Data privacy statement

The protection of your privacy is an important concern for us. In the following data privacy statement we would therefore like to inform you about the way in which we will collect data during your visit to our website and the extent to which we do so.

We, Intermas-Elcom GmbH, take the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly comply with data protection legislation. On this website, personal data are only collected to the extent that this is necessary for technical reasons. On no account will the data collected be sold or passed on to third parties for any other reasons. The following statement gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what type of data are collected for what purpose.
This privacy statement applies to this and all other websites, which refer to this privacy statement. There are possibly other data privacy statements in place for individual Intermas-Elcom GmbH companies. Therefore, we advise you to read and review carefully the data privacy statements of use of each Intermas-Elcom GmbH Website you visit.

 

Global Data Protection Standards

Our privacy practices reflect current global principles and standards on handling personal information. These principles include notice of data use, choice of data use, data access, data integrity, security, onward transfer and enforcement/oversight. Intermas-Elcom GmbH complies specifically with the Federal Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.


Consent

With the use of our website, you agree to the electronic storage and use of your information as described here. Any changes to this privacy statement will be made directly on this page so that you will always be informed about which data Intermas-Elcom GmbH stores and how these are used.
From time to time, as may be required by applicable law, we may also seek your explicit consent to process certain data and information collected on this website or volunteered by you.

 

Gathering and processing of personal data

To serve you better and understand your needs and interests, Intermas-Elcom GmbH collects, exports, and uses personal information with adequate notice and consent, along with required fillings with data protection authorities, when applicable.
When you visit our website, we may record your IP address and use cookies and other Internet technologies (referred to below as Automated Tools and Embedded Web Links) to gather general information about our visitors and their interests. The technologies used and the information collected are described in more detail below. We may further collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us, e.g. when you register for events, subscribe to newsletters, participate in online surveys, discussion groups or forums, or when make purchases.
Data processing on this website
Intermas-Elcom GmbH collects and saves information in order to give you consistent support. Intermas-Elcom GmbH uses your data only as explained in this statement or at registration. Subsequent alterations of the intended purpose are subject to your explicit consent, unless applicable laws otherwise permit alterations.
We process your data for the following purposes:
• For order processing or delivery of ordered services and products.
• To inform you about service and product announcements, special offers and other things. This may occasionally include information from other companies or business partners about products and services that can add value to your Intermas-Elcom GmbH products.
• To customize information about our services and products to your needs. Thus, we can provide you with information to the services and products you are interested in.
• To get in contact with you, answer customer inquiries and you give you information concerning shipping and billing.
• To implement customer surveys on a voluntary basis, in order to continuously improve our services and products.
• For the management of job queries.
• For the fulfilment of contractual obligations.

 

IP addresses

IP addresses are used to analyze malfunctions, for site administration and for such purposes as collecting demographic information. We also use IP addresses and, if necessary, other information, you have provided to this website in order to learn which pages have been called up and which topics our visitors are interested in. We use the knowledge we gain to improve the information about our products and services provided to you. Intermas-Elcom GmbH generally records data anonymously and may not link it to a profile without consent of the registered user. Upon a visit to this website, only the domain name is standardly stored.
Intermas-Elcom GmbH only collects data in connection with your visit to the Intermas-Elcom GmbH website. We do not collect any personal information when visiting websites of other companies and organizations that are not part of Intermas-Elcom GmbH.
Cookies
This website uses what are known as cookies in several places. They serve to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and stored in your browser. Most of the cookies we use are what are known as "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.
E-mail addresses
If you supply us with your e-mail address or if you specify your e-mail address via our contact form, we are going to contact you via e-mail. We do not share your e-mail address with others outside Intermas-Elcom GmbH. You are always free to decide not to get e-mails from Intermas-Elcom GmbH in the future. Depending on the settings in your email program, it may automatically forward data to Intermas-Elcom GmbH every time you send an email to Intermas-Elcom GmbH.

 

Purchase orders and registration for events

Our website contains order forms that can be completed to request information, products and services.

 

Disclosure of personal data

Intermas-Elcom GmbH has an international internet presence due to being a globally acting company.
At Intermas-Elcom GmbH, we handle your information in order to process your requests and orders and to constantly improve our services and products.
We may also share such information with business partners, service vendors, authorized third-party agents or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction, including processing orders, providing customer support, or providing you with information on products and services that may be of interest to you.
Whenever we transfer personal information to a third party, we limit ourselves to information that is necessary for that particular type of service. The respective third-party provider may store these personal data only to perform the service requested or to carry out the necessary operation.
Your personal data will not be used for marketing purposes, sold or made available to third parties without your previous consent.
Intermas-Elcom GmbH may be forced by legal provisions or procedures to disclose your personal details. We also reserve the right to use your data for the establishment or defense of legal claims.
In cases of acquisition or merger with another company, the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers might be necessary. In such a case, Intermas-Elcom GmbH is going to provide a high level of data protection.
We may collect and possibly share personal data and any other additional information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Intermas-Elcom GmbH’s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

 

Personal data security

The protection of your personal details is of particular concern to us. Technical and organizational security measures are taken by Intermas-Elcom GmbH to protect personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, disclosure, alteration, manipulation, loss or destruction. Our security measures are improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with the development of technical standards. In the event of personal data being collected and processed, the information is transferred in unencrypted form. Therefore, please use as little personal data as possible.
In addition, all of our employees are obliged to observe data protection and confidentiality according to the General Data Protection Regulation.

