privacy

privacy

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Privacy Policy

Scope

This privacy statement is intended to inform users of this website in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG Telemediengesetz) on the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator WPS – Workplace Solutions GmbH, Hans-Henny-Jahnn-Weg 29, 22085 Hamburg.

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law.

Our data protection commissioner is:
Matthias Weigmann
ANMATHO AG
Winterhuder Weg 8
22085 Hamburg
datenschutzbeauftragter@wps.de
Telefon: +49 40 229 47 19 – 0

Keep in mind that data transmission on the internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by third parties is not possible.

SSL encryption

In order to best protect your transmitted data, the website operators use SSL encryption. You can identify any encrypted connections with the prefix “https://” in the page link in the address bar of your browser. Unencrypted pages are identified by “http://”.

All data that you transmit to this website – such as inquiries or logins – can not be read by third parties thanks to SSL encryption.

Access data / server log files

The website operator (or its web space provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). Access data includes:

Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The website operator uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimisation of the offer. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the log data retrospectively if there is a reasonable suspicion of illegal use due to specific indications.

Handling of personal data

Personal information is information that enables a person to be identified, ie information that can be traced back to a person. These include the name, email address or phone number.

Personal data is only collected, used and passed on by the website operator if this is permitted by law or if users consent to the data collection.

Contact

When contacting the website operator (for example via contact form or e-mail), the details of the user are stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as in case of follow-up questions.

Newsletter

With our newsletter we inform you about us and our offers.

Information about the newsletter and user consent

With the following information, we will inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your right of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.

Content of the Newsletter

We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with promotional information (hereinafter “newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission. Insofar as the contents of a newsletter are concretely described, they are authoritative for the consent of the users. In addition, our newsletter contains information from the software engineering ​​industry as well as references to blog contributions, lectures or workshops, our services or online presentations .

Double Opt-In and Logging

Registration for our newsletter is done in a so-called double opt-in procedure. That After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses.

Registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Likewise, the changes to your data stored with MailChimp will be logged.

Use of the mail service provider “MailChimp”

The newsletters will be sent via “MailChimp”, a newsletters distribution platform provided by US Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their other information described in these notes, are stored on MailChimp’s servers in the United States. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the shipping and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or to pass them on to third parties.

We trust the reliability, IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU Data Protection Agreement “ Privacy Shield ” and is committed to complying with EU privacy requirements. In addition, we have completed a “ Data Processing Agreement ” with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp pledges to protect the data of our users, to process it in accordance with its privacy policy on our behalf and, in particular, not to disclose it to third parties. You can view the privacy policy of MailChimp here .

Credentials

To sign up for the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address.

Optionally, we ask you to provide your first and last name. This information is only for the personalization of the newsletter. We also ask you optionally to include your date of birth, gender and your industry. We only use this information to adapt the content of the newsletter to the interests of our readers.

Statistical Survey and Analysis

The newsletters contain a so-called “web-beacon”, i. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the MailChimp server when the newsletter is opened. This call will initially collect technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval. This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times.

Statistical surveys also include determining if the newsletters will be opened, when they will be opened and which links will be clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our desire nor that of MailChimp to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.

Online Call and Data Management

There are cases where we direct newsletter recipients to the MailChimp websites. For example, Our newsletters contain a link that allows newsletter recipients to retrieve newsletters online (for example, in the case of display problems in the e-mail program). Furthermore, newsletter recipients can store their data, such as correct the e-mail address later. Likewise, MailChimp’s privacy policy is only available on its page.

In this context we pointed out that on the websites of MailChimp cookies are used and thus personal data by MailChimp, their partners and used service providers (for example Google Analytics) are processed. We have no influence on this data collection. For more information, please see the MailChimp privacy policy . In addition, we encourage you to opt-out of the promotional data collection on the http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ Web pages and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ (for the European area).

Termination / revocation

You can terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, ie. Revoke your consent. At the same time, your consent to sending it via MailChimp and the statistical analyzes expire. A separate revocation of the dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical evaluation is unfortunately not possible.

You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific device-related information on users’ access devices (PCs, smartphones, etc.). They serve for the user-friendliness of web pages and thus the users (for example storage of login data). On the other hand, they serve to record statistical data of the website usage and to be able to analyze it for the purpose of improving the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. However, it is pointed out that the use and especially the comfort of use are limited without cookies.

You can find and manage many corporate online ad cookies on the following US http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU page http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/

Google Analytics

This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.

This website utilises IP anonymisation. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website owners have signed with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and site activity, and provide Internet-related services.

You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link takes you to the appropriate plugin:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Alternatively, by clicking on this link, Google Analytics will prevent you from collecting information about you from within this site. By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.

Here you can find more information on data usage by Google Inc: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Revocation, Changes, Corrections and Updates

The user has the right, upon request, to receive free of charge information about the personal data stored about them. In addition, the user has the right to correction of incorrect data, blocking and deletion of their personal data, as far as there is no legal storage obligation.