The protection of your privacy rights during the processing of personal data is of the utmost concern to Forensicdots . Data collected through the use of our website is handled in compliance with the law of the country in which the body responsible for data processing is located.
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website. Should you have any general questions, or questions related to data protection, please get in touch with the applicable contact person specified the imprint.
With this data protection notice, we provide you with information as to how we handle personal data and which personal data we collect, process and use when you visit this website.
Personal data shall mean all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if they can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or to one or more particular characteristics that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
The purpose of these websites is to provide you with information and tools around IT forensics and IT security.
When you visit our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information contains the type of web browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, our website that you are visiting, as well as technical information on your visit (https/http method, https/http version, https/http status code, length of the data transferred). This only concerns information, which does not permit conclusions about your person. This data is also generated during access to every other website on the internet. This is therefore not a specific function of this website.
Information of this type is only collected in an anonymised form and evaluated by us statistically or for the purpose of ensuring an error-free provision of the website.
When you visit our website, our web servers save your IP address used for access, as well as the date and time of the visit as standard.
Personal data is only collected when you provide it to us voluntarily, and as far as this is required for the respective purpose.
If your browser settings are set to accept cookies, with the use of our websites you consent to the use of these cookies. Most browsers are set to accept all cookies by default. You have the option, however, of configuring your browser so that cookies are displayed before they are saved, or so that only certain cookies are accepted or rejected, or so that cookies are rejected in general.
We would like to point out that changes to settings only apply to the respective browser. If you use different browsers or change to a different device, the settings must be configured again. You can also delete the cookies from your storage medium at any time. Please refer to your web browser's help function for information regarding cookie settings and how to change them, and also regarding the deletion of cookies.
The following is a list of the most common types of cookies and their purpose.
Whilst you are active on a website, a session cookie is temporarily stored in the memory of your computer. Here, a session ID is saved so that, for example, you do not have to log in again each time you change webpage. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or their validity expires as soon as your session has automatically expired.
Persistent or protocol cookies
A persistent or protocol cookie stores a file on your computer for the duration defined by the file's expiration date. Due to these cookies, websites remember your information and settings for your next visit. This results in faster and more convenient access as you do not need to configure your language settings for our portal again, for example. Once the expiry date has elapsed, the cookie is automatically deleted when you visit the website that created it.
These are set by the website itself (same domain as in the address bar of the browser) and can only be read by this website. These cookies are generally used to save information (e.g. your settings) which is then used when you next visit the website.
Third-party cookies come from other providers than the operator of the website. They can be used, for example, to gather information for advertising, user-defined content and web statistics.
Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided this data to us.
The legal basis for the use and saving of your personal data is your consent in accordance with Art. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as in accordance with Section 13, Para. 2 Telemediengesetz (TMG, German Telemedia Act). We process your basic data and usage data on the basis of and in accordance with the provisions of Sections 14 and 15 TMG, which represent a legal duty in the sense of Article 6, Para. 1(c) EU GDPR, which we, as operator of the website, are subject to.
Due to the use of the presented functions, bodies which are located in third countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) can also view your data. In these countries, the level of data protection may be insufficient as there is no decision regarding the adequacy of the data protection from the EU Commission and no other suitable guarantees for the protection of your personal data.
Your data is transferred into these third countries on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 7 EU GDPR and Section 13, Para. 2 TMG (German Telemedia Act) or on the basis of the exemption clauses of Art. 49, Para. 1 EU GDPR which apply through the activation of the applicable function.
Data shall only be sent to government bodies and authorities in accordance with binding national legal regulations.
Personal data related to your visit to our website will be stored for a maximum of two years, calculated from the point in time when our website was opened.
Other personal data is saved until you unregister or inform us that you would no longer like to make use of the respective function.Beyond this, personal data is only saved if there are statutory or contractual retention obligations.
You have the right to be informed about the data that relates to you, and the right to correct your data. Provided that there are no statutory regulations to the contrary, you also have the right to delete and block your data, as well as the right to object to the processing of your data. Furthermore, you have the right to data portability.
As we collect and process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you also have the right to revoke the consent you granted. The legality of the data processing carried out with your consent until you revoke it, remains unaffected by your withdrawal of consent.
If necessary, we need to verify your identity before we can process your requests. If, in spite of our efforts to maintain accurate and up-to-date data, incorrect information has been saved, we will correct such information upon corresponding request. In the event of complaints, there is the possibility to contact a data protection supervisory authority.
Your data is protected by technical and organizational security measures to prevent accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures, such as data encryption, are regularly improved in accordance with technological development.
In order to keep apace with the continuous development of the internet, we may adapt this declaration concerning data privacy protection at any time while adhering to the provisions of data privacy protection legislation.