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Data privacy statement

ElektroPhysik is committed to take privacy protection very seriously and respect the privacy of the visitors of our website at all points. All personal data are treated confidentially and your interests worthy of protection are respected in observance to applicable data protection rules.

The following overview will illustrate how data is collected and processed during your visit to our website:

 

1. Collection and storage of data

Storage and processing of all data is effected in observation of the respective prescriptions of the German Data Protection Acts (Bundesdatenschutzgesetze BDSG) and the German Broadcast Media Act (Telemediengesetz TMG).

Visiting our homepage does generally not require to indicate any personal data.

Personal data such as name, mail address, and country of origin are only collected when indicated voluntarily through filling in the contact form for example.

 

2. Use and disclosure of personal data

Your data will be exclusively used for the purpose of establishing a contact between ElektroPhysik and you. International enquiries which are received via our contact form will be passed on to our agency in the respective country. Our agencies are committed to use your data exclusively to establish a contact. Otherwise, your data is not disclosed to any third party without your explicit consent.

 

3. Cookies

In order to facilitate the use of our website, we do use so-called „Cookies“. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer which your browser stores while you visit our website. Cookies don’t do your computer any harm and do not transport viruses. All information recorded through cookies help to increase efficiency and comfort oft he use of our website.

Cookies do not contain any personal data and do not allow identification of a person. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can enable or disable temporary and stored cookies separately in the security settings. In principle, you can change the settings of your browser so that cookies are not accepted at all or not before you give your explicit permission. For details, kindly refer to the manual of your web browser.

We are adopting the Remarketing Technology of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). Advertisements targeted at user groups on the Google Partner network pages shall re-approach visitors browsing our website. Cookies will be employed to link up advertisements and aid in blending defined product recommendations with interest-based advertising.

If you choose to disable cookies, please bear in mind that some services on our website may not be available and some contents may not be shown correctly.

 

4. Logfiles

In connection with your accessing our website, our server temporarily stores - in order to save data - also data that might enable your identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages viewed). There will be no person-related or IP-related evaluation of the information collected by our server when you access this web site. The right to statistically evaluate anonymously held data records remains reserved.

IP addresses are stored for a period of 7 days for security reasons to guarantee the stability and the operational safety of our system, e.g. identification of DOS attacks etc.

All other data are exclusively processed for statistical purposes and are not passed on to third parties as a matter of principle. We do not link these data to other data. After statistical evaluation, the data are regularly deleted within one week.

 

5. Statistical analysis using Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a statistical analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google“). This involves the use of cookies that allow us to continually optimise the website and adapt to the changing consumer behaviour.

The data accrued here is only linked up with the Google services Adwords and Webmastertools; there are no further link ups with other services and information sources of Google.

The information generated by cookies by tracking your use of this website (including your IP address) is passed on to a Google server in USA and saved there. Please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIp()”.In this case your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other nations party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only after anonymisation of the IP address will this shortened IP address be forwarded to a Google server in USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to the Google server in USA and shortened there.

This information will be used by Google to analyse your use of the online offer to compile reports on the use of the online offer and to provide other services related to the use of the online offer and internet use in general. If necessary, Google will also pass on this information to a third party if mandatory, or the third party is engaged in processing data on behalf of Google.

You can disable the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. It should however be noted that in doing so, you may not be able to make complete use of all the functions of this website. By using this website you give your consent for Google to process the data collected in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purposes.

You can prevent data collection generated by the cookie and related to your website use (including your IP address) at Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

 

6. Information, deletion, revocation

You have the right to obtain free of charge information, correction, blocking and deletion of data stored relating to your person. In case any questions on our private policy are still unanswered, please feel free to contact us at any time. Kindly address your correspondence to our e-mail address info(at)elektrophysik.com or by fax or letter to the following contact details:

 

ElektroPhysik Dr. Steingroever GmbH & Co. KG
Pasteurstr. 15
50735 Cologne
Germany

Fax.: +49 221 75204-67