Thank you for your interest in our company, our products and our services. We want to reassure you of our commitment to protecting your personal data when you visit our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. For us, compliance with the statutory regulations, in particular with the Federal Data Protection Act (German: BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (German: TMG) is a matter of course.
We have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that the data protection regulations are adhered to not only by us, but also by external service providers commissioned by us.
Personal data comprises any information relating to your identity. This includes such details as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, for example. It is not necessary for you to disclose personal data in order to use our website. In certain cases, however, we need your name and address as well as other details, so that we can provide serves requested by you.
The same applies to sending information or to answering individual questions, for instance. We will draw your attention to this whenever it becomes necessary. Beyond this we only save and process data that you provide voluntarily and, if applicable, any data automatically collected when you visit our website (see below).
In so far as you utilise services provided by us, we normally only collect such data that is necessary to perform the services requested. If we ask you to disclose further personal data to us, then this will be on a voluntary basis. The processing of personal data occurs exclusively for the purpose of providing the service requested and for protecting our own legitimate business interests.
In general, we use the personal data you provide for the purpose of answering your inquiries or to enable you to access certain information. In order to maintain our customer relationships, it may also be necessary for us or for a service provider appointed by us to use these personal data to inform you of product offers or to conduct online surveys to enable us to better meet the tasks and requirements of our customers. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor exploit them in any other way.
We will only collect, process and use the personal data you provide for the purposes communicated to you. You data will not be passed on to third parties.
Collection of personal data and transfer of such data to institutions and authorities entitled to obtain such information will be conducted only to the extent required by law or if we are obliged to do so by virtue of a court ruling. Our employees and any service providers appointed by us are bound by a duty of confidentiality and are under an obligation to obey the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.
We collect and store the following data during the use of our website:
These are collected and processed in order to prepare statistics and for troubleshooting purposes.
Cookies also allow us a more precise statistical analysis of the website use. You can make settings in your browser whether to accept cookies and how to handle them. We would like to ask you, however, to consider that this could affect several functions on our website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, these being text files that are stored on your computer to enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning the use of this website will generally be passed on to a Google server in the USA and processed there. In the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation of this website (see below), your IP address will, however, within member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area be previously abbreviated by Google. The full IP address will only be transferred to the Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases.
Under the authority of the operator of this website, Google use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to render further services to the website operator that are also associated with use of the website and Internet. The IP address transferred from your browser by Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.
Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of the data by Google, by downloading and installing the available plug-in from the following website (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
For further information please refer to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en (general information regarding Google Analytics and data protection).
We would like to point out that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code “ga('set', 'anonymizeIp', true);“ in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
You have the right to request and obtain free of charge any information about the personal data stored in relation to you. Furthermore, you can have false data corrected or disabled and deleted, in so far as legal storage obligations do not contradict this and/or the data may be to be processed even against your wish. Please contact our data protection officer: