General information Data protection at Messe Frankfurt France
Visitors to this internet portal can access many of the information offered there without registering. On subsequent pages, however, it is often necessary for you to enter company-related or personal data, so we can make an offer for the services required or send you information about our events. Naturally we are obliged to ensure that the data you have provided is given sufficient protection within our systems in accordance with the applicable laws. We believe you should be able to rely on your data being handled in a responsible and confidential way. Our data-protection concept also incorporates contractors who might need your data to carry out an order to your complete satisfaction. It is not our aim to use or pass on personal data without permission and for purposes other than those stated at the time the data was collected.
No provision is made for the creation of personal user profiles.
Some of our web sites have links to the internet sites of other suppliers. In view of the fact that we have no responsibility for these sites, we recommend that you read the information about data protection at these sites in detail. Should you have any questions or comments about our web sites or our security concept or if you want your personal data to be blocked, please contact us by e-mail at the following address:
Public Procedures Directory
1. Name of the responsible office:
Messe Frankfurt France SAS
1 Avenue de Flandre
75019 Paris (France)
Tél. : +33 1 55 26 89 89
Fax : +33 1 40 35 09 00
2. Determining the purpose of collecting, processing or using the data
The Company's objective is to promote the economy by holding trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad; by holding events or conducting congresses and conferences; and by conducting all activities relating to the trade fair, exhibition, congress and conference business.
To achieve this objective, the Company has fair and exhibition facilities, as well as congress and conference rooms, which are used for events or rented out for a reasonable fee. The Company is also entitled to hold events of a sporting, cultural or other nature on its premises or to hire out its facilities for such purposes.
All data collection, processing and utilisation shall take place solely in pursuit of the declared objectives of the company, in particular:
- For carrying out the business process in question
- For information purposes and for event advertising
- For the purpose of market and opinion research
- For event-related service offers
3. Description of the groups of people concerned and the related data or data categories
Per group of people the following data is collected, processed and used in pursuit of the objectives mentioned in section 2:
Group of people : Representatives of companies visiting trade fairs (trade visitor)
Data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product data, contractual and accounting data
Group of people : Trade and professional visitors of fairs or events (visitors at trade fair)
Data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product interests, contractual and accounting data
Group of people : Visitors of fairs or event without trade visitors restriction (public fair)
Name, communication data and accounting data
Group of people : Contact persons of companies interested in exhibiting at an event or in visiting it
Data of the company with addresses, contact names and communication data, branch of business, product data / product interests
Group of people : Representatives of suppliers, service partners and other business partners
Data of the company or institution with contact names and communication data, service information, contractual and accounting data
The personal data of employees, applicants and service providers is utilised for the purpose of internal communications, support, administration and invoicing.
4. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data can be provided
Responsible sales and service partners
Trade fair and exhibition industry associations
Those responsible for processing order data
Exhibitors - always in order to fulfil the purposes under Item 2
Public bodies, but only when legally obligated to do so
5. Legal deadlines for the restriction on use or deletion of data
Data retention regulations
Data needed for the purposes stated in chapter 2. will be routinely deleted after the expiration of 10 years. Data will be deleted earlier as soon as knowledge of them is no longer needed to carry out the purpose for which they were recorded or the purpose itself is not longer persued.
Right of objection
Apart from the mandatory data storage for the purposes of conducting business, you have the right to demand at any time that your data not be retained for other purposes. If you want your personal data to be blocked, please contact us by e-mail at the following address:
In order to ensure that an objection to the utilisation for advertising purposes of personal data that has been collected can be complied with at all times. It is necessary to continuously maintain all objections in a "restricted list".
6. Transfer of data to the following countries
Subsidiaries and branches at :
China / Hong Kong
United Arab Emirates
Purposes of use
For all purposes stated in chapter 2.
Categories of data
All data of all groups of people stated in chapter 3.
Sales Partners of Messe Frankfurt
All data of all groups of people stated in chapter 3, but only the data of persons from the area of representation of the respective Sales Partner
Service partners in countries mentioned above
For the performance of a contract or the implementation of precontractual measures.
When needed to carry out the respective purpose data of all groups of people stated in chapter 3.