Who is responsible for data collection on this website?This website's data processing is carried out by the website operator. Their contact data can be found on this website under Legal Info.How do we collect your data?Firstly, your data is collected by you communicating it to us. This may involve data that you enter into a contact form, for example. Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page viewing). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure flawless website availability. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour. What rights do you have regarding your data? You have the right at any time and free of charge to obtain information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request that this data be rectified, blocked or deleted. Please contact us at any time at the address stated in Legal Info for questions regarding this or for further questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to appeal to the responsible supervisory authority.Analysis Tools and Tools from Third-Party Providers
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal e-mail notification to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.Right of Appeal to the Responsible Supervisory Authority
In the event of breaches of data protection law, the person concerned shall have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.Right to Data Portability
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.SSL and TLS Encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.Information, Blocking, Deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to be provided with information free of charge relating to data stored concerning your person, its origin and the recipient of the data as well as the purpose of its processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Please contact us at any time at the address stated in Legal Info for questions regarding this or for further questions on the subject of personal data.Objection to Promotional E-mails
We hereby object to the use of contact data, published in accordance with the German Telemedia Act, to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of transmission of non-solicited advertising material, e.g. spam e-mails.3. Data Collection on our WebsiteCookiesThis website uses so-called cookies in some cases. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our Internet presence more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit. You can also set your browser so that you will be informed about the setting of cookies, and only allow cookies in individual cases, specific cases, or generally reject them, as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies, which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behavior) are stored, these are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.Server Log FilesThe provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information automatically transmitted to us by your browser in so-called server log files. This information is:- browser type and version- operating system used- referrer URL- host of the accessing computer- time of the server request- IP address A consolidation of this data with other data sources does not occur. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.Contact Form When using the contact form for inquiries, your details from the inquiry form including the contact data you provided there will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed. The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal e-mail notification to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to storage, or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.4. Social MediaFacebook Plugins (Like & Share Buttons)
Our pages use Google+ functions. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and disclosure of information: You can use the Google+ button to publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 for an item, and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1s can be shown as a reference together with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or blended in on other areas on websites and in advertisements in the Internet. Google records information on your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must include at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users that know your e-mail address, or have other identifying information about you. Use of collected information: In addition to the uses described above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may publish consolidated statistics about users' +1 activities, or disclose these to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.Pinterest Plugin
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will cause Google to truncate your IP address within member countries of the European Union or in other contracting states party to the European Economic Area Agreement before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. Browser Plugin
We have concluded a contract with Google for contract data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.Demographic Characteristics of Google Analytics
This website uses the function "demographic characteristics" from Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and visitor data from third parties. This information cannot be associated with any specific individual. You can disable this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit Google Analytics from collecting your data as described under "Objection to Data Collection".6. NewsletterNewsletter DataIf your would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information permitting us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided, and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and to not disclose it to third parties. The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form is carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. a GDPR). The consent to storage of data, the e-mail address as well as its use for sending the newsletter may be revoked at any time, for example through the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. The data that you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted after you cancel the newsletter. This does not affect data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the Member Section). 7. Plugins and Tools Google Maps
This page uses so-called web fonts to display the font. These are provided by Google (http://www.google.com/webfonts/). When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache. This is necessary so that your browser can also display an optically improved display of our texts. If your browser does not support this function, a standard font is used by your computer for display. Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq. You can find general information about data protection at Google at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
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