Data Protection

Data Protection Conditions

The S&N AG takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. When we process the personal data that is collected during your visits to our Web site, we always observe the rules laid down in the applicable data protection laws. Your data will not be disclosed publicly by us, nor transferred to any third parties without your consent.

In the following sections, we explain what types of data we record when you visit our Web site, and precisely how they are used.

Recording and processing of data in connection with access over the Internet

When you visit our Web site, our Web server makes a temporary record of each access and stores it in a log file. The following data are recorded, and stored until an automatic deletion date:

  • Browser/Version
  • Filename
  • Date and time of the call
  • Amount of data transmitted
  • Information on wether the download was successful

The purpose of recording these data is to allow use of the Web site (connection setup), for system security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure and in order to optimize our Internet service. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of fraudulent access to the network infrastructure of the S&N AG.

We do not compile personal profiles of users. The German Telemedia Act (TMG) states that user profiles are permissible under the condition that pseudonyms are used, and on condition that the user does not withhold consent. If we intend to make use of this option anywhere on our Internet site, a notice informing you of your right to withdraw consent will be posted on the corresponding page.

Apart from the special cases cited above, we do not process personal data without first obtaining your explicit consent to do so.

Cookies

This websites uses so-called Cookies on several occasions. They are used to improve this website, make it more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your web browser. Most of the cookies used by us are so-called session cookies, which means they are automatically deleted after your visit. Cookies do not harm your computer and can not contain any viruses. 

It is possible to use this website without cookies. Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies. You can change your browser not to accept any cookies or ask you in case cookies are being sent.

Newsletter

If when want to receive this website's newsletter we will need your e-mail address as well as certain information to make sure you are the owner of that address. No further data is being collected. You can withdraw your consent for storing the data and receiving the newsletter at any time.

Contributions to the S&N blog

Posts and comments in the blogs are publicly available. Therefor you should verify your publications carefully before posting them on the S&N website. Your posts and comments will be scanned by search engines and will be publicly available even without accessing our website. It may be impossible to delete this data when foreign operators are involved.

Information Right

At any time you have the right to request access to the information stored about your person, regarding the source, the destination and the purpose of the storing. Contact your Data Protection Officer at S&N AG.

Children

Persons under 18 years should not transfer any personal data to S&N without their parents' consent.

Piwik

This web site uses Piwik, an open-source software for statistical analyses of user accesses. Piwik uses so-called cookies (see paragraph "Cookies"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website are made anonymous and saved on our own servers in Germany. By using this website you consent to the processing of data about you in the way previously described.

 

Further information

Your trust is important to us. Therefor we will always answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data truthfully. If you have any questions regarding these topics that were not answered in these Data Protection Conditions feel free to contact our Data Proection Officer at S&N AG.