Privacy Policy

We, the CE-CON GmbH, Grundstr. 32, 28203 Bremen, Tel. +49 821 567 280-16, www.ce-con.de, are the operators of this website and the services offered to it. We are therefore responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG) when you visit our website.

We use your personal data in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. With this privacy policy, we will inform you of the personal data collected and stored by you when you visit our website or use our services offered through the website. You will also receive information on how your data is used and what rights you are entitled to with regard to the use of your data.

1. Responsible Body

Responsible body for the collection, processing and use of their personal data in terms of the DSGVO is the data protection officer of CE-CON GmbH:

datenschutz@ce-con.de

If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the above-mentioned responsible body.

You can save and print this privacy policy at any time.

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use

a. When visiting our site

You can visit our website at www.ce-con.de without disclosing your identity. Your browser automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored up to the automated deletion after 6 months at the latest:

• IP address of the requesting computer,

• Date and time of access,

• the name and URL of the retrieved file,

• Web site from which to access (referrer URL),

• the browser used and the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The legal basis for the collection and processing of this data is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. It is for the purpose of facilitating the use of our website (connection establishment), ensuring system security and stability, and technical administration of the network infrastructure. We do not draw any conclusions about you as a person.

The gathering and processing of this data takes place for the purpose of facilitating the use of our website (connection set-up), ensuring the system security and stability, as well as the technical administration of the network infrastructure. We do not draw conclusions about you as a person.

We also use cookies, analysis and marketing services when visiting our website. For further details, please refer to section 4 and 5 of this privacy statement.

b. When registering for our shop

Through our website, we offer various performance packages within the scope of CE-CON Safety, CE-CON Academy and CE-CON Consulting. The service packages are offered through our integrated online shop and cover the use of cloud-based software applications, training and consulting services. If you wish to purchase one of our service packages, an online registration is required. In addition to a valid e-mail address and the choice of a password as a personal access data, you must provide the following information during the registration process:

• First name and surname

• company

• Street, house number

• ZIP / City

• country

In addition, you can enter additional information about yourself (eg VAT ID, telephone, fax) as well as a different delivery address.

We use this information,

• to know who our contractual partner is;

• to provide you with explanations about the use, use and application of our software application;

• to check the entered data for plausibility as well as

• contact you if necessary.

Depending on the type of payment selected by you, payment data (for example, bank details for SEBA direct debit) are to be specified.

The legal basis of data processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

c. When registering for our free offers

You can access a number of free offers through our website. This includes a test access to CE-CON Safety, various webinars and whitepaper.

In order to be able to access these free offers, a registration is required. In the course of the application, the following mandatory information is requested:

• Salutation, first name, surname

• E-mail address

• Companies

We use this information,

• to set up a customer account for the test access, or

• to enable you to participate in a webinar (submission link submissions) or

• to send you the link to a whitepaper by e-mail

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• to know who is claiming our services and

• for the prosecution of abuses.

The legal basis of the survey is Article 6 (1) (a), (f) GDPR.Your logon data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required.

d. When requesting an offer

You have the opportunity to request a quote about our services through our website. As part of the requirement, you must state your first and last name, your e-mail address and your company. You can voluntarily provide further information on the contact, your industry and the desired product offer.

We will use this information to get in touch with you and provide you with an offer tailored to your needs. The legal basis of the survey is Article 6 (1) (a), (b), (f) GDPR.

e. Sign up for our newsletter

If you have consented, we use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter regularly. An e-mail address is sufficient to receive the newsletter. You are free to provide your name and address so that we can address you personally. The legal basis of the survey is Article 6 (1) (a), (f) GDPR.

Logging out is possible at any time, e.g. via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can send your subscription request by e-mail to datenschutz@ce-con.de at any time.

We also use cookies, analysis and marketing services. For further details, please refer to section 4 and 5 of this privacy statement.

f. When using our contact form

You can send general inquiries to us via the contact form provided on our website. A valid e-mail address is mandatory. Further information may be voluntary.

