Privacy policy for Instagram

We are pleased that you visit our Instagram page and inform you about the processing of personal data that takes place when using the page. When visiting and using our Instagram page, the following privacy notices must be observed:

The operator/responsible person for the Instagram page is the

ARRK Engineering GMBH 
Frankfurter Ring 160 
D-80807 Munich, Germany
Tel. +49 89 3185 7-0

info (at)

 Managing Director: Dr. Stefan Dömök

The contact details of the data protection officer are:

I.    General information on the collection, processing and use of personal data

For the operation of our Instagram page (hereinafter "operation"), we use the technical platform and services of Meta Platforms Ireland, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter: "Meta"). In the event that you visit our websites there or interact with us, Meta, as the provider of the social network Instagram, collects and processes personal user data. In addition, we may also process personal data.

We point out that the use of Instagram is not necessary to contact us or to receive our information. Use of the services offered and the site operated by us is voluntary and your own responsibility. If you would like to contact us, this is possible, for example, by visiting our homepage and using the contact form stored there under the following link:

Information that we publish via our Instagram page can be accessed in the same or similar form here:

II.   Scope of data processing

1.    through meta

Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Meta") is generally responsible for the collection and further processing of personal user data on Instagram websites. Please note that Instagram collects and processes certain information about your visit to our Instagram page even if you do not have an Instagram user account or are not logged in to Instagram.

For more information about Instagram's processing of personal data, please refer to Instagram's Privacy Policy below:

When you use the Service, cookies and similar technologies may be used to collect information about your use of the Service and to provide you with certain features. In addition, advertisers or other partners of the Provider may provide cookies or similar technologies on your device.

Information on the provider's contact options, as well as on how the provider uses the data from your visit to the service for its own purposes or passes it on to third parties, can also be found in the service's privacy policy:

You also have the option to restrict the processing of your data in the privacy settings of your profile, to manage or delete information about yourself. You can find information about the privacy settings here:

It is possible to contact Meta's data protection officer via the online contact form provided on the Facebook platform:

2.    by ARRK

ARRK Engineering GmbH uses its presence on social networks to present itself as a company to users and to get in touch with them. On its Instagram fan page, ARRK Engineering GmbH mainly focuses on presenting itself as an attractive employer to the outside world. Here, ARRK Engineering GmbH regularly provides information about current company news, trade fairs/events, and offers insights into everyday working life as well as the company's competencies.

Below we explain which functions are offered when you visit our Instagram page and to what extent and for what purposes processing of your personal data takes place in this context.

a)    Scope/purpose of data processing

aa) Community functions

We offer various community features on our Instagram page that allow you to interact with other users, such as by posting something to our posts, leaving comments, or "liking" or sharing posts.

Please note that these areas are publicly accessible and any personal information you post in them or provide when you sign up can be viewed by other users. We cannot control how other users of our Instagram page use this information. In particular, we cannot prevent unsolicited messages from being sent to you by third parties).

We collect all data entered as part of the community functions in order to provide you with the community functions as intended. Content posted in community areas may be stored for an unlimited period of time. If at any time you wish to have any posted content removed, please contact us using the contact information provided in this Privacy Policy.

bb) Contact via comments or direct message function

ARRK Engineering GmbH offers Instagram users the option of contacting the company publicly or personally on the Instagram page it operates. This can be done, for example, by leaving a public comment on the Instagram page or by sending a private message. Personal contact is in each case on a voluntary basis and is always initiated by the user. ARRK Engineering GmbH uses personal data to communicate with the user if the user has initiated contact via the public comment function or the messenger service.

We process the data you provide and which may be accessible to us, e.g. the content of your messages, inquiries, posts or comments which you address to us as well as your publicly viewable profile data in the interest of communicating with you. We would like to offer you a platform on which we can provide you with insights into our company and our activities and with the help of which you can quickly get in touch with us.

The processing of your data when contacting or interacting with our site or its content is carried out by us on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO. If the processing is carried out for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) DSGVO applies.

When contacting us, we ask you not to transmit any sensitive data or confidential information (e.g. bank or payment data, application documents) via our Instagram page. Please choose a more secure means of transmission (e.g. letter post, e-mail).

cc) Usage analysis / Insights

When you visit our Instagram page, we analyze how you use it ("Instagram Insights") based on anonymized information provided to us by the provider.

Our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) f DS-GVO in operating our Instagram page and using Insights is to evaluate the types of actions taken on our Instagram page and to improve our page based on these insights.

Instagram insights help us learn more about our followers and the people who interact with us on Instagram. Instagram Insights are anonymized page statistics provided by the provider that give us insights about how visitors use the Instagram page and related interactions. We see insights on gender, age range, and location. We can also track which posts and Stories are viewed the most and which are interacted with the most. Insights and metrics also include paid activity. Reach, accounts reached, impressions per day reflect both paid and organic activity. As part of Instagram Insights, we ourselves only receive anonymized statistics - we do not have access to personal data processed by Instagram.

You can obtain the information required by the GDPR on data processing within the scope of Instagram Insights at the following link:

b)    Duration

We process your personal data only as long as this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes.

c)    Rights of the data subject

Data subjects have the right:

aa)  pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;

bb) in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to immediately demand the correction of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us;

cc)  pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us under certain circumstances, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;

 dd) in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO, to request the (temporary) restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure, we no longer require the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;

 ee) in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format from us or to request its direct transfer to another controller; However, this only covers those of your personal data that we process with the help of automated processes after your consent or on the basis of a contract;

 ff)    pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, insofar as your personal data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest, to object to the processing of your personal data, insofar as there are grounds for doing so that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation;

 gg) to revoke your consent at any time in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO. This has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future. Among other things, you have the option to revoke your once granted consent to the use of cookies on our website with effect for the future by accessing our cookie settings;

hh)  to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO regarding the unlawful processing of your data by us. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters for this purpose.

The competent supervisory authority for ARRK Engineering GmbH is:

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information 
Husarenstraße 30, 53117 Bonn, Germany 
Tel.: +49 228 997799 0, poststelle (at)

 d)    Assertion of data subject rights

You yourself decide on the use of your personal data. Therefore, if you wish to exercise any of your above-mentioned rights against us, you are welcome to contact us by e-mail at datenschutzbeauftragter (at) or by mail, as well as by telephone.

Please assist us in specifying your request by answering questions from our responsible employees regarding the specific processing of your personal data. If there is reasonable doubt about your identity, we may request a copy of your identification.

If you have any questions regarding data protection, you can reach us at datenschutzbeauftragter (at) or at the other contact details listed in this data protection declaration.