Data Protection

Protecting the private sphere of individuals on the internet is not only of crucial importance for future online business dealings but also for developing towards a true internet economy. With this declaration on data protection axantis AG wishes to underline its commitment to safe and trustworthy business on the internet – and to the protection of individuals’ privacy and personal rights.

By using our website you approve the storing and use of your data, as described in the declaration below. Any changes made to this privacy statement will be made directly on this page to ensure that you will be kept up-to-date as to which information is stored and used by axantis AG.

1. Use and appropriation of personal data

The storage of personal data via our websites is subject to your prior consent i.e. you decide if you wish to reveal any data to us in the event of a registration or survey, for example.

The transfer of information to third parties will be subject to your explicit agreement or as required by the applicable law. Your data will be used only used for the purposes described below

IP addresses

We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems, to administer our website and to gather demographic information. When you visit our site, we recognize only your domain name, not your email address, however. We will see your email address only if you fill out a form or send us an email message.

Cookies

We use cookies to personalize content, to avoid repeated password entries, to keep track of your shopping cart, and to tailor our information offerings to how you and others use the site.

User registration

If you choose to register, we can send you requested information or products, further product information, messages or advertising material.

Email addresses

If you choose to give us your email address, we will communicate with you via email. We do not share your email address with others outside axantis AG. If you no longer wish to receive emails from us, you can cancel this at any time.

Depending on how your email application is set up, information about you may be transmitted automatically when you send emails to axantis AG. Such emails will also confidentially be dealt with.

Deletion and modification of your personal data

You may request information about any of your stored personal data at any time, or request correction, blocking or deletion. You may revoke your consent to a general or specific use of your personal data at any time. In that case, your data will be deleted immediately in our database. For this purpose, kindly fill in the contact form or contact us by post at axantis AG, Zettachring 2, D - 70567 Stuttgart.

 

2. Copyright

Contents of this website including its design are copyright. Without prior approval in writing by axantis AG neither its partial nor full content may be duplicated, distributed, reproduced or processed.

 

3. Disclaimer of liability

Despite careful checking we do not accept liability for the information provided by us or indirectly via external links. The content of the linked websites is exclusive responsibility of their operators. Under no circumstances shall we accept responsibility for any damage whatsoever caused by or connected to the use of the information made available here, be it direct or indirect damage, including loss of revenue or damage resulting from the loss of data. Furthermore, we do not guarantee that information contained on these webpages is accurate or complete, be it text, graphics, hyperlinks or other media in sound and image. The information provided on this website is subject to change at any time and without notice.

Our website also contains links to other sites pertaining to third party vendors. axantis AG is not responsible for the privacy arrangements or the contents of other websites.  

 

4. Data protection

We will take appropriate measures to protect your personal data against loss, falsification, manipulation and unauthorized access by third parties. We will deal with your personal data in compliance with current applicable data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, observing the limits of the Competition Act imposed by data protection. Validity of this data protection declaration shall be limited to our website. It does not apply to any websites that may be visited via any links on our site. 

 

5. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “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 the use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. Upon order of the website’s user Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services connected with the use of both website and Internet. The IP address sent by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be linked to other Google data.  

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that this might prevent you from using the full functionality of this website. In addition, you can avoid the collection of data created by the cookie, and data related to the use of the website (including your IP address) by  Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en). Given the debate about using analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()"; IP addresses will therefore only be processed in a shortened form to prevent persons from being identified.

 

6. Facebook Plug-Ins

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our site. These Facebook plug-ins recognize you based on your Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Gefällt mir") on our site.  

When you visit our website, a direct connection is made via the plus-in between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives information about your visit and IP address on our website. If you click on the "Like button" while logged in your Facebook account you may link contents of our web pages to onto your Facebook profile. This will enable Facebook to allocate visits to our web pages to your user account. Please note that as site owners we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted nor their usage on Facebook. For further information in the Facebook data protection explanation go to http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook maps your visit on our web pages to your Facebook  user account, please log out of your Facebook user account beforehand.

 

7. Twitter Plug-Ins

Plug-ins of the social network Twitter, Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA are integrated on our site. You will regognize Twitter plugins and re-tweet functions by the Twitter logo, the Tweet button, or the Follow me button.

For an overview, go to http://twitter.com/about/resources

As you visit our web pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter server via plug-in. Twitter is thereby informed of your visit on our site with your IP address. If you click the Twitter „Tweet button“ while being logged in your Twitter account, you may link contents of our web pages to your Twitter profile. In this way Twitter may allocate the visit on the web pages to your user account.  Please note that as site owner we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted nor their usage by Twitter. For further information, please see Twitter data protection declaration: http://twitter.com/privacy.

If you do not wish that Twitter maps your visit on our web pages to your Twitter user account, please log out of your Twitter user account beforehand.

 

8. Obligations of the user

While using the website, the user is prohibited from inflicting damage on persons, especially on minors, and from violating their rights of personality, breach public morality in its manner of use, violate any intellectual property right or any other proprietary rights, upload any contents containing a virus, so-called Trojan horses or other programming that could damage the software; transmit, store or upload hyperlinks or contents to which the user is not entitled, in particular in cases where such hyperlinks or contents are in breach of confidentiality obligations or unlawful; or distribute advertising or unsolicited e-mails  (so-called "spam") or false alerts about viruses, malfunctions and similar or invite people to take part in any lottery, snowball system, chain letter, pyramid game or similar activity.

axantis is entitled to block access to this website at any time, especially when the user fails to fulfill his obligations under these conditions.

 

9. Changes in data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adjust and change these data protection regulations. Any changes to data protection regulations will be made public on this site. Previous versions of those regulations will continue to be available on this site so as to enable you to follow any implemented changes.

 

Data protection supervisor according to German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG): Peter Ascher

Safety Officer according to German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG): Dimitrios Koulousios