Data protection

The "Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH“ takes very seriously the protection of your personal data. We treat your personal data confidentially at all times. In the following, we explain what information is collected and how this information is used.

 

Explanation of Data Protection

In general, you can access all internet pages of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH without the need to supply personal information. If, in individual cases, your name, address or other personal details are required, you will be made aware of this in advance. Your personal user data are used in order to present and improve the services offered by the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH in the best possible way.

If you decide to supply the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH or our partners with personal data over the Internet, for example for correspondence purposes or to place an order, thereby giving your agreement to the conditions described here, this data will be treated in accordance with the strict regulations of the federal data protection act – the Bundesdatenschutzgesetzes (BDSG).

When you access the web pages of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH, user data is received, which is saved for safety purposes and allow for potential identification of the user (for example, IP addresses, date, time and the pages viewed). This data is analysed by the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH in order to get to know user behaviour and prepare statistics. In all cases, the high security standards of the Telemedia Act - Telemediengesetz (TMG) – are observed.

No analysis of individual personal data takes place. We reserve the right to perform statistical analysis of anonymised data sets.

 

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Should data be passed on to service companies within the framework of a data analysis contract, these organisations are also bound by the terms of the BDSG, the TMG and other legal regulations. In so far as the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH is obliged by law or by court order, we will pass on your data to the required extent to the authorities entitled to receive such information.

For other purposes, the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH will not provide your data to third parties without your express permission. Under no circumstances will your data be sold to third parties. Further information on data protection in the Federal Republic of Germany can be found under: www.bfd.bund.de

 

Security

The Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH stores your data on specially protected servers in Germany. Access is granted only to a small number of persons, authorised by the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH, who are entrusted with the technical, commercial or editorial management of the data.

However, we explicitly point out that data transfer in Internet (e.g. via e-mail) is subject to security leaks and cannot be fully protected from third-party attacks.

 

 

Right of withdrawal

If you instruct the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH not to use your personal data for further contact and / or to delete it, this instruction will be followed. For this, please use the address given in the impressum. Data which is absolutely necessary for processing an order or for commercial purposes is not affected by such an instruction or from a deletion. Please be aware that if you instruct us not to use your personal data, a personalised service can be provided, since it relies on such data.

 

Use of Cookies

During an on-line session, text information is collected in cookies and stored in a special file in ASCII format (cookie.txt) on the user’s hard disc. The user’s browser determines where the cookie is stored. Cookies contain information which is sent back to the server during the next on-line session. They can only be read by the server which had previously deposited them.

The Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH uses cookies only when they are necessary for user functions or when they make navigation of the website easier. Information is not made available to third parties, since cookies are used only for the purposes described above.

Most browsers are so configured that they automatically accept cookies. This function can, however, be deactivated in the browser at any time. You can set up your browser such that it informs you as soon as cookies are sent.

  

PIWIK Web Analysis

The open source software PIWIK is used on the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH website for statistical analysis. The data collected via PIWIK (including time, visited web pages, the browser used, search engine, plug-ins, short-form IP) is stored in a database.

The analyses generated by PIWIK are fully anonymised und don’t allow identification of individual persons.  A connection between the data stored by PIWIK with other data sources or a transfer of such data to third parties does not take place. Piwik uses cookies. We point out that deactivation of cookies can lead to a situation where the full functionality of the website cannot be used.

Through the use of the website, you confirm your agreement to the processing of the data gathered on you by PIWIK in the manner and for the purposes described above.

  

Advertising

The website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH contains some advertising. This advertising comes from an external Adserver. Data collected in connection with on-line advertising (AdImpressions, Clicks) serve solely for statistical analysis and for preparation of reports for advertising clients. No individual data is used. By the delivery of advertising, it is possible that cookies are used, without the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH being able to influence this.

 

Links to other websites

The website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH contains links to other websites. The Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH has no influence over the editorial content of other websites and therefore, if their operators are compliant with data protection regulations.

 

Use of Twitter

The website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH contains functions of Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

If you use a use a Twitter function when visiting the website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH, data will also be transferred to Twitter.

We draw you attention to the fact that we have no information on the content of such transferred data or the use made of it by Twitter. Further information can be found under http://twitter.com/privacy.

 

Use of YouTube:

The website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH contains functions of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you use a use a YouTube function when visiting the website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH, data will also be transferred to YouTube.

We draw you attention to the fact that we have no information on the content of such transferred data or the use made of it by YouTube. Further information can be found under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

 

Use of Facebook:

The website of the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH contains functions of Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.

If you use a Facebook function when visiting the website of the  Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH, data will be transferred to Facebook.

We draw you attention to the fact that we have no information on the content of such transferred data or the use made of it by Facebook. Further information can be found under de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

 

Information

You can at any time request information from the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH about the individual data they have stored about you. For such requests, please use the address given in the website’s impressum.