Privacy Policy

Data Privacy Statement

Skeyos GmbH

  1. Data Privacy Statement

This privacy policy applies to the B2B marketplace Skeyos (“Skeyos”) provided by Skeyos GmbH, Weg beim Jaeger 193, 22335 Hamburg, Germany (“Skeyos GmbH”, “we” or “us”), and is intended to inform Users about the collecting and processing of their personal data.

The data controller in the sense of the European data protection laws is Skeyos GmbH.

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

If you have comments or questions, any concerns or a complaint regarding the collection and use of your personal data, please feel free to contact our data protection officer Ms. Dr. Kirchberg-Lennartz at the following email address: ed.hl1582911988d@ztu1582911988hcsne1582911988tad1582911988

  1. Scope, purpose and legal basis for the processing of personal data

In the following situations we collect and use personal data directly from our users or from other sources (as shown below):

2.1. Provision of the website and creation of Logfiles

If you use Skeyos as a Supplier or a Purchaser, we will automatically collect data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data (“technical information”) is collected:

  • IP address of the network from which the online service is accessed,
  • Date and time of request,
  • Size of transferred data,
  • URI of the accessed data,
  • Operating system and information regarding the internet browser used, including add-ons,
  • HTTP Response Status Code


The data is also stored in the logfiles of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

We collect and use this technical information for the purposes of (network) security (e.g. to be able to combat cyber-attacks), marketing and to better understand the requirements of our users, as well as continuously improve our website to allow the user to reliably access the website.

The storage in Logfiles is done to ensure the functionality of the website. We also use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the safety of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and Logfiles is Article 6 (1) lit. F GDPR.

Logfiles will be stored for a longer period of time and might be transferred to investigating authorities if they are needed as evidence if an incident took place. They will be subject to restriction of processing upon the final clearance of the matter.

We also collect data relating to your transactions as well as other data you enter or give us in any other way by using Skeyos. Furthermore, if you use Skeyos some information will be accessible for other users of Skeyos, e.g. like your company and real name.

2.1.1. Usage of Cookies

Skeyos makes use of so-called Cookies. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. If a website is accessed again the internet browser sends the information in the Cookie back and enables the recognition of User. Some Cookies will be deleted at the end of the browser session, other Cookies will be deleted after a stated term.

You can prevent Cookies from being installed by changing the settings on your browser software accordingly. Please note that by blocking Cookies you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of Skeyos.

Skeyos only uses Cookies which are mandatory for the provision of Skeyos.

Skeyos uses following Cookies from Google Analytics in order to receive information about User behavior and thereby to be able to improve the application:

Cookie nameExpiration timeDescription
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish Users
_gat24 hoursUsed to distinguish Users
_gid10 minutesUsed to throttle request rate
session-tokenSessionUsed to store user session information (username, user account type, session expiration date, unique session identifier)
permissionsSessionUsed to remember which parts of the site the logged in user has access to
regional-settingSessionUsed to remember chosen locale for the logged in user
settingsSessionUsed to remember miscellaneous user account settings


2.1.2. Tracking-Tools

Skeyos uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc 1600, Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘Cookies’. These are text files that are saved on your computer and allow your usage of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of Skeyos (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatories of the agreement in the European economic zone. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website operator Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google assures, that it will not merge your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent Cookies from being saved through a corresponding setting in your browser software; nevertheless, we would like to point out that you will not be able to use all functions of this website completely. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data created by the Cookie related to your usage on the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google if you download and install the browser plugin available under the following link:

You can read more about Google Analytics Privacy Statement under

The legal basis for the use of the listed tools is our legitimate interest in accordance with article 6 (1) lit. F GDPR for the purpose of increasing the efficiency of our website and (direct) marketing.

2.1.3. Social Plugins

Skeyos does not use social plugins.

2.2. Use of the services offered on our website

On our website we offer a variety of different services. To be able to provide this, we must collect and process personal data of the user or of our customer.

2.2.1. When ordering our newsletter

On our website, you have the possibility to subscribe to our free of charge newsletter. When registering for the newsletter, the following data from the input form is transmitted to us and processed:

  • Email address
  • Surname, name, title
  • Phone, mobile phone and fax number
  • Date and time of registration


During the registration process, your consent will be obtained for the processing of the data and we will refer to this privacy policy.

We process your data in connection with the newsletter to send you messages that inform you about interesting topics from Skeyos. In addition, we also process and use the email address you have entered to send you personalized offers in connection with the newsletter.

In regards of the dispatch of the newsletter, we use the services of Newsletter2Go GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany. For these purposes, there will be personal data saved and processed on behalf of Newsletter2Go GmbH. Order data processing is limited to Germany. The data will not be passed on to any other third parties in connection with the data processing for the sending of newsletters. The data will only be used to send the newsletter. For the sending of our newsletter we need your consent. We use the so-called “double-opt-in” method. You will receive a welcome message after registration. In this you will be asked to click a link. Only after this click your email address is enabled for receiving emails. For more information, refer to the data protection and data security concept of Newsletter2Go GmbH under

Should a link from the newsletter lead you to our websites, you also give us permission to process and use your IP address, as well as geo-data, web beacons or similar technologies to check whether the offers submitted to you have met your requirements.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after notification to the newsletter by the user is in the presence of a consent of the user art. 6 para. 1 lit. A GDPR.

