Data Privacy Statement
We take the protection and the security of your personal data (for example, name, address, telephone number or E-mail address) very seriously. We strictly observe the legal provisions governing data protection, in particular the Federal Data Protection Law (DSG - Bundesgesetz über den Datenschutz). Personal data on this website are only collected to the required technical and organisational extent or by your deliberate entry. The following explanation gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what kind of data is collected for which purpose.
1. Data which you enter
Certain functions, such as the distribution of the newsletter or online applications, require you to enter personal data:
When you order the newsletter offered on this website, we collect the following data from you: first name, last name (for a personal address) and E-mail address as well as the time and the confirmation of the application. This data is only used to send out the newsletter. You may cancel this newsletter service at any time. This is also pointed out in each newsletter.
1.2. Contact forms
If you contact us using one of the contact forms, we collect the following data from you: your first name, last name, company, position, postal address, telephone number and E-mail address as well as the message. The compulsory fields are marked with an asterisk (*) in the relevant contact form. Data collected is only used to process and reply to your query.
1.3. Press mailing list
If you wish to register in our press mailing list, we collect the following data from you: your salutation, first and last name, company / publisher, department / publication, postal address and the E-mail address; the addition of your telephone number is voluntary. The time and the confirmation of the registration are also recorded. This data is only used for sending out press information. You are free to de-register from the press mailing list at any time.
2. Automated data capturing
When using our website, some data is captured automatically and stored in your browser.
2.1 Google Analytics
2.2 Web server protocols
When visiting the website, the server providing this website (web server) automatically collects certain information. This information includes the date and the time the website was visited, the Internet browser used (e.g. Firefox or Internet Explorer), your computer's operating system and the page of the website which linked you to this website. Web server protocols are regularly anonymized and evaluated for statistical purposes, which allows us, for example, to see how our website is being used. This serves to adapt to user requirements and to improve our website. IP numbers are deleted after a maximum of three months.