The collection of this data takes place in order to have knowledge, from whom a request originates and in order to answer it. The legal basis of the survey is Article 6 (1) (a), (f) GDPR.

g. When using the Software CE-CON Safety

If you have purchased access to our software CE-CON Safety, you can register at https://safety.ce-con.de.

Here you can give information about projects, products, components, danger zones, hazards, life phases and measures within the software. This data will not be processed.

In order to improve the software CE-CON Safety, the following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until the automated deletion after 6 months at the latest:

• IP address of the requesting computer,

• date and time of access,

• name and URL of the retrieved file,

• Web site of access (referrer URL),

• the browser used and the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider,

• and in exceptional cases the username.

We also use cookies, analysis and marketing services when visiting our website. For further details, please refer to section 4 and 5 a) of this privacy statement.

The legal basis of the survey are our obligations under the contractual relationship pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR and our legitimate interest in constantly improving the CE-CON Safety software from Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

3. Transfer of data

As far as this is legally permissible and necessary for the handling of contractual relations with you, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. This includes in particular the transfer to payment service providers or credit institutions in order to carry out a payment procedure. The data passed on may be used by the third party solely for the purpose of its distribution.

In addition, we only transfer your personal data to third parties if you have expressly consented, or to the extent that there is a legal obligation or as long as the transmission is necessary for the enforcement of proven legal claims of third parties and there is no reason to believe that you have a predominant interest worthy of protection non-transfer of your data.

No transfer of your personal data to third parties for other purposes will take place.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and which are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not damage your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

In the cookie, information is stored, which in each case results in connection with the specifically used terminal. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. This is how we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website, already registered in your customer account or to the shopping basket. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a certain period of time to optimize usability. Visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you were already with us and what inputs and settings they have made, so you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for you in order to optimize our offer (see section 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our site that you were already with us. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message appears before a new cookie is created.

However, the complete deactivation of cookies may result in you not being able to use all the features of our website.

5. Analysis Tools

We use various web analytics services for the purpose of designing and optimizing our web pages. In this context, pseudonymized user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used. You will find more information on the individual web analytics services and the deactivation options below.

a. Google Analytics

We’re using Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, USA. The cookie and possibly other automatically generated information about your use of our website (including your IP address) are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP addresses are usually anonymised before, so that an assignment to you is not possible (IP masking). The information is used to evaluate the use of our website in order to compile reports on the website activities and to provide us with further services connected with the use of websites and the Internet. Under no circumstances will your data be merged with other data collected by Google.

The transfer of the information by Google to third parties only takes place if this is required by law in accordance with domestic or foreign regulations, to which Google is subject in the specific case, or as far as other bodies process this data on behalf of Google.

You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie (including your IP address) related to your use of the website, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from being captured by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie applies only in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

For more information about Google Analytics privacy, see Google Analytics Help.

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b. HubSpot

We are using HubSpot, a service of HubSpot Inc., USA. This is an integrated software solution with which we can control our online marketing activities. The cookie and possibly further automatically generated information about your use of our website are evaluated by HubSpot on our behalf.

In addition to being used as a website reporting tool, we also use HubSpot for our e-mail marketing, content management and contact management tools (CRM). Here, too, various reports of HubSpot are created on our behalf in order to optimize our web offer.

If you do not want to, you can prevent the storage of cookies by your browser settings accordingly. You can also send us an e-mail to datenschutz@ce-con.de if we are not supposed to use HubSpot in connection with your e-mail address.

In addition to the use of HubSpot for the pseudonyms of usage statistics, we also use HubSpot to manage contact information. However, this only applies in the event that you voluntarily provide us with personal data, e.g. First name, surname, address, e-mail address or telephone numbers and thus contact us for business purposes.

