Data Protection

KTECH GMBH Data protection

Privacy and Cookies

Ktech GMBH is responsible for the processing of your personal data on our website. In the imprint of our website you will find our company data. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail address) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on freiwilliger basis. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Services – Cookies – Scripts

To operate our website, we use third-party services in the following areas:

  • Web hosting (Mittwald) to store data, to run the website
  • Map services (Google Maps) for the provision of access maps
  • Web analytics (Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel) for the statistical evaluation of the use of our website
  • Typefaces (Google Web Fonts) for displaying the website with modern fonts
  • Icons (Font Awesome or jsdelivr.net) for displaying symbols
  • Reviews (ProvenExpert) to view
  • Sharing (Shariff) feature for users to share the website in social channels

Cookies

Cookies make websites more user-friendly and efficient for the user. A cookie is a small text file used to store information. When visiting a website, the website may place a cookie on the website visitor’s computer. If the user revisits the website later, the website can read out the data of the previously stored cookie, such as determine if the user has visited the site before and which areas of the site the user was particularly interested in.

Change the cookie settings
How the web browser deals with cookies, which cookies are allowed or denied, a user can specify in the settings of the web browser. Where exactly these settings are depends on the particular web browser. Detailed information can be accessed via the help function of the respective web browser.

If the use of cookies is restricted, it may not be possible to use all features of this website to the full extent.

Our website uses several cookies, which are essential for the operation of the website. These cookies save the consent or revocation of our users for web analysis. These cookies are always set when consent is granted or revoked.

To operate our website, we also use cookies from the following third-party providers:

  • Google Analytics for web analytics and remarketing
    These cookies are not necessary for the operation of our website. With these cookies, the web analytics products can determine if the user has visited the site earlier and thus record a returning visitor in the statistical analysis. In the case of non-consent, web analytics does not capture all website users, which would not significantly change the meaningfulness of the statistics.

web analytics

For the further development of our website we carry out a statistical evaluation of the use of our website with the help of the web analytics products Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel. For example, we can identify which content of our website is of particular interest to people and, with the help of this information, improve our offer.

Our website uses the web analytics products Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel for statistical analysis. For this purpose, scripts and cookies from Google and Facebook are built into our website.

You can completely revoke an existing consent to collect your user data for web analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the collection of your data on further visits to this website: disable web analytics.

Below, you also have the option to disable each individual service.

 

Google Analytics

Insofar as you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). The use includes the operating mode “Universal Analytics”. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus to analyze the activities of a user across devices.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by an IP anonymization to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information. For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

Purposes of processing
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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

Legal basis
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients / categories of recipients
The recipient of the data collected is Google.

Transmission to third countries
The personal data will be transmitted under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the adequacy decision of the European Commission to the United States. You can retrieve the certificate here.

Duration of data storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (eg user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month.

affected rights
You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect by preventing the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full.

In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting across devices, you must opt-out on all systems you use. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

Facebook pixels

This website uses Facebook Pixel, a web analytics service of Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). We have a contract with Facebook for contract data processing. The data is partially transmitted to the USA. The transfer of data to the US is based on the Privacy Shield.

When accessing our website, a connection to the Facebook servers is made via software and data are transmitted to Facebook servers, some of which are located in the USA. Facebook Pixel also uses cookies to store information about the website user and to analyze the use of the website by the website user.

According to Facebook, Facebook will use the data collected to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.

If necessary, Facebook will also transfer this information to third parties, insofar as this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Facebook.

Detailed information on how to deal with user data on Facebook can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy.

Disable Facebook pixels

You can prevent the collection of your user data by Facebook Pixel only on this website by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: now deactivate Facebook Pixel.

Share function

Our website has pages sharing features on social media platforms Facebook, Google, Xing and Linkedin.

This function is ideally designed in the sense of protecting the personal data of our website visitors, as the program located behind the buttons does not collect or process any personal data. The heise publishing house offers exact information about the function of the buttons as publisher of the IT journal c’t and as a developer of the buttons.

Visitors to our website who want to share our site will be redirected to the “Share” pages of the respective social media platforms by clicking on the buttons. Only there are the scripts needed to share the page content loaded. The business and data protection conditions agreed by the website visitor with the respective social media platforms then apply. Exact information is provided by the respective platforms Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin and XING.

Embedded YouTube videos

On some of our websites, we embed Youtube videos. The operator of these plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, it will connect to Youtube’s servers. 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. This can be prevented by logging out of your Youtube account beforehand.

If a Youtube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior. Anyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to expect any such cookies even when watching YouTube videos. Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser. Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the privacy policy of the provider.

Newsletter

The data of our newsletter recipients are stored at Cleverreach in Germany. A deregistration from the newsletter is possible with a single click.

Forms

When submitting forms, they will be sent by e-mail to @ ktechgmbh.com. Emails from Ktech GMBH are stored in Outlook Exchange 365 by Microsoft.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use Google’s reCaptcha service to determine if a human or computer typed in our contact or newsletter forms. Google uses the following data to verify whether you are a human or computer: the IP address of the device you are using, the web page you visited and the captcha it contains, the date and duration of the visit, and the identification information of the device used. Browser and operating system type, Google Account when you’re signed in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha interfaces, and tasks that require you to identify images. The legal basis for the described data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f General Data Protection Regulation. There is a legitimate interest in this data processing to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated input (attacks).

Server Log File

This website processes the following personal data in a server log file for the purpose of monitoring the technical function and increasing the reliability of the web server, based on the overwhelming legitimate interests of the person responsible (technical security measures):

called content
Time of the server request
Browser type / browser version
used operating system
Referrer URL
IP address
hostname
This data is only temporarily stored for a period of four hours. After that, the IP address and host name are anonymized.

Your rights
You have the right to access, rectify, delete and restrict the processing of personal data and the right to transfer data.

In addition, you have the right to revoke any consent granted for the processing of your personal data. The legality of the processing of the personal data until the revocation is not affected by the revocation. How the revocation can be exercised, you will learn about the individual processing operations.

In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct mail. In the event of an objection, your personal data will no longer be processed for direct marketing purposes. How the contradiction can be exercised can be found in the respective processing procedures.

Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wiedner HauptstraBe 39/23, 1040-Wien, Austria, Phone No- +43 800 281 103 (Austria) +49 800 182 9035 (Germany)

Delete your data

If the account information or other personal information we hold about you as a data controller is misleading or misleading, you can correct most of the information yourself about your account. We recommend that you make the correction (s) yourself. Otherwise, you are welcome
Ask us to assist you in correcting your data.

You may at any time correct or delete the content and personal information on the website for which you are the Data Controller.

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer wish to appear on the site, you can update or delete the information by logging into your account. When your account is deleted, all data associated with your account, including your account information and plagiarism reports, will be deleted. We reserve the right to block and / or delete access to your account if, in our judgment, the account or content associated with your account or documents is discriminatory, racist, sexually oriented, unethical, threatening, offensive, harassing or otherwise violates any applicable laws, third party rights, or our User Policy or is incompatible with the purpose of the Website. If we block or delete access to your account, we’ll let you know why your account is blocked or deleted by sending an email to the address you provided when you created your account.

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