Automatically acquired data and stored data
Like many other companies, DISCH follows the general use of the website (measuring the frequency of queries) in order to improve it for our users and adapt it to their needs. During your visit DISCH may possibly automatically acquire the following data about your computer and your visit and will temporarily store this data:
- domain and host from which you access the internet
- the internet address, if any, from which you came to this site via link
- date and time of establishing the connection with our website and the duration as well as selection of sites visited
- internet protocol (IP)-address of your computer and
- the operating system and browser software of your computer, in some cases.
DISCH may contract third parties to measure the frequency of queries. In no case will be obtain information about the visitor’s identity through this. We will demand that any third parties employed for this end observe our privacy standards, transfer data in aggregated form and use the acquire data for the intended purpose and then destroy it afterward.
Some of DISCH’s web pages may possibly store certain information packets on the visitor’s computer that are referred to as “cookies”. Generally, a cookie assigns a visit a specific number that has no meaning outside of the assigned website. Cookies provide information about how and when and how many visitors visit a website. This technology does not collect any identifying data over individual visitors, rather this information exists only in aggregate form. The purpose of this technology and the information provided by it is once again to support us in improving our web pages. Most internet browsers let the user choose to deny or accept cookies generally. In this however one must keep in mind that cookies may be necessary in order to use certain functionalities (for example, supplying user-specific information), offered on DISCH’s website. Additional information about cookies is available at de.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP-Cookie.
Personal information which you voluntarily share with us
Only if visitors to our website expressly wish it will we use the data we collect to answer queries, to send emails and to send visitors information about new content and services on our web pages . If you decide that you do not wish to receive any of our mailings and/or emails, please inform us via e-mail or letter. Please give your exact name, your postal address and/or your e-mail address. We will make sure that your name is deleted from our mailing list.
DISCH uses your personal data exclusively for the purpose you indicated when you provided the data. DISCH does not disclose such personal data to other companies or institutions, sell it, let it or exchange it with other companies or institutions without informing the user of this and obtaining the user’s expressed permission. Other conditions only apply if DISCH is legally required by law or by court order to disclose and transfer the data.