Data Protection Statement
The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and in line with the EU‘s General Data Protection Regulation and the present Data Protection Statement. As a rule, our website can be used without quoting any personal data. When such data are collected on our pages (e.g. name, postal address or email address), this is voluntary whenever possible. These data will not be transferred to a third party without your explicit consent. Please note that data transfers through the Internet (e.g. communication by email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data from access by a third party is not possible.
Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analyzer service by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files which are placed on your computer and which permit analyzing your use of the website. As a rule, the information on your website use generated by the cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address is first truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA. On instructions of the website operator, Google will use these data to evaluate your use of the website and to compile reports on website activities with a view to offer further website- and Internet-related services to the operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser for purposes of Google Analytics is not aggregated with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser. Please note, however, that it this case it is possible that not all website functions can be used to their full extent. In addition, you may prevent the transmission of cookie-generated data on your website use (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Alternatively to the browser plug-in or to browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to place an opt-out cookie which will disable future data logging by Google Analytics on this website. The opt-out cookie works only in your current browser and only for this domain. If you delete all cookies in your browser, you must click on the link once again.
Deactivate Google Analytics
Use of Google +1
Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses the Open Source Web Analyzer Matomo. Matomo uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow analyzing your website use. For this purpose, the cookie-generated information on website use is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized prior thereto.
The information on the use of this website generated by the cookie is not transferred to a third party. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. Please note, however, that it this case it is possible that not all website functions can be used to their full extent.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can disable storage and use the link below. In this case, an opt-out cookie is deposited in your browser which prevents the storage of user data by Matomo. Please note that the deletion of cookies also deletes the opt-out cookie of Matomo. This means that the opt-out cookie must be enabled once again on the next visit to our site.
Use of Twitter
Many webpages make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm to your PC and do not contain any viruses. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and stored there by your web browser. Most cookies used by us are so-called session cookies which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until they are deleted by you. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit. You can set up your browser in such a way that you are informed of the placement of cookies, accept cookies only in certain cases, exclude them altogether or enable the automatic deletion of cookies on closing the browser. Note that certain functions of this website may not be available if cookies are disabled.
Use of YouTube
Our website utilizes the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of these pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. Visiting one of our pages fitted with a YouTube plug-in creates a link to the YouTube servers. At this time, the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
When you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to allocate your surfing conduct directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account first.
Server Log Files
The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing server
- Time of server access
These data cannot be allocated to specific users. They are not aggregated with data from other sources. We reserve the right to subsequently examine the data if we have concrete indications of their unlawful use.
Whenever possible, the collection of personal data on our website (e.g. through a contact form) is voluntary.
When Do We Collect Personal Data?
On filling out the contact form.
What Personal Data Are Collected?
- Email address
What is the Purpose of Data Processing?
We use the personal data entered by you to answer your enquiry.
Your data are sent to us by the provider in the form of an encrypted email through the public network after which we store and utilize them.
We point out that data transmissions through the Internet can be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data from access by a third party is not possible.
If you want to subscribe to a newsletter offered on our website, we need your email address as well as information that allows us to check that you are the de facto owner of the quoted email address and agree to receive the newsletter. No other data are collected. We use your data exclusively for mailing the requested information and do not pass them on to a third party. You may revoke your consent for the storage of your data, email address and their use for mailing out the newsletter at any time, e.g. via the Unsubscribe link in the newsletter or through our contact address.
Rights of Data Subject under Sec. 13/14 GDPR
As the data subject, you have the following rights with regard to the storage and processing of your personal data:
Right of Revocation
You may revoke your consent at any time without quoting a reason and lodge an objection to the processing.
Right to Information
You have the right to demand information at any time on your personal data stored and processed by us. If your data are incorrect or no longer up-to-date, you may demand their correction and/or completion at any time.
Right to Erasure
You have the right to the erasure of your personal data processed by us. If you demand the erasure of your data, we will carefully examine your request and, unless barred by the statutory archiving period, proceed to erase your personal data.
Right to Limit Processing
If your erasure request runs counter to our statutory archiving obligation, we will restrict the processing of your personal data.
Right to Transferability
You are entitled to request us to supply your personal data at any time in a transferable and machine-readable format for their transfer to another data controller.
Right of Objection
If you believe you have a reason to complain about the processing of your data, contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, att. The Data Protection Commissioner for the State of Hessen, P.O. Box 31 63, 65021 Wiesbaden, Phone 49 611/1408-0, Fax 49 611/1408-900 or -901, email@example.com.
This Data Protection Statement is valid only for the above website and not for linked webpages.
For possible questions or to invoke your right of objection, do not hesitate to contact us.
Telephone: +49 64 04 91 42-0
Telefax: +49 64 04 91 42-700