Concept Engineering respects your privacy and does not collect
personal data unless you explicitly provide us with such
data. We collect, store and process your personal data in
This notice informs you of the nature, scope, and purpose of
the personal data we collect, store and process.
By using Concept's web services or other services you
agree with the terms and conditions in this notice.
Concept has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to
protect your data. However, Internet-based data transmissions may
in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection can not be guaranteed.
For this reason, you are free to transfer personal data to us via
alternative means, e.g. by paper mail or telephone.
This Privacy Notice should be legible and understandable
for the general public, as well as for our customers and business partners
and should comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
of the EU (German: DSGVO, Datenschutzgrundverordnung).
For that, we would like to first explain the terminology used.
In this Privacy Notice, we use, inter alia, the following terms:
- Personal Data
- "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or
identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who
can be identified, directly or indirectly - in particular by reference
to an identifier such as a name, address, E-mail address, telephone number,
an identification number, location data, online identifier or similar -
of that natural person.
- The word "Concept" means the company Concept Engineering whose contact
address is specified in chapter 2 below.
Concept is the controller,
responsible for the processing of your personal data.
- The word "you" means the identifiable natural person that is using
Concept's services or is in contact with Concept in any way.
- "Processing" is any operation or set of operations which is performed
on personal data or on sets of personal data,
whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation,
structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use,
disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available,
alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
- "Profiling" means any form of automated processing of personal data
consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects
relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects
concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation,
health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour,
location or movements.
- Your "Consent" is any freely given, specific,
informed and unambiguous indication of your wishes
by which you, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action,
signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to you.
- A "Cookie" is is a small piece of data sent from a website and
stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the
user is browsing, for the purpose to reliably remember stateful information
or to record the user's browsing activity.
2. Name and Address
Concept is responsible for collecting, storing
and processing your personal data (that you provided to Concept)
as described in this Privacy Note.
Concept's contact address is
(see also the Impressum):
Concept Engineering GmbH
Bötzinger Straße 29
- Telephone: +49 761 47094 0
Collection of Data when using Concept's website
Concept's website may collect a series of general information
when you or an automated system calls up the Concept's web pages.
This general information is stored in the server log files.
Collected may be (1) the browser types and versions used,
(2) the operating system used by the accessing system,
(3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website
(4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site,
(6) an Internet protocol address (IP address),
(7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and
(8) any other similar data and information that may be used in
the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
This data is not passed on to third parties unless there is
a statutory obligation to pass on the data, or if the transfer
serves the aim of criminal prosecution.
If you are not logged in to Concept's online services via
https authentification (that means for the sole reading of
Concept's public web pages) Concept does not draw any conclusions about
you by processing those log files.
This information is only needed to maintain and optimize
the website, fight against cyber-attacks and similar.
Therefore, Concept may analyze the collected information statistically
and anonymously, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data
security, and to ensure a high level of protection
for the personal data we process.
The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately
from your personal data and is not processed together or combined
in any way.
Concept's Website does not collect personal data through Cookies or
Social Media plugins or Web Analytics tools like
If you are logged in to Concept's online services via
(that means you are identifying yourself to Concept's online services)
then Concept may combine the web server log file information described above
with personal data you specified through other channels.
Concept does this to verify and manage your access permissions
for the purpose of data protection and data security
to prevent the misuse of Concept services, and, if necessary,
to make it possible to investigate committed offenses.
Insofar, the storage of this data is necessary to secure Concept's
online services. These online services are only available to
Concept's customers and business partners that have received
access permissions from Concept.
4. Collection of Personal Data
To fulfill Concept's business obligations as well as
for marketing and advertising purposes,
for order processing, etc
(as described in chapter 5 below)
Concept collects and stores personal data through the following channels:
- by E-mail to Concept
- Data that you intentionally include to your E-mail to Concept when
requesting any Concept services, information, contact, or similar action.
