Data privacy declaration
Thank you for visiting our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us and is taken into account in our business processes.
The collection, processing and use of your data is done in accordance with the relevant legal provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany. We adhere to the principle of the appropriate, sparing use of data, and collect, process and save your personal data only for purposes for which you have advised and/or agreed to.
In the following, we would like to explain what kind of information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used.
Collection of data on our website
Naturally, you can visit our website without giving any information about yourself. Our system saves access data without personal references to a log file every time a user accesses our website as well as every time a file is accessed. This saved data is only used for internal, system-related and statistical purposes in order to enable us to improve our offer. Any references to the identity of the user is thus ruled out.
In detail, we saved the following data regarding each visit to our website:
- Operating system used
- Browser type/version
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Name of the file being accessed
- Date and time of access
- Transmitted data quantity
- Message whether or not the access was successful
- Accessing domain
Additional personal information such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address are not collected unless you give this information willingly, e.g. within the scope of registration for our newsletter or an information survey.
Use, processing and transfer of personal data
As far as you made personal data available to us, we use this exclusively for the purpose of the technical administration of our website and for the fulfilment of your wishes and requirements such as the response to your request unless you have not agreed to the further use of your data.
The contents of the fields marked as mandatory fields in the forms as well as the non-mandatory fields are saved locally to our address database in order to be able to process your requests. This data can only be accessed by a limited number of employees for the fulfilment of the respective task.
Unless you have not agreed to the use of your personal data, your data will be blocked for further use after processing your order and then deleted after the expiry of the tax law and commercial law storage periods.
In the event that there is an actual indication of legal misuse and/or misuse of information, we reserve the right to process your personal data even beyond the term of use in order to clarify /legally pursue the misuse.
Transfer, sale or other forwarding of your personal data to third parties is not done unless
- This is required for processing your request.
- You have previously agreed to this.
- We are required to do so due to a court order or legal regulation.
- We transfer your data to our appointed attorneys or collection agency for a collection process due to non-payment of debts.
Data privacy contact person
Upon request, we would be happy to inform you about the data that we have collected about you (e.g. name, address, telephone number, birth date).
Revocation of consent
If you would like to revoke your consent to the use of your data, you can do so at any time with effect for the future. Please contact our contact person for data privacy for this purpose. You data will then be promptly deleted by us.
Cookies are small text files that are saved to your computer. Most cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive after your browser session has ended (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognise your computer on your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). These cookies serve, for example, to provide a personal greeting.
Personal data is only saved by us in cookies if you have agreed to it. Naturally, you can view our site without cookies. However, this can lead to functional limitations of our offers. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can also prevent cookies being saved to your hard drive using your browser settings. In addition, you can also delete the cookies saved to your computer at any time. Please following the information in the instructions from your browser manufacturer for this purpose.
Information about Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google").
As per § 8.1 of Google Analytics conditions, we declare the following - without affirming the accuracy and completeness of this declaration - :
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" i.e., text files that are saved to your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information about your visit to this website created by the cookie (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to prepare reports about website activities for the website operator and furnish additional services linked to website and Internet use. Google also transmits this information to third parties if required by law or insofar the third party processes this data on the behalf of Google. Google will on no account associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies via the corresponding browser setting. However, we must inform you that if you do, you will not be able to make full use of all functions of this website. Through the use of this website, you agree that the data collected about you by Google may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above. For more information about Google general terms and conditions:
Other non-personal data that is collected automatically
We undertake all necessary technical and organizational security measures to store your personal data so that it is not accessible to third parties or the general public. If you want to communicate with us via e-mail, we must advise you that this method of communication will not permit us to warrant fully the confidentiality of the transmitted information. We would therefore recommend that confidential information be provided to us exclusively by post.