NetApp Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for the Team NetApp-Endura Website (

The Team NetApp-Endura Website is operated by NetApp Deutschland GmbH (in the following: NetApp), based in Kirchheim bei München, Germany, as controller.

Privacy Policy
The protection of personal data plays an important role in our company. Therefore, we operate the Team NetApp - Endura Website consistent with the laws dedicated to the protection of personal data and data security. In the following you will find out which data we eventually collect, how we process and use them and to whom we eventually transfer them.

Collection, Processing und Usage of Personal Data
When you visit the Team NetApp - Endura Website, we generally find out only anonymous data, like the website from which you visit us, your Internet Service Provider, the sites, which you access on our website, your operating system and your web browser. NetApp uses this information solely for statistical purposes and to improve the service on this website.

We do not collect any personal data over the Team NetApp - Endura Website, except for, you provide us such data on a voluntary basis - for instance when you register for our newsletter, or when you contact us, e.g. to receive certain information. Otherwise we only collect, process or use your personal data, if you gave us your explicit consent or if special legal provisions allow this.

Usage data, like the Internet Protocol Address and respectively information about the start and duration of usage, are being generated automatically due to the employed technical means. For this reason the named data are mandatory for the communication with you. Data that is no longer needed for communication purposes will be deleted or anonymised by us.

We use cookies (currently a UTM Urchin Tracking Module) for purposes of web statistics analysis, hence to ensure a user friendly and need-driven design of the website. You have the possibility to decline the storage of a cookie by setting your Internet Browser to delete any cookies from your computer hard drive, to block all cookies or to warn you before the storage of a cookie.

Purposes of Collection, Processing or Use
All personal data, which accumulates while you visit the Team NetApp - Endura Website will be handled compliant with the relevant data protection laws. Your personal data will only be collected, processed or used for the purposes of carrying out your requests as well as for preserving our own commercial interests regarding the need-driven design of the website and other marketing activities.

For the maintenance of the Team NetApp - Endura Website as well as for the press work we fall back on the expertise of specialized service providers, who may collect, process or use personal data on our behalf. These are the following companies:

− FlessnerSchmitz GmbH, Koesterbergstrasse 34, 22587 Hamburg - responsible for the content of the Team NetApp - Endura Website and  for the newsletter

− commacross digital GmbH - Agentur für Medienkommunikation | Koenigsallee 37 | D - 71638 Ludwigsburg | phone +49 7141 4873570 | fax +49 7141 4873579 | e-mail   [email protected] - responsible for the conception, design and the technical implementation of the website

− w3work - Gesellschaft für Kommunikation und Medien - Gneuß & Arnold GbR, Dorfstraße 36a, 09569 Memmendorf - responsible for the provision of the newsletter service

We will not sell your personal data to third parties or merchandise them in a similar other way.

Purpose-driven Usage
NetApp will collect, process and use your personal data only for the purposes that have been communicated to you, unless the collection, processing or usage

− takes place for purposes that are directly associated with the original purposes,
− is necessary for the preparation, negotiation and fulfilment of a contract with you,
− is necessary due to a legal provision or an official order judicial order,
− is necessary for purposes of legal protection or for the defence against legal claims,
− aim at the prevention of misuse or other illegal actions, that may compromise NetApp's systems and with it the data security.

Data Security
NetApp ensures through technical and organisational measures that your personal data is protected against accidental or illegal deletion, alteration or against loss and unauthorised transfer or access.

NetApp is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of other websites to which links exist.

User Rights
At any time you have the right to withdraw your consent for the collection, processing or usage of your data, which you gave us, e.g. in connection with the newsletter registration, with effect for the future.

NetApp will carry out your motions for disclosure, correction and deletion as well as for other rights readily and within the legal framework.

For any questions with regard to the processing of your personal data, do not hesitate to contact us directly at NetApp Deutschland GmbH. Please find our contact details in the imprint. We will immediately forward your data protection requests to our data protection official.

Due to the further development of the internet we will adapt our privacy statement regularly. Amendments will be notified in time on our website. Therefore you should access the privacy statement regularly to be kept up to date.

NetApp Deutschland GmbH

2 January 2012