Distributed Computing Technology

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy informs the users of the website on which data is collected and how, for which purpose and the use of personal data by the website owner Schott-DCT, contact.

Schott-DCT is committed to the highest standards of data privacy and will only use your information for clearly described purposes and in accordance with your data protection rights.
Our website will be updated periodically, so this Privacy Policy will be adjusted accordingly. We recommend you may revisit and check once in a while.

Please find definitions of the used terminology (e.g. “personal data” or “data processing”) in Article 4: Definitions” GDPR.

Website access data
Schott-DCT and our hosting service collect your data based on legitimate interests (see Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f. GDPR) to operate this website, recording access to the website and save “server log files” on the web server. By this the following data is recorded:

  • target webpage
  • time and date of the access
  • amount of data transmitted
  • source/link, which led to this page
  • browser used
  • operating system used
  • IP-address used

Server log files are kept for 15 days and deleted afterwards. This data is recorded for security reasons, e.g. to investigate and prosecute abuse of the site. If data is to be kept longer e.g. as evidence, it is deleted only after the incident has been clarified and technical and legal proceedings finished.

Collection and processing of personal data
Besides website access data (above) Schott-DCT does not collect any personal data from the website

Processing of contact data
When you initiate contact to Schott-DCT by provided contact details, your contact details and message content will be stored to allow following up with your inquiries. Without your specific consent such information is not forwarded to any third party.

Comments and contributed articles
Comments and blog article contributions are welcome, please submit by email
We may check, edit the content and/or possibly query back to you.
Your comment will then be published with the original article, according to your expressed choice naming you as author or anonymous.
If you do not want your comment to be published, please state so.
Your contacts and email will be stored by Schott-DCT.

No forwarding of data to third parties
Schott-DCT does not forward your data collected on this website to any third party.
Our website makes use of:

  • no fonts from external sources like Google or other
  • no scripts from external sources like Cloudflare or other
  • no tracking or marketing tools like e.g. Google Analytics
  • no YouTube videos
  • no contact form
  • no session cookies
  • no cookies for marketing reach measurement
  • no data processing anti-spam-plugins
  • no Google remarketing tags
  • no Google+ or Twitter buttons
  • no social media plugins

Rights of data subjects according to Art. 15-18,20 GDPR
(Links are pointing towards the according article in GDPR)
The data subject (= you) has the right to place an inquiry with the data controller (here: Schott-DCT) whether personal data is processed. You can request correction of incorrect data, erasure of processing, or restriction of your personal data.

Given applicability, you can request data portability.

Procedure for inquiries acc. Art. 15-18,20
In order to place an article 15-18 or 20 inquiry, please contact Schott-DCT.
In accordance with our instructions you will authenticate yourself in a suitable way since we need to assure handling the right data of the right person.

If for example you request erasure of data, we need to document this proceeding inclusive identity of the requesting person.
Such documentation stays in our records even after a deletion has been executed, to proof lawful and correct proceeding. Nevertheless, such data is restricted from further processing.

Potentially there are legal constraints like legal retention periods that prevent erasure to happen as requested by the data subject. In such case, data is not deleted but restricted from further processing.

GDPR Regulatory Authority for Schott-DCT
If you assume incorrect processing of your data, you may file a complaint with the GDPR Regulatory Authority for Schott-DCT:
Der Hessische Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
or with your local GDPR Regulatory Authority.

[1]: Article 4: Definitions
[2]: Article 6: Lawfulness of processing
[3]: Article 15: Right of access by the data subject
[4]: Article 16: Right to rectification
[5]: Article 17: Right to erasure
[6]: Article 18: Right to restriction of processing
[7]: Right to data portability