- by Online Registration
- Concept offer online registration pages, e.g. this
that you can use to provide your data to Concept for
requesting any Concept services, data sheets, information,
business contact, or similar action.
Which personal data are transmitted to Concept is determined by
the respective input mask used for the registration.
- by Business Cards, Paper Mail, Telephone calls, Personal Meetings, etc
- Your personal data, that you intentionally provide to Concept
via business cards,
electronic business cards, or
electronically in any other way, e.g. on trade shows, conferences,
online conferences, or via paper mail,
telephone calls, personal meetings, etc.
- by using Concept's online services that require
- Concept offers online services for its customers and business partners
that require a user account and password for authentification.
Those online services include
software download, online demo software, bug reports, license management, etc.
Any activity on those services is stored, including Web server
log file information (as defined in chapter 3).
5. Processing of Personal Data
Any personal data provided by you to Concept,
as listed in chapter 4,
is transmitted on a voluntary basis by you to Concept and
is automatically collected and stored in Concept data files
for Concept's internal use and for its own purposes.
Concept may process those data for the following purposes:
- Providing Online Services
- For customers, business partners, Concept employees
and for certain other users or group of users
Concept provides online services
that by the nature of those services require access
control and therefore required user authentification.
Insofar, the processing or personal data is necessary
to secure Concept's online services and protect them against
- Product Notification and Related Information
- Concept may use personal data to send information to customers,
business partners and other users to update them
on Concept's products or services or any other aspect of
Concept's business activities or to provide any kind
of information to those that might be interested
on that kind of information.
- Marketing, Advertising and Sales Information
- Concept may use personal data to send marketing material,
any kind of data sheets, any material for the purpose of
advertising, sales or marketing, or send invitations, notifications,
or similar information to whoever Concept selects for
- Order Processing and other Business Activities
- Concept may use personal data to perform any kind of
communication or data exchange that is in relation to
Concept's business activities, including but not limited
to sending invoices, processing orders, bookkeeping,
creating written agreements, negotiating,
fulfilling its obligations,
providing its services, etc.
Concept does not perform automatic individual decision-making or profiling.
6. Period for which the personal data will be stored
Concept process and stores your personal data only for the period
necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as long as
required by applicable law and/or public authorities
(e.g. tax authorities require Concept
to store certain data for a minimum time period of 10 years).
7. Your Rights
- Right of confirmation
- You have the right to obtain from Concept the confirmation as to
whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed.
- Right of access
- You have the right to obtain from Concept information about
personal data concerning you, stored in any of Concepts data files,
including information about the purpose of processing,
the categories and criteria of storing,
the recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed,
the source of the personal data,
and if personal data is transferred to a third country or international
- Right of rectification
- You have the right to obtain from Concept the rectification of
inaccurate personal data concerning you.
Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right
to have incomplete personal data completed.
- Right of erasure
You have the right to obtain from Concept the erasure of
personal data concerning you, without undue delay, provided that
(a) there is no other legal ground for storing or processing that data
and (b) unless Concept can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds
for the storing or processing which override your interests,
rights and freedoms, or (c) for the establishment,
exercise or defense of legal claims.
- Right of restriction of processing
- You have the right to get removed
from Concept's online services
(results in losing access permissions) at any time.
You have the right to get removed
from Concept's mailing lists, including those for the
purpose of marketing, advertising, sales,
product information and notification,
contact renewals etc.
- Right of data portability
- You have the right to receive from Concept a copy of the personal data
as they are stored in Concept's data files.
You have the right to get a copy of that data in machine readable format.
- Right to withdraw data processing consent
- You have the right to withdraw your consent to processing
your personal data at any time.
If you want to execute any of these rights,
please send your request to Concept using
the address given in chapter 2.
The entirety of Concept's employees are available to you in this
respect as contact persons.
This Privacy Note may change without any notice,
the effective date of this document is 2018/11/05.
This Privacy Note include text segments that have
Association for Data Protection
that was developed in cooperation with Privacy Lawyers from
WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE,