Privacy policy

 

We at microSYST Systemelectronic GmbH, as the owner of this website, take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially, as well as in accordance with data protection legislation and this privacy policy.

As a rule, use of our website does not require the entry of any personal data. Insofar as personal data is collected via our website (for example name, address or e-mail addresses), this is done on a voluntary basis to the greatest possible extent. This data is not forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks while transferring data via the Internet (for example by e-mail). It’s impossible to safeguard data completely against unauthorised access by third parties.

Data Collection and Processing

While visiting our websites every access is recorded by our web servers in a log file.

The following data are gathered and saved:

  • IP address of the enquiring computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the queried file
  • Quantity of data transferred
  • Indication as to whether or not retrieval was successful
  • Data identifying the utilised browser software and operating system
  • Website from which our site was accessed
  • The name of your internet service provider

Processing of this data is conducted for the purpose of making it possible to use, i.e. establish connection to the website, as well as for system security and technical administration of the network infrastructure. The IP address is only evaluated in the event that the network infrastructure is attacked or for other reasons involving data security. Further evaluations targeted on optimising our Internet offerings are conducted without any reference to personal data. In certain cases we require additional personal data for perfoming orders and providing desired services. When this is necessary, we draw your attention to it. Only data which you have provided to us voluntarily are subject to further storage, processing or use, or if it was expressly consent.

Use of Personal Data

Personal data that you provide to us via one of our websites (e.g. your name, address or e-mail address) is used by us exclusively for the purpose for which you have made this data available to us (e.g. for filling and processing your orders, registration for use of the restricted user area, examination of login data or for sending requested informative materials).

We use your street address and e-mail address in order to send you information regarding our products and services. We only use your data to inform you about new products and services offered by ourselves which might be of interest to you if as you have given us your advance consent to the legally required extent, or insofar as this is permissible within the framework of statutory regulations.

You can refuse the receipt of advertising from our company at any time for the future by informing us via the contact data included below, without incurring any costs beyond those associated with the basic rates for data transmission. Previously issued declarations of consent can also be revoked by informing us through the contact data included below.

Cookies

In keeping with our company philosophy, cookies are only taken if it makes the use of our site more enjoyable for you, for example by adapting the website to your individual requirements.

Cookies are small text files which are sent to your browser from a web server and are stored on your computer’s hard disk. They’re used to control the Internet connection during your visit to our website. At the same time, cookies provide us with information making it possible for us to optimise our website in accordance with the needs of the users. In some cases, cookies are only stored by your browser for the duration of the visit (session cookies), and in other cases for longer durations (persistent cookies).

Usually, your browser is set to accept cookies. However, most browsers make it possible to deactivate cookies or display a warning before accepting cookies. Our website can of course also be viewed without cookies. However, most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent the storage of cookies by specifying this in your bowser settings. The functions provided by our offerings may be restricted if you don’t accept cookies.

Contact Data Form

If you send us requests via the contact form, your data from the request form, including the specified contact data you entered will be stored for the purpose of processing your request and responding to any associated, subsequent questions. This data is not forwarded to any third parties without your consent.

Newsletter

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, we need your e-mail address, as well as information which allows us to determine that you are the true owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No other data is collected. We use this data exclusively for the purpose of sending the requested information and do not forward it to any third parties.

Your consent to the storage of your data and your e-mail address, as well as their use for sending the newsletter, can be revoked at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” in the newsletter.

Facebook Plugins

This website uses the so-called social plugins of the Facebook social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plugins are identified with a Facebook logo or the designation “Facebook Social Plugin”. An overview of Facebook’s plugins and their appearance can be accessed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.

When you access one of the pages of our website which contains a plugin of this sort, your computer establishes a direct contact to Facebook’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted to your browser directly from Facebook and integrated into the website.

As a result of integrating the plugins into our website, Facebook is informed that your browser has accessed the respective page, even if you don’t have a Facebook account or are not logged into Facebook at the moment. This information (including your IP address) is transferred directly from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA, where it is saved. If you’re logged into Facebook, Facebook can directly allocate your visit at our website to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example if you click the “Like” button or submit a comment, the respective information is also transferred directly to a Facebook server and stored. This information is also posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends.

Facebook can use this information for purposes of advertising, market research and the layout of its own website in accordance with the actual needs of the users. Facebook creates use, interest and relationship profiles to this end, for example in order to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and render other services which are related to the use of Facebook.

If you don’t want Facebook to allocate data collected via our website to your Facebook account, log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of data collection conducted by Facebook, as well as further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your associated rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy, are included in Facebook’s privacy policy: https://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php.

YouTube

We make use of YouTube in order to integrate videos into this website. As is the case with most websites, YouTube also uses cookies in order to collect information about users who visit their website. Amongst other things, YouTube uses cookies in order to capture video statistics, to prevent fraud and to improve user-friendliness. Further information concerning data protection at YouTube is included in its privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to free information at any time regarding your stored personal data, its origin, who has received it and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of your data. Please feel free to contact us at the address included below under the heading “Information Concerning the Provider” regarding these or any other issues involving personal data.

Web analytics service Piwik

This website uses the web analytics service Piwik, an open-source software program for the statistical evaluation of visitor accesses. To analyse the website, Piwik uses "cookies" .
The information generated by the cookies regarding the use of this website will be stored on the server of our webhost in Germany. The IP address will be anonymized immediately after processing and before its storage. If you do not aggree with the installation of cookies, you can deactivate the usage of cookies in the settings of your internet browser; however, please note that then you may not be able to use certain services or features on this website.

Information Concerning the Provider

microSYST Systemelectronic GmbH
Albert-Einstein-Str. 7

D-92637 Weiden, Germany

Data protection officer:

dsb(at)microsyst.de