PRIVACY POLICY OF EPRIVACY GMBH

With this privacy policy, ePrivacy GmbH would like to inform you how we process your personal data within the framework of this website.  

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to the regulations of the laws on data protection. Personal data will only be collected on this website to the extent that is technically required, as described below. The following clarification gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and which types of data will be collected for what purpose. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you in the way described and for the stated purpose. 

The body responsible is

ePrivacy GmbH
Managing Director Prof Dr Christoph Bauer
Große Bleichen 21
20354 Hamburg

1. Personal data and their use

Personal data include, inter alia, information such as your name and your e-mail address. Personal data shall then only be collected by us to the extent and for the purpose for which you provide the data to us, e.g. for registration. In particular, your personal data will only be used for advertising purposes if you have given us your express consent to do so. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent. Personal data will only be sent to state institutions and authorities entitled to receive information within the framework of the relevant laws or if we are obligated to do so by a court decision. If we commission third parties with the fulfilment of individual tasks and services for us, they will only have access to your personal data to the extent that this is necessary to fulfil their tasks. These service providers undertake to process your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy and the binding data protection laws. 

2. Data storage

Personal information that you have sent us will be kept safe in accordance with the applicable current and valid version of the statutory safekeeping periods and then deleted. 

3. Security of your data

We will protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or publication. We ensure that your information, which we store on the server, is in a controlled and secure environment where unauthorized access and publication are prevented.  

4. Newsletter

If you have signed up for our Newsletter, we use the e-mail address you sent to us in order to send you this Newsletter with your express consent. It is of course possible to unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time. 

5. Data logging for statistical purposes

When visiting out website, your Internet browser automatically sends logging information to our web server. This includes, among other things, the browser type and version, date and time of access, URL of the referring website, folders accessed. These data will be stored separately from other data that you have entered within the framework of using our offer. It is not possible for us to allocate these data to a particular person. These data will only be analyzed for statistical purposes and then deleted within one week after the analysis. 

6. Information/Revocation

You will receive information about your data stored with us at any time without having to state reasons and without charge. Furthermore, you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. ePrivacy GmbH undertakes to immediately delete the personal data if the consent is revoked, unless there are mandatory statutory obligations to keep data safe that oppose this. The revocation and the request for information can made be informally by mail to 

ePrivacy GmbH
Rothenbaumchaussee 43
20148 Hamburg

as well as by e-mail at any time to the electronic mailbox info[at]ePrivacy.eu

7. Cookies

“Cookies” are small files that allow us to store specific information about you, the user, on your PC or other end device while you use the offer from ePrivacyseal. Cookies help us, for example, to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our services, as well as to design our offer in the most comfortable, efficient and interesting way possible for you. You can deactivate cookie storage in your browser, limit it to specific websites or set up your browser in such a way that it notifies you as soon as a cookie will be sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC’s hard drive at any time. Please note, however, that it is not possible to use particular offers if session cookies are rejected. When using this website, it is possible that cookies could be stored on your PC or other end device by third party providers. You can stop the use of these cookies by deactivating the option to accept cookies from third party providers in your Internet browser. 

8. Google Analytics

Please not that this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyze your website use. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website in order to compile reports about website activities for the website operators and to perform other services connected with the use of the website and of the Internet. Google will also send his information to third parties where applicable, if this is required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will not in any case connect your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by setting up your browser software accordingly; please note, however, that in this case you might not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you in the way described above and for the purpose stated above. 

9. XING

The “XING Share Button” is installed on this website. When accessing this site, your browser will briefly connect to the servers of XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg (“XING”), which establishes the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation/display of the counter value). XING does not store any of your personal data regarding access to this website. XING in particular does not store any IP addresses. No analysis will be made of your usage behavior by using cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. Current data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information can be found at this page: www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection 

10. LinkedIn

Plugins from LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "LinkedIn") are integrated into this website. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins from the LinkedIn logo or the “Share Button” on this website. If you visit this website, a direct connection will be generated between your browser and the LinkedIn server through the plugin. In this way, LinkedIn receives information that you visited this website with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Share Button” while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of this web page to your LinkedIn profile. In this way, LinkedIn can allocate the visit to this website to your user account. Please note that we as website operators receive no knowledge of the content of the data transferred and their use by LinkedIn. You can find details on data collection (purpose, extent, further processing and use) as well as your rights and possible settings in LinkedIn’s privacy policy. LinkedIn keeps this policy at www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

11. Links to websites from other online services

Online services from other providers that are linked to this website are themselves responsible for observing the statutory provisions on data protection. In general, these online services also have their own privacy policy, which is binding in this regard. We hereby make it clear that we do not take any responsibility or liability for this. 

12. Amendment to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time observing the particular applicable provisions on data protection. 

Dated 09/2016

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