Privacy and Data Protection
We observe the principles of data reduction and data economy. That means we strive to avoid the collection, processing and use of personal information wherever possible.
All our employees are obliged to treat personal information confidential. Our data protection measures are being continuously adapted to latest technical developments.
n order to improve our website’s quality, we save information related to individual access to our website for statistical purposes. Respective data sets comprise
- the website the file is requested from;
- the file’s name;
- retrieval date and time;
- the data volume transmitted;
- the access status (file transmitted, file not found);
- specification of the web browser type used;
- the requesting computer’s IP address.
Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Information & Respective Consent
We will collect, process and use your personal information if and to the extent it is required for establishing, performing and/or terminating a contract, the services thereunder or rendering services similar to the same.
As for the rest, any collection, processing and/or use of your personal information will be subject to your prior consent. Your personal information will exclusively be used for the purposes and to the extent defined within the respective consent.
You are entitled to review and revise your personal information and may furthermore revoke your consent with future effect at any time. Once we receive your countermand, we will delete all your data. Please send your revocation statement to the address specified below.
We will save data for the period required by law or to fulfill the services requested by you or for the term defined within the respective consent.
We offer the opportunity for users to publish blog-related comments and possibly other articles. In this course, your IP address will be stored. Suchlike storage is exclusively intended to ensure the provider’s security interests if illegal content (insults, illegal political propaganda, etc.) is being published.
Users might also subscribe to comments. The user will then receive an e-mail confirmation that serves to verify the ownership of the e-mail address specified. Subscriptions to comments can be terminated at any time. For more information on this issue, please refer to the e-mail confirmation.
In order to protect the personal information disclosed by using the present website from unauthorized third-party access, we deploy a ciphering method. Your information will be transmitted from your computer to our server and back on the internet via 256 bit SSL encryption (Secure Socket Layer). To you, this is indicated by a closed lock-icon in your browser’s status bar and by the URL starting with https://.
We offer the chance to obtain information on updates of our website by newsletter. For you to receive our newsletter we don’t need to know more than your e-mail address. If at any later time you decide not to receive our newsletter anymore, you may simply unsubscribe from this service by e-mail.
The contact form allows you to contact us with questions or ideas at any time. However, in order to answer your questions or give you feedback on your comments, we will need your last name, first name, address and e-mail address. The respective information will exclusively be used for the above-specified purpose.
Analysis Programs Google Analytics
The present website makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service rendered by Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics deploys so-called “cookies“, which are text files stored on your computer that allow for analyzing your use of the website. Usually, the information regarding your use of the website generated by cookies will be transmitted to a US-based Google server where it is stored. However, if you activate the IP anonymization for this website, Google will in advance abbreviate your IP address within EU Member States or other countries that have entered into the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be transmitted to a US-based Google server and abbreviated there. On behalf of the present website’s provider, Google will use the respective information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and render other services related to the use of the website and the internet for the website’s provider. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data of Google. You may keep cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we do point out on the fact that you will in this case not be able to use all the functions our website provides completely. Furthermore, you can block the collection of data created by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as their processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided on (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
For more information on how Google uses your data, please also refer to http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
For this website, IP anonymization has not been activated.
Other Analysis Programs
Additionally, we make use of KISSmetrics analysis software produced by KISSmetrics, 13337 South St. 269, Cerritos, CA 90623, USA, which collects session-based data by cookies.
KISSmetrics can be deactivated at any time by pressing the button “OPT OUT OF KISSMETRICS TRACKING”, which is available at: https://www.kissmetrics.com/user-privacy. KISSmetrics will then place a cookie to prevent any further recording. Please note that this cookie to prevent tracking will also be deleted if you clear your cookie storage and that you will have to set it again.
Use of Akismet to Prevent Spam Comments
This website makes use of plug-in Akismet made by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA. It serves to tell comments given by real individual from those generated by spam bots. For this purpose, all comments made are transmitted to a US-based server, where they are analyzed and stored for comparison for four days. Once a comment is rated spam, all related data will be stored for longer. Suchlike data include the respective name, e-mail address, IP address, the comment itself, the referrer, information on the browser used as well as the computer system and the time of the entry. You are welcome to use a pseudonym or spare leaving your name and/or e-mail address. The transmission of respective data can be prevented completely by not making use of our commenting system. Even though we do believe this would be a pity we unfortunately don’t see any alternatives that are just as effective. With future effect, we may dissent to your data being used by writing to email@example.com, subject: “Deletion of Data stored by Akismet” and specifying the data stored.
This website makes use of the “+1”-button of social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
By visiting this website, a connection to the Google servers is being established. Since Google transmits the “+1”-button to the browser directly, which incorporates it with the website, we have no control and knowledge whatsoever about the extent to which Google uses the button to collect data. Google has reassured its users that it takes a click on the respective button for personal information being collected. According to Google, respective information – among them the IP address – will exclusively be collected from logged-on members.
For more information on the extent and purpose of Google’s data collection, the data’s further processing and use by Google as well as your respective rights and setting options that protect the privacy of Google users, please refer to: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.
This website incorporates the Twitter button (Tweetmeme Button) offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. It can be identified by the Twitter logo. The button allows for sharing content or parts of this website on Twitter and following us on Twitter.
By visiting this website, a connection to the Twitter servers is being established. Twitter transmits the content of Twitter buttons to the user’s browser directly. Consequently, we have no control or knowledge of the extent to which Twitter uses the data collected through this button. According to what is known so far, only the user’s IP address and the URL of the website used to obtain the button is being transmitted but not used for any purpose but to provide the button.
The present website makes use of the “XING Share-Button”. By visiting this website, a short-term connection to the servers owned by XING AG (“XING”) will be established, which serve to facilitate the functions of the “XING Share-Button” (in particular calculation and presentation of counter values be). XING will not store any personal information regarding your visit of this website. In particular, XING will not store any IP addresses. Neither will they evaluate any user behavior by deploying cookies related to the “XING Share-Button”. For the respectively latest data privacy information on the “XING Share-Button” and more, please visit: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
Our website might also contain third-party content (e.g. YouTube video clips or video clips offered by other providers, Google-Maps, RSS feeds and similar). Usually, providers of suchlike content will place cookies on the user’s computer. You can prevent this by specific browser settings. However, as a result specific content might not be presented correctly.
Furthermore, many (third party) providers will store user IP addresses in order to supply the users‘ browsers with respective content. Unfortunately, the use of IP addresses by (third party) providers is beyond our reasonable control.
Data Privacy Officer
Our data privacy officer is responsible for ensuring our adherence to privacy obligations and will gladly answer all your questions regarding the present website and data privacy.
KOBIL Systems GmbH
D – 67547 Worms Germany
KOBIL Systems GmbH
D – 67547 Worms Germany
This privacy statement has been prepared using the interactive sample Datenschutzerklärung von 123recht.net – provided by Rechtsberatung online.