Privacy Policy for IICO

Dear visitors, we look forward to your visit to our website. We want you to feel safe and comfortable. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. The following privacy policy is intended to inform you about how we handle the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

All legal information refers to the German “Datenschutzgrundverordnung” (General Data Protection Regulation)

Responsible body
IICO Board Members

Usage data
In order to improve the quality and functionality of our websites and in the event of criminal prosecution, we store data on individual access to our sites for statistical purposes. This record consists of
• the page from which the file was requested,  the name of the file,
• the date and time of the query,
• the amount of data transferred,
• the access status (file transfer, file not found),
• description of the type of web browser used,
• the IP address of the requesting computer

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interests of the person in charge).
The o.g. The legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For better user guidance we use cookies. The use of cookies simplifies the use of websites for the user. Certain pages can not be called up without their use or not without error. These reasons are also the legitimate interest for this data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (the use of cookies for analysis purposes is covered in another point). Popular browsers offer the option of not allowing cookies. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies or enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the features of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.

We offer the opportunity to inform yourself by newsletter about innovations on our website. For this we only need your e-mail address. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter at a later date, this is possible via a simple e-mail logout. The legal basis for processing the data after the user has registered for the newsletter is the user’s consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.

Contact form
You can contact us via a contact form at any time with questions or suggestions. In order to answer your questions or to send you a feedback, we need the following information: Name, first name and e-mail address. We use this data exclusively for the o.g. Purposes. The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of using the contact form or sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

Analysis programs

Jetpack / Stats
This website uses the statistics tool Jetpack (formerly With this program the visitor accesses of this page can be evaluated statistically. It is operated by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, using the tracking technology of Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA.
In this case, so-called “cookies” are used (text files that are stored on the computer of the user and through which an analysis of the use of the website is possible). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on a server in the USA. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and prior to its storage. The installation of cookies can be prevented by setting the browser software. This may u.U. However, not all functions of this website are fully exploited.
You can object to the collection and use of data by Quantcast with effect for the future, by clicking on the link “Click here to opt-out” put an opt-out cookie in your browser at this point: http: // / If you delete all cookies on your computer, you must set the opt-out cookie again.
Cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising and thus also serves the financing and customer-oriented use, adaptation and updating of the website.

Social plugins

This website uses so-called social plugins of the social network operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). They are i.d.R. recognizable by the “thumbs-up” sign. An overview of Facebook’s social plugins can be found here:
When opening this website, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by him into the website. Unfortunately, we have no influence or knowledge about the amount of data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin.
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the offer. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you select the plugins, the corresponding information will be transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. Even if you are not a member of Facebook, it is possible that Facebook will learn and store your IP address. According to Facebook, the IP address is stored in Germany only anonymously.
Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook along with information about rights and settings options can be found here:
It is also possible to block Facebook social plug-ins with add-ons for your browser, for example with the “Facebook Blocker” or the add-on “AdBlock Plus” for Firefox. More information at

Google+ button
This website uses the “+1” button on the Google Plus social network operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
When you visit this website, you will be connected to Google’s servers. Since Google’s “+1” button is sent directly to the browser and is incorporated into the website by the browser, we have no influence on it and no knowledge of the extent to which Google collects data with the button. Google declares to the users that no personal data would be collected without a click on the button. Only with logged in members, such data, among other things the IP address, would be collected and processed.
For more information about the purpose and scope of the data collection, its processing and use by Google, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, Google users can access it here: + 1button.html.

This website includes the Twitter button (Tweetmeme Button). This is provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are recognizable by the Twitter logo. With the buttons it is possible to share a post or a page of this web offer on Twitter or follow us on Twitter.
When accessing this website, it will connect to Twitter’s servers. The content of the Twitter buttons is transmitted by Twitter directly to the user’s browser. Therefore we have no influence and no knowledge about the amount of data collected by Twitter via the button. According to previous knowledge, only the IP address of the user, the URL of the respective website when the button is received, but not for other purposes than the appearance of the button, used.
Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter at

On this website the “XING Share Button” is used. When accessing this website, a short-term connection to XING AG servers (“XING”) is established via your browser, with which the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not store personal data about you by calling this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. The current data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information can be found on this website:

Privacy Policy for Use of LinkedIn Recommend Button: This LinkedIn website contains LinkedIn social network plugins LinkedIn LinkedIn, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter “LinkedIn”). integrated. The LinkedIn plugins are identified by the LinkedIn logo or the “Share” button on this website, and when you visit this website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn will receive the information that you have visited this website with your IP address, and if you click on the LinkedIn “Share button” while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of this website to your LinkedIn profile As a provider of the pages, I am not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and options, you can find in the privacy policy of LinkedIn.
These hints are provided by LinkedIn here: http: // Key = privacy_policy & trk = hb_ft_priv.

Your rights as a user

a) Right to Confirmation
Any data subject has the right to request information on whether or not personal data is being processed.
b) Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)
Any data subject has the right to obtain free information about the personal data stored about him and a copy of this information.
c) Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
The data subject has the right to demand from the person responsible without delay the correction of incorrect personal data concerning him.
d) Right of cancellation (right to be forgotten) (Art. 17 GDPR)
Any data subject has the right to demand that personal data concerning him / her be deleted without delay, provided that one of the reasons stated by law applies and the processing is not required is.
e) Right to limitation of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
Any data subject has the right to demand the restriction of processing provided that one of the reasons stated by law applies.
f) Data transferability (Article 20 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to receive the personal data concerning him / her provided to a responsible person in a structured, common and machine-readable format and this data to another person without hindrance provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) of the GDPR or of a contract pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR and processing by automated means, provided that the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task of public interest or in the exercise of public authority delegated to the controller. Furthermore, in exercising their right to data portability under Article 20 (1) of the GDPR, the data subject has the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly from one controller to another, insofar as this is technically feasible and if so this does not affect the rights and freedoms of others.
g) Right to revoke data protection consent (Article 13 GDPR)
Every data subject has the right to revoke consent to the processing of personal data at any time if the processing referred to in Art. 6 (1) lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. A shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing effected on the basis of the consent until the withdrawal.

h) Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)
Any data subject shall have the right, at any time and for reasons arising from his particular situation, to prevent the processing of personal data relating to him or her based on Article 6 (1) (e) or f DS-GMO takes an objection. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. When personal data are processed to operate direct mail, the data subject has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him or her for the purposes of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

i) Automated decisions on a case-by-case basis, including profiling (Article 22 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has a legal effect on it or which in a similar manner impaired, provided the decision
• (1) is not required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or
(2) is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and where such legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject; or
• (3) with the express consent of the data subject.

In the cases referred to in (1) and (3), appropriate measures shall be taken to safeguard the rights and freedoms and the legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to disclose his or her own Position and contesting the decision.

Duration for which the personal data is stored
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective legally prescribed retention period. After the deadline, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.
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