We take the protection of your data very seriously. We therefore treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection guidelines as well as to this privacy statement. It is generally possible to visit our website without sending any personal data.
Insofar as personal data being saved (such as name, address, phone number or email address), it is done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be transferred to third parties without your express approval. We have to point out that there are security vulnerabilities on the Internet when transferring data. Total protection of the data from third party access is not possible.
Data Collection when visiting our website
When merely visiting our website for informative purposes, i.e., if you do not register or submit information to us otherwise, we will only collect the data transmitted to our server by your browser (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we will also collect the following data required technically to display our website:
- Last visited website
- Time and date of your access
- Volume of data transmitted in bytes
- Source/referrer from which you reached our page
- Operating system
- IP address in anonymized form
Processing is performed on the basis of our legitimate interests under Art. 6(1) Letter f of the General Data Processing Regulation in the improvement of the stability and functionality of our website. The data is not transferred or used otherwise. However, we reserve the right to subsequently review the server log files in case of specific indications of unlawful use.
In some instances, our webpages use so-called cookies. These do not cause any harm to your computer and do not have or transmit any viruses. They serve to make our site more effective, more secure and more user-friendly. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies are so-called ”session-cookies” and will be deleted after your visit to our pages. This allows us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site. You may change the settings of your browser so that you will be informed when a cookie will be stored on your computer and you may reject acceptance of cookies in individual cases or generally refuse acceptance as well as activating the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. By deactivating the cookies, the functionality of the website might be restricted.
Privacy statement and the usage of Google Analytics
This website uses the functions of the Google Analytics service. The service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see above). The text files are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of the usage of the website. The information created through this process is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. More information on how user data is treated with Google Analytics can be found in Google's privacy statement.
You may prevent the storage of cookies by changing the browser settings accordingly; however, this may hinder or prevent you from using the full functionality of this website. You may, moreover, prevent the storage of data created by the cookie (including the IP address) with Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plugin:
Objection against the storage of data
You may prevent the storage of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. A so-called “opt-out” cookie prevents the storage of data during future visits to the website: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
For reasons of security and to protect the transfer of confidential data, such as enquiries that you send to us as the operators of this website, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser address which then changes from "http://" to https:// and with the lock symbol in your browser line. When SSL encryption is activated, the data you send to us cannot be read by others.
Objection to advertising emails
We object to the usage of published contact data within the framework of the obligation to provide an imprint to be used to send advertising and information material which has not expressly been requested. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising material, for example, spam emails, being received.