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Data Protection

Your right to confidential treatment of your data and the requirements of the laws on the protection of personal data are regarded as a strict obligation at BeamYourScreen, which places all employees concerned with the processing of personal data under an obligation to maintain data secrecy pursuant to section 5 of the German Federal Data Protection Act [BDSG]. The following declaration indicates what this means in detail:

Visitor Data

When visiting a BeamYourScreen page, the user’s computer IP address, browser and operating system, our visited page and pages previously visited on that computer, date and time, data volume sent, and technical status information are automatically recorded, saved, and made anonymous (“visitor data”). A personal user profile is not created.
Data is only collected for statistical purposes to improve the performance and user-friendliness of our website and products, as well as to increase the effectiveness of our marketing and advertising efforts. One of the tools we use for this analysis is Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). It uses small text files, or “cookies,” that save your visitor data onto your computer when you visit our website. These cookies are automatically sent for analysis to Google Inc.’s server in the U.S.A. and are saved there. Google then creates reports on the use of BeamYourScreen pages for BeamYourScreen. Google will never use your IP address to collect any other known data that falls under this category. BeamYourScreen also uses cookies during user account login to accelerate technical processes.
You may disable cookie storage on your computer by modifying your browser settings; however, this may impair website functionality in certain cases.

Customer Data/Inventory Data

The information provided by you on the occasion of an inquiry or a product order (in return for payment or for free in the case of test versions) to BeamYourScreen will be stored solely for the purpose of processing the inquiry or order. For queries, this includes your name, e-mail address, and telephone number (in certain cases); for orders, this includes the customer’s name, name of the customer’s authorized employee (if applicable), e-mail address, phone number, mailing address, company name (if applicable), sales tax ID (if applicable), credit card data, and bank account details. This information will be recorded, saved, and only used for processing the query or order.

Online Shops

The online shops of BeamYourScreen at www.beamyourscreen.com, www.beamyourscreen.de, www.beamyourscreen.fr, www.beamyourscreen.pl, www.mikogo.net.cn, www.mikogo.com.br, www.mikogo.fr, www.mikogo.ru, www.mikogo.it, www.mikogo.es, www.mikogo.de and www.mikogo.com are operated by BeamYourScreen’s partner company, Cleverbridge AG, Brabanter Str. 2-4, 50674 Cologne, Germany, in its own name and on an entirely independent basis. Consequently, transactions with Cleverbridge are additionally subject to the conditions and declarations of Cleverbridge concerning contractual obligations and data protection. BeamYourScreen receives from Cleverbridge the data that customers provide to Cleverbridge upon conclusion of contract or that arise in that context (with the exception of bank details). This data is also stored by BeamYourScreen for the purpose of maintaining license right relationships, similarly in electronic form. The data in question are as follows: first name and last name, company name, address, date and time of conclusion of contract, date and time of sending of license code, details of the product purchased, VAT ID number, email address, telephone number, fax number, payment method and payment status.

Use of Software, Data on Use

In the context of the mandatory setting up of the user account for the purchase and lease licenses, the following data are requested and electronically stored: name, company name and address of the Customer, first name and last name of the authorized user for the software, email address, and password.
In the context of the voluntary setting up of a user account for the private and non-commercial use of the Software for free, the following are electronically stored: first name and last name (pseudonyms may be used), email address, password.
In the context of the use of the Software (session) by a Customer who has set up a user account, the following are also stored for the provision of the functions associated with the user account: start- and end-times of sessions, IP addresses and display names of session participants (i.e. the sending Customers of BeamYourScreen and their respective receiving Participants), time of entry and exit of participants in sessions and version number of the client’s software. The data referred to in this article (“Use of Software”) are also absolutely necessary for the purpose of the planning of Software and server resources. It is not possible for BeamYourScreen to identify Participants from their IP addresses, neither will BeamYourScreen make any effort to do so. The data are also used for the purpose of protecting server services from abuse, and also for providing necessary customer services.

Newsletter

In the context of subscription to the Newsletter, your name (pseudonyms may also be given by the Customer) and email address are stored exclusively in order to provide you with information and news about our products by email.

Identification of References

BeamYourScreen is contractually authorized to identify the name, company name, company logo and brand of its Customers who are not consumers as reference customers, for the purposes of advertising its products (e.g. on the website and in printed advertising materials). This data shall not be published or used in any further way. You may revoke your consent of use for the future at any time.

Blocking and Deletion of Data

Once they are no longer needed for the performance and fulfillment of all contractual purposes, the above-mentioned Customer data and historical data will be deleted by BeamYourScreen after the contractual and statutory preservation periods have elapsed.
Once they are no longer needed for purposes of resource planning or the provision of resources to the Customer, the aforementioned data on use arising in the context of the use of the Software will be blocked and deleted after the contractual and statutory preservation periods have elapsed.

Right of Revocation

You can revoke your agreement to the storage and use of your data for the above-mentioned purposes of market research and self-promotion, or to the sending of the Newsletter, or to the use of your name as a reference by BeamYourScreen, at any time by sending a message to privacy@BeamYourScreen.com or BeamYourScreen GmbH, R 3, 4-5, 68161 Mannheim, Germany.

Information Access Rights

You may request information regarding your saved personal data, its origin, potential data recipients, and storage purposes free of charge and at any time by writing to privacy@BeamYourScreen.com or BeamYourScreen GmbH, R 3, 4- 5, 68161 Mannheim, Germany.

Date: 2013-06-19

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