Privacy Policy

1. General

We respect and protect your privacy rights and the personal data we receive from you. We respect the protection of your personal data and will collect, store or process all obtained data exclusively in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations. As far as websites and / or services of other providers are accessible via our website or linked here, we are not responsible for their contents and in particular their data protection handling.

2. Right of appeal

In the case of violations of data protection laws, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers as well as their contact data can be found under the following URL: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

3. Collection of personal data

When you visit our website, we generally do not collect any personal data, e. g. salutation, name, address, e-mail address or connection data. This is only done if you expressly and voluntarily initiate the data collection yourself by using contact forms or other similar contact functionalities of our website or if you grant separate consent for the use of data, e. g. by signing up for our e-mail newsletter.

Our servers automatically collect certain data that your web browser provides when you visit any website. In particular, this data may include the type of browser you are using, the browser language, the date and time of your browser request, and the IP address. The evaluation of this data is done exclusively in anonymous form for statistical purposes, without the possibility of linking it with other data provided by you. After the evaluation is complete, these data are deleted.

4. Use and blocking of cookies

This website uses cookies (small files with configuration information) to ensure the proper functioning of the website.

The purpose of using cookies on our website is:

  • to ensure the technical functionality of the website

  • to allow for a statistical evaluation in order to tailor our services to the interests of the users.

If you do not agree with the use of cookies, you can prevent your computer from saving cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, this may restrict the full use of functions on this website. When you leave our website, the cookies are automatically deleted when closing the internet browser.

5. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on users' computers to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. As IP anonymization has been activated on this website, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website operator Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Alternatively, click on the following link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website: Disable collection of Google Analytics data for this website.

6. Data storage duration / deletion

Within the scope of the applicable law you have the right to free information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For this and for further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

7. Use of personal data and right of objection

As far as we collect personal data, we assure you to treat your personal data confidentially and adhere to the legal provisions of the current “Bundesdatenschutzgesetz” (BDSG) with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the “Telemediengesetz” (TMG) when processing and using this data. Personal data will only be used to the extent that this is required in specific individual cases for the implementation and processing of the user relationship, in particular in the context of possibly conducted communication, or if you have given us separate consent. Furthermore, on the basis of your consent, we will transmit your data to our cooperation partners for the purpose of creating concrete offers for you.

You may object to the use of your data for promotional purposes at any time by simply notifying us, e. g. to info_at_photovoltaics.eu, with immediate effect for the future.

8. Security

We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your data processed by us or on our behalf against manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. We strive to continually adapt and improve our security measures in line with technological developments and the current data privacy laws.

9. Further questions and information

Upon request, we will inform you whether and, if so, which personal data about you are stored with us. If you have any questions about privacy on this website, please contact us at info_at_photovoltaics.eu.

Please also note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Therefore, we recommend that you regularly check for alterations when you visit our website repeatedly.

10. Encryption

This website uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator, an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the address line in the browser changing from "http://" to "https://" and the padlock icon in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

11. Contact details for data protection and security

Responsible:

EWS GmbH & Co. KG
Moritz Winner
Am Bahnhof 20
24983 Handewitt

E-mail: m.winner_at_pv.de
Phone: +49 4608 / 60 75 162
Fax: +49 4608 / 1663

 

Links to other websites

www.photovoltaics.eu contains links to other websites. EWS is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of these other websites.

 

Version: May 2018

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