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Privacy Policy

ip.labs GmbH is pleased that you have chosen to visit our website. We like to inform you in how far your personal data are recorded with regard to your visit to our website and which purposes they are used for.

Scope of collection and storage of personal data

We only collect, process and use your personal data as far as necessary for the fulfillment of the relevant business purpose the information is needed for - e.g. establishing contact with you.

When accessing information you request via our website, certain data are processed on our servers in order to provide you with the respective services, which may under certain circumstances reveal your identity (e.g. date, time, sites visited, browser and operating system, IP address). These data are promptly deleted after each websession, unless we perform an evaluation of these data in anonymized form.

Use of cookies

We use cookies, i.e. small text files containing configuration information, which are copied to and then stored on your computer. Their purpose is particularly to detect the usage frequency for our website and to make your visit to our website easier and more comfortable. These cookies are automatically deleted after each websession. You can visit our website without any cookies being set. Most browsers are preconfigured as to automatically accept cookies. You can deactivate the setting of cookies or configure your browser in a way as to notify you prior to any setting of cookies. Please note that in these cases you may not be able to make use of all of the website’s features. Furthermore, we support the “Do-not-Track” function. If your browser supports this function as well, you may use it to specifically inform us that you object to any processing of your website usage data in a personalized way (example for Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Options... > Privacy: Tell websites I do not want to be tracked).

Use of PIWIK Analytics

Our website uses PIWIK (//, an open source web analysis service. PIWIK is also based on the deployment of cookies (see above) to analyze your use of our websites and generate reports on website activities. We only use PIWIK with the "AnonymizeIP" plugin, ensuring that a full anonymization of usage data is performed at first by masking the last two octets of your IP address (example: 192.123.XXX.XXX). A combination of these data with any of your personal data that we may have stored for other purposes does not take place. You can also prevent this collection and processing of your website usage data by adjusting your browser settings respectively (see above).

Processing and use of personal data we collect and store

We reserve the right to analyze anonymized or pseudonymized data for statistical purposes, particularly for reasons of system security or in order to further optimize our website. In contrast, an analysis of personally related data does not take place. We do not create personal user profiles.

In certain cases we are legally obliged to disclose your personal data to third parties, namely to law enforcement authorities in case of a suspected criminal offence and/or misuse of our website.

After the respective data processing purpose has been fulfilled (e.g. fulfillment of contractual obligations towards you), your personal data will be blocked at first and, after applicable legal retention periods have expired, deleted completely unless you have explicitly consented to a further use of your personal data.

Rights of access, revocation, correction and deletion

Upon your request we will be happy to inform you about your personal data we process or use. Please refer to the “Imprint” link on our website for the relevant contact details if you intend to make such a request.

In case that - despite our efforts to keep your personal data correct and up-to-date at all times - we should have stored any incorrect or incomplete personal data about you, we will promptly correct these data upon your request. If you request the deletion of your personal data, we will promptly comply with such request unless it is in conflict with applicable legal documentation or data retention requirements.

You are free to revoke consent given to us regarding the collection and processing of your personal data at any time and without stating reasons. For this purpose, please refer to the “Imprint” link on our website for the relevant contact details as well.

Data Protection Officer - Contact

If you have further questions or suggestions regarding data protection, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer:

Data Protection Officer Dr. Gregor Scheja