The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.
This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.
The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information, which your browser automatically transmits to us, in so-called server log files, such as:
type and version of the browser you use
websites that linked you to our site (referrer URL)
websites that you visit
date and time of your visit
your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.
Use of Google Analytics with anonymization
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have concluded a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the stringent requirements stipulated by the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the “Activation of IP anonymization” function on this website. Google truncates/anonymizes the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
How to prevent data collection
You can prevent cookies being saved by changing a setting in your browser software, but please be aware that this may mean you are not able to use all the website functions to their full extent.
You can also prevent the recording of the data relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Licensing of Nuance products
If you order one of the following products, that are being licensed from Nuance Communications, Inc. (“Nuance products for software developers”), or if you apply for a corresponding evaluation version, your contact details will be sent to Nuance Communications Ireland Limited (“Nuance”).
Nuance products for software developers
OmniPage Capture SDK
OmniPage Capture SDK evaluation version
OmniPage Server evaluation version
The data transmitted to Nuance usually includes your name, company, address, e-mail address, or other data required to process your order or application, such as the name of the product and quantity of licences ordered.
This information needs to be transferred to process your order or application, mainly in order to confirm your identity and manage product licensing, e.g. for creation, delivery and activation of product licenses.
Licenses and licensing services for these products are managed and provided by Nuance Communications Ireland Limited, 20 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland. Nuance has self-certified that it complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Please refer to the Nuance privacy policies for more information.
Using PayPal as a payment method
If, while completing your order, you decide to use PayPal as an online payment service, your contact details will be sent to PayPal during the order process. PayPal is a service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl & Cie. SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. PayPal assumes the function of an online payment service and trustee, and offers buyer protection services.
The personal data transmitted to PayPal usually includes your first name, last name, address, telephone number, IP address, e-mail address, or other data required to process your order, such as the quantity of articles ordered, the article number, invoice amount, percentage taxes and invoice details, etc.
This information needs to be transferred to process your order using your chosen payment method, mainly in order to confirm your identity and manage your payment and the customer relationship.
Please note the following however: PayPal may also pass on your personal data to subcontractors or other affiliates, to the extent necessary for fulfilling the contractual obligations arising from your order or for processing personal data in your order.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and questions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us under the address published in our Imprint.