Privacy Policy

Right to Information
We value your trust. That is why we are always happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding the handling of your personal data. You have the right to information on the data stored related to your person, their origin and recipients as well as the purpose of the data processing. Please feel free to contact the responsible person for data protection at any time with any questions or concerns:

TECOSIM Venture AG
Dr Torben Birker
Bahnhofsplatz 3
65428 Rüsselsheim, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 6142 12000 0
Fax: +49 (0) 6142 12000 99
email: info(at)tecosim.com
www.tecosim.com

Use and Provision of Personal Data and Appropriation

All personal data acquired by TECOSIM within the framework of Internet direct services shall only be collected, processed and used in accordance with the applicable provisions for protection of personal data and only for the purposes of executing agreements or in defence of the company's own legitimate interests with regard to consultation and care for our customers and stakeholders. Security TECOSIM has technical and organisational security measures in place to protect your data in our possession from incidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised access. Our security measures shall be continuously improved in accordance with ongoing technological developments.

Website Tracking and Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize 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, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider 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 provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html. 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

We also use products of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.  If you click on the link, your data no longer will be collected by the web analytics tool. This functionality is cookie based and therefore browser dependant.
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Of course you may also visit our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can block cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the 'do not accept cookies' option in your browser settings. For specific instructions, please refer to the user's guide from your browser provider. You can also delete previously saved cookies from your computer at any time. If you do not accept any cookies, this may result in reduced functionality in our offers.

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require a valid email address, as well as information proving that you are the owner of the indicated email address and/or that its owner agrees to receiving the newsletter. You may retract your assent to storage of data, the email address and their use to send newsletters at any time.

Licence Rights

TECOSIM would like to offer you an innovative and informative web-based program. Therefore, we hope that you enjoy our creative design just as much as we do. However, we do ask for your understanding that TECOSIM must protect its intellectual property, including patents, trademarks and copyrights, and that these Internet sites cannot grant any licence rights of any kind to the intellectual property of TECOSIM or to the rights of third parties.

The images and videos used on our sites are the property of TECOSIM, Getty Images, iStockphoto, Shutterstock and partner companies and are accordingly copyright protected. It is not permitted to extract the images as individual files, download them or use them in any other way. Unauthorised use of these materials is expressly prohibited and constitutes an infringement of copyrights, trademark rights or other intellectual property rights. The following exception applies: The images and video provided for download under the 'Press' section have been released for editorial or scientific use with citation of the source. The nature and scope of permissible application of the image/video are detailed in the menu under 'Press Material'.

Liability

The information and instructions on these pages do not constitute any assurance or guarantee, whether express or tacit. In particular, they do not constitute any tacit promise or guarantee with regard to composition, merchantability, suitability for particular purposes or non-infringement of laws or patents.

Our Internet site also features links to other websites on the Internet. We would like to inform you that we do not have any influence over the design or content of the linked sites. Therefore, we cannot offer any guarantees regarding the relevance, correctness, completeness or quality of the information given there. In light of this, we hereby dissociate ourselves from any and all content on these sites. This declaration applies to all of the links to external sites on our Internet sites, and their content.

Use of Social Sharing Functions
Our Internet presence uses social sharing functions. These plug-ins are identified by an icon. If you load a web page from our Internet presence which features a plug-in of this kind, it cannot be ruled out that your browser will make a direct connection to the server in question. Integration of plug-ins does not rule out the providers (e.g. Facebook) receiving the information that you loaded the corresponding site from our Internet presence. For the purpose and scope of this data collection and the further processing and use of the data, for both your applicable rights and the optional settings for protection of your privacy, please refer to the applicable privacy policies of the providers of the social sharing functions.