We would like to thank you for your interest in our websites. Protecting your privacy when using our websites is extremely important to us. In the following, we explain what data we collect, process, and use, as well as your rights.

Upon each visit to our website, we record information about the visit in what is known as a log file. This information includes your IP address, the remote host, the date, the time, the amount of data transferred, and the page you viewed. We cannot attribute this data to any specific person. This data is only analyzed as part of an automated process for statistical purposes, which serve to improve our website as well as detect possible errors.

In the event that you submit personal data such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address as part of a request (such as subscribing to our newsletter or downloading a white paper), this data will be saved and used exclusively for the stated and agreed upon purposes.

Use of Cookies

We use what are known as “cookies” on various pages to make a visit to our website more appealing as well as to enable certain features. Cookies are small text files which are sent from the web server to your web browser and saved on your computer. We use cookies exclusively for the purpose of collecting information regarding the use of our web offering as well as for statistical purposes. For this purpose, we save your IP address for the duration of your visit to denkwerk.com. Apart from that, the cookies we use do not contain any personal information. We do not combine the information contained in the cookies with any personal information you may share with us.

Integration of Social Plugins

In addition, we have also integrated applications from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), Twitter (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA), as well as google+ (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) into our websites (referred to as social plugins). You can recognize these plugins by the Facebook, Twitter or Google+ logo.

When you access a page which has one of these plugins integrated into it, your browser initiates a direct connection to the Facebook and/or Google servers. Google and Facebook receive the information that you accessed our website with your IP address. If you visit our website while simultaneously logged in as a member of Facebook, Twitter or Google+, this information can be linked to your user account. By clicking the Facebook “Share” button or the Twitter „Share“ button or the google+ button, you link the content of our pages with your Facebook or Twitter or Google user profile.

If you do not want your visit linked to your user account, please first log out of the respective account before visiting our website.Information regarding the scope of data collected by Facebook and/or Google and the purpose of processing and using this information as well as your corresponding rights can be found in the privacy statements of these companies, available at www.facebook.de and https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en and www.google.de.

Right to Information and Right to Revoke Consent

Pursuant to Germany’s Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz in German, abbreviated BDSG), you have the right to receive information free of charge regarding any data we have saved about you as well as a right to correct, block, or delete this data. In addition, you always have the right to revoke any consent given to save this personal data. In this case, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Revoking Consent

You have explicitly given us the following consent when subscribing to our newsletter: “I would like to receive the denkwerk trend newsletter in the future.” Downloading a white paper: “I hereby give my consent to my data being saved and used for client acquisition purposes. The data collected will not be transferred to third parties and can be deleted upon request.”You may revoke this consent at any time for any reason, applicable to future use. In this case, please send an informal message to our data protection officer or use our newsletter’s “unsubscribe” function.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of an online offer is generally transferred to and stored on a Google server in the United States.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of our online offer as well as to compile reports on the activities within this website and to provide further services related to the use of this website and the internet. This processed data may be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym.

We only use Google Analytics with IP anonymization enabled. This means that your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the agreement of the European economic area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data.

You can prevent the use of cookies by changing the respective browser settings. Please note that if you do so, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You may object to Google’s collection and processing of this at any time with effect for the future. By clicking “Disable Google Analytics”, the tracking on the website www.synesthesia.world will be completely inhibited. To revoke this permanently, your browser must accept cookies. To disable Google Analytics for future visits to “www.synesthesia.world” via this web browser, please click here:

Disable Google Analytics

Alternatively, you may revoke consent given to collect data through the use of a Google browser plugin. This plugin is available for download at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Additional information regarding Google’s data collection for advertising purposes as well as configuration and contradiction options can be found on Google’s websites:

Data Security

We secure our website and other systems using technical and organizational measures against the loss, destruction, accessing, change, or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of your personal information, or should you desire information, wish to make a correction, block the use of, or delete your data, as well as to revoke consent to the use of your data, please contact:

denkwerk GmbH

Data Protection Officer
Vogelsanger Straße 66
D – 50823 Cologne