Data protection

We, the owners of this site, take the privacy and protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and handle it in compliance with the legal data protection regulations as well as with this data privacy declaration. Using our website is generally possible without having to input any personal data. Wherever personal data (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses) are acquired on our pages, this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent. We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission on the Internet (for example, during communication by e-mail) is subject to security vulnerability. Absolute protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right, at all times, to receive information, free of cost, about your stored personal data, their origin and receiver and the purpose of the data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data. In this context or if you have any other questions regarding your personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address specified under the Imprint.

Cookies

Internet pages sometimes use the so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer in any way and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our offering user-friendlier, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer and which your browser stores. Most of the cookies used by us are the so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device till you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed when cookies are set, and can allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, prohibit the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general, as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies upon closing the browser. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website can get constrained.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically acquires and saves information in the so-called server log files. They are:

  • Browser type/ Browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server query

These data cannot be made accessible to certain persons. No compilation is made of these data with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine these data if we have specific evidence for unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send us queries using the contact form, we store the data from the query form including the contact data that you input in it for processing the query and for follow-up questions. We do not share or disclose these data without your consent.

Newsletter data

If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the webpage, we need your email address as well as information that helps us verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to receiving the newsletter. No other data is recorded. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not disclose it to third parties. You can withdraw at any time the permission that you have granted for storage of the data and the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter, using the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. You find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google's Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics

Processing of Order Data

We have concluded a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics.

IP-anonymisation

We us the function "Activate IP-Anonymisation". Through this, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Demographic data collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".

Privacy Policy for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to one of our websites that contain the functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established. According to our present stateknowledge, the storage of person-related data does not take place, especially no IP-addresses will be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.

For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read the Privacy Policy of XING under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Registration on this website

SYou can register on our website to be able to use additional functions on the page. We use the data input for this purpose only for usage of the respective offering or service, for which you have registered. For important changes, such as to the scope of the offering or with technically necessary changes, we use the email address specified at the time of registration for giving you this information.

Processing data (customer and contract data)

We acquire, process and use personal data only to the extent that it is necessary for the justification, configuration or changing the legal relationship (inventory data). We acquire, process and use personal data regarding the usage of our Internet pages (usage data) only to the extent necessary for facilitating the use of the service for the user, or to charge him for the service.