Privacy policy

Welcome to Springer Ltd.!

We are pleased that you visit our website and thank you for your interest in our company, our products and our websites. The protection of your privacy while using our websites is very important for us.Therefore please notice the following information:

Anonymous data collection

In principle you can visit the websites of the SPRINGER Ltd. without informing us who you are. We only get to know the name of your internet service provider, the websites you visit us from and our websites you visit. These information are evaluated for statistical purposes only. You as a single user remain anonymous.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data will only be collected if you notify us of them spontaneously, for execution of an order, a survey or at the registration of personalised services for example. Only under the condition of your consent your registration data are processed for the purpose of advertising and market research and for the need- based configuration of electronic services within the personalised  services of Springer Ltd. Moreover in the event of your permission all information you called up on our websites will be edited into a user profile in order to offer information specifically personalized for you. These data are transported encoded and are protected against misuse by third parties.

Use and circulation of personal data

Without your permission your personal data collected on the websites of Springer Ltd. are used for contract realisation and processing of your inquiries only. In addition to it we use your data for advertising and market research purposes and for demand- related design of the  electronic services of the Springer Ltd. with your prior consent only. The use of your data for advertising individually designed for you requires your prior consent too. As your acceptance for the use of your data for the aforementioned purposes also may include the transfer of your data to the companies of the Springer group and to the Springer partners chosen by you, your data also may be passed on to them.  
Apart from that there is no transfer to other third parties. Of course you can revoke your respective consent with effect for the future at any time.

External links

For your best information you find links on our sites which refer to third party sites. Provided that it is not clearly recognizable we point out that the link is external. The Springer Ltd. has no influence on content and design of  these websites of other providers. Therefore the guarantees of this privacy policy are not valid for these sites.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses socalled“cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your website usage to beconducted. The information on your use of this website generated via the cookie is generally transmitted to aserver operated by Google in the USA and saved there. In the event that IP anonymization has been activatedon this website, your IP address will however be abbreviated in advance by Google within the member statesof the European Union and in other countries that have signed the treaty on the European Economic Area.Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server operated by Google in the USA andabbreviated there. By order of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate yourusage of the website in order to compile reports on website activities and provide vis-à-vis the websiteoperator further services connected with website usage and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted fromyour browser by way of Google Analytics is not brought together with any other data held by Google. You canprevent the storage of cookies via the corresponding setting on your browser software; we must point out toyou however that in such case you may not be able to use all the functions offered by this website in full. Youcan, moreover, prevent logging of the data generated via cookies and relating to your usage of the website(incl. your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browserplugin provided via the following link [the current link is tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Legal notice for lawyers on this website
In the event of any problems with regards to competition law or similar problems, please contact us in advance to avoid unnecessary litigation and costs. The cost note of a legal warning without previous contact with the managing director shall be dismissed as unfounded in the context of the legal obligation to mitigate damages. Unlawful warning letters will be prosecuted under both criminal and civil law.

Further information and contacts

For further information on the subject „ Data privacy at the Springer Ltd.” please contact the data privacy officer of our company.  You find the contact address below. Here you can inquire which of your data we have saved. At any time you can send information-, deletion- and correction requests of your data and also suggestions by email or letter to the following address:

Data protection officer:
Herr Joachim Kramer
Kramer & Partner GbR
Büro für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sylvia Kramer & Joachim Kramer
Elsternweg 24
42555 Velbert
Telefon: +49 2052 9289766
E-Mail: info@datenschutz-kramer.de

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