secunet Security Networks AG public procedure register

secunet Security Networks AG public procedure register in accordance with Article 4e of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG)

Pursuant to Article 4g of the BDSG, the representative for data protection must make the information provided in Points 1–8 of this document available in the public domain on request, in a suitable way, in accordance with Article 4e, Clause 1 of the BDSG. In this instance, we are immediately fulfilling this obligation and therefore do not require an individual request from you. 

Information with respect to the responsible authority (Article 4e, Clause 1, Nos. 1–3 of the BDSG)

1. Name of the responsible authority

secunet Security Networks AG

Commercial register: Essen District Court, HRB 13615

2. Management Board

Management Board: Dr Rainer Baumgart (Chairman), Axel Deininger, Thomas Pleines 

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Dr Peter Zattler

Head of IT: Dr Markus Müller

Privacy Officer: Dr Kay Rathke

3. Address of the responsible authority

secunet Security Networks AG

Kurfürstenstraße 58

45138 Essen, Germany

Tel. +49 (0) 201 5454-0

Information on the procedure for automated processing (Article 4e, Clause 1, Nos. 4–9 of the BDSG)

4. Intended purpose of recording, processing or using data

secunet Security Networks AG is one of the leading German providers of high-quality IT security. In close dialogue with its customers – companies, public authorities and international organisations – secunet develops high-performance products and advanced IT security solutions. At secunet, more than 350 experts focus on areas such as cryptography (SINA), e-government, business security and automotive security.

Personal data is recorded, processed and used solely for the purposes stated above.

5. Description of the affected groups of people and the associated data or data categories

  • Internal employee or company data for fulfilling the purposes named under No. 4
  • Personal data as part of administration and development
  • Customer and supplier data as part of contract fulfilment
  • Address data for shareholders, interested parties, press representatives and other persons associated with the company


6. Entities in categories of recipients to whom data can be communicated

  • Public sector entities if there are legal specifications that take precedence
  • External entities and internal company departments that are required for fulfilling the purposes named under No. 4
  • External contractors in accordance with Article 11 of the BDSG


7. Standard deadlines for data deletion

Following expiry of the retention obligations and periods specified by the legislator or supervisory authorities, the corresponding data is routinely deleted. If data is not affected by this, it will be deleted if the purposes named under No. 4 no longer apply.

8. Planned data transfer to third-party states

Data is transmitted to authorities, customers and suppliers in different countries pursuant to the above-mentioned international guidelines, in order to transact processes within the business objective.

secunet Security Networks AG

Privacy Officer