Legal Disclaimers & Data Protection

Data Protection

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. So we would like to explain to you when and in what form we store your data and how we use them. We process personal data in strict compliance with German laws, in particular with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. We save your personal data such as name and/or e-mail address only if you have given us these data yourself, e.g., when you request our newsletter or download Gated Content. In this case, we use the data solely in the scope required for this purpose. We use company and personal information acquired during the course of transactions solely internally for handling communications with you. We do not make any further use of your personal data. You can find out what data we have saved about you at any time. Simply send an e-mail to or contact us by fax or letter. Furthermore the rules of the Binding Corporate Rules Privacy apply.

We store applicants’ data solely and exclusively for the purposes and the duration of the organizational processing of the applications.

Data of newsletter subscribers

If you are not (any longer) in agreement with the use of your personal data or no longer wish to receive our newsletter by e-mail, you may notify us of this at any time. We will then delete the data immediately in accordance with your request. Just send an e-mail to the address

Privacy Policy Relating to the Implementation and Use of

We use the service on our channels so that we can ensure optimal communication with our customers. The maatoo servers of the provider 55 weeks ag, Busswilstrasse 16, 3250 Lyss, Switzerland, are located in Switzerland. places a permanent cookie on a home page if there is not already a maatoo cookie on your device. If you have previously accessed a website that utilizes maatoo, you may already have a maatoo cookie. If this cookie is placed on other websites, the information from the visit to our websites is visible solely to us and is shared neither with 55 weeks ag nor with other users of the maatoo system. In the same vein, it is not possible for us to use this cookie to record or view any information about your visits to other websites.

Among other purposes, we use the maatoo cookie to analyze your use of our system so that we can continuously improve its operation. Emails that are sent with the aid of maatoo use tracking technologies. We use these data primarily to find out what subjects interest you by tracking whether our emails are opened and what links you click on. We use this information for the improvement of the emails that we send to you and of the services we provide and combine it with previously available tracking or profiling information.

If you do not want us to be able to recognize your computer (hard-drive cookies), you can make the appropriate settings in your browser so that it either erases cookies from your computer hard drive, blocks all cookies, or warns you before a cookie is stored.

Data Protection Information for Freelancers

We are delighted to hear of your interest in open:talents, our service for independent experts. If you want to use our online form to apply to open:talents, you will be asked for some personal information. The data you provide will be processed solely and exclusively within the framework of the engagement and contract drafting so that you will be able to use the open:talents service from Detecon International GmbH to obtain assignments to projects.

The data will be utilized and stored in our personalized database solely if you expressly submit them to us. You will be expressly and clearly asked to give your consent before your data are saved. If you consent, your application will be included in our pool of freelancers so that you are given consideration for further project vacancies at a later time as well.

The freelancer pool will be used by all of the companies affiliated with Detecon International GmbH so that we can offer the greatest range of projects possible to our freelancers. These affiliated companies may be located in countries outside of the European economic areas (EU/EEA) where domestic data protection laws may not ensure an appropriately high level of data protection. Your personal data will be disclosed only if and when you have given your express consent. Of course you may revoke your consent, effective for the future, at any time without being required to give your reasons.

Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. You may request the deletion of your data at any time. We will immediately act on your request. Please note, however, that we will then no longer be able to consider your application for project assignments in our company.

Upon request, we will provide to you at any time information about the type and scope of the data about you we have stored. Please contact: Detecon International GmbH, Sternengasse 14–16, 50676 Cologne, is responsible within the sense of the German Federal Data Protection Act.

If you have any further questions about data protection at Detecon International GmbH, please contact:

Data control for the social media plug-ins used

Some of the websites include buttons for social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, etc.) that you can use to recommend the content of Detecon to your friends and family. To ensure you retain full control of the data, the used buttons provide direct contact between the respective social network and the visitor only once you actively click on the button (one-click solution).

When the social media plug-in is activated (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR), the following data can be forwarded to the social media provider: IP address, browser information, operating system, screen resolution, installed browser plug-ins (such as Adobe Flash Player), previous website if you followed a link (referrer), URL of the current website, etc...

The next time you visit the website, the social media plug-ins are again provided in the default disabled mode, thus ensuring that no data is transferred during a repeat visit to the website.

Further information on social media plug-ins is available at: and 1-Click Solution.


A cookie is a small packet of information which is transmitted between your browser and a Web site such as ours. We use cookies so that we can offer our services to you in a more individual form or to make the use of the Web site more convenient. Among other information, we save the parameters of your last visit to our Web site. In addition, some technical data such as browser type or Java Script status are saved so that access to our Web site is always ideal. However, we do not save any personal data such as your address or your name in our cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. If, however, you wish to visit the Web site without cookies, you can prevent the saving of cookies on your computer. You must simply select the setting “Block cookies” in your browser. However, blocking cookies may lead to limitations in the functioning of our site.

