Privacy Policy

This privacy statement is to inform you about our processing your personal data when using our website (seekdl.org)

General Information This privacy statement is to inform you about processing your personal data by us when using our website https://www.seekdl.org. In case you are referred to any other website, e.g. download.seekdl.org while you are accessing content, it will be apparent from address bar in the browser. Our privacy statement does not apply to any such websites. In such a case please review privacy statement on other website.

Purpose of collecting and using data Collecting your data serves to cater you user-friendly, efficient and safe internet services. IRED use collected and processed personal data so as to provide those users who are interested with data. Similarly, we generally process the data with the aim of improving our service and ensuring its safety. No personal data is processed and we process the data anonymously or by making use of pseudonyms. Whenever you do transactions using our website, e.g. opening your user account and / or buying a publication, further data processing procedures might take place, about which you will be separately informed for sure.

Form and scope of collecting and processing personal data

a. Inventory Data: In case of a registered user, name and e-mail address shall be collected and stored upon registration. In case of any institutions and companies that are our contractual partners, personal data of their employees that are permitted to use our content shall be collected only if they form an individual user account as a registered user. The authentication of the user is done by making use of their IP address or based on logging into their user account or saving a code that was agreed on with the contractual partner. An individual user account will be linked with the institutional contractual partner making use of the IP address upon the first log-in.
In case you wish to receive a newsletter we have to save and use your e-mail address. We will then send electronic messages at suitable intervals to e-mail address you gave us. These mails may also contain topic-specific advertisements coupled with editorial information on our products and services. However, you are free to unsubscribe at any time.
If you wish to receive a newsletter we need to save and use your e-mail address. We will then send electronic messages at appropriate intervals to the e-mail address you gave us, which may also contain topic-specific advertisements along with editorial information on our products and services. However, you can unsubscribe at any time.

b. Traffic Data: As a general rule, you might access our website without having to provide any type of personal data. If authentication as a user permitted to access content is done by using IP address it is not essential to log into a user account.
Nevertheless, we shall create a so-called utilization profile by making use of a pseudonym if you visit our site as a registered or unregistered user. It implies that information will be collected and stored anonymously for marketing and optimization purposes. Such a data includes information on site from which you were referred to our offer, information on your internet service provider and contents you viewed on our website, along with the date and length of your visit. On the basis of this pseudonymous data a utilization profile will be formed, with a corresponding pseudonym. For this purpose, the cookies might be used. Authentication and tracking logs shall be used to accumulate user statistics. This data is not going to contain any personally identifiable information.

Transmission of data to third parties

We only convey personal data to a third party to extent necessary to fulfil our contractual relationship (if at all), if we are bound by any law or if it has to be necessary so as to implement our general terms and conditions of business or any other agreements decided with you. It is also applicable in order to enforce our rights and claims. In case of institutional contractual partners we shall convey utilization data in combined form. The form is apparent in what manner and to what degree our content is used by the users allied with that institution or company. In such a report we shall not communicate any data that can be linked with individual users. Provided your personal information is transmitted for other purposes we will ask for your approval in every single individual case. If you do not approve we will never transmit the data.

Cookies and all

We use cookies or other instruments to analyse the usage of our site. Cookies are tiny files which are stored on your hard drive and which cater us specific information. This data above all includes the IP address, your browser kind, the URL click stream (the chronological order of web pages you visited), date and time of your visit on our site as well as the cookie number.
First of all using cookies and similar instruments makes it possible to know you whenever you as a user access our web pages again after expiration of a session. Cookies also permit us to preferably adapt our products and services to your individual requirements. Lastly, we use the cookies to statistically record how frequently our web pages are viewed in addition to the general navigation in order to form encoded usage profiles (see above).

Google Analytics

Our website makes use of Google Analytics. It is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics makes use of cookies, which are text files placed on your system, to help website analyse how users use site. The information made by the cookie about your usage of website (including your IP address) shall be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in United States. The IP address shall be condensed before transmission. On our behalf Google shall use this information for purpose of evaluating your use of website, compiling reports on website activity and catering other services relating to website activity and internet activity in connection with use of website. Google will not link your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that once you do this you may not be in a position to use the full functionality of this website. Apart from this you may prevent the collection of information generated by the cookie about your use of website (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google if you download and install browser plug-in.


We employ technical and organizational security measures to ensure that your data is guarded from loss, incorrect modifications and illegal third-party access. To greatest extent possible, we guarantee that only the authorized persons have access to your personal information and only as much as it is necessary in scope of above-mentioned purposes.

Your rights

a) Information, deletion, correction, blocking will be catered provided you send us a request in writing. You can send it by telefax or e-mail. We will inform you about which personal information we have stored at any time. You might at any time demand that we block or delete your user account data and therefore your personal data. Only the information we need so as to process open tasks or to apply our rights are exempt from deletion, similarly data we are required to store by law.
b) Opting Out: You may at any time object to collection and storage of your information for the formation of pseudonymous utilization profiles. You can also object to processing of your information for purpose of advertisement or opinion research and any type of market research. Please direct your objection at address mentioned in section 1 above.


SEEKDL cannot take accountability for information found on third party websites outside its control. We only attempt to provide links only to third-party websites that obey with all applicable laws and regulations and our standards. Please understand that content on these third-party websites is subject to change without any notice to SEEKDL. We therefore cannot be accountable for, and take no liability for, any information or opinion contained in any third-party site. The moment we get notice about infringements on any of those websites we will remove the respective link.