Privacy Policy

We at RIPS Technologies are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to our Websites ( This Privacy Policy governs our data collection, processing and usage practices for our Websites. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal data. If you do not agree with the data practices described in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Websites.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our treatment of the information you provide us, please write to us by using the following contact information: RIPS Technologies GmbH, Universitätsstr. 142, 44799 Bochum, Germany, [email protected]

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version online. We encourage you to check this page occasionally to review any changes. If we make any material changes we will notify you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our Websites. Your continued use of the Websites and/or continued provision of personal data to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

Personal Data

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal data can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from LinkedIn, Twitter and Google.


You are free to explore our Websites without providing any personal data about yourself. When you fill out our contact form, we request that you provide personal data about yourself. Your personal data are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. We will never sell your personal data to any third party.

Information about cookies

(1) To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer's main memory. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site.

(2) You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a "disable cookies" option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.

Website Requests

When you use our Websites, we automatically collect information about your web server requests for 30 days. This information can include visited sites, dates and times, referrers, IP addresses, browser types, and operating system. The information are collected to detect and to analyze malicious behavior. They are not shared with third parties unless malicious behavior is detected.

Newsletter with MailChimp

Our Websites can be used to voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter. We use MailChimp, a service by The Rocket Science Group LLC. By subscribing to the newsletter (opt-in) you agree that your name and e-mail address is stored, and processed by MailChimp. Please note that MailChimp employs the use of cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies. As required by law every e-mail contains an unsubscribe link in the footer that enables you to cancel the subscription at any time. If you need assistance, have additional questions, or received the newsletter without subscribing please contact us by using the information above. The Privacy Policy of Mailchimp can be found at

Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Data

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the following data protection rights:

  • You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal data.
  • You can object to processing of your personal data, ask us to restrict processing of your personal data or request portability of your personal data.
  • If we have collected and process your personal data with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal data conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal data. The contact details for corresponding data protection authority is: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kavalleriestr. 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by using the information provided above. We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable timeframe and notify you of the action we have taken.

External Websites

Our Offerings provide links to other websites. We do not control and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.