Wednesday May 23, 2018
Data protection declaration

Privacy Policy: Internet portal 

The Internet portal is operated by ITA Consulting GmbH (hereinafter called "Provider"). Provider takes the protection of personal data very seriously. Therefore, Provider operates his Internet portal in accordance with prevailing law on the protection and security of data. As a company incorporated under private law, Provider is governed in particular by the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Teleservices Data Protection Act (TDDSG). Under these laws Provider is entitled to collect and process personal data to the extent necessary to establish and structure the contractual relationship (customer data), to enable people to use the portal and the services offered thereby (usage data) and to permit invoicing for such services (account data).


1.Personal Data

 Section 3 BDSG states that personal data means individual details about the personal or objective circumstances of a specific or specifiable natural person. The standard procedure is that to utilize Provider's Internet portal the User must first register and have his connection authorized. The terms and conditions of the contract regarding the market information that can be obtained via the portal necessitate such registration and personalization. 

Registration is reserved for companies as contemplated by section 14 German Civil Code (BGB) and merchants (as defined in law). In order to register with the Provider you will be asked to supply your e-mail address, your password and other personal data. Some details are optional and are marked as such. 

Provider uses your personal data in order to give you access to the information and services offered by the portal and to provide the services you require.


2.Automatically collected information

 When Users access the information portal, Provider receives usage data which is saved for security purposes and which may possibly permit identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages viewed). This data is not used to identify specific persons. We merely reserve the right to use anonymous sets of data for statistical purposes.



 Cookies are small text files which many websites use to identify regular visitors to online offers. Cookies cannot enter the User's computer system and cause damage. Provider uses cookies in order to identify you as a member when you visit The following information is stored in this cookie: Session ID.



 Provider stores his data on servers in Germany that have special security features. Only a few specially authorized persons who are responsible to maintain the servers in good technical, commercial and editorial order have access to the data. Provider takes precautions to preserve the security of personal information. We conscientiously protect information you provide from loss, destruction, fraud, manipulation and unauthorized access or unwarranted disclosure.


5.Disclosure of personal information to third parties

 Provider will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless such disclosure is part of the performance of the specific purpose under the contract which is known to you, you have given your prior consent to disclosure or there exists a legal obligation to disclose the data.


6.Links to other websites

 The website contains links to other websites. Provider is not responsible for ensuring that these sites adhere to data protection regulations.


7.Saving IP addresses

 To ensure in particular the effective prevention of unauthorized access, Provider may save IP addresses for a temporary period. IP addresses are sequences of numbers used to address data packages in the Internet. If misuse has been reported the IP address of the connection identification number at issue will be saved at the first login following the report and if an appropriate court order is received, handed over to the competent prosecution authority together with the remainder of personal data. If the report of misuse should prove to be baseless, the IP address will be deleted at once.



 Provider reserves the right to alter these rules at any time in compliance with data protection regulations.


9.Queries, comments and questions

 If you have queries or comments regarding data protection at or if you wish for information about the personal information we have on file about you, please contact the Provider at . If you ascertain that your personal data on our file is incorrect, Provider will correct the data as soon as possible after receiving your notification. New developments on the Internet and the Internet Portal may affect the privacy policy of Provider. Provider will inform you in good time on this page of any changes or adjustments.


10.Google Analytics

 Our 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 truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.