Protecting the individual’s privacy on the Internet is crucial to the future of Internet-based business and the move toward a true Internet economy. Inspiricon AG has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to the individual’s right to privacy. This policy outlines Inspiricon AG’s personal information handling practices for this website.
This Privacy Statement covers this website and all other sites that reference this Privacy Statement. Some Inspiricon AG entities may have their own, possibly different, privacy statements. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each of the Inspiricon AG websites you visit.
Global Privacy Fundamentals
Our privacy practices reflect current global principles and standards on handling personal information. These principles include notice of data use, choice of data use, data access, data integrity, security, onward transfer, and enforcement/oversight. Inspiricon AG abides by the privacy laws of Germany.
By using this website, you consent to the electronic collection and use of the information as described here. If Inspiricon AG decides to make changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the changes on this site so that you will always know what information we collect, and how we use it.
From time to time, as may be required by applicable law, we may also seek your explicit consent to process certain data and information collected on this website or volunteered by you.
Collection and Processing of Your Personal Data
To serve you better and understand your needs and interests, Inspiricon AG collects, exports, and uses personal information with adequate notice and consent, along with required filings with data protection authorities, when applicable.
We may further collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us, e.g. when you register for events, subscribe to newsletters, participate in online surveys, discussion groups or forums, or when you make purchases.
Use and Purpose of Collected Personal Data
The information Inspiricon AG collects to understand your needs and interests helps Inspiricon AG deliver a consistent and personalized experience. Inspiricon AG will use such information only as described in this Privacy Statement and/or in the way specified at the time of collection. We will not subsequently change the way your personal data is used without your consent, unless this is otherwise permitted by law,
Some of the ways we may use your personal data include, but are not limited to:
- To process your orders and deliver the products and services that you have ordered.
- To keep you up to date on the latest service and product announcements, special offers, and other information. This may occasionally include information from other companies or business partners about products and services that can add value to the Inspiricon AG products.
- To tailor information about our products and services to your individual needs, allowing us to provide you with specific information on products and services that may be of interest to you.
- To provide the ability to contact you, and provide you with shipping and billing information, and to provide customer feedback and support.
- To conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better products and services to our customers and end users. Your completion of any questionnaires is voluntary.
- To support recruitment inquiries.
- To meet contractual obligations.
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems, to administer our website, and to gather demographic information. We may also use IP addresses or other information you have shared on this website to determine which pages on our sites are being visited and topics that may be of interest so we can provide you with information about relevant products and services. Generally, Inspiricon AG will aggregate such data only in an anonymous way and will not tie it to a particular individual unless he or she has given consent. When you visit our site, we recognize only your domain name.
Inspiricon AG will only gather information related to your visit to the Inspiricon AG website. We do not track or collect personal information from your visits to companies or entities outside the Inspiricon AG group of companies.
If you choose to give us your e-mail address or submit it through our contact form, we will communicate with you via e-mail. We do not share your e-mail address with others outside the Inspiricon AG group of companies. You can choose not to receive any more e-mail from Inspiricon AG at any time.
Depending on how your e-mail application is set up, information about you may be transmitted automatically when you send an e-mail to Inspiricon AG.
Shopping or Event Registration
Our site includes order forms that you fill out to request information, products, and services.
Sharing Your Personal Data
As a global company, Inspiricon AG has a global web presence.
Inspiricon AG may use the information in connection with processing your inquiries and orders and to help improve our products and services.
Inspiricon AG may also share such information with business partners, service vendors, authorized third-party agents or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction, including processing orders, providing customer support, or providing you with information on products and services that may be of interest to you.
We only provide these third parties with the minimum amount of personal data necessary to provide the services on our behalf, and the third parties are not permitted to use your personal data except for the limited purpose of completing the requested service or transaction.
We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.
Inspiricon AG may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal data and other related information, if necessary. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, Inspiricon AG decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses. Such a transaction may involve, in accordance with applicable law, the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers. It is Inspiricon AG’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Security of Your Personal Data
We are committed to protecting the personal data you share with us. Inspiricon AG uses a combination of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. SAP supports online security using secure server technology and state-of-the-art security arrangements to prevent abuse.
We bind our employees to observe your privacy and confidentiality rights pursuant to §5 of the German Federal Law on Data Protection (BDSG).
Privacy Statement Regarding the Use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a Web-advertising-service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses web beacons (transparent graphic images). These web beacons are used to analyze information such as website traffic.
The information created by the cookies and web beacons about the usage of this website (including IP Address) and advertisement formats will be transferred to a Google server in the USA. Google can pass this information on to contracted partners. Google will not merge your IP Address with your other information though.
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 analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, Google will truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your browser’s IP address, transmitted for Google Analytics purposes, with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the storing 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. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter
Our website is integrated with certain functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, you can link the web pages you have visited to your own Twitter account and share them with other users. This also includes the transmission of data to Twitter.
Please note that as the provider of this website we receive no information from Twitter regarding the contents of the transmitted data or its use.
Commissioned Data Processing With Klick Tipp
We have entered an agreement on the procedure and conditions for commissioned data processing with our email marketing provider Klick-Tipp. This ensures that our service provider complies with the strict provisions of German data privacy laws. This also ensures that your data will be exclusively stored within the EU with a high level of protection. Your data will not be stored on servers outside the EU.
Links to Other Sites
Our website may contain links to other sites. Inspiricon AG is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites outside of Inspiricon AG.
Inspiricon AG will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.
Inquiries About Your Personal Data
If you have any other questions about this privacy statement or if you wish to inspect the information we hold about you, please contact our data privacy officer:
Changes to This Privacy Statement
In the event of new developments such as changes to the applicable data privacy laws, we will, if necessary, update this privacy statement accordingly.
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Last updated: July 1, 2017