Privacy policy

It is a matter of great importance to us that your personal data are protected. We aim to record personal data only with your knowledge and consent, and we would therefore like to make you aware of the information we may record and the purposes for which it may be used.

When you access this website, certain items of information required for data security (e.g. host name, date, time, IP address) are automatically stored and used exclusively for security purposes.

Bain & Company Germany, Inc. will treat the personal data disclosed by you when you visit our website in accordance with the applicable provisions of the data protection laws.

If you send us an e-mail or complete an online form on our website, we will use the personal data disclosed by you solely for the purpose of corresponding with you, to send you the information you have requested, or for other purposes stated on the form. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

In order to improve our website, we also record statistical information (e.g. number of visitors, ISPs, browser types) which cannot be traced back to any individual person and are used exclusively for internal purposes.

We use so-called session cookies, that is to say, a cookie is stored on your hard disk for the duration of the session, after which it is automatically deleted. Insofar as certain areas of our website may be accessible only with special authorization (e.g. by logging in to the press distribution list), additional personal data will be recorded for technical and/or legal reasons and processed and used for the stated purposes.

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under:

Our website contains so-called Social Bookmarks (e.g., Facebook, YouTube and Twitter) that you can recognize with the corresponding icon. Social bookmarks are to be understood as links or Internet bookmarks. After clicking the appropriate button you will be redirected to the page of the selected tenderer/the social media platform. From this point, user information to the provider/the social media platform are sent. The relevant data protection regulations of the respective provider/the social media platform will give you information about how your personal information/data when using the website.

Bain & Company Germany Inc. employs appropriate, state-of-the-art technical and organizational security measures to protect data against accidental or willful manipulation, loss or destruction, and against unauthorized access.

If you have any further data protection queries in connection with the website of Bain & Company Germany, Inc. or the data stored regarding you personally, please contact the Data Protection Officer at Bain & Company Germany, Inc..

As part of the continuing development of our website, it may from time to time become necessary to amend this privacy policy. We therefore kindly request you to note the latest current version.