Privacy Policy

SolvAxis takes the protection of personal data very seriously. For this reason, we would like to inform the users of our website about what data we collect and how the data is processed or used. This privacy statement (Privacy Policy) applies only to the Internet presence of SolvAxis. There may be different privacy policies for the servers / Internet sites to which this site links. The following data protection provisions oblige us to properly handle user data. For purposes other than those specified and permitted by law, we may not use your data.

Collection, storage and use of data

Through forms and search engines, as well as via log files, user data is collected when using any Internet resource. No personal data is stored by SolvAxis. SolvAxis cannot trace which user has accessed which data. Personal data can be defined as specific information about personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person, as well as information on his or her behavior or properties. Specific examples include your name, address, phone number, fax number, or email address, but also information on your personal interests, if this information can be attributed to you directly or indirectly. To join our newsletter, request product information, or participate in promotional sweepstakes, the forms on our web site will require certain information from you. Your information will be used exclusively for the settlement of the purposes mentioned. For the technical implementation of the data processing, we use some external services.

Recording

Each time a user accesses a page from the Internet site of SolvAxis and every time a file is opened, data about this process are stored in a log file. Depending on the access protocol used, the log data file will contain items with the following contents:

  • IP address of the computer
  • Name of the requested file
  • The date and time of the request
  • Intended by requesting computer access methods / functions
  • (File transferred, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • Access status of the web server
  • URL, requested from the file / the desired function was requested
  • Operating system and browser type or browser settings

There is no possibility for us to link an IP address to any eventual or existing personal information. The stored data is used exclusively for the purpose of improving the web site, such as identifying and tracking unauthorized access attempts or evaluating page popularity. Evaluation is carried out only by authorized employees of SolvAxis.

Use of Cookies

During your visit to our pages, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text that are stored on your computer. To offer the best possible web experience, we use both "permanent cookies" and "session cookies." The data stored in permanent cookies aims to streamline your web experience (such as requiring you to fill out a form only once). These cookies remain active during and after your visit, and are  used by SolvAxis for this purpose only.

If you don’t want to allow any permanent cookies, you may do so through by disabling persistent cookies in your web browser (for details on how to proceed, please refer to the help function in the menu bar of your browser). The data stored in session cookies data are only valid for your current visit to our website.

If you don’t want to allow any session cookies, you may do so by disabling session cookies in your browser (for details on how to proceed, please refer to the help function in the menu bar of your browser). When you disable session cookies, we cannot guarantee that you can use all our services without limitations.

Secure Data Transfer

Personal information that you provide to us via forms when ordering a newsletter or when you fill in a contact request, are transmitted via a secure connection in encrypted form to us. The security method used (SSL Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard technology.

All employees of SolvAxis who handle your information are required to comply with data protection rules. Access to the system is via an authorization procedure. SSL encryption (recognizable by the https: // in the browser address bar) is a protocol for encrypting data during transmission from the Web server to the browser. This transmission provides very high security. When transmitting your personal information between your computer and our SSL server, the data is encrypted using the SSL protocol.

Liability for links

SolvAxis expressly declares that at the time of creating the links on this web site, no illegal content on the pages could be identified. SolvAxis has no influence on the current and future design, contents, or authorship of any linked / connected sites. Therefore, SolvAxis explicitly distances itself from all contents of all linked / connected pages which were changed after the setting of the links. This statement applies to all links and references within its own Internet site. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete content, and, particularly for damages arising from the use or disuse of such information, liability will be placed solely on the provider of the site to which reference was made, and not the site that has linked to these pages.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") for the demand-oriented design of web offers. SolvAxis receives solely evaluations of non-personally identifiable data.

Google Analytics uses so called "cookies," text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. On this website, the IP anonymization has been activated, so that the IP address of users of Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area is previously cut. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the site by users, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other related services to the website and internet for the website operator. Google will also forward this information to third parties, if required by law or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google.

You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. We point out, that in this case, you may not be able to use all features of this web site to their full extent. By using this web site, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

You can also prevent the generation of data by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address.) and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin, available at the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information about the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy for Google Analytics, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Where the use of plug-ins is not possible, for example in smart phones, you can also prevent the data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. There is an opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future collection of your information by visiting this web site: disable Google Analytics.

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This web site uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and conversion tracking. The cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an ad delivered by Google. These cookies expire within 30 days and are not personally-identifiable. If the user visits certain pages of this site and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and proceeded to that page. Any Google AdWords customer gets a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked across sites of Google Adwords customers.

The information obtained using the conversion cookie information is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are given the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and proceeded to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. However, they will not get any information that can identify a user personally. Users who do not wish to participate in tracking can easily disable the cookie of Google conversion tracking on their Internet browser and user settings. These users will not be included in the statistics conversion tracking. Learn more about Google's data protection are-rules: http://www.google.de/intl/en-GB/policies/technologies/ads/.

Advertising

On this website using the service from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043) for marketing purposes information about the surfing behavior of website visitors and collected the continuous improvement of the offer in an anonymous and / or pseudonymous form and stored. Using a so-called "web bug," site visitors can technically, and without reference to individuals, be identified and pseudonymous profiles can be created. The data are then stored on your computer using cookies in encrypted and compressed form. This cookie is only accessible for the visitors himself and the service provider. The service analyzes the browsing behavior and can then show targeted product recommendations as personalized banners on other websites. In no case this data can be used to identify the visitor personally. The data collected is only used to improve the offer. Another use or disclosure to third parties does not take place. The data obtained from the service do not contain any personal data.      

Newsletter

With the SolvAxis newsletter, we keep you informed about new products, events, and our offering. We use your e-mail address for sending the –Newsletters only if you give us consent via our web site. If you would like to stop receiving the newsletter, you can report this through the respective link contained in the newsletter or by sending an  email to marketing@solvaxis.com.

 

Status: August 2016