Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in EcoG.io.

Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. It’s important to us that you know how the data are collected and used when using our online service.

Contact

The responsible party for the collection and use of your personal data on ecog.io by the German Federal Data Protection Act is:

EcoG GmbH
Gaenslerweg 24
82041 Furth
Germany

If you have any question or concern about privacy, please contact us via e-mail: privacy@ecog.io

Informational use of our site

1. Personal data

When you visit our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information, except for those data that your Internet browser automatically transmits to our webserver to provide you with the pageview technically.

The following information is collected during an ongoing connection to the communication between your Internet browser and our web server:

  • Date and time of retrieval
  • The requested web page/data
  • The page which was requested from the data
  • Access status (data transferred, data not found, etc.)
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • Anonymized IP address

For statistical purposes, these data are logged anonymously by us. For this purpose, your IP address will be shortened so that it is no longer possible to make a reference to individual users.

2. Use of data

We store, process and use your data according to the relevant data protection laws. We use your personal data collected during the use of our website, which are used and stored for the following purposes:
Within the framework of marketing activities:

To send our newsletter, for our own marketing purposes as well as for conducting customer surveys, provided that you have given us your appropriate consent.

3. Cookies

Furthermore, cookies are applied when using our website. Cookies are small files that are stored by your web browser and contain information for the exchange with our web server. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly and appealing.

Basically, there are two different types of cookies, session cookies that are deleted when you close your browser, and long-term cookies, which are stored for a long time or indefinitely. This storage helps us to customize our website for you and to facilitate your use of our website, for example by storing specific entries and settings so that you do not have to constantly repeat these.

We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses the following long-term cookies “_ga”, “_gat”. For more information about Google Analytics, see the next section.

We use Pipedrive. Pipedrive uses a long-term cookie.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your web browser; however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of our site in full should this be the case.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

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 http://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).

Right to information

According to the Federal Data Protection Act of Germany, you have a right to free information about your stored data, and a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. Our contact details can be found in section 1.