Last Updated: November, 2017
Personal Data/Personally Identifiable Information/Collection/Consent/Limitation of Use
“Personal Data” within the meaning of the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EG and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) includes details related to personal or factual matters of a specified or specifiable natural person (the data subject), such as your name, your street address, your email address, your telephone number and your date of birth.
“Personally Identifiable Information” for United States residents includes Personal Data and other non-public information about you that helps AIM identify you.
We may collect Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information about you when you communicate with us through the website (e.g. by using the online registration form, supplier contact form) or via email or when your account is created on the customer portal.
In addition to Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information that you choose to provide, we may ask you for and collect your username and password, and/or information regarding the name of your employer and your work address, occupation, job title, job department, industry, and mobile telephone number.
All information you submit in connection with such communications or account is given voluntarily and with your consent.
For European Residents: Any Personal Data transmitted under the circumstances described in this paragraph that is maintained in its personally identifiable form, is used solely for the purpose intended when the information was transferred and will not be used for any other purpose without your express consent.
You can, of course, withdraw your consent at any time to prevent any future use of the data.
For US Residents: You authorize AIM to communicate with you in response to your submissions on the website and any other communications.
(Anonymous) Data Collection/Consent/Limitation of Use (Non-Personally Identifiable Information)
Once you visit our website or open a file, specific data will be stored anonymously in a protocol file.
There will be an anonymous storage of e.g. the IP-address, operating system, browser type and browser settings, the date and time our website has been accessed and from where our website has been accessed.
We use this anonymous information solely to monitor and analyze information regarding the browsing and viewing preferences of website users, and to improve the appearance, contents and functionality of the website.
This website is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this site.
If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, we will delete the information from our records.
Cookies and Other Collection Technology
Cookies, among other things, help us tailor the website to meet your individual needs regarding language, preferred interests, etc. If you do not want cookies stored on your computer, simply disable the cookies function on your web browser.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies and provide options to reject cookies or to issue a warning before cookies are saved. Check your browser manual to see how this works in detail.
Please note that cookies are not necessary to use our web services. However, disabling the cookie function on your web browser may have objectionable impact on the functionality of our website.
We also may collect information by using pixels or tags. This information is solely used statistically and will not be combined with other personal information about you. If you do not wish to be tracked that way you may prevent our system from tracking by installing additional browser-Add-ons (e.g. Ghostery).