Data protection declaration

Name and address of the responsible party

The responsible party within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

imc Meßsysteme GmbH
Voltastraße 5
13355 Berlin
Germany
Telephone: +49 30 467090-0
E-mail: datenschutz@imc-berlin.de
Website: www.imc-berlin.com

Name and address of the external data protection officer

Philip Feuerborn
imc Test & Measurement GmbH
Max-Planck-Str. 22b
61381 Friedrichsdorf/Ts.
Germany
Telephone:+49 6172 59672-106
E-mail: Philip.Feuerborn@imc-frankfurt.de

General information

imc Meßsysteme GmbH respects and protects your privacy. We would therefore like you to know when we store data during your Internet visit and how we use it.
You can use our online offers without disclosing your personal data. For certain offers, such as the download of manuals and technical data sheets, registration is required.
Personal data is information about which you can be personally identified. This includes, for example, your name, your address, your e-mail address and your IP address.

How is data collected on our website?

Cookies

We use cookies on various websites to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. These are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard disk at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognize your computer on your next visit (so-called long-term cookies). These cookies are used to save the individual selections made by the visitor (e.g., the parameters when performing a search) and then to restore them to the state they have left when the respective websites are called up again. The generated cookies expire after closing the browser or after closing the last browser window. Cookies are also used for non-personalized statistics. The generated cookies have an expiry time of three months maximum.
The data processed by session cookies are required for contract fulfilment (provision of the services of the website) in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
The data processed by long-term cookies are necessary for the above-mentioned purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f GDPR, whereby our entitlement arises from the fact that on the one hand we have an interest in evaluating the data on the website for the purposes of its optimization and on the other hand, a person concerned can reasonably foresee, at the time when the personal data are collected, and in view of the circumstances in which they are collected (in particular the above measures), that they may be processed for this purpose.

How can cookies be restricted / deactivated?

You can limit or deactivate the use of cookies in your browser settings at any time.
Due to the restriction / deactivation of cookies in the browser, some functions of our offers can only be used to a limited extent or not at all.

Registration

Our users have the opportunity to register on our website free of charge, stating their personal data. The data will not be passed on to third parties at any time. During the registration process, the user's consent to the processing of his data is obtained.
The user account can be deactivated at any time. Deactivated user accounts are automatically deleted after 30 days. The user's consent is the legal basis for processing this data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit a GDPR.

Newsletter

On our website it is possible to subscribe to a free newsletter. In addition to the personal data provided, the date and time are also recorded during registration.

After registration, you will receive a double opt-in e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. You can object to receiving the newsletter at any time (so-called opt-out). You will find a unsubscribe link in every newsletter or the double opt-in e-mail from imc Meßsysteme GmbH.

To optimize the newsletter for you, we look at how often it is opened by readers and which links the readers click. In the course of the registration process, the user's consent is obtained for the processing of data and reference is made to this data protection declaration.

No data will be passed on to third parties in connection with data processing in connection with the dispatch of our newsletters. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

The user's consent is the legal basis for processing the data after registration for the newsletter in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit a GDPR.

How long is the data stored?

The user's e-mail address is stored for as long as the user's subscription is active.

How can I unsubscribe from the newsletter?

The subscription to the newsletter can be cancelled by the respective user at any time. For this purpose there is a corresponding link in every newsletter.

Forms

The forms on our website are used to contact us. In the course of sending a form, your consent is obtained and reference is made to this data protection declaration; the consent of the user is the legal basis for processing this data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit a GDPR.

Server logs

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the calling computer.

Temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer.

These data serve us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. The legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, whereby our authorization arises from the fact that on the one hand there is an interest on our part in the evaluation of the protocol data of the website for the purpose of its optimization and its security, and on the other hand, a person concerned can reasonably foresee at the time of the collection of the personal data, and in view of the circumstances in which it takes place (in particular the above-mentioned measures, which also serve the security of the user), that processing for this purpose may possibly take place.

How long is my IP address stored in the server log?

At regular intervals of 7 calendar days, personal data is anonymized in the form of IP addresses.
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
The personal data that you provide us via our website (e.g., your e-mail address, your name) will only be processed for correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you have made the data available to us.
A disclosure only takes place within the imc Meßsysteme GmbH group of companies. The legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, whereby our entitlement arises from the fact that on the one hand we have an interest in central data storage and on the other hand, a person concerned can reasonably foresee at the time of the collection of the personal data, and in view of the circumstances in which it takes place (in particular the above-mentioned measures, which also serve the security of the user), that processing for this purpose may possibly take place.
We assure you that we will not pass on your personal data to companies outside the imc Meßsysteme GmbH group of companies and their affiliated sales and service partners (see: https://www.imc-berlin.com/our-partners/distributor/), unless we are legally obliged to do so or you have given us your prior consent. Should data be passed on to service providers within the scope of an order processing contract, they are bound to the GDPR, in particular Art. 28 GDPR, other legal regulations and contractually to the Privacy Policy of imc Meßsysteme GmbH.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. 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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Google AdWords

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you have reached our website via an ad placed by Google, Google AdWords sets a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad served by Google. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be traced through the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users.
If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this – for example via browser settings that generally deactivate the automatic setting of cookies or set your browser so that cookies are blocked by the “googleleadservices.com” domain.
Please note that you may not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not wish measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in your browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Google Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. (“Google”). This function is used to present interest-based ads to visitors to the site as part of the Google advertising network. The visitor's browser stores so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites belonging to Google's advertising network. These pages may then present advertisements to the visitor relating to content previously accessed by the visitor on websites that use Google's Remarketing function. According to its own statements, Google does not collect any personal data in this process. However, if you do not wish to use Google's Remarketing function, you can always deactivate it by making the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Advertising Network Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. For more information about Google Remarketing and Google's privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/.
Legal basis for these Google tools
The data processed by cookies of these tools are necessary for the above-mentioned purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f GDPR, whereby our entitlement arises from the fact that on the one hand we have an interest in evaluating the data of the website for the purposes of its optimization and on the other hand, a person concerned can reasonably foresee at the time of the collection of the personal data, and in view of the circumstances in which it takes place (in particular the above-mentioned measures), that processing for this purpose may possibly take place.

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA is the operator of the corresponding plug-ins. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is established. YouTube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.
If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.
If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to deal with such cookies when viewing YouTube videos. YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser.
Additional information on data protection at “YouTube” can be found in the provider's data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=de

What rights do you have regarding your data?

The users of the website have a right of access to the personal data stored about them and also a right to correction of incorrect data, restriction of processing and deletion, as well as objection to processing and data transferability.
The person concerned has the right to revoke his data protection declaration of consent at any time. The revocation of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. The legal basis is the right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR.
The existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority is pointed out.

Changes to our data protection declaration

The data protection declaration should correspond to the current legal requirements and/or implement changes in our offered services. We therefore reserve the right to modify this data protection declaration. For subsequent visits to our website, the current data protection declaration will always apply.

Published: May 15, 2018

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