Data privacy statement

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Data privacy statement for Meta products

Jointly responsible for the operation of the “ekey biometric systems” Facebook page, the “ekey user” Facebook group and the “ekey biometric systems” Instagram page are in the sense of the GDPR and other data protection regulations:

Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (hereinafter “Meta”)
4 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2


ekey biometric systems GmbH
Lunzerstraße 89
4030 Linz

Information on the “ekey biometric systems” Facebook page, “ekey user” Facebook group or “ekey biometric systems” Instagram page:

ekey biometric systems GmbH operates this page or group in order to draw attention to products and to contact you as a visitor or member of this Facebook or Instagram page or Facebook group and ekey biometric systems GmbH websites. For more information about ekey biometric systems GmbH and our activities, etc., please visit our website at

ekey biometric systems GmbH, as the operator of the Facebook or Instagram page or Facebook group, has no interest in collecting and further processing your individual personal data for analysis or marketing purposes. Further information on the handling of personal data can be found under Statistical data. The operation of this Facebook or Instagram page or Facebook group, including the processing of users’ personal data, is based on ekey biometric systems GmbH’s legitimate interests in providing up-to-date and supportive information and interaction opportunities for and with our users and visitors in accordance with Art. 6(1) lit. f) GDPR.

Processing of personal data by Meta

In its ruling of June 5, 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the operator of a Facebook page is jointly responsible with Meta for the processing of personal data.

We are aware that Meta processes users’ data for the following purposes:

  • Advertising (analysis, creation of personalized advertising)
  • Creation of user profiles
  • Market research

Meta uses cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on the various end devices of the users, to store and further process this information. If a user has a Facebook/Instagram profile and is logged in to it, the storage and analysis also takes place across devices (
Rights of objection (so-called opt-out rights) can be exercised here:

The transmission and further processing of users’ personal data to third countries, such as the USA, as well as the associated possible risks for users cannot be ruled out by us as operators of the site.

Statistical data

Statistical data of various categories for ekey biometric systems GmbH can be accessed via the so-called “Insights” of the Facebook/Instagram page or “Group Insights.” These statistics are generated and provided by Meta. As the operator of the site, ekey biometric systems GmbH has no influence on the generation and display of this data. ekey biometric systems GmbH cannot turn off this function or prevent the generation and processing of the data. For a selectable period of time as well as for the categories fans, followers, reached persons and interacting persons, the following data is provided by Meta in relation to this Facebook/Instagram page or Facebook group:

Facebook/Instagram page: total number of page views, “likes”, page activity, post interactions, reach, video views, post reach, comments, shared content, replies, share of men and women, origin related to country and city, language, views and clicks in the shop, clicks on route planners, clicks on phone numbers.

Facebook group: number of members, number of new members, name and profile information of members, number of posts and other interactions, popular days and times of interactions, number of membership requests, number of active members, most active contributing members, most popular posts, distribution of members by gender and age and by their country and location.

Due to the constant development of Meta, the availability and processing of the data changes, so that ekey biometric systems GmbH refers to the Meta Privacy Policy already mentioned above for further details on this. ekey biometric systems GmbH uses this data, which is available in aggregated form, to make posts and activities on the Facebook/Instagram page more attractive to users. For example, ekey biometric systems GmbH uses the distributions according to age and gender for an adapted address and the preferred visiting times of the users for a time-optimized planning of the posts. Information about the type of end devices used by visitors helps ekey biometric systems GmbH to adapt the visual design of the posts accordingly. In accordance with the Facebook/Instagram Terms of Service, which each user has agreed to as part of creating a Facebook/Instagram profile, ekey biometric systems GmbH may identify followers and fans of the page or members of the group and view their profiles and other shared information from them. ekey biometric systems GmbH uses the information about the most active contributors in the group to address them specifically on topics discussed in the group.

User rights

If you have any questions about your rights, please contact Meta directly. You have a right to free information about your personal data stored by Meta and, if applicable, a right to correction, restriction of processing or deletion of this data. You also have the right to data portability. Finally, you also have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by Meta to the data protection supervisory authority. If requests for information are made to ekey biometric systems GmbH as the site operator, ekey biometric systems GmbH is obliged by the supplementary agreement with Meta to forward these requests – whether from private individuals or public authorities – to Meta within seven days. This results from the control unit addendum.

If you need assistance with this or have any other questions, please feel free to contact ekey biometric systems GmbH by email at If you no longer wish to have the data processing described here in the future, please disconnect your user profile from the “ekey biometric systems” page by using the “I no longer like this page” function or no longer follow the “ekey biometric systems” Instagram page or leave the “ekey user” group.


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