Data Protection Policy

Legal Notice

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Thank you for showing your interest in our website and our company.
We value the protection of your data and your privacy greatly. Please read the following information to gain full knowledge of how we collect and use personal data on our websites.

Data Privacy

Data privacy deals with personal data.

Personal data are items of information about the personal or circumstantial situation of a specific or definable natural person (Sect. 3, para. 1 of the BDSG [German Federal Data Protection Act]), such as name, address, phone number or e-mail address, but also usage data like the IP address.

Anonymous Collection of Data

By default, our web servers store your Internet service provider, the page that referred you to our site, the page of our website that you visit, as well as the date and duration of your visit when you visit our website. We evaluate this information solely for statistical purposes. We cannot use it to create personal user profiles. As a matter of principle, therefore, you can visit our website without telling us who you are.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

Personal data are collected by us only if you share them with us through our contact form when signing up for our newsletter, downloading dqman or migration-center free of charge, or downloading certain PDFs.

Data that you enter into the contact form, such as name, company, e-mail and phone number, will be stored, and we will use the data for the purpose of contacting you directly. Please note that the data transmission is not encrypted, which is why you should not send confidential information via the contact form.

When you sign up for our newsletter, you must supply us with your e-mail address. We will only use it to send you the newsletter. The newsletter contains pertinent news about ECM and BI, various success stories, industry solutions and information on trade fairs and events. We will store your e-mail address until you cancel your newsletter subscription. You can cancel the subscription at any time by using the appropriate link provided in the newsletter or by sending us a message. This will result in no additional costs beyond the transmission costs at basic rates. When you cancel, you revoke your consent to our use of your e-mail address. Upon cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately.

When you wish to download dqman or migration-center, we will ask you for your name, company, address, e-mail and phone number in order to ensure compliance with the terms of license. After the download, you will receive regular product news regarding dqman or migration-center. You can cancel this registration at any time.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your computer. They allow for your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by these cookies about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a server of Google in the United States of America. If IP anonymization has been activated for your visit to this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google in member states of the European Union or other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the owner of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services to the website owner associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by adjusting the appropriate settings of your browser software. But we must point out that not all the functions of this website may be fully available to you in the event. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and/or http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html (general information on Google Analytics and data privacy). We would like to point out that Google Analytics has been extended on this website to include the code ‘gat._anonymizeIp();’ in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (known as IP masking).

Right to Information

You are entitled to free information about your stored data as well as, if applicable, to having these data corrected, locked or deleted under the German Federal Data Protection Act. According to this right, if you request information, we will inform you in writing whether we have personal data stored about you and what this data entails.

Cookie Usage

This website uses cookies in order to provide you with the best possible user experience. Cookies are small text files that are sent from the website to your computer or mobile device and stored in the Web browser on your computer’s hard disk or in the mobile browser on your mobile device. These cookies retain information about your use of this website. Most browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies. However, you can adjust your browser settings to disable cookies or switch to session cookies, which are stored in temporary memory while you are navigating this site and erased once you close your browser. You can find additional information on this topic under the ‘Help’ section of your browser.

Use of LeadLab (wiredminds GmbH)

We use products of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.

Data Security

We use technical and organizational measures to secure our website and other systems against the loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons. You should always keep your access information confidential and close the browser window when you are finished communicating with us, particularly if you share your computer with other users.

Further Information and Contact

Contact us if you have further questions about the subject of data privacy and protection. Please direct your questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, as well as requests for information, correction, locking or deletion of data or to revoke previously given consent to:

Franka Schmidt
Data Protection Officer at fme AG
Wolfenbütteler Strasse 33
38102 Braunschweig, Germany

datenschutz(at)fme.de
(+49-531) 238-540

Right to Information

You are entitled to free information about your stored data as well as, if applicable, to having these data corrected, locked or deleted under the German Federal Data Protection Act. According to this right, if you request information, we will inform you in writing whether we have personal data stored about you and what this data entails.

Download & Print

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