2.2.2. Statistical evaluations

It is not excluded that your data for the evaluation of the preferences of our members (“Statistical evaluation”) will be evaluated in a data warehouse for purposes of interest-oriented marketing, individual approach and the continuous optimization of our business processes. We use this processing to gain a better understanding of what our customers expect from us and to be able to provide them with personalized communications. In addition, these evaluations help us to detect fraud, revision, and ensure security, which is why we carry out this processing to safeguard our legitimate interests, article 6 (1) lit. F GDPR.

2.3. Our legitimate interests in the processing of personal data

If Art. 6 (1) lit. F GDPR is the legal basis for the processing, our legitimate interests are in addition to the purposes listed above:

  • The protection of the company against material or intangible damage
  • Professionalism (of our products and services)
  • Cost optimization (control and minimization)


2.4. Further processing obligations

If we are legally obligated to do so, we process personal data to comply with commercial or tax-related retention obligations or to comply with security law requirements (e.g. § 7 LuftSiG). For more information about retention periods, see “Duration of storage.”

2.5. Obligation to indicate personal data

For legally stipulated or contractual requirements, we have identified in the entry masks on our website the respective input fields, which must be filled out by you, in order to be able to provide the desired contract or service.

  1. Duration of data processing

Your personal data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the aforementioned purposes. In this case, personal data may be stored for the period in which claims against Skeyos can be asserted (statutory limitation period of three to thirty years). Furthermore, personal data is stored as far as and as long as Skeyos is legally obliged to do so. Appropriate evidence and retention obligations arise, inter alia, from the Commercial Code, the tax code and the Money Laundering Act. The storage periods thereafter amount to up to ten years.

4. Right of objection under Art. 21 GDPR

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object against the processing of the personal data relating to you at any time, which is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. (e) or (f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The person responsible no longer processes personal data relating to you, unless he can prove compelling reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the enforcement, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If the personal data relating to you is processed to operate direct advertising, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of the personal data relating to you for such advertising; This also applies to profiling as far as it is related to such direct advertising.

If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data relating to you will no longer be processed for these purposes.

In connection with the use of information society services, irrespective of Directive 2002/58/EC, you have the possibility to exercise your right of objection by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.

  1.  Transfer of personal data to third parties

In order to be able to offer you our products and services based on our contractual obligations or according to our legitimate interests, we may have to pass on your personal data to third parties.

We may transfer data which has been rendered anonymous to third parties for statistical purposes.

Additionally, personal data might be transferred to third parties if we are obliged to transfer the data by statutory provisions or by an enforceable order of a court or an administrative authority.

We reserve the right to appoint external service providers for the collection and use of personal data. These service providers will only have access to data they need for the performance of their services. Service providers will generally be appointed as commissioned data processors which are only allowed to process the personal data according to our instructions.

Third parties can be categorized as follows:

Service Provider

  • IT
  • Payment
  • Logistics
  • Marketing


In this case, personal data may be transmitted to third countries or to international organizations. For your protection and the protection of your personal data, appropriate guarantees are provided for such data transfers in accordance with the legal requirements (in particular the application of EU standard contractual clauses) or there is a adequacy decision adopted by the EU Commission (Art. 45 GDPR).

For information on EU standard contractual clauses, see

The EU Commission provides the appropriate information under on its decisions on adequacy.

You can also request a copy of the security precautions used at moc.s1582911988oyeks1582911988@atad1582911988.

In addition, we are legally obligated to provide personal data to German and international authorities, article 6 (1) lit. C GDPR in conjunction with local and international regulations and agreements.

  1. Rights of the data subject

For Skeyos it is an important concern to make our handling processes fair and transparent. Therefore, it is important to us, that the affected persons may, besides the right to object, exercise the following rights:

  • Right of access, Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right of rectification, Art. 16 GDPR
  • Right of erasure (“right to be forgotten”), Art. 17 GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR
  • Right of data portability, Art. 20 GDPR

To exercise your right, you can contact us via moc.s1582911988oyeks1582911988@atad1582911988. To process your application and for identification purposes, we would like to point out that we process your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR.

In addition, you may file a complaint with your local data protection authority or with the data protection authority competent for us. This is:

Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI)

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 22, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

Tel.: +49 40/42854-4040

E-Fax: +49 40/4 279-11811

E-Mail: ed.gr1582911988ubmah1582911988.ztuh1582911988csnet1582911988ad@xo1582911988bliam1582911988


You have the right of access to your personal data and – if certain prerequisites are present – also to correction, to erasure, to limitation of the data processing and – starting at 25 May 2018 – a right to data portability.

In case you gave us your consent for the processing of data you may withdraw your consent at any time. Please address your request to: moc.s1582911988oyeks1582911988@atad1582911988. Please note that you might also be able to correct your data in Skeyos yourself.

  1. Consent

If you have given us permission to process your personal data, we hereby remind you that you can revoke this consent at any time. If you have given your consent on this website, please visit the page on which you have given the original consent to revoke your consent in the settings. If you have given us your consent for the newsletter, you can revoke it via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter itself.

In all other cases or if you have problems on this website to revoke your consent, you can contact us via moc.s1582911988oyeks1582911988@atad1582911988.

Please note that the consent you have revoked will only have an effect for the future and will not affect the legality of the processing in the past. In some cases, despite your revocation, we are entitled to process your personal data on a different legal basis e.g. for the fulfilment of a contract.

  1. Disclaimer and limits of this privacy policy

This privacy policy only refers to the processing of the website and its subdomains. Other websites are not covered by these data protection notices and provide their own specific data protection information.

Last modification: 27 June 2019