Privacy Policy

Basic

This privacy policy is intended to inform the users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator DiConneX GmbH.

The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations. As new technologies and the constant further development of this website may result in changes to this data protection declaration, we recommend that you read through the data protection declaration again at regular intervals.

Definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing”) can be found in Article 4 of the GDPR.

Access Data

We, the website operator or page provider, collect data on access to the website on the basis of our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) and store these as “server log files” on the website’s server. The following data is logged in this way:

  • Visited website
  • Time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the site
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The server log files are stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to clarify cases of misuse. If data must be retained for reasons of evidence, it is exempt from deletion until the incident has been finally resolved.

 

Reach Measurement & Cookies

This website uses cookies for pseudonymized reach measurement, which are transmitted to the user’s browser either from our server or the third-party server. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website.

If you do not want cookies for reach measurement to be stored on your device, you can object to the use of these files here:

Popular browsers offer the setting option to not allow cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.

 

Collection and Processing Of Personal Data

The website operator collects, uses and discloses your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of such data.

Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you personally and that can be traced back to you – for example, your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

You can also visit this website without providing any personal information. However, in order to improve our online services, we store (without personal reference) your access data to this website. This access data includes, for example, the file you requested or the name of your internet provider. By making the data anonymous, it is not possible to draw conclusions about the person.

If you use our contact form, we use your data (first name, surname, IP address, e-mail address, place of residence, postcode and content details) that you provide to contact us.

We process your personal data exclusively on the basis of our legitimate interest in fulfilling our contractually agreed services and optimizing our online offer. Personal data is only processed with the express permission of the users concerned and in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.

 

Handling Of Contact Data

If you contact us as the website operator using the contact options provided, your details will be stored so that we can use them to process and respond to your query. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.

Handling Of Comments and Contributions

If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be stored. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO and serves the security of us as website operator: If your comment violates applicable law, we can be prosecuted, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the author of the comment or contribution.

Google Analytics

Due to our legitimate interests, this website uses the “Google Analytics” service to optimize and analyze our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO the service “Google Analytics”, which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement:  https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

IP anonymization is used on this website. The IP address of the user is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transmitted unabbreviated to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. This shortening eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. The user’s IP address transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.

Under the terms of the data protection agreement that we, as website operators, have concluded with Google Inc., the latter uses the information collected to evaluate website use and website activity and provides services related to internet use.

The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online offer by individual users, e.g. to create reports on website activity in order to improve our online offer.

You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Here you will find further information on the use of data by Google Inc:

 

Use of Social Media Plugins from Facebook

Due to our legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and operation of our online offer (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO), this website uses the Facebook social plugin, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The integrations are recognizable by the Facebook logo or the terms “Like”, “Like”, “Share” in Facebook’s colors (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plugins can be found via the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

Facebook Inc. complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the Facebook Inc. servers. Information on this can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084

The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website as a user. There is a possibility that your IP address will be stored. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this website, the aforementioned information will be linked to it.

If you use the functions of the plugin – for example by sharing or “liking” a post – the corresponding information will also be transmitted to Facebook Inc.

If you would like to prevent Facebook. Inc. linking this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. Via your Facebook profile, you can make further settings regarding data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes. You can access the settings here:

What data, for what purpose and to what extent Facebook collects, uses and processes data and what rights and setting options you have to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy. You can find them here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the Use of Xing

We use components of the XING.com network on our site. These components are a service provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Each time you visit our website, which is equipped with such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the component from XING.

 

Use of Social Media Plugins from Xing

To the best of our knowledge, XING does not store any of the user’s personal data when our website is accessed. XING also does not store any IP addresses. In addition, there is no analysis of user behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. Further information can be found in the data protection information for the XING Share button at: https://www.xing.com/app/share%3Fop%3Ddata_protection

 

Use of Social Media Plugins from LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to the LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by LinkedIn.
You can find more information on this in LinkedIn’s data protection declaration at:
 https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Use of Social Media Plugins from Twitter

Use of Twitter plugins (eg “Twitter” button) Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the Twitter microblogging service, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103 , USA (“Twitter”) is operated. The plugins are marked with a Twitter logo, for example in the form of a blue “Twitter bird”. You can find an overview of the Twitter plugins and their appearance here:
https://about.twitter.com/en_us/company/brand-resources.html When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Twitter directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through the integration, Twitter receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on Twitter or are not currently logged in to Twitter. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Twitter server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Twitter, Twitter can directly assign your visit to our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Tweet” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Twitter server and stored there. The information is also published on your Twitter account and displayed there to your contacts. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s data protection information: https://twitter.com/privacy If you do not want Twitter to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Twitter plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

User’s Rights

As a user, you have the right to request free information about which personal data has been stored about you. You also have the right to correct incorrect data and to restrict the processing or deletion of your personal data. If applicable, you can also exercise your right to data portability. If you believe that your data has been processed unlawfully, you can submit a complaint to the responsible supervisory authority.

 

Deletion of Data

Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to have your data deleted. Data stored by us will be deleted if it is no longer necessary for its intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for permissible legal purposes, data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes.

 

Right to Object

Users of this website may exercise their right to object to the processing of their personal data at any time.

If you wish to have your personal data corrected, blocked, deleted or accessed, or if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us at the following e-mail address: datenschutz@diconnex.com.

Hamburg, February 2021