Data protection

The svt group of companies takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We would therefore like to inform you which of your data is used for what purpose when you visit our site. If you have any further questions about data protection, please contact our Data Protection Officer, whose contact details you will find at the end of this declaration.

Optimising our website

The length of your visit, the website from which you found us and your browser system are stored for purely statistical purposes so that we can continuously improve the services we provide to our users.

Google Analytics

“This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “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 your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will, however, first shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the European Economic Area Convention. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transferred by your browser in association with Google Analytics with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on that is available at the following link (tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).

You will find more information about this at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (general information about Google Analytics and data protection). Please note that the website uses the Google Analytics extension “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure that IP addresses are collected anonymously (known as IP masking).

Use of personal data

Personal data is only collected from you when you enter it yourself (e.g. in a contact form). It will only be processed for the purposes for which the data was collected. If it is to be processed for any other purpose, this shall be expressly indicated at the place at which you enter your data, and your agreement shall be requested, if necessary.

No transfer of data to third parties

We shall not pass on your data to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so. If external service providers come into contact with your personal data, we shall take the necessary legal, technical and organisational measures and make regular checks to ensure that they comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Acts.

Information security

The svt Group shall initiate technical and organisational security measures to provide the best possible protection for your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our security measures shall be continuously improved to take account of technological developments.

Your rights to information and options for further questions

Upon request we shall be happy to inform you whether and which personal data we have retained from you. You may also require us to correct, block or delete such data subject to the requirements of the German Data Protection Act.

Please contact our external Data Protection Officer for this information and for other questions on the topic of data protection:

Personal / confidential
Attn: Dr. Nils Christian Haag
intersoft consulting services AG
Frankenstraße 18a
20097 Hamburg
Email: datenschutz@svt.de

Note: You have the option of contacting our Data Protection Officer by encrypted e-mail using his public key. If you add the public key to your encryption program (e.g. openPGP) and encrypt your data, this encrypted data can only be opened by our Data Protection Officer.