DATA PROTECTION AT A GLANCE
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection declaration listed below this text.
Data collection on this website
The data processing on this website is done by the website operator. The contact data of the website operator can be found in the Legal Notice of this website. On the one hand, your data will be collected after you communicated it to us. This may involve data that you send to us by e-mail, for example. Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website. Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is error-free. Other data may be used to analyze user behavior. This is done primarily with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour always takes place anonymously. Therefore the surfing behaviour can not be traced back to you. You can prevent this analysis by not using certain tools. Detailed information on these tools can be found in the following privacy statement. Cookies are NOT used on this website.
You have the right at any time and free of charge to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time about everything which has to do with data protection. The contact data you will find in the Legal Notice. Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority. Under certain circumstances you also have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For details please refer to the data protection declaration under »Right to limitation of processing«.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). Personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the hoster. This may include IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication information, contact information, names, web page accesses, and other information generated by this website. The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers/website visitors (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and to provide a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). Our hoster will only process your data in a way that is necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and to follow our instructions with regard to this data. In order to guarantee the processing of the data in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order data processing contract with our hoster.
GENERAL NOTES AND MANDATORY INFORMATION
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, it is sufficient to send us an informal e-mail notification. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In case of infringements of the GDPR, the persons concerned have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, workplace or place of presumed infringement. The right of appeal shall exist without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data transferability
You have the right to receive an machine-readable informative document which shows all the data and how we process it. You can also request us to send these data information to a third party. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content and data, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from »http://« to »https://« and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, deletion and rectification
Within the scope of legal provisions, at any time you have the right to to receive free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient as well as the purpose of data processing. Moreover you have the right to prompt us to correct or delete this data. To do this or for asking different questions about your data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the Legal Notice.
Right to limitation of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the Legal Notice. The right to restriction of the processing exists in the following cases:
a) If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the check, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
b) If the processing of your personal data has taken place unlawfully, you may request that the data processing will be restricted instead of deleted.
If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
c) If you have filed an objection in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR, you must weigh your interests against ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests predominate, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, such data may only be processed - apart from its storage - with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal rights or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or a Member State.
Objection to advertising e-mails
We do not want to have unsolicited advertising and information material sent to our e-mail-addresses provided on our website. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE
Server log files
The hosting provider of our pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These data are browser type and browser version of the operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer and the time of the server request IP address. This data is not merged with other data sources. This data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of his website - for this purpose, the server log files must be recorded.
Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request including all personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not give away this data without your consent. This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR if your request is related to the performance of a contract or it is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us. The data and information you sent to us are not given away. These data will remain with us until you request deletion or revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.
NO cookies are used on this website!
We DO NOT use analysis tools such as Google Analytics or Piwik/Matomo, etc. on this website.
In addition to our website, we are also active on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. We would like to point out that you use our profiles on these social networks on your own responsibility. This applies in particular to the use of various functions such as share, comments and likes. The providers of these social networks collect user data, among other things via cookies, in order to be able to create a user profile. Below you will find detailed information about the individual social media channels.
We use a profile and a fan page on Facebook. The provider is Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, 94025 California, USA). Facebook has a certification according to the EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
We have an agreement with Facebook on a joint responsibility for the processing of data (Controller Addendum). This agreement specifies which data processing operations we or Facebook are responsible for when you visit our Facebook fan page. This agreement can be read at the following link: www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
You can adjust your advertising settings independently in your user account. To do this, click on the following link and log in: www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen
We use a profile of the short news service Twitter. The provider is Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). Twitter has a certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
You can adjust your Twitter privacy settings independently in your user account. To do this, click on the following link and log in:
We use a profile on Youtube. Youtube is part of Google. Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) has a certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield.:
You can adjust your advertising settings independently via your user account. To do this, please follow the link:
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