Data protection information

With the following information we like to provide you with details in connection with the processing of personal data when using our website at https://www.contivir.com/ as well as about your rights in this regard. The information provided herein applies to all visitors and users of our website.

  1.   Controller

 

The controller of personal data processed when using the website at https://www.contivir.com/ is:

Dr.-Ing. Felipe Tapia

c/o Max-Planck-Institut fur Dynamik Komplexer Technischer Systeme Magdeburg

Bioprocess Engineering (BPT)

Sandtorstrasse 1

39106 Magdeburg, Germany

 

E-Mail: info@contivir.com

Phone: 49-391 6110 207

   2. Explanation of Terms

Personal Data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on the visitor's device (e.g. PC, smartphone, tablet PC) when a website is visited. They can contain various information about the device used and the usage behavior and are sent back to the web server setting the cookie for the purpose of recognizing the user and his or her settings when reconnecting.

GDPR means the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

 

   3. IP-Addresses and Logfiles

Every time you access our website, we automatically process the following information:

  • the IP-address of your computer or other device (e.g. tablet-PC or smartphone) and the request(s) of your browser (including dates and times)

  • the amount of data transferred, the browser type and version, the screen resolution and the operating system used.

 

The IP-address and the information on your Internet browser's enquiry(s) are technically necessary for accessing and using the website; without processing of this data, access to the Internet site cannot take place and Internet sites cannot be displayed. We also use the IP address to identify the rough location of the user visiting our website.

The information on the transferred data volume, the browser type and browser version, the screen resolution and the operating system used are collected and processed in order to optimize the presentation of the contents, determine system utilization and make future adjustments and improvements to the Internet presence, possibly on the basis of statistical evaluations.

Legal Basis for the processing of the full IP-address, the information on your Internet browser's enquiry(s) and the further information mentioned above is Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest in the processing of personal data is to technically enable you to access the website, to optimize the representation of the website’s contents and for the future improvement/optimization of the website.

Please note your right to object (see below: „Your Rights“)

 

   4. Usage of Cookies  

What are cookies?

If you use our website, open our emails or use our services online, we or third parties authorized by us use so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on the visitor's device (e.g. PC, smartphone, tablet PC) when a website is visited. They can contain various information about the device used and the usage behavior and are sent back to the web server setting the cookie for the purpose of recognizing the user and his or her settings when reconnecting. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the website more user-friendly and effective overall. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

What are cookies used for?

Cookies are basically used to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall, to enable additional functionalities and to provide us with further information about your visit of our website and its use. Cookies enable us, for example, to determine whether a specific device has been used to visit our website before. Cookies also make it possible to adapt the offer of a website to previous visits if the previous behaviour of the user on the website or another website was stored in the cookie.

 

First and third party cookies

Our website places cookies for us (first party cookies) and also allows some other parties providing their services to us to place cookies (third party cookies). Our own cookies help us to run our services better and more efficiently and to track user behaviour on our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your devices by various tools we are using on our website.

Types of cookies

Our website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

  • Transient cookies

  • Persistent cookies

 

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes in particular session cookies. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the settings of your browser.

Third Party Cookies  

The following third parties use cookies via our services:

  • Web Tracking Services LLC, 1670 Springdale Plaza Unit 9, Suite 270, Camden SC,USA (see above: “Web-Stat”)

 

We provide you with more detailed information on the cookies placed by these providers in the respective section of this data protection information.

   5. Web-Stat

Our website uses Web-Stat, a web analysis service of Web Tracking Services LLC  , 1670 Springdale Plaza Unit 9, Suite 270, Camden, SC, USA (“Web-Stat”). On our behalf, Web-Stat collects certain user and usage information in order to evaluate the use of the website (e.g. frequency of page views, entry and exit pages, click paths, time spent on individual pages, etc.). This is done to evaluate the use of the website, to generate reports about the website activities and to provide further internet services which are connected with the use of our website, for market research purposes and for the demand-oriented design of our internet pages.

In this context, Web-Stat is creating anonymized pseudonymised user-id’s. The information about your website usage includes

  • Internet browser type/version used,

  • the operating system used,

  • referrer URL (the previously visited page),

  • host name of the accessing computer (anonymized IP address  ),

  • time of the server request,

and is usually transferred to and stored on a Web-Stat server in the USA.

Further information on Web-Stat’s terms of use and data protection can be found under the following links:

 

Legal Basis for the above processing of data is Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest in the processing lies in the analysis of usage data in order to recognize and eliminate errors on the basis of these findings and to optimize the website design.

Please note your right to object (see below: „Your Rights“)

 

   6. Contact Form and Contacting us by Email

You can contact us with questions or requests using our online contact form or by email. When you do so, the personal data you submit to us will be processed by us electronically for the purpose to answer your questions / handle your request.

When using the online contact form, you will need to submit your name and a valid email address, so that we know who sent the request and to be able to answer the inquiry. The personal data arising in this context will be stored in our system for answering your inquiry and will be deleted once your inquiry has been finally processed or, if statutory retention obligations are applicable, its processing will be restricted, unless further processing is covered by a legal basis. 

The processing of your personal data when contacting us through our contact form is based on our legitimate interest in getting into contact with the users of our website (Legal Basis Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. (f) GDPR). The data may be stored and used for further purposes based on your explicit consent (Legal Basis Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. (a) GDPR), which you can withdraw at any time with effect for the future.

The processing of your personal data when contacting us directly through other means is based on Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest is to enable our users to get directly in contact with us. The data will deleted upon completion of this purpose

Please note your right to object (see below: „Your Rights“)

 

   7. Recipients of Personal Data

We have concluded contracts with third-parties that are processing personal data on our behalf as processors according to Art. 28 GDPR, which are recipients of personal data according to Art. 4 No. 8 GDPR:

  • Web Tracking Services LLC, 1670 Springdale Plaza Unit 9, Suite 270, Camden SC,USA (see above: “Web-Stat”)

 

There are no additional recipients of personal data.  

 

   8. Your Rights

The GDPR provides you with the following rights:

  • You have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 (1) GDPR, unless there are no legal exceptions limiting this right.

  • You have the right to rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have incomplete personal data completed (Art. 16 GDPR).

  • Where one of the grounds set forth in Art. 17 (1) GDPR applies, you have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you, unless none of the exceptions specified in Art. 17 (3) GDPR applies.

  • In the cases which are set forth in Art. 18 (1) GDPR, you have a right to obtain from us the restriction of processing, and where Art. 20 Abs. 1 GDPR applies, a right to data portability.

  • You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit (f) or (e) GDPR, unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

  • Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating you infringes this Regulation.

 

You can exercise your rights by sending an email to info@contivir.com.

 

   9. Updating and Changing This Information

This Data Protection Information is currently valid and was published in October 2020. In view of future changes to our website and our services as well as changes of legal or regulatory requirements, it may become necessary to change this information. The respective current Data Protection Information can be accessed, downloaded and printed at any time at  our website.