Privacy Statement (US)

This privacy statement was last changed on 30 November 2023, last checked on 30 November 2023, and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United States.

In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  • we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;
  • we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;
  • we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep of you, please contact us.

1. Purpose and categories of data

We may collect or receive personal information for a number of purposes connected with our business operations which may include the following: (click to expand)

2. Disclosure practices

We disclose personal information if we are required by law or by a court order, in response to a law enforcement agency, to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information, or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety.

If our website or organisation is taken over, sold, or involved in a merger or acquisition, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and will be passed on to the new owners.

3. How we respond to Do Not Track signals & Global Privacy Control

Our website responds to and supports the Do Not Track (DNT) header request field. If you turn DNT on in your browser, those preferences are communicated to us in the HTTP request header, and we will not track your browsing behavior.

4. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy on our Cookie Policy (US) webpage. 

5. Security

We are committed to the security of personal data. We take appropriate security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. This ensures that only the necessary persons have access to your data, that access to the data is protected, and that our security measures are regularly reviewed.

6. Third-party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites connected by links on our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend you read the privacy statements of these websites prior to making use of these websites.

7. Amendments to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement. It is recommended that you consult this privacy statement regularly in order to be aware of any changes. In addition, we will actively inform you wherever possible.

8. Accessing and modifying your data

If you have any questions or want to know which personal data we have about you, please contact us. Please make sure to always clearly state who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not modify or delete any data of the wrong person. We shall provide the requested information only upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request. You can contact us by using the information below. You have the following rights:

8.1 You have the following rights with respect to your personal data

  1. You may submit a request for access to the data we process about you.
  2. You may object to the processing.
  3. You may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you.
  4. You may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant, or to ask to restrict the processing of the data.

9. Children

Our website is not designed to attract children and it is not our intent to collect personal data from children under the age of consent in their country of residence. We therefore request that children under the age of consent do not submit any personal data to us.

10. Contact details

Softnoise GmbH
Wilhelm-Brand-Str. 7
D-44141 Dortmund

Phone number: +49 (0) 231 42711 71


Softnoise GmbH (hereinafter Softnoise), filed in the trade register under number 00000000, is responsible for the processing of personal data as rendered in this privacy statement.

Personal data that we process

Softnoise attaches great value to protecting the privacy of its customers, applicants and visitors. The information gathered and processed by Softnoise is therefore handled and protected with the utmost care. We process your personal data in keeping with European legislation. The following personal data are involved:
  • First name and family name
  • Gender
  • Job title
  • Address
  • E-mail address and telephone number
  • Details of your activities on our website
  • Other personal data actively provided by you in correspondence or by telephone.

Why we process personal data

Softnoise processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you yourself have provided the information. We process personal data for the following purposes:
  • to offer our service provision
  • for purposes associated with our service provision, including the conducting of administration, recruitment and the selection of personnel; management of IT systems; security; compliance with legal obligations; and the filing and handling of requests and complaints
  • marketing and communication, including display facilities, management and improvement of this website, the sending of newsletters and the organisation of meetings.
Softnoise does not keep personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to realise the goals for which the data has been gathered.

Sharing of personal data with third parties

Softnoise does not sell personal data to third parties and shall furnish them only if this will be required for the execution of our agreement with you or to meet a legal obligation. We do conclude data processing agreements with businesses who process your data by our order, but always ensure a consistent level of protection and confidentiality of your data.

Perusal, alteration or removal of personal data

You have the right to peruse, correct or remove your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data, if any, or to object to the processing of your personal data by Softnoise.


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