Welcome to Artefact Germany GmbH.
Thank you for your interest in our website and our company.
We attach great importance to the protection of your data and the protection of your privacy. To ensure that you are fully informed about the collection and use of personal data on our websites, please take note of the following information.
1. anonymous data collection or other formulation, if registration necessary
You can visit our website without telling us who you are. We do not store the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us, or the name of the requested file.
2. collection and processing of personal data
Data entered by you in the contact form such as name, company, e-mail and telephone are stored and used for the purpose of individual communication with you. Please note that the transmission of data is not encrypted and therefore no confidential information should be sent via the contact form.
When registering for our newsletter, you must provide us with your e-mail address. We use these exclusively to send you the newsletter. The newsletter contains information on current market topics and the company. Your e-mail address will remain stored until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. It is possible to unsubscribe at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending us a corresponding message, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. By unsubscribing you object to the use of your e-mail address. Your e-mail address will then be deleted immediately.
You can leave comments on some of our websites. You can enter your name, a title and a comment, these fields are all voluntary. After your comment has been released, your comment will be published, possibly together with your name and title. The comment will not be deleted until you submit a request to us.
4. use of Facebook plug-ins
We have integrated so-called plug-ins of the social network facebook.com (hereinafter “Facebook”) into our website. Facebook is a company of Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Every time you call up a website on our website that is provided with such a plug-in, the plug-in causes the browser you are using to load and display the visual representation of the plug-in from the Facebook server. The Facebook server is informed which specific website of our Internet presence you are currently visiting.
If you are a member of Facebook and logged in to Facebook while visiting our website, Facebook uses the information sent by the plug-in to identify which particular website of our website you are currently visiting and assigns this to your personal user account on Facebook. If you now click on one of the plug-ins, for example by clicking the “I like” button or by making a comment, this will be sent to your personal user account on Facebook and saved there. In addition, the information that you have visited our website is transmitted to Facebook, regardless of whether you use one of the plug-ins or not.
5. use of Google Analytics
Our 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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the data on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension of IP anonymisation and therefore IP addresses are only processed further in order to exclude a direct personal relationship.
6. using the Google “+1” button
We use on our website the “+1” button of the social network Google+ (Google Plus) of Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, (hereinafter “Google”).
Every time you visit a website on our website that has a “+1” button, the “+1” button causes the browser you are using to load and display the visual representation of the “+1” button from the Google server. The Google server is informed which specific website of our Internet presence you are currently visiting. Google logs your browsing history for up to two weeks when you see a “+1” button for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. There will be no further evaluation of your visit to a website of our website with a “+1” button.
If you click the “+1” button while logged in to Google+ (Google Plus), Google will use your Google profile to collect information about the URL you recommend, your IP address and other browser-related information so that your “+1” recommendation can be saved and made publicly accessible. Your “+1” recommendations may appear in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile (as a “+1” tab on your Google profile), or elsewhere on web pages and ads, along with your profile name and photo.
7. use of Twitter (“Tweet-Button”)
Our pages include functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc, Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter.
You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings
8. use of StormAnalytics™ (“DC Storm”)
This website uses StormAnalytics™, a web analysis service of DC Storm Deutschland GmbH (“DC Storm”). DC Storm 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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by DC Storm on servers. DC Storm may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on behalf of DC Storm.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by DC Storm in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
9. use of XING plugins (XING share button):
10. use of LinkedIN Plugins (Share Button)
Our pages contain plugins of the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). integrated. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button on our site. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend-Button” while logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of our pages on your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.
Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection information. This information is available at https://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv.
11. use of Pinterest
Our website integrates plugins from the social network Pinterest Inc, 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA. You can recognize the Pinterest plugin by the “Pin it button” on our site.
12 Using Vimeo
13. use of ShareThis
14. use of other tracking tools
The metalyzer of Artefact Germany GmbH (https://www.artefact.com/de/) is used on our website. Our website collects and processes data for marketing and optimisation purposes. This data can be used to create pseudonymised user profiles. However, without the consent of the person concerned, no personal identification will be made and no data collected will be merged into a personal profile. Our web server stores the name of the Internet service provider, the website from which he visits us, the websites he visits, together with the date and duration of his visit, for each visitor to our website. For this we also use service providers commissioned by us. The collected data does not contain your name or address nor your e-mail address and therefore does not allow any personal identification.
The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
15. rights to information
According to the Federal Data Protection Act you have a right to free information about your stored data as well as if necessary a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data.
16 Data security
During the ordering process, your personal data is transmitted over the Internet in encrypted form using SSL. We protect our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. Access to your customer account is only possible after entering your personal password. You should always keep your access information confidential and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share your computer with others.
17 Further information and contacts
If you have any further questions about data protection, please contact us. If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data or revocation of consents given, please contact us:
Artefact Germany GmbH
47051 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 203 41050-157