Data Protection Statement
Data protection The operators of these websites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your
personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations, as well as per this data protection
statement. The use of our sites is generally possible without supplying personal data. If personal data (for example name,
address or email addresses) are collected through our sites, this is done on a voluntarily basis as much as possible. These
data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like advise that data transmission
through the internet (with email communication for example) could have security gaps. It is not possible to comprehensively
protect all data from third party access.
used to make our offerings more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your
computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies used are known as “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain
on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser during your next visit. You can set your
the acceptance of cookies at specific times or by creating a general rule for the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser
is closed. The functionality of the website may be limited when cookies are deactivated.
Server log files
The provider of the website automatically collects and saves information in what are known as server log files, and which your
browser then automatically transmits to us. These are:
– Browser type / browser version
– Operating system used
– Referrer URL
– Hostname of the accessing computer
– Time of the server request
These data cannot be attributed to specific persons and are not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review
these data at a later date, if concrete indications of unlawful use become known to us.
Data protection statement for using Google Analytics
This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow
for analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of the website is generally transferred
to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. For more information about the handling of Google Analytics user data, see Google’s
data protection policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents
the collection of your data upon future visits to this site: disable Google Analytics
Contract data processing
We have an agreement with Google for order processing and have fully implemented the strict requirements of the German data protection
authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the “IP anonymisation activation” function on this website. Thus, your Google IP address will be shortened when it is within the
member states of the European Union, or in other states that are party to the agreement in the European economic area. It is only in
exceptional cases that the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and abbreviated there. Google will use this
information on behalf of the website operator in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and
to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage. The IP address provided by your browser, as part of Google Analytics,
will not be merged with other Google data.
Data protection statement regarding the use of Facebook plugins (“Like button”)
Our sites have plugins for the social network Facebook, provider
1 Hacker Way,
California 94025, USA,
You can recognise the Facebook plugins with the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our site. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found
here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our sites, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and
the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like button” while
you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the
visit to our sites with your user account. We would like to advise that as providers of the sites we are not aware of the content of the transmitted
data, or Facebook’s usage of it. For more information, see Facebook’s data protection statement at
https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US. If you do not want Facebook to link the visit to our sites with your Facebook user
account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection statement for using Google+
Our sites use Google+ features. Provider is
Parkway Mountain View,
CA 94043, USA.
Capture and share information:
the Google + button lets you publish information worldwide. The Google + button gives you and other users personalised content from Google and
our partners. Google stores both the information that you provided as content for +1, as well as information about the page you saw when you clicked +1.
Your +1 can be a reference along with your profile name and photo in Google services such as search results, your Google profile, or elsewhere on
websites and internet ads. Google collects information about your + 1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+
button, you need a Google public profile that is visible worldwide and which must, at minimum, contain the name you chose for the profile. This
name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be used to replace another name that you used when sharing content through
your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information
Use of the information collected: in addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the
applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users’ + 1 activities, or pass them on to users and partners,
such as publishers, advertisers, or related websites.
Information, deletion, blocking
You are entitled to information regarding your stored personal data free of charge at any time; its origin and the recipient, the purpose of the data
processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can
contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Objection to advertising emails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and informational materials,
unless expressly requested. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information
is sent via spam emails, for example.