Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and comply with all applicable data protection laws.

This website uses a online analysis tool, provided by SEHTEC GbR, to help analyze how users use the site. The tool uses "cookies" which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. Therefore, all collected data (including IP address) will be anonymized before saving. The data is exclusively used to evaluate visitors use of this website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Stanford Computer Optics, Inc.

SCO and SEHTEC GbR will never (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, nor will any third party become access to the anonymous collected data.

If you wish to stop tracking of your visit on this Website you are able to prevent recording of any data with this link.

Stanford Computer Optics does not assume any responsibility for the privacy policies of websites a user is able to access through this website.

Personal Data

If personal data are collected (your name, company name, address, telephone/fax number, email address) this only occurs – to the extent possible – with the prior consent of the user of the website. No forwarding of the data to third parties without the express consent of the user shall take place.

The following declaration will provide you with an overview of how we provide this protection and which kind of data is collected for what purpose

These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question is finally clarified and provided that no statutory storage requirements are in conflict.

Data Handling on this Website

The server automatically collects information in its log files which is provided by your browser. This information includes: • Browser type and version • Operating system • Referrer URL (the previously visited page) • Host name of your computer (IP address) • Time of server query. A visit to our website can result in the storage on our server of information about the access (date, time, page accessed). This does not represent any analysis of personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address). Server data is not conflated with other data sources. The data is deleted following statistical analysis.

Cookie Policy

At several points these web pages use so-called cookies. They serve to make our services safer, more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer by your browser. Most of the cookies used on this site are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted once you leave this site. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

Google (Universal) Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()", which ensures anonymization of the IP address by curtailment and excludes a direct personal reference. The extension will truncate your IP address beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from entering this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): Disable Google Analytics US-based Google LLC is certified under the US Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

This site also uses Google Analytics for cross-device analysis of visitor traffic conducted through a user ID. You can disable the cross-device analysis of your usage under My Data, Personal Information in your customer account.

For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy:

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Right to Information

We will gladly provide you with information on all your personal data stored with us. However, we only know what you do. What little we know, we will gladly share with you within the boundaries of access right law.

If you have additional questions regarding our handling of your data, please send an e-mail to our address which can be found in the site’s imprint.

Duration of Storage of Personal Data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods). After the deadline, the corresponding data are routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract and / or on our part no legitimate interest in the re-storage persists.