Privacy

This Privacy Policy outlines the information collected on labfolder website and how that information is used. For information about our service see our Terms of use.

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Your personal data are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), Telemediengesetz (TMG)). The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

labfolder does not take insight into the content of any data or files that you enter, upload, download, administrate or handle in any other way within the digital lab notebook provided by labfolder. Exceptions will be made only with your explicit consent or after your explicit request, or after you explicitly granted access to your content by publication of your data.

Collection and storage of your personal data

a) Visit to our website

When you visit our website, our servers temporarily store all access information in a protocol file. The following information is stored:

  • your IP address
  • which pages on labfolder you visit, how long you stay on this page and whether you have been to this page before

Collection and storage of this data is done for the purpose of providing our services, allow the administration and optimization of our web pages and for internal statistical purposes. The IP address is used exclusively for statistical reasons and will be further evaluated only in case of attacks on our network infrastructure.

b) When registering to our services

Upon registration, we are collecting the following data:

  • e-mail address
  • full name (if provided)
  • billing address (if provided)
  • institutional/company address (if provided)

We collect this data for the purpose of

  • creating your user account
  • billing of services
  • for statistical purposes

c) Upon using the labfolder digital notebook, we collect data for statistical information and in order to provide smooth functionality of the web page. These collected data mainly include the type, frequency and duration of usage:

  • Duration of membership/registration
  • number of uploaded files
  • number of entries
  • number of group entries
  • last date of activity on labfolder
  • further statistical data, if applicable.

Usage of personal data (purpose of collection and storage of data)

Your personal data is required for fulfilling the contract with you.

  • Your name and address is required to legally identify you as a contract partner
  • Your contact details (e.g. e-mail address) are required to confirm your Registration and to contact you in case of questions
  • Your name, address and institutional or company address are required to identify you as signee of digital documents
  • We collect your e-mail address for the purpose of distributing our newsletter service. The e-mail address provided will be used for delivery of product-related information like technical updates and updates of the terms of use. Several methods for unsubscribing to your newsletter subscription are available at the bottom of any emails you may have received from labfolder or from unsubscribing from the newsletter in your account settings.

Transmission of personal data to third parties

Your personal data (full name, billing address) will be transmitted to our contractual billing partners solely for the billing of our services.

Your full name, address and institutional or company address will be stored in our database. It will not be transmitted to third parties.

Your e-mail address is not shared with other organizations for commercial or any other purposes. We will never sell or rent your email address for any reason.

Generally, your personal data will not be transmitted to any third party except there is a legal obligation to do so, or a transmission of your personal data is necessary for making legal claims arising from your contract with labfolder.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies help us to make your website visit easier, more comfortable and more informative and useful.

Cookies neither damage your hard drives, nor do they transmit personal data and information.

We use cookies to identify you as a user without prior log-in. This function (‘remember me’) does not generate additional personal data. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can configure your browser to not accept cookies or to prompt the storage of new cookies.

Disabling or limiting the usage of cookies might prevent services on the web page from operating properly.

Web analytics tools

In order to achieve functional design and to optimize the performance of our web page, we use web analytics tools. These tools create anonymous user profiles and make use of cookies (see above). Informations about your site usage as provided by cookies include:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer-URL (previously visited web page)
  • IP address
  • date and time of server requests

These data will be transmitted to and stored on our servers. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing market research and tailored design of the visited web pages. The gathered information may be transmitted to third parties if required by law or for contractual data processing.

At no time, IP addresses will be linked to other personal user information. IP addresses will be anonymised to make any assignment of IP address data to user data impossible (IP masking).

We use cookies for web analytics. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can configure your browser to not accept cookies or to prompt the storage of new cookies.

Disabling or limiting the usage of cookies might prevent services on the web page from operating properly.

You can object the the creation of user profiles from your data any time. Please address your objection to contact@labfolder.com

Third Party Plugins

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., Mountain View, California, United States (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the labfolder, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Facebook

Our website uses so called Social Plugins (“Plugins) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).
The plugins are identifiable by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue background or a “thumb-up” sign) or are identified by the phrase “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Purpose and detail of the data assessment and the further use and analysis of the Data through Facebook and your thus related personal rights and control functions to protect your private data can be found in the data disclaimer of Facebook: www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect your data via our website and stores it in relationship to your Facebook member account, you will need to log out of Facebook prior to the visit of our website and you may also have to delete any related cookies stored locally by Facebook.

