Declaration of data protection

1. Visiting of Internet pages at owtgmbh​.de

When simply visiting our internet sites via the above-specified URL you remain anonymous for OWT GmbH. The provider with servers on which this website is saved records data accessed such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (previously visited page), (sub)pages of the website you are visiting, host name of the accessing computer (abbreviated IP address) and time of server request. These data are automatically recorded by the web server on which this website is stored and automatically saved in log files for a period of six weeks. These log files are then completely deleted. The data are not brought together with other data sources.

The website uses cookies at several places. Cookies serve to make the website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved in your browser. Most cookies used by us are session cookies. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. A long-term cookie is used anonymously for the statistical recording of revisits; personal data are not saved in this cookie. Deleting the cookies has no influence on the content and functions of this website. Cookies cause no damage on your computer, contain no viruses and cannot be read by other websites, e.g. the name of your internet service provider, the site from which you visit us or the name of the requested file.

2. Registration for the ruhrsite services, location search for investors or with other contact procedures

Via our website you have the possibility of contacting us and asking questions or providing suggestions. You can also submit a request for a location search. You can do this either in your own name or with a pseudonym. In this case we will use the data supplied by you/your personal data for processing your request and then delete this after expiry of an appropriate time if applicable. Forwarding of your data to third parties (e.g. to landlords and sellers) only takes place after you have been asked and after you have expressly given your permission.

Personal data are recorded if you voluntarily supply these as part of a quotation or visit for the ruhrsite service. We use these data only for publishing your advertisement. If this advertisement is deleted your personal data are disabled and then deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial legislative regulations. Use of the personal data beyond this is not intended and does not occur. Personal data are also not forwarded to third parties.

3. Registration for further services, especially information services

If you give your express written permission for receiving further information and quotations from OWT GmbH we will save your approval and personal data in a separate database. These personal data are only used by us for sending information from us to you and are neither combined with other data nor forwarded to third parties. After termination of your subscription we will disable your personal data and delete it after expiry of the tax- and commercial legislative regulations.

4. Tracking

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, text files saved to your computer to enable the analysis of your use of the website. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is previously abbreviated in member states of the European Union or in countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to implement further services connected with website use and internet use for the website operator. The IP address of your browser determined as part of Google Analytics is not brought together with other data from Google. You can prevent saving of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software; we inform you however that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety. In addition, you can prevent the recording of data by Google created by the cookie and related to use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: (http://​tools​.goog​le​.com/​d​l​p​a​g​e​/​g​a​o​p​t​o​u​t​?​h​l​=de).

You can prevent recording via Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future recording of your data when visiting this website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

For detailed information about conditions of use and data protection see http://​www​.goog​le​.com/​a​n​a​l​y​t​i​c​s​/​t​e​r​m​s​/​d​e​.​h​tml or http://​www​.goog​le​.de/​i​n​t​l​/​d​e​/​p​o​l​i​c​i​es/. We inform you that on this website Google Analytics has been expanded by the code “anonymizeIp” to ensure anonymous recording of IP addresses (IP masking).

5. Right of information and right of cancellation

You can receive information about your personal data we store at any time, for free and without specifying reasons. You can cancel the approval provided to us for recording personal data and the use of these without specifying reasons. In this case we will disable these data and delete them after expiry of the appropriate time period.

For this purpose please contact the responsible person specified under “Contact“..

6. Information

By following the links on our website you can reach other internet pages, e.g. the website www.owtgmbh​.de. Please observe that other data protection declarations and guidelines apply for these internet pages. Please consult the data protection declaration of the specific provider for this purpose.