Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as "data") is processed by us only within the scope of necessity and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there.
Pursuant to Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the Basic Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as "DSGVO"), "processing" shall mean any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes relating to personal data, such as the collection, recording, organisation, arrangement, storage, adaptation or alteration, reading, retrieval, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, comparison or linkage, restriction, erasure or destruction, such as any such operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes, such as the collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, retrieval, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, comparing or linking, deleting or destroying, such as restriction, deletion or destruction, or any other form of data processing.
With the following data protection declaration we inform you in particular about type, extent, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, as far as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of the processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components used by us for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.
Our data protection declaration is structured as follows:
I. Information about us as responsible persons
II. rights of users and data subjects
III. Information on data processing
I. Information about us as responsible persons
Responsible provider of this website in the sense of data protection:
II. Rights of users and data subjects
With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right to
- confirm as to whether data relating to them will be processed, information on the data processed, further information on the data processing and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 DSGVO);
- rectificy or complete inaccurate or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 DSGVO);
- rectificy or complete inaccurate or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 DSGVO); immediately delete the data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO) or, alternatively, if further processing is required pursuant to Art. 17 para. 3 DSGVO, to restrict of processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO;
- receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer these data to other providers/responsibles (cf. also Art. 20 DSGVO);
- upon complaint to the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that the data concerning them are being processed by the provider in violation of data protection provisions (cf. also Art. 77 DSGVO).
In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider of any rectification or deletion of data or the restriction of processing which takes place pursuant to Articles 16, 17 (1) and 18 DSGVO. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the User shall have the right to obtain information about such recipients.
Users and data subjects also have the right under Art. 21 DSGVO to object to the future processing of data concerning them, provided that the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct marketing is admissible.
III. Information on data processing
Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data is not opposed by any legal storage obligations and no other information on individual processing methods is subsequently provided.
For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable Internet presence, data is transmitted to us or to our web space provider via your Internet browser. With these so-called server log files, the type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our Internet presence (referrer URL), the website(s) of our Internet presence that you visit, the date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which the use of our Internet presence is made are collected.
This data will be stored temporarily, but not together with other data from you.
This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our Internet presence.
The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless further storage is necessary for evidence purposes. Otherwise, the data shall be completely or partially excluded from deletion until the final clarification of an incident.
We use so-called cookies with our Internet presence. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your terminal device by the Internet browser you use. These cookies are used to process certain information from you to an individual extent, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.
This processing makes our Internet presence more user-friendly, more effective and safer, as the processing makes it possible, for example, to reproduce our Internet presence in different languages or to offer a shopping basket function.
The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b.) DSGVO, insofar as these cookies are used to process data for contract initiation or contract execution.
If the processing does not serve the contract initiation or contract execution, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.
These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.
b) Third party cookies
If necessary, cookies from partner companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionalities of our Internet presence may also be used with our Internet presence.
Please refer to the following information for details, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies.
c) Possibility of disposal
You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your Internet browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. However, the steps and measures required for this depend on the Internet browser you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. In the case of so-called flash cookies, however, processing cannot be prevented via the browser settings. Instead, you must change the settings of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash Player you are using. If you have any questions, please also use the help function or documentation of your Flash Player or contact the manufacturer or user support.
Should you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may, however, result in not all functions of our website being fully usable.
Contact enquiries / Contact possibility
If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your enquiry. The data you provide is necessary for processing and answering your enquiry - we cannot answer your enquiry without providing it or can only answer it to a limited extent.
The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.
Your data will be deleted if your request has been answered conclusively and there are no legal obligations to retain data to prevent deletion, such as for example in the case of any subsequent contract processing.
On our website we use Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google".
Through the certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield“)
Google guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.
In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.
The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation and economic operation of our Internet presence.
Through the connection to Google established when calling up our website, Google can determine from which website your enquiry was sent and to which IP address the representation of the font is to be transmitted.
Google offers via
further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.
In our internet presence we use YouTube. This is a video portal of YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube".
YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter only referred to as "Google".
Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield („EU-US Privacy Shield“)
Google, and thus also its subsidiary YouTube, guarantees that EU data protection requirements are also complied with when processing data in the USA.
We use YouTube in conjunction with the "Extended Privacy Mode" feature to display videos to you. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the function "Extended data protection mode" means that the data described in more detail below will only be transmitted to YouTube's server if you actually start a video.
Without this "Extended Data Protection", a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access one of our Internet pages on which a YouTube video is embedded.
This connection is necessary in order to display the video on our website via your Internet browser. YouTube will record and process at least your IP address, the date and time and the website you visited. In addition, a connection to the advertising network "DoubleClick" is established by Google.
If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube assigns the connection information to your YouTube account. If you wish to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.
YouTube permanently stores cookies on your terminal device via your Internet browser for the purpose of functionality and analysis of user behaviour. If you do not agree with this processing, you have the option of preventing the cookies from being saved by making a setting in your Internet browser. You can find more information on this under "Cookies" above.
Google provides further information on the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in this regard in the information available on