Privacy Policy/Data Protection


The following sections inform you about the data that are recorded when you visit our website, and how they are used in accordance with GDPR.

1. Responsible Person


Boltzmannstrasse 2
85748 Garching, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3299-4126

2. Gathering of personal data when visiting our website

Each time you visit our website your browser transmits the data to the server that are required to display the website. The following data are gathered temporarily:

 
  • IP address
  • Date and time of your access to the website
  • Address of the page visited
  • Address of the previously visited website (referrer)
  • Amount of transferred data
  • Name and version of your browser/operating system (if transmitted)

These data are stored in our system's log files in order to ensure the website's functionality, to help us optimise the websites, eliminate malfunctions and to ensure our IT security.

Legal basis: Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Right to complain/deletion: None, as the recording of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files are essential to operate the website.

3. Use of cookies

When visiting our website, cookies may be stored on the user's computer. Cookies are text files stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user's computer system.

We use cookies if technically required, to recognise your browser when you visit our website again. ┬áThe cookies are automatically deleted when the browser window is closed (“session cookies”).

We do not use tracking cookies (cookies that are stored beyond a browser session or cookies from third parties.)

Legal basis: Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR

Right to complain/deletion: You have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing your internet browser settings. If cookies for our website are deactivated, you may find that the website may not render correctly.

4. Web analysis

We use software to analyse the use of our website in order to further improve it. Each time you visit our website, our system records the following data and information from your computer system:

 
  • IP address
  • Two cookies to differentiate different visitors (pk_id and pk_sess)
  • Previously visited URL (referrer), if communicated by the browser
  • Name and version of the operating system
  • Name, version and language setting of the browser

 

Additionally, if JavaScript is activated:

 
  • URLs visited on this website
  • Times at which pages are visited
  • Type of HTML queries
  • Screen resolution and colour depth
  • Formats and techniques supported by the browser (e.g. cookies, Java, Flash, PDF, WindowsMedia, QuickTime,
    RealPlayer, Director, SilverLight, Google Gears)


Legal basis: Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Right to complain/deletion: None, as the recording of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files are essential to operate the website.