In order to preserve your privacy, Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), makes every effort to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is intended to inform you about how PAC treats your personal information, which PAC may collect through various channels, such as the website and the (the “Services”).

By using our Services, you accept the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. In addition, please consult our Group’s Legal Terms. If you do not agree with any of the provisions of the Privacy Policy, please do not use our Services.

We invite you to take the time to read the entire Privacy Policy. We are available to answer any questions you may have at, in particular in connection with the exercise of your rights to your personal data described in Article 6 below.


Data Controller

The body responsible for processing your personal data is  Pierre Audoin Consultants P.A.C. GmbH, Holzstraße 26, 80469 Munich, Germany – Tel:  +49 89 23 23 68 0 – Fax  +49 89 719 62 65 (“PAC” or “We”). For more information about our company please refer to the Imprint.

Applicable Law

The Privacy Policy is governed by General Data Protection Regulation No. 2016/679 adopted within the European Union (” GDPR “), Directive 2002/58/EC of July 12, 2002 concerning privacy and electronic communications (hereinafter the “ePrivacy Directive”), as well as any legislative and/or regulatory act under German or European law applicable in Germany that may modify or replace the Data Protection Act or the ePrivacy Directive.

Links to third party websites

Our Site may contain or use links to websites, mobile applications, products or services that are operated by third parties (including advertising sites, PAC partners or social networking sites). We remind you that the Privacy Policy does not extend to those third parties over whom PAC has no control and for whom we cannot be held liable. We encourage you to review the privacy policies, procedures, and practices of such third parties.

Privacy and protection of minors

Our Services are not intended for minors and are exclusively reserved for persons over eighteen (18) years of age and having legal capacity. We neither collect nor process to our knowledge any personal data relating to minors through our Services. In the event that we are informed of the processing of Personal Data of minors, we will take appropriate measures to permanently delete such data from our servers.


The Privacy Policy applies to personal data that we may collect from or about you (as defined below), from the following sources:

  •  Browsing the website (in particular when completing the registration form);

  •  Receiving and sending e-mails, text messages and other electronic messages between PAC and you;

  •  Registration or collection forms printed and/or available on electronic support at PAC events in which you participate.

Depending on your use of PAC’s resources, services and products and the purposes of your interactions with PAC, we may collect different types of personal information about you (“Personal Information”):

  •  Contact data;

  •  Data on the traffic and use of the website.


Cookies are small pieces of computer code stored on a site visitor’s browser, usually used to keep track of their movements and actions on a site.

There are two types of cookies:

Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. they are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.

This website uses the following cookies:

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You can prevent the saving of cookies using a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we point out that, in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

In addition to the IP address, other information regarding data retrieval, where applicable, will be saved in the log file of the web server used by us. This can include:

  • operating system of the calling computer

  • browser version of the calling computer

  • name of the retrieved file

  • date and time of the retrieval

  • amount of data transferred

  • referring URL

The saved data is only stored and used for statistical purposes and for the purpose of correcting errors. We cannot establish a personal reference from the data on a regular basis. The IP addresses are saved for a maximum of 7 days.

Google Webfonts

This site uses Google Webfonts. The fonts are loaded from Google servers, which serve to improve the design of the website. The data processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller, whereby our interest lies in an attractive design of the website.

The fonts are loaded from Google servers, which are usually located in the USA. The suitable level of protection is guaranteed by Google (list entry ‘Privacy Shield’).

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics cookies which are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve our website. The information collected is anonymous and includes the number of visitors to the website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from. More information is available here.


We collect and use your Personal Data for the purposes described below, based on your use of the PAC Services and your interactions with PAC:

  • Providing the PAC Services to which you have registered and/or which you use;

  • Ensuring the proper functioning and security of our Services and our information systems, in relation with our subcontractors and potential partners;

  • Managing PAC customer or prospect files and relationships;

  • Satisfying PAC’s legitimate interests, such as, for example, to improve the quality of the Services or to allow PAC and/or its business partners, unless you object, to inform you of its new products and offers relating to its Services or those of its business partners;

  • Complying with the law, regulations, and legal requests and orders applicable to PAC.


We will not sell, trade, rent or otherwise transfer your Personal Data without your consent, which will have been given after you have received prior information, except in the cases listed below:

Within PAC: We may share your Personal Data with certain PAC entities as well as other entities of the teknowlogy Group, within or outside the European Union, in order to ensure the provision and continuity of our Services;

With third-party providers: We may disclose your personal data to third parties, within or outside the European Union, in particular in the context of offers or joint provision of Services, as well as to help us use our services and in particular to operate the Site;

With third parties for legal reasons: In the event, PAC or other entities of the teknowlogy Group are required to comply with laws and regulations and/or legal requests and orders or if permitted by law (e.g. rights protection and advocacy, threat to life, health or safety, etc.)

We always require these third parties to provide sufficient guarantees of confidentiality and security and to take the physical, organizational and technical measures necessary to protect and secure your Personal Data, in accordance with the legislation in force. The possible transfers of your Personal Data outside the European Union are governed by the mechanisms validated by the European Commission or the competent authorities.


PAC secures your Personal Data by implementing adequate physical, organizational and technical measures to prevent any unauthorized access, alteration, use, disclosure, modification or destruction, in accordance with the Applicable Law.

These measures include storage on servers located within the European Union. Only our employees and contractors who must necessarily process your Personal Data in accordance with the purposes described in Article 3 above are authorized to access them under strict conditions of confidentiality and security.

Although PAC puts in place all possible measures to protect your personal data (including 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology, to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction), we cannot guarantee the security of the information transmitted on our Site during their transit via the Internet by means of an insecure protocol.


Access, rectification, updating, and deletion of your Personal Data. In the cases provided for by applicable law, you may request access to your Personal Data held and processed by PAC, consult them, obtain a paper or electronic copy and request their correction, updating or deletion. You can exercise these rights by sending a written request to the contacts mentioned in Article 9 “Contact us”. We will endeavor to respond to your requests as soon as possible and under the conditions provided by applicable law. However, in some cases, we may not be able to respond positively to meet our legal or contractual obligations.

Objection. You can, at any time, request to no longer receive information or offers, either by writing to us at one of the addresses indicated in Article 9 “Contact Us”, or by following the unsubscribe process described in the messages received. In some cases, the exercise of your right to object may result in a change in the way we provide our Services if your Personal Data is required as part of that process.

Portability. In the cases provided for by the Applicable Law, you can also exercise your right to portability, by writing to us at the address indicated in Article 9 “Contact Us”. We will endeavor to respond to your requests as soon as possible and under the conditions provided by applicable law. However, in some cases, we may not be able to respond positively to meet our legal or contractual obligations.

Complaint to a Control Authority. Without prejudice to any other legal remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of the European Union country in which you reside, work or in which you consider that a violation of your rights has been committed.


We retain your personal data only as long as necessary to fulfill the various purposes set out in Article 3 above, except in cases where we are permitted or required by law to retain them for longer periods of time.


PAC reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to visit this page regularly to review changes and to stay informed about the measures we take to protect your personal data. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to regularly visit our website to review any changes, including changes to the Privacy Policy.


To exercise your rights or any question relating to the Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following e-mail address or to the postal address: Pierre Audoin Consultants P.A.C. GmbH, Holzstraße 26, 80469 Munich, Germany.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 19, 2022.