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Privacy Policy for our website

The following information is intended to give you a quick and easy overview of the data we collect and process when you use our website. You will find a detailed description in our Privacy Policy as well as in the documentabout your additional options for raising objections (Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs).

1. Who is responsible for data protection?

Dr. Michael Röding, Managing Director, email hidden; JavaScript is required

2. How can you contact our data protection officer?

Marcel Erntges, Data Protection Officer, email hidden; JavaScript is required

3. Which data do we process via our website and for what purpose?

Scope

Which data do we process?

For what purpose?

On what legal basis?

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification (cookies)

Ensuring the connection of the websites and comfortable use of our website for users; evaluation of system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. For details about the cookies used on the website, the specific purpose that each cookie fulfils and a description of how you can delete these cookies, please refer to Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification (cookies)

The use of tracking tools also serves to evaluate user behaviour in order to be able to adapt the website to the visitor’s interests. For details about the cookies (and plugins) used in this regard, the specific processing purpose and a description of how you can delete these cookies and plugins, please refer to Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

4. Do we transfer data and if so, to whom?

Scope

Which data do we process?

Scope and purpose of the data processing

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification

Tracking tools: Providers of tracking tools for the purpose of our user analysis and data processing. You can find provider details and information on how you can prevent the evaluation and analysis in the Privacy Policy as well as the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification

Advertising tracking tools: Providers of advertising tools for the purpose of user analysis and advertising. You can find provider details and information on how you can object in the Privacy Policy as well as the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs. 

5. Do we transmit data to third countries?

Scope

Which data is affected?

Transfer to third countries

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification

Tracking tools: Yes. You can find details and information regarding the countries to which data is sent in the Privacy Policy as well as the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs. 

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification

Advertising tracking tools: Yes. You can find details and information regarding the countries to which data is sent in the Privacy Policy as well as the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

6. For how long is this data stored or when is it deleted? 

Scope

Which data is affected?

Storage period and/or deletion of the data

Visiting the website

IP address, cookie identification (cookies)

For details about the retention period of cookies in relation to the creation of our log files, the use of our tracking tools as well as a description of how these cookies can be prematurely deleted, please refer to the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

7. Is there an obligation to provide data?

The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. However, some areas of the website cannot be used without processing data or can only be used to a limited extent. Furthermore, we cannot communicate with you or evaluate your application without processing the mentioned data. Further details can be found in our Privacy Policy.

8. Does profiling take place on our website?

Yes. The tracking tools we use create a (pseudonymous) user profile for the purpose of analysing user behaviour or search queries. For more details about how these tracking tools work and how you can delete associated cookies (and/or plugins) and prevent tracking (profiling), please refer to the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs and our Privacy Policy.

9. What rights do you have in connection with the processing of this data?

You have at any time the right to request confirmation as to whether we process personal data and the right to obtain information regarding such personal data. In addition, you have the right to rectification, to deletion and to restriction of data processing, as well as the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data, or to at any time revoke the consent to data processing or request the transfer of data. In cases of data protection violations, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Explanation of the Privacy Policy

1. Scope and subject of the Privacy Policy

The subject of this Privacy Policy is to provide information regarding the personal data that can be collected via the website accessible atwww.evolutionizer.com, and the purpose for which it is processed. Where we link to other sites, we have no influence or control over the linked content and the data protection provisions there. We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy on the websites to determine whether and to what extent personal data is collected, processed, used or made available to third parties.

2. Definitions and explanations of terms?

Personal data:

All information that refers to an identified or identifiable natural person (in the following “data subject”); a natural person is considered identifiable if they can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier or to one or more special characteristics, which are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person;

Processing:

Any process or series of processes related to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, ordering, storage, adaptation or modification, read-ing, querying, application, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or other form of provision, comparison or association, limitation, erasure or destruction carried out with or without the assistance of automated means;

Controller:

Refers to a natural or legal person, public authority, body or institution that, alone or in together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union law or the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria for their designation may be provided for under Union or Member State law;

Recipient:

Refers to a natural or legal person, agency, institution or other entity to whom personal data is disclosed, whether or not this is a third party. However, authorities that may receive personal data under Union or Member State law in connection with a particular inquiry are not considered recipients; the processing of such data by those authorities is carried out pursuant to the applicable data protection provisions in accordance with the purposes of the processing;

The full text of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including further definitions and explanations of terms, can be found on the internet at the following link.

