Data Protection & Confidentiality

business factors processes personal data submitted during registration, preparation and implementation of an event, always in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Personal data can also be legitimately obtained and processed from publicly accessible sources. Relevant personal data are personal details (name, job title, address and other contact details), but also information on thematic focal points of the work environment, areas of interest or comparable data of the participant, which are available as part of the preparation for business factors. The processing of personal data (Art. 4 No. 2 GDPR) takes place for the provision of event services as well as all activities required for operation and administration. Within business factors, those departments receive data that they need to fulfill their contractual obligations. Contractors employed by us who are obliged to comply with data protection regulations can also receive data for these purposes. These are companies such as suppliers for event services, the printing industry, logistics, sales and marketing. Personal data is processed and stored for the duration of the business relationship, which also includes, for example, the initiation and processing of a contract, but also the renewed contact. Every person concerned has the right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to correction according to Art. 16 GDPR, the right to deletion according to Art. 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 GDPR and the right to data portability from Art. 20 GDPR. The restrictions according to Sections 34 and 35 BDSG apply to the right to information and the right to erasure. There is also a right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 BDSG). As part of our business relationship, only those personal data must be made available that are necessary for the establishment, implementation and termination of participation or for contacting the participants during and after an event. business factors does not use automated decision-making in accordance with Art. 22 GDPR to justify and implement participation.

Our data protection officer can be reached at business factors Deutschland GmbH, data protection officer, Tauentzienstr. 15, 10789 Berlin, 030-7676552-95,

Information on the right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR is available at

business factors has the right to use image and / or sound recordings made by itself or by third parties during a business factors event for advertising and public relations purposes. If a participant wants to be made unrecognizable (pixelation of the face), this must be communicated to business factors at the latest two weeks after becoming aware of it.