At DWS we recognise the importance of personal information entrusted to us. It is one of our fundamental responsibilities to ensure that we protect the information entrusted to us by our clients and our website visitors. Please find below select security measures we established to protect your privacy.
Why does DWS collect personal information?
DWS collects, processes, and uses personal information on this websites in order to offer even better products and services, best adapt its business processes to its clients’ needs, and provide them with the most suitable product information.
How does DWS collect information and how long is it retained?
Information collected on this website will only be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. If you wish to access or correct any information that DWS holds about you, you may have your data deleted, blocked or corrected (as long as compliant with applicable law). You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you; this service is free of charge.
DWS is constantly aiming at enhancing its websites. For this reason, anonymised information , such as domain name, page visits and time spent on a page, is collected through the websites. The information is used for statistical and marketing purposes only and is not disclosed to third parties. Germany-based Webtrekk GmbH supports us in this regard. You may opt-out from this procedure by clicking on “Webtrekk Opt Out” and a cookie will be stored under this name. No information is collected as long as the cookie is stored in your browser. Please keep in mind that – as soon as the cookie is erased – the Opt Out for this website is disabled and must be renewed.
Currently, Opt Out is active: tracking information is not being collected on this computer.
To reactivate collection of tracking information, please click here. Currently, Opt Out is not active: tracking information is being collected on this computer.
Apart from the above, we do not collect, use and process any information without your explicit consent (which can also be given on-line (e.g. through registration forms)). A consent once given can be withdrawn at any time for any future actions.
How is information retained, protected, and used?
Information collected through this website will be transferred to the responsible division. Banking secrecy as well as confidentiality are maintained. Data will not be transferred to third parties, unless necessary to answer your queries (i.e. leaflets dispatched by vendors). Your information is used to exclusively fulfil the purpose for which it is collected, relating to the website through which it is collected.
Websites through which we collect your information are usually encoded using the encryption module of your browser. These sites are certified by renowned institutions for international encryption technique. Moreover, DWS put in place additional and comprehensive state-of-the-art security measures when both accounts and custody accounts are accessed via the Internet. Firewalls prevent unauthorized access. Diverse encryption and identification layers protect customer information from intrusion or disclosure to third parties during data transfer. Furthermore, DWS internally uses sophisticated encoding methods in order to prevent de-coding by unauthorised persons. Moreover, an electronic identifier is generated during data transfer to safeguard your information.
If you feel that the above is not sufficient or if you have any queries as regards the collection, processing or use of your information we are looking forward to hearing from you. We will make every effort to reply as soon as possible and take into consideration any suggestions from your end. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.