We treat your data confidentially and according to the statutory data protection regulations.
Here, you will find information regarding what happens to your data when you access our website. On some of our web pages, you can enter personal data. In some cases, it is possible to identify you with this information. Furthermore, data is also collected automatically.
The data processing that takes place on this website is done by the operator of the website. You will find the contact details in the Site Notice
What data is collected?
When you visit the website, data is automatically collected by the provider as login data. It describes, for example, the browser type and operating system used to access the page. The collection of this technical data always takes place as soon as you access our website. This login data is then made available to us by the provider. On some of our web pages, it is possible to enter text or provide your email address, via a comment function. This data is saved in a database and is visible to the public. You can enter additional data yourself, via a form entry field. We do not save this data. We shall continue to save any emails that you send us.
What is your data used for?
The data could be used to analyze your user behavior, for the optimization and development of the website and for customer communication.
You have the right to request information regarding the origin, recipients and purpose of your personal data which we have saved, free of charge. As before, you have the right to have this data blocked or deleted. If you have any questions, please contact us via the address provided in the Site Notice
. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge an objection with the regulatory authority.
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2. Required Information
Information on the office responsible for data processing
You will find details of the office responsible for data processing in the Site Notice
Revocation of Consent to Process Data
Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express consent. You are entitled to revoke your consent at any time. In order to do so, an informal notification via email is sufficient. The legality of any data that was processed before revocation of consent remains unaffected.
Right to submit an objection to the regulatory authority
In case of a violation of the data protection regulations, you are entitled to submit a complaint to the responsible regulatory authority. The responsible regulatory authority in the case of such a violation is the Data Protection Officer of the Federal State in which the headquarters of the operator of the website are situated. For a list of the Data Protection Officers and their contact details, please visit the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de
3. Data Collection on our Website
The website operator’s provider collects and saves certain information automatically, in so-called server logs. This includes:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Time of server request
- IP address
This data is not combined with data from other sources. The basis for this data processing is Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. b of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or for pre-contract measures.
If you send us an enquiry via email, we save the information you provide including all of your contact details, for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for purposes of future communication. We do not pass this information on to any third parties. The processing of the data provided in your email is done purely on the basis of your consent (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time. Notification via email is sufficient for this purpose. The legality of the data processing procedures prior thereto remain unaffected by the revocation of consent. We keep the data you provide in the email until you request the deletion thereof or withdraw your consent to have it saved, or when the purpose for which it was saved no longer exists (e.g. once your request has been fully processed). Mandatory legal requirements – particularly retention periods – remain unaffected.
4. Analysis Tools and Advertising
Contract Data Processing
We have a data processing contract with Google and we implement the strict regulations of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.
Objection to Data Processing
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics, by clicking on the following link: Deactivate Google Analytics
. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent the collection of your data during future visits to this website: You will find more information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics in the Google data protection statement at: https://support.google.com
Demographic Characteristics from Google Analytics
Our website uses the “Demographic Characteristics” function by Google Analytics. This enables the compilation of reports that contain information regarding the age, gender and interests of visitors to the website. This data originates from interest-related advertising from Google, and from visitor data from third party suppliers. This data cannot be assigned to any specific person. You can disable this function any time, via the ad settings in your Google account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as described under “Objection to Data Processing” above.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by activating the appropriate browser settings. However, we hereby inform you that this can limit the functionality of this website. You can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing thereof by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: https://tools.google.com
Some of our web pages use a plugin from the video portal, Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. If you visit one of the pages that has a Vimeo plugin, you will be connected with a Vimeo server in den USA. This will provide the Vimeo server with information regarding which of our pages you visit. Furthermore, Vimeo will also be provided with your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged into Vimeo or if you do not have a Vimeo account. While logged into your Vimeo account, you automatically enable Vimeo to assign your surfing behavior to your profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account. You will find more information on Vimeo’s handling of user data in their data protection statement: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Some of our web pages use Google Maps. The provider is Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In order to use Google Maps, your IP address must be saved. This information is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. The operator of this website has no influence over the transmission of this data. We use Google Maps to enable visitors to the website to find the places mentioned easily. This represents a justified interest in the sense of Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. f of the GDPR. You will find more information on the handling of user data under the Google Data Protection Statement
By using this website, you automatically agree to the processing and saving of your collected data, as described above, and for the purposes described above.