Privacy policy

Privacy Statement for the Website

The website (the “Website”) is operated by exocad GmbH, Julius-Reiber-Straße 37, 64293 Darmstadt (“we” or “us”). exocad GmbH is the data controller as defined by Sec. 3 para. 7 of the German Federal Data Protection Laws (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - “BDSG”) or respectively the controller as defined by Art. 4 no. 7 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”). References to the BDSG only apply until the GDPR becomes effective. Subsequently thereto, only references to the GDPR shall apply.

The following will provide you with information about the data we will collect from you when you visit the website or take advantage of any of our other services offered on the website and how we will use this information

1. Data Collection and Use during Website Visit

When you access the website with your browser, we only collect the following technical information that your browser transmits to us automatically. This data is necessary for you to view and use the services on our website:

This data must be processed for the purpose provided above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 clause 1 lit. f) GDPR to safeguard our justified interests, i.e. the usability of our website.

We delete this information as soon as it is no longer required by your use of the website.

We store this data on our servers in Germany and do not forward it to third parties.

2. Data Collection and Use when Registering for the Secure Area

If we grant you access to the secure area of our website, you will be required to enter a user name and a password in order to log into the account that has been set up for you. We store and use this information only to allow you access to the secure area of the website. This data must be processed in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 clause 1 lit. b) or respectively lit. f) GDPR to fulfill the contract concluded with regard to your account and/or to protect our justified interests, the provision of the account function.  

When using our library download service, we will also collect your email address and exocad dongle serial number. This information is solely used to identify which libraries have been downloaded by which customer and to match the downloaded library to the specific license of exocad’s software. This is required for safeguarding our justified interests under Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, namely to protect the intellectual property of the libraries and ensure usability of the libraries and correct maintenance of the software.

This data is stored on our servers in Germany. It is not forwarded to third parties, and is deleted as soon as your account expires.


The website uses cookies. For more details, please visit our Cookie Policy.

3.    Your Rights

You have the right to request information about the data we store pursuant to Sec. 34 BDSG and/or Art. 15 GDPR, to demand the correction of incorrect data pursuant to Sec. 35 para 1 BDSG and/or Art. 16 GDPR, and to demand its deletion pursuant to Sec. 35 para. 2 BDSG and/or Art. 17 GDPR or the blocking or restriction of the processing of data pursuant to Sec. 35 para. 3 BDSG and/or Art. 18 GDPR. Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, you are also entitled to object to the processing of your data, provided the reason for the objection lies in your special situation and provided it is data we process to protect one of our protectable interests.

4.    Contacts

Please contact us if you would like to assert your rights as outlined in Section 3, or if you have a general question about data protection as it relates to the website:

By mail: exocad GmbH, Julius-Reiber-Straße 37, 64293 Darmstadt
By email:
By phone: +49-6151-629489-0