German data protection laws govern the use of this Web site.
The site is offered by
Chair for Building Design and Implementation
RWTH Aachen, Lochnerstrasse 4-20, Haus B, D-52062 Aachen
and the contact to address data privacy issues to is email@example.com.
This policy document provides users with information about the types of data which is collected by Crossbar.io, the amount of data, the purposes for which this is collected and the types of use.
The legal framework for this is defined by the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG, “Federal Data Protection Act”) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG, “Tele Media Act”). Collection of General Information
Each access to this Web site leads to us, or our Web space provide, automatically collecting certain information. This information (server logs) are of a general nature and do not allow connecting it to any particular person.
The information collected may comprise the URL of the accessed Web page, the date and time of access, the version of the Web browser used, the operating system this browser runs on, the URL of the site (if any) which directed you to the accessed Web page and your IP address.
Without this data it would be at least partially impossible to provide access to the Web site. In this respect the data collection is necessary. In addition to necessary information we collect anonymous information in order to be able to improve the content and technology of our offerings through statistical analysis of collected data. We also reserve the right to control the log files in case of suspected illegal usage of our Web site and offerings.
Personal information is data which can be used to identify a person, i.e. data which can be traced back to a specific person. This includes names, email addresses or telephone numbers as well as data on personal preferences, hobbies, and memberships to organizations.
Personal information is only collected, used and passed on by us where this is either permitted by law or where you have given us your consent to do so.
Cookies are small text files stored in your browser. They are used to identify repeat users and track users across page visits. This allows better usability of Web sites (such as site-wide login). It also allows us to collect statistical data about Web site usage and to use this to improve our offerings.
Users can influence the usage of cookies. Most browsers offer an option to limit or block the storage of cookies. This may negatively affect the usage of the Web site.
Under our direction, Google uses the transmitted information to analyze your usage of the Web site, to compile reports about the activities on the Web site and to provide other services in connection with the use of the Web site. The IP address collected by Google Analytics is not combined with other information which Google collects.
When you contact us (e.g. via email or any contact forms provided on the Web site) we store the information provided in order to answer your request as well as to have it ready should there be additional questions regarding the same matter.
This Web site may include content and services provided by third parties, e.g. maps provided by Google Maps, videos hosted on YouTube or Twitter follow or tweet buttons. In order to access these your browser opens a connection to the server of said third parties. These third parties then have the same possibilities for data collection as we do. (There is nothing whatsoever that we can do about this on a technical level.)
While we prefer third parties which have high privacy standards, we effectively have no control over whether the third parties store this data and how it is used by them. If we know that there is such storage and additional usage of the data then we provide this information to you.
This Web site embeds videos hosted by YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA. We use the “extended data protection” mode offered by YouTube. According to YouTube only the fact that you are accessing a page with an embedded video is transferred under the extended data protection mode. If you are logged into YouTube at the time of visiting the page, then the fact of your visit and viewing the video is associated with your YouTube account.
More information about YouTube's data protection policies can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
You as the user have the right to ask us to provide the personal information on you which we may have stored to you at no charge. In addition you can ask us to correct factual mistakes, to block or delete your data as long as we are not legally required to retain this information.