Data Protection at Signos
We at Signos place high priority on protecting your personal information or information about your person, and treating it with utmost discretion. We take this sensitive matter into account in all of our working procedures to make sure you can feel secure as you browse through our website.
In the following, we would like to tell you more about any personal information we collect and what we do with it.
We will only process information about your person such as your title, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth and fax number as required by German law on data protection (BDSG).
The statutory regulations named here refer exclusively to our website, www.signos.de.
The Signos website may contain links to other websites outside the scope of these regulations. Refer to the respective website about how they deal with your data.
Information about your person (data records)
We do not collect any data on individual persons on this website; this means that you can always use this website without disclosing any information about your person. When you access this website, our server will save information for statistical purposes, such as the website that brought you to us (referrer), the web pages you visit and your IP address. As an individual user, you will remain anonymous. We will only use this information to find out what type of information is accessed on our website and how many times our website has been accessed in order to help us improve our service and the content of the website where necessary.
We will only save data on your person that you have given us by sending us a request by e-mail or registering to receive our client bulletin. We only process information on your person as needed to complete your request, and we will send you our answer to your question to your e-mail address. Information about your person will not be disseminated to any third party not involved in dealing with your request without your express consent or statutory requirement.
Your information will only be sent to third parties as needed to serve you in the manner you have requested. Our partners are then also under obligation to treat your data with secrecy. We will block your data from further use after your request has been completed. After the retention period set by tax and commercial law has expired, we will destroy the data unless you have specifically agreed to its further use.
We will use the information you provide as a basis for new agreements, their preparation and any alterations to them, and for answering any questions you may have, or for the purpose of accessing certain information. In client management, we may need to conduct the following within the scope necessary:
- Save or process your information in order to improve services or products we provide you with
- Pass this information on to a third party for the purpose of informing you about our services.
We will not pass on your information to third parties or otherwise market the information.
Use for intended purpose
The information on your person will only be collected, processed and used for the purposes stated. We may in individual cases need to collect, process and use your information as required for discovery in criminal investigation, in our own defence, or to meet statutory obligations
• For basing or protecting legal claims, for legal defence
• For preventing abuse or other illegal activities such as intentional attacks on our data security at Signos.
We use organisational and technical security measures to protect your information in our management from manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorised access. We constantly improve our security measures in step with internet development. If you register with us, for example, you will be transferring sensitive information to us. To prevent this information from falling into the wrong hands, this information will be sent to us using the most secure and commonly used encryption methods currently available.
Links to other websites
Signos website may have links to other websites. We shall entertain no liability for data protection measures or content on other websites. We recommend that you carefully read through the data protection terms on the websites that you visit.
Cookies – information automatically stored on your computer
Signos uses “cookies” to extend the service provided by this website and make the website easier to use. These cookies make navigation easier and allow a high degree of usability on the website. Cookies help us pinpoint parts of the website that are often accessed. By using cookies, we can see whether you have already accessed our website domain. The cookie is all that we identify on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored temporarily in your computer’s RAM. Data about your person can only be saved with your consent – such as if you wish to save your password to avoid logging in every time you visit.
If you would not like us to recognise your computer again, you can prevent the website from saving cookies on your hard drive by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser. Refer to your browser’s help service for more details. You can also delete any cookies already stored on your computer. However, note that this may make our website less usable for you.
Right to information
We at Signos shall act on all reasonable requests for disclosure or correction, addition or deletion of information about your person without charge and as soon as possible in accordance with the laws applicable. Please address any questions, comments or suggestions you may have to us in writing concerning data protection (disclosure and/or alteration of information about your person).
The data protection terms or data protection declarations are constantly updated in step with internet development. We will give timely notification on this page. We recommend regular visits to this page for the latest information on our data protection terms and data protection declaration.
You may address any questions in this matter to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.