Privacy Policy - Spryker

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

By accessing and using this website (, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the privacy policy set out below. We uphold all legal requirements applicable to the collection, processing, and transmission of your data; this data includes both personal data provided by you and data which is generated as you use our website.

Personal data is information, which can be used to identify you such as your name, date of birth, IP address, e-mail address, and postal address. Such data is used to respond if you contact us by e-mail (we will use your name and e-mail address and, if you disclose it, may also use your telephone number).

We also use your IP address in order to gather information about the industries users of our site are working in and to optimise our offering and presence on the internet accordingly. You can use our website without providing personal data.

The provisions of this privacy policy apply to this website, operated by Spryker Systems GmbH (Julie- Wolfthorn-StraBe 1, 10115 Berlin, Germany); they do not apply to any of the web pages run by other operators which are linked to on this website.

2. E-Mail-Newsletter

When you subscribe to our newsletter, you agree that your e-mail address will be used to deliver advertising material to you until such time as you unsubscribe. Your consent is considered implicit; you may also have expressly consented to receive e-mail advertising by agreeing to the statement below.

The German Telemedia Act stipulates that we make the precise text of this consent available and accessible at all times (see below). We do not share your e-mail address with third parties. You may withdraw your consent for us to continue using your e-mail address to delivery advertising material at any time.

To stop receiving our newsletter, please click on the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the newsletter and then follow the instructions; you may also contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by post (address in 9 of this policy) stating that you withdraw your consent.

Consent to receive advertising by e-mail:

“Yes, I would like to receive regular information about offers which may be of interest, information about events, and other content regarding Spryker Systems GmbH by e-mail. I understand that this consent to use my e-mail address to send advertising material to me may be withdrawn at any time to prevent such material being delivered in future.”

3. Cookies

In order to improve your experience when visiting our websiteand allow you to use certain functions, we use cookies on someof our webpages. Cookies are small text files, which are storedon your end device. After you have finished your session andclosed your browser many of these text files are deleted(“session cookies”). Other cookies (“persistent cookies”)remain stored on your end device and allow us to recogniseyour browser on your next visit to our website. You can preventcookies being saved on your computer, receive a prompt eachtime a website wishes you to allow the use of cookies, anddelete all cookies already stored on your device by changingyour browser settings.

The following two sets of instructions offer you an overview ofhow to delete cookies, if you are using Google Chrome orFirefox as your internet browser:

Google Chrome:

  • Click on the Chrome Menu in the browser toolbar.
  • Now select “Settings” on the left of the menu.
  • Go to “Show advanced settings” at the bottom end of thewebpage.
  • Click on “Content settings” in the “Privacy” section.
  • Under “Cookies”, you can choose between the followingsettings:
  • Allow local data to be saved (recommended).
  • Keep local data only until you quit your browser.

Block sites from setting any data.

  • Block third-party cookies and site data.
  • Allow exceptions for certain websites or domains.



  • In the Firefox menu, selected “Options”.
  • Then click on the “Privacy” panel.
  • You can choose whether to tell sites that you do not want tobe tracked.
  • Access the drop-down menu to select “Use custom settings”and then define which types of cookies to allow, how long thesecookies should be retained for, and to allow exceptions – i.e.sites, which may always/never place cookies.
  • You can delete all recently set cookies or delete them one byone.

4. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis serviceoperated by Google Inc.. Google Analytics uses cookies (textfiles) which are stored on your computer and which allow foranalysis of your visit to be conducted. Information concerningyour visit that is generated using cookies will usually betransferred to and stored on a server in the USA operated byGoogle. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on thiswebsite, your IP address will be shortened by Google within themember states of the European Union or other countries whichare contracting parties to the Agreement on the EuropeanEconomic Area prior to transfer to its server in the USA. Only inexceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to aGoogle server in the USA and shortened there.

Google will analyse this information to produce reports for theoperator on website usage activities, and to provide the websiteoperator with other services associated with website andInternet use. Google will not allow your IP address to be linkedto any other personal data it holds on you. You can preventcookies being saved on your computer by changing yourbrowser settings; however, please be advised that if you choose to do this, your visit to our website and use of some of itsfunctions may be impaired. You can also prevent the datarelating to your use of this website (including your IP address)that is generated by the cookies from being recorded andprocessed by Google by downloading and installing the browserplug-in provided at the following address:

Please be advised that to avoid personal data being collectedthrough IP addresses, we use Google Analytics ad-on“_anonymizelp()”. As a result, a shortened (or anonymous) IPaddress is sent to Google.

As an alternative to the plug-in or if you are using a mobiledevice, you can click on this link: Google Analytics deactivationto download an opt-out cookie and prevent Google Analyticsfrom recording data on this website in future. This cookie willonly work in the browser, which you use when you downloadthe cookie and only on this domain. If you delete your cookies,you will need to click on the above link “Google Analyticsdeactivation” again.

