Data Protection

This privacy statement informs users about type, extent and purposes of the collection and utilization of personal data by the responsible provider

Scope International AG
Konrad-Zuse-Ring 18
68163 Mannheim
E-Mail info@scope-international.com
Phone +49 621 429-390

on this website (hereinafter referred to as “offer“).

The relevant legal requirements of data protection rules can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Technical access data/ server log files

The provider or its separate webspace-provider collects data of each access to the website (so-called log files). These data include:

name and URL of the accessed website or file, date and time of access, data volume transmitted, successful call-up message, data identifying the browser software and operating system, referring domain (previously visited website), IP-address and enquiring provider.

The provider uses the protocol data only for statistical analyses to operate, secure and optimize the website. The provider reserves the right to check the protocol data retrospectively in case of specific indications arousing legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.

Handling of personal data

Personal data are any information relating to an identifed or identifiable natural person, thus data which may be tracked or related to a person. These include the name, the email address or the phone number as well as information about preferences, hobbies, memberships or visited websites.

Personal data are only collected, used and passed on by the provider when permitted by law or upon the user’s consent to the data collection.

Contacting

When the provider is contacted (e.g. via contact form or E-Mail) the user’s personal data are recorded for the purpose of processing the request and to handle further questions.

Cookies

Cookies are small files allowing the recording of specific, device-related information on the user’s access equipment (pc, smartphone, etc.). They serve on the one hand the usability and thus the users themselves (e.g. when recording the login data). On the other hand they allow the statistical information on the website use to be gathered and analysed in order to improve the website. The users may influence the use of cookies. Most browsers will allow you to restrict or fully block the acceptance of cookies. It should however be noted, that the utilization of the website or of single services may be suspended or restricted if cookies are rejected.

You can review many online-advertisement-cookies by companies through the US-website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, 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 provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 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 https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Use of LinkedIn Button

This website uses plugins for the social network LinkedIn oft he LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn“). These plugins can be identified by the LinkedIn-Logo or the ”Share-Button” on this website.

Clicking on the plugin sets up a direct link between the user’s browser and the LinkedIn server. As a result, LinkedIn is notified that the user has called up this website. Clicking on the LinkedIn “Share-Button” while logged into the personal LinkedIn account, the user can link the contents of this website to his LinkedIn profile. As a result, LinhedIn can assign the access to the website to the user’s LinkedIn account.

Through this information the functions provided by LinkedIn to the user are personalized on other websites. The user may inter alia through his LinkedIn network extend his knowledge and exchange information (direct contacts and second-degree contacts). Users who wish to deactivate this personaliszation, may do so by clicking here. The storage of those data by LinkedIn is referred to in chapter 3.2 of the LinkedIn privacy statement.

LinkedIn does not use these information for promotional purposes. LinkedIn may provide reports of collected information regarding impressions (clicks) to companies hosting the plugins and similar technologies in order to enable users to measure the LinkedIn-generated traffic on their website. Users may disapprove of the use of this information by LinkedIn by clicking here.

(source: http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy#info-collected)

Use of Xing Sharebuttons

This website uses the ”Xing Share-Button“. Calling up this website sets up a direct link between the user’s browser and the servers of the Xing AG, Dammtorstr. 30, 20354 Hamburg, Deutschland (hereinafter referred to as “Xing”), which provides the “Xing Share-Button”-functions (including the calculation/display of the counting value). Xing does not record users’ personal data through the call-up of this website, in particular no IP-adresses. It does not evaluate user behaviour through the use of cookies connected to the “Xing Share-Button” function. The current data protection policy information can be found on the following website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

Revocation, modifications, adjustments and updatings

Users have the right to obtain free information on any stored personal data, relating to them upon request. Furthermore, they are entitled to claim incorrect data to be adjusted and any personal data to be blocked and erased provided that there is no legal requirement to preserve records.

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