Conditions of participation

Registration

After successful registration using our online registration option, each participant will receive corresponding e-mail confirmation. We reserve the right, in accordance with the objectives of the event, to give preferential treatment to representatives of enterprises over other groups of persons.

The participant details of the startups will be forwarded to an expert jury made up of committees from Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg and the VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) for assessment and selection. In the event of uncertainties, applicants will be contacted by members of the jury. Data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) b) of the GDPR. You are required to enter the personal data that is necessary for us to prepare and conduct the event with you. Without this data, we will not be able to process your request or fulfil the contract. Without providing us with this information, it may not be possible to process your request.

We erase the data when it is no longer necessary for the purposes pursued by us and where no other legal basis applies. If the latter applies, the data shall be erased when the other legal basis no longer exists.

Consent

If you have granted consent for specific purposes, these purposes shall be determined by the content specified in said consent.

Data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) a) of the GDPR. In cases where you are required to provide data in this regard, you shall be explicitly advised of this. Without providing us with this information, we may not be able to comply with the request requiring this consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to the withdrawal thereof.

We erase the data when it is no longer required for the purposes pursued by us or if you have withdrawn consent and no other legal basis applies. If the latter applies, the data shall be erased when the other legal basis no longer exists.

Recipient of personal data

  1. Internal recipients

Only those persons who require it for the purposes specified under Section 3 have access.

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  1. External recipients

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties unless it is required for processing and handling your request, another legal permission exists or where you have given us your consent.

External recipients may be:

  1. a) processors

External service providers employed by us for the provision of services, for example in the areas of technical infrastructure and maintenance or the provision of content relevant to agreements or contracts. These processors are carefully selected by us and undergo regular monitoring to ensure that your personal data continues to be protected. The service providers are permitted to use the data solely for the purposes specified by us.

  1. b) public authorities

The authorities and other state institutions, such as e.g. public prosecutors, the courts or the tax authorities, to whom we are obliged to disclose personal data for compelling legal reasons.

  1. c) other bodies

Cooperation partners to whom the data is transferred on grounds of consent or a legal basis, for example, trade fair companies, standardisation and research institutions, congress and event management organisations, national and international trade association organisations, etc.

Cancellation/representation

Cancellation is possible at any time in writing (by post, e-mail or fax) to the coordination office of Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg.

Photos and video recordings

We explicitly point out that image and sound material in the form of photos and video recordings shall be created during our events by persons and service providers appointed or accredited by us.

Upon your participation, Allianz Industrie 4.0 is granted the right, without any special remuneration, to create image recordings on the occasion of this event and to use or allow the use of these recordings in audio-visual media (e.g. Internet Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg, social media, Twitter, Facebook) and in print media (e.g. VDMA news). The image recordings will be used during the event in social media (VDMA channels of Twitter and Facebook).

The recordings are intended to document the event as such, as well as the participation of individual persons. The recordings shall be created for the purpose of reporting on the event and for press and public relations work. Startup pitches shall be filmed in particular, enabling all participants and interested companies that were unable to take part to gain an overview of the respectively presented service portfolios. For recordings outside the recorded pitches where the focus is on individual persons, participants have the right and the opportunity at all times to inform the photographer or videographer that they do not wish to be recorded. If informed, we would be happy to check whether publication can be prevented in individual cases.

Based on their participation or involvement, we assume that event participants or other persons involved have provided their consent for the creation and publication of the recordings for the purposes of communication.

By participating, the event participators declare consent to image and sound recordings as well as the use and publication of such recordings for the purpose of making public reports on the event or advertising our range of services on our websites. If a participant is registered by a third person, this person is obliged to point out these provisions to the participant they have registered.

We store the data for the time required for the purposes of processing.

More detailed information on your individual rights as well as general information on the handling of your personal data can be found at

www.vdma.org/datenschutz.

House rules

LBW Wealth Management GmbH or their appointed employees exercise the house rules. Their instructions must be complied with.

Applicable law, place of fulfilment, place of jurisdiction

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to the entire legal relationship between LBW Wealth Management GmbH, their employees, vicarious agents or assistants, and the participant. The interpretation of the German version of the Participation Requirements and house rules shall be solely decisive in the event that the English version differs.

The place of fulfilment is Ludwigsburg.

The place of jurisdiction for both contractual partners is Stuttgart Local Court or the Stuttgart District Court, insofar as the participant is a business person, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law or does not have a general place of jurisdiction within Germany.

Ancillary agreements, severability clause

Ancillary agreements shall only be legally binding if they are made or confirmed in writing.

These Participation Requirements or, respectively, this contract shall also remain valid if individual provisions prove to be invalid. The provision in question shall be replaced by one that comes closest to the originally intended commercial purpose.

Rights of the persons affected

As the person whose data is being processed, you have recourse to a number of rights. In detail:

  • Right to information

You have the right to obtain information about the personal data stored by us relating to you.

  • Right of rectification and erasure

You have the right to request the rectification of incorrect data and – insofar as the legal prerequisites are fulfilled – the erasure of your data.

  • Restriction of processing:

You have the right – insofar as the legal prerequisites are fulfilled – to request that we restrict the processing of your data.

  • Data portability

If you have provided us with data on the basis of an agreement and/or a contract or consent, you can request, if you have the legal grounds to do so, that you receive the data that you have provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or that we transmit this to another controller.

  • Withdrawal of consent:

If you have provided us with consent to process your data, you may withdraw this at any time with future effect. The lawfulness of processing your data up until such withdrawal shall remain unaffected hereby.

  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority:

You can also lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that your data has been processed in breach of the applicable law. To this end, you may contact the data protection officer who is responsible for your city or your state or the data protection authorities responsible for us.

Rights to object

Objections to data processing on the legal basis of “legitimate interest”:

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data by us if this is on the legal basis of “legitimate interest”. If you do avail yourself of this right to object, we shall no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate – according to the statutory provisions – compelling legitimate grounds for continuing processing that override your rights.

Objections to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising:

We process personal data on the legal basis of “legitimate interest” also for direct marketing purposes. You have the right to object to this processing at any time.

How to contact us and exercising your rights:

You may contact us, free of charge, if you have any questions regarding your personal data, your rights as a data subject and any consent that may have been granted. Please contact datenschutz@vdma.org or the parties specified under Section 1 above to exercise any of the aforementioned rights. Please ensure we are able to unambiguously identify you personally.

Last updated

The current version of these Participation Requirements, Version 1.0 applies. Last updated [16/10/2018].