Terms of Use

Introduction

The purpose of ascrion technologies is to facilitate peer-to-peer know-how exchange between experts. Using ascrion products and services means sharing information about yourself with other professionals and communicating with them. The amount and type of information you decide to share and with whom you share it is up to you.

The nature of ascrion`s services requires that we collect personal information about our users. We take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information at any time. By providing us with your information and visiting ascrion web sites or using ascrion products and services, you accept and consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Privacy policy principles are guided by the German Data Protection Law which govern the collection, use and disclosure of Personal information by organisations in a manner that recognizes both the right of individuals to protect their data and the need of organisations to collect, use or disclose personal data for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.

We encourage you to read our policy carefully, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding its contents.

I.    Privacy Policy for the Online/Onsite Brokerage Products and Services (OBPS) The Privacy Policy for the OBPS was last updated December 2018.

The OBPS are being provided to Business Concerns by ascrion, an SME organized under German laws with the headquater at Am Weinberg 6, 35096 Weimar, Germany. Hereinafter referred to collectively as “ascrion” or “we”
The OBPS are provided to Business Concerns, and accepted thereby, through any natural person using our OBPS by means of an account the person created. Hereinafter referred to as the “User” or “you.”
This privacy policy for the OBPS constitutes an agreement (Agreement) between ascrion and the User.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY TERMS OR PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY OR OUR TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE OBPS.

 

1. Object

We have implemented this Privacy Policy because your privacy, and the privacy of other users, is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your Personal Information is collected and used in connection with the Services.

1.1. Definitions
Business Concern – A business or legal entity engaged in the use of OBPS through a natural person (User), as differentiated from consumer users of the ascrion web pages.
Personal Data (PD): any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Data: any electronic data and information submitted by or for the User to the platform and reasonably required to operate the Products and Services or collected by or for the User using the Products.
Online/Onsite Brokerage Products and Services (OBPS): Software and Websites of ascrion, including: ascrion brokerage platform, ascrion evaluation platform and ascrion social community platforms.

2. Data Processing Contributors

2.1. Publishers
OBPS are published by ascrion.Contact Alexander Scriba from ascrion by

  • e-mail at : privacy@ascrion.com;
  • regular mail at: ascrion GmbH, Am Weinberg 6, 35096 Weimar, Germany
  • phone at : +49-6421-60825


2.2. Web Host
Data are hosted by:

Hetzner Online GmbH
Industriestr. 25
91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany

Servado.de
Am Hirschgraben 24b
40627 Düsseldorf, Germany


3. Data Collection
We may collect information through your use of our OBPS and in off-line communications, in online forms, during sales interactions, or at other events. As a user, you may visit our websites while remaining anonymous and without the need to reveal any Personal Data (PD). However, certain portions of websites, including OBPS, may require providing PD and Data. We will use this PD to contact you with information that is relevant to the reasons for which it was submitted.

Collected data can be:
OBPS User Profile: User description: Contact information, Social media links, Expertise, Company description; Areas of interest; Financials; Contact Information; Company Assets; Company Services; Company Market Products; Company offers, Company Management; and, any Content you upload into your OBPS User Profile. OBPS Network Interactions: A User’s interactions within OBPS such as, but not limited to, scheduling preferences, searches, accepted meetings, rejected meetings, messages, notes and tasks.

3.1. Data Hosting
Personal Data and Data collected through the use of OBPS are hosted by

Hetzner Online GmbH
Industriestr. 25
91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany

Servado.de
Am Hirschgraben 24b
40627 Düsseldorf, Germany

Both hosting service provider offer suitable safeguards and risk management processes formalized through a contract with ascrion.

