Data Protection Overview
Data Collection on Our Website
Responsible Party for Data Collection
The data collected on this website is processed by the website operator. You can find the contact details of the operator in the website’s mandatory legal notice.
How We Collect Your Data
We collect some data when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you fill out a contact form. Additionally, certain technical data, including details about your browser, operating system, and when you access the page, are collected automatically by our IT systems as soon as you visit our website.
Purpose of Data Usage
Some of the data we collect is essential for the proper functioning of the website. Other data are used to analyze how visitors interact with the site.
Your Data Rights
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, including its source, recipients, and the purpose of collection, at no cost. You also have the right to request corrections, blocking, or deletion of your data. If you have further questions about privacy and data protection, please contact us at any time using the contact details provided in the legal notice. You can also file a complaint with the relevant regulatory authorities.
Analytics and Third-Party Tools
You have the right to object to this analysis, and below, we will provide information on how you can exercise this option.
Your Trusted Guardian of Data Privacy
Information Security and Privacy Officer (Website Operator), I am your dedicated point of contact for inquiries regarding the handling of your personal data and the measures we employ to safeguard your information.
How to Get in Touch
If you have questions or concerns about how we manage your personal data or wish to understand more about our commitment to protecting your information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here to assist you.
Feel free to reach out to us using the following contact details:
+91 8220528453 | email@example.com
Please be aware that data transmitted over the internet, such as through email communication, may be susceptible to security breaches. While we take measures to protect your data, complete protection from third-party access is not always possible.
Data Controller Information
The entity responsible for processing data on this website is:
Knot Consulting GmbH
76689, Keplerstr. 8. Karlsdorf- Neuthard, Germany
The data controller is the individual or entity that makes decisions about the purposes and methods of processing personal data (including names, email addresses, etc.).
If you believe that there has been a breach of data protection laws, you have the right to file a complaint with the relevant regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for data protection matters is the data protection officer of the German state where our company is headquartered. You can find a list of data protection officers and their contact details on [Provide a link].
Right to Data Portability:
You have the right to receive your data, which we process based on your consent or to fulfill a contract, in a standard, machine-readable format. If technically feasible, we will transfer the data directly to another responsible party upon your request.
SSL or TLS Encryption:
Our website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security purposes. This encryption protects the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries you send to us. You can identify an encrypted connection in your browser’s address bar when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and displays a lock icon.
With SSL or TLS encryption activated, third parties cannot access the data you transmit to us.
Information, Blocking, Deletion:
In accordance with applicable law, you have the right to request information about your stored personal data, including its origin, recipient, and purpose. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. If you have any questions about personal data, please contact us using the address provided.
Opt-Out of Promotional Emails:
We explicitly prohibit the use of contact data published in our legal notice for sending unsolicited promotional and informational materials. We reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited advertising materials, such as email spam.
Data Collection on Our Website
We categorize cookies as follows:
2.Server Log Files:
Our website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser transmits to us in server log files. This data includes browser type, version, operating system, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of server request, and IP address. We do not combine this data with other sources.
If you send us questions via the contact form, we collect the data entered on the form, including contact details, to answer your inquiries and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your consent.
We process data submitted through the contact form based on your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. Data processed before receiving your request may still be legally processed.
Analytics and Advertising:
We have enabled IP anonymization, ensuring your IP address is truncated within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being sent to the USA. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate website usage, create reports on website activity, and provide other related services. Your IP address will not be combined with other data held by Google.
Outsourced Data Processing,
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of data processing and fully comply with German data protection authorities’ strict requirements when using Google Analytics.
Demographic Data Collection by Google Analytics,
Our website uses Google Analytics demographic features, allowing us to generate reports on the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data is collected through interest-based advertising and cannot be linked to individual people. You can disable this feature in your Google account settings.
2.Google Analytics Remarketing
We use Google Analytics Remarketing in conjunction with Google AdWords and DoubleClick’s cross-device capabilities. This allows us to display personalized advertising based on your interests across different devices. By giving consent, Google associates your web and app browsing history with your Google Account.
You can permanently opt out of cross-device remarketing by disabling personalized advertising in your Google Account settings.
3.Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking
Our website uses Google AdWords and conversion tracking. When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is set. These cookies do not identify individual users but help us track the success of our advertising campaigns.
We use Google reCAPTCHA to protect our site from automated crawling and spam. Google reCAPTCHA analyzes user behavior to differentiate between humans and automated programs. This analysis occurs in the background, and user visitors are not alerted to it.
We employ HubSpot on this website for our online marketing endeavors. HubSpot is a renowned software company based in the United States, operating through its subsidiary in Ireland. You can reach HubSpot at the following address: HubSpot, 2nd Floor, 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, Telephone: +353 1 5187500.
HubSpot serves as an integrated software solution, enhancing our ability to manage various facets of our online marketing campaigns. These encompass email marketing, such as newsletters and automated mailshots (e.g., for delivering downloadable content), social media publishing and reporting, generating reports (including insights into traffic sources and page visits), efficient contact management (including user segmentation and CRM), and the creation of impactful landing pages and contact forms.
Our registration service empowers website visitors to learn more about our company, access valuable content, share their contact details, and provide us with essential demographic information. The data collected, along with other content on our website, is securely stored on servers operated by HubSpot, our trusted software provider. This data may be utilized to engage with website visitors, enabling us to tailor our services to their interests. Rest assured, all the information we collect is handled in strict compliance with data privacy regulations, and we exclusively use this data to optimize our marketing strategies.
Furthermore, on select sub-pages, we employ Messages, a live chat service provided by HubSpot, to enhance the user experience on our website by facilitating real-time communication (indicated by the circular chat icon in the bottom-right corner of your screen). By opting to use this feature, certain data is transmitted to HubSpot’s servers, including:
The legal basis for utilizing HubSpot’s services is Art. 6, Point f of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which pertains to legitimate interests. We have a legitimate interest in utilizing this service to refine our marketing tools and enhance the overall service quality of our website.
HubSpot has achieved certification in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and adheres to the TRUSTe Privacy Seal, as well as the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework.
Our website incorporates plugins from YouTube, a platform operated by Google. The entity overseeing these pages is YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
Whenever you access one of our web pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection is established with YouTube’s servers, and the YouTube server is made aware of which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account while browsing, YouTube may link your browsing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The utilization of YouTube serves the purpose of enhancing the attractiveness of our website, which aligns with our legitimate interests as per Art. 6, Point f of the GDPR.
For more detailed information regarding the handling of user data, kindly consult the data protection declaration of YouTube provided at [YouTube Data Protection Declaration Link].
Google Web Fonts
To ensure uniform and visually appealing text presentation, this page employs web fonts provided by Google. When you access a page, your browser automatically loads the necessary web fonts into its cache, allowing for the correct display of text and fonts.
For this functionality to operate, your browser establishes a direct connection with Google servers. This process makes Google aware that our web page has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is primarily driven by our legitimate interest in presenting our website in a cohesive and attractive manner, consistent with Art. 6, Point f of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be utilized by your computer.
Our website makes use of the Google Maps map service via an API. The service is administered by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To employ Google Maps, it is necessary to record and store your IP address. This data is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Please note that the provider of this website has no control over this data transfer.
The implementation of Google Maps is primarily intended to enhance the appeal of our website and facilitate the location of specific places mentioned on the site. This is a legitimate interest, aligning with Art. 6, Point f of the GDPR.
For a more comprehensive understanding of how user data is managed, we encourage you to review Google’s data protection declaration available at [Google Data Protection Declaration Link].
Knot Consulting GmbH
76689 Keplerstr. 8,
Karlsdorf – Neuthard, Germany