We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat all of your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data privacy regulations as well as this data privacy statement.
You can generally use our website without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data is collected on our website (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) this is always, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. Such data is never passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We hereby draw your attention to the fact that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. Foolproof protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser transfers automatically to us. These are:
- browser type/ browser version
- operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing computer
- time of the server enquiry
This data cannot be linked to individual persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data subsequently if there are any concrete indications of illegal usage.
Wenn Sie uns per Kontaktformular Anfragen zukommen lassen, werden Ihre Angaben aus dem Anfrageformular inklusive der von Ihnen dort angegebenen Kontaktdaten zwecks Bearbeitung der Anfrage und für den Fall von Anschlussfragen bei uns gespeichert. Diese Daten geben wir nicht ohne Ihre Einwilligung weiter.
If you send us an enquiry using the contact form, the data on the enquiry form, including the contact data given by you there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for the event of any further questions on our part. This data will not be passed on without your consent.
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we require your e-mail address as well as information that allows us to establish that you are the owner of the given email address and agree to the receipt of the newsletter. No other data will be collected. This data is used exclusively for the dispatch of the required information, and is not passed on to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, the e-mail address and the use of these to send the newsletter at any time, for example by using the “sign out” link in the newsletter.
Data privacy declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool from Google Inc. (“Google”). This is offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics employs “cookies”, text files which are saved to your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is transferred to and saved on a Google server in the USA.
For more information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please go to the Google data privacy statement: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
You can prevent cookies being stored on your computer by making the corresponding setting in your browser software. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all of this website’s functions without restrictions. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics
Order data processing
We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and are in compliance with the strict regulations of the German data privacy authorities in the use of Google Analytics.
We use the function “Activation of IP anonymization” on this website. When IP anonymization is activated, your IP address will be truncated in advance within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your usage of the website, to create reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data held by Google.
Data privacy declaration for the use of etracker
Our Website uses the analysis service etracker. The service is operated by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1 20459 Hamburg Germany. The data can be used to draw up usage profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose.
The cookies make it possible to recognize your browser again. The data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be combined with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym.
The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services. To prevent the collection and storage of your visitor data in the future you can download an opt-out cookie from etracker under the following link. This ensures that etracker will no longer collect and store visitor data from your browser: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
Data privacy declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)
Plug-ins from the Facebook social network Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA are integrated in our website. You will recognize the Facebook plug-ins on our site by the Facebook logo or the Like button. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit to our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data privacy declaration for the use of Twitter
You can change your data privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings ändern.
Data privacy declaration for the use of Google+
Our website uses functions from Google +. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Acquisition and transmission of information: with the aid of the Google + button you can publicise information worldwide. Through the Google + button you and other users receive personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you gave a +1 for content, as well as information about the site which you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1s can be used as references together with your profile name and photo in Google services, for example in search results or on your Google profile. They can also be shown in other places on websites and notices on the internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a worldwide viewable, public Google profile, which must at least include the name you picked for your profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace a different name which you have used when sharing contents from your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to other users who know your email address or who possess other identifiable information about you.
Use of the registered information: apart from the intended uses explained above, the information you provided will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy regulations. Google will possibly release summarized statistics about the +1-activities of users or will pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.
Data privacy declaration for the use of Instagram
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated in our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. When you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our site with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This means that Instagram can assign the visit on our website to your user account. We explicitly draw your attention to the fact that as the operator of this website we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Instagram.
You can find further information on the data privacy declaration of Instagram at: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Data privacy declaration for the use of Pinterest
Our website uses plug-ins of the social network, Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”).
If you call up a website of our Internet presence which contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct link to the servers of Pinterest. The plug-in transmits protocol data Pinterest server in the USA. This data can contain your IP address, the address of the visited website, which also includes Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, data and time of the enquiry, your type of use of Pinterest as well as cookies.
Data privacy declaration for the use of Xing
Our Website makes use of features provided by the Network XING. XING is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time one of our pages using XING features is accessed, a connection is made to XING Servers. To the best of our knowledge, this does not entail saving personal data of the visitors. Most importantly, IP addresses are neither saved, nor is a usage profile generated.
For further information on data privacy and the Xing share button please go to the data privacy declaration of Xing at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Data privacy declaration for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plug-ins from the YouTube website which is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a web page that contains a YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to YouTube’s servers, which instruct the plug-in to be displayed on the web page by the web browser. Information about which of our web pages you have visited is hereby transmitted to the YouTube servers.
If you are logged in to YouTube at the time, it can link this information to your user account. You can prevent this by logging out of your account before using the plug-in.
More information on plug-ins can be found in YouTube’s data privacy guidelines at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Information, deletion, locking
You have the right at all times to information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origins and recipient, and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, locking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice about this or on any other questions regarding personal data.
Objection to advertising e-mails
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published subject to the legal declaration obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal measures in the case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. spam e-mails.