Privacy Policy

The website www.datavirtuality.com (hereinafter the “Website”) which is run by Data Virtuality GmbH, Katharinenstr. 15, 04109 Leipzig, Germany (hereinafter the “Provider” or simply “we”) regards the right to privacy and data security as a high priority. We respect your privacy. Therefore, we collect, store, and use personal data only in accordance with the applicable legal provisions, particularly with the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, “BDSG”) and Telemedia Law (Telemediengesetz, TMG) of Germany. We will not sell your personal information to third parties without your consent.

According to the BDSG, the Provider Data Virtuality GmbH, Katharinenstr. 15, 04109 Leipzig, Germany, represented by its managing director (see Imprint), is the relevant responsible institution.

By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you give the the Provider your consent to collect, store and use your personal data as laid out below.

Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully.

 

1. Collection of Personal Data

Personal data will only be collected to the extent to which you provide us with voluntarily while using our Website. This is your full name and E-Mail-address only in order to make the newsletter available to you (see Sec. 6).

 

2. No Forwarding of Personal Data

We assure you that we will furthermore not forward your personal data to any third party, unless we were legally obliged or you have previously agreed. As far as we call on service providers for the performance and transaction of processing procedures, the contractual relationships are regulated according to the provisions of the BDSG.

 

3. Cookies

This Website uses “cookies”, provided that you choose to accept them. Cookies are used by us for the purpose of statistical analysis for instance with regard to the number of visitors and sites visited. We assure you that in this regard no personal data, like for example your name or your address, will be collected or stored. This data will only be processed anonymously or by use of an alias.

You can deactivate cookies at any time in the settings of your Internet browser or be alerted every time cookies appear, to be able to decide whether you wish to accept cookies in individual cases (“cookie alert”). To do this, please see your web browser manual or help function or consult the menu item “Internet Options” (Microsoft Internet Explorer) or the respective menu item in any other browser you may use. You may not be able to access some parts of this site if you choose to disable the cookie acceptance in your browser.

This data is only collected for the purpose of data security and for optimizing our web offer. There will be no other evaluation of the data, except for statistical purposes, and then generally in an anonymous form. Personal surfing profiles or the like are not created or processed, either.

 

4. Right of Objection

According to the BDSG, if certain conditions are fulfilled, you have a right to have the data stored in our files corrected, blocked or deleted gratuitously. Data for accounting and bookkeeping purposes will remain unaffected by a cancellation/withdrawal. At any rate, you have a right to be informed about the personal data stored on about you at any time. Please contact us at our address as published in the Imprint.

 

5. Legality of Data Processing and Use of Data

According to the BDSG the processing and use of personal data is allowed if the BDSG or another provision allows it or if the customer agreed to the use of his or her data. The BDSG always allows the processing and use of data, if it is done within the purpose of a contract or a similar legal relationship based on mutual trust. The processing of personal data is also allowed, if it is necessary for the protection of legitimate interests of the place storing the data or of a third person, for instance an addressee, and if there is no reason to suspect that the protectable interests of the person concerned with regard to the exclusion of such processing or use prevail or if such prevailing interests actually exists.

 

6. Newsletter

On your approval, your first name, surname and E-Mail-address will be used for our advertising purposes, when registering for the newsletter by way of the “Double-opt-in” method. The newsletter will be sent by us. You may opt not to receive this information anymore any time by calling us or by sending us an E-Mail, a fax or a written letter. You will also find a link for withdrawing your approval for this purpose in every newsletter.

 

7. Google Analytics

The Website www.datavirtuality.com 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 (including your IP address) will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. in case this website opted for the activation of the anonymization of IP-addresses, Google will shorten your IP-address in States that are members of the European Union or the European Trade Agreement. Only in exceptional circumstances will your full IP-Address be transmitted to servers in the USA and will be shortened there. In accordance with the administrator of the Site Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Data concerning your IP-address that has been transmitted by your browser through the use of Google Analytics will not be connected with other data collected 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. In addition to this, you may prevent the collection of the data (including your IP-address) that has been generated by the cookie any which informs Google of your use of this website, by installing the bowser-plugin which can be downloaded and installed by clicking on the following web address: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl&hl=en

© Data Virtuality GmbH

Leipzig, Germany 2016