Data Privacy Notice
Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is of high importance to us and we wish you to feel safe visiting our internet sites.
In the following, we describe which information we collect when you visit our website and how this information is used.
You can find our contact details, as the data controller, in the disclaimer.
Data Protection Officer
You can contact our data protection officer directly via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
In respect to your personal data, you have the right to request from us information, correction, erasure or limitation in accordance with the legal regulations. Furthermore, we provide you with your data in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format. If we use your data based on your authorisation (e.g. when you subscribe to our newsletter), you may revoke your authorisation at any time. From the time of revocation, we will no longer use your data for this purpose. If we believe to have a legitimate interest in processing your data, you may contact us via these contact details and raise your objection. Irrespective thereof, you may at any time contact the responsible supervising authorities.
Rights to Withdraw
If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f. GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, if there are reasons arising from your particular situation. In the event of a justified objection, we will no longer process the personal data.
Erasing of Data
When your data are no longer needed for the specified purposes or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons, we will delete them. Excluded from this, are lawfully collected data which we are obliged to store for legal reasons. Please note that for each deletion the data are initially blocked in order to avoid accidental erasure or potential willful damage. For technical reasons, data may in certain cases be duplicated in data backup files or by mirroring. Such copies may be erased after some delay due to technical reasons.
Provision of our Website
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time one of our website pages is accessed, the web server automatically stores only the IP address, date and time of your request, the time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the content of your request (specific site), the access status/http status code, the respective quantity of data transmitted, the website from which the request is sent, the browser, the operating system and its interface, as well as the language and version of the browser software. These data are never stored specifically to your person. These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of our site and to improve our services. If the IP address is to be regarded as personal, it will be deleted after 90 days at the latest, unless there are other compelling reasons to the contrary.
If you make enquiries via the contact forms on our website, we will process the data provided by you in order to be able to respond to you. Long-term storage will only take place, as far as your enquiry requires this. Otherwise, your data will be deleted at the latest after six months.
You may register on our website and create a user account. Some of the services offered by us may only be rendered to registered users. Therefore, we collect the data you have provided for this purpose in order to be able to complete the application process. The quantity of data depends on the information provided by you and is derived from the input masks. The storage period of this data depends on the duration of your registration. After deletion of the account, the storage period of the data depends on the legal retention periods.
In order to make our website as user-friendly as possible, we use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are allocated to your browser and stored on your hard disk and that serve to provide specific information to the site setting the cookie (by us in this case).
You may make various settings for cookies in your browser, block them and delete the cookies set. However, we kindly ask you to note that without cookies you might not be able to use all the services provided on our website.
If third- party cookies are used on this page, please refer here to the implemented services for further information.
We use the tool Google Analytics by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics works with text files that are stored on your device (so-called “cookies”) in order to obtain information on your website use. Google uses this information on our behalf in order to provide us with evaluations of your website use, reports on activities on the website and further services. The data regarding your website use, collected with the help of “cookies”, are usually transferred to the servers of Google in the USA and are stored there. Data that may otherwise exist about you and is deposited at Google will not be combined.
Moreover, we use the masking function “anonymizeIP“. Before your IP address is transferred to the Google servers in the USA, it is shortened in the EU. Unshortened IP addresses are transferred in rare cases only and are subsequently shortened on servers in the USA. You may avoid this processing by means of the following measures: It is possible to set your browser so that no “cookies” are stored. This may, however, cause our website to not function properly. Furthermore, it is possible to prevent data collection by means of a browser add-on by Google. This add-on can be found here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
As an alternative to the browser add-on, e.g. if you use a smartphone and/or tablets, you can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking here. This will set a cookie that prevents data collection. If you revisit our website with a different device or browser, or if you have erased your cookies, you have to set the cookie again.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout This prevents the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google.
Disclosure of Data
We only disclose information to third parties to the extent described in this Data Privacy Notice. For more efficient administration, data are used within the company or data processors are appointed. We reserve the right to amend or change this data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. The latest version is available on the website.