Last updated 23 May 2018
You may voluntarily choose to supply us with personal information, such as when emailing us from the “Contact Us” page or applying for employment. In such instances, we may gather the following information about you:
We will use this information in the following ways:
as otherwise disclosed to you at the time such information is collected.
For how we use your information that is collected using cookies and similar technologies please see the “Cookies” section here.
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
On this website accesses the IP anonymization. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and site activity, and provide Internet-related services.
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively, by clicking on this link deactivate Google Analytics you prevent that Google Analytics within this website, data about you is collected. By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.
Here’s more information on Google Inc’s data usage: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
We may send your personal information to our affiliated companies if the nature of your request requires us to do so. We may also use third party vendors to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this Policy, but they are not authorized by us to use your personal information for their own purposes. We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.
We will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the website.
We are an internationally operating company and therefore we may transfer your personal information to countries around the world including the United States and other countries outside Europe. We will, where necessary, put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure your information is protected.
We will keep your information for a reasonable period for the purposes set out above.
Data Security Officer
Dietmar Gaetcke (contact details)
Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Infromationsfreiheit
We may use information obtained from cookies or similar technologies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are stored by your computer or device when you visit our website. Therefore, when we refer to “you” in this section we mean your computer. We can recognize these cookies on subsequent visits and they allow us to remember you.
Cookies come in many forms. We have set out below the main types and categories of cookies that are used. This section refers to all types and categories of cookies and not just those we use on our website.
First and third-party cookies – whether a cookie is first-party or third-party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user, the website displayed in the URL window e.g. www.glycotope.com . Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified at the time the website requested the cookie to be set. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookie – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies certain services you have asked for cannot be provided.
These cookies collect information about how users use a website, for instance which pages users go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. Such cookies may include third party cookies provided by Google and Yahoo analytics. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and not used by us to identify individual users. They are only used to improve how the website works.
If you want to delete any cookies that may already be on your computer or device, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your computer in the future, please refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions. Further information on cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org. By deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
This website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 16. If you are under 16 years old and wish to ask a question or use this website in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
You are entitled to ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your personal information corrected. Please contact us using the details set out below.
If your personal information or your preferences change, you don’t want us to send you the information you have requested or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please contact us.
If you have questions, please contact us.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Glycotope GmbH and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Glycotope GmbH. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Glycotope GmbH takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.