Privacy Statement for the www.stratec.com Website


1. Object of this Privacy Statement

We are happy about your interest in our website and offers.

The protection of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) is very important to us. In the following, we would like to inform you in detail about the data collected during your visit to our website and use of our offers, how it is processed or used by us, and which protective measures we have taken in technical and organizational terms.

2. Responsible Authority / Service Provider

The responsible authority within the meaning of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and at the same time a service provider within the meaning of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) is STRATEC Biomedical AG. Please see our imprint as well.

For questions or comments about this Privacy Statement or general data protection, please contact us at the following email address: info@stratec.com.

3. Collection and Use of Your Data

The scope and nature of the collection and use of your data differs according to whether you visit our Internet site only for the purpose of retrieving information or if you utilize the services offered by us:

A) Informational use

It is not necessary for you to provide personal data if you use our website strictly for informational purposes.

In this case, we only collect and use the specific personal data which your Internet browser automatically transmits, such as the date and time you viewed one of our Internet pages, your browser type, browser settings, operating system, the webpage that you last visited, the transferred data volume, and access status (file transfer, file not found, etc.), as well as your IP address.

We collect and use this data in an information-related visit exclusively in a non-personal form. This is to enable the use of the Internet pages you have requested, for statistical purposes, and to improve our Internet offer. We only store your IP address for the duration of your visit, no person-related analysis will be conducted.

B) Use of offers

If you want to use the services on our website, such as a newsletter subscription, it is necessary that you provide additional data. Only the data necessary for the respective service will be required, such as your postal address if you request to be sent advertising material by mail.

Further information can be provided voluntarily. It will be marked by us accordingly.

The collection or use of your data takes place for the purpose of providing the desired service, i.e., to send you the newsletter that you have requested, tailor made to you.

If necessary, your data will be passed on to service providers who are, of course, carefully selected by us. These may be technical service providers or service providers supporting us with the delivery.

Otherwise your data will only be passed on to other third parties if we are legally obliged to do so.

4. Consent according to Data Protection Law

Provided you have separately and explicitly given consent, in addition to the handling of the services you require, we would be happy to provide you with an internet presence tailored to your interests and interesting news, and information about our company or our products and services by mail or email (in the form of our newsletter) and use your data for analysis and for market research purposes.

For this purpose, it is technically necessary that we summarize the data collected on you and the data provided by you in a user profile and analyze it for the aforementioned reasons. This only takes place internally and only for the aforementioned purposes.

Your consent can be given separately. You can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

5. Newsletter

In order to register for our email newsletter service, we minimally require your email address to which the newsletter is to be sent in addition to your consent in accordance with data protection law. Any further information is voluntary and will be used to address you personally, to personalize the content of the newsletter, and to clarify questions about your email address.

We usually use the “double opt-in” procedure for sending newsletters, which means that we will not send you the newsletter until you have confirmed your registration by clicking a link in a confirmation email sent to you for this purpose. We would like to make sure that only you yourself can register to receive the newsletter as the owner of the specified email address. Your confirmation must be done promptly upon receipt of the confirmation email, otherwise your newsletter subscription will be automatically deleted from our database.

You can unsubscribe any newsletter you subscribe to at any time. You can either send us an informal email at info@stratec.com or unsubscribe at the end of the newsletter.

6. Use of Cookies

We use cookies as part of our website. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by our webserver as part of your visit to our website and which are stored on your computer for later retrieval.

We only use session cookies (also called temporary cookies) which are only temporarily stored for the duration of your use of one of our website pages. The purpose of these cookies is to continue to identify your computer during a visit to our website when you go from one websites page to another and to determine the end of your visit.

The cookies will be deleted as soon as you finish your browsing session.

You can determine whether cookies can be installed and retrieved by using the settings in your browser. You can disable cookies in your browser, restrict it to specific websites, or configure your browser to automatically notify you as soon as a cookie is being installed and to ask for your permission. However, for technical reasons it is necessary to allow the session cookies mentioned above so you are able to access the full functional scope of our website.

We do not collect or store personal data in cookies in this context. We also do not use any techniques that link user-generated information to cookies.

7. Use of Google Analytics

It is important to us to design our website as ideal as possible and to make it attractive to our visitors. For this purpose, it is necessary for us to find out how the different parts of the website are received by our visitors.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies as well, which are text files that are stored on your computer and which allow us to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated for this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on the website activity, and to provide other services to us as a website operator connected with the use of the website and Internet.

The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by conducting the applicable settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website.

In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) as well as Google’s processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: [currently https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

8. Right of Revocation and Objection

We would like to inform you of the fact that you can revoke any consent granted to us at any time with effect for the future.

Within the scope of this privacy statement, you are also able to object at any time to the creation of a user profile for purposes of advertising, market research, and the appropriate design of our web pages.

To this end, you can contact us by e-mail at: info@stratec.com.

9. Social Media Plugins

We are not using social media plugins at this time.

10. Data Security

We also use technical and organizational security measures to protect any personal data which has been collected or provided, in particular against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or attack by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Ordering processes are encrypted using SSL technology to prevent access by unauthorized third parties.

11. Google AdWords

This site uses conversion tracking for "Google AdWords". A cookie will be automatically placed if a user clicks on one of the advertisements placed by Google. This cookie will be invalid after 30 days and is not used to identify our visitors. Whenever a user visits one of our sites and the cookie is still valid, Google and we are able to recognize which ad was clicked and the forwarding source page. Every Google AdWords customer gets a unique cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked by websites of AdWords customers. The cookie information are used to create statistics about the conversion for Google AdWords customers, which have decided to use the conversion tracking. AdWords customers only get the amount of visitors, who clicked on our advertisement and were forwarded to a site which includes a conversion tracking tag. But there are no information included, which could help to identify you. If you do not want to participate at this tracking, you can easily deactivate the Google Conversion-Tracking in your browser. These visitors will not be recorded in our conversion statistics.

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Created: July 2017