Privacy statement

Protecting your privacy as a user of our website is of paramount importance to us and, when processing personal data, we comply with the relevant applicable data protection legislation. As controller for said processing, we have implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure complete protection, wherever possible, of the personal data processed via this website. Internet-based data transmissions do always pose a security risk however making it impossible to guarantee absolute protection. For this reason, every data subject is at liberty to also use alternative methods, for example by post, to send us their personal data.

1. Data controller
tangro software components GmbH
Speyerer Strasse 4
69115 Heidelberg
Telephone: +49 6221 13336-0
Fax: +49  6221 13336-21

2. Legal representative
Managing directors: Andreas Schumann, Patrick Etter.

3. Data Protection Officer
Mr Karsten Knappe
c/o DGI Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informationssicherheit AG
Kurfürstendamm 57
10707 Berlin

If you have questions about data protection, please email 

4. Purposes of the processing
4.1. Cookies
Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your usage of the website. Information such as the operating system, browser, your IP address, the website you visited prior to our site (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to our website is recorded for example. Cookies can determine which websites you prefer to visit. This enables us to better target our pages at our visitors and optimise our site. This information is also used to recognise you automatically the next time you visit our website and can make navigation of the site easier for you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Use of our website is also possible without cookies. If you do not wish your computer to be recognised again, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting the “Block all cookies” option in your browser settings. See the instructions from your browser provider for details of how to do this. If you choose to block all cookies, this may limit the functionality of our website. You can delete cookies that have already been placed on your computer at any time. Optional: Alternatively, you can configure your browser so that cookies from our domain are blocked. This is done using opt-out cookies. Please note however that opt-out cookies should not be deleted if you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all of the cookies in your browser, you will need to place the respective opt-out cookie again.

4.2. Server data / server log files
For technical reasons, the following data, among other information, sent to our web space provider by your internet browser will be recorded. This data will include:

  • browser type and version 
  • browser type and version 
  • the operating system used 
  • the previous website you visited before ours (referrer URL) 
  • websites that you visit
  • the date and time of your access 
  • your internet protocol (IP) address.

This anonymous data will be stored separately from any personal data you may have provided and it will not be possible to attribute it to specific individuals. It will be analysed for statistical purposes to enable us to optimise our website and our offering. We reserve the right to review this data subsequently if we gain knowledge of concrete indications of unlawful use.

4.3. Newsletter
Through the newsletter we keep you up to date at regular intervals with information about us and our offers. If you wish to receive this newsletter, we will need a valid email address from you along with information that will enable us to check that you are the holder of the specified e mail address or that its holder consents to receiving the newsletter. No other information will be collected. This data will only be used for the purpose of sending out the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties. The data collected in this way will not be compared against data that may be collected by other elements of our site. When you subscribe to our newsletter, we will save your IP address and the subscription date. The sole purpose of saving this information is for proof in the event of a third party misusing an email address and subscribing to receive the newsletter without the authorised party’s knowledge. You may revoke your consent to the storage of data and your email address, and the use thereof for sending out the newsletter, at any time. This can be done by sending a message to the specified contact details.

4.4. Contact form
On our website, we provide you with the ability to contact us by email and/or via a contact form. In this case, only the information provided by the user will be saved. We will only use your email address to process your request and for any follow-up questions. The data collected in this way will not be compared against data that may be collected by other elements of our site.

4.5. Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your usage of the website. Information such as the operating system, browser, your IP address, the website you visited prior to our site (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to our website is recorded for example. The information generated by this text file about your use of our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and will be stored there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of our website in order to compile reports about website activity for the website operator and to provide other services associated with use of the website and internet usage. Where legally required to do so, or where third parties process this data on Google's behalf, Google will also pass this information on to these third parties. This usage will be anonymised or pseudonymised. Further information about this can be obtained from Google directly. You can find more information about how user data is handled with Google Analytics in Google’s Privacy Policy:

4.5.1. Browser plug-in
You can prevent the storage of cookies with an appropriate setting in your browser software however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to make full use of all of the features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following Download and install browser plug-in link:

4.5.2. Order processing
We have concluded an order processing contract with Google and implement the statutory requirements fully when using Google Analytics.

