Data protection

Notes on data protection and privacy
Thank you for your visit to our web site and your interest in our products.

Contact for data privacy
Matthias Dietz

Data privacy and teleservice protection laws
According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right 

1. to receive free-of-charge information about your personal data that is stored with us,
2. of its use, as well as, the blocking or deletion.

According to the Teleservice Data Protection Act you also have the right

1. to withdraw any prior consent to the collection, processing or use of Internet user data at any time without any reason
2. and to access any stored Internet user data relating to you person or to an alias at any time.

If required please contact the data protection official at OPTIMA packaging group GmbH.

Collection, processing and utilization of data
We will inform you if we intend to collect, process or use personal information from your visit to our website. You decide which information we can acquire and what we will be allowed to process and use.

In order to constantly improve our Internet presence, we collect statistical information such as the number of visitors to each individual web site. We record the following data: type of computer and browser, Internet provider, date and time of access and access to downloaded files. This information is only used for internal purposes and has no personal reference.

On publicly available web sites we only collect personal data for processing and use if you voluntarily enter the information or if you have given your consent.

Closed user domain
Access to the closed user domain is restricted to authorized individuals only. In the closed user domain we collect personal data for processing and use, as it serves the purpose of your contractual relationship with us consented either in writing or electronic form. The closed user domain can only be used after transmission of your data.

Data administration
We amend and complete recorded data as soon as we learn about any changes. If required we will notify you. As a member of a closed user group you have significant influence on the data quality. Recorded data will be automatically deleted when the legal or contractual retention period has expired or when data is no longer required.

Piwik
OPTIMA packaging group GmbH uses Piwik to analyse user behavior on their website. The information gathered by this open source tool is stored on the company’s own server and is used to track the website’s usage and to optimize the user experience, i.e. anonymous analysis and graphs of the number of visitors or the number of pages accessed per visitor. Please note that this website uses Piwik with the “_anonymizeIp()” extension. This means only abbreviated IP addresses are logged and analyzed; they cannot identify a specific person. For more information about Piwik, visit www.piwik.org.

Self-protection and anonymity
It is up to you how much information you will give us during your visit to our website.

Anonymity:
In all publicly available web sites of OPTIMA packaging group GmbH you can browse anonymously and exit at any time. We only collect statistical data, which cannot be traced back to you, to improve our Internet presence. Anonymity is not viable in our closed user domain.

Pseudonym:
Using our contact form you are free to enter your e-mail address only. We will not identify the owner of this address.

Acceptance/Voluntarily:
No personal data will be collected, processed or used after your Internet visit without your consent unless you need further assistance you will have to enter the required information.
Personal advertising through OPTIMA packaging group GmbH: You may at any time object to intra-corporate use of personal data for advertising.


Safety

Encryption:
For every entry form that may contain personal data such as name, address, etc. we use cryptographic point-to-point encoding.
This process is supported by standard web browsers. You recognize the encryption by the symbol in your browser window or in the window of the used protocol https ( -> right mouse click -> Settings). We recommend to transfer only encrypted sensitive personal data. SSL-compliant browsers can be found on your operating system supplier’s homepage.

Access protection at OPTIMA packaging group GmbH:
In our internal files your data is protected against illegal access by third parties through state-of-the-art firewall technology. OPTIMA packaging group GmbH personnel needs authorization to access your data.