Privacy Policy

A.    Data collection

We collect, save and process data when you visit our website.

Your visit to our website is logged. Essentially, the IP address currently used by your terminal device, the date and time, the type of browser and the operating system of your terminal device as well as the pages viewed are recorded. It is not generally possible for us to identify individuals nor is this our intention.

B.    Use and disclosure of data

The personal data that you provide to us, e.g. when contacting us or writing us an email (for instance, your name and your address or your e-mail address) will only be used to correspond with you or only for the purpose for which you provided us the data.

We assure you that we will not disclose your personal data to third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so or you gave us your prior consent to do so. If we engage service providers for the performance and handling of processing processes, the contracts will be defined in compliance with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act.

C.    Consent and revocation

If you have provided your personal data to us, you may have these deleted again at any time. Data for billing and accounting purposes shall not be affected by any termination/revocation or deletion.  

D.    Storage period

Personal data notified to us via our website shall be stored only until the purpose for which they were provided to us has been fulfilled. Insofar as retention periods under commercial and tax laws must be observed, the storage period may last for up to 10 years for certain data.  

E.    Use of cookies

a)    General

To make our website more attractive to visitors and enable the use of certain functions, we use what are known as cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and allow us or our partner companies to recognize your browser again when you visit our website next (persistent cookies). We use cookies to personalize contents and advertisements and analyze access to our website. In addition, we provide information on your use of our website to our partners for social media, advertising and analyses. You can find more information under: http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners/.

b)    Consent

By clicking on the consent button on the start page, you gave your consent to the use of cookies

c)    Steering after consent

You can also steer and/or delete cookies as you please if you have consented to the use thereof. You can find out how to do this under e.g.: AllAboutCookies.org. You can delete all the cookies stored on your computer and set most browsers so that cookies can no longer be stored on your computer. However, this might require you to make some settings manually each time you visit a page and you may have to accept restricted functions in some cases. Please also note letter d) below on the use of Google Analytics.

d)    Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website (including your IP address) will be sent to a Google server in the USA where it will be stored. Google will use the stored information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities for the website operators and provide further services related to use of the website and the Internet.

Google might also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google combine your IP address with other data of Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by making an appropriate setting in your browser software. However, we point out that in this case you might not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. By using this website, you consent to Google processing the data collected on you in the manner described above and for the purpose described above.

Your consent to the collection of your data may be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future by using the deactivation add-on for Google Analytics browsers under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can also prevent the collection of data by Google Universal Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be activated which prevents the collection of your data in future when you visit this website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

We point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the “_anonymizeIp()” code. As a result, IP addresses are stored only in an anonymized form to exclude a direct relation between the stored data and any individual.

F.    TLS encryption

We protect the transmission of your data with a secure (AES 128 Bit) TLS connection.
TLS (Transport Layer Security) is a security technology that ensures that your personal data are securely transferred via the Internet and cannot be read by third parties.

Encrypted data

The following data are encrypted: all the connection data.

G.    Your rights, information

Should you no longer consent to the storage of your personal data or these data meanwhile be incorrect, we will, if requested, arrange for your data to be deleted or blocked or make the necessary changes (provided this is possible under applicable law). Upon request, you will receive information free of charge on all the personal data that we have stored on you.

Should you have any questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data or for information on or for the correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data, please write an email to the following address: datenschutz(at)pikon.com