Notes on privacy

Data protection

This privacy policy applies to the website of ELMA-Tech GmbH. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. At this point, we would like to inform you about the privacy in our company. It is based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR).

 

General information

By using our website you consent to the collection, processing and use of data as described below. Our website can be visited without registration.

When visiting our website and every time a file is retrieved, our web server collects and retains log information (such as the name of the file retrieved, browser type, date and time of the retrieval, duration of the session) for statistical purposes. These are not personal data. Personal data, in particular name, address, telephone number or e-mail address are collected on a voluntary basis.

All of this information is evaluated by us solely for statistical purposes and exclusively anonymous. A passing on to third does not take place. We do not link these data with other data. According to their statistical evaluation, this protocol information is retained for another 26 month for analysis purposes and then deleted. This serves for example to compare visitor numbers on our website in a year-on-year comparison or to track weightings for accesses from different countries.

 

Personal data

Personal information is information that can be used to obtain personal or factual information about you (such as name, address, telephone number, date of birth, or e-mail address). Information where we can not relate to you (or only with disproportionate effort), e.g. by anonymizing the information, are not personal information.

Personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address will only be charged if you inform us of this yourself. We collect personal data only in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

 

Personal data in contact forms, newsletter subscriptions and whitepaper requirements on our websites

On our website, we offer you the opportunity to contact us by e-mail and / or via a contact form. Your personal data entered in the contact form (first name, name, address, zip code & city, telephone number, etc.) and your message will be stored for the purpose of processing your contact.

Personal data that you provide to us for the purpose of sending a newsletter will also be used for the sole purpose of providing this information service.

Data that you provide to us for the purpose of automated sending of documents, such as a white paper with technical information about our products will be saved by us for a possible later contact.

 

Photos

"The publication of photos on the Internet requires the consent of the photographed persons in exceptional cases.One exception, in the cases of § 23 para 1 i.V.m. Abs. 2 KunstUrhG no consent, if it is

  • Portraits from the field of contemporary history,
  • Images in which people appear only as an accessory next to a landscape or other location,
  • Pictures of meetings, elevators and similar events in which the persons represented participated, or
  • Portraits that are not made to order, if the distribution or exhibition serves a higher interest of the art acts.

(Source of the quote: State Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.)

Note: If you are represented as a person in a photo that we have shown in the documentation on our website according to point 3 (see above), but you disagree with the publication of this photo, please contact us or send us an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Right to information / right of withdrawal

You have the right at any time to obtain information about the data we have stored and the purpose of the storage. You can revoke your consent to the storage or use of your personal data in writing or electronically at any time in accordance with the German Telemedia Act.

Please contact the data protection officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VIA Consult is the external data protection officer of ELMA-Tech GmbH and is therefore available for all data protection questions) - or you can contact us directly under This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store user-specific information on the user's device while using the website. Cookies make it possible, in particular, to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of websites, to analyze page usage behavior, and to make our offer more customer-friendly. Cookies are stored at the end of a browser session and can be recalled when the page is visited again.

These records do not contain any personal information. A combination with any personal data provided by you does not take place.

Cookies save you the need to enter data multiple times, make it easier for you to transfer specific content and are required for logging in to closed web areas. If you want to prevent the use of cookies, you can refuse to accept cookies in your browser. How this works in detail, please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer.

 

Safety

We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the state of the art.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. These are not personal data.

Due to activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; However, please be aware that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) to download and install the available browser plugin.

For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.