Privacy policy

Ponttec GmbH, Langen (hereinafter referred to as „Ponttec“ or „we“) attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data. The following statement specifies what personal data are collected by us and how they are processed and used by us.

1. Object of this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement shall apply to any and all services offered under the domain "ponttec.com". Unless specified otherwise herein, this Privacy Statement shall only regulate how Ponttec handles your personal data. In case any services of third parties – linked on our site – are used by you, the privacy terms of such third parties shall apply exclusively. Ponttec shall not review the data protection terms of third parties.

2. Responsible Body

The responsible body according to the Federal Data Protection Act shall be Ponttec GmbH, Otto-Hahn-Str.1-3, D-63225 Langen (Hessen). If you have any queries regarding privacy, please contact us by sending an e-mail to the following address: info@ponttec.com. By using such address, you can at any time also query the data stored about you, and apply for modification or deletion of such data.

3. Information Collected

In principle, you can access our website without disclosing any personal data to us. You are at any time at liberty to decide whether you want to disclose your data to us. As far as you buy any products via our website, register yourself or want to subscribe to our newsletter, the disclosure of personal data is required. Such data include your name, address, e-mail address and other personal data requested by Ponttec in the individual case. In addition to this, individual data such as IP address, type of browser and access times are automatically transmitted to us by your computer and stored on our server. The IP address is the globally valid, unique identification of your computer at the time of allocation by your internet provider and consists of four numeric strings separated by dots. In your quality as a private user, you will, in most cases, not use a static IP address, as the latter is assigned to you by your provider on a temporary basis, only (so-called „dynamic IP address“). In case of permanently assigned IP addresses (so-called “static IP address“), an unequivocal association of the user data is in principle possible by means of this feature. Except for the purpose of tracing unauthorized access to our website, we do in principle not use such data in a personally identifiable manner, but only use them in order to anonymously evaluate, which of our web pages is preferred, how many accesses are made per day and the like.

4. Cookies

To improve your experience while visiting our website, this website, like many others, uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which allow to recognize the user so that you do not have to sign in again each time you visit our site. As a rule, such cookies are automatically deleted from your hard disk after the end of your visit to our website. Other cookies remain on your computer so that we recognize you at your next visit.
Cookies are used by us, in order to measure and control the frequency of page impressions and the general site navigation. Of course, you can also use our internet offer in principle without cookies. You can change the settings of your internet browser so that cookies are generally rejected.

5. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called „Cookies“, text files, which are stored on your computer and permit an analysis of the use of the website by you (cf. item 3 above). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, however, Google will truncate your IP address within the member countries of the European Union and in other states being parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the website owner, Google will use such information, in order to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and provide additional services to the website owner associated with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with other Google data. You can avoid storage of cookies by modifying the settings of your browser software. Please note, however, that in such case you may not be able to use a