Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Dear visitors of our Internet portal

thank you for visiting our website. To make you feel comfortable while visiting our website, we would like to inform you about the handling of your data. The following data protection regulations are intended to inform you about how we collect, use and pass on your personal data. Responsible for this website is Global Castings Holding A/S.

The protection of your privacy is very important to us. For this reason, we have designed our website in a way that it can be used anonymously. We use information that we receive and store during your visit of our website exclusively for internal purposes and to improve the design of the website. We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser for a period of seven days in order to detect, limit and eliminate faults or errors (e.g. attacks on our servers). After this period has expired, we delete or anonymize the IP address.  We use the IP address exclusively for the above-mentioned security purposes.  Further information on the processing of the IP address can be found in the following section “Usage data”.

Usage Data

When you visit our website, so-called usage data is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes as a protocol in order to improve the quality of our website. This data set consists of

We use this information to enable the access to our website, to control and administrate our systems and to improve the design of our websites. The creation of personal user profiles is excluded. Data about individuals or their individual behavior is not collected.

Data transmission to third parties

We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored on a visitor’s hard drive. They allow information to be stored for a certain period of time and to identify the visitor’s computer. Only so-called session cookies are used to control your visit of our site, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. There is no permanent storage of data on your computer. You can set up your browser so that it informs you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter “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 our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on our website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and will be shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on the website activity and to provide us with other services relating to the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of our website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or Google privacy overview (general information on Google Analytics and data protection).

Please note that the function “anonymizeIp” is used with Google Analytics in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

You can also prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent future collection of your data when you visit the website:

Encryption

To protect your data from unwanted access, we use an encryption method on our pages. Your information is transmitted from your computer to our server and vice versa via the internet using 256-bit TLS encryption (Transport Layer Security). You can recognize this by the fact that the lock symbol on the status bar of your browser is closed and the address line starts with https://.

Your rights as a user

As a user, you have the right to request information about what personal data is stored by us and for what purpose it is stored. In addition, you may have incorrect data corrected or data deleted that is inadmissible or no longer necessary to be stored. You also have the right to transfer your data and to object in front of a data protection authority. We are at your disposal for information, wishes or suggestions on the subject of data protection.

Data protection officer

Our data protection officer will be happy to provide you with information or suggestions on the subject of data protection:

Peter Suhren 
FIRST PRIVACY GmbH
web: www.first-privacy.com
e-mail: office@first-privacy.com
phone: +49 421 69 66 32 80