1.) Recording and Use of Data
We collect, record, process and use the following data of yours in connection with the website www.fipa.com:
Visiting our Website:
When using our website the following data will be logged, whereby the recording of data is solely made for internal system purposes and statistical purposes: names of retrieved pages, brand and version of employed browser and operating system, referring domain, date and hour of access, search engines employed, country of access, scope of access in bytes, names of files retrieved and IP-address.
Reserve being made to potential statutory retention obligations, users’ IP-adresses will be deleted or made anonymous after use. When made anonymous, users’ IP-addresses will be modified to such extent that the information on personal or material circumstances can no longer be assorted to a certain or definable individual person, or can be assorted only by way of efforts that are unappropriate as to time, cost and/or manpower required.
When contacting us by way of our contact form, we collect, process and store your name, information regarding your company and your contact details. We use such information solely in order to answer your request and to address you personally in our answer. We do not forward your information to third parties.
When registering for our newsletter we collect your name, information regarding your company and your contact details. We use such information solely for purposes of sending our newsletter and to address you personally therein. We do not forward your information to third parties.
A cookie is a small text file stored on a user‘s computer and allows an analysis of the user’s use of a website.
We use temporary and permanent cookies in order to make the use of the Website more simple and more convenient for the user and in order to facilitate the use of certain functions which could not be used without cookies.
When using our Website, cookies are set by Google Analytics, a web tracking service operated by Google Inc, USA. When using our Youtube-videos, cookies are set by YouTube LLC., USA. Please see below for details on Google Analytics and Youtube.
Furthermore, we do ourselves create pseudonymized profiles for purposes of market research, advertisement, and in order to make the use of our website more convenient. You can reject such creation of a pseudonymized user profile by notification to us at our email-address indicated first above.
You can configure your web-browser in a way that cookies are generally declined or that they need be confirmed by you in each applicable instance. If you decide to have cookies generally declined you may not be able to use certain functions of our Website. The “help” menu of most web-browsers explains how you can bar your computer from accepting new cookies or how you can have your browser notify you when receiving a new cookie or how to delete all received cookies.
3.) Google Analytics
This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the Website. The information on your use of the Website as generated by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the US and stored on such server. In the event of activation of IP-anonymization on this Website your IP-address will, within member states of the European Union or other countries adhering to the treaty on the European Economic Area, be shortened before such transfer. Only in exceptional instances the full IP-address is transferred to a server in the US and shortened there. Google will, as an agent of the person or entity operating this Website, use such information for purposes of analyzing your use of the Website in order to create reports on the Website activities and in order to render further services related to the use of the Website or of the internet to the person or entity operating the Website. The IP-address transferred by your browser under Google Analytics will not be brought together with other data of Google. You can prohibit the storage of cookies by way of a respective configuration of your browser software; we inform you, however, that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this Website. Furthermore, you can prohibit Google’s collection of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the Website (including your IP-address) as well as the processing of this data by Google in that you download and install the browser-plugin which is available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
The IP anonymization referred to in the preceding paragraph is activated for this Website.
Collection and forwarding of Information:
By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personal-related contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google sevices for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of collected information:
Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account.
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function „Re-Tweet“ websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.
The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to our websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you the “recommend”-button of LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to our websites that contain the functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established. According to our present state knowledge, the storage of person-related data does not take place, especially no IP-addresses will be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.
10.) Wording of Your Permission for Our Transmission of Email Information
On the Website you may have granted the following permissions by checking the applicable box:
Hereby I agree to receive the email-newsletter with novelties, campaigns and other offerings of FIPA and that FIPA contacts me from time to time by email in order to inform me on novelties, campaigns and other offerings of FIPA. I can cancel this permission at any time, e.g. by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hereby I agree that FIPA contacts me from time to time by email with novelties, campaigns and other offerings of FIPA and that FIPA sends me the email-newsletter with novelties, campaigns and other offerings of FIPA. I can cancel this permission at any time, e.g. by way of email to email@example.com
Furthermore I agree that FIPA records which specific CAD-file I downloaded so that FIPA can send me information tailored to my needs as precisely as possible. I can cancel this permission at any time, e.g. by E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, I agree to the creation of a user profile for the purpose of better tailoring the advertising content and website offering to my personal interests.
11.) Right of Access to Personal Data
You have the right to ask, at any point of time, for information on the data recorded about you. Submit your request in writing or by email using our contact details indicated first above.
12.) Deletion of your Data
Your personal data will be deleted where statutory duties of retention do not require storage of same and if you assert a given claim to delete such data or if such data is no more required for the purposes it was initially recorded for or if the recording of such data is not admitted under the applicable laws.
13.) Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites. The linked websites usually have privacy policies of their own. We do not have any influence on whether the persons or entities operating such websites comply with their respective privacy policies.
Source Disclaimer by, eRecht24, anwalt.de, English version by Translation Fritz
Status: April 2016
You have the option of downloading the Data privacy statement of FIPA GmbH in PDF format.