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Thank you for visiting our website. Handling your data more securely is particularly important to us. We would therefore like to inform you in detail about the use of your data when you visit our website.
Legal basis of processing
Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of another service or consideration, the processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation which requires the processing of personal data, such as the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data could become necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person, Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. d GDPR. Ultimately, processing operations could also be based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO are based. Processing operations that are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not prevail.
Sharing of Data
Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
- Your according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR have given their express consent,
- the transfer according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
- in the event that for the transfer according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c DSGVO there is a legal obligation, as well as
- this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR is required for the processing of contractual relationships with you.
data subject rights
You have the right:
- to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to complain, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details;
- in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
- According to Art. 17 GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims is required;
- According to Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you use them to assert, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
- in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
- according to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future
- According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or the place of the suspected violation if the person concerned believes that the processing of their personal data violates the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). .
Right to information, right to correction, blocking, deletion, objection
Upon written request, we will inform you about the data we have stored about you. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked, objected to or deleted. The request should be sent to the address given in the imprint of the website.
right of withdrawal
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising . In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation. If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to the address given in the imprint of the website is sufficient.
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General collection of data
When you access our website or retrieve a file, data about this process is stored in a log file on our web server. In detail, the following data can be stored:
- IP address (if possible, this will be saved anonymously)
- Domain name of the website you came from
- Names of retrieved files
- Date and time of a retrieval
- Name of your internet service provider
- and, if applicable, the operating system and browser version of your end device
We only save IP addresses for data security reasons to ensure the stability and security of our system (legal basis: Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The statistical analysis of anonymous data records remains reserved.
We send newsletters with advertising information only with the consent of the recipient or on the basis of legal permission.
Registration for our newsletter takes place via a double opt-in procedure: after registration, you will receive an e-mail in which you should confirm your registration.
This confirmation is necessary to verify you as the owner of the email.
The registration for the newsletter is logged in order to be able to prove the registration in accordance with the legal requirements.
This includes storing the times of registration and confirmation as well as your IP address. Other data that you provided when registering for the newsletter will also be saved.
Apart from the e-mail address, we only use your information to personalize the newsletter, this includes your name, for example.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter in every newsletter e-mail.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. Your data will only be used for the purpose of answering and processing your question. The data processing takes place here according to Art. 6 para. p. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent. You can object to this at any time (right of withdrawal).
Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their place of residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if the data subject believes that the processing of personal data concerning them violates the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Confidentiality of your customer access
If you have been granted access to a protected area on our website which is secured by a password, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share the password with anyone.
Links to other websites
Links to third-party websites
This website provides references to third-party websites in the form of so-called links. Only when you click on such a link will data be transferred to the link target. This is technically necessary. The data transmitted is in particular: your IP address, the time you clicked on the link, the page on which you clicked on the link, information about your Internet browser. If you do not want this data to be transferred to the link target, do not click on the link.
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on the link below. A so-called opt-out cookie is then set, which prevents future collection of your data when you visit this website: deactivate Google Analytics
Font Awesome font
This page uses the Font Awesome font for display. When you call up a page, your browser loads this font. Your IP address, including the page (Internet address) you have visited, will be transmitted to NetDNA, LLC (3575 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Suite 330, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA). For more information, see https://www.maxcdn.com/legal/#privacy .
Use of Facebook’s visitor access statistics
We use the visitor access statistics (remarketing function) “Custom Audiences” from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”), also known as Facebook Pixel. This function enables us to target visitors to the website with advertising by placing personalized, interest-based Facebook ads for visitors to this website when they visit the social network Facebook. The feature will only be activated after you have given your permission to do so. If the function is activated, a direct connection to a Facebook server is established when you visit this website. It is transmitted to the Facebook server which of our Internet pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. Further information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, on your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in Facebook’s data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ . If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the information collected to your Facebook user account, you can deactivate the “Custom Audiences” remarketing function here . To do this, you must be logged in to Facebook.
Facebook has submitted to the Privacy Shield Agreement concluded between the European Union and the USA and has been certified accordingly. As a result, Facebook undertakes to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. You can find more information on this on this website .
Google tag manager
We use the Google Tag Manager from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The Google Tag Manager is a cookie-free domain and does not collect any personal data. The tool triggers other components, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at the domain or cookie level, this will remain in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.
ShareThis Social Media Features
We use the ShareThis service on our website, which is provided by ShareThis Inc., 250 Cambridge Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA (“ShareThis”). ShareThis provides functions to share the current page with other Internet users, for example in social networks, or to set bookmarks. If you use a ShareThis service, your Internet browser establishes a direct connection with the ShareThis servers and, if applicable, the selected social network. The resulting data (such as the time of use or the browser language) are transferred to ShareThis and processed there. ShareThis can connect you to your user account on other social networks such as Twitter, Facebook or Google+ if you are logged into the relevant social network at the time you visit our website. If you do not want this, please log out of social networks before using ShareThis features.
We do not process the data concerned or pass it on to third parties. By using the ShareThis service, you agree to data processing by ShareThis. You can object to data collection and storage by ShareThis at any time with effect for the future by setting a so-called opt-out cookie. You can set this opt-out cookie here , where you will also find ShareThis’s data protection declaration.
We have embedded YouTube videos on our website, which are stored on the servers of the provider YouTube and can be played from our website via an embed. The videos are embedded with the option for advanced privacy settings activated. If you play these videos, YouTube cookies and DoubleClick cookies will be stored on your computer and data may be transmitted to Google Inc., Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, as the YouTube operator.
When playing videos stored on YouTube, at least the following data is sent to Google Inc. as the YouTube operator and operator of the DoubleClick network: IP address and cookie, the specific address of the page accessed from us, system date and time of access, your browser ID.
This data is transmitted regardless of whether you have a Google user account through which you are logged in or whether you do not have a user account. If you are logged in in this way, this data may be assigned directly to your account by Google. If you do not wish to be assigned to your profile, you must log out of the video before activating the play button.
YouTube or Google Inc. store this data as usage profiles and use them if necessary for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of their websites. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (also for users who are not registered) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users about your activities on our websites. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google as the operator of YouTube to exercise this right.
Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by Google can be found on this information page.
We secure our website and other IT systems against loss, destruction, unauthorized access, unauthorized modification or unauthorized distribution of your data using appropriate technical and organizational measures. Despite all due care, complete protection against all dangers is not always possible. Because we cannot guarantee complete data security when communicating by e-mail, we recommend sending confidential information by post.
We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration if the legal situation or this online offer or the type of data collection changes. However, this only applies to declarations on data processing. If the user’s consent is necessary or parts of the data protection declaration contain a regulation of the contractual relationship with users, the data protection declaration will only be changed with the consent of the user.
If necessary, please inform yourself about this data protection declaration, especially if you provide personal data.