Under the German constitution, every citizen is entitled to determine how his or her personal data can be used.
Therefore it is our duty to protect the data that you provide us when you visit our website. We wish to show you, below, the data that we have about you, what happens to this data, and which security measures we have taken to protect this data from misuse.
Area of Validity
This data privacy statement applies to our entire website, but not to the sites of other providers for which you may find links on our site.
Our in-house IT department is continually adjusting the technical security precautions to match current circumstances and requirements.
Each time that a user accesses a page on our website, and each time a file is accessed, access data about this procedure is stored in a log file on our server.
- IP address
- Browser type and
- Browser settings
- Operating system
- Page visited
This data is used to generate statistics that help us to continue to modify our web portal to suit your needs. The data cannot be related to any specific person, and it is not passed on to any third party, even in partial form.Should they so request, users are entitled to be told which personal data we have stored about them. They are also entitled to have this data corrected and deleted.CookiesWe use session cookies on our site. The data is not stored long-term. Using temporary cookies is beneficial to you insofar as you will not have to repeatedly enter your personal details when you are filling in different forms on our website: the cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.A cookie refers to information that a web server sends to a browser which the browser then sends back again when it accesses that web server. Session cookies are only stored for the length of a session.Most browsers are configured in such a way that they accept cookies automatically. However, you can disable the storing of cookies or configure your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are being sent.Personal Data ProcessingAt certain places on our website we give you the opportunity to contact us or to make use of particular services (e.g. subscribe to a newsletter). We only use the personal data that is transmitted during this process for the purpose for which you have given it to us. It is not passed on to any third party.Personal Data SecurityTo ensure that our communication with you remains confidential we use so-called SSL encryption. Based on current knowledge, the 128 bit encryption which this enables is regarded as secure. All latest generation browsers can achieve this level of security. In some case you may need to update the browser on your PC.Changes to This Data Protection StatementIf circumstances change, e.g. the BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) is amended, we will update this data protection statement if necessary.Your questions and suggestions in relation to data protection are important to us. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at this address: Email: datenschutz(at)controlware.de