 

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need you to provide an e-mail address plus information allowing us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and are in agreement with the receipt of the newsletter. More data will not be collected. We use these data exclusive for the dispatch of the newsletter do not pass on these data to any third party.
You can retract your consent to the saving of your personal data at any time, for example by clicking the unsubscribe button.

 

Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google Analytics uses what are known as "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google first abbreviates your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. It is only in exceptional cases that the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymization is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and in order to provide further services for the website operator in connection with the use of this website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be mixed by Google with other data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by making the appropriate setting in your browser-software, but in this case, you should be aware that you might not be able to make full use of all functions of this website.

Furthermore, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie in relation to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and Google from processing these data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Data privacy statement for the use of Xing

The ‘Xing share button’ is used on this website. By visiting this website your web browser will connect, for a short period, to the XING AG servers (‘XING’) which offer the ‘Xing share button’ function (including a visitor counter). Xing does not store any personal data about you and your visit, when opening the website. Xing does neither store IP-addresses nor does XING use cookies in order to watch your visiting behavior regarding ‘Xing share button’. Please visit the following website for up-to-date information about data privacy of ‘Xing share button’ and further information: https://dev.xing.com/plugins/share_button/privacy_policy

 

Data privacy statement for the use of Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information:
You can publish information worldwide using the Google +1- button. The Google +1- button gives you and other users personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you gave +1 for a certain content as well as information regarding the website you looked at when clicking +1. Your +1 can be seen together with your profile name and your picture in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile or on other websites and advertisements in the internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1- button you need a public Google profile that is visible worldwide and which contains at least the chosen name of the given profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some instances, this name can replace another name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of you Google profile can be displayed to other users who are aware of your e-mail address or have identifiable information about you at their disposal.
Use of registered information:
In addition to the uses mentioned or described above, the information you have supplied will be used in accordance with applicable Google data privacy provisions. Google may publish combined statistics about the users‘ activities or passes them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.
Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook-plugins (Like-Button)
This website uses plugins for the Facebook social networking site (1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA). The Facebook-plugins are indicated by the Facebook logo or the „Like-Button” on our website. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins on http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our website, a direct link between your Browser and the Facebook server will be established through the plugin. As a result, Facebook obtains the information that you (with your IP address) have called up our site. If you click the Facebook „Like-Button” while being logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content on our site to your Facebook profile. Thus, Facebook can associate your visit on our site with your Facebook account. We point out that we (as provider of the website) do not have any knowledge of the reported data’s content nor their usage by Facebook. Please find more information regarding Facebook’s data security on http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to allocate the collected data via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web site.

 

Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter

This website uses functions of the Twitter service. Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA offers these functions. By using Twitter or the function “Re-Tweet” the visited websites will be connected to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. Thereby data will be transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that we (as provider of the website) do not have any knowledge of the reported data’s content nor their usage by Twitter. Please find more information regarding Twitter’s data security on http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings for Twitter in the account settings on http://twitter.com/account/settings.


Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn

This website uses plugins for the LinkedIn social networking site of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter „LinkedIn“). The LinkedIn-plugins are indicated by the LinkedIn logo or the „Share-Button” on our website (hereafter “LinkedIn-Plugins”). When you visit our website, a direct link between your Browser and the LinkedIn server will be established through the plugin. As a result, LinkedIn obtains the information that you (with your IP address) have called up our site. If you click the LinkedIn “Share-Button” while being logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the content on our site to your LinkedIn profile. Thus, LinkedIn can associate your visit on our site with your LinkedIn account. We point out that we (as provider of the website) do not have any knowledge of the reported data’s content nor their usage by LinkedIn. For information on the purpose and extent of data capture and the further processing and use of data by LinkedIn,  as well your rights and turn-off options please refer to the LinkedIn data protection information: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv.

 

Links to other websites

This website may include links to third-party websites. Intermas-Elcom GmbH is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites outside the Intermas-Elcom GmbH.

 

Data storage

Intermas-Elcom GmbH will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.


Right to information, correction, deletion or blocking

You are entitled to get nonpaid information about your stored personal data and you have the right to blocking or deletion of these data.
You shall have the right to check and correct all data stored with us relating to your person, if you are of the opinion that the data are outdated or incorrect.
Please contact us on the e-mail address mentioned below should you have any further questions on the topic of personal data.

 

Right of withdrawal

You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to the use of
your personal data in the future. All you need to do is send an e-mail to the e-mail address mentioned below.

 

Information on personal data

Should you have questions to this data protection statement or information regarding your stored personal data, please contact our data protection officer.

Intermas-Elcom GmbH
Thomas Fletschinger
Daimlerweg 6
64293 Darmstadt  
E-Mail: dsb(at)intermas-el.com

 

Changes to this privacy statement

In the event of current developments, such as amendments to the provisions of data protection laws, we shall (if necessary) update this privacy statement.

 

Right of appeal in front of the relevant regulatory authorities

We would be pleased, if you contacted us directly in the case of any problems. However, if you wish to complain, this is the address of the data protection regulatory authority:
Hessen: Aufsichtsbehörde
Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte
Anschrift: Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 1, 65189 Wiesbaden
Postfach 31 63, 65021 Wiesbaden
Telefon: 0611 14080
Telefax: 0611 1408 - 900
E-Mail: poststelle(at)datenschutz.hessen.de
Internet: http://www.datenschutz.hessen.de

 


Status as of May 1, 2018