Privacy

 

1. Introduction

We collect and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following we will inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website.

2. Reference to general data storage

2.1 Collection and processing of http protocol data

When you visit our website and each time you access a file, our web server collects log information about these processes (e. g. browser type, date and time of access). This is not personal data. It is therefore not possible for us to assign the collected data to a specific natural person.

All of these data are evaluated by us exclusively for statistical purposes. The data will not be passed on to third parties. We do not link this data to other data. In addition, the data are regularly deleted within one week after a statistical evaluation.

2.2 Data transmission and logging for internal system and statistical purposes

For technical reasons, your Internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server when you access our website. This includes, but is not limited to the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, the file accessed, the amount of data sent, the browser type and version, the operating system and your IP address. This data is stored separately from other data that you enter in the context of using our offer. It is not possible for us to assign this data to a specific person. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes and then deleted.

3. Handling of personal data

3.1 Use of personal data

Personal data is only collected by us if and to the extent that you provide it to us with your knowledge. In particular, this personal data will only be used for purposes of advertising/market research and for the design of our services if you have given us your express consent.

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time.

The processing purposes are stated at the appropriate places on our website and are not subject to any subsequent changes. The data will only be passed on to third parties without your consent if we are legally obliged to do so.

3.2 Distinguishing between inventory and usage data

Inventory data

If a contractual relationship between you and us is to be established, structured or changed, we collect and use personal data from you to the extent necessary for these purposes. By order of the competent authorities, we may disclose information about these data (inventory data) in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of criminal prosecution, to avert danger, to fulfil the legal duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or to enforce intellectual property rights.

Usage data

We collect and use personal data from you to the extent necessary to enable or account for the use of our website (usage data). This includes in particular features for your identification and information on the beginning and end as well as the extent of use of our offer. For the purposes of advertising, market research and the demand-oriented design of our Internet offer, we are allowed to create usage profiles when using pseudonyms. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We are not allowed to merge the usage profiles with data about the bearer of the pseudonym. By order of the competent authorities, we may disclose information about these data (user data) in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of criminal prosecution, to avert danger, to fulfil the legal duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or to enforce intellectual property rights.

 

4. Newsletter

If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, we need your e-mail address and confirmation that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. This data is only collected for the purpose of sending you the newsletter and documenting our authorization to do so. The data will not be passed on to third parties. You can revoke your order of the newsletter and your consent to the storage of your e-mail address at any time.

5. Use of cookies

Cookies are records that are sent by the web server to the user’s web browser and stored there for later retrieval. You decide whether cookies can be collected or not by setting your browser in such a way that you are informed before a cookie is stored and that it is not saved until you expressly accept this.

We use cookies only for the purpose of receiving information about the use of our website and for statistical purposes.

Our cookies contain the following data sets:

The records do not contain any personal information. A combination with any personal data provided by you will not take place.

6. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if you enable IP anonymization on this site, Google will previously shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the EEA Agreement. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) and installing it.

For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat. _anonymizeIp ();” in order to guarantee an anonymous capture of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

7. Right to information

You have the right to receive information at any time about the data stored on your person, including the origin and recipient of your data as well as the purpose of data processing. Please address your enquiry in writing or by e-mail to the addresses listed below.

This data protection declaration applies only to content on our servers and does not include the websites linked to our site.

8. Validity

This version is valid from 01.12.2016.