Privacy policy

1. General

ETB Professional respects the privacy of each person who visits our websites. Now we would like to inform you of the type of data collected by ETB Professional and how they are used. You will also learn how you can check the accuracy of this information and arrange for the deletion of these data records by ETB Professional. Data is collected, processed and used in conformity with the data protection regulations of the country in which the responsible data processing department is located. We take any action required to ensure compliance.

This Privacy Statement does not apply to websites accessible from hyperlinks on ETB Professional websites.

2. Collection, use and processing of personal data

We collect data relating to a specific person for processing and usage purposes only, if you voluntarily decide to enter the data or expressly give your consent thereto. By doing so, you accept the following terms of use.

When visiting our website, certain data is automatically stored on our servers for the purpose of system administration or for statistical or backup purposes. This data comprise the name of your Internet service provider, in some cases your IP address, the version of your browser software, the operating system of the computer used to access our website, the website you are using to visit us, the websites that you visit while you are with us and, if applicable, any search terms you have been using to find our website. Depending on the circumstances, such data may allow that conclusions be drawn about certain visitors to the website. However, no person-related data is used in this context. Such data is used solely after having been rendered anonymously. If ETB Professional transfers data to an external service-provider, technical and organizational measures will be taken which guarantee that their transmission occurs in conformity with the statutory data protection regulations.

If you voluntarily supply us with personal-related data, we shall not use, process or transfer this data beyond the limits permitted by statute or defined by yourself in your declaration of consent. Furthermore, we will transfer your data only if we are obliged to do so by official or court orders.

Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about what data we are storing and how we collect and use such data.

3. Security

ETB Professional will store your data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your data against loss, abuse or changes. Contractual partners of ETB Professional, who have access to your data in order to provide services to you on behalf of ETB Professional, are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use this data for any other purpose. In some cases, it will be necessary that we transfer your inquiries to affiliated companies of ETB Professional. Also in these cases your data will be treated as confidential.

4. Person-related Data of Children

ETB Professional does not wish to collect data on children below the age of 14 years. Where necessary, ETB Professional will expressly draw the children's attention in an appropriate place to the fact that they shall not send any person-related information to ETB Professional. Should parents or other legal guardians discover that the children under their supervision have made person-related data available to ETB Professional we request that they contact us, if this data should be deleted. We shall then arrange for the deletion of this data without delay.

5. Cookies

To facilitate the use of our websites, and to collect data for marketing and optimisation purposes, we may use "cookies".

Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer by your browser that are necessary for using our website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) and is stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.

7. Your Wishes and Queries / Data Protection Officer

Stored data will be deleted by ETB Professional upon expiration of the statutory or contractual filing period or if ETB Professional no longer requires the same. At any time, you may, of course, ask for the deletion of your data. You are also entitled at any time to revoke your consent to the use or processing of your person-related data with future effect.