Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

Name and address of the responsible body

The responsible body within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is the:

IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH
Wilhelmine-Reichard-Ring 4
Dresden
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)351 8837-0
E-Mail: ima@ima-dresden.de
Website: www.ima-dresden.de

Name and address of the data protection officer

Sebastian Körber
IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH
Am Lagerplatz 4
01099 Dresden
Germany
Phone:+49 (0)351 8837-6211
E-Mail: mailto:datenschutz@ima-dresden.de
Website: www.ima-dresden.de

General information

IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH respects and protects your privacy. We therefore want you to know when we store information on your visit to the Internet and how we use it.

You can use our online offer without disclosing your personal data. For certain offers, such as the download of white papers, a registration is required.

Personal information is information that personally identifies you. These include, for example, your name, your address, your e-mail address and your IP address.

How is data collected on our Website?

Cookies

We use cookies on various websites in order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. These are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive after the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies).Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer on your next visit (so-called long-term cookies). These cookies are used to store the individual selections made by the visitor (such as the parameters when performing a search), and then restore them when the respective websites are called up again. The generated cookies expire after closing the browser or after closing the last browser window. In addition, cookies are used for unpersonalized statistics. The generated cookies have an expiration time of max. three months.

The data processed by session cookies are, according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO required to fulfill the contract (provision of the services of the website).

The data processed by long-term cookies are for the purposes mentioned for the protection of our legitimate interests as well as the third party according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO, and our justification is that we have an interest in evaluating the data on the website for the purposes of its optimization, as well as a data subject at the time of collection of the personal data and in the circumstances in which it is reasonably foreseeable (in particular the above measures) that processing may possibly take place for this.

How can cookies be restricted / deactivated?

You can always restrict or deactivate the use of cookies in your browser settings.

By restricting / deactivating cookies in the browser, some functions of our offer can be used only partially or not at all.

Newsletter

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter.

In addition to the specified personal data, the date and time are also recorded during registration.

After registration, you will receive a so-called double-opt-in e-mail, in which you will be asked to confirm your registration. You can object to the receipt of the newsletter at any time (so-called opt-out). An unsubscribe link can be found in every newsletter or the Double-Opt-In email from IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH.

To optimize the newsletter for you, we look at how often it is opened by readers and which links the readers click.

For the processing of the data, a consent of the user is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

In connection with the processing of data relating to the sending of our newsletter, the data is not passed on to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the Newsletter.

The consent of the user is the legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

How long is the data stored?

The e-mail address of the user is stored as long as the subscription of the user is active.

How can I unsubscribe from the Newsletter?

Subscription to the newsletter may be canceled at any time by the user concerned. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each Newsletter.

Forms

The forms on our website are used to contact us. In the context of the submission process of a form, their consent is obtained and referred to this privacy policy, the consent of the user is the legal basis for the processing of his data according to Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.

reCAPTCHA

Our Forms use a mechanism to prevent spam and hacker attacks. The so-called reCAPTCHA is based on the fact that hardware and software information, for example device and application data may be collected and transmitted to Google for analysis. The information collected when using the service is used to improve reCAPTCHA and for general security purposes. They are not used by Google for personalized advertising. You agree to the collection and release of this data for Google. Google’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply.

Server log files

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the calling computer.

The temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user.

This data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology Systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. The legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, where our justification is that on the one hand we have an interest in the evaluation of the log data of the website for the purpose of its optimization and security and on the other a data subject at the time of collection of the personal data and in view of the circumstances under which it takes place (in particular the above-mentioned measures, which also serve the safety of the user), can reasonably foresee that processing may possibly take place for this.

How long will my IP address be stored in the server logfile?

At a regular interval of 7 calendar days, the personal data is anonymized in the form of IP.

Transfer of personal information to third parties

The personal information you provide to us through our website (for example, your e-mail address, your name) will only be used to communicate with you and for the purpose for which you provided us with the Information. A transfer occurs only within the company group of the IMA material research and application technology GmbH. The legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, whereby our authorization results from the fact that we have an interest in the central data storage and also an affected person at the time of collection of the personal data and in the circumstances under which it takes place (in particular the one mentioned above) Measures which also serve the safety of the user) can reasonably foresee that processing may possibly take place for this purpose.

We assure that we do not pass on your personal data to companies outside the group of IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH, unless we are legally obliged to do so or you have given us your prior consent. If data are to be passed on to service providers within the framework of a contract processing contract, they are bound by the DSGVO, in particular Art. 28 DSGVO, other statutory provisions and contractually to the Privacy Policy of IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH.

Social networks

IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH also includes third-party content. These are, for example, so-called “Social Plugins” of the social networks Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Such plugins are important for disseminating content and have become the standard in the media world.

“Xing” plug-in

In our website, we use the plug-in of the social network Xing. Xing is an Internet service New Work SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg (Germany) hereinafter referred to as “Xing”.When accessing this website, your browser will quickly establish a connection to XING servers with which the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) will be provided. XING does not store personal data about you by calling this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. The current data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information can be found on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

“LinkedIn“ plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the LinkedIn social network. LinkedIn is a service provided by Internetservice LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland, hereinafter both referred to as “LinkedIn.”

