Privacy Policy according to Art. 13 and Art. 14 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


We provide the English version of our privacy policy as an information service. In case of doubt, the German language version shall always prevail.


1 Responsible body and data protection officer 

This privacy policy applies to the following companies

Compleo Charging Solutions AG
Compleo Charging Software GmbH
Compleo Charging Technologies GmbH
Compleo Charging Applications GmbH

all based at:
Compleo Charging Solutions AG 
Oberste-Wilms-Strasse 15a 
44309 Dortmund 

T: +49 2306 923 70 
F: +49 2306 923 790 
VAT ID: DE 201555485 

Executive Board: Jörg Lohr, Peter Hamela 
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Dag Hagby 
Responsible in the sense of. §18 para. 2 MStV: Jörg Lohr

as well as:

Compleo Connect GmbH
Paderborner Straße 76
D-33189 Schlangen
T: +49 231 53492370
F: +49 2306 923 790
USt-IdNr.: DE209883098
Executive Board: Dr. Dominik Freund, Jens Stolze

Compleo Charging Solutions GmbH
Campus 21, Liebermannstraße F05/402/7
AT-2345 Brunn am Gebirge
T: +49 231 53492370
F: +49 2306 923 790
USt.-IdNr.: ATU77166326
Executive Board: Alfred Vrieling, Alexander Lucke

Compleo Charging Solutions AG Schweiz
Hardturmstrasse 161
8005 Zürich
T: +49 231 53492370
F: +49 2306 923 790
Company identification number UID: CHE-374.216.149


2 Data Protection Officer 

You can reach our external data protection officer at 
Karsten Schulz 
M: +49 151 22631968 


3 Website and hosting 

3.1 Purposes of processing 

We log technical data in the web server logs for each access of our website in order to ensure operational security and to be able to investigate and rectify faults. The access logs of the web servers record which page views have taken place and when. They contain the following data: IP address, date, time, accessed pages, logs, status code, amount of data, referrer, user agent, accessed host name. The IP addresses are stored anonymously. For this purpose, the last three digits are removed, i.e. becomes 127.0.0.*. IPv6 addresses are anonymised in the same way. 

3.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR, our legitimate interest in being able to operate the website securely and to ensure a defined external presentation. 

3.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

Our web services are administered within the framework of order processing in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. 

3.4 Storage periods 

The anonymised IP addresses are stored for 60 days. Error logs, which record faulty page views, are deleted after seven days. In addition to the error messages, these contain the accessing IP address and, depending on the error, the accessed website. 


4 Contact and communication with you 

4.1 Purposes of processing 

If you contact us by email, contact form, telephone or post, we will process your data to fulfil your request and any subsequent activities that may result. These activities may include: Processing enquiries, applications, service requests as well as maintaining contact, providing advice and advertising our products and services, analysing our processes and taking measures to improve process quality. 

In doing so, we process the information you provide to us, such as names, contact details, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers and, of course, the content of your enquiry. 

4.2 Lawfulness of processing 

The legal basis may be Art. 6 (1f) GDPR, our legitimate interest in communicating with you and processing your enquiry, or Art. 6 (1b) GDPR, to carry out necessary pre-contractual or contractual measures. Where you have given us consent, Art. 6 (1a) GDPR is the applicable legal basis. 

4.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

We transmit your enquiries to our corresponding departments and within the group of companies, in the sense of §§ 15 ff. German Stock Corporation Act (AktG) with Compleo Charging Solutions AG, to the Compleo company suitable for your enquiry in each case. Furthermore, we use services of service providers within the scope of order processing according to Art. 28 GDPR, for example to secure e-mail traffic and to comply with quality features as well as to process your service requests. Some of the processing may take place in the USA. In order to ensure the level of data protection at EU standard, the EU standard data protection clauses are agreed with the respective service providers and special technical and organisational protection measures are provided. 

