Policy

Method Park Software AG
Wetterkreuz 19a
91058 Erlangen
Telefon: +49 (0)9131-97206-0
Fax: +49 (0)9131-97206-200
E-Mail: info(at)methodpark.de
Court of registration: Fürth
Registration number: HRB 8609
Value Added Tax identification number according to § 27 a Value Added Tax Act (Umsatzsteuergesetz): DE 217 807 142

Executive Board with authority to represent

Prof. Dr. Bernd Hindel (CEO)
Dr. Erich Meier
Dr. Martin Geier

Responsible for the editorial contents according to § 10 paragraph 3 MDStV (Interstate Agreement on Media Services)

Esra Cakmak (address as above)

Data Protection Official

Dr. Uwe Hehn (address as above)

Privacy Statement

Method Park is committed to protecting your internet privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself.

Personal Information

In some cases, however, we need your name and possibly some other personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you subscribe our newsletter, enter a contest, or want to download evaluation version of our products. In these cases, we will request that you enter your name, your e-mail address, or other personal information that we need to offer you the requested service. We respect the privacy of your personal information; we will not disclose or sell this information to third parties for their personal use.

Security of your Personal Information

The websites of Method Park are protected against loss, unauthorized use, or changes. We also protect your personal information in accordance with the rules and regulations of the relevant data protection acts. We may also use this information to notify you of new products and services from Method Park. However, Method Park cannot guarantee the safety of the transmitted information in all cases. The transmission of data is done at your risk.

Site Visitation Statistics

We collect information about where in the internet the visitors on our website come from, what hardware they use and which pages they visit within our website. This information, however, is never linked with any personal information you might give us during your visit. We use this information to recognize trends and create statistics - to ensure our site is relevant to your needs.

External Links

This website contains links to other web pages. The owner is not responsible for the privacy policy or content of these external websites.

Lead Lab

According to (german) data protection law, you have to inform your visitors about using a web analyitcs tool on your website. This information could (should) be placed on a data protection related page (e.g. privacy statement). The information text could look like this:

"We use products of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time." Furthermore, you should offer your visitors the possibility to disagree with the usage of their visit data on your website. If you place the following link on your website (e.g. on the page with your privacy statement), a visitor can click on the link, so the visitor's data no longer will be collected by the web analytics tool. This functionality is cookie based and therefore browser dependant.

Exclude from website tracking

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 “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).