The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory provisions. Since new technologies and the constant further development of this website may result in changes to this data protection declaration, we recommend that you read through the data protection declaration again at regular intervals.
Definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing”) can be found in Art. 4 GDPR.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
We, the website operator or page provider, collect data about accesses to the website based on our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) and store them as “server log files” on the website server. The following data is logged in this way:
- Visited website
- Date and time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference from which you reached the page
- Browser used
- Operation system used
- IP-address used
The server log files are stored for a maximum of 190 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to be able to clarify cases of misuse. If data must be retained for evidentiary reasons, it is exempt from deletion until the incident has been finally clarified.
Reach measurement & cookies
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your end device for range measurement, you can object to the use of these files here:
- Cookie deactivation page of the network advertising initiative: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/
- Cookie deactivation page of the US website: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/
- Cookie deactivation page of the EU website: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!
Common browsers offer the setting option to not allow cookies. Note: It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
Handling contact data
If you contact us as the website operator through the contact options offered, your information will be stored so that we can use it to process and respond to your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.
Due to our legitimate interests, this website uses the service “Google Analytics” for the optimization and analysis of our online offer in terms of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO the service “Google Analytics”, which is offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active IP anonymization applies on this website. The IP address of the user is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transmitted unabbreviated to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. This shortening eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. The user’s IP address transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.
Under the terms of the data sharing agreement that we, as the website operator, have concluded with Google Inc., the latter uses the collected information to evaluate website usage and website activity and provides services related to internet usage.
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online offering by individual users, e.g. to create reports on website activity in order to improve our online offering.
You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It is not guaranteed that you can access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Here you can find more information about data usage by Google Inc:
- https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=de (Data collected from Google partners)
- https://adssettings.google.de/authenticated (Settings about advertising that is displayed to you)
Rights of the user
As a user, you have the right to request free information about what personal data has been stored about you. You also have the right to rectification of incorrect data and to restriction of processing or deletion of your personal data. If applicable, you may also exercise your right to data portability. If you believe that your data has been processed unlawfully, you may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to have your data deleted. Data stored by us will be deleted if it is no longer required for its intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for permissible legal purposes, data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes.
Right of objection
Users of this website may exercise their right to object to the processing of their personal data at any time. If you wish to correct, block, delete or obtain information about the personal data stored about you or have questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data or wish to revoke consents granted, please contact us using the contact details provided in the imprint.