The provider of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as with this privacy statement.
Our website can generally be used without having to provide personal information. If personal data (such as your name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our website, you provide this information voluntarily, unless specified otherwise. We will not share this data with third parties without your express consent.
We expressly point out that there may be security vulnerabilities when transferring data online or electronically (such as when communicating by e-mail). As a result, such data cannot be protected completely against being accessed by third parties.
Some of the websites use what is known as cookies. Cookies do not damage your device or contain viruses. They merely serve as a means of making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on your device and web browser. Most of the cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Other cookies will remain on your device until you delete them. These “persistent cookies” enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. You can configure your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies, so that you can decide in each instance whether to accept them, allow exceptions, or reject them in general and to delete cookies at the end of the browser session. Rejecting cookies can restrict the functionality of our website.
Server Log Files
The provider of this website automatically collects information that your browser transmits to us and stores it in log files. This information comprises:
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
This data cannot be associated with specific people. The data is not combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to check this data retroactively if we have specific reason to believe that it is being used unlawfully. The server log files will be stored by the provider for a maximum duration of 9 weeks and will be deleted automatically thereafter.
When you send us enquiries using our contact form, the data provided in the form (including contact details) are stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and answering any subsequent questions. We will not share this data with third parties without your permission.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Those are text files which are stored on your device enabling an analysis of the way you use our website. In general the data on your browser session created by the cookie are transmitted to a Google server in the United States and are stored there. If the so-called IP anonymization function is used on this website your IP address will be truncated by Google within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the United States. On rare occasions only, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. The data collected in this way are in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the internet in general. The IP address transmitted within the framework of Google Analytics by your browser will not be connected to other Google data. You are able to prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser accordingly. We must inform you, however, that this might result in a restriction of this website’s functionality. Furthermore you are able to prevent the transmission of data concerning the evaluation of your visits to our website created by the cookie (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at: //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
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Right to Information, Erasure, Restriction
You have the right to:
- obtain information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR on the personal data we collected and processed. In particular you can: demand information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored; request from us rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of your personal data or object to such processing; lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; if the personal data were not collected from you, you can request any available information as to their source; enquire about the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, as the case may be, meaningful information to their details;
- demand in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR from us without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data or to have incomplete personal data completed;
- obtain from us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR the erasure of personal data unless such data are crucial for the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
- demand from us in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR restriction of processing of your personal data when you contest the accuracy of the personal data, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead and we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to our processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
- receive in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR the personal data you provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or have those data transmitted to another controller;
- withdraw in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR the consent given to us at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall mean that we are no longer allowed to process your data in the future and
- lodge a complaint in accordance with Art 77 GDPR with a supervisory authority. In general you can turn to the supervisory authority of your habitual residence, place of work or our company seat.
Right to Object
If your personal data is processed for the purposes of legitimate interests as per Art. 6, para 1 GDPR you have the right to object in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to the procession of your personal data on grounds arising from your personal situation or if you are objecting direct marketing purposes. In the latter case you have a general right to object which will be carried out without you having to provide any reasons. If you wish to exercise your right to object or your right of withdrawal you only have to send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Objection to E-Mail Marketing
We object to the utilisation of our company details, given within the framework of the German Telemedia Act, being used for the purposes of unrequested advertising and information of any kind. The provider of this website explicitly reserves the right to take legal action in case of unrequested advertising such as spam mails.