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VELOX GmbH Privacy Statement

With this privacy statement, we (VELOX GmbH, Brandstwiete 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany) are providing information with regard to the personal data that is collected, processed and used when using our website.
“Personal data” refers to any information connected with an identified or identifiable natural person, such as your name, address, email address or date of birth.

Basic principles

When collecting, processing and using personal data, we are in particular adhering to regulations set out by the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Except where otherwise stated, no personal data will be processed in countries outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA).

Automated data storage on our website

Our website initially stores general, non-personal information automatically, i.e. not via registration. For instance, our web servers store the following by default:
- type and version of browser
- the operating system used
- the previously visited page (referrer URL)
- hostname of the accessing computer
- time of server request

This information is used exclusively for technical administration purposes of our website. No information is transmitted to any third party. We reserve the right to check log data retrospectively, should there be specific grounds for legitimate suspicion of illegal use.

Security

We have implemented technical and organisational precautions for our website and its base components so as to protect your data from deliberate or accidental manipulation, unauthorised access, loss, deletion or alteration. We are continually adapting these measures to reflect technical developments.

Cookies

This website uses cookies in some instances. These help us present a more user-friendly, efficient and secure offer. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are ‘session cookies’, which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser upon your next visit.
You can set your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to only allow them under certain circumstances, to reject them in specific cases or altogether and/or to automatically delete them upon closing the browser. Disabling cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses cookies, which help analyse how you use our website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. We initialise Google Analytics with the setting “_anonymizeIp()”. This guarantees anonymised data collection by masking parts of the IP addresses transmitted to Google in order to eliminate any direct personal links. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on general activity on our website and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies for Google Analytics by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, however please note that this may prevent you from using the full functionality of our website. You can also reject any future collection and storage of data for Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Further information about Google Analytics is available at (http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html).

Related links

This privacy statement is only valid for our website and its sub-pages. Our website may contain third-party links, to which this statement does not extend. If you leave our website via a link, we recommend you carefully read the privacy statements of any and all websites that collect personal data.

Your rights

You are entitled to obtain information about your stored data free of charge. This includes the right to have data collected by us corrected, blocked or deleted. Upon request, we will inform you if we have data stored about you and what they are.

Please send your request via mail or email to:
VELOX GmbH
Brandstwiete 1
20457 Hamburg
Germany
Email: info@velox.com

Changes to the privacy statement

We reserve the right to change this privacy statement at any time, with due regard to current data protection regulations. The current statement is valid as at 18/01/2018.