Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy is a matter of particular concern for us. In the following, we would like to inform you about which data of yours is requested by KOPRA on the website, how these data are used and passed on, which security measures are taken and how you can acquire information about the data given to us.

In data processing (e. g. inquiry, processing, and transmission) we proceed according to German law and KOPRAs statutory provisions.

Please inform yourself regularly on this site whether KOPRA’s data privacy statement has changed.


§ 1 Inquiry and Storage of Individual-related Data

Individual-related data are single data about personal or factual ratio of a concrete or definable natural person, e. g. your name, your address, your telephone number, your birth date, your bank details, and your IP address.

By using the websites of KOPRA the following data are recorded (this storage being done for internal system-related and statistical purposes only): the names of the clicked pages, the used browser, the operating system and the calling domain, date and time of the access, the used search engines, the names of downloaded files and your anynomized IP address. All date about the usage, in particular your anynomized IP address, will be deleted as soon as possible, at the latest after completion of the usage, insofar as the data is not necessary for accounting reasons.

Further individual-related data are collected only if you provide us with them voluntarily, e. g. in line with an question or a registration at KOPRA.org.

To use the KOPRA services it is required to register at the website KOPRA.org before. At the process of registration all data are asked for that we need for the execution and clearing of our services: your complete name or your complete company name together with the person or authorized representative; your email address; your mailing address and telephone number. If you make use of KOPRA services with costs (“Premium Membership”) we additionally need your account or credit card information (depending on the chosen payment method). Furthermore, you need to choose a user name and password for a more convenient login without repeated data entry. We store the data provided by you to set up an account which we use to collect, proceed, and carry out your chosen services. We keep your dated filed for the additional claiming of services (registration) as long as you are registered at KOPRA.org. You are entitled to recall and correct your data r ask us to delete them at any time. We delete a registration at KOPRA.org if it is demanded by law, at the latest if we do not receive an answer after sending you an inquiry to the email address you have given us (“reactivation”).

Web Analytics Software
This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for web analytics, to enhance your user experience of our website. Piwik uses Cookies to analyze how visitors use KOPRA.org. Cookies are a minor amount of data in the form of textual information sent to your browser by the web server and which are saved on your hard drive.
The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of KOPRAs web hosting service provider in Germany with whom KOPRA has signed a data privacy statement according to §11 BDSG.
You may refuse the use of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (please see below §5). However, please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.


§ 2 Using, Transmission and Deletion of Individual-related Data

We use the individual-related data provided by you to answer your inquiries, to carry out your claiming of KOPRA services with costs, to check your credit history and for the purpose of technical administration of our KOPRA website.

Transmission, selling or any other transfer of your individual-related data to third parties occurs only if the transmission is required for the purpose of winding up the agreement, for accounting purposes or collection of the fee, or if you have formally agreed to it. An ulterior usage of the information is forbidden. Furthermore, we are allowed to transfer individual-related data for the purpose of collection. We reserve our right to exchange data with organizations for economical protection (e. g. German Schufa).

Occasionally, we might ask you for individual-related information in line with anonymized surveys. We need this information to design our offers even more interesting and to always offer our information up to date. Of course, these surveys are voluntarily. The collection of your personal data is anonymous and handled confidential. The identification of user is impossible in the process.

We point out that we are allowed to inform on demand of an appropriate authority about individual-related data in singe case, if this is requested for the purpose of criminal prosecution, for adverting of a danger by police offices of the federal states, for the fulfillment of the legal work of theFederal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, of the German intelligence service, of the military authorities, or for the enforcement of rights of intellectual property.


§ 3 Security Advice

We have taken a couple of security measures to secure personal information on an appropriate scale and adequate.

Our data bases are secured by physical and technical measures and an access protection which limit the access to the information on specially authorized person in compliance with this data privacy statement. Our information system is secured by a software firewall to prevent the access by other networks which are connected to the internet. Only personnel in need of this information to proceed a special task are granted access to individual-related data. Our personnel is trained in matters of security and data protection practice.

You never should pass your password for the access to our website to third parties. You should change your password on a regular basis. If you leave our website you should log out of your account and close your browser to prevent that unauthorised users are granted access to your user account.

In case of communication via email a complete data security can not be guaranteed by us.


§ 4 Newsletter

You have the opportunity to receive a newsletter with the latest news regarding KOPRA and its services. If you like to order the newsletter, we are in need of your email address. It will be saved and used for the transmission of the newsletter only. You can stop the delivery of the newsletter at any time. You will find a link for the easy canceling at the end of each newsletter. In the latter casa, your data will be deleted.


§ 5 Cookies

We use so-called Cookies on the websites of KOPRA.org. Cookies are a minor amount of data in the form of textual information sent to your browser by the web server. It is just saved on your hard drive. Cookies are readable only by the server which has filed it before and contain information about what and when you have viewed on a website. Via cookies the use of the internet can be optimized. The usage of cookies is a common industry standard. Many internet service providers use cookies to offer valuable functions to their customers. Cookies are designed to anonymously identify the IP address of a computer but can not save personal information, e. g. your name.

You can freely decide whether you allow cookies. By changing your browser settings (mostly via “option” or “setting” in the menu of your browser) you can choose to accept all cookies, to be informed if a website wants to set a cookie or to refuse cookies at all. In case you decide not to accept any cookies set by the website KOPRA.org the functionality of our website might be limited and some services might not be used. We kindly ask for your understanding.


§ 6 Right to Be Informed

You are entitled to get information about the data as to your person, the source of this data, its recipient and the purpose of the data processing at any time. If you have any questions regarding data privacy please feel free to contact us at help(at)kopra.org.


§ 7 Modifications and Accessibility of this Data Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this data privacy statement for certain reasons and without prior notice. Therefore, please inform yourself regularly on this site about possible modifications of the KOPRA data privacy statement.

You can access and print this data privacy statement on every KOPRA website.


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