If you have agreed to a test version, we will also record your click behavior for the duration of the test phase using HubSpot and link it with the personal data of you. This allows us to learn how to use this software solution in order to make future improvements. You can revoke your consent at any time.

We use a software technology called Hubspot, which is referred as a “tracking pixel” (alternative designation: Web Beacons / Web Bug). It helps us to understand what content is effective, to manage the website and the subscription service. Tracking pixels are tiny graphics with a unique identifier. Their function is similar to that of cookies, and they serve to track the online movements of web users. Unlike cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard disk, pixels are embedded invisibly on web pages or in e-mails and are about as big as the dot at the end of this sentence. We use tracking pixels in our emails in order to track which emails have been opened by the recipients. This allows us to measure the effectiveness of certain communications and our marketing campaigns. We connect the data collected by tracking pixels in emails with the personal data of our customers. If you would like to unsubscribe from these emails, please see the section “When subscribing to our newsletter”.

HubSpot is a software company from the USA with a branch office in Ireland. HubSpot is certified under the terms of the “EU – US Privacy Shield Framework” and is subject to the TRUSTe ‘s Privacy Seal and the “U.S. – SafeSafe Harbor” framework.

For more information on HubSpot privacy, please refer to the Privacy Policy.

6. YouTube

We include videos on our website that are accessible on the YouTube platform (embedded content). YouTube is a Google Inc. service, where YouTube cookies are used to evaluate the video retrieval, to create reports about video usage for the owner of a YouTube account, and to improve the user-friendliness of the service to avoid unlawful use.

We receive through the cookie statistical evaluations from YouTube to retrieve the videos on our Internet pages.

For all YouTube videos that are included on our web pages, we have activated the “extended privacy mode” provided by YouTube. This means that YouTube only saves information when the video you are actually playing is actually played by you. Google does not store any personally identifiable information.

You can, however, assign information to your person when you are signed in to YouTube or another Google service. If you do not want this, please sign out of your Google account before you click on an embedded video to play.

You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to play the video in question or only to a limited extent.

For more information about YouTube privacy, see the Google Privacy Guidelines and Google Privacy Policy.

7. Site-Search

A search box on our website will be provided for you. The search function allows you to search specifically for content on our site. The search queries can be statistically evaluated by us to optimize our site offer. In this context, pseudonyms can be created. This does not mean that we will receive personal data. Please do not use the search function if you do not want us to collect and evaluate your search queries on our website.

8. Data Security

All data transmitted by you is encrypted with the generally accepted and secure TLS (Transport Layer Security) standard. TLS is a safe and proven standard, which includes e.g. is also used in online banking. You can recognize a secure TLS connection, eg, at the attached s at http (ie https: // ..) in the address bar of your browser or at the lock icon at the bottom of your browser.

The servers used for our website are located in computer centers and are connected to the Internet via a complex system architecture. Incoming and outgoing data traffic is routed through routers, load balancers, switches, etc., which each allow a certain maximum data throughput rate. There is no direct connection of individual servers to transfer points to the Internet. The data centers are located within the EU.

We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against the unauthorized access of third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

9. Information, correction, blocking and deletion

You have a right of information regarding the personal data you have stored about us and a right to correct incorrect data as well as a right to block or delete it.

For information about your personal data, for the correction of incorrect data or for blocking or deleting it, as well as for further questions about the use of your personal data, please send us an e-mail to datenschutz@ce-con.de. We would like to point out that in the case of the blocking or deletion of your data, utilization of our offer is no longer possible or is no longer possible in its entirety.

You can also view and modify your personal data stored in your customer account by logging into our website with your personal access data.

Your data or your entire customer account will be irrevocably canceled with you by CE-CON SAFETY two months after termination of the contract, as long as legal retention periods do not conflict with this.

10. Up-to-dateness and modification of this data protection statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and has the status May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and offers about it or due to changed legal and / or governmental requirements it may become necessary to change this data protection. The latest data protection statement can be accessed at any time on the website under

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