4.4 Storage periods 

As a general rule, a deletion process is started when the processing operation is completed. In certain cases, further processing, such as required retention periods, follow the actual processing. For example, e-mails with tax-relevant content are stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods (e.g. 6 years for commercial letters in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB), 10 years for tax documents in accordance with the German Fiscal Code (AO)) and then deleted. 


5 Cookies 

5.1 Purposes of processing 

We use the Cookiebot service to use cookies in a legally compliant way. The service gives you the opportunity to object to the setting of certain cookies and to consent to the setting of other cookies. Your preferences are stored in your browser in the form of required cookies. 

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, provide social media features and analyse traffic to our website. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Our partners may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected in the course of your use of the Services. 

5.2 Lawfulness of processing 

The legal bases for setting cookies are Art. 6 (1f) GDPR for necessary cookies and Art. 6 (1a) GDPR for marketing and analytics functions. 

5.3 Recipients or categories of recipients as well as storage periods and administration 

If no link to change your consent appears here, please turn off your content blocker.

6 Your application to us 

6.1 Purposes of processing 

When you send us an application, we process your data to the extent necessary until the application process is completed. 

6.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 (1b) GDPR, to process your application, which constitutes a request for the conclusion of an employment contract, as part of our application process. 

6.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

We use services of service providers in the context of order processing according to Art. 28 GDPR to carry out personnel administration. 

6.4 Storage periods 

In the event of recruitment, required data from your application will be stored in the personnel file. Data that is not required will be deleted. In the event of a rejection, your data will be deleted 2 months after completion of the application process. 


7 Social media 

7.1 Purposes of processing 

We also communicate with you via various social media channels. When using these platforms, the respective data protection declarations always apply as well. 

In particular, these are (as of 2020-10-07): 

Youtube (privacy policy:

LinkedIn (privacy policy:

Instagram (privacy policy:

Twitter (privacy policy:

Facebook (privacy policy:

Kununu (privacy policy:

Xing (privacy policy:

7.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR, our legitimate interest in carrying out company communications and ensuring a defined external presentation. In some cases, we ask for your consent to carry out processing with third parties. If you give us consent, the processing is legitimised on the basis of Art. 6 (1a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time in our privacy policy. 

7.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

The social media platforms listed above, some of which also process personal data in third countries such as the USA. All of these services pass on personal data, for example to commissioned third-party providers for the provision of outsourced services, to authorities if you are legally obliged to do so or if there is suspicion of a violation of the law, and to new business owners in the event of a company acquisition or insolvency. 

7.4 Storage periods 

In accordance with the privacy statements of the social media platforms. 


8 Analytics services 

8.1 Purposes of the processing 

8.1.1 Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager 

This web service uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on users' computers and enable an analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. 

In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, Google will truncate the user's IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. 

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Users may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website (including their IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:;

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future. This will place an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again. 

8.1.2 LinkedIn Insight Tag 

We process data to evaluate LinkedIn campaigns and collect information about website visitors who may have reached us through our campaigns on LinkedIn. To do this, we embed the LinkedIn Insight Tag on our website. You can give and also revoke your consent using our cookie bot. 

8.1.3 Salesforce Pardot 

For user guidance, we use Salesforce Pardot to track the activities of visitors and potential customers, for example by remembering the settings of form fields when a visitor returns to our website. We also set a cookie for logged-in users to maintain the session and store table filters. The processing takes place in EU data centres as part of our contract processing we have with Salesforce. For more information on data processing, please see Salesforce's Cookie Notice:

8.2 Lawfulness of processing 

If you give us your consent to processing through the consent tool, the legal basis is Article 6 (1a) GDPR. In other cases, the legal basis Art. 1f GDPR, namely our legitimate interest in carrying out an anonymous range measurement and optimizing user guidance in order to make visiting the website as pleasant as possible, may apply. You have the option to object to this processing using the cookie consent solution Cookiebot. For processing that cannot be legitimised on the basis of our legitimate interest, we request your consent via the Cookiebot, which you can revoke at any time in the "Cookies" section of this privacy policy. 

