Data Protection Policy

We are pleased that you are interested in our homepage and our company. The protection of your personal data when recording, processing and using it during your visit to our website is of the utmost concern to us. 

By requesting our newsletter, manual, customer login or contact to your key account manager, you thereby consent to your data being stored. Technical data is also stored by our server while you are browsing on www.kappa-optronics.com.

Which of your personal data does Kappa store?

Data provided voluntarily:

We will record, process and store all personal data communicated by you (title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, homepage) solely in accordance with the regulations of German Data Protection Law. This information will not be forwarded to third parties. 

Any personal data, insofar as such is necessary for the justification, structuring of content or alteration of the contractual relationship (inventory data), will be used solely for executing the contracts concluded between us.

Any personal data necessary to enable you to use our services (newsletter, manual, etc.) will also be used solely for carrying out these services. In these cases, you will be required to actively agree to the Data Protection Policy.

We will also record other usage data such as details on start, end and extent of each visit to Kappa’s Internet site. In addition to this, we will also store this usage data for purposes of advertising, market research or the needs-based design of our Internet site for creating user profiles, whereby we always use pseudonyms in doing so. You are entitled to object to such use of your usage data. Kappa does not merge user profiles with corresponding personal data under any circumstances.

Access data:

All and any access to Kappa’s website and each retrieval of a sub page deposited on the server will be automatically recorded. This data will be stored for statistical purposes only. The following data will be recorded: Name of the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, volume of data transmitted, notification of successful retrieval, Internet browser, operating system and requesting domain. No personal data will be interpreted as only the IP addresses of the requesting computers are recorded. Such data cannot be traced back to any particular persons. 

 

Where can I find out what data is stored and request that it be deleted?

If you require further information, if you would like to retrieve or revoke your expressly given consent to the use of your inventory data or if you wish to object to the use of your usage data, you can also contact our support team by e-mail at support@kappa-optronics.com or by phone on +49 5508 974 148.

You can also view your inventory data for online use in your customer login area and change, review or delete it there.

Does Kappa use cookies?

Cookies are a method that enables Kappa to deposit little shreds of information on your computer. You can prevent the installation of cookies on your computer by adjusting your browser accordingly, however we must point out that in this case not all functions of the web site will be available to you in their full capacity. The cookie method enables you, for instance, to move around within an individual customer account on www.kappa-optronics.com


Does Kappa use Google Analytics?

Our homepage uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies (little text files), which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the site. The information collected by the cookie on your use of this homepage is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. 

We anonymized your IP address in the tracking code! 

Google will use the information to evaluate how you use the Internet site, to compile reports on site activities for the homepage operators and to provide further services connected with the use of the site and the Internet. Google will also forward this information to third parties if necessary, insofar as this is legally stipulated or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. On no account will Google link your IP address with other Google data. Nor will Kappa do so. In this case you can also prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser accordingly. By using our homepage, you thereby consent to the processing of the personal data recorded by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose specified above. 

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