Privacy Policy

Version 12.12.2014

1. Scope

This Privacy Policy informs users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by

IMAGOS UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Ettalstr. 23b, 81377 München, Germany
T: +49 89 41610435-0
F: +49 89 41610435-9

(“Imagos” or “we” or “us”) on this website (“Site”).

The legal basis of data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

2. Data access / server log files

Imagos (and its internet provider respectively) collect data on each access to the Site (so called server log files). Access data collected includes:

Name of the requested Web page, file, date and time of access, data volume transferred, notification of successful download, browser type, browser version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

We use log data for statistical analysis for the purpose of operating, security and optimisation of the Site. The provider retains the right, however, to check the log data later if there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful use based on specific indications.

Hosting of encrypted raw data takes place exclusively in Germany (1 & 1 Internet AG, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur).

3. Registration and Sign-in

The data entered during registration will be used for the purposes of use of the Site. Users can be notified by e -mail or registration on supply-related information, such as changes in the scope of supply or technical issues. The data collected is shown in the appropriate input box during registration. These include:

For corporate clients

Company Information: Company Name, Address, Postal code, City, VAT No, Phone Number
Personal Information: Title, First name, Last name, Phone Number, Country, E-mail Address

For test participants: Title, Name, Date of birth, Proposed position, Country of residence

4. Handling of Personal Data

Personal information is information that will help to identify a person, i.e. information that can be traced back to one person. This includes the name, email address, or telephone number and data about preferences, hobbies, memberships or websites viewed by the user.

Your responses to individual questions are not visible to any third party. Imagos does not have access to personal data of test participants. No reference to test participants can be established by Imagos subsequent to participation in a test. We do not collate data received through this Site with data obtained from other sources. No data is made available to any third party, neither in whole nor in part.

We use data collected exclusively for statistical purposes, in order to improve the quality of test results and services available on this Site. All test data will be stored for research purposes anonymously and safely on our server. We securely process your data and ensure that it cannot be accessed by third parties without Your consent.

When registering with the Site or participating in tests, your data is sent via an encrypted connection over the Internet to our secure server. The server will process your answers to questions and your ranking of test items using defined evaluation algorithms and return results.

We ensure that your data will be processed only in accordance with the instructions of our clients. We do everything on our part to ensure that your data is treated confidentially and provided only to people authorized in accordance with regulations for data protection under German law.

5. Contact

When contacting Imagos (for example via e- mail), the information of the user for the purpose of processing the request, and in the event that questions arise, is stored.

6. Cookies

We use cookies, which are implemented through your web browser and stored either in your computer’s memory or on the hard drive. Cookies can be implemented and then deleted only for a particular visit (session cookie) or left after you leave the Site (persistant). Cookies we use are small data files sent to your browser when you access our server. Essentially it is a very small text file associated only with Imagos. A list of these cookies can be viewed from your browser settings; they can also blocked or deleted from there, but then the website may not function properly. Cookies are primarily used for:

Remembering you and your authentication details on your next visit (persistant cookie).

Keeping your session active as you navigate through the Site from page to page (session cookie).

Collecting website-usage data for our aggregated group metrics (session cookie).

Retaining select preferences or options you have chosen in your use of the website (persistant and/or session cookies).

During your use of our Site, cookies are set only by Imagos for internal needs. These cookies do not access, collect, retain or transmit personal information in your profile. Should you click on an external website link or advertisement, however, once you leave the Site after doing so we have no control over third-party cookies. You can choose to reject all cookies or specific cookies via your browser settings. If you do so, some features of the website may not function correctly.

You can manage many online ad company cookies on the American site

or the EU site

7. Google Analytics

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (” Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies “, text files which are stored on users’ computers and allow an analysis of your use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website by users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In the case of activation of the IP anonymisation on this website , the IP address of users of Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP – anonymisation is active on this Site. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the Site by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator.

You can choose to reject all cookies or specific cookies via your browser settings. If you do so, some features of the website may not function correctly. You can prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, also by the available at the following link browser plugin download and install:

8. Cancellation, Changes, Corrections and Updates

You have the right to request to receive free information about the personal data stored about you. In addition, you have the right to correct inaccurate data, and to block and delete your personal data to the extent not contrary to the law.