Privacy Policy

 

1. Data Protection at a Glance

General Information

The following information is supposed to give a simplified overview of what happens with Your personal data when You visit our website. Personal data includes all data which allows You to be identified personally. More in-depth information about privacy is found in our data protection at the end of this text.

Collection of Data on Our Website

Who is responsible for the collection of data on this website?

The collection and processing of data is conducted by the website provider. You can find our contact information in our imprint (legal declaration).

How do we collect Your data?

Firstly, we collect the data You make available to us. For example, You might enter Your data on the contact form.

Other type of data is collected automatically by our IT-systems when You visit our website. This kind of data includes technical data, such as the internet browser You use, Your operating system, or the time of Your page visit. This type of data is being collected immediately when You visit our website.

What do we use Your data for?

Some data is necessary to insure an error-free provision of our website. Other data is used to analyse Your user behavior.

What rights do You have regarding to Your data?

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of Your stored personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to demand the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. If You have any comments or questions regarding our privacy policy, You may always contact us through the address in the imprint (legal declaration). Additionally, You have the right to appeal to the responsible regulatory authority.

Analysis Tools and Tools by Third Parties

Your user behavior may be evaluated when You use our website. This happens particularly through Cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your behavior is generally analyzed anonymously, meaning the behavior cannot be traced back to You.

You may oppose to this analysis or bypass it by not using certain tools. You may find more detailed information in the following privacy policy.

 

2. General and Mandatory Information

Privacy Policy

The protection of Your personal data is a very serious issue for the providers of this website. We treat Your personal data with confidentiality and in compliance with the German privacy law, GDPR, and this privacy policy.

When You use this website, various personal data is going to be collected. Personal data is data and information through which You can be identified personally. The present privacy policy explains which data is being collected and what it is used for and to which purpose.

Please note that data transmission through the internet (e.g. by communicating through e-mail) may have security loopholes. A complete protection of data from the access of third parties is impossible.

Responsibility

The responsible authority for the content of this privacy policy:

Syntlogo GmbH
Mercedesstr. 1
71063 Sindelfingen
Germany

Telephone: +49 7031 8795 52
E-Mail: info [at] syntlogo.de

The responsible authority is a natural or legal person, who decides alone or together with others on the purpose and means of the evaluation of personal data.

Revocation of Your Consent of Data Evaluation

A lot of data evaluation processes are only possible with Your explicit consent. You may revoke Your given consent at any time. To do so, please contact us via e-mail. The legality of the evaluated data beforehand remains untouched.

Right to Appeal

In the case of a breach of the privacy policy, You have the right to appeal to a responsible authority. The responsible authority in Germany is the “Landesdatenschutzbeauftragte” of the federal province in which our company is located. You may find a list of the data protection officers and their contact information here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Data Portability

You have the right to request the data we have evaluated with Your consent for Yourself or a third party. Should You wish for a direct transmission of the data to another responsible entity, will we only do it if it is technically possible.

SSL and TLS Encryption

This website uses an SSL or TLS encryption to ensure the protection of the transmission confidential information, like orders or requests. You may recognize an encrypted connection by reading the browser’s address bar. If a connection is encrypted, the “http://” will change to “https://” and a lock symbol will appear there. If the SSL and TLS encryption is activated, third parties cannot read the data You transmit to us.

Information, Blocking, Deletion

You may at any time request information about your collected personal data, their origin and recipient, and their purpose. Where applicable You may also request the blocking or deletion of this data. If You have any questions, please contact us via e-mail.

Objection against advertisement (e-)mails

We hereby strictly object to the usage of our contact information given in the Impressum (legal declaration) for any kind of advertisment purposes. The provider of this website retains all rights in the case of unsolicited Advertisement, for example Spam.

3. Data Protection Authority

Gesetzlich vorgeschriebener Datenschutzbeauftragter

We have declared a data protection authority for our company.

Syntlogo GmbH
Dr. Giovanni Baruzzi
Mercedesstr. 1
71063 Sindelfingen
Germany

Telephone: +49 7031 8795 52
E-Mail: info [at] syntlogo.de

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by Your browser and stored on Your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when You visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to Your end device, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malware.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session-cookies”. These cookies are deleted automatically after You leave our website and enable us to recognize Your browser the next time You visit our website.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, You can configure Your browser so that no cookies are stored on Your computer or so that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, completely deactivating cookies may mean that You cannot use all the functions of our website.

