Data processing

Your personal data will only be processed or passed on to a third party with your permission. As a rule, you can access ICW’s Internet services without having to provide any personal information. If you submit personal information, for example when registering for one of our events, then your data will be confidentially handled according to the applicable regulations and used only for the purpose for which it is intended, and will not be passed on to a third party.
Every time you access one of ICW’s Internet services, the following data is saved in a protocol file:

  • the name of the accessed file 
  • the date and time the file was accessed 
  • the volume of data transferred 
  • a message if the download was successful 
  • IP address 
  • technical data (operating system, browser or Flash version, monitor resolution, etc.) 

We save your IP address anonymously by encrypting the last three digits. We only use saved data to enable us to optimize our online services. We do not pass on customer data to third parties for either commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Links to external Web sites

ICW’s Internet services have links to external Web sites offering other Internet services. We are not responsible for the content of these external Web sites. We have checked these Web sites for offensive or harmful content, however, we cannot continuously check for changes. If you do discover a link on our Web site that contains illegal material, please let us know.


To use, cookies must be enabled.
Cookies are small text files and as such cannot contain any viruses or Trojan horses that could be potentially harmful for your computer. A persistent cookie is stored on your hard drive when you access our Web site. This cookie detects the length and duration of visits on the individual pages of our Web site and thus allows us to optimize the content of the Web site and to adapt it according to the general interest of all Web site users. This information, however, cannot be traced back to an individual user.


ICW uses Piwik, data protection-friendly open-source software for the statistical evaluation of page views. None of this data is passed to third parties. Piwik uses cookies to make the evaluation possible. The information generated from the cookies about your use of this Internet service is stored on servers belonging to ICW. The IP address is immediately rendered anonymous following compilation and again before being saved, i.e. parts (octets) of the IP address are deleted.