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from LinkedIn’s servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for LinkedIn to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to LinkedIn while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by LinkedIn. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at LinkedIn. If, for example, you use the LinkedIn button, this information will be stored in your LinkedIn account and may be published on the LinkedIn platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of LinkedIn before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your LinkedIn account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in LinkedIn privacy policy found at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

“Twitter” plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Twitter social network. The Twitter service is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (“Twitter”).

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Twitter’s servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Twitter to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Twitter while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Twitter. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Twitter. If, for example, you use the Twitter Tweet button, this information will be stored in your Twitter account and may be published on the Twitter platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Twitter before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Twitter account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Twitter’s privacy policy found at: https://twitter.com/privacy

“Facebook” plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Facebook social network. Facebook.com is a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is also operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as “Facebook.”

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Facebook’s servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Facebook to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Facebook. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Facebook. If, for example, you use the Facebook Like button, this information will be stored in your Facebook account and published on the Facebook platform. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or use an add-on for your browser to prevent the Facebook plug-in from loading.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Facebook’s privacy policy found at: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Google-Maps

Our website uses Google Maps to display our location and to provide directions. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using 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 has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is governed by the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=en and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Google also offers further information at: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated and https://policies.google.com/privacy

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as “YouTube”.

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

We use YouTube in its advanced privacy mode to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the advanced privacy mode means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start a video.

Without this mode, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access any of our webpages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website within your browser. YouTube will record and process at a minimum your IP address, the date and time the video was displayed, as well as the website you visited. In addition, a connection to the DoubleClick advertising network of Google is established.

If you are logged in to YouTube when you access our site, YouTube will assign the connection information to your YouTube account. To prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube account.

For the purpose of functionality and analysis of usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies on your device via your browser. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Google’s privacy policy found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

What rights do you have regarding your data?

The users of the website have the right of access to the personal data stored about them, as well as the right to correct inaccurate data, limit processing and deletion, and object to processing and data portability.

The person concerned has the right to revoke his data protection declaration of consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. The legal basis is the right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR.

Reference is made to the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority.

Change of our privacy policy

The privacy policy should comply with the current legal requirements or implement changes in our services offered. Therefore, we reserve the right to change the privacy policy. For further visits to our website then the current privacy policy applies.

Stand: 13.12.2019

 

Disclaimer

1. Content of the online offer: IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH does not provide any guarantee whatsoever regarding the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. No liability claims whatsoever can be made against IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH, which relate to material or non-material damages, which are caused by use or non-use of the information offered or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, provided IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH is not verifiably culpable of deliberate intent or gross negligence.
All offers are made subject to confirmation and are not binding. IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH explicitly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of pages or the entire offer without separate announcement or to temporarily or permanently discontinue the publication.

2. References and Links: Where direct or indirect references are made to external websites (“hyperlinks”, “social-media-button”), which lie outside the responsibility of IMA GmbH Dresden, liability obligations only exist if IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH was aware of the contents and it would have been technically possible or reasonable to expect it to prevent use of illegal content.
IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH herewith explicitly declares that at the time of setting the links, there was no identifiable illegal content on the linked sites. It has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked sites. Therefore, IMA IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH herewith explicitly distances itself from all content of all linked sites, which have been changed after the link was set. This also applies to all links and references set within our own internet site and to any third party entries in the guest books, discussion forums, lists of links and mailing lists set up by IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH and in all other forms of databases, whose content can be externally write accessed. The provider of the site to which a link or reference has been made is solely responsible for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular for losses incurred through the use or non-use of such information offered, not the person who merely refers to it by means of links.

3. Copyright and trademark law: In all its publications, IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH makes every reasonable effort to observe the copyrights of the images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used, to use images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences or texts it has created itself or to use licence-free graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts.
All brand names and trademarks named within the internet site and possibly protected by third parties are unconditionally subject to the provisions of the respective trademark law and the property rights of the respective registered owners. Merely because they have been named, it cannot be concluded that trademarks are not protected by third party rights!
The copyright for published objects created by IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH itself is solely retained by the author of the pages. Reproduction or reuse of such graphics, sound documents, video sequences and tests in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express permission of IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH .

4. Data Protection: If it is possible to enter personal or business data within the internet site (e-mail addresses, names, addresses), disclosure of this data by the user is explicitly on a voluntary basis. Use of and payment for all offered services – where technically possible and reasonable – is permitted without providing such data or by providing anonymised data or a pseudonym. It is not permitted for third parties to use the contact details published, such as postal addresses, phone and fax numbers as well as e-mail addresses provided within the scope of the imprint or comparable information, to send information not explicitly requested. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps against the senders of so-called spam e-mails if they breach this ban.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer: This liability is to be regarded as part of the internet offer, from which reference was made to this page. If parts of this text or individual wording in it does not, no longer or does not completely conform to the relevant legal situation, the content and validity of the remaining parts of the document shall remain unaffected.