Data Protection Information

We are delighted about your interest in our website (“website”). The protection of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) is very important to us. Personal data is any data with which you could be personally identified.

In the following, we would like to inform you in detail which data is collected when you visit our website and use our offers there and how we process or use them in the following.

I. Controller

arivis AG
Am Kabutzenhof 21
18057 Rostock
Deutschland / Germany

Phone: +49 (381) 461 393-0
Fax:      +49 (381) 461 393-99

II. Data Protection Officer

Tel: +49 (89) 90 420 49-60

III. Scope of Data Processing

Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as information on the browser and operating system you are using or at what time you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website. These data would possibly enable identification; however, there will be no personal exploitation in this regard.

We will collect, process and use all personal data that we learn from you in the course of using our website only for the stated purpose. We note that this is only done within the framework of the applicable legal regulations or only with your consent.

The data will only be processed within the EU and the European Economic Area, unless we subsequently or directly inform you about a transfer to third countries stating the respective legal basis and, if necessary, request your consent.

IV. Legal Basis

In accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we inform you about the legal basis of our data processing. Unless the legal basis in the data protection declaration is mentioned, the following applies:

Consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 (a) GDPR. Consent is any voluntary expression of intent, in an informed and unequivocal manner, in the form of a statement or other unambiguous confirmatory act, which indicates that the data subject consents to the processing of his personal data.

Necessity to fulfil the contract or carry out preparatory actions in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 (b) GDPR, this means that the data is required so that we can fulfil the contractual obligations to you or we need the data to prepare a contract closure with you.

Processing to fulfil legal obligations under Art. 6 para. 1 (c) GDPR, this means that a processing of the data is required by law or other regulations.

Processing for the protection of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR, this means that processing is necessary to safeguard legitimate interests on our part or by third parties, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms on your part that require the protection of personal data prevail.

V. Data Erasure and Storage Duration

The data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, we are obliged to store if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which we are subject. 

VI. Data Encryption

Our website uses state-of-the-art encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser address line.

VII. Cookies

Our website also uses "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server and saved on your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, language and browser used, operating system etc.

Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your machine and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values according to individual requirements. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie.

Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites. Cookies stored on your computer can be deleted by you at any time.

You can also use our website without cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings.

Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

VIII. Data Processing

A. Website Visitors
In general, you can use our website without the disclosure of your identity. By accessing our website there will be data saved on our servers, like the name of your internet service provider, your IP address, the used browser type, the used operating system, the referrer URL (the website visited before) and the time designations of your visit.

B. Scope of Data Processing
When visiting our website, the following data is collected and stored by our web server:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of request
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of request (concrete page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data volume transmitted in each case
  • Referrer URL
  • Browser type
  • Operating system and interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

The data is stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

C. Legal Basis
The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR.
The legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR therefore lies in the functionality of our website and its availability.

D. Purpose of Data Processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session. The data is stored to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

E. Duration of storage
The logfiles will be deleted after 30 days at the latest, unless there is a need to keep the data for the aforementioned purpose due to specific events.
Storage beyond that is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment to a specific user is no longer possible.

F. Communication
arivis is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and we’ll only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you requested from us. From time to time, we would like to contact you about our products and services, as well as other content that may be of interest to you. If you consent to us contacting you for this purpose, please tick below to say how you would like us to contact you:

G. Objection and Removal Possibility
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no possibility of objection by the user.

IX. Email and Contact Form

A. Scope and Purpose of Data Processing
Should you send us questions via e-mail or the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission. The data are stored and exclusively used for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and for the associated technical administration.

B. Legal Basis
The legal basis for processing data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) b GDPR.

C. Duration of Storage
Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

D. Objection and Removal Possibility
You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

X. Promotional Purposes - Information Pursuant to Art. 14 DSGVO

A. Scope and Purpose of Data Processing

We acquire access to business address data from analysis and consulting companies for individually reaching out to contact persons to address potentially interested parties for our products. You can find the data protection information of these companies at and at
The acquired contact data (name, company, function, telephone, e-mail) are carefully selected and checked for indications of possible objections. We do not pass on the data to third parties and delete it from our systems after the advertising measure has expired or if an objection is expressed.

B. Legal Basis

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) in conjunction with ErwG 47 DSGVO.

C. Duration of Storage

Your data will be deleted after final processing of our attempt; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

D. Objection and Removal Possibility

You can object to processing on the basis of our legitimate interest at any time in the following way:
• by phone to our employees or by calling us under +49 381 461 393-0,
• by post to arivis AG, Am Kabutzenhof 21, 18057 Rostock, Germany,
• by e-mail to
Date: 10 June 2022