Data Privacy Statement

We take privacy and data protection seriously

The protection of your privacy rights, when processing personal data, is a matter of the highest priority for our company. When you visit our website, our web server automatically saves the IP of your Internet Service Provider, the website from which you are visiting us from as well as the date and duration of your visit. This information is of compelling importance for the technical transmission of the websites and the secure service operation. There will not be any personalised evaluation of this data.

As soon as you send us data via the contact form, this data will be saved on our server as part of the data protection service. Your data will be exclusively utilised for processing your request. Your data will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. The data will not be transferred to any third party.

Personal data

Personal data is data about your person. This includes your name, your address and your email address. You do not have to provide personal data in order to visit our internet page. In certain cases we will require your name and address, as well as other information, so that we can provide you with the required services.
This also applies in cases where you have requested us to provide you with information, material and/or when we have to answer your questions. We will, of course, always notify you in advance in such cases. We also only save data which you have automatically or voluntarily submitted to us.
When you utilise our services, we only generally collect the data which is necessary for us to provide the services required. Sometimes we will request additional information, but this is always voluntary. When we process personal data, we only do this to be able to provide you with our services, or in order to pursue our commercial objectives.

Automatically saved non-personal data

We save certain information for administrative and technical reasons when you visit our websites. This information includes: type and version of the utilised browser, date and time of the access, as well as the IP address.
This data will be anonymised and will only be utilised for statistical purposes and/or utilised to improve our internet and online services.
This anonymised data will be separated from the personal data, saved on our secured systems and cannot be traced back to any individual person. This means that your personal data remains secure at all times.

Cookies

We sometimes save certain information in the form of cookies on your computer when you visit our websites. Cookies are small files which are transferred from an internet server to your browser and are saved on its hard drive. Only the internet protocol address will be hereby saved, not any personal data. The information which is saved in the cookies enables the automatic recognition on your next visit to our website, in order to facilitate your navigation.
You can, of course, visit our websites without accepting cookies. If you require that your computer will not be recognised when you visit the website again, then you can deactivate the utilisation of cookies when you adjust the settings in your browser to "Reject Cookies". The relevant procedure can be found in the operating instructions for your respective browser. If you decide to reject the cookies, then this can lead to restrictions in the utilisation of certain areas of our websites.

Utilising Facebook plugins

We implement the components from the provider facebook.com on our website. Facebook is a service from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Every separate click on our website, which is equipped with such a component, enables this component to download a related illustration of the component from Facebook onto your browser. This procedure will inform Facebook about which defined page from our website is currently being visited by you.
When you call up our website, and are also logged in on Facebook, then Facebook will utilise the information collected by the component to recognise which defined page you are visiting and will allocate this information to your personal Facebook account. If you click e.g. on the "Like" button or enter a relevant comment, then this information will be transmitted to your personal user account on Facebook and saved there. Furthermore, the information about your visit to our website will be additionally sent to Facebook. This occurs independently of whether you have clicked on the component or not.
If you wish to prevent the transmission and storage of data to Facebook about yourself and your behaviour on our website, then you must log out from Facebook before you visit our website. The data privacy protection information from Facebook hereby provides additional information, especially about collection and utilisation of data via Facebook about your respective rights, as well as the setting possibilities for protecting your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/
In addition there are external tools available on the market for blocking Facebook social plugins with add-ons for all standard browsers http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/
An overview about the Facebook plugins can be found on https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

Utilising Twitter plugins

The functions for the Twitter service are built into our website.
Twitter is a Social Media Portal from Twitter Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We utilise Twitter plugins. When you call up a relevant website, which contains such a plugin, then there will be a data exchange with the USA-based servers from Twitter. Instances of interaction, which are also possible with the various Twitter plugins, will also create a saving of the relevant information and a transfer to Twitter where it will be saved. If you are therefore a member of Twitter, and are logged in with Twitter during the time period when you utilise the plugin, then the information collected about your website visit will be linked to your Twitter account and notified to other users. If you do not want that Twitter will utilise and/or link the information to the data on your Twitter account, then you must log out from Twitter before visiting our website. Additional information relating to collection and utilisation of data by Twitter can be found on https://twitter.com/privacy.

Your data privacy settings can be amended in the account settings on http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Application of Google Analytics with anonymisation function

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, later on „Google“  Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files stored on your computer enabling to analyse how this web site is used by yourself. 
The information generated by the cookies, i.e. time, place and frequency of your website visit (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
We utilise Google-Analytics on our website with the addition of "_gat._anonymizeIp". In this case your IP address will already be shortened and thereby anonymised by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other countries contracted into the European Economic Area. 
Google will utilise this information to evaluate your utilisation of our website and to create reports about website activities for us and to provide additional services connected with the utilisation of our website and the internet. 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 has declared that they will never utilise your IP address in conjunction with other data from 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 might not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
In addition, Google will provide a deactivation add-on for all standard browsers which will provide you with more control over which data can be recorded by Google from websites accessed by you. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) from Google Analytics that no information about website visits should be transmitted to Google Analytics. The deactivation add-on for browser from Google Analytics does not however prevent that information will be transmitted to us or other web analysis services that have, where applicable, been implemented by us. Additional information relating to the browser add-on can be found on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Application of the LinkedIn recommendation component

We implement components from the LinkedIn network on our website. LinkedIn is a service from the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every separate click on our website, which is equipped with such a component, enables this component to download a related illustration of the component from LinkedIn onto your browser.
This procedure will inform LinkedIn about which defined page from our website is currently being visited by you. When you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend” button while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, then you can link the content from our websites to your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is thereby able to allocate your visit to our website to your LinkedIn user account.
We have neither influence on the data which LinkedIn hereby collects, nor on the scope of the data LinkedIn collects. We also do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to LinkedIn. Details relating to the data collection by LinkedIn, as well as your rights and setting possibilities, can be found in the data protection information from LinkedIn. This information can be found on http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Application of the Xing recommendation component

We implement components from the Xing network on our website. These components are a service from XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Every separate click on our website, which is equipped with such a component, enables this component to download a related illustration of the component from Xing onto your browser.
According to our current knowledge, XING does not save any personal data from users who call up our website. XING does not save IP addresses either. Furthermore, there is also no evaluation of user behaviour via cookies in conjunction with the "XING Share Button". Additional information can be found in the data privacy information for the XING Share Button on: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Safety

We have implemented technical and administrative safety precautions to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorised access. All our employees, as well as service providers who work for us, are obligated to comply with the valid data protection laws.
When we collect personal data and process it, then this is always encrypted before it is transmitted. This means that your data cannot be misused by any third parties. Our protection measures are subjected to constant, on-going improvement processes and our data privacy statements are constantly updated. Please ensure that you have the current, valid version.

Amendments to our data privacy statements

We retain the right to amend our data privacy statements when this is necessary due to new technology. Please ensure that you have the current, valid version.

Rights to information/appeal

Please feel free to contact us at any time when you require information about which personal data from you is being saved by us. Furthermore, you can withdraw and/or cancel the rights given to us to collect and process your personal data at any time. Please contact us directly in either case.

Amendments to this data privacy statement

If there are any fundamental amendments to this data privacy statement, then these amendments will be notified on our website.
If you have any questions relating to data privacy, then please contact the external data privacy representative who has been assigned by us.

Christian Volkmer
Projekt 29 GmbH & Co. KG
Trothengasse 5
93047 Regensburg
Germany
Phone:  +49 941 29 86 93 0
Fax:  +49 941 29 86 93 16
E-mail: anfragen@projekt29.de