4. Information we obtain about you from other sources
We also process data that we haven’t obtained directly from you. This occurs whenever a user provides us with information or we collect information from other sources. In such cases we process the respective data within the scope of fulfilment of our contractual obligations towards the respective user and/or to safeguard our legitimate interests, while giving due consideration to your interests.
Data from address book uploads
This includes the following data, which can be extracted from another person’s vCard:
- First and last name
- E-mail addresses
- Phone numbers
- Job title and company name
- Place: City and country
- Twitter and Facebook handles
We make it possible for users to expand their network on XINGand invite non-users.
When a user makes use of this feature, personal data is processed on their behalf and under their responsibility. XING makes appropriate functions available to users to manage the data processed on their behalf and in particular to delete this data. Users have the right and the option to cease the processing of personal data on their behalf at any time.
Source of the data
Users who want to expand their personal network and already have access to your data can upload this information to XING.
No third parties have access to the uploaded data.
Period saved for and objection
We save this data until the respective user either deletes this data themselves or their user account is deleted.
The invited non-users can select an opt-out link in the invitation e-mail to object to the sending of further invitations or invitation reminders to their respective e-mail address.