Data protection

OpenDisplayCase takes the protection of your private details very seriously and we comply strictly with the requirements of data protection laws. Personal data is only collected from this website when it is necessary for technical reasons. We never sell the data we collect or pass it on to third parties for any other reason.

The statement below gives you an overview of how we provide this protection and what type of data is collected for what purpose.

Data processing on this website

OpenDisplayCase automatically collects and saves information sent to us by your browser in server log files. This information is:

  • Browser type/version, installed plug-ins, monitor resolution
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the last site you visited)
  • Host name of the computer accessing the site (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

Additional personal details are only recorded if you choose to enter this information, e.g. as part of an enquiry or registration.

OpenDisplayCase cannot link this data with specific individuals. This data is not merged with other data sources; the data is also deleted following a statistical analysis.

Cookies

The Web pages use cookies in several places. They serve to make our site more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses.

Right to request information

We are happy to tell you what data we have stored about you if you submit a written request.

Note about security

We work hard to save your personal details in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties by taking all the relevant technical and organisational steps. However, we cannot guarantee complete data security for e-mail communication, so we recommend you send any confidential information by post.>

Piwik

This website uses Piwik (http://www.piwik.org), an open source web analytics service. Piwik uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will remain with me. I use this information to evaluate the use of my website and to compile reports on the website activities. I will not share this information with third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; I, however, point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this website you consent to the processing of data about you by me in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above.