Personal data is individual information about personal or fact-based circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes such information as your actual name, your address, your phone number and your date of birth. Information that cannot be directly linked to your true identity � such as favourite websites or number of users of a website � is not personal data.
When you visit our Web pages, it is standard practice for our Web servers to temporarily store, for system security purposes, the connection data of the computer accessing the sites, the websites you visit, the date and duration of your visit, the data identifying the type of the browser and operating system used as well as the website from which you have visited us. Any further information, such as your name, your address, telephone number or email address are not recorded, unless you provide this information voluntarily, e.g. as part of a request for information.
We use the personal data provided by you solely for the purpose of technical administration of the websites and to satisfy your requests and requirements � generally speaking, in other words, to answer your query. We do not forward, sell or transmit in other ways your personal data to third parties, unless this is necessary to implement our contract.
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 make it possible to analyse the way you use the website. The information about your use of this website which has been generated by the cookie (including your IP address � which however is anonymised via the method _anonymizeIp() so that it can no longer be allocated to a specific connection � is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of analysing your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities for the website operators, and to provide other services in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. Moreover, Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on Google�s behalf. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the installation of the cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser software: however, we wish to point out that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. By using this website you declare your consent with Google processing the data which is collected about you in the manner and for the purpose described above.
You may object to the collection of the data by Google Analytics by installing a deactivation add-on (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) for your browser. Your objection will then be effective for the future.
�Cookies� are small files that allow us to store specific information about you, the user, on your computer while you visit our Web pages. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our Web pages as well as to make our offers for you as comfortable and efficient as possible. On the one hand we use so-called �session cookies�, which are only stored temporarily for the duration of your use of one of our Web pages. On the other hand we use �permanent cookies� in order to store information about visitors who access one of our Web pages repeatedly. These cookies have the purpose of allowing us to offer you optimum user prompting as well as �recognising� you and being able to make the Web as diverse as possible and present new contents if you use our website repeatedly. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, IP address, etc. are not stored. No individual profile about your usage behaviour is established. Our products and services can also be enjoyed without cookies. You can deactivate the storage of cookies, limit them to specific Web pages in your browser or tell your browser to notify you as soon as a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookies from the hard drive of your computer at any time (folder: �Cookies�). However, please be aware that in this case you should expect the display of the Web page to be limited and that you can only make limited use of site�s functions.
TOMO Audiolabs takes all necessary technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against loss and misuse. For example, your data will be stored in a safe operational environment which is inaccessible to the public. In certain instances your personal data will be encrypted for transmission using the so-called Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL). This means that an acknowledged encryption method is used for the communication between your computer and the servers of TOMO Audiolabs if your browser supports SSL. Should you wish to contact TOMO Audiolabs via email, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the information you submit to us is not guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties.
Upon your written request, we will tell you which of your personal data (e.g. name, address) we have stored.