Privacy Statement


Zertificon appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this Web site. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our Web site are processed by us according to the strong legal provisions valid for the Federal Republic of Germany. The Zertificon website may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.


Collection and Processing of Personal Data

When you visit our Web site, our Web server automatically records your IP address, the Web site from which you visit us, the Web pages you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration or in execution of a contract.


Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

Zertificon will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the Web site, customer administration and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case. We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.


Freedom of Choice

We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time so that we can suppress your data accordingly.


Cookies

Zertificon reserves the right to use cookies to record the preferences of visitors, to enable us to optimize the design of our Web site. Cookies are small files which are stored on your hard drive. They ease navigation, and increase the user-friendliness of a Web site. Cookies can be used to determine whether there has been any contact between us and your computer in the past. Only the cookie on your computer is identified. Personal details can be saved in cookies, provided that you have consented to this. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by setting your browser to not accept cookies. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your hard drive at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies, you can still visit our Web site, however this may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our Web site.


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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
<a href=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Disable Google Analytics</a>

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de 


Security

Zertificon uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.


Freedom of Information

Upon written request, Zertificon will inform you by letter without delay what personal data is stored by us as defined by applicable law. Should such data be incorrect, we will at your request correct that information for you. Should you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to our data protection officer, who is also available for enquiries, suggestions or complaints.


Data Protection Officer

Dipl.-Ing. Hendrik Wiegel