Usage Profile/Tracking: Google Analytics

This Web site utilizes Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze the way you use the Web site.

As a general rule, the information about your use of this Web site generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the IP anonymization has been enabled on this Web site, however, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within the member states of the European Union or within other states which have signed the treaty on the European Economic Area.

The complete IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated at that site only in exceptional cases. Acting on behalf of the operator of this Web site, Google uses the information to analyze your utilization of the Web site, to compile reports about the Web site activities, and to perform other services related to the utilization of the Web site and the Internet for the Web site operator. The IP address collected from your browser by Google Analytics is not combined with any other data from Google.

You can set your browser software to prevent the storage of the cookies. However, we wish to point out that you may not be able to utilize fully all of the functions of this Web site if you do so. In addition, you can prevent the reporting of the data generated by the cookie and related to your utilization of the Web site (including your IP address) to Google and Google’s dissemination of these data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at this link (

You will find more detailed information about the terms and conditions of use and data protection at and We wish to point out that Goggle Analytics has been supplemented on this Web site by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to guarantee the anonymized recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Additional information about IP anonymization in Google Analytics is available at

We use clickstream analysis to improve our websites constantly. The clickstream corresponds to your movement path on the websites. Analyzing the movement paths provides us with an insight into usage habits on our websites. This lets us identify possible structural errors in the websites and thus improve the websites so they are optimally tailored to your needs. Individual users are not identified at any time.

Data Security

All personal data are transmitted solely in encrypted form. The identity of the server is defined and it is protected from unauthorized access by third parties. Effective algorithms check whether the data have reached the correct recipient completely and unchanged.


Disclaimer / Legal Remarks

We make information available on our Web site which we regularly and carefully select and check. However, we expressly point out that we do not assume any warranties for the correctness and completeness or up-to-dateness of the information offered here. This applies in particular to any links on the site; we cannot accept any responsibility for their content.

The content of this Web site is protected by copyright, as is the design or the “look & feel” of the Web site. None of the retrievable contents here may be reproduced, printed, translated, processed in digital form, included in archives, or made accessible to third parties under a different URL without the express written consent of Detecon International GmbH. A link to this Web site may be set only if the displayed Detecon Web site becomes the sole content in the browser window.

The Detecon symbol is a registered trademark of Detecon International GmbH. Other application, product, or company designations may be trademarks or business references of third parties. The use of such trademarks and business references is not permitted unless the right to do so has been expressly granted beforehand by Detecon or the respective owner.

If you wish to contact us by e-mail, please keep in mind that the confidentiality of such measures cannot be guaranteed due to the general technical conditions on the Internet. E-mails can also be changed by third parties or be lost.



If you have any questions or remarks about our Web site, please contact:


Compliance and Code of Conduct

The key to company success lies in a Group-wide company culture that is characterized by integrity, ethics and personal responsibility. The ethical requirements that pertain to business operations and the workplace are becoming increasingly complex. Our Code of Conduct is the framework for guiding our behaviour.

Compliance means to adhering legal provisions, the Company's internal policies and ethical principles and is crucial for us. Detecon is integrated into the Compliance Management System of the Deutsche Telekom Group. Find more information in:

Information concerning violations of legal obligations or Detecon rules and regulations can be reported to the Deutsche Telekom Group Compliance Management through the Tell me! whistleblower portal.:

Achievement of targets for the proportion of women on supervisory boards, in senior management, and at the two management levels below senior management

Declaration regarding the determination and achievement of targets for the proportion of women on supervisory boards, in senior management, and at the two management levels below senior management pursuant to Section 36 and Section 52 (2) GmbHG [German Act Regarding Limited Liability Companies] at the end of the first implementation period. The German “Act for Equal Participation of Women and Men in Management Positions in Private Business and Civil Service” requires the setting at regular intervals of targets for the proportion of women on supervisory boards, in senior management, and at the two management levels below senior management as well as of deadlines for achieving these targets. A report on the results of the target achievement is supposed to be submitted upon the expiration of each deadline for achieving the targets.

The competent governing bodies have defined target values and deadlines for achieving these targets for Detecon International GmbH in compliance with these statutory requirements. The first deadline for achieving these targets has passed. The targets that were set and the report on achievement of the targets per the end of the first implementation period have been published and are accessible on the Internet site of Deutsche Telekom AG (



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General Terms of Contract (Allgemeine Vertragsbedingungen)

The General Terms of Contract (Allgemeine Vertragsbedingungen)  of Detecon International GmbH can be found here: AVBs

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