Privacy Policy

Scope

This Privacy Policy provides the users with information on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data by the website operator pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Telemedia Act.

 

 

IPG Information Process Group AG 
Theaterstrasse 17 
8400 Winterthur
Schweiz

 

The IPG Group takes data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory regulations.

 

We point out that data transmission via the Internet is prone to security holes. It is not possible to fully protect the data from being accessed by third parties.

Access Data

The IPG Group collects data about access to the site and stores it as server logfiles. Data are documented in the following manner:

  • Visited website
  • Time of access
  • Amount of the data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you accessed the site
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

    The data collected is only for statistical evaluations and for improvement of the website. However, IPG Group reserves the right to check the server logfiles retrospectively if there are definite indications of any illegal use.

Cookies 

This website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Your browser accesses this data. The use of cookies enhances the user-friendliness and safety of this website.

Common browsers feature the setting option to not allow cookies. Note: It cannot be ensured that you have access to all functions of this website without restrictions if you have made the respective settings.

 

 

Processing of Personal Data

 

The IPG Group collects, uses and discloses your personal data only if permitted by law or if you consent to data collection.

 

Personal data includes all information that identifies you as a person and which can be traced back to you - i.e. your name, your email address and phone number.

 

 

 

Handling with Contact Details

In the event you contact the IPG Group via the offered contact options, your data is collected in order to process and respond to your inquiry. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent.

 

Handling of comments and posts

 

If you leave a post or comment on this website your IP address will be stored. This is for the safety of the website operator. In the event your text infringes the law, your identity should be traceable.

 

Subscriptions

You have the option to subscribe to the entire website as well as to follow-up comments on your posts. You will receive an e-mail to confirm your email address. No further data will be collected. The collected data will not be disclosed to third parties. You may cancel your subscription at any time.

 

 

Google Analytics

This websites uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are saved on your computer, which allow an analysis of your website usage. In general, the information generated through a cookie on your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the US and saved there. In case the IP has been anonymised on this website, Google, however, will at first shorten your IP address within the European Union member states or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to prepare reports on the website activities and to render further services associated with the use of the website and internet to other website operators. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google. Through appropriate configuration of your browser software, you may prevent these cookies from being saved; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

 

For further information on the use of data by Google Inc., please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de l

 

Use of Social-Media-Plugins

This website uses Facebook Social Plugins, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA).  The plugins are recognisable by the Facebook logo or the terms “Like” or “Share” in the Facebook colours (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plugins is available at: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

The plugin will establish a direct link between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of data which the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. Further information is available at: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084

 

 

The plugin will send the information to Facebook that you have visited this website. Your IP address may be saved. If you are logged on to your Facebook account while you visit this website, said information will be linked to your Facebook account. If you use the plugin functions - for instance, if you share or like a post - this information will also be transmitted to Facebook Inc. If you do not wish that Facebook Inc. links this data with your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook prior to visiting this website. This website uses the “+1″ button of Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States). If you visit a site with the “+1″ button, your browser and the Google servers will be directly linked. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of data which the plugin transmits to the servers of Google Inc. If you click the “+1″ button while logged on to Google + you share the content of the site in your public profile.

 

According to Google Inc., personal data is only collected if you click the button. The IP address of logged-on Google users is also saved. If you do not wish Google Inc. to store this data and link it to your account, please log out of Google + prior to visiting this website. Further information on the “+1“ button is available at: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy.

 

This website also uses LinkedIn buttons, which are operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Ireland. If you visit a site with such a button, your browser and the LinkedIn servers will be directly linked. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of data which the plugin transmits to LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company.

 

 

Information on handling personal data by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company is available at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy

This website also uses Xing buttons, which are operated by Xing SE. If you visit a site with such a button, your browser and the Xing SE servers will be directly linked. Therefore, the website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of data which the plugin transmits to Xing SE.

Information on handling personal data by Xing SE is available at: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung

 

 

 

Newsletter subscription

You may subscribe to a newsletter with information on current events and offers. If you wish to subscribe you must specify a valid email address.

The newsletter will be sent via “MailChimp” which also stores the email addresses and further information on the dispatch and the analysis of the newsletter.

 

 

Right of the user: Disclosure, Rectification and Deletion

Upon request, you as a user will receive free information on which personal data has been stored about you. Insofar as your request collides with the statutory obligation to retain data (i.e. data retention), you have the right to have your data rectified, blocked or deleted.

 

Contact

For information and suggestions on data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us and/or our data protection officer at dsb@ipg-group.com.