8.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

As described under "Purposes of the processing", the recipients are Google Inc. in the context of an order processing and LinkedIn. You can find the data protection declaration for Google Analytics here:, and the data protection declaration for LinkedIn here: 

8.4 Storage periods 

The personal data of this processing are regularly deleted after the cessation of necessity, or deleted in accordance with the data protection declarations of the listed recipients. 


9 Newsletter 

9.1 Purposes of the processing 

We use a newsletter service for communication and external presentation. 

9.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1a GDPR, your consent to the newsletter with double opt-in. 

9.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

We use the services of Mailchimp from The Rocket Science Group, LLC as part of an order processing according to Art. 28 GDPR to send the newsletter. Some of the processing takes place in the USA. In order to ensure the level of data protection at EU standard, the EU standard data protection clauses have been agreed with the service provider. The privacy policy of Mailchimp can be found at

9.4 Storage periods 

After unsubscribing from the newsletter, your relevant personal data will be deleted. 


10 Presentation of our current share price 

10.1 Purposes of processing 

In order to give you an up-to-date overview of what is happening on the stock exchange, we show you our current share price at Deutsche Börse on our Share Price page. 

10.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR, our legitimate interest for external communication and self-presentation. 

10.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

The share price is provided directly by Deutsche Börse. Therefore, when you call up the page, your IP address is transmitted to the Deutsche Börse server located in Germany. 

10.4 Storage periods 

The data logged on the server when the page is called up is deleted after 30 days. See also the data protection declaration of Deutsche Börse:


11 Postal direct advertising for the acquisition of new customers 

11.1 Purposes of processing 

The personal data is processed for the purpose of acquiring new customers, promotional approach. 

11.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR, our legitimate interest to carry out direct advertising. The source of the personal data is Deutsche Post Direkt GmbH, Junkersring 57 in 53844 Troisdorf, Germany. Further information on data processing can be found at: Data Protection | Deutsche Post Direkt. 

11.3 Storage periods 

The personal data will be deleted immediately after the purpose has been fulfilled or after the postal mailing has been sent. 


12 IT user management 

12.1 Purposes of processing 

For guest users, freelancers and service providers, user accounts with role and authorisation management for access to operational resources can be created if required. 

12.2 Lawfulness of processing 

As necessary processing under Art. 6 (1b) GDPR if you need to access operational resources as part of the performance of your contract with us. Or on the basis of your consent under Art. 6 (1a) GDPR if you voluntarily wish to use our network resources, for example as a guest. 

12.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

The recipient of the data is Microsoft within the framework of commissioned processing in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. The processing takes place in data centres within the EU. 

12.4 Storage periods 

Guest user accounts are automatically blocked for 3 months and deleted after a further 6 months. Accounts of freelancers and service providers are blocked as part of the offboarding process after termination and deleted after 12 months. 


13 Credit assessment 

13.1 Purposes of the processing 

Checking the creditworthiness of customers 

13.2 Lawfulness of processing 

Art. 6 para. 1f, the legitimate interest to protect against payment defaults. 

13.3 Recipients or categories of recipients 

Service providers for creditworthiness information, for example Creditsafe Berlin, Deutsche Factoring Bank Bremen. 

13.4 Storage periods 

The information is stored for the duration of the business relationship. 


14 Your rights as a data subject 

According to the GDPR, you have the right to: 

Pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time with effect for the future. 

In accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, to request information about your personal data processed by us. 

In accordance with Article 16 of the GDPR, to request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us. 

In accordance with Article 17 of the GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us. 

In accordance with Article 18 of the Regulation, you may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. 

In accordance with Article 20 of the GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a usable format. 

In accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR, you have the right to object to our legitimate interests. To do so, please use the contact details in the imprint. 

Complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO. Complain to the data protection supervisory authority. Your competent supervisory authority is the one in your place of residence. You can find a list of supervisory authorities here:;jsessionid=BED09EA7C3AC1DD515E2770630750FCA.intranet241.