The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item f GDPR.

The website provider has a legitimate interest to save cookies, as they ensure an error-free provision of its website and service. So far as other types of cookies are being saved (e.g. cookies that analyse Your browsing patterns), they are handled separately in this data protection declaration.

 

Server-Log-Data

The provider of the websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server-log-data, which Your browser automatically transmits to us. These include:

  • Type and version of browser used
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Name of host of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

We do not bring together this data together with other data.

This evaluation of data is in compliance with Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item b GDPR.

 

Contact Form

If You contact us via our contact form, Your data including Your entered contact information will be stored for the purpose of processing Your request and possible follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without Your explicit consent.

 

The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6 subsection 1 item a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. To do so, please contact us via e-mail. The legality of the evaluated data beforehand remains untouched.

The data entered by Your in our contact form will be stored by us until the purpose of the data storage disappears (for example, Your request has been fulfilled). Mandatory provisions regarding the storage of data remain untouched.

 

5. Social Media

Sharing content by using plugins (Facebook, Google+1, Twitter & Co.)

The contents of our website may be shared in compliance with our privacy policy on social media websites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. We use the Plugin Shariff for this purpose. This tool only connects the network with the user, if and when the user actively clicks on the button.

There is no automatic transmission of user data to the network providers. If the user is registered and logged into one of the social networks, an information window will pop up through which the user can confirm the text that will be posted on his social media.

Our users may share the content of our website in compliance with the privacy policy in their social network, without any surf profiles being created by the providers of the respective network.

 

Facebook-Plugins (Like & Share-Button)

We have integrated Facebook plugins (Provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) on our website. You can recognize the Facebook-plugins by the Facebook logo or the “like-button” on our site. You may find an overview on the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When You visit our website, the plugin connects Your browser directly to the Facebook server. Facebook thereby receives the information that You visited our website with Your IP address. If You click on the “like“ button while being logged into Your Facebook account, You are able to link the contents of our website to Your profile. In doing so, Facebook is able to assign the visiting of our website to Your personal account. Please note that we as a provider do not know of the content and the usage of Your data through Facebook.

You may find more information in the privacy policy of Facebook here: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If You do not wish that Facebook is able to link Your visit to our website to Your Facebook account, please log out of Your Facebook account.

 

Twitter Plugin

We have integrated functions of Twitter service on our webiste. This service is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using the Twitter features, especially the „re-tweet“ function, Your visited websites will be connected with Your Twitter account and being made public for other users. Thereby data is transmitted to Twitter. Please note that we as a provider do not know of the content and the usage of Your data through Twitter.

You may find more information in the privacy policy of Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy.

You may change your privacy settings of Twitter through the account’s setting here: https://twitter.com/account/settings.

 

Google+ Plugin

Our websites use the service of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and transmission of information: By means of the Google+-button You are able to publish information globally. The Google+-button transmits to You and other users personalized content by Google and our partners. Google stores the information that You gave a content a +1, as well as the information on the website for which You gave a +1. Your +1s can be retrieved as a reference with Your profile name and photo of Your Google accounts by searching for it or they can be inserted in advertisements or other websites.

Google records Your +1 activities to optimize their service for You and others. To be able to use the Google+ button, You will need a public Google profile, that at least needs to contain a name. This name will be used for all Google services. Sometimes this name can replace another name, which You have used when sharing content through Your Google account. Other users can see the identity of Your Google profile; however, they cannot know Your e-mail address or other personalized data.

Usage of collected data: Additional to the aforementioned purposes, Google uses Your information in accordance with its privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about their users‘ +1 activities, or may forward them to other users or partners.

LinkedIn Plugin

Our website uses the features of the network LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Every time You open our website, which contains LinkedIn features, Your browser will connect with the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn will be informed about Your visiting our website with You IP address. If You click the “recommend“ button by LinkedIn and are logged into Your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to assign Your visit to Your personal account. Please not that we as a provider do not have any knowledge about the content of the transmitted data and the use therein by LinkedIn.

