Disclaimer & Data Protection

Content of Website

cognitas Gesellschaft for Technik-Dokumentation mbH (hereinafter referred to as cognitas GmbH) makes every effort to ensure that its website is always up to date and that it contains accurate and complete information.

However, the presence of errors cannot be ruled out.

cognitas GmbH accepts no liability and provides no guarantee that the information on its website is up to date, accurate or complete, unless errors have been published willfully or through gross negligence. This relates to third party damage of a material or non-material nature caused by use of this website.

Copyright

The layout of the website, the graphics and images used, the compilation, and individual articles are protected by copyright. All rights reserved by cognitas GmbH, including those relating to photomechanical reproduction, duplication and dissemination using any method (for example data processing, data carriers and data networks), in whole or in part.

External references and links

On our website you will find links to other pages on the Internet. We hereby give notice that we do not have any influence on the design and content of the linked pages. Therefore, we cannot provide any guarantee that the information provided there is up to date, accurate or complete, or regarding its quality. We hereby explicitly distance ourselves from all content of these pages. This declaration applies to all links on our website to external pages and their content.

 

Data Protection

The aim of this data protection declaration is to notify you of the nature, scope, and purposes of collection and use of personal data on our website.

If you have any further questions about data protection relating to our website, please contact our Data Protection Officer:
Veronika Rädler, Alte Landstraße 6, D-85521 Ottobrunn, datenschutz@cognitas.de.

Analysis software and other methods of evaluating your usage behavior are not used on our website.

Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer when you visit particular websites. Our website uses the following cookie. The cookie we use is not in any way harmful to your computer.

  1. Handling of data from contact form

    If you enter data in the contact form, you do so voluntarily. The data is stored and processed electronically for the purpose of answering your inquiry and clarifying any subsequent questions.

    • Legal basis: Data entered is processed on the basis of legitimate interest as set out in Art 6 Para. 1 f of the GDPR and, in some cases, for performance of precontractual actions as set out in Art 6 Para. 1 b of the GDPR.
    • Objection and deletion: You can object to storage of the data at any time. You can declare revocation of your consent at any time by e-mail (info@cognitas.de), fax (+49 89 61 001 101) or by post at the address specified in the website credits. Your data will be deleted immediately, provided there is no contractual relationship with cognitas.
    • Transfer: The data will not be transferred.
    • Storage period: The data from the contact form will be deleted a maximum of 6 months after processing of the inquiry.
    • Where a contractual relationship is established, we delete the data in compliance with the statutory storage periods, after either 6 or ten years.
    • Data recipient: Our website is hosted by a service provider who acts as our data processor during maintenance of the server. This service provider has a contractual obligation to treat your data confidentially.
  2. Handling of applicant data

    Read the applicant data protection declaration for details.

  3. Data collection and logging

    When you open our website, your Internet browser transmits data to our web server (out of technical necessity). The following data is recorded during an active communication link between your Internet browser and our web server:

    • IP address
    • Date and time of access
    • Pages visited
    • Browser used
    • Operating system used
    • Referrer

    On technical security grounds, and particularly to guard against attempted attacks on our web server, we store this data for 6 months. This data is not transferred.

  4. Analysis

    Analysis software and other methods of evaluating your usage behavior are not used on our website.

  5. Cookies

    Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer when you visit particular websites. Our website uses the following cookie. The cookie we use is not in any way harmful to your computer.

    Name of cookie Description Expires (time at which the cookie will be deleted from the device)
    django_language Records the selected language. 1 year
    csrftoken Security token: to prevent cross site request forgery attempts. 1 year

 

Legal Validity

This disclaimer is part of the cognitas GmbH website. Should individual wording or parts of this text no longer, or no longer completely, comply with the applicable legal position, the remaining parts of this declaration are unaffected.