Privacy policy

Thank you for your interest in our homepage and in our company. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adhere to the data protection regulations. Below you will find more detailed information about how we process your data. We reserve the right to adapt this privacy policy at any time due to legal or technical developments.

Responsible for data processing is:
adesso orange AG
Robert-Henseling-Str. 11
31789 Hameln (Germany)

Contact details of our data protection officer:
Julius Hüttmann
adesso AG
Adessoplatz 1
44269 Dortmund (Germany)

We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done, as far as possible, on the basis of separate consent. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. Insofar as Internet pages and/or services of other providers are accessible or linked via our website, we are not responsible for their contents and in particular their handling under data protection law.


Purposes and legal basis of your data

We process your personal data for the following purposes and based on the following legal grounds:

In the context of your consent (Art. 6(1) GDPR):

If you have given us consent to process your personal data, processing will only take place for the purposes and to the extent agreed in the declaration of consent. You can revoke your consent free of charge at any time with effect for the future. The revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

To safeguard legitimate interests (Art. 6(1) GDPR):
We process your data in our legitimate interest for the following purposes:
Marketing in connection with own products and services
You can object to the data processing under the conditions of Art. 21 GDPR.


Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at any time to free information about your personal data stored by us, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as in certain constellations a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. The data you provide will be stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of processing. You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent and to demand the deletion of your data.

Please note that we cannot always delete your data directly and that the accuracy of the request must be checked, as there may be further legal retention periods or bases for processing the data.
You can contact us at any time at the address for this purpose and for further questions on the subject of personal data.



The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is evaluated in abbreviated, anonymised form for statistical purposes without the possibility of combining it with other data and, if necessary, for the purpose of preventing misuse. After the evaluation has been completed, this data is also deleted.

Contact form and right of objection

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact details you have provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries. We do not pass on this data without your consent. The data transmission to us is encrypted.

You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time by sending a simple message to with effect for the future.


We use technical and organisational security measures in order to protect your data processed by us or on our behalf against manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons. We strive to continuously adapt and improve our security measures in line with technological developments.

Further questions and information

Upon request, we will inform you whether and, if so, which personal data we have stored about you. If you have any further questions about data protection on this website, please write to us at and we will try to answer your questions.

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. Cookies do not contain any programs and cannot place any malicious code on your computer. When a user accesses a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again. Our cookies do not contain any personal data, so your privacy is protected. Depending on the respective type of cookie and the possibility of assigning a cookie to an IP address, it is possible to establish a personal reference to the user. We do not make such an assignment or IP addresses are anonymised immediately in order to exclude such an assignment. If cookies are used that allow personal reference, we obtain your consent to such use within the framework of a cookie banner (see objection and removal option).

Analysis cookies

We use analysis cookies (also known as session cookies) to analyse the surfing behaviour of users on our web and/or online offers for the purpose of advertising, market research or the needs-based design of our offers. Such an analysis may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Frequency of page views
  • Use of website functions such as forms
  • Visiting time
  • Entered search terms
  • Number of sessions
  • Origin of the visitors
  • Bounce rate
  • Pages per session
  • Browser and operating system

The data about users collected in this way is anonymised by technical precautions. It is then no longer possible to allocate the data to the calling user.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using analysis cookies is, insofar as the possibility of establishing a personal reference to the user exists, in the case of consent of the user, Art. 6. (1) GDPR. If analysis cookies are used to create pseudonymous evaluations, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (protection of legitimate interests) or § (15) (3) Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG).


Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies that are not provided by our web servers but by third-party providers. This includes, for example, the integration of the “Like” button. When this is clicked, Facebook places its “own” cookie in the user’s browser. Third-party cookies can never be searched and/or evaluated by us.

The third-party providers are solely responsible for the use of such cookies; there is no possibility for us to influence their use and processing.


Data deletion and storage period

Cookies are stored on the respective end device of the user (smart device/PC) and transmitted from there to our websites. A distinction is made between so-called permanent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are stored for the duration of a browser session and deleted when the browser is closed. Permanent cookies are not deleted when the respective browser session is closed, but are stored on the user’s end device for a longer period of time.


Possibility of objection and removal

When calling up our website, users are informed by an information banner about the use of cookies and referred to this data protection declaration (hereinafter also referred to as “cookie banner”). The cookie banner is also used to obtain the user’s consent to the processing of personal data used in this context.

As a user, you have full control over the use and storage of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can generally deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies. You can delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all the functions of the website to their full extent. For more information on the use of cookies, see or

You can object to the use of cookies to create pseudonymous usage profiles (see above for analysis cookies) at any time with effect for the future; you can exercise your right of objection via the info banner or via the aforementioned settings options of your browser.


Web analysis

In order to optimise our websites and adapt them to the changing habits and technical requirements of our users, we use tools for so-called web analysis. We measure, for example, which elements are visited by users, whether the information they are looking for is easy to find, etc. This information only becomes interpretable and meaningful when a larger group of users is viewed. For this purpose, the collected data is aggregated, i.e. combined into larger units.

We can adapt the design of pages or optimise content if, for example, we find that a relevant proportion of visitors are using new technologies or cannot find an existing piece of information or find it difficult to find.

We carry out the following analyses or use the following web analysis tools on our web and online offers:

Log data analysis

Log data is used for analysis purposes exclusively on an anonymous basis; in particular, it is not linked to personal data of the user and/or to an IP address or a cookie. Such an analysis of log data is thus not subject to the data protection provisions of the GDPR.


