Data Protection

We, as Tradex-Services GmbH take security in all forms very seriously. We believe personal information should remain private. Therefore we have taken measures in securing your data and set actions in place that control your information both with us and that shared with external parties. In light of the new data protection laws, we abide with all new rules and regulations and are open with our handlings. With the new laws, new systems have been put in place and we ask you to carefully read through the document for a better understanding and knowledge.

Storage of Data and Documentation

By visiting our website, you have the option of accepting our cookie(s). With permission, small packets of information will be stored between your web browser and our server and saved for our records for a maximum of 14 days. The following information will be recorded:

  • Name of the visited sites (URL) ,
  • Date and Time of the the visited sites,
  • Size of the transferred Data,
  • Notifications of web queries (error messages and active links),
  • IP address of the device used to access our sites,
  • Browser used and version, Device type and operating system .

Data that is stored through the access of our website will be documented and securely stored. This information will only be provided to third parties, should we be required by law or a relevant jurisdiction. In the event of a suspected or intentional breach to our services will be deemed as grounds to provide the relevant authorities with the data collected.

Uses of Data Collected

Information stored and collected will be used for the sole purpose of business related functions to which your personal information and contact information have been provided with your consent and permission. This includes but is not limited to: Newsletters, Tradex+ Membership, Co-operation requests, Showguide. All data is only accessed by selected staff who handle all information with high regard to your privacy. All actions are protocolled and regular updates are made to ensure all measures to security are met

The use of Cookies

Cookies are small packages of information that are saved locally to your device through your interest browser. They are there to provide you with a better internet and user friendly experience. During your visit to our website, cookies will be saved to your device to remember your preferences. Cookies are on most sites, automatically accepted but can also be deactivated in the settings of your internet browser. This allows the information only to be stored for the duration of your visit without any further actions. This can sometimes result in certain functionalities of a website to become unresponsive

Links to websites for third parties

Our website contains links to various providers and no responsibility can be made from our side as to the data protection rules and regulations from the providers visited.

Web Tracking Process

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis software / provider from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; „Google“). The use incorporates the operation category „Universal Analytics“. This enables data, sessions and interactions from various devices and browsers to be monitored and tracked and analysed by use of unique User-IDs. The data protection references herein are provided by intersoft consulting services AG.

Google Analytics uses „Cookies“, small data packages that are locally stored on the device that is accessing our webpages and services and allows the analysing of interactions with your permission. The data collected from the cookies about your session will be stored on a server from Google in the USA. In the event of the deactivation and/or depersonalisation, the IP-Address and other data used will be shortened and condensed as per the rulings of the member states of the European Union and all other states / members that have an agreement with the European Union. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP-Address be stored on the sever from Google in the USA and then shortened. The IP-Address stored from the visitor will only be used within the context of Google Analytics and will not be used together with any other data obtained from Google. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use the data gained to analyse and report about the individual sessions made on the websites and services used. These findings come under our legitimate interest for the data handling and processing. The legal basis for the usage of Google Analytics is § 15 Abs.3 TMG respectively Art. 6 Abs.1 lit. f DSGVO. Sessions and Campaigns will be ended after a set period. By default all sessions with a duration of 30 minutes of inactivity and all campaigns with a time period after 6 months will be ended. The time limit for Campaigns can have a maximal duration of 2 years. For further and more detailed information to the Terms of usage and Data Protection, please refer to the "Terms of usage for Google Analytics" and respectively the "Google Data Protection declaration".

Sie können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können. Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Website bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem Sie das Browser-Add-on zur "Deaktivierung von Google Analytics" herunterladen und installieren. Opt-Out-Cookies verhindern die zukünftige Erfassung Ihrer Daten beim Besuch dieser Website. Um die Erfassung durch Universal Analytics über verschiedene Geräte hinweg zu verhindern, müssen Sie das Opt-Out auf allen genutzten Systemen durchführen. To save the preferences of your cookies, please refer to the settings of your chosen browser. However, please note that in doing so, some if not all functionalities of our website and services may become inactive and unresponsive. If you would still like to have the data stored from your sessions remain private, we recommend at your own risk the installation of Browser add-ons which enable the "deactivation of Google Analytics Tracking". Opting out of cookies will prevent the collecting of any data from sessions when visiting or using our website and services. Please make sure to Opt-Out on all used devices to ensure the settings and preferences remain the same.

Please follow the link here to set the Opt-out preference for your cookie: Google Analytics deactivation.

Date of Update: 15. July 2018