1. Data protection overview
In the following you will find a basic overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. For more detailed data protection information please see the data protection notice provided below this text.
The collection of data on our website
Who is responsible for the collection of data on this website?
The data on this website is processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the legal notice on this website.
How do we collect your data?
We collect your data when you share it with us, for example by entering it into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. your internet browser, operating system or the time when you opened our webpage). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the smooth running of our website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time regarding your personal data stored by our website: its origin, recipients and the purpose of its collection. You also have the right to demand that this data is corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address provided in the legal notice if you require more information or have any further questions about data protection. You also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible regulatory authority.
Analytical tools and third-party tools
A statistical analysis may be made of your surfing behaviour when you visit our website. This is mainly done using cookies and analytical programmes. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually undertaken on an anonymous basis; your surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can appeal against this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. More detailed information is given in the data protection section below.
You can appeal against this analysis. The data protection notice provides information on your options in this regard.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously We treat your personal data as confidential as well as in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this data protection notice.
Various personal data is collected when you use this website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection notice explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose we do this.
Please note that data transmitted on the internet (e.g. via e-mail communication) may be subject to security breaches. It is not possible to fully protect data from third-party access.
The party responsible for the website
The party responsible for processing the data on this website is:
The party responsible is the natural or legal person who decides, alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses etc.)
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by sending us an informal notification via email. The data processed before we receive this notification will remain unaffected by the revocation.
Right to file a complaint with the relevant authorities
If data protection legislation has been violated, the person affected has the right to file a complaint with the responsible regulatory authorities. The data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered is the relevant regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we have automatically processed, based on your consent or for the performance of a contract, delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. Should you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or enquiries sent to us as site operator. When a connection is encrypted, your browser’s address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and a lock icon is displayed.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
In accordance with the relevant legislation, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge regarding your personal data which we have stored, its origin and recipients as well as the purpose for which it was processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time for this purpose, or if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data, using the address provided in our legal notice.
Prohibition of promotional e-mails
We hereby prohibit the use of contact details published in accordance with legal notice requirements for the sending of promotional and informational material which was not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as spam e-mails, is received.
3. Data protection officer
Statutory data protection officer
The data protection officer appointed for our company is:
Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
D-10969 Berlin - Germany
If regulations on the processing of personal data have been violated, the responsible party must inform the affected persons immediately and take efficient and prompt measures to reduce the effects of the violation.
In the event of a specific violation of data protection regulations:
If data protection regulations have been violated, the data protection officer must be notified in writing within 24 hours after the violation has become known.
The data protection officer must report the violation to both the responsible regulatory authority and all relevant stakeholders. The data protection officer must also investigate the violation further.
The data protection officer will inform customers and the responsible regulatory authorities of the investigation results.
Parts of this website use so-called cookies. Cookies will not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. These are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Other cookies will remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time your visit our website.
You can adjust your browser settings so that you are notified when cookies are active, allowing you to decide whether to accept them on a case-by-case basis. You can also set your browser to reject cookies in general, or to automatically delete them when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
- IP address
This data is not combined with data from other sources.
The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 para. 1 letter f of the GDPR which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to use additional functions. We only use the data which you enter for the purpose of using the offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise we will reject your registration.
We will use the e-mail address provided during registration to inform you of important changes regarding, for instance, the scope of the service provided or technical changes.
We process the data provided during registration based on your consent (art. 6 para. 1 letter a of the GDPR). You may revoke your consent at any time by sending us an informal notification via email. The data processed before we receive this notification will remain unaffected by the revocation.
The data collected during registration will be saved for as long as you are registered on our website and will subsequently by deleted. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Data processing (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, develop or modify your legal relationship with us (basic personal data). This is done based on art. 6 para. 1 letter b of the GDPR which permits data processing for the performance of a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract. We only collect, process and use personal data on your utilization of our website (usage data) insofar as it is necessary to allow you to use our service or to bill you for the same.
The customer data collected will be deleted upon completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Data transfer upon conclusion of contracts for services and digital content
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary for contract processing, e.g. to the bank commissioned with payment processing.
Your data will not be transferred for any other purpose without your express permission. Your data will not be passed on to third parties, e.g. for advertising purposes, without your express consent.
Data is processed based on art. 6 para. 1 letter b of the GDPR which permits data processing for the performance of a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract.
5. Social media
Our website does not use plug-ins to share content on social media, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Xing etc.
6. Analytical tools and advertising
Website statistics / analytical tools
Our website does not use any further analytical services or programmes (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Matomo (Piwik)).
It is not possible to register to receive a newsletter on our website. Our website does not collect personal data for the purpose of sending newsletters.
8. Plug-ins and tools
Our website does not use plug-ins from the Google-operated website YouTube.
Our website does not use plug-ins from the video portal Vimeo.
This website does not use any APIs for the map service Google Maps.
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