Notes on Privacy

Welcome to the website of the Utimaco GmbH. We are pleased with your visit and with your interest in our company and products.

We are committed to protecting your privacy when collecting, processing and using your personal data according to legal regulations. This page gives you a summary of how we want to deal with your data and your privacy.

This privacy notice only refers to the website of the Utimaco GmbH. Please note that it is not valid for websites of other providers this website may contain links to.

What is personal data?

Personal data according to the German Data Protection Act means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes your name and address but also data like your telephone number and e-mail address. All data is subject to a special protection in accordance with the German Data Protection Act and other legal provisions which we protect using both technical methods and strict company processes.

Collection of anonymous data

During a visit to our website no personal data is collected. You may access information provided on this website anonymously. Only technical information like the name of your Internet service provider, the type of your browser, operating system, screen resolution and the website leading you to us, the number and date of your visits, the average time of your visit and the websites visited are stored automatically. We analyse this data only statistically for the purpose of improving our Internet presence for you.

Collection of personal data

We will only collect, process and use your personal information if you provide us with your data voluntarily, for instance in the context of an inquiry, an application, a registration, a survey etc. We will collect, process and use this personal data only for the following purposes:

  • to answer your inquiry or to process your order
  • to provide you with access to specific information or
  • offers for customer care and administration
  • for marketing purposes

Furthermore we record every access during your visit on our homepage to ensure durable system security and stability, for the technical administration of the web infrastructure, to optimise our website as well as to compile and analyze internal statistics. The following data is gathered and stored by us until the automatic deletion:

  • the IP-address of the requesting computer
  • date, time of the access and access time per visitor and page
  • visitors and return visitors
  • name and URL of the called files and pages
  • origin by website (website from which the access was carried out)
  • search phrases and search words
  • entry and exit pages
  • click paths
  • browsers, browser types, browser language, operating system, screensize
  • city, region, country
  • internet provider, internet access

Transfer of personal data

We will neither sell your personal information to third parties nor market it in any other way. We will only transfer your personal data to governmental institutions and authorities if we are required to do so by law. Our employees are obliged to adhere to strict confidentiality rules and processes regarding data protection.

For the above mentioned purposes it may be necessary to transfer your personal data to one of our worldwide Utimaco affiliated companies or certified partners, e.g. to properly deal with your request.

We reserve the right to use servers which are based outside of the European Community. In such a case we represent to protect the data, which are stored on these servers, with the same level of data protection as applicable in Germany and the European Community.

Cookies

Utimaco uses cookies on this website. Cookies are small text files in which information is stored on your computer and can be recalled with your next visit to buffer technical data or information required so that the website may correctly function. Should you not wish to use cookies we would like to ask you to make use of the option to disable cookies provided by your browser. For details please refer to the help function of your browser. For technical reasons particular offers on our website do not work properly when cookies are disabled.

Security of personal data

Utimaco employs both technical methods and also strict company processes to ensure the security of your personal information administered by us. Your data is thoroughly protected against loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unauthorised access or publication. Please note that data sent by e-mail or entered in contact forms through our website are transmitted in an unencrypted format. Therefore we cannot ensure that this data may not be accessed by unauthorised third parties. If you want to send us confidential information please do so by post, fax or encrypted e-mail only.

Links

The website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy policy of other sites that collect personal data. This privacy policy applies to personal data collected by Utimaco and our associated companies. Utimaco is not responsible for the content on any other site outside the website.

Rights of information and correction of stored personal data

According to Section 34 of the German Data Protection Act you have the right to request information regarding any personal data collected by us. According to Section 35 of the German Data Protection Act you are entitled to request correction of incorrect and/or deletion of illegitimately stored personal data.

If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data please do not hesitate to contact us (subject “data protection”):

E-mail: li-contact@utimaco.com

Fax: +49 (241) 1696 199

Mail: Utimaco GmbH, Germanusstraße 4, D-52080 Aachen, Germany

WiredMinds AG

We use products of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time:

Exclude from website tracking

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 analyse how visitors 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.

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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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
In view of the debate regarding the use of analytics tools with full IP addresses, please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the „_anonymizeIp()”, which ensures that IP addresses are processed in truncated form only and prevents them from being traced to a specific user. 

Further information on Google regulations can be found at  https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and www.google.com/intl/en/privacy.
Google Analytics is also used to analyse Data from AdWords and from Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. Deactivation is possible under https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=de