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Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any personal information you supply when you use our website. This policy only applies to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than via this website.

Your privacy is very important to us. All areas of our business comply with German privacy laws. We do not disclose or resell customer data. Our website uses industry standard SSL encryption. We only collect data essential to providing services or information to you in a secure and efficient manner. Any information you provide will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.


The data we collect

Depending on how you use our website, we might collect any of the following personal data from you:
  1. Your IP address
  2. Your name
  3. Your email address
  4. Any personal information you voluntarily choose to share with us via a message
Your IP address will for security purposes be captured in our server logs to help us protect our website by detecting and preventing fraud and unauthorized system access. These logs are irrevocably deleted after a few months and in the normal course of business are not accessed or viewed. Access to these logs is strictly limited within nVentic.

Depending on your choice of cookies, your IP address may also be used in an anonymised format to provide us insights into how our website is performing.

All other personal data (items 2 to 4 above) will only be captured in the event that you choose to contact us or subscribe to our content email list. Any such communication to us will be treated confidentially and not forwarded without your prior consent unless we are obliged by law to do so. We will not share your details with any third party (but see also our Cookie Policy below). Anyone who subscribes to receive regular information from nVentic will receive an unsubscribe link in each communication they receive from us.

nVentic has policies and procedures in place to ensure that personal data is handled in compliance with the relevant legislation. In the unlikely event that a data breach occurs, we will take action to mitigate risks and, if appropriate, contact you to provide information and advice.

You have a right to information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. If you have any questions about how we safeguard your privacy, please get in touch via the contact page.


How we use your information

We use the information we collect in a number of ways:
  • To provide, operate and maintain our website
  • To improve, personalize and expand our website
  • To understand and analyse how users engage with our website
  • To develop new content
  • To send you information if requested
  • To detect and prevent fraud
Cookie policy and third-party sites

Our website uses a limited number of cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to enable us to improve our website. The cookies we use fall into three categories:
  1. Essential cookies. These are enabled by default.
  2. Performance cookies. These allow us to analyse usage of our website and improve it over time. Your IP address is anonymised.
  3. Social media cookies. These allow you to interact with your social media platforms directly from our website. Please be advised that these third-party cookies may communicate your personal data to the social media platforms involved. You should check their privacy policies before proceeding.
You are free to opt in or opt out of non-essential cookies at any time. Please note that deleting some cookies may affect your browsing experience and what you can view. To review and/or update your previously submitted cookie preferences, please delete cookies and refresh your browser or press the Delete Cookies button below. The following cookies are currently installed in your browser for this web page. Please note that essential cookies, as well as cookies set by your browser, may not be deleted if you press the Delete Cookies button below.
Our website has links to other websites which we think might be of interest to you and our other website visitors. nVentic cannot be held responsible for the content of those sites or for any information you provide while visiting them. Our privacy policy does not apply to other websites. You are advised to consult the respective privacy policies of all such websites for further information.


GDPR Data Protection Rights

Under GDPR, among other rights, all EU citizens have the right to:
  • Access. You may request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • Rectification. You may request that we correct any information you believe to be inaccurate or complete any information you believe to be incomplete.
  • Erasure. You may request that we erase your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Restricted processing. You may request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain circumstances.
  • Objection to procession. You may object to your processing of your personal data, under certain circumstances.
  • Data portability. You may request that we transfer data collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain circumstances.
If you make a request under GDPR, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us.


CCPA Privacy Rights

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:
  • Request that any business collecting personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that any personal data collected be deleted.
  • Request that their personal data not be sold.
If you make a request under CCPA, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us.


Children

nVentic does not knowingly collect any personal identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If you think that your child provided this type of information on our website, we encourage you to contact us immediately and we will take all reasonable steps to promptly remove such information from our records.
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