You may find more information in the privacy policy of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

XING Plugin

Our webstie uses the features of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Every time You open our website, which contains XING features, Your browser will connect with the XING servers. Thereby there is no storage of personal data to our knowledge. Especially IP adresses and user behavior data are not being collected and evaluated.

You may find more information regarding privacy and the XING share button by reading XING’s privacy policy: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

 

6. Analysis Tools and Advertisement

Google Analytics

This website uses the service of the website analysis provider Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies“. Cookies are textual data that is saved on Your computer and allow an analysis of Your usage of the website. The information generated by the Cookie is usually transfered to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The storage of Google-Analytics-Cookies occurs in accordance with Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item f GDPR. The website provider has a legitimate interest to analyze user behavior to ensure an optimized offer and advertisement.

 

IP Anonymisation

We have enabled the function of IP anonymisation on our website. In doing so, Your IP address by Google is being shortened before being transmitted to another member state of the European Union or another contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Google will use this data on behalf of the provider of this website to analyse Your usage of the website, put together reports on website activity and to fulfill its service toward the website provider. The IP address transmitted by Your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be brought together with other data by Google.

Browser Plugin

You may prohibit the storage of Cookies by adjusting the settings of Your browser software. However, please be aware that by doing so You may not be able to use all the features of our website. Additionally, You may prohibit the collection and the processing of the data generated by the Cookie by Google by using the following browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You may find more information on the usage of user data by Google Analytics in the privacy policy of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Contract Data Processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for contract data processing and implement the strict legal requirements of German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic Characteristics by Google Analytics

This website uses the function “demographic characteristics“ by Google Analytics. Thereby we can create reports on the age, gender and interests of our website users. This data is being made available by advertisement by Google and user data of third parties. This data cannot be assigned to an individual person. You may deactivate this function any time in the settings of Your Google account or by prohibiting the collection of data by Google Analytics generally.

7. Newsletter

Newsletter Data

If You wish to use an on our website provided newsletter service, we will need Your e-mail address, as well as more information which allow us to verify that You are consenting to receiving our newsletter. Additional data is not collected or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. This information will only be used for the newsletter service and will not be transferred to a third party.

The processing of the data You entered into the newsletter form occurs solely on the basis of Your consent (Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item a GDPR). You may revoke Your consent to save and use Your data and Your e-mail address by using the “unsubscribe” button in the newsletter. The legitimacy of the data processing remains untouched by this.

The data You entered for the newsletter service is stored by us until You unsubscribe from this service. Otherwise collected data (e.g. e-mail addresses for the members only area) remains untouched by this.

 

8. Plugins and Tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins by YouTube (which is operated by Google). The provider of these websites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When You use one of these YouTube plugins, You will connect to one of the YouTube servers. These servers will receive the information, which of our websites You have visited.

If You are logged into Your YouTube account, YouTube is able to match Your user behavior to Your account. You may prevent this by logging out of Your YouTube account.

The usage of YouTube occurs in our interest to present our service in a pleasant way. This is a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item f GDPR.

You may find more information on the usage of user data in the privacy policy of YouTube: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

 

Google Web Fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts to ensure a consistent presentation of fonts. These web fonts are made available by Google. Your browser automatically downloads the needed web fonts into Your browser cache when You visit our website.

Your browser needs to connect to the Google servers for this purpose. By doing so, Google becomes aware that Your IP address has visited our website. The usage of Google web fonts occurs in accordance with our interest to ensure a consistent and pleasant presentation of our service. This is a legitimate interest according to Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item f GDPR.

If Your browser does not support web fonts, the font used will be the standard font of Your computer.

You may find more information on Google web fonts here: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the privacy policy of Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

Google Maps

This site uses the map service of Google Maps through an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

It is necessary to save Your IP address to ensure a correct use of the Google Maps service. These informations are usually transfered to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission. The usage of Google Maps is carried out in the interest of an appealing presentation of our service and to make the finding of the locations indicated on our website easier. This is a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 item f GDPR.

You may find more information on the data collection and usage in the privacy policy of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

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