The organisation responsible for this website is the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (hereinafter the ‘ASCG’).
When you visit our website, we automatically collect the following information, which we need to enable you to visit our website: the name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, the name and version of the browser you use, the operating system, the date and duration of your visit, and the website from which you visit us. Over and above this, we will only store personal data if you provide it to us voluntarily, for example if you request information.
We use data that is logged automatically when you visit this website to administer and optimise the website. We also analyse the data for statistical purposes using a pseudonym (see ‘Google Analytics’ below). We use personal data that you have provided to us to answer questions, for billing purposes, for communication relating to ASCG events, for our Newsletter (see ‘Newsletter’ below) and to operate and maintain this website. We will only use this data for other purposes if you have given us your prior consent.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable use of the website to be analysed. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the owner of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website so that it can compile website activity reports and provide other services to the website owner related to website and Internet usage. The IP address that your browser transmits as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. We have activated the anonymisation of IP addresses for Google Analytics, which ensures that personal data is no longer present.
You can opt out from allowing Google Analytics to collect your data by clicking on the following link. This sets an opt-out cookie that will prevent your data from being collected when you visit this website in the future: Disable Google Analytics
Cookies are small text files that write a website to your computer’s hard disk. Whenever you visit a website again, your browser accesses the relevant cookie(s) and sends it (them) to the website server.
The cookies we use will be stored on your computer/device for a maximum of two years from the date they are first stored or, in case of a subsequent update, from the date of that update.
The provider of our website automatically collects and stores information in ‘server log files’ that your browser automatically transmits to us. This relates to the following information:
This data is not assigned to a specific person and it is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data at a later date if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.
Our Newsletter is distributed by US provider MailChimp, a platform operated by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, United States (‘Rocket’). On our behalf, MailChimp uses the data you enter when you register for our Newsletter to distribute and analyse the Newsletter. To do this, MailChimp stores the data on servers in the USA.