This data protection declaration applies to Benchpool GmbH (hereinafter called "Benchpool" or "we") and all companies associated with Benchpool who utilise the data collected by the Benchpool website or administer this information. This data protection declaration describes the kind of data Benchpool collects for the use of its services and the manner in which it is handled. Any visitor to the Benchpool website deciding to register or leave information on this website agrees to the use of this data in accordance with this data protection declaration.

Benchpool regards the responsible handling of your personal data as extremely important. We therefore assure you that we will only process and use your data for the realisation and handling of the services we offer. We also assure you that your personal information will not be revealed to third parties without your express permission. An exception in this respect could be third parties who work for Benchpool and whose work is necessary for the realisation of and processes relating to our services. Your data will also be handled confidentially in this respect.

Personal data encompasses information such as your name, company, address and e-mail address and user data such as a member name (nick) and IP address which can assist in identifying you.

You can call up some of our pages anonymously. This means that we do not know who you are. We only collect data in this case which is necessary to communicate the information to you required to display and execute our website. In addition to this, we also record and process data to improve the availability, security and performance of our website and data which we are legally obliged to collect. This data includes the IP address and URL activated with the time of activation.

It is necessary for you to register to use the majority of our internet website. This then means that you are no longer anonymous to us. We collect the following data during registration:

  • Your name (or the name of the contact person/licenced user)
  • Your company
  • Your current position
  • Your postal address
  • Your contact data (e-mail, telephone and fax numbers)

Benchpool will only use your personal data itself for service provision (cf. General Terms & Conditions) or permit its use through companies who support Benchpool in the provision of our services.

We will provide information to law enforcement agencies or other authorities and third parties, provided the suspicion of a criminal offense or another illegal action exists.

Benchpool employs generally recognised technological and operational security standards to protect information left by visitors against loss, abuse, modification or destruction.


Use of cookies

Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer system and our server.

Benchpool reserves the right to use session cookies and cookies. We need cookies to identify and recognise you if you are navigating around our website. In addition to this, Benchpool can also store cookies locally on your computer which also enable your identification as a registered user after the browser is shut down. We can also use cookies to record traffic on our website, improve performance and security and enable us to provide you with adapted content and advertisements.

Session cookies are deleted if you log out. In the event of you closing the browser without logging out, we will delete the session cookies after one month at the latest.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the protection of private data when using this website.

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