For several months now, companies have been facing the challenge that classic sales processes no longer work and that they have to find new customers without trade fairs. "Social Selling" is a way to enter into personal contact with target groups via social networks. LinkedIn in particular has established itself with many mechanical engineering companies - regardless of the current situation - for initiating business and maintaining contacts on the social web.
The economic situation in the mechanical engineering industry has been significantly dampened in recent months and the outlook is characterised by a high degree of uncertainty as to when and to what extent demand will recover. Well-rehearsed planning processes and uncertain forecasts collide with the necessary lead time and the ability to plan the procurement of materials
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
There is no change to your current settings or how your data is processed. We have merely improved the explanation of our procedures and explain to you in more detail what options you have to update, manage and delete your data.
We take the protection of your personal data and their confidential treatment very seriously.
General information about the scope of processing of your personal data and about your data protection rights can be found at www.vdma.org/datenschutz.
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