Important information about the collection & privacy of data
Architektin Kelbing, registered in the Federal Republic of Germany, is the owner and operator of this website architektin-kelbing.de. Architektin Kelbing has been a member of the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects since 2003 (No. 058662), and the Association of German Master-Builders, Architects and Engineers (BDB) since July 2014 (No. 9343). For full entity legal detail, please visit the Company Imprint.
Architektin Kelbing, hereafter also referred to by its website domain name architektin-kelbing.de provides services in architecture and design, project management, and consulting services in Überlingen, as well as throughout the wider Lake Constance/Bodensee region of Baden-Württemberg in Southern Germany.
For more information regarding legalities and use/misuse of information on the architektin-kelbing.de website, please read the Website Disclaimer.
Privacy of Data & Information Collected
This website http://www.architektin-kelbing.de Does Not store any personal or company data on the website, other than, and only, the sole email address provided if opting in to subscribe to the newsletter.
Architektin Kelbing is dedicated to protecting the website user's privacy and safeguarding any personally identifiable information. Architektin Kelbing uses all information collected/gathered via this architektin-kelbing.de website in strict confidence and privacy. It is our firm's policy to respect and protect the privacy rights of visitors to this website, any prospective customer, as well as all partners and affiliates.
ANY INFORMATION AND DATA PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL BE USED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE, SECURITY AND PRIVACY. ANY COMPANY OR PERSONAL DETAILS SUBMITTED VIA THE CONTACT FORM OR DIRECT CONTACT E-VIA MAIL WILL ALSO NOT BE DIVULGED TO ANY OTHER PARTIES, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY VERIFIED AND APPROVED PRIOR BY THE SENDER.
What information may be collected through this website architektin-kelbing.de:
IMPORTANT: Only enquiries to services in architecture and design can be submitted through this website's contact form, but NOT confirmed or paid.
Architektin Kelbing will explicitly ask when requiring further information that personally identifies you or any personal/business information needed to contact you and follow up with the enquiry. This might be over email, telephone, or other form of electronic communication.
Architektin Kelbing will use such Personal Information to provide more information on the enquiry for service or feedback, and if requested, such as via the Newsletter subscription option, to sporadically inform you of news, trends and services.
When a user provides information through architektin-kelbing.de – such as via the online enquiry/contact form – Architektin Kelbing:
- Does not collect any unnecessary information, nor distribute any information externally without the user's knowledge or prior consent, nor collect any information without the user's knowledge or consent.
- Attempts to store information as securely as possible and does not allow access to this information by external parties unless required by law (for example, if the information is subject to a warrant or subpoena).
- Any information collected is used solely by authorised Architektin Kelbing personnel.
In case you disagree with this after submission, please inform Architektin Kelbing in writing, who shall proceed to take appropriate action to delete or modify records accordingly.
Compulsory Disclosure of Information
Architektin Kelbing may be compelled to disclose a certain amount of information by applicable jurisdiction law, such as under local, national or EU court orders or legal notices to produce documents under law.
Website traffic trends
Collection of such information in website traffic trends is standard, and commonly practiced on websites throughout the Internet.
Information collected on architektin-kelbing.de does not identify individuals as such, but it does provide statistics that can be used to analyse and improve general and user's experience whilst on this website. Architektin Kelbing's personnel may in turn analyses website traffic trends to help improve the overall website design/development and experience, as well as to help improve the end services provided in architecture and design.
Various data that may be observed through the architektin-kelbing.de website includes:
- Standard machine/device identity details (used to visit the website), as is normal and necessary when a user interacts with a website and its server; and
- ClickStream data on the nature of a user's visit to the site, including server address, user's upper domain category (e.g. .com, .org, .net, .de, .eu, etc.) and thereby origin location, date and time of the visit, path taken to the architektin-kelbing.de website (e.g. via a search engine and which one, social media driven traffic, or link from at another site), various pages accessed, route taken through the site, exit pages, exit links, sometimes searched words or terminology performed to find the website (as this may also be encrypted by search engines now), and any documents downloaded.
A cookie is a small file placed onto internet enabled device in order to recognise the device at recurring visits, and in turn enable a website's features and functionalities.
Cookies may transmit information via a device's browser with a purpose of authentication or identification via the IP address. For example, cookies enable a website to identify device used when visiting, and keep track of web browsing preference for bettering user experience. A cookie cannot collect information from a device and cannot carry any virus or other damaging files.
Generally, cookies can be used to do lots of different things, such as recognise you as the user when visiting a website, remembering your preferences, and overall give you a more personalised experience that's in line with your settings. Cookies may also make your interactions with a website faster and more secure.
Essentially there are two types of cookies:
- persistent cookies, and
- session cookies
A persistent cookie helps the website (and third party applications) recognise you as an existing user, so it's easier to return and continue your existing user experience.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website, i.e. lasting only for as long as the session (usually the current visit to the website or a browser session).
These types of cookies are applicable to all sorts of internet enabled devices, i.e. PC, smartphones and tablets.
Cookies might also be placed in your browser when visiting architektin-kelbing.de via third party application plug-in or using third party modules, especially utilised during social media interactions.
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device, as well as delete them. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your specific browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your cookie browser settings. If you use different devices to view and access the architektin-kelbing.de website (e.g. PC, smartphone, tablet) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.