Data protection

The responsible authority within the meaning of the Data Protection Act is: Marco Herzog

Collection of general information

When you access our website, information of a general nature is collected automatically. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary in order to properly deliver the requested content of web pages and are mandatory when using the Internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Newsletters

When you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be informed about circumstances that are relevant to the service or registration (for example changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions) by e-mail.

For effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. To verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the "double-opt-in" method. For this, we log the order of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the response requested herewith. Further data is not collected. The data will only be used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

You may revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. In each newsletter you will find a corresponding link. In addition, you can also unsubscribe at any time directly on this website or give us your desired request via the contact possibilities given at the end of this document.

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data parsimony. We therefore save your personal data only for as long as this is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided by the various storage periods provided by the legislature. After the respective purpose or expiry of these deadlines, the corresponding data are routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with legal requirements.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of the IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity and to provide other services related to the website usage and the Internet usage against the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the processing of Google's data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and your use of the website, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link And install:

Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics

In addition to or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can block Google Analytics tracking on our pages by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from detecting this site and browser for as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard disk by a web page server. This automatically receives certain data, such as the IP address, browser, operating system, and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies can not be used to start programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. On the basis of the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and the correct display of our websites.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course you can also visit our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set up to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Your rights to information, rectification, blocking, deletion and objection

You have the right at any time to receive information about your stored personal data. Likewise, you have the right to rectification, blocking or, apart from the required data storage for business processing, the deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer. The contact data can be found at the bottom.

For a data lockout to be considered at any time, this data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data if there is no legal obligation to archive. If such an obligation exists, we will block your data on request.

You may make changes or revoke your consent by means of appropriate notification to us with effect for the future.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy on an occasional basis, in order to always comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, for example when introducing new services. Your new visit will be subject to the new Privacy Policy.

Questions to the Data Protection Supervisor

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly