APE Angewandte Physik & Elektronik GmbH is committed to the protection of personal information of the users of its websites. APE Staff and external processors who have access to personal information and are associated with the processing of that information are obligated to respect the privacy and confidentiality of information.
If you visit APE websites to read or download information, APE collects and stores only the following information that is automatically recognized: the date and time, the originating IP address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser), the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser), the object requested and the completion status of the request.
More information is collected and logged for advanced features, such as placing an order on APE web servers for online payments or subscribing to an APE newsletter.
Use of Collected Information
Anonymous information is collected from visits to APE websites to measure user activity on these websites. This includes analyzing these logs periodically to measure the traffic through the servers, the number of pages visited and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest, and to help APE provide better customer service. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on the servers. This information is collected through the use of various technologies, including "cookies".
Throughout the APE websites, you may find links to other third-party websites. Please note that APE is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third-party websites.
You can ask APE whether it is keeping personal information about you, and you can also request to receive a copy of that personal information. As a safeguard against abuse APE will ask you to provide proof of your identity before providing you with any personal information. If you are not able to do so, APE reserves the right to refuse to send you the personal information.
You may request at any time that APE corrects your personal information in its records. You may also request the deletion of such information, except when it has been collected for a specific purpose for which you have given your consent, for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to comply with a legal obligation.
(Last Updated January 14, 2016)