Our website also includes embedded map content from Google LLC’s Google Maps service via an API. To be able to display this content in your browser, Google must receive your IP address and location data, since it would otherwise be unable to deliver this embedded content. The IP will be send to a Google Server in the US. When you visit our website, you will be informed in our so-called cookie banner about the use of Google Maps by referring to this data protection information. If you consent to the processing, click on this cookie category and thereby give your consent as a legal basis in accordance with Art. 6 para 1 lit. a) GDPR. In accordance with Art. 49 para 1 lit a GDPR you also give your consent to your data being processed in the USA. The USA is considered by the European Court of Justice to be a country with an inadequate level of data protection according to EU standards. In particular, there is a risk that your data may be processed by US authorities for control and monitoring purposes, probably without the possibility of legal recourse.
Children should not submit personal information to RWE Gas Storage West websites without the consent of the parent or guardian. RWE Gas Storage West encourages all parents and guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of personal data on the Internet. In any event, RWE Gas Storage West will not knowingly collect, use, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information about children in any way.
RWE Gas Storage West takes precautions to ensure the security of your personal information. Your data is conscientiously protected against loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unauthorized access or disclosure.
Links to other websites
Sending of newsletters
We offer you the option of subscribing to our newsletters on our website. If you have given your consent to receive the respective newsletter, we use your e-mail address and, we use your e-mail address as well as your first name and surname to send (customised where possible) information about the RWE Gas Storage West. We store and process these data for the purpose of sending the newsletter.
Newsletters contain information about RWE Gas Storage West. The current newsletters are especially as follows:
- Newsletter In dialogue – general information about RWE Gas Storage West
- Newsletter Auctions
- Newsletter Maintenance/REMIT
The legal basis for the aforementioned data processing is your consent in accordance with Article 6 Para 1 lit. a) of the GDPR.
We use the double opt-in procedure to ensure that no errors are made when the e-mail address is entered. Once you have entered your e-mail address in the registration field we will send you a confirmation link. Your e-mail address will only be saved in our mailing list after you have clicked on this confirmation link.
You can revoke your consent to receiving the relevant newsletter with future effect at any time, e.g. by unsubscribing from the newsletter on our website. You can find the link to the unsubscription page at the end of each newsletter. The lawfulness of the processing of your personal data remains unaffected by revocation up until the time of revocation.
If external processors are appointed to send the newsletter, they shall be bound by contract in accordance with Article 28 of the GDPR.
Options of making contact
RWE Gas Storage West processes your personal data for the purpose of making contact with you. You have the option of contact us via the contact details provided on our websites.
When you contact us via mail or phone, the personal details voluntarily supplied by you are saved. They are stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry, contacting you or, with your consent, used for marketing purposes.
Your personal data will be automatically deleted 1 year after your contact request has been answered and there is no further burden of proof or statutory requirement to retain the information.
Third parties and contracted agencies
Your personal data will also be used by other companies contracted to undertake work for RWE Gas Storage West ("contracted agencies"). This may include both companies within the RWE Group and external companies. This includes in particular IT-service provider.
The contracted agencies have been commissioned by RWE Gas Storage West to undertake the work and are obliged to observe the same data protection and data security standards as RWE Gas Storage West. This obligation includes the stipulation that such service providers only receive the data required to carry out the contracted work in each case.
Questions and Annotations
As a user of our website you have the right to receive information about your saved personal data and the reason of the data process in case any personal data is collected through the website. In case of personal data collection, you can have your collected personal data corrected, blocked or deleted. For these purposes or if you have any questions or comments concerning the data privacy of RWE Gas Storage West you are welcome to contact us citing the reference ‘data privacy RWE Gas Storage West’ under firstname.lastname@example.org.