Privacy Notice

This privacy notice (“Privacy Notice”) regulates the processing of personal data by SCHNEIDER GROUP OOO with registered address on Petrovka ul. 27, Moscow, Russia, and its affiliates. FurtherbBy the name SCHNEIDER GROUP we refer to a group of companies registered on the territory of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Armenia, th Republic of Uzbekistan, the Republic of Poland, and the Federal Republic of Germany, including branches and representative offices of these companies and OWC-Verlag (“SCHNEIDER GROUP” “Group”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”).

By visit to and use of our website or our services and providing us with your personal data you give your consent for processing your personal data in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR”)and applicable local legislation (Data Protection Laws).


What kind of personal data do we process?

We process only basic personal data (full name, company’s name, position, email address, phone number, gender, and primary language) that you provide by:

  • filling in electronic forms on our website;
  • sending enquiry emails to us;
  • visiting our website (devices you use give us some other technical information like IP address cookies);
  • de-personalized analytical information provided by analytical services such as Google Analytics, Google AdWords, AppsFlyer, Facebook and others;

We may also process other personal data provided by you whenever you find it appropriate.

Why do we process personal data?

Processing of your personal data is performed only in order to:

  • provide you with newsletters,
  • invite you to seminars, webinars and other evens that you are interested in,
  • communicate with you upon your request,
  • evaluate and improve quality in the use of our online services and websites;
  • other purposes that you agreed to.

Technical information is used to improve our website and take further steps to ensure safety of your personal data.

Who is processing personal data?

SCHNEIDER GROUP OOO Moscow generally controls (or jointly controls) the processing of the personal data in this regard. Your personal data is used within SCHNEIDER GROUP for purposes mentioned above and can be transferred within the Group. . Your personal data will not be transferred to any third party other than SCHNEIDER GROUP without your prior consent.


Why do we process personal data?

We process personal data in relation to a Service for certain specific purposes, including:

  • to provide our service to our clients;
  • to comply with our applicable legal and regulatory obligations in the jurisdictions where we providing services (e.g. to carry out Know Your Customer (or KYC) checks);
  • for operational purposes (e.g. internal accounting, billing and tax procedures);
  • to fulfil certain legal obligations (e.g. where applicable, disclosure obligations and compliance with authority orders).

Whose personal data do we process in the course of Service?

Depending on the nature of the Service, we may process personal data of various categories of data subjects, including:

  • clients and their officers, agents and employees;
  • counterparties / contractual partners of our clients and their officers, agents and employees;
  • other advisers, consultants and professional experts who are involved in the Service and their officers, agents and employees;
  • our employees;
  • third parties such as court officers, witnesses and other natural persons who are involved in the Matter.

What kind of personal data do we process?

The data processing can include various types of personal data, depending on the nature of the Service and the information that is provided to, or obtained by, us in the course of that Service. The types of personal that we typically process in relation to a Service include client contact and communication data. For the accounting, payroll and tax consulting Services other types of personal data can be processed based on your consent given to us or your employer and concluded service agreement.

Who is processing personal data?

The data processing in the context of providing Service for purposes mentioned above will ordinarily be controlled by the SCHNEIDER GROUP legal entity that is instructed and provides its Services on requested matter. Where several SCHNEIDER GROUP legal entity work together on a Service, they normally act as individual controllers for the respective work done by them, as they will ordinarily be providing their service in respect of the relevant jurisdiction where they are based. If they should however act as joint controllers, the relevant SCHNEIDER GROUP legal entity that is instructed on that Service is designated as a single point of contact for data subjects under the GDPR.

The period for which the personal data will be stored

We retain personal data only for as long as there is a legitimate reason or other legal ground to do so, and will keep these legal bases under review. If there is no longer a legal ground for the data to be retained, we will erase personal data securely, or in some cases anonymise it.

How do we protect your personal data?

In order to protect and ensure safety of your personal data from unlawful and unauthorized access we take reasonable technical and organizational measures,use binding standard contractual clauses internal data protection with other third parties working with or for us and have binding internal information security policies which govern our internal data processing activities, including limitation of access to personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policies:

Which rights do you have?

At your own discretion, you can at any time:

  • request from us any information related to processing of your personal data - obtain confirmation that we hold personal data about you, request access to and receive information about the personal data we maintain about you, receive copies of the personal data we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data;
  • unsubscribe partially or wholly from our marketing mailings by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the e-mails you receive from us;
  • withdraw any consent you previously provided to us, or object at any time on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal data;
  • request for your personal data to be deleted (the right to be forgotten).

In case you revoke your consent for processing, we will immediately delete all your personal data from our databases unless there are other legal grounds binding us retein process your personal data.

If your employer provides your personal data to SCHNEIDER GROUP, you may have certain options with respect to SCHNEIDER GROUP’s use or disclosure of the information. Please contact your employer to learn about and to exercise your options.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal information, please contact our EU representative (in accordance with Article 27 GDPR): SCHNEIDER GROUP GmbH, Ritterstrasse 2B, 10969 Berlin, Germany, , +49 30 615 089 10.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint:

  • by using the contact details above; and/or
  • with a competent supervisory authority.