Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

We appreciate the trust you place in us when sharing your personal data. The security of that data is very important to us. In this document, we will explain how we collect, use and protect your personal data.

We will also explain what rights you have with regards to your personal data and how you can exercise those rights.

2. Our profile

Euro Security (DACH + EMEA), Middle East Security, African Security, Euro.Sec IT, secure (EMEA), sicher (DACH) and other special publications by SEC GLOBAL are owned, produced and published by SEC Global Ltd which is the data controller for both organisations and determines what data is collected, how this data is going to be used and how it is protected.

Our registered address is :

SEC Global Ltd. – P.O BOX:45276 – AJMAN FREE ZONE – AJMAN, UAE

If you have questions about how we process personal data, or would like to exercise your data subject rights, please email us at

For additional information look also our data protection terms in German language: LINK

3. Companies and websites within scope

The following companies, products and websites are within scope for this privacy policy:
Euro Security (DACH + EMEA), Middle East Security, African Security, Euro.Sec IT, secure (EMEA), sicher (DACH) and other special publications by SEC GLOBAL are owned, produced and published by SEC Global Ltd;,,,

The websites are based on a German server.

This policy includes data collected through the website, by telephone or through any social media applications.

4. Collection of personal data

We collect personal information from you for any one or more of the following reasons:

1 To provide you with information that you have requested or which we think may be relevant to a subject in which you have demonstrated an interest;
2 To manage any communication between you and us.
3 To manage commercial transactions with you for the purchase of products and/or services;
4 To fulfil a contract that we have entered into with you or with the entity that you represent;
5 To ensure the security and safe operation of our websites and underlying business infrastructure.

5. Storage of personal data

All of your data is processed and stored on dedicated and protected servers in Germany and is not Cloud based.
Our payment processors and banking arrangements are based in Germany.
We operate a data retention policy in respect of all data, whether paper-based or digital and those aspects of it which relate to personal data are reviewed on a regular basis and retained only for the period of use as defined above under 4. Collection of Personal Data.

6. Security measures

We have what we believe are appropriate security controls in place to protect personal data including risk assessment to the rights and freedoms of data subjects.
All of your data is processed and stored on dedicated and protected servers in Germany and is not Cloud based.
All personal data is processed in a central system with processes to ensure that only those members of staff who are authorised have access to your information.

7. Your rights

As a data subject whose personal information we hold, you have certain rights. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email or use the information supplied in the ‘Contact us’ section of the website. In order to process your request, we will ask you to provide two valid forms of identification for verification purposes. Your rights are as follows:

7.1. The right to be informed
As a data controller, we are obliged to provide clear and transparent information about our data processing activities. This is provided by this privacy policy and any related communications we may send you.

7.2. The right of access
You may request a copy of the personal data we hold about you free of charge. Once we have verified your identity and, if relevant, the authority of any third-party requestor, we will provide access to the personal data we hold about you as well as the following information:

a) The purposes of the processing
b) The categories of personal data concerned
c) The recipients to whom the personal data has been disclosed
d) The retention period or envisioned retention period for that personal data
e) When personal data has been collected from a third party, the source of the personal data

If there are exceptional circumstances that mean we can refuse to provide the information, we will explain them. If requests are frivolous or vexatious, we reserve the right to refuse them. If answering requests is likely to require additional time or occasions unreasonable expense (which you may have to meet), we will inform you.

7.3. The right to rectification
When you believe we hold inaccurate or incomplete personal information about you, you may exercise your right to correct or complete this data. This may be used with the right to restrict processing to make sure that incorrect/incomplete information is not processed until it is corrected.

7.4. The right to erasure (the ‘right to be forgotten’)
Where no overriding legal basis or legitimate reason continues to exist for processing personal data, you may request that we delete the personal data. This includes personal data that may have been unlawfully processed. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure erasure.

7.5. The right to restrict processing
You may ask us to stop processing your personal data. We will still hold the data, but will not process it any further. This right is an alternative to the right to erasure. If one of the following conditions applies you may exercise the right to restrict processing:

The accuracy of the personal data is contested
b) Processing of the personal data is unlawful
c) We no longer need the personal data for processing but the personal data is required for part of a legal process
d) The right to object has been exercised and processing is restricted pending a decision on the status of the processing

7.5.1 Handling comments and contributions If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. EU-GDPR and serves the security of us as a website operator: For if your comment violates applicable law, we can be prosecuted, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the comment or contribution author.

