Information regarding the processing of your Personal Data

VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH (“we” or “VIRES”) respects your privacy and protects the Personal Data we process about you. All processing of Personal Data is made in accordance with the GDPR. The following describes how we collect, process and share your Personal Data.

What Personal Data will be processed?

VIRES will collect and process your IP address, type and version of your internet browser, operating system used, date and time of visit (your ”Personal Data”). The Personal Data is collected from you directly as it accrues via the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (Secure) (HTTP(S)) for technical reasons when the website is visited.

What is the purpose of processing your Personal Data?

The processing of your Personal Data is necessary for the provision of the website content requested by you. Your Personal Data are also processed temporarily in web server log files to ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used to provide the website, in particular to identify, eliminate and preserve evidence of disruptions (e.g. DDoS attacks).We don’t use tracker or tagging.

The provision is not a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. There is no obligation to provide the data. If the data is not provided, we cannot provide the requested website content.

What is the legal basis for processing your Personal Data?

The processing of your Personal Data for the provision of the website content requested by you and for ensuring IT security is based on legitimate interest (Article 6 paragraph 1 point f of the GDPR) of VIRES since our legitimate interest is the provision of the website content requested by the users of our website and ensuring the security of the IT infrastructure used to provide the website.

Who has access to your Personal Data?

We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your Personal Data against loss or unlawful access etc. The number of persons with access to your Personal Data is limited. Only individuals associated with VIRES that need to process your Personal Data in accordance with the purposes above will have access to your Personal Data.

We will also share your Personal Data with suppliers and partners that carry out services on our behalf (our web hosting company, “”, Neue Medien Münnich, Hauptstraße 68, D-02742 Friedersdorf; our external system administrator for IT Service “Mibes IT Systemhaus”, Schmalzerstraße 6a, D-83064 Raubling).

For how long is your Personal Data stored?

Your Personal Data will be stored in server log files in a form allowing the identification of data subject for a maximum period of 7 days, unless any security related event occurs (e.g. a DDoS attack). If there is a security related event, server log files are stored until the security relevant event has been eliminated and clarified in full.

What are your rights?

VIRES, reg. no. HRB 10410 (Amtsgericht Traunstein), address Grassinger Strasse 8, 83043 Bad Aibling, Germany, is the controller of the processing of your Personal Data. This means that we are responsible for your Personal Data being processed correctly and in accordance with applicable laws. Stefanie Hofhus is the Data Protection Officer and can be contacted at

You are entitled to know what Personal Data we are processing regarding you, and you can request a copy of such data. You are entitled to have incorrect Personal Data regarding you corrected, and in some cases you may request that we delete your Personal Data (if, for example, the Personal Data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or if you withdraw your consent). You also have the right to object to certain processing of your Personal Data, and request that the processing of your Personal Data be limited.

Please note that limitation or deletion of your Personal Data may result in us not being able to fulfil our commitments.

You are also entitled to extract your Personal Data in a machine-readable format and to transfer the Personal Data to another controller.

If you have questions regarding how we process Personal Data concerning you, you are most welcome to contact us at or by mail to the address above.

If you have any objections or complaints with the way we process your Personal Data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority.

May 23, 2018