3. Name and contact details of the controller

Dr. Michael Röding, Managing Director
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Evolutionizer GmbH, Cecilienallee 7, 40474 Düsseldorf

4. Name and contact details of the data protection officer 

Marcel Erntges, Data Protection Officer
email hidden; JavaScript is required

Evolutionizer GmbH, Cecilienallee 7, 40474 Düsseldorf

5. Categories of personal data

Scope: 
Visiting the website

Explanation: Use of the website

Personal data

IP address, cookie identification

Description

When you access our website, we collect access data and store it in a log file. This access data also includes the IP address. In addition, the log file saves the name of the retrieved web page, the retrieved file, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred and message about the successful retrieval, the browser type and version, the user’s operating system, the referrer URL (the previously visited page), the IP address and the requesting provider.

In addition, when you access our website, cookies are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or PC) . For details about the cookies used on the website, the specific purpose that each cookie fulfils and a description of how you can delete these cookies, please refer to the document Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Purpose of data processing

We collect the log data including the IP address to ensure smooth connection of the website and to enable convenient use of our website for users. In addition, the log file is used to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes.

Cookies are used to make the use of our offering and our website more convenient for the visitor, in that cookies can be used to determine whether the user has already visited a single page of our website. The identification of cookies also allows us to receive information about the user’s behaviour or search queries and thus adapt our offering to the user’s interests for future visits.

Interest in data processing 

The log file data including the IP address is only used for technical and structural optimisation of the website and the security of our systems (for example, in the event of an attack on our IT system or a security incident). When you visit our website, it is not possible for us to establish a personal reference to you using the log file data including the IP address. This is only possible if you log in to our customer portal at the same time. In this case, we can assign the IP address directly to you. The cookie identification tells us whether and to what extent you have already visited our website and when you returned to it. For details and information of how you can delete these cookies, please refer to the document Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs

Duration of data storage

The IP address is deleted latest after 7 (seven days); for more details about cookies, how long they are stored and how to delete them, see Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Legal basis

Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Provision of data prescribed or required

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. However, without the IP address and cookie identification, the service and functionality of the website may not be guaranteed or restricted.

Scope:
Website visit

Explanation: Tracking tools

Personal data

IP address, cookie identification

Description

The website makes use of tracking tools, which use cookies and process your IP address among other things. Tracking tools typically examine where visitors come from, which areas of a website are visited, and how often and for how long which subpages and categories are viewed. These tracking tools can, for instance, determine which search terms and websites a user has entered in order to ensure a needs-based design and continuous optimisation of our website. For details about the cookies used on the website, the specific purpose that each cookie fulfils and a description of how you can delete these cookies, please refer to the document Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Purpose of data processing

The use of tracking tools also serves to evaluate user behaviour, which allows us to adapt the website to the visitor’s interests and to learn how our services are used. On the other hand, we use tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate this for the purpose of optimising our website for you.

Interest in data processing 

We use these tracking tools to make the targeting of our website more specific for our customers, visitors and interested parties. Details about the providers, functionality and information on how to delete the cookies (or plugins) used and prevent tracking can be found in Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Recipients of the aforementioned data

Further details regarding the recipients of the data, the tools’ functionality and information on how to prevent data transmission (tracking) can be found in Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Company

Tool/use/application

Transfer to third countries

Details/information regarding data protection/Privacy Shield

Duration of data storage

For details of the cookies used by these tracking tools, their retention periods and how to delete them, please refer to the Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

Provision of data prescribed or required

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed.

Profiling

Tracking tools allow the behaviour of website visitors be evaluated and their interests analysed. Details and further information about the providers can be found under Information on Cookies and Opt-Outs.

6. Your rights 

You have at any time the right to request confirmation as to whether we process personal data and the right to obtain information regarding such personal data. In addition, you have the right to rectification, deletion and restriction of data processing, as well as the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data, or to at any time revoke the consent to data processing or request the transfer of data. In cases of data protection violations, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

You can exercise all your rights vis-à-vis ourselves by email [email hidden; JavaScript is required] or via the contact details provided in the “Controller” section.

Information on the options for
raising objections to data processing

Here you can learn in detail about the tools that we use on our website (website tracking, advertising, cookies, plugins), beacons, pixels, tags and scriptsetc.), how these function and how you can object to the processing of your personal data, or how you can delete the personal data collected by these processes.Further information can be found in our Privacy Policy.

