bio-tec Biologische Naturverpackungen GmbH & Co. KG
Peter Brunk (COO)
Stefan Barot (CEO)
Data Protection Officer:
Untere Kampstraße 12
Last updated on Wednesday, 22 December 2021
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier.
Like any other website, we also use 'cookies' to track your use of our site. These cookies are used to store information including visitors'preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The sole purpose of this information is to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing campaign purposes.
Cookies that are on our site and are set by us are known as first-party cookies. There may also be cookies set by other entities to run content on our site that you are viewing, which can be classified as third-party cookies. Note that BIOTEC has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party entities.
Cookies Are Either:
Session cookies: These are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page, but they do not collect any personal data from your computer.
Persistent cookies: These are stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser until and unless you manually delete them. These cookies have an expiration date written into their code, but their duration can vary. According to ePrivacy Directive, they should not last longer than 12 months, but in practice, they could remain on your device much longer if you do not take action. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. [We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.]
Cookies Can Also Be Categorized By The Purpose They Serve:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use our website effectively, and therefore cannot be turned off. These cookies are generally, first-party session cookies and do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
Performance/Statistics Cookies: These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the site, It also help us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
Marketing Cookies: These cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to our site and other websites, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.
Cookies On Our Site
The above-mentioned list contains all the cookies that we use on our site.
Deactivation Of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the site.
For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:
In addition, you may opt out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool.
Other Tracking Technologies
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, log files, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies to help customize the site and improve your experience.
BIOTEC follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this as the part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider(ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a webpage or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time, and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.
Third Party Privacy Policies
Online Policy Only
This Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our site with regard to the information that they shared and/or collect by BIOTEC. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this site.