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→Privacy Policy

  1. General Information
    1. This Privacy Policy has been designed to inform you and notify you of the kinds, the scope and the purpose, as well as your rights concerning your data collected and processed by ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany, Tel.: +49 (0)30 310 18 18 0, Fax: +49 (0)30 324 98 33, E-Mail: info@icwe.net.
    2. By visiting our websites you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.
  2. Definitions
    1. Personally Identifiable Data - This kind of data can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person or can be used with other sources to uniquely identify a single individual (e.g. names, e-mail-addresses).
    2. Cookies - A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. We use Cookies in order to improve the usability of our services as well as for analyzing and personalizing purposes. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may some features of our site that will not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly.
    3. IP Address - An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in the Internet. We store the IP address only, if it is necessary to provide a service or if may be legally necessary.
  3. Collection, Processing and Use of Personally Identifiable Data
    1. We will collect, process and use personally identifiable data beyond the scope already permitted by law and without your required further consent only to the extent necessary for the conclusion and execution of a contractual relationship, performing requests or for billing purposes.
    2. Usage data, such as information regarding start and end dates and the scope of the use of certain services and/or communication data will only be collected, processed and used if this is necessary to make available and invoice such services.
    3. To protect your personally identifiable data collected and processed by us from unauthorized access and abuse, we have put a number of technical and organizational security measures in place. These security measures are monitored on a regular basis and updated according to technical progress as necessary.
    4. As provided for by applicable provisions we are entitled to disclose and submit data for criminal prosecution and risk prevention purposes.
    5. During every visit of our websites information about IP address, referring URL, date/time, browser version and operating system is stored in the web server log files due to technical and security reasons.
  4. Sending Information by Newsletter and Email
    1. The content of the newsletter or email follows from its respective description. If no description is available, the content sent comprises information about us and our services, as well as information on our events or third party information and events.
    2. If you no longer want to receive our newsletter you can opt to stop receiving it at any time.
    3. We save users‘ IP addresses as part of the log-on process. We are legally bound to record the log-on process so as to be able to verify that logging on is done in accordance with regulations.
  5. Incorporation of third party services and content
    1. Third party content, such as videos from YouTube, map material from Google Maps, RSS feeds and graphics from other websites, for example, can be incorporated on the website.
    2. This always presupposes that the provider of this content (hereafter referred to as the “third party provider”) always uses the user’s IP address. This is because without the IP address, they cannot send the content to the respective user’s browser. The IP address is thus required for displaying this content.
    3. We endeavour only to use content of which the respective provider uses the IP address only for distributing the content. However, we have no influence on whether the third party provider saves the IP address for other purposes, such as statistical purposes, for example. If we are aware of this, we will clarify this in the following paragraphs.
  6. Google Analytics
    1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .
    2. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
    3. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
    4. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
  7. Use of Facebook Social Plugins
    1. Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see developers.facebook.com/plugins.
    2. When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
    3. The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.
    4. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
    5. If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off from Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker”.
  8. Use of Twitter Buttons
    1. This website uses Twitter Buttons (e.g. "Twitter this", "Twitter", "Follow @twitter") provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When a user visits a page of this website that contains a Twitter-Button, his browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter servers. Twitter directly transfers the Twitter-Button's content to user's browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Google to receive information about the user having accessed the respective page of this website. Thus the Service Provider have no influence on the data gathered by Twitter and informs users according to its state of knowledge: In accordance to Twitter, its buttons doesn't collect any personally identifiable data on users.
    2. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Twitter, as well as user's rights in this respect and settings options for protecting user's privacy please visit Twitter's privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy.
  9. Use of Pinterest Buttons
    1. This website uses Pinterest-Buttons (e.g. "PinIt", "Pinterest" or "P") provided by the social network http://pinterest.com. When a user visits a page of this website that contains a Pinterest-Button, his browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest's servers. Pinterest directly transfers the button's content to user's browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Pinterest to receive information about the user having accessed the respective page of this website. Thus the Service Provider have no influence on the data gathered by Pinterest and informs users according to its state of knowledge: In accordance to Pinterest, its buttons doesn't collect any personally identifiable data on users and uses the user's IP-address only in order to display the button.
    2. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Twitter, as well as user's rights in this respect and settings options for protecting user's privacy please visit Pinterest's privacy policy: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/.
  10. Contact and Notices
    In compliance with legal requirements we will at any time provide you with information on your personally identifiable data stored by us, free of charge and without undue delay. Furthermore, you are free to revoke the approvals granted by confirming this Privacy Policy, at any time and with future effect. If you wish to do so, please feel free to contact us.
  11. Necessary Amendments
    We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy with view to the provision of new services, if and to the extent necessary. The same applies if the current Privacy Policy is found to contain any gaps. Upon such amendment, we will contact our Users by email sent to the email address provided to us.

 

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