The protection of your personal data is very important to us. The information below provides details of the nature, extent and purpose of collecting, processing and using your personal data while you are using our website.
01 Personal Data
The meaning of “personal data” is defined in the German Federal Data Protection Act. This Act defines personal data as any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as your name, your address, your telephone number or your date of birth.
Unless stated otherwise in the following sections, no personal data will be collected, processed or used while using this website. Some information will be transferred while accessing this website, such as your IP address, Browsertype/Browserversion, your OS, Referrer URL (last website accessed), time of server request.
We cannot allocate this data to a certain person. The information is statistically evaluated by us and exclusively used to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our websites.
02 Registration / Customer Account
You have the opportunity to register with us and create a customer account. In order to register we collect and store the following Data about you:
E-Mail address (Username)
You have the opportunity to provide more data. The information given in this context is given explicitly on a voluntary basis and with your consent.
After registration, you will receive a personal, password-protected access to your customer account, where you can consult and manage your personal data.
We use the so-called. Double opt-in process for your registration. In other words, after your registration you will receive an e-mail in return from us, containing a link that you must use to confirm your registration. You must confirm your registration as soon as possible after receiving our e-mail, otherwise your registration will be erased from our database.
You can register for our newsletter service if you like to be informed about regular news.
In order to register for our newsletter service, we need at least your e-mail address. As a general rule, we employ the double opt-in process for your registration. In other words, after you have registered for our newsletter service, you will receive an e-mail in return from us, containing a link that you must use to confirm your registration. The newsletter will not be sent until this has been completed. This procedure is used to ensure that only you yourself can register with the newsletter service under the specified e-mail address.
You can cancel subscriptions to our newsletters at any time. To do so, either follow the link at the end of the newsletter or contact our data protection officer mentioned below.
There is a possibility for you to apply electronically. We will use your personal data only for the processing of your application and will not transfer the data to third parties. Please note that unencrypted E-Mails are not protected against the access of third parties.
You can configure the browser so that it gives you notice of the setting of cookies and that it allows cookies only on a case- by-case base. In addition to that you can dismiss the acceptance of cookies just in certain cases or in general, as well as activate the automatically erasure of cookies by closing the browser. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
06 Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics. The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information reached an agreement with Google. According to this, a compliant use of analytical methods of reach measurement of Internet advertisements is possible under certain conditions. In particular, we draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics is supplemented by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” on this website to guarantee the anonymised collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Please also note the following information about the use of Google Analytics:
Google Analytics uses “cookies”; these are text files which are stored on your computer to analyse the way you use the website. The information about the way you use this website created by the cookie is sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA. If the IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address in Member States of the European Union or in other state parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to and truncated on a Google server in the USA. Google uses this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate the way you use the website, to collate reports on website activities and to provide the website operator other services related to website and Internet use.
The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google. You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being stored; however, we draw your attention to the fact that, in these circumstances, you may find that you are unable to make full use of functions on the website. You can also prevent the data (including your IP address) relating to your use of the website which is captured by the cookie being sent to or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Google Analytics deactivate. The opt-out cookie is only valid on this browser and this domain. If you erase the cookies on your bowser you have to click on the link.
07 Data transfer to third parties
No personal data is transferred to third parties except where this is necessary according to the law, the data transfer is necessary to carry out a contractual relationship, e.g. an order or to accomplish a request or you have explicitly consented to the disclosure of your data.
Given that external companies will process your personal data, we take all necessary legal, technical and organisational measures to make sure that these companies comply with the provisions of Data Protection Law.
08 Data Security
We have implemented technical and organizational security measures to safeguard stored personal data against inadvertent or deliberate manipulation, loss or destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.
09 Right of Access
If requested, we shall inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable law, whether we have stored personal data referring to you and what this data involves. As stipulated by law, you also have the right to correct, block and delete this personal data.
10 Data protection officer
If you have any further questions concerning data protection, feel free to contact our external data protection officer.
Mr. counsellor-at-law Felix Hudy
intersoft consulting services AG
Beim Strohhause 17, 20097 Hamburg