The ki elements UG (also referred to as ki:elements) and its staff are committed to goal- and risk-oriented information privacy and the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. In this data protection policy we inform you about the processing of your personal data when visiting and using our web site.
Data protection officer
Defendo IT GmbH
Deputy Data Protection Officer
Defendo IT GmbH
Purpose of processing
- Provision of the information offering in the course of the public communication of ki elements
- Establishment of contact and correspondence with visitors and users
Anonymous and protected usage
While using our web site the data transmission in the internet is being protected by a generally accepted secure encryption procedure and hence cannot easily be eavesdropped or tampered.
– IP address
– transmitted user agent
information (in particular type/version of web browser, operating system etc.)
– transmitted referrer information (URL of the referring page)
– date and time of the access/retrieval
– transmitted access method/function
– transmitted input values (search terms etc.)
– retrieved page resp. file
– transmitted amount of data
– status of processing the access/retrieval
The processing of the access data is lawful because it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by ki elements. The legitimate interests pursued by ki elements are the adaptation and optimisation of the information offering and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of our web site.
The stored data records can be statistically evaluated in order to adapt and optimize our web site to the needs of our visitors. Any techniques that offer the possibility to retrace the access characteristics of users (tracking) will not be applied. The creation of user profiles and automated decision-making based on it is precluded.
The stored data records are not attributable to specific persons. They are generally not being combined with other data sources. However, the stored data can be analysed and combined with other data sources, if we become aware of concrete indications of any illegal usage.
We transmit so-called session cookies to your web browser. They are valid only for the duration of your visit on our web site and they do not have any meaning outside of our web site. The session cookies are needed in order to identify your session with a unique number during your visit and to transmit our contents in your preferred language. At the end of your visit the session cookies will be automatically deleted upon termination of your web browser.
We also transmit permanent cookies to your web browser with a validity period of at most 365 days. We are exclusively using these cookies in order to respect your settings for the type of presentation (normal, inverted) and for the font size. Furthermore, it will be recorded whether you’ve taken notice of the information about the usage of cookies in your web browser.
You can adjust your web browser such that you will be informed on setting cookies and allow cookies on an individual basis resp. exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or generally. You also can adjust the automatic deletion of cookies upon termination of your web browser. Upon deactivation of cookies the functionality of our web site can be limited. In any case, our information offering is available to its full extent.
Access and intervention
- The right to rectification and completion of your personal data
- The right to erasure of your personal data
- The right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
- The right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds related to your particular situation