Privacy Policy

1. Privacy at a glance

General Information

The following information gives a summary of what happens with your personal data when visiting this website. Personal data are all data by which you can be identified in person. You will find detailed information regarding your privacy in the below-mentioned privacy policy.

 

Data collection at this website

Who is responsible for the data collection at this website?

The website operator is responsible for the data processing at this website. You can find the contact data at the imprint of this website.

How are your data collected?

First of all, your data are collected when you pass them to us, e.g. by using our contact form.
Other data will be collected automatically or by your approval by our IT-systems with visiting the website. This applies especially for technical data (e.g. browser, operating system, time of page view). The collection of data will take place automatically as soon as you enter the website.

How will we use your data?

Some of the data are collected to ensure an accurate provision of the website. Other data can be used for analyzing the user behaviour.

Your Rights regarding your data?

At any time, you can receive free-of-charge information about origin, receiver and purpose of your collected personal data. Furthermore, you can demand correction or deletion of this data. If you have given an approval for data processing, you can revoke this at any time for the future. Also you can claim the restriction of the processing of your personal data at certain circumstances. In addition, you have the right of appeal at the competent authority.
If you have any further questions regarding your privacy, you can contact us at any time. You can find the contact data at the imprint of this website.

Analytical Tools and Third-Party Tools

By visiting this website your surfing behavior can be evaluated statistically. This happens via cookies and with so called analytical tools.

This website uses Google Analytics. You can deactivate the tracking by Google Analytics by clicking the following link:

Deactivate Google Analytics

Detailed information regarding cookies and analytical tools can be found in the below-mentioned privacy policy.

 

2. General Remarks and required Information

Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data is data by which you can be identified in person. This privacy policy explains which kind of data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. with communication by email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.


Information about the responsibilities

The responsible authority for data processing of this website is as stated at the imprint.

The responsible authority is the natural or legal person who decides alone or together with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

 

Revocation of your consent to data Processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send an informal email to us. The legality of the data processing carried out before the withdrawal remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to data collection in special cases and direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)

IF DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 PARA. 1 LIT. E OR F DSGVO, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS FOR YOUR SPECIAL SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. THE RELEVANT LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED IS TAKEN FROM THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE CAN PROVIDE OBLIGATORY PROTECTIVE REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT SURPASS YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES, OR THE PROCESSING SERVES THE ASSERTION, EXERCISE OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL CLAIMS (CONTRADICTION UNDER ART. 21 PARA. 1 DSGVO).

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME; THIS IS ALSO APPLICABLE TO PROFILING, AS FAR AS IT IS CONNECTED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (CONTRADICTION UNDER ART. 21 PARA. 2 DSGVO).

 

Right of appeal at the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of the DSGVO, the affected persons have the right of appeal at a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right of appeal is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.


Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically based on your consent or in fulfillment 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 take place if it is technically feasible.


SSL OR TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this page uses SSL or TLS encryption. 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 that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, Deletion and correction

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to get free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, the right to have this data corrected or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.


Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you contest the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the examination, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of your personal data is / was done unlawfully, you can request the restriction of the data processing instead of the deletion.
  • If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
  • If you have objected in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO, you and our interests must be weighed up. As long as it is not clear whose interests outweigh the rights, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data - apart from its storage - may only be obtained with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

 

3. Data collection at this website

Cookies

Our website uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files and do no damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily on your device for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them by yourself or an automatic solution is implemented by your web browser.

In some cases, third-party cookies can also be stored on your device when you enter our website (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain third-party services.

Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. displaying videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process (necessary cookies) or to provide certain functions you want (functional cookies) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) are saved on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies has been requested, the storage of the relevant cookies takes place exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO); the consent can be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

This website uses Google Analytics for analysis purposes, a web analysis program from Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies that place text files on your computer to help the operator of the website analyze the user behavior of visitors. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to Google and stored on the Google servers in the United States. IP anonymization on this website is activated. This means that your IP address will be shortened within the member states of the EU or to other parties in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the entire IP address will be first sent to a Google server in the USA and be shortened there. The IP address that your browser transmits as part of Google Analytics is not associated with other data collected by Google. You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by clicking the link below:

Deactivate Google Analytics

 

Server Log Files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • browser type and version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website - the server log files must be recorded for this.

 

Contact Form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based at our legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. DSGVO) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) if this was queried.

The data you enter 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 - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

Inquiry by email, phone or fax

If you contact us by email, phone or fax, your request including all personal data resulting from it (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. DSGVO) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) if this was queried.

The data you send to us via contact requests 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 statutory provisions - especially statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

 

4. Social Media

Twitter Plugin

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated at this website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. Further information can be found in Twitter's data protection declaration at:

https://twitter.com/de/privacy

The Twitter plug-in is used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the greatest possible visibility in social media. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at:

https://twitter.com/account/settings

 

5. Plugins AND Tools

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and to make it easier to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

 

Google reCAPTCHA

We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

ReCAPTCHA is intended to check whether the data entry on this website (e.g. in a contact form) is carried out by a human or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, length of time the website visitor stays on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyzes run completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place.

The storage and analysis of the data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offerings against abusive automated spying and against SPAM. If a corresponding consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA can be found in the Google data protection regulations and the Google terms of use at:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en

 


Source: https://www.e-recht24.de