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Privacy

We appreciate your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. The following provides information on how we handle your data.

1. Scope of Application

This privacy statement applies to our website www.smart-applications.com and, where applicable, to other sites offered by us, as long as they refer to this privacy statement.

The privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties, in particular in the following cases:

  • Websites of third parties which are independent of the website www.smart-applications.com and contain a link or a search form that refers to our website;
  • Websites of third parties which are independent of the website www.smart-applications.com and are opened via a link
  • Partner sites of www.smart-applications.com that have integrated one of the services on their own website (co-brandings)
  • Partner sites of www.smart-applications.com, accessed through integration in one of the services offered (co-branded sites)
  • Independent websites of business partners

The privacy measures and the contents of such websites of third parties are subject to the privacy provisions of the respective websites of these third parties. It is recommended to carefully read the privacy provisions of these other websites to be informed about how they deal with your personal data.

2. Visit to the Website

2.1 Access data

You can visit our website without providing any details about yourself. We only collect access and navigation data such as IP address, date and time of the request, time zone difference to GMT, content of the request, access status, transmitted data volume, website from which the request was received, language and version of the browser and operating system. These data are only evaluated to ensure proper operation of the website and to optimize our offer and, are deleted afterwards.

2.2 Use of Cookies

We use cookies to ensure a simple and practical use of the website. These are small text files that are stored on your device and store certain settings and data for exchange with our system via your browser.

When you visit the website, our system sends cookies to your device. Cookies alone do not identify you personally, but only recognize your web browser. As long as you do not reveal your identity to us, e.g. through registration or by completing a web form, you remain anonymous.

We use session cookies. Session cookies are only retained for one session. When you exit your browser software or turn off your device, these cookies are removed from your device. If you disable the storage of cookies in your browser, you can still use the site. Deactivation of cookies may, however, lead to a limited functionality of the website and its use.

The following describes how we use the different types of cookies and the options available to you to manage cookie settings:

2.2.1 Necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary to enable the operation of the website. This includes, for example, cookies which enable you to log into the user area.

2.2.2 Analytical Cookies

These cookies allow to collect anonymous data about the usage behavior of the users. These are evaluated, e.g. to improve the functionality of the website and to provide you with offers where appropriate.

2.2.3 Functional Cookies

These cookies are used for certain functionalities of the website, e.g. to suggest a better navigational flow, or to provide you with personalized and relevant information.

2.2.4 Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited, and the links that you have activated. We use this information to adapt our website and the displayed advertising to your interests.

2.2.5 Third Party Cookies

These cookies of some of our partners help to make the website more interesting for you. Therefore, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your device during your visit to our website. These are temporary cookies which are automatically deleted after the specified time. Cookies from partner companies are usually deleted within a few days or up to 24 months, in individual cases even after several years. Cookies of our partners do not contain any personal data. Only pseudonym data are collected under a user ID. These pseudonymous data will never be merged with your personal data at any time.

2.2.6 Configuring the Cookie Settings in your Browser

The browsers differ in their way how the cookie settings are managed there. These are described in the help menu of the respective browser.

2.3 Use of analytical Tools; Right of Objection

Our website uses the web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called »cookies« which allow an analysis of the use of the website. The usage information (including your abbreviated IP address) generated by the cookie is transferred to our system and stored and used for the purpose of advertising, market research or the appropriate design of the website. Your IP address will be anonymised during this process so that you remain anonymous to us as a user. You can prevent the use of cookies by means of an appropriate setting in your browser. If you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website.

If you do not agree to the storage and evaluation of this data, you can always object to the storage and use at any time by a mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Matomo does not collect any session data. If you delete your cookies, this means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and must be activated again as necessary.

Your visit to this website is currently recorded by Matomo web analytics.

You can decide here whether a unique web analytics cookie may be stored in your browser in order to allow the operator of the website to collect and analyse various statistical data.
If you don't want to, click the following link to store the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser.

