Data Protection Statement

1. General

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH places great value on protecting the personal data of all visitors to our Internet site.

Personal data is collected, processed and used by Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

2. Collection, Use and Processing of Personal data

Personal data are information that could lead directly or indirectly to the identification of a person, such as a name or postal address.

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH collects data of this type only to the extent permitted by law, due to your consent, or if you voluntarily provide it to us.

Collection, use and processing of personal data can take place in the following cases:

a) Access data / Server log files

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH collects data each time its website is accessed (so-called server log files). The following data or categories of data can be collected:

-    Name of the web page opened
-    Date and time of the request
-    Browser type and version
-    The user’s operating system
-    Referrer URL (the previously visited web page)
-    IP address

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH uses this data solely for statistical purposes and for technical optimization of the website.

b) Contact

When a user contacts Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH by Internet, the user’s information is stored in order to process the request and possible follow-up requests. The user provides this data voluntarily.

c) Registration

Data entered during registration for demonstration software are employed for the purposes of using the demonstration software. The user can be informed via e-mail about offers or registration-relevant information such as changes to the scope of the offer, or about technical circumstances. The data collected are shown in the input mask during the registration process. The mandatory information includes the user’s name, company, address, city, country, postal code and e-mail address. Other details are optional.

d) Cookies

Cookies are text files that enable the storage of device-specific information on the user’s system. This information can then be used to save the user settings for future visits to the website, to realize various website functions and to collect information about how the website is used in order to improve it.
If you wish to disable cookies, all common browsers offer settings that allow cookies to be blocked and deleted. Blocking cookies, however, may lead to impaired functionality of the website, either fully or in part.

e) Piwik

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH uses the privacy-enhancing web analytics tool Piwik to learn more about user behavior on its website and use this knowledge to continuously improve its services. Piwik uses cookies that save device-specific information as well as information about user behavior in anonymized form.

Users can contradict the collection and evaluation of their data at any time by completing the Opt-Out form below. This sets a so-called opt-out cookie. If all browser cookies are deleted, the opt-out cookie must be set again.

f) Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the user’s computer and enable an analysis of how the website is used. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the user is generally transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA. The IP address is anonymized using the function “_anonymizelp” or “ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true)” before transmission to Google.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with any other data held by Google. Users can prevent storage of these cookies by selecting the appropriate browser settings. However, we wish to point out that in this case, you cannot use the full functionality of this website. Users can additionally prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and associated with their website use (including IP address), and its transmission and processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

Further information regarding data protection and how Google Analytics functions is available at:

Disable Google Analytics

3. Security

Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH complies with the legally required technical and organizational measures for protecting personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access.

4. The Data Retention Period

Personal data is stored only as long as needed to achieve the purposes mentioned here, or for the legally determined data retention period. After the elimination of the respective purpose or the expiry of the retention period, the data are deleted or blocked in accordance with statutory rules.

5. Revocation, Changes, Corrections, and Updates

Users have the right to obtain information free of charge about the personal data stored by Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH on them. In addition, they have the right to demand the correction and deletion of their personal data. If data cannot be deleted due to retention obligations, these will be blocked until the end of the data retention period. The user can direct all questions about data protection and privacy to