4.5.3. IP anonymisation feature
We use the “Enable IP anonymisation” feature on this website. In this scenario, your IP address is shortened, and thus anonymised, by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

4.6. Google Tag Manager
On our website we use the Google Tag Manager. The Google Tag Manager is a solution from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 Ireland that allows us to manage website tags through one interface. The tool itself (which implements the tags) is a cookie-free domain that does not collect any personal information. The Google Tag Manager will trigger other tags that may collect data. The Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a user has disabled it at the domain or cookie level, it will persist for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager. The tags used are named separately below and can be customized by you in your privacy settings, such as disabling cookies for these items.

4.7. Google Adwords
Our website uses Google conversion tracking. Google conversion tracking is a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you arrive at our website via an advertisement delivered by Google, a cookie will be placed on your computer by Google Adwords. The cookie will be used for conversion tracking when a user clicks on an advertisement delivered by Google. These cookies cease to be valid after 30 days and cannot be used to personally identify you. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see that you, as a user, have clicked on one of our advertisements placed with Google and have been forwarded to our page. Google uses the information obtained using the cookies to compile visitor statistics for our website. From these statistics, we learn the total number of users that have clicked on our advertisement and also which pages on our website have then been visited by the user in question. We, and other parties advertising via “Google Adwords”, do not receive any information which can be used to personally identify users however. You can prevent cookies from being installed with an appropriate setting in your browser, for example the browser setting that disables the placement of cookies in general or only blocks cookies from the “” domain in particular. Google’s privacy statement regarding this can be found here:

4.8. Google Maps
On our site we use the “Google Maps” components provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”. Each time the “Google Maps” component is called, Google places a cookie to process user settings and data when the page on which the “Google Maps” component is integrated is displayed. This cookie is generally not deleted when the browser is closed. Instead, it will expire after a certain period of time unless you delete it manually beforehand. If you object to the processing of your data in this way, you have the option of disabling the “Google Maps” service and preventing data from being transmitted to Google in this way. To do this, you will need to disable the Java script function in your browser. We would point out however that in this case you may not be able to use “Google Maps” or you may only be able to use it with limitations. The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained via “Google Maps” will be in accordance with the Google Terms of Service and the Google Maps Additional Terms of Service

4.9. Job advertisements / online applications
We will process your application data, including electronically, for the purposes of completing the application procedure. The processing will be electronic in particular when you transmit the application documents to our organisation electronically, for example by email. In the event of conclusion of an employment agreement resulting from your application, your transmitted data may be saved by us in your personnel record for the purposes of the usual organisational and administrative processes, taking into account the relevant legal requirements. If your application is rejected, the data you transmitted will be deleted automatically six months following notification of the rejection. This will not apply where longer storage is necessary due to legal requirements (for example the burden of proof under the General Equal Treatment Act) or where you have expressly consented to storage in our candidate database for longer.

5. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
We only process your personal data where necessary to establish, define the content of or amend the legal relationship where a legal regulation provides for the processing of personal data by us or where you have expressly consented to the same.

6. Processing based on legitimate interests
In order to safeguard other legitimate interests, we are legally permitted to process personal data only where the data subject does not have any overriding basic interests, rights and freedoms. 

7. Transmission of personal data to third parties
Your personal data will only be disclosed or transmitted to third parties where necessary for fulfilment of the contract or for billing purposes, or where you have expressly consented to the same in advance. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent, for example for advertising purposes.

8. Transmission of personal data to a third country or international organisation
We do not transmit your personal data to a third country/international organisation and do not plan to do so in the future.

9. Duration of personal data storage
We will save your personal data for as long as necessary to deliver the service you have requested or granted your consent to providing there are no contradictory statutory obligations, for example retention periods under commercial or tax legislation.

