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Privacy Policy

With the following data protection information, we, Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG, Schlossgraben 1, 64283 Darmstadt, explain which personal data we collect about you when you visit our website at www.darmstadtium.de, and how we use your data.

 We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection provisions and this data protection statement.

Consent to use of data

We do not learn any personal information about you via our website (such as name, address, phone number or e-mail address) unless you provide it to us voluntarily (e.g. for queries, surveys or job applications) or the applicable legal provisions regarding the protection of your data allow us to do so.

If you send queries to us via the contact form, your information from the query form as well as the contact data you have provided will be stored by us in order to process your query and in the event that there are follow-up questions. We do not pass this data onto third parties without your consent.

 We only store personal data you provide as long as is necessary in order to fulfil the purposes for which the data was provided or as long as the law requires. 

Disclosure, deletion, blocking

You have the right, at any time, to request – free of charge – disclosure of the personal information we have stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, and a right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time via the address given in the imprint regarding this or other queries related to personal data.

Intended purpose

We shall only collect, process and use the personal information you have put online for the purposes of which you are informed unless the collection and processing takes place

  • for a purpose that is directly connected to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected,
  • due to legal requirements or an official or court order, 
  • to establish or protect legal claims or to defend against illegal activities,
  • for the technical administration of the website
  • or for customer management (but only with the scope required).

We shall not sell, market or otherwise provide your personal data to third parties. “Third parties” here do not include companies belonging to Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG.

Our employees, agencies and representatives are bound by us to observe confidentiality. 

Security

Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG endeavours to implement technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against unintentional or unlawful deletion, change or loss and against unauthorised disclosure or access. Our employees are required to observe confidentiality and data protection accordingly. 

Logging

A visit to our websites is logged. The current IP address of your computer, the websites visited, your browser, the date and time and the operating system of your computer are recorded. This data is only used for data security purposes and for anonymous statistical evaluation. We shall not use this information for any other purpose. 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there.

We would like to inform you that, on this website, Google Analytics has been complemented with the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee anonymised recording of IP addresses (known as IP masking).

If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, and you are visiting from within a member state of the European Union or a signatory state to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be truncated before it is transmitted to the U.S. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services connected with website use and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser for Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. Google may transfer this information to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

In no event will Google connect your IP address with other data that Google holds. You can prevent the installation of cookies by making a setting to this effect in your browser software; we must inform you, however, that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. By using this website, you declare your consent to Google processing the information that has been collected about you in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Cookies

Cookies are data elements that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser, e.g. for purposes of connection control during a website visit or for statistical evaluation.

To make it easier to access our website and for the purpose of statistical evaluation, we store a cookie permanently on your computer. The cookie does not contain any data, however. You can set your browser to reject receipt of cookies or to inform you that a cookie has been received. This enables you to decide whether you would like to accept or reject a cookie. If you reject the saving of cookies, you will only be able to use reduced functions on our website, e.g. for searching and queries. In order to be able to use the full functionality of our website, you should permit the saving of cookies on your system. After your visit to our website is finished, you can delete the cookie from your system at any time. 

Newsletter data

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address in question and that you agree with the receipt of the newsletter. This data is used exclusively for the dispatch of the information requested and we do not pass it to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to saving the data and the e-mail address and to the use thereof for sending the newsletter by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

Links to other sites

In the case of links on our websites to external companies and other third parties, Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG is not responsible for the data protection standards or content of these websites. 

Children

The website of Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG is not intended to be aimed at children. Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Darmstadt GmbH & Co. KG shall not knowingly record or save personal data about children. 

Updates to the data protection statement

The ongoing technical development in the area of IT technology and the Internet also requires that the existing data protection statement be adjusted. For this reason, we reserve the right to carry out additions or changes to this data protection statement. This version of the statement is from 29/10/2015.

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