Data protection

We attach great importance to the protection of your data and the right to privacy. Therefore we are hereby informing you of the data collection and the use of personal data when using our website.

 

Anonymous data collection

You can visit our website without providing any details about your person. We do not store data in this respect. To improve our service we only analyse statistical data which do not allow any conclusion to be drawn with regard to the person.

 

Collection and processing when using our contact form

When using our contact form we collect personal data (individual data on personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent to which they have been supplied. Your email address is only used to process your request. Your data is then deleted as long as you have not agreed to their further processing and use.

 

Collection, processing and use of personal data

We collect personal data (individual data on personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent to which they have been supplied. The processing and use of your personal data is only carried out for the fulfilling and handling of contractually agreed services as well for the processing of your inquiries. After completion of the contract, the data is stored in accordance with tax and commercial laws. Once the period has expired these are deleted unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

The passing on of personal data

There is no passing on of your data to third parties without your explicit agreement, with the exception of our service partners who are required for the handling of the contractual agreement. In these cases we pay strict attention to the guidelines of the Federal Data Protection laws. The extent of the data transfer is restricted to a minimum.

 

Information on the registration for the newsletter

If you register for receipt of our newsletter your email address will be used for our own advertising purposes until you cancel your registration. This cancellation is possible at any time. If you register for our newsletter we will use the transmitted data to send you the newsletter. This consent can be revoked with immediate effect if you cancel the newsletter.

 

Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser. They serve to make our offers more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Furthermore these cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser and to offer you services. Cookies do not include personal data.

 

Information on the use of Google-analytics

This website uses Google analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google analytics uses so-called “cookies” text files which are saved on your computer and which enable us to analyse your use of the website.

As a rule, the information generated by the cookies about your usage of this website are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of an activation of the IP-anonymisation on this website, your IP-address is abbreviated by Google within member countries of the European Union or other countries which are contracting parties to the agreement on the European economic area.

Only in exceptional circumstances will your full IP-address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.

On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of this website to gather reports on the website activities to supply services connected with the use of the website and the internet to the provider of the website. The IP-address transmitted from your browser to Google analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can avoid the storing of the cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case it might not be possible to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Moreover you can prevent the collection and processing of the data generated by the cookies and concerning your usage of the website (including your IP-address) by Google by downloading and installing the available browser-plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

Use of Facebook social plug-ins

This website uses so-called social plug-ins (plug-ins) of the social network Facebook which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo or the addition “social plug-in by Facebook” or “Facebook social plug-in”. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins

If you call up one of your web pages which contains a plug-in of this kind, your browser will establish a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in will be transmitted from Facebook directly to your browser and included as a website add-on.

By the integration of the plug-ins Facebook receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page on our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not logged into Facebook at that moment. This information (including your IP-address) will be transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit of our website to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plug-ins, for example use the “like” button or comment on something, the relevant information will also be transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on Facebook and indicated to your Facebook friends.

Facebook can use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and the design of the Facebook pages. For this Facebook creates user, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. to evaluate your usage of our website in relation to advertising shown to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to offer services connected with the usage of Facebook.

If you do not agree to Facebook assigning the data relating to our website to your Facebook account, you need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

The purpose and extent of the data collection as well as its further processing and use of the data by Facebook, and your relevant rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

 

Disclosure, corrections, blocking and deletion of data

It is your right to be informed about your stored data at any time You also have the right to have these corrected, deleted and blocked respectively. Please contact us. Our contact details are listed on the imprint page.