Privacy Policy

At CAMEMIS, we place the highest importance on handling your personal data with respect and confidentiality. Accordingly, CAMEMIS adheres to all applicable data protection laws and regulations, in particular to the strict German Federal Data Protection Act. The following Privacy Policy outlines which data is collected from you and how it is handled. This policy applies to all CAMEMIS products and services. CAMEMIS is a service of CAMEMIS UG.

For questions about this privacy policy, you can write to us at any time via our contact form or by mail:


Am Stollhenn

18 55120 Mainz


Your Personal Information

CAMEMIS collects, processes, and uses your personal information without asking for explicit consent only when this information is necessary for fulfilling the terms of our contract and for billing purposes.

Information you provide

When registering a CAMEMIS, it is necessary to specify a username and an email address. The specified username will be made public as part of the web address The email address is used to send you notifications concerning your CAMEMIS. These include your login data, announcements, product-related information, and more.

You always have the option to unsubscribe from our newsletter and individual email alerts (email notification of new contact form entries, comments). For certain service packages, such as CAMEMIS for University and/or certain features, such as the web store, other contact and payment details are required. This data will be stored only until you delete your CAMEMIS account. There is one exception to the above provision: For legal reasons we are required to retain billing information from CAMEMIS for University customers for seven years.

Information on the usage of your CAMEMIS

When you log into your CAMEMIS, the CAMEMIS server automatically collects data on how you use CAMEMIS in what is known as an activity log. The server collects information on your activity (including storage space used, number of sign-ins, etc.), statistical data (such as your browser, date and time of log in, cookie ID, and referrer URL), and your IP address.

Storage of cookies on your computer

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer. Most frequently, cookies are stored for the duration of the current session, i.e. until you close your browser, but in some cases they are stored longer than this. CAMEMIS uses cookies as follows:

Session cookies for identification

When you sign into your CAMEMIS, CAMEMIS automatically sets a cookie to recognize your browser (this is called a session cookie). This allows you to enter your password only once per session (when you log in), without being asked repeatedly to do so while editing your CAMEMIS. Most browsers accept cookies by default, but it is possible to change your browser settings to refuse all cookies. If your browser is set to refuse all cookies, CAMEMIS will not function properly. You can delete cookies at any time, however, but will have to sign in again the next time you want to edit your CAMEMIS site.

Advertising and analytics cookies

Third-party services are used on and your CAMEMIS for advertising and analysis-related purposes. These services may set third-party cookies and/or pixel tags (web beacons), in order to be able to display specific regional or topic-targeted banners to you while you surf the web. Most browsers allow you to deactivate third-party cookies in their settings. Please note however, that this may affect the functionality of other sites outside CAMEMIS (forums, etc.). You can also choose to deactivate third-party cookies by going to the Network Advertising Initiative site and following the instructions there.