(pursuant to Article 4 e/g of the German Federal Data Protection Act)
1. Name of office responsible:
Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt
Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, HRB 6640
2. Board of Management:
Wolfgang Marzin, Detlef Braun, Uwe Behm
Manager entrusted with Information Technology: Dr. Frank Biendara
3. Address of office responsible:
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, D-60327 Frankfurt am Main
4. Determining the purpose of collecting, processing or utilizing the data
The Company's objective is to promote the economy by holding trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad; by holding events or conducting congresses and conferences; and by conducting all activities relating to the trade fair, exhibition, congress and conference business.
To achieve this objective, the Company has fair and exhibition facilities, as well as congress and conference rooms, which are used for events or rented out for a reasonable fee. The Company is also entitled to hold events of a sporting, cultural or other nature on its premises or to hire out its facilities for such purposes.
All data collection, processing and utilisation shall take place solely in pursuit of the declared objectives of the company, in particular:
For carrying out the business process in questionFor information purposes and for event advertisingFor the purpose of market and opinion researchFor event-related service offers
5. Description of the groups of people concerned and the related data or data categories
|Group of people
|Representatives of companies visiting trade fairs (trade visitor)
||data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product data, contractual and accounting data
|trade and professional visitors of fairs or events (visitors at trade fair)
||data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product interests, contractual and accounting data
|Visitors of fairs or event without trade visitors restriction (public fair)
||name, communication data and accounting data
|Contact persons of companies interested in exhibiting at an event or in visiting it
||data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product data / product interests
|Representatives of suppliers, service partners and other business partners
||data of the company or institution with contact names and communication data, service information, contractual and accounting data
6. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data can be provided
- Group companies
- Responsible sales and service partners
- Trade fair and exhibition industry associations
- Those responsible for processing order data
- Exhibitors - always in order to fulfil the purposes under Item 4
- Public bodies, but only when legally obligated to do so
7. Legal deadlines for the restriction on use or deletion of data
Data retention regulations
Data needed for the purposes stated in chapter C.4. will be routinely deleted after the expiration of 10 years. Data will be deleted earlier as soon as knowledge of them is no longer needed to carry out the purpose for which they were recorded or the purpose itself is not longer persued.
Right of objection
Apart from the mandatory data storage for the purposes of conducting business, you have the right to demand at any time that your data not be retained for other purposes. If you want your personal data to be blocked, please contact us by e-mail at the following address:
In order to ensure that an objection to the utilisation for advertising purposes of personal data that has been collected can be complied with at all times. It is necessary to continuously maintain all objections in a "restricted list".
8. Transfer of data to countries outside of the EU
||purposes of use
||categories of data
| Subsidiaries and branches at
- China / Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
|for all purposes stated in chapter C.4.
||all data of all groups of people stated in chapter C.5.
|Sales Partners of Messe Frankfurt
all data of all groups of people stated in chapter C.5., but only the data of persons from the area of representation of the respective Sales Partner
Service partners in countries mentioned above
|for the performance of a contract or the implementation of precontractual measures
||when needed to carry out the respective purpose data of all groups of people stated in chapter C.5.
ASP provide and host this website for Messe Frankfurt. ASP is registered with the UK Data Commissioner as Data Controllers and hold all the data within the UK."