Data Protection Policy

The protection of personal data is important to us. Therefore, the collection, processing and use of personal data at fipart takes place under strict compliance with data protection regulations. In our Data Protection Policy, we would like to comprehensively inform you of how your data is handled.


Collection, processing and use of personal data

The public areas of fipart's websites are freely accessible. Any access to the websites or retrieval of the files available for downloading are logged for statistical and system-related purposes. The logging information contains the following information: remote address, time stamp (date and time), websites / file names of retrieving party, browser and operating system, amount of data transferred and a notification of a successful retrieval. The logged data are stored for 6 months and then deleted.

For any unrestricted use of fipart's websites, the registration of your company and a contact person are required. The personal data transmitted upon the registration with fipart are used for fulfilling the contracts concluded with you, for answering your inquiries and for administrative purposes.

The storage of data takes place electronically and in machine-readable form.


Disclosure of personal data

Your personal data will only be transmitted to third parties if it is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or if you previously consented to it. A disclosure for the purpose of fulfilling a contract is present, for example, upon the disclosure of order data to suppliers or the disclosure of order data for developing or licensing software components to subcontracted software companies.

The transmission of personal data to government institutions and administrative agencies only takes place within the framework of national regulations or if disclosure is necessary for the purposes of legal action or criminal prosecution in the event of an attack on our network infrastructure. Disclosure to a third party for any other purposes will not take place.


Security

fipart employs technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss or destruction, or against access by unauthorized persons. Such security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


Information and revocation

At any time, you have the right to request information regarding your personal data that we have stored along with their use. In addition, you may demand the correction of incorrect data and the blocking or deletion of your personal data.

You also have the option of revoking any consent that you have issued at any time, with effect for the future, to the extent that the corresponding personal data are not required for fulfilling a contract or need not be held for statutory reasons.

In order to exercise your right of information or revocation, or if you desire further information regarding the use of your personal data held by us, please contact us at:

fipart GmbH
Spitalgasse 15
71083 Herrenberg
Germany


Links to other websites

Our websites may contain links to other websites. Please note that this Data Protection Policy applies solely to fipart's websites and not to the linked websites of other providers.


Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.


How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages use cookies to remember:

  • login and account information
  • your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
  • if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

According to fipart's philosophy, the use of cookies must be kept to a minimum, and cookies are only to be used if the user accesses extra functions. Moreover, in this case, cookies are stored for the sole benefit of the user and contain only function-specific data.

Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses.


How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.


Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require from you a valid e-mail address and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address, or that its owner agrees to receive the newsletter. No other data are collected.

At any time, you may revoke your consent to the storage of data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter.

Where applicable, you have issued to us your consent and in this connection and we have recorded it. In accordance with the provisions of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz), we keep the content of this consent available for your retrieval at any time.


Copyright

The graphics, text and photos used on this website and other components of this website are protected by copyright. Any use of such content requires the express prior approval of fipart GmbH.


Content of the website

If fipart GmbH makes reference to external third party websites by means of hyperlinks, this does not represent a recommendation of such websites, the companies that operate them or their products, the information contained therein does not represent the opinion of fipart GmbH, and fipart GmbH does not identify with them.

If you notice an infringement of rights on our website or any linked website, we ask that you notify us so that we can remove the content or link.


Updated status of the Data Protection Policy

Through the further development of our websites or the implementation of new technologies, it may be necessary to amend this Data Protection Policy. fipart reserves the right to, at any time, amend this Data Protection Policy with effect for the future. We recommend that you read the updated Data Protection Policy from time to time.

Status: 4/1/2016