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Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy is for us of highest importanct. This Privacy Statement sets out the data protection practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks by EVOCEAN GmbH and its associated companies (all together “EVOCEAN”, “we” or “us”) when interacting with customers, vendors, business partners and others. EVOCEAN recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of personal information collected through these means.

 

Data Collected

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide by filling out and submitting online formulas concerning contact information for providing further information on our products or services, product flyers, white papers, event flyers, registration for newsletter, webinars, events and trainings, feedback on the website, or seeking employment.

Where we collect personal information directly from you, we will inform you about the purposes of the collection, the types of non-Agent third parties to which we will disclose this data and, as appropriate and required, the choices and the means we offer you for limiting the use and disclosure of your personal information. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when you are first asked to provide personal information to EVOCEAN, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and in any event before EVOCEAN uses the data for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected. By Agent we mean any third party that uses personal information provided by EVOCEAN to perform tasks on behalf of or at the instruction of EVOCEAN.

 

Use of personal information

We process personal information collected via the EVOCEAN websites for the purposes of:

  • Dealing with your enquiries and requests
  • Providing you with information about products and services.
  • Recruitment

 

Information we gather automatically and how we use it (Google Analytics)

We collect information automatically about your visits to the EVOCEAN websites. In particular, when you visit the EVOCEAN websites, your browser automatically sends us certain Internet-related information. We collect this information to better understand how visitors use the EVOCEAN websites, to identify problems with our servers, prepare aggregate demographic information and other information regarding the use of the EVOCEAN sites, and to improve the functions of the EVCOEAN sites.

When you visit our websites, our web servers use cookies which save details of your Internet Service Provider, the website that you are visiting from, the browser you are using, which operating system you are using, the EVOCEAN website pages you visit, as well as the date and duration of your visit. In particular we use Google Analytics and cookies thereof, which are set by Google Analytics and are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor and is aggregated. It includes the number of visitors to our website, the websites that referred them to our website and the pages that they visited on our website.

 

Social Networks: LinkedIn, Xing, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook.

LinkedIn: In Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you visit one of our pages that contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend button” of LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. For more information, please see LinkedIn’s privacy policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING: Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time you access one of our pages that contains XING functions, a connection to XING servers is established. To our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated. Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in XING’s data protection declaration at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection .

YouTube: Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Further information on how user data is handled can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Twitter: Our pages include functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc, Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we are not aware of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. For more information, please see Twitter’s privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Facebook: Our pages include plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Facebook: When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of their use by Facebook. For more information, please see Facebook’s Privacy Policy at: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

 

Data We need to Share

We will only disclose personal information to other companies within our group of companies, government bodies and law enforcement agencies, successors in title to our business and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf. In these circumstances we will share your personal information for purposes such as our legitimate business purposes and to comply with legal obligations. We do not sell or share any personal information with non-Agent third parties. We will obtain assurances from our Agents that they will safeguard personal information consistently with this Privacy Statement. Where we have knowledge that an Agent is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this Privacy Statement, we will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure. EVOCEAN holds its agents accountable for maintaining the trust our customers place in the company through the use of documents such as Non-Disclosure Agreements.

 

Links to Other Web sites

This Privacy Statement applies only to data collected by EVOCEAN through an EVOCEAN website. EVOCEAN websites contain links to other sites that are not owned or administered by EVOCEAN. Please be aware that we do not control and, consequently, EVOCEAN is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other third party sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of every Web site you visit since their privacy practices may differ from those of EVOCEAN.

 

Security

We maintain reasonable safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, misuse, alteration, or destruction of the personal information you provide to us through the EVOCEAN websites. We protect data in many ways.

Please note, however, that perfect security does not exist on the Internet. Therefore, while we endeavour to protect your personal information, when data is transferred over the Internet it may potentially be accessed and used by unauthorised parties.

 

Updates to this Privacy Notice

From time to time we may update this Privacy Statement. When we do so, we will publish the changes on the EVOCEAN sites. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the EVOCEAN web-sites.

 

Access rights and changes of  use of your data

You have the option to request that we do not use, correct or remove personal information previously provided to us. For these purposes you should forward such inquiries to privacy@evocean.com. The inquiries should include your name, address, and other relevant contact information (phone number, email address). EVOCEAN will use all reasonable efforts to honor such requests as quickly as possible. You can also forward your inquiries or any other questions or concerns by post to the EVOCEAN office address given below. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any questions, complaints or disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Privacy Statement.