social Plugin as described above, your personal data are not transmitted to third parties.
International transfer of data. The personal data we store is exclusively processed in states that are members of the European Union and / or the European Economic Area (EU/EEA).
Security. We would like to point out that data transferred via the internet is unprotected, and that therefore there is a risk that third parties might intercept and use such data. You may also contact us at any time by regular mail or by telephone.
Minors. Children and young persons below the age of 14 years are not permitted to transfer personal data via the internet without the approval of their parents / guardians. Please be aware that our web pages are not intended to be used by, and are not directed at, young persons below the age of 18 years. We do not knowingly collect any personal data of persons under the age of 18 years.
Information: If you have further questions regarding "Data Protection at Deutsche Wohnen", please contact: Contactform Data Privacy.
Status: Berlin, February 2011