1. Data protection at a glance

General information
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you. For detailed information on the topic of data protection, please refer to our Privacy Policy provided below.

Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Please refer to the Imprint section of this website for the respective contact details.

How do we collect your data?
Ihre Daten werden zum einen dadurch erhoben, dass Sie uns diese mitteilen. Part of your data is collected when you share them with us, e.g. entering data in a contact form.

The other part of your data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This mainly involves technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of website visit). This data is automatically collected as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Some of the data are collected to ensure that this website can be made available to you without any errors. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

What are your rights concerning your data?
You have the right to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of the personal data stored on your person at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to request that your data be corrected, blocked or erased. You can contact us at any time regarding this or any other question on the topic of data protection at the address provided in our Imprint section. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

Analysis and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behavior may be statistically evaluated. This is primarily achieved using cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is generally analyzed anonymously; your surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you personally. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information on this topic can be found further down in this Privacy Policy.

2. General notes and mandatory information

Data protection
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and the terms of this Privacy Policy.

When you use this website, a range of personal data is collected. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you. This Privacy Policy explains which information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and to what purpose this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication via email) may be subject to security gaps. It is not possible to fully protect these data from third-party access.

Note concerning the responsible body
The responsible body regarding data processing for this website is:

elpix AG
Alfredstr. 73
45130 Essen

Telephone: +49 201.81020-80
E-Mail: info@elpix.ag

The responsible body is the natural person or legal entity that, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, email addresses and similar).

Objection to advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of our contact data published to comply with the obligation to provide an imprint for the purpose of sending us unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of this website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action should we receive unsolicited advertising information, e.g. through spam emails.

3. Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer as required by law
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer to act on behalf of our company.

Sicdata Unternehmensberatung
Heiligenstock 34d
42697 Solingen

Tel.: +49 212.738724-0

E-Mail: erdmann@sicdata.de

4. Data collection on our website

Our Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer or contain any viruses. They serve to make our offer user-friendlier, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser next time you visit.

You can configure your browser settings so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, or that cookies are blocked in specific cases or generally blocked, or activate a function that automatically deletes cookies when you close your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies which are needed to ensure electronic communications or to provide the specific functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping basket feature) are stored on the basis of Art. 6, para. 1 (f) GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies when these are needed to ensure that its services are provided in an optimized manner and are free of technical errors. If any other cookies (e.g., cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, these are dealt with separately in this Privacy Policy.

Server log files
The provider of our pages collects and stores the information which is automatically transmitted to us via your browser in so-called server log files. These include:

Browser type and version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the computer accessing the website
Time of the server request
IP address
These data are not merged with any other sources of data.

The basis for this data processing is Art. 6, para. 1 (f) GDPR which permits the processing of data for the performance of a contract or for taking steps prior to entering into a contract.

Contact form
If you send us a request via a contact form, the details you provided in the request form, including the contact data specified in this form, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and for the event of any follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on without your consent.

Accordingly, the processing of the data entered in the contact form shall be carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6, para. 1 (a) GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. It is sufficient to notify us by an informal email. The lawfulness of the data processing operations carried out prior to receiving your objection shall remain unaffected thereby.

We will store the data that you entered in the contact form until you ask us to delete them, withdraw your consent regarding their storage, or the purpose for storing these data no longer applies (e.g. once the processing of your request has been completed). Mandatory legal provisions, in particular with respect to retention periods, shall remain unaffected thereby.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics
This website uses functions provided by the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider thereof is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and enable to carry out an analysis of your use of our website. Information generated by the cookies on your usage of our website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is then stored.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6, para. para. 1 (f) GDPR The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website offer and its advertising.

Browser Plugin
You can prevent the storage of cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may then not be able to use the full range of functions offered by this website. Additionally, you can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies on your usage of the respective website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing a browser plugin which is available via the following link: Browser Plugin tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. This sets an opt-out cookie which prevents your data from being collected on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics

For more information on how Google Analytics manages user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy: Google Privacy Policy support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.