Data Protection Declaration

In this detailed Data Protection Declaration, we explain in more detail the circumstances of the data collection associated with our website as described in the short form (the "one-pager"). We assume no liability for external links to external content, despite careful control.

Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to the website and how it is used:

 

1. Collection and processing of data

Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on the website is logged. It is saved for internal system-related and statistical purposes. However, we will keep this data for a maximum of 6 months until it has been used for the purpose intended. What is logged:

  • Name of the file accessed,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Data volume transferred,
  • Report on successful access,
  • Web browser and req. domain,
  • Referrer URL,
  • The logged IP addresses of the requesting computers.

In some places this website uses cookies. Cookies are small amounts of data in the form of text information which the web server sends to your browser. These are stored on your hard disk. Cookies can only be read by the server that had previously stored them, and receive information about what you viewed on a website and when. Cookies identify the IP address of the computer and do not store any personal information, such as your name.

With cookies, you have the choice of whether you want to allow them. Changes can be made in your browser settings. At a minimum, the following settings are possible:

  • Always allow and store cookies
  • Allow cookies, but delete after each session,
  • Disable cookies.

If you generally block cookies, this may lead to functional restrictions and error messages on the website.

1.1. Newsletter

If you have registered for our newsletter or provided us with an email address for sending newsletters by other means, we will use the email address you provided for this newsletter. If this email address is different from the one used for other communications, we will use it exclusively for the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list at any time. If you have entered an exclusive newsletter email address, we will delete it immediately after you unsubscribe.

  • As part of the newsletter dispatch, we can check whether you have read the newsletter and which links within the newsletter you have clicked on. We use this data to make future newsletter more effective.

Further personal data will only be collected if you voluntarily provide this information, e.g. as part of an enquiry.

1.2. Other data entry forms

Should other forms be included within the internet presence with the help of which we collect data from you, it is basically marked which data we absolutely need within the framework of the form and which information you can give us on a voluntary basis. You will find a detailed explanation regarding data collection within such a form in the respective specific data protection notice, which you must confirm by opt-in before you can submit the form.
The fact that you have checked the opt-in box will be saved together with your request.

2. Disclosure of personal data

Your personal data is only passed on to third parties or otherwise transferred for the purpose of fulfilling the contract – in particular the passing on of order data to suppliers – if required for invoicing purposes, or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent with future effect at any time.

  • In addition, we transmit data to social networks through plug-ins (see under 5.)

Personal data is deleted if you revoke your consent to storage, if the data is no longer required for the purpose for which it was saved, or if the storage for other legal reasons is inadmissible. If we have transmitted your data, we will inform the recipient about the necessity of deletion.

3. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the activities on our website.

Google Analytics is a web service provided by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, on servers in Ireland. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries that are Contracting Parties to the Agreement in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in Ireland and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services regarding website activity and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we wish to point out that by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren.

For more information, see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general Google Analytics and privacy information).We wish to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended with the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (IP masking).

We use Google Analytcs on the legal basis of § 15 para. 3 TMG (German Telemedia Act) and/or Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).The data sent by us and linked with cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 36 months .Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html

4. Google Maps

Google Maps, which is operated by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, is used on this website to display maps and plan routes. The user indicates by using the information provided that they agree to the processing of their data collected by Google, its representatives, or third parties. The terms of use can be found on the website of the provider. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

5. Google Web Fonts

When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts to your browser cache so that text and fonts can be displayed correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to servers of Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. In this way Google obtains information that our website has been accessed by your IP address. Google web fonts are used to ensure a uniform and attractive representation of our online presence. This represents a legitimate interest as defined by Article 6, paragraph 1(f) of the GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer is used.

You can find more information about Google web fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and the data privacy statement of Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

6. YouTube videos

Opening websites with embedded YouTube contents creates a connection to the Google DoubleClick network, even if the video is not clicked on or played. To better protect your data, we have embedded all YouTube videos located on our website in an extended data privacy mode (Share/ Embed/ Show more/ Enable extended data protection mode): The link „www.youtube.com“ becomes www.youtube-nocookie.com.

Our website includes a YouTube plugin. As soon as you visit a page with an embedded YouTube plugin, a connection to a YouTube server is established. The server will be informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account at this time, you enable YouTube to allocate your surfing behavior to your personal profile. If you log out from your YouTube account before visiting our website, you can prevent this. You can find more information about the handling of your user data by YouTube at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, in the data privacy statement from Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, that applies to YouTube.

7. Data Protection Officer

Your trust is important to us, we take data protection very seriously for this reason as well. This means we are happy to talk to you at any time and answer questions relating to the processing of your personal data. Names and contact details can be found in the short form of this document.

If you have questions which this Data Protection Declaration could not answer or if you wish to receive further information on any point, please contact the Data Protection Officer at any time.

8. Your rights

You will find your rights in the list in the short form of the Data Protection Declaration that linked you to this text.

Security warning:

We endeavour to take all possible technical and organisational measures to store your personal data in such a way that it is not accessible to third parties. When communicating by email, complete data security cannot be guaranteed. We therefore recommend you send confidential information by post.

This Data Protection Declaration is subject to changing rules and circumstances and will therefore be adapted as necessary.