10. Rights of the data subject
10.1. Access
You have the right to access, at any time, the information held about you, or about your pseudonym, including details of its origin, parties to whom the data has been disclosed, and the purpose of the data processing. You may contact us for this purpose, or with any other queries about personal data, at any time at the address specified in the legal notice.

10.2. Rectification
You have the right to ask us to rectify incorrect personal information about you without delay or to complete incomplete personal data taking into account the purpose of the processing. 

10.3. Erasure
The stored personal data will be erased if you revoke your consent to the storage, object to the processing of your personal data, where holding the data is no longer necessary to fulfil the purpose behind the storage thereof, or where storage of said data is not permitted under statutory regulations.

10.4. Restriction of processing
If you contest the accuracy of the personal data stored about you, or if you need the personal data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims but said information is no longer needed by us, you can ask for processing of the personal data to be restricted. You can also have the processing restricted for the period from the filing of an objection to the processing until such time as a decision is reached. In the case of a successful restriction on the processing of your personal data, said data will not be processed further.

10.5. Objection
Where we process your personal data on the grounds of a legitimate interest, on our part or that of a third party, or where said processing is necessary to carry out a task that is in the public interest or takes place within the exercise of official authority, you will be entitled, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to object to the processing at any time. In the case of an objection, we will no longer process your personal data except where we are able to demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or where the processing is necessary for the establishment exercise or defence of legal claims. The right to object will apply in the same way to direct advertising and the associated profiling.

10.5.1. Advertising mail objection
Use of the contact details published in our statutory legal notice for the purposes of sending unsolicited advertising and information is hereby prohibited. The site owner expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising, for example spam mail.

10.6. Data portability
You have the right to obtain the personal data about you that you provided us with in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another organisation. You also have the option of having the personal data about you sent by us to another organisation directly where this is technically feasible.

11. Revocation
You are entitled to revoke the consent you have granted at any time. This revocation must be in writing. This will not affect the legality of any processing done based on the consent granted before said consent was revoked.

12. Complaints to a supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge complaints about the processing of your personal data with a supervisory authority. You can contact the relevant supervisory authority at any time at:
Baden-Württemberg State Data Protection and Freedom-of-Information Officer
Königstraße 10a
70173 Stuttgart

13. Provision and non-provision of personal data
You may always visit our website without providing personal details. We will not save any personal data in connection with this. We would point out however that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all of our website's features. To improve our offer, we will only analyse statistical data which does not permit the deduction of your identity.

14. Automated decision making
We do not use any automated decision-making processes on our website.

15. Changing the purpose behind personal data processing
As soon as we intend to process the personal data for a purpose other than the one for which it was collected, we will notify you of this other purpose before said processing begins.

16. Changes to the privacy policy
We reserve the right to amend our security and data protection measures where necessary due to legal and/or technical developments. In such cases, we will also amend our privacy policy information accordingly. Please therefore make sure you are aware of the latest version of our privacy statement. 

17. Questions, suggestions and complaints
We remain at your disposal at any time to discuss issues or answer questions regarding the processing of your personal data by our organisation. If you have questions that cannot be answered by this privacy statement, or for further information or to submit suggestions and complaints, please contact us at the specified address. Alternatively, you can contact our Data Protection Officer directly with any questions about data protection legislation. The contact details are shown in point 3 of this privacy statement.


Our website uses a counting pixel technology provided by wiredminds GmbH ( to analyze visitor behavior. If necessary, data is collected, processed and stored, from which user profiles are created under a pseudonym. Wherever possible and reasonable, these usage profiles are completely anonymized. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's Internet browser and serve to recognize the Internet browser. The collected data, which may also contain personal data, will be transmitted to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds. wiredminds may use information that is left by visiting the websites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data obtained without explicit consent of the affected person will not be used to personally identify the visitor of this website and will not be merged with personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym. Whenever IP addresses are recorded, their immediate anonymization takes place by deleting the last number block.

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