As of Feb. 8th 2018
1. Name of the responsible body
PSYMA GROUP AG
Psyma Research+Consulting GmbH
Psyma Health & CARE GmbH
2. Owners, management boards, managing directors or other managers appointed in accordance with the law or company regulations, and the persons in charge of data processing
Board of Directors PSYMA GROUP AG:
Bernd Wachter, Dr. Frank Knapp
Managing Directors Psyma Research+Consulting GmbH:
Christina Eisenschmid, Dieter Gabsteiger, Dr. Frank Knapp, Thomas Kolbeck
Managing Directors Psyma Health & CARE GmbH:
Dr. Hubertus Meixner, Marian Mihelic
Data Protection Officer PSYMA GROUP AG:
3. Address of the responsible body
PSYMA GROUP AG
Fliedersteig 15 - 17
Tel. +49 (0)911 99574-0
Psyma Research+Consulting GmbH:
Nuernberger Str. 103
91207 Lauf a. d. Pegnitz
Nymphenburger Str. 14
Psyma Health & CARE GmbH:
4. Purpose of the data collection, processing or use
The collection, processing or use of data is carried out for the business purpose of market and social research.
Secondary aims are
- Personnel data management
- Applicant data management
- Supplier data management
- Client / prospect data management
5. Description of the category or categories of data subject and of the data or categories of data relating to them
To fulfill the intended purposes, data of the following groups of people will be collected, processed and used:
- Survey participants (personal data such as name and address will only be collected and processed in surveys if the participants disclose them to us at their own request, e.g. for participation in incentive programs or administering incentives. Additionally the IT address for quality assurance, communication, IT security).
- Personnel (staff management)
- Applicants (applicant management)
- Clients, prospects, suppliers (contact data, relevant business communication)
- Visitors to Psyma websites (connection & login data)
Data subjects may contact as at no charge in accordance with GDPR for questions regarding the collection, processing or usage of their personal data. This also includes – where applicable, justified and this claim does not conflict with a statutory retention obligation or other rights – the right to rectification, data portability, erasure, restriction or objection of a given consent. Likewise, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
To exercise their rights, data subjects are asked to contact the responsible body.
6. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data might be disclosed
Generally, no personal data is handed on to the client of our market research projects. Personal data stated in the survey will only be used by Psyma for statistical purposes. The survey outcomes are anonymous and will be processed anonymously.
Personal data of the secondary aims is used by internal special departments only for carrying out the respective secondary aims. Other recipients of personal data can be external agents (e.g. for interview invitation or sending incentives). These agents will be contractually obligated to not pass on the personal data to any third party, to only use the data for the specific purposes, e.g. processing of incentives, and to erase it directly afterwards.
7. Standard data retention periods
Personal data will be erased after the loss of appropriation and according to the statutory deletion deadlines.
In the case of participants in surveys, this is usually the distribution of incentives or the closure of the market research project plus a certain qualifying period (for example, for questions regarding the incentive).
8. Plans to transfer data to third countries
No data transfer to third parties in third countries beyond Psyma Group AG.
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