Privacy Statement


Privacy Policy

We would like to inform you of our Privacy Policy. In the following passage, you will find information about the collection and usage of personal information when you use our website. We fulfill the requirements of the data protection law applicable to Germany. And those information are available on our website at any time.
We especially want to point out that there are always some security gaps with data transmission through the internet (for example, communication by e-mail). It cannot be completely protected against unauthorized access by third parties.

The use of our contact informations for commercial purposes is not allowed unless we have previously given our written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons named on this website contradict any commercial use and disclosure of their data.

Personal data

You can visit our website without providing personal information. When personal data are collected (such as name, address or email address), this is done as far as possible on a voluntarily basis.

This information will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent.

Inventory data: we use personal information when required if a contractual relationship between you and us is to be created or changed, or if you ask us a question.
User data: We collect, process and use personal data if necessary to enable you to use the web offering.

All personal data are only stored as long as it is required for the stated purpose (processing your request or performance of a contract). Hereby, tax and commercial law retention periods are considered.

In special cases and for the purpose of law enforcement we are allowed to disclose these informations for the purpose of law enforcement, national security; or to fulfill the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities, the military, or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there.
In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and is shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website activity and internet related services to the website operator.

The submitted IP adress will not be reunited with any other data of Google.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we point out that you maybe will not be able to use all functions on this website in their full extent.

You can also prevent the data collection about your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) by cookies, and the transfer and processing of these data by Google if you download and install the browser plug in below:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

In view of the discussion about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that in order to avoid a direct personal association on this website, IP addresses are processed shortened, because we use Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”

 

Cookies

On this website we only use so-called session-related cookies. Session-related cookies are administrated on the server, and are not stored on the hard drive of your computer. Session cookies facilitate the navigation on our site during your visit, but lose their validity immediately when you leave our site. If you visit our site again, a new cookie will be created on the server, which again gets invalid as soon as you leave the site. An identification of the visitors of our website is therefore not possible. If you do not want to accept cookies (even not session-related cookies), most browsers do have a search function (mostly marked by a question mark) where you can find information about how to configure your browser that it does not allow new cookies while you are browsing the web. Many browser can also be configured so they will automatically notify you if you received a new cookie. Also, using the help function, you can find out how you can delete all received cookies. Some browsers can be set so that cookies are only created or permitted according to your specifications depending on the inquiring address.

 

Embedded videos and pictures of external websites

Some of our sites contain embedded content from YouTube. If you only access a website with embedded videos or images from youtube, no personal data, expect for the IP address, is transmitted. In case of YouTube, the IP address is transmitted to Google Inc.

Comment functions

As part of the comment function we collect personal data (name, e-mail). When publishing a comment, your e-mail address is saved but not published. Your name will be published if you have not written under a pseudonym.

Right for information

You have the right to ask about the collected personal data free of charge, without delay and at any time.
You have the right to revoke your approvel to use your personal data for the future at any time. To get information, please contact the provider (imprint, contact).

Contact
You have the option to contact us with your questions through our contact form. The data you provide is entirely voluntary. The entered personal data are treated confidentially, and are used only for its intended purpose according to the applicable data protection laws. A transfer of data to third parties outside our website does not take place.

 

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