Data privacy

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company.  All of the personal data collected on our website are treated as required under the current legislation for the protection of personal data.  Our employees are bound by a code of confidentiality.

Cookies are used to manage some of the functions on our website.  These are small text files which are saved locally in your browser's cache and which are only used locally by this program. 

Blocking and/or control of cookies
Depending on which browser you use, there are various possible ways of preventing cookies from being saved on your computer and of blocking, displaying and deleting any existing cookies. If you have difficulties with any of these processes, we suggest you consult the website of the relevant vendor where you will find the information you require. Even if you decide to block the storage of cookies on your computer, you will still be able to access our website.

Web analysis tools
Tracking technology supplied by etracker GmbH ( is used on this website to collect and process data in anonymous form for the purpose of improving the service. Usage profiles can be produced from these data under a pseudonym. IVG allows etracker GmbH to place cookies on your computer via these web pages. The identification characteristics (which contain no personal data) are used by etracker in the web analysis process during each visit for the purpose of recognising the internet browser.  The data collected by etracker are not used to identify visitors to this website, nor are they linked to personal data which would reveal the identity of the person behind the pseudonym. You can withdraw your consent for future data collection and processing at any time.
Exercising your right of objection 

Web server logs
All of the information gathered for the purpose of optimising our website is collected by the aforementioned web analysis tool. As such, the web server does not log the visits to our website. You can therefore visit the IVG website without any privacy concerns. You will remain anonymous for the course of your visit.

Collection, processing, use and transmission of personal data
We may request the provision of personal data when it is necessary for dealing with your enquiries or requests for information. In sending the form you are giving consent to the relevant company department to process your personal data in order to deal with your enquiry.  Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.  

We would like to remind you that data transmission via the internet is not secure and so there is always a risk that it may be intercepted and used by third parties. You can always contact us by post or by telephone if you prefer.

Children under the age of 14 may not send personal data to us over the internet without the permission of a parent or guardian. Please note that our website is not designed or intended for use by those under the age of 18. We will not knowingly collect any personal data from persons under the age of 18.

Links to other websites
This website also contains links to other websites. The data privacy statement set out here does not apply to these websites. Please visit these websites directly to find out their positions on data protection, security and collection of data and their policies on passing data on to third parties. IVG cannot be held responsible for any actions arising from these websites or their contents. 

Social plug-ins
This website does not use any social plug-ins. The YouTube and Twitter logos that can be seen on the site are merely static links to our company presentations on those sites.

You have the right to request information (free of charge) about any personal data stored on our systems. You also have the right to have your data corrected, blocked or deleted.  If you would like to register any such request, or if you have any other questions regarding data protection at IVG, please contact