Privacy Policy

1. General

The operator of this site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions and this privacy policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without inputting personal data. If personal data is collected on our site (e.g. name, address or email address) this always takes place on a voluntary basis where possible. This data shall not be passed on to third parties without your express permission.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can present security risks. Complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

2. Saving access data

Every time you access our website, access data is saved in a log file on our provider’s server.

This data record consists of:

  • your IP address
  • the date and time of request
  • the name of the file requested
  • the address from which the file was requested
  • the data volume transferred
  • the access status
  • a description of the web browser and operating system used
  • the name of your internet service provider.

No personal reference is possible, nor is it intended.

The data will only be used for the purposes of data security and to optimise our website. No other analysis of the data is carried out, except for statistical purposes and then only in anonymised form. No personal surf profiles or similar are created or processed.

3. Cookies

The website uses so-called cookies in some cases. Cookies do not damage your computer or contain any viruses. They are designed to make our services more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placing of cookies and allow cookies only in certain cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies in specific cases or in general as well as to activate automatic deleting of cookies when you close your browser. This website’s functionality may be restricted if you deactivate cookies.

4. Use of Facebook plug-ins (‘Like’ button)

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA, are incorporated on our website. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins on our website by the Facebook logo or the ‘Like’ button. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our site, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook is thereby notified that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook ‘Like’ button whilst logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to link your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we as the providers of the website do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transferred or of its use by Facebook. Further information can be found in Facebook's privacy policy here: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to link your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

5. Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service, Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other contracting member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator relating to website and internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google.

You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the release of data generated by the cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) to 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=de

6. Disclosure, deletion, blocking

You have the right to be given free information at any time about your stored personal data, its source and recipient, and the reason for the data being processed, as well as a right to correct, block, or delete this data. You can contact us at any time regarding this and further questions on the topic of personal data at the address given in the legal notice.

7. Contact form

If you send us questions via the contact form, we will save your information from the contact form, including the contact details you have given there, in order to process the question and in the event of follow-up questions.

We only collect and use this data insofar as it is required to provide services. Personal data is not transmitted to recipients in third countries.

8. Right of objection

Note that you can object to the use of your personal data for future advertising purposes at any time by sending a message to info@wistra.eu

9. Security

All websites are protected by a SSL certificate. This means that all of your information is only transferred to our server in encrypted format.

10. Further queries and information

At your request we will inform you which of your personal data, if any, is saved on our systems. If you have any queries about data protection with regards to our website, please email us at info@wistra.eu and we will try to answer all of your data privacy queries.

Please also note that these data protection regulations may change from time to time. We therefore recommend that you regularly review this privacy policy when visiting our website.

11. Contacting us

Should you still have questions related to data protection, please contact our data protection officer at: dsb@wistra.eu