Sophos Technology GmbH
Phone +49 231 44 91 – 0
Fax +49 231 44 91 – 100
Board of Directors:
Pino von Kienlin
Liability for Content
In accordance with sec. 14 paragraph 1 TMG (German Telemedia Act) as service providers we are responsible for our own content on these pages according to general legislation. However, according to sections 8 – 10 TMG (German Telemedia Act) service providers are not obliged to monitor the external information communicated or stored by them or to enquire after the circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to the general laws are not affected hereby. Any liability in this respect however, will only be possible from the moment a specific offence is known. Upon relevant offences becoming known, we will immediately remove the offending content.
Liability for Links
Our site contains links to the external websites of third parties, over whose content we have no influence. It is for this reason that we are unable to accept any warranty for this extrinsic content. The particular supplier or website operator is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages have been checked for possible legal violations at the time they were linked. Illegal content was not in evidence at this time. Permanent monitoring of the content of the linked pages is unreasonable, however, without concrete evidence of a legal violation. Upon legal violations becoming known, we will immediately remove links of this type.
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal information confidentially and in accordance with data protection requirements and this data protection declaration.
The use of our website is possible without the declaration of personal data, where feasible. Inasmuch as personal data is collected on our pages (for example, name, address or e-mail address), this will always occur as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed to third parties without your express permission.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can pose security risks. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.
Collection, processing and use of data
When you visit our website, our webserver makes a temporary record of each access and stores it in a log file. The following data are recorded:
- IP address of the requesting processor
- Date and time of access
- Name and URL of the downloaded file
- Volume of data transmitted
- Indication whether download was successful
- Data identifying the browser software and operating system
- Website (URL) from which our site was accessed
The purpose of recording these data is to allow use of the website (connection setup), for system security, for problem diagnosis and for technical administration of the network infrastructure. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of fraudulent access to the network infrastructure. Evaluations beyond this for the purpose of optimising our internet service are not conducted at an individual personalized level. An evaluation is carried out in the form of an anonymous statistic.
In order to make use of some of the offerings on our website, for example the receipt of newsletters, access to downloads, the submission of online applications, individual requests for information, registration on our courses or events, requests to receive information material or registration for other services it is necessary, independently of any previously existing contractual relationship, that we receive personal data from you for our processing and use. Personal data are single details about personal or factual circumstances relating to your person such as your name, address or e-mail address.
Should you be asked to submit personal information on our website, the information you supply will be on a voluntary basis and serves the purposes of the continuing care of our prospect or customer relationships, contract processing as well as facilitating the response to your enquiry and request to get in touch with you, in particular for the provision of information or services requested. Your details will be handled in accordance with legal requirements, in particular for the purposes for which you voluntarily provided the information.
The collection, processing or use of your data for purposes going beyond the description above will only be undertaken by us in cases where you have expressly permitted it or where permitted by law.
This website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are harmless to your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offerings more user friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small bites of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most of the cookies used by are so-called “session cookies”. The session data collected is automatically erased at the latest when you close your browser. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you erase them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser when you next visit our site. You can configure your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies, to only allow them on a case-by-case basis, to accept them in specific cases or to generally block them. You can set your browser to automatically delete cookies when it is closed. The de-activation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.
When you submit enquiries to us via a contact form we will use the information from the contact form, including the contact data given by you in the form, for the processing of your enquiry. The data will be stored by us in case any additional questions are submitted. We will not pass on your data without your express permission.
Access, deletion, blocking
At all times you have the right, without charge, to access information about the personal information we hold, its source and recipients and the purpose of its processing as well the right to its correction, blocking or deletion. To this end and for all other questions on the subject of personal data you can contact us at the address given in the imprint.
Objection to advertising emails
The use of contact data published within the framework of our imprint obligations for the sending of unsolicited advertising and information is hereby forbidden. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited distribution of advertising information, like spam e-mails.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need you to provide a valid e-mail address plus information allowing us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and are in agreement with the receipt of the newsletter. Further data will not be required. We will use this data exclusively for the sending of the information requested and will not pass it to any third party. You can revoke at any time your permission to store data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter by using the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter.
External Links and Framing
Within our offering we refer you to the website of third parties via links. Please note the information provided about this in our imprint. Please also note further the data protection statements of these third party providers in order to inform yourself how these providers, whose responsibilities lie beyond our control, collect, process or use your data.
Some pages within our internet offering incorporate third party content (“external frames”) such as map images provided by Google-Maps, an external recruiting platform, YouTube videos or graphics from other websites. In these cases your IP address will be recognised by these third party providers in order to make their content available to you. We do not however have any influence on, or control over how third party providers make use of your IP address for statistical purposes for example.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Notice about EU dispute resolution
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The content and works on these pages produced by the website operators are subject to the laws of German copyright. The reproduction, processing, dissemination and every manner of utilisation beyond the bounds of copyright require written approval from the particular author or originator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as content on this site did not originate from the operator the copyright of third-parties will be respected. Contributions from third parties are identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement please notify us accordingly. If we become aware of any breach of copyright we will immediately remove the content concerned.
Use of Images
The images used on this website are all licensed by Adobe Stock.
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