Data Privacy is a service of German Centre for Industry and Trade Taicang Co. Ltd.

We are very happy that you have chosen to visit our web site and that you are interested in our company, products, and services. Protecting your personal data during its collection, processing, and use while visiting our web site is an important matter to us.

Despite careful monitoring of the content, we are not liable for external links to others’ content, because we have not initiated the transfer of this information, have not chosen the addressees of the transmitted information, and have not selected or edited the transmitted information.

The collection, processing, and use of your data takes place according to legal regulations. The following explains to you which information we collect during your visit to our web site and how this information is used.

Data are stored in a log file whenever a user accesses a German Centre Shanghai Web page and whenever a file is requested. Storage is solely for internal, system-related and statistical purposes. Specifically, the following data record is stored with each request:

  • Name of the accessed file
  • Date and time of the access
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Notification of whether the access was successful
  • Description of the type of web browser used
  • Requested domain (URL)

Additional personal data such as your name, your address, telephone number, or e-mail address are not collected; unless you provide this data voluntarily, e.g., in connection with a registration you wish to make, with a survey, with a prize competition, with carrying out a contract, or with a request for information.

Insofar as you have made personal data available to us, we use these solely for the purpose of technically administering the web site and fulfilling your wishes and requests, in particular for concluding a contract made with you, or for answering your inquiry.

Forwarding, selling, or otherwise transferring your personal data to third parties does not occur; excepting that:

  • This is necessary to conclude the contract. Thus it can be necessary, for example, that for product orders, your address and order data are forwarded to our suppliers.
  • This is necessary for billing purposes.
  • You have previously consented to it.

You have the right to revoke such an agreement anytime, effective for the future.

Your personal data are deleted:

  • When you revoke your agreement for their retention.
  • When knowledge of the personal data is no longer necessary to fulfill the purpose achieved by their retention.
  • When their retention is illegal for other legal reasons.
Upon written request, we will gladly inform you of which data we have saved about your person (e.g., name, address, telephone number, date of birth).
During access to our web site, automatically generated information which cannot be associated with a specific person is collected (e.g., about an Internet browser or an operating system; domain names of web pages, from which access occurs via a web link; number of visits; average time spent on a web page; viewed pages). Our company uses this information to improve our web site, to update it, and thus to increase its attractiveness.w

When you visit our Web page(s), it can happen that information we collect can be placed on your computer in the form of a so-called “cookie,” which permits your computer to be automatically recognized again during your next visit to our web site. Cookies allow us, among other things, to adapt our web site to your wishes, or to save your password so that you need not enter it again each time.

If you do not wish information about your computer to be recognized again, please configure your Internet browser so that it deletes cookies from the computer’s hard drive, blocks all cookies, or warns you before a cookie is stored.

If you leave our web site using a link or by clicking on possible banner advertising, and thus are on a foreign site (a site owned and operated by others), it can happen that a foreign site may place their own cookies on your computer. We are legally not responsible for these cookies. For information about the use of such cookies and the information saved in them from our advertising partners, please read their data privacy policies.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address that is anonymized by the last thre digits) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. By anonymizing your IP address a localisation regarding privacy laws is not possible anymore. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. In case your are not consent with the processing of data about you by using this website, then you can download a browser add-on here: that gives you the chance to configure Google Analytics, so that no more information will be sent to Google Analytics.
To make this web site available, Java applets, Active-X controls, and JavaScript are used. If, for security reasons, you do not wish to utilize these auxiliary programs or this active content, kindly deactivate the appropriate settings of your browser.
We endeavour to take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to store your personal data in such a manner as to be accessible neither to third parties nor to the general public. Should you wish to communicate with us using e-mail, we wish to point out that with this method of communication, the confidentiality of the transmitted information cannot be completely guaranteed. We therefore recommend that you send us confidential information only using the postal service.