Piwik PRO Marketing Suite

Piwik PRO Marketing Suite is an analytics and customer data platform. We use Piwik to collect first-party data about website visitors based on cookies, IP numbers and so-called browser fingerprints; we create user profiles based on browsing history and calculate metrics related to website usage, such as bounce rate, intensity of visits, page views, etc. We use Piwik to collect data about website visitors based on cookies, IP numbers and so-called browser fingerprints. Piwik is hosted on Microsoft Azure infrastructure in the Netherlands and data is stored for a period of 2 years for raw data and 3 years for aggregated data in reports. (Purpose of data processing: analysis, conversion tracking based on your consent, legal basis: Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR)


Privacy policy for the use of Hubspot

We use the Hubspot software on our website. The purpose of the use is the analysis for the continuous improvement of our online marketing activities. HubSpot, Inc. (25 First Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA) is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield and is therefore committed to complying with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. Our website is linked to Hubspot via an API (interface).

Web beacons are used and cookies are set which are stored on your computer. These enable an analysis of your use of our website.

The following information is stored:

  • IP-Address
  • geographical location
  • Browser type
  • Duration of the visit
  • Pages accessed
  • Websites through which you have reached our website

You can refuse the use of cookies in your browser settings.
We also create marketing websites on Hubspot Inc. servers. These web pages allow visitors to learn more about our company, download content, and submit contact or other demographic information. This information is stored and maintained on Hubspot Inc. service provider servers. This information can be used to contact you if you are interested in our services. Hubspot has no direct relationship with you or your personal data that is processed.

In addition, HubSpot collects the data entered by the user when the user uses the following areas:

  • Comment function in the blog
  • Contact forms
  • Webinar registration
  • Chat
  • Event registration

For more information on how Hubspot works, please see the privacy policy of Hubspot Inc. to be found:


Advertising and social media

Use of personal data for advertising and marketing purposes

Your personal data will only be used for the purpose of advertising and/or marketing if you have given your consent (Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR) or if there is another legal basis that allows advertising and/or marketing even without consent.


Privacy policy for the use of Google AdWords

We use the services of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House Barrow Street Dublin Ireland (“Google”) on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR). GDPR) the services of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

We use the online advertising programme “Google AdWords” on our website and in this context conversion tracking (visit action evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. When you click on an ad placed by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognise that you have clicked on the ad and have been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no possibility that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers.

The information obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information that personally identifies users. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1). (f) GDPR from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the effect and efficiency of this advertising.

You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR at any time. To do this, you can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. They will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

Furthermore, you can deactivate personalised advertising for you in the Google advertising settings. You can find instructions on how to do this under

Further information and Google’s privacy policy can be found under the following links:


Privacy policy for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing Xing functions is accessed, a connection to Xing servers is established. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored in the process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behaviour evaluated.

For more information on data protection and the Xing Share button, please see Xing’s privacy policy under

Privacy policy for the use of Kununu

Our websites use the “Kununu” button of the social network Kununu, which is operated by Kununu GmbH, Fischhof 3 Top 7, A – 1010 Vienna, Austria. These buttons allow you to establish a direct connection with Kununu’s servers. We have no influence on the scope of the data that KUNUNU collects and transmits with the help of this plugin. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Kununu, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, can be found in Kununu’s privacy policy.

If you do not want Kununu to be able to assign your visit to our pages to your user account, please log out of your Kununu user account beforehand.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook

Plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) are integrated on our website. You can recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. Facebook provides an overview of the plugins used at . When you visit our website, a connection is established between the Facebook server and your browser via these plugins. Facebook is then informed that your IP address has accessed our website. If you are logged in to Facebook and click the “Like” button on content on our website, this content will be linked to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign the call-up of this content on our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we are not informed of the content of the processed or transmitted data or its use by Facebook.

You can find more information on Facebook’s use of data under

Plugins and tools

Privacy policy for the use of Vimeo

This website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a Vimeo video, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. This tells the Vimeo server which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo or do not have an account with Vimeo. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA.

If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

Vimeo uses cookies or comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting) to recognise website visitors.

The use of Vimeo is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a)

GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG (New German Telecommunications-Telemedia Data Protection Act), insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.

The data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission and, according to Vimeo, on “legitimate business interests”. Details can be found here:

For further information on the handling of user data, please refer to Vimeo’s privacy policy at:


GoToWebinar and right of objection

If you have taken part in one of our webinars, your registration details, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time by sending a simple message to us at with effect for the future.

Application procedure

An application form is available on the adesso SE website linked by us, which the user can use for the electronic application. If the user makes use of this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored.

The data protection regulations for the application procedure can be foundhere.


Settings for data protection and consents

PIWIK Consent Manger

We use the PIWIK Consent Manager in order to verify the consent of the users in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR to be obtained, managed and documented as soon as it is required by law.

The operator of the PIWIK Consent Manger is Piwik PRO GmbH, Lina-Bommer-Weg 6, 51149 Cologne, Germany. Click here to read the privacy policy of the data processor.

We use your data in this way if you give us the following consents:



Purpose: Improve the user interface, optimise content for marketing and sales.

The following personal data is used: Browser cookie, surfing behaviour on the websites of adesso orange AG, device information, IP address

First Party Tools: Piwik PRO

Third Party Tools: Google Ads (Conversion Pixel)


Marketing Automation

Purpose: To send marketing materials in accordance with your interests.

The following personal data is used: Browser cookie, surfing behaviour on the websites of adesso orange AG, IP address, other information you share with us is added to your visitor profile.

Third Party Tools: Salesforce Pardot

Cookie and privacy settings