Privacy Policy

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Personal Data

The data collected during your visit is anonymous and is used for statistical purposes only. We do not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with this information (e.g. by  contacting us), you provide your consent, or if we are obliged to do so by law.

Purpose of Use

We only store your personal data if you provide your explicit consent beforehand, e.g. when establishing contact. This allows you to decide whether you wish to transfer the data. If you agree, we can use your data to respond to inquiries or to improve our services and products, for example. We will collect, process and use the personal data supplied explicitly by you online only for the purposes communicated to you and will not disclose it to third parties, or only with your permission, unless disclosure is necessary to negotiate and perform a contract with you,

  • is required by law or to comply with a government agency or court orders, 

  • is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense and furthermore, if it 

  • is necessary to prevent misuse or other illegal activities 

  • is carried out for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected.

Data deletion

The data will be erased or blocked from access after lapse or fulfillment of the purpose for which they were collected. If blocked, the data will be erased as soon as no duties of archiving under any statutes, contracts or the Company's articles of incorporation oppose such erasure, and/or there is no reason to assume any longer that such erasure would impair any interest worth being protected of the person concerned and such erasure does not cause unreasonable costs because of the particular mode of storage of the data.

Potentially gathered data
  • IP-address of the accessing computer 

  • Website from which you visit our website (referrer) 

  • Websites which you visit from our website 

  • Date and duration of your visit 

  • Browser type and browser settings 

  • Operating system 

The information will be stored for a maximum of 7 days as a technical precaution to protect data processing systems against unauthorized access.

E-mail addresses are only stored with your permission and are only used to make contact with you. Under no circumstances will we provide your e-mail address to third parties.

Usage of Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files which allow us to arrange your visit at our website comfortable. Cookies contain a definite letter-figures combination that identifies your used browser. These cookies will be stored on your computer temporarily and only transmitted to our servers if you visit our website. We mainly use session cookies, which will not be stored on your hard disk and they will be deleted when you close your browser or after inactivity for a lengthy period of time. 

You can inspect and delete the stored cookies on your computer and you can control in general the handling of them through the settings of your browser. Further information hereto you will get from your used browser manufacturer or through the help function of your browser.

Please note that if you do not allow cookies, the features of our websites can be restricted or may be not available or working properly.

YouTube Video Embedding

On some of our websites we embed Youtube videos. The corresponding plug-ins are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, it will connect to Youtube's servers. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. This can be prevented by logging off your Youtube account beforehand.

If a Youtube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

Anyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos.

Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies.

If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

For more information on data protection at Youtube, see the privacy policy of the provider at:

https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Contact

If you contact us through the contact form or Email, your provided information will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to any third party.

By using our contact form, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request came from and to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is (in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. a DSGVO) based on your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be deleted after completion of the request made by you and clarification of the facts concerned, unless the processing of data to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures is required (Art. 6 (1) lit. .b DSGVO).

Other personal data

We use and store your personal data and technical information as necessary to prevent or prosecute misuse or other unlawful conduct on our website, e.g. to maintain data security (based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c and f DS-GVO). This is also done, as far as we are legally obliged to do so, for instance due to official or court orders, and for the exercise of our rights and claims as well as for legal defense.

Your Rights

If you would like to claim your rights, a simple message to us is enough.

You may use the following contact information:

For your own protection, we reserve the right, upon request, to obtain further information necessary to confirm your identity and, if identification is not possible, to refuse to process the request.

Disclaimer

Our website contains links to internet pages of other companies e.g. YouTube. 

We are not responsible for the privacy practices on external websites that you can access through these links.

Please inform yourself about the privacy of these external websites.

Privacy Policy Change

In order to ensure that our data protection guidelines always comply with the current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes to its text and formulation at any time. This also applies in the event that the data protection information must be adjusted due to new or revised offers, services or law.

According to DSGVO, DS-GVO, GDPR as of 25th May 2018.

Last updage, July 5th, 2020