Use of our website is generally possible without providing personal information. If personal data is collected at all (e.g. name, address or email addresses in the contact form), this will be done on a voluntary basis. Your data will never be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

Each visit to our website and file download will be logged. This data will be retained for internal system-related and statistical purposes.
The following data will be recorded: file name, access date and time, name and version of operating system, amount of data transferred, notification of successful download, web browser used, referrer URL (last page visited), and IP address of querying domain. It is not possible for us to trace this information to specific individuals.

It should be noted that data transmission via the internet is never completely secure. It is not possible to protect data entirely against third-party access.

Privacy policy statement for Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze website usage. The information generated by a cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, compile reports on your website activity and provide other services related to website and internet use on behalf of the website operator. The IP address reported by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data stored by Google. You may refuse to accept the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we advise you that in that case you may not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the cookie-enabled collection of data related to your usage of this website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

In view of the debate regarding the use of analytics tools with full IP addresses, please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" function, ensuring that IP addresses are processed in shortened form only and preventing them from being traced to a specific user.

You may prevent processing of the data recorded by the cookie which tracks your usage of makandra related data (including your IP address) by Google. Install the corresponding browser plug-in by Google to do that:

For questions, inquiries, or information regarding data privacy at the makandra GmbH, please contact:

Last update: 03/2014

makandra GmbH
Rails development & operations
Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 6
86159 Augsburg, Germany