Privacy

Data privacy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions and this privacy policy.

It is ordinarily possible to use our website without supplying personal data. If personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this always occurs on a voluntary basis to the extent possible. Such data is not shared with third parties without your express consent.

We point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (for example, while communicating via e-mail) can have security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access.

 

Privacy policy for use of Facebook plug-ins ("like" button)

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook (Provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) are integrated into our pages. You can recognize Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the "like" button on our page. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server through the plug-in. Facebook thereby receives the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook is able to correlate the visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. You can find further information on this in the data policy of Facebook at http://facebook.com/policy.php.

If you desire that Facebook not have the ability to correlate the visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

 

Privacy policy for the use of Google +1

Our pages use functions of Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Acquisition and disclosure of information: With the aid of the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Through the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have clicked on the +1 button for specific content as well as information about the page you have viewed when clicking on +1. Your +1s can be displayed as notes together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or your Google profile or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information on your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must at least include the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name you have used to share contents on your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the collected information: Besides the above-mentioned purposes, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy rules. Google may publish composite statistics concerning the +1 activities of users or share them with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.

 

Privacy policy for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions of the Xing network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstr. 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time one of our pages containing Xing functions is accessed, a link to servers of Xing is established. To the best of our knowledge, no personal information is stored in the process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or user behavior analyzed.

You can find further information on data privacy and the Xing "share" button in the privacy policy of Xing at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

 

Objection to promotional e-mails

Contact information published for the site notice obligation may not be used to send promotional and informational materials that have not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps against unsolicited promotional information, such as in the form of spam.

 

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at all times to information, without charge, about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient(s) and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to have the data corrected, blocked or deleted. For this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you may contact us at any time at the address indicated in the site notice.

 

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This is:

Browser type / browser version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Hostname of the accessing computer
Time of the server request

This data cannot be related to specific persons. This data is not conflated with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data later if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

 

Cookies

The websites partially use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser upon the next visit.

You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are set and allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies upon closing of the browser. Deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

 

Contact form

If you send inquiries to us by a contact form, we store your information from the inquiry form—including the contact data you supply there—for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.

 

Objection to promotional e-mails

Contact information which is published for the site notice obligation may not be used to send promotional and informational materials that have not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, as in the form of spam.

 

Data usage Newsletter

Title, first and last name and e-mail address will be used as part of the Newsletter of the JOTEC GmbH. When you register for the newsletter, you consent to the sending of promotional information about the company and products JOTEC GmbH Email expressly pursuant to § 107 TKG. We will not provide your personal data that we process for sending the newsletter, available to third parties. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time here.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you'll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.