Data privacy statement
ddm hopt+schuler is pleased to have you visit on our website and thank you for your interest in our company and products. We take the safety of your data serious and we want you to feel secure while on our websites. The safety of your privacy is our utmost concern when processing personal data, which we respect in all our business doings. We process personal data (which are gathered when visiting our website) according to the data privacy regulations of the country in which the data is being processed.
1.) Record of general information
When accessing our website, data of general nature will automatically be recorded. This information (Server-Logfiles) contains data like the type of web browser you are using, the users operating system, the domain name of your internet service provider and other information of this type. This information does not allow any conclusions on the person accessing the website. The information’s sole purpose is that of technical nature and necessary to provide you with the websites content. It is therefore vital when using the internet. Anonymous data like this, is statistically evaluated by us to improve the technology behind our website. This data is will not be shared with any third party without your express permission. We want to point out, that data transfer in the internet (for example when communicating via email) can be vulnerable to data security. Therefore, fully security of data can never be granted.
To secure the safety of your data when transferring, we use the state of the art technology encryption protocol (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
3.) Contact-/application form
If you contact us either via Email or via our online contact form, we save this information for handling and processing purposes as well as for possible follow up questions.
4.) Deletion respectively blocking of data
We maintain the principles of data prevention and only save necessary data. Therefore, we only save your data for as long as we need it to fulfill or complete a task/purpose. The data will be deleted or blocked either after completion/discontinuance of a task/purpose or according to legal regulations.
5.) Usage of Google analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website service of Google Inc. (named Google in the following). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies” (text files), which are saved on your computer and therefore to allow an analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie will usually be transferred and saved to a server of Google in the USA. Due to the activation of IP-anonymization on these websites, Google will shorten your IP-address before transferring and saving it on their servers. This occurs in any member state of the European Union or any other contractual state of the agreement of the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases the IP-address will be shorted after it has been transferred. By order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your usage of this website, to create reports regarding the websites activities and to create other services to the operator of this website regarding website- and internet usage. The transferred IP-address from Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of your data through cookies by changing the settings of your browser. We want to point out though, that in that case some functions of this website may not be fully accessible anymore. On top of that you can prevent the storage of the data (inclusive your IP-address) generated by the cookie on the basis of your usage of this website, by installing the following browser plugin: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
6.) Your right for information, correction, blocking, deletion or objection
You have the right to always receive disclosure of the personal data we have saved of you. You also have the right to correct, block or delete your personal data, if it does not interfere with any current business transaction. For this purpose, please contact our data protection official. You will find the contact information on the bottom of this page.
To be able to block data at any time, we need to save this data on a blocked file for monitoring reasons. You can also request the deletion of the files, if there is no legal archiving obligation. If such an obligation exists, then we would block your data.
You can conduct a change or objection to an agreement for the future by contacting us.
7.) Change of our data privacy statement
We reserve our right to occasionally adapt this privacy statement so that it always fits the current legal requirements or to implement changes of our goods and services portfolio into the data privacy statement (e.g. implementation of a new service). The new data privacy statement will then apply when you visit our website again.
8.) Questions to the data protection official
Please feel free to send us an email or contact our data protection official directly, if you have any questions regarding data safety: