Mobile Security



The magazine of Mobile Security


Information in accordance with the German Broadcast Media Act (TMG), art. 5:


Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH

Prinzregentenstraße 159

81677 Munich



Editors: Silke Krüger, Christine Telander-Weiss


Maintainance / Layouts / Content:

Journal International

The Home of Content GmbH

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 5

81737 Munich




Management Board:

Carsten Ahrens (CEO), Jan Thyen (CFO)


Phone: +49 (0) 89 4119-0

Fax: +49 (0) 89 4119-1535

E-mail: mobilesecurity@gi-de.com


Company registration:

Registration court: District Court of Munich, Germany

Registration number: HRB 224694



VAT identification number in accordance with the German VAT Act (UStG), art. 27a:

DE 305560986

Responsible for content under art. 55, para. 2 of the German Interstate Treaty on Broadcasting and Telemedia (RstV):

Sourour Stanke

Head of Corporate Communications | Government Relations

c/o Giesecke & Devrient GmbH

Prinzregentenstrasse 159

D-81677 Munich


E-mail: sourour.stanke@gi-de.com



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Data Privacy:

All personal information collected during visits to our website is handled in strict compliance with data protection regulations.

G+D Mobile Security GmbH Data Privacy:

Your privacy and the protection of your personal data are of utmost importance to us. Therefore, this Privacy Policy explains how we safeguard your privacy when you share your personal information with us via the website. If you are located outside the European Union or European Economic Area, in as far as legally required due to the laws applicable subject to your location, access to and use of the website by you implies your full acceptance of the Privacy Policy.

Personal Data:

“Personal data” is of any information that can identify or make an individual identifiable. This includes, for example, your first and last name, title, company, postal address, email address, telephone number, mobile number, username and password, and any information you may provide in free text fields or other message you send to us.

Collection and Use of Personal Data:

We collect, process or use your personal data for the following purposes depending on the nature of your interaction with our Website: We may respond to your enquiries for customer relationship management purposes, send you newsletters if you have registered accordingly, or customize our website as is further explained in our Cookie Policy. When you download software that we offer, we may also collect information required for authentication purposes. When you register for a congress or an event, we will collect information required for your admittance to and organization of such events. Furthermore, your browser communicates your IP address automatically when you are visiting our website. We will use your personal data only to the extent necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and will retain it for these purposes or as required by applicable law and then delete it. In as far as possible, we will attempt to use only anonymous information or pseudonyms if the use of personal data is not required. Any personal data collected may be stored in a data filling system for which G+D Mobile Security is the data controller.

Data Sharing and Transfer to Third Parties:

Your personal data is not shared with any third parties unless you have consented to such transfer or this is permitted by applicable laws, for example, where this is required for the performance of a contract with you. In case of an inquiry by you which relates to subsidiaries of G+D Group residing in other countries, this inquiry along with the information required to respond to you will be forwarded to the relevant Company. Such Group Companies may be located outside your country of residence, including countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or European Economic Area (“EEA”). You can view a list of the MS Companies at the end of this page. In addition, we may use data processors located outside your country of residence, including countries outside the EU or EEA, i.e. companies that act as a service provider on our behalf and solely subject to our instructions in relation to any processing of personal data. Please note that G+D Mobile Security has taken appropriate measures with all its Group Companies or other data processors in order to provide an adequate level of data protection in line with applicable requirements.

Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website‘s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website‘s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension „anonymizeIP()“, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons. Information about cookies. To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer‘s main memory. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site. You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a „disable cookies“ option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.

Cookie Policy:

This Cookie Policy complements the G+D Mobile Security, Prinzregentenstr. 159, 81677 Munich, Germany (“G+D”) Privacy Policy for the websites located at http://smart.gi-de.com and explains how we use cookies and other related technologies on our Website.

What are cookies? Cookies are small text files that websites save onto your computer via your web browser. Cookies cannot execute programs or place viruses on your computer. Cookies may serve different purposes: Some cookies are required to remember your preferences when using our Website and last only for the duration of your session on our Website and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies gather information that help us to customize our Website to your preferences and make it more interesting to you.

Which cookies are used?

G&D uses “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. A “session cookie” is a cookie that is automatically deleted when the user closes his browser, while a “persistent cookie” is a cookie that remains stored in the user’s terminal device until it reaches a defined expiration date.

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Embedded YouTube videos

On some of our websites we embed YouTube videos. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA is the operator of the corresponding plug-ins. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to Youtube servers is established. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior. If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to reckon with such cookies when viewing YouTube videos. Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser. Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

How can I opt out from the use of session cookies?

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to block cookies completely or notify you each time a cookie is set so that you can decide to block it on the spot. However, refusing all cookies could restrict the use of certain functions of our Website. For information on how to change the settings in your computer or mobile device browser to block cookies, please refer to the relevant help menu of your browser or the website of the software manufacturer. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. Browser plug-in to prevent the storage of the cookies: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Children’s Privacy:

G+D Mobile Security recognises the need to adequately protect the privacy of children and/or users who are under the age of 18 (“minors”). Our website is not intended for minors. G+D Mobile Security does not target its website to minors and does not knowingly collect personal data from minors without parental or guardian consent.


G+D Mobile Security uses technical and organizational security measures, in particular access, availability and input controls including encryption methods and means of protection of media utilizing personal data, as well as the assignment of qualified personnel which is responsible for the security of personal data, to ensure that the personal data you provide cannot be undermined by unauthorised, accidental or deliberate manipulation, damage, loss, deletion, or unauthorized access, processing or disclosure. Our security measures are continually upgraded and adjusted in line with the current state of knowledge. Due to the nature of the Internet, a transmission of information may be not always be completely secure. Hence, we cannot ensure the security of your personal data during a transfer over the Internet to our website. Once we have received your personal data, however, we will use the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data.

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links to other websites which are not owned or operated by G+D Mobile Security. G+D Mobile Security has no control over and is not responsible for either the content or privacy practices of these websites. For information on their privacy practices please review their policies.

Contact, Access and Correction of Personal Data:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or would like to access or correct your personal data or request their deletion or want to file any complaints in relation to the processing of your personal data to us or the competent regulator please refer to the contact details posted at the top of this privacy policy. We will aim to respond to you as soon as possible, however, if your inquiry requires more detailed consideration, we will acknowledge receipt of your complaint and we may ask you to provide further information about your inquiry and the outcome you are seeking. If you are required to duly sign your request and sent it to us due to the laws applicable subject to your location, we will inform you accordingly.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to amend or update this Privacy Policy at any time in order to reflect our then current handling of personal data. Any such amendments or updates will be posted on this site.

Effective date: July 10, 2017