General information and mandatory information
Designation of the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
The responsible body decides alone or together with others about the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Some data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal notification by email is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
As the person concerned, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority in the event of a data protection violation. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. It is provided in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only take place if it is technically feasible.
Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, origin of the data, its recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, the right to correct, block or delete this data at any time within the scope of the applicable legal provisions. You can contact us at any time using the contact options listed in the legal notice in this regard and for further questions on the subject of personal data.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the “https: //” address line of your browser and by the lock symbol in the browser line.
Server log files
The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Visited page on our domain
- Date and time of the server request
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website to use certain functions. The transmitted data serve exclusively for the purpose of using the respective offer or service. Required information requested during registration must be given in full. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
In the event of important changes, for example for technical reasons, we will inform you by email. The email will be sent to the address you provided when you registered.
The data entered during registration is processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal notification by email is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing that has already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
We store the data collected during registration for the period that you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted if you cancel your registration. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Our website uses YouTube plugins for the integration and display of video content. The provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When calling up a page with an integrated YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells YouTube which of our pages you have visited.
YouTube can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand.
YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can find details on handling user data in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider of the web analysis service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies.” These are small text files that your web browser saves on your device and enable an analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website
are transmitted to a Google server and stored there. The server location is usually the USA.
Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and possibly also advertising.
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization function. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. There may be exceptional cases in which Google transmits the full IP address to a server in the USA and shortens it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
The setting of cookies by your web browser can be prevented. However, some functions of our website could be restricted. You can also prevent the collection of data regarding your website usage including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that can be accessed via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to our website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
You can find details on the handling of user data at Google Analytics in Google’s data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
In order to fully comply with the legal data protection requirements, we have concluded a contract with Google for order processing.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics
Our website uses the “demographic features” function of Google Analytics. It can be used to create reports that contain information about the age, gender and interests of the website visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time. This is possible via the ad settings in your Google account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section “Objection to data collection”.
Our website uses functions of the Twitter service. The provider is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/account/settings
Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking
Our website uses Google AdWords. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
AdWords is an online advertising program. As part of the online advertising program, we work with conversion tracking. After clicking on an advertisement placed by Google, a cookie is set for the conversion tracking. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Google AdWords cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used to personally identify users. Google and we can see from the cookie that you have clicked on an advertisement and have been forwarded to our website.
Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies cannot be traced via the websites of AdWords customers. Conversion cookies are used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who use conversion tracking. Adwords customers find out how many users clicked on their ad and were redirected to pages with a conversion tracking tag. However, AdWords customers do not receive any information that enables personal identification of the users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can object to its use. Here the conversion cookie must be deactivated in the user settings of the browser. So there is no inclusion in the conversion tracking statistics.
“Conversion cookies” are saved on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. As the website operator, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and advertising.
Details on Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking can be found in Google’s data protection regulations: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Deactivating cookies can result in limited functionality of our website.
Source: Data protection configurator from mein-datenschutzbeauftragter.de