Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the use of the website “www.insticube.com” (hereinafter „Website“) made available by

 

INSTICUBE GmbH (hereinafter „INSTICUBE“, „us“ or „we“)

Theresienhoehe 13
80339 Munich
Germany
Telephone: +49 89 7699008-0
Email: info@insticube.com

 

The protection of your personal data is of great importance to us and therefore, we take all technical and organisational measures necessary to ensure data protection. In this respect, the purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of the nature, extent and purpose of the collection of personal data as well as of how said data is used and processed.

 

Responsible party in terms of the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) for the processing of data by the Website is INSTICUBE. All data collected, processed and stored in connection with the Website will be hosted on severs within the European Economic Area (EEA).

 

1. Personal Data
Personal data refers to „any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual (the data subject)“ (Sec. 3 para. 1 BDSG). This includes, for example, information such as name, postal mailing address, email address, phone number, IP address, and information on Website usage. We collect, process and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and applicable data protection regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany, in particular the BDSG and the Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG).

 

The types of personal information that we will collect may include some or all of the following personal data depending on how you decide to use the Website: Information on your use of the Website, such as the location from which you access data from the Website as well as other connection data and sources that you retrieve. This is usually done by the use of so-called cookies. For more information on cookies, please see below.

 

2. Processing of Personal Data
We process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • for the purposes for which you specifically provided it including, without limitation, to enable us to respond to your inquiries and process and fulfill your requests;
  • to operate the Website and to improve your experience with us, including by presenting products or offers tailored to you;
  • to create aggregated and anonymized non-personal data;
  • for our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, developing new products, enhancing the Website, improving our Services, identifying usage trends, and determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns;

 

3. Sharing Personal Data
We will not share your personal data with third parties except as set out in this Privacy Policy, unless you have agreed to the data transfer or we are entitled to transfer the data on the basis of legal regulations.
For example, we may share your personal data with our strategic partner and shareholders:

  • IPE International Publishers Limited, 1 Kentish Buildings, 125 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1NP, United Kingdom;
  • AssetMetrix GmbH, Theresienhoehe 13, 80339 Munich, Germany.

 

They use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Updating existing address and mailing lists in order to improve communication with specific information to whom it may concern and be of actual relevance;
  • Analyze market trends and market potentials.

 

4. Automatically collected usage data
Each time the Website is used, so-called usage data is recorded in server log files – as is common on the internet. This usage data is sent automatically by your web browser. Said data consists of the following information:

  • IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the computer or Public Proxy Address accessing the Website;
  • internet address of the website from which the Website was requested (so-called referrer URL);
  • name of the service provider via which access to the Website takes place;
  • name of the accessed files or information;
  • date, time and duration of access;
  • volume of transmitted data;
  • operating system and information regarding the web browser of the computer accessing the Website;
  • http status code (e.g. „request successful“ or „requested file not found“).

 

The aforementioned types of log file information are only stored by us for a maximum of 28 days for security reasons (e.g. to identify hacking attempts) and are then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidential purposes is excluded from deletion until final clarification of the respective incident. In individual cases, log file information can be disclosed to investigative authorities.
Furthermore, log file information is solely stored and statistically analysed in an anonymous form, to continuously improve the Website, to adapt to the users’ interests and to detect or eliminate errors more quickly.

 

5. Cookies, Targeting and Other Technologies
We may also collect information about your computer and/or mobile device, such as the operating system and browser type used. We use this information to manage and administer the Website. We share this information in a fully anonymous form with our business associates. This information consists of statistical data about users’ activity on the Website.

 

The Website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide web services and functionalities for the users. For example, they enable us to improve your experience on the Website and offer you a better and more customized service. Cookies enable the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as language, font size and other display preferences) so that you do not have to re-enter them each time you use the Website.

 

Cookies may be either „persistent“ cookies or „session“ cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

 

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to carry out a request initiated by you, for example by remembering information provided by you as you browse the site and by managing your logged-in status during the session. You cannot opt out of these cookies as the Website cannot function properly without them;
  • Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow us to remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble of typing in your login data every time you access the site.

Cookie name

REMEMBERME

Cookie type

Functionality

Storage period

1 year

Cookie purpose

INSTICUBE (data.insticube.com)

Cookie provider

This cookie is placed when a visitor checks the “remember me” option when logging in. It means we keep the session cookie for a longer period and the visitor does not have to login every time he or she visits the Website.

Changing the Browser Setting
If you do not wish to use the cookie technologies described here, you can set your browser to not accept cookies. Please note that in this case, you may only be able to use the Website in a restricted way or not at all.

 

6. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a third-party web analysis service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses „performance cookies“ to analyse how you use the Website. 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. The Website uses Google Analytics with the expansion ‚_anonymizeIp()‘; therefore, only abbreviated IP addresses will be further processed, so that a direct connection to the individual user is eliminated. Your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google (i.e. the last octet of the IP address will be anonymized) within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the website operator for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services to website operators relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with other data held by Google. You may prevent the use of Google Analytics by disabling cookies in the browser’s set up screen. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we must advise you that in this case, you might not be able to use all functions of the Website to the full extent. You may prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the Website (including your IP address), or from processing these data by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available through Google at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

 

Google’s Privacy Notice is located at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer which prevents the future collection of your data when using the Website: Disable Google Analytics.

 

7. Data Security
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. Although we do everything in our power to protect your personal data, we cannot warrant the security of the data transmitted via the Website. Any of your data transfer will be at your own risk. No one can guarantee absolute protection. However, we will protect the Website and other systems from the loss, destruction, access, alteration or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons through technical and organisational measures.

 

8. Links to other websites
The Website, from time to time, may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to one of these websites, please note that these websites are subject to their own privacy regulations and we cannot assume any responsibility or guarantee for third-party data protection conditions. Please make sure that you are aware of the applicable privacy policy before sending personal data to these websites.

 

9. Amendments to the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time with effect for the future. A current version is available on the Website. Please check the Website regularly for information on the applicable Privacy Policy.

 

This Privacy Policy is dated: 06.10.2017

 

10. Information
You have the right to be informed about your personal data stored, its origin and recipients as well as the purpose of storage at any time. Upon request, you will immediately receive information about the stored data free of charge pursuant to applicable law. Furthermore, you can also contact us free of charge regarding any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data and its correction, blocking, deletion or revoking previously given consent. We point out that you are entitled to false data being corrected or deletion of personal data insofar as there are no legal obligations to retain said data.

 

Please send your request by mail, phone or email to:

 

INSTICUBE GmbH
Theresienhoehe 13
80339 Munich
Germany
Telephone: +49 89 7699008-0
Email: info@insticube.com

 

If you choose to contact us via email, we must point out that the confidentiality of the transmitted information is not guaranteed. In principle, email contents can be exposed to electronic spying by unauthorized third parties during transmission. Therefore, we encourage you to send confidential information solely by mail.

Contact

INSTICUBE GmbH

Theresienhoehe 13
80339 Munich, Germany

 

Phone: +49 89 7699 008 – 0

 

info@insticube.com