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Privacy Policy

iba AG is thoroughly committed to protecting personal data. When collecting, processing and using your personal data, we preserve the rules of the data protection law, in particular the rules of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

We use technological and organizational security measures in order to protect the data made available to iba AG from accidental or intentional manipulation, from loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly being adapted to the latest technological developments.

When we launch new products or services, internet procedures change or the internet and IT security technologies are further developed, the "Privacy Policy" needs an update. This is why we reserve the right to amend the policy or add new rules to it. We will publish the amendments right here. The current status of the Privacy Policy dates from 08/06/2018.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data are all data that allow for an identification of your person (e.g. name, address, email address).

We collect, process and use personal data, particularly inventory data only then - in accordance with the existing regulations - if they are required for business transactions (e.g. for contact, customer inquiries, support purposes or the registration for our newsletter).

Data and information we receive in the context of applications that you send us using the online application form or another way of communication are treated strictly confidentially and used exclusively according to their intended purpose.

If there is the option of entering personal data on this website, the provision of this data is purely voluntary on the user's part. This may be the case when sending a request via the contact form or sending an email. The so voluntarily submitted data will not be transferred to third parties, personal data are used and processed only for the purpose notified. In case of contacting us or sending a request it may be necessary to forward the request for further processing to the responsible iba Regional Office.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts to display external fonts on our website.

A connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed in order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

By connecting to Google when visiting our website, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the font is to be transmitted.

Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google, please see Google's Privacy Policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google Maps

We use Google Maps on our website to display our location, to display event locations and to create route descriptions.

If you use Google Maps integrated into our website, Google stores a cookie on your device via your web browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display locations and create route descriptions. We cannot rule out that Google uses servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request was made and to which IP address the route descriptions are to be transmitted.

If you do not agree to this data processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your web browser.

Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google, please see Google's Privacy Policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.
The use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is subject to the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/en_en/help/terms_maps.html.

YouTube

We have integrated YouTube videos into our website which are stored on www.youtube.com and can be played directly from our website.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

To view videos, a connection to YouTube servers in the USA is established when you visit one of our webpages where a YouTube video is embedded.
This connection is required in order to display the respective video on our website via your web browser. In the course of this, YouTube will at least record and process your IP address, the date and time as well as the website you have visited. In addition, a connection to the Google advertising network "DoubleClick" is established.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account at the same time, YouTube assigns the connection information to your YouTube account. If you wish to prevent this, you must either log out of your YouTube account before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.
For the purpose of functionality and analysis of usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies via your web browser on your device. If you do not agree to this data processing, you have the option of preventing the storage of cookies by setting it in your web browser.

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google, please see Google's Privacy Policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Use of web analytics

This website uses Piwik, a software for statistically analyzing the visitor accesses. Piwik uses so-called "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyze the use of our website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of our internet services, are stored on a server at iba AG. Due to the automatic anonymization of the IP addresses with the AnonymizeIP plugin, the IP addresses are stored in Piwik in a shortened form - hence, the collected data cannot be attributed to certain persons anymore.

For analysis purposes, this website uses "Google Webmaster Tools" which provides the website operators with a non-personal analysis result of website visitors.

We use this information for analyzing the use of our internet services. The stored data are not linked to other data sources or passed on to third parties.

Revocation of the data collection by Piwik

By deactivating the web analysis, a "Permanent Cookie" is stored on your computer, provided that your browser settings permit it. This cookie is intended to signalize the analysis software that your browser should not be tracked. In case you have activated automatic deletion of cookies in your browser, when exiting the program also the deactivation-cookie is being deleted. In this case, you need to object once again to data collection at the next visit of this website. Also when using another computer or another web browser, you need to object once again to the collection of your data.

If your browser supports the "Do-Not-Track" technology, and you have activated this option, your visit is being ignored automatically.

Links to other websites

We as site owners do not have any influence on the content of the linked pages. These pages have been carefully reviewed before activating the links. Nevertheless, it cannot be excluded that the site owners of the sites in question make changes in the content that offend against valid right or our philosophy.

Links to other websites that are displayed on our website may collect user data if you click on these links or follow their instructions. We do not have any control over the data that are collected voluntarily or involuntarily by third party advertisements or websites. If you are concerned regarding the collection and use of your data, we generally recommend reading the Privacy Policies of websites.

Right to information and right to revocation of the use of personal data

If you have provided us with your personal data, you can delete it at any time. Data for billing and accounting purposes are not affected by cancellation/revocation or deletion.

Personal data which have been communicated to us through our website are only stored until the purpose is fulfilled, for which they were entrusted to us. As far as trade and tax retention periods are to be considered, the duration of storage for certain data can be up to ten years.

If you have registered on our website and the created account is inactive for a twelve-month period, your account and the provided personal data will be deleted.

In case you do not longer agree with the storage of your personal data or you believe the data are incorrect, we will delete/block pursuant to instruction your personal data or make the necessary corrections (extent possible under applicable law). You may request details of personal information which we hold about you.

Please contact our Privacy Officer by regular mail if you have any questions concerning your personal data.