Collection and storage of data for intrasystem and statistical purposes
For technical reasons, your browser automatically transfers the following data to our web server each time you access our website:
• the current IP address of the internet connection you are using
• if you visit our website via a link, the page you are viewing to visit our site
• the pages of our website you visit
• date and time of your visit to our website
• the operating system, browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) and the browser version you use
These data are stored anonymously and used solely for statistical purposes (e.g. to determine how frequently the specific pages of our website are visited) or for technical network and system monitoring to ascertain faults in server operations (log files).
Additional data processing
It is normally possible to use our website without disclosing personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) are collected on our pages, disclosure is always, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis.
If you contact us using the contact form provided on our website, we will store and use the data included therein (name, postal or email address, telephone number etc.) to perform the service requested by you and for future correspondence with you.
Please note: email or the contact form are not secure forms of communication and the contents of correspondence sent using these methods is not protected against unauthorised access by third parties. We recommend that you send any confidential information by post.
We will only ever collect, process or transfer personal data for purposes other than those stipulated above with your express and voluntary prior consent. Insofar as legally and technically possible, the use of our services will not be dependent on your consent.
You can revoke your consent once given to the continued future use of your personal data at any time. To do so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
We will use your personal data exclusively for our own purposes as stipulated above. We will not disclose your personal data to third parties.
If, in the interests of increasing our business efficiency, data processing tasks are outsourced to third parties, these third parties are required to comply with our data protection standards and grant us the right to monitor compliance with these standards and statutory requirements. SCAN will continue to be legally responsible in such case too for ensuring compliance with statutory data protection regulations (“commissioned data processing”).
SCAN has implemented specific technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data. The security measures are state of the art and are continuously adjusted in line with new developments. All our employees who have access to personal data are obliged to comply with data protection regulations and are informed of legal requirements.
If data are collected to initiate or implement a contractual relationship, communication with us will be encrypted according to the state of the art to prevent misuse by third parties.
Storage and deletion of personal data
As soon as your personal data stored by us is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected, it will be immediately and irrevocably deleted in full unless we are required by law to store such data. If we are required to store data, data will be irrevocably deleted upon expiry of the legally prescribed retention periods.
So-called “cookies” may be used in some cases on our web pages. They are small text files which are transmitted from our web server to your workstation. Cookies are used to recognise your workstation when you next visit the website and to provide information to the server about when you last visited our homepage and the pages you viewed. Cookies do not contain personal data and are not linked to other personal data we store. Cookies can identify only the workstation used but not the respective user.
Should you nevertheless wish to disable cookies, please refer to your browser’s online help for information on how to disable the cookie feature. This will not restrict the use of our website.
This website features Piwik, a web-analysis software, which allows the statistical analysis of visits to our website. Piwik uses so-called “cookies”, text files, that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyse your use of our website. The cookie-generated data regarding your use of this internet service are stored on the provider’s server. The IP address is rendered anonymous immediately after processing and prior to its storage to prevent it being traced to a specific user. You can block the installation of cookies by selecting an appropriate setting on your browser. Please note, however, that this may prevent you from using the full range of features of this website.
Contact partner, right of access and correction
You have the right at any time to access information about whether we have stored your personal data, and if so, which data. Information can also be provided electronically upon request. You have the right to have inadmissible data deleted/blocked or incorrect data corrected. We will be pleased to provide you with information on this at any time upon request.
Contact us at: email@example.com