The following document contains a translation of the German privacy statement and is offered as a help to English-speaking customers. In the event of any discrepancies, the German document is valid and takes precedence over this translation.
Welcome to our website!
We set great value on your privacy and safeguarding your privacy. Therefore we inform you about the collection and use of personal data by using our website.
Anonymous Data Collection
You can visit our website without giving any information about yourself. We do not store any personal data in this context. In order to improve our offer, we only analyze statistical data which do not allow any conclusion on your person.
Collection and Conversion When Using the Contact Form
By using the contact form, we collect personal information (details about personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent provided by you. We use your e-mail address only to respond to your request. Your data will then be deleted, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.
Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
We collect personal information (details about personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent provided by you. The processing and use of your personal data is needed for the processing of your order and your requests. After completion of contract execution, all personal data will be stored initially considering tax and commercial legal retention periods and then deleted after that period, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.
Using the E-mail Address to Receive Newsletters
We use your e-mail address regardless of the contract settlement exclusively for our own promotional purposes for our newsletter distribution, only if you have expressly agreed. Your consent to be dispensed in this regard is as follows:
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You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link in the newsletter or by writing to us, please find the contact details for this purpose in our Imprint section. Your email address will be deleted afterwards.
Using the E-mail Address to Receive Newsletters
We use your e-mail address regardless of the contract settlement exclusively for our own promotional purposes for the sending of direct marketing. If you do not agree with this, you can object to this use at any time. The contradiction can be expressed with any means of communication, not only by e-mail. It must reach indeed to be effective. For this there are no other than the transmission costs on the basis of the base rates. The contact details for the exercise of contradiction can be found in our Imprint section, you can also use the link in the newsletter. Your email address will be deleted afterwards.
Disclosure of Personal Data
There will not occur a transfer of your data to third parties without your express consent. The only exceptions are those service partners we need to fulfill the contractual relationship. In these cases, we strictly adhere to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
Our website uses so-called cookies in several places. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They serve to make our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. In addition, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features. Cookies do not contain personal data.
Using the Remarketing or "Similar Target Groups" function of Google Inc.
The provider of this site uses the remarketing or "similar target groups" - feature of the Google Inc. ("Google"). Using this function, the provider may appeal to the visitors of the website with targeted advertising by displaying interest-based ads which are customized for visitors when they visit other websites in the Google Display Network. To carry out the analysis of the site usage, which forms the basis for the creation of the interest-based ads, Google uses so-called cookies. To this end, Google stores a small file containing a string of numbers in the browsers of visitors of the website. About this figure visits of the website and anonymised data on the use of the site are recorded. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors of the website. When visiting a different website on the Google Display Network, the displayed advertisements take into account with a high probability previously called product and information areas.
Using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and the conversion tracking in scope of Google AdWords. The Google conversion tracking is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). When you click on a displayed ad delivered by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your computer. These cookies expire after 30 days to be valid, do not contain personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you have clicked the ad and proceeded to that page.
Any Google AdWords avertiser gets a different cookie. Thus, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through the websites of advertisers. The information that is gathered by means of the conversion cookie, serve to create conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted-in to conversion tracking. Here, our customers experience the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and proceeded to a page which was provided with a conversion tracking tag. However, they will not get any information that can identify users personally.
Use of Google Analytics
Use of Facebook Plug-Ins
On these web pages plugins there are used of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). If you visit internet pages of our website which are provided with such a plugin, a connection is established to the Facebook servers and the plugin will be shown on the website by notifying your browser. Like this it is transmitted to the Facebook server which of our websites you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Facebook, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the plug-in functions (eg clicking the "Like" button, submit a comment) this information is also associated with your Facebook account, which can only be prevented by logging out before using the plugin. For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of Facebook.
Using the Google „+1“-Schaltfläche
On these web pages, the "+1" button from the social network Google Plus provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, (hereinafter "Google") is used. If you visit a page of our website that features the "+1" button, a connection is made to Google's servers in the United States, while the button is shown on the page by notifying your browser. Here, both your IP address and the information that you have visited our website, will be sent to the Google server. This occurs regardless of whether or not you are registered or logged in on Google Plus. Even with unregistered or not logged in users a transmission is done. The "+1" button is not used to track your visits on the Internet. When a "+1" button is shown, Google does not permanently track your browsing history and does not analyse your visit on page with "+1" button in any other way. Google stores information about your visit about two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. However, these data are not structured according to individual profiles, usernames or URLs and will not be forwarded to us.
Are you also a member of Google Plus and logged in to Google Plus while using the plug-in, the collected information about your site visit will be linked with your Google Plus account and made known to other users. Also in the case of interactions which are possible with the various Google plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected and delivered to and stored at Google. An overview of the different types of Google plugins can be found here:
If you have made public your profile in the settings of Google Plus, your "+1" from Google as reference along with your name and profile photo can be displayed in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or other in places websites and online advertisements. If you do not want Google to link the information gathered directly your Google Plus profile, you must log out from Google Plus before visiting our website. For more information about the collection and use of data by Google, about your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of Google: www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.
You also have the option to prevent loading the Google plugins by installing the appropriate add-ons in your browser.
Using Twitter Plugins
On our site the functions of the Twitter service are implemented. Twitter is a social media portal of the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA). We use Twitter plugins. If you call a corresponding website that contains such a social plugin, there is an exchange of data with the Twitter servers in the United States. Also in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Twitter plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected and delivered to and stored by Twitter. Are you beyond a member of Twitter and logged in to Twitter while using the plugin, the collected information about your site visit will be linked with your Twitter account and made known to other users. If you do not want Google to link the information gathered directly your Twitter profile, you must log out from Twitter before visiting our website. For more information about the collection and use of data by Twitter, please visit https://twitter.com/privacy.
Information, Correction, Blocking and Deletion of Data
You always have the right to ger free information about your stored data and the right to rectification, erasure or blocking. Contact us on request. Contact details can be found in our Imprint section.