5. Twitter

Our website uses social widgets provided by the Twitter serviceas operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, SanFrancisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). When you access a pageon this site which contains a Twitter function, your browser willsend log data directly to Twitter’s servers so that Twitter canserve content straight to your browser and embed a tweet orbutton in the webpage. Twitter is informed that you haveopened the page in question on our website regardless ofwhether you have a Twitter account and of whether you arelogged into Twitter when you access the page. This information,(including your IP address), is transmitted by your browserdirectly to a Twitter server in the USA.

If you are logged into Twitter while using the site, Twitter canassign your access to your Twitter account. If you interact withthe plug-ins on the pages – e.g. if you click on the Tweet button – this information will be sent directly to Twitter andsaved on Twitter’s servers; this information is also published onyour Twitter feed and shown to your followers there. If yourequire further information about what data Twitter collects andto what purpose, how it is processed and used by Twitter, whichsettings you can change, and what your privacy rights are,please consult Twitter’s own privacy policy:

If you wish to prevent Twitter from linking the data it collectsfrom our website with your Twitter account, then please log outof Twitter before accessing our site. You can also use browseradd-ons such as the script blocker NoScript( to prevent Twitter widgets and plug-insbeing loaded.

6. Uses of Xing Social Plugins

The “XING share button” is in use on our website. It is operatedby the social media network provider XING AG, DammtorstraBe30, 20354 Hamburg.

When accessing a page of our website, that uses the XINGpIugin, your browser connects for a short time to the XING AG(“XING”) servers which provide the “XING share button”features (including the visitor counter). The content of Xing’spIugin will be transferred directly to your browser and implemented. Through the implementation of XING’s plugin,XING will receive the information that you used our website. Ifyou are logged into your XING account while visiting ourwebsite, XING will be able to match your visit with your XINGaccount. Please visit the following website to view the latestprivacy policy for the “XING share button” and otherinformation related to the purpose of data storage:

7. Uses of LinkedIn Social Plugins

Our website uses the social plugins (“plugins”) of social networking site (“Linkedln”) operated bythe Linkedln Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View,CA 94043, USA. The button can be identified by the“Linkedln-Logo” or “Share-Button” on this webpage. When auser accesses a web page on this site that features one ofthese buttons, the browser establishes a direct connection withLinkedln’s servers as soon as the Linkedln button is pressed.Linkedln then transfers the content of the “in” button directlyto the user’s browser, which integrates the content into the web page. The provider has no control over the amount of datathat Linkedln collects via the button after the user clicks on it.Thanks to the integration of the plugin, Linkedln knows thatyou have accessed the relevant page of our website. If you arelogged in to Linkedln, Linkedln can recognize you based on yourLinkedln account and record your visit. If users want to find outwhat data Linkedln collects about them and why, how itprocesses and uses their data, and what rights and settingsthey can assert to protect their privacy, they should refer toLinkedln’s data protection policy.

8. Uses of YouTube-Plugins

On this website plugins of are usedthat is – represented by Google Inc. – operated by Youtube,LLC, Cherry Ave., USA. If you call up such an internet page ofour website that is provided with plugins, a connection is madeto the Youtube servers and the plugin shown by notifying yourbrowser on the internet. Hereby it is transmitted to the Youtubeserver which of our internet pages you have visited. Are you atthis time logged in as a member of Youtube, Youtube assigns this information to your respective personal accounts of thisplatform. When using these plugins such as clicking / startbutton of a video or sending a comment, this information isassociated to, for example, your Youtube user account, whatcan only be prevented by logging out before using the plugin.For information on the collection and use of data by theplatform or plugins, refer to the privacy


Our website uses software to identify your IP address providedby This service is provided by WhoisdataLimited and only uses freely available data already in the publicdomain. When you access our website, this service allows us toidentify your IP address, which in turn allows us to recognise the device you are using to view the site. We will not use yourIP address to try and identify individual persons; the aim of ourgathering this information is to analyse which industries ourwebsite users come from and optimise our web pages for them.

10. Protecting your data

We make every reasonable attempt to prevent your personaldata from being accessed, used, or falsified by unauthorisedthird parties and follow a consistent approach of minimisingdanger to your data. We must nevertheless remind you that there will always be risks involved in providing personal data,whether in person, on the telephone, or over the internet; notechnical system can ever be entirely safe from externalinterference.

11. Updates and changes

Some provisions of this privacy policy may be changed or updated by us without prior warning to you.

Please consult this privacy policy before using the website to make sure you aware of any changes or updates.

12. Questions about data privacy/Responsible under German Data Protection Act

Under the German Data Protection Act, you have a right todisclosure of the information we have stored about you free ofcharge. You also have rights to correct, block, or delete some ofyour personal data. Please contact us, if you wish to requestthe correction, blocking or deletion of data, if you want to withdraw consent for your data or e-mail address being used,or if you have any questions about which data we store on you,from where we received it, and why we are retaining it.


You can either write to [email protected] or call us on +49 (30)2084983 50.


As at 8th August 2016

Spryker Systems GmbH

Julie-Wolfthorn-Straße 1

10115 Berlin / Germany