3. Registration for the Newsletter and Downloads; Logout

You can subscribe to our newsletter or enter your details in order to download a document on the website. If you do so, we use the data you have provided with your consent to send you up-to-date information by e-mail. You can unsubscribe at any time, especially by using the unsubscribe option in the newsletter mails.

If you have registered for our newsletter, we can forward your data required to send the newsletters to a service provider, as long as he is instructed to send the newsletters.

4. Sending a Contact Request

Personal data will be collected if you voluntarily communicate this to us during establishing contact or when registering for our services. We only use your data to provide you with the information or services you require, this means that only information and data are stored and processed that are necessary to answer your request or to perform the contractual relationship. If you contact us without concluding a contract of use, your data will be deleted from the database, if you wish.

5. Access to the smart applications Solution Database and Online Assessment, Registration and User Agreement

5.1 Collection of Data

Access to the solution database or online assessment is only offered to companies and persons  who work professionally or freelance and are users, prospective customers and suppliers/manufacturers in the field of smart applications. The access requires a registration of the company as well as the employees of the company, or the persons who are to use the access.

Personal data will be collected if you voluntarily communicate this to us during establishing contact or registration. We use your data exclusively to provide you with the information or services you require. Only the information and data that is necessary to answer your request or to process the contractual relationship will be stored and processed.

When contacting or requesting an access, you will be asked to provide us with certain data such as: your e-mail address, your name, address and the corporate name and address. On the respective online forms you can see which details are necessary and which are voluntary. We need the data to answer your request or review your application for access.

When using the database, the data referred to in section 2 shall be also collected for the purposes mentioned therein.

5.2 Use of smart applications Solution Database

The solution database is used to set up and use content by users and by us, and is supposed to facilitate contact and exchange of information between users. Users can be end users, prospective customers and suppliers/manufacturers of smart applications. In order to achieve this purpose, it is necessary that the identity and the contact data of the users shall be made accessible to the other users.

We can provide communication and information areas such as forums, pin boards, blogs or chat rooms on the website. Information and personal data that you submit to such a forum may be read, collected or used by other users. It is also possible that you receive unsolicited messages through such forums. We do not assume any responsibility for any personal data that you may enter into such forums.

We may publish a list of registered users and information provided by them on the website.

Users can submit requests for information to the providers registered in the solution database. If you decide to send a request for information to a provider through the website, your personal information, including your e-mail address and any other information you provide, may be viewed by the contacted provider.

If you are employee of a registered service provider, we may contact you by telephone or e-mail using the contact details provided by you during registration in connection with the use of the platform.

6. Changing and deleting Data

You may change and, in particular, correct or supplement at any time the data in your user account that you communicated during registration. Furthermore, your data will be deleted by us if you inform us of your request for deletion. When the data are completely deleted, however, the access to the parts of the website that are subject to registration also ends. Your data will also be deleted automatically when you unregister as a user and stop using the database.

Data collected without registration will be deleted within the deletion periods provided for this purpose.

The deletion of data takes place promptly after the end of the purpose for which they were collected, but not before the expiry of any statutory retention periods.

7. Disclosure of collected Data, Consent and Revocation

If necessary, we will pass on data to the service providers assigned by us so that they can provide services on our behalf as part of the operation of the website and within the scope of the services offered by us. We will also pass on the personal data to companies assigned by and connected with us to optimize our services and offers.

Otherwise, we only pass on personal data if this is legally permissible or in compliance with a legal obligation, or if you have given your consent for this. Your consent may be revoked by you at any time with future effect. You can send your consent in writing by letter or by e-mail to the following addresses: smart applications, Fürstenrieder Str. 263, 81377 München, or contact(at)smart-applications.com.

8. Changes to this Privacy Statement

This privacy statement is subject to change without notice.

9. Contact

For any questions regarding this privacy statement or the handling of data on the company websites, please contact contact(at)smart-applications.com.

Contact

+49 89 44 388 99 50

contact@smart-applications.com

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