Data protection forms an integral part of Bundesdruckerei’s corporate philosophy. It applies to all customers, suppliers and staff as well as to all work areas and processes.
Protecting personal data is a top priority for Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Kommandantenstraße 18, 10969 Berlin, Germany, and its subsidiary Maurer Electronics GmbH (together ‘Bundesdruckerei’ ). That’s why Bundesdruckerei processes personal data in accordance with the applicable legal provisions regarding the protection of personal data and data security.
Data protection forms an integral part of the corporate philosophy of Bundesdruckerei. It applies to all customers, suppliers and staff as well as to all work areas and processes.
Bundesdruckerei is aware of its special obligation to protect each and every citizen's right to informational self-determination. The company’s data protection officer continuously check that Bundesdruckerei complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and other statutory data protection requirements.
This means that the personal data, which Bundesdruckerei needs on a temporary basis, for instance, to produce ID documents, is handled strictly in line with data protection laws. It goes without saying that Bundesdruckerei also protects the data of its customers, suppliers and employees to the same extent.
Accreditation of the company according to DIN EN ISO 9001, especially ISO/IEC 27001 and CWA 14641, also warrants outstanding quality.
Data categories, purpose of processing and legal basis
Every time you use Bundesdruckerei’s websites, applications or online tools ( ‘Bundesdruckerei’s online offer’ ), Bundesdruckerei processes the following personal data:
Personal data that you voluntarily enter in the context of a Bundesdruckerei online offer (e.g. when registering, making contact or participating in surveys, etc.), such as your first and last name, email address, telephone number, information provided in the context of a support enquiry, comments or forum contributions and information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or device, such as your IP address, device type, browser type, previously visited websites, pages visited or date and time of the respective visitor enquiry.
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
The processing of personal data is necessary in order to achieve the aforementioned purposes. Unless expressly stated otherwise when personal data is collected, the legal basis for data processing is as follows:
In some cases, we expressly ask you to consent to the processing of personal data. In this case, your consent forms the legal basis for processing personal data (Art. 6 (1) (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
We ensure that we only process your personal data if you have previously provided us with your consent as required by the GDPR and the German Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG) in individual cases and have not revoked this consent.
We use so-called ‘session cookies’ which are temporarily stored only for the duration of your visit to one of our web pages.
2.2 External links
2.3 Whistleblower system
2.4 Statistical evaluation
Bundesdruckerei’s website uses technologies from etracker GmbH for analysis and statistical evaluation of website use. The information collected about your use of this website is used exclusively to analyze and optimize the quality of our website. Website visit data is anonymized. Neither etracker nor Bundesdruckerei can identify you personally.
locally in the cache of your Internet browser and allow your use of the website to be
analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is sent to
an etracker server located in Germany for storage. For more information about data
protection at etracker, go to:
etracker.com/en/data-privacy. You can revoke the collection and storage of data at any time. To do this, click the following link:
Purpose of processing, data categories and legal basis
As part of its collaboration with business partners, Bundesdruckerei processes personal data for the following purposes:
Bundesdruckerei may process the following categories of personal data for the aforementioned purposes:
Personal data must be processed in order to achieve the above-mentioned purposes, including the execution of the (contractual) business relationship with the business partner. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) and (f) of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation or the express consent given by our contact person (Art. 6 (1) (a) of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation).
If the personal data mentioned is not made available or Bundesdruckerei is unable to collect such data, the individual purposes described may not be achieved and in case of doubt it will not be possible to establish or continue business relations.
Bundesdruckerei takes all the necessary technical and organizational precautions to protect personal data against loss or misuse. Your data is stored in a secure operating environment which cannot be accessed by the public.
If you wish to communicate with Bundesdruckerei by email, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the information sent is not guaranteed. Third parties may be able to see the contents of emails. We hence recommend that you send confidential information by post only.
Bundesdruckerei may transfer personal data to other Bundesdruckerei Group companies for the above- mentioned purposes, but only if this is necessary to fulfil the above-mentioned purposes.
Bundesdruckerei may transfer personal data to courts, supervisory authorities or law firms if this is legally permissible and necessary in order to comply with applicable law or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
Bundesdruckerei works together with service providers (socalled commissioned data processors), such as service providers for IT maintenance services. These service providers only act on the instructions of Bundesdruckerei and are contractually obliged to comply with the applicable data protection requirements.
The data recipients described in this section 5 may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area (‘third countries’) where applicable law does not guarantee the same level of data protection as in your home country.
In this case, Bundesdruckerei will take measures to secure other appropriate and reasonable guarantees for the protection of personal data.
Personal data will only be transmitted to recipients outside the Group in third countries if they
If no explicit storage period is specified during collection (e.g. within the scope of a declaration of consent), personal data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the business relationship, unless statutory storage obligations (e.g. storage obligations under commercial and tax law) prevent deletion.
If you have consented to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, i.e. revocation does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent prior to revocation. Once revoked, Bundesdruckerei may only process the personal data to the extent to which it can base such continued processing on another legal basis. If you wish to do so, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under applicable data protection law, you may have the right:
If you have exerted your right in relation to Bundesdruckerei to have processing restricted or data rectified or erased, Bundesdruckerei is then obliged to notify each recipient to whom the personal data has been disclosed of this unless this proves impossible involves disproportionate effort.
You are entitled to request information regarding these recipients (see Art. 19 GDPR).
Bundesdruckerei will assist you in all matters relating to data protection. Complaints may also be made and the rights referred to in section 8 may be asserted.
You can contact Bundesdruckerei at email@example.com for this purpose.
The data protection officer responsible for Bundesdruckerei GmbH and Maurer Electronics GmbH can be reached at the following address:
Internal Audit, Compliance & Data Privacy Protection
10969 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 30 2598-0
Bundesdruckerei always endeavors to address enquiries and remedy complaints received via the abovementioned channels. In addition to the above-mentioned contacts at Bundesdruckerei, it is also possible to contact the relevant data protection supervisory authorities at any time.
The data protection authorities responsible for Bundesdruckerei GmbH:
for operating as a non-public body:
Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
10969 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 2155050
for operating as a public body:
Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Graurheindorfer Str. 153
53117 Bonn, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 228 997799-0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 997799-5550
10117 Berlin, Germany
The following data protection authority is responsible for Maurer Electronics GmbH as non-public body:
The Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner
80538 Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 212672-0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 212672-50