Furthermore, it is possible to block the data generation of Facebook Plug-ins by using browser add-ons such as “Facebook Blocker”.

Google+

Our websites use the “+1” button from the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google, Inc. ( 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 , USA). The plugins are identifiable by the “+1” on a white or colored background.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a Google Plus, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Google. The contents of the “+1” button is transmitted from Google directly to your browser which embeds it into the website. We therefore have no impact on the amount or nature of data that Google collects via the button. According to Google, no personal information is collected without clicking on the button. Only for logged in Google Plus members, personal data , including the IP address , is collected and processed.

For details on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights in this respect and options for protecting your privacy , please refer to Google’s privacy policy .

If you are a Google Plus member and do not want Google via our website collects information about you and linked to your stored by Google member data , you must log out from Google before visiting our website.

Youtube

On our website, YouTube services are included. These functions are provided by YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 USA. Like most websites, YouTube uses cookies to gather information about the viewers of the video. YouTube uses cookies to collect reliable video statistics, prevent fraud and to improve the user-friendliness. More details about the use of cookies at YouTube, see the Privacy Policy of YouTube.

Twitter

On our website, plugins for Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600 , San Francisco, CA 94107 , USA are integrated. The twitter plug-in ( tweet button) , can be recognized by the twitter logo on our site.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a twitter button, a direct connection between your browser and the Twitter server is established . Twitter receives the information of your IP address visiting our web page. If you click on the Twitter “tweet” button while you are logged into your Twitter account, you can link the content of our pages on your Twitter profile. As a result, Twitter assigns your visit to our site with your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through Twitter.

For more information, refer to The privacy policy of twitter. If you do not wish that Twitter can assign your visit to our site , please log out from your Twitter account.

LinkedIn

Our pages integrate plugins of the social network LinkedIn, provided by LinkedIn Corporation , 2029 Stierlin Court , Mountain View, CA 94043 , USA (referred to as “LinkedIn” hereafter). The LinkedIn plugin can be recognized by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button on our side.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the servers of LinkedIn . LinkedIn thereby obtains information that you are visiting our website with your current IP. If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend” button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our pages on your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to assign your visit to our site with your user account. We point out that we, as providers of this site, do not have any knowledge of the content and nature of the transmitted data and its use by LinkedIn.

For more information, refer to LinkedIn privacy policy. If you do not wish that LinkedIn can assign your visit to our site , please log out from your LinkedIn account.

XING

The “XING share button” is in use on this website. When accessing this website, your browser connects for a short time to the XING AG (“XING”) servers which provide the “XING share button” features (including the visitor counter).

XING does not save any of your Personal Data when you access this website. XING does not store IP addresses, nor does it use cookies to monitor your behavior with regard to the “XING share button”. Please visit the following website to view the latest privacy policy for the “XING share button” and other information: https://dev.xing.com/plugins/share_button/privacy_policy

Pinterest

On our website, plugins of the social media network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA are integrated. The Pinterest plugin can be recognized from the “Pin it” button on our page.
If you click on the Pinterest “Pin it” button while you are logged into your Pinterest account, you can link the content of our pages on your Pinterest profile. This allows Pinterest to assign your visit to our site with your user account. We point out that we as providers of this sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use Pinterest. More information about the Privacy Statement of Pinterest.

Vimeo

We use Vimeo for embedding video content. These functions are provided by Vimeo LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. Cookies are set when a visitor opens a page with a Vimeo video embedded into the page and interacts with the video (e.g. sets the volume, makes the video full screen, switches to HD). More details about the use of cookies at YouTube, see the Privacy Policy of Vimeo.

Information, correction and deletion of data

You have the right of access to personal data as well as the right to correct incorrect data and the right of access restriction and deletion of your personal data.

By logging in to your account, you can review and change your personal data and your login data in your account settings.

To obtain further information about your personal data, for corrections of incorrect data and for access restriction or deletion of your data, or if you have any questions about the use of your personal data, please contact

labfolder GmbH, Pettenkoferstraße 4A, 10247 Berlin, Germany

e-mail: contact@labfolder.com

You can delete all your data and your user profile any time by using the respective option in your account settings or by contacting us via our e-Mail adress stated above. After deleting your account data, usage of our services will not be possible with the respective account.

Actuality

These privacy terms are currently in effect and have been last updated on February 22 2016.

You can review and print our privacy terms from the website https://www.labfolder.com/privacy.