The privacy of your personal data is very important to us. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. You can use this website without providing any personal data. We collect personal data such as name, address or email address on a voluntary basis. This information shall not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Data transmission over the Internet can have security issues, e.g. via communication by email. It is not possible to fully protect data from third-party access.
When you access our website, information of a general nature is gathered automatically. This information (server log files) includes, among others things, the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, and other similar data. This is only about information that cannot be connected back to you as an individual. This information is produced unavoidably during internet use and is required for technical reasons in order to display the requested web content correctly. Anonymous information of this kind can be statistically analysed in order to improve our website and its underlying technology.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. When this happens, we automatically receive certain data, such as your IP address, the browser used, the operating system on your computer, and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or transfer viruses to your computer. Based on the information contained in the cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and make sure that our website displays correctly. The information we collect will never be forwarded to third parties or linked with your personal data without your explicit consent. Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are usually set up to accept cookies. However, you do have the option of setting your browser so that
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
This data cannot be used to identify specific people. This data will not be combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we become aware of specific evidence of illegal use.
When you register for our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be notified by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical matters).
For effective registration, we need a valid email address. In order to verify that the person registering is actually the owner of the email address provided, we use the "double opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we log the order of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the requested reply. No additional data will be collected. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. Each newsletter contains a link that will allow you to revoke consent. You can also unsubscribe directly from this website at any time or inform us of your request to unsubscribe by using the contact option at the end of this data protection notice.
If you contact us by email or contact form, the information you provide (name, email address, other details) will be stored for processing the enquiry and for possible follow-up questions.
Deleting and locking data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we store your personal data only as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as required according to the storage periods as prescribed by law. Once the purpose in question no longer exists or the storage period expires, your data will be routinely blocked or deleted as required by law.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Google). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files stored on your computer that enable your website use to be analysed. Cookie-generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will store your IP address in shortened form if you are accessing this site from within the European Union or the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data.
In order to present our contents correctly and in a graphically appealing way across all browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as Google Web Fonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/) on this website. Google Web Fonts are loaded into your browser's cache to avoid multiple loading. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts or does not allow access, content will be displayed in a default font.
You have the right at any time to obtain information about any personal data related to you and stored on our servers. Likewise, you have the right to request correction, blocking or (as far as this complies with mandatory data storage for business transactions) deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer. You will find the contact details below. In order for your data to be blocked, it must be kept in a locked file for monitoring purposes. You can also request the deletion of data, unless we are obligated under law to keep it archived. If such an obligation exists, we will block your data on request. By sending us a message with your particular request, you can change or revoke your consent with future effect.
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration occasionally, so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to include changes to our services in the data protection declaration, such as the introduction of new services. Any subsequent visits will then be subject to the terms of the new data protection declaration.