3.2. Use and share of Data
By accepting this Privacy Statement, you agree with sharing PD and Data registered on OBPS with other Users and particularly other users of the OBPS whether companies or natural persons.
You agree that we may use your Data in a manner reasonably required to operate the OBPS. For example, if you become a User by registering for an event, submitting your Data on a One-on-One brokerage platform you agree that your Data can be reproduced, replicated, published, displayed, disseminated, and downloaded and printed for personal use by all other Users of that event, and use of its OBPS. You also agree that we may use your Data for internal recording, analysis, research, product development and for answering your queries. You agree that we may share your Data with companies performing services on our behalf (such as marketing, IT or delivery services) who will only use your Data to provide that service such as hosting and processing services.

ascrion does not sell, share, or rent your Data to third parties other than as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. Any use of your Data not mentioned in this Privacy Policy will only be made with your permission.

3.3. Data Protection
We maintain appropriate physical, administrative and technical safeguards to protect you against the loss or unauthorized use, alteration or disclosure of, or unauthorized access to, the PD and Data under our control. Personnel accessing your PD and Data are trained and informed of the importance of maintaining the security and confidentiality of such data. Other than as described in this Privacy Statement, we will not share personally identifiable information with anyone without your prior permission unless we believe in good faith that such release is reasonably necessary to:

  1. comply with applicable law;
  2. enforce the terms of any of our agreements; or
  3. protect the rights, property or safety of ascrion, our visitors, or others.

For your convenience, OBPS may provide links to third-party Web sites. By accessing these links, you leave our OBPS. We do not manage, make any representations about third-party sites nor are we aware of their privacy practices. The PD you choose to give to other sites is not covered by our Privacy policy.

4. Rights to request the rectification (and erasure)
In accordance with German Data Protection Law, you may, at any time:

  • Gain access to your hosted PD;
  • modify, rectify and erase your hosted PD;
  • if justified by legitimate reasons, oppose the use of your PD or PD processing for marketing or unsolicited commercial communications;

these rights do not apply to data processed for statistical purposes as it is an anonymous and globalized process.

To use these rights, you may contact ascrion GmbH, Am Weinberg 6, 35096 Weimar, Germany

  • at the following e-mail address: privacy@ascrion.com;
  • by regular mail at the following address : info@ascrion.com


4.1. Data Retention Period
PD and Data of the User are retained during the use of OBPS, and until the suppression of the User account.
PD and Data may however be stored beyond this duration to be transmitted, if needed, to judicial authorities to enable criminal offences investigations.
When PD and Data is stored, the PD and Data will no longer be online but be subject to an anonymization process and kept on a safe and independent medium.

5. Opt-out
We may periodically use your e-mail or mobile phone number information for service, sales, support, and marketing purposes. We may use your personal information to provide the services you ask for, like delivering customized emails, newsletters, forms, documents, and reports. We may also use personal information for auditing, research, and analysis to run (and improve) the Products. If you wish not to receive such messages, you may simply follow the opt-out procedure specified in such e-mail.

6. Applicable law – Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with German law.
Any dispute under this Agreement related to OBPS, whether contractual or not, that may arise among the parties in relation to their relationship under this Agreement shall be brought before the competent Courts of Marburg.

7. Social Networking Services
We have worked with certain third-party social media providers to offer you their social networking services through our OBPS. For example, you can use third-party social networking services, including but not limited to LinkedIn, XING, Facebook, Twitter, YOUTUBE and others to share information about your experience using our OBPS with your friends and followers on those social networking services. These social networking services may be able to collect information about you. These third-party social networking services also may notify your friends that you are a user of our OBPS or about your use of our OBPS, in accordance with applicable law and their own privacy policies. If you choose to access or make use of third-party social networking services, we may receive information about you that you have made available to those social networking services, including information about your contacts on those social networking services.

8. Notification of Changes
Periodically we may make changes to this policy. Users are responsible for periodically checking our notices, privacy policy and OBPS for changes to this privacy policy. User’s continued use of our OBPS after these changes are posted constitutes User’s agreement to the changes with regard to any information collected.

9. Contact Information
We welcome your feedback regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any comments, questions or concerns about this privacy policy you may contact us at:


ascrion GmbH
Am Weinberg 6
35096 Weimar, Germany
Phone: 0049-6421- 608253
E-Mail: info@ascrion.com
 

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