1. Data Protection at a Glance
Data Collection on Our Website
Who is responsible for the collection of your data?
The collection of data on this website is done by the operator of the webiste. His contact data can be seen in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected on the one hand by yourself providing it to us. This might be, for example, data, that you enter in a contact form.
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 view). This data will be collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure the correct provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to request the rectification, blocking or deletion of such data. For further questions about the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the imprint In addition, you are entitled to a right of appeal to the supervisory authority in charge.
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2. General Notes and Mandatory Information
When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose that happens.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) can have security breaches. It is not possible to completely protect the data from access by third parties.
Note to the Responsible Authority
The responsible authority for the data processing on this website is:
Phone: +49 341 / 355 38 300
The responsible authority is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of Your Consent to Data Processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. To revoke, it’s enough to send us an informal message via email. The legality of the data processing until the revocation has taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to Object (Art. 21 GDPR)
The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1), including profiling based on those provisions. 2The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. Where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes. At the latest at the time of the first communication with the data subject, the right referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be explicitly brought to the attention of the data subject and shall be presented clearly and separately from any other information. In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the data subject may exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications. Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), the data subject, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, shall have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
Right of Appeal to the Competent Supervisory Authority
In the case of data protection violations, the person concerned is entitled to a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact data can be found via the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right of Data Portability
You have the right to get data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in the performance of a contract, delivered to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transmission of data to another person responsible, this is only possible if it is technically feasible.
SSL / TLS Encryption
For security reasons and for the protection of the transfer of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as a site operator, this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognized by the fact that the browser’s address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and questions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.
Right to restriction of processing
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
- the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
- the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
- the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
- the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject’s consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
Objection to Advertising Mails
The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information materials not expressly requested is hereby rejected. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
3. Data Collection on Our Website
The internet pages use some so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and which your browser stores.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so, that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, that you exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally or that you activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this site.
Cookies, which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you desire (e.g. shopping cart function), are saved, based on article 6 par. 1 lit. F GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically flawless and optimized provision of its services. As far as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Server Log Files
The provider of theses internet pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
- IP Address
Merging this data with other data sources is not done.
The basis for data processing is Article 6 par. 1 lit. F GDPR, which authorises the processing of data for the performance of a contract or for the purpose of pre-contractual measures.
If you send us inquiries via contact form, your details provided in the contact form, including the contact information, will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. To revoke, it’s enough to send us an informal message via email. The legality of the data processing until the revocation has taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data, you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us for deletion, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage is omitted (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
4. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins of the Google-powered page, YouTube. The site operator is the YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube plugin, you will be connected to the YouTube servers. This tells the YouTube server which of our internet pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your browsing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube happens due to the in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of article 6 para. 1 lit. F GDPR.
Google Web Fonts
This page uses so called Web Fonts provided by Google to provide a uniform representation of fonts. When you call a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display text and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts happens due to the interest of an uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of article 6 para. 1 lit. F GDPR.
If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
The usage of Google Maps takes place in order to offer an appealing presentation of our online offers and in order to ensure an easy discoverableness of the locations presented on our website. That represents an legitimate interest in terms of Article 6 (1) GDPR.