Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

 

Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient, and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser that way to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

 

Sever-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

– browser type/version

– used operating system

– referrer URL

– host name of the accessing computer

– time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

 

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

 

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter (ENVI_MET Mailing List) offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.

The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the “Unsubscribe”-link within the newsletter.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Piwik

Web analysis services This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Piwik uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis concerning the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this online offer will be stored on the servers of the provider in Germany. The IP-address will be made anonymous immediately after the processing and before its storage.

The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extend in this case.

If you object to the use of your data, you may deactivate the storage and use here. In this case an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed the prevent Piwik from storing the usage data. If you delete your cookies also the Opt-Out-Cookie will be deleted. On the next visit of our websites Opt-Out must be activated again.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function „Re-Tweet“ websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings

 

P-addresses will be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.

For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read the Privacy Policy of XING under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

 

Privacy Policy for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our website having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then be submitted the information that you have visited our websites.

If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.

You find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the Privacy Policy of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

 

Registration with this website

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for purpose of use of the respective offer or service for which you have registered.

We also use the provided e-mail address to inform you about important changes, such as change of the offer range or in case of technical changes.

 

Processing of data (customer data and contract data)

We collect, process, and use person-related data only as far as necessary for the establishment, content-related arrangement or change of the legal relationship (stock data). We only collect, process, and use person-related data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar it is necessary for enabling, improving, or invoicing the use of the service.

 

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders, and product shipment

We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g. transmitting data to the forwarding agent or the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment. A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

 

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents

We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g. transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment.

A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

 

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the legal note.

 

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Imprint/Legal Note. The use of such contact information by third parties for distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.