7.6. The right to data portability
You may request your set of personal data be transferred to another controller or processor, provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format. This right is only available if the original processing was on the basis of consent, the processing is by automated means and if the processing is based on the fulfilment of a contractual obligation.

7.7. The right to object
You have the right to object to our processing of your data where
Processing is based on legitimate interest;
Processing is for the purpose of direct marketing;
Processing is for the purposes of scientific or historic research;
Processing involves automated decision-making and profiling.

7.8. Google Analytics Due to our legitimate interests, this website uses for the optimization and analysis of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. EU-GDPR the “Google Analytics” service offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement:

On this website accesses the IP anonymization. The IP address of the users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases, the IP address is initially transferred unabridged to the United States to a Google server and shortened there. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. The user’s IP address provided by the browser will not be combined with other data stored by Google. Under the terms of the Order Data Agreement, which we have created as a website operator with Google Inc., the information we collect will be used to compile an evaluation of website activity and website activity, and to provide services related to internet usage.The data collected by Google on our behalf will be used to evaluate the use of our online offering by individual users, such as: For example, to generate activity reports on the website to improve our online offering. You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies. Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc.

The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: Alternatively, by clicking on this link (IMPORTANT: insert opt-out link) you prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website. Here’s more information on data usage by Google Inc .:

8. Newsletter Subscription

The website operator SEC GLOBAL offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must enter a valid e-mail address. By subscribing to the newsletter, you agree to receiving the newsletter and the procedures outlined above.

8.1. The newsletter is sent either by the mailing company Mailchimp (, (

8.2. or the newsletter is sent by the shipping service constantcontact ( and ( and (https : //  Cancellation and termination: You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus cancel the newsletter subscription. After your cancellation the deletion of your personal data takes place. Your consent to the newsletter shipping expires at the same time. At the end of each newsletter you will find the link to termination.  The newsletter features news from the security industry in Germany, Europe and the world, video clips distributed through ( There are also links to Twitter services. ( In addition, advertising content is integrated in the newsletters. For the evaluation, the emails sent include so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. This way you can determine if a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g., time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data are collected exclusively pseudonymized and are not linked to your other personal data, a direct personal reference is excluded. This data is for statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns only.

9. Integration of YouTube, Twitter and other social media channels  

9.1. Youtube The website operator SEC GLOBAL binds the social media channels YouTube. Here are video clips that are shown on shown or links to YouTube channels made by third parties ( For integration and presentation of video content, our website uses plugins from YouTube. Provider of the video portal is the YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with an integrated YouTube plug-in, it will connect to YouTube’s servers. YouTube will find out which of our sites you’ve visited. YouTube may associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile should you be logged into your YouTube account. By logging out beforehand you have the option to prevent this. The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-GDPR. For details on how to handle user data, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Policy at:

9.2. TWITTER Our website uses features of the service Twitter. Provider is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. When using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and published in your Twitter feed. In doing so, data is transmitted to Twitter. We are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or the use of this data by Twitter. For details, see the privacy policy of Twitter: You can change your privacy settings on Twitter: There are also links to Twitter services and 

9.3 LinkedIn This social media platform This website incorporates LinkedIn LinkedIn social networking plugins, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“LinkedIn”). The LinkedIn plugins are identified by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button on our site. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend Button” while logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of our pages to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as on your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy. These notes can be found at:

10. Contact us

Any comments or questions about this privacy policy or our handling of your personal data should be emailed to
Alternatively, you can contact us at our HQ using the following postal address or telephone numbers:

SEC Global Ltd.
P.O BOX:45276

11. Complaints

Should you wish to discuss a complaint, please feel free to contact us using the details provided above. All complaints will be treated in a confidential manner.

Should you feel unsatisfied with our handling of your data, or about any complaint that you have made to us about our handling of your data, you are entitled to escalate your complaint to a supervisory authority within the European Union.

Valid from: 31st of July, 2018