The protection of your privacy is an important concern of KATEK Leipzig GmbH, hereinafter referred to as KATEK. We therefore ask you to read the following summary about how our website works.
The KATEK data protection declaration complies with the guidelines of the GDPR and the Federal Data Protection Act. It shall inform about the type, the purpose and the use of personal data by the website operator ("KATEK Leipzig GmbH").
Although the KATEK website is equipped with various security features, complete protection of your data cannot be guaranteed, as security gaps on the Internet cannot be excluded. If you have any concerns regarding the collection of your data, you will find the corresponding contact details of our contact persons at the end of the text.
As a rule, no personal data is collected when using the KATEK website. Personal data refers to all information that can be clearly traced back to a specific natural person.
However, the collection of personal data is necessary for individual services of the KATEK website listed below.
According to the GDPR, KATEK is obliged to list the entire scope of all such data.
By using the KATEK contact form, the following personal data is collected in accordance with the GDPR:
- First and Surname
- e-mail address
- Telephone number
- IP address
By registering for the KATEK newsletter, the following personal data is collected in accordance with the GDPR:
- Gender (optional)
- First and last name (optional)
- e-mail address
- IP address
KATEK assures that these data are collected, stored and processed exclusively for the purpose for which they were made available by you to KATEK. In accordance with applicable regulations, this data is only collected for the time you use our service. The legally applicable extinguishing regulations are complied with.
The provider of the KATEK website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to the provider.
- browser type and browser version
- operating system used
- Referrer URL
- IP address of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data are not combined with other data sources. KATEK reserves the right to check this data subsequently if concrete indications of illegal use become known.
Some of KATEKs Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable KATEK to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.
If you send KATEK inquiries via the contact form, the personal data provided by you from the inquiry form including the contact data provided by you there will be stored exclusively for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. No other processing or transfer to third parties takes place.
In order to include you in our newsletter distribution list, we need a confirmation that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. The data collected is used exclusively to send the newsletter and to document your consent.
In order to send you the newsletter, the personal data provided by you will be transferred to our service provider CleverReach stored by it. According to the Federal Data Protection Act, KATEK has concluded an agreement with CleverReach on order data processing and fully implements the legal requirements. Your data will not be processed or passed on in any other way.
You can revoke the newsletter and your consent to the storage of data at any time.
Google will use this information on behalf of KATEK to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services associated with the use of this online offer and the use of the Internet. Pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data.
KATEK uses Google Analytics only with IP anonymization enabled. This means that Google will reduce the IP address of users within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other Google data.
Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online offer and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
According to the Federal Data Protection Act, KATEK has concluded an agreement with Google on order data processing and fully implements the legal requirements.
Social Media Bookmarks
On its website, KATEK offers the possibility to access and share KATEK content on the social networks Facebook, Youtube and Xing via external links. If you use these, you will be redirected to the pages of the providers.
If you are logged in to your account while using one of these social networks and want to share our content, this information will be linked to your respective account. If you do not want Facebook, Xing or Youtube to associate the visit of our pages with your user account, please log out of your user account beforehand.
KATEK points out that KATEK, as the provider of the pages, is not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For further information on the handling of your data, please refer to the data protection declaration of the respective provider:
Right to information, deletion or blocking
You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, deletion or blocking of these data at any time. The latter applies if the legal situation does not permit deletion.
For this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you can always contact the contact person listed at the end of this data protection declaration.
Data Protection Officer
For questions, requests for information, applications, complaints or criticism regarding our data protection, please contact the following office:
KATEK Leipzig GmbH
Via Hertz 2
04329 Leipzig, Germany
Changes to the data protection declaration
KATEK reserves the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with regard to applicable data protection regulations. Current status is February 2021.