Privacy Policy

General Information
Thank you for your interest in our website. We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. For this reason we would like to inform you about how we handle your information. The statutory provisions, in particular, those of the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Teleservices Data Protection Act, will of course be observed. It goes without saying that the information collected will not be sold or disclosed to third parties for any other reason.

Data Collection and Processing
In principle, no personally identifiable information must be provided to use our online services. Only anonymous access data without reference to a person are stored, such as the name of your Internet provider, the page from which you have accessed our site or the name of the requested file and the date of access. This data does not allow any conclusions to be made about your identity and is only used to improve our offer. Personally identifiable information is only collected if voluntarily provided to us.

Use and Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
Without your permission, the data collected will only be used in performance of contract. This also includes the disclosure of your data in the necessary scope in order to provide the service or services used in performance of contract.
Your data will be blocked after the full performance of contract and deleted upon the expiration of the storage periods in accordance with tax and commercial law, unless you expressly agreed to the further use of your data beyond such periods.

Right to Information and Cancellation
You, the user, have a right to free information regarding the personally identifiable information stored about you. You furthermore have the right to correct, block and delete your personally identifiable information. You also have the option to revoke your consent to the collection data if such was previously necessary and to revoke such use without providing a reason for such revocation.

Data Privacy Officer
Should you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personally identifiable information or desire information, the correction, blockage or deletion of information, or if you would like to revoke your previously granted consent, please contact our data privacy officer:
Bettina McDowell
Phone No.: +49 40 35085-215
Email: info@iwma.net

IWMA - International Water Mist Association; Internationaler Wasser-Nebel Verband e.V.
Poststraße 33 (Hamburg Business Center)

Use of Cookies
Our website uses cookies to enable us to keep our Internet services attractive. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer. After the termination of your browser session, most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive ("session" cookies). "Persistent" cookies stay on your computer. This allows us to recognize you on your next visit to our website and recognize any preferences you may have. Our partner companies are not permitted to collect, process or use personally identifiable information via our website through the use of cookies.
Our services may also be used without cookies. You as the user may deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser, limit such storage to certain websites or configure your browser to inform you in advance as soon as a cookie is to be stored. This makes it possible to limit the functions and user-friendliness of our services.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website to prepare reports on your website activities for the website operator and to render additional services related to the use of the website and the Internet. Google will also transmit this information to third parties as necessary insofar as prescribed by law or if third parties process such data on behalf of Google. Google will under no circumstances link your IP address to other data stored by Google. You may prevent the installation of cookies through a corresponding configuration of your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in such case you might not be able to use the full scope of all functions of this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of data collected about yourself by Google in the type and scope and for the purpose described above.
Irrespective of the preceding, you have the right at all times to object to the collection and storage of your data with effect for the future. We would like to point out that, in order to exclude direct personal identification, IP addresses are only processed on this website in abridged form because we use Google Analytics with an "_anonymizelp()" extension.