Data privacy statement
Data provided by you for business purposes will be processed and stored with the aid of a computer system. We treat personal data as confidential.
§ 1 Collection/procurement of personal data
We will only collect personal data (individual pieces of information about personal or factual relations of a specific or identifiable natural person) to the extent that we require it in order to process contracts and perform contractual obligations. We will only collect data that you make available to us.
§ 2 Processing of personal data
The processing of your personal data includes the storage, modification, transfer, blocking and deletion of this data.
We will not pass your personal data to third parties other than service partners needed for the further processing of the contract. We observe the provisions of the German Data Protection Act. We will only transfer the data required for performance of the contract.
You agree to the processing of your personal data. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. Should you wish to exercise your right to revoke you can find our contact details in the legal notices section on our website.
§ 3 Use of personal data
Your personal data will also be used for the purposes of market research and for the sending of advertising and newsletters only with your express consent which must be separately obtained. You may also revoke this consent at any time with future effect. Should you wish to exercise your right to revoke you can find our contact details in the legal notices section on our website.
§ 4 Information, rectification, blocking and deletion of data
You are entitled at any time to request information about, amend, delete or block your stored data. Please contact us if required. You can find our contact details in the legal notices section on our website.
§ 5 Cookies
Our internet pages frequently use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and which record your browser. They are used to make our offers more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies enable our systems to recognise your browser and to offer you services. Cookies contain no personal data.
§ 6 Processing of personal data by third parties
(1) Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and which help analyse how you use the website. The information relating to your use of this website obtained using the cookie is normally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Where IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will abbreviate your IP address in advance, at least within the European Union member states or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. At the request of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to carry out further services for the website operator associated with the use of the website and of the internet. The IP address communicated by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by installing the relevant browser software; however, we refer you to the fact that in this case you will be unable to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the acquisition by Google of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
(2) Social networks
The website also contains components of the Facebook, Google+ and Twitter social networks.
If you are logged onto one of these networks while visiting our website via your personal user account, the information that you have visited our website will be passed on to the relevant network and stored there. The network operator is able to allocate this information to your account. In order to prevent this you need to log out of your account before you click on the link.
Please consult the data protection advice for the network of which you are a member for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use there of your data as well as your rights in this regard and the termination options you have for the protection of your privacy.
§ 7 Contact form
The provision of information (name, email address, phone number, comment) via the contact form is voluntary. We use the information you provide so for the sole purpose of processing your request. Once completed, these data will be deleted.