1. Data Protection at a Glance
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data includes all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed below this text.
Data Collection on this Website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected when you provide it to us. This can be data you enter into a contact form, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems or with your consent when you visit the website. This primarily includes technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system, or the time of page access). The collection of this data occurs automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. In addition, under certain circumstances, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you have a right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
For this purpose and for other questions regarding data protection, you can contact us at any time.
Analysis Tools and Third-party Tools
When you visit this website, your browsing behavior may be statistically evaluated, primarily using so-called analysis programs.
Detailed information about these analysis programs can be found in the following data protection declaration.
We host the content of our website with the following provider:
This website is hosted externally. The personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the host or hosts. This may include, for example, IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access, and other data generated via a website.
External hosting is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling our contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR) and for the interest of a secure, fast, and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). If consent has been obtained, processing is based exclusively on Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25(1) TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information on the user's device (e.g., device fingerprinting) in accordance with the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.
Our host or hosts will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill their performance obligations and will follow our instructions regarding this data.
We use the following host:
Data Processing Agreement
We have concluded a data processing agreement (DPA) for the use of the above-mentioned service. This is a data protection contract that is required by data protection law and ensures that personal data of our website visitors is processed only according to our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.
3. General Information and Mandatory Information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to personally identify you. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g., when communicating by email) may have security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
Information about the Responsible Party
The responsible party for data processing on this website is:
Phone: +49 1523 3513416
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, etc.).
Unless a specific storage period has been specified within this data protection declaration, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for which it was collected ceases to apply. If you make a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted, unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g., tax or commercial retention periods); in the latter case, the deletion will take place after these reasons cease to apply.
General Information on Data Processing
Recipients of Personal Data
As part of our business activities, we work with various external parties. In some cases, the transfer of personal data to these external parties is necessary. We only pass on personal data to external parties if it is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract, if we are legally obligated to do so (e.g., transfer of data to tax authorities), if we have a legitimate interest based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR in the transfer, or if another legal basis allows the transfer of data. When using data processors, we only transfer personal data of our customers based on a valid data processing agreement. In the case of joint processing, a joint processing agreement is concluded.
Revocation of Your Consent to Data Processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent you have already given at any time. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to Object to the Collection of Data in Special Cases and to Direct Marketing (Art. 21 GDPR)
IF DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6(1)(E) OR (F) GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, INCLUDING PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED CAN BE FOUND IN THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS, AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES TO ASSERT, EXERCISE, OR DEFEND LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21(1) GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING, INsofar as it is associated with such direct marketing. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21(2) GDPR).
Complaint to the Competent Supervisory Authority
In the event of breaches of the GDPR, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to Data Portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract delivered to you or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
Information, Correction, and Deletion
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct or delete this data. For further information on personal data, you can contact us at any time.
Right to Restrict Processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. To do so, you can contact us at any time. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the examination, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- If the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
- If we no longer need your personal data but you need it for the exercise, defense, or assertion of legal claims, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
- If you have filed an objection under Art. 21(1) GDPR, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data - apart from its storage - may only be processed with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising, or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a Member State.
SSL or TLS Encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
4. Data Collection on This Website
Server Log Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data are not merged with other data sources.
The collection of this data is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of its website, for which the server log files must be recorded.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for any follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests sent to us (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) if this has been obtained; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g., after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.
Inquiries via Email, Telephone, or Fax
If you contact us by email, telephone, or fax, your inquiry, including all personal data resulting from it (e.g., name, inquiry), will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of handling your request. We will not share this information without your consent.
5. Analysis Tools and Advertising
This website uses the open-source web analytics service Matomo.
With Matomo, we are able to collect and analyze data about the usage of our website by visitors, enabling us to determine when and where page views occur and from which region they originate. We also collect various log files (e.g., IP address, referrer, used browsers, and operating systems) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g., clicks, purchases, etc.).
The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both the website and its advertising. If appropriate consent has been obtained, processing is exclusively based on Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25(1) TTDSG, to the extent that the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information on the user's device (e.g., device fingerprinting) in accordance with the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.
When analyzing with Matomo, we use IP anonymization. This means that your IP address is shortened before analysis, so that you can no longer be uniquely identified.
We have configured Matomo not to store cookies in your browser.
We host Matomo with the following third-party provider:
Data Processing Agreement
We have entered into a data processing agreement (DPA) for the use of the service mentioned above. This is a legally required data protection contract that ensures that this service processes the personal data of our website visitors only in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form is based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, the email address, and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing processes already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you provide us for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored with us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter, and it will be deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored for other purposes with us remain unaffected.
After you have unsubscribed from the newsletter distribution list, your email address may be stored in a blacklist by us or the newsletter service provider in order to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used only for this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is not time-limited. You may object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
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