Privacy Statement

certgate GmbH (certgate) considers the responsible use of personal information to be a critical element in enabling the Internet to reach its potential as a serious tool for personal and professional activities. As the Internet changes our lives in a number of ways, certgate is committed to protect and respect your privacy.

Information on privacy on the Internet
This statement discloses the privacy practices for the certgate Web site. Also certgate declares its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed and audited for compliance by other third party organizations.

Personal information
Personal information at certgate, we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. In general, you can visit certgate on the web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. It is our intent to let you know before we collect personal information from you on the Internet.

If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we or our business partners may need -- to correspond with you, process an order or provide you with a subscription, we´ll save these data for an easier and faster handling. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.

We have implemented these practices for the certgate Home Page (www.certgate.com). We are also instructing our employees and partners to include information on privacy practices everywhere information is collected on our their websites, tailored to what that portion of the site does and reflecting the practices outlined here.

Information security and quality
We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information by storing the information in a secured environment, protected by state of the art access protection systems. We have implemented appropriate technical and managerial procedures to maintain information that is accurate, current, and complete. These procedures defines that no personal related information may passed to third parties without your approval. We will make a sincere effort to respond to your requests to correct personal information inaccuracies in a timely manner.

Business relationships
The certgate site contains links to other Web sites. certgate is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Notification of Changes
The If at some point in the future, there is a change to our information usage practices that affect your Personally Identifiable Information, we will notify you by email of the relevant changes. At the time of this message, you will be able to opt-out of this information usage by sending a message to the following email: info(at)certgate.com. You should also check this posted privacy statement for changes.

Cookies
There are various technologies, including one called "cookies", which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some certgate pages use cookies or other technologies so that we can better serve you when you return to our site. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

certgate is also supporting the development of some technologies that will let you manage and control the release of your personal information wherever you go on the Internet.

Website Traffic Statistics
We do keep track of the domains from which people visit us. We analyse this data for trends and statistics to improve our web services day by day. We use our own programs and tools as well as external service providers to analyze our web traffic. If external service providers are used, traffic data may be transmitted to external providers to be analyzed. With any access to our website data is recorded for statistical purpose: Name of the requested document, date and time of request, transmitted data volume and IP-address. The individual internet user however remains anonymous.

Newsletters
Users who subscribe to certgate's newsletter service will receive our newsletter. Already subscribed users may terminate the service at any time either by sending an email to the address, specified in each newsletter or clicking on the unsubcribe link within each Newsletter.

Promotional e-mails
certgate will only send promotional e-mails to users who either accepted at registration, or subscribed (Opt In) to the certgate newsletter service or otherwise agreed on receiving promotional e-mails. At the time of each message, you will be able to opt-out of this service by sending a message to the address stated within the promotional email or clicking on the unsubcribe link within each promotional e-mail. You should also check this posted privacy statement for changes.

Areas of collecting data
certgate collects data within its website to enhance and improve its services to our customers. These areas are: Registration process, Feedback forms, Request Forms, Contact forms, Surveys, Forums, Download areas, Mail to's. certgate also analyses log files to detect errors, downtimes or other areas of needed improvements.

If there might be any question about our privacy statement please contact us at info(at)certgate.com.