Disclaimer / Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data sensitively and in accordance with data protection law and this privacy policy.

The general use of this website is normally possible without giving us any personal information about you. However, if a person wants to make use of the special services of our company via our website, the processing of personal data may become necessary. If so and in case of no legal basis for such processing, we ask for permission of the person to whom this data belongs to. This data will not be given to any third parties.

We point out that data transfer on the internet (e.g. when sending an e-mail) can never be assured to be perfectly safe. For that, it is not possible to provide a complete data protection against the access of any third parties.  

You may contact our data security official at: datenschutz@metecno.de

 

Frames/iFrames

The use of this website in combination with frames or iframes by any third parties is not permitted.

 

Advertising

The use of the contact data in our legal information or of any other content on this website for use of advertising of any kind is explicitly objectionable. We and all the people named on this website hereby explicitly forbid the distribution of our data and/or the use of our data for any commercial-related purposes.

 

Cookies

Some websites use so-called ‘cookies’. Cookies do not do any harm to your computer and do not entail any viruses.  Cookies serve the purpose of making our service safer, more user-friendly and more effective. Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These files are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called ‘session cookies’. These are deleted from your computer automatically as soon as you leave our website. Other cookies stay on your computer until you delete them. These cookies enable our website to recognise your computer at your next visit.

You may modify your browser to either accept or refuse these (or only some) cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not experience the complete functionality of this website. 

 

Server-log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and saves data in so-called Server-Log Files, which your browser automatically sends to us. These are:

 

This data is not relatable to any particular person. This data will not be joined with any other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data subsequently, if we hear tangible indications for an illegitimate use.

 

Newsletter

We collect your data for the purpose of sending you requested newsletters and information. The processing of data needs your consent under the terms of section 6 subsection 1 DSVGO. For registration of the newsletter we collect your e-mail-address. The data will not be passed on to any third parties. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for its processing. At any time, you have the right to object to the use of your data for the purpose of contacting you.

 

Contact Form

We collect your data for the purpose of processing your contact request. The processing of data needs your consent under the terms of section 6 subsection 1 DSVGO. It is in our justified interest to answer your requests. In order to do so, we need your personal data (surname, first name, e-mail address and telephone number, your note). All other data you may provide voluntarily. We do not pass on this data to any third parties. The data will be processed in order to contact you. At any time, you have the right to object to the use of your data for the purpose of contacting you.

 

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

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

Google Inc Google Analytics uses so-called ‘Cookies’, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website is transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA.

More information about the handling of user data of Google Analytics, can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

 

Browser Plugin

Via your web browser settings, you have the possibility to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer. However, we point out that you may not be able to experience the complete functionality of this website if you do so. You may also prevent the collecting of data by Google (including your IP-address) by downloading and installing the available browser add-on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

Disclaimer against the Collection of Data

Here you can prevent the collecting of data by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the available browser add-on you find with the following link. This opt-out browser add-on will stop Google from collecting any of your data by using cookies. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

 

Privacy Statement for the Use of Matomo

This website uses the open source web analysis service ‘Matomo’. Matomo uses so-called ‘Cookies’, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of your usage of this website. The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website (including your IP-address) is stored on our server. Your IP address will be anonymised before being stored.  

The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website will not be passed on to any third parties. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to experience the complete functionality of this website

If you do not approve with the storage and usage of your data, you can deactivate both here. In case of you deactivating storage and usage of your data, an opt-out browser cookie will be deposited. This cookie prevents the collection of data by Matomo. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you have to activate it again when you visit our website the next time.

Here, you can decide whether a web-analysis cookie is deposited in your browser to enable the operators of this website to collect and analyse various statistical data. If you decide against that, click on the following link. In doing so, you put the Matomo-deactivation cookie in your browser.

At the moment, your visit of this website is recorded by Matomo Web Analysis. Click here to change that.

 

Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook Plugins (‘Like’-Button)

On our website, there are plugins of the social network of Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. These plugins in the form of the Facebook company logo and the ‘like’-button can be found on our website. An overview of all Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/?locale=en_US

When visiting our website, a direct connection between your browser and the server of Facebook will be established by these plugins. Thereby, Facebook is informed about your visit on this website (via IP-address). If you click on the ‘like’-button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign your visit on our website to your user profile.

We point out that we as operators of this website are neither aware of the content of the data transferred nor of their usage by Facebook. For further information, have a look at the privacy policy of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to link your visit on our website to your Facebook account, just log out of your account.

 

Your right for information, correction, deletion and blocking

At all times, you have the right of free information about your personal data stored, its origin, its receiver(s) and the reason for its storage as well as you always have the right of correction, blocking or deletion of your data. For that and for further questions regarding this topic, you may contact us via the address provided in our legal information. Furthermore, you have the right of appeal at the regulatory authority.