Represented by Dr. Bastian July (CEO)
THE PROVIDER OF THE WEBSITES OF GOODIP GMBH AND THE PAGES OF GOODIP GMBH ON SOCIAL NETWORKS IS GOODIP GMBH.
PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR JOURNALISTIC AND EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO WEBSITE CONTENT
Dr. Bastian July
Head Offices: Munich
Commercial Register, Munich Registration Court: HRB 234688
VAT identification number: DE313664837
GoodIP GmbH (“GoodIP”) operates the GoodIP website from Severinstr. 3a, 81541 Munich, Germany. We attach great importance to the protection of your personal data and collect, process and use your personal data exclusively in compliance with the principles described below and in line with applicable data protection legislation.
Your personal data
Personal data means any information which relates to a specific person. This for example includes your name, your telephone number and your postal and e-mail addresses. Merely visiting this GoodIP website does not require to provide us with any personal data. Nor will we collect, process or use your personal data unless you have given us your explicit consent to do so. To join the GoodIP Community, you are required to enter your your valid email address and a password of your choice.To inform other Community members about yourself, you can add more details to your profile.
The GoodIP website may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of patents (“Review Areas"). If GoodIP provides such Review Areas, we do not require and do not recommend that you post any personal data about yourself or any other person.
GoodIP uses the information we collect about you for the following general purposes:
for registration and to manage your account, including to allow your access to and use of the GoodIP website;
to communicate with you in general, including to provide information about GoodIP;
to enable us to publish your reviews, forum posts, and other content;
to respond to your questions and comments;
to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and the GoodIP website;
to notify you about special offers and products or services that may be of interest to you;
to solicit information from you, including through surveys;
to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems;
to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
as otherwise described to you at the point of collection
Your personal data
Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.
Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.
Our website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. In most cases these are so-called "session cookies" that are deleted once you leave our website.
To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website.
You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
PURPOSE OF REGISTERING
We offer you the opportunity to sign up for our website. The information entered when signing up, as shown in the registration form is collected and stored solely for use by our website. When signing up for our website, we also store your IP address and the date and time you registered. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your data to sign up for our site. None of this information is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.
Our website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. The newsletter provides you periodically with information about our services. To receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address. We will review the email address you provide for the purpose of determining whether you are in fact the owner of the email address provided or whether the actual owner of said address is authorized to receive the newsletter. We will not collect any other data. The data thereby collected is used solely for the purpose of receiving our newsletter. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that other components of our website may collect. You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. You will find additional details in the email confirming your subscription as well as in each newsletter.
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.
USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS WITH ANONYMIZATION
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site.
The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
We use Google Analytics with an IP anonymization feature on our website. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of our site, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide other services related to website- and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent this data is processed by third parties on Google´s behalf.
Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
Google also offers a disabling option for the most common browsers, thus providing you with greater control over the data which is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information regarding your website visit is transmitted to Google Analytics. However, the activation does not prevent the transmission of information to us or to any other web analytics services we may use. For more information about the disabling option provided by Google, and how to enable this option, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
GoodIP uses Campaign Monitor (CM) for email marketing. CM is an email address management and message sending service provided by Freshview Pty Ltd.
Personal Data collected: Email address. Place of processing: USA. The information is only stored to inform the subscriber of news and other content that could be relevant for the user. For information about how CM keeps the information secure, please go to this website
Email marketing campaigns published through Campaign Monitor may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include: the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply users with more relevant content based around their activity.
Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
Last Modification: December 2019