Thank you very much for your interest in the SOKRATHERM website. The protection of your data and privacy is important to us. That is why we inform you in the following about the generation and application of personal data when using our website. Of course we comply with the relevant legal framework in Germany, especially the Datenschutzgesetz (BDSG), Telemediengesetz (TMG) and Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO). Our data protection official is Dr. Berenbrink who can be reached at the SOKRATHERM head office Hiddenhausen with the direct dial -54.
Object of data protection
Object of the data protection are person-related data. These are according to § 3 (1) BDSG individual information pieces about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or determinable person. These are e.g. name, postal adress, E-Mail adress or telephone number, in some cases also utilisation data like your IP adress.
Anonymous data generation
You can browse our website without declaring any personal information. We do not record any personal data in this context. To improve our services we only evaluate statistical data which allow no conclusions about your person.
Only the use of areas which are password protected for security reasons – RemoteManager (remote monitoring), planner’s area and project specific download area – allows us to assign certain forms of use (e.g. document download) to specific persons.
Data generation and processing with the contact form
When creating our contact form we have deliberately kept the amount of data fields low (name, phone number and E-Mail). These are encrypted by digital security systems and transferred to us. Without automatic data transfer we can be reached by phone, telefax, postal mail or E-Mail.
Scope of data generation and recording
As mentioned above, concerning the publicly accessible areas of the website we only generate statistical data which do not allow conclusions about specific persons.
During the next steps on the way of developing a business relationship we might need personal data to be able to deliver our goods and services. This applies especially to the installation of accessess to password protected areas, to the issue of quotations, to the delivery of ordered information material or goods as well as to the answering of individual requests.
Transfer of person-related information
We only hand out person-related data to third parties when it is necessary to implement the delivery of goods and services or to comply with legal obligations. In general we do not hand out data to third parties, especially not for commercial or marketing purposes.
If you order us to deliver a service or good we generally generate and record your personal data only as far as it is necessary to fulfill the service or to comply with the contract. In this context it might be necessary to give your personal data to companies which we appoint to perfom the service or to fulfill the contract. These are e.g. transport companies, service partners or other companies and institutions.
Our website contains so-called cookies in serveral places. Cookies are small text files which are deposited on your computer and saved by your browser. They serve to make our services more user-friendly, effetive and secure. Moreover cookies allow our system to recognize your browser and offer you services. Cookies contain no person-related data.
Our website can of course also be browsed without cookies. You can stop the recording of cookies on your hard disk by adjusting the preferences in your browser. For details please see teh “Help“ menu of your browser.
Data generation by Google Analytics
On our behalf Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to generate anonymized reports about website activities and to provide other services connected with the website and internet use. The IP adress transferred from your browser for Google Analytics is, according to our knowledge, not being combined with other Google data. As mentioned in the “Cookies” section you can prevent their recording by adjusting your browser preferences, which might lead to limitations of the website use and handling. Alternatively resp. additionally you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and your website use related data by installing the browser plugin for the deactivation of Google Analytics accessible at following Link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Information about, correction, suspension and deletion of data
You have right the to be informed about the data recorded about you as well as the right for correction, suspension resp. deletion of your data anytime free of charge. If you wish to do so contact us via E-Mail, telefax, letter or telephone.