Hacon on Social Media

While we appreciate lively discussions in our social media comment sections, we also at Hacon have to follow internal guidelines (www.siemens.com/bcg), the terms of the different social media platforms and last but not least, protect the people that work on our channels every day. Therefore we ask people that interact with us on our channels to observe the following “rules of engagement”.

We reserve the rights to warn users that their presence on our channels might be limited if they continuously spread inaccurate information about us or others. In cases like these we do our utmost to understand the context of the comments and improve our dialogue with the user in question.

Single comment removal:
We reserve the rights to remove any comment that is sexist, racist, xenophobic, attacking anyone’s sexual orientation or identity, as well as any comments that could be perceived as harmful to a specific societal group. We do this to protect both our followers as well as our moderators. Our Business Conduct Guidelines also urge us to act on comments like these. If you feel that a comment was unrightfully removed, feel free to contact us via private message.

We also reserve the rights to remove any comment that is spam (redundant commenting or automated commenting), as well as any comment that might have the purpose of scamming our followers. This is done in accordance with the social media channels terms of use. In some cases we might also choose to report such comments to the social media itself. We also reserve the rights to remove any comment that tries to promote people or products unrelated to the content we post on our channels. In cases of repeat offenses, we also reserve the rights to block users.

We also reserve the rights to block comments that uses profanity towards Hacon, Hacon employees or other users. Here we also reserve the right to block or ban any user that repeatedly crosses this threshold.

User removal, ban or blocking:
As beforementioned we reserve the rights to remove, ban or block any users that continuously break these community guidelines, even though we prefer to solve these issues with dialogue first. We reserve the rights to remove, ban or block users whenever comments or content fall into the following categories:

Doxxing (the revealing of personal information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers etc. that can possibly lead to unwanted contact for that specific person)

Pornographic material (both explicit and content that is overtly sexual – it does not belong on our pages)

Obscene images (images that contain death or harm to humans or animals)

Comments or content that breaks local law

Threats to other users/followers of our page

Threats towards Siemens or its employees

Hacon on Twitter
The official Twitter channel of Hacon will keep you informed on relevant topics of general interest concerning Hacon. Any content or opinions provided by other Twitter users are solely the responsibility of each individual author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Hacon. Hacon cannot be held responsible for this third party content. As links may be included in tweets, please be aware that Hacon is not responsible for content on any website not operated by Hacon. Additionally, Hacon cannot be held responsible or liable for the accuracy and completeness of all information provided on the Twitter channels of Hacon. Use this information at your own risk.

Although we see Twitter as a medium of interaction, we cannot guarantee that our account will be constantly monitored or that we will respond to mentions or direct messages. Our working hours are during the week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CET – please consider this regarding response times. To get in touch with Hacon, please use the contact details provided on this site.

Note: On Twitter we are a guest of an external media platform with its own data privacy rules and terms of service. Hacon has no influence on the rules set by the platform:

Twitter terms of service

Twitter privacy policy

Responsible for the content of the Twitter channels @HaConTimetable according to Paragraph 55, Section 2 of the German Interstate Broadcasting Agreement (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag).

Hacon on Facebook
Data privacy notice for the Hacon Facebook page 

This data privacy notice (status 2020, November 03) applies to the information offering from Hacon available for access on Hacon at https://www.facebook.com/HaconTimetable (“Hacon Facebook page”).
The Hacon Facebook page is operated by Hacon on the technical platform of Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 (“Facebook”).

This notice is intended to inform you about the processing of data on the Siemens Facebook page by Siemens and advise you of information published by Facebook relating to the processing of personal data by Facebook.

Processing of data by Hacon
If you are registered with Facebook, you can have a message sent to us via the “Message” function. Such messages are invisible to other Facebook users. We process the personal data contained in a message sent by you to Hacon exclusively in order to respond to your inquiry. The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 I f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Insofar as you wish to enter into a contractual relationship with Hacon with your inquiry, the legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 I b) GDPR.

The message is deleted if your inquiry has been answered, and no other grounds exist to entitle or oblige us to keep the said message. The Hacon Data Privacy Notice will otherwise apply. There you will find details including information about your rights in relation to the processing of your personal data, plus options for contacting us on questions relating to data protection.
We are not cognizant of the manner in which messages sent to Hacon are analyzed, interpreted or otherwise processed by Facebook. In this regard, we refer you to the information in the section “Processing of data by Facebook”.

Hacon utilizes the statistical information relating to the use of the Hacon Facebook page that Facebook makes available via the “Facebook Insights” function. When you visit the Hacon Facebook page, certain data relating to your visit – which may include personal data – will be transferred to, and processed by, Facebook, including for providing the “Facebook Insights” function. On account of this, Hacon and Facebook may be regarded as “joint controllers” in respect of this data and the terms of use agreed between Hacon and Facebook have been complemented by a so-called joint controller agreement in order to comply with data privacy law. This joint controller agreement is available at https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum. Further details on Facebook Insights can be found in the section “Processing of data by Facebook”.

Over and above the processing of personal data as set out in this section, Hacon exercises no influence on the processing of personal data in connection with your use of the Hacon Facebook page. We would point out that you make use of the Hacon Facebook page and its function on your own responsibility. This applies in particular to the use of interactive functions (e.g. comment, share, rate). You can find further information below in the section “Processing of data by Facebook”.

Processing of data by Facebook
When you visit the Hacon Facebook page, Facebook records details including your IP address and further information, which is directed to Facebook via Cookies on your terminal device. Among other purposes, this information is used to supply Hacon, as the operator of the Hacon Facebook page, with statistical information about the reach of the Siemens Facebook page. Facebook provides further details on this via the following link: https://de-de.facebook.com/help/pages/insights. Facebook’s Cookie policies may be found at: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/.

The data relating to you that is gathered in this connection is processed by Facebook and under certain circumstances supplied to countries outside the European Union. Facebook sets out what information it obtains and how this is used in its “Data Policy”. The “Data Policy” can be accessed via the following link: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation. 

Find out more on our official Hacon Facebook Page.

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Hacon on Youtube
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Hacon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
Lister Strasse 15
D-30163 Hannover
Tel: +49 511 33699 0



Office/Sitz: Hannover, Registry Court/Amtsgericht: Hannover HRB 1712
Managing Directors/Geschäftsführer:
Frank Gerken (CEO), Philipp Metschke (CFO)

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