ista International GmbH
Luxemburger Straße 1
45131 Essen

Tel.: +49 (0)201 459-02

Management authorised to represent: Thomas Zinnöcker (CEO), Ulrich Fischer, Christian Leu, Jochen Schein, Laurent Sireix

Register court: Local court Essen
Register number: HRB 24854

Sales tax identification number: according to § 27 Sales Tax Law DE 814961544

Responsible for the content: Bentje Gruenewald

All content of this website © by ista International GmbH 2017

Evidence for liability

Despite accurate textual control we don't assume liability for the content of external links. The operators are responsible for the content of the linked web pages only.

Privacy Policy

ista is sensitive to privacy issues and respects the privacy of visitors to our website.

Types of information we collect and what we do with it

Each time you visit ista website and each time you download files, certain types of information are automatically collected and saved. This information is not personally identifiable. In other words, ista does not track which individual users download which files.

We typically collect the following information for each download: 

  • the name of the file that is downloaded
  • the date and time of the download
  • the size of the data transfer
  • whether the download is successful
  • IP-address
  • in some cases, your computer's operating system and what browser you're using
  • the Internet address from which you just came.

We're unable to create individually identifiable user profiles. 

We collect the above types of information for statistical purposes only.

Our website allows you to register to receive certain information, to submit online job applications, to respond to online surveys, and to complete certain types of online transactions.This website uses Piwik, an Open-Source-Software for statistical analysis of visitor access. Piwik uses "Cookies". Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and serve the purpose of analysing use of the website or website optimisation. The information generated by the Cookie is transferred to our server. The IP address is immediately made anonymous after processing and before being saved. The information generated by the Cookie on your use of this website will not be passed onto third parties.

You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website. To make that choice, please click below to receive an opt-out cookie.

The purposes for which we use and share your Personal Information

In accordance with regulations regarding the protection of Personal Information, ista collects, processes, and uses Personal Information only in order to complete transactions, to advise and serve our customers, and to offer our customers quality products and services. ista processes data to the Billing Center in Gliwice. This is ensured by special contractual clauses with the German data privacy laws.

If you have questions about the use that is made of your Personal Information, please direct your inquiries to

Privacy Policy Officer ("Datenschutzbeauftragte/r")
Grugaplatz 2
45131 Essen

Visitors to our website will always be informed if their Personal Information is shared with third parties. You may therefore elect not to have your Personal Information shared in this way.

Important notice:

The ista website contains links to other websites. Please note that ista cannot be held responsible for protecting data from, or the contents of, such websites.

Upon leaving an ista website, we recommend that all internet users consult the data protection declarations of any other web sites they may subsequently visit.

Technical Implementation

TWT Interactive GmbH
Corneliusstraße 20-22
D-40215 Düsseldorf