Terms of Use


Thank you for visiting the websites (“the Website”) of Innoterra AG and its affiliates (“Innoterra”) and your interest in us. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our Website. In this regard, please see below our Privacy Policy.


Data privacy law protects personal data. This Privacy Policy describes the type of personal information Innoterra collects from users of the Website, the method of collection and the purposes for which Innoterra may use, share or disclose such information. The term “Personal Information” as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information that can be used to identify an individual such as names, addresses, profession, e-mail addresses, state of health, income, marital status, genetic traits, phone numbers and even user data as IP-addresses By using the Website, you  consent to the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, do not proceed further with the use of the Website.


We collect Personal Information that you provide or make available to us by way of e-mails or by filling out the registration form on the “contact us” portal on our Website or by otherwise visiting our Website. We collect Personal Information about you when you register with us (i.e. by registration form, signing up for a newsletter) or when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback, participate in competitions or apply for job vacancies by posting your curriculum vitae (CV) through our on line recruitment portal. If you choose to withhold any Personal Information requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to or use certain parts, services or functions of the Website and for us to respond to your query. We also collect information about your website usage information by using cookies. For details please refer to the Cookies and Web Analytics sections of this Privacy Policy. Finally, by using our website, certain technical and other information (such as your network address, the type of your browser, the site that referred you to our site) is automatically disclosed by your computer to us. This is important for Innoterra for operational and security purposes, and to better understand the usage of our Website.


Your Personal Information will be used for the purpose indicated in this Privacy Policy at the time of collection, that is evident from the circumstances, or that is permitted under and provided for by law. It will be used to administer, support and obtain feedback on the level of our services and to prevent breaches of security, the law or our contract terms.


As Innoterra has a presence in different countries, we may disclose your Personal Information to other Innoterra affiliates worldwide that may use such Personal Information for the purposes listed in this Privacy Policy, but also agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Your Personal Information may therefore be transferred to countries with a different level of data protection than the country from where you have submitted your Personal Information. Your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties if we are required to do so because of applicable law, legal proceedings or responding to court, law enforcement, governmental or other legal requests, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad, or because of an overriding interest of Innoterra. Your Personal Information may also be disclosed to only such third parties, including third parties abroad, who act for us or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected. Your Personal Information may be lawfully processed by third parties for services delivery (e.g. evaluating the usefulness of the Website, marketing, data management or technical support). These third parties may only process your Personal Information in the same way as Innoterra is permitted to process it.


This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website, and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to you. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of such websites or assume responsibility for the contents of websites other than the Website. This Privacy Policy is not intended to be applicable to any linked third party website. Whenever you open a link to other websites, you should exercise caution and read the privacy policies of the website in question.


When you visit our Website, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a “cookie”. A “cookie” is a small piece of text that a website places in the cookie file of your browser and that allows such website to recognize your personal computer next time you visit such website. This means that when you visit our Website, our web server automatically records your IP address, the website from which you came onto our Website and the type of browser software you are using. It also records the date and duration of usage. Such information is used to help us improve the contents of the Website and to compile, for internal and market research purposes, anonymous aggregated statistics about the use of our Website. Cookies by themselves do not tell us your email address or otherwise identify you personally. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Innoterra only uses cookies in accordance with applicable laws. Please ensure that your computer setting reflects whether you accept cookies or have disabled or deactivated them. You can set your browser to warn you before accepting such tracking technology, or you can also set it to refuse such devices. The specific instructions can be found in the manual of your browser. However, please be aware that disabling or deactivating of such devices may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our Website, or parts of our Website may no longer function correctly. For further information on cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org.


Social Bookmarks (for example Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ or LinkedIn) allow users of certain social media platforms to post links of the Website on their corresponding social media profile in order to bookmark them or share them with their social media contacts. The website may contain Social Bookmarks which are identifiable by means of respective share buttons. Opening our Website may result in Social Bookmarks setting cookies on your computer and, if you have subscribed to a social media platform, permit its operators to track your usage of the Website unless you have disabled or deactivated the acceptance and storage of cookies in your browser settings. If you use “share” buttons on our Website, you will be directed to websites having AddThis and ShareThis tools. We have no control over the cookies that AddThis and ShareThis set when you use their services. However, you can opt out of addthis.com cookies and sharethis.com cookies. If you use Social Bookmarks you will be sending identifiable information to the respective social media platform. Any comments or activity arising from persons using Social Bookmarks is not controlled or endorsed by Innoterra and Innoterra shall not be held responsible or liable for such. Persons who share Innoterra’s content via Social Bookmarks but are not authorized to speak for or represent Innoterra. Their views and opinions must be strictly regarded as their own and not Innoterra’s.


Our Website uses Google Analytics to measure site usage, collect non-identifiable information and to aggregate information to improve the contents of our Sites or to compile, for internal and market research purposes, anonymous aggregated statistics about individuals using our Website. The relevant data is provided to us by Google in the aggregate (i.e. individual users are not identified) and allows us to better understand our Websites’ audience. By way of example, the Google Analytics features implemented by us allow us (i) to evaluate and generate reports on certain demographic, behavioral, and interest metrics of users collected by Google, and (ii) to create advertising remarketing audiences and campaigns based on such metrics, which may be segmented into aggregated groups. You may prevent your data being used by Google Analytics at any time by downloading and installing the browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics, available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Innoterra uses appropriate security measures in order to reasonably protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access or alteration, accidental or intentional manipulation, loss and destruction.


We may in any way, at any time, for any reason, without prior notice and at our discretion modify, amend and otherwise update this Privacy Policy as well as the information and materials contained on the Website. We will place any update on this webpage. The last line of the Policy shall set out the date when it was last updated.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or Personal Information we hold about you please contact us at contact@innoterra.com.