Data Privacy & Security

Data protection and security at E.CA Economics GmbH

 

1. Introduction

 

Data privacy applies to the website of E.CA Economics GmbH. Other privacy statements may be applicable to other thrid-party servers and websites.

Data privacy is of utmost importance to E.CA Economics. We have taken the appropriate technical and organisational measures to guarantee the utmost security of your data. This enables us to ensure compliance with the legal regulations in Europe. Data protection regulations require that we handle user data properly and for a specific purpose. We will not use user data for purposes other than those stated. We would like to inform you here how we handle your personal data when using our website www.e-ca.com.

E.CA Economics is subject to the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have taken the appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the the regulations on data protection are followed.

E.CA Economics has been assessed against the Cyber Essentials Scheme Test Specification. Level of certification: Cyber Essentials

 

2. Contact information

 

E.CA Economics GmbH

Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Tel. +49 30 212 31-7000

@: info@e-ca.com

Further details can be found in the contact and imprint section

 

3. Handling of personal data

 

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable person; identifiable is an individual person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identification or one or more special characteristics.

 

4. Collected data, purposes of data processing and legal basis

 

Each time a user accesses an E.CA Economics page and each time a file is retrieved, data about this process is stored in a log file. Depending on the access protocol used, the log data record contains information with the following contents:IP address of the requesting computer

– IP address of the requesting computer

– Name of the requested file

– Date and time of the request

– Access methods/functions requested by the requesting computer

– Access status of the web server

– URL from which the file was requested

– Operating system and browser type of settings

No user profiles are created, in which IP addresses and personal data are linked. Anything to the contrary shall only apply insofar as this is stated separately in this data protection declaration.

The stored data is used exclusively for purposes of identification and tracking of unauthorised access attempts/access to the web server, as well as for statistical evaluations such as visitor numbers and page popularity. Only authorised employees of E.CA Economics carry out the evaluation.

 

5. Use of cookies

 

As part of your visit to our website, we use so-called “cookies”. These are small text files our web application stores on your computer so that we can identify your Internet browser when you visit.

The popular Internet browsers are set so that they automatically accept cookies. You can disable the setting or set your Internet browser so that it informs you if cookies are used and you will be notified as soon as cookies are to be placed. The data retrieved by cookies is not used to identify you personally.

Permanent cookies are stored on your computer for 100 days and are used to enable you to use our website as comfortably as possible even after your current visit. We use them for displaying individual content to you.

If you do not wish to permit permanent cookies you can disable them in your browser. Please refer to the help function in the menu bar of your browser for details on how to proceed. The disabling of permanent cookies has no influence on the usability of our website.

Session cookies are stored only until you close your current browser session on your system. They serve to enable you to use our services without restriction for your current visit to our site. This data is anonymised so that you cannot be identified personally. If you do not wish to allow session cookies, you can disable them in your browser.

Please find further information on this process in the help function of the menu bar of your browser. By disabling session cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use all of our services without restriction.

 

6. Web analytics

 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand.

Full IP addresses are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of E.CA Economics in order to evaluate visitors’ use of the website, compile reports on website activities, and provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet to E.CA Economics. The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data of Google. You may prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing the relevant setting in your browser software.

In addition, you can prevent the data recorded by the generated cookie and relating to the use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).

For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/

 

7. Links to other websites and social networks

 

Hyperlinks to various offers by third-party providers, such as social networks, may be integrated in our website in order to allow our users to quickly access the latest information and communicate easily. If you follow these hyperlinks and use social networks, data may be transferred to these third-party providers.

 

8. Free text fields contact / comment function

 

Personal data entered via forms on the website, e.g. for registration for certain services, will be transmitted to E.CA Economics. By using the comment function, the entries with specified name are displayed on the website.

Newsletter

In order for you to receive our Newsletter and information on News & Events, we require the data requested on the application form, in particular your name, surname, email address, full address. Your data is collected for the purpose of sending you the Newsletter, the information on News & Events and documenting your authorisation to send you this information. You may revoke your consent for the storage and use of the data for the dispatch of the newsletter at any time. You may send your revocation by email to info@e-ca.com.

 

9. Protection of data subject rights

 

As a user of our website, you have the right to receive information regarding your personal data stored by us at any time and without charge. In addition, you may request E.CA Economics to block, delete, or correct your data at any time. Should we receive a justified blocking or revocation request, your data will be immediately blocked or deleted. Please send your written request via email to info@e-ca.com or via post to:

E.CA Economics GmbH
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin

 

10. Changes

 

As E.CA Economics’ internet offers may be subject to change, it may be necessary in individual cases to make changes to the privacy policy. E.CA Economics reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. The latest version of the privacy policy and information can be found on the website at https://www.e-ca.com/data-privacysecurity/