Privacy Policy

Data protection and data security for our partners as well as for consumers is a high priority for IFWexpo Heidelberg GmbH. The protection of your personal information is very important to us and a matter we take extremely seriously. We collect, store and use your personal information in compliance with the provisions of the data protection laws. In this Privacy Policy, we explain which kinds of information we use for which purposes and what rights you are entitled to.


1. Anonymised data collection and processing on this website
Log file data sent to us by your browser is automatically compiled and saved on our server in an internal log file. This applies to the following information:
• type and version of your browser,
• type and version of your operating system,
• URL of the site which directed you to us,
• search terms which led you to our site,
• date and time that you accessed our website,
• names of the subpages that you accessed.
We collect and process this information in an anonymised form. The data cannot be traced back to any specific user. Data is collected and processed for internal system-related and statistical purposes.


2. Pseudonymous data collection and processing on this website

We use your email address to complete our website registration process via a confirmation email and also to send you confirmation emails of your orders.
This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics, Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

For more information about how to deal with Google Analytics user data, see Google’s privacy policy:

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents your data from being collected when you visit this site: Disable Google Analytics:


3. Facebook remarketing / retargeting
Remarketing tags of the social network Facebook (1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) are integrated into the pages of our website. When you visit our website, these remarketing tags establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This informs Facebook of your visit to our site together with your IP address. Facebook is then able to assign this visit to your user account. We subsequently use the information thus obtained for the display of Facebook Ads. We wish to point out that we, as providers of the site, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of its use by Facebook. For more information, you should refer to Facebook’s privacy policy here: If you do not want your data to be acquired via Custom Audiences, you can disable Custom Audiences here: .


4. Cookies
We use what are known as “cookies” for our web pages. Cookies are small text files, which are installed on your computer and saved by your browser. Using cookies enables our web server to recognise your browser, your individual settings within our website and, where applicable, some encrypted log-in details. This makes our website more user friendly and makes it possible to log in automatically.

You can configure your browser to delete cookies from your computer, to block cookies or to prompt you before accepting them.

The cookies that we install are deleted from your computer after every session.


5. Use of your email address
We use your email address to complete our website registration process via a confirmation email and also to send you confirmation emails of your orders.

We will use your email address for the distribution of our newsletter or other promotions that may be of interest to you only if you have given us consent to do so. You have the opportunity to withdraw your consent and to unsubscribe from our organisation’s newsletters and emails at any time. Further information about exercising your right of rescission can be found under the heading “Right of objection and right of rescission”.


6. Who is given access to this information?
All information that you make available to us by entering it on these web pages is stored on a server which is located in a European Union (EU) country. Your enquiries and requests are then forwarded to the relevant departments within IFWexpo Heidelberg GmbH to be processed.


7. Right of information, amendment, blocking and deletion of data
If at any time you should request information about your personal data, where it originated, who has received it or why it was saved, we will provide this to you at no cost. You can use the contact details below to obtain this information.

You can, of course, rectify any errors, update outdated information or have stored data deleted, provided it has no statutory and/or other contractual purpose.


8. Right of rescission and right of objection
You have the right to object at any time with future effect to the use of your data for creating a user profile, or to rescind any consent you have given us, also with future effect. In this case, we will refrain from processing your data for these purposes. You can submit your objection or rescission to us by post, telephone, fax or email. It is not necessary to state your reason for doing so and no specific form is required.


IFWexpo Heidelberg GmbH
Data Security Administrator
Landfriedstr. 1a
69117 Heidelberg
Fon: +49(0)6221 13 57-0
Fax: +49(0)6221 13 57-23
Email: datenschutz(at)