Privacy

Storage of access data

By using the OSTHUS website and by downloading files from our website access related data will be recorded in log-files at our web-server.

Each protocol record consists of:

  • Page, that requested the file
  • Filename
  • Date and Time of request
  • Volume of data transferred
  • Status information (about success or error)
  • Type of web browser used

We gather this information to understand your needs and only for statistical purposes, no transfer to third parties, for commercial or non-commercial use will occur.

As far as we provide pages to enter personal or business related data (email addresses, names, post addresses) you enter this data explicitly on a voluntary basis. In this case we provide privacy and shall not transfer this data to any third party. We will not link personal data to access data.

Users of our web page own the right to get informed about the content of their personal data. In addition you own the right to demand corrective action, deny usage or demand deletion of your personal data.

Cookies

Cookies are small files which are transferred in parallel with actual web content and are placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as individual and remember information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. Also linked web sites may use cookies without that we may be able to inform you pre-hand. When logging into an application from your web site, we may use session cookies to control the access to particular areas of the website within a single-sign-on concept. Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Cookies may also establish a session between the client and the server, and enable you to move free between different parts of our portal without additional log-in. Each session will generate a random session-id. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Validity

Live time of cookies will be expire at the end of your browsing session with our web site. After leaving our web site your browser will delete session cookies. We shall not correlate session data and personal data to gain knowledge about user activities.

You can choose to accept permanent storage of your user name in a cookie at login time. If you choose to store the access data to our portal on your local hard drive for user convenience we have to warn you explicitly that such conduct may lead to misuse of your authentification by third parties.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.