At ECN we value your privacy and we only request personal data which are necessary for the performance of our mission. We keep you informed about the way we use your data, as well as your rights under the relevant European legislations (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2016.119.01.0001.01.ENG). The European Compsot Network will respect the privacy of our customers and ECN will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information. Where you are invited to submit personal information online (e-mail address, names, postal addresses) the submission of this information is purely voluntary. The ECN expressly declares that the information submitted will not be passed on to third parties. We respect the privacy of our users and commit ourselves to handle the personal data of our customers with utmost secrecy.
We only collect and process your data for as long as it is necessary for the procurement of our services, for the fulfilment of a contract according to legal regulations, as well as for the maintenance of our relationship with you.
Business related documents and data are kept for a maximum of ten years in accordance with the provisions of the German Commercial Code and Tax Code.
What are your rights?
You have the right of access, rectification, deletion, objection, limitation of processing, as well as data transmission of your personal data.
If you wish to delete your data despite prior consent, we will comply to your request immediately as long as we are not obliged to store your data due to legal requirements.
Unless you object, we will use your data to maintain and enhance our trusting business relationship to our mutual benefit.
You can always seek further information or file a complaint with your local data protection authority (depending on your place of residence). A list of regulators can be found here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
Any offer you have accepted at any time you may withdraw at any time.
Social Media buttons: For the privacy policies of our Social networks we refer to their privacy statements:
For Facebook https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
For Twitter https://twitter.com/en/privacy
A note on Google Analytics: This Website uses Google Analytics, a web-based monitoring service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so called cookies, text files, which are saved on your computer to analyse your interaction with the Website. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is saved. Google subsequently uses this information to evaluate your interaction with the Site, to compile reports on website activities for the website hosts and to provide other services in connection to website and internet usage. Google may also provide this information to third-parties, if it is required by law, or if third-parties process this information for Google. In no case Google shall associate your IP address with other data at Google Inc. There is a function in your browser where you may disallow the installation of cookies; we would, however, like to point out that in case you do this, you will probably not be able to use all the functions of this site to their full extent. By using this Website you agree to the processing of the data by Google in the above mentioned way and for the purpose described above.
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.