Privacy Policy

CodeWrights Commitment to Data Privacy Protection

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to CodeWrights; therefore, we con- duct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. We hope the policy outlined below will help you understand what data CodeWrights may collect, how CodeWrights will use and safeguard that data and with whom we may share it.

1. Personal Data

Through our Web sites, CodeWrights will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g. by registration, survey), respectively, provide your consent, or unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations for the protection of your personal data.

2. Purpose of Use

When you do provide us with personal data, we usually use it to respond to your inquiry, to process your order or to provide you access to specific information or offers. Also, to support our customer relationship with you:

  • we may store and process personal data and share it with only with other CodeWrights affiliates worldwide to better understand your business needs and how we can improve our products and services; or
  • we (or an CodeWrights affiliate on our behalf) may use personal data to contact you about an CodeWrights offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand better our customers’ needs.

If you choose not to have your personal data used to support our customer relationship (especially direct marketing or market research), we will respect your choice. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

3. Purpose Limitation

CodeWrights will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes dis- closed to you, unless the disclosure:

  • is a use of the personal data for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original pur- pose for which the personal data was collected,
  • is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you, is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities,
  • is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense,
  • is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on CodeWrights information technology systems.

4. Communications or Utilization Data

Through your use of telecommunications services to access our Web site, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunications services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.

5. Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically

When you access our Web sites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Web site from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data to monitor the attractiveness of our Web sites and improve their performance or content.

6. “Cookies” – Information Stored Automatically on Your Computer

When you view one of our Web sites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a “cookie” to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Web site to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

Furthermore our Web sites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate / anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the web- site, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and in- stalling the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB and by subsequently clicking the link “Disable Google Analytics”.
An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

7. Children

CodeWrights will not knowingly collect personal data from children. The definition of “child” or “children” should take into account applicable laws as well as national and regional cultural customs.

8. Security

To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, CodeWrights uses technical and organizational security measures.

9. Links to Other Web Sites

CodeWrights Web sites contain links to other Web sites. CodeWrights is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites but expect them to apply the same rules.

10. Questions and Comments

CodeWrights will respond to reasonable requests to re-view your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about the CodeWrights Data Privacy Protection Policy (e.g. to review and update your personal data), please use the listed “Contact” details on our Web sites. As the Internet matures, so will our Data Privacy Protection Policy. We will post changes to our Data Privacy Protection Policy on this page. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to- date.

Contact

CodeWrights GmbH
Am Stadtgarten 1
76137 Karlsruhe - Germany

Phone: +49 721 352399 0
Fax: +49 721 352399 99
E-Mail: info@codewrights.de