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WhatsApp is part of the company Facebook and works with it.

When using WhatsApp, you allow extensive processing of your data, including comprehensive advertising consent in favor of the group of companies.

Services in Europe

If you contact us via WhatsApp, your data will also be processed by WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland within the framework of a contract and advertising consent with the provider.

This applies to the states Andorra, Austria, Azores, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Channel Islands, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madeira, Malta, Czech Republic, Hungary, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Cyprus, Réunion, Romania, San Marino, Saint Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain, sovereign British bases in Cyprus (Akrotiri and Dekelia) and Vatican City.

WhatsApp's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply.

Services outside of Europe

If you do not live in the above countries, the services are offered by WhatsApp Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States of America.

The following WhatsApp Terms of Use and Privacy Policy also apply.



You contact us via a company account. This reveals the relationship between you and us for WhatsApp and the Facebook company and thus improves your profile for targeted advertising, among other things.

As far as we know, this element of your profile can only be unlinked by deleting the profile. However, this link could possibly continue to exist with a newly created profile if your contacts differ only insignificantly from the deleted profile or your movement profile does not change.

Data protection law

Your data will be transmitted to WhatsApp Inc. without an adequacy decision and without suitable guarantees with regard to data protection. The provider may be subject to the obligations of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).However, the EU Commission did not assess whether the existing laws are sufficient to assume an adequate level of data protection in the United States of America and in its state of California. Legal protection against the recipient can regularly only be sought in accordance with the national law of the United States of America.This notice does not replace legal advice and cannot take into account individual cases of international private law.


If you are aware of these risks and would like to contact us via the WhatsApp service of WhatsApp Inc and WhatsApp Ireland Limited, please click on the button below.

Your consent also includes measurements and analyzes that we receive from WhatsApp through communication with you.

You can revoke your consent to us at any time for the future by means of a WhatsApp message or notification to us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

Further information on data processing

We provide this in our data protection declaration.