Privacy

General information about the handling of your data

Telematics-Scout.com (owner: MKK Media GmbH, hereinafter referred to as: MKK) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We observe German data protection laws for all activities associated with data processing (collection, processing, or use). Part of our service offer requires the collection, processing, and use of your personal data, because it is our goal to offer user-friendly and customer-oriented services. The following notice describes which information we collect from you and how we handle it.

 

Data collection and processing on this web page

Basically, you can visit our web pages without submitting your personal data to us. However, certain services on our website require registration in which we request information about you and your company, such as name, email address, and offer profile. This data is referred to as master data.

Whenever possible, we give you the opportunity to determine whether you want to share your data with us. However, some data is collected automatically. For instance, you browser automatically communicates information to us which is automatically stored on our server in a log file. This involves the following data:

 

  • type and version of the browser which you are using,
  • type and version of the operating system which you are using,
  • URL of the page from which you reached us,
  • search terms which you used to find our website,
  • date and time at which our website was accessed,
  • name of the sub-pages which you viewed.


This data is referred to as usage data. We collect and process this data in anonymous form, which means it cannot be assigned to a specific person. The purpose of the data collection and processing is evaluation for internal system-related and statistical purposes. This data is deleted after evaluation.

Insofar as there is a possibility to enter personal data on our web page, we notify you that only specially identified mandatory fields are required for the processing the respective enquiry or your order. We use this data which you have shared for contractual implementation. We also process and use your data in accordance with Article 28, para. 3 of the German Data Protection Act exclusively for the fulfilment of our own business purposes. You have the right to refuse the processing or use of your data for the purpose of sending marketing material for our own offers or for market or opinion research. For more information about exercising your right of objection, refer to the heading 'Right of objection and withdrawal' further below on this page.

 

Cookies and tracking pixels

'Cookies' are small text files which are stored on your computer when you visit our website and which 'memorise' you browser. Cookies can be blocked from your browser in a manner such that they can only be read by the page which has used them. On your next visit to this web page, the cookie is sent by your browser to the server to enable, for example, an offering of new contributions to your area of interest during your visit.

The cookies described below are stored on your computer by www.telematics-scout.com:

  • A cookie contains the session ID of the respective visit and is provided to assign the visitor to this visit to www.telematics-scout.com. This cookie is deleted when the web browser is closed.


If you do not wish to utilise the advantages of cookies, you can simply delete them and deactivate the function in your browser. However, we will not be able to offer you some services of our website in this case. You can learn more about this in the help function of your browser.

We also use so-called tracking pixels or GIF files for the support of online advertising and necessary for the IVW tracking. In the process, we can determine how many visitors have viewed our pages and which advertisements they have accessed. The information collected in cookies or GIF files comprises neither your name, address, telephone number, nor email address.

 

For what purpose does MKK use your data?

We use cookies particularly for the distribution of advertising and for tracking of website viewing. We can also create usage profiles under pseudonyms for the purpose of advertising or market or opinion research, or for a requirement-based presentation of our services. This enables to review and continuously improve our services as necessary. You can refuse this usage at any time. In this case, we request that you also deactivate the cookies in your browser. We require your consent for further use.

We also use anonymous usage statistics in order to describe our services to potential customers and advertising customers.

With your consent, we use your data for promotional pitches. You can revoke this consent at any time, of which we also notify you in the promotional pitch. For more information about exercising your right of objection, refer to the heading 'Right of objection and withdrawal' further below on this page.

 

Transfer of data to third parties
MKK will only transfer your data with your consent to companies of MKK www.telematics-scout.com or to such customers of MKK whose services you have viewed (e.g. the white paper of a certain manufacturer). In the process, when you view the service, you recognise which company it involves and can decide whether you download this third-party offer or not.

 

Changes with respect to the use of personal data and/or this data privacy statement

We continuously monitor and adapt the handling of personal data as necessary in compliance with provisions under data protection law. For information about the current state of our handling of personal information, please read our data privacy statement regularly. We will notify you of changes to this site and your user account.

 

Right of objection and withdrawal

You have the right to object to the use of your personal data for the purpose of advertising or market or opinion research, as well as the creation of anonymous profiles and/or pseudonyms by us. Any consent which you have given to us can be revoked at any time. You can communicate your objection or revocation in writing by letter, fax, or email, without specifying of reasons, to the following address:

Responsible party in the sense of data privacy law

MKK Media GmbH
Katharina Klischewsky
Hamburger Str. 17
22926 Ahrensburg, Germany
 
Phone:    +49(0)4102.20 54-540
Fax:          +49(0)4102.20 54-543

 

Use of the Twitter plug-in

This page uses plug-ins of the social network Twitter, which is operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. www.twitter.com.