General information regarding cookies

A cookie is a small file that is stored in a device’s browser when the website is accessed. For example, a cookie can be used to identify a particular device or to ensure the complete and correct display of our website. Cookies also help to provide the services integrated into the website, personalise content and individually adapt and analyse advertisements. 

Which cookies are used?

Depending on their function and purpose, cookies can be divided into five categories: unconditionally required cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies and cookies for marketing purposes. Please note that not all of the cookies listed here may be used if you visit our website using a mobile device.

Unconditionally required cookies (essential cookies)

These are cookies that are necessary for you to navigate our websites and use their basic functions.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies are used to improve the user-friendliness of a website and thus the user experience. Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used, e.g. internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the website and pages viewed.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies enable a website to store information that has already been entered (such as user name, login, language selection or the location where you are) and thus offer the user improved and more personalised functions.

Analysis cookies

These cookies enable us to determine how our website is used and, for example, which preferences and search terms are used.

Cookies for marketing purposes

Marketing cookies are used to offer content that is more relevant to the user and adapted to their interests. They are also used to measure and control the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They register whether you have visited a website or not, as well as which content has been used. This information may be shared with third parties such as advertisers. These cookies are often linked to third-party page functionalities.

Deletion of cookies and do-not-track setting

You can delete individual cookies or all cookies via your browser settings. In addition, depending on the provider of your browser, you can find information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance from the following links:

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies 

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

Opera: https://www.opera.com/help

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=de_DE&viewlocale=en_US  

You can also individually manage the cookies of many companies and functions that are used for advertising. Please use the appropriate user tools, available at https://www.aboutads.info/choices/or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.


Most browsers also offer a “do-not-track” feature that allows you to indicate that you do not want to be tracked by websites. If this feature is enabled, your browser will tell ad networks, websites, and applications that you do not want to be tracked for behaviour-based advertising and suchlike. Depending on the provider of your browser, information and instructions on how to edit this function can be obtained from the following links:

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-turn-do-not-track-feature

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17288/windows-internet-explorer-11-use-do-not-track

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2790761?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/opera36/be-safe-and-private/#notrack

Safari:https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21416?locale=de_DE&viewlocale=en_US


In addition, you can prevent the loading of scripts by default. NoScript allows you to only run JavaScript, Java (and other plugins) on trusted domains of your choice. Information and instructions on how to edit this feature can be obtained from your browser’s provider (for Mozilla Firefox, e.g: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/noscript/

Information about the cookies we use

When you access our website, the following cookies are stored in the cache of your browser.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry date

_ga

Google Analytics

Analysis cookie: This cookie is also used by Google Analytics to distinguish the various visitors to the website.

2 years

_gid

Google Analytics

Analysis cookie: This cookie is generated by Google Analytics to set the request rate and to differentiate users of the website from each other.

1 day

_gali

Google Analytics

Analysis cookie: This cookie is generated by Google Analytics to set the request rate and to differentiate users of the website from each other.

10 minutes

Information and options for raising objections (opt-out): Tracking tools

Below you can learn how to prevent the use of the tracking technologies that we use for the purpose of web analysis, and thus object to data processing:

Explanation of the tool, how it works and Privacy Policies

Options to object to data processing (opt-out)

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is an analysis tool from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Google Analytics allows websites to be analysed to determinewhere users come from and how they behave on the website. On our behalf, Google uses cookies to evaluate the use of our website and compile reports on website activity for us. However, we use Google Analytics with the “AnomizeIP” extension, which truncates your IP address upon visiting our website. This means that no personal reference is possible.

We have concluded a contract for data processing with Googleon the basis of the EU standard contract clauses.

Further information on the tool, the purpose of processing and the provider’s data protection can be found at the following links:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
http://www.google.com/policies/
www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html
Privacy Shield certification

You can prevent the storage of the cookies used by this tool by setting your browser accordingly, by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a tool such as ‘NoScript’ (see above).

You can also prevent processing of the data generated by the cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: 

tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Name and contact details of the controller

Dr. Michael Röding, Managing Director, email hidden; JavaScript is required

Name and contact details of the controller

Dr. Michael Röding, Managing Director, email hidden; JavaScript is required

Your rights

You have at any time the right to request confirmation as to whether we process personal data and the right to obtain information regarding such personal data. In addition, you have the right to rectification, deletion and to restriction of data processing, as well as the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data, or to at any time revoke the consent to data processing or request the transfer of data. In cases of data protection violations, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.