Thank you for your visit to our website and for your interest in our services. We take the pro-tection of your personal information very seriously and want you to feel secure when you visit our website. For this reason, we want to inform you of type and scope of information you provide when you use our website and the purpose and use of the information you provide.
I. What information is collected, and why is it collected?
The information provided to us depends on whether you merely visit our website or whether you send us a request.
1. Mere Visit to the Website
- your IP address;
- the name of your Internet service provider;
- the pages that you visit on our website;
- the website from which you visit us;
- the browser that you use.
This information is collected for statistical purposes and to enable us to improve the convenience of our website for users. You, as user, remain anonymous.
2. Placing a Request
We collect personal information only when you provide it to us yourself, particularly when you use our contact form under the heading "Contact". Such personal information includes information on the basis of which you are identifiable.
If you place a request via our contact form, you must provide your last name, first name and e-mail address. You may also provide your address, telephone number and company name voluntarily. This information and the content of your request are forwarded to our staff members who are responsible for processing requests.
This information makes it possible for us to process your request and to contact you so that we can respond to your request. If your consent is required for this, we request this from you separately.
II. What happens to the information?
We collect and process the information in compliance with statutory regulations. This information is not disclosed to third parties, and particularly not to third parties outside the European Union. An exception to this rule is the anonymous information collected with the assistance of Google Analytics for statistical purposes (see below).
We use the personal information you provide when you contact us only to respond to your request. Your information is used further or transmitted to a third party only if you have consented to this specifically or if GC Orthodontics Europe GmbH is obligated by law to do so.
III. Google Analytics
he websites of GC Orthodontic Europe GmbH use Google Analytics, a website analy-sis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cook-ies", pieces of text data that are stored on your computer and enable your use of our website to be analysed. The information provided by the cookie concerning your use of our website is regularly transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Be-cause the IP address is rendered anonymous on our websites, however, your IP address is abbreviated by Google before transmission within the Member States of the European Union and to other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Ar-ea. Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.
Google will use this information on our behalf to analyse your use of the website in or-der to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services to us relating to the use of the website and the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can disable the cookies by changing the settings of your browser software accordingly.
You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the follow-ing link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
More detailed information on this is available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or under http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and privacy). We point out to you that, on our websites, the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" has been integrated in Google Analytics to ensure that IP ad-dresses are recorded in anonymous form (so-called IP masking).
IV. Additional Important Information
If you would like to ask what information has been stored by us or to correct, change or delete your information, you can send an e-mail to this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
With due regard to data privacy protection regulations, we will delete the stored person-al information pertaining to you without you having to doing anything when the infor-mation is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was stored or when storing it is impermissible for other legal reasons. In some cases provided for by statutory law (e.g. if there are statutory retention obligations), your information may be blocked instead of being deleted.