When you view internet pages of our internet presence which have been provided with such a plug-in, a connection to the Twitter server is established which directly integrates the plug-in into your browser. As a result, the Twitter server receives the information about the respective page you have viewed. If you are logged in with Twitter as a member, Twitter assigns this information to your personal user account. If you use the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking on the 'Tweet' button, submission of a comment), this information is also assigned to your Twitter account.

You can only prevent this by logging out of Twitter before using the plug-in.

For further information about the collection and use of data by Twitter, about your rights and possibilities to protect your private sphere, refer to the Twitter data privacy notice: http://twitter.com/privacy

In order to prevent data collection by Twitter, you can log out of Twitter before visiting our pages or activate the 'Do not track' function in your browser and/or switch off the use of Java script in your browser and/or block the execution of scripts of the domain twitter.com.

 

Use of Facebook social plug-ins

This website uses social plug-ins ('plug-ins') of the social network 'Facebook' (www.facebook.com), which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The plug-ins are recognisable by the Facebook logo and/or the writing 'like' and the 'thumbs-up' symbol, or they are identified by the designation 'Facebook Social Plug-in'.

Upon visiting a website of our internet presence which contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is communicated by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the website.

Information that you have visited the respective page of our internet presence is communicated to Facebook via the plug-in. Insofar as you are logged in with Facebook during a visit to a website containing such a plug-in, Facebook can assign the visit of the corresponding page to your Facebook account. By means of interaction with the plug-in, e.g. by pressing the like button or making a comment, this information is communicated directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there.

If you would like to prevent this, you must log out of your personal user account at Facebook prior to visiting websites which use Facebook social plug-ins.

It is possible that your IP address is transmitted via the like button on Facebook even if you are not logged in with Facebook with your personal user access.

We have no influence on the scope of data which Facebook collects using this plug-in. For information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for the protection of your private sphere, please refer to the Facebook data privacy notice: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

It is also possible for your browser to block Facebook social plug-ins, e.g. with appropriate browser add-ons.

 

Use of the XING share button

This pages uses the share button of the social network xing.com ('Xing'), which is operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

When this website is viewed, a connection to the servers of XING AG ('XING') is established via the browser of the user, whereby the 'XING share button' functions are provided (particularly the calculation/display of the tracking value). If you are logged in with Xing at this point in time, Xing can assign the visit of our website to your Xing account. XING does not save any personal data of the user which this offering is viewed. XING does not save any IP addresses, in particular. Nor is there any evaluation of the usage behaviour by means of cookies in connection with the 'XING share button'.

The users of this website can find current data protection information for the 'XING share button' and supplemental information at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

 

Use of the Google+1 button

This website uses the '+1' button of the social network 'Google Plus' (http://plus.google.com), which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (Google). The button is recognisable by the '+1' symbol or the '+' character on a button icon with the typical Google colours (red, blue, green, and yellow).

Upon visiting a website of our internet presence which contains such the '+1' button, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Google servers. The content of the '+1' button is communicated by Google directly to your browser and integrated into the website. Information that you have visited the respective page of our internet presence is communicated to Google with the button. Insofar as you are logged into your personal account at Google during a visit to a website containing such a button, Google can assign the visit of the corresponding page to your Google account. According to information provided by Google, personal data is not collected as long as the '+1' button is not clicked.

If you would like to prevent Google receiving data from you with the '+1' button, you must log out of your personal user account at Google before visiting websites which use the '+1' button.

We have no influence on the scope of data which Google collects using '+1' button. For information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for the protection of your private sphere, please refer to the Google data privacy notice: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html and http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

It is also possible for your browser to block Google '+1' button, e.g. with appropriate browser add-ons.

 

Use of Google Analytics

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 which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and saved there.

If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Treaty States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with the website use and internet use.

The IP address communicated by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies with an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, please note that you cannot utilise all functions of this website to their full extent in this case.

You can also prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie and collection of data about your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of said data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

You can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: deactivate Google Analytics An opt-out cookie is stored to prevent future collection of data when you visit our website.

For further information about the terms and conditions of use and data protection, visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and/or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Please not that Google Analytics has been expanded on this website with the code 'gat._anonymizelp();' in order to ensure anonymous recording of IP